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Mother’s Day 2024: Best menus, afternoon teas, and festive sweets in Hong Kong

By Lily Valette 8 May 2024

Header image courtesy of Aqua Restaurant Group

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, 12 May, this year, and though we ought to be showing gratitude to our mums and showering them with love every day of the year, the annual opportunity to treat mother dearest to a lovely meal is as best a place to start as any. Here are some of the best festive menus in Hong Kong for Mother’s Day 2024.

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Aqua Restaurant Group

On 11 and 12 May, Aqua will be serving a special weekend brunch inclusive of a seafood platter, signature Italian and Japanese main courses, and dessert platter. You can choose to add on free-flow champagne as well. For a nighttime alternative, Aqua’s Mother’s Day six-course dinner menu includes more seasonal dishes such as pink prawns and strawberries tartare. Find out more here.

Hutong will have both a brunch and a dinner menu available on Mother’s Day. Its Feng Wei brunch is served on 11 and 12 May, with two hours of unlimited dim sum and drinks! Live entertainment will be present on both days. Alternatively, the Mother’s Day six-course dinner menu, served from Friday till Sunday, also includes dim sum and main courses such as the Wagyu beef cheek and the Spanish red prawn poached in lobster broth. Book here.

Brunch and dinner options are also on offer at The Chinese Library on 11 and 12 May. If you’re looking for unlimited dim sum, try the all-you-can-eat brunch. The Mother’s Day tasting menu is an eight-course dinner with items such as the rose roll with ham and pan-seared lotus root. Find out more here.

Aqua, 17/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Hutong, 18/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

The Chinese Library, Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central

The Hari

For a hearty meal, Lucciola’s Mother’s Day dinner menu is a safe bet. It includes the Italian restaurant’s iconic dishes—think roast Hokkaido scallop with Jerusalem artichoke, Mediterranean sea bream fillet, and the mouthwatering seven-year aged Carnaroli risotto with pesto, burrato, pistachio, and Amalfi lemon. Check it out here.

For an Asian alternative, Japanese restaurant Zoku also has a special dinner menu inclusive of a sashimi platter, lobster tail with Okinawan soba noodle, or a matcha cheesecake for dessert, and a sake pairing is available to order. Learn more here.

If you’re not looking for a full meal, but rather an afternoon tea, you can visit The Lounge at The Hari. Its current afternoon tea menu in partnership with Paul Lafayet has a flavourful mix of sweet and savouries! Find out more here.

The Hari, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai

Photo: Pirata Group

Pane e Latte

Pirata Group has plenty of exciting Mother’s Day brunch and dinner menus across all of its restaurants. For a destination Mother’s Day celebration, however, why not take your mum to the seaside Pane et Latte in Stanley? You can choose to enjoy a pastry and a drink; the indulgent Peach Melba bomboloni is the perfect combination of fruity and sweet. Pane e Latte also serves main courses, and you can enjoy the sea urchin pasta while taking in the southside views. Browse every offer from Pirata Group here.

Pane e Latte, 25 Stanley Market Road, Stanley

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Photo: The Cakery

The Cakery

For at-home celebrations, it’s hard to beat The Cakery’s mostly-pink Mother’s Day floral collection. The Love You Mum dairy-free cake is a traditional-looking strawberry cotton cake with elegant roses and a heart. Meanwhile, the impressive Intricate Love cake is a standing heart-shaped creation covered in piped frosted flowers, with flexible cake base flavours available. There’s also a strawberry millefeuille, rose-shaped cake pops, and cupcakes on offer. Find the full collection here.

The Cakery, locations across Hong Kong

Photo: Finds


Finds is the Nordic restaurant at The Luxe Manor, and it is partnering with beauty brand Lightmac for a Mother’s Day Nordic weekend brunch. On the menu, guests will find unlimited appetisers and a choice of mains between the lightly smoked chicken supreme and the pan-fried seabass fillet. A special dessert and a cocktail were created for the occasion: the Butterfly Pea Tea panna cotta, and the vodka-based Queen Violet, both in Lightmac’s signature purple. Mothers will receive a voucher for a massage treatment, as well as Lightmac’s Derma Elements B5 Extract Essence.

Finds, 1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: Café 103

Café 103

Café 103 at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is celebrating Mother’s Day and the arrival of spring with its fish-maw themed buffet, available from 2 May till 30 June. Known for its health properties, the ingredient can be enjoyed in five variations such as the braised fish maw with imitation shark’s fin soup, the claypot steamed fish maw, braised with chicken and spicy sauce, wok-fried with assorted mushrooms and Lao Gan Ma sauce, and braised with Japanese conpoy and vegetables. Book a table here.

