Mother’s day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to smother your mother…in love!
If you’re in the UK, the day is celebrated on Sunday March 19th, while in the Middle East the day falls on Tuesday, March 21st.
For those who have mothers, who have lost mothers, those mothers who have lost children, and those who have strained relationships, those yearning to be mothers and those who have chosen not to be mothers.
This day is for you, and we’re thinking of you all.
Here in Dubai, there are so many wonderful places to treat the wonder woman in your life and make her day truly special.
From afternoon tea to thoughtful gifts, we’re not short on options to show your love and appreciation. So let's give a big hooray for all the amazing mums out there - you deserve the very best!
We’ve rounded up a list of the very best spots around the city to celebrate your momma:
Food the way to her heart?
Cafe Society, Tamani Marina
Whether you’re spoiling yourself or being spoiled by someone, Cafe Society is giving away a complimentary meal to all mums while dining with their families, be it your children or your partner! Indulge in a variety of delicious dishes that are perfect for the occasion.
To redeem this offer, simply order a minimum of two main courses and mum's meal is on them! Get down on Tuesday, March 21st, and make it a day to remember. This offer is valid throughout the day.
Last Exit, Al Khawaneej
Create a playlist with your mum's favourite songs, and hop into the car to take a special drive to Last Exit.
On the 21st, all mums who visit will receive a free bouquet of flowers - and best part, a roaming violinist will also be there to perform.
PRATO, Trump Int’l Golf Course
Give your morning a sweet start with PRATO’s!
For just AED 99, you can treat the special ladies in your life to a delicious main course, fresh juice, and coffee.
CÉ LA VI, Address Skyviews
Fancy a splurge?
Why not check out this one-of-a-kind dining experience by Chef Howard Ko on Level 54 of Address Sky View Hotel!
Celebrate in style while enjoying breathtaking views of Burj Khalifa, and a complimentary dessert for all mum’s. Valid only on Tuesday, 21st March!
Millennium Place, Barsha Heights
If you’re looking for a cheeky freebie across town, then don’t miss out on this one!
M One restaurant is offering a special deal this March 14-22. When dining with at least one paying guest, mothers can enjoy a complimentary dinner! Plus, starting at 7pm every evening, M One offers themed buffets with an array of international cuisines to choose from.
The perfect gift!
An amazing woman deserves an amazing gift right? Take a look at our top budget-friendly gifting suggestions that will have her smiling from ear to ear.
Jewellery with a difference at Comptoir 102!
This cool bohemian spot mixes health, design, and art all in one place!
This Thursday and Friday on 16th and 17th March from 10am to 4pm, they're hosting a super chic trunk show featuring Lubie and Fifilz jewellery designs from Paris. Whether you want to surprise her or take her with you - they also serve up amazing matcha lattes and a daily section of home baked goodness.
So you can chill, sip and spend quality time - all while picking up a new accessory!
The answer is always chocolate!
Chocolate covered strawberries and pretzels are always a good idea right?
Head across to Giftbag.ae and choose from a selection of yummy mothers day treats, sentimental gift bundles and more.
They are currently running a special mothers day offer, where by using the discount code GIFT10, you’ll receive 10% off the entire shop!
Even better, they deliver right to your doorstep - start gifting now.
Plan a quirky day out
If your mum is a lover of cultural films and aesthetic art. Why not plan a day out at Cinema Akil?
Situated in the artistic hub of Alserkal Avenue, it’s a go-to spot for all things international film. Currently, they are celebrating French cinematography with the Franco Film Festival, where you can catch amazing films like Interdit aux Chiens et aux Italiens (No Dogs Or Italians Allowed), a stop-motion animated treasure, and Rodeo, which premiered at Cannes.
Some of the creators will even be there to talk about their films, so it’s for sure a unique experience to treasure with your mum!
All amazing mornings start with breakfast in bed!
If you’re feeling up to channelling your inner gourmet chef that’s amazing - but we’re also sure, no one will know if you reach out to Deliveroo for help.
Lou'Loua by Nadia is whipping up mouth-watering rose crepes filled with strawberry and rose crème anglaise - all for just AED 50 and delivered straight to your door!
Trust us, this breakfast will look so good you’ll have your Instagram followers drooling.
Looking for something else?
If you’re spoilt for choice and would rather enjoy a day by the pool, then take a look at our top picks for pool days in Dubai.
Or, if you’re an explorer and enjoy hunting down hidden gems across the city, then check out our list of hidden gems around the city!