Mother's Day 2018 - Cat & the Fiddle

Mother’s Day 2018 falls on 13 May, and we’ve put together a list of celebratory feasts, delicious cakes, family-bonding events and pampering staycations, all sure to put plenty of smiles on her face.

Whether this is her first Mother’s Day or her 50th, the woman who gave you – or your children – life deserves to be celebrated. And there’s no better way to do it than by spending quality time with her, showing her how much you appreciate everything she does. With this list of awesome treats at your fingertips, there’s no excuse. Go on, make Mother’s Day 2018 an ultra special day for all the mums in your life!


DELECTABLE DINING

1. ‘Oh La-La Maman Brunch’ at 1919 Waterboat House

Mother's Day 2018 - 1919 Waterboat House

Start with an endless flow of brunch favourites at this Secret Garden French-inspired semi a la carte brunch buffet. Then tuck into your choice of mains, from Moules and Frites to Beef Bourguignon and more. Don’t miss made-to-order French crepes, dessert station and DIY Mum-jito station, where you can shake up the mojito of your dreams. A dedicated kids’ area will keep the little ones engaged with crafts, magic show, face-painting and balloon-sculpting.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 3 Fullerton Road
How much From $88++ per adult | $35++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.1919.com.sg

2. Sip & Sea Set Lunch at Angie’s x SEAR

Mother's Day 2018 - Angie's x Sear

Angie’s oyster bar and SEAR steakhouse are teaming up to deliver the Sip & Sea set lunch. It features seafood-centric dishes over three or four courses, each infused with premium champagne. To add to the festivities, opt for two hours free-flow Mum-osas (mimosas). Mums also enjoy a complimentary glass of Rose Prosecco upon arrival! There will also be a special menu, crafting and face-painting activities for the kids.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where Level 45, 50 Raffles Place
How much From $65++ per adult | $35++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.hiddendoorconcepts.com/sear

3. En-Thai-rely for Mum and You at Blue Jasmine, Park Hotel Farrer Park

Mother's Day 2018 - Blue Jasmine

Without booking a flight, transport Mum to Thailand with the seven-course lunch specially created by the culinary team at Blue Jasmine. The Halal Thai restaurant’s Mother’s Day menu is designed for communal dining, featuring Fresh Rice Paper Roll with Prawns and Avocado, Esarn Roast Kampong Chicken and other popular Thai favourites. Mums will receive a beautiful hand-strung Phuang Malai, a Thai floral garland often kept for good luck.

When 13 May, from 11.30am
Where 10 Farrer Park Station Road
How much $25++ per person
Web www.bluejasmine.com.sg

4. Mother’s Day Celebration at Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsey

Mother's Day 2018 - Bread Street Kitchen

Dedicated to all mothers, Bread Street Kitchen is rolling out a one-day-only special three-course menu. All Mums enjoy a Luvly Bubbly cocktail on arrival. The meal begins with Baby Gem Salad followed by Sunday Roast – choose from beef, chicken and pork – with Yorkshire Pudding. Raspberry Pavlova ends the meal on a sweet high. Kids under 12 years can opt for items from a kids’ menu, before teaming up with Dad to decorate pastries to present to Mum as a gift.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where L1-81 Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
How much $63++ per person
Web www.marinabaysands.com

5. Fantastic Mother’s Day Sharing Platter at Caffé B

Mother's Day 2018 - Caffe B

Japanese-Italian restaurant Caffé B will be opening its doors on a Sunday for the first time this Mother’s Day. Executive Chef Maisano Saito has selected a range of delectable treats to create a gourmet sharing platter for two. Expect deep-fried creamy King Crab croquettes, roasted beef tenderloin, Diavola Chicken and more Caffé B signatures. Diners also stand a chance to win dining vouchers in a fun Mum-Child lookalike contest! Oh, and Mums enjoy a cocktail on the house.

When 13 May, 2pm-11.45pm
Where 64 Club Street
How much $36++ per platter for two
Web www.caffebsg.com

4. Caffe Fernet

Mother's Day 2018 - Caffe Fernet

This Mother’s Day, new mod-Italian restaurant-bar Caffe Fernet will be offering free froses to all cool Mums enjoying hearty Sunday brunch with family. Made with rose wine and dry vermouth, the refreshing cocktails Strawberry Frose and Watermelon Frose complement delightful brunch favourites. A la carte menu highlights include Housemade Ricotta and Jam Toast, selection of eggs, sandwiches and pastas, including the crowd favourite Mafaldine ‘Cacio e Pepe’, and Olive Oil Cake with Mascarpone.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where #01-05 Customs House, 70 Collyer Quay
How much A la carte
Web www.caffefernet.sg

5. Pink Sunday Brunch at The Knolls, Capella Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Capella Singapore

Commemorate this Mother’s Day over a Sunday family brunch at The Knolls. Toast with classy cocktails and tuck into delights served up at live food stations. Gin-lovers can look forward to a special guest appearance by Tasha Lu, Hendrick’s Gin Southeast Asia’s brand ambassador. Mums are also invited to create a personalised fragrance to take home.

