From spa days to afternoon teas, here’s where to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day…
This year, Mother’s Day falls on March 21 for the UAE and March 31 for the UK, and there’s plenty of exciting things happening throughout the month to celebrate the special day.
Here are 15 places to celebrate Mother’s Day in Dubai.
Nothing will make your mum feel more special than spending quality time together. In celebration of UAE Mother’s Day on March 21, L’ETO will be treating ladies to a breakfast of their choice along with a drink for only AED 99 between 8am to 1pm.
L’ETO Caffe, City Walk (main mall), Jumeirah, Dubai, 8am to 1pm, March 21, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 567 4910. letocaffe.ae.
Natural Elements, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel
You both deserve to treat yourselves and unwind with a pampering session. Natural Elements Spa at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel are giving away a 30 minute facial with every full body massage booked between March 15 and 31. Ladies will also receive 35 per cent discount on several treatments for Mother’s Day.
Natural Elements Spa, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud, 8am to 10pm, daily. Tel: (04) 702 2550. marriott.com
Chapters, The Retreat Palm Dubai
Chapters are offering a guilt-free, vegan afternoon tea for health conscious mothers and daughters. The paleo-friendly spread includes crockpot sandwiches on vegan bread, protein burritos with quinoa and sweet snacks including healthy cookies and blueberry vanilla cake. There are also a variety of flavoured teas and coffees.
Chapters, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Palm Jumeriah, 2pm to 6pm, daily, Dhs140. Tel: (04) 524 7777. theretreatpalmdubai.com
The Pool at Address Montgomerie
For a fun pool day, Address Montgomerie are hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch complete with complimentary pool access. The package includes a lavish buffet to be enjoyed from the comfort of your sun lounger and an option for soft or alcoholic beverages.
The Pool, Address Montgomerie, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Friday March 22, Dhs290 soft, Dhs380 house. Tel: (04) 888 3444. themontgomerie.com
In celebration of Mother’s Day on March 21 and 31, Bombay Bungalow are offering a few dessert to all mums. Options include the coconut rasmalai, mango kulfi, kapi-chocolate milk cake and Gulab Jamun Carpaccio.
Bombay Bungalow, The Beach at JBR, noon to midnight, March 21 and 31, free. Tel: (800) 692 8779. bombaybungalowdxb.com
Mashrabiya Lounge, Fairmont the Palm
Pandora is teaming up with Fairmont the Palm for a Mother’s Day afternoon tea bound to make Mum feel extra special. Available daily during March and April, the first 200 visitors will be gifted a Pandora charm when they book a Classic High Tea. Choose from a selection of homemade finger sandwiches; scones with clotted cream and plenty of sweet treats to accompany a pot of your favourite brew.
Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, daily noon to 6pm, March 1 to April 30, Dhs155. Tel: (04) 4573457. palmdining.com
For a special Mother’s Day with your daughter, head to Palazzo Versace to enjoy matching manicures at the spa and and afternoon in Mosaico Lounge with cappuccinos, hot chocolates and glamourous pastries. The Mother’s Day package is valid from March 17 to 31, and costs Dhs290 for mum and child below 11 years old.
Mosaico, Palazzo Versace, Dubai, March 17 to 31, Dhs290. Tel: (04) 556 8850. palazzoversace.ae
The Meat Co
On March 21, both Dubai branches of The Meat Co are offering mothers chocolates, a glass of sparkling and a Dhs100 voucher for their next visit to the restaurant. The Souk Al Bahar branch has a chic outdoor terrace and alfresco lounge with views of Burj Khalifa, making it a great place for Mother’s Day lunch.
The Meat Co, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, noon to 12.30am, Thursday March 21. Tel: (04) 420 0737. themeatco.com
As a tribute to his mother, Chef Atip at the newly opened Mango Tree has created a menu using her best recipes. This set menu will be available on March 31 and fuses together contemporary Thai flavours including jungle curry chicken and spicy beef short ribs soup. The sharing menu caters for two people and includes two signature beverages.
Mango Tree, Hilton Dubai JBR, Dubai Marina, 5pm to 1am, Sunday March 31, Dhs249 for two. Tel: (04) 374 7555. facebook.com/MangoTreeJBR
Stoke House, the restaurant located on Damac Hills’ golf course, is hosting an afternoon tea on Sunday March 31. Offering an assortment of finger sandwiches, warm scones and pastries and six varieties of tea, it costs Dhs79 for the afternoon Tea, Dhs99 will also get you a glass of sparkling, or alternatively pay Dhs149 to include three gin cocktails. There’s also a Cookie Masterclass from 3pm for Dhs30 per child including a soft drink.
Stoke House, Trump International Golf Course, Damac Hills, Dubai, 11am onwards, Sunday March 31, prices from Dhs79. Tel: (04) 245 3939. stokehouse.ae
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
Breakfast and Blooms is a creative concept occurring every Thursday from March 21, which offers guests a two-hour flower arrangement workshop accompanied by a healthy breakfast. Perfect as a Mother’s Day treat, guests will be guided by an experienced florist, encouraged to be creative and then take home a gorgeous hand-made bouquet.
Breakfast and Blooms, Aspen Lounge, Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 9am to 11.30am, Thursdays, Dhs290 including breakfast. Tel: (04) 409 5999. kempinski.com
Dubai Ice Rink
Spend Mother’s Day gliding across the ice with your little one as Dubai Ice Rink at The Dubai Mall is offering free entrance to all mums when they buy a child’s ticket Thursday March 21.
Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, 10am to midnight, Thursday March 21. dubaiicerink.com
Mums have the chance to become a big kid at Wavehouse with complimentary lunch and gaming credits for the arcade. On March 30, all mums can enjoy a two-course a la carte meal with their families when any other two course meal is purchased. They will also receive one free ride on Surf’s Up Wave Rider, one free game of bowling and Dhs100 credit for the LEVELS arcade.
Wavehouse, Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, noon to midnight, Saturday March 30. Tel: (04) 426 1166. atlantisthepalm.com
Jones the Grocer
Dine at Jones the Grocer on March 31 when they will have a cool masterclass for kids. Children under 14 Chef Khartik to take part in a complimentary Mother’s Day macaroon masterclass while mums can relax and enjoy the treats their child creates.
Jones the Grocer, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, 5pm or 7pm, Sunday March 31, free. dubaigolf.com/mothersday
Treej, La Mer
Mums can head to Treej cafe in La Mer or Matajer Al Juraina Mall, Sharjah for a complimentary slice of cheesecake only on Thursday March 21. The Emirati and International restaurant will be giving out their raspberry cheesecake for the whole day.
Treej Cafe, Le Mer, Dubai, 10am to 11pm, Thursday March 21, free. Tel: 04 323 9444. treejcafe.com