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Mum’s The Word

Friday, May 11, 2012

This weekend, cancel all your plans with friends and give partying a break. It’s Mother’s Day, and time for you to treat your mum with some of your time! And so, Gargi Bansod & Rhea Dhanbhoora bring you the best offers, deals and great gifts to surprise your mum with on this special day

Late nights, white lies and your mum staring at you while you unlock the door  at 2am. Sounds way too familiar? Well, it’s time you make up for all those nights you made your mum stay up waiting for you or the times you argued with her over petty issues. It’s Mother’s Day and there’s no better time to gain some brownie points from mommy dearest. We tell you how to get cracking...

Brunch break Celebrate how special your mother is by giving her a break this Mother’s Day. Take her to Corleone for a great Sunday brunch with all sorts of lavish delicacies for her to choose from. With Mediterranean food and the best of classic Italian dishes, the hotel is here to help you make the occasion a memorable one. And what’s more, they also have special giveaways for all the mums who visit!
When Sunday from 12 – 4.30 pm
Where InterContinental Marine Drive, 135 Marine Drive

Seventh heaven
Tired of the usual flowers, jewellery and chocolates and want to gift your mother a set meal that she’ll always remember? If so, head to Under The Banyan Tree for a specially catered five or seven course meal tailor made for you! Gift a Meal involves a specially designed menu with five to seven courses with soups, salads, appetisers, mains, dessert and drinks with great customisable option and prices that vary according to what you order.
When Ongoing
Where Under the Banyan Tree, Sophia College Lane, Peddar Road

Delectable treats
Are you wondering what special place to take mummy out to on her special day? 36 Oak and Barley is a good option with their great meals and affordable prices. You can make a reservation to enjoy a great lunch or dinner, complete with a special memento given out to mums.
When May 13
Where 76 Nidhi, Kemps Corner

Earthy Affair
Another place to head out with your mother for a lavish buffet brunch is at EarthPlate at Hotel Sahara Star. All mother-child duos will be offered a 20% discount on brunch which includes mouthwatering delicacies, decadent sweets, beverages of your choice along with a welcome gift of roses and a chocolate box to take home and relish. There will also be special attractions such as bangle makers, special gaming activities for both parents and kids and a live magic show.
When May 13 from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm Where Hotel Sahara Star, opposite Domestic Airport, Vile Parle( E)

Dessert time
Have you ever had a great meal and wished the dessert was free? We know we have! Now you can treat your mum to a great meal at TGIF and have them throw in a complimentary Key Lime Pie!
When May 13
Where TGIF outlets across the city

Cheesecake special
Coffees and conversations aren’t just reserved for your friends, your mum and you can chat away for hours too. Deliciae Patisserie offers a complimentary Mother’s Day Special Baked Cheesecake on a purchase of a cup of coffee at its outlets in Bandra and Powai. So, head there to catch up on some worldly gossip with mommy dearest.
When May 13
Where Deliciae Patisserie, Bandra: Hotel Le Sutra; Powai: 1st Floor, Haiko Place
Contact 25717000/ 26003002

Cupcake cravings
Mothers are so sweet to us, it’s only fitting they get something sweet in return. So, this Mother’s Day, gift your mum a box of butter cream icing cupcakes from Sugar Wish. If you order six cupcakes, you get two free and if you order 12 cupcakes, you get three free! Let her indulge this weekend with these great sweet treats.
When May 12 and 13
Where Shivani Ved at 9920574727

Escape into bliss

It’s the time of year again to celebrate our mothers and what better way than to set off with them to Rewa Escape. The spa and salon will pamper them to their hearts content, leaving your mum relaxed and recharged for the year ahead. All week, you can avail of a 20% discount on all their services and if you think your mum deserves more than just a day of pampering, give her a membership at 40% off! Also, mums with little children can enjoy their day while enrolling their tiny tots in great sessions with Apple Seeds Activity Centre!
When May 13 – 18
Where Rewa Escape, Bulabhai Desai Road. Contact 9619444993/ 23520580

Spa special
Mothers deserve a day of rest and Myrah, the luxury spa is giving you just the right gift to help pamper your mother and treat her like royalty. With a special package of relaxing spa treatments that you can gift your mother, you can help make her feel extremely special with three whole hours of indulgence. With foot rituals, an aroma body massage, relaxing facial and calming foot reflexology sessions you can help your mother feel relaxed and rejuvenated. The offer is combined with a platter of fresh fruits, refreshing drink and a surprise gift.
When Ongoing
Where Palm Spring Society, JVPD, Juhu

Luxurious pampering
Make your mother feel like a queen by giving her the perfect luxury experience at SO Spa. This spa at Sofitel Hotel offers a 20% discounts on all its luxury treatments. SO Spa has signature products providing a range of skincare, which help to improve your skin's radiance, strength and glow from established French brands. So, make an appointment for your mother for some much needed pampering and relaxation.
Where Sofitel Mumbai BKC, C-57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E)
Contact 6117 5000

Magic Makeover You can treat your mum to a great makeover with the help of Colorbar. The cosmetics company not only has great products on offer, they’re also giving away great Magic Makeover Cards so that you can gift your mum an entire new look. Accompany your mother for her makeover and if you feel like splurging, gift your mother products worth `3,000 and get an elegant lace makeup clutch for her, absolutely free!
When Cards up to May 12 with the product offer up to May 13
Where Infinity Mall, Malad (W)

Shower your mom with these beautiful gifts
A pair of Jaipur nights bangles from Ayesha make for a trendy gift.
Price `890 each

Treat your mom to one of The Body Shop’s signature scents — white musk.
Price `995

Make it a memorable Mother’s Day by showering her with beautiful earrings made from semi-precious stones from Chitih Sparkling Gems.
Price `16,000

Gift your mother exquisite charm bracelets from Bracialeto available in vibrant colours and hues.
Price `1,500

Get a pair of comfortable flip flops from Crocs for your mom’s ever running feet.
Price `1,495

Choose from a fun collection of watches from Espirit’s Timewear collection that boasts of timeless elegance and style, just like your mother.
Price `7,995

An enchanting platinum pendant chain with a cluster of diamonds in the centre from Eternal Platinum.
Price `7,000

All mothers use and love handbags. This Baga tote from Holii is a great gift .
Price `3,695

Gift your mom a good night’s sleep with the Night Regime Kit from Nature’s Co. which includes a eye pillow for her tired eyes.
Price `1,675

Say it with diamonds and gold by gifting her jewellery sets from Nirvana Jewellery.
Price On request

Wrap your love in a box of Patchi’s Chocolates.
Price `3,500 per kg


Popley & Sons has specially crafted jewellery for Mother’s Day. It’ll surely be a cherished gift.
Price `30,000

Every mother deserves diamonds. Gift your mother this diamond bracelet from Swarovski’s Ragtime Collection.
Price `8,150

For the moms who love to splurge and decorate their homes, the Mother & Child Lamp from Satguru’s is the perfect gift.
Price On request

Your mother needs a stylish watch to go with her favourite outfit, and this one from Raymond Weil collection is ideal.
Price `1.18 lakhs

Here’s another piece of beautiful jewellery from Raiara.
Price `1.15 lakhs

This gorgeous bracelet from Viola Jewels will make for a lovely Mother’s Day present.
Price On request

This beige clutch from ToniQ Accessories will go with your mom’s every outfit.
Price `1,249

Give a modern twist to your mom’s wardrobe by gifting her an elegant silk saree by Masaba from Pernia’s Pop Up Shop.
Price `10,000

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