Call us kiasu, but you should probably be planning your dinner reservation for Mothers’ Day now, especially if you’re looking to score good buffet deals. Mothers’ Day 2019 is on 12 May 2019 and many restaurants close their bookings by 6 May 2019, one week before the actual day.
If you have a credit card, especially one strong in dining offers like a Citibank or HSBC credit card, you can get better deals on Mothers’ Day. That said, there are places where you don’t need to own any card specifically to enjoy.
We’ve rounded up 13 mum-dines-free promotions and buffet deals this May 2019.
Best 13 Mothers’ Day 2019 promotions in Singapore
|Restaurant/Hotel||Price per adult||Price per child (6 to 12 yo)||Mothers’ Day promotion|
|Sky 22 in Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena buffet||$78||$39||Mum dines free with every 3 paying adults|
|NOX Dine in the Dark 3-course meal||$88||–||Mum dines free with every 3 paying adults|
|Spice Brasserie at Park Royal on Kitchener Road buffet||$32 for lunch $48 for dinner||$16 for lunch
$24 for dinner
|Mum dines free with every 3 paying adults with a HSBC credit card|
|Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore buffet||$72 to $76||$38 to $39||1 dines free with every 2 paying adults with a Citibank credit card|
|Blue Jasmine at Park Hotel Farrer Road||$52||$26||Special Mothers’ Day menu|
|Goodwood Park Hotel Mothers’ Day buffet||$62.80||$37.80||Special Mothers’ Day buffet where you get to have both porridge and durian desserts|
|High tea buffet at Amara Singapore||$42||$21||30% off dining bill with a HSBC credit card|
|Dinner buffet at Amara Singapore||$75||$38||30% off dining bill with a HSBC credit card|
|One Farrer Hotel lunch buffet||$50||–||$200++ for 4 diners. Complimentary Mothers’ Day Cake with a HSBC credit card|
|Hilton Singapore D9 High Tea Buffet||$48||$24||15% off total bill with a Citibank credit card|
|Hilton Singapore Champagne brunch buffet||$98||$49||15% off total bill with a Citibank credit card|
|Carousel, Royal Plaza on Scotts dinner buffet at cooking demonstration||$88||$49||Cooking demonstration by celebrity chef Herman|
|Feast @ East buffet||$58||$29||Authentic peranakan performance|
|Porta Park Hotel Mothers’ Day brunch||$39||$19||Free flow oysters, appetisers and desserts
50% off house wines from second glasses onwards
|Nature Cafe (vegetarian)||$47 to $48||–||7 to 8 course meal|
*Prices are before discount and exclusive of prevailing service charge and GST.
1. Mum dines free at Sky22 in Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena
At Sky 22 in Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, blonde wood interiors and furniture create an at-home atmosphere. Apart from a generous buffet and the accompanying view is great.
For Mothers’ Day 2019, mum dines free with three paying adults. The lunch buffet costs $78++ per adult on 12 May 2019.
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Appetisers include glass noodle salad, smoked salmon with sour cream and chives, prosciutto with melon and arugula and assorted sushi. There are Asian items on the menu as well, such as bak kut teh, Penang wok-fried kway teow, and Singapore Chilli Crab with mantou, which makes it quite a family-friendly place where both the young and old can eat what they like.
If anyone in the family’s a sweet tooth, make a beeline for Sky22’s dessert bar that’s lined with sweets like gula melaka creme brulee and mango pomelo & sago.
Date and time: 12 May 2019, 12pm to 3pm
Price: $78++ per adult, $39++ per child age 6 to 12 years. Child aged 5 and below dines free.
Reservations: +65 6378 2040
Address: Level 22 Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, 99 Irrawaddy Road, S(329568)
2. Mum dines free at NOX Dine in the Dark
If your mum is the sort that constantly looks out for new things to do, NOX Dine in the Dark is a unique place to have your Mothers’ Day celebration. But if she’s scared of the dark, then maybe don’t.
That’s because after a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, coffee or tea and petit fours, you will be served an amuse bouche, and then, you will be led into a pitch-black dining room by trained, visually-impaired hosts to dine in the dark, as plainly stated by the restaurant title.
On Mothers’ Day, 1 mum dines free with every 3 paying adults. A 3-course Mothers’ Day Mystery Set Menu at $88++ will be served, which includes 12 dishes altogether. For those that you will eat in the dark, you will get the see the pictures of the food after the meal.
Why the heck would you eat in the dark? Well, this concept was created to allow regular folk to experience what it is like being visually impaired. As the roles reverse and diners are guided by blind or visually impaired staff, it allows them to empathise and gain more respect for the blind.
Children above 6 years old can also join in the experience. Just take note that they will be charged at the normal adult price and served the same 3 courses.
Date and time: 12 May 2019. Lunch from 11.30 am to 3 pm, dinner opens at 6 pm.
