Romantic Valentine’s Day experience at Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio

Set the mood right this Valentine’s Day with a romantic dinner at Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio. Experience love-inspired, delectable multicourse menus and cocktails throughout the Valentine’s Weekend, on February 13 and 14.

Ancora Ambleside

Enjoy spectacular views with an equally impressive five-course menu ($95 per person) created by Head Chef Jorge Alberto Kim for this year’s Valentine’s Weekend. Guests will begin with a duo of Scallop and Lime Shooters and Sushi Pizza, Mussels with garlic butter to follow. Next is a tasty Shrimp Risotto, followed by a choice of Aji Panca Glazed Sablefish or 5 oz Boneless Ribeye with smoked pomme purée and winter truffles. End the meal with a decadent Chocolate Pionono, which will truly set an amorous tone for the rest of the evening.

Ancora False Creek

Executive Chef Sebastian Delgado has prepared a passion-fuelled, three-course menu and amuse bouche ($85 per person) for Valentine’s Day, featuring the restaurant’s signature Peruvian-meets-Japanese Nikkei flavours. Beautiful dishes—showcasing subtle red and pink shades—such as Nikkei Nicoise Salad Tapa, Scallops and Nikkei Gazpacho, Bigeye Tuna with Tofu Rouille or Striploin with Peruvian Chimichurri will delight guests. The sweet finish is a Lucuma – Chocolate dessert with mango ice-cream and strawberry consommé.

Bar Manager Kam Tabarraee has crafted a mesmerizing cocktail for the special occasion: Love is in the Air. The engaging libation is made for two and served on a ceramic plate ($42), and includes two components—flutes filled with prosecco, and a serving jug consisting of a cocktail made with Aviation gin, Sombra Mezcal, rose and hibiscus syrup, raspberry and lemon shrub, dry ice, and rose petals. The cocktail is then poured into the flute, while the smoke from the dry ice and fresh rose petals create a dreamy setting.

James Chung

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