Mother’s Day falls on May 12 this year – do you know what you’re doing? If not, we’ve compiled a list of Mother’s Day brunches and other events to celebrate the most important woman in your life.
Celebrate with Chinese, Indian, Japanese, South Asian and Western dishes, as well as wine and champagne. A chocolate carnation will be given to every mom. RMB 598 (free-flow champagne), RMB 298 (ages 6-12).All prices subject to 15% surcharge. 11.30am-3pm.
If you are craving Italian cuisine, Barolo is offering a three-course Mother’s Day lunch with free-flow sparkling wine, red and white wine, and a chocolate carnation and other sweets for every mom. RMB 588, RMB 298 (ages 6-12). All prices subject to 15% surcharge. 11.30am-2pm.
Besides the lunch with Western and Asian specialties, be sure to join the Mother-Daughter Lookalike competition to win a one-night stay at the Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, complete with two spa treatments. RMB 458 (free-flow champagne), half-off for ages 6-12, free for kids under 6. Prices subject to 15% surcharge. 11:30am-3pm.
Enjoy an organic salad buffet, healthy main courses and desserts with free-flow wine. There’s also a complimentary 40-minute massage for mothers at Jing Chen Spa and free access for the whole family at the health club. RMB 368 (subject to 15% surcharge).
The Schoolhouse is holding a brunch with grilled-to-order fish, steak and chicken. Enjoy live jazz, roses and champagne while the kids play. RMB 288 (includes glass of Moet Chandon), RMB 138 (ages 4-12), free for kids under 4. 11am-3pm.
Enjoy a luxurious lunch along with champagne, a selection of fine wines, tea and cocktails. RMB 788.
Support the fight against breast cancer by joining the Pink Ribbon charity sale and enjoy a pink-themed food brunch at Seasonal Tastes. RMB 458 (free-flow beer), RMB 488 (free-flow wine), RMB 528 (free-flow Moet Chandon). Prices subject to 15% surcharge. 11.30am-3.30pm.
Choose from one of the two set menus at the newly re-opened Horizon Chinese Restaurant. Set A: RMB 288, Set B: RMB 388 (includes signature Ya Yuan Peking Duck).
A healthy lunch option for moms with salad bars, seafood and a selection of low-calorie desserts. RMB 298 (free-flow soft drinks), RMB 358 (free-flow wine and 30-minute foot massage voucher). Half price for kids aged 6-12 and free for kids under 6. 11.30am-3pm.
Green T House has many activities for Mother’s Day. After lunch, the whole family can do some shopping, enjoy a massage or take family photos on the restaurant grounds.11am-3pm.
Expect jazz and fresh seafood, including Boston lobster, Alaskan crab and Norwegian salmon.Moms can also take part in a cooking class at The Garden Court. RMB 488, RMB 588 (free-flow Veuve Clicquot). Prices subject to 15% surcharge. 11.30am-3pm.
Scene a Cafe is offering alunch buffet with fresh seafood and free-flowing fruit juice, coffee, tea and special drinks like strawberry smoothies. RMB 398 (subject to 15% surcharge). 11:30am-2:30pm.
Relax on the balcony (advance booking required) or sit in SALT’s sunny indoor space for this Mother’s Day lunch. RMB 278 (two courses), RMB 308 (three courses), RMB 508 (two courses and free-flow sparking), RMB 588 (three courses and free-flow sparkling). Noon-4pm.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a lunch buffet at Café Swiss and a surprise cake (must be ordered one day in advance). RMB 238. 11.30am-2.30pm.
On Mother’s day join Senses at Westin for Brunch and enjoy their special offers to celebrate moms: All moms get a gift and a free massage at the spa corner. There will also be some family-friendly activities on, such as cake decoration and portraiture for Moms. RMB 488+15% per person (free-flow Champagne, wines, beers and cocktails), RMB 288+15% kids aged 12 years old and below. 11:30am-3pm.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a fine Italian Brunch and a free flow of Champagne at Fratelli Fresh, there will also be some special cocktails for the occasion and many activities for the kids. RMB 428+ 15% (including free flow Champagne, wine, beer, juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea), kids under 12 eat for free. 12pm to 3pm.
Saturday, May 11
To beat the Sunday rush, celebrate Mother’s Day one day in advance and take your mom to The Full English for a delicious Saturday Brunch. RMB 40 – 70 per person (free tea or coffee with the meal). 8am- 2:30 pm
The Treehouse is offering activities for children aged 3 and up to celebrate Mother’s Day, including games, crafts and cardmaking. RMB 100 per child. From 11am.
For Mother’s Day, UCCA invites image consultant Xiao Hui to give style advice to moms of every age about everyday fashion. In Chinese. Free. 2-4pm.
Customize a cake at Kerry’s Pantry using a family photo, a picture of Mom, or any other image. RMB 288 per cake. May 1-12.
Comptoirs has lots of seasonal sweets and chocolate for sale, including heart-shaped cakes and bonbons.
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