Mother’s Day is on 8 May this year, and it’s a great opportunity to remind our mums, or the mums of our children, how fabulous they are! Happily, there’s a huge number of ways to spoil our special mums in Hong Kong; try these fab flowers, dining specials, staycation deals and other Mother’s Day gift ideas for starters!
Flowers for Mum from Grace & Favour HK
Here’s a sure-fire way to make the special mum in your life happy on the big day: with the freshest and most luxurious flowers from Grace & Favour HK! This award-winning premium florist is based in Wan Chai and also has an online store, so it’s easy to pick from its stunning collection of arrangements for Mother’s Day this year.
Inspired by “the different roles that the superwomen in our lives can play besides being our mums”, and carefully curated by its team of internationally certified floral artists, this Mother’s Day collection is full of pleasant surprises. Among the highlights is My Guardian Angel, a selection of lush French peonies, Ecuadorian roses, and Colombian carnations set in a lovely picnic basket. My Queen, meanwhile, is a fuchsia and pink-themed bouquet that looks as majestic as the name suggests. Ideal for a queen of a mum! For a different colour profile, opt for a classy lavender bouquet like My Mentor, an appreciation of our first teacher and mentor in life. Flower boxes of carnations and orchids are another great choice, if you’re looking for something more compact and budget friendly.
The flowers at Grace & Favour HK are selected and sourced from trusted farms and suppliers worldwide. They sell out fast, so don’t forget to plan ahead!
Dazzling jewellery from Chow Tai Fook and Hearts on Fire
What better gift for Mother’s Day than a timeless piece of bling that lets Mum shine? Chow Tai Fook has an array of jewellery to celebrate the special occasion, including ‘Touch of Love’ 18K white gold diamond and pearl jewellery, delicate floral pure gold pieces, statement-making platinum jewellery, and the T MARK ‘Echo of Love’ Collection of diamond pieces.
Then, to celebrate the enduring and timeless nature of a mother’s love, the Hearts on Fire selection of elegant jewellery includes the Aerial, Lorelei, Copley and Illa collections to keep her shining throughout the year.
Embark on a family cooking adventure with Chilli Fagara
Popular Sichuan restaurant Chilli Fagara is spicing up the art of gift giving this Mother’s Day with two kid-friendly Wrap-at-Home Chilli Dumpling Kits. The pork or plant-based dumpling sets contain ten signature pork or vegan dumplings each, with illustrated wrapping and cooking instructions so young ones can help with the prep. There are Ma and La sauces included, too, for those who want to add some spice! It’s a great present idea for a tasty, fun-filled cooking session with Mum and the whole family.
The exclusive dumpling kits are available from 1 to 8 May via Deliveroo ($228) or the Chilli Fagara website ($198). Pre-order at least one day in advance, until 8 May, by calling 2796 6866, sending an email to email@example.com or messaging Chilli Fagara on Facebook (@chillifagarahk) or Instagram (@chilli.fagara).
A tribute to mothers – and a chance for some pampering
Wong Chuk Hang nail bar Urban Chillez is celebrating Mother’s Day for the whole month of May, with a range of discounts. There’s a 10 percent discount on all bookings for starters; or you can enjoy a 20 percent discount when you bring a friend; and you can also pay just $100 for a kid’s “mini mani’ (for under 10s).
There are Mother’s Day Gift Sets available too! Featuring UC Cuticle Oil and tea by “Or Tea?”, the Beauty Tea Set is $288, with free local delivery for purchases over $500.
Book your slot at Urban Chillez via WhatsApp: 5597 4277.
2A E-Tat Factory Building, 4 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang
Give Mum a staycation
To really show your appreciation towards your own beloved Mum or the mother of your kids, why not take things up a notch with a pampering staycation? The JW Wellness Staycation at JW Marriott Hong Kong combines a relaxing stay with a facial and massage treatment and a refreshing breakfast to revitalise mind, body and spirit. Plus. if she checks in on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May, she’ll receive a complimentary box of chocolate pralines as an exclusive perk!
Priced from HK$2,080 per night, the package includes a night in a comfy, well-appointed guestroom, breakfast for two at JW Café, a gift card by Vonique (valid for two months) to redeem either a 100-minute Aromatherapy Massage (valued at $1,000) or a 90-minute Proteoglicanos Hydrating Ultimate Facial Care ($1,480), and the free box of choccies for weekend check-in.
You can book the staycation here. If you can’t spend the night at the JW Marriott, there are some great culinary presentations at the hotel’s various restaurants throughout May, and on Mother’s Day itself. For enquiries and reservations, call 2810 8366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A perfect trifecta: steak, lobster and killer harbour views!
Morton’s is bringing back a premium menu for Mother’s Day, featuring the best of land and sea, as well as a classic side dish and dessert. The three-course Steak & Lobster lunch menu begins with a choice of a pair of classics: a fresh caesar salad and a silky lobster bisque. Next comes a main of a 10oz Manhattan Cut New York Strip Steak, alongside a choice of sizeable juicy crab cakes, fresh lobster tails or umami-loaded bacon-wrapped scallops. A meal at Morton’s wouldn’t be complete without one of their famed sides – we’re suckers for the Parmesan & Truffle Fries! – while dessert is a choice Morton’s Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake, Key Lime Pie or the elegant Crème Brûlée with a perfectly crackable top.
The Steak & Lobster menu is priced from $888 and is available for lunch (11am – 3.30pm), while the à la carte menu is available for lunch or dinner. Call 2732 2343 for reservations.
4/L, The Sheraton Hotel Hong Kong, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Handmade jewellery for Mother’s Day that supports a great cause
Starfish Project is an exquisite collection of handmade jewellery designed to provide a new life and career opportunities for women in Asia who have escaped human trafficking and sexual exploitation. It’s available now through sustainable shopping platform, ethikaal.com.
The beautiful designs reflect the Starfish mission; the chic Kindred Hope Collection, for example, represents the strength and beauty of women around the world joining forces; the Together necklace celebrates friendship. This collection of necklaces, earrings and bracelets has something for everyone, from timeless classics to colourful pieces for the wow factor! Prices start from $289; each item comes in stylish gift packaging that shows the impact the purchase will have created; for example, the Kindred Hope Earrings are equal to one week of skills training.
Browse the range of pieces here.
Celebrating strong mums with a bunch of brunches
The Pirata Group of restaurants is featuring the hashtag #StrongLikeAMother for its range of exclusive Mother’s Day brunch menus on 8 May this year. The 2022 edition of the Group’s celebrated brunches aim to show appreciation to all mothers, celebrating their strength, resilience and endless capacity for love. And the food is sure to brighten mama’s day too!
Among the menus are Italian classics at Pirata, a Northern Spanish feast at The Optimist, fun Nikkei dishes at TokyoLima, smokehouse signatures at Meats, authentic Indian cuisine at Chaiwala and much more!
All brunches run from 11am to 3pm on 8 May. See the Pirata Group website for details of individual venues.
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