From lavish seafood experiences, complimentary champagne and pampering sessions, discover some thoughtful ways to treat mum this Mother’s Day.
From mums to grandmothers and other motherly figures in your life, we can all agree they deserve a day to be celebrated. Sunday the 8th of May is the day we shine a light on the mums in our lives and all the incredible things they do for us. We’ve rounded up some ways to make them feel special including booking a table at a harbourfront restaurant, settling in for studio time with a unique photoshoot experience and more.
Spoil Mum With A Gourmet Seafood Experience at Sailmaker, Hyatt Regency Sydney
Satisfy mum’s seafood hankerings with a lavish seafood experience at Sailmaker. The Signature Seafood Table will be on offer showcasing some of Australia’s best produce, alongside hearty roasts, antipasto and decadent desserts keeping everyone in the family happy. Mum can also help herself to the Seafood Bar which is decked out with goodies from the iconic Sydney Seafood Market (think oysters, prawns, crabs, octopus and more), accompanied by a tower of salsa, sides, antipasto, share style seasonal mains and indulgent desserts. Bookings are available for lunch between 12pm – 2:30pm and dinner between 5:30pm or 9:30pm on Sunday, 8th of May with prices from $95pp for adults and $65pp for kids. Since the restaurant is located within Sydney’s 5-star accommodation in Darling Harbour, you could even treat her to a staycation as well. Find out more and book here.
Pamper Mum & Have Some Fun With A Photoshoot at MimmynVovo, Rosebery
We all know mums are sentimental so what better way to say ‘I love you’ than scheduling a photoshoot with your family at MimmynVovo. Mum will spend an hour in hair and makeup, feeling like the queen she is before choosing two of MimmynVovo’s iconic studio sets as the backdrop for an hour of professional portrait and group photography. At the end of the photoshoot, mum will have access to all the images taken via a downloadable link and she’ll be able to cherish this Mother’s Day memory forever. This package is usually valued at over $500 but to celebrate the amazing mums, they’re offering it for half price at just $250. The offer is available between 9am – 6pm for a 2-hour session on Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd of May. Find out more and book here.
Sip Champagne With A Side Of Harbour Views & Beauty Treatments at Opera Bar
If your mum likes the finer things in life, Opera Bar is the perfect place to celebrate this Mother’s Day. She’ll be delighted by only the finest glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival, followed by a special share style menu designed to bring your family closer together. The menu features Kingfish Crudo, Burrata, Crispy Calamari, Herb Roasted Chicken and more with a menu option for kids including Chicken Tenders with chips and salad, ice cream and a drink. The best part? Mum will have access to a range of complimentary beauty treatments throughout the day. Sittings are available on Sunday, 8th of May at 11am, 1:30pm and 4pm at $80pp for adults and $20pp for kids. Find out more and book your table here.
Enjoy A Multi-Level Waterfront Dining Experience at Barangaroo House
With a new precinct came new restaurants and Solotel partnered with one of Sydney’s most adored chefs, Matt Moran, to open a multi-level dining destination right on the water. Barangaroo House has already worked up a reputation for its produce-focused menu and of course, stunning views. Bring mum around for lunch on Mother’s Day and she will enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival, followed by dishes including Stracciatella Tart, Lamb Ribs, Whole Spatchcock, Blue Eye Cod and Coconut & Lime Pie for $150pp. If the kids are coming, they’ll enjoy Blue Eye Cod or Crispy Chicken with chips, salad and dessert for just $35pp. Bookings are available from 12pm – 3:15pm on Sunday, 8th of May. The rooftop bar opens from 2pm allowing you to finish the lunch off with a cocktail and an epic vista of Barangaroo waters. Find out more and book your table here.
Invite Your Family Around For A Fancy Italian Pub Feed at Paddo Inn
If you’re looking for something cheerful and delicious this Mother’s Day, we’d head straight to the Paddo Inn. This neighbourhood pub has been a favourite to the locals and surrounding suburbs since 1814, promising great food, delicious drinks and a vibing atmosphere. Il Baretto has designed a special three-course share plate menu for lunch including a glass of Chandon on arrival to celebrate the occasion. The menu features Housemade Focaccia, Sicilian Olives, Burrata with basil oil and pangrattato, Yellowfin Tuna Carpaccio, Porchetta alla Romana, dessert and more for just $89pp. Find out more and book here.
Gourmet Picnic Experience from Catering Project
If mum is someone who likes to get outdoors, why not surprise her with a luxurious picnic, courtesy of Catering Project. The team has created a special Mother’s Day Picnic Hamper featuring delicious gourmet, locally sourced produce and sweet goods, as well as a stunning Pelli cooler bag to keep everything fresh and a picnic rug for those relaxation vibes. The hampers are $224.95 and ensure your family is well-fed without all the fuss of preparation. All you have to do is select the perfect location and surprise mum! Find out more and order online here.
Take Mum On A Culinary Journey Through Latin America at Tequila Mockingbird, Paddington
Want to take your mum overseas on a budget? Head straight to Tequila Mockingbird in the heart of Paddington where mum will be transported to regions in Latin America. The team has designed a special 4-course set menu featuring 6 dishes inspired by authentic cuisine. Dishes include Guacamole, Ceviche Taco, Snapper with kiss peppers, tres Leches and more for $99pp. Mums will also enjoy a complimentary ‘La Madre es Reinda’ meaning “The Mother Is Queen” cocktail on arrival with Prosecco, triple sec and lemon, served in a coupette with an edible flower. There are lunch and dinner bookings available on Sunday, 8th of May. Find out more and book here.
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