Mother’s Day 2023: Melbourne’s Ultimate Dining Guide to Celebrate with Your Mum

Bars, Drink, Eat, Melbourne, Play, Restaurants / 27 April 2023

This Mother’s Day, give your mum the royal treatment she deserves by indulging in a variety of culinary experiences across the city. From tantalising Mexican cuisine to a luxurious high tea, we’ve rounded up the best venues and their offerings to make this special day unforgettable.


Top Paddock

Treat your mum to an exquisite Mother’s Day celebration at Top Paddock, nestled in the vibrant heart of Richmond. For $55 per person, delight in a specially curated menu featuring a complimentary cocktail, off-menu special, and a delicious petit gâteaux to top off the experience. The first 100 mothers to dine on our Mother’s Day menu will receive a luxurious COAT Mini Face + Body Moisturiser, placed on the table upon arrival, perfect for pampering and nourishing sensitive skin. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience – book your table now.


Kettle Black

Make your mother feel special this Mother’s Day with an exclusive menu at Kettle Black. For $55 per person, indulge in a scrumptious selection of dishes, including the delightful Wild Strawberry & Cherry Blossom Petit Gateaux and more. This elegant dining experience is perfect for celebrating your mum and creating lasting memories together. Don’t wait – reserve your table and make this Mother’s Day truly memorable.


Celebrate Mother’s Day with a lunch that will make mum feel like a queen at Indu. Choose between their classic ($75pp) or signature ($89pp) feast menus, both offering a delicious selection of dishes. Mum will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival. Book now to secure your spot.


Spoil your mum with a Mexican-inspired lunch at Mejico Melbourne, located in the heart of the CBD. The Classic “Feed Me” 4-course set menu includes dishes like table-smashed guacamole, tuna tostadas, jalapeno poppers, and soft shell crab tacos. Plus, mum gets a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Book now to reserve your table.


This year, the team at NOMAD has created a special one-off menu for brunch or lunch on Sunday, May 14th. The menu highlights the best Middle Eastern flavors cooked with fire and smoke, featuring wood-roasted king prawns, burrata, and their famous wood-fired flatbread. Dinner service is also available, offering a choice of the NOMAD feast menu or the à la carte menu. Book your table now.


Executive Chef Jason Staudt has curated a mum-inspired four-course menu for $185 per person, featuring seasonal and signature dishes. Available all day on May 14th, the menu includes special one-off dishes, snacks, entrée, a choice of main, accompanying sides, and dessert. For a more relaxed dining option, try Stokehouse Pasta & Bar’s four-course set menu for $100 per person. Book your reservation today.

Botswana Butchery

Enjoy a delicious set menu on May 14th at the popular Botswana Butchery on Flinders Lane. Curated by culinary director Angel Fernandez, the luxurious Mother’s Day set menu is priced at $130 per person and includes a choice of amuse bouche, entrees, mains, and desserts, with each guest receiving a complimentary glass of Perrier Jouet Blason Rose upon arrival. The menu is available for lunch and dinner. Book your table now.

Pullman Albert Park

Treat your mum to a special high tea buffet at Window Restaurant in Pullman Melbourne Albert Park. Indulge in an exquisite high tea spread, including live stations for pasta, finger sandwiches, scones, and pastries. All mums will receive a Mother’s Day delight bag filled with goodies to take home. The event takes place on May 14th from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, with prices at $121 per adult and $54 per child (5-12 years). Book your spot now.

Saint Dining

Located at the newly opened Saint Hotel on Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Saint Dining offers an exclusive five-course set menu for lunch and dinner on Mother’s Day. The menu, priced at $95 per person is expertly curated by Executive Chef Gary Lai and features dishes built around a Josper charcoal grill. Elevate this special occasion with an additional wine pairing for $75 per person, carefully selected by Saint Hotel’s Head Sommelier, Aleksandar Jeremic. Make a reservation for Saint Dining here.

Tino Bar and Restaurant

Spoil your mum with a Latin American inspired dining experience at Brunswick’s Tino Bar and Restaurant. For $65 per person, enjoy a four-course set menu curated by Argentinian-born Head Chef Sergio Tourn, featuring dishes like smoked salmon, roasted half chicken, and a sweet tres leches cake. Pair your meal with a selection from Tino’s wine cellar, which holds over 200 bottles of Latin American wine. Make a reservation here.

Orrong Hotel

Treat your mum to a traditional pub feed at Armadale’s iconic Orrong Hotel. Choose from classic counter meals, including The Orrong Burger, Chicken Parma, or Rockling Fish & Chips, and finish off with Orrong’s classic sticky date pudding. Reserve a table here.

Half Acre

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Half Acre’s ‘Feast and Flow’ – an elevated take on a traditional bottomless brunch. Priced at $69 per person, treat mum to two hours of a self-service buffet showcasing an array of savory and sweet dishes, unlimited house prosecco, wines, beer, and non-alcoholic options. Alongside the buffet, guests can order hot items made fresh-to-order and delivered straight to their table. Book your spot here.

Baby Pizza

Enjoy Baby Pizza’s delicious Mother’s Day specials, along with $16.50 Piper-Heidsieck champagne and cocktail specials. Visit their website for more information.


Spoil your mum with a $95pp Setto Menu at Yakimono, featuring 10 of their most loved flame-grilled dishes. Book your table here.


Indulge in Society Dining Room’s exclusive three-course set menu and bespoke Mother’s Day cocktails from the vintage cocktail trolley. Reserve your spot here.

Lillian Brasserie

Savour a four-course chef’s selection menu at Lillian Brasserie, created by Executive Chef Luke Headon, and treat mum to a glass of Dom Pérignon for $55. Book your table here.

Grill Americano

Enjoy Grill Americano’s Chef’s Selection menu for $165pp, along with their classic cocktails. Reserve your spot here.


Try Kisumé’s exclusive Mother’s Day cocktails and Chef Yonge Kim’s Selection Menu for $165pp. Book your table here.

Chin Chin

Experience Chin Chin Melbourne and Sydney’s Feed Me menus, including fan favorites and special champagne and cocktail offers. Reserve your spot here.

Hawker Hall

Enjoy a Hawker Hall Feast for $69pp, showcasing a range of their most popular dishes, along with special Mother’s Day cocktail and champagne offers. Book your table here

Melbourne offers a plethora of dining options to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mum. From indulgent feasts to elegant high teas, you’ll find the perfect venue to show your appreciation and create lasting memories. With a diverse range of cuisines, atmospheres, and price points, there’s something for every taste and budget. Make sure to book your reservations in advance to secure a spot at one of these fantastic venues and give your mum the special day she deserves. Happy Mother’s Day!