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Spoil Mum this Year with the Best Mother's Day Lunch in Sydney (Plus Other Fun Events!)

We've got a Mother's Day lunch in Sydney for every type of mum.

Reign (Image Credit: Damien Flanagan)

We all know mums love some one-on-one quality time so why not ditch gifting the standard robe and pyjamas and head out to do something fun this Mother's Day? Whether your mum is a fan of long lunches or a cocktail with a view, we've catered to one and all. 

From festive feasts to wandering the markets, these day out ideas are guaranteed to pop a smile on mum's dial and there sure is nothing more wholesome than that! 

Festa Della Mamma at Nico 

Homemade focaccia, a mouthwatering set menu and a complimentary glass of bubbles for mummas? Yes, please. Nico will be celebrating all the mums and mother figures this year with a good old-fashioned feast. There are so many scrummy Italian delights to sample that range from handmade burrata to pistachio tiramisu. There will also be some extra special Mother's Day cocktails on offer should you fancy treating mum further. Yummo! 

$89 per person 

18/450 Miller Street, Cammeray 

Cavalier 1.0 (Image Credit: Studio Sojourn)

Snag Mum a Gift at This Curated Mini Market 

Celebrating North Sydney makers and producers, this sweet mini market will be held at the gorgeous Cavelier 1.0. Bring mum along and pick up blooms from Fleur De Hell Flowers, treats from Butter Boy Cookies and Maggios Pastries and plenty more - all the little things that mums love! 

Sunday 12 May, 7am to 2pm 

Shop 1/34, Oxley Street, St Leonards 

I Maccheroni

Enjoy Some Quality Time with Mum with this Tiramisu Masterclass 

I Maccheroni love mums and mums love I Maccheroni so what better way to celebrate than with a brand-new offering from the team - a tiramisu masterclass. You'll be greeted with a glass of wine on arrival after which you'll enjoy learning the ins and outs of top-tier tiramisu, followed by a two-course feast. 

$120 per person 

Saturday 11th May  

3 Jersey Road, Woolahara 

The Rocks Markets

Treat Mum to a Trip to the Markets 

The Rocks Markets have recently undergone a refresh with a whole team of new makers calling this weekly shopping destination their home. A wander through the historic pathways of The Rocks will you see enjoying live music, tasty bites and plenty of handmade goodies. You'll easily find a few treats to snag for mum along the way. We recommend packing a picnic rug and taking your spoils to Dawes Point Park to enjoy whilst taking in some unrivalled views of the Harbour Bridge. 

Every Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm 

George Street and Playfair Street

Finer Rings x Four Hundred

Fine Jewellery Making Workshop at Four Hundred 

What a combo! This Mother's Day Four Hundred is teaming up with FinerRings for the ultimate crafternoon. Think a Mexican feast, Mumm Champagne and three hours of handmaking jewellery. You'll take home two beautiful pieces including a letter stamped initial necklace and pearl and a pair of disc cluster earrings. Divine! 

Saturday 11th May, from 4:30pm 

$120 per person, bookings can be made here 

36 Blue Street, Greenwood Plaza Rooftop, North Sydney 

Chez Blue (Image Credit: Steven Woodburn)

Indulge in a French Feast at Chez Blue 

No mum would ever say no to a breezy lunch at a relaxed French bistro. This year, Chez Blue have a glass of complimentary bubbles ready and waiting for mum. Follow up with either an a la carte feast or enjoy some of the team's favourites with a two or three-course set menu. Look forward to the likes of chicken liver brûléed; gruyere and parmesan soufflé with velouté sauce and chive oil; barramundi Grenobloise and the passionfruit soufflé served with ice cream.

599 Darling Street, Rozelle 


Enjoy a Little Royal Treatment

There is nothing stuffy or old-fashioned about Reign's swish high tea experience. You won't find soggy tarts or stodgy scones for miles. In fact, they're inviting you and your mum to dine like royalty with their Mother's Day shared feast menu featuring seasonal, locally sourced dishes and a glass of Mumm on arrival. A DJ will also be onsite spinning tunes for top-notch vibes. 

