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 your choice of 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

Three-Tier Breakfast Stand with Champagne

Three-Tier Breakfast Stand with Champagne from Scoopon

Combine this Mother’s Day breakfast with a waterfront view she's sure to remember for years to come.

  • Inclusions: Three-tier breakfast stand for each couple, glass of premium champagne and coffee, tea or juice
  • Location: Sandstone Point
  • Cost: From $49 for two people
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Bitter Suite

Bitter Suite from Groupon

Enjoy a wide range of breakfast options this Mother’s Day with eggs and chorizo, angus beef burgers or confit chicken.

  • Inclusions: $20 or $40 to spend on takeaway food and drinks
  • Location: New Farm
  • Cost: From $17 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day lunch in Brisbane

Mount Cotton Winery Tour with Italian Lunch

Mount Cotton Winery Tour with Italian Lunch from RedBalloon

Get out and about with mum this Mother’s Day with a trip to Queensland’s wine country.

  • Inclusions: Wine tour and tasting, set menu lunch and glass of wine with lunch
  • Location: Mount Cotton
  • Cost: $154 for two people
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Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with Two-Course Lunch

Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with Two-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 two-course lunch
  • Location: Mount Tamborine
  • Cost: $160 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day dinner in Brisbane

Season Buffet

Season Buffet from Groupon

Take the fuss out of dinner this Mother’s Day with a full all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet.

  • Inclusions: BBQ buffet, drinks and dessert
  • Location: Southport
  • Cost: From $30 per person
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Moroccan Five Course Banquet Dinner

Moroccan Five Course Banquet Dinner from RedBalloon

Enjoy the decadent flavours of Morocco with a fully catered dinner perfect for two.

  • Inclusions: Five-course shared banquet
  • Location: Fortitude Valley
  • Cost: $99 for two people
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Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse

Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse from Groupon

Not sure what to do this Mother’s Day dinner? Stick to the classics you know she’ll love.

  • Inclusions: Two-course parmigiana meal with wine
  • Location: New Farm
  • Cost: From $39 per person
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Seafood Platter, Salad and Dessert Bar with Wine

Seafood Platter, Salad and Dessert Bar with Wine from Scoopon

Leave the cooking to someone else this Mother’s Day with all your seafood favourites.

  • Inclusions: Seafood platter, all-you-can-eat dessert and salad and a bottle of wine
  • Location: Main Beach
  • Cost: From $99 for two people
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Five-Course Italian Degustation with Matching Wines

Five-Course Italian Degustation with Matching Wines from Scoopon

If your mum loves those Italian flavours, then indulge her with arancini, napolitano prawns, slow-cooked traditional Osso Bucco and Tortino al Cioccolato.

  • Inclusions: Five-course Italian degustation with wine
  • Location: Sandstone Point
  • Cost: From $179 for two people
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Our top picks for meal and snack kits you can get delivered to Brisbane for Mother's Day

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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    Homemade Ice Cream Maker Kit

    Homemade Ice Cream Maker Kit from RedBalloon

    Get creative in the kitchen with this kit that can make ice cream, sorbet and low-fat yoghurt.

  • Inclusions: Homemade ice cream maker kit, Cuisinart frozen dessert maker, salted caramel, chocolate liqueur, chocolate marshmallow, mango passionfruit sauce, 3 tubs of confectionery, recipes and instruction manual, ice cream scoop and delivery
  • Cost: $239
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
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    Our top picks for Mother's Day high tea in Brisbane

    High Tea Picnic with Bottomless Bubbles

    High Tea Picnic with Bottomless Bubbles from RedBalloon

    Dine on finger sandwiches, sausage rolls, caramelised onion and feta quiche, raspberry macaroons, mini cannoli and fresh scones.

    • Inclusions: Two-hour picnic set-up hire, bottomless bubbles, personal waiter for drinks and a full picnic menu
    • Location: Manly
    • Cost: $690 for six people
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    Kafe Cafe High Tea

    Kafe Cafe High Tea from Groupon

    Each reservation includes a delicious cup of tea or coffee, finger sandwiches, scones (of course) and cake to finish it all off.

    • Inclusions: High tea package
    • Location: Sunnybank
    • Cost: From $34 for two people
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    • If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant and cafe in advance.

    Things to do on Mother's Day in Brisbane

    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: 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: Carindale
    • Cost: $188 per person
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    Infrared Sauna, Float Tank and BioMat Therapy

    Infrared Sauna, Float Tank and BioMat Therapy from RedBalloon

    Remove all the tension from everyday life with a complete unwinding experience in Brisbane’s West End.

    • Inclusions: Infrared sauna, amethyst BioMat session and float pod all included
    • Location: West End
    • Cost: $175 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: Brisbane
    • 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: Three-hour cooking session, all ingredients, aprons, recipes, notes, refreshments and nibbles are included
    • Location: Brisbane
    • 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: One-night accommodation, breakfast at Lamberts Restaurant, cheese plate and wine, valet parking, Wi-Fi and late checkout at 12pm
    • Location: Brisbane CBD
    • Cost: $229 for two people
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    One-Night Winery Escape with Private Tastings

    One-Night Winery Escape with Private Tastings from RedBalloon

    This experience is a true hole-in-one with an overnight stay, food included and a day spent on the lush golf course.

    • Inclusions: Overnight stay at Sirromet Winery, breakfast included, behind-the-scenes tour of the winery with tasting and two SupaGolf day passes
    • Location: Mount Cotton
    • Cost: $380 for two people
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    Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane

    Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane from Klook

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

    • Inclusions: 1.5-hour guided kayak through the Brisbane River
    • Location: Brisbane CBD
    • 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: 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: Kangaroo Point
    • Cost: $139 per person
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    Deluxe Pamper Hamper with Champagne

    Deluxe Pamper Hamper with Champagne from RedBalloon

    Want to keep things relaxed at home this year? Make her feel special with a luxury hamper package delivered straight to your door.

    • Inclusions: Hamper with a bottle of Chandon Blanc De Blanc, a diffuser, candle, hand cream, soap, heat pillow, makeup bag and chocolate
    • Location: Your home
    • Cost: $239 per package
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