Love is in the air as the Valentine season is here again! Wrapped in cozy blanket with your loved ones, sipping a warm cup of coffee and having sweet little nothings is the perfect way to start the day. For the bright, clear afternoons and enchanting evenings, I have handpicked some of the most romantic ways in Delhi to celebrate this Day with your loved ones and create memories for a lifetime!
Lodhi Gardens, Khan Market: Spend your warm winter afternoon in the expanse of greens strewn with flowers and gorgeous ruins of Lodhi Gardens. It also houses a small pond with ducks which is quite fascinating for the small kids. Spend the lazy afternoon together chatting, planning your future or just staying silent in each other’s company. In the evening, go shopping together and secretly buy a surprise gift from the nearby Khan market.
Cupid’s Note: A romantic dinner at the beautiful Lodhi Garden restaurant with seating outside is a must visit; amaze your companion with a surprise gift to end the date on a high note.
Qutub Minar Complex, Mehrauli: This Valentine’s day, rediscover your love by hiring a professional photographer for a couple shoot against the beautiful surroundings of the Qutub Minar, a 73m minaret. Complete the shoot by adding your kid to make it memorable. Later dinner can be planned at one of the most romantic restaurants - Cherie One Qutub, it is child friendly too and 1 minute walk from Qutub Minar.
Cupid’s Note: Ask your table to be decorated with rose petals for that extra charm and soak in the live musical performance.
The New Delhi Palate Fest, Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri: If you are one of the foodie couple who loves different flavors and aromas of Indian and International Cuisines then this is the place to be! Coinciding with Valentine’s Day, it’s a perfect getaway for you to relax in the park’s green surroundings, enjoy the tantalizing flavors from 40 leading restaurants, shop for International Gourmet products and experience live romantic music touch your hearts.
Cupid’s Note: A short trip to nearby Sarojini Nagar Market (2.5 kms) can be made for shopping together.
Get Love-Locked at Select Citywalk, Saket: Feel young at heart? Show it off! This Valentine season, celebrate your love distinctively. Witness the biggest musical jam session “Musical Symphony” – a performance by artists from all over the city. As Citywalk is a shopper’s paradise, go for shopping together. Later in the evening, a scrumptious dinner at one of the fancy child friendly restaurants like B Bar at Select Citywalk or Barbeque Nation at adjoining DLF place mall will surely sweep your partner off their feet.
Cupid’s Note: Lock your love at love lock installation in the mall and eternalize your love pledging yourself to the other’s heart and soul!
Have it all at Connaught Place CP): If you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day in your style, CP is the answer. Want to go movie, shopping, sightseeing or dinner; CP has got it all. CP houses almost all the brands showroom for the brand conscious. You can visit Palika Bazaar- the underground market or go street shopping at Janpath. If you are not in a mood to shop, relax and enjoy the bright clear afternoon at CP’s central park and grab a coffee at United coffee house in the evening. Dinner can be planned at – Parikrama, the revolving restaurant located at the 24th Floor of Antariksh Bhawan. If dinner dates isn’t your style, visit the Akshara Theatre situated at Baba Kharak Singh Marg and watch the romcom play including 3 different acts of romance.
Cupid’s Note: Spot a sketch artist and have a beautiful portrait of you and your partner to cherish.
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