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Mother’s Day in Brisbane: Dining options and things to do

Spoil mum with an array of gifts or a dinner fit for a queen.

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Treat your mum to a day filled with decadent high tea, river cruising, all-you-can-eat buffets and so much more this upcoming Mother's Day.

In this guide you'll find our top picks for every meal, things to do and the deals to save you dollars.

Our top picks for Mother's Day breakfast in Brisbane

All-Day Brekkie or Lunch with Coffee or Tea in Samford Village

All-Day Brekkie or Lunch with Coffee or Tea in Samford Village from Scoopon

Keep it casual and the day open to opportunities by shouting mum brekkie at The Flying Nun.

  • Inclusions: All-day breakfast or lunch with coffee or tea
  • Location: 16 Station St, Samford Village
  • Cost: $59 for 2
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Seafood Platter with Glass of Wine for 2 People at Sunset Pier Cafe

Seafood Platter with Glass of Wine for 2 People at Sunset Pier Cafe from Groupon

Splash out on mum's big day and order the seafood platter, complete with prawns, calamari and a glass of wine.

  • Inclusions: Seafood platter with glass of wine for 2
  • Location: Shop 5/11-13 Marine Parade, Bellara
  • Cost: $59 for 2
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Our top picks for Mother's Day lunch in Brisbane

Premium Winery Picnic Hamper Lunch with Wine Tasting

Premium Winery Picnic Hamper Lunch with Wine Tasting from RedBalloon

Surprise mum with a relaxing day out surrounded by the arresting scenery of Mount Cotton. Your picnic hamper will already be packed. All mum needs to do is wear her best dress and wait for you to pour the wine.

  • Inclusions: Picnic hamper
  • Location: Sirromet Winery, Mount Cotton
  • Cost: $169 for 2
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Shared Plates & Dessert and Beer or Wine

Shared Plates & Dessert and Beer or Wine from Groupon

Book in for a family dinner where the share plates are plenty and the food is top-notch.

  • Inclusions: Shared plates with dessert and beer and wine. Options for 2, 4, or 6 people.
  • Location: 75 Welsby St, New Farm
  • Cost: $95 for 2
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Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with 2-Course Lunch

Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with 2-Course Lunch from RedBalloon

Indulge the taste buds and all your senses with a complete itinerary spent among the vineyards this Mother’s Day.

  • Inclusions: Wine tasting tour and 2-course lunch
  • Location: Mount Tamborine, departing Brisbane
  • Cost: $170 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day dinner in Brisbane

Middle Eastern 3-Course Dinner

Middle Eastern 3-Course Dinner from RedBalloon

Send mum's taste buds on an adventure with dishes from the Middle East, Morocco and North Africa to savour.

  • Inclusions: 3-course dinner for 2, glass of wine each
  • Location: Gasworks Plaza, Shop 5/70 Longland St, Newstead
  • Cost: $110 for 2
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2-Course Indian Dinner for 2 People

2-Course Indian Dinner for 2 People from Groupon

Shout mum a meal without breaking the budget by taking her out for an Indian feast that's packed full of flavour and atmosphere.

  • Inclusions: 2-course Indian dinner for 2
  • Location: 43 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba
  • Cost: $29 for 2
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Seafood Meal with Wine

Seafood Meal with Wine from Groupon

Surprise mum with a trip to the Gold Coast and cap the day off with an impressive seafood meal, featuring half a lobster Mornay and a bottle of wine.

  • Inclusions: 4-course seafood meal with bottle of wine or sparkling
  • Location: Shop 6 / 50 Marine Parade, Southport
  • Cost: $110 for 2
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Huge Ribs Feast with Drinks in Fortitude Valley

Huge Ribs Feast with Drinks in Fortitude Valley from Scoopon

Mum won't leave hungry with the fall-off-the-bone beef, pork ribs and sensational sauces at this American-style restaurant.

  • Inclusions: Rib feast with sides and drinks for 2
  • Location: 86 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley
  • Cost: $75 for 2
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Our top picks for meal and snack kits you can get delivered to Brisbane for Mother's Day

Private Dining Experience

Private Dining Experience from RedBalloon

Staying indoors this Mother's Day? Don't fret. You won't have to learn how to cook or put in an UberEats order. Instead, up your game with a private dining experience in the comfort of mum's home.

  • Inclusions: 3-course meal for 6 people, personal chef and waitstaff, styling, set-up and clean up
  • Location: Your home
  • Cost: $900 for 6 people
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Mixed Wine Kit

Mixed Wine Kit from RedBalloon

Stock up mum's wine collection with this specially curated mixed pack of 6 wines.

  • Inclusions: 2 Giladi "Revelet" Rose, 2 Mr Riggs McLaren Vale Shiraz and 2 Castleforte pinot grigio
  • Cost: $105
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia except for a few Northern Territory locations
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Homemade Pasta Kit

Homemade Pasta Kit from RedBalloon

Impress the family with your culinary skills and prepare a homemade Italian meal from scratch. As an added touch, the kit comes delivered as a gift, which makes for the perfect surprise.

