Spoil Mum With Brisbane’s Best Mother’s Day Events
Golden child status = guaranteed
No one cooks better than Mum, but all across Brisbane you’ll find a bunch of ways to treat her right this Mother’s Day. From delicious high teas with limited edition cocktails to four-course feasts on rooftops and everything in between, we’ve found Brisbane’s best events for Mother’s Day so she’ll really know who her favourite child is.
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SFH Designs Boutique
If you and your mum like bubbles and brushes, then this one is for you! SFH Designs Boutique is hosting a paint and sip workshop so you can both embrace your creative side or try something new. Local artist Leticia Collins will be leading the way, teaching a watercolour workshop that even the most wannabe Picasso will nail. From the basic use of watercolour to colour mixing, and composition, you’ll learn all the tips and tricks to nail your perfect technique. Nibbles and a glass of wine will be provided, but you can also bring your favourite beverages to sip the afternoon away, before heading out with a gorg new addition for both your walls.
The Crown Hotel
Throwback hits and complimentary gifts – who can say no to that? Treat Mum this Mother’s Day with a bottomless brunch at The Crown Hotel, featuring a food and drink menu that will truly have you spoilt for choice. With prawn rolls, house-smoked salmon, croque madame, ricotta hotcakes, and roasted cauliflower eggs, alongside a delectable selection of spritz, wine, beer and mocktails, heading here is way better than breakfast in bed. Throw in some live music and a gift from Brisbane’s local artisans for Mum, and you’ve secured brownie points for the rest of the year.
Celebrate Mum at Regatta Hotel with the choice between three stunning events! Head to The Boatshed and feast on a special breakfast menu for just $40 per person, featuring banoffee pancakes, crab omelette, spiced mushrooms, avocado and rosti, or the classic Boatshed breakfast. Or, take it up a notch to Level One, and enjoy a breakfast banquet, which includes a hot plate of your brekky faves alongside sweet treats and drinks. Mum not an early bird? Then have a sleep in before heading out for the three-course luncheon with a complimentary glass of sparkling in one hand and a gorgeous view in the other.
Portside Wharf has your Mother’s Day sorted with markets, music, and meals aplenty! Bring the entire family – yes, even the four-legged ones – to shop amongst the 45 market stalls, feast at the delicious dining spots along the river, or even catch a film at the Dendy Cinemas. With everything from gifts to ornaments, decor, jewellery, ceramics, and treats for your furry friends, you and Mum will be spoilt for choice.
Indulge your mum this Mother’s Day with a delightful high tea at the gorgeous Emporium Hotel. Does she like fresh scones, delicious quiches, and bottomless bubbles? Then head to Belle Epoque, while those who fancy limited edition cocktails will savour Piano Bar’s high tea. If Mum prefers a heartier meal, Signature Restaurant will be doing a four-course lunch featuring Fraser Island crab, Hervey Bay scallops, and more.
Mum deserves the best this Mother’s Day and W Brisbane has everything she could want. Head to the Living Room Bar for a bold high tea with pink treats and a paint-your-own tart. Or, Mother’s Day lunch is sorted at Three Blue Ducks with a four-course spread featuring wood-roasted scallops, roasted half lamb rack, and more, alongside live music and gorgeous views of the river. Why not turn Mother’s Day into Mother’s Weekend with a W Brisbane staycation package? Whether it’s a luxury getaway, pampering treatment or a spa voucher, you’ll be sure to be in the good books this Mother’s Day.
Fiume Rooftop Bar
Spoil Mum (and yourself) with a view of the Brisbane City and river, a four-course meal, and a beverage or two. Fiume Rooftop Bar is spoiling all mums this Mother’s Day with an array of local bites and a complimentary glass of champagne. Kicking off with a touch of dessert in the form of chocolate treats, the share-style spread is pulling out all the stops with painted crayfish, Montville mushrooms, smoked coral trout, and a whole lot more, before Mum heads home full to the brim and with a special gift in hand.
Take mum on that trip to Italy she’s always wanted without having to leave Brisbane! Festa della Mamma at Ciao Papi is a celebration of the special ladies in your life, with a share-style lunch that has something for the whole family. Featuring antipasti, fresh seafood pasta, roasted lamb-chetta and tiramisu with a twist, there’s even a bambino menu that will keep the little ones busy. Wrap up lunch with a relaxing walk along the river and Mum will be sure to be happy until the next Mother’s Day rolls around!
As a family-owned eatery themselves, an Italian lunchtime feast at Gemelli is the perfect way to spend some quality time making Mum feel special. To celebrate Mother’s Day, the Carney brothers have crafted a banquet menu that will have the whole family reaching for seconds on the one day that Mamma and Nonna aren’t cooking for once. Brimming with familiar favourites, including woodfired pizza, hand-made pasta, Queensland king prawns, and house-made gelato, Gemelli will take care of the food so you can take care of Mum.
The Westin Brisbane
Treat Mum to a little R&R at The Westin’s Heavenly Spa with their dreamy Mother’s Day offer for the month of May. At $300 per person, you and Mum will be pure bliss with a 60-min Heavenly Spa Signature Massage, a 60-min Heavenly Spa Signage Facial, and a MediPedi foot peel to seal the deal. Or, raise your pinkies at The Charles with their Mother’s Day high tea, which includes a glass of Moët & Chandon. Plus, home won’t be far away if you opt for a sleep-cation with the Westin Wellness package!
Spice up your Mother’s Day with riverside cocktails and a delicious six-course banquet at Eagle Street Pier’s resident Thai restaurant. Naga Thai won’t leave any hunger behind, starting with coconut prawns and massaman beef in a house-made milk bun, before wowing the table with wok-fried barramundi and lamb shank curry. Finish off with a chilli dark chocolate mousse or ginger coconut sticky rice pudding, and Mum will be raving all day long.
Treat your mum to a trip down the highway and visit The Island for a magical day she’ll cherish. Come hungry, as The Glasshouse will be putting on a lavish buffet lunch with charcuterie, paella, seasonal vegetables, and a station dedicated to The Bloody Mary. Meanwhile, an indulgent three-course lunch is on the cards at the Penthouse, with welcome goodies on arrival and a two-hour beverage package. If Mum prefers a more casual affair, then enjoy the Island Rooftop’s share-style, all-inclusive menu with a beverage package and lifelong memories made under the Gold Coast sun.
A truly special day awaits at Cloudland this Mother’s Day from heavenly feasts to spicy brunches. The Rose Room will play host to a lavish buffet with live food stations and the mother of all cocktails – The Bloody Mary. Or, head to The Moon Room for a decadent long lunch, welcomed with a glass of Mumm Champagne (it’s only fitting) and a Koko Black Chocolate, followed by an indulgent three-course menu with beverage package. You can also take your lunch sky high at Valley Hops Brewing, or enjoy a deliciously naughty and delightfully nice time at the weekly Brunch With Bite!