10 places to shout mum a meal on 14 May that’ll top whatever your siblings had in mind.
Buying a gift is easy. This Mother’s Day, create unforgettable memories by spending quality time with mum and treating her to a delicious feast that will warm her heart and stomach.
We’ve rounded up some of the best restaurants in the Gold Coast for Mother’s Day breakfast and lunch to show her your love and gratitude.
What’s more, we have some ideas for the perfect activity, from adventurous to artsy, so you can really spoil her on this special day.
Top 5 cafes for Mother’s Day Breakfast in the Gold Coast
This quirky cafe with the elk mural across one wall has become the go-to spot to enjoy Single Origin Roasters coffee along with an amazing breakfast spread from 6:30am.
Try the signature thickshakes but leave room for the baked goods. This rustic cafe is the perfect spot to sit back, relax and soak in all that Gold Coast sunshine with mum.
16 Chelsea Ave, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia
Tight on budget? Try a breakfast picnic! The locals rave about Burleigh Baker’s artisan sourdough bread and range of sweet and savoury pies and pastries. All baked goods are made fresh in-house and free from additives and preservatives.
Grab a bottle of bubbly, something comfy and find the perfect spot to enjoy these healthy and delicious treats.
Shop 13, 50 James Street, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia
Is your mum a little health conscious? No worries! Grocer and Grind uses top quality, fresh and organic produce that’s locally sourced for all cafe dishes.
The menu features items that are delicious, yet good for you, from egg-white omelets and muesli with vanilla poached pears to an extensive range of smoothies. Check out the take-home dairy, charcuterie, confectionery and condiments before you leave!
1/1 Sunshine Blvd, Gold Coast QLD 4218, Australia
If you have a little more cash to splash, treat mum to sweeping ocean views at the Seaduction Restaurant and Bar.
This award winning restaurant serves up innovative dishes using fresh seasonal produce. The ringside view of the beach and handcrafted cuisine is sure to impress the most important woman of your life.
2, 8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
Voted as the Gold Coast’s best restaurants to go to for its breathtaking views, Four Winds 360° is a feast for the senses. Savour the iconic views of the coastline to the vast stretch of the ocean as you and mum enjoy a high tea.
At $35 per person for pastries, sweets, sandwiches and a hot drink, plus views like these, this place is a steal. Want a glass of sparkling to complete the package? It's just $4 more.
2.30pm – 4:30pm every Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
Top 5 restaurants for Mother’s Day Lunch in the Gold Coast
From the good people of Elk Espresso comes a restaurant focusing on share plates and handpicked boutique wines.
Each dish is beautifully plated using seasonal, fresh local produce. While the food and drinks are a standout on their own, the restaurant’s warm hospitality and top-notch service is the reason why this Mother’s Day you should order a number of dishes to share with mum.
2/32 Lavarack Rd, Nobby Beach QLD 4218, Australia
Clifford’s puts a modern twist on your traditional steakhouse with award winning Executive Chef Daniel Smith cooking up meats, seafoods and other all-time-favorites to mouthwatering perfection.
Order some tapas or share a hefty 1kg chargrilled T-bone steak. Complement your lunch with a selection from the extensive wine list and signature cocktails.
3032 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
If you and mum fancy something a little more authentic homestyle cooking, give Hellenika at Nobby Beach a whirl. Here you can expect all the Greek favorites: meat and seafoods licked by the smoky flavors of the grill. Try the chargrilled octopus and baked lamb; slow cooked for five hours until fall apart perfection.
Hellenika is a tasty affair that will keep you coming back for more.
2235 Gold Coast Hwy, Nobby Beach QLD 4218, Australia
For old-school mums who love a good wood-fired pizza and plate of hearty pasta, hit up Justin Lane where everything from the pizza dough to the pasta is made by hand and cooked fresh to order.
Have your Mother’s Day lunch at the sleek new rooftop patio, which boasts stunning Gold Coast coastline views and oozes good tunes and good vibes.
1708-1710 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia
The Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort’s Cove Cafe is surrounded by beautiful gardens and fountains and is the perfect tranquil setting to enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch.
This Mother’s Day, step it up a few notches and enjoy a mouthwatering selection from earth to sea along with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine for mum upon arrival.
Manor Circle, Hope Island QLD 4212, Australia
Mother’s Day activities in the Gold Coast
Sailing Cruise at Sunset or Midday with Nibbles from finder.com.au
Champagne Sailing CruisesHighlights:
- Two hour cruise around Main Beach for two
- Sip on sparkling wine and nibble on cheese and crackers, fresh fruit and prawns during your cruise.
- Choose between a midday or a sunset cruise
Sailing Cruise For Two (Exclusive) from finder.com.au
Champagne Sailing CruisesHighlights:
- Exclusive two-hour cruise to Main Beach with your own private captain
- Sip on sparkling wine and indulge in your choice of our fresh seafood lunch or dinner with dessert or nibbles platter if you prefer to eat out elsewhere
- Minimum notice of 6 hours required
Top Mother’s Day Flowers
This Mother’s Day, give your mum a gift as beautiful and as sweet as she is. Buy classic pastel color blooms or a delicious chocolate bouquet that will delight her tastebuds and warm her heart.