Are you looking for a way to show your mother just how special she is this Mother’s Day? You can’t go wrong with a wonderful meal, whether you have lunch or dinner to spend together. Whether you have decided to take your mother out for a nice high tea at a local hotel or you want a formal dinner, these options are sure to take your taste buds for a delightful ride.


High Tea

High tea is a great way to introduce Mum to the finer things in life. At one of these fine restaurants or cafes, you will find a delightful tea just waiting for you, stocked with scones, British style, and more.

Clipper Lounge

Are you looking for the best scone in town? The Clipper Lounge is a fantastic place to start. Situated in the Mandarin Oriental, you will find that the cafe is a unique reminder of Hong Kong’s colonial period. Enjoy a traditional English tea with a delicious pastry.

The Lobby Lounge

Located in the Peninsula Hotel, this nostalgic lounge offers an elegant British style that makes it a highly popular teatime spot. This is the place to bring Mum if you want some light ambiance that is sure to make her feel comfortable. Some days, the lounge offers live music as well.


Are you looking for a more luxurious venture? Sevva offers a sophisticated, classy ambiance with cakes, pastries, and more. Take your traditional tea in the garden, viewing the colors of the gorgeous flowers surrounding you. The macarons cannot be missed.


Buffet Meal

Treat your mother to a delicious dinner or lunch she will never forget at a fantastic buffet. What beats the opportunity to eat as much as you would like? Here are a few options she would love to try:

Cafe Too at Island Shangri-La

You won’t find many buffets in town better than this one. With several stations where food is cooked right in front of you, Cafe Too ensures that you receive a fresh, hot meal. You will find a variety of meal types, ranging from sushi to Italian pizza.  Make sure to reserve your table in advance; the buffet can become quite busy around the holidays thanks to its excellent reputation.

Cafe Kool at Kowloon Shangri-La

Looking for a good combination of quality and affordability? This is one of the top choices in buffets to consider, especially if you favor Asian fare. Plus, the atmosphere is a bit more laidback than other Mother’s Day buffets. You may not have to make a reservation either.

Harbourside Restaurants at The Intercontinental

If you are looking for an exquisite restaurant buffet that truly offers a once in a lifetime dining experience, this is the best seat in town. Seafood is one of the best choices at Harbourside, but you will also find beer, wine, champagne, and more. You will also find plenty of more options, ranging from delicious meats to fresh, flavorful lobster. It is important to reserve ahead of time for this delectable buffet.

Dim Sum

Spending time with your mom over dim sum is a great way to celebrate the day. These places are highly rated for their ability to provide delicious eats, especially on Mother’s Day.

Dim Dim Sum

Several different options are available to find a Dim Dim Sum, including Mong Kok, Sha Tin, and Jordan. The most popular dish options include the Pineapple Bun and Stuffed Eggplant. Don’t forget to try the lotus root cakes too.


If you eat at Duddell’s, it will come as no surprise that it has been awarded two Michelin stars. Cantonese soup and a rooftop bar are the highlights of this restaurant, which also offers a lovely ambiance. Duddell’s is also a fantastic dim sum place to grab a drink or two with your meal, truly celebrating Mum in style. Recommended dishes include the mushroom dumpling with black truffle and abalone puff.

More Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Looking for one more way to surprise your mom when she shows up for lunch or dinner? Show up to your celebration with a delightful mini bouquet ordered just for her. A small bouquet is easy to carry to lunch, and you can even hide it as a special surprise. What more could a mother ask for?