When 13 May, 12.30pm-3pm
Where 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island
How much From $138++ per adult | $78++ per child aged 7-12 years | $48++ per child aged 4-6 years
Web www.capellasingapore.com/festive

(See also: Family Feasting just got better with these Kid-Friendly Weekend Lunch and Brunch Restaurants in Singapore)

6. Mother’s Day Crabstravaganza at Azur, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Mother's Day 2018 - Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Treat Mum to a special Sunday brunch or dinner at Azur as it serves up a crab feast. Start with the scrumptious spread of fresh seafood on ice, featuring snow crabs, spanner crabs and more. An extensive array of crabby dishes includes Crispy Soft-shelled Crabs with Salted Egg Yolk, Thai Green Curry with Prawns and Crab Meat, Saffron Rice with Tomato Crab and Crustacean Bouillabaisse. The dessert bar sweetly completes the dining experience.

When 13 May, 12noon-4pm
Where 75 Airport Boulevard
How much $88++ per adult | $44++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web changiairport.crowneplaza.com

7. A Tribute to Parents at Crystal Jade Restaurants

Mother's Day 2018 - Crystal Jade

Crystal Jade launches an extended promotional period encompassing both Mother’s and Father’s Day this year. Casual dining Crystal Jade Kitchen and Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao/Jiangnan offer three different set menus each featuring seven delectable dishes. Highlights include Fortune 5 Crispy Chicken and Sautéed Egg White with Conpoy and Fish Meat, with complimentary longevity buns. Various set menus (from $128++ per person) are also available at fine dining Crystal Jade Golden Palace, Crystal Jade Palace and Crystal Jade Dining IN.

When 4 May – 24 June, 12noon-3pm
Where Various locations
How much From $58++ per person (minimum of 2 diners) to $308++ for a table of 10
Web www.crystaljade.com

8. Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Prego, Fairmont Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Fairmont Singapore

Surprise Mum with an authentic Italian feast at Prego, courtesy of Chef de Cuisine Antonio Facchinetti. Start with rustic Italian breads, farm cheeses and fresh seafood over endless glasses of Champagne, Prosecco and cocktails. Continue with wood-fired pizza, selections from roast and grill stations, main courses prepared a la minute and enticing Italian desserts. A roving magician will entertain while you dine, and Mums receive a stalk of pink rose. For local delights, go for Mother’s Day Weekend Buffet (from $64++ per adult, from $32++ per child) at Asian Market Café instead.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 80 Bras Basah Road
How much From $108++ per adult | $54++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.fairmont.com/singapore

9. ‘Tenderness’ Sunday Brunch at Town Restaurant, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Fullerton Hotel

This is a must for meat-loving Mums. Think 25 stations boasting Juicy Baby Suckling Pig, Whole Provencal-style Lamb, Herb-roasted Australian Prime Ribs, Cantonese-style Roast Duck and more. Not forgetting a dessert spread with Crepe Suzette with Grand Marnier Flambé live station. Or go for the ‘Devotion’ Barbecue and Seafood Dinner Buffet ($89++ per adult, $44++ per child) where Mum dines free with two paying adults. She also stands to win a hotel staycation and spa treatment that weekend.

When 13 May, 12noon-3.30pm
Where 1 Fullerton Square
How much From $139++ per adult | $69++ per child aged 6-11 years
Web www.fullertonhotels.com

10. ‘Love’ Sunday Brunch at La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Fullerton Bay Hotel La Brasserie

Enjoy a brimming French-inspired spread boasting Steamed King Crab, Maine Lobster, Truffle and Morels Risotto with Sous Vide Egg and Pan-seared Foie Gras. Josper-grilled specials like Cote de Boeuf and Crispy Crackling Pork Belly are also served table-side. Complete the meal with French cheeses, cakes and even a Cotton Candy live station. Or soak in the view at The Landing Point over the ‘Affection’ three-tiered Sundown Soiree Set Dinner ($49++ per adult, $25++ per child), inclusive of a welcome cocktail from The Clifford Collection.

