Need a little inspiration on where to take Mum out for a little wining and dining? Make a reservation for the perfect afternoon (or evening) celebration at any of these hot dining spots around Singapore this Mother’s Day.
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Whisk her away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a lavish Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring the best of Italian cuisine. Not only does the menu feature savoury Italian classics, many of the dishes have been included because it contains the best nutritional benefits. The Sicilian Eggplant Parmigiana has a main ingredient that decreases heart disease and cancer, while the Bottarga in the Cuttlefish Salad is a great superfood packed with zinc, omega-3, protein, and vitamins A and D. There’s also free flow Prosecco and red and white wines to go with the delectable, yet healthy menu created by Chef Simone Depalmas. Brunch is on 10 May 2015, from 11:30 am-3 pm, Tel: 6510 3068
Forget Prada, chocolate handbags are where it’s at. Gift Mum with a handcrafted chocolate handbag, complete with divine cosmetics, made entirely of premium Belgian chocolate and retailing at the hotel’s Deli for only $40.65. Goodwood Park’s signature Durian Mousse cake is also available at $11.75 per slice; $68.50 for a 1.3kg cake; $128.40 for a 2.5kg cake; $176.55 for a 3.5kg cake. Download the order form off the hotel’s website for convenient purchasing. Tel: 6730 1786
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Take mum on a journey of classic Beijing cuisine with magnificent views of Sentosa Island, Mount Faber and the Singapore harbour at Prima Tower. The revolving restaurant will feature two exquisite set menus all through the month of May, meticulously curated by award-winning Master Chef Chan Sung Og. Featuring eight courses for a party of ten, the Peking Duck & Seafood Set Lunch ($258++) menu includes Chef Chan’s signature Shredded Scallops with Fish & Egg White, and the Prima Tower specialty Authentic Barbecued Peking Duck, which is expertly carved up and served tableside. Alternatively, opt for the Exclusive Set Menu ($468++) which also includes the Authentic Barbecued Peking Duck, Sliced Lobster with Salad and Steamed Soon Hock in Teochew Style. Diners will also receive a complimentary bottle of wine with the Exclusive Set Menu, which is available for both lunch and dinner.
201 Keppel Road Singapore 099419, Tel: 6272 8822/ 8988,
Switch up the traditional brunch options with a spot of tea at TWG. Mums are treated to a sparkling white wine cocktail infused with Pink Flamingo Tea, followed by a Homemade Toasted English Muffin topped with truffle mushroom duxelle and a poached egg or an equally delectable Hamachi Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare served with crystal caviar and artisanal pickled onions infused with Silver Moon Tea. Finish on a sweet high with TWG Tea’s Queen of Hearts Red Berry Entremets with a sweet raspberry marmalade, infused with Bain de Roses Tea and served with red fruit coulis. For a complete brunch experience, pair this enticing menu with a pot of Royal Orchid Tea or glass of Grand Jasmine Iced Tea. The Mother’s Day Brunch Menu ($75++) is available from Friday, 8 May to Sunday, 10 May.
Mum deserves the best, so treat her to a gourmet brunch fit for a queen at Una that’s filled with a luscious fresh seafood spread, a live station for beef carving with chimicurri sauce and popular egg dishes like Eggs Benedict with Paprika Hollandaise, and Spanish Tortilla with Prawns and Aioli plus fab desserts. That’s not all; create a personalised bouquet just for the queen of your heart from an an exquisite range of flowers and accessories at the pop-up flower shop. Brunch is served from 11 am to 3 pm and is priced at $158++ (free-flow red and white wines, cava and beer), $108++ per adult (free flow soft drinks and juices) and $48++ (children aged 6-12 years). Children under six dine for free.
1 Rochester Park Singapore 139212, Tel: 67730070
XPERIENCE RESTAURANT & BAR
Add a French twist to your Mother’s Day celebrations with Chef Anne-Cécile Degenne’s beautifully crafted epicurean experience. Her four-course menu is available from the evening of May 9 to the afternoon of May 10, so you can choose between a splendid dinner (6:30 pm-10pm) and a beautiful Sunday brunch (noon-3pm). Each dish is made with the finest ingredients sourced from France and around the region, creating a true balance of delicate flavours and eye-catching aesthetics. The menu is priced at $128++ per pax without wine pairing or $168++ with wine pairing.
35 Robinson Road Singapore 068876
Didn’t have time to pick up roses? Opt for scrumptious edible roses instead as a sweet treat. PrimaDeli has whipped up two cake bouquets, daintily adorned with piped buttercream roses. The Bouquet of Roses ($32.80, 600g) is available in Classic Blackforest, while Heart of Roses, ($44.80, 1 kg), is covered in intertwining, pink-hued buttercream rosettes, available in Truffle and Yam flavours.
By Hazel Vincent De Paul, thefinder.life, May 2015