Finding the perfect location to celebrate to the amazing women in your life isn’t always easy – it has be the perfect setting, the perfect menu and champagne is always a must.

Luckily I have you covered!

Here’s my wrap up of the best places in Melbourne to Wine and Dine your Mama this Mother’s Day Sunday the 12th of May …

The Press Club – Mother’s Day lunch 

72 Flinders Street, Melbourne Victoria

The Press club has created a menu combining the flavours of Greece with some of the best produce Australia has to offer. The Mother’s Day menu includes Goats milk halloumi, Flinders Island lamb, Yarra Valley quail and so much more ….

Cost: $165pp

To make a reservation: Call 03 9677 9677

Hellenic Republic

25/27 Church Street, Brighton

434 Lygon Street, Brunswick

28 Ferguson Street, Williamstown

26 Cotham Road, Kew

Looking for the perfect way to spend Mother’s Day?

Give Mum the gift of a beautiful dining experience at one of our Hellenic Republic venues.

Their Executive Chef has curated a delicious banquet designed to spoil and delight, plus all mums will receive a special gift including a Greek by George Calombaris Olive Oil – Mum will love it!

Price: $75

To make a reservation: www.hellenicrepublic.com.au

Conservatory

Level 1 Crown Towers 8 Whiteman St, Southbank

Celebrate Mother’s Day at one of Melbourne’s finest and most indulgent dining destinations. Enjoy a breakfast feast, seafood buffet lunch, indulgent afternoon tea or lavish dinner. Plus Mum will receive a complimentary flute of Moët & Chandon NV while you dine in the opulent surrounds of Conservatory.

LUNCH

Cost: $190 including a box of Macaroons per person and a glass of Champagne

AFTERNOON TEA

Cost: $95.00 Includes a glass of Champagne served with tea and coffee

$120.00 Includes free flow Champagne served with tea and coffee*

DINNER

Cost: $130 including a glass of Champagne

To make a reservation: www.crownmelbourne.com.au/mothers-day

The Waiting Room

Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

Treat Mum to a very special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Waiting Room. Bask in the ambience of Melbourne’s most luxurious lobby bar where old world grace and glamour meets new world contemporary opulence and style.

  • $80 includes a glass of sparkling
  • $90 includes a glass of Piper-Heidseick Essentiel
  • $120 includes flowing Piper-Heidseick Essentiel

First sitting: 12 – 2.30pm
Second sitting: 3 – 5.30pm

To make a reservation: www.crownmelbourne.com.au/mothers-day

Cucina & Co

Celebrate Mother’s day with a delicious 3 course meal including antipasto and your choice of special main and dessert.

Mum will also receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival.

Cost: $55

www.cucinaandco.com.au

Aromi Restaurant

Brighton’s newest Italian restaurant has Lunch covered with a glass of prosecco on arrival for mum as well as some delicious specials.

Entree: Vitello Tonnato: slow poached veal, caperberry, pickle onions, anchovies mayo: $18

Main – Special” Flounder with tomato guazzetto and fresh herbs: $45

Dessert – Tiramisu Sphere: $17

To make a reservation: Call 03 9592 1592 or email info@aromirestaurant.com.au

http://www.aromirestaurant.com.au/

Photo: @hisylvia_photography

 

OM NOM KITCHEN 

187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Treat your mum to a High Tea like no other at Om Nom Kitchen the Mother’s Day – a dedicated savory plate marries traditional flavours with modern trappings in seven tasty morsels, followed by an indulgent dessert plate for every sweet tooth’s dream.

Om Nom Kitchen’s Mother’s Day High Tea will be running on both Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May across three sittings (11am, 1:30pm and 4pm).

Price:  $85pp –  enjoy a glass of French champagne on arrival, delectable cooking and a take-home box of hand-crafted chocolates for Mum.

To make a reservation: www.opentable.com.au

THE ATLANTIC

Crown Entertainment Complex, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

Treat your mum to an exclusive ocean to plate experience lunch at The Atlantic designed just for Mother’s Day.

