The calendar is about to hit Feb 14 and if you haven't locked in a non-cheesy-yet-romantic dinner date location yet, there's still time to keep your valentine from updating their status to 'single'

Whether you're an eternal romantic with cartoon love hearts instead of eyes or you prefer to play your romantic hand at a lower decibel (i.e. only audible to pooches), Feb 14 is the one day of the year when an outward display of affection for your significant other, potential perfect match or a group of your best single buddies is expected. This year, keep it simple with a delicious meal and a glass or two of French fizz at a hip Sydney venue. Not having to cook or wash up shows serious love.

In no particular order, here are 10 cool-not-cheesy Sydney spots to dine out this Valentine's Day: 

10 non-cheesy places to take your valentine this Feb 14