West Cork is magical this time of year. Snow capped mountains. Bracing Atlantic air. Empty beaches just meant for strolling. The Wild Atlantic Way at it’s very best. All the ingredients of a romantic Valentine’s Day are right here, in a natural and astoundingly beautiful environment. Of course if you’re enjoying the sea air and the beach strolling, you’re bound to get hungry. Two establishments in this region are offering a superb value Valentine’s menu for February 14th. O’Connor’s Seafood Restaurant, right on the square in coastal Bantry town, and Willie Pa’s Bar and Restaurant, at Colomaine Cross, in the country on the main Bantry road a few kilometres outside the town, are both owned by renowned Head Chef Pat Kiely. At O’Connor’s , just a stone’s throw from the sea and the plentiful waters of Bantry Bay, expect freshest fish and seafood galore. Willie Pa’s majors on best local steaks and lamb. Both have the friendly warmth of West Cork service at heart. €29.50 per person gets you three courses of creative cooking, using best local produce. Check out the Love is in the Sea Air offer for more details.