While it’s not always easy to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, these lavish set menus and bountiful buffets should do the trick. Here’s where to book for Mother’s Day lunch in Durban on 13 May.
Pay R350 per person for a three-course lunch menu. Highlights include gin-cured salmon with crème fraîche and homemade seed loaf, braised beef shortrib with stroganoff mushrooms and gnocchi, and vanilla pavlova with lemon Chantilly and lemon curd for dessert.
Celebrate your mom with The Big Easy’s four-course set menu lunch for R425 per person. There’ll also be live entertainment and a gift on arrival for mom.
Enjoy a Mother’s Day feast with Indian flavours at Jeera Restaurant from 1pm. The cost per person is R350 and includes three courses, with dishes like samoosas, build-your-own salads and naan bread to start; a choice of curries and grills for mains; and desserts like chocolate mousse duos, cinnamon and pecan slices, or pistachio crème brûlée.
Treat your mother to a delicious buffet lunch at this ritzy hotel from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. The lunch costs R495 per adult and R200 per child under 12. This offer also includes welcome drinks, live entertainment and a gift for mom.
Indulge in a lunch buffet with live entertainment and a welcome drink for R289 per adult. (Children between the ages of six and 11 pay R149; those under five eat for free.) Buffet items will include Soweto grilled chicken wings, mini lamb bunny chows, DIY salads, spicy North African chicken tagine, chermoula-grilled fish, carvery with pesto-rubbed brisket, and a range of sides. There’ll also be a selection of desserts including mini chocolate bread-and-butter pudding, and Peppermint Crisp cheesecake cups.
Tuck into a leisurely lunch with glorious views for R790 per person. This includes live entertainment, a plated starter, a buffet main course and a plated dessert. Reservations are essential.
Treat your mother to a sumptuous buffet lunch at this elegant restaurant from 12.30pm. The lunch will cost R650 per person and R300 per child under 12.