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Valentine's Day Guide

The day of love is apparently upon us. Here's what to do whether you're single, taken or somewhere in between.

Staff Writer

Valentine's Day Guide

Whether you're one of those couples that exclusively spend their symbiotic relationship cuddled up watching movies in bed or out to dinner, or you're one of those couple that likes to go out partying and getting wasted together, or you're a singleton whose dreading the possibility of spending Valentine's alone there's plenty going on around Cairo for everyone whether you've been hit by cupid's arrow or not. Here's the round up of all the Valentine's Day events and offers happening around the City, our loving gift to you... (Click on the title of the event for full details):

Love & Loathing ft. Mohassab

We're not sure what CJC are promoting with a V-Day night centered around inebriated, drugged-up gambler on psychedelics but looks like a better way to spend V-Day than any other with DJ Mohassab on the decks.

Amour Frolics Candle Lit Dinner

Tamarai are serving up a three course gourment meal and a bottle of wine for all you cliche lovers with DJ Lyon spinning some laid back romantic tunes.

Amour Frolics Ft. Shady Ezz and Ouzo

Part two of Tamarai's V-Day shennanigans. Head to the dance floor once you're done wining and dining or crash the lovers party with DJ Ouzo and Ezz spinning some heart pumping House till late.

Nacelle House Sessions XIII

If every kind of Hallmark holiday usually means partying to you then here's your Valentin's Day utopia; Nacelle's infamous Friday shindigs falls on the day of love and resident Baher and Maxxi Soundsystem are on hand to provide the score.

Kiss and Tell

DJ Fabric hits up the Amici Zamalek decks to get party-goers in the mood for luuurve.

A View on Love

Check out the exclusive Cairo Capital Club for a delicious seven course Valentine's spread while enjoying their super romantic view. That's Amore @ Bella

No one loves quite like the Italians, so if you want to boost your romance creditentials, look no further than the Four Season's Bella. They'll be serving up a fantastic five-course feast for just 550 LE ++ per person, complete with a  Campari Spritz cocktail. 

Red Sensation Night @ Graffiti 

Flash words like RED and SENSATION here to get you all hot under the collar and ready to party. DJ Roro will be spinning with some live table all night long, as a special set menu will be served at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza's signature club. 

Dine, Drink and Dance

Drink, dine and dance this Valentine's Day with your with other half at Katameya Heights Clubhouse and prepare for an evening of fine food and wine alongside the sounds of Rula Zaki. 

Heart Beats ft. DJ Feedo

Nothing says romantic and suave like taking your loved one to go listen to Hip-Hop in Beaulac.

Can't afford a romantic trip around the world? 295 LE will get you a lovely candle lit dinner at Ramses Hilton's intimate international restaurant.
Valentine's at Conrad Cairo
You can actually taste Valentine's Day at Conrad Cairo with romantic dinners at their restaurants Kamala and Oak Grill and then go seal the deal with a party at Stage One ft. DJ Mido.
"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” - Buddha. Go give yourself some love at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah's Buddha-Bar's Wine and Dine.
Celebrate or berate Valentine's Day - your pick! - with a special love themed night at Johnny's Pub, on the legendary Le Pacha 1901 in Zamalek.
If you don't get bit by the love bug this year at least you can get hit by Turkey's number one DJ, Tarkan, spinning all night at Cavallini.
Frankly dear, you will give a damn. Ahmed Harfoush, Noha Fekry and the Riff Band are on hand to serenade at Saigon Restaurant and Lounge's 1940s themed evening.
For a V-Day made to impress Fairmont have a whole host of quixotic dinners throughout their restaurants including Noble House, Leonardo, Lan Tania, Al Dabké, Maria’s, Saki Sushi lounge or Raj. Make a night of it and take advantage of their special one night package, including bed and breakfast, a romantic dinner at either Lan Tania or Maria's and a late check-out for just 1600LE. If you fancy a longer stay, how about the Valentine's Weekend Package for an extra night including a dinner and Friday brunch, for just 2600LE? 
With offers on rooms, day use, spa and dinners at the beautiful Sofitel Gezirah, you don't really have to do much to woo, just show up (preferably with a full wallet).
Because there's nothing sexy about staying home with your loved one in front of a TV and a big McDonalds order on the way, check out Ramses Hilton's Valentine's Day offer on rooms.
Le Pacha's On Top are serving up some delicious romance just for the occasion including free bouchon, so love will certainly be in the air. There'll also be a live performance of some sorts. Go get 'em tiger!
Feast upon an 8-course meal at Four Seasons Nile Plaza's 8 and add an Eastern touch to your Valentine's Day, complete with a glass of sparkling wine for each diner.
Lebanese are good at sexy and they're good at food, so the Lebanese restaurant is bound to be serving up some delicious aphrodisiacs with their V-Day dinner.

Moulin Rouge @ Roof Bar
Nothing says romance more than a Moulin Rouge themed evening at Roof Bar this Valentine's Day, as they transform the venue into the Moulin Rouge for one night. Featuring belly dancer Leila shaking those hips, violinist Azmy for that sentimental factor, a tabla show and GOGO Dancers too, it's going to be quite the night. On the decks will be DJ F.A.T-Moe, DJs Mody N' Etsh and DJ Hussein Gamal for non-stop tunes to get you and your date's feet moving.

Bal De St. Valentine at Almaz is the perfect way for you and your loved one to celebrate the romantic holiday, as you feast upon a yummy dinner accompanied by a complimentary drink, with the option to bring a bottle with free bouchon for you to guarantee plenty to go round! Providing entertainment for the evening will be DJ Nader Nelson
Instead of the typical wine and dine options this Valentine's day, how about heading down to Meeting Point to witness Morrocan singer, who you may recognise from Star Academy, Abd El-Fatah ElGreiny live in concert instead? The evening doesn't end there, it is sure to end with a bang with fireworks to keep the fire sparked between you and your loved one.
Yeah, just look at that flyer! Screams romance at Otium or Opium or whatever.
Boutique concept store 50A in Zamalek have a 30% discount on their labels for V-Day. Nothing says I love you like items on sale!
A relationship spent at Bamboo for V-Day is a relationship made to last. Bobs, Kiko and 3abkarino will be on the decks for a House music threesome.
Dance the night away at Rithmo or enjoy an intimate dinner (hopefully for two) at The Grill Restaurant & Lounge, Sabaya or the Birdcage at ther Intercontinental Semiramis.