Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve got your back on this one with our top picks on where to dine – be it brunch with the fam or dinner oozing with romance – get pampered, and have fun on this oh-so-special of days. [Note to self: Forward this link to Hubby – he’ll appreciate the not-so-subtle hint.]
GRAND CENTRAL BAR & GRILL
Address: 3/F & Roof, Civic Square, Elements, 1 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
A special brunch fit for a queen with tasty dishes like truffled scrambled eggs and Belgium waffles. And to make things extra special, fingerliciousss will be on hand giving express manicure (from 1pm – 4pm, Sunday May 13th). Starts at HK$78 plus 10% service charge.
INTERCONTINENTAL HONG KONG
Address: 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact: 2313 2323
Treat mom and kids to a memorable lunch, or arrange a quiet dinner for two at one of the hotel’s celebrated restaurants, which include the 1-Michelin star Yan Toh Heen and 2-Michelin star Spoon by Alain Ducasse, as well as The Steak House, Harbourside, and of course Nobu. And there is afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge. Click here to see all the dining options – each of which has its own Mother’s Day set special.
LANDMARK MANDARIN ORIENTAL
Address: 15 Queen’s Road Central, The Landmark, Central
Contact: 2132 0188
There are SO many yummy things to choose from here – from a gourmet lunch at Amber, to a classic tea at the MO Bar, a divine Lobster lunch, romantic dinners … and you can’t really go wrong at any one of them. Oh – and all come with a sweet little giftie for mum – an Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Deluxe Travel Set. Click here to see all they have to offer on this special day.
Address: 33 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay
Tel: 2562 3444
The three-course Mother’s Day lunch and dinner menus at the sleek bistro The Newsroom starts off with a bang with either a New Orleans shrimp cocktail or a trio of American oysters. And after tucking into a tasty choice of mains comes a delectable pear tart tatin straight from the oven. YUM! And one lucky mom will walk away with HK$1,000 gift card to the Body Shop.
Address: 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 2866 3444
The Pawn’s fab Mother’s Day three-course lunch and dinner sets features a range of yummy dishes (pressed ham hock, young leeks and apricots, wild sea bream, beetroot risotto) as well as their traditional Sunday roasts. And Sense of Touch is giving away a Seventh Heaven massage treatment, so don’t miss the lucky draw.
THE PRESS ROOM
Address: 108 Hollywood Road
Tel: 2525 3444
The Press Room is one of our main standbys when it comes to brunch and on Mother’s Day Weekend they’ll be open from 10am onwards serving up all your favorites all day long until 6pm. Plus, everyone mum gets a little giftie as well as a chance to win a treatment from Fast Beauty.
SE SA ME
Address: 2/F, L Place, 139 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong
Contact: 2870 2323
Starting on Mother’s Day, se sa me is offering up a special five course brunch featuring their inventive and seriously stellar “Japanasian” cuisine. Vibe with the resident DJ spinning his signature cool (and unobtrusive) beats, and go home with a Sense of Touch voucher to spend at the spa. Score!
Address: 11th Floor, Times Square, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2577 3444
It’s all about sharing at SML – an appropriate theme for a Mother’s Day meal if we ever heard one. The hearty three-course family sharing menu was created with the whole family in mind and is perfect for four.
WHISK, The Mira Hotel
Address: 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Reservations: 2315 5999
It’s a family affair with extra fizz at Whisk where the Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday offers up a superb carvery, gorgeous desserts…and…get ready for it….free-flowing Louis Roederer champagne. Prices: HK$738 (Adult) / HK$328 (Child).
CHUAN SPA, LANGHAM PLACE HOTEL
Tel: 3552 3510 | [email protected]
It’s all about traditional Chinese Medicine-inspired treatments here, and for Mother’s Day they’re offering a 90-minute “All About Her” package that centers on the the spa’s famed Chuan Yu Jade facial (which uses jade instruments to help with circulation and tightening), as well as a special ear auricular therapy which dates back to 500BC and is an important component of traditional Chinese acupuncture designed to stimulate internal organs, eliminate toxins and improve blood circulation.
