Mother’s Day is coming up on May 10 and if you’ve left it till the last minute to organise something for the woman who brought you (or your kids) into the world, then read on! From gift ideas to dining options, you’ll have no excuse for missing Mum’s special day.
Where to Dine
From 4 – 10 May, Mums can EAT FOR FREE at The Kinnet Café (located at 3/F, 33 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan). This new centre focuses on wellness for the over-50s, including a full fitness gym, exercise studios, a wide choice of classes, and The Kinnet Café. The Kinnet’s holistic approach is based on both scientific and professional experience, offered by a team of qualified personal trainers, physiotherapists and holistic wellness practitioners. Take mum for lunch or afternoon tea and she eats for free (The promotion is available for all moms when dining in a party with three or more, and they may choose to enjoy any item from the menu with a drink or dessert). Choose from a selection of rejuvenating dishes; from energizing breakfasts, hearty lunches, pre or post workout snacks, barista served coffees and teas, cold pressed fresh juices, and smoothies. All dishes at The Kinnet Café are packed with nutritional goodness, sourcing only the best in season ingredients from local and overseas farms. Reservations can be made at 3968 7623.
If brunch is what you’re after then take mum to Spasso (G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon). All mothers celebrating at the DiVino group of restaurants receive a HK$100 discount certificate from online fashion mall, Zalora and will have a chance to win a pair of stylish sunglasses from People by People, or a HK$1000 gift voucher from Francfranc. With an entire Sunday Brunch Formula devoted to providing something for the entire family – vegetarians to carnivores, grownups and little ones – Spasso has it covered. Families can relax either inside the restaurant or al fresco on the newly launched terrace overlooking the harbour. Prices start at $348 per adult (and $228 for children from six to 12) and vary depending on the main course selection from the a la carte menu.
Reservations can be made by calling 2730 8027
On May 10, Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar will offer an outstanding champagne brunch where mothers and loved ones can indulge in a variety of seafood specialities, legendary Mandarin Oriental breakfast favourites, a delectable selection of sweet treats, among many other seasonal delights, all complemented with champagne. Available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mother’s Day Brunch at the Mandarin Grill + Bar includes free flow champagne and is priced at $1,398 for adults and HKD $648 for children. At Clipper Lounge, the champagne brunch buffet, available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes free-flow champagne, and is priced at $738 for adults and $398 for children. In the evening, mothers are invited to enjoy a sumptuous dinner buffet with a raw bar and sushi selections, salad bar, hot dishes and carving station, and lavish desserts available from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. So Mum could feasibly spend the whole day there!
Many of the city’s spas know how to treat a mama the way she deserves to be treated and with special pampering packages on offer, you can’t go wrong (husbands take note!)
Available throughout the month of May, the Floral Embracing Journey offered by
Melo Spa at the Hyatt Regency, Sha Tin, promises a relaxing and delightful treat.
The package (1 hour and 20 minutes for HK$1,188 per person) tailored for mums includes an Osmanthus body glow, and regenerating facial or an Aromatic body massage. Book the above package and enjoy a 30-minute relaxing milk bath and a 30-minute mini massage in their private spa suite for a special price of HK$599 per person.
5/F, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, 3723 7684
Sense of Touch are also offering some amazing packages for mums this month. Choose from the Mama Mia! $1,680 / 2hrs, a specialised massage and moisturizing facial. Plus you get a limited edition Sense of Touch designer diary and a relaxing shoulder pad with natural herbs with your custom embroidery message total worth $780. Or for pregnant mamas, try the Mom To-Be Heavenly Retreat $1,780/2.5hrs, a full body massage which is tailored for the developing needs of mother and baby, followed by a repairing revitalizing facial, and finished off with a perfect polish for feet with her favorite color. She will also receive an organic essential oil-infused cream for growing tummies, a limited edition Sense of Touch designer diary, a relaxing back pad with natural herbs total worth $900. And then there’s the Mother and Daughter Duet $1,880/1.5hr for two, which includes a customized taster facial, a refreshing massage, and an express pedicure. You will receive a complimentary soothing eye pillow filled with natural herbs and a limited edition Sense of Touch designer diary total worth $480. The gifts just keep on coming! All packages include a 3-day complimentary pass to Pure Yoga and Pure Fitness, and a Capelli hair salon coupon for the mum to have a gorgeous make over.
Sounds like the perfect gift to make up for forgetting Mother’s Day last year!