Mother’s Day falls on 14 May this year and we’ve put together a comprehensive list of Mother’s Day feasts so you can show your appreciation to the noblest lady in your – and your children’s – life.
Mothers give us life and continue to care and love us unconditionally. Whether she’s a successful career woman or an accomplished home-maker, she always does her best to ensure that her family is well cared for. This Mother’s Day, let’s wine and dine the superwomen in our lives, because no one deserves it more!
Open for the first time ever on a Sunday, Artemis is showcasing its organic and sustainable spring seasonal menu this Mother’s Day. Executive Chef Fernando Arevalo has specially crafted an a la carte lunch menu offering sharing platters for families to bond over. These include Australian bone-in Wagyu striploin, Adriana’s lasagna, Fadi whole organic chicken, as well as a wide range of vegetarian options and desserts. There will also be fun activities to keep the little ones occupied.
Where: Level 40, 138 Market Street
When: 14 May, 11.30am-2.30pm
Phone: 6635 8677
For a laid back meal with Mum along the Singapore River, head to Brussels Sprouts at Robertson Quay for a scrumptious Seafood Platter ($198++). The sharing platter includes a generous spread of whole poached Canadian lobster, freshly shucked Fine de Claire no.2 oysters, poached prawns, mussels and whelks. It is accompanied by dipping sauces, toast with Brittany salted butter, and a bottle of 2015 Joseph Faiveley Chablis.
Where: #01-12 The Pier @ Robertson, 80 Mohamed Sultan Road
When: 1-31 May
Phone: 6887 4344
Celebrate the day with a feast of wholesome Mediterranean cuisine at The Knolls’ iconic Sunday brunch (from $148++ per adult; from $78++ per child) while enjoying family-style fringe activities. Mums can have their portraits designed by fashion illustrator Alessia Landi, and the best-dressed-and-alike mother and child of the day wins attractive prizes! Or impress Mum at fine-dining Cantonese restaurant Cassia with a nutritious five-course meal ($98++ per person). Five-spice roasted Yorkshire pork belly and wok-fried lobster medallion with chilli sauce and deep-fried Chinese bun are some highlights on the menu.
Healthy Sunday Brunch Affair
Where: The Knolls
When: 14 May, 12.30-3pm
Phone: 6591 5046
Pampering Mother’s Week Set Menu
When: 8-14 May, noon-2.30pm & 6.30-10pm
Phone: 6591 5045
Saturday dinner (from $98++ per adult; from $49++ per child) and Sunday brunch (from $128++ per adult; from $64++ per child) highlights at Oscar’s include an outdoor barbecue station serving lobster and prime cuts of beef, live organic eggs station and fresh pasta station. Over at Lobby Lounge, high tea (from $52++ per adult; $26++ per child) boasts cheeses, fresh seafood, carvings and local delights. Guests dining at both on Mother’s Day weekend will also be treated to the decadent Dessert House, featuring a live macaron-making station.
Mother’s Day Buffet with Dessert House
When: Dinner on 13 May, 6-10pm; Brunch on 14 May, 12.30-3.30pm
Phone: 6432 7481
Mother’s Day High Tea with Dessert House
Where: Lobby Lounge
When: 13-14 May, 2-4pm & 4.30-6.30pm
Phone: 6432 7483
Dive into fresh seafood on ice, with flower and snow crabs, Korean clams, tiger prawns and more at Azur’s Seafood Splendour buffet lunch (from $55++ per adult; from $27.50++ per child) and dinner (from $65++ per adult; from $32.50++ per child). Tuck into sashimi, international delights like squid ink pasta with lobster bisque, and local favourites such as chilli crab with mini mantou. Enjoy Barramundi fish head soup prepared a la minute and an array of sweets treats at the dessert bar. From 12-14 May, mums receive gifts including Tea Elixir Pillow Mist, a box of Fine Lavender Herbal Tea, and a whole cake. What’s more, mums lunching on 14 May also enjoy a complimentary 20-minute head or shoulder massage at the hotel’s spa.
