Melbourne mums are in for a treat this Mother’s Day, with a variety of options available to spoil Mum on her special day.
Agostino & King and Godfree
Carlton’s iconic food precinct has curated special menus for both the K&G Deli and Agostino to celebrate mum.
Down in the K&G Deli, you will spoil Mum with a special three-course set menu designed to share for $55 per person. You’ll start with an array of antipasti including focaccia oregano, giardiniera, arancini and the mouth-watering K&G × Meatsmith Mortadella. Paying homage to a traditional Sunday roast, you’ll then dig into delicious chicken from the rosticceria with salsa verde; kasundi and mustard with fries and insalata mista. Finishing on a sweet note, there’ll be cannoli for dessert to round out the perfect, casual Sunday celebration with mum.
Next door at neighbourhood wine bar Agostino, go all out with a classic Italian feast for $85 per person. For starters, Mum will be treated to gnocco fritto with prosciutto and salted persimmon and fried eggplant parmigiana polpette. On to mains and she’ll enjoy veal and pork ravioli del plin, followed by snapper with salmoriglio, fries and insalata.
You’ll also score some extra brownie points in both the K&G Deli and Agostino, with a Koko Black Chocolate Box included as part of the day for Mum to take home.
Bookings can be made via kingandgodfree.com and agostinowine.com. Please note that both King and Godfree and Agostino’s à la carte menu will be unavailable on Sunday, 9 May.
INDU will open especially on Mother’s Day Sunday for lunch, offering two beautiful set menus plus a kid-friendly menu for kids 12 and under. Choose from either a classic or deluxe feast and enjoy string hoppers with coconut sambol and kiri hodi; smoked goat’s leg dosa, zucchini ribbon raita, pomegranate, chilli and bacon jam and pork belly curry with crispy crackling, coconut milk and cinnamon bark. Mum will also receive a complimentary bubbly or cocktail on arrival to make her feel that extra little bit special.
Bookings can be made via https://indudining.com.au/melbourne
Providoor Premium restaurant delivery service Providoor has all the big names on board this Mother’s Day. Choose at-home banquet menus from Supernormal, Matilda, Entrecôte and more and get everything delivered to your door before the big day.
For those looking for a more interactive experience, treat Mum to a cooking masterclass with Julia Busuttil Nishimura and Providoor founder Shane Delia on Sunday, 23 May and learn how to perfect her recipes from her wildly popular cookbooks.
Mejico Melbourne is putting on a fiesta to celebrate the special women in our lives, with special Mother’s Day lunch menus for $65 per person and $75 per person that are full of colour, flavour and, of course, love. To start, enjoy kingfish ceviche with coconut dressing, young coconut, chilli oil followed by pulled pork tacos with pickled jalapeño and onion. On to the larger dishes, Mejico’s famous pasilla chilli-spiced roasted chicken with molé negro will make an appearance, as will the watermelon salad and patatas bravas. To finish on a sweet note, indulge in mint granita with coconut ice-cream and churros.
Bookings can be made via https://mejico.com.au/melbourne.
Stalactites Greek institution Stalactites is treating mums to a traditional three-course Greek feast for only $40 per person this Mother’s Day. Start with warm pita, dips and saganaki before choosing between four mains, including oven-baked lamb with lemon, oregano, Greek olive oil with baked lemon potatoes. Finish on a sweet note with either baklava, traditional rice pudding or galaktoboureko. All bookings will include a complimentary glass of Prosecco or Nico Lazaridi Greek wine on arrival.
Free to Feed Free to Feed is celebrating all motherly figures with special Mother’s Day cooking experience packages. There are two experiences to choose from – each including two tickets for you and your loved one to cook together over a few glasses of bubbly, as well as a take-home floral arrangement to extend the celebrations a little longer.
Choose either a day or night-time class, exploring delicious Iraqi and Persian dishes. Head to freetofeed.org.au for more details.
LUCAS RestaurantsThis Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 9 – LUCAS RESTAURANTS will help you celebrate the special ladies in your life with a range of events and offerings right across the day. Chin Chin, Baby Pizza, Hawker Hall and Kisumé have done the hard work covering all bases and budgets, so all you have to do is book!
Chin Chin are putting their spin on brunch this year, and it’s safe to say their flavour-packed brunch offer will surpass the avo toast you had planned on dishing up for Mum. For just $55 per person, enjoy smoked trout and curried egg tartlet with salmon caviar; corn fritters with lettuce cups, chilli jam, ginger and mint; or bacon and egg noodles with wood ear mushroom and spring onion. Don’t fret if you’re not a morning person, Chin Chin is also offering Feed Me menus for lunch and dinner for $69.50 per person or $88 per person. You can add a little extra with a range of Piper Heidsieck specials including a glass of Piper Heidsieck NV for $22, or you can go all out with a bottle for $125 alongside both the Brunch and Feed Me Menus.
• Chin Chin’s Mother’s Day brunch will be available from 9am–11am for $55pp
at Chin Chin Melbourne and Sydney
• All brunch and lunch bookings must commit to a menu
• Bookings can be made via https://www.chinchinrestaurant.com.au/
Want something that will blow her away this year … literally? To really pamper Mum, Baby has teamed up with the best in the business – online celebrity styling platform, SELECTED, and premium Blow Dry experience, The Blow. They’re helping you treat Mum like the queen she is with the first 100 Mother’s Day bookings receiving a $65 voucher for The Blow and a one-month subscription to SELECTED. Plus, on the day, you’ll dig into deliciousness with a choice of special menu items like the creamy mushroom bruschetta with truffle pecorino and poached eggs; baked eggs amatriciana with spicy tomato and guanciale, or Ortiz sardines with toasted focaccia and pickles.
• Baby’s Mother’s Day brunch menu will be available on Sunday, 9 May from
9am–11am for $44pp
• All morning bookings must commit to the brunch menu
• Bookings can be made via https://www.babypizza.com.au/
Hawker Hall are keeping it yummy for all mummies with banquets available from $66 per person for lunch and dinner. An exclusive Mother’s Day Feed Me Menu will include specials like salmon tartare with curry chips, pear and cucumber; braised beef short ribs with lemongrass, daikon and chilli sauce, as well as cumin pork salad with sweet and sour dressing, coriander, chilli and Thai basil. Of course, all your Hawker favourites – like mushroom dumplings, popcorn chicken and butter chicken curry – will also make an appearance. To finish on a sweet note, indulge in the pandan panna cotta with coconut ice-cream, cashew and sago gula melaka.
• The Mother’s Day Feed Me Menu is available from 12pm for lunch and dinner
exclusively on Sunday, 9 May for $66pp
• Bookings can be made via https://www.hawkerhall.com.au/
For those wanting to go all out, give the gift of Kisumé this Mother’s Day and enjoy the revered Chef’s Tasting Menu for $128 per person. And for those wanting to give Mum the royal treatment, Kisumé are also offering a special grilled crayfish exclusively for Mother’s Day, served with seaweed butter, sea banana, Yarra Valley salmon caviar and baby cucumber. Piper Heidsieck specials will also be available exclusively on Mother’s Day, where you can treat her to a glass of Piper Heidsieck NV for $22 or go all out with a bottle for $125.
• The Chef’s Tasting Menu will be available for lunch and dinner for $128pp
• Bookings can be made via https://kisume.com.au
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