If you’re thinking about celebrating Valentine’s Day with someone special, we have your back. Yes, this year will be a little bit different when it comes to saying “I love you” to your sweet, but the restaurants, cafés, and chocolatiers in Lanark County are pulling out all the stops to give you plenty of options for a deliciously romantic day to share with someone you love.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic take-out meal to eat at home, an easy all in one gift box filled with romantic goodies, or the staple on which all romance grows – chocolate – Lanark County is full of love this year.
Share some Lanark love with one of these fun Valentine’s Day experiences, close to home.
Valentine’s Home Spa Day
Perth Best Western Parkside Inn & Spa is offering some fun and creative ways to bring the spa home for the day. Choose between their Couple’s Relax Package ($45) with hand and foot cream, soaking salts and body lotion, the Couple’s Retreat Package ($80) with an Aveda candle, body oil, soaking sales, body lotion, and Perrier for two, or their Self-Care Package ($55) that comes with a mini cream cleanser, mini hydrating masque, mini toning spray, and mini hydrating lotion.
How to Order: Order online here.
Price: Ranges from $45 to $80.
Share the gift of local love with a Sip & Savour Valentine’s Day gift box, that comes complete with everything you need for a romantic at-home experience. Choose from these two, curated gift boxes:
- Date Night In ($85) box comes with Temple’s Buttermilk Pancake Mix, Wheelers maple syrup, a six-pack of beer, a bottle of Top Shelf’s Reunion Ontario Cheery Moonshine, salted
caramels from Hummingbird Chocolate Maker, and dessert for two.
- Sweet For My Sweet ($120) box that comes with an Aveda Home Care kit, Temple’s maple butter with fresh flavoured scones, a six-pack of local beer, a bottle of Ugly Apple Cider, a box of chocolates from Perth Chocolate Works and a bottle of Dairy Distillery’s popular Cream Liquor.
How to Order: Order through the Sip & Savour website before Feb. 9 for delivery or local pick-up between Feb. 10 and Feb. 14.
Price: Ranges between $85 and $120.
What says Valentine’s Day more than chocolate? Lanark County just happens to have several great chocolate makers right here close to home, and they have some delicious options for Valentine’s Day.
Choose between special bars and chocolates, including the Toffee & Nib, Mayan Touch of Spice, Vodkow Caramels, Chocolate Salami, or their famous Salted Caramels. Order online here for curbside pick-up or shipping.
There are some creative options here! Try their Keeping the Surprise Alive box that comes with a variety of chocolates, or order one of their chocolate roses or Valentine’s Day chocolate hearts. Order online here for curbside pick-up or shipping.
Romantic Meals and Sweets (at Home)
Pick-up and bring a delicious meal for two (or more) home with you with these options from some of the best eateries in Lanark County.
Order a delicious three-course meal from a restaurant that knows how to deliver on both flavour and creativity. You can also add a kid’s meal, cocktail kit, or a sharing platter to enhance your experience.
How to Order: Call 613-256-9653 or by emailing email@example.com. Reheat at home package ready for pick-up on Valentine’s Day between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. The ready-to-eat package can be picked up between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Price: Three-course meal $65 per person. Cocktail kit and sharing platter extra.
Choose from the regular menu or order one of their Valentine’s Day specials that range from halibut with lemon caper butter to linguine with red pepper cream sauce, with chicken or shrimp, and more. Add a “cupid’s touch” of a bottle of wine plus chocolate covered strawberries for some extra decadence.
How to Order: By phone at 613-267-0008, or via Facebook messenger. Pick up between Feb. 13 and Feb. 14.
Price: Valentine’s Day specials are $18.99 and up.
If you’ve tried one of Boulton House’s dinners you’ll know what to expect with their four-course meal for Valentine’s Day. This restaurant is renowned for its fine cuisine, and they are here to help on Feb. 14. Enjoy a four-course meal for two with shrimp and lobster bisque, organic baby lettuce salad, Canada Prime striploin, and end your meal with a delicious dark chocolate truffle.
How to Order: Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces are limited so order soon!
This Smiths Falls’ bakery is offering a three-course meal featuring cheese fondue or Caesar salad for an appetizer, followed by lobster ravioli or prosciutto and aged cheddar stuffed chicken breast or a stuffed portobello mushroom with fresh rice pilaf. End your meal with chocolate dipped strawberries or ruby chocolate mousse, or vanilla bean crème brulee.
How to Order: Order by phone at 613-284-0774 or email email@example.com or message on Facebook.
Price: $35 per person.
So many options here! Try their Valentine’s high tea for two, or one of their cookie boxes for some variety. You can also order an 8” red velvet heart cake or cupcakes, or a half-dozen heart-shaped scones in a variety of flavours.
Price: Ranges from $5 to $48.
We’ve listed this one last, but it’s definitely not least! Enjoy a three-course meal of strawberry spinach salad with a fresh roll, followed by asparagus stuffed chicken with orange marmalade glaze or beef tenderloin medallions in mushroom sauce. Savour a sweet dessert of a double chocolate cheesecake or a fresh raspberry pie or chocolate dipped strawberries. Mmm…you can even add a bottle of wine for $20!
How to Order: Order by calling 613-267-2152 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price: $75 for two meals.