Whether you’re looking for a venue to celebrate a romantic anniversary, searching for that perfect first date spot, or simply want to treat your wife/husband to a romantic dinner on a Saturday night, we've got you covered. Beirut is full of places perfectly suited for starry-eyed lovers; here are a few spots where you’ll want to make a reservation:

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1. Hotel Albergo – Rooftop restaurant

Romantic settings don’t get more fabulously over-the-top than at the rooftop of The Albergo, a charming hidden gem located in the heart of Ashafieh. The enchanting music, the meticulous service and the scrumptious food make it the perfect place to spend a memorable evening with your loved one.

2. Sydney’s at Le Vendôme

Le Vendôme has a timeless elegance and captivating sea view that will appeal to any couple looking for a romantic venue. You can ask for their special occasion package which includes a candle and red petals on the table in addition to a heart-shaped cake to end your dinner.

3. Gilt

Gilt is an upscale restaurant-bar located in Saifi Village that calls for a perfect date night with its delightful food and utterly glamorous ambiance. A scrumptious choice would be the black truffle and champagne risotto, followed by a decadent ginger and basil Breton dessert you will want to share.

4. Chez Jean-Claude

If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind dating and eating experience, you'll want to try Chez Jean-Claude, a startling French restaurant in Achrafieh that offers an intimate setting and serves exquisite cuisine. A meal there isn’t cheap, but if you’re looking to conquer and impress, this place is hard to beat.

5. Italian Project Kitchen and Bar

A date night at Italian Project says lighthearted and fun. You can choose to be seated either in their indoor area close to the bar, or on the charming terrace of this gorgeous old house nestled in the heart of Mar Mikhael. Enjoy your Prosecco while nibbling on an assorted selection of Italian cheese and cold cuts.

6. The Grill Room at Four Seasons

The Grill Room will charm you with its fancy décor, comfortable chairs, dim lighting, and welcoming waiters, creating the perfect atmosphere for a special date night. Indulge in their seafood dishes and don’t resist the temptation to share a dessert from their appetizing menu.

7. Mario e Mario

Nothing says romantic dinner quite like Italian cuisine. At Mario e Mario, a lovely Italian restaurant located in the Mar Mikhael neighborhood, you can treat your lover to a perfectly authentic Italian date. Complete your night with a bottle of Italian wine and don’t skimp on their amazing tiramisu.

8. Les Caves de La Crêperie

Though Beirut has incredible spots for the perfect date night, we couldn’t help but mention Jounieh’s most glamorous restaurant: la Crêperie. With Les Caves opening right under the restaurant and offering an unmatched view of the Mediterranean, it’s no wonder it has become a dreamy spot attracting couples on special dates.

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