For that special day, let the kitchen take a hiatus and bring mum on a gastronomic date
320 Orchard Road
Level 3 Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Tel: 6831 4605
Start the celebration early for mummy dearest by treating her to an expertly crafted menu by chef Brian Wong. She can look forward to the Lobster Combination Platter comprising chilled Australian lobster with black truffle mayonnaise and fresh fruit, and deep-fried lobster claw with lobster roe. Other delicacies include braised five-head abalone with seasonal green and chicken stock, braised dried seafood with bird’s nest broth in mini pumpkin, and sautéed prawn with chef’s special Szechuan sauce.
6 to 12 May 2019
Menu I – $98 per person (minimum of 2 persons)
Menu II – $118 per person (8 to 10 persons)
7 Raffles Boulevard
Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore
Tel: 6826 8240
Treat your queen to a sumptuous feast of Asian and Pacific delights. Place an order for pan-seared Angus beef fillet and classical gratin truffle-scented beef Parmentier before moving on to standouts such as roasted duck with herbal dang gui sauce, slow-cooked chicken with dry chilli and lemongrass, and Kimberley Street “Kueh Chap”. All mothers will receive a glass of craft cocktail on arrival and a stalk of carnation to take home on this special day.
Mother’s Day Dinner
10 to 12 May 2019, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
$99 per adult, $49.50 per child (includes free-flow orange juice, ice lemon tea, coffee and tea)
Mother’s Day Brunch
12 May 2019, 12pm to 4pm
$148 per adult, $74 per child (includes free-flow soft drinks, juices, coffee and tea; top up $60 for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label champagne)
9 Wallich Street
Level 5 Sofitel Singapore City Centre
Tel: 6428 5000
Savour an intimate moment with mum over high tea at this hotel’s stylish lobby tea lounge. Indulge in elegant bites of smoked Atlantic salmon with buckwheat blinis, tangy citrus crème fraîche topped with caviar, house-made gougère topped with a decadent Emmental béchamel sauce, quail eggs with truffle aioli tartine, and quenelle of Valrhona chocolate ganache on brioche as a sweet finish. Every high tea stand is served alongside a selection of beverages, including the hotel’s exclusive Singapour Je T’aime Tea blend by TWG and 13 varieties of grand cru coffee by Nespresso. All mothers will receive a complimentary gift.
12 May 2019, 12.30pm to 4:30pm
$88 (serves two diners; includes selection of TWG tea and Nespresso coffee)
392 Havelock Road
Lobby Level Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
Tel: 6233 1100
Impress mum’s palate with celebratory dishes exquisitely prepared by head chef Mirko Vinci at this Italian restaurant. Try the all-time favourite Josper-grilled Mediterranean octopus tentacle that is certain to capture her palate with its chargrilled texture and tender flesh. The flavour and aroma of the octopus is further enhanced by the charcoal and flavoured wood in the Josper grill oven.
10 May 2019 (dinner only)
11 & 12 May 2019 (lunch & dinner)
20 Merchant Road
Level 1 Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore
Tel: 6239 1847
Mums with a penchant for Peranakan classics will be enraptured here by the alluring medley of delights such as kueh pie tee (crispy pastry shell filled with cooked shredded turnip, prawn and egg), black fungus kerabu salad (spicy and tangy salad with black fungus), Nonya achar (Straits Chinese spicy mixed vegetables), ayam buah keluak (chicken braised in a thick, spicy tamarind gravy with Indonesian black nuts), babi pongteh (Nonya-style braised pork with fermented soya bean sauce), Nonya chap chye (mixed vegetable stew), itek sio (braised tamarind and coriander duck), and steamed fish “Nonya style”, which are all a delight to savour with nasi kunyit (turmeric rice).
$52 per adult, $26 per child
$68 per adult), $34 per child
21 Mount Elizabeth
Lobby Level York Hotel Singapore
Tel: 6737 0511
If mummy dearest has a thing for local cuisine, this “Treasured Flavours of Singapore” à la carte buffet lunch offers a medley of true-blue Singaporean dishes comprising 25 tasty culinary creations adapted from different ethnic groups. Noteworthy dishes are the black ink sotong (squid), chicken masala, chap chye, and stir-fried long beans with dried shrimp. Served with fragrant steamed rice, the buffet includes one serving of the restaurant’s signature fish head curry (half portion for 2 to 3 persons, whole for 4 to 7 persons).
