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The Star

Savour only the finest seafood at Flying Fish in The Star. You and your loved one will discover only the very best catches from Australian and New Zealander waters. Delicately prepared with a tempered hand, each dish puts taste ahead of technique with an emphasis on minimal waste and maximum flavour: think raw kingfish crudo, glazed Moreton Bay Bugs, barbecued swordfish, and more. Follow it up with a decadent $20pp Valrhona dessert, with cherries braised in mirin, miso caramel, hazelnuts and ice cream. This multiple award-winning restaurant experience is second to none in the seafood game, led by head chef Peter Robertson with six years’ experience working in haute seafood dining with Rockpool Group.

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The Holistic Local

Not interested in battling crowds and noisy tourists for the perfect yoga spot? Neither are we. That’s why we recommend The Holistic Local’s private yoga classes within your own home. In their two-hour crash courses, you’ll have the perfect chance to reconnect with your loved one through Pranayama and Asana breathing, movement and meditation techniques guided by an experienced and accredited instructor. Follow it up with a complimentary grazing board with a selection of fruit, cheese, nuts, crackers, handmade dips and more. All yoga equipment is provided for you and your loved one to make the most of your session.

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Zee’s Love in a Jar

Master the art of making authentic Middle Eastern shakshuka with Zee’s Love In A Jar. Zee, a veteran chef with more than two decades’ experience working in restauraunts, will demonstrate how to cook her mouth-watering shakshouka eggs with preserved lemon and paprika oil, served with fresh artisan bread. This private one-hour masterclass takes place in the comfort of your own place with your loved one, including all the ingredients and equipment necessary for this excellent recipe. If you love it enough, feel free to add another jar of Zee’s authentic shakshuka sauce, handmade in Bondi for your pleasure. Trust us; it’s so good, you’ll definitely be craving seconds.

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Graze and Gaze

If you’ve become sick of indoors dining dates, try something incredible en plein air. Graze and Gaze’s Luxury Picnic Experience allows you to choose from iconic locations like Lady Macquarie’s Chair, Lavender Bay and Kirribilli for a truly romantic experience on the harbour. They’ll do all the hard work of preparing a picnic set-up for you ahead of time, including a gourmet graze board, fresh flowers and a personalised message board so you can flaunt your excellent taste all over social media.

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Bourke St Bakery

You’ll never want to touch supermarket white bread ever again after partaking in Bourke Street Bakery’s Sourdough Masterclass in Banksmeadow. You and your loved one will be guided through a two hour hands-on workshop dedicated to making your very own sourdough loaf from scratch, led by the head baker in small intimate groups. Using a 12 year old bread starter and artisan baking techniques, you’ll finish the class with a taste test of your freshly baked sourdough and a heap of experience for at-home baking like a pro. No previous experience in baking is required for this class; absolute beginners can show up and bake away! No specialist equipment is required either, but make sure to wear clothing that you’re comfortable to completely coat in flour and bring an insulated bag or esky so you can take home some unbaked loaves for the very freshest sourdough possible.

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Sydney Seaplanes

Want to add a new vantage point to your date night? Sydney Sea Planes ‘Fly n’ Dine’ is a perfect way to explore the evening skyline with your loved one. Take to the skies in a seaplane departing from Rose Bay for a tour in the majestic sunset, then indulge in a three-course dinner for two over the glassy waters. A glass of sparkling wine is included for that Great Gatsby touch.

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Lotus The Galeries

If you and your loved ones are true dumpling fans, you have to try out the Dumpling Masterclass at Lotus The Galeries in the CBD. This two hour hands-on crash course on dumplings will provide you with exclusive industry secrets from veteran dumpling chefs on how to make the very best dumplings in Sydney. You’ll work through three different styles of dumplings including chicken sui mai and pork wonton in small classes, enjoying your creations along the way and bringing home a dumpling making kit and recipes so you can flex on your friends or just make them for yourselves. Did we mention there’s a complimentary Asian inspired cocktail on arrival? You can even enhance your dumpling making game with a bottomless rosé package for $30 extra each to really make the session count.

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Bennelong

The three course menu at Bennelong in the Opera House is best described as dinner with a view to die for. You and your loved one will sample only the finest Australian produce at this iconic UNESCO World Heritage-listed venue. Choose from entrees like the hand shelled mud crab with white polenta, palm heart corn & brown butter and the shaved southern squid with ginger scented milk curd, then move on to mains including a roasted Maremma pasture raised duck with hunter sausage and blueberries and a decadent King George whiting with steamed goolwa pippies & garden greens. Sample an Australian wine from the formidable beverage list with over 200 options from around the country, or enjoy a Gram-worthy cocktail to make the most of the stunning views. Our recommendation: you’re definitely going to need a reservation ahead of time to secure a romantic harbourside table at this Sydney establishment.

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Cockatoo Island

Are you and your loved one bored of cheesy jump scares and CGI skeletons? The Overnight Fright Camping Ghost Tour on Cockatoo Island in the Harbour might just send you both shivering under your doona. You’ll explore the very darkest of the Harbour’s haunted history at this former convict prison and dockyard, where widely reported ghost sightings and bizarre tinglings make for a particularly spooky after-dark guided journey. You’ll also get to watch a horror film at the campground cinema with a complimentary supper pack containing marshmallows, biscuits and hot chocolate provided for you to wind down afterwards. Spend the night together in a glamping package with pre-erected luxury tent, two deck chairs and raised camp beds with linen, quilts and towels provided; you’ll definitely appreciate not being alone after dark on this haunted island.

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The Sydney Connection

Sample the very finest of Surry Hills’ ritzy delights with The Sydney Connection’s Walking Tour & Three Course Meal. This three hour culinary adventure will see you and your loved one starting with a complimentary cocktail in the repurposed interior of a rum distillery with its own bar. You’ll then dine at three different inner-city Sydney restaurants in one evening, curated by a local guide who will give you their exclusive take on ‘where the locals go’ for inspiring food, good service and cool interiors. Even the most world-weary of Sydneysiders will find something new to enjoy in this picturesque area. By the way: Urban Swan users can apply their Dine and Discover $25 vouchers to each receive a discount off the experience.

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