Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
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Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town 2022

The month of love is officially upon us! Filled with beauty, adventure, and romance around every corner, there is no better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than right here in Cape Town.

Whether you’re looking to spoil your loved one with something special, plan the most incredible first date, take your partner on an adventure experience, or just take advantage of some sweet Valentine’s specials, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are some of the top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town in 2022.

#Romantic Al Fresco Picnic At Quoin Rock Wine Farm

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: Quoin Rock
  • When: The Quoin Rock Picnic Experience is available on: Thursday – Sunday, 12:00 – 2:30pm
    Thurs – Sun, 12:00 – 14:30
  • Where: Quoin Rock Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, Knorhoek Valley, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
  • Cost: Adults: R400 p/p | Children: R180 p/child
  • Contact details: 021 888 4750 | [email protected]
  • Website: Click here to visit the Quoin Rock Website
  • Book: Click here to book online

Why not celebrate Valentine’s Day with a lovely picnic in the Cape Winelands? Quoin Rock has put together the perfect romantic picnic experience just for the two of you. Let’s be honest, nothing beats an al fresco picnic in a beautiful natural environment, complimented by a stunning backdrop, sensational views, shared with the one you love.

Encompassing the very best of outdoor al fresco dining, elevated by a private custom-made picnic pergola, chic and comfortable seating, personally dedicated service, a delicious picnic feast, and a delectable selection of Quoin Rock wines, Quoin Rock is fully committed to ensuring that both you and your significant other enjoys every second of your experience together.

**Your wine farm picnic basket includes freshly-baked French baguette with roast tomato butter; rocket pesto, Dalewood cheese selection, Jewels meat selection, a variety of salads, beef fillet and a delicious dessert to end your meal. Unlimited still or sparkling water is included. Of course, their famous Quoin Rock wines make the ideal Valentine’s Day picnic accompaniment. 

**Extra Note: Each of Quoin Rock’s 8 custom-made picnic pergolas are spaced more than 10 meters apart for both safety and privacy. This makes the experience of a casual, fresh-air picnic in the scenic Stellenbosch an excellent choice during the cautionary period of COVID-19.

**Quoin Rock also offers a fully vegetarian picnic feast upon request, as well as an amazing children’s picnic menu.

Visit the Quoin Rock website to find out more as well as for the vital details regarding the Quoin Rock Picnic Booking Information.

Check out our ‘Quoin Rock’ blog for everything you need to know about one of the Western Cape’s most remarkable and renowned Wine Estates and everything they have to offer.  

#Night of Romance @ The Radisson Blu

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town 2022
Photo credit: Radisson Blu Hotel
  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, 100 Beach Road, Granger Bay, Cape Town
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Contact details: 021 441 3000 | [email protected]
  • Bookings: Contact the Radisson Blu on 021 441 3000 or [email protected] to make a booking

Cost:

  • Romantic Valentine’s Day Picnic Under The Stars: R950 per couple
  • Spectacular 5-Course Valentine’s Dinner: R695 per person

Dedicate this valentine’s day to the one you love with a night of romance and spectacular ocean views at the Radisson Blu. The Radisson Blu will be hosting two amazing valentine’s day events this year.

Enjoy a romantic picnic under the stars on the Radisson Blu pool lawn overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The picnic is available at R950 per couple and includes a bottle of wine and an entry into a lucky draw with Amani Spa.

For those looking to enjoy a more formal romantic evening, the Radisson Blu has something special planned for you too. Enjoy a romantic 5 course dinner on the terrace, paired with beautiful ocean views and vibrant live entertainment. Dinner is R695 per person and includes a welcome drink as well as an entry into a lucky draw with Amani Spa.

**Bookings are essential as seating at both events are limited.

#Valentine’s Day Special Screening at The Galileo

By far one of the top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town is watch a movie under the stars at the Galileo Open Air Cinema.  Not only do you get to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day Galileo open air movie screening experience, but enjoy a local artisanal market, music, and a lovely picnic on the lawns before the start of the movie at sunset.

Besides a spectacular Valentine’s Day movie under the stars, The Galileo has lined up 5 of the most romantic movie screenings during the week of Valentine’s Day.

