11 Mother’s Day events your mum will love

11 Mother’s Day events your mum will love

Because where would you be without her?

It’s time to celebrate the real MVP’s of this world. Show your mum how much you love her this Mother’s Day with these indulgent feasts, and establish yourself as the favourite child once and for all.

Three-Course Dining Experience at One Fish Two Fish | Kangaroo Point 

If your mum has a taste for all things seafood, then a three-course dining experience at One Fish Two Fish is sure to impress. Customise your three-course feast with a range of entrees including seared Tasmanian scallops and homemade prawn ravioli, mains such as One Fish Two Fish’s signature Moreton Bay bug boujee brioche bun and grilled Atlantic salmon, as well as desserts like lemon curd tiramisu and chocolate cheesecake. 

Tickets are $75pp, snap yours up pronto! 

Mother’s Day Breakfast in The Boatshed | Regatta Hotel, Toowong

Start Mother’s Day right with a boujee breakfast at one of Brisbane’s oldest establishments, The Regatta Hotel. Tuck into everything from spiced mushrooms, crab omelette, and avocado rosti, to the Boatshed’s signature big breakfast or, to satisfy mum’s sweet tooth, banoffee pancakes! 

Tickets are $40pp, secure yours here

Signature Mother’s Day Lunch | Emporium Hotel, South Bank 

Raise a glass to the lady of the hour (and let’s be honest, of every hour) at the Emporium’s champagne four-course lunch. Enjoy the tantalising tastes of Fraser Island crab charcoal cone with rosella gel, Hervey Bay scallop with black pudding and pear, Borrowdale pork loin, and honey bavarois with hazelnut cremeux and nougat sponge – topped off with some dainty petit fours (because you can never have too much of a good thing). 

Tickets are $150pp, or $199 with champagne. 

Mother’s Day Lunch at LOOP Growers | LOOP Growers, Samford

LOOP Growers elegant Mother’s Day lunch is truly fit for a queen (the queen she is). Start off with a range of canapés including pork and fennel rolls with gentleman’s relish, followed by slow cooked salmon, zucchini, snow pea and bauple nut salad, and lamb kofters, with a white chocolate parfait served with gin and honey roaster strawberries for dessert.

This swish meal is accompanied by a harpist who used to be a member of the ten tenors! Tickets are $115pp and can be booked via LOOP Growers

Festa Della Mamma at Ciao Papi | Howard Smith Wharves 

Italians know a thing or two about celebrating the family matriarch, so what better way to treat mamma than with an Italian feast at Ciao Papi! For $79pp, enjoy seasonal vegetable crudites with whipped goats curd, cold cuts, marinara casarecce pasta with prawns, mussels and calamari, limoncello tiramisu and more. Mamma mia!

 To make your booking, visit Ciao Papi’s website

Two-Course Spanish Feast at Ole Restaurant | South Brisbane 

Spoil your mum with a special two course lunch complete with a three hour wine package that’ll have you transported to the rustic towns of España, for only $79pp. 

Enjoy a selection of ham to start with manchego cheese, goat cheese, marinated olives, croquetas and crusty bread. Fill up on mains such as grilled chicken breast with roasted peppers, puré de patatas and mojo verde and  pan roasted salmon fillet with grilled Broccolini. 

To book, visit Ole’s website

Mother’s Day Breakfast at Botany | Newstead 

A full à la carte menu complemented by world class sips underneath Brisbane’s greenest canopy… if this won’t give your mum the indulgent escape she deserves, we don’t know what will! Enjoy delicious bites from salami grazing platters to potato gem eggs Bennys, Moreton bay bug sliders and dulche de leche brulee. Y-u-m!

Three-Course Lunch at Persone | Brisbane Quarter, CBD 

Branch away from those pizzas and get stuck into traditional rustic Italian delicacies at Persone. Start off with parmesan grissini and a range of shared platters, followed by spatchcock, prawn rigotoni, Moreton bay bug and deserts including a bombe Alaska. You heard it hear first, this hearty lunch is the bomb! Spoil mum for $99 pp, or $55 per child.

Tickets available here

Mother’s Day Brunch Banquet at Ma Pa Me | South Bank 

Mama me! Treat mum to the punchy tastes of Indonesia for a Mother’s Day brunch like no other. For only $30pp, chow down on spring rolls, Indonesian style potato hash cake, “Ma” Gado – Gado (traditional Indonesian salad of steamed vegetables), roasted chicken congee and Mi Goreng. 

Book your tickets via Ma Pa Me’s website

Three-Course Lunch at Patina Alumni Court | St Lucia 

Enjoy a decadent Mother’s Day lunch at Patina Restaurant’s new location in UQ’s picturesque Alumni Court. Treat your favourite lady to delicious shareplates including mushroom tarte tatin with onion caramel, truffle soft herbs and creme fraiche, mains like Wimmera duck breast with bitter greens, celeriac, beetroot, raspberry and shiso, and dessert tasting plates featuring spiced apple donuts with gingerbread cream, mini mojito cheesecake and candied lime.

Tickets to this beautiful three-course lunch are $85pp. Purchase yours here

Love Mumm Long Lunch at Cloudland | Fortitude Valley 

Curate mum’s special day with only the most lavish buffet lunch. Dig into all your favourite seasonal salads, vegetables, along a live carvert, paella, a good classic charcuterie board and dessert stations. There’s even a cocktail station so treat mum to a cheeky tipple (or two).  Book in your long lunch for $79pp – tickets available here

Go forth and treat your number one lady to a day full of love and good food.

Words by Priya Shah
- The gourmand who can't wait to spoil her mama