French restaurants and Italianate hotels gather the world’s most romantic cities in one place for date-night couples in Nevada’s nightlife hub.
The Las Vegas Strip supplies Sin City with a continuous stream of footfall, eager to hit the slots, watch living legends on stage, or just get immersed in the anything-goes hedonism of this blaze of Nevada neon. While that might not sound like the ideal place to rekindle romance or woo a potential partner, there are plenty of spots along this glitzy thoroughfare for the perfect date – even wedding chapels, if things are going particularly well. Here’s a curated-for-couples rundown of what to do along the Strip.
Who can afford to whisk a date away to Paris for a weekend? Not many. But dinner in Las Vegas’ take on the City of Light’s iconic tower comes close enough. While half the size of the original, the replica still affords great views along the Strip and overlooks the dancing Fountains of Bellagio. Naturally, the menu is inspired by traditional French cooking, albeit with a contemporary Vegas update. Oenophiles can also enjoy a dizzyingly extensive wine list of over 1,400 labels, all from France and the US.
Let’s face it, you’re spoiled for dining options with views in Vegas, but few reach the lofty heights of Rivea. Located on the 20th floor of the shimmering gold Delano hotel, this is date-friendly dining at its finest. The menu combines the cuisine of two of the most romantic destinations – France and Italy – with multi-Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse at the helm. Be sure to ask for a window-side or terrace table to make the most of the stunning vistas.
While the Strip is hardly known for restraint, the Vanderpump Cocktail Garden takes sumptuous decor and Vegas pizzazz to the next level. A menu of cheekily named cocktails sits at the heart of this this flora-filled bar, with low lighting and plush seating helping to set the mood. It’s also part of the Caesar’s Palace complex, so you’re just steps from its legendary casino.
One of Las Vegas’ newer kids on the block, the Cromwell has a buzzier and hipper vibe than the landmark hotels which dominate the Strip. The sumptuous and youthful design mixes the burlesque with the tropical; its sensual, plum-accented rooms sure to appeal to loved-up couples. Soft-topped beds and pillow menus ensure there’s comfort where it counts, and when you’re ready to party you needn’t go far – the hotel has its own daytime beach club and glitzy late-night disco.
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