Melt Hearts at The Star This Valentine's Day
- Written by Chloe Sollom
Love is in the air at The Star Sydney this Valentine's Day, with sweet offers and romantic events to spoil your special someone.
Take your affections to new heights on Sky Terrace rooftop bar with champagne at sunset, overlooking the city skyline and sparkling Sydney Harbour, before an intimate dinner at one of The Star's signature restaurants, including BLACK by ezard, Osteria Balla Manfredi and Sokyo, where degustation menus have been lovingly crafted especially for Valentine's Day.
For an extra spot of indulgence, treat your sweetheart to a little pampering at The Darling Spa or sweep them off their feet with a decadent weekend getaway at The Darling Hotel.
Special Valentine's Day offers and events include:
BLACK by ezard
Indulge in a lavish five-course menu at The Star's contemporary Australian grill, BLACK by ezard this Valentine's Day. With extraordinary harbour views, premium service and a lux interior, BLACK oozes romance. Guests will be treated to an exquisite, expertly prepared degustation of fish and chips with a twist – scallop sashimi in sea urchin custard with wakame, edamame puree and honey yuzu dressing, before moving onto delicate toothfish and BLACK's signature wagyu mbs 9+ flat iron steak. Finish with an indulgent warm couverture ganache with hazelnut, cherry and mascarpone ice cream. The five-course dinner is $150 per person, plus matching wines with an early sitting at 5:30pm-8:00pm and second seating at 8:15pm. Bookings essential via Guest Services on 1800 700 700.
Osteria Balla Manfredi
Let renowned Italian chef, Stefano Manfredi take you and your loved one on a memorable culinary journey through his homeland with a delectable five-course menu set to a backdrop of uninterrupted harbour views. Guests will be treated to divine, contemporary Italian dishes including zucchini flowers with ricotta and truffle, zucchini puree and macadamia, and a decadent dolce of chocolate profiteroles with raspberry cream- the ultimate indulgence. The five-course dinner is $134 per person or $190 with matching wines. Bookings essential via Guest Services 1800 700 700.
Embrace the taste of Tokyo over a shared set menu for two, designed especially for Valentine's Day by Sokyo executive chef and Japanese cuisine master, Chase Kojima. Taste exceptional seasonal creations such as Pacific oysters in plum wine and lime granita, venison loin with sansho, and chocolate furikake. The set menu is $100 per person. Bookings essential via Guest Services on 1800 700 700.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with sky-high drinks and citywide views atop Sky Terrace. Cuddle up with your loved one while enjoying a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne and delicious chocolate fondue for only $120, while listening to the ultimate summer playlist from resident DJs – the perfect soundscape to the panoramic views over the water and city skyline. Open 3pm to 10pm.
THE DARLING SPA
If you're looking for the most relaxing setting in the city for your special someone, book a 90 minute treatment at Sydney's most lovingly detailed luxury hotel spa. They'll receive a glass of Chandon Brut on arrival plus a complimentary sweet treat. The Spa offers a full range of treatments including skincare, facials, massage wellness, body treatments and more. Paying homage to romance, the Valentine's Day special will be available for the whole month of February. Bookings available at thedarling.com.au/thespa or on 1800 800 830.
For more information about Valentine's Day at The Star on Sunday, 14 February 2016, visit www.star.com.au/valentinesday or phone 1800 700 700.About The Star
The Star is Sydney's only world-class casino and entertainment destination. The Star offers award-winning chefs and restaurants, luxury hotel accommodation and serviced apartments, a 14-room day spa, an international designer retail collection as well a world-class casino and international nightclub Marquee. The $100 million Star Event Centre is a state-of-the art multi-use venue and has hosted more than 250 events since opening in January 2013, including The AACTA Awards, The ARIA Awards, The Premiere of World War Z, charity events for the Starlight Foundation and Thomas Kelly Foundation and international talent such as Ricky Martin, Seal, Cold Play and Alicia Keys. For more information or enquiries, visit www.star.com.au or call 1800 700 700.