What do you get someone who is always there for you, always doing things for you and always putting others before herself? We’re not sure you can ever repay your mum for all the ways she’s enriched your life, but you can definitely give it a good try.
This Mother’s Day, treat your mum to a little luxury, here are my favourite picks for this Sunday 10 May 2015.
1. Stefano Manfredi’s Balla will be offering a bespoke menu for the special women in our lives.
What: Four course lunch menu including Roasted quail roll with radicchio, figs and balsamic, as well as Australian toothfish with cauliflower puree, Brussels sprouts and burnt onion. A glass of bubbles will also be provided to all mothers.
Where: Balla at the Star, 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
Booking: Essential via The Star – 1800 700 700
2. There is nothing quite liking dining by the water to make Mum feel a little bit fancy, overlooking the Sydney Harbour and right under the Harbour Bridge.
What: Executive Chef, Chris Irving has a phenomenal Mother’s Day menu featuring live entertainment and his signature fresh local seafood, salads, and some brunch favourites such as French toast and Eggs Benedict.
Where: The Gantry Restaurant & Bar, Pier One Hotel Sydney Harbour, 11 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay.
Price: $99 includes unlimited sparkling wine, $129 includes unlimited French Champagne
Booking: Essential via Pier One Sydney – 02 8298 9910
3. Sydney’s cutting edge restaurant and oyster bar is ready to welcome your mum with a special welcome treat.
What: As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, Executive Chef Sean Connolly has prepared a menu reflecting his signature style of cooking; a fusion of his fine dining experience perfectly balanced with the Morrison’s quirky and unique energy. Your mum will receive a complimentary Belvedere Vodka cocktail when dining.
Where: The Morrison & Oyster Room, 225 George St, Sydney
Price: Entree/Mains from $20
Bookings: Are limited, so be quick – 02 9247 6744
4. You can’t, I repeat, you can’t go wrong with spoiling mum with champagne and immersing yourself with mother nature.
What: It’s the hotel of choice for celebrities visiting the region and your mum will be treated like an A-lister too, with only a short stroll to Tallows Beach, Byron Bay, spoil Mum with a champagne breakfast buffet or a sumptuous buffet lunch with entertainment.
Where: The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa, 77-97 Broken Head Rd, Byron Bay
Price: Champagne Breakfast $49, Buffet Lunch & Entertainment $95
Booking: Essential, seats are limited – 02 6639 2111
5. Everyone loves champagne. The upstairs bar at The Winery has always been a place of quirk and sophistication, filled with antique and mismatched heavy furniture pieces.
What: Treat your mum to a lavish buffet lunch at the Champagne Room this Mother’s Day. Earn extra brownie points and add on 2hrs of bottomless Champagne Perrier- for an extra $80pp. All Mums will receive a special gift from The Aromatherapy Co. NZ and Yummy Mummy Pregnancy Day Spa.
Where: Champagne Room, The Winery Surry Hills, 285A Crown St, Surry Hills
Price: $80, $160 including Champagne Perrier-Jouët
Booking: Essential on 8070 2424
Feliz día de la Madre to my mum in Perth, but also to all the “Tia’s” (Aunts in Spanish) who have been a part of my family upbringing.