Take Mum out for lunch or dinner this Mother's Day - Sunday 8th May 2016. There are many places to dine in Geelong. If you want to make your Mother feel special this Mother's Day, you can take her out to many different restaurants, cafes and hotels in Geelong.
You could even cook your Mum breakfast in bed, or take her out on a picnic. If you can convince your Dad to help, you could pack up some food and cook a barbecue in a local park or at the beach. Depending on the weather, you might like to take her outdoors if it's lovely and sunny, or indoors if the weather is cool.
I have created a list below of some of the places you could take your Mum this Mother's Day.
If you head to Clyde Park Vineyard & Bistro for Mother's Day, you and your Mum will enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling hills of the Vineyard. You'll be able to look out over the Moorabool River.
Clyde Park Vineyard specialises in a large variety of wines including Shira, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnnay and more. Clyde Park Vineyard has received numerous awards, including a James Halliday 5-star rating, and "Best Casual Dining Restaurant" at the Golden Plate Awards 2012.
If you bring Mum to Clyde Park this Mother's Day you can enjoy a 3 course lunch, which is a 3 course set menu. The meal starts from 11.00am. You will need to book for this 3 course lunch at Clyde Park. There will be Live Music by Tom and Tayla.
Jack and Jill Restaurant is up the hill in Moorabool Street, Geelong. Jack and Jill Restaurant offers a global menu of small plates, craft beers plus a 1920's style lounge bar. This restaurant offers a unique dining experience with a very relaxed atmosphere.
Jack and Jill Restaurant has been listed in the Age Good Food Guide. Award winning chef Leonie Mills presents her "miniature meal" creations. Try multiple meals from an ever changing menu, as Jack and Jill's takes advantage of fresh seasonal foods.
Jack and Jill's Restaurant also has a fine selection of local and imported wines, and boutique beers to compliment their meals, and to celebrate any occasion, from an event to a function to Mother's Day! The restaurant is located within walking distance from the city and there is plenty of parking space at the rear of the restaurant. Great, friendly service and wonderful food.
Customs House offers fine dining in a restored 1850's landmark building with a cosy lounge area. Try a few tasty tapas and a chilled wine. Or book ahead and enjoy a full meal from the a la carte menu. The menu has many tasty options from tapas to entrees to mains. Try char grilled eye fillet of beef, twice cooked half duck or slow cooked pork scotch. There are separate gluten free and vegetarian menus.
Customs House offers fresh local produce and an extensive wine list. They offer high quality products with an abundance of natural products, and international influences. Their priority is to use fresh local produce. The emphasis at Customs House is on authentic flavours and recipes, simple presentations, healthier methods of preparation and fast or leisurely dining.
Try exclusive aged beef, fresh local seafood, evening bar tapas, and all day dining. Customs House has an extensive wine list, concentrating of local wine. Customs House gives diners the opportunity to pair food selections with the perfect wine. If a guest requires assistance with their wine selection, the restaurant manager is willing to assist with this.
Cunningham Pier is located in the heart of Geelong's Waterfront Precinct. Baveras is situated on The Pier (Cunningham Pier that is) Geelong, and it's 250 metres out over the water of Corio Bay. You will find Baveras Brasserie along the iconic Waterfront, close to other restaurants and great walking tracks, playgrounds and beaches. The view from the restaurant looks out over Corio Bay, as far as the You Yangs, and all the way out to Alcoa at Point Henry.
Baveras Brasserie has an extensive menu that will leave you feeling satisfied and content. There is a private dining room available for small, special occasions. The floor to ceiling windows create an amazing back drop for any event, meeting, gathering of friends and family.
Denny's Kitchen offers delicious "peasant style" authentic Italian cuisine. As you dine here you may feel transported to the shores of Italy. The chefs create delicious, simple seasonal food that can be shared by the entire table, in the traditional Italian way. The dishes are prepared using traditional methods of Italian cooking with a modern twist - wood fired pizzas.
What's On at Dennys Kitchen
On Mother's Day – Sunday May 8th, Dennys offers an Italian feast, with a selection of dishes to share and enjoy. To book phone 03 5223 2536 or Email Dennys Kitchen
Wednesday Night head to Dennys Kitchen for an Italian special - a pizza and a pot of Peroni or a glass of Italian wine for $19.00.
Dennys Kitchen serves authentic Italian food with a perfect recipe for family friendly dining. Dennys Kitchen is located in the former wool store building in Central Geelong, which also houses the National Wool Museum.
Dennys offers fresh seasonal produce with a focus on healthy and gluten friendly options. Many of the dishes are created in the traditional Italian style, and are designed for families to share around the table. You can also purchase handmade pasta and wood fired pizza, accompanied with seasonal salads.
If you are gluten intolerant or watching your carbs, the menu at Dennys Kitchen offers many healthy alternatives, such as spelt and vegetable ribbon pastas. Dennys Italian serves coffee beans from Melbourne specialty roaster Locale Espresso for a truly Italian espresso.
The restaurant is named after the business man Charles John Dennys, who built the original wool store with his nephew Edward Harewood Lascelles. The wool store opened on August 1st, 1872. It became the heart of Geelong's international wool trade.
Monday & Tuesday 8.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday to Friday 8.00am til late
Saturday 11.30am til late
Sunday 11.30am to 4.00pm
In the same building as
National Wool Museum
66 Brougham Street Geelong 3220
No matter what you do this Mother's Day, as long as you're spending time with your Mum it will be a nice day! You could follow one of my suggestions above and dine in style! Or you could make your Mum breakfast in bed. Enjoy her day and make her feel special. I hope you all have a lovely day with your Mother on Mother's Day 2016.