For all the hardworking mums who put up with everything that's thrown their way, here are some impressive things to do on Mother's Day 2014 to give your mum a day to remember in Sydney.
From harbour-side views to low-key, intimate restaurants, treat mum to the mother of all Mother's Days by making reservations at one of the below establishments.
How To Celebrate Mother's Day In Sydney With Your Special Mum
The Grounds of Alexandria
The Grounds will be hosting a special Mother's Day luncheon in The Atrium on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May from 12pm. Enjoy a glass of champagne upon arrival, selections from its grazing table (such as fresh salads and seasonable vegetables inspired by its seed-to-plate philosophy) followed by The Grounds pastries and desserts. $60 per person.
North Bondi Fish
Offering a delicious seafood menu, Matt Moran's North Bondi Fish is sure to impress your mum this Mother's Day. Sample the sweet potato scallops, crab linguini or grilled snapper with asparagus, followed by a delectable popsicle in your choice of pina colada, campari and orange or espresso martini—yum! You can't go past this bustling seaside restaurant when looking for things to do as a Mother's Day treat in Sydney.
The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room
Mum's eat free and receive a glass of Pommery French Champagne on arrival this mother's day at The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room. With renowned chef Sean Connolly rattling the pots and pans, mum's are sure to get spoilt on Mother's Day, with offerings of fresh oysters, delicious lamb shoulder and duck fat chips!
Situated within the spectacular surrounds of the Finger Wharf at Woolloomooloo, OTTO has curated a seasonal four-course menu especially for Mother's Day. At the forefront of Modern Italian cuisine, Otto Ristorante is a favourite on Sydney's fine dining scene.
Serving an elegant three-course menu, Flying Fish is the perfect spot to treat your mum this Mother's Day. Located on Jones Bay Wharf in Pyrmont, the restaurant boasts sensational harbour-side vistas that will make for an unforgettable day. $165 per head.
For the best view in town you can't go past Opera Bar. Get down early for a delectable champagne breakfast from 9am, with culinary offerings such as baked eggs and croque-monsieur. If you are having trouble working out what to do on Mother's Day 2014, this will be a breakfast to remember!
The Corner House
This Mother's Day, The Corner House at Bondi will be serving its signature Sunday roast with all the trimmings, as well as a complimentary glass of vino or bubbly. Linger at lunch and order one of its signature desserts; the tiramisu is a knock out!
Head to Yellow for a casual yet delicious way to celebrate your Mother's Day festivities. From 8am, Yellow will be serving its scrumptious brunch menu, with options including quinoa porridge, Danish pastries and eggs baked with spiced yoghurt and chorizo.
The Tilbury Hotel
Head to The Tilbury Hotel and sample its recently launched Sunday brunch menu, with offerings such as green eggs, bacon French toast, and a selection of champagne cocktails. The Tilbury's new seasonally focused menu, under the helm of newly appointed head chef Elton Inglis, promises a delectable Mother's Day dining experience.
Address: 12-18 Nicholson Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
Phone: 02 9368 1955
The Bucket List
The Bucket List have designed a special Mother's Day menu reminiscent of a family-style lunch, including three-courses of share plates including: a seafood platter featuring freshly shucked oysters; free range roast chicken with all the trimmings; and homemade rhubarb and pear crumble. All mum's will receive a complementary glass of bubbles on arrival. Bookings essential.
Every mum deserves to be wined and dined, and what better way to spoil your lovely mum than with a long, lavish lunch at Monopole. On offer will be house-cured meats followed by salt cod, snapper or spiced leg of lamb. With a 500-strong wine list, mothers will be spoilt for choice.
Two-hatted Biota Dining in Bowral is offering the ultimate Mother's Day feast, an exquisite five-course tasting menu with bubbles on arrival. The menu features one of Biota's signature dishes, Mum's Rose, a dessert created with roses from the garden of head chef James Viles' mother—incredible! A top pick on our what to do on Mother's Day 2014 in Sydney hit list.
Address: 18 Kangaloon Road, Bowral NSW 2576
Phone: 02 4862 2005