When 13 May, 12.30pm-4pm
Where 80 Collyer Quay
How much From $98++ per adult | $48++ per child aged 6-11 years
Web www.fullertonhotels.com

11. Taiwan Porridge + Durian Fiesta at Coffee Lounge, Goodwood Park Hotel

Mother's Day 2018 - Goodwood Park Hotel

Fans of Asian comfort food and Singapore’s favourite spiky fruit should head to Coffee Lounge. Tuck into bowls of traditional Taiwan Porridge paired with an extensive selection of accompanying dishes. Mums also enjoy Double Boiled Herbal Black Chicken Soup (above) or Steamed Cod Fish with Crispy Bean Paste. The Mother’s Day Taiwan Porridge A La Carte Lunch and Dinner Buffets also include the hotel’s popular Dessert Buffet with Durian Pastries, from a la minute Durian Pancakes to D24 Ice Cream.

When 5, 6, 12 & 13 May, 12noon-2.30pm, 3pm-5.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm
Where 22 Scotts Road
How much From $55.80++ per adult | From $33.80++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.goodwoodparkhotel.com

12. The Perfect Gift for Mum at Mitzo, Grand Park Orchard

Mother's Day 2018 - Mitzo

For absolute indulgence, treat Mum to an enhanced brunch buffet at Mitzo. Renowned for its contemporary take on Cantonese cuisine, this spread includes specials such as Steamed Bamboo Clam done three different ways, Mitzo’s Special Barbecued Pork, Double-boiled Soup, Braised Truffle Pork Ball and Deep-fried Chocolate Liqueur Dumpling. An elaborate set lunch and dinner menu ($138++ per person) exclusively curated by Executive Head Chef Nicky Ng is also available from 7-13 May.

When 12-13 May, 11.30am-2.30pm
Where 270 Orchard Road
How much $78++ per person
Web www.mitzo.sg

13. ‘Mum On Us!’ at Opus, Hilton Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Hilton Singapore

Throughout May, mums are entitled to a complimentary Hilton Sunday Brunch at Opus when accompanied by three full-paying adults. The decadent buffet spread includes eight live cooking stations, a dedicated cheese room and a six-metre-long D9 dessert showcase. Alternatively, enjoy the D9 Saturday High Tea buffet (from $41++ per adult, $21++ per child), where mums similarly dine free with three full-paying adults in the month of May.

When 6, 13, 20 & 27 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 581 Orchard Road
How much From $88++ per adult | $39++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.singapore.hilton.com

14. The Great Mother’s Day Feast at The Salon, Hotel Fort Canning

Mother's Day 2018 - Hotel Fort Canning

Make a date with Mum and dine amid the lush greenery atop Fort Canning at The Salon. Enjoy a spread boasting Fusion Peking Duck, Handmade Sushi and Maki Rolls, Johor Bahru Claypot Bak Kut Teh (above), Thai Red Curry Prawns with Eggplant and Braised Lamb with Chinese Root Vegetables. Vegetarian options such as German Potato Salad, Singapore Fruits Rojak and Wok-fried Egg Noodles are also served. Don’t forget New York Cheesecake, Peranakan Bubur Cha Cha and more at the dessert station.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 11 Canning Walk
How much $68++ per adult | $34++ per child aged 4-12 years
Web www.hfcsingapore.com

15. Mum Dines Like A Queen at Jamie’s Italian

Mother's Day 2018 - Jamie's Italian

Impress Mum with the Mother’s Day Ultimate Seafood Plank (above; $108++) that’s exclusive to Jamie’s Italian VivoCity. It’s loaded with whole poached Boston lobster, truffled gnocchi and cheese, grilled sustainable Norwegian salmon skewers, sides and dips. At Jamie’s Italian Forum, Mums can enjoy the luxurious Mother’s Day Lobster Ravioli with Seafood Bisque ($48.95++). Homemade lobster ravioli is accompanied by pan-seared tiger prawns, scallops and asparagus atop a bed of celeriac mash. Kids are not left out either, with their choice of mains and desserts from the popular Kids’ Menu.

When 11-13 May
Where #01-165/167 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk | #01-01/04 Forum the Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road
How much A la carte
Web www.jamiesitalian.sg

(See also: Jamie’s Italian Kids’ Menu – Awesome New Kiddie Meals even the Adults Love!)

16. Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Beach Road Kitchen, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Mother's Day 2018 - JW Marriott South Beach

Expect a hearty spread of signature roasts, prime grilled seafood, local favourites and international delights at Beach Road Kitchen. Adults can choose to indulge in free-flow champagne and brunch cocktails too. During Sunday brunch this Mother’s Day, all Mums receive a complimentary box of handmade chocolates to sweeten their day.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 30 Beach Road
How much From $108++ per adult | $54++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.jwmarriottsingapore.com

17. Mother’s Day Dim Sum Brunch at Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Mandarin Oriental

Delight Mum with exquisite Cantonese cuisine at Cherry Garden’s well-loved Weekend Dim Sum Brunch this Mother’s Day. In addition to the signature dim sum, classic Cantonese dishes and desserts, two highlights will be created especially for Mums. Think Crispy-fried Scallop with Lychee and Salted Egg Yolk, and Pig Trotters and Egg in Ginger and Sweetened Vinegar. A specially curated Mother’s Day Dinner Set Menu ($138++ per person) is also available in the evening.

