Mother’s Day is almost here! Here is how we recommend treating your mother!

 

Gifts

Cloud Nine The Original Iron Pro

RRP: $495

Available at: https://www.cloudninehair.com.au/

 

HUAWEI WATCH FIT

HUAWEI WATCH FIT is the perfect companion to motivate and inspire Mum to kick-start her fitness journey. The stylish smartwatch comes with 12 animated fitness courses, 96 workout modes and scientific health-tracking features, including heart rate, sleep quality, menstrual cycle, SpO2, and stress levels. Its powerful battery life lasts up to 10 days.

RRP: $249 on sale for $149 from 22/04/21 – 12/05/21

 

 

MAISON de SABRÉ The Mini Tote 

RRP: $449 (including Monograming)

Available at: https://maisondesabre.com/

Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Rosé Vintage
RRP: $349.99

Available at: www.danmurphys.com.au

Penhaligon’s The Favourite

RRP: $289
Available at : www.libertineparfumerie.com.au

World Fitness Australia Yoga & Pilates Essentials Pack

RRP: $250

Available at: https://worldfitness.com.au/

ECCO Linnea Continental Wallet

RRP: $129.95

Available at: https://au.ecco.com/

Sheridan Supersoft Luxury Towelling Robe

RRP: $111.99

Available at: https://www.sheridan.com.au/

Michael Hill Jewelers Emerald Stud Earrings

RRP: $99

Available at: https://www.michaelhill.com.au/

Frank Green Sustainable Sips Set

RRP: $89.98

Available at: https://frankgreen.com.au/

ECOYA The Love Mum Bundle

RRP: $84.95

Available at: https://www.ecoya.com.au/

Hush Puppies ‘Lust’ Slippers

RRP: $79.95

Available at: https://hushpuppies.com.au/

Kaiko Australia – Venice Towel

RRP: $69.96

Available at: https://thesomedayco.com/

Edible Beauty Replenish Beauty Set

RRP: $64

Available at: https://ediblebeautyaustralia.com/

Lululemon Take It On Belt Bag

RRP: $45

Available at: https://www.lululemon.com.au/en-au/home

Grown Alchemist Travel Essentials Kit

RRP: $40

Available at: https://www.grownalchemist.com/au/

Dr Roebuck’s Purifying Mask

RRP: $35

Available at:  https://www.drroebucks.com/

DB Cosmetics 4-in-1 Cosmetic Bags

RRP: $24.99

Available at: https://www.dbcosmetics.com.au/

Paire Ankle Socks

RRP: $19.90

Available at: https://www.paire.com.au/

Invivo X, Sarah Jessica Parker Rosé 2019, France

RRP: $18.17

Available at: https://sendnsip.com.au/

Where to Treat Your Mum

 

AUSTRALIAN VENUE CO

The Winery 
Spoil Mum with lunch at Surry Hills’ favourite wine bar, The Winery, with a 3-course set menu served to share family style for $65pp. To start, enjoy raw tuna crudo and crumbed zucchini flowers, followed by beef cheek ragu and barramundi for mains with a triple chocolate brownie  for dessert.

Kingsleys Woolloomooloo
Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a luxe long lunch on Woolloomooloo Wharf. Kingsley’s will be serving a Mother’s Day Lobster & Champagne Experience. Enjoy a whole Southern Rock Lobster with garlic butter and Kingsleys signature sides for $200pp. Includes a glass of Piper Heidsieck Champagne.

THE STAR SYDNEY

Sokyo 
Sokyo will be offering a decadent set menu for $160pp, perfect to indulge in this Mother’s Day. The menu will include favourites from Executive Chef Chase Kojima such as Tuna Umami, Miso Kingfish, DengakuMan with Miso glazed Toothfish, Wagyu Striploin steak and an assortment of Sokyo’s finest sushi.

BLACK Bar & Grill
Indulge in BLACK Bar & Grill’s spectacular Fruit de Mer’ seafood tower on Mother’s Day. Featuring fresh prawns, marron, scampi, scallops, oysters, Moreton Bay Bugs and served with a Glass of NV Moet & Chandon Champagne. Available to order for a minimum of 2 guests for $175pp.

Flying Fish 
At Flying Fish, Executive Chef Peter Robertson has created a lunch menu ($130pp) designed for lingering over an extended snack selection (studded with luxury items like caviar, oysters and sea urchin), slowly working your way to a decadent dessert, and taking the opportunity to indulge in a few inventive cocktails throughout. The menu will also include a special Mother’s Day entree, BBQ Mooloolaba scallops with ginger and green Sichuan condiment for $32. Book here.

