Mothers deserve to be pampered on their special day, so forget the last minute flowers or typical chocolates. Step up this year with a great meal (and perhaps some booze) and quality time together. Not sure where to take your mum? Here are our top picks of Mother’s Day lunches and brunches of 2016.
The Kitchen Table
Wine and dine the most important woman at The Kitchen Table, where you can indulge in mouth-watering treats from the world over. For starters, how about Spanish Artisan Chorizo or Slow-cooked Five Spice Hand-roll Beef Shin? The Seafood Station will be brimming with sashimi, oysters, crabs, and scallops; while the Carving Station will feature 24-hour cooked Spiced Leg of Lamb and Babi Guling-Roasted Suckling Pig. What’s more, the first 50 mums will receive a 1 hour Sulwhasoo Hydro-aid Purifying Facial Treatment voucher worth $120.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12.30pm-4pm.
Price: $188++ per adult(includes champagne, cocktails, house wines, and beer), $78++ for children aged 6 to 12.
The Kitchen Table is located at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374. Please call 6808 7268 for reservations.
Morton’s The Steakhouse
Head to Morton’s for a steak and seafood feast this Mother’s Day. Kick off your gastronomic lunch with a choice of Caesar Salad or Lobster Bisque, followed by a 6oz Filet Mignon paired with either Broiled Sea Scallops, Colossal Shrimp Alexander or Jumbo Lump Crab Cake. Bigger eaters can opt for the 16oz Prime Ribeye Steak with a $42 supplement. Complete the meal with one of Morton’s side dishes (we recommend the Jumbo Asparagus) to share with your folks – Mama will be pleased.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 11.30am-2.30pm.
Price: $108++ per person
Morton’s The Steakhouse is located at Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Fourth Storey, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797. Please call 6339 3740 for reservations.
ilLido at the Cliff
Want spectacular views of the South China Sea? ilLido at the Cliff pays tribute to all mothers out there with a specially curated 4-course degustation menu featuring delicious Italian delicacies, starting with Green Asparagus Casserole with Egg Confit & Truffle, Homemade Tagliolini with Cod and Sicilian Tomato Arrabiata, and Roasted Sea Bream with Jerusalem Artichokes and Saffron Sauce. The meal ends with a sweet comforting treat – Hazelnut Coulant with Vanilla Cream and Chocolate Sauce.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9.30pm.
Price: $68++ (lunch) or $88++ (dinner) per person
The White Rabbit
The folks at The White Rabbit have the perfect meal planned for your favourite ladies with a lavish Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch spread featuring delights like 365-grain fed US Prime Rib, Maine Lobsters, freshly shucked oysters, and Muscovado Creme Brulee. While the little people can occupy themselves with the bouncy castle and candy floss station in the garden, mums can expect an extra special something from Yves Saint Laurent Beauty.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016. First seating starts 10am-10.45am (two hours) and second seating starts 12.30pm-1.30pm.
Price: $98++ (first seating) or $108++ (second seating, includes one glass of Torresella Extra Dry Prosecco) per adult, $48++ for children aged 6 to 12.
The White Rabbit is located at 39c Harding Road, Singapore 249541.
UNA at One Rochester
Spice up Mother’s Day with vibrant Spanish flavours as UNA presents a heroine themed party fit for a queen. Featuring a buffet-style Spanish boqueria (marketplace), enjoy a sumptuous spread that includes free-flow tapas, fresh salad and signature dishes like the Seafood and Chicken Paella, Crispy Suckling Pig, Roasted Australian Sirloin, and Pan-Seared Foie Gras live stations. The littlies will have a ball of a time with a bouncy castle and a colouring station in UNA’s verdant garden.
Mums can also create their very own jar of DIY body scrub with purifying ingredients for a well-deserved home spa experience, as well as enjoy a free manicure by professional manicurists, courtesy of UNA.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 7 & 8 May 2016, 11am-3pm.
Price: $68++ (Saturday) or $78++ (Sunday) per adult, $28++ (Saturday) or $38++ (Sunday) for children aged 6 to 12. Under 6 dines free. Top up $48++ for free-flow beer, wine, sangria, and juices.
UNA is located at 1 Rochester Park, Singapore 139212. Please call 6773 0070 for reservations.
Thank the matriarch of the house with a mouthwatering line-up at Seasonal Tastes. Fresh lobsters, scallops, oysters, and sashimi aside, there’s a Ricotta Cheese trolley, hearty roasts like the Rosemary Rack of Lamb, grilled meats at The Butcher Shoppe, where ribeye and striploin are cooked to your desired doneness. Round off the meal with a decadent selection of desserts including the classic Fraisier Cake and the nutty and creamy Marjolaine Cake. Plus, all mums will receive a special gift!
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12pm-3pm
Price: $88++ per adult, $44++ for children aged 4 to 12.
Seasonal Tastes is located at The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961. Please call 6922 6968 for reservations.
Parisian brasserie Kwee Zeen takes things up a notch with their Mother’s Day edition of its popular Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch. Expect an epicurean extravaganza of fresh seafood (oysters from France, Boston lobsters, snow crabs, and more), delightful cheese and cold cuts, classic Singapore dishes, and a host of live stations serving up dishes like Pan-fried Foie Gras. With a Dessert Trolley dishing out freshly-prepared Crepe Suzettes, we can’t think of a better way to earn best-child status. Diners also enjoy access to the resort’s pool.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12.30pm-3.30pm
Price: $168++ per adult (additional $38++ for free-flow Tattinger Champagne, white and red wine), $88++ for children aged 5 to 11.
Stellar at 1-Altitude
Treat your mother to stunning views and the most indulgent seafood lunch at Stellar. Look forward to a scrumptious spread of fresh-from-the-sea lobsters, oysters, crab claws, and a fantastic variety of sushi and sashimi – all while soaking in the glorious landscape of Marina Bay and the city below. Refreshing juices and other delectable brunch selections will be available as well. Mums will receive a complimentary gift!
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12pm-2.30pm
Price: $95++ per adult (includes two fresh fruit juices), $45++ for children aged 6 to 12.
Stellar at 1-Altitude is located at Level 62, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616. Please call 6438 0410 for reservations.
With a dedicated 3-course menu designed to exude the best of French cuisine, mum’s Xperience of a lifetime starts with a Tuna Belly Tataki with Citrus Wasabi. Main course options include the Pesto-Crusted Seabass with Baby Spinach, and Beef Cheek with Fork-mashed Potatoes. End off with a refreshing dessert of Strawberry Consomme and Basil Yogurt Sorbet. Kids will also get to unleash their creativity on a chocolate cake to present to their mothers. Bonus? One dines free with every three paying guests!
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12pm-3pm.
Price: $48++ per person
Xperience Restaurant is located at Sofitel So Singapore, 35 Robinson Road, Singapore 068876. Please call 6701 6800 for reservations.
Cocotte will be rolling out special edition brunch trolleys for all mums for the special occasion. Catch the French Crepe Trolley for the creamy Seafood & Spring Vegetable Crepes and Crepe Complètes (Egg, Ham & Gruyere Cheese), as well as other brunch favourites like the Signature Roast Chicken and classic French quiches. For desserts, try the homemade Bourdaloue tarts, Dark Chocolat Gateau, and Caramel Ganache-filled Paris Brest.
When: Sunday, 8 May 2016, 12pm-3pm.
Price: $89++ per person, addition $50++ for free flow Rosé, Prosecco & wines.
Cocotte is located at Wanderlust Hotel, 2 Dickson Road, Singapore 209494. Please call 6298 1188 for reservations.