Extravagant Dates

Celebrate love in luxury: From a five-star restaurant to a lavish couples' spa treatment, find Columbus' most extravagant date ideas.

Updated: January 15, 2002

Date Ideas


L Antibes

772 N High St Ste 106, Columbus, OH 43215

With only 14 tables, reservations are required at this posh French restaurant, where chef-owner, Dale Gusset, prepares everything himself.


The Refectory

1092 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

Representing the purist tradition in French cuisine, this is a perennial favorite among elite diners.


Handke's Cuisine

520 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43215

Splurge on a world-class wine list and classic French cuisine at this upscale eatery in a charming 150-year-old church.


Columbus Symphony Orchestra

65 E State St, Columbus, OH 43215

Treat your date to the best: Much-coveted, front-and-center "Prime Orchestra" seats in the beautiful Ohio Theatre.


Rigsby's Kitchen

698 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Dress up and impress your date with fine Mediterranean dining paired with the classy ambience of the Short North Arts District.


William Charles T

2 Miranova Pl, Ste 100, Columbus, OH 43215

Luscious Asian and French cuisine paired with a view of the Scioto River makes this one of Coumbus' swankiest restaurants


Lofts Hotel & Suites

55 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215

Swedish massages, horse-drawn carriage rides, Godiva chocolates and champagne are standard at this posh European-style hotel.


Worthington Inn

649 High St, Worthington, OH 43085

Dine in the four-star restaurant and then retire to the "Grand Suite," this restored mansion's most luxurious and expensive room.


Short North Arts District

N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Drink wine, enjoy music and buy your date an expensive piece of art at this arts district's monthly gallery walk.