Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Here are our top picks of ways you can spoil her!

Things to do:

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Sunday 12 May is all about mum at the beachfront hotel. The day starts with a Florigami workshop led by Sydney paper artists Blissful Paper Flowers where mothers, daughters, grandmothers and more can spend time together learning the ancient art of origami and creating a floral decoration to take home. The workshop runs from 10:00am – 11:30am and tickets are $49 per person.

Continuing the floral theme, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is collaborating with Sydney creative studio, The Make Haus to construct a swing installation surrounded by seasonal blooms in the Beach Club. Designed to capture those precious memories with mum, guests can pose on the swing and take home a Polaroid keepsake of their special day.

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is also serving a mouth-watering Mother’s Day lunch in its elegant Sunset Room with spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. The hotel chefs have crafted a special feasting menu for families to share, with dishes including Antipasto Misto, Grilled Salmon with Asparagus Salsa Fresca, the legendary Watsons Seafood sharer including Pacific oysters, tiger prawns and sushi and an indulgent platter of desserts. The Mother’s Day lunch is priced $95 per adult and $50 per child (aged 2-12), and all mums will be poured a complimentary glass of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne. For an extra treat, guests can add a two-hour beverage package to their booking; lunch with the standard beverage package is priced $125 per person, and lunch with the premium beverage package is $135 per person.


Q Dining

Book in for Q Dining’s Mother’s Day Champagne High Tea and spend the day in an Australian sanctuary overlooking the harbour!

With a delicious Australiana themed high tea accompanied by a glass of Perrier Jouet Rose Champagne, each Mum will receive a premium gift bag filled with luxury cosmetics from our friends at Benefit Cosmetics and a yummy chocolate surprise from Lindt.

Whether you’re treating Mum to a day out or looking to celebrate with friends, Q Dining is the perfect waterfront setting to enjoy good food & great company. $95/pp.


The Birdcage Sydney

Look we all now mums appreciate receiving flowers or being taken out for lunch on Mother’s Day, but if your mum likes things a little unconventional then Mother’s Day at The Birdcage Sydney is the perfect gift for her!  On Saturday the 11th of May The Birdcage Sydney are hosting there very own Mother’s Day celebration, for those mums out there who are about the razzle dazzle. Hosted by Robyn Loau, the show is a spectacular that features some of Sydney’s best burlesque and cabaret artists.  Tickets are $99 + BF and include a glass of Mumm on arrival and three- course banquet produced under the creative direction of Whirly Bird Head Chef Joel Robinson. There will also be luck door prizes for mums as well! Give something your mum will want to remember this Mother’s Day, something that’ll be quite the story to tell her friends.



Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a Cuban inspired high tea, cocktails, sweeping views of Sydney Harbour and a special gift, all for just $89/pp!

For something a little different, Hacienda will be featuring a delicious Cuban themed high tea that will be accompanied by a refreshing Limoncello Spritz.

They’ve also partnered with the luxurious cosmetic brand, Benefit Cosmetics, and Lindt to provide amazing goodies to all the wonderful mums.


Bopp & Tone

This Mother’s Day, Bopp & Tone in CBD are opening their doors on a Sunday as a once off to celebrate Mums in style. Book in for lunch in the dining room and surround yourself with old world glamour or out on the open aired Carrington Terrace.

Bond with Mum over flavour filled share dishes like the Chargrilled Mooloolaba King Prawns and Cobia Kingfish Crudo from the Mediterranean inspired menu. Toast to Mum’s remarkableness with a cocktail or glass of wine from the expertly curated beverage list.

Plus, Bopp & Tone are giving away a FREE Applejack house-made jam to every mum on the day.


Lot. One

This Mother’s Day Lot.One will be hosting their Mother’s Day Menu, live acoustic music and complimentary florals and French Champagne for all mothers.

A institution in Potts Point known for their sophisticated setting, indulge her tastebuds and spoil her senses with an intimate dining experience.