  • Inclusions: Homemade pasta-making kit presented in a gift box with satin tissue and ribbons, pasta-making machine, Molini pizza fine Italian flour, a bottle of Riparosso Illuminati, Don Antonio pasta sauce, a personal gift message and delivery
  • Cost: $149
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia
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Homemade Spanish Paella Kit

Homemade Spanish Paella Kit from RedBalloon

Calories don't count when celebrating and there's no better way to go all out than digging into a dish of paella that can be prepared in the comfort of your home.

  • Inclusions: Paella kit presented as a gift with satin tissue and ribbons, paella pan, Spanish paella rice, paella spices, a bottle of Tocado Macabeo white wine, a bottle of Tocado Grenache red wine, a spatula, a personalised message and delivery
  • Cost: $139
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address across Australia
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Our top picks for Mother's Day high tea in Brisbane

  • We currently don't have top picks for Mother's Day high tea in Brisbane. If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant or cafe in advance.

Things to do on Mother's Day in Brisbane

Guided Kayak Day Tour

Guided Kayak Day Tour from Adrenaline

Get out on the water for an active Mother's Day by kayaking the city's iconic Brisbane River.

  • Inclusions: 1.5-hour tour, kayak, safety equipment
  • Location: Naval Stores, Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, Kangaroo Point
  • Price $65 per person
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Moreton Bay Full Day Island Tour with Snorkelling

Moreton Bay Full Day Island Tour with Snorkelling from Adrenaline

Spend the day with mum exploring your backyard on a visit to Moreton Bay. Snorkel around the Tangalooma Wrecks, laze on the beach or put your best foot forward on a bushwalk. The choice is hers.

  • Inclusions: Cruise around Moreton Bay, snorkelling at the Tangalooma Wrecks, lunch, snacks, visit to St Helena Island
  • Location: 285 MacArthur Ave, Hamilton
  • Price $159 per person
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Aromatherapy Body Massage and Back Polish

Aromatherapy Body Massage and Back Polish from RedBalloon

Let mum completely unwind as the professionals take over for a full body massage.

  • Inclusions: 60-minute body massage, exfoliating back polish and consultation
  • Location: Cnr Logan Road and Kessels Road, Upper Mount Gravatt
  • Cost: $130 per person
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Wellness Facial and Hot Stone Massage

Wellness Facial and Hot Stone Massage from RedBalloon

She can relax and rejuvenate as an experienced professional takes her along for a facial and massage.

  • Inclusions: Essential oil facial, back massage and hot stone ritual
  • Location: Shop 1214/1151 Creek Road, Carindale
  • Cost: $188 per person
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Helicopter Scenic Flight

Helicopter Scenic Flight from Adrenaline

Give her a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Brisbane from a bird's-eye view with a helicopter ride.

  • Inclusions: 15- to 20-minute flight over Brisbane CBD
  • Location: 219 Qantas Ave, Archerfield
  • Cost: $99 per person
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Rustic Italian Cooking Class

Rustic Italian Cooking Class from RedBalloon

Learn how to cook authentic Italian classics such as fresh pasta (from scratch) and focaccia.

  • Inclusions: 3-hour cooking session, all ingredients, aprons, recipes, notes, refreshments and nibbles are included
  • Location: Unit 6/92 Commercial Road, Newstead
  • Cost: $155 per person
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Overnight City Escape with Breakfast, Cheese and Wine

Overnight City Escape with Breakfast, Cheese and Wine from RedBalloon

Enjoy a night at the Point Brisbane Hotel featuring gourmet breakfast, refreshments and a bottle of sparkling.

  • Inclusions: 1-night accommodation, breakfast at Lamberts Restaurant, cheese plate and wine, valet parking, Wi-Fi and late checkout at 12pm
  • Location: 21 Lambert St, Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: $229 for 2 people
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Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane

Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane from Klook Australia

If mum likes to be out on the water at any chance she gets, you can’t look past a guided kayak tour through the city.

  • Inclusions: 1.5-hour guided kayak tour through the Brisbane River
  • Location: Naval Stores Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: From $49 per person
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Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Day Climb

Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Day Climb from Viator

Kickstart Mother’s Day with a thrill she’ll never forget. Climb atop Story Bridge for impeccable city views before taking her out to lunch.

  • Inclusions: Bridge climb to the top of Story Bridge
  • Location: Story Bridge Adventure Climb, 170 Main St, Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: $137.60 per person
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Story Bridge Adventure Night Climb

Story Bridge Adventure Night Climb from Adrenaline

Take mum to new heights with a 360-degree view like none other – that’s right, close off Mother’s Day with a bridge climb after dusk.

  • Inclusions: Bridge climb to the top of Story Bridge
  • Location: Story Bridge Adventure Climb, 170 Main St, Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: $139 per person
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