Price: $135 per adult and $55 per child and a complimentary gift pack for mum.

To make a reservation: Call (03) 9698 8888, or e-mail reservations@theatlantic.com.au

MAMA RUMAAN

161 Harbour Esp, Docklands

Celebrate your Mama by feasting on some of Mama Rumaan’s favourites with complementary drink on arrival. Two traditional menus developed by Head Chef Nahid Khalifah and the warm and inviting environment will share authentic and bold dishes made with quality ingredients.

Price: From $55 per person

To make a reservation: Call 03 8623 9690

TarraWarra Estate

311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen

Treat mum on her special day and escape from Melbourne to internationally renowned winery, TarraWarra Estate in the Yarra Valley.

Discover its 65-seat restaurant, nestled within the 400-hectare property amongst peppercorn trees and the rolling vineyard hills, where Head Chef Mark Ebbels is championing seasonal and local produce inspired by its quarter-acre on-site garden.

Located approximately an hour from Melbourne, TarraWarra Estate is the perfect day trip to treat mum.

To make a reservation: www.tarrawarra.com.au and 03 5957 3510

Matilda

159 Domain Road, South Yarra

Guests at Scott Pickett’s fire-fuelled Matilda can indulge in a set menu for Mother’s Day. Showing the best of autumnal produce, dishes will include rockling, jerusalem artichokes, slippery jack and Macedon Ranges duck, pear golden beetroot.

Priced: $95 for four courses and snacks. A kids set menu is also available for $40.

To make a reservation: www.matilda159.com

Tipico

242 High St, Windsor

Treat mum to a Milano style lunch or dinner at Italian bar and restaurant, Tipico.

Guests can choose from Tipico’s European-style a la carte menu, or can opt for the Mother’s Day special of handmade crab and prawn tortellini.

To make a reservation: tipico.melbourne

Terindah Estate

90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine

Celebrate Mum on Sunday, 12 May with a Mother’s Day Luncheon at Terindah Estate, with breathtaking views across Port Phillip Bay, the open vines and a delicious autumn-inspired menu.

Hosted in the estate’s signature restaurant The Shed, the three-course Mother’s Day menu will feature house-baked bread with local olive oilupon arrival before moving on to plated entrees of smoked duck or quinoa with beets, goats cheese and honey. To follow, mains of caramelised salmon or Jamon chicken accompanied with side dishes of duck fat potatoes and a green leaf salad. The meal will finish with a rhubarb and apple tart with vanilla bean ice-cream.

Local musician Kieran T will also be performing live to make the day extra special for mum.

Details:

  • First Seating Time: 12:00 pm
  • Second Seating Time: 1:00 pm (**Port Phillip Ferry arrival guests ONLY)
  • Price: Adults $75.00, Children $20.00 (12 years and under)
  • Vegetarian & vegan options are available upon request and must be confirmed upon booking.

To make a reservation: www.terindahestate.com or by calling 03 5251 5536

Stokehouse St Kilda

30 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda

Delight Mum this Mother’s Day by treating her with an afternoon of indulgence at Stokehouse St Kilda. Seated in the iconic dining room, gaze across the bay and begin the meal with a glass of bubbles. Enjoy two seasonal dishes curated by head Chef Ollie Hansford before completing the experience with Group Pastry Chef Lauren Elridge’s favoured ‘bleeding heart‘ dessert featuring a salted chocolate mousse heart filled with liquid blood plum centre.

Price:

  • Three-course menu $145pp
  • Children $60pp

To make a reservation: online here, or email info@stokehouseq.com.au

Neptune Food and Wine

212 High St, Windsor

Celebrating Melbourne mothers the only way they know how, Neptune Food & Wine will be popping corks and pouring bubbles for every mum in the house this Mother’s Day.

Pair prosecco with freshly shucked oysters on the patio or linger over lunch in a comfortable banquette booth by the crackle of the fireplace.

To make a reservation: www.neptune.melbourne/bookings