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Make your Valentine's Day special with a beachside picnic! Whether you're creating a romantic experience for your partner, celebrating with your Galentines, or enjoying the day with your closest loved ones, Jetty Road has all the picnic essentials covered – from the setup to the ingredients, and recipe ideas for you.

Picnic Essentials

On the hunt for picnic essentials, baskets, blankets, beach cushions, coolers and more? Look no further! Homebasics & Design Glenelg, Ivy Room, and Surf Dive & Ski have all your essentials, plus they make great gift ideas too.

Homebasics & Design has you covered with beach picnic baskets, stylish beach umbrellas, and comfortable chairs, along with cozy cushions for a laid-back vibe.

Head to the Ivy Room for fun picnic blankets and cute serving ware that add a touch of personality to your picnic setup.

Don't forget the practical side – Surf Dive & Ski has cooler bags to keep your food and drinks cool, hats for sun protection, and sunscreen to keep your day carefree.

Recipe ideas

Create a delightful Valentine's Day picnic with two easy recipes. Start by getting sourdough rolls from Bakers Delight and turn them into Smoked Salmon, Dill, and Cream Cheese rolls. Finish off your picnic with a refreshing fruit platter using fresh, local South Australian produce from the Gourmet Green Grocer. Keep it simple and enjoy a delicious and memorable Valentine's Day celebration!

Smoked salmon, dill & cream cheese sourdough rolls


  • Artisan sourdough rolls
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Chopped fresh dill
  • Smoked salmon strips
  • Red onion finely sliced
  • Cos lettuce chopped


Place cream cheese, dill and lemon juice in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir until well combined. Spread one side of the sourdough roll with the cream cheese mixture. Top with salmon, lettuce and onion. Arrange on a serving board. Serve.

Fresh fruit platter with honey yogurt dip


  • One cup of Geek yogurt plain or vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


Whisk all ingredients well in a bowl. Place it in a bowl and serve with fresh fruit.

Short on time?

You can still have a perfect Valentine's Day picnic. Jetty Road has various takeaway options no matter how you want to spend your day.