Price: $88++ per adult
Reservations: 6298 0708 or NOX in the Dark booking page
Address: 269 Beach Road S(199546)
3. Mum dines free at Spice Brasserie at Park Royal on Kitchener Road
Another great mum-dines-free promotion is available at Park Royal on Kitchener Road, at the level 1 restaurant called Spice Brasserie, as long as there are 3 paying adults and you pay by a HSBC credit card. Aside to that, your mum will also get a complimentary Osmanthus Raindrop Jelly.
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The buffet comprises of a few stations, including a Teochew porridge counter, a Japanese sushi bar along with a wide variety of desserts and appetisers.
Date and time: 12 May 2019, 12 to 2.30pm or 6 to 10pm
Price: $32++ for lunch and $48++ for dinner. For children from 6 to 12, it’s $16++ for lunch and $24++ for dinner.
Reservations: 6428 3160 or through Park Royal’s website
Address: 181 Kitchener Road S(208533)
4. 1 dines free with every 2 paying adults at Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore
This halal buffet at Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore is offering 1 dines free with every 2 paying adults with a Citibank credit or debit card.
On the menu, you will find chilled seafood from fresh oysters to spicy black mussels, and live stations that serve rojak, satay, stripe loin, prata, kueh pie tie, and Assam fish head curry.
Time: 12 to 4 pm for lunch, 6 to 10.30pm on Saturday and 6 to 10pm on Sunday on weekends.
Price: $76++ per adult, $39++ per child from 6pm to 8.15pm, $72++ per adult, $38++ per child from 8.30pm
Reservations: 6436 6156 or email [email protected]
Address: Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont Singapore 80 Bras Basah Road S(189560)
5. Special mothers’ day buffet menu at Blue Jasmine (Park Hotel Farrer Park)
At Blue Jasmine in Park Hotel Farrer Park, you get a pool view as you enjoy Thai delights such as Thai papaya salad, Gai Tai Naam and steamed fish with lime juice and basil leaf. There’s no special promotion per se, but they are offering a special Mothers’ Day menu.
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We’re actually only including Blue Jasmine’s Mothers’ Day menu because it’s still relatively affordably priced. To get back some cash rebate, check out credit cards with the highest cashback for dining.
Appetisers include sugarcane prawn, tom yum pockets, Thai fish cake and chicken wings. They also have an outdoor station serving up Thai braised chicken noodle soup. The restaurant is certified halal.
Date and time: 12 May, 12 to 2.30pm and 6.30 to 10pm
Price: $52++ per adult, $26++ per child (6 and above)
Reservations: 6824 8851
Address: 10 Farrer Park Station Road, Level 5 Park Hotel Farrer Park, S(217564)
6. Porridge and durian buffet at Coffee Lounge, Goodwood Park Hotel
Goodwood Park Hotel has 2 signature buffets on regular days, the porridge buffet, which costs between $39 and $42 and a durian buffet that costs $39 (prices excluding GST and service charge).
For 2 weekends on 4 and 5 May and 11 to 12 May, in line with Mothers’ Day celebrations, you can get both buffets at Coffee Lounge at $62.80++. After indulging in some palate-cleansing Teochew porridge paired with zi-char style dishes, you can help yourself to rich durian desserts like D24 mousse cake and D24 puffs. There will also be a live D24 pancake station for Mothers’ Day 2019.
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Find these prices too steep for rice porridge? Check out these other porridge buffets to see if they’re suitable for Mothers’ Day.
Date and time: 4 to 5 and 11 to 12 May, lunch from 12 to 2.30pm and dinner from 6 to 10.30pm
Price: $62.80++ for adults
Reservations: 6730 1746
Address: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road S(228221)
7. 30% off high tea or dinner buffet at Amara Singapore
If you’re tight on budget, going for high tea buffets is definitely more affordable than dinner. Element at Amara Singapore‘s high tea is between 12pm and 3.30pm, which is suitable for a Mothers’ Day lunch. The high tea costs $42++ for adults and $21++ for children (from 6 to 12 years old).
The Mothers’ Day promo of 30% off total bill for HSBC cardholders also applies to dinner. For dinner, it costs $75++ for adults and $38++ for children. Bookings must be made by 4 May 2019.
Date and time: 12 May 2019, lunch from 12 to 3.30pm and dinner from 6.30 to 10pm.
Price: $42++ (high tea) or $75++ (dinner) for adults. $21++ (high tea) or $38++ for children between 6 and 12 years old.
Reservations: 6879 2607
Address: Amara Singapore, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, S(088539)
8. Complimentary Mothers’ Day cake with lunch buffet at One Farrer Hotel & Spa
One Farrer Hotel’s Mothers’ Day promotion entails a scrumptious lunch buffet at Escape Restaurant at $200++ for 4 people with a complimentary Mothers’ Day cake (500g) for HSBC cardholders.
There will be live stations serving with fresh seafood along with international cuisines on offer.
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This is quite a good promotion because the usual dinner buffet at Escape Restaurant costs $88++ for adults. Granted, the Mothers’ Day special price is for lunch, but considering you get a free cake to go with it, it’s quite bang for buck.