Here’s what’s happening at the Galileo from the 10th – 14th of February 2022:

Thursday, 10 February 2022:

  • Movie screening: The Proposal
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Newlands
  • Time: Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 8:15pm
  • Cost: From R109
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

Friday, 11 February 2022:

  • Movie screening: Crazy Rich Asians
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Battery Park, V&A Waterfront
  • Time: Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 8:15pm
  • Cost: From R109
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

Saturday, 12 February 2022:

  • Movie screening: The Notebook
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
  • Time: Doors open at 5pm | Movie starts at 8:15pm
  • Cost: From R109
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

Sunday, 13 February 2022:

  • Movie screening: Pride & Prejudice
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Newlands
  • Time: Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 8:15pm
  • Cost: From R109
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

Monday, 14 February 2022:

  • Movie screening: Notting Hill (Valentine’s Day Special Screening)
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Nooitgedacht Estate, Stellenbosch
  • Time: Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 8:00pm
  • Cost: From R109
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

#Valentine’s Cooking ~ Interactive | Ginger & Lime Food Studio

  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: Ginger & Lime food studio, 2b Avenue Disandt, Fresnaye, Cape Town
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm
  • Contact details: [email protected] | 083 251 6282
  • Cost: Class cost R850pp | BYO (when a class has a wine sponsor, a welcome drink is included)
  • Tickets / Register: Click here to register to attend | Places are very limited

Join Ginger & Lime Food Studio for an interactive and fun Cooking Experience this Valentine’s Day.

**Note: Events will go ahead with a minimum of 12 guests | Strict 48-hour cancellation policy | No refunds/credit applies

#Sunset Concert at Jordan Wine Estate

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: Jordan Wine Estate
  • When: Sunday, 13 February 2022
  • Where: Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Vlottenberg, Stellenbosch
  • Time: Can arrive from 5pm | Band starts: 6:30pm
  • Cost: R895 per couple
  • What to bring: Picnic blankets | Low back chairs
  • Bookings: Click here to make a booking | Contact Jordan Wine Estate on [email protected]

Ticket includes:

  • Concert ticket
  • Welcome drink
  • Cheese & charcuterie platter to share
  • Flammkuchen to share
  • Black Forest tiramisu dessert
  • Small gift

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Jordan Wine Estate as you enjoy an evening on their beautiful lawns, taking in the spectacular views of the Stellenbosch Valley, and revel in the musical stylings of the Bottomless Coffee Band. 

You will be welcomed with a Jordan beverage on arrival, then tuck into a delicious cheese & charcuterie platter and biltong*, red onion marmalade Flammkuchen to share. Ending with a decadent Black Forest tiramisu.

Beers, soft drinks, and of course Jordan Wines, will be on sale all evening from The Cellar Door.

Bring along your picnic blankets and low back chairs, find a spot on the lawns and enjoy the show! Limited seating will be available on the deck (first come first serve basis).

Click here to make a booking or to find out more about this spectacular Valentine’s event.

#Valentine’s Day Dinner Picnic Under the Stars @ Benguela Cove

  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: Benguela Cove, Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, R43 Botrivier Lagoon, Hermanus
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm
  • Cost: R800 per picnic basket to share between 2 people | Gourmet platter option available for a third person, or as an add-on | Click here to find out more information
  • Booking: Click here to make your booking

This Valentine’s Day Benguela Cove is spoiling you and your significant other with a special Valentine’s Gourmet Picnic under the stars where the ocean and vineyards meet. Indulge in a night of romance, exceptional service, great live music, and a romantic atmosphere for a magical Valentine’s evening you won’t soon forget.

#A Romantic Valentine’s 3 Course Dining Experience

  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: Kloof Street Hotel – Lion Roars Hotels & Lodges, 8 Rheede Street, Gardens, Cape Town
  • Time: 7pm
  • Contact details: 021 300 0707 | [email protected]
  • Cost: R695 per couple

A romantic Valentine’s gourmet dining experience awaits! Experience a night of magic and romance at The Sanctuary Restaurant at Kloof Street Hotel – It promises to be a truly unforgettable evening.

#Romantic Sunset Picnic @ The Werf Spier Wine Farm

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: Spier Wine Farm
  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: The Werf, Spier Wine Farm, R310 Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
  • Time: 6;30pm – 8:30pm
  • Contact details: [email protected] | 021 809 1100 | 021 809 1159
  • Cost: R800 Picnic for two
  • Book: Click here to make your online booking | Bookings are essential

Spier has created a memorable sunset picnic experience to make sure this Valentine’s Day is your most romantic one yet.

Spend Valentine’s Day in sublime style with a romantic picnic on the Spier Werf. Enjoy a bountiful picnic basket of farm-inspired deliciousness and a complimentary bottle of Spier Cap Classique Brut Rosé, while you and your significant other are serenaded by acclaimed cellist Dorette Roos and singer-songwriter Lize Mynhardt.

** Vegetarian and vegan options are available too.

Visit the Spier website to find out everything you need to know about this romantic sunset picnic in the beautiful Cape Winelands. Not to mention what’s on the indulgent sunset Valentine’s picnic menu.

Click here to make your online booking right away!  

