7 Best Places To Dine On Mother's Day
Mother's Day is just around the corner, and there's no better time to show your love by treating your special woman with a delicate meal. From the hearty French brunches to the beautifully-crafted afternoon tea sets and lavish Cantonese feasts, we've rounded up some of the most tempting and luscious menus to try for this special occasion:
1/7 Chantecaille Rose de Mai Afternoon Tea at Intercontinental Hong Kong
What better way to surprise the special woman in your life with a pink-infused afternoon tea this Mother’s Day? Joining hands with the luxury beauty and skincare brand Chantecaille, Intercontinental Hong Kong introduces a rose-themed set that served guests with breathtaking panoramic views into the city’s harbour.
The set features a rich array of refreshing treats, including savoury items like Sunshine Egg made with crabmeat and mango, cheese fondue with black truffle, and toasted prawn sandwich with lemon mayonnaise. On the sweet side, you will find yuzu and strawberry cake, rose and raspberry macaron, as well as plain and raisin scones served with clotted cream, Earl Grey tea jelly to name a few.
After enjoying this beautiful floral afternoon tea set, guests will be given two sets of Chantecaille Rose de Mai signature skincare discovery kits, which is sure to please your beloved mum.
The afternoon tea set is priced at HK$688 for two with a fine selection of Mariage Frères tea or coffee. It is available from now until late June, from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm on weekdays, and from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm on weekends and public holidays.
2/7 Mother's Day Special Menu at China Tang
The most important woman in your life deserves a scrumptious Mother’s Day Cantonese feast fit for a queen, where the eight-course menu as prepared by China Tang at Harbour City is not to be missed.
The celebratory feast begins with a series of premium appetisers such as barbecue pork with honey, chilled marinated cucumber with garlic and tofu sheet roll with mushrooms. Guests can then savour a rich array of seafood delicacies, including double-boiled sea conch with fish maw, steamed lobster with garlic, as well as jumbo garoupa casserole with ginger and spring onion, complete with ground almond cream, a heartwarming dessert to round up a sweet celebration.
The Mother’s Day special menu is priced at HK$868 per person, available on May 12 for a minimum of two persons.
3/7 “Mama’s Dessert Station” at Tokyolima
If your mum has a sweet tooth, why not treat her to a delightful dessert feast? This Mother's Day, Tokyolima is presenting a colourful and beautifully adorned “Mama’s Dessert Station” at brunch, with different types of desserts such as cupcakes, macarons and strawberry tarts on offer. For Tokyolima’s regular brunch menu, guests will find a variety of sharing plates such as fresh salads topped with avocado, seaweed and sesame sauce, pork chicharron platter and fried chicken to name a few. For hot dishes, guests can choose from a handful of mains such as Tacu Tacu, a traditional Peruvian rice dish prepared with chimichurri, Peruvian grilled spring chicken, and yellow chilli and miso glazed salmon.
The festive brunch, together with Mama’s Dessert Station is priced at HK$398 per person, available exclusively on May 12.
4/7 Exclusive Mother's Day Brunch Menu at Écriture
Treasure a special moment with mum at Écriture this weekend, where the innovative French restaurant will please her with a newly launched six-course brunch menu.
Crafted by chef Maxime Gilbert, guests can anticipate a generous selection of seafood appetizers, such as amaebi (spot prawn), fresh scallops and royal caviar club hybrid, followed by mains featuring large blue lobster and premium Japanese wagyu, as well as refreshing desserts prepared with the season's best strawerries and apples. The brunch menu is available on May 12 and priced at HK$788 per person, with a complimentary glass of Perrier-Jouët Brut champagne and a special bouquet for mothers as souvenir.
See also: An Inside Look At Écriture
5/7 Mother's Day Special Dinner Menu at Tate Dining Room
Spoil your mum with a festive celebration at Tate Dining Room, as chef Vicky Lau presents the eight-course dinner menu, beginning with Chinese yam with seaweed jelly, red abalone carpaccio with marinated celtuce, as well as the warm sea scallop. Next are blue lobster steamed with scallion ginger sauce and steamed pigeon with mustard greens. A dessert—crispy yoghurt meringue with blueberry sorbet and lavender white chocolate mousse rounds up the Mother's Day celebration with a sweet ending.
The dinner set menu is priced at HK1,680 per person, and is available on Saturday, May 11.
See also: Tate Dining Room's Vicky Lau To Collaborate With Junghyun Park Of New York City’s Atomix This May
6/7 Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Dr Fern's Gin Parlour
There’s nothing quite like spending an indulgent afternoon with your beloved mum at Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour. To make your Mother’s Day celebration a remarkable one, the bar is launching a new afternoon tea set inspired by the fairy tale of Mary Poppins. Guests can anticipate a spread of British-inspired treats presented on the traditional three-tier stand. For savoury options, you will find smoked salmon with sour cream, tuna with mayonnaise and soft-boiled egg and cucumber salad tart to name a few, while sweet treats include varieties such as coconut panna cotta with pineapple, chocolate mousse with tangerine peel, as well as choux pastry with raspberry.
The Mary Poppins-inpired afternoon tea set is available on May 12 and 13, and is priced at HK$ 498 for two. The tea set includes a choice between coffee and tea, with an option to upgrade to the bar's esteemed gin and tonic for guests in the company of mom.
7/7 Mother's Day Special Brunch Menu at Chaiwala
If you’re planning to treat your mum with some exotic flavours this Mother’s Day, look no further to Chaiwala. This lively restaurant is offering a brunch experience with Indian delights to impress. Guests can indulge in a wide selection of seafood and meats from the tandoor, as well as the restaurant's spicy favouritessuch as Old Delhi butter chicken and the signature saag paneer. The establishment's cheese truffle dosa fits for larger partes, as well as desserts such as homemade panna cotta for sweet tooths. The Chaiwala Sunday brunch is priced at HK$398 per person and is available on May 12.