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The best restaurants to take mum on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day in Hong Kong means celebrations are in order. We select the best restaurants where you can spoil mum this year

By Olivia Lai

Whether it’s a lazy brunch, a fancy cocktail or one of Hong Kong’s best restaurants, a good meal is one of the best ways to celebrate any occasion. We’ve selected the best restaurants to treat mum this Mother’s Day. Remember, mum’s the word!

The best Mother’s Day dining in Hong Kong

Aberdeen Street Social

Restaurants Sheung Wan

Aside from their usual brunch affair, Aberdeen Street Social is gifting mums a free glass of ‘Blanc de Blancs’ from Ruinart upon arrival before serving a four-course menu comprised of roasted Hokkaido scallops with cauliflower and truffle Aberdeen Angus beef tenderloin accompanied by mashed potato and roasted mushrooms. A perfect choice to chill with some great fare. 

When: Sunday May 13, 6pm-11pm
Price: Á la Carte

Dr Fern’s Gin Parlour

Bars and pubs Cocktail bars Central

How about treating mum for a spot of tea?  This Landmark-based speakeasy, known for their Alice in Wonderland themed high tea set, is introducing a new Nordic-style afternoon tea starting from Mother’s Day. The colourful spread features a variety of pastries and bonbons made from the freshest of ingredients. To make it more special, surprise mum with a floral bouquet ($880) and a jar of tea ($120) curated by Dr Fern himself. 

When: From May 13 onwards. 12.15pm-1.45pm, 2pm -3.30pm and 3.45pm-5.15pm.
Price: $498


Frites Belgium on Tap (Central)

Restaurants Belgian Central

Frites is treating all mums to complimentary free-flow prosecco. With a cosy, casual atmosphere and hearty sharing portions, get the whole fam chowing down on dishes like frites, signature mussel pots and roasted pork knuckles. Got little ones with you? Frites also does a kids menu feauturing fish n’ chips, schnits n’ strips and mini burgers, and a kid’s area for them to let loose. 

When: Sunday May 13
Price: Á la Carte


Restaurants Korean Lan Kwai Fong

A bit short on cash but still want to treat mum this Mother’s Day? Well, Jinjuu has got you covered. All mums can enjoy a full brunch for free at the LKF Korean joint. Yes, you read that right – free. Savour a mix of small plates and mains including baked duck egg, Korean fried chicken and slow-braised beef short rib with the whole fam (at least three or more) for a delectable (and affordable) brunch. 

When: Sunday May 13, 12pm-3pm
Price: $388 for non-mums


Gough’s on Gough

Restaurants Contemporary European Sheung Wan

Enjoy a traditional English roast for your next family gathering. Gough’s On Gough is serving up a special Mother’s Day brunch menu featuring freshly prepared seafood including French oysters, Dutch clams and mussels, roast sirloin beef with Yorkshire puddings and a choice of raspberry and white chocolate mousse or honey ice cream for dessert. Finish the big lunch with an English tea served in an authentic vintage English teacup. Add on a two-hour free-flow beer, wine, Bloody Mary and Pimm’s package for $248. To make the day more memorable, there’s a professional photographer on hand to take group photos too! 

When: Sunday May 13, 12pm-2.30pm
Price: $598


Restaurants Tsim Sha Tsui

Situated on the harbour's edge, Harbourside is a great restaurant option for all the buffet fanatics out there. This Mother’s Day, you can take your pick of a lunch or dinner buffet with stunning waterfront views as a backdrop. For the lunch option, there’s free-flow champagne, a freshly pressed juice bar, a Bloody Mary bar and liquid nitrogen sorbet cocktails to kick start the brunch, followed by a fantastic selection of chilled seafood and delectable dishes like Peking duck rolls and striploin served with Yorkshire pudding. There’s even a chocolate fountain! For mums only, there’ll be a selection of healthy dishes featuring birds nest, dried scallops, ginseng, sea coconuts, angelica and goji.

When: Sunday May 13, 11.30am-3pm
Price: $898

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Restaurants Fusion Repulse Bay

Embrace the holiday mood and make this Mother’s Day a relaxed beachside affair. Situated by the breezy and scenic Repulse Bay beach, Limewood’s menu is an amalgamation of Southeast Asian, Hawaiian, South American and Caribbean, dishing out light bites such as fish tacos and calamari salad to sharing plates like Thai-style snapper and 48-hour charred beef ribs. Not to mention, amazing fruity cocktails! Matriarchs will be greeted with a complimentary glass of rosé upon arrival and a lucky draw for a two-night resort stay in Bali. Time to whip out the summer dresses and straw hats! 

When: Sunday May 13, 12pm-4pm
Price: A la carte

Los Sotano

Bars and pubs Lan Kwai Fong

For something a little different this Mother’s Day, pop along to this trendy taco joint for a taste of Mexico. Kick things off with two tacos of choice: roasted pork shoulder, beer battered fish, ribeye beef, avocado, pork belly, southern fried chicken and tequila-marinated lobster. For mains, get stuffed with the charcoal-grilled chicken or tequila-marinated ribeye before indulging in an ice cream waffle taco with chocolate sauce. Perfect to share with mum!

When: May 6-13, 5pm-late
Price: $495



Restaurants Contemporary European Shek Tong Tsui

Named after chef Nate Green’s grandmother, Rhoda is a fitting place to take mum. With an emphasis on sharing family meals, Rhoda’s Sunday roast is the perfect feast. The long lunch features a special edition of their Sunday roast with unlimited portions of Wicks Manor pork and mouth-watering sides like spiced potato wedges and kimchi coleslaw. Save room for Rhoda’s ginger biscuit trifle and mums get to take home a homemade chocolate tart too. 

When: Sunday 14 May, 12pm-3pm
Price: $320. Free for children eight-years or below 


Restaurants Tsim Sha Tsui East

Spoil mum with a hearty Italian brunch at this harbourside restaurant that promises free-flow drinks and a special gift for mum to take home! Fill your stomachs with a variety of egg dishes, freshly-baked breads, pizzas, seafood, meat roasts, sushi and sashimi before tucking into mains such as mixed seafood risotto, Iberico pork loin, Alaskan cod or the chef’s signature – a US beef striploin. To celebrate this special day, all mums will be gifted with a Philip Wain fresh caviar revival facial and a one-hour personal training session. 

When: Sunday May 13, 11.30pm-3.30pm
Price: $428

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