Book Now: Here's Where to Take Your Mum for Mother's Day Lunch

Delicia Smith

Courtesy of The Botanica Vaucluse 

If there’s one special person in your life who deserves a huge thank you treat, it’s your mum, right? This Mother's Day, go one step beyond a shop-bought gift and a card and treat her to a luxury day out and a decadent lunch at one of Sydney’s best establishments.

These Mother's Day packages have been thoughtfully crafted for the most special lady in your life. They are the places we’d happily take our mums (and let’s not forget the aunties, big sisters, step-mums and grandmothers who’ve been there for you, too) on Mother’s Day—or any day!

Scroll on for our favourite Mum-worthy spots to celebrate on Mother's Day.

The Deck

In the spirit of motherly love, The Deck has created a special menu for Mother's Day, the proceeds of which are going to support the McGrath Foundation. With the Opera House in view, you can thank your mum for all that she does with cocktails and delicious menu delights, like Pancetta wrapped scallops ($22) and grilled young chicken ($34), dressed with an Italian sweet and sour creation sure to tickle your taste buds.


Treat your mum to one of renowned chef Peter Doyle’s final est. meals before he is set to retire from the business in June. Go all out and pre-order a bottle of Ruinart Rosé for $110 to accompany a delicious three-course choice menu ($130). There'll also be a special surprise gift for all mums on the day. 

Bodega 1904

For mums who like a little fizz in their lives, Bodega 1904 is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. with a range of bubbles made available by the glass (or bottle) to make sure that she (and you) get to try a variety.

The Botanica Vaucluse 

Set in a lush, leafy garden oasis, The Botanica Vaucluse is a magical experience for the senses and home to a recently launched farm-to-fork restaurant. Treat your mum to lunch at this new food and lifestyle destination, then gift her a natural treatment at the on-site spa. Favourite child award, guaranteed.

Butcher and the Farmer 

If your mum is into her reality TV and cooking shows, she'll love the experience of eating at Butcher and the Farmer—executive chefs Will Stewart and Steve Floor were the 2015 MKR winners.


The hidden rooftop haven of Uccello is open for the first time this Mother’s Day. Eat poolside in the restaurant which is offering a three ($85) or four ($95) course menu of head chef Ben Sitton’s authentic Italian delights. You can pre-order your bottle of Ruinart Rosé ($110) or a bouquet of flowers from Palings flowers and have it delivered to the table. And a kids’ menu is also available. 

Upper East Side Bondi

What better way to spoil your mum than by treating her to a delicious meal at Upper East Side Bondi. All mums will be treated to a complimentary Mother’s Day cocktail on arrival.

Cipri Italian

If your mum likes Italian food, Cipri Italian could be just the ticket. Located in the heart of Paddington, Cipri Italian offers truly authentic Italian dining in a stylish and contemporary setting. Each and every dish is made by hand in house, including the fresh pasta and sauces. On Mother’s Day there’s a set lunch menu degustation.


Perfect for mums who love to give back, Acre has a vision to change the way people think about and consume food, and takes farm-to-table to the next level. The restaurant prioritises sustainable produce from its on-site partner, Pocket City Farms, with the balance sourced from a collection of small to medium sized farms located within the Sydney basin. This Mother's Day, indulge in a delicious seasonal feast from head chef Gareth Howard. 

Culina et vinum

Hidden in the streets of Elizabeth Bay, Culina Et Vinum is the perfect spot to take Mum for lunch or dinner. Enjoy a delicious modern European three course set menu for $65pp created by head chef, Naomi Lowry.



Nour (meaning ‘Light’ in Arabic) presents classic Middle Eastern flavours in a fresh, exciting way. For Mother’s Day, Nour has created a bespoke dining menu, developed by Israeli executive chef Roy Ner.

Osaka trading co. 

Available for lunch or dinner, Osaka Trading Co. is putting on a seven-course seafood focussed shared menu for Mother's Day. Start with sashimi or grilled scallops with soy butter before moving on to fresh market fish in a mushroom dashi broth, all for $59pp with optional matching drinks. 

Olio Kensington St

Take your mum to the soul of Sicily at Olio Kensington St this Mother’s Day and indulge in authentic Sicilian dishes, such as Cheese Lava Tart and fresh pasta. For Mother’s Day there’s be a special banquet brunch for $78pp.

watson's bay hotel

With the panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, fresh seafood and fun vibes, Watson's Bay Hotel is the perfect location to take the whole family. They're hosting a Mother’s Day brunch for those early risers and a three-course lunch for those who prefer to relax and have a sleep in. 

Primus Hotel Sydney

If your mum is a lover of all things traditional, high tea at Primus Hotel Sydney is the place to spoil her. Celebrate with a glass of Veuve Cliquot on arrival then sit down to a bespoke Mother's Day tea with sweet and savoury delights, conceptually led by pastry chef Andria Liu, $79 pp. She'll also leave with a take-home gift. So special. 

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