Where to take your Mum this Mother's Day

Including one place that's letting mums eat for free...bargain!

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With Mother's Day just around the corner, here in the UAE it's this Sunday: 21st March.

It's about time you started planning how you're going to treat your mum. From luxury spa days (we're guessing this would be very appreciated) and incredible roasts to cooking classes and a 'Mum's dine for free' option, we've got all bases covered.

Go on, splash the cash a bit this year...your mum probably deserves it after putting up with you her whole life. Here are the best options going...

Treat you mum to a cooking class at Eataly – Dubai Mall

Win a free cooking class for your mum! Register you name when you dine at this simple, high-quality Italian at Dubai Mall, a draw will take place on March 21st and 10 lucky mums will be selected to enjoy Eataly’s free lasagne cooking class. Mums everywhere take note: No offence to your cooking intended if you get given a cooking class. 

How much? Free to register

When? Draw takes place on March 21st

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Enjoy Mother's Day at Mint Leaf of London – Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC

Take your mum to dine at this elegant spot for Mother's Day. Here, she (and you!) will enjoy a four-course set menu in stylish surroundings with incredible views of the Burj Khalifa and the Downtown skyline. Menu highlights include Scottish Salmon, classic Australian Lamb Bhuna with Mushrooms and sweet treats like the Gulab Jamun Cheese Cake. This menu is available all day on both Mother's Days so unlike many of the other offers, you're not stuck to any rigid times. 

When? 12 pm - 1 am Sunday, March 21st

How much? Mother’s Day set menu; AED 235 per person

How can I book? Call +9714 706 090

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Try the Adore Mums package at SensAsia Urban Spa – The Village, Jumeirah

Nothing is more thoughtful than providing your mum with a little R&R, so why not splash out on a package designed with mums in mind. Mums can choose from a 30-minute Biotec Radiance Renew, Blemish Control or Sensitive Skin Soother facial, complemented by a 30-minute head, neck and shoulder massage in the new Speed Room at the 12-year-old flagship salon. The Speed Room is designed for quick pop-ins so this offer is perfect for mums on the go. 

How much? AED 399

When? Available throughout March

How can I book? Call 04 422 7115


Feast on the Mother's Day Weekend Brunch at Jean-Georges – Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach

Mums and families are invited to celebrate Mother's Day at Jean-Georges, the first restaurant in Dubai by Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The brunch, which takes place on the New York inspired terrace, will feature international cuisines including Maine Lobster Grilled Cheese on Brioche, indulgent Waffles with Caramelized Bananas, and traditional Eggs Benedict with Veal Ham. 

When? Fridays and Saturdays, 12 pm - 4 pm

How can I book? Call +971 4 343 6118

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Relax at Iridium Spa – St Regis, Sheikh Zayed Road

Mother's Day packages are running throughout the month of March and Iridium at the five star St. Regis is offering some truly tempting packages. Each option comes with the full use of the sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, tropical adventure shower and a post-treatment tea ritual to prolong the day of decadence. Packages start from AED 670 for a 90 minute Goddess of the Day package which includes a relaxing 30-minute aromatic milk and 60 minute bespoke massage and range to AED 2765 for the 'Lady of the Manor' five hour package...any mum receiving any of the above will be very lucky indeed. 

When?  Available throughout March

How can I book? Call +9714435500

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Dine at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo – Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Vivaldi is saying a big thank you to mums by allowing them to dine for FREE on Monday, March 21st....How nice is that?! The offer includes a three-course set menu featuring a range of traditional Italian favourites, (think delicious pastas and risottos) all with a signature creative twist by famed chef Alfredo Russo. Vivaldi offers a stunning view of the Dubai skyline and of Dubai Creek...Super Italian food and some super views? Mum will be well impressed with this choice.

What's on offer? AED 209 per person...Mum's Dine Free (Booker must be above 21 years of age)

When? 7 pm – 11 pm, Monday, March 21st

How can I book? Call 04 207 1717

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Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.