A-to-Z Guide to Mother’s Day 2017 in Singapore and More

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Mother’s Day 2017 in Singapore falls on Sunday, 14 May. It is a day to celebrate and recognise the special place that mums have in our lives and to honour them for the many roles they play.

In conjunction with Mother’s Day 2017 in Singapore, here are some ideas of places to go, interesting tidbits of information, and ways to mark this special occasion of Mother’s Day.

A-to-Z Guide for Mother’s Day 2017 in Singapore

Anna Jarvis

She organised one of the first modern-day observances of Mother’s Day in 1908 in memory of her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. Read about the origins of Mother’s Day here.


Go Bavarian with mum this Mother’s Day 2017 in Singapore at Brez’n. Choose from the Bavarian A La Carte menu or seasonal white asparagus menu. Mum will receive a free chocolate fondant cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on 14 May with every main course ordered. Details.

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Colony at Ritz Carlton

Treat mum to a buffet dinner at Colony at Ritz Carlton. Available from 12 to 14 May, the buffet spread will include Alaskan King Crab, Baked Lobster and Roasted Beef Prime Rib. From $98 per adult and $49 per child. Each mum receives a carnation. Details here.

Days Hotel’s 21 on Rajah

Mums dine for free at 21 on Rajah where there is a Mother’s Day Mediterr-Asian Bruch Buffet ($40++ for adults) and a Middle Eastern BBQ Dinner Buffet ($48++ per adult) from 12 to 14 May 2017. Details here.

Elizabeth Ann Buttle

The name may not sound familiar but Elizabeth Ann Buttle holds the record for being the mum with the longest interval between kids. Her first, Belinda Buttle, was born on 19 May 1956 when Elizabeth Ann Buttle was 19 years old. Her next kid, Joseph Buttle was born 20 November 1997. That’s an age gap of 41 years and 185 days!


Mother’s Day is one of the biggest days of the years for florists. It is estimated that a quarter of the flower purchased throughout the year are purchased on Mother’s Day. The most popular choice of flower – the carnation.

Gordon Grill

Take mum out for a Mother’s Day celebration at Goodwood Park Singapore. Have a Dessert Buffet with Durian Pasteries at the Coffee Lounge ($38.80 per person) from 13 May onwards, or lunch or dinner at Gordon Grill from $68 onwards per person. More details here.

Hoshino Coffee

Treat mum to fluffy pancakes at Hoshino Coffee and if it brings a smile to her face, she can take part in the Best Smiling Photo with your Mother at Hoshino Coffee contest and stand to win a $80 dining voucher. Details here.

IILido at the Cliff

Pamper mum with a complimentary makeover by Givenchy along with a fine Italian four-course meal at iILido at the Cliff. $98++ per adult with a glass of Prosecco and $44++ per child. Details here.

J65, Hotel Jen Tanglin

Take mum out to Sunday Brunch ($65) at J65 where there will be fresh seafood on ice, roast beef, whole baked salmon and more. Mother will receive a flower from J65. Details here.

KidZania Singapore

Mum gets complimentary admission with every two Child tickets purchased over the counter at KidZania Singapore. Valid from 2 to 21 May 2017, excluding Public Holidays. Find out more.

Lime Restaurant, PARKROYAL on Pickering

Have a Super Lunch for Super Mums on Sunday, 14 May 2017 with Asian favourites like 36-hour Braised Pork Belly, Salted Egg Popcorn Chicken, along with Main Lobsters and Pan-seared Foie Gras. All mums get a Gerbera flower and kids can write notes of appreciation for their mums. $108 for adults and $54 for children. Details here.

Marriott Café – The Queen’s Indulgent Lunch and High Tea Buffet

On 14 May, celebrate Mother’s Day in Singapore with the Marriott at the Marriott Café along Orchard Road. At The Queen’s Indulgent Lunch (from $88++ per adult), the Queen will be bestowed with an attractive goodie bag. Alternatively, The Queen’s High Tea Buffett starts from $55++ for adults. Details here.

Ninethirty by Awfully Chocolate’s Truffles

Specially for Mother’s Day, pick up a set of “I Love You” Dark Chocolate Truffles or a 6” All Chocolate Cake Heart Shaped Cake. Better yet, get both for $46. Perfect for mums with a sweet tooth. Details.

One Faber Group

Spend a day at Sentosa where mums enjoy 50% attraction tickets for Sentosa Cable Car Sky Pass, Sentosa Merlion and Wings of Time with each full priced Child ticket purchased. Details.

Porta at Park Hotel

Take mum out for a semi-buffet lunch with a Mother’s Day special at Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Enjoy freshly-shucked oysters, Channel Bass & Risotto, and 48-hour short ribs. Write mum a Mother’s Day card and stand to win a weekend stay at Park Hotel Clark Quay. Details here.

Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant

Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant is having a Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Buffet on Sunday, 14 May. Prices are $40 for adults and $20 for children. There will also be a children’s cupcake decorating activity. What’s more, party balloons, candy floss and popcorn will be provided to entertain the kids. Details here.

Reading Room

For mum that loves books, celebrate Mother’s Day with buttermilk pancakes for breakfast. This Mother’s Day special at The Reading Room in Bukit Pasoh is available on 13 and 14 May at $8 with a minimum of three persons dining and limited to one order per table. Details.


According to a recent survey of 1000 mums, the three best gift ideas were dinner with the family, a clean house and a spa treatment. Hopefully this list helps with dinner with the family and here is a list of spas in Singapore. Sorry, you are on your own with the house cleaning.

Trick Eye Museum

Have a fun family outing at Trick Eye Museum where mum enjoys complimentary entry with purchase of one Adult and two Child tickets. Details here.


Have Spanish Mother’s Day treat with a specially crafted 3-course set dinner under a fairy-lit canopy. Mum enjoys a meal on the house with every two paying adults. Details here.

Valentine’s Day

Fun fact. According to a report by The Guardian, Valentine’s Day beats Mother’s Day in terms of cards exchanged. It was estimated that 151 million cards were exchanged on Valentine’s Day, outpacing Mother Day’s 141 million cards. The only holiday that beats the number of cards given out on Valentine’s Day? Christmas.

White Rabbit

The White Rabbit is having a Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch on 14 May. This includes a carving station, seafood bar and mains from the kitchen. There are two seatings, one from at 10 am and another from 12.30 pm. Prices start from $98++ per adult and $45++ for children. Details here.

Xi Yan

At Xi Yan Chinese restaurant’s Shaw branch, Mothers dine for free for every four Mother’s Day Set Menus paid. Special dishes include Japanese greenhouse tomatoes in wasabi sesame sauce and Oolong tea smoked chicken with mango masala. Set menus start $29.90 per person. Valid from 5 to 15 May. Details here.

York Hotel’s White Rose Cafe

Take mum out for a six or eight course early Mother’s Day Appreciation Lunch on 13 May at York Hotel at $138 for six courses (4 diners), $328 for an eight course (8 diners). Alternatively, on 14 May, Mother’s Day in Singapore, enjoy an International Buffet Lunch at $39 per adult or $19 per child, or High Tea Buffet at $32 per adult or $16 per child. Details here.

Zaffron Kitchen

Enjoy Tandoori favourites like chicken tikka along with curries and biryani at Zaffron Kitchen. Mother’s Day sets for four cost $110++ with two complimentary lava cakes with ice creams. Details here.

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