May 9, 2021, marks Mother’s Day, the annual reminder that moms are to be absolutely cherished, especially after a period of isolation and uncertainty. Sharing food is an act that is primal and communal enough to do the occasion of honoring the bearers of life justice. The food and ambiance on offer this year are, however, worthy of the absolute queen of the household at that!
From brunches, lunches, high teas, and of course buffets, we present to you our top picks for dining out with Mom and making the day extra tasty. Think western favs, Asian delights, old-school treats, free-flow drinks, meats straight from the grill, a smorgasbord of seafood and some truly unique dining experiences, we’ve got them all in our list!
From May 3 to 9, 2021, Pan Pacific Singapore's award-winning Cantonese restaurant Hai Tien Lo is serving two diner set menus conceptualized as a thank you to moms. The sets include classic, comforting, home-style Cantonese dishes commonly prepared by the moms of Asia. The Eight-course loving Home Mother's Day Menu is priced at SG$338 per table of four diners and the Six-course Joyful Mother's Day Menu at SG$138 per diner. You can view the menus here or even have it delivered to your mom's doorstep here!
Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595, +65 6826 8240, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pp-marina/offers/mothersday-at-hai-tien-lo.html
This Mother's Day, Tablescape offers two indulgent promotions with a little self-care on the side! One is a Set Menu exclusively available as a dine-in from May 3 to 9, a four-course set that carefully balances hearty familiarity and delicate culinary surprises. The other is a refreshed Afternoon Tea set available from May 1 that, besides baked classics and a range of coffees and teas, now offers sweet and savory dainties. Prices for both offers begin at SG$68. The most important woman in your life will be doubly pampered thanks to Tablescape's collaboration with Elizabeth Arden - all mothers will be gifted a sample of Anti-Aging Daily Serum and a SG$10 discount voucher!
Tablescape, Grand Park City Hall, 10 Coleman Street, Singapore 179809, +65 6432 5566, email@example.com, www.parkhotelgroup.com/en/cityhall/promotions/mothers-day-at-tablescape
If your mom isn't too into high teas and fine dining, why not treat her to a casual but no less high-quality Mother's Day Lady Boss Sandwich. Think smoky chargrilled chicken, mozzarella and truffle chimichurri sauce paired with an exclusively available Raspberry Vodka Macchiato! This casual treat is on offer for the whole month of May and priced at SG$28++ for the sandwich and SG$21++ for the Raspberry Vodka Macchiato. Refreshing craft beers are also available (including Brooklyn Lager, Sweetwater Hop Hash Session IPA and Singapore Blonde Ale), as well as other signature cocktails and burgers.
Black Tab Craft Burgers & Beer, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, +65 6688 9957, www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/black-tap.html
Hilton Singapore is treating your mom to a special "Mum Dines Free" offer at, among other, il Cielo, a Michelin-plate rooftop restaurant combining modern Italian cuisine with unique Japanese flair! The Mother's Day Tasting Menus are priced at SG$138++ and available from May 4 to 9. You can check them out here!
To top it all off, tuck this dining experience into Hilton's il Cielo Gourmet Staycation with additional (up to 50%!) savings and pampering opportunities!
Mother's Day is the perfect day to walk down memory lane with the one who's been besides you from the start of your journey, a conversation that pairs superbly with nostalgic tastes of Seafood Paradise's signature dishes. The restaurant just opened at VivoCity and kicked off A Month's Journey of Memories. The Mother's Day week, May 3 to 9, features Poached Tiger Prawn in Superior Stock with Chinese Herbs. If you are a Citi, Maybank or PGR cardmember, you get 50% off!
Seafood Paradise, VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585, +65 6487 6489, www.paradisegp.com/promotion
Your mom afforded you some of your earliest adventures that left you wide-eyed and curious. If your mom likes surprises and wildlife, why not return the favor and take her on an unforgettable, wholesome adventure in the lush forests of Night Safari. You'll get to explore onboard a private chartered tram and enjoy a luxurious 4-course gourmet dinner at Night Safari's gorgeous lakeside tipi-tent. Check out the menu here! Some dates are already sold out, so hurry to book this wildly unique Mother's Day offer!
