Food & Drink

The Best Sunshine Coast Restaurants For Mother’s Day Feasts

By Isabel Croker
9th May 2023

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 feasting fan or just happy she’s not cooking for once, here’s the best Mother’s Day dining specials on the Sunshine Coast in 2023.

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 eight delectable courses, Embassy XO will be serving delights like tempura squid, prawn dumplings, pan-fried duck buns and chocolate baos. Oh, and a complimentary glass of bubbles. 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: $59 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 dainty Mother's Day High Tea at award-winning The Long Apron where she’ll be wowed as she embarks on a gastronomic journey. Indulge in a selection of sweet and savoury treats plus a glass of champagne on arrival, with three sittings available at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

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

Cost: $99 per person

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Aimee Provence


mothers day high tea

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: $85 per person

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Flaxton Gardens


Proving they’re no stranger to throwing a hinterland high tea on the Sunshine Coast, Flaxton Gardens pulls all the moves within the grounds of their award-winning estate, where you’re granted the choice of a charming terrace or lush garden atmosphere. Indulge in their Mother's Day carvery lunch,  where mum can chow down on an array of carved meats, roasted vegetables and classic sweet treats. Their Mother's Day offerings sell out every year, so we recommend booking, stat.

Where: Flaxton Gardens

Cost: $75 per adult, $30 per child (under 12 years)

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Flo's Creperie

Noosa & Mooloolaba

macarons in paris

Flo's Creperie in Noosa and Mooloolaba is one of our favourite spots for a laidback Mother's Day with a difference. Flo's offers a delightful menu of sweet and savoury crepes that will please even the most discerning palates, with Mother's Day specials like the Macarons in Paris, which stars berries, raspberry coulis, pistachio crunch, pistachio ice cream and raspberry-pistachio macarons.

Spoil mum with their special Mother's Day Cocktail—the Lady Rose with Noosa gin, lime, strawberry coulis and pineapple juice. Flo's boats a plethora of savoury and sweet crepes, with plenty of vege-friendly and gluten-free options, but both locations book out early (for good reason), so be sure to book ahead this Mother's Day. 

Where: 5/4-6 Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa & 23/123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba Wharf

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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

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Kings Beach Tavern

Kings Beach

If you like to start Mother's Day off bright and early, Kings Beach Tavern is a lowkey spot to add to your hit list. From 8am to 10am, indulge in a family-friendly seaside buffet breakfast that is sure to tick everyone's boxes.

Where: Kings Beach Tavern, 43 Burges Street, Kings Beach

Cost:$39 per adult, $15 per child (5-12 years)

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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 a aidback Mother's Day breakfast. Keep things lowkey with their delicious buffet breakfast filled with classic brekky faves, then cross over to the beach for a chilled-out day.

Where: Currimundi Hotel, 32 Buderim Street, Currimundi

Cost: $34 per adult, $15 per child (6-12 years)

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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: Light Years & Flo's Creperie 

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