Treat your mum to their new AW19 Menu which features a tantalising combination of fresh flavours and ingredients with a core focus on seasonal produce.

Highlights include the Slow Cooked Brisket, Half Duck, Lamb Collar and for the vegetarians the Corn and Saffron Risotto.

Spoil that someone special in your life and enjoy their iconic dessert menu which features their infamous classic Cadbury chocolates as irresistible ‘life-sized’ version, which includes Turkish Delight, Ferrero Rocher and Snickers.



The Glenmore, The Rocks

Book a Mother’s Day lunch that mum will remember on The Glenmore rooftop. This year the team raises money for the Women’s and Girls Emergency Centre, helping women and girls at risk of homelessness. All mums receive a glass of Mumm on arrival and with 180-degree views of Sydney Harbour, it’s the perfect spot to treat mum to a meal.


The Dolphin Diving Room

Enjoy Mother’s Day in the Dolphin Dining Room, with a set-menu by Executive Chef Monty Koludrovic.

To begin, shared entrees of the Afghan Bread Aglio e Olio and the La Stella Burrata with ALTO extra virgin olive oil and the Tuna Crudo, Fermented Chili & Puffed Grains, and finally the Prosciutto San Daniele, Sorrel, Capers & Garlic.

For the mains, you’ll have the choice of the Grilled 250g Boneless Rib Eye, Red Wine Vinaigrette & Radicchio or the Pan Fried Snapper, Mussels, Kipfler Potato, Tomato, Olive & Basil.

And to finish you will have to choose between the Zokoko Chocolate Tiramisu, Mandarin Sorbet, Vanilla Cream & Burnt Meringue or a Selection of Artisanal Cheese with Crackers & Preserve.


The Bucket List

Mother’s Day at The Bucket List is offering two seatings: 12pm & 3pm All mum’s get a glass of Mumm Champagne complimentary on arrival. Special on the day: G.H. Mumm champagne on special on the day, price TBC. $25 roast – free range chicken. Entertainment: Blue Panthers 12- 2pm.


The Australian Heritage Hotel, The Rocks

This Mother’s Day, The Australian Heritage Hotel has registered with the McGrath Foundation to raise awareness for breast cancer with a ‘pink drink’ special. With every pink drink purchased, $1 will be donated to the foundation. To make things extra special for mum, book a table and she will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles.


Misfits, Redfern

Misfits wants to spoil mums everywhere for Mother’s Day and will open for lunch specially. There’s a complimentary glass of G.H. Mumm for all mums on arrival and a special gift to take home. New head chef Dean Barlow puts on a show with a banquet menu for the entire family to enjoy.


Things to get your mum!


Poor Mums have had to put up with a lot over the years. Don’t make them put up with another bad Mother’s Day present. Luckily, Vinomofo has got everyone covered with a Mother’s Day package that is sure to make her day.

Created in collaboration with cult chocolate brand Hey Tiger, the pack will feature one of their ethically sourced and locally made dark chocolate bars with pistachio and delicate rose. It will also include a bottle of Brother’s of War Rosé – ‘Our Mum’s Love’ and a bottle of Oakridge Sparkling. Available from the 30th of April, this bargain comes in at just $79.

Stuff the candles. Give Mum something she’ll really love this Mother’s Day from Vinomofo.


In celebration of Mother’s Day ECOYA have released a limited edition fragrance, Peach Blossom and Rosewood. The Mother’s Day collection will be available from April 1st, 2019.

The vibrant and feminine scent is A sweet blend of peach blossom and cherry, opening to a soft floral heart of tuberose and lily of the valley, complimented by an elegant base of rosewood. An invigorating, fruity and feminine fragrance.

ECOYA Peach Blossom & Rosewood Maisy Jar – RRP $29.95 AU

ECOYA Peach Blossom & Rosewood Gift Set – $RRP $39.95


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