#Valentines Run

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: Lifestyle Challenge

If you’re looking for something active to enjoy as a couple this Valentine’s Day, a LOVE run is the perfect valentine’s event for you!

Time:

  • Registration: 5:45am – 6:45am
  • Race briefing: 6:45am
  • Start 10km Run: 7am
  • Start 5km Run: 7:10am
  • Prize giving: +/- 9am

Cost of Trail Run with/without an obstacle:

  • 5km – R120 (without obstacle course)
  • 5km – R170 (with obstacle course)
  • 10km – R150 (without obstacle course)
  • 10km – R200 (with obstacle course)
  • **R30 extra for on the day entries
  • Children 13 and under: R50 for online entries for both 5km and 10km (with/without obstacles)

Important to note:

  • The event will not be cancelled in case of bad weather or any other circumstances that are out of the organizers’ control. No refunds will be given if you decide to not take part for any reason.
  • All participants enter this event at their own risk and it is compulsory for all participants to complete an online indemnity form.
  • Organizers and other entities involved in this event will not be held accountable for loss, injuries or damage of any kind.
  • Please bring your own hydration pack along.
  • Covid-19 regulations in place.
  • Entries limited as per Covid-19 regulation.
  • Covid-19 screening upon arrival.
  • Mask/buff must be worn at all times.

Click here to register online for the Valentines Run or to find out all the details, updates, and everything you need to know about this fun Valentine’s event. Click here for the Valentines Run Facebook event page.

#Valentine’s Couple Golf Day

  • When: Sunday, 13 February 2022
  • Where: Fairview Golf Course and Club House Gordons Bay | 14 Pebble Beach Close, Gordon’s Bay
  • Time: 9am – 4pm
  • Contact details: 082 826 2735 | 021 300 1471 | [email protected]
  • Bookings: To book contact Michelle on 082 826 2735 | Bookings are essential

Enjoy a fun filled and exciting 9-hole Couple’s Golf Day at the stunning Fairview Golf Course and Club House in Gordons Bay this Valentine’s Day.

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ The Cellars-Hohenort

Photo credit: The Cellars-Hohenort
  • When: Monday, 14 February 2022
  • Where: The Cellars-Hohenort, 93 Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia, Western Cape
  • Time: 6pm – 9:30pm
  • Cost: R595 per person
  • Contact details: 021 794 2137 | [email protected]
  • Tickets: Click here to book your ticket / tickets

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a delectable Valentine’s Day dinner at The Conservatory restaurant at the renowned Cellars-Hohenort. You can also opt to enjoy a romantic stroll in their beautiful garden with your loved one before or after your Valentine’s dinner.

#Valentine’s Day Picnic Weekend @ The Cellars-Hohenort

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: The Cellars-Hohenort
  • When: 12 – 14 February 2022
  • Where: The Cellars-Hohenort, 93 Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia, Western Cape
  • Cost: R795 for 2 including a glass of bubbly
  • Contact details: 021 794 2137 | [email protected]
  • Tickets: Click here to book your ticket / tickets

Love is well and truly in the air at the Cellars-Hohenort. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an exclusive Picnic Weekend on the lush lawns of Cellars-Hohenort and enjoy a double basket of delicious treats, along with a welcome glass of bubbly.

Find a secluded spot on the spacious Hohenort lawn, set out a blanket, get comfortable and enjoy the spectacular backdrop of their award-winning gardens.

#Valentines with Ard Matthews (Outdoor show)

Things to do on Valentine's Day in Cape Town
Photo credit: Cafe Roux
  • When: Sunday, 13 February 2022
  • Where: Café Roux, Noordhoek Farm Village, 270 Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Time: 5pm – 7:30pm | Arrive for dinner from 5pm | Music starts at 6pm
  • Cost: Tickets are available from R150 – R250 | Only seated tickets available
  • Cafe Roux Contact Details: 021 789 2577 | [email protected] | www.caferoux.co.za
  • Tickets: Click here to get your ticket / tickets
  • **COVID protocols apply at all times | No mask, no entry | Please sanitise regularly | Always abide by social distancing guidelines and regulations

Forget flowers and chocolates, music is one of the best ways to express just how much you love and care about your significant other this Valentine’s Day.

Join Café Roux for a special evening filled with incredible music by Ard Matthews.

#Valentine’s Market

  • Where: Mountain Manor Guest House and Executive Suites, 17 Breda Street, Gardens, Cape Town
  • When: Saturday, 12 February 2022
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Contact details: 079 376 6217 | 021 461 7200
  • Cost: Free entry

Visit the Valentine’s Market at the Mountain Manor Guest House for all your Valentine’s Day gift needs.