From $79 per person, $29 per child 

Level 1, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street, Sydney 

Maison Balzac

Grab a Sweet Gift That Goes Beyond a Petrol Station Bunch of Flowers 

Mums deserve the world with all the fretting and fussing they do for us. It can be stressful shopping for a gift when you want to give your mum the everything. We've searched and scrolled to find the cutest options so you've got more qual time to spend with mum. Check our picks out here

Executive Club Lounge 32 at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Mother's Day at Four Seasons 

Picture this - you've got a few hours of quality time with Mum, gorgeous city skyline views, and an afternoon tea feast. Executive Club Lounge 32 will be transformed into a private Afternoon Tea salon, complete with egg & truffle sandwiches, petite prawn rolls and bite-sized pastries - and you can up the ante with a flowing champagne package for an extra $40. Four Seasons will ensure you and mum are well looked after. In an extra sweet gesture, all mums attending afternoon tea will receive a complimentary gift courtesy of illustrator Cai from Soy Street, who will be crafting personalised Mother's Day cards live on-site.

From $110 per person

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May

Ground Floor, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, 199 George Street, Sydney


Enjoy a Mother's Day Feast at Anason 

If Mum's a fan of Turkish cuisine, book a table at  Anason. Not only will you score a delicious feast packed with humus, kofte, haloumi and lamb shoulder, but mum will also score a complimentary $50 voucher for her next visit. 

If you're keen to level up Mum's experience, select an optional signed copy of Somer Sivrioglu's Anatolia recipe book, that will be wrapped and ready on your arrival. 

$118 per person or $8 per child + $40 per optional gift add on 

23 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo 

Odd Culture

Enjoy a Leisurely Sunday Spread at Odd Culture 

Indulge in a Sunday lunch complimented by a glass of prosecco on arrival at Newtown favourite Odd Culture. Enjoy a set menu with highlights including beer bread and miso butter, chicken flatbread with pickles and garlic sauce and tiramisu with coffee cream.

$75pp includes a glass of prosecco on arrival and banquet menu

266 King Street, Newtown

Luna Lu (Image Credit: Jude Cohen)

Enjoy a Banquet with Views at Luna Lu

Nestled in Campbells Cove with sweeping views of Sydney's iconic Opera House, Luna Lu is the perfect place to treat mum to a feast. A 4-course degustation will be paired with a glass of sparkling on arrival. 

$140 per person (minimum four) 

Sunday 12th May 

7-27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks 

Me-Gal (Image Credit: Anna Kucera) 


This exquisite restaurant is boasting some of the best views in town. Treat mum to a good time with a three-course menu and glass of NV Maison Mumm x Tasmania 'Brut Prestige. Gaze out across the pristine harbour views and feast on dishes packed with native Australian ingredients. The mum's flower garden desert is an extra special touch. 

$160 per person 

2A Bradley Heads Road, Mosman 

Libertine Parfumerie

Enjoy an Exclusive Perfume and Jewellery Masterclass at Libertine Parfumerie

If sparkly and gorgeous-smelling things are up Mum's alley, this masterclass at Libertine Parfumerie's flagship Paddington store will bring a smile to her face. Led by Nick Smart and Talitha Cummins, the founder and design director at The Cut Jewellery, expect an evening dedicated to indulging in luxurious scents, exquisite jewels and, of course, bubbles. Discover the world of fine fragrance and learn about lab-grown diamonds, and receive personalised styling advice from a fragrance expert.

$69 per person

Wednesday 8th May

140 Oxford Street, Paddington


Up the Ante with a six-course Degustation at Aria

For the ultimate luxury, book mum in to enjoy Aria's six-course Mother's Day menu. The bespoke tasting menu includes steamed Murray cod, zucchini, clams & native lime, Eastern lobster with hand cut pasta and Abrolhos Island scallops, lemongrass, koshihikari & cured roe. Lap up some of the best views in Sydney whilst enjoying a glass of champagne on arrival. Magnificent. 

$290 per person, $70 per child under 12 years 

1 Macquarie Street, Sydney 


Mother's Day at Chiswick 

This farm-to-table favourite is offering both lunch and dinner Mother's Day menus, designed to be shared. The dishes featured make use of the freshest seasonal produce as well as titbits from the kitchen garden. All guests will be able to choose between a series of Chiswick favourites for the first three courses of the four-course feast.

$130 per person, $30 for children under 12 years 

65 Ocean Street, Woollahra 

Chin Chin

Feast on Southeast Asian Dishes at Chin Chin

We'll take any excuse to book ourselves into Chin Chin and this Mother's Day they're making it even harder to resist the temptation. Chin Chin will be serving up four 'feed me' menus priced at $88, $110, $130 and $150. 

From $88 per person 

69 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills

If you enjoyed our edit of the best Mother's Day lunch ideas in Sydney and are keen to find other ways to treat the leading lady in your life, be sure to take a peep at our favourite bottomless brunches and decadent degustation edits. 

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