It’s almost the time to show that special lady in your life how much you love her... Bring her to a nice restaurant for some quality time, get her a gift, or go for a spa treatment (for the both of you, wink wink.) Luckily we've done your homework for you, so here's our ultimate guide to Mother’s Day 2015!
WHERE TO BRING YOUR MOM FOR DINNER
Live near PMQ? Aberdeen Street Social is the place to be! Expect a complimentary chocolate treat (at brunch) and champagne (at dinner) for her, plus some favourite dishes such as the Lobster Benedict ($288HKD) and Peking duck salad ($148HKD) on the brunch menu, and Hokkaido Scallops ($228HKD), Sea Bass ($298HKD), and Duck Breast ($318HKD) for dinner.
PMQ, JPC G/Floor, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central (entrance at Hollywood Road intersection of Aberdeen Street)
(852) 2866 0300
Who doesn't love Aqua and Armani/aqua's signature Infitnity Brunch? Get ready for a spread of Italian and Japanese buffet plus some special mother's day dishes like Bird’s Nest Crème Brûlée at Armani/aqua and Pink seafood and Burrata cheese beetroot purée risotto at aqua. Of course, no infinity bruch is complete without free flow champagne and cocktails.
Mother's Day Infinity Brunch on 10th May is $598HKD per person, and Mamma dines free for booking of 5 persons or more.
2/F, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road, Central
(852) 3583 2828
29+30/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui
(852) 3427 2288
There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch, but Brick lane is making an exception! From 10th to 11th May, they will be offering moms free dinner along with 3 purchases of dinner sets per table! Highlights of dinner include Spaghetti Vongole, Grilled Iberico Prok Chop, and Grilled Lamb Racks.
Shop 404, CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Admiralty
(852) 2736 8893
If you're near the Island East side, why not drop by Feast? Not only do they have a special menu (we spy Duck Two Ways and more...) plus an exclusive gift from terre d'Oc so you get two birds with one visit! Children aged 12 and under will also get 50% off plus a trip to their flower market so they can handpick a bouquet for their mums.
Brunch on 10th May brunch is $495HKD per adult and dinner $495HKD per adult
1/F, EAST, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing
(852) 3968 3777
From 4 – 10 May, Mums can eat for free when dining in a party with three or more at The Kinnet Café! You can go any time of the day, from energizing breakfasts, hearty lunches, pre or post workout snacks, or even just cold pressed fresh juices, and smoothies for a hot day!
3/F, 33 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan
(852) 3968 7623
In honour of Mother’s Day, treat your mom with a special four-course lunch menu ($588HKD) of classic French cuisine at Gaddi's along the habourfront! If she's a Chinese tea lover, then head to Spring Moon instead for luxury dim sums and seafood dishes with tea served by highly trained tea masters.
19-21 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
(852) 2696 6763
Harlan’s and Kaika are celebrating Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet ($698HKD Adult; $298HKD Children) that of course includes sushi & sashimi bar, fresh seafood, the sizzling teppanyaki and pan fried ice cream. But there's also free flow Prosecco and orange juice, as well as a special appearance from a balloon artist!
19/F, The One Mall, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
(852) 2972 2222
The way of celebration will be different this year at Hooray – be prepared to experience a macaroon decoration workshop an hour before dinner. It’s time to get creative together! The highlights of dinner ($598 per person) include Roasted Beef Short Rib, Seared Barbary Duck Breast, Spiced Pumpkin and Truffle Jus, and the Baked Chilean Sea Bass Fillo Roll, Scallop, Spinach and Champagne Foam.
P502 WTC Mall, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
(852) 2895 0885
All Hail the Queen at W Hong Kong! This month is all about sending your mom kisses, and inspired by Prada's latest fragrance Prada Candy Kiss, you'll find a series of inspired bites at their brunch, lunch and dinner buffet with a ton of free flow to boot!
