A treat for mum

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you haven’t picked a spot as yet, here are a few to inspire you, and spoil mum with.

Rang Mahal, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Enjoy authentic Indian culinary delights with a delectable set menu featuring dishes like aloo chaat (crisp fried potato with tamarind, and seasoned curd), and murgh makan masala (chicken tikka morsels). Diners also get a glass of bubbly, before preparing themselves for the gastronomic journey ahead.

March 14 and 21, Dhs450 per person. Call 04-4143000.

Imperium Restaurant, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Tantalise your tastebuds with a widespread buffet lunch comprising of French and international cuisine. Take a spot at the terrace, to take in the stunning views of the serene sea and surroundings, or sit indoors and enjoy the glamorous setting. Each mother receives a bouquet of flowers, and can dine for free when booked in with a table of four or more.

March 15, Dhs225 per person. Call 04-4530444.

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi

Relish innovative grills and classic English fare at this stylish eatery. An à la carte dinner menu is available to tuck into, showcasing dishes like the master kobe marble score 9+ wagyu beef, triple cooked chips with truffle aioli and buttered poached asparagus.

March 15, March 21 and May 10. (50% discount on the total bill for two, or book a table for three or more, and mum dines free). Call 02-6543333.

Al Hadheerah, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort

Treat mum to a unique dining experience, the 1001 Arabian Nights, set under the stars in the middle of the desert. A lavish spread of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine awaits diners here, and you can feast on dishes from live cooking stations, wood-fire ovens, and spit roasts. Belly dancers, and horse shows liven up the evening, as you and your mother relax and enjoy the food and entertainment. Each mother gets a heart-shaped cake and bouquet.

March 21, Dhs425 per person (mothers dine complimentary on a table of three or more paying adults). Call 04-8096498.

Le Classique, Emirates Golf Club

Take the family out to a refined brunch, and enjoy a glass of bubbly, starters from the extensive buffet, à la carte mains like scallop with cauliflower purée and red mullet, black risotto, garlic snails and mushrooms, tiger prawns and foie gras from the cooking stations. Decadent desserts like black and white chocolate mousse, and chocolate and caramel tart are on offer too.

March 14, Dhs265 per person (all mums in a booking of three or more dine for free). Call 04-4179999.

Nosh, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Enjoy a lavish brunch featuring fresh salads, seafood, BBQ, roast with all the trimmings, and desserts! Every mother receives a welcome drink, box of chocolates, and red roses. There’s also a child-friendly buffet – in case you are dining with the family.

March 13 and March 20, Dhs205 per person (children aged six and under dine complimentary). Call 04-4380000.

Afternoon Teas

La Farine, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

This French-inspired afternoon tea experience offers a host of signature teas, recommended to you by a tea sommelier. Nibble on savoury items like quiches and homemade sandwiches, as well as sweet treats like éclairs, profiteroles, and macarons.

March 21, Dhs140 per person (mothers eat for free). Call 04-4143000.

Sultans Lounge, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Head to this lounge to while away the afternoon with Turkish inspired sweet and savoury delicacies, served with Turkish coffee and a selection of Arabian inspired teas. Those dining on March 15 will get a chance to win a luxury giant Easter egg, while every mother dining on March 21 gets a bouquet.

Dhs285 for two. Call 04-4530444.