12 Mother’s Day Dining Deals, Sweet Treats & Gift Ideas

Honour the mums in your life with our top picks of makan deals, decadent desserts and thoughtful gifts!

By Mandy Lim Beitler        12 May 2023

Next to Christmas and Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is probably one of the biggest commercial spending occasions on your calendar. After all, you’ve got not just your mum, but your children’s mum, and her mum to consider. Not to mention grandmas too! Luckily, we’ve put together a wide selection of makan deals, sweet treats and gift ideas to take some heat off you and your wallet. In case you needed a reminder, Mother’s Day falls on 14 May this year. You’re welcome!

Dining Deals

Complimentary Signature Sichuan Spicy Prawns at Huo Guo Kung Fu

If mum and wifey are hotpot fans, then head to Huo Guo Kung Fu. The Sichuan-style hotpot restaurant offers a choice of eight soup bases, from spicy mala to kid-favourite tomato, for your dipping pleasure. Regulars also swear by the Signature Chong Qing Grilled Fish, Deep Fried Spicy Chicken Cubes and Wok-fried Crabs, as well as barbecued skewers with house-made spices and Sichuan chilli powder. Live band performances will augment your celebrations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings too.

SAFRA members who spend $100 nett in a single receipt will enjoy half a dozen Signature Sichuan Spicy Prawns worth $12.80 on the house, till 14 May 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/mother-day’s-special-at-huo-guo-kung-fu

SAFRA Punggol: 9 Sentul Crescent, #02-05, Singapore 828654

15% off set lunches and dinners at The Sapling

As part of the learning process at SHATEC, The Sapling doubles as a restaurant and training ground for culinary and hospitality students. It offers pocket-friendly set lunches from Mondays to Saturdays, and set dinners on Friday and Saturday evenings. With a focus on wellness and sustainability, the menu incorporates fresh produce from the in-house garden.

On 12 and 13 May, The Sapling is also serving a special Mother’s Day set menu at $39.80 per diner, comprising a four-course meal which includes a welcome drink, amuse-bouche, and coffee or tea.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off set menus, as well as 10% off whole cakes to complete your celebration. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/the-sapling-restaurant

SHATEC, 21 Bukit Batok Street 22, Singapore 659589

5% off Mother’s Day Takeaway Set Menu at Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant

Got a multigenerational family with old-school tastes and prefer to dine at home? Then you can’t go wrong with Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant’s Mother’s Day Takeaway Set for 5 or 10 diners. Menu highlights include Braised 6-Head Abalone with Sea Cucumber and Traditional Roasted Crispy Duck. For dessert, enjoy everyone’s favourite Warm Yam Paste with Gingko Nuts.

The six-course set comes with complimentary 18 pieces of Longevity Buns with Lotus Paste for good measure. Order online to enjoy free islandwide delivery.

SAFRA members enjoy an additional 5% till 14 May 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/peachgarden

$10 off at Bistro Bytes @ i12 Katong

Your wife likes Japanese cuisine, mum only eats Chinese food, the kids clamour for burgers, and you don’t know what to do for Mother’s Day? Head to Bistro Bytes @i12 Katong, a unique dining concept where you can satisfy everyone at one go. It brings together a diverse range of F&B brands, such as Buttrmilk, My Tampopo, FatBurger, A-One Signature, and more. There are even vegan and vegetarian options available.

The best part? No matter how many menus you order from, you only need to make payment once.

SAFRA members enjoy $10 off with a minimum order of $30 via the ‘KLIK by Keppel’ app. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/bistro-bytes-i12-katong

112 East Coast Road, #02-12/14 i12 Katong, Singapore 428802

Sweet Treats

929 Desserts & Bites’ Mother’s Day Special Set

If mum has a sweet tooth, then a trip to 929 Dessert & Bites may be in order. This hidden gem in the East specialises in Korean and Taiwanese-style bingsu with a wide range of toppings including reduced-sugar ice cream and house-made taro cubes. Share a cosy tête-à-tête with mum over a Mother’s Day Special Set Meal, consisting of a small bingsu, fluffy buttermilk waffle, two ice creams and two calamansi drinks.

SAFRA members and guests pay just $18 (U.P. $23.10) for the Mother’s Day Special Set Meal till 21 May 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/929desserts-mothers-day

SAFRA Tampines: 1/A Tampines Street 92, #01-17, Singapore 528882

Bob the Baker Boy’s Mother’s Day Cakes

Need a cake or two to sweeten the occasion for the most important women in your life? Leave it to Bob the Baker Boy to take your celebrations to the next level. Hidden under the pretty-in-pink exterior of the simply named Mother’s Day Cake is the homegrown online bakery’s signature 55% Belgian Chocolate. Alternatively, go for the Mother’s Day Bow Cake in luscious Strawberry Crumble, complete with purple fondant bow and magical fairy lights. Can’t decide? Get the two-cakes-in-one bundle.

