Yes, we know our moms deserve a special day every day of the year. But for Mother’s Day, make this coming Sunday (or the whole weekend) even more special. Pull out all the stops by treating your Mom to a lavish feast at a luxury hotel that she’ll be raving about for the rest of the year.
Healthy Dishes at Spiral, Sofitel Philippine Plaza
From May 12 to 14, the Spiral Master Chefs are adding colorful, healthy dishes to Spiral’s extensive offerings, inspired by top sports and fitness celebrities Gretchen Ho and Hidilyn Diaz and their moms. These include a Detox Bar, the French style Verrine Detox and a special sushi bar, among other healthy offerings. But don’t worry, you can still overindulge at any of Spiral’s 21 ateliers, including its spectacular cheese room. Prices range from P2,650 to P4,655 net per person. CCP Complex, Pasay City, call (02) 832-6988 or email [email protected]itel.com.
A Weekend Trio at HEAT, Edsa Shangri-La Manila
At the hotel’s interactive dining restaurant, you can start Mother’s Day early with eat-all-you-can lobster on Mad For Lobster this Friday dinner or unlimited Wagyu beef on Mad For Wagyu this Saturday dinner. On Mother’s Day itself, enjoy a fabulous Sunday Mercato lunch, all for P2,615 net per person. 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, call (02) 633-8888 or email [email protected].
Champagne Brunch at The Peninsula Manila
The best way to start Mother’s Day right is with a beautiful brunch, preferably with French Champagne. The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Escolta offers all that for P3,750++, including all the Champagne Mom wants (P2,700++ without Champagne). For an even more exclusive brunch, Old Manila has a prix fixe brunch menu for P2,500++, which includes a buffet featuring carving stations, fine cheeses and French pastries. Corner Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati City call (02) 887-2888, extensions 6691 or 6694 for Restaurant Reservations, or email [email protected].
A Mexican Feast at Crimson Hotel
Instead of the usual brunch buffet, impress Mom with the bold Mexican specialties offered at the hotel’s popular Café 8, aside from its signature offerings like Wagyu beef and fresh seafood. Moms will also get special gifts like flowers, pralines, and a glass of pineapple Bellini for P1,550++ per person. Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa, call (02) 863-2222.
Premium Dim Sum Plus at Makati Shangri-La
If your mom is a dim sum fan, then visit Shang Palace, the hotel’s excellent Chinese restaurant for the unlimited Premium Dim Sum Plus menu at P2,070 net just for Mother’s Day. Makati Avenue corner Ayala Avenue, Makati City, call (02) 813-8888 or email [email protected].
Outdoor Barbecue at City of Dreams Manila
The whole family can indulge in a Sunday barbecue buffet at Wave poolside bar and restaurant from 5 to 9 PM for all-you-can-eat grilled seafood, chicken, Angus beef brisket, including hot-off-the-grill Angus beef burgers, cheeses and crepes for P1,280++ per person with non-alcoholic drinks or an added P700++ per person for local beers and cocktails. To make it a full day of fun, families can visit DreamPlay where one complimentary ticket is offered to moms with at least two kids, and 50% discount on one ticket for moms with one child. Aseana Avenue corner Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City, call (02) 800-8080 or e-mail [email protected].
A Special Japanese Set Menu at Diamond Hotel
Yurakuen, the hotel’s beautiful, authentic Japanese restaurant offers a special 7-course set menu on May 14 for P2,180 net per person. And before dinner, experience the beautiful Manila sunset at the sky-high bar where moms can receive a complimentary cocktail drink for every group of four. Roxas Boulevard corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila, call (02) 528-3000 or email [email protected].
Authentic Cantonese at Marco Polo Ortigas
At Lung Hin, invite Mom’s friends and family to a generous spread of the restaurant’s signature dishes on May 13 and 15 for only P23,600 for 10 persons. Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig, (02) 720-7777
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