Mark your calendar for 12 May; that’s when we’re celebrating the first ladies in our lives: our dearest mums. From intimate afternoon teas to indulgent bubbly brunch buffets, here’s our list of restaurants to celebrate Mother’s Day at this year.
The Westin Singapore
Treat the leading lady in your life to an all-you-can-eat meal at Seasonal Tastes – because she deserves it! The daily buffet lunch costs $68 per adult and $34 per child (Marriott Bonvoy members enjoy up to 20 percent off, or one child dines free with every two paying adults), while the dinner buffet costs $88 per adult and $44 per child (DBS and POSB cardholders can have one adult dine free with every paying adult!).
We’re especially eyeing the wide selection of seafood on ice including Canadian lobster and snow crab, and the oyster bar brimming with freshly shucked oysters. Other cooked seafood highlights include baked salmon with lobster bisque cream sauce and wok-fried black pepper truffle prawns. If mum is a meat lover, she’ll enjoy the carving station, which features lamb Wellington and Tomahawk steak cooked to perfection. Anything else? Yep: Mums dining on 12 May get a special gift!
And, just to take things up a notch, you can make the celebration extra special with a pampering spa session for mum at Heavenly Spa by Westin. The Ultimate Relaxation package ($199 per person) starts with a 30-minute body exfoliation, followed by a choice of a 60-minute body treatment or facial. Top tip: arrive slightly earlier to unwind at the whirlpool and aromatherapy steam bath before the session. For reservations, call 6922 6977 or email email@example.com.
Pan Pacific Singapore
Celebrate Mum at Edge’s Mother’s Day buffet, available for dinner from 10 to 12 May from 6.30pm to 10.30pm ($99 per adult, $49.50 per child), and brunch on 12 May from 12pm to 4pm ($148 per adult, $74 per child). We love the sound of the various Asian delights including roasted duck with herbal dang gui (ginseng) sauce and slow-cooked chicken with dry chilli and lemongrass, along with pan-seared Angus beef fillet. Round up the meal with dainty pastries like the ivory cherry jasmine tarte and raspberry lyche rose Saint Honoré cake. All mums will be welcomed with a glass of craft cocktail and a stalk of carnation!
Dim sum lovers should also check out Hai Tien Lo’s weekend dim sum buffet ($88 per adult, $48 per child), happening on 11 and 12 May from 11.30am to 2.30pm. Featuring over 50 signature dishes including pan-fried rice rolls and steamed charcoal barbecue pork bun with black truffles, this is another great option for the family.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
Marriott Café’s Mother’s Day buffet lunch ($98 per adult with free flow wines and beer, $48 per child) is touted as being more than one and a half times the size of the restaurant’s regular buffet, so it must be big! Happening on 12 May from 12pm to 2.30pm, the buffet features over 90 dishes, including a wide array of seafood on ice like Boston lobster, snow crab legs, crayfish and mussels. At the roast section, the spotlight is on juicy meaty picks like pork saddle with prune and pancetta stuffing, roast prime rib of beef, and bourbon-and-honey-glazed ham. And don’t miss the other tasty eats such as the lobster Thermidor, Singapore chilli crab and honey pork ribs. Dessert-loving mums will be spoiled for choice at the extended line of sweet treats, which includes pink yuzu layer cake, sticky date and toffee pudding and green tea financiers with passionfruit mousse.
If your mum prefers local flavours, go for the high tea buffet ($55 per adult, $30 per child) instead, which takes place from 3pm to 5.30pm on the same day. She’ll be treated to over 70 Singaporean treats, including spicy carrot cake, char kway teow and beef rendang.
Grand Hyatt Singapore
On 12 May from noon to 3pm, Grand Hyatt Singapore’s Italian restaurant Pete’s Place presents an extensive spread that any mama’s sure to go mad for! Priced at $68 per adult ($34 per child), the selection features special items such as marinated octopus salad with roasted potato, oregano, parsley, lemon, chili flakes and garlic, oven-roasted cod with plum tomato stew, garlic, capers and saffron, and braised mussels with plum tomato stew, basil and cherry tomatoes. Pizza highlights will include pizza al pesto (plum tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, basil pesto, stracchino cheese, sundried tomato), pizza con patate (plum tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, slice potato and mint leaves) and a dairy-free avocado pizza. For dessert, look forward to the restaurant’s raspberry rose tart, along with a dozen other sweet treats. Take the celebration a step further with a free-flow prosecco, red and white wines, Tiger draft beer, Aperol Spritz and Campari cocktails for $30!
Or, treat Mum to the Mother’s Day brunch barbecue buffet on 12 May (12 to 3pm) at the hotel’s poolside restaurant, Oasis. You really can’t beat free-flow prosecco, wines, beers and margaritas, plus an array of food offerings, for $88 per adult ($68 without alcohol; $48 per child). Look forward to sustainable seafood on ice, an organic salad and vegetable bar, and a wood-fired barbecue with slow-roasted, spice-rubbed beef brisket, Greek-style marinated lamb leg, and more – plus accompanied sides, of course! Don’t miss the ice cream sundae bar, too – it’s one of our favourite parts of any Oasis buffet.
Grand Hyatt Singapore
10 Scotts Road
6732 1234 | singapore.grand.hyattrestaurants.com
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