SAFRA members enjoy 20% off all Mother’s Day cakes. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/bob-the-baker-boy-MotherDay-2023

Gift Ideas

Bountiful blossoms and precious trinkets

(L-R) Beautiful flowery setups by AngelFlorist; exquisite trinkets by Arthesdam Jewellery

A gift of flowers represents your appreciation and gratitude for mum’s unconditional care and support. But they can get pricey, especially during peak periods such as Mother’s Day. Turn to AngelFlorist, which not only offers SAFRA members and servicemen exclusive discounts, but also free doorstep delivery. Choose from a wide range of beautiful bouquets and tasteful table arrangements sure to put a smile on her face. Purchases are even backed by a money-back guarantee.

SAFRA members and servicemen enjoy 10% off a minimum of $80 spent and 20% off a minimum of $100 spent, plus free doorstep delivery. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/AngelFlorist

Precious keepsakes from Arthesdam Jewellery

Accessories made of precious metals such as 18K or 916 gold are a popular gift for mothers as they serve as a lasting reminder of your love. From elegant, timeless designs in the form of earrings, bracelets and necklaces, to casual charms and fun pendants, you’ll find a wide range of choices to suit every mum at Arthesdam Jewellery. Stretch your dollar by shopping its special Mother’s Day collection to enjoy generous discounts.

SAFRA members who spend at least $300 get a further $20 off your total order. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/arthesdam-jewellery-2023B

89, 95/97 & 123 Serangoon Road

Pampering treats and flowers

(L-R) Noel Gifts’ Mother Day specials; Dragon Brand’s celebratory Bird’s Nest hampers

Delivering quality hampers, flowers and gifts since 1975, Noel Gifts is probably the easiest place to find Mother’s Day gifts when the mums in question are tough to shop for. We love the thoughtful combos that elevate the already lovely floral arrangements with pampering treats such as L’Occitane toiletries, various fragrances, and even a Osim uMask Eye Massager.

SAFRA members enjoy 10% discount on regular-priced items in the Mother’s Day Collection plus free delivery till 15 May 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/noel-gifts

Mother’s Day hamper from Dragon Brand Bird’s Nest

Give your supermum the gift of youthful skin and overall health with a selection of premium bird’s nest products. Not sure what to get? This Mother’s Day Hamper from Dragon Brand Bird’s Nest is the answer. Valued at $172, it contains a box of Collagen Bird’s Nest with Reduced Sugar and a bottle each of Bird’s Nest Beverage with Rock Sugar, Superior Jin Si Yan with Rock Sugar and Superior Jin Si Yan Reduced Sugar. 

SAFRA members can purchase the Mother’s Day Hamper at $138 (U.P. $172) till 31 May 2023, while stocks last. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/dragonbrandbirdsnest

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Health and beauty supplements

(L-R) QN Wellness products; Eu Yan Sang’s Bird’s Nest sets

Every woman wants to look young on the outside and feel even younger on the inside. Now you can help mum achieve her goals with QN Wellness’ Mother’s Day Special Deal. The Singaporean plant-based supplement brand is offering SAFRA members 43% off a bundle of two of its most popular products. Cool Beauty™ contains wild arrowroot extract, plant-based calcium and zinc to boost skin elasticity and female metabolism, while vitamin C, garlic extract and propolis in Immune Care™ support the immune system and respiratory health.

SAFRA members can purchase the Mother’s Day Special Deal at just $62.60 (U.P. $111.05) and receive a free pill box, plus 10% off your next order till 15 May 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/qn-wellness-md

Bird’s Nest gifts from Eu Yan Sang Singapore

For another gifting option for bird’s nest products you can trust, visit any Eu Yan Sang Singapore retail outlet near you. SAFRA members who purchase any two boxes of Quality Bird’s Nest With Rock Sugar enjoy 25% off the usual price of $49.90 per box of six bottles. The promotion applies to both the original and reduced sugar versions. Each 70g bottle contains honey rock sugar and complete bird’s nest strands to promote overall wellness, impart a radiant complexion and enhance postpartum recovery in new mums.

SAFRA members enjoy 25% off any two boxes of Quality Bird’s Nest With Rock Sugar (U.P. $49.90 per box) till 30 June 2023. Find out more at safra.sg/promotions/euyansangsingapore

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