It's time to treat the ladies who put the 'Ma' in 'Marvelous.’ Yes its Mother’s Day and the perfect time to celebrate mothers and show them how important they are in your lives. Here are some fabulous treats for the special lady in your life.
Hotel Sahara Star, Vile Parle
If you and your mommy are buffet lovers then we have got your back! The Mother’s Day buffet at The Earth Plate – Global cuisines Restaurant at Hotel Sahara Star offers a lavish brunch with a wide assortment of delicacies from around the globe and various live counters, all specially curated for this special day. To top it there is a 50 percent discount on your dining bill. That’s not all. You could even learn to make scrumptious pastries from chef Lawrence while a guitarist serenades both you and your mom! Don’t forget to take home your gift.
Price: Rs.2,490 all inclusive without alcohol. 50 percent of discount for mothers
Where: Opp Domestic Airport, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Area, Vile Parle, Mumbai. Tel: 022 39807444.
How about a brunch with your mom followed by a footspa? Sounds like a plan, isn’t it. Then head to Dishkiyaoon where there are more than 78 appetizers, three live counters (Khao Suey, waffles, salad bar) and a dessert station which has Basbousha, Rum Baba, Yogurt Parfait and much more. Follow it up with a relaxing footspa. Now this will be a day that won’t be easily forgotten.
Price: Rs 1,350 AI (without alcohol) and Rs 1,750 AI (with alcohol)
Where: Dishkiyaoon, Ground Floor, The Capital Building, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. Tel: 8291139404
Pranzi Ristorante and Lounge, Khar
The exquisite delicacies at Pranzi will please both her heart and her tummy. Choose from a diverse range of creamy soups like Wild Mushroom Cappuccino Soup, Consomme of Chicken, Portobello Mushroom and Spring onion or healthy salads like Rocket leaves with poached pear goat cheese croutons, Pranzi Caesar Salad and more. For the mains, pleasure your palette with yummy options like Mushroom Phyllo Wraps that melt in your mouth (literally and no, we're not kidding!), BBQ chicken wings, Moroccan Kebabs, Paneer Steak, Cajun Chicken Pizza, Penne Alfredo and more. There are also mocktails to refresh and help your birth giver to beat the heat. But before you stuff yourself, do tap your feet and swing to the groovy beats.
Price: Rs 1000 onwards (includes food and mocktails) and Rs 2199 with alcohol.
Where: 101-102, Makhija Royale Building, SV Road, Near Ramee International Hotel, Khar West, Mumbai. Tel: 022 26006655
This Mother’s Day, enjoy a cherry blossom picnic brunch at Hello Guppy, BKC. A part of the eatery’s month-long Hanami (cherry blossom festival) celebrations, the brunch pays homage to the Japanese tradition of having a picnic party to enjoy the cherry blossoms. You and your mom will be greeted with picnic baskets on your table. While you wait for your meal to arrive, open up your baskets to reveal a plethora of goodies, including origami papers (with instructions on how to create origami shapes), board games, Japanese play dolls, candies, cherry blossom-shaped marshmallows and much more. The brunch begins with a choice of soup then steamed buns, sushi roll selection from the sushi bar and grills. Don’t miss Okonomiyake, a Japanese savoury pancake offered in vegetable, chicken or pork variants. Mains include Exotic vegetable Japanese curry, or Japanese chicken katsu curry. To wash it all down, there are cocktail pitchers of Red and White Sangria; Plum Mojito; Mulled Wine (red or White); and the Passion on the Grass cocktail.
Price: Rs 1299 plus taxes for unlimited food, and at Rs. 2299 plus taxes for unlimited food and alcohol
Where: Ground Floor, Godrej-BKC, G-Block, BKC, Bandra (East). Mumbai. Tel: +91 22 26534720/ 7777049773
The Bombay Bronx, Breach Candy
If you're looking for a way to make Mother's Day extra special for your mom, take her to The Bombay Bronx Mom’s Day Out Flea Market. Celebrate her special day by treating her to some fun shopping, delicious food and drinks offered by The Bombay Bronx and some unique art workshops. Specially curated flea market stalls will feature some of the best fashion designers for clothes, shoes and accessories. You can even pick up some on the go snacks and butters. Don’t forget to bring your artistic skills to use with the art workshop. It’s an experience you don’t want to miss. The Bombay Bronx is offering a buy 1 get 1 free sangria for every mom out there. As they say, being a mom has its own perks.
Where: 101, Hub Town, Akriti Sky Bay, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai. Tel: 7710044666.
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Image courtesy: From the outlets (Hotel Sahara Star, The Bombay Bronx, Hello Guppy, Pranzi Ristorante and Lounge, and Dishkiyaoon)