Celebrated in the UAE on Sunday 21 March and the UK on Sunday 14 March. These are the best places to treat your mum to a celebratory meal or a day of pampering.
RESTAURANTS & BARS
Cipriani Yas Island – Mother’s Day Dinner:
There’s no better way to say “Ti amo” to your mother than by treating her to a special meal at Cipriani Yas Island. To mark the special occasion, Cipriani will add delicious dishes to its menu such as Octopus Carpaccio with Olive Oil and Lemon, Risotto with Prawns and Baby Artichokes and Pan Seared Monkfish with Grilled Polenta. End the meal with Napoleon Cake whilst taking in the picturesque views over Yas Marina from the terrace. Sunday 21 March, from 6pm to midnight.
Courtyard by Marriott at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi – Fifth Street Mothers Day Breakfast:
The hotel’s unlimited weekend breakfast offer has been extended to include Sunday, 21 March, in celebration of Mother’s Day. Indulge in an all-you-can-eat breakfast including pancakes, eggs, freshly baked pastries, fresh juices and much more. The experience is completed with a complimentary goodie bag for all the mothers. Friday 19 to Sunday 21 March, from 7am to 2pm. AED 75 per person.
GO: Call (0)52 914 1207 for reservations and more information.
Emirates Palace – Afternoon Picnic Experience:
Guests can enjoy a hand-crafted menu on the exquisite lawns of Emirates Palace’s expansive grounds with an afternoon picnic experience. With views across the Arabian Gulf and the backdrop of the majestic Qasr Al Watan, the delightful treats include smoked salmon and exotic lobster, with traditional Arabic favourites. The Picnic experience is priced at AED 325 per person.
GO: Call (0)2 690 8888 for reservations and more information.
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – Spa-liscious Afternoon Tea:
Relish in a 60-minute Spa experience from the SPA menu at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort and delight your taste buds with a fantastic Afternoon Tea featuring mini sandwiches and sweet treats paired with a pot of wellness tea. Guests can also enjoy a 20% discount on additional treatments. The perfect nourishment for mind, body and soul. Available Monday to Saturday, from 2pm to 8pm. AED 650 per person or AED 1,200 for two.
Novotel Al Bustan – Mother’s Day at Pepper Restaurant:
Pepper Restaurant is an ideal place to enjoy a buffet lunch this Mother’s Day. Treat your mother to a free lunch buffet on this special day, as another adults presence will ensure your mum’s meal is complimentary. Sunday 21 March. AED 119 (soft beverages).
GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.
Punjab Grill – Mother’s Day Collaborative Dinner:
Immerse yourself in a blend of cultures as Punjab Grill’s executive chef, Sandeep Ail and the youngest Emirati chef, Aysha Al Obeidli cook up a menu of Emirati and Indian fusion cuisine in celebration of Mother’s Day. The four-course menu includes dishes such as the Samak Machboos and Rubiyan Salona with Dates and Chips Oman, and is inspired by the favourite Emirati dishes of Chef Aysha’s mother. Available 19 to 21 March, from 2pm to 8pm. AED 350 per person, inclusive of soft beverages.
GO: Call (0)50 668 3054 for reservations and more information.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi – Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea:
Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea at Majlis Lobby Lounge, specially enhanced for the occasion with a floral theme. Expect a variety of afternoon classics, including traditional English Breakfast tea, pink scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream. The selection of dainty sandwiches includes Mediterranean Chicken, Roasted Beef with mustard and horseradish, Cured Salmon with Lemon Cream Cheese, and Crab and Mango Brioche. No Afternoon Tea would be complete without incredibly indulgent desserts. Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s includes Rose Pistachio Battenberg, Passion Fruit Bombe, Red Velvet Muffin, Raspberry and White Chocolate macarons, Lemon Meringue, Fresh Fruit tart and Red Opera. Afternoon Tea at Majlis Lobby Lounge also has eastern palates covered with Levantine, Arabic and Asian options, as well as an array of vegan and vegetarian delights. Available daily from 1 to 31 March, from 3pm to 6pm. AED 210.
The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi Grand Canal – Afternoon Tea at Alba:
Guests can treat the special women in their life to a traditional and elegant Afternoon Tea at the comfortable lobby lounge of the opulent five-star property, complete with a vaulted ceiling and semi-private dining areas. Guests who book a Mother’s Day Special Afternoon Tea at Alba will receive a glass of bubbles with the property’s compliments. Available 19 to 21 March, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 160 per stand.
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa – Afternoon Tea at The Lounge:
Treat your mother to an afternoon tea with views overlooking the Abu Dhabi Golf course. Enjoy finger sandwiches, sweet pastries, scones and a selection of teas and coffees. The experience is completed with a complimentary goodie bag for all the mothers. Daily, from 2pm to 6pm. AED125 for two, or add two glasses of sparkling for an additional AED 55.
GO: Call (0)2 616 9999 for reservations and more information.
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island – Mamma Mia:
Head to the hip Yas Island property this Mother’s Day and celebrate the years you’ve been a mum. Mothers will receive a discount on their restaurant bill equal to the age of their oldest child. Sunday 21 March.
GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.
Spa & Pool Days
Cove Beach Abu Dhabi at Makers District – Mother’s Day:
Treat your mother to a day of indulgence and relaxation at Cove Beach Abu Dhabi. Those arriving with their mums can unwind and enjoy a complimentary cabana plus a 30% discount on the total bill. Sunday 21 March, from 2pm to 5pm.
GO: Call (0)56 398 7895 for reservations and more information.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi – Mother’s Day Spa Offer:
If it’s a special pampering session you’re after, look no further than Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s Sense Spa and its UAE-exclusive anti-ageing ritual from Evidens de Beaute. This comprehensive and rejuvenating treatment includes a specialised Bio-collagen mask, back massage and scalp massage, after which the skin recovers radiance, vitality and firmness. A special 30 % discount is available on any Evidens de Beaute product purchases, too. Available daily from 1 to 31 March. AED 800 per person.
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – Empowering Me! Spa Ladies Day:
Enjoy a complete 90-minute treatment journey consisting of a 60-minute signature massage and 30-minute spa enhancement, plus a 20% discount on any additional spa treatments. The package also includes the breakfast buffet at White Restaurant and access to the pool, beach, wellness facilities and Bodyism gym at the resort. Treatments available include back, neck and shoulder massages, an express facial, body scrub or a foot massage. Mondays, from 10am to 8pm. AED 600 per person.