Sevilla, The Claridges – Delhi
Location: Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi
The canopy-enclosed alfresco tables, the dim but warm lights, the soft breeze and flowing water make this place perfect for a romantic date. This Spanish-themed restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean dishes. A meal for two at Sevilla is likely to cost about INR 5000.
On The Waterfront, The Lodhi – Delhi
Location: Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Yes, a waterfront restaurant and in Delhi. The calm and tranquil settings against the backdrop of a vast pool stimulate romance like no other place. On the Waterfront restaurant serves North Indian food along with a European, Pan Asian and Oriental cuisine. Dinner for two at this restaurant is likely to cost about INR 3000.
The Sassy Spoon – Mumbai
Location: Nariman Point, Mumbai
The pink, pastel, and mint furniture, high ceilings, and distinctly French ambience of the Sassy Spoon is guaranteed to transport you and your date to an alternate world of mushy love. The restaurant serves European, Continental and Mediterranean fare. A meal for two is likely to cost you about INR 2100.
Cafe Terra, Hotel Executive Enclave – Mumbai
Location: Bandra West, Mumbai
You can never go wrong with a white and blue décor, they say. Rooftop restaurant Café Terra certainly makes the cut. Treat your date to Asian, Chinese, or Continental food at this romantic restaurant. This restaurant is famous for its seafood and pizza. Average cost for two is about INR 1800.
Kefi, Taj Club House Hotel – Chennai
Location: Anna Salai, Thousand Lights, Chennai
Kefi serves Moraccan, Lebanese, Mediterranean, and Spanish food but is best known for its plush, but romantic ambience. Its rooftop restaurant offers a great view of Chennai. What is more is that it is also a poolside restaurant! Dinner for two is likely to cost about INR 3000.
Above Sea Level, The Raintree – Chennai
Location: Alwarpet, Chennai
If there is one place in Chennai you got to visit, then it surely is Above Sea Level. The sophisticated rooftop restaurant with a pool in the centre is best known for its seafood and Mughlai fare. Charm your date at what may well be Chennai’s best outdoor restaurant. A meal for two is likely to cost about INR 3000.
The Bridge, The Floatel – Kolkata
Location: Strand Road, Dalhousie, Kolkata
Looking out across the vast expanse of the Ganges, holding hands and enjoying the golden sunset with tiny boats and ferries dotting the horizon…. Romance does not get any better than an early dinner at the Bridge, a restaurant at the floating hotel, Floatel. Choose from North Indian, Mughlai, or Continental fare. Approximate cost for a date is around INR 1300.
La Cucina, Hyatt Regency – Kolkata
Location: Sector 3, Salt Lake, Kolkata
Nothing spells romance quite like plush Italian interiors, vast landscaped lawns, solid wooden furniture, and candle light. La Cucina is the perfect mix of all these and some more. It is certainly one of the best Italian restaurants in town. Expect to spend about INR 2500 on a meal for two.
The 13th Floor – Bengaluru
Location: MG Road, Bangalore
If you are looking to take your beloved on a date to a restaurant that is classy, sophisticated, and charming and has a spectacular view, come to the 13th floor. It is one of those places that transport you far away from the madness of the bustling city. This place serves North Indian and European fare and a dinner date is likely to cost you about INR 1700.
The Glass House – Bengaluru
Location: Lavelle Road, Bangalore
Serene, tranquil, Zen-like. Apart from being classy, with great music, and a lush green garden, The Glass House has everything necessary to make your date perfect. Pick from American, Continental, and Japanese dishes. Your meal for two here is likely to cost about INR 1750.
Location: Panchshil Tech Park, Yerwada
This romantic rooftop garden restaurant serves Mediterranean, Continental, Chinese and North Indian food. What you are likely to take away, though, is the thoroughly refreshing experience. Best suited for Sunday buffets and leisurely dates, a meal for two here is likely to cost about INR 1500.
Serenade Pavilion, Welcome Hotel BellaVista – Panchkula – Chandigarh
An all-day restaurant on the deck by the poolside, Serenade Pavilion is the perfect place to spend some cozy time with your date, away from the bustling life you lead. The restaurant serves café food and continental fare. A coffee and a light meal here is likely to cost about INR 1200.
Ohri’s Tansen – Hyderabad
Location: Necklace Road, Hyderabad
When music is the catalyst, love is often the reaction. If your date loves classical music and old world charm, Tansen in Hyderabad is the place to be. The ambience here is reminiscent of royal courts and makes for a wonderful romantic dinner. Tansen serves North Indian fare and a meal for 2 is likely to cost about INR 1500
Tuscany Gardens – Goa
Location: Candolim, Goa
Goa is known to be the lovers’ paradise. For a romantic candlelight open air dinner, Tuscany Gardens is the perfect restaurant in Goa. Dig in to some hearty Italian fare and don’t miss out on the pizzas from authentic wood-fired ovens and the wonderful array of desserts. Dinner for two will cost you about INR 1200.
1135 A.D., Amer – Jaipur
Location: Amer Palace, Jaipur
Imagine 12th century Rajasthan – the stately fort, the bright evenings, traditional performers, and a delectable meal. To find all this, to treat your date like royalty, for a beautiful night out, no place like 1135 A.D., Amer. The Rajasthani food here is both authentic and delicious. A meal for two is likely to cost about INR 2700.
Jharokha, Taj Lake Palace – Udaipur
Location: Lake Palace, Udaipur
Jharokha is a medley of contrasts. Stately royal palace, smart casual dress code, Lake Pichola’s tranquil waters, steaming all day fare, Rajasthani settings, Mediterranean and Continental cuisine – whatever the contrasts, Jharokha is the perfect restaurant to impress and woo your loved one. A meal for two is likely to cost approximately INR 3500
Agashiye, The House of MG – Ahmedabad
Location: Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
On the terrace is what this restaurant means, and that is where you will be with your date at Agashiye. The wonderful rural décor rivals the delectable Gujarati fare served here. If your date is the desi-at-heart type, this restaurant is perfect. A meal for two can cost between INR 850 and INR 1150
Villa Maya – Trivandrum
Location: Palayam Airport Road, Vallakkadavu, Trivandrum
Take your beloved on a dinner date to a centuries-old Dutch manor, wonderfully restored to retain its original charm. Watch love blossom in these tranquil settings. Villa Maya serves Continental, Mexican and Moroccan cuisine apart from the Kerala platters. A meal for two can cost about INR 1500.
La Dupleix – Puducherry
Location: Rue De La Caserne, Puducherry
Yes, a French restaurant in a colonial mansion and located in the French Town, the heritage locale nested in the middle of Puducherry. Make your date idyllic and languidly romantic. And there are lit candles and violins for the late night guests. A meal here may cost about INR 1500.
The Restaurant, Wildflower Hall – Shimla
Location: Chharabra, Shimla
One of the most intimate romantic experiences can be found only in the midst of natural beauty. The Restaurant at Wildflower Hall adds class and warmth to this. The restaurant serves North Indian, Continental, and Oriental fare. A meal for two is likely to cost about INR 2500.