Although you really shouldn’t have to wait for a special occasion to pamper Mummy dearest, this Mother’s Day, show that you understand that all the nagging’s for your own good by taking her out for a good meal.
Whether it’s casual dining she prefers, or a fine dining treat you want her to indulge in, we’ve got you covered on both aspects. — these are the best five picks for each category in Singapore.
Bedrock Bar & Grill
It’s hearty dishes galore at Bedrock Bar & Grill this Mother’s Day, if this is the sort of thing your mom enjoys.
If your mom enjoys a good hearty steak, celebrate Mother’s Day at Bedrock Bar & Grill, which will be offering a complimentary two-course set lunch (S$32) to mothers who dine with at least one paying adult or two kids on 12 May 2012. Choose from mains like apple-grilled chicken and grilled ribeye steak. If you’re having dinner instead, treat her to Bedrock’s signatures such as roasted wagyu bone marrow, bedrock pepper steak, as well as the always-impressive Tomahawk, perfect for sharing.
Bedrock Bar & Grill, 96 Somerset Road, #01-05, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, +65 6238 0054
Pamper mom with an exquisite French meal at Brasserie Wolf, featuring classics like French onion soup.
For a French affair, pamper your mom with an exclusive three-course Mother’s Day set lunch and dinner menu (S$55 per person) at Brasserie Wolf on 13 May 2012. Chef Claudio Sandri will bring out the classic French starters, with dishes like traditional French onion soup, escargots in puff pastry and mains like beef wellington and grilled Scottish salmon.
Brasserie Wolf, 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, The Pier at Robertson #01-13, +65 6735 3476, email@example.com
Glass House at Hotel Fort Canning
Be spoilt for choice at The Glass House at Hotel Fort Canning with their spread of Asian delights and international favourite this Mother’s Day.
Make a date with mom and tuck into an array of Asian cuisines and local favourites at The Glass House’s specially prepared Mother’s Day buffet lunch menu (S$68 per adult; S$34 per child). Indulge in favourites like braised bee hoon and stewed pork, nonya mutton rendang and yam paste with ginko nuts, then take a memento of the special day at the instant photo booth. All mothers who attend the buffet lunch will receive a special gift from The Glass House.
Enjoy the clean and fresh flavours of Australian cuisine, in true Australian-leisurely style at Graze with your mom on this special day.
With shared platters and set dinner menus, Graze at Rochester Park offers a leisurely Mother’s Day feast that’s bound to pamper all hardworking mothers, while sister outlet Graze at Martin No. 38’s special creations like slow roasted lamb and portobello mushroom mousseline will delight moms who love the fresh and clean flavours of Australian cuisine.
Moms will also receive a complimentary mimosa cocktail or Prosecco/mocktail at Rochester Park and Martin No. 38 respectively.
Graze, 4 Rochester Park, +65 6775 9000; 38 Martin Road, +65 6509 1680
Sweeten Mother’s Day for your mom and dine at Marmalade Pantry — moms get a complimentary main course when dining with at least one other guest, and with an order of at least one other main course.
From 8 – 13 May 2012 during dinner hours, mothers will enjoy a complimentary main course when dining with at least one other guest, and with an order of at least one other main course. Also in conjunction with Mother’s Day, Marmalade Pantry has introduced the Apple Cobbler Cupcake (S$4.80), a sweet treat of an apple caramel cupcake topped with caramel icing and compressed apple.
Pantry at the Stables, 55 Fairways Drive, +65 6467 7748, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prefer to pamper mom a little more with a fine-dining treat? We have picked five great spots for a luxurious meal for mom this Mother’s Day on the next page.
Equinox at Swissotel
For a truly indulgent Mother’s Day meal, head over to Equinox Restaurant for the special Sunday brunch.
For a impressive Mother’s Day feast, treat Mum to the panoramic views of the city skyline whilst indulging in an extensive buffet spread (S$168 per adult; S$74 per child) that includes fresh sashimi, pan-fried foie gras and roasted beef ribeye at Equinox at Swissotel. Make mum her very own cupcake at the cupcake corner, and then take a family photo home for keepsake.
Equinox, Level 70, Swissotel the Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, +65 6837 3322, email@example.com
Splurge on a meal at Fat Cow with mom on her special day — trust us, she’ll thank you for it.
Mother’s Day dinner won’t get more indulgent than at Fat Cow, which will be introducing an exclusive set dinner menu (S$150 per person) from 7 – 12 May 2012, presenting Japanese-inspired items like yuzu butter poached lobster, kegani cream croquette and grilled Nikka-glazed wagyu short rib. All orders for the set dinner comes with a complimentary cocktail ‘The ChrysantheMUM Collins’ (mocktail replacement available) concocted by Fat Cow’s mixologist Matthew Radalj.
Fat Cow, 1 Orchard Boulevard, #01-01 Camden Medical Centre, +65 735 0308, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jiang-Nan Chun at Four Seasons
Jiang-Nan Chun’s extensive array of dim sum will please even the fussiest and most traditional of mothers.
For all traditional moms, Jiang-Nan Chun’s weekend oriental brunch (S$78 per person) offers authentic Cantonese cuisine that will warm her heart just right. The extensive brunch offers over 100 dim sum delights, including its signature fried carrot cake with X.O. chilli sauce, baked barbecued pork pastry and steamed bun with salted egg yolk paste.
Alternatively, families may choose to gather with a seven‐course family set dinner menu starting from S$788 per table of 10. All mothers will receive a complimentary tea box gift set for every set menu ordered.
Jiang Nan Chun, Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard, +65 6734 1110
Mikuni at Fairmont Hotel
If mom has a taste for Japanese cuisine, then Mikuni at Fairmont Hotel, with its brilliantly-executed menus will be the one to splurge on this Mother’s Day.
If mom’s a fan of Japanese cuisine, there’s no better way to express your gratitude than with Mikuni’s specially-crafted 4-course set lunch (S$85 per person) or 8-course set dinner (S$250 per person) menus, available from 12 – 13 May 2012. Exquisite dishes include the teriyaki-marinated Kagoshima wagyu with miso foie gras, grilled abalone with sea urchin and seaweed, and green tea ice-cream with hot pistachio soup.
Mikuni, Level 3, Fairmont Singapore 80 Bras Basah Road, +65 6431 6156
Indulge in Novus Executive Chef Stephan Zoisl’s interesting signature dishes like the duck tea as part of his specially-crafted Mother’s Day menu.
Executive Chef Stephan Zoisl has specially prepared a Mother’s Day three-course lunch (S$65 per person) and six-course dinner (S$138 per person) menu, available only on 12 May 2012. The set lunch and dinner menus will feature some of his signatures like duck tea and foie gras anglaise. Every diner who orders the Mother’s Day set dinner will also stand to win a pair of tickets to a cooking demonstration by Novus’ Executive Chef Stephan Zoisl at TOTT.
Novus, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road #01-02, +65 6336 8770, Eddy@novus.sg