When 12-13 May, 11am-1pm, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Where 5 Raffles Avenue
How much From $78++ per adult | $48++ per child aged 7-11 years
Web www.mandarinoriental.com/singapore

18. Sumptuous Mother’s Day Celebration at RISE, Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Mother's Day 2018 - Marina Bay Sands

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a lavish buffet brunch or dinner at RISE restaurant. The spread features Salt Baked Sustainable Baramundi (above) among over 40 tempting hot and cold international dishes. Let the chefs cook up a storm at live stations and enjoy the spread of decadent desserts. Mum will also be treated to a canister of TWG Breakfast Queen Tea worth $40 as a gift!

When 13 May, 12noon-2.30pm
Where Marina Bay Sands Hotel Lobby Tower 1, 10 Bayfront Avenue
How much From $88++ per adult | From $25++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.marinabaysands.com

19. A Royal Mother’s Day Lunch Celebration at Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Mother's Day 2018 - Marriott Hotel

Boasting a spread that’s at least 1.5 times Marriott Cafe’s regular buffet, this is definitely one fit for the queen in your life. She’ll be swept away by over 80 gastronomic treasures from seafood on ice to premium roasts and extensive dessert station. Other highlights include Lobster Spicy Thermidor Style, Seafood Paella, Pan-seared Foie Gras and Pink Madeleine with White Chocolate Chantilly. If Mum prefers local delicacies, go for the Mother’s Day High Tea Buffet ($55++ per adult, $30++ per child) offering more than 70 quintessentially Singaporean treats.

When 13 May, 12noon-2.30pm
Where 320 Orchard Road
How much From $88++ per adult | $44++ per child aged 5-12 years
Web www.singaporemarriott.com

20. ‘To Mum, With Love’ Buffet Lunch at Royale, Mercure Singapore Bugis

Mother's Day 2018 - Mercure Bugis

Spend an afternoon with Mum over an indulgent buffet lunch at Royale, followed by a complimentary 45-minute cake-decorating workshop. Highlights at the feast include unlimited servings of seafood on ice, Braised Beef Cheek with Madeira Wine and Oven-baked Slipper Lobster with Mentaiko Sauce. Bird Nest Egg Tart, Durian Crème Brulee and such desserts sweeten the deal. Then team up with Mum to transform a vanilla sponge cake into a celebratory treat to take home.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 122 Middle Road
How much From $68++ per adult | $34++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.mercure-singapore-bugis.com

21. Celebrating Unconditional Love at Food Exchange, Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Mother's Day 2018 - Novotel on Stevens

Feast on Asian, European and Singaporean cuisines at Food Exchange this Mother’s Day. Highlights include live stations serving Pan-fried Foie Gras and Eggs Benedict, carvings of Organic Prime Ribs and Lamb Racks, Tandoori and Kebabs, and Singapore Fish Head Curry. Best of all, Mum dines for free with every three paying adults! She also gets to take home a box of truffle chocolates and a family Polaroid picture as a memento.

When 11-12 May, 12noon-2.30pm & 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 28 Stevens Road
How much From $42++ per adult | From $21++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.novotel-singapore-stevens.com

22. Mother’s Day Sunday Champagne Brunch at Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Pan Pacific Singapore

Savour an authentic selection of Chef specialities including Crayfish Nyonya Laksa, Braised Pork Trotters in Black Vinegar and Nikujaga Angus Beef. These exclusive highlights are complemented by the international buffet spread and selection of Mother’s Day themed dessert spread. All Mums dining at Edge this Mother’s Day receive a stalk of carnation. Or what about treating her to Mother’s Day Weekend Dim Sum Brunch ($92++ per adult, $52++ per child) at Hai Tien Lo instead?

When 13 May, 12noon-4pm
Where 7 Raffles Boulevard
How much From $148++ per adult | $74++ per child aged 6-11 years
Web www.panpacific.com

23. Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch at PORTA Fine Food & Import Company, Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Mother's Day 2018 - Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Let Mum indulge in an epicurean spread at PORTA, starting with fresh Fine de Claire oysters and Rainbow Salad, and completed with sweet endings from Tiramisu to Assorted Shooters. In between, choose a main from Executive Chef Alex Phan’s new brunch menu, boasting highlights such as 62°C Eggs Benedict. The dedicated kids’ playroom will keep the little ones busy designing a Toasted Keychain to gift to their beloved Mum. Diners also stand a chance to win staycation prizes at Park Hotel Clarke Quay.