Every Saturday in May, lunch buffet is $518HKD per adult including free flow sparkling wine and $184HKD per child. On 10th May, Sunday brunch is $898HKD per adult including free flow champers, wine and beer and $418HKD per child; and dinner buffet is $628HKD per adult and $314HKD per child.
1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station
(852) 3717 2222
Need to give her something special to hold on to? Think daily items like handbags, jewelry or even something to turn her thumb green! We have handpicked some fab items that are perfect for the trendy and modern mums, so it's time to get shopping!
From left to right: Weekend by Max Mara $3,580HKD; Small Clutch $3,880HKD & Handbag $6,880HKD (Both from Marina Rinaldi)
From left to right: DVF Tapestry Chain Necklace $2,900HKD; Folli Folli Necklace from the Grace Collection $2,125HKD; Links of London Pearl Necklace $8,750HKD; Thomas Sabo Necklace $1,530HKD; John Hardy Classic Chain Double Heart Locket Pendant $5,965HKD
Parrot Flower Power $498HKD
In case your mom doesn't have a green thumb, help her look after her plants with Parrot Flower Power. Equipped with Bluetooth Smart technology, this wireless device loads data about the plants in real-time and recommends the proper care needed by sending data to a smart phone!
Parrot MINIKIT Neo 2 HD $849HKD
Wish your mom a safe drive with this little technological gem – manage phone calls exclusively by voice with all Bluetooth phones, whilst keeping your hands on the steering wheel and eyes on the road!
If all else fails, go with flowers – the simplest and the classiest to show your mom some love and respect. The act will never go out of style!
From left to right: Mixed Carnation $1080HKD; Carnation & Rose in Box $900HKD; Eustoma and Freesia $980HKD (All from agnès b. FLEURISTE)
Besides bringing your mom to a relaxing spa session, maybe you guys can try and make your own perfumes together! From now until May 9, book a perfume making lesson and get another extra one for free at Be Moonstruck. Spend some quality time at a workshop with just the two of you and some fabulous perfumes to take home. Interested? Make sure to make a booking in advance so avoid disappointments!
A lesson includes a DIY guiding session with their professional Fragrance Intelligence Agent, and 2 full size Moonstruck perfume DIY box sets for $1780HKD (Originally $3660HKD)
3/F, 22 Gilman's Bazaar, Central
(852) 5300 0548
TREAT HER LIKE A QUEEN
Mothers spend a lot of time taking care of us and mother’s day is their turn to be taken care of! Show your gratitude to your super mom by treating her with a pampering spa experience that will let her know just how much you cherish her by a gift voucher or a planned spa day.
The Mama Mia! Package ($1,680HKD/2hrs) offers specialized massage combining blended aromatherapy massage oil – giving your mom the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation for both body and mind (just what she deserves from all the work at home!).
If you want to experience it with her together, the Mother and Daughter Duet ($1,880HKD/1.5hr) for two will give you both a customized taster facial, a refreshing massage, and an express pedicure.
agnès b. FLEURISTE
G/F, Chung Shan House, 8 & 10 Gough Street, Central
(852) 2563 9191
Hong Kong, ifc mall, International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
Sogo Causeway Bay
Shop 2-07, Sogo Department Store, 555 Hennessy Road
(852) 2831 3981
1/F, Sogo Department Store, Causeway Bay
(852) 2573 1660
John Hardy Boutique
Shop No. 123, Lee Gardens Two 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay
(852) 2523 9828
Links of London
Shop 1017, IFC mall, Central
(852) 2295 3328
Shop 301 & 318, 3F. Landmark Atrium, Central
1 & 2, G/F & LG/ F, St. George's Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central
(852) 2722 9601
Sense of Touch
1-5F, 52 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central (852) 2526 6918
G211, 1/F, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road (852) 2592 9668
Hong Kong IFC Mall
Shop 1018C, No. 8 Finance Street, Central
(852) 2295 3585
Written by Kelsy Li