Cucina Porto
Transport Mum with a taste of Italy this Mother’s Day at Cucina Porto, with an ala carte menu on offer, perfect for an Italian feast for the whole family. Cucina Porto will be offering a special Mother’s Day entree, ‘Prawns Flambe’ – King Prawns flamed at the table with Brandy sauce ($30), along with a special ‘Bellini Splash’ cocktail made up of Peach Sorbet and Prosecco ($18).

CHUUKA
At CHUUKA, the world-class skills of chefs Chase Kojima and Victor Liong collide, with flavour-forward dishes that highlight the complexities of Chinese cuisine with Japanese precision. Treat mum to CHUUKA’s special entree dish – Hokkaido Scallop & Prawn Siumai with Salmon Soe and Chervil ($19.50 for 3 pieces).

HARBORD HOTEL 

Treat mum to brunch and bubbles at Harbord Hotel. Their delectable shared brunch menu includes chia pudding, hot-smoked king salmon, spinach and ricotta tart and Mushroom, silverbeet, roasted truss tomato, bacon, truffle with woodfired sourdough. $30pp with optional Chandon Sparkling Flute on arrival for $8pp.

Aria

Treat mum to an unforgettable lunch or dinner overlooking stunning views of the Sydney harbour at Aria. Executive Chef Joel Bickford has created a four-course bespoke menu ($225pp) with an optional glass of Ruinart Brut Champagne ($255pp) and a six-course bespoke menu ($275pp). A wine pairing created by Aria’s brilliant sommeliers and General Manager Alex Kirkwood will be on offer. A children’s set menu ($70pp) for those 12 years or under will be available. To top it off, your mum will also receive complimentary chocolates to take home.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm for lunch  and from 6pm for dinner.

Details available here. Bookings are essential and can be made here.

 

Chiswick Woollahra

Spoil your beautiful mum with a Mother’s Day lunch or dinner in the heart of leafy Woollahra. Head Chef Francois Poulard has created a specially designed menu ($125pp) including favourites such as crispy duck with orange and bitter leaf, barra-masalata with crispy bits and signature slow-roasted lamb shoulder with rocket and mint. Finish off with a delicious chocolate and hazelnut mille-feuille or strawberry and vanilla bombe Alaska. A children’s menu ($32pp) will also be on offer for children 12 years and under.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm for lunch and from 5:30pm for dinner.

Bookings and further info available here.

 

Crafted by Matt Moran

This Mother’s Day, treat mum to lunch with a side of art, in the Art Gallery of NSW’s beautiful new restaurant concept, Crafted by Matt Moran. With a specially designed set menu available in 2-course ($80pp) or 3-course ($90pp) variants and a $30 menu for kids, there’s something for every mum. Menu highlights include potato gnocchi with zucchini, chilli, lemon and garlic; grilled swordfish with sauteed italian greens and olive dressing; and chocolate torte with creme fraiche.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 10am – 11:30am for brunch / 12pm – 3pm for lunch

Bookings available via the Crafted by Matt Moran website.

 

Kepos & Co.

Kepos & Co. will be returning with their annual Mother’s Day brunch (for $40pp) and lunch ($65pp) offerings on Sunday 9 May. Diners can sit inside the beautiful restaurant or outside in the hidden garden courtyard of the Casba complex. For brunch, your mum will receive delicious Crumpets by Merna with Pepe Saya butter, raw tahini and date molasses on arrival. Afterwards, enjoy a lavish modern Middle-Eastern mezze brunch platter which includes classics such as hummus, smoked labne, pomegranate and candied pistachios, Tel aviv falafel and wood-fired village bread.

Brunch sittings below:

9.00am to 10.30am for inside tables

9.30am to 11.00am for outside tables

10.45am to 12.15pm for inside tables

11.15am to 12.45pm for outside tables

 

For lunch, indulge with their Middle-Eastern lunch mezze platter and dishes such as  fish kefta, scorched eggplant and mint and Ayres pita with wagyu, pickled vegetables and tahini, add oysters (3 for $12, or 6 for $24). Finish on a sweet note with baklava petits fours ($10), black sesame cannoli, ricotta, orange blossom ($8) and classic hot kanafeh, warm spice syrup, sheep milk cheese ($16).

 

Bookings available here. Details and further info available here.