When 13 May, 12noon-4pm
Where 1 Unity Street
How much $38++ per adult | $19++ per child aged 5-11 years
Web www.porta.com.sg

24. Super Lunch for Super Mums at Lime, PARKROYAL on Pickering

Mother's Day 2018 - Parkroyal on Pickering

Let Mum fill up at this special edition of Lime Restaurant’s refreshed Super Lunch Sunday. The specially curated menu features Peking Duck, Crispy Suckling Pig and Lobster Hokkien Noodles alongside live stations preparing 65 Degree Sous-vide Egg with Lobster, Celeriac Mousseline and Truffle Butter, Raclette Cheese and more. Besides desserts like Matcha White Chocolate Fondue Fountain and Mini Magnum Sticks, all Super Mums are rewarded with a hearty bowl of Double-Boiled Bird’s Nest Soup.

When 13 May, 12.30pm-3.30pm
Where 3 Upper Pickering Street
How much $108++ per adult | $54++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.parkroyalhotels.com

25. Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch at Forest, Resorts World Sentosa

Mother's Day 2018 - Resorts World Sentosa

An elegant lunch helmed by local celebrity chef Sam Leong awaits at Forest this Mother’s Day. Highlights of the exquisitely plated eight-course feast include Steamed New Zealand Cod Fillet in Black Bean Sauce, Charcoal-grilled Kurobuta Pork in Hoisin Sauce and Braised Rice Vermicelli with Prawn in Chinese Wine. A minimum spend of $200 in a single receipt gets Mum a special gift package including a $50 ESPA voucher.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where Equarius Hotel, 16 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island
How much $88++ per person
Web www.rwsentosa.com/forest

(See also: 37 Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes every Parent in Singapore needs to know (updated for 2017!))

26. Mother’s Day Vintage Champagne Brunch at Colony, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Ritz-Carlton

Bring Mum on a culinary journey of gastronomic delights including Lobster Eggs Benedict, Salmon Confit, Spanish Suckling Pig, Oyster Rockefeller, and the Slow-baked Beef Tomahawk with Yorkshire Pudding. These and more to be washed down with unlimited pours of vintage bubbly, of course. While Mums receive a stalk of carnation, kids can create a gift for mums at the craft corner. Don’t forget to get a commemorative snapshot at the photo booth too.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 7 Raffles Avenue
How much From $228++ per adult | $57++ per child aged 3-5 years | $114++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.ritzcarlton.com

27. Mother’s Day Weekend Special at Carousel, Royal Plaza on Scotts

Mother's Day 2018 - Royal Plaza on Scotts

Available for both lunch and dinner over Mother’s Day weekend is Carousel’s special buffet spread dedicated to all mothers. Menu highlights include slow-cooked Emperor’s Chicken infused with Chinese Herbal Spice (above), Truffle-scented Lobster Risotto and Seafood Bouillabaisse, as well as themed desserts such as Pink Raspberry Chocolate Tart and Baked Mango Cheesecake. Mums receive a coffee mug and stand to win a Royal Club Premiere staycation at Royal Plaza on Scotts.

When 12-13 May, 12noon-2pm & 6.30pm-9.30pm
Where 25 Scotts Road
How much From $70++ per adult | $43++ per child aged 4-11 years
Web www.carouselbuffet.com.sg

28. Mother’s Day Brunch at Barnacles by the Sea, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

Mother's Day 2018 - Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa

An evergreen favourite with parents with young kids, Barnacles by the Sea offers more than just a sumptuous feast. A series of activities such as magic shows and balloon-sculpting keep the kids busy by the waterfront. Adults will dine on Alaskan Crab, Maine Lobster, Fine de Claire and Prat Au Coum Oysters, Prime Roast Beef and a selection of 15 French Cheeses, aside from hot selections and a dessert corner. The littlest ones even dine free!

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa Island
How much $168++ per adult | $48++ per child aged 6-11 years | 1 child aged 5 years and under dines free with every paying adult
Web www.shangri-la.com/rasasentosa

29. Mother of All Brunches at Kwee Zeen, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

Mother's Day 2018 - Sofitel Sentosa

Experience the Mother of All Brunches at this popular Sentosa Sunday brunch spot as it presents a spread of Fresh Crustaceans, premium Fromage and Charcuterie, Pasta and Foie Gras live stations, as well as an array of European and Pan-Asian delights. Parents can dine in peace as the Kwee Zeen team keeps kids entertained with fun activities, games and bouncy castles. Between courses of oysters, lobster and caviar, all mothers are invited to indulge in a mini-spa indulgence by So SPA therapists.

