From The Straits Times    |

Image: Porta/ Park Hotel

It’s that time of the year again – choosing a restaurant to celebrate Mother’s Day. But then again, how do you suss through to get to the one that befits the First Lady of the House? Fret not, as usual, we’ve got you covered, from a Kate Spade-inspired brunch to creating your own cupcakes and bouquets. In true HerWorld-style, we bring you all the purse-worthy places for a charming time with mum, thanks to our little deal-hunting blackbirds all across town:


Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel (Food Capital)

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A delectable buffet feast awaits the family with dishes such as the signature Wok-fried Slipper Lobster with White Pepper Sauce, Poached Garoupa Roulade Stuffed with Prawn Mousse with Citrus Segment and the Rotisserie Roasted Farm Fed Chicken, prepared à la minute to perfection.

There will be a booth for you to decorate and personalise cupcakes for Mum, and she will also be presented with a lovely stalk of carnation. On top of that, the live band will be playing and you can dedicate messages or even sing for your mum (only on May 14). That’s not all: Mum gets a complimentary hand massage and scalp diagnosis from J’s Salon (on May 14).

Date: May 12-14, 2017, Friday-Sunday

Time: Lunch and dinner

Price: $88++ per adult, $44++ per child (below 11 years old), $10++ per child (below 5 years old)

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel (Grissini)

Image: Grissini/ Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

If your mum loves Italian cuisine, here’s an exclusive four-course set menu just for her. Boston Lobster Salad, Saffron Risotto and Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek are just some of the tantalising dishes you can look forward to. Get hands on and show appreciation to your mum by preparing the appetiser dish and presenting it to her – it’s not just her tummy that’ll be happy. Your mum will also get a stalk of carnation and a complimentary hand massage and scalp diagnosis from J’s Salon (only on May 14).

Date: May 12-14, 2017, Friday-Sunday

Time: Lunch (May 12), Dinner (May 12-14)

Price: $78++ per person

Little House of Dreams

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Little House of Dreams is having an all-day buffet celebration just for your mum, featuring a generous spread of savoury and sweet treats. Mum dines in free with three paying adults, and gets to create her very own lovely bouquet from the complimentary flower bar.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 11am-9pm

Price: $58 per adult, $28 per child (4-12 years old), Mum dines free (with three paying adults), complimentary flower bar

Raffles Grill

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Tuck into an array of the finest ingredients complemented by exquisite Billecart-Salmon Champagne at the Mother’s Day Brunch at Raffles Grill, which offers the finest fresh seafood selection including Maine Lobsters and Alaskan King Crabs, hearty live carvings such as US Prime Cote de Boeuf, alongside canapés such as Foie Gras, and a gourmet selection of cheeses as well as a spread of tantalising desserts. Mums will receive a red rose and an exclusive Raffles souvenir to complement the occasion.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 12pm-3pm

Price: $228++ per Adult with Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne, $208++ per Adult with Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve Champagne

Lewin Terrace

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Pamper your mum with an artfully-crafted five-course dinner at Japanese-French fusion restaurant, Lewin Terrace, nestled among the verdant forests of Fort Canning Park. The five-course menu alternates between sophisticated creations like sweet prawn sea bream tartar and shio koji duck, and hearty courses like beef cheek stew simmered in a red wine sauce, to evoke the all-familiar sense of comfort that stems from Mum’s home-cooked meals.

For parties of three or more who make advance bookings, mothers will receive a beautiful bouquet specially assembled by Japanese floral artist Dan Takeda.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 6.30pm onwards

Price: $108++

The Summerhouse Dining Room

Image: The Summerhouse Dining Room

For a unique fashion-meets-dining experience, check out The Summerhouse Dining Room’s exclusive Kate Spade New York inspired Mother’s Day brunch. The four-course brunch menu is inspired by the fashion brand’s Moroccan-themed Spring 2017 collection, influenced by dusky desert landscapes, the pattern play of candle lit lanterns, the sensory overload of the souks and the oasis of calm in the Majorelle gardens.

The Mother’s Day weekend brunch is available on select dates in May, and will feature Kate Spade New York inspired table décor and florals from Poppy Flora & Nature Studio. For every pair of tickets purchased, you’ll get a special gift and a kate spade new york shopping voucher that comes together with a personalised greeting card.

