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6 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Ideas You Should Book Now

By Ben Tyers - 04 May 2019

It’s that time of the year once again, time to splash some cash on the lady who made you.

And just in case you’ve left it to the last minute, we’ve got you sorted with all the good stuff that is still taking bookings.

So, here you go, here are the best things to do this coming Mother’s Day. The best part? You can say it was your idea all along.

‘Haut Patisserie’ High Tea

It wouldn’t be Mother’s Day without a high tea, and the one that InterContinental Hotels & Resort are putting on is pretty epic.

The ‘Haut Patisserie’ High Tea will see art and patisserie come together with specifically crafted macarons infused with Champagne jelly in a rich buttercream.

Where: InterContinental The Rialto, 495 Collins Street, Melbourne
For more info, click here.

Brunch At Chin Chin

Usually, we’re lining up for a while to get into Chin Chin, but here’s your chance to book a spot at the well-known restaurant to celebrate Mum.

BrunCHIN’ is a one-of-a-kind sharing menu designed by Executive Chef Benjamin Cooper. Get stuck into wok fried crab omelettes, corn fritters with pork belly, and sticky rice with grilled banana. Chin Chin is also partnering with MECCA MAX which will see the first 100 bookings receive a special gift for mum.

Where: Chin Chin, 125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
For more info, click here.

Grab Some Flowers At Good Times Milk Bar

Good Times Milk Bar serves up good times, I mean, it’s in the name. And this Mother’s Day will see pop-up florist Bloom Boy set up shop at the café.

Sold in customised paint tines, there are three size options starting at $40.

Where: Good Times Milk Bar, 83 Tucker Road, Bentleigh
For more info, and to order flowers, click here.

Dessert At 400 Gradi

Most people wouldn’t book a table at 400 Gradi just for dessert, but that’s exactly what will be happening this Mother’s Day.

The Giardino della Mamma is a limited-edition dessert that features a dark chocolate soil base, creamy honeycomb parfait, sour cherry, a hint of micro basil, and a dark chocolate tree topped with fairy floss. Sounds wild.

Where: All 400 Gradi locations
For more info, and to book, click here.

High Tea At Portsea Hotel

Bay views are in order at the Portsea Hotel this Mother’s Day. Held in the Bertrand Bar, this high tea will feature Montalto Sparkling Rosé on arrival followed by lunch while you take in the spectacular views. It will set you back $75 per person.

Where: Portsea Hotel, 3746 Point Nepean Road, Portsea
For more info, and to book, click here.

Gin Masterclass At Brogan’s Way

Ever wanted to make your own gin? What better way to learn than from Richmond’s master of all things gin, Brogan Carr.

Head to Brogan’s Way on Mother’s Day to take part in a full tasting, gourmet snacks, and take home bottles of Brogan’s Way gin, and a bottle of gin made on the day.

Where: Brogan’s Way, 61 North Street, Richmond
For more information, and to book, click here.

For anything and everything else happening around Melbourne right now, head to our Things To Do section.

Image credit: 400 Gradi

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