The Perfect Date in Bermuda. Treat a loved one to dinner on Valentine’s Day…
By Brigitta Wohlmuth
A romantic dinner out is the perfect way to spend a little quality time with a loved one. Here are five of Bermuda’s most enchanting restaurants where you can guarantee the perfect evening this Valentine’s Day.
The Point Located within the luxurious Rosewood Tucker’s Point Hotel, this restaurant has all the glamour and sophistication needed to woo your date. The menu features some of the most innovative cuisine in Bermuda, while their lofty Wine Room holds some 3,000 bottles to choose from. For a really special evening, try the Mural Tasting Experience, a special menu designed to take your taste buds on a culinary adventure to all the major ports depicted on the Pan Am Sky Mural which adorns the restaurant walls.
60 Tucker’s Point Dr., Hamilton Parish. Reservations 441-298-4070,
Ascots For over 20 years, this culinary gem has set the bar in Bermuda’s hospitality industry. They have won countless awards locally and internationally, touted for their impeccable service, amorous ambience and beautifully plated dishes. The restaurant is located within the Royal Palms Hotel, a small but lavish boutique resort on the outskirts of Hamilton. Lauded by locals and visitors alike, Ascots is the place to splurge on the most special of occasions.
24 Rosemont Ave, Hamilton, Reservations 441-295-9644, www.ascots.bm
The Dining Room Sitting high atop Gibb’s Hill, the Dining Room at the Lighthouse offers stunning views of the South Shore as well as delightful contemporary cuisine. You and your date can enjoy dinner in this quaint and intimate setting, no doubt one of the most romantic venues in Bermuda. It’s charming, unpretentious and pleasantly out of the ordinary- all at the same time.
68 St Anne’s Rd, Southampton, Reservations 441-238-8679,
Tom Moore’s Tavern This historic venue simply oozes with romance. Built as a private home in 1652, today it is Bermuda’s oldest restaurant, named after the famous Irish poet, Thomas Moore, who wrote many of his verses under a nearby calabash tree. The building is an impressive example of colonial architecture, with its magnificent cedar walls and four chimneys. Inside English silver, German crystal and Luxembourg china add to the romantic ambience, while outside a roof-covered patio offers alfresco dining, overlooking Walsingham Bay.
Walsingham Lane, Hamilton Parish. Reservations 441-293-8020,
Flanagan’s An absolutely perfect venue to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family. Bermuda’s only Irish Pub features a friendly, cozy atmoshere and you can dine inside or out for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Complete with a kids menu, feast your eyes on a array of mouth watering irish and pub style favourites.
Emporium Building, 69 Front Street, Hamilton. Reservations 441-295-8299,