Restaurants see reservations filling up as usual for Valentine's Day despite coronavirus outbreak

Sanchoku wagyu beef sirloin, Piedmont hazelnut cream, honey roasted endive, truffle juice.
Sanchoku wagyu beef sirloin, Piedmont hazelnut cream, honey roasted endive, truffle juice. PHOTO: ZAFFERANO
Score a value-for-money, fuss-free meal with sushi and salad chain Maki-San.
Score a value-for-money, fuss-free meal with sushi and salad chain Maki-San.PHOTO: GRAB
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).PHOTO: DELIVEROO
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).PHOTO: DELIVEROO
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).
Pop the question in a novel way with KFC's "I Do" combo ($28.25).PHOTO: DELIVEROO
Snuggle up with comfort food from Cantonese porridge restaurant Mui Kee.
Snuggle up with comfort food from Cantonese porridge restaurant Mui Kee.PHOTO: MUI KEE
Snuggle up with comfort food from Cantonese porridge restaurant Mui Kee.
Snuggle up with comfort food from Cantonese porridge restaurant Mui Kee.PHOTO: MUI KEE
Impress your partner by whipping up a meal at home with the finest ingredients from Culina Market.
Impress your partner by whipping up a meal at home with the finest ingredients from Culina Market.PHOTO: Culina at COMO Dempsey
Until Feb 14, each cheescake from Cat & The Fiddle will come with complimentary red heart sprinkles, silver dragees and a "Love" cake topper.
Until Feb 14, each cheescake from Cat & The Fiddle will come with complimentary red heart sprinkles, silver dragees and a "Love" cake topper.PHOTO: CAT & THE FIDDLE
Surprise your beau with a Earl Grey Raspberry Chocolate Cake from Tiong Bahru Bakery.
Surprise your beau with a Earl Grey Raspberry Chocolate Cake from Tiong Bahru Bakery.PHOTO: TIONG BAHRU BAKERY
Score a value-for-money, fuss-free meal with sushi and salad chain Maki-San.
Score a value-for-money, fuss-free meal with sushi and salad chain Maki-San.PHOTO: GRAB
Get a bouquet of Chupa Chups lollipops from Foodpanda's recently launched pandanow service.
Get a bouquet of Chupa Chups lollipops from Foodpanda's recently launched pandanow service.PHOTO: FOODPANDA

SINGAPORE - The coronavirus outbreak led to cancellations at some restaurants during the Chinese New Year period, but it appears to not have dampened the spirit of Valentine's Day.

Bookings for popular Valentine's Day spots, such as Tuscan restaurant Monti Singapore at The Fullerton Pavilion, modern European restaurant The Spot and steakhouse Wakanui, have been consistent with last year.

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