When 13 May, 12.30pm-3.30pm
Where 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa Island
How much From $168++ per adult | $78++ per child aged 5-11 years
Web www.sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com

30. Magnifique Mother’s Day Brunch at Racines, Sofitel Singapore City Centre

Mother's Day 2018 - Sofitel City Centre

Diners at Racine’s will be delighted with live action stations featuring Maine Lobsters, Foie Gras, Abalone, Rack of Lamb, a grand seafood display and an extravagant dessert selection. Children’s party experts Cool De Sac will also be on hand to engage the kids while Mum relaxes. Best of all, every Mum accompanied by spouse and family dines for free, and receives a sweet treat crafted by Pastry Chef Sam Leong. One lucky Mum also stands to win a luxury package from Porcelain, The Face Spa worth $570++!

When 13 May, 12.30pm-3.30pm
Where 9 Wallich Street
How much From $108++ per adult | $58++ per child below 12 years
Web www.sofitel-singapore-citycentre.com

31. A Seafood Spectacular Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch at Stellar at 1-Altitude

Mother's Day 2018 - Stellar 1-Altitude

Pamper Mum on her day with a seafood extravaganza at Singapore’s highest gastronomic destination. The brunch features fresh seafood platters of Fine de Claire and Lock Fyne oysters, Dashi poached Alaskan king crab, Hokkaido scallops carpaccio and more. Live stations serve up quintessential brunch favourites, charcuterie and foie gras, risotto and hearty meat carvings. A line-up of decadent desserts follow, as does an exclusive handcrafted memento for all mothers.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where Level 62, One Raffles Place
How much From $95++ per adult | $45++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.1-altitude.com/stellar

32. Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Ellenborough Market Café, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Swissotel Merchant Court

Take Mum out of the kitchen and into Ellenborough Market Café, where she’ll enjoy a lavish brunch buffet. The curated spread features seafood on ice, and live carvings of Roast Prime Rib or Champagne Ham. Next up, Peranakan creations such as DIY Kueh Pie Tee, Nyonya Chap Chai, Ayam Buah Keluak and Babi Pongteh. Laksa and XO Carrot Cake are prepared a la minute, while desserts combine the best of East and West. Mum also gets a complimentary serving of nourishing Braised Buddha’s Temptation.

When 12-13 May, 12noon-4pm
Where 20 Merchant Road
How much $68++ per adult | $34++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.swissotel.com

33. Celebrating Our Wonder Woman at Café Swiss, Swissôtel The Stamford

Mother's Day 2018 - Swissotel the Stamford

Café Swiss presents a tantalising spread of Swiss, European and Asian classics at Mother’s Day Brunch. Noteworthy gourmet selections include Beef Stroganoff, Tandoori Chicken with Apple Raita and White Wine Saffron Poached Mussels. Speciality stations boast Whole Lamb Leg Roast, Risotto and of course, Swiss Cheese Fondue. Ladies can sip on a complimentary Mother’s Day cocktail, while the little ones enjoy a pop-up playground with bouncy castle, magician and balloonist on hand.

When 13 May, 12.30pm-3.30pm
Where 2 Stamford Road
How much From $88++ per adult | $44++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.cafeswiss.com.sg

34. Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at The Villa

Mother's Day 2018 - The Villa

Take Mum to The Villa for a brunch buffet tucked within the Ginger Garden at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It showcases six separate sections: pasta, eggs and carving stations, hot and cold dishes and desserts. Begin with Chilli Crab Spaghettini and Ranger Valley Wagyu and end with Lemon Botanicals Meringue Tartlet and Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Ganache. All Mums receive a gift of macarons, ginger pineapple jam and mini floral bouquet. First 30 Mums to secure their brunch bookings get to join a floral terrarium workshop by Bloem, taking home their creations as a reminder of the occasion!

When 13 May, 10.30am-12.30pm & 1pm-3pm
Where Ginger Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road
How much From 88$++ per adult | $38++ per child aged 5-10 years
Web www.garden-events-sg.com

35. Mama’s Not Cooking at The White Rabbit

Mother's Day 2018 - The White Rabbit

The perfect meal is planned for some very special ladies and their loved ones this Mother’s Day. Tuck into an indulgent brunch buffet spread featuring Sakoshi Oysters and Maine Lobsters, live carving of Shorthorn Côte de Bœuf, mains such as Aged Magret Duck Breast and an assortment of desserts. A bouncy castle and fairy floss at The Rabbit Hole will keep the kids busy while Mama takes a delicious time-out!

