Mother’s Day in Hobart 2018: Breakfasts, lunches and activities

Hobart cafes and restaurants that will put a smile on mum's face this Mother's day.

Hobart is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. If you're visiting this Mother's Day, check out our picks of great places to wine and dine below. If you’re local, get inspired and see what’s new in your hometown. You might find a new favourite.

Things to do on Mother's Day in Hobart

Moorilla Estate winery tour

Moorilla Estate winery tour from Viator

Go on a tour at Moorilla Estate and a winery experience that includes world-class art.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Hobart
  • Price per person
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Bruny Island Gourmet day tour

Bruny Island Gourmet day tour from Wotif

Spend the day at Bruny Island and explore the stunning scenery and wildlife plus local produce lunch.

  • Duration: Full-day
  • Location: Bruny Island
  • Price per person
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Yacht cruise

Yacht cruise from RedBalloon

Cruise over Derwent river and enjoy the scenery whilst on board a 62-foot luxury maxi yacht.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Kings Pier Marina, Hobart
  • Price per person
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Cascade Brewery tour with tastings

Cascade Brewery tour with tastings from RedBalloon

Step back to history with this guided tour. Visit Australia's oldest brewery and taste four different beers or ciders

  • Duration: 2 hours and 15 minutes
  • Location: Hobart, Tasmania
  • Price per person
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Gold class cinema experience

Gold class cinema experience from RedBalloon

Watch a movie with your mum with a premium movie experience at a Gold Class Cinema.

  • Location: Hobart
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Full-body massage

Full-body massage from RedBalloon

Treat your mum to a relaxing, refreshing and nourishing full body massage. Package includes body scrub, warm oil cocoon and facial.

  • Duration: 2 hours
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5 cafes for Mother's Day breakfast in Hobart

Jackman & McRoss

Jackman & McRoss is a popular bakery and cafe located in Hampden Road, in the centre of Hobart.

The bakery does loaves and rolls in every variety you can imagine as well as mouth- watering cakes, cookies, pies, and pastries and your general cafe-style breakfast fare.

a: 57-59 Hampden Road, Battery Point

p: (03) 6223 3186


Zum Cafe

Situated in the heart of the historic Salamanca Markets, the restaurant offers modern Australian food all day and hearty breakfast in the morning.

It's also got its own bakery on site, so you know every piece of toast and every pastry is nice and fresh.

a: 29 Salamanca Place, Salamanca

p: (03) 6322 2323


If you plan to visit MONA (and it's an absolute must on any trip to Hobart) grab a coffee and a bite to eat in the outstanding cafe.

You will find it by the entrance, overlooking the museum grounds. A perfect place to debrief after a thought-provoking exhibition.

p: (03) 6277 9900


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Machine Laundry Cafe

A low-key favourite for tourists and locals alike in the heart of historic Hobart, Machine Laundry Cafe matches its friendly vibe and funky decor with top-notch cafe fare and excellent coffee.

a: 12 Salamanca Square, Hobart

p: (03) 6224 9922

Pigeon Hole Cafe

The food and coffee at Pigeon Hole is widely agreed to be superb. The menu changes everyday to suit the fresh seasonal ingredients that are key to its success.

Get in early to find a seat. They are very popular and don’t take bookings during the day.

a: 93 Goulburn Street, West Hobart

p: (03) 6236 9306


Top 4 Mother's Day restaurants for lunch in Hobart

The Point Revolving Restaurant

If you want to splash out and indulge, The Point is the perfect place to do it. Take in the outstanding panoramic views, a 5-star dining experience, and a special set menu for Mother'’s Day. Bookings are essential as is the complimentary glass of sparkling she'll receive upon arrival.

Missed out on lunch? The Point is also offering dinner and high tea menus for mum on Mother's Day.

a: 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay

p: (03) 6221 1888



Mures Upper Deck

Established because the owners struggled to find fresh seafood, you can't get much fresher than this joint.

In fact, the company owns a fishing vessel, processing factory and distributes its catch to ensure it.

The restaurant serves fresh, quality Tasmanian seafood right on the harbour which is perfect for the mum who deserves nothing but the best.

a: Victoria Dock, Hobart

p: (03) 6231 1999



The Glass House

Perfect for the mum who likes a bit of liquid with her lunch, The Glass House offers killer cocktails with plates set to match.

The trendy venue sits on a floating pier in Sullivan's Cove and boats 280-degree water views.

a: Brooke Street Pier, Hobart

p: 0437 245 540


Me Wah

Multi-award winning Me Wah is an excellent choice for a modern take on classic Chinese cuisine, any time of the day or night.

Yum cha rolls around by trolley on Sundays from 11am-1pm and again from 1pm-3pm and bookings are required.

If you've rolled into too late or forgotten that essential booking, take heart, Me Wah is open for dinner as well from 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Fine dining and delicate Asian cuisine? We’re sold.

a: 16 Magnet Court, Sandy Bay

p: (03) 6223 3688

Arrive at lunch in style

Why don't you leave the car at home this Mother's Day? Treat her to a chauffeured ride in an Uber Black or Uber Lux to and from your lunch or breakfast. It's a great optoin if you were going to treat her to a class or two of her favourite wine or champagne.


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