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Mother's Day is the time to treat her in a special way because she deserves some extra special recognition. Whether she is your mother, your wife or partner - or perhaps yourself, a mother has so many demands on her throughout the year. Like other events, the day has become rather commercialised, but all it takes your personal touch to make her feel truly special.
While flowers or a present are one way to please mum, there's nothing like a really good Mother's Day lunch to bring her great pleasure. Finding the best Mother's Day menu in Adelaide is important, but so is the location. We've hunted around the city and suburbs to bring you a range of Mother's Day meals that should suit most tastes and budgets.
Just remember that most venues book out very quickly, so if you see something you like, then lock it in with a booking.
Spoil Mum With High Tea at Ayers House (Image: Supplied)
Mother's Day Luncheon at Plant 4 Plant 4 Markets at Bowden have a top reputation for fresh organic food, with great food and wine available from the eateries on site. The Plant 4 luncheon menu this year is crafted by Shirni Parwana, offering more than a dozen grazing plates of tempting treats, followed of course by a dessert table to die for.
Every mum loves her High Tea, especially when it's a leisurely three hour event at one of Adelaide's premier venues. Graze from three tiered stands filled with delectable treats, with the best combination of traditional housemade sandwiches, scones and gourmet mini sweets. After you finish, take mum to see the Age of Elegance exhibition at Ayers House - she will love it!
A Colourful Japanese Mother's Day High Tea (Image: Supplied)
Mother's Day Japanese High Tea Looking for something unusual to do for lunch? You can't go past this elegant and tranquil tea party at Ginza Miyako Japanese Restaurant. It features creative Japanese and French fusion style savoury bites and sweet treats in a unique Japanese High Tea experience
Gin High Tea at Prohibition Some mothers probably need that bottle of gin hidden in the cupboard after a hard day looking after the kids. There's no need to make a secret of it when she can have a Gin High Tea at Prohibition on Mother's Day. It also includes savoury bites, scones and dessert bites for four, but best get a taxi home.
The Beautifully Restored Electra House Hotel Adelaide
Mother's Day Lunch at Hill of Grace Restaurant The iconic Hill of Grace Restaurant at Adelaide Oval is renown for its fine South Australian food and wines, and on this special day the Mother's Day menu includes a decadent three course lunch offering. You'll enjoy an entrée, main and dessert, with their signature oyster starter and a glass of bubbles on arrival.
Bottomless Brunch at Electra House
Book a taxi before coming to this Mother's Day feast at Electra House, because you may not be able to stagger to a telephone. An awesome three course sharing menu is complemented by bottomless Prosecco, Mimosas, Bloody Mary's and cocktail carafes. Whew!
Mothers Day High Tea at By Blackbird By Blackbird are renown for their delicious pastries and sweet treats, which no self-respecting mum will refuse. There's mention of wine too, but no details are given online for the Mother's Day event.
Mother's Day at The Manor Head for the Adelaide Hills to enjoy this indulgent feast at the Manor Basket Range. After welcoming canapes and Adelaide Hills sparkling wine, dine on a banquet of traditional roasted chicken and rack of lamb, with lots more to come. Afterwards, take a stroll around the Manor - one of the amazing castles of Adelaide.
Check Out the Mother's Day Menu at the Ramsgate Hotel
Seafood restaurant Sammys On The Marina have pulled out all stops for their Mother's Day menu, offering a top-notch range of menu choices. It's a popular spot, so book early to get your place.
The Ramsgate Hotel
The Mother's Day menu at the hotel is not yet available on their Facebook event page, but you're likely to get great value for money at this seaside location. After your meal, take a walk along the seafront and enjoy the fresh sea air.