Night Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wrs.com.sg/en/night-safari/things-to-do/activities/unique-dining-experiences.html
Yàn has prepared exclusive nourishing Cantonese feasts + gifts that you can treat your mom to at the restaurant or in a special place of your choice! You can check the exclusive menus here. They include the Bundle of Joy Spring Chicken, Yàn Harvest Pen Cai (both dine-in & takeaway), two Mother's Day Set Menus exclusively for dining-in (with a complimentary set of Kinohimitsu Bird’s Nest per minimum SG$600 spend), and a special 6-course meal bundle for takeaway only that you can order here and enjoy at home - in your ultimate comfort zone - or make a Mother's Day picnic out of it! If you pick it up yourself, you get a savory package: a jar of homemade Crispy Caramelized Walnuts, Yan’s Signature XO Spicy Sauce and Yellow Bean Chilli Sauce.
Blue Jasmin offers dine-in during Mother's Day weekend on May 8 & 9 and takeaway via self pick-up from May 1 to 9. The menus start at SG$98 for 4 and feature mouth-watering comforts such as Minced Chicken with Peanut Pink Sago Ball, Green Mango Salad with Gooseberry, Tom Yum Red Seafood Soup, Steamed Turmeric Chicken with Homemade Garlic Chilli Sauce, a range of desserts, add-ons and more - see the whole offer here! Adorably, every booked Mother's Day menu comes with a potted succulent plant!
The concept of brunch, especially when it's a Mother's Day special at the tropical retreat that is Sentosa Cove, has that casual chic that makes it a perfect fit if your mom is craving some pampering and leisure. For SG$138++, The Kitchen Table at Sentosa Cove will welcome your mom with a platter of fresh, premium seafood including Live Tiger Prawn, Alaskan Snow Crab and Lobster, then further indulge her with premium cuts and catches including, but but limited to, Sanshoku Wagyu Rump, Australian Lamb Rack on one hand and Salt Baked Barramundi, Grilled Mackerel and Lobster Au naturel on the other. There are also bowls of Asian classics with a modern twist and bottomless bubbly for SG$40! As an additional treat, moms take home the hotel's signature W macaroons.
The Kitchen Table, W Subgaoire - Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374 Singapore, +65 6808 7268, email@example.com, www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/details/sinwh-w-singapore-sentosa-cove/
Zafferano's Head Chef Andrea De Paola honors three maternal figures in his life with a 4-course sentimental Mother's Day Menu, starting at SG$88++ and available on May 7, 8 & 9. It begins with nonna and melnzana, then it's time for honoring mama through spaghetti with monkfish ragout and peppery rucola pesto. The third course is dedicated to the mother-in-law and features cacciucco alla Livornese - merluzzo, ie. black cod, confit scampi, and saffron cacciucco made with a luscious seafood bisque. Finally, a union of two decadent Neapolitan desserts is in order, combining the three women's favorites and rounding off the meal perfectly!
From May 1 to 9, Fat Cow is offering its delectable, elaborate Japanese set priced at SG$99 for delivery and dine-in. The set begins with three appetizers, Chawanmushi, Sashimi Moriawase and Miso Soup. The main course combines four items: Fat Cow's specialty, the Miyazaki Wagyu Steak, Tempura Moriawasa, the restaurant's signature Fat Rice and a Burnt Basque de Cheesecake with Seasonal Sorbet as a cherry on top. The set is also available as takeaway.
Alternatively, your may show your appreciation more fiercely if you whip up a feast for mom at home. This is simpler than it sounds as Fat offers Cow's Ready-to-cook Premium Wagyu Sets for 2 that can be ordered and prepared in just 10 minutes! Learn more and order here!
Known for its authentic Singaporean fare, The Lobby Lounge offers both high teas with a fusion of premium snacks (throughout May from SG$60++ for 2) and dining with a Peranakan theme (May 8 & 9, from SG$148+). The high tea set features includes Scones, Chili Crab with Otak Tart and Nyonya snacks like Kueh Salat and Ondeh Ondeh. The premium Peranakan cuisine set includes Popiah with Lobster, Nyonya Chap Chye with Pork Belly and a Kueh Lapis with Prunes and is also available for takeaway, a beautiful Sakura Peach cake included for dessert!
The Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road, 258350 Singapore, Tower Wing, Lobby Level, +65 6213 4398, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/lobby-lounge