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Valentine's Day at the Two Oceans Aquarium - 13 & 14 February 2023

We are giving in-love (or in-like) couples a unique opportunity to spend the most romantic day of the year – Valentine’s Day – at the most romantic place in Cape Town – the Two Oceans Aquarium. This is a special chance to visit the fish after dark, and an opportunity to impress your date in a very exclusive way - intimate dinners-for-two in front of your favourite Aquarium exhibits.

“There are many fish in the sea, but only one for me.”

  • We've scattered tables for two throughout the Aquarium, in front of your favourite exhibits for you to enjoy the most romantic nights of the year in a truly unique way. Good food, an amazing view of the underwater world at night, and the perfect partner - what more could anyone ask for? Prices range from R1 250 to R2 150 per couple depending on which dining spot you select (details below).*
  • If you'd like seating for more than two people, please contact for special arrangements.
  • Book online here.
  • The price includes entrance into the Aquarium for the evening, an (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) arrival drink and a delicious dinner for two (see menu below).
  • A wine list will be available on the evening, and a cash bar will be open. R40 corkage fee for your own drinks.
  • Date: 13 & 14 February 2024
  • Time: 18h30 for 19h00 until 21:30 
  • No under-18s
  • All food is prepared in a Halaal-certified kitchen. Vegetarian options are available by prior arrangement only,please email with your meal preference if you require vegetarian catering, or it will be assumed that the standard menu is acceptable. (see menu below)
  • See details about the exclusive Kelp Forest spot offering below - limited to just one table a night.

*Active Two Oceans Aquarium members qualify for a 25% discount. Please email to get your Quicket discount code.

For further enquiries, please email or call 021 418 3823. Alternatively, click here to book now.

What's on the menu?

Couples' dinner tables will be set up throughout the Aquarium, under the beautiful light of the I&J Ocean Exhibit, in the majestic ambience of the Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Exhibit, as well as one exclusive table at the most romantic spot in the Aquarium, the exclusive Kelp Forest Exhibit viewing pit for one couple only. Couples can enjoy a freshly made platter-style dinner, lovingly prepared by Head Chef Lucio De Allende. All of our food offerings are certified Halaal by the Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa.


Served on arrival, with welcome drink.

  • Camembert and fig spring roll
  • Lamb skewers in a sweet curry glaze

Main - Surf and turf platter for two:

  • Feta basil and tomato crusted
  • Local Cape hake bake, drizzled with a basil butter sauce
  • Grilled and sliced beef sirloin served with mushroom sauce and peppercorn sauce
  • Local mussels in a creamy wild garlic and lemon sauce
  • Fragrant rice with fried fennel and red onion
  • Roast chicken in a sticky orange and thyme glaze
  • Oven baked potatoes
  • Roast tomato basil tart
  • House salad fresh greens feta, olives, onions dressed in a sweet tangy dressing.
  • Variety of artisanal breads and dips

Main - Vegetarian option platter for two (by prior arrangement)*:

  • Deep fried tempura vegetables
  • Baked brown mushroom topped with garlic parmesan and butter
  • Fragrant rice with fried fennel and red onion
  • Roast tomato basil tart
  • Oven baked potatoes
  • Charred butternut feta and coriander spring rolls
  • Stuffed pepper with aubergine and a puttanesca sauce
  • House salad fresh greens feta, olives, onions dressed in a sweet tangy dressing
  • Variety of artisanal breads and dips

Please email after booking if you require vegetarian catering. A half-and-half option of the vegetarian and standard menu is also available by prior request.

Dessert (included with all menu options):

  • A mini trio of chocolate brownie, milk tart inspired panna cotta and creamy baked cheesecake
  • Chocolate coated strawberries
  • Crème Brule
  • Mini chocolate cake

A R40 per bottle corkage fee will be charged for any wine bottles brought in, a full cash bar with wine list will be available on the evening.

Exclusive Kelp Forest table:

Choose the most private Valentine's Day spot in the Aquarium - have the Kelp Forest viewing pit all to yourself in the premium Valentine's experience.

In addition to the above, the exclusive Kelp Forest table includes:

  • Bottle of MCC on the table
  • Bottle of still water
  • Bottle of sparkling water
  • Dedicated waitron
  • Private dining area
Go to external page: BOOK YOUR TABLE HERE
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