Make Mothers Day count this year. Here is a list of some of the best places to go out for Mother's Day in Darwin.
Darwin is an incredible place to spend some time. The city is fun, and surrounded by some of the most incredible nature in the world. You’ll probably be spending most of your time outdoors, but when you need to escape the heat of the day, duck into one of many cafes and restaurants for an exotic and multi-cultural taste experience (crocodile tail, anyone?).
5 cafes for Mother’s Day Breakfast in Darwin 2016
Perfect for the fitness-friendly mum, Karma Cafe dishes up healthy-but-tasty meals made with as many organic ingredients as possible. Here, you'll be able to dine on guilt-free raw cakes, burgers and smoothies .
a: The Avenue, 12 Salonika Street, Parap
p: 0449 073 902
The Java Spice Emporium is well loved in the area, not least because of their fantastic selection of cakes. It opens early and runs until mid afternoon. Perfect for escaping the heat of the day.
a: 1 Bennett/22 Mitchell Street, Darwin
p: 0408 372 273
As the name suggests, these guys are serious about their brew, and Campos converts will feel right at home. As for the menu: think breakfast classics such as smashed avo and bacon and eggs, as well as plenty of options if you're vegetarian or gluten free.
a: 4/1 Vickers Street, Darwin
p: (08) 8941 4511
Situated inside the Mantra on the Esplanade hotel, Finz offers that hotel breakfast experience that no one can say no to.
a: Mantra on the Esplanade, 88 The Esplanade, Darwin
p: (08) 8943 4333
If bringing a rug and enjoying your breakfast under the shade of lush green trees sounds like you, make a beeline for Eva’s. The menu of fresh, local, healthy dishes changes according to the season, and the setting is breezy, chilled, and intimate. No wonder it’s a favourite.
a: George Brown Botanic Gardens, Gardens Road, The Gardens
p: 0434 544 210
5 Darwin restaurants for Mother's Day lunch
Treat mum to a waterside dining experience that's just 10 minutes from the CBD. Every table here has a view of the water, and you'll have the option of dining indoors or al fresco.
a: Building 3, 19 Kitchener Drive, Darwin
p: (08) 8941 0033
There's nothing quite like freshly shucked oysters, and this place specialises in them. From natural and kilpatrick to chilli cheese and Thai, the Oyster Bar has about every oyster option you can imagine. There's also a selection of side dishes and plates to complete the meal.
a: Tenancy E6, Darwin City Waterfront, 19 Kitchener Drive, Darwin
p: (08) 8981 2242
Yots is a favourite for locals, passersby, and critics alike (multi Gold Plate award winner). The fare is fresh, seafood centric and gives a big nod to its Greek roots.
p: (08) 8981 4433
Toss in a little culture with your lunch with a visit to the Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and the adjacent Cornucopia Museum Café. The award-winning restaurant serves up café classics and offers breakfasts until 3pm if you're after more of a brunch.
a: Bullocky Point, Conacher Street, Fannie Bay
p: (08) 8941 9009
If casual is more your style, Chow! is a great option. The traditional Vietnamese food is impeccable, prices are friendly and the vibe is chill.
a: Shops D1 & D2 19 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
p: (08) 8941 7625
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