The way to a man’s woman’s heart is her stomach and if your Mama is anything like ours, she’ll surely appreciate a fabulous meal on her special day. With Mother’s Day coming up, we’ve come up with a list of restos serving up specials and promotions for the leading lady in your life. From delicious fresh seafood, authentic Nyonya dishes, to Italian fares, here are some perfect Mother’s Day dining options for the most wonderful being in your life.
INDOCAFE – the white house
If Mama digs an eatery brimming with flavor and culture, this is the place. INDOCAFE – the white house is a holding place for modern Peranakan cuisine. For Mother’s Day, enjoy an à la carte buffet brunch featuring a plethora of Nyonya creations. Try specials like the Pasembur, a Nyonya-style rojak with yam bean and cucumber; Ayam Panggang, charcoal-grilled marinated chicken or the Rempah Itik, braised duck with a medly of herbs and spices and many more. Once you’ve sampled all the savoury dishes, dig into the Mother’s Day special of assorted Nyonya kueh-kueh. Also, all Mummies will receive a box of six handmade pralines, infused with Peranakan flavours!
The Mother’s Day à la carte buffet brunch is priced at $48++ per adult and $24++ per child below 12 years of age. Available only on Sunday, 10 May from 11.30am to 3pm. An early bird special of 10% discount for all confirmed bookings from 6 to 19 April 2015 is applicable.
Senso Ristorante & Bar
If you’re looking to wine and dine Mama, there’s no better place than Senso Ristorante & Bar – an authentic Italian fine-dining restaurant with high standards of excellent food and impeccable service. Indulge your Mom and thank her for her unconditional love with Senso’s lavish Mother’s Day Prosecco Brunch featuring exquisite poached crayfish with grilled Asparagus, roasted Cod Fish with grilled Vegetables and Caviar and free flow of Prosecco (of course). Senso also concocted a special drink for this happy occasion called Love Mojito ($16), a rum-based tipple mixed with soda, muddled mint leaves and fresh strawberries. That’s not all, every patron stands a chance to win a Cooking Class for two with Senso’s Chef at Spizza Mercato, The Senso’s Group newest all-day dining destination!
The Mother’s Day Prosecco Brunch is available on the 10 May and is priced at $118++ (served with free flow of Prosecco, Italian Wines, Beers, Soft Drinks, Coffee & Tea).
Fish & Co.
Mummies who love seafood rejoice! Our favourite family restaurant chain, Fish & Co. is serving up a special dish just for you! Spice up your life (pun intended) with the Adoring Barra-Mummy Combo with a fresh set of clams richly marinated in a tantalising curry butter sauce that brings out the succulent flavour and freshness of clams. Also in the set is the barramundi fillet, beautifully baked to golden perfection with an outer coat of crispy citrus crust. Complete with a mocktail, Mum can also pick a duo of sides from the resto’s signature favourites including paella, rice, mashed potatoes and more!
The Fish & Co.’s Adoring Barra-Mummy Combos is priced at $26.95 and is available from 29 April – 17 May at all Fish & Co. restaurants in Singapore
You should know by now that we’re fans of Ô Comptoir – from our discovery of the best French creperie in town to us hosting our first-ever #Girlboss lunch at this charming eatery. This Mother’s Day, spoil Mummy with the Surprising Crêpe Brunch Set which includes two hot beverages, a glass of fresh juice, sweet treat and one make-it-yourself crêpe worth $32. And if you come with the matriarch and the entire family for brunch on 10 May, she’ll receive a glass of champagne on the house!
The Surprising Crêpe Brunch Set is valid for 10 May from 10am – 5pm.
If you’re looking for the picture perfect spot to take your Mama to, Procacci Singapore comes ready with a pretty backdrop of the Marina Bay promenade. The authentic Italian cuisine restaurant is characterized by its modern and refined style and is a favourite amongst many on special occasions. Take Mother dearest here for a three-course menu if she loves Italian cooking and drinks. The meal starts off with a Grilled Italian Octopus Salad, followed by a choice of either Scallops with Green Pea Risotto, Cod Fish with Mixed Beans or Lamb Chops with Grilled Asparagus. A side table presentation of the preparation of dessert – a Flambé mix of berries, banana, green apple and vanilla gelato – ends the celebratory meal with a little fanfare. Sounds yummy? Then make your reservations stat!
Priced at $88++ per pax, the Mother’s Day Menu is available for dinner service only, on 8 and 9 May.
