Haven’t booked your Mother’s Day feast yet? Fret not, here are nine fabulous menus that are sure to please the leading lady in your life.
Yat Tung Heen
Looking to impress mom with a Michelin-starred Cantonese meal? If you’ve never tried Yat Tung Heen, located at Eaton HK, you’ll want to book in to this special menu available through 10 May, which features some of Chef Tam’s most renowned dishes all in one set (HK$3,280 for four). To make the deal even sweeter, all bookings of four come with a complimentary bottle of Perrier-Jouet. You’ll understand why the honey-glazed barbecued pork or its delicate crispy fried chicken is the talk of the town. Other decadent delights include roasted crispy pork belly, braised whole 10-head South African abalone and braised bird’s nest soup with crab meat. A deeply nourishing double-boiled pear soup, steamed Longevity buns and chilled mango mochi rolls round out the satisfying Mother’s Day feast.
Yat Tung Heen, B2/F, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Hong Kong, +852 2710 1093
Greater China Club
Recently dismantling its member’s only policy, Greater China Club has opened its doors to all keen diners seeking a sumptuous Cantonese feast on the Kowloon side. GCC’s long-time Cantonese restaurant Man Hing has also merged with The Gatsby, its former banquet space.
For Mother’s Day, Man Hing is offering two 12-course set menus available from 1–10 May for tables of at least four. The HK$588 per head menu features specialties such as barbecued prime Iberico pork, double-boiled pork broth with Chinese chickpea and apple, braised chicken with fish maw, with coconut pudding as dessert. For the HK$688 per head menu, you’ll get to savour gourmet dishes such as deep fried chicken wings stuffed with bird’s nest and Yunnan ham; smoked yellow croaker with caviar, double boiled chicken broth with sea conch, and more. There’s currently 15 percent off on table reservations held through 7 May, so if you’re looking to have an early Mother’s Day feast, you can act quick to nab a great deal.
Greater China Club, 10/F, D2 Place One, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, +852 2743 8055
Planning a relaxing semi-buffet brunch for mom? If Asian French cuisine is up your alley, Maison Es is offering five all-you-can-eat starters with your choice of main course, where you can also tack on HK$288 for free-flow Louis Roederer Champagne. All ladies will receive a Melvita goodie bag with a HK$100 dining coupon when dining on Mother’s Day.
The restaurant is also offering a four-course tasting menu for dinner (HK$588 per head), which put nourishing Asian ingredients such as goji berries and red dates as the stars of the show.
Maison Es, 1A Star Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (entrance on Electric Street), +852 2521 8011
Morton’s the Steakhouse
Enjoy some surf and turf with a view, with this attractive menu at Hong Kong’s long-standing steakhouse. Perched atop the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel, Morton’s is the perfect spot to bask in the stunning harbour view during Mother’s Day lunch. For HK$498 per head, diners can tuck into a steak and seafood feast, starting with a choice of the restaurant’s signature lobster bisque, shrimp cocktail or classic Caesar salad, then a selection from the famous crab cake, lobster tail or juicy bacon-wrapped scallops — all before digging into the tender 6 oz. Filet cut as the entree. The menu also includes a side dish, as well as dessert — a hard choice between creme brulee or Morton’s Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake.
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2732 2343
Sai Ying Pun’s latest Italian newcomer is hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch on 10 May (HK$380 per head), following its usual weekend format of unlimited wines, appetisers and salads and a choice of dessert, while guests can also add an a la carte pasta to round out the meal. Moms who dine-in will get a complimentary upgrade to LucAle’s free-flow Franciacorta package so they can celebrate the special day with some of Italy’s finest bubbly.
LucAle, Shop A, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, +852 3611 1842
Rather than the traditional Mother’s day brunch, lunch or dinner, how about treating mom to an indulgent afternoon tea at Wan Chai’s Ming Court? This exclusive Chinese afternoon tea (HK$880 for two) blends the best of both worlds with its delicate handcrafted dim sum with a light dessert to end the meal — perfect for the mother who abhors anything ‘too sweet’. Available only on 9 and 10 May from 2:30–5pm, the weekend menu features delicious bites such as drunken scallop dumplings with crab meat, baked chicken tart with abalone, baked wagyu puffs with radish and black truffle and more, while the quintessential Mother’s Day dessert comes in the form of double-boiled supreme bird’s nest with coconut milk.
Ming Court, 2/F, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2878 1212
Mothers celebrating at Holt’s Cafe at Rosewood Hong Kong are in for a treat: Moms will receive a flower bouquet, Champagne and a box of Tahitian vanilla pralines to continue the festivities at home. During the day, guests can opt for a sumptuous brunch (HK$788) with a variety of platters for sharing — from chilled seafood to smoked salmon, and a range of Western and Chinese cooked dishes. You’ll then get to select from a range of mains such as a juicy grilled rib-eye steak, seared sole fillet or Typhoon Shelter-style line-caught squid. Add just HK$100 for free-flow prosecco and beer, or make it a real party with unlimited Champagne at HK$200. In the evening, guests can also order a la carte from a list of sharing-style dishes such as a gourmet seafood platter or lobster Thermidor.
Holt’s Cafe, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3891 8732
Honjo’s refined Japanese brunch has been popular since its launch last year, and its blend of fresh sushi and sashimi and light mains is perfect for the modern mom. Executive chef Sato Kiyoshi’s Mother’s Day brunch experience menu (HK$368 per head) offers vegetarian-friendly options such as fruit tomato, Shojin sushi and vegetable tempura, whilst meat-lovers will love signature dishes such as the tuna cracker, Wagyu striploin and salmon teriyaki. Guests who prefer to celebrate during dinner will also get to try a prix fixe menu (HK$480 per head) featuring appetisers for sharing at the table, a selection of fresh sashimi and sushi, as well as their choice of main, all before ending with a special umeboshi yuzu curd as dessert.
Honjo, 1/F, Hollywood Centre, 77-91 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2663 3772
New Punjab Club
With astounding support for Belon’s inaugural Feast for Our Family special delivery menu, which raised over HK$100,000 to aid the restaurant group’s most vulnerable workers, Black Sheep Restaurants has made the initiative a monthly event. Held in honour of Mother’s Day this month, it’s New Punjab Club’s turn to offer a Michelin-starred option for celebrating at home, priced at HK$2,500 for two. The four-course Mother’s Day menu, created by Chef Palash Mitra, features an exclusive, off-menu Lamb Shank Biryani with Salaan Raita, amongst other signatures from the sumptuous tandoor grillhouse, with vegetarian-friendly options available as well. If you’ve tried the lamb at New Punjab Club before, your mouth is probably already watering with anticipation.
Delivery can be arranged anywhere on Hong Kong Island, from Cyberport to Quarry Bay and up to The Peak. Orders can be placed from now until 8 May by emailing email@example.com.
New Punjab Club, G/F, World Wide Commercial Building, 34 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2368 1223