THE SPA AT FOUR SEASONS
Address: Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central
As if we needed another a reason to go, but we love, love, love that The Spa at Four Seasons is now offering a range of all-organic facial and body treatments from The Organic Pharmacy. And of course it goes without saying that the rest of the spa menu is positively di-vine. We’d take anything they offer anytime, anywhere, no questions asked.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL SPA
Address: 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: 2825 4888 | [email protected]
One of our go-to’s, The Mandarin Oriental Spa offers some extra special mommy-specific treatments we love. Get some much-need “you” time with their “Mummy-me-Time” package where you can unwind in their heat and water facilities before relaxing with a 60-minute massage or facial. (And we love that this can also be enjoyed as mother and daughter together in one of the The Mandarin Spa suites – sweet, right?). And of course the “Yummy Mummy” is one of our faves – sip on some bubbly in the Salon while you undergo their exclusive Philip Kingsley hair and scalp treatment, the perfect blow-dry, and a mini mani. Expecting mums can zen out during the 60-minute Mellow Mummy treatment.
MIRA SPA, MIRA HOTEL
Address: 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Tel: 2315 5500
All month long the Mira Spa is offering a “Spa-Tea with Mum” special package (HK$2,950 for two) that includes a pampering pomegranate Body Scrub, choice of 60-minute massage or Bespoke Elemental Harmony Facial followed by a quick mani or pedi. Cap it off with a spa tea by the dazzling pool and a little giftie to-go for mum of a Facial Ritual Set from Elemental Herbology.
THE RITZ-CARLTON SPA BY ESPA
Address: International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
Reservations: 2263 2040 or [email protected]
Get treated like a queen from head to toe at the world’s highest hotel spa. The “Mother’s Day Spa Indulgence” package offers a 15-minute Foot Ritual, a 60-minute Lift and Firm Facial, and a 45-minute Aromatherapy Massage. Yes, yes and yes please.
GOODIES + FUN EVENTS
BABY LOVES MOMMY CHARITY DISCO PARTY
Sunday, May 13, 1pm – 5pm
Address: Dragon-i, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong
For more information: [email protected]
Tickets: Adults – HK$180, Children – HK$150
The awesome Baby Loves Disco is back with a Mother’s Day “Baby Loves Mommy’ family charity disco. Expect the works here – loads of games, crafts, a toddler fun zone…and of course a whole lot of dancing. Plus, a percentage of the proceeds is going to the Hong Kong Juvenille Diabetes Association.
Tayma Fine Jewellery’s May Day Champagne Party – Friday, May 4, 1:30-6:30pm
Address: Shop 25, 2/F Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central
Contact: 2525 5280 | [email protected]
Don’t miss Tayma’s May Day Champagne Party that’s happening on Friday May 4 from 1:30pm – 6:30pm. Champagne, canapes, cakes, jewellery…what’s not to love? Psst.. there will also be a Mother’s Day Lucky Draw so don’t forget to RSVP.
Mother’s Day Chocolate Workshop – Friday, May 11, 4-5:30pm
Address: SOL Wellness Ltd, 16/F Tin On Sing Comm.,Bldg, 41-43 Graham Street, Central
Contact: 2581-9699 | [email protected]
Tickets: $580 (for mummy and child)
Learn how to make these delectable but healthy RAW chocolate treats for Mum!!! Treats include Chocolate Bliss Balls, Coconut/Vanilla Bliss Balls, Choco Brownies, Banana Crisps with Vanilla Ice Cream!
Decorate Your Own Cupcakes – Sunday, May 6, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, 4pm – 5pm
Address: Simply Love, 7A Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-42 D’Aguilar Street, Central
Contact: 2545-8886 | [email protected]
Tickets: $250 (includes 12 mini cupcakes)
Decorate these delicious cupcakes from Sweet Secrets on Mother’s Day! Your kids will have so much fun and you get to take home a box of cupcakes home as a yummy treat for yourself. Mmmm…
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – Friday May 11, 3pm – 6pm
Address: Baby Central, 7/F, BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Contact: [email protected]
Watch the movie Alice In Wonderland and munch on little sandwiches and cakes, and of course sip some tea!