Procacci Italian Restaurant & Bar, 70 Collyer Quay, Custom House, #01-04, Singapore 049323, (+65) 6532 9939, www.procacci1885.com
Lady M® Confections
We did a happy dance when Lady M® opened its capacious boutique at Orchard Central and just in time for the Mother’s Day celebrations, our favourite mille crepe confectionery is out to swoon all Mummies. Introducing the Lady Baltimore, a light sponge cake accented with smooth and creamy vanilla custard filled with rum-soaked dried fruits and encased with snow-white meringue. It’s also topped with delicate soft peaks of frosting and glints of dragées that’s not only delicious but also pretty!
The Lady Baltimore is available only from 1 – 10May at $8 per slice and $75 for a whole cake.
Lady M® Confections, One Fullerton, One Fullerton, #01-10, Fullerton Road, Singapore 049213 and Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central #01-27 & #02-07 Singapore 238896, www.ladym.com.sg
Man Fu Yuan
We love authentic Cantonese cuisine and with remarkable personal experiences at Man Fu Yuan, we can vouch for all the delicacies at this restaurant nestled in Intercontinental Singapore. Be blown away by Chef Kean Yiu Kan and his culinary team as they cook up a storm with a special eight-course menu crafted for Mother’s Day. Guests will first be served a plate of longevity buns, signifying long life and good health (don’t you just love when food has its individual significances?). Then, your gastronomic journey will kick off with a plethora of other delectable dishes from Chilled Abalone in Japanese Sake to Stewed Prime Ribs with “Zen Jiang” Vinaigrette. And especially for mothers with a penchant for delicacies, you’ll love the epicurean selection of the second menu with highlights such as the Man Fu Yuan Roasted Peking Duck, Double-boiled Crab Claw, Fish Maw and Chicken Soup and many more! As part of the celebration, a stalk of carnation will be presented to all mothers and every table will receive one complimentary family photo – best portrait will stand a chance to win $200 dining voucher as part of the challenge!
The Mother’s Day Special Set Menus is priced at $108++ / $128++ per person (minimum four to dine) or $1,088++ / $1,288++ per table of 10, available on 10 May.
Yes Sassy Girls, IKEA. The mecca for all furniture enthusiasts also serves delish fares! We’re sure Mum would love some shopping right after a hearty breakfast! Take her and your family to the IKEA Breakfast Buffet on 10 May from 8:30am to 10:30am. Purchase your tickets to the buffet at the restaurant from April 20 and IKEA family members will receive a $10 IKEA voucher while guests will receive a $5 IKEA voucher.
Tickets to the buffet is priced at $20 each for IKEA family members and three guests, $10 for kids aged between four to 12 years old and admission is free for kids under the age of four.
IKEA Restaurant, 317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965 and 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764, www.ikea.com/sg
UJONG@Raffles is nestled in the charming Raffles Hotel and it offers a mouthwatering feast of local and Asian cuisine. The beautiful restaurant is designed to look like an old coffee house with hints of Peranakan influences. Specially for Mother’s Day, UJONG@ Raffles hopes to whisk Mummy away on a gastronomical adventure with a special menu that features some of its signature dishes like the Pandan Chicken, Assam Pedas Ikan Pari and the UJONG Mango Pudding! The menu also includes Mixed Grilled Satay, Abalone Popiah Char Kway Teow and many more. That’s not all – every mother dining at the restaurant will receive a complimentary slice of Lady M’s Signature Mille crepe cake! Sweet!
The Mother’s Day menu is at UJONG@Raffles is priced at $68++ per person and only valid on 10 May.
UJONG@ Raffles, 328 North Bridge Road, Raffles Hotel Arcade, #01-10, Singapore 188719, (+65) 6635 6502, www.ujong.sg
Us girls, we love theme parties, and we’re sure our mothers love them too! So take them over to Brizo Restaurant & Bar at Park Hotel Clarke Quay where they can enjoy free dining (with minimum two paying guests) of a wonderful buffet spread, inclusive of a live BBQ station. The theme for the day is “Mum is a Star” with fun activities prepared for all guests at the lunch. And if you can come up with a brilliant answer as to why you think your Mum is the brightest star of all, she might just walk away with a one-night weekend stay at Park Hotel Clarke Quay. So you better start thinking of the perfect answer now because our mothers deserve everything in the world!
The Mother’s Day lunch promotion is available on 10 May and is priced at $70++ for adults and $40++ for children between six to 12 years old. Mums and children below six dines for free.
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