The Top Spots in the Neighbourhood for Valentine’s Day

 Valentine's day in Byward Market

That special day of love and romance will soon be upon us. Hearts will be a flutter as loved ones take time out of the everyday bustle to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The ByWard’s streets are lined with the finest of dining and premier indulgences, from artisanal chocolatiers, to luxurious spas.

ArtHaus Condos offers you the Top Spots in the Byward Neighbourhood for Valentine’s Day.

C’est Bon’s Chocolate Lover’s Tour

Valentine's day in Byward Market

This gourmet walking tour is an ideal introduction to the Byward region’s vibrant food scene. Taste your way through the National Capital’s most intriguing culinary neighbourhood. C’est Bon’s expert guides will lead you on epicurean excursions through the ByWard Market’s best chocolatiers and help you discover the many forms and tastes of chocolate. Ensure to dress warm and cozy for weather conditions, as a portion of the tour is outside. For 45$ many dates available around Valentine’s Day. The tour includes sumptuous samples of some of the finest chocolate Ottawa offers, as well as visits to chocolate makers and vendors.

Mezzanotte Bistro

Valentine's day in Byward Market

With savoury and succulent menu items, Mezzanotte Bistro Italiano serves innovative Italian cuisine with a modern twist in the Nation’s Capital. Give your sweetheart some excellent fare and care in the Byward Market. You will be met with smiles and gracious hosting, and a sleek, white with occasional splashes of romantic red, modern, yet organic decor. Mezzanotte means midnight, and you will want to dine and wine well into the night, surrounded by the twinkling candlelight. The servers are professional, friendly and knowledgeable on a variety of wines available at the establishment, such as the Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc with the taste of grapefruit, and la Marca Prosecco, an Italian sparkling wine that tasted a bit of apples. Cozy seating and a staff that will treat you like royalty makes this the premier valentine’s day dining destination.

Courtyard Restaurant

Valentine's day in Byward Market

Why bring your sweetheart to experience one of the most romantic restaurants in the ByWard’s most historical setting. Courtyard’s elegant atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening. Executive Chef Ian Reed offers a contemporary menu of new heights with his emphasis on using local farmers and producers to create our seasonal menu items. Dine in gorgeous old stone walled rooms in a heritage building, creating the perfect atmosphere for romance. When you pair the beautiful surroundings with the food that has been consistently keeping the Courtyard Restaurant as one of the top restaurants in Ottawa, you have a winning combination. Courtyard’s servers will help you select the perfect wine to pair with your romantic dinner, or offer you suggestions for enjoying their signature dishes. Considered by those in the know as one of the best Ottawa restaurants, the Courtyard enjoys a reputation as the most romantic destination restaurant in the ByWard Market.

Holtz Spa

Valentine's day in Byward Market

An Oasis of calm, Holtz Spa on Rideau has treatments designed to satisfy the whole body, provided by highly trained staff in the field of massage therapy, esthetics and skincare as well as a full range of body therapies and hair design. Every Thursday Holtz Spa features Sip, Savour and Spa with partners at Santé Restaurant. Choose a stress relieving Massage, luxurious European Facial Treatment or Signature Spa Pedicure with warm Paraffin at Holtz Spa before relaxing at Santé with a drink of your choice and an delicious appetizer for two. Go all out with the Holtz Supreme Day at the Spa. This timeless classic includes a European Facial and a fragrant Aromatherapy Massage. Relax and rejuvenate hands and feet with a Holtz Signature Manicure and Pedicure and a hot stone foot massage. A spa lunch will be served before your day will finishes off with a light makeup application and wash and style in the Hair Studio. Let Holz sweep you away the utmost in calming luxury.

There is no better destination than the heart of Ottawa’s historic district to celebrate an amorous evening. ArtHaus Condos wishes you and yours a most elegant evening in Ottawa’s most romantic neighbourhood.

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