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Celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day at Versante Hotel

Desperate for a change of scenery? The exotic escape you’ve been craving may be closer than you think. Whether you’re ushering in the Year of the Tiger, turning up the heat with your valentine, or simply celebrating leaving the house, Versante Hotel’s suite of packages and one-of-a-kind dining experiences will give you plenty of reasons to retreat to Richmond’s favourite luxury hotel (ranked #1 on Tripadvisor) now, through mid-February.

Lunar New Year at Versante Hotel

Versante Hotel kicks off Spring Festival celebrations with an overnight stay package (valid now through February 14) that includes an $88 dining credit valid at Bruno, complimentary parking, and a deliciously-sweet amenity of house-made macarons – all for $288. Guests who book will be entered to win one of four prizes, including: an overnight stay in a Signature Suite and valet parking ($699 value); Bruno’s weekend seafood brunch for two ($150 value); a $100 dining credit at Cask Whisky Vault, or a TEALEAVES Year of the Tiger Tasting Set which includes a collection of three limited-edition loose leaf tea blends ($108 value). Reservations available here.

Lunar New Year Dining at Club Versante

Ring in the Year of the Tiger at Bruno with an elaborate family-style feast, available January 31 – February 6. The Chinese New Year Celebration Platter features: Wagyu Steak Oscar; Lavender Truffle Duck; Whole Roasted Seabream; ½ Rack of Lamb Chops; Truffle Smash Fried Potato, and a Saffron Shellfish Tagliatelle for $288. Reservations available here.

Call in a year of good fortune at Cask Whisky Vault, where a traditional Prosperity Salad is featured from February 2 – 6. This Cantonese-style appetizer is prepared with kombu-cured ora king salmon, green tea soba, shredded vegetables, shiso, and pomelo, and yuzu umeboshi. As a symbol of good luck, each guest at the table is invited to stand and ceremoniously toss the salad ingredients with their chopsticks while chanting auspicious wishes out loud. This dish is served family-style for $28. Reservations available here.

Cask Whisky Vault ©Club Versante

Valentine’s Date Night Out Package at Versante Hotel

Why limit the Valentine’s celebrations to one night? Rev up the romance from February 4 – 27 with the ultimate Valentine’s Date Night Out Package that includes an overnight stay, $100 dining credit (valid at Bruno or Cask), and complimentary valet parking. Rates from $299. Book your Valentine’s escape here.

Valentine’s Day Dining at Club Versante

Love is in the air at Bruno. From February 11 – 14, savour a share-style four-course spread that begins with Scroll Loaf, Fresh Oysters & Caviar, and Chilled Shellfish. For the second course, a Burrata Fig Strawberry Salad and Iberico Melon are served to prepare guests for the mouthwatering main of Truffle King Crab Filet Mignon Oscar & Smoked Wild Sablefish. The luxe affair ends on a sweet note with the Cherry Espresso Baked Alaska served with cherry gelée and ruby chocolate ganache. $125 per person. Reservations available here.

Indulge in a multi-course feast at Cask Whisky Vault, February 11 – 13. Start off with a Sashimi Platter alongside Kusshi Oysters, then move on to the second course of Lobster Motoyaki, Wagyu Steak and Truffle Potato Pavé “Okonomiyaki”; save room for the final course which includes a sweet trifecta of Japanese Chocolate Cheesecake, Condensed Milk Ice Cream, and Yuzu Marshmallow. $98 per person. Reservations available here.

Lobster Platter at Bruno ©Club Versante