Where: Azur Restaurant
When: Lunch & dinner on 1-15 May
Phone: 6823 5354
Tuck into a sumptuous high tea set ($18.80+ per person) against picturesque Marina Bay at Crystal Jade Prestige. The Prestige Signature Dim Sum Platter offers items such as prawn and carrot dumpling with black truffle and spring roll with bamboo pith. Desserts include chilled mini longevity mochi, on the house. Or head to Crystal Jade Dining IN for your pick of set menus (from $298+ for 4 persons), as well as exclusive dishes stewed lobster with custard sauce, Hokkaido king scallop with black truffle sauce, and more. Don’t miss the specially created red bean paste bun in the shape of a blossoming rose.
‘Make Your Parents’ Day’ Weekend High Tea
Where: Crystal Jade Prestige, #02-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre (Ground Plaza)
When: 6-14 May, 3-5pm
Phone: 6509 9493
‘Make Your Parents’ Day’ Set Menus
Where: Crystal Jade Dining IN, #01-112 VivoCity
When: 28 Apr – 14 May
Phone: 6278 5626
7. Dian Xiao Er
Celebrate over a heart-warming meal with the family at Dian Xiao Er with a range of Mother’s Day set menus (from $88++ for 3 persons). Highlights include Cantonese-style steamed silver cod fish complemented with soy-based gravy, and golden salted egg prawn balls with freshly tossed rice crispies. Round it all off with family-favourite tender crisp chicken with sweet garlic and the restaurant’s signature herbal roast duck. Click here to view the set menus.
Where: Dian Xiao Er outlets island-wide
When: 18 Apr – 14 May
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Enjoy traditional English afternoon tea ($100nett for 2 adults; additional adult $49++; additional child $25++) in the sunlit Courtyard to the tunes of a mother-and-daughter harpist duo. Families can expect savoury morsels such as smoked salmon mille feuille with Avruga caviar and otak-otak sandwich, as well as sweet bites like raspberry financier and kueh lapis. For something more substantial, go with the lavish international spread at Town Restaurant. Sunday brunch (from $139++ per adult; from $69++ per child) highlights include sous vide egg with jumbo crab meat amid carvings, hot dishes and desserts. During dinner (from $69++ per adult; from $34++ per child), diners may opt for barbecue cuts in addition to the seafood buffet.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
Where: The Courtyard
When: 13-14 May, 2-4pm & 4.30-6pm
An International Buffet Feast
Where: Town Restaurant
When: Dinner on 13-14 May, 6.30-10.30pm; Brunch on 14 May, noon-3.30pm
Phone: 6877 8911/8912
Indulge in a French-themed buffet of fresh seafood from oysters to Maine lobster, pasta, lamb chops and rock salt-crusted whole sea bass. Sunday brunch (from $78++ per adult; $39++ per child) at Lantern is also a pool party, with diners invited to plunge into the 25-metre rooftop infinity pool. Alternatively, treat Mum to La Brasserie’s four-course French set dinner ($58++ per person). The light yet gourmet meal is designed with mums in mind, and concludes with a warm chocolate fondue. Whichever you choose, Mum dines for free with a minimum of two paying adults!
Saint-Tropez Barbecue Brunch
When: 14 May, 12.30-4pm
Foray to France Set Dinner
Where: La Brasserie
When: 13-14 May, 6.30-10.30pm
Phone: 6877 8911/8912
Get in on a Sicilian family-style Sunday brunch (from $78++ per person) as Gattopardo pays homage to all mums. The spectacular 6kg octopus dish makes its yearly return, blanched and sliced tableside. Viva la mama! Other dishes on the hearty free-flow menu include Sicilian red prawns, live scallop with white asparagus, traditional homemade lasagna, and for dessert, original Neapolitan rum Baba with orange Catalan cream.
