Food & Drink

8 Of The Best Sunshine Coast Restaurants Where You Can Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

By Isabel Croker
29th Apr 2022

We all know the real way to mum’s heart: her not having to cook. So spoil mama this Mother’s Day on the Sunshine Coast with an unforgettable dining experience. It’s safe to say you’ve used up all your breakfast in bed passes yet you’re not exactly applying for the next round of Masterchef either.

Lucky for you, the Sunshine Coast’s finest locales for eats and tipple have you covered. So whether mum is a French cuisine lover, feasting fan or just happy she’s not cooking for once, here’s all the best Mother’s Day dining specials on the Sunshine Coast in 2022.

Embassy XO

Sunshine Beach

What’s better than yum cha? Mum-cha. Oh yes they did. Head to Embassy XO this Mother’s Day for an all-out Mum-cha experience. Serving nine delectable courses, Embassy XO will be doing two seatings; the first at 12pm and the second at 2pm. Taste your way around delights like duck pancakes, prawn and water chestnut wontons, vegetable pad thai and garlic chive dumplings. Stop the search for one of the best Mother’s Day restaurants, ‘cause you just found it.

Where: Embassy XO, Cnr Duke & Bryan St, Sunshine Beach

Cost: $69 per person

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The Long Apron 


If mum ever had to sit through your meals when you were learning to cook, now’s your time to make it up to her. Treat mum to a five-course French degustation at award-winning The Long Apron where she’ll be wowed as she embarks on a gastronomic journey. The menu boasts French-inspired delights like spanner crab brandade, Moya Valley chicken with leek and broad beans, glazed fig with goats cheese and sunflower tartlets  with crystallised meringue. Hands down, one of the best Sunshine Coast restaurants for a Mother’s Day feast.

Where: The Long Apron, 33-68 Balmoral Road, Montville

Cost: $150 per person; $45 per child

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Noosa Heads

Pull out all the stop this Mother's Day and treat mum at ALBA's incredible 'Women & Wine' event where she will dine on a delicious menu paired with wines by four female winemakers, while enjoying a performance by the talented women of Muses Trio. The specially designed three-course menu will have you struggling to choose between delights like lamb belly with spiced carrot, pan-roasted blue eye trevalla with toasted hazelnuts, roasted corn-fed chicken with heirloom and a chocolate sphere with chocolate fudge. 

Where: ALBA, 3 Alba Close, Nooa Heads

Cost: $15o per person

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Aimee Provence


It’s impossible for mums not to love high tea (it’s a proven fact) so you know you’ve scored a good one with Aimee Province’s special Mother’s Day high tea. At this classic parlour inspired by English countryside, you can nibble your way around the speciality Mother’s Day menu featuring ribbon sandwiches, petite fours, gourmet macaroons, freshly baked scones and a cheeky cheers of sparkling. Expect a tea-chinking cheers from mum at the most classic place to dine this Mother’s Day. 

Where: Aimee Provence, 1-100 Burnett Street, Buderim

Cost: $75 per person

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Malt Shovel Taphouse


If you’re looking to spice things up this Mother’s Day and impress Mum with something that’s extra special, Malt Shovel Taphouse is your answer. You can indulge in their full a la carte menu with some delicious Mother’s Day specials like Strawberry Eaton's Mess for dessert. Mumma can go on a special Mother’s Day wine tasting adventure with Malt Shovel Taphouse’s wine flights, showcasing three different wines for a delicious tasting experience. Cheers to that.

Where: Malt Shovel Taphouse, 8 The Avenue, Birtinya

For more information, click here.

Humble On Duke

Sunshine Beach

This intimate 14-seater restaurant is renowned for its delicious cuisine, creative twists and genuine passion for dishing up good, honest food that mum is going to love. Humble on Duke is closed on Sunday 8 May, but if you’re the type to take mum out a day early (pro tip for avoiding the crowds) then she’ll be spoiled with their special ‘Feed Me’ chef’s menu. Modern Australian flavours take centre stage and are boldly accentuated with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean spices in dishes such as celeriac cannelloni with smoked mushroom, black Angus rib eye with charred radicchio and peanut butter mousse with raspberry ice cream. This is one way to get in mum’s good books for the next year.

Where: Humble On Duke, 48 Duke Street, Sunshine Beach

Cost: $92 per person

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Light Years Asian Bar & Diner

Noosa Heads

If Mum is all about mixing things up, Light Years Asian Bar & Diner is the place to be this Mother’s Day. ​​Their delicious modern Asian food is perfect for sharing with the whole family, with specials like crispy pork with sticky caramel and prawn toast with umami butter sure to please mum. Say cheers to mumma with their unique Mother’s Day cocktails; the Lady Q is the perfect classy (like mum) drink with gin, elderflower and lemon, and their Lola Paloma spices things up with tequila, campari, chilli, watermelon, lime and grapefruit.

Where: Light Years Asian Bar & Diner, 1 Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa Heads

For more information, click here.

Currimundi Hotel


Sometimes mum just wanted to kick back and go somewhere lowkey for her special day. Only minutes from the beach, Currimundi Hotel is a true-blue family pub and perfect for laidback Mother's Day. You can groove to live music from 1pm until 4pm and face painting will keep the kids occupied during the afternoon. Did we mention all mums will be entered into a raffle to win a hamper worth $200? Now that’s a treat.

Where: Currimundi Hotel, 32 Buderim Street, Currimundi

For more information, click here.

So you've sorted out your Mother's Day feast, but why not kick it up an extra notch and treat mum at one of the Sunshine Coast's best day spas?

Image Credit: Lumea Photography

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