SINGAPORE - Mother's Day is just around the corner, but there's no need to fret if you haven't got plans for Sunday.
Compiled below is a list of gastronomical delights catered to this special day. Pick and choose from a spread of buffets and exclusive dishes, created specifically to show your mum just how much you love and appreciate her.
White Rose Cafe, York Hotel
Indulge in local and regional favourites with your mother at York Hotel by treating her to either the International Buffet Lunch or High Tea Buffet. Feast on an extensive spread of buffet specialities such as Seafood Tom Yam Soup, Baked Honey Pork Ribs, Singapore Laksa, Braised Kong Bak Pau, as well as an array of appetizers and dim sum dishes.
For dessert, enjoy freshly-made Durian Pancakes as well as the all-time favourite Chocolate Fondue Fountain.
Price: International Buffet Lunch
$43.80++ (Adult), $21.90++ (Below 12yrs)
High Tea Buffet
$32.80++ (Adult), $16.40++ (Below 12yrs)
When: May 11
International Buffet Lunch: 12pm to 2:30pm
High Tea Buffet: 3pm to 5:30pm
Where: York Hotel, 21 Mount Elizabeth Road, Singapore 228516
Info: Call: 6830 1156
Bedrock Bar & Grill
For mums who appreciate homey, traditional cooking methods, Bedrock Bar & Grill is worth a try. Built on a philosophy of preparing classic dishes with the freshest ingredients, dishes are cooked with earthy techniques such as wood grilling and smoking.
Choose between Wood-Fired Chicken, Baked Barramundi Fillet or Crabmeat Risotto mains for the 3-course set lunch which comes with a selection of 4 starters and 3 desserts.
Mums enjoy lunch for free with every one paying adult, or two paying kids.
Price: $38++ for all poultry and seafood sets, $58++ for steak sets
When: May 10, two seatings at 11:30pm and 1:30pm.
Where: #01-05, 96 Somerset Road, Pan Pacific Suites Orchard, Singapore 238163
Info: Call 6238 0054 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you desire some tantalizing Western fare, O'Coffee Club's team of executive chefs have prepared a special menu which is an array of pasta creations and sweet delights inspired by the love for Moms.
Choose from three mains, the King Snapper Angel Hair Pasta Bliss, Seafood Medley with Saffron 'Mui' and Macaroni Gratin Delight, and receive a complimentary Fruits Melange, a sparkling concoction of fresh apples, oranges and strawberries.
For dessert, try the Strawberry Cheese Splendour and Yuzu Grandeur Tartlet to satisfy that sweet tooth.
Price: Dishes range from $22-$26++ and featured desserts start at $7.20++
When: Until May 31
Where: Various outlets (except Capital Square)
Info: Visit www.ocoffeeclub.com
DOMVS, The Italian Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
For mothers who enjoy Italian fare, satisfy her with an adeptly crafted four-course set menu in a reclusive setting for this special occasion. Begin with a healthy Seafood Salad before indulging in Chef de Cuisine Ee Ming Hwa's Homemade Baked Beef Lasagne and Steamed Grouper in Seafood Broth.
For the finale, savour the Homemade Nutella Lave Cake, served with coffee or tea.
When: May 11
Where: Sheraton Towers Singapore Hotel, 39 Scotts Road, Singapore 228230
Info: Call 6839 5622
Aquamarine, Marina Mandarin Singapore
The buffet spread at AquaMarine features culinary highlights such as Japanese shredded kani salad with mango and sesame sauce, Thai wraps with spicy chicken shawarma and young papaya as well as Nonya laksa.
Mothers also stand a chance to win a one night weekend stay in Marina Mandarin's Atrium Suite inclusive of breakfast for two persons during the daily lucky draw.
Lunch: $50++ (Adult), $25++ (Child)
Dinner: $88++ (Adult), $44++ (Child)
When: May 10 and 11
Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Info: Call 6845 111 or email email@example.com
The Rose Veranda, Shangri-La Singapore
Tea-loving mums can enjoy a leisurely high tea buffet at The Rose Veranda. Mother's Day specialties include Assorted Seafood on Ice, Seafood Terrine with Sour Cream Dill Dressing, Roasted Rack of Lamb and Raspberry Shortcake and Yuzu Choux.
Price: $72++ (Adult), $36++ (Child)
When: May 11, two seatings at 11:30am and 3pm
Where: Shangri-La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road Singapore 258350
Info: Call 6213 4398 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For instant online reservations, please visit http://www.shangrila.com/singapore/shangrila/dining.
Cafe Mosaic, Carlton Hotel
Mothers can truly enjoy their day off at the Weekend Lunch Buffet at Cafe Mosaic as children will be kept busy during the meal with various activities, including storytelling and cupcake decoration.
Meanwhile, enjoy an assortment of appetisers and seafood on ice, as well as dim sum and mains such as Cod Fillet with Black Bean Sauce and Braised Supreme Soya Chicken. Desserts include the signature Durian Pengat, Caramel Custard, assorted French pastries and Nyonya kuehs.
Families can also have a polaroid photo taken on the spot.