When 13 May, 10am-3pm (various seatings)
Where 39C Harding Road
How much From $108++ per adult | $58++ per child aged 6-12 years
Web www.thewhiterabbit.com.sg

(See also: How 3rd-generation 545 Whampoa Prawn Noodles Hawker Mama Makes Life a Delicious Balancing Act)

36. An Gesture of Appreciation at Yàn, National Gallery Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Yan

Express your love to Mum with indulgent Cantonese fare at Yàn with one of two set menus specially curated by Executive Chinese Chef Lai Chi Sum. Yàn’s Signature Peking Duck or Roast Crispy Suckling Pig feature alongside Stewed Half Lobster with Noodles in Superior Stock and Double-boiled Sakura Chicken Soup with Fish Maw. Pair the meal with a lovely surprise – a floral bar by Fleur & Blossoms where mothers can pick their favourite fresh flowers and receive a complimentary bloom bag.

When 13 May, 12noon-3pm
Where 1 St Andrew’s Road
How much From $98++ per person (minimum of 4 diners)
Web www.yan.com.sg

37. Mother’s Day International Buffet Lunch at White Rose Café, York Hotel Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - York Hotel

Boasting everything from international delights such as Grilled Salmon and Sirloin of Beef to local favourites like Deep-fried Pork Ribs in Red Fermented Bean Curd and Stir-fried Salted Egg Yolk Prawns, Mum will be spoiled for choice at White Rose Café this Mother’s Day. Well-loved desserts such as Hot Pulut Hitam and Chilled Almond Jelly with Longans concludes the comforting meal. A Mother’s Day High Tea Buffet ($32++ per adult, $16++ per child) is also available.

When 13 May, 12noon-2.30pm
Where 21 Mount Elizabeth
How much $42++ per adult | $21++ per child aged 5-11 years
Web www.yorkhotel.com.sg

CHOICE CONFECTIONERY

38. Queen of Hearts from Cat & the Fiddle

Mother's Day 2018 - Cat & the Fiddle tea

Singapore’s only premium online cheesecake speciality store, Cat & the Fiddle celebrates mothers with the ‘Queen of Hearts’ cheesecake ($38.90 for 1kg). This classic pairing of luxurious cream cheese filling and strawberry puree glaze is the flavor of choice for your celebration. It comes with a complimentary greeting card and ‘Mom’ stand, or upsize the surprise by bundling it with a Juan Tea set or flower bouquet. Available from 1-13 May at Cat & the Fiddle. To order, call 6287 0077 or click here

39. Lady Grey Tea Entremet from Pacific Marketplace

Mother's Day 2018 - Pacific Marketplace

Pamper your Mummy dearest with Pacific Marketplace’s Cake of the Month, the elegant ‘Lady Grey Tea Entremet’ ($55 per kg). Slice into the white chocolate glaze to reveal layers of lady grey tea mousse, orange lemon curd, chocolate sponge and earl grey truffle pearls. Available from 1-31 May at Pacific Marketplace at Level 1 of Pan Pacific Singapore. To order, call 6826 8240 or email celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

40. Marvellous Mom and Amazing Love from PrimaDéli

Mother's Day 2018 - PrimaDeli

Specially for Mother’s Day, PrimaDéli is introducing two stunning limited-edition cakes. Chocolate truffle cream is sandwiched between moist chocolate sponge cake in ‘Marvellous Mom’, while ‘Amazing Love’ comprises layers of vanilla sponge cake slathered with strawberry fresh cream and topped with fresh strawberries. Both priced at $34.80 for 730g and $$46.80 for 1kg, enjoy 25% off till 6 May and 15% off from 7-13 May. Available till 13 May at all PrimaDéli outlets. To order, visit any PrimaDéli outlet

41. Korean Chestnut Ice Cream Cake from Swensen’s

Mother's Day 2018 - Swensens

Is Mum a K-drama fan? Then she’ll love this ‘I Love You Seoul Much’ ice cream cake ($53+ for 1kg, $23+ for 250g) from Swensen’s! Made from Korean chestnuts specially air-flown from the land of kimchi and K-pop, the peach-hued cake is coated in crisp chocolate and topped with juicy berries. Available till 13 May at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s outlets. To order, call 6788 8128 or click here

42. Chocolate High Heel from SweetSpot

Mother's Day 2018 - SweetSpot

Celebrate her day with a glamorous confection that’s sure to give any fashion-forward Mum a good chuckle. An elegant White Chocolate Mousseline Cake ($68 for 1kg, $55 for 500g) with Raspberry Cremeux and Red Velvet Genoise is topped by a bright pink chocolate high heel. This, and a praline-filled ‘Chocolate High Heel’ ($68) are part of a series of crafted treats from SweetSpot. Available from 1-13 May at SweetSpot, Marina Bay Sands. To order, call 6688 8588 or email sweetspot@marinabaysands.com

