No under 18s

Valentine's Day Dinner at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Tue Feb 13, 18:30 - Wed Feb 14, 22:00

Two Oceans Aquarium


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 [email protected] for special arrangements.
  • The price includes entrance into the Aquarium for the evening (from 18h30 onwards), 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 [email protected] 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.

*Active Two Oceans Aquarium members qualify for a 25% discount. Please email [email protected] to receive your discount code if you are an active member.

For further enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 021 418 3823.



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 [email protected] 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


Valentine's Day Dinner at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Two Oceans Aquarium
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
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