Create an easy and romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at home! From what to serve to a charming table setting. We’re sharing all the details!
My husband and I love going out for a romantic dinner. There is nothing we love more than a quiet evening at a hip restaurant, chatting over delicious cocktails and food. BUT we never go out on Valentine’s Day!
Personally I think it’s the worst day to go out to dinner as it’s normally overpriced fixed menus and crowded. Valentine’s Day is actually a great day to make a delicious, romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at home!
Below I’m sharing some easy Valentine’s Day dinner recipes and a very charming table setting for a charming Valentine’s Day dinner!
What Should I Make for Valentine’s Day Dinner?
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For a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, you want it to be different than the casual dinners you make during the weekday, but nothing too complicated and hard.
They’re cooked over a cast iron pan with some butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and go very well plated with the risotto. If you don’t have a cast-iron pan, I suggest buying one.
Not only will you have it for the rest of your life, but they’re also very affordable and we use ours all the time. Even for cakes!
The risotto is one pot and the easiest risotto you’ll ever make! Serve it with a bottle of rose and you have a very easy Valentine’s Day meal! Also, see our tips for serving wine!
More Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas
Valentine’s Day Table Setting
If you need help setting the table, here’s a guide to setting a charming table!
I couldn’t resist adding these charming Valentine’s Day tokens to the table setting. They’re such a fun Valentine’s Day gift idea! We also have some silly ones you can download and print for free!
Valentine’s Day Flowers
I had my friend Erin make a pretty Valentine’s Day floral arrangement in this very affordable pink vase. Flowers always add instant decor! Make your own arrangements or order them from a local florist. Every Valentine’s Day table must have flowers!
Valentine’s Day Dessert
My favorite part of the meal is dessert! Try our decadent chocolate soufflé for two! Here more delicious Valentine’s Day dessert options:
- Mini Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies
- The Most Delicious Peach Castiron Cake
- Coconut Cream Pie with Shortbread Cookie Crust
- The Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies
- Classic Brownies with Bourbon
- Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
Valentine’s Day Cocktails
If you also want to serve a cocktail, try this beautiful rose water and gin cocktail! It’s very romantic with a homemade rose simple syrup!
Here are 14 of the most romantic and beautiful cocktails for Valentine’s Day!
You can also make special pink ice cubes to garnish your cocktail with!
Here are more romantic suggestions too:
- Homemade Limoncello
- Refreshing Fig Sidecar
- Pretty Pink Gin Cranberry Martini
- Lavender Apple Vodka Cocktail
- Strawberry Frozé!
- Paloma Cocktail
- Easy Hibiscus Gin Sour
- Sicilian Kiss Cocktail
I hope this inspired you all to cook a lovely meal for you, your partner or your friends! Happy Valentine’s Day!