Cover Here are the best sweets and desserts to eat this Valentine's Day (Photo: Chilli Fargara)

From mouthwatering cakes, classic chocolates to sweet parfaits, here are the best Valentine’s Day sweets and desserts to eat in Hong Kong

It’s the season of love. In addition to staycations, dining menus, flowers and gifts, you can also treat your loved ones, friends, family and significant others to some delicious Valentine’s Day sweets and desserts. This year, several restaurants, hotels and cake shops are hands on deck to provide you with the sweetest desserts to go with the special occasion.

From mouthwatering cakes, classic chocolates to sweet parfaits, here are the best Valentine’s Day sweets and desserts to eat in Hong Kong this 2022.

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1. Pane e Latte

Go on a romantic day trip to Stanley this Valentine’s Day and drop by Pane e Latte, a Positano-inspired seaside panetteria with Instagram-famous pink interiors.

In addition to enjoying its baked goods, gelato and all-day breakfast menu, be sure to order the Lover’s Croissant Bomboloni. Thanks to the restaurant’s partnership with Emphasis Jewellery, one lucky guest will bring home an 18K white gold diamond ring that’s included in their dessert.

How to order: Please visit the restaurant in Stanley

Pane e Latte, G/F, U-c Court, 25 Stanley Market Road, Stanley, Hong Kong, +852 2337 7221

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2. Charbonnel et Walker

Chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker always delivers great sweets, especially on Valentine’s Day. This year, they are offering milk and pink Marc de Champagne truffles wrapped in a striking red heart-shaped box, illustrated with golden jewels.

How to order: Purchase online or visit their shop in Central

Charbonnel et Walker, Shop 104, 1/F, Landmark Alexandra, Central, Hong Kong

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3. Vive Cake Boutique

This Valentine’s Day, Vive Cake Boutique is launching an adorable LuLu’s Lu-mantic Voyage cake collection, dedicated to the cartoon character, LuLu the Pig.

The collection has three cakes on offer. The first is Luv Lu at First Bite, which is topped with two LuLu lovebirds and heart-shaped chocolates. It’s available in five flavours including red velvet, earl grey and chocolate.

The next cake is called Love You Like a LuLu, which features the adorable lovebirds on Vive’s signature uni-cone buttercream cake, decorated with pink confetti sprinkle and topped with a crispy upside-down cone. It’s also available in five flavours.

The final cake is an elegant-themed piece with fresh pink lily and white lisianthus. This charming dessert is decorated with an edible flowing fabric gown and is also available in the same signature five flavours.

How to order: Purchase online or visit their boutique in Central

Vive Cake Boutique, Shop 3, 1/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 9602 2869

4. Chilli Fagara

Michelin-starred Sichuan mainstay, Chilli Fagara is offering a limited-edition dessert this Valentine’s Day. Try the Sweetheart Parcels in Osmanthus soup, featuring heart-shaped and rose-tinted rice dumplings, thanks to natural beetroot colouring.

It’s a spin on the classic tang yuan dessert and serves as a refreshing dessert after a fiery meal at the restaurant.

How to order: Visit the restaurant in Central

Chilli Fagara, 7 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2796 6866

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5. Godiva

Chocolat is an essential Valentine’s Day treat and gift so this year, Godiva has released a new variety of chocolates to celebrate all kinds of love—romantic, friendship, family and more.

The seasonal collection includes silky heart-shaped boxes filled with milk chocolate to decadent dark chocolate morsels and assorted truffles. All of these are made with love by Godiva’s executive chef chocolatier, Thierry Muret.

How to order: Visit Godiva stores and counters to purchase

6. Palm Court, The Langham

Palm Court in The Langham is serving two special Valentine’s Day-themed desserts this season of love. The Love is Life champagne strawberry mousse is available as a whole cake or as an individual cake. It’s the perfect dessert after indulging in delicious afternoon tea at Palm Court.

How to order: Call +852 2132 7898 or email tlhkg.palm.court@langhamhotels.com. You can also visit Palm Court directly to try the dessert.

