From spa days to traditional lunches, here’s where to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day…

Whether you celebrate Mother’s Day on March 11 (the British celebration) or March 23 (Mother’s Day in the UAE), there’s plenty of places to take your mum to celebrate the special day.

Here are 12 places to celebrate Mother’s Day in Dubai.

Bread Street Kitchen

Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar is inviting families to enjoy Mother’s Day on Sunday March 11. They’ll be putting on a classic roast for Dhs135 per person and Mothers can also take advantage of a glass of complimentary bubbles. To show appreciation to mums, Bread Street Kitchen will also be presenting a special gift to all mothers.

Bread Street Kitchen, Atlantis The Palm, Sunday March 11, Dhs135. Tel: (04) 426 2000. More info on website 

Al Bayt, The Palace Downtown

Enjoy panoramic views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, with a Mother’s Day themed afternoon tea at Al Bayt. There will be tiered stands of smoked salmon with lemon and sumac, beef pastrami with pickle in tomato bread, and to finish on a sweet note, rose cheesecake and strawberry scones served up to the sounds of melodic tunes played by a harpist. A special welcome beverage will be given to all mums.

Al Bayt, The Palace Downtown, 2pm to 6pm, Wednesday March 21, Dhs170. Tel: (800) DINING. More info on website


Eggspectation, the all-day Canadian eatery, is honoring the special women in our lives by offering all mums a complimentary stack of pancake skewers when dining at the restaurant. They’ll be serving the restaurant’s signature fluffy pancakes, with layers of fresh strawberries topped with homemade salted caramel drizzle at both the City Walk and JBR branches.

Eggspectation is located on The Walk JBR, 7am to midnight. Tel: (04) 430 7252. City Walk, 7am to 11pm Tel: (04) 240 6877. Sunday March 11 and Wednesday March 21. More info on website

Saray Spa, JW Marriott Marquis

If you’re looking for a more indulgent Mother’s Day celebration, head to Saray Spa throughout March and enjoy a 30-minute facial or back massage followed by a 15-minute foot reflexology session followed by a sweet and savoury Afternoon Tea at La Farine Café & Bakery

Saray Spa JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, daily 9am to 7pm, Dhs300. Tel: (04) 414 6754. More info on website

Maison de Juliette

In celebration of Mother’s Day on March 21, Maison de Juliette; a Provençal-inspired café in La Mer, will be offering a free Mother’s Day dessert to all mothers dining with them on Mother’s Day.

Maison de Juliette,Unit 33 of La Mer, Dubai, 10am to 12am, Wednesday March 21. Tel: (04) 385 5532. More info on website

Magnolia Bakery

For a thoughtful takeaway gift, Magnolia Bakery are creating boxes of vanilla or chocolate cupcakes topped with a pastel vanilla buttercream and a colorful Mother’s Day inspired message. They’re Dhs17 each.

Magnolia Bakery, Bloomingdale’s Home, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, Dhs17. Tel: (04) 350 5440. More info on website

Bab Al Shams

Bab Al Shams is offering two day-cation packages on weekdays throughout March. Both packages include pool access and lunch buffet, with a tailored ‘Active Mum’ package and ‘Relaxed Mum’ package available. It’s Dhs450 per person for the active package, which includes an outdoor leisure activity, such as a game of archery, a session of fat biking or a bicycle session at the cycle track. The relaxed package is inclusive of a 50-minute traditional Balinese massage is priced at Dhs650 per person.

Bab Al Shams, Dubai, weekdays March 1 to 31, Dhs450 to Dhs650. Tel: (04) 809 6194. More info on website

Byzantium Lounge, Taj Dubai

This Mother’s Day Byzantium Lounge is offering a two part Mother’s Day treat, that starts with a Jiva Herbal Facial, followed by a healthy afternoon tea of  healthy bites, detoxifying beverages, flowering tea and herbal infused juices.

Byzantium Lounge, Taj Dubai, Business Bay, 12pm to 7pm, Wednesday March 21, Dhs499. Tel: (04) 438 3100. More info on website

Feast, Sheraton Grand Hotel

On Sunday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 21, mothers who visit Feast with their children can dine for free. Serving areas will be laden with buffets of cheese, olives and artisan bread as well as a traditional carving station. Finish off with a dessert buffet of cute cakes decorated with sentiments such as ‘Thank you’ and ‘Best mom’.

Feast, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sunday March 11, Wednesday March 21. Tel: (04) 503 4444. More info on website

The Scene by Simon Rimmer

The Scene will be celebrating British Mother’s Day all weekend this weekend with a traditional Sunday roast with all the trimmings priced at Dhs119 per person. Bottles of wine will be at a special price all weekend at Dhs120 too.

4th Floor, Pier 7, Dubai Marina, Fri to Sun, 12pm to 11.30pm, Dhs119. Tel: (04) 222 2328. More info on website

Boulevard Kitchen, Manzil Downtown

Experience a Mediterranean feast for lunch or dinner on March 21 at Boulevard Kitchen in the Manzil Downtown. There will be a live Mediterranean traditional cooking demo by executive chef Salvatore Barcellona and his mother, and a choice of mains will include a Mamma Pasta main, homemade baked Lasagne Bolognese style with beef ragout, or Veal scaloppini with beef bresaola on lemon butter sauce.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Wednesday March 21, Dhs160. Tel: (04) 4238899. More info on website

Bombay Bungalow

Bombay Bungalow, the laid-back, beach side traditional Indian restaurant is offering complimentary desserts with any meal purchased on both March 11 and March 21. Dessert choices include Coconut Rasmalai with salted caramel, Alphonso mango kulfi  and summer berries with vanilla bean ice cream.

Bombay Bungalow, The Beach, JBR, 12pm to 12am, Saturday March 11, Wednesday March 21. Tel: (800) 692 8779. More info on website.

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