11 May 2019, 12pm to 2.30pm
$36 per adult, $18 per child, minimum 2 adults
6 Shenton Way
#07-01 OUE Downtown 1, Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore
Tel: 6812 6050
Treat the most important woman in your life to nourishing creations such as black chicken soup with conpoy, and drunken fresh king river prawns in Chinese herbal soup and bourbon whisky. Other highlights include seafood on ice and grilled specialities of minute steaks, salmon fillets and lamb shoulder plus an array of cheese and charcuteries along with an à la minute pasta station.
12 May 2019, 12pm to 3pm
$88 per adult, inclusive of unlimited rosé, house wines and beers
$68 per adult, inclusive of unlimited soft drinks, tea and coffee
$38 per child (7 to 11 years)
581 Orchard Road
Lobby Level Hilton Singapore
Tel: 6730 3392
As a tribute to mums, an exclusive collection of fresh summer luxe berry tarts are available for the entire month of May at D9 Cakery. Suited as a gift for mum, the tarts are made of crumbly crust filled with oozy lava purée of fresh fruits and Valrhona Opalys white chocolate, and artfully topped with fresh antioxidant-loaded seasonal berries and edible flowers. The mini luxe tarts are priced at $11 each, while the 1kg mixed berries tart is priced at $68.
6 Raffles Boulevard
Level 5 Marina Mandarin Singapore
Tel: 6845 1118
This award-winning Chinese restaurant is offering special set menus featuring the nourishing double-boiled old yellow melon soup with assorted seafood as well as the honey-glazed barbecued smoked pork belly with Chinese spinach pancake. For desserts, mums can expect longevity buns or the pandan lotus seed paste pastry, elegantly crafted to resemble a rose. The Mother’s Day set menus, available till May 12, are priced at $118 per person (minimum 2 persons), $888 per table of 10 persons, and $1,088 per table of 10 persons.
1 Gopeng Street
Level 3 Carlton City Hotel Singapore
Tel: 6632 8922
Mums with a liking for local fare will be delighted with this restaurant’s comprehensive range of perennial favourites including Singapore chilli crab and black pepper crab, Singapore laksa, poached chicken with ginger sauce, drunken prawns and black vinegar pork trotters. In addition to fresh servings of kueh pie tee, popiah and chwee kueh at the lunch buffet, there are also fresh seafood on ice comprising snow crabs, tiger prawns and half shell scallops, as well as appetisers such as smoked salmon Greek salad and chilled prawn salad on mango salsa. For this special lunch, all mothers can also enjoy a complimentary serving of abalone and dried scallops in superior broth.
12 May 2019, 12pm to 3pm
$58 per adult, $29 per child (7 to 12 years old)
All prices include free-flow soda and juices.
All mothers enjoy 50% off adult price.
190 Orchard Boulevard
Level 2 Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Tel: 6831 7220
Spoil mum with a six-course meal that showcase the best of this award-winning Cantonese restaurant. Begin with a prelude of deep-fried Japanese oyster accompanied by honey-glazed pork collar followed by the warm comfort of double-boiled Asian moon scallop soup with fish maw and sea whelk. Savour fragrant stir-fried scallops and cuttlefish with seasonal greens and succulent wok-fried Australian beef tenderloin with cashew nuts in black pepper sauce before a finale of steamed glutinous rice with mushrooms, and a sweet finish of chilled coral seaweed with peach resin and crispy sesame pastry with almond.
6 to 12 May 2019
Available daily from $168 per person
25 Scotts Road
Lobby Level Royal Plaza on Scotts
Tel: 6219 3780
Score mummy dearest a date with local celebrity chef Heman Tan who will be hosting an exclusive cooking demonstration and autograph session. The exclusive event is only open to guests with dinner reservations at Carousel on May 12. Each dinner reservation is entitled to two seats. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Diners can look forward to menu highlights such as Alaskan king crab legs and assorted oysters, truffle-scented lobster risotto, Singapore chilli crab with golden mantous, poached fresh prawns in herbal broth and a popiah live station. Every mum will be gifted a bag of durian cookies.
The Mother’s Day special menu will be available on May 11 and 12, during dinner from 6.30pm to 9.30pm at $88 (adults) and $49 (children).
“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti