You’ve put up your calendars and you’ve diarised your most important dates. It’s important to make time for the ones we love. That is why date night – especially during the month of February – is so important.
There is nothing quite as romantic as taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of Melrose Arch. The cobblestone paving, the lights on the Piazza and down the High Street, it all makes for a picturesque night out with that special someone.
To make matters even more amorous, the precinct is the perfect destination for date night.
Cuisino has been designed and decked out for you to lounge out and enjoy the atmosphere that comes with a good glass of wine. The outdoor area offers an al fresco experience, submerging you in the comings and goings of people visiting The High Street.
Details: 010 020 3699 | 11 The High Street | https://cuisino.co.za/
Facing on to the Piazza in the heart of the vibrant Melrose Arch precinct, The Grillhouse offers indoor and outdoor dining all year round. Boasting an Art Deco ambiance, it makes for an intimate dining experience. Renowned for its sizzling steaks and ribs, the menu caters for all tastes, with a selection of salads, chicken, seafood, and vegetarian dishes as well as tempting chocolate brownies and ice cream. Ask your waiter to recommend a wine pairing with your meal, to complete your romantic experience.
Details: 010 446 1911 | Shop Numbers H20 & H21 | http://www.thegrillhouse.co.za/
Mr. George is the perfect spot for sundowners to spruce up a romantic date. At the restaurant, the emphasis is on relaxation and leisure. The décor creates a calming atmosphere, encouraging diners to linger and enjoy the food, while outside, comfortable seating in booths inspires long, lazy lunches as you sip on a cocktail or prosecco, savour some sushi and watch the world go by.
Details: (011) 684 2999 | Store Number 101aI3 | http://mrgeorge.co.za/
Take a bite out of Brazil with Rodizio Grill & Tapas. Infusing Portuguese influence into their menu, Rodizio serves up a mean feast. And as if their food wasn’t amazing enough, Rodizio also has budget-friendly lunchtime specials, which means you can afford to eat there every day! Rodizio will be hosting a special Valentine’s dinner complete with complimentary drinks on arrival. Bookings are essential so be sure to give them a call on the number below to reserve your spot.
Details: (011) 483 1910 | Store Number 010aI3 | https://www.rodizio.co.za/
Take a trip with that special someone to north India without stepping foot outside of Melrose Arch! Meet Ghazal, our very own authentic Indian restaurant. Known for its rich butter chicken and korma, the restaurant can be found on the square, owing a secluded feel to your dining experience. With a keen eye to detail, visitors are in for a treat and can expect sitar players, beautiful decor and a relaxed atmosphere as you dine in style. Book in advance as Ghazal Melrose Arch is a popular dinner hangout.
Details: 011 684 1257 | Shop Number 001H3 | http://ghazals.co.za/
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