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These Restaurants Are The Perfect Setting For A Date With Mom This Mother's Day

Find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day is a daunting task. Should you stick with classic flowers? Or should you take her for a pampering session at the spa? Let’s be honest, spending quality time with your leading lady is probably the best gift you could give her; and doing that while sipping on mimosas and gorging on delicious food seems just about perfect. Whether your mom prefers crab cakes and charred grilled chicken or a vegan salad with cocktails on the side, this list has got something for everyone’s palette.

New Delhi

Image Credits: Bo Tai
Image Credits: Bo Tai

Bo Tai

Situated in the plush locality of Mehrauli, Bo Tai offers a champagne brunch for a special date with your mother. With a wide variety of Prosecco, wine, and cocktails available, this is the ideal place if you want to celebrate Mother’s Day drunching. You can even make it into a shopping excursion by popping into the designer boutiques in the area. Devour the crispy prawns and snapper for a delicious seafood meal from restaurateur Zorawar Kalra, famous for his other ventures like Pa Pa Ya and Masala Library.

Price: INR 3,500 for two approx
Address: 6/4, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli Road, Near Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030
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Indian Accent

The culinary goodness of maestro Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent is arguably one of the best fine-dining experiences in the city. The restaurant specialises in contemporary Indian food and boasts of regional flavours with a hint of finesse. Indulge in their six-course Chef Tasting menu where each course is paired with a wide variety of wines from India as well as across the world, and get a sampling of their exquisite dining experience. The eatery aims to bring home an amalgamation of global ingredients and techniques while still evoking a sense of nostalgia through traditional flavours.

Price: INR 5,000 for two approx.
Address: The Lodhi, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003
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Mumbai

Image Credits: Bastian's Instagram
Image Credits: Bastian's Instagram

Bastian

Bastian—named after Sebastian, the jolly crab in the popular Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid—is one of the most delightful eateries in the city for a scrumptious Sunday meal. Chef Kelvin Cheung’s carefully curated menu offers an array of seafood delicacies presented with a modern Asian twist. However, unlike many seafood restaurants, vegetables haven’t been neglected here. In fact, a sizeable dose of greens in salads, grilled sides, and mains are also available at this foodie juggernaut. Don’t forget to fulfil your sweet cravings with the cheesecake-only dessert menu.

Price: INR 4,000 for two approx
Address: B/1, New Kamal Building, Opposite National College, Linking Road, Bandra West 400050
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Bayroute

If it’s a Middle-Eastern cuisine you’re longing for then Bayroute is what you should be looking at this Mother’s Day. Themed around an Arabian night, the ornamental windows with translucent curtains, the dimly-lit lamps, the intricately tiled floor, and the hot air balloons transport you straight to Cappadocia. But better than the ambience are the delectable platters that they offer. With appetizing dishes like honey manakeesh, dukkah lamb, and hummus with pita bread, this eatery offers authentic flavours. For people with a sweet tooth, indulge in their gold souk dessert mystery box.

Price: INR 3,000 for two approx
Address: Minoo Manor Building 7, Captain Prakash Pethe Marg, Badhwar Park, Apollo Bandar, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400005
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Bengaluru

Image Credits: Taj West End's Instagram
Image Credits: Taj West End's Instagram

Masala Klub

A regal, colonial feel restaurant where you can relish authentic, rich Awadhi dishes, Masala Klub offers zesty Galouti kebabs, spicy mutton Nihari, and their signature dish, Murg Khatta Pyaaz with homemade phulkas. The ambience perfectly marries the city’s history with a more metropolis feel by proudly showcasing elegant gardens, chirping birds, and a two-fifty-year-old Tamarind tree. Choose from a wide selection of domestic as well as foreign wines that have been curated especially to go with Indian spices.

Price: INR 4000 for two approx.
Address: Taj West End, Race Course Road, Bengaluru 560001
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Olive Bar and Kitchen

Ideal for a Sunday brunch with your mother, Olive Bar and Kitchen offers a brunch spread like no other. With an expansive selection of wines and innovative cocktails along with palatable options for both non-vegetarians and vegetarians, this place is perfect to unwind and make merry. You’re instantly reminded of Grecian beaches with the restaurant's vintage blue windows and white interiors. We recommend giving the wines in their outstanding cellar a try and making it an afternoon to remember.

Price: Rs. 1,800 for two approx.
Address: 16, Wood Street, Ashok Nagar, Richmond Road, Bengaluru 560025
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Hyderabad

Image Credits: Taj Falaknuma Palace's Instagram
Image Credits: Taj Falaknuma Palace's Instagram

Adaa

Get a fleeting glimpse into the royal lifestyle led by the Nizams of Hyderabad at the signature Indian restaurant at Taj Fakalnuma Palace. Old school paintings, chandeliers, and a mystical atmosphere that takes you back in time, this is a great place to celebrate Mother’s Day. Mouth-watering recipes passed down through generations and kept secret in classic Farsi journals, Adaa serves Haleem Mutton Biryani and the famous Hyderabadi Dum Biryani that will stay with you long after the meal is over. Make sure you have space for traditional Indian desserts like Gulaab Ka Tukda and Rasmalai in Saffron Milk and enjoy a taste of regal yesteryear charm.

Price: INR 8,000 for two people approx.
Address: Taj Falaknuma Palace, Falaknuma, Hyderabad 500053
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Prego

One of the city’s most upscale Italian restaurants, Prego boasts of simple yet elegant charm. Pick out your favourite bottle of Chardonnay to go along with the creamy pizzas, pastas, and warm bread. Choose their Sunday brunch menu for an array of cold cuts, zuppe, and so much more. If it’s grandeur and authentic Italian flavours you’re looking for then this plush eatery is the one for you.

Price: INR 3,500 for two people approx.
Address: The Westin, Mindspace IT Park, Hitech City, Hyderabad 122002
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Chennai

Image Credits: Park Hyatt Chennai
Image Credits: Park Hyatt Chennai

Dakshin

The thirty-year-old eatery is a spectacular ode to traditional south Indian cuisine that is a favourite among many. From Tanjore paintings adorning the walls to a rustic green ambience, this place has a classic charm unlike any other in the city. From Kuzhi paniyaram and fried prawns to Podi Idli and Paruppu Vadai, Dakshin serves Keralite and Andhra delicacies that everyone wants to polish off. If this is the cuisine your mother prefers, treat her to a luxe lunch here which will stay with her for a long time. Don’t forget to order a piping hot cup of filter coffee once your meal is over.

Price: INR 2,500 for two people approx.
Address: Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, TTK Road, Austin Nagar, Alwarpet, Chennai 600018
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The Flying Elephant

A spread consisting of grilled offerings and exotic salads that you can wolf down, The Flying Elephant offers a three-course Sunday buffet. Exotic greens, fried Calamari, and dumplings along with ravioli and spaghetti, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds. If experimenting with different flavours and cuisines is your agenda for the day then this is the place to try. Give their signature cocktails a go and chime your glasses in celebration.

Price: INR 3,500 for two people approx
Address: Park Hyatt, 39, Velachery Road, Guindy, Chennai 600032
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