Where: 34/36 Tras Street
When: 14 May, 11.30am-3pm
Phone: 6338 5498
(See also: A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Every Special Mum)
Choose three or four courses from a selection of appetisers, soups, main courses and desserts at Gordon Grill’s set lunch (from $68++ per person) this Mother’s Day. Highlights include slow-roasted U.S. prime beef ribeye on wagon and Gordon Grill’s signature sherry trifle. If Mum prefers a relaxing English afternoon tea (from $68++ per adult; $34++ per child), head to L’Espresso for a wide variety of open-face sandwiches, roast-of-the-day, pork goulash hot pot, and desserts. All mums dining at the hotel this Mother’s Day weekend receive a complimentary ‘We Heart Mum’ jam cookie.
Mother’s Day Set Lunch
Where: Gordon Grill
When: 13-14 May, noon-2.30pm
Phone: 6730 1744
Mother’s Day English Afternoon Tea Buffet
When: 13-14 May, noon-2.30pm & 3-5.30pm
Phone: 6730 1743
A delectable buffet feast ($88++ per adult; from $10++ per child) awaits at Food Capital, with Mum’s all-time favourite dishes such as wok-fried slipper lobster with white pepper sauce. Diners can decorate cupcakes for mums at a cupcake booth, while a live band plays your dedications. Alternatively, enjoy authentic Italian cuisine with Grissini’s four-course set menu ($78++ per person). Before savouring saffron risotto with seared scallop and braised Wagyu beef cheek, diners get to prepare their own appetiser dish to present to their mums. Mums dining on 14 May also enjoy a complimentary hand massage, scalp diagnosis, hair conditioner and hair mask from J’s Salon.
Mother’s Day Lunch & Dinner
Where: Food Capital
When: 12-14 May, noon-2.30pm & 6.30-10.30pm
Mother’s Day Set
When: Lunch on 12 May, noon-2.30pm; Dinner on 12-14 May, 6.30-10.30pm
Phone: 6233 1100
Is Mum a Sanrio fan? Then take her to Hello Kitty Orchid Garden, where Kitty’s Power Acai Bowl ($11.50++) will give her a quick and healthy pick-me-up that’s yummy too. Organic acai berries are topped with soft serve frozen yoghurt, layers of fresh fruit and muesli and a dollop of honey. Sweeten the deal further with Mama Knows Best ($10.90++), a heart-shaped cake made with premium mao shan wang durian gelato. It’s encased in chocolate and served with berries and edible flowers on the side.
Where: #01-22 Arrival Hall Central, Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3
When: 22 Apr – 14 May, 24 hours daily
Phone: 6241 6127
Treat Mum to a decadent afternoon tea set ($38nett for 2 persons), complete with items such as smoked salmon with dill butter on rye bread, mantou buns with chilli crab meat and other delicate sandwiches and pastries. Wild berries tarts and an assortment of macarons are accompanied by your choice of tea or coffee. The best part? It’s the 1-For-1 Mama Mia! High Tea set, so every second person dines free!
Where: Lobby Lounge & Bar
When: 1-14 May, noon-6pm
Phone: 6733 8333
The bountiful Mother’s Day at the Park lunch buffet ($58++ per adult; $34++ per child) sees delights from black pepper smoked duck to 24-hour slow-cooked pork belly, orange-crusted Norwegian salmon and more. Find rustic pecan pie and classic tiramisu at the overflowing dessert station. Toast to Mum with Mother’s Day Botanical Creations Revitalizing Ginger Spritzer and Apple of My Eye, available throughout the month of May. Little ones always have fun at the special Play Zone complete with slides, toys and movie screenings. Mum dines free with three paying adults for selected partners and cardholders.
