Published on 28 April 2016.
Treat mum to some of life’s great indulgences at The Star this Mother’s Day, with amazing specials on premium shopping, dining and spa experiences.
For a touch of luxury, reward mum with something special at The Star’s glamorous designer shopping night on Wednesday, 4 May (6pm-8pm) where she’ll be given a royal welcome.
Make Sunday, 8 May a day to remember with a decadent multi-course lunch at one of The Star’s signature restaurants, including Sokyo, BLACK by ezard, and Osteria Balla Manfredi, and cap things off with a relaxing treatment at The Darling Spa.
Special Mother’s Day offers and events include:
Mother’s Day Shopping Night | Wednesday, 4 May, 6pm-8pm
Treat mum to a glamorous evening of designer shopping at The Star’s retail precinct where she’ll be welcomed with complimentary Chandon sparkling wine.
Live fashion installations will showcase the hottest autumn fashion trends while you and mum indulge in a spot of retail therapy. Enjoy exclusive discounts from Calvin Klein, Moda Emporio and G-STAR Raw, as well as 20% off The Star gift cards. Over $20,000 worth of prizes will also be up for grabs! Simply spend $50 or more in a single transaction between 6pm and 7:55pm in The Star’s retail stores or Café Court to go in the draw to win a range of special prizes, including a white gold diamond necklace, Gucci handbag, luxury Chanel cosmetic pack, The Star gift cards and much more.
Enjoy delectable wine and cheese samples from Osteria Balla Manfredi, and sweet treats from Adriano Zumbo and Gelato Messina while you browse to the beats of Sydney DJ Scott Pullen, with a live saxophone and percussion set.
The Darling Spa | 1-31 May 2016
Give mum the gift of pure relaxation at The Darling Spa, with a 90-minute massage and receive a complimentary 20-minute ESPA Pink Hair and Scalp Mud Treatment valued at $50*. Bookings essential.
Sokyo | Sunday, 8 May, 12pm-2pm
Transport mum to Tokyo for the day with a special eight-dish set menu crafted by Japanese cuisine master, Chase Kojima. Ease into Mother’s Day with a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne before relishing Sokyo’s innovative take on Japanese cuisine. Menu highlights include the stunning maguro tataki with seared tuna, carbonised leek aioli, pickled mushrooms, asparagus and smoked ponzu; and red snapper tempura and lamb chops with charred eggplant puree, aka miso and basil. The set menu is $120 per person. For reservations, please phone 1800 700 700.
BLACK by ezard | Sunday, 8 May, 12pm-3pm
Delight mum with a mouth-watering three-course lunch paired with Mumm Champagne at BLACK by ezard. Take in one of Sydney’s best harbour views, while you sip champagne and enjoy seasonal dishes from the contemporary Australian grill, including handmade gnocchi, grass fed Angus beef and fresh snapper. Finish with an elaborate selection of desserts, including homemade sorbet with sablé crumble, warn couverture chocolate ganache, and summer berries or a cheese platter. The set menu is $135 per person including champagne. For reservations, please phone 1800 700 700.
Osteria Balla Manfredi | Sunday, 8 May, 12pm-2:30pm
Gather the family and spoil mum with a taste of Italy at Osteria Balla Manfredi. Indulge with a four-course menu designed by renowned chef Stefano Manfredi, matched with glistening Sydney Harbour views. Begin with fresh antipasto and move slowly through each course, which showcases the very best of autumn produce, such as risotto with wild mushrooms and truffle butter, wood-fired Yamba prawns with baby fennel, olive and capers, and a decadent dolce of lemon and meringue tart. The set menu is $105 per person. For reservations, please phone 1800 700 700.
Harvest Buffet | Sunday, 8 May, from 11:30am
Spoil mum with a feast for the senses. Bring the family to enjoy dishes from around the world at The Star’s newly opened Harvest Buffet, featuring an international array of delicious, seasonal offerings. Graze your way through five speciality stations, as well as the fresh seafood and decadent dessert stations. Lunch and dinner seatings are priced at $75 per adult including a complimentary glass of Morgan’s Bay Sparkling Cuvee, and $25 for children (aged 5-12). Children 4 and under eat for free. No reservations required.
Pizzaperta | Sunday, 8 May
If your mum is a pizza fan she’ll love the Mother’s Day special prepared by the Pizzaperta team. Sample the heart-shaped margherita napoletana ($20) and if you have room, enjoy the sweet Nutella twist with almonds, cream, shaved dark chocolate and of course, Nutella ($20).
Fat Noodle | Sunday, 8 May
Take mum to Luke Nguyen’s famed Fat Noodle restaurant for a tantalising Mother’s Day dish of braised spanner crab with dried scallops and double boiled Chinese cabbage in a duck and carrot sauce reduction ($30).
Food Quarter | Sunday, 8 May
The Star’s Food Quarter will be open on Mother’s Day offering two delicious seafood specials of pan fried barramundi with avocado salsa verde and roast chat potatoes ($21.50), or prawn pad kee mao ($18.50).
For more information about what’s on at The Star this Mother’s Day, please visit www.star.com.au/mothersday.
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