Valentine’s Day is not what the Romanians would call a traditional holiday; however, it is widely celebrated now all over the country. And where better to celebrate the day of love than in the cosmopolitan eastern European capital, Bucharest? If you are in Bucharest on the 14th of February 2018 or around this date, don’t miss the opportunity to do something special with your loved one like going to a party, a fair, or a love-infused dinner.
Here are some activities you can enjoy on or around Valentine’s Day in Bucharest:
For the Love of Fashion - Handmade Fair Vintage Pub, 43 Smardan Street (Old City Center), 10-11th of February 2018
Here is where the most talented handmade artists will meet and exhibit their works of art. Only here you will get free style and fashion advice, plus have the opportunity to browse hundreds of unique fashion items. Entrance is free of charge.
There are plenty of fascinating restaurants that you can choose from in Bucharest; some of which are within walking distance from the Moxa Boutique Hotel. For a romantic dinner, you can get a reservation at Phill Restaurant, 120 Serban Cantacuzino Street, in Pipera. At Phill you will enjoy delicious food served in a creative manner. To make the most out of your experience, choose the truffles!
Another modern restaurant that can be perfect for your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner is Paine si Vin, 4 Actor Ion Brezoianu Street. The name of the restaurant means “bread and wine” but don’t let it fool you, the menu is diverse and based on dishes perfect for a dinner for two.
Sweet After Dinner Treat
On 214 Calea Victoriei, you will find Cioccogelateria Venchi, a small venue filled with all the sweet delicacies you can imagine. The bohemian atmosphere and the impressive offer of ice cream and chocolate will certainly set the mood for an amazing evening.
Maison de Crepes is another option for a delicious after dinner treat. Here you can enjoy sweet French crepes or American pancakes with maple syrup and honey. Check it out on 81 Emanoil Porumbaru Street.
Valentine’s Day Parties
There will be Valentine’s Day parties hosted in all the clubs and bars in Bucharest downtown. Just stroll the cobbled streets, enjoy the atmosphere and pick the club that most appeals to you. Better yet, you can hop from one club to the other all night long if you feel adventurous enough!
Valentine’s Day Flowers
Even if you are traveling abroad and staying in a hotel, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy flowers on Valentine’s Day. In Bucharest you can find florists all over the city, you can order online from Magnolia Flower Shops, or ask the staff at the Moxa Boutique Hotel to assist you with this.