 

Lilymu

Lilymu will be open all Sunday for your Mother’s Day needs, their modern Asian banquet,  à la carte menu and innovative cocktails will be available for lunch and dinner. Delight mum with dishes such as live pippies, Lilymu XO sauce and kaffir lime and lamb massaman, kipfler potatoes, Vietnamese mint and dill or a Singapore Sling Spritz cocktail.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm – 2:30pm for lunch / 5:30pm – 9:30pm for dinner

Bookings available here.

 

Nomad

Feast on contemporary Middle-Eastern dishes with your mum this Mother’s Day.  Choose from their  à la carte menu or delicious shared banquet menu ($95pp), plus a ‘Little Peoples menu’ for the kids featuring wood fired margherita pizza ($21), Nichols free range chicken and hand cut chips ($28) and a classic banana split, jersey milk ice cream and honey caramel ($19). Nomad will also have a little take home gift for all the mums including Valrhona dulcey, burnt butter & honey cookies and Go-To’s Super Handy (hand cream). Feel like spoiling mum even more, pre-order a glass of  Andre Clouet Grand Reserve Champagne & 30g Polanco Oscietra Grand Reserve Caviar for $200.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm – 2:30pm for lunch / 5:30pm – 8:30pm for dinner

Bookings and further info can be found on the Nomad website.

 

Nour

Show mum you love her with an exciting Middle-Eastern feast on Mother’s Day at Nour. Indulge in dishes with a modern Lebanese flair such as Fremantle octopus, chopped muhammara, fried potato and whipped roe and john dory roasted on the bone with traditional “molokhia” Egyptian spinach and burnt lemon. Mum will also receive a glass of complimentary sparkling on arrival.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 10am – 9pm for lunch and dinner

See menu here, and bookings are available here.

 

North Bondi Fish

Treat mum to a beachside lunch or dinner this Mother’s Day. NBF’s delicious a la carte menu will be available, plus a special 4-course set menu for $99 per person designed by Head Chef James Green. Children 12 years and under will enjoy our $12 meals from our kids menu.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm for lunch and from 5:30pm for dinner.

Bookings and further info available here

 

RIA Pizza + Wine

There’s no better way to show your mother you love her, than with a delicious meal of pizzas, dessert and libations at hand. For $50pp, you can enjoy RIA Pizza’s Mother’s Day lunch menu featuring delicacies such as Ortiz anchovies, sourdough toast and cured capocollo, pizzas of your choice and layered strawberry and yoghurt cake.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm – 11pm for lunch and dinner

Details and further info available here.

 

Sunday Potts Point

Take the night off from cooking and treat your mum to a delicious Mother’s Day feast at home or dine in. Sunday Potts Point has created a delicious Take home package with favourites such as a half serving (2-4 people) or full serving (6-8 people) of porchetta with salsa verde. It must be pre-ordered at least 48 hours prior. They will also be serving up restaurant specials including complimentary bubbles just for mum, a tasty roast plate with slow roasted lamb, roasted veg and gravy and, for dessert, a classic bread and butter pudding.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 11:30am – 9pm for lunch and dinner

Contact here, with bookings and further details available here.

Three Blue Ducks

Three Blue Ducks are cooking up a feast fit for a queen this Mother’s Day across their Rosebery, Bronte, Nimbo Fork Lodge and Byron Bay venues. Every mum that dines with Three Blue Ducks for Mother’s Day will also receive a free cookbook as a takeaway gift.

Mum’s will be treated to a selection of Mother’s Day specials including Glazed quince and hazelnut tart with burnt honey, wattleseed and whiskey ice cream in Rosebery; French toast with garden honey, fig, ricotta and seed mix in Bronte, Yabbies with sesame warrigal greens, asian broth, shallots and macadamia at Nimbo Fork Lodge, Kingfish pastrami with bread social croissant, greens, hollandaise and pepitas at The Farm and oysters with sparkling wine granita and rhubarb bellini at Oma Food & Wine.

Bookings available via the Three Blue Ducks and Oma Food & Wine websites.

 

 

Yellow

Yellow is serving up a 5-course vegan feast ($85pp) for plant-based mums this Mother’s Day, available for lunch or dinner. Highlights include beetroot and radicchio with Muscatel grapes and macadamia; roasted jerusalem artichoke with amaranth and black garlic and Queen Mother’s chocolate cake with rhubarb sorbet.

Sunday 9 May: Open from 12pm – 2:30pm for lunch / 6pm – 11pm for dinner

Bookings and further details available here.

OpenTable has compiled its top picks for Mother’s Day, here they are in all their glory. Following findings from its Keeping Mum Report, which was conducted in April this year, nearly five million Aussies haven’t taken their mum out since 2019. Well guys, safe to say there’s no time like the present!

