Before you start making plans with your bro squad, check your diary. Next Sunday the 8th of May is Mother’s Day. Yes, that’s right. It’s the one day of the year to show some appreciation for the most important woman in your life. The saint of a lady who not only gave birth to you, but raised you, put up with your teenage delinquency, washed your stinky school socks and would let you get away with murder.
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Mistelle, Double Bay, Sydney
Book in at Double Bay French bistro Mistelle this Mother's Day and your mum will receive a complimentary glass of Dominique Porter Les Bulles NV, Yarra Valley plus a chance to win a private wine tasting led by the restaurant's owner and wine expert Alicia Wadsworth. As a Mother's Day treat, $12 Aperol Spritz will be on offer all day plus a full menu for both lunch and dinner.
CHISWICK, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Celebrate your loved ones this year with lunch at CHISWICK at the Gallery. Head Chef Laura Baratto has designed a shared four-course lunch menu specially for the day at a set price of $95 per adult and $55 per child under 12. Fresh produce is at the heart of the CHISWICK at the Gallery menu, where the approach is something altogether more natural, continually evolving with the seasons, and the emphasis is on where the food comes from and how it is grown.
Lotus Dumpling Bar, The Galeries, Sydney
Lotus Dumpling Bar in The Galeries has collaborated with Valrhona and Black Star Pastry to spoil your mum this year with an array of dumplings, carefully crafted desserts, and Valrhona confections to take home.
Longrain, Sydney & Melbourne
Spoil your mum at Longrain this Mother's day in either Sydney or Melbourne with a long lunch that brings together South East Asian influences with the best local produce. All mum's receive a complimentary glass of sparkling.
Treat mum this Mother’s Day at modern Peruvian grill Pastuso . All mums receive a complimentary glass of bubbles or if your mum is a foodie, grab her a voucher for Mother’s Day. Email us or call the restaurant to buy her a personalised voucher. Skip the expensive plane tickets, Pastuso will take your mum on an exciting journey of discovery through the coast, andes and the jungle of Peru’s beautiful food and culture.
Taking inspiration from the classic Sunday Roast, 'Australian freestyle' restaurant Ezard has created a 5-course menu designed to indulge your mum in your own unique way with optional matching wines for $120 per person. (via OpenTable)
Cutler and Co, Fitzroy, Melbourne
Show your appreciation this Mother's Day by treating your mum to a special 5-course lunch at award-winning fine dining spot Cutler and Co. The Mother's Day menu is designed to be shared, creating a casual and relaxed experience using beautiful seasonal produce. The restaurant's sommelier will also put together a selection of his favourite wines to match.
Jamie's Italian, Brisbane
An option for those looking to impress before walking through the door, Jamie's Italian Brisbane is located in a stunning heritage building and is a beautiful split-level restaurant that exudes comfort in a relaxed dining setting.
Pony Dining, Eagle St Pier, Brisbane
Celebrate Mother's Day at Brisbane's Pony Dining with a specialised mum's menu featuring delicious share plates, a range of wood fired meats and kids options. Of course, mum's receive a glass of champers on arrival.
Saké, Eagle St Pier, Brisbane
Celebrate Mother's Day with an unforgettable dining experience at contemporary Japanese hotspot, Saké restaurant and bar. Spoil your mum with the la carte menu featuring all the favourites, alongside an extensive wine, cocktail and sake selection.