Café 103, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Photo: Relish


For at-home celebrations, Relish can cater three different sets for Mother’s Day, including the spring picnic, a high tea, and most excitingly, the breakfast in bed set. The morning set comes with pastries (croissant, raisin swirl, apple swirl), bacon and egg pie topped with tomato chilli jam, two fruit skewers, one chia seed, coconut, and blueberry pudding, as well as one pot of Greek yoghurt, muesli, and fresh strawberry! You can opt to add a bouquet to the delivery, killing two birds with one stone. Just remember to book at least 48 hours in advance. Find out more here.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Morton’s The Steakhouse is upgrading its Special Occasion menu in time for Mother’s Day! For Mother’s Day, you can now order the menu to share for four people instead of two, making for a family-friendly affair. You can enjoy the lobster ravioli, jumbo shrimp cocktail, and chopped house salad as appetisers, or upgrade to an ocean seafood platter. For the main course, you can choose either the baked fresh whole Maine lobster, a 36-ounce porterhouse steak, or the 36-ounce tomahawk served with tender bone marrow, Parmesan truffle fries, and cream spinach. With a hot chocolate cake for dessert, the celebration will leave you feeling full and content. Remember to book the Special Occasions menu in advance!

Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, The Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2732 2343

Woolly Pig

Hue, the Australian restaurant located in the Hong Kong Museum of Art, is hosting a jazz brunch and a four-course Mother’s Day dinner menu on Sunday, 12 May, and all mothers present will receive a complimentary de-stress muscle bath and shower oil from Aromatherapy Association. The brunch menu includes sharing appetisers, such as arancini risotto balls with blue lobster, sea urchin and zesty lime gel, Ibérico ham with Comté and truffle on toast, and lamb rib, among others. Main courses range from tortellini with scallop and tiger prawn filling to celeriac Wellington, pork belly, and smoked Wagyu brisket. Dessert is either the Hue pavlova, the lemon-curd tartlet, or the profiteroles with oolong tea mousseline. Book a table here.

Bathers is a seaside restaurant located on the picturesque Lower Cheung Sha beach. On 12 May, Bathers will serve a three-course Mother’s Day brunch, with a kids’ menu available if you’re heading over with family. The Mother’s Day menu includes fresh appetisers such as the salmon and avocado salad or the bruschetta caponata among others. The various main course options include the parpadelle mushroom, Ibérico ribs, grilled tiger prawns, and fish and chips. Find out more here.

Hue Dining, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Bathers, 32 Lower Cheung Sha Beach, South Lantau

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Photo: Nam Fong

Nam Fong

If you and your mum are not available to celebrate the occasion on actual Mother’s Day, note that Nam Fong at Le Méridien is serving its Mother’s Day eight-course degustation menu from 1 till 12 May, giving you plenty of time to get together. Available for lunch and dinner, the special menu’s highlights are braised prawn with chicken sauce and Inaniwa udon, steamed giant grouper with back garlic, and braised abalone and fish maw with Yunnan ham sauce. What’s more, the menu comes with a complimentary bottle of house wine. Find out more here.

Nam Fong, 3/F, Le Méridien Hong Kong, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam

Photo: LPM Restaurant & Bar

LPM Restaurant & Bar

For Mother’s Day, French restaurant LPM went down the nostalgic route and crafted a special riz au lait à la rhubarbe. A childhood favourite, the vanilla-flavoured rice pudding with rhubarb compote inside pays homage to maternal love and family memories, and is made for sharing with your party.

LPM Restaurant & Bar, Shop 1, UG/F, H Queen’s, 23–29 Stanley Street, Central

Landmark Mandarin Oriental

For the mum who enjoys the finer things in life, why not take her to Amber for a meal to remember? Richard Ekkebus’s distinguished restaurant will offer a Mother’s Day weekend menu for lunch and dinner, with items such as foie gras with Brussels sprout, black garlic, and aged black vinegar, and milk-fed lamb with za’atar. Mums will also receive an aromatic gift from Diptique to take home with them. Learn more here.

Meanwhile, Somm is giving mums a reason to celebrate with a free-flow brunch on Mother’s Day weekend, which comes with starters, bread baskets, a main course and dessert, plus a 90-minute free-flow of white and red wines, sake, wine-based cocktails, and fresh juices. Will you be choosing the beef tenderloin tartare with avocado, aji amarillo, and quinoa, or the Boston lobster with white asparagus? As part of the meal, mothers will also take home a Jo Malone hand cream gift. Find out more here.

Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central

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Photo: Chinesology


Special Mother’s Day lunch and dinner menus are available at Chinesology until 12 May. Both artful ensembles feed a minimum of four people, with the lunch comprising a dim sum trio, rice rolls filled with lobster and sea salt, a free-range chicken course presented as a reimagining of a Chinesology classic, and plenty of sides to go around.

For dinner, spoil your mum with Chinesology’s 10-course Mother’s Day dinner menu. Highlights include the chilled cuttlefish and beetroot appetiser plated as an elegant floral arrangement; the fish maw soup with chuan bei, aged tangerine, and crocodile meat; the goose wing with supreme soya, and the lobster with egg white custard and young coconut. Remember to call the restaurant to reserve the Mother’s Day menus in advance!

Chinesology, Shop 3101–3107, 3/F, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central | (+852) 6809 2299

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Lily Valette


Born and raised in the French countryside, Lily arrived in Hong Kong looking for an adventure. Passionate about books, she spent some time in Parisian publishing houses and is the author of an illustrated book about hair. Life in Hong Kong for her entails looking for seaside places to eat and a lot of hiking.