The best Mother’s Day dining in Hong Kong
Cobo House’s innovative Mother’s Day menu uses herbs and edible plants harvested from their in-house rooftop Okinawa sea sand garden. Tuck into hearty delights such as potato soup with summer truffle and mains such as Atlantic cod paired with lightly pickled zucchini flowers or Australian beef tenderloin with foie gras brûlée and black truffle parmesan foam. The menu also comes with a Mother’s Day Pampering Beauty Gift Box by Clarins, packed with $180 worth of goodies!
When: Sunday 14 May, lunch and dinner
For something less heavy, L’Éclair de Génie’s Tea with Mum afternoon tea set features not only sweet éclairs, but new savoury éclairs have been added to the eclair equation, along with chouquettes and financiers, for a fancy French for mum.
When: Until Sunday 14 May
Price: Monday to Friday $268, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays $288
Show Mum she’s your lobster by taking her to Fishsteria and cracking into some fab lobster dishes. Their semi-buffet features a counter flowing with fresh seafood, a choice of tableside appetisers including a half-dozen oysters or classic lobster bisque and a choice of main with Mother’s Day specials including a whole lobster for two (+$100), lobster pasta, or a whole salt-baked sea bass (+$100). Save some room for dessert, too!
When: Sunday 14 May
Price: $458, $150 additional for free-flow Bloody Mary’s and prosseco.
Taking over the spot that once housed Alain Ducasse’s Spoon, Rech is his fab new outpost in the InterContinental. The ‘Best of Rech’ French Sunday lunch dishes up fresh oysters from France, a quartet of starters, a cookpot of tiny spelt with squid and sesame, wild cod aïoli and meatier offerings of duck with mango. Wash it all down with pressed organic fruit and vegetable juice, wine pairing selections, plus tea and coffee.
When: Every Sunday, midday-2.30pm
Price: $888 for adults, $618 for children (3-6-years-old)
Housed in the Mandarin Oriental, two Michelin-starred Pierre’s Le Grand Petit Déjeuner is a lavish traditional French Sunday lunch in which chef Gagnaire serves top quality seasonal products from France. Treat mum the French way.
When: Sunday 14 May, 11am-1pm and 1.30pm-3pm
Price: $888 for adults, $628 for children
Named after chef Nate Green’s grandmother, Rhoda is a fitting place to take mum on Mother’s Day. With an emphasis on sharing family meals, Rhoda’s Sunday roast is the perfect feast. The lunch features roast beef of wild Hereford striploin and Yorkshire pudding – with roast potatoes, peas and bacon, braised red cabbage, glazed carrots, all doused in gravy. Save room for Rhoda’s infamous vanilla cheesecake too.
When: Sunday 14 May, midday-3pm
Price: $348. Children eight-years or below receive a main and a dessert from the children’s menu for free
For a Mother’s Day with a view and added treats, mums brunching at Seafood Room will receive a pink flower and a Polaroid capturing the special day. Set your watch a few minutes early: the first 20 mums to be seated that have ordered the Moët Rosé Impérial Flamingo Edition free flow package ($350) could win a special gift from Benefit Cosmetics. If that’s not enough, there’s a whole range of special Mother’s Day dishes and the Pink Carnation cocktail will be available for a special price of $38.
When: 3-14 May, midday-3.30pm
Price: $448. Additional free-flow packages on the day include La Vie en Rose sparkling rose (+$150) and Moët & Chandon Impérial Champagne (+$200). All free flow options also include prosecco, house sake, house wines, Peroni and cocktails.
TokyoLima’s omacasa four-course brunch features tantalising Nikkei dishes washed down with an endless supply of sake and Japanese-Peruvian inspired cocktails. Created especially for Mother’s Day, the Mum’s The Word cocktail is a blend of cherry blossom, Acai liquor, prosecco and lychee for a light and bubbly beverage. Even better, the cocktail is complimentary for all mums at the table.
When: Sunday 14 May, midday-2.30pm
Price: $398, $180 extra for free-flow sake and cocktails
It’s not all just about eating this Mother’s Day. If you and your mum like to party, check out Woobar’s Champagne Diet happy hour. Quaff two hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot during the weekends. Of course, anyone can get boozy on the bubbles, but treat mum to the good life this Mother's Day.
When: Saturdays and Sundays until 31 August