Get on board The Goodsline

Quick Bites

  • What cuisine is The Goodsline? Modern Australian, Asian, European.
  • Where is The Goodsline? 19A Harris Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales.
  • When is The Goodsline open? Monday-Tuesday, 7am-4pm. Wednesday-Friday, 7am-late. Saturday, 7:30am-late. Sunday, 7:30am-4pm.
  • Does The Goodsline offer delivery? No.

From its industrial beginnings as a freight railway connecting Pyrmont to Sydney’s inner west, The Goodsline is one of the most stylish spots to treat Mum to brunch. Snap a selfie at the terrazzo-tiled bar, then settle in for a feast of Breakfast Ramen served with thick-cut bacon and a soft boiled egg, Sobrassada with potato and kale hash, or a refreshing Citrus and Pomegranate Granola Bowl. It’s all good at The Goodsline.

Plant yourself in the garden for an al fresco feast at The Potting Shed

Quick Bites

  • What cuisine is The Potting Shed? Modern Australian.
  • Where is The Potting Shed? 41-43 Bourke Road, Alexandria, New South Wales.
  • When is The Potting Shed open? Monday-Thursday, 3-9pm. Friday-Saturday, 11.30am-9:30pm. Sunday 11am-9pm.
  • Does The Potting Shed offer delivery? No.

If your Mum’s the outdoor type, she’s going to love The Potting Shed. Seated beneath a lush hanging garden and surrounded by all sorts of rustic tools and pots, this is the perfect spot to plant yourself on Mother’s Day in 2021. With an extensive menu of salads, pastas, fish, and steak, it’s hard to go past the Shed Platter, featuring a selection of cured meats, marinated ‘chovies, salt cod and more — perfect for al fresco sharing.

Not quite a brunch, but a farmhouse lunch at Acre Camperdown

Quick Bites

  • What cuisine is Acre Camperdown? Modern Australian.
  • Where is Acre Camperdown? 31A Mallet Street, Camperdown, New South Wales.
  • When is Acre Camperdown open? Wednesday-Thursday, 5-11pm (Spritz Bar only). Friday, 12-11pm. Saturday, 10am-11pm. Sunday, 10am-4pm.
  • Does Acre Camperdown offer delivery? No.

Enjoy one last hurrah at this beautiful Sydney establishment before they close their doors for good at the end of May. Set among lush greenery (this place has more gorgeous plants than your local florist), treat mum to the Acre’s Mother’s Day Special experience, which features some of the restaurant’s most popular – and tasty – dishes. And with bookings open from midday, it’s more a lunch than a brunch, which is an excellent reason for you and Mum to indulge in a few drinks from the spritz menu.

Soak up the Sicilian breakfast vibes at Bel & Brio

Quick Bites

  • What cuisine is Bel & Brio? Italian.
  • Where is Bel & Brio? T3.01, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo, New South Wales.
  • When is Bel & Brio open? Breakfast: Daily, 7.30-11am. Lunch: Daily, 12-3pm. Dinner: Daily, 6-9:30pm.
  • Does Bel & Brio offer delivery? No.

Channelling those tres chic European laneway vibes, let Bel & Brio whisk you and your Mum away on a Mother’s Day breakfast journey. Start with coffee (of course), then bite into a fluffy brioche bun, with a fried egg and grilled bacon, French Toast with mascarpone and fresh strawbs, or a hearty serving of Sicilian Baked Eggs. Still peckish? Hit up the pastry counter for cannoli, profiteroles, or a few macaroons. *Mwah* Chef’s kiss!

Treat your mum to a Middle Eastern feast at Barzaari

Quick Bites

  • What cuisine is Barzaari? Mediterranean.
  • Where is Barzaari? 65-69 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales.
  • When is Barzaari open? Wednesday-Friday, 12pm-late. Saturday, 9am-late. Sunday, 9am-4pm.
  • Does Barzaari offer delivery? Yes.

If your mum finds the idea of a High Tea too stuffy, and bottomless brunch too rowdy, treat her to an Eastern Mediterranean feast at Barzaari. This family run eatery prides itself on creating bold flavours using the freshest local ingredients. Coming for breakfast? Don’t go past the Breakfast Mezze, featuring lountza (a cured pork tenderloin), pastourma (cured beef) and haloumi (delicious cheese), along with a host of other tasty treats. If lunch is more your style, prepare to enjoy a range of mezze, grilled meats, and light-as-air flatbreads. Yum.

More info here:

Sydney: https://blog.opentable.com.au/great-mothers-day-brunches-in-sydney/

 

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