Palm Court, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

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7. Kowloon Shangri-La

Treat your loved ones with a selection of Valentine’s Day cakes from Kowloon Shangri-La. Crafted by executive pastry chef Dhilmin Silva, the collection includes a chocolate hazelnut dome, a raspberry pistachio mille-feuille, blueberry crème Fraiche cheesecake and more. The cakes are available in whole or pastry size.

How to order: Purchase at the e-boutique or at the lobby counter of Kowloon Shangri-La.

Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2721 2111

8. ION

This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a romantic meal at ION. In addition to their seasonal main menu, don’t forget to dip your tastebuds in their Valentine’s Day dessert.

The pinkish parfait is not only a treat for your camera but also perfect for those with sweet tooth. If you want some privacy, the dessert is also available for takeaway for you to enjoy anytime and anywhere.

How to order: You can directly order at ION and on delivery platforms such as Deliveroo or foodpanda and order.centralmarket.hk/. Guests who opt for self-pickup can enjoy 20% off.

ION, Shop 124–125, 1/F, Central Market, 93 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

9. Four Seasons

Show your love this Valentine’s Day by gifting your loved one a stunning bouquet of pink roses and Eustoma designed by Julico J. It also comes with a half-pound raspberry and lychee rose cake, topped with heart-shaped decorations that perfectly fit the occasion.

How to order: You can order on eShop or call +852 3196 8159

Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8888

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10. The Ritz-Carlton

Don’t let the social distancing measures stop you from celebrating Valentine’s Day because you can do it in the comfort of your home. To help with that, The Ritz-Carlton is offering a romantic gift set to be enjoyed at home for a date night.

The set includes a bouquet of 12 roses with seasonal fillers, a bottle of Ritz champagne and a limited-edition heart-shaped cake. If you want a more luxe choice, you can choose the heart-shaped caviar cake instead.

How to order: Purchase the gift set at the online shop here

The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2263 2263

11. Butter

Well-loved cakeshop, Butter is welcoming the season of love with a new limited-edition raspberry white chocolate cheesecake. With smooth and creamy white chocolate, the cake is dotted with raspberry jam hearts making it a sure win this Valentine’s Day. You can get the cake as a whole for the whole family to share or as a slice for yourself.

How to order: Pre-order 48 hours prior at Butter online shop or buy a slice at the Landmark Popup store.

Butter, Shop 329, 2/F, Landmark Atrium, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2810 0660

12. The Peninsula

For those who prefer to dine at home on Valentine’s Day, The Peninsula Hong Kong has “PenFare at Home”, a selection of enticing takeaway dishes thoroughly created by the hotel’s chefs.

It includes a decadent Valentine’s Day dessert—a cherry and milk chocolate cake which is a great sweet treat for sweethearts.

How to order: Please order 48 hours in advance by calling +852 2926 6700 or email penfareathome@peninsula.com. Alternatively, you can also place your order here.

The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2920 2888

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13. The Mandarin Cake Shop

Complete your date night at home with one of the signature cakes from The Mandarin Cake Shop. They are also offering exclusive Valentine’s Day flavours such as dark chocolate and hazelnut, vanilla and berry layered tart or a heart-shaped raspberry and yuzu sable.

How to order: Place your order online here.

Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 0111

14. Hjem

Hjem is offering a sweet treat for couples and singles this Valentine’s Day. Following the success of its waffles that launched in winter, head chef Jeston Chua is bringing it back but with a new chocolate batter.

Made using a traditional Norweigan heart-shaped waffle press, the rich cocoa treat is served with whipped cream and berries. To go with that and the cool temperature, don’t forget to get Beet-ing Hearts, a pink drink made from all-natural beetroot powder, sweetened with vanilla and subtle spice of cinnamon.

Finally, you can also get the red velvet cookie sandwich which is jam-packed with Valrhona white chocolate and a tangy cream filling.

How to order: Please visit the restaurant directly.

Hjem, 161 Hollywood Road, Tai Ping Shan, Hong Kong, +852 2362 9193

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