Date: May 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28

Time: Varies with date

Price: $160++ per pair of tickets

Montreux Jazz Cafe

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What better way to celebrate your mum than a special Sunday brunch, flowers and a little jazz? Besides tucking into a hearty meal, surprise your mum with a posy of flowers from Fabulation at $50 and indulge with her in the free-flow Raclette Cheese and Meat Carving live stations.

The Jazz Brunch Menu includes a diverse selection of dishes like the Breakfast Salad, Portobello Stack, BB King Cheese Burger, and decadent desserts such as the Sticky Date Pudding.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 11am-3pm

Price: $98++ per person (including free-flow of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks) or $78++ per person (with non-alcoholic drinks)

Sky View Pavilion

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Sky View Pavilion, which offers a refined yet contemporary take on Cantonese cuisine, is offering six special set menus this Mother’s Day. Feast on dishes such as BBQ Suckling Pig & Assorted Meat Combination and Steamed Live White Patin Fish with Minced Ginger, all while taking in the idyllic view of Marina Bay.

Date: May 10-14, 2017, Wednesday-Sunday

Time: Lunch and dinner

Price: From four persons for $288++

Regent Singapore (Basilico)

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Shower Mum with love and a decadent feast at Basilico’s Mother’s Day Lunch, a sumptuous spread showcasing all-time Italian favourites. Highlights include Chef’s 45-day Dry-aged Wagyu Beef with Amarone Wine Infusion, Yellow Fin Tuna Carpaccio with Bellavista prosecco and Peach Zabaione. Take part in the Raffle Draw and stand a chance to win prizes such as an Adults-only Cocktail Brunch for two at Manhattan.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 6.30pm-10pm

Price: $143 per adult, $193 per adult with free-flow prosecco, $213 per adult with free-flow champagne

Regent Singapore (Tea Lounge)

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Mums can indulge in the Mother’s Day Weekend High Tea Buffet, featuring a spread of Lobster and Alaskan King Crab Otah Otah, Slow-roasted Veal Chop with Asparagus, Artichokes and Chanterelle Mushrooms, Miso-baked Atlantic Cod Fish, among other delicious options.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 12pm-2.30pm, 3pm-5.30pm

Price: $75 per adult, $115 per adult with free-flow prosecco, $135 per adult with free-flow champagne

Days Hotel (21 On Rajah)

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Because your mum deserves only the best, treat her to a series of carefully crafted sumptuous buffet spreads. And she gets to dine for free on her wonderful day!

Date: May 12-14, 2017, Friday-Sunday

Time: 12pm-3pm (Mother’s Day Mediterr-Asian Brunch Buffet), 6.30pm-10.30pm (Mother’s Day Middle Eastern BBQ Dinner Buffet)

Price: $40++ per adult, $20++ per child (5 – 12 years old); $48++ per adult, $24++ per child (5 – 12 years old)

Porta at Park Hotel

Image: Porta/ Park Hotel

If your mum hasn’t tried a semi-buffet, this is the perfect chance, with Chef Michael’s Mother’s Day specials such as the Channel Bass & Risotto, Roasted Duroc Pork, Prawn & Chorizo Linguine and 48-hour Short Ribs. Pen a heartfelt tribute to your mum on the restaurant’s special Mother’s Day cards and stand to win a weekend stay at Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Every family will also take home a Polaroid photo with Mum. All mums dine for free with every three paying adults.

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: 12pm-4pm

Price: $56++ (Adult), $28++ (Child), add-on two hours free-flow of wine and beer at $42++

Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza (Marriott Cafe)

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Very aptly named The Queen’s Indulgent Lunch, Marriott Cafe’s extensive spread is overflowing with more than 80 flavourful International and local treats. Kick start the festivity with the freshest crustaceans comprising freshly shucked Oysters, Boston Lobsters, Snow Crab Legs and more. Mouthwatering International and Western delicacies include Lobster Spicy Thermidor Style, Pan-fried Foie Gras with Strawberry & Balsamic Sauce and Oyster Florentine.

Mums will not only receive an attractive goodie bag worth more than $150, sponsored by Shiseido, Urbanhair Ginrich and M’pir (while stocks last) but also stand to win attractive lucky draw prizes such as a Future Solution LX Ultimate Beauty Collection by Shiseido (worth $410), $300 dining voucher at Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant and a Family Studio Photography Package by Firefly Photography Singapore (worth $280).

Date: May 14, 2017, Sunday

Time: Lunch

Price: $88++ per adult (inclusive of free flow of juices & milkshakes), $98++ per adult (inclusive of free flow of sparkling wine, beer, juices & milkshakes), $44++ per child


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