Where: The Salon
When: 14 May, noon-3pm
Phone: 6799 8809
16. IKEA Restaurants
Join the Mother’s Day breakfast buffet ($25 per adult; $10 per child) at IKEA to enjoy unlimited amounts of everyone’s favourite Swedish meatballs. You’ll also find Swedish salmon rolls, cold water prawns, chicken porridge and more on the spread. The event is only open to IKEA FAMILY members and three guests, but if you aren’t already a member, just sign up online here or at any in-store kiosk – it’s free! Purchase tickets to the buffet at IKEA Restaurants by 6 May and enjoy early bird tickets at $18 per adult. Diners will even get IKEA vouchers to spend!
Where: IKEA Alexandra and Tampines outlets
When: 14 May, 8.30-10.30am
Pamper Mum with an indulgent Sunday brunch (from $118++ per adult; $48++ per child) at Ash & Elm, featuring a line-up of seafood, small plates and signature highlights from three culinary theatres. These are the charcuterie and cheese room, wood-fired oven and charcoal grill. Or thank Mum with an elegant Chinese set menu (from $88++ per person) at Man Fu Yuan. Longevity buns, tea-smoked chicken and double-boiled treasure tea with rice dumpling and peach collagen are some highlights to look forward to.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Where: Ash & Elm
When: 14 May, noon-3pm
Mother’s Day Menus
Where: Man Fu Yuan
When: 13-14 May, 11am-3pm
Phone: 6825 1008
Gather the family for a feast (from $148 per adult; $58++ per child) at Melt Café featuring international classics, local favourites, live foie gras station, fresh oysters and a barbecue showcase. Little ones are entertained by a balloon artist while Mum sips a cocktail made just for her. Take home a framed family photo as keepsake. Cherry Garden has also designed an authentic seven-course Cantonese dinner ($118++ per person) featuring Peking duck, superior lobster soup and more.
Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet
Where: Melt Café
When: 14 May, noon-3pm
Mother’s Day Cantonese Menu
Where: Cherry Garden
When: 13-14 May, 6.30-10.30pm
Phone: 6885 3500
Surprise Mum with a progressive Cantonese fine-dining meal paired with artisanal cocktails at Mitzo. Executive Head Chef Nicky Ng has put together three special menus across a bird’s nest champagne brunch ($98++ per person), dim sum high tea ($48++ per person) and a luxurious six-course set dinner ($128++ per person). Each set menu also comes with a glass of First Lady cocktail on the house. Make your reservations by 30 April and Mum dines free with three paying diners.
Where: Level 4, Grand Park Orchard
When: Brunch & high tea on 13-14 May; Dinner on 12-14 May
Phone: 6603 8855
Two of Spa Esprit Group’s diners are setting up for a family-friendly affair this Mother’s Day. Open Door Policy serves up lobster benedict with pink champagne hollandaise and other hearty brunch classics a la carte. Sister outlet Open Farm Community pamper mums with complimentary welcome drinks and rose-soaked towels before serving a three-course meal ($58++ per person) featuring Thai basil gnocchi with grilled king prawns and more. Mums also enjoy complimentary Strip and Spa Esprit gift vouchers on the day.
A Gluten & Dairy-free Mother’s Day Brunch
Where: Open Door Policy, 19 Yong Siak Street
When: 14 May, 11am-4pm
Phone: 6221 9307
A Farm-fresh Mother’s Day Brunch
Where: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road
When: 14 May, 11am-4pm
Phone: 6471 0306
An indulgent experience awaits at Edge with Mother’s Day dinner (from $98++ per adult; from $49++ per child) and champagne brunch (from $148++ per adult; from $74++ per child). Buffet highlights include an organic garden, truffle somen and nourishing collagen broth for health-conscious mums. Decadent desserts including a chocolate lava cake live station will make up for it! Or go for Hai Tien Lo’s well-loved weekend dim sum brunch ($88++ per adult; $49++ per child) featuring 60 delicacies and a kong bak pau live station. Diners receive a complimentary pan-fried king prawns with chef’s special sauce, while mum gets a complimentary longevity bun.
Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet & Champagne Brunch
When: Dinner on 13-14 May, 6.30-10.30pm; Brunch on 14 May, noon-4pm
Mother’s Day Weekend Dim Sum Brunch
Where: Hai Tien Lo
When: 13-14 May, 11.30am-2.30pm
Phone: 6826 8240
Relish in Mother’s Day specials such as Channel bass and risotto, roasted Duroc pork, prawn and chorizo linguine and 48-hour short ribs. Mains are complemented by PORTA’s semi-buffet (from $56++ per adult; $28++ per child) spread of appetisers to desserts. Mums dine for free with three paying adults, and take home a family Polaroid, while the supervised kids’ activity corner will keep the little ones busy. Don’t forget to pen a heartfelt tribute to Mum to give her a chance to win a one-night weekend stay!
Where: PORTA Fine Food & Import Company
When: 14 May, noon-4pm
Phone: 6593 8855
The Mother’s Day Edition of LIME’s Super Lunch Sunday ($108++ per adult; $54++ per child) is made for every super mum. Make your way from one live show kitchen to the next, featuring 48-hour sous vide beef oyster blade and the new Raclette cheese live station. Sweet endings include yuzu crème brulee and matcha white chocolate fountain, while mums get a complimentary serving of double-boiled bird’s nest soup and free-flow sangria! There’s a craft corner for kids to write notes to present to Mum with a gerbera, plus a GIF photobooth for a precious keepsake.
Where: LIME Restaurant
When: 14 May, 12.30-4.30pm
Phone: 6809 8899
Mums and dads will enjoy ocean-fresh Alaskan king crab and chef’s signature braised pork knuckle with black vinegar at Sessions’ Mother’s Day brunch ($88++ per adult; $44++ per child). The little ones also get candy floss, gelato and soft serve ice cream, before having fun decorating cupcakes or cookies for Mum. Marine lovers can head to Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora to savour creations like scrambled egg on grilled brioche with chorizo and crispy garlic and roasted peach with buttermilk sago and soursop sorbet. The four-course meal (from $78++ per person) with complimentary welcome drinks will be a dreamy experience set against S.E.A. Aquarium’s Open Ocean Habitat.
Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch
Where: Sessions, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore
When: 14 May, noon-2.30pm
Phone: 6577 6567/6688
Mother’s Day Set Meals
Where: Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora, S.E.A. Aquarium
When: Lunch & dinner on 13-14 May
Phone: 6577 6688
Look forward to a delightful spread at award-winning buffet restaurant, Carousel, all day Mother’s Day. From lunch ($70++ per adult; $43++ per child) to high tea ($55++ per adult; $32++ per child) and then dinner ($83++ per adult; $49++ per child), highlights go from truffle-scented lobster risotto and slow-cooked emperor’s chicken to salted caramel double chocolate cake. A new homemade ice cream counter will also serve up 13 exciting flavours such as Thai milk tea and Oreo cheesecake to go with freshly made waffles. All diners receive chocolate tarts and a chance to win attractive prizes in a lucky draw.
When: Lunch, high tea & dinner on 14 May
Phone: 6589 7799
Mum can feast like the queen that she is at Marriott Cafe, with an extensive lunch (from $88++ per adult; $44++ per child) or high tea ($55++ per adult; $28++ per child) buffet spread overflowing with international and local treats. Special desserts include Devine chocolate cake, raspberry Breton tarts and more. Mothers at lunch receive an attractive goodie bag. For an oriental dining experience, Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant has two specially curated set menus (from $78++ per person) to whet your appetites, with mothers to receive a six-bottle box of Brand’s bird’s nest. Mums dining this Mother’s Day weekend stand to win attractive prizes in a lucky draw.
