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Videre Restaurant: Romantic Roof-Top Escape in the Heart of Los Angeles

Crowning the Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, Videre creates an idyllic escape that transcends the ordinary

Suppose you just realized Valentine's Day is near, and you're stressing about reserving a table for a romantic dinner with your significant other. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Videre is the perfect under-the-radar gem – an intimate, private, and romantic roof-top hideaway, promising an enchanting ambiance away from crowded, mainstream choices.

Crowning the Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, Videre creates an idyllic escape that transcends the ordinary. Open for just the past three months, this captivating venue has seamlessly blended sophistication and mouthwatering cuisine. Videre's romantic ambiance unfolds against tropical plants, a glistening swimming pool, and the intimate Fireside Lounge as the sun sets. Looking to revel in the warmth of each other's company? Admire your love from across the table as you sit on cozy lounge chairs, looking at the evening sky. Share some memorable moments beneath the stars.

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Start your night with some "Quick Decisions"! Bar Manager Romin Rajan's thematic cocktail experience perfectly lays out the evening for you. From the Humble Beginnings-ideal for the beginning of the night-to the Climax-ideal for the end of your journey-each libation on the menu is thoughtfully designed to provide a unique and unexpected experience. Rajan's handcrafted concoctions evoke something unexpected and fantastic in every sip, promising to elevate your beverage experience to new heights.

We started off our evening with the Daisies Over Pastures-Cazadores Blanco Tequila, Cilantro Liqueur, Cointreau, Pineapple, Lime, Harissa and Cilantro Flower-and the EO With Melancholy Eyes-Grey Goose Vodka, Chamomile, Aloe, Lime and Ginger Beer.

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Once In The Thick Of It, we had Super Espresso Martini Bros-Rye, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, Cynar, Pinot Noir, Mushroom Coffee, Peach Bitters and Parmesan Cheese. Yes, you read that all right and yes, it's in the drink. You have to try it; it's so good!

We climaxed with the Wukong Slays The Buddha-Bombay Sapphire Gin, Burdock Infused Sweet Vermouth, Carrot Infused Campari, Sparkling Sake and Pickled Daikon. The drinks stole the spotlight and stood out as the unequivocal highlight of the night.


Under the guidance of Executive Chef Hannon Matern, whose culinary finesse blossomed at Jean Georges Beverly Hills, Videre unfolds a menu that pays homage to the diverse flavors of Los Angeles. From the Harvest Salad's delightful medley of fruit and nuts to the Seared Prawns with almond hummus and mint pesto to the Artichoke Hearts with burrata and a ginger chili vinaigrette, Videre promises to capture the attention of your favorite foodie's palate. It is a restaurant that exudes the essence of romance, perfect for your Valentine's evening.


Entrees include Roasted Cauliflower with a maple-miso glaze, endive and pickled mustard seed, Yellow Tomato and Saffron Pasta, Market Fish, the Miracle Mile Burger, Roasted Half Chicken, and a New York Strip. Sides include Braised Greens, Seared Mushrooms or Fries. There are also hardwood grilled skewers of wild mushrooms, Maine scallops, Sustainable Farmed Prawns, and a 45-day-old Ribeye.

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Save room for the sweet finale at Videre, where desserts are crafted to perfection, offering a delightful and satisfying conclusion to your dining experience.

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Beyond the tantalizing cocktails and mouthwatering dishes, Videre has been kindling the flames of romance with its Watch Party Series, offering couples a unique rooftop experience. The Reality Bar, complete with themed cocktails and snacks, transforms TV premieres into intimate soirées. The Fireside Lounge, bathed in a warm glow, becomes a haven for those seeking a more intimate setting.

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Videre extends a heartfelt invitation to celebrate Valentine's Day in a setting that whispers sweet nothings. Videre beckons you to savor its panoramic views, tropical ambiance, and intimate, enchanting atmosphere. For those dreaming of a truly romantic escape, Videre promises an unforgettable evening.


Reserve your spot now, especially with Valentine's Day around the corner. Let Videre set the stage for a night of shared glances, sumptuous indulgences, and unforgettable memories beneath the stars.

Videre is located at 6317 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. Valet parking is available for $10. Videre is accessible through the Kimpton Hotel Wilshire lobby via the elevators.


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