There’s still time to plan a thoughtful day-out or a gift that doesn’t seem like you threw it together five seconds ago. Can’t spare the weekend? Send these unusual succulent bouquets to show that you still care.
Afternoon tea at Ladurée
Spoil your mum with the finest Parisian luxury teas and cakes at Ladurée’s tea salon in Pavilion KL. Look forward to a fine selection of sandwiches, lunch-sized pastries, their iconic macarons and scones with clotted cream and Ladurée jam served with coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Exclusively on Mother’s Day, guests will receive complimentary printing on two macarons when they dine with the Ladurée Afternoon Tea set. Add on the limited La Vie en Rose dessert (only available during Mother’s Day weekend) and end high-tea on a sweet note.
Level 3, Couture Zone, Pavilion KL. May 12, 10am-10pm. RM180. Visit here for more info.
Paper flower-making workshop at CzipLee
Roll up your sleeves and unleash your inner creativity at CzipLee’s Mother’s Day crafting workshop. Skip the transient flower bouquets and hand-craft your own paper flowers instead with The Good Paper Co. The crafters will bring you and your mum through a step-by-step process on making beautiful paper garden roses by simply using a pair of scissors, paper and glue. All the materials will be provided and mums get a special surprise from CzipLee and Bisou Cupcakes.
1 & 3, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar. May 11, 2.30-5.30pm. RM150 per person; RM260 for two people. Visit here for more details or to sign-up.
Spa at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur
Physical gifts make lasting impressions but nothing rejuvenates a tired soul like a head-to-toe rubdown. Wellness expert Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur now offers a 60-minute full body massage and a 30-minute back massage at just RM371nett — nearly half the price of its original RM636. For the ultimate pampering, treat her to an al-fresco four-course French meal at Horizon Grill on the 58th floor overlooking KL’s stunning skyline. Its special Mother’s Day menu on May 12 with wine pairing is priced at RM888nett.
Art workshop at St Regis Kuala Lumpur
To thank all mothers who have coloured our lives, St Regis has teamed up with Fabel-Castell for an art workshop at its Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch. Kids will be able to dedicate thoughtful messages to their mums through paintings and handmade crafts. For something more leisurely, the afternoon tea at The Drawing Room comes with a 3D-modelling kit where you can knead and create 3D models of three desserts with Faber-Castell’s TACK-IT, a removable and reusable adhesive in a multitude of colours.
6 Jalan Sentral 2, KL. Call 03 2727 6696 or email [email protected] to reserve. Sunday Brunch, RM280+; RM430+ with free flow of alcoholic beverages. Afternoon tea, RM130+; RM205+ per person with a glass of Veuve Clicquot. More details here.
Dinner with a view at Nobu KL
Treat the most important woman in your life to a fine-dining dinner with a view at Nobu KL. Nobu’s seven-course Mother’s Day Omakase menu features an array of exquisite dishes such as the tantalising Seared Bonito Tataki, the refreshing Fluke Sashimi and the succulent Wagyu Short Rib Quinoa Donburi and Wagyu Foie Gras Gyoza. Celebrate the heart-warming celebration with a decadent Walnut Almond Financier and Kuromitsu Ice Cream while enjoying KL’s lit up skyline with your closest family.