The Queen’s Indulgent Lunch & High Tea Buffets
Where: Marriott Cafe
When: Lunch on 14 May, noon-2.30pm; Tea on 14 May, 3-4.30pm
Oriental Mother’s Day Set Menus
Where: Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant
When: 12-14 May
Phone: 6831 4605
Spoil Mum with equally spectacular seafood dishes and skyline views at Stellar this Mother’s Day. Executive Chef Christopher Millar lays out a brunch (from $95++ per adult; $45++ per child) spread of coastal-fresh seafood, brunch classics, carved meats and toothsome sweet endings. Highlights run the gamut from basil and dachi-cured ocean trout and French-style omelette a la minute to slow-roasted smoked Wagyu tri-tip and rosemary honey lemon tart. Mums receive a special gift on the day too.
Where: Level 62, 1 Raffles Place
When: 14 May, noon-2.30pm
Phone: 6438 0410
28. Two Chefs Bar
Savour a unique marriage of hearty Mexican and Italian cuisine facing the marina waterfront at Two Chefs Bar. The a la carte menu offers highlights such as chicken and pine nuts linguine, chef’s royal beef lasagna and Veracruzana fish. Enjoy a complimentary tiramisu dessert with a minimum spend of $100. Mums even get a glass of Prosecco at an exclusive promotional price of just $10, just for Mother’s Day.
Where: #01-11 Quayside Isle, Sentosa Cove
When: 13-14 May
Phone: 6268 8633
29. VLV Singapore
Choose from six pampering eight-course set menus perfect for intimate moments with Mum, or extended family gatherings. VLV Singapore’s Executive Head Chef Martin Foo will be showcasing his iconic modern Chinese creations such as black truffle roasted duck, and Australian Wagyu with shishito, ceps and wild bean sauce. All Mother’s Day set menus (from $298++ for 4 persons) come with meaningful longevity buns, and are available for both lunch and dinner.
Where: #01-02 Clarke Quay, 3A River Valley Road
When: 6-14 May
Phone: 6661 0197
Let the chefs at the kitchen table take over for an afternoon of feasting ($188++ per adult; $78++ per child) as Mum relaxes with free-flow champagne and cocktails, abundant selections of fresh seafood and meats from the parrilla grill. As the adults feast on BBQ foie gras with Cuban cinnamon toast and Riesling coq au vin in cream sauce, the young ones learn to make their own pizza and mix up refreshing summer mocktails. Afterward, enjoy a dip in the WET Pool. One mum at each seating also stands to win a Seiko Lukia timepiece.
Where: the kitchen table
When: 14 May, noon-2pm & 2.30-4.30pm
Phone: 6808 7268
31. The White Rabbit
The annual Mother’s Day brunch buffet (from $98++ per adult; $45++ per child) at The White Rabbit is always an indulgent spread featuring fresh oysters, grain-fed US prime rib and Maine lobsters. Brunch is inclusive of one signature gin and tonic or a glass of house wine, the perfect accompaniment to desserts like white chocolate panna cotta. Plus the little ones can look forward to their own menu, as well as a bouncy castle and candy floss out at The Rabbit Hole.
Where: 39C Harding Road
When: 14 May, 10am-3pm
Phone: 6473 9965
Nostalgic mums will love White Rose Café’s Early Mother’s Day Appreciation Lunch six or eight-course set menus (from $138++ for 4 persons). Tuck into familiar favourites such as the long-lost recipe loh kai yik, kong bak pau and Grandma’s oyster mee sua. Or whisk Mum off for Sunday buffet lunch ($39++ per adult; $19++ per child) featuring a mix of Western and Asian delights. Make your reservations with full payment by 5 May, and selected cardholders enjoy 10% off, while the top three spenders earn Mum a manicure and pedicure package worth $140. Furthermore, surprise Mum with a personalised gift from Modernminimalistco with a 10% discount from now to 14 May. Quote “MMYHMUMDAY” to enjoy both offers.
Where: White Rose Café
When: Set lunch on 6, 7 & 13 May, noon-2.30pm; Buffet lunch on 14 May, 11.30am-2.30pm
Phone: 6737 0511
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