Date: 12 May 2019, 12 to 3 pm
Price: $200++ for 4 (complimentary Mothers’ Day cake)
Reservations: 6705 7828
Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road S(217562)
9. 15% off Hilton Singapore high tea or brunch buffet
There are two buffets to choose from at Hilton Singapore for Mothers’ Day 2019.
The Saturday High Tea Buffet served at D9 cafe in Hilton Singapore is available on 11 May only and starts from 12 to 3 pm. It costs $48++. With live stations serving roast meat to seafood, the food offered is probably more towards “lunch” than “high tea”. They also have local fare like dim sum and desserts.
For the champagne brunch at Hilton Singapore, it costs $98++ per adult and $49++ per child (5 to 12 years old). Get seasonal and gourmet ingredients from 8 live stations, serving up anything from fresh seafood to roast meats.
If you have a Citibank credit card, you get 15% off a high tea buffet on Saturday (11 May 2019) and brunch on Sunday (12 May 2019). Book before 6 May to enjoy the offer.
Date and time: 11 May or 12 May (12 to 3 pm)
Price: $48++ (adults) and $24++ (child) for Saturday D9 High Tea Buffet and $98++ (adults) and $49++ (child) for Sunday Champagne Brunch
Reservations: 6730 3390
Address: 581 Orchard Road Singapore S(238883)
10. Cooking demonstration by celebrity chef at Carousel Restaurant, Royal Plaza on Scotts
Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts is well-known for an international buffet that includes seafood, Mediterranean, Asian, and Japanese fare. Although they won’t be having a special discount this Mothers’ Day, they’re offering an experience that you can gift your mothers.
Provided that you have dinner reservations on Sunday, 12 May 2019, you get 2 seats per reservation at a cooking demonstration by Celebrity Chef Herman. He will serve 2 signature dishes, after which you and your mother can sample the food and take home his recipes. Register your seat for the cooking demonstration at Royal Plaza’s website.
All food at Carousel is prepared in Halal-certified kitchens.
Date: 11 and 12 May 2019, 6.30 to 9.30pm
Price: 88++ for adults and $49++ for children
Reservations: 6219 3780 or [email protected]
Address: 25 Scotts Rd, Royal Plaza, S(228220)
11. Peranakan buffet and special performance at Feast @ East Buffet
Peranakan families who are all about the buah keluak and chap chye will be satiated and entertained at Feast @ East Buffet at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy.
To celebrate Mothers’ Day, the Gunong Sayang Association will be putting up an authentic Peranakan performance on Saturday (11 May) from 6 to 10pm.
Date and time: 12 May 2019, 6pm to 10 pm
Price: $58++ for adults and $29++ for children
Reservations: 6340 5665 or Grand Mercure Roxy’s website
Address: 50 East Coast Road Roxy Square, S(428769)
12. Mothers’ Day brunch with free-flow oysters, appetisers and desserts at Porta (Park Hotel Clarke Quay)
For mums and grandmothers with little ones, children’s entertainment is as important as good food. If the kids are kicking up a big fuss, you know that the mothers won’t be enjoying themselves either.
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Porta at Park Hotel Clarke Quay seems to fully understand this as they will be having balloon sculpting and design a heart session for little ones to create gifts for their mothers aside to their brunch menu.
As the adults feast on European cuisine, the children can go play in a well-equipped kids’ playroom with a caterpillar tunnel and rocking horses. With the children playing in a distance, the adults in the family can then direct their attention to the 50% house wines (second glasses onwards).
There will be a lucky draw where you stand to win a staycation at Park Hotel Clarke Quay, and children below 5 years enjoy a complimentary Kids’ Dish of the Day. For the prices of $39++ per adult, it actually sounds like a value-for-money Mothers’ Day celebration.
Date: 12 May 2019, 12 to 4pm
Price: $39++ per adult / $19++ per child 5 to 11 years
Reservations: 6593 8855 or Porta’s website
Address: 1 Unity Street, Park Hotel Clarke Quay
13. Nature Cafe
This one is for the vegetarian mums. On the weekend of 11 to 12 May, Nature Cafe will be serving up delectable set course menus of Chinese vegetarian food.
For set A ($188), suitable for 4 pax, you get 8 dishes like longevity noodles, Monkeyhead mushroom with cereal butter and herbal handmade dumpling soup.
For set B ($368), suitable for 8 pax, you get a total of 7 dishes, which includes assorted cold dish, Thai style prawns, Beyond Meat Steak with asparagus, and red date with white fungus, among other delights.
These dishes skew towards more traditional Chinese tastebuds and their Chinese names even have “benevolent mother” and “longevity” in them. Just the way to say “I love you” in the Chinese, unspoken way, right?
Date: From 1 May 2019
Price: $188 for 4 pax or $368 for 8 pax, which is either $47 or $48 per pax, exclusive of GST and service charge.
Reservations: 6276 5049
Address: Nature Cafe has 4 outlets at Jurong, Kallang, Suntec City and Kallang. Check out detailed addresses at their website.
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