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The ultimate single girl's guide to Valentine’s Day 2016

It’s the month of love and despite what you might think, you can celebrate the Valentine's Day 2016 holiday as a single-pringle!

Girl with pink balloons for Valentines day

Forget about eating your body weight in ice-cream and wallowing on the couch, our single ladies guide to Brisbane will ensure you have a fabulous Valentine’s weekend with your closest friends.

After all, your girls are always there for you and rarely judge, unless it’s for your taste in men... Your friendship and love deserves to be celebrated!


ARIA BRISBANE

A CLASSY NIGHT DINING IN STYLE

Valentines Day food at Aria

When: Sunday 14th February, 5:30 pm - late

Where: ARIA, 1 Eagle St, Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, 4000

What better way to spend your Valentine's Day than dining in one of Brisbane's most prestigious restaurants, sipping cocktails and eating from a sophisticated menu with your girls?

With impeccable quality of service and an abundance of food and beverage choices, ARIA is sure to impress. The Valentine's Day 2016 three-course dinning selection is catered for a sophisticated palate with dishes ranging from oysters to duck.

Book a table now, slip on your best cocktail dress, grab the girls and head to ARIA to celebrate the Valentine’s holiday style!

Price: $170.00 PP

For bookings and inquiries contact Mandi on 07 3233 2555 or email mandi@ariarestaurant.com.


CAPULET BAR

UNMASK YOUR FANTASIES

Valentines Day Capulet

When: Saturday 13th of February, 9:30pm-late

Where: Capulet Bar, 188 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006

“O Romeo, o Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo”... Unmask your hidden desires and find your Romeo at Capulet Bar this Valentine’s weekend.

Indulge in a night of mystique and charm at Capulet’s Garden of Love Masquerade Ball.

Party your way into Valentine’s Day 2016 to the sounds of DJ duo Tom & Jarry joined on the decks by Geordie Sure and Jaymak.

Ensure you are dressed to impress, as the most intriguing mask will not only win you the attention of all the Casanovas but you could also win a Private Booth with Bottle Service for the evening.

If you and a group of your single girlfriends are looking to get caught in the romance and flirt the night away, Capulet’s Garden of Love is the place to be.

For inquiries contact 0412 576 895 or email info@capuletbar.com.au.


DELFINA'S BISTRO

EMBRACE THE LADIES IN YOUR LIFE

Valentines Day DELFINA'S BISTRO

When: Friday 12th February - Sunday 14th February

Where: Delfina’s Bistro, The Emporium, 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

Remind yourself how lucky you are to be surrounded by amazing women and why you don’t need a man in your life by sharing an intimate meal with your girls!

Embodying the value of friendship and family, Delfina’s Bistro is the perfect spot to dine with your closest friends and embrace the love.

You and your girls will be greeted with a glass of Spanish Cava on arrival and be spoiled for choice with Delfina’s indulgent Valentine’s dinner menu.

Price: $67.00 per person

For bookings and inquiries contact 07 3252 0214 or email bookings@delfinas.com.au.


EMPORIUM COCKTAIL BAR

INDULGE IN A CLASSY CONCOCTION 

Valentines Day EMPORIUM COCKTAIL BAR

When: Daily, 12 noon - late

Where: The Emporium Hotel, Ground Level, 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

Embrace your inner Carrie Bradshaw and enjoy a tasteful cocktail, or two, at the Emporium Cocktail Bar.

Emporium’s talented mixologists have created curated Valentine’s cocktails to suit every personality.

Whether you like your drinks sweet or prefer something a bit stronger and serious - like you like your men – there is a tasty concoction no matter what your preference.


PROHIBITION BAR

A 1920s VALENTINE'S DANCE

Valentines Day Prohibition

When: Sunday 14th February, 7:00 pm-late

Where: Prohibition Nightclub, 206 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley 4006

Grab your ladies, get dressed up and party like it’s the roaring 20s at Prohibition Bar this Valentine’s Day 2016 weekend.

Back by popular demand, Prohibition’s Cotton Club event pays tribute to New York’s most exclusive nightspot of the 1920s.

Be prepared for a musical and dance extravaganza - starring The Rhythm Society Dance Orchestra, The Keen Gents Collective, Legs 11 dance troupe, DJ Swingabilly and YOU!

Have you always wanted to channel your inner flapper girl? The 11 piece Dance Orchestra will be recreating the sound of prohibition-era Chicago, as performed by its most celebrated musicians.

Prepare to be transported by the electric atmosphere, divine cocktails and the sounds of hot jazz Chicago. It's time to get your dancing heels on!

General Admission Tickets: $15.00 OR Couples Tickets: $25.00 (includes a special treat on arrival)

VIP Booth Tickets: $300.00 (includes a drinks package and tickets for 6 people)

For bookings and inquiries contact 07 3852 5876 or email info@prohibitionbrisbane.com.au.


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INDULGE IN A CHIC FRENCH EXPERIENCE

Valentines Day at the Sofitel

Where: Sofitel Brisbane Central, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, 4000

Sofitel Brisbane offers a tasteful way to celebrate the love for Valentine’s Day 2016. Invite your closest girlfriends to share a special moment with a Premium High Tea at Privé249.

The intimate setting and luxurious French décor of Privé249 offers a refined way to spend Valentine’s afternoon.

The High Tea includes an indulgent chocolate fountain, a glass of Mumm Cordon Rouge bubbles, and an array of French patisseries and gourmet treats.

$80.00 PP, 1st seating: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Sunday 14th of February

$80.00 PP, 2nd seating: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Sunday 14th of February

If you do mysteriously meet the man of your dreams before Valentine’s Day, Sofitel Brisbane will ensure you have a magnifique evening on Saturday 13 February. The ‘St Valentine Romance Package’ offers a five course degustation menu, a beautiful candlelit backdrop and live entertainment, designed for romance and luxurious seduction.

$199.00 PP, 1st seating: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (includes post-dinner drinks in Cuvée Lounge Bar), Saturday 13th of February

$235.00 PP, 2nd seating: 8:15 pm - late (includes pre-dinner drinks in Cuvée Lounge Bar), Saturday 13th of February

For bookings and inquiries contact 07 3835 3535.


Please note: This list appears in alphabetical order and is in no way listed in numerical preference.


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Words: Frances van Eeden