(See also: 12 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes Starring Kids’ Favourite Characters and More)

43. Buttercream Checkerboard from The Pine Garden

Mother's Day 2018 - The Pine Garden

Say thank you to Mum with this unassuming cake hiding a magical secret. Cut into the velvety buttercream embellished with a floral garden to reveal a beautiful Buttercream Checkerboard ($58 for 1kg, $39 for 500g) made of alternating vanilla and strawberry cubes! Other specially created cakes from The Pine Garden for Mother’s Day this year are Neapo-Yam ($58 for 1.2kg, $39 for 500g), Coffee Rose Latte ($65 for 1kg, $46 for 500g) and reduced sugar Ginger Sweet Potato ($65 for 1kg, $46 for 500g). Available till 31 May at all The Pine Garden outlets. To order, call 6457 6159 or click here

ENTICING EVENTS

44. SSO Classics in the Park: Mother’s Day Concert

Mother's Day 2018 - SSO

Pack your picnic baskets and head to Singapore Botanic Gardens for a beautiful evening of music celebrating a mother’s love. The Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Joshua Tan will play melodic pieces such as Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise and Gardel’s Por una Cabeza. Guest vocalist Taufik Batisah will also join in to serenade her with Me and Mrs Jones and P. Ramlee’s Ibu.

When 13 May, 6pm
Where Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road
How much Free
Web www.sso.org.sg

45. Esplanade presents Mother’s Day Special: Songs for Mothers with Love

Mother's Day 2018 - Esplanade

Enjoy familiar and well-loved Chinese hits from yesteryear at a special Mother’s Day concert hosted by Baobei Sisters. Happening at the Esplanade Concert Hall, it features established singers Josephine Lam, Xie Wen, Li Bao En and Lawrence Chen. The best part? It’s free! Make it a family day out at the Esplanade – the kids can enjoy storytelling sessions and craft unique corsages for Mum at PIP’s Playbox too.

When 13 May, 3pm-4pm
Where Esplanade, Theatres by the Bay
How much Free
Web www.esplanade.com

(See also: Buds by Shangri-La: The New Magical Playground in Town (Giveaway + Review))

46. Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement Workshop by Visual Arts Centre

Mother's Day 2018 - Visual Arts Centre

Sign up with Mum for this unique flower arrangement workshop, where you’ll learn how to use sustainable flowers made from corn husks, each individually dyed and crafted by hand. Floral arrangements that don’t wilt a week later! All participants will receive a Basic Flower Arrangement Certificate by Innovart Singapore upon completion of the workshop.

When 13 May, 3.30pm-5pm
Where 10 Penang Road
How much $60 per person (purchase at least two tickets to get $5 discount per ticket)
Web www.eventbrite.sg

SUBLIME STAYCATIONS

47. Mother’s Day Special Stay Package at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

Mother's Day 2018 - Fullerton Courtyard Room

Spend quality time with Mum with a staycation at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Check her into The Fullerton Spa for a complimentary 60-minute Ultimate Aromatherapy Massage. Then make use of the $68 nett dining credit to enjoy an Afternoon Tea experience. With a late checkout, you can have a leisurely buffet breakfast for two at Town Restaurant. Rates start from $538++ per night, valid for stays from 1-31 May 2018. For reservations, call 6533 8388 or email tfs.reservations@fullertonhotels.com

48. Staycations In The Park at Hotel Fort Canning

Mother's Day 2018 - Hotel Fort Canning staycation

Extend Mum’s break from everyday life and check into Hotel Fort Canning after feasting at The Salon. She’ll be thoroughly pampered in the luxurious rooms furnished with choice statement pieces by Italian designer Poltrona Frau. Stays include complimentary wine and canapes at Aperitif Hour daily, and soaks in chlorine-free mineral swimming pools. Rates start from $268++ per night, valid for stays on 12-13 May 2018. For reservations, call 6559 6769 or email reservations@hfcsingapore.com

49. Mother’s Day Special at Novotel Singapore on Stevens & Mercure Singapore on Stevens

Mother’s Day 2018 - Mercure on Stevens

Gift Mum an appreciative staycation in the lush urban space shared by two hotels a stone’s throw from Orchard Road. Novotel Singapore on Stevens (from $208++ per night) offers a modern and luxurious getaway for families, and up to two children under 16 years per room eat and stay free. Mercure Singapore on Stevens (above; from $155++ per night) provides a cosy and relaxing stay decked in local discoveries. Rates are valid for stays till 31 May 2018. For reservations, call 6491 6100 or email H9543@accor.com

(See also: 10 Family-friendly Serviced Apartments in Singapore: for times when you’re Renovating, Relocating or thinking of a Staycation!)

 

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