The one day of the year dedicated to all moms, mother-figures, grandma and aunties, is a day to celebrate the special women that have had our back since day one. Make it a day to remember with tasty high teas, gourmet lunches and extra special gifting ideas with our picks of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day.
Honouring the leading ladies in our lives
Radisson Blu pays a loving tribute to all moms and mother-figures with an unforgettable day along Waterfront bay and putting the leading ladies in the limelight.
The floral-inspired Mother’s Day lunch, hosted at Tobago’s Restaurant, brings families together with a buffet feast of delicious starters, mains and desserts. Toast to mom on her special day with a glass of Waterford Rose-Mary and make the most glorious time out with the whole family.
Tobago’s Restaurant, Bar and Terrace boast incredible scenery on the coast and offers a picturesque dining experience coupled with the luxurious menu, drink selections and sweetly scented blooms filling the air.
The cost is R395 per person including a glass of Waterford Rose-Mary. There’s a 50% discount for children aged 5 to 12, while those under 5 eat free of charge.
You can also book your mom an exclusive pampering experience at the Amani Spa and Wellness. This features the ‘You Time’ package filled with tailored treatments and goodies. The cost of the pampering experience is R690 per person and includes a Himalayan hot stone back massage and foot ritual, hot chocolate and R150 off voucher for the next visit, let’s not forget the hot chocolate
Bookings are essential, contact Radisson Blu Waterfront on 021 441 3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A feast worth every moment with mom
Spier hosts a banquet of feast, treats and fabulous wine to make Mother’s Day a special occasion.
The Spier Hotel hosts a leisurely lunch featuring a wholesome mix of flavourful cuisine paired with Spier’s famous wine collection and a welcome drink of Spier Brut Rosé.
The menu features a tasty butternut soup and farm-baked bread along with artisan salads. The mouth-watering mains include local favourites such as braised pork pies, oxtail potjie, roasted lamb with delicious side options and seven exquisite desserts. Lunch at the Spier Hotel cost R425 per person and kids 3 to 12 years old pay R140. For bookings contact 021 809 1100 or email@example.com
Spier’s popular Vadas Smokehouse and Bakery also offers a Mother’s Day Lunch of platters featuring a diverse selection of cuisine and assortments to share with the family. Guests can tuck into slow-roasted pasture-reared meats and vegetables while enjoying views of the lawns and Werf. For bookings contact 021 809 1137 or firstname.lastname@example.org
And for those who want to make this day special in the comfort of your own home, you can still have a taste of Spier with a selection of curated gift packs with ready-to-heat and eat offerings, beautifully wrapped goodies and decadent treats. Visit shop.spier.co.za for more information.
Mother’s Day magic at the famous bakery in Stellies
The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate hosts an exclusive Mother’s Day breakfast and afternoon tea set in the lush and lavish surrounds of the magical Stellenbosch Valley.
With views of the vineyards arching off the mountain slopes, Jordan Wine Estate offers a charming Stellenbosch escape to make the most of Mother’s Day.
For Breakfast or brunch, guests are served an elegant mix of savoury and sweet dishes to kick off the celebrations, with a glass of Jordan MCC Blanc de Blancs 2015 on arrival.
The mains include a choice of forest mushrooms on sourdough toast topped with a poached egg or brioche French toast with streaky bacon, honey butter, pecan nuts, and fermented gooseberries. The dessert features dark chocolate and salted caramel squares and includes tea or coffee. Book here for the breakfast/brunch
The Afternoon Tea treats the family to a selection of sweet and savoury canapés. The menu includes mini bacon & leek quiche, freshly sliced sourdough and some of the highlights – crème fraiche & olive tapenade, smoked snoek pate and deep-fried capers.
The sweeter side offers salted caramel squares, mini Pavlova filled with crème patisserie & berry compote, and delicate lemon madeleines and two hot beverages. Book here for the afternoon tea.
Style and elegant event planning for cherished moments
Party by Design are experts in floral and event design, bringing the glam and style coupled with their heavenly flower collection to brighten Mother’s Day celebrations.
Party by Design offers a bespoke set of Services with a delicious range of cuisine, fashionable decor and fabulous flowers.
Customers can order a beautifully arranged set of posies that’s filled with sweet treats and decadent delights exclusive to moms. Each bouquet is R200, for more information and to place your orders please contact email@example.com
Their great selection of blooms are perfect for small and larger celebrations, lighting up any occassion and adding a spark of colour and freshness to share the love this Mother’s Day.
The team have a knack for beautifying every special occasion and offer a sumptuous array of canapés and platters as part of the package.
Celebrate your get-togethers at home and transform the space with a fashionable ambience. Party by Design ties everything together with style and elegance, planning everything from the food table to decor and stylish design elements.
Party by Design offers a well-tailored and professional service. An edge in event design that hit all the right notes when it comes to understanding the client’s vision and bringing it to life.
A treat for mom and making those special moments even more exceptional.
A superb Mother’s day set in Franschhoek Valley
Rickety Bridge hosts a stunning Mother’s Day lunch in the foothills of the Franschhoek Valley at Paulina’s Restaurant, featuring their famous tasting plates and á la carte menu in celebration of the special ladies in our lives.
Starting off with a warm welcome for mom with a complimentary glass of MCC Brut Rosé upon arrival, and even flowers upon request.
Rickety Bridge is a fantastic scenic spot and offers a great wine selection to make the moment even better. The menu includes a selection of three tasting plates with the optional wine pairing.
Spoil mom with two options – tempura hake, butter chicken and mushroom gnocchi each served to perfection. The second option includes salmon fishcake, slow-roasted pork belly and beef stew each boating a great taste and paired with some fine wine.
A perfect day out with loved ones with mom at the centre of attention – share a few fond memories with her, and make new ones over a feast of fresh flavours and immaculate dishes.
Perfectly personalised gifts and products
Happy Look offers an online store tailored for all your custom-made designs and ideas, adding their bespoke services to the list that really shows it’s the thought that counts.
Get creative and tailor just about any product or item for just about any special occasion. The proudly South African store that celebrates our diverse and vibrant culture – with a fantastic range that lets you add the finishing touch to the final product.
Choose the item and artwork, and the team will sort out your bespoke branding that celebrates everything unique.
The online store houses Gifts For Every Occasion, clothing and accessories and homeware items, along with so many products to customise and add your personal designs.
The themed-based gifting options are great for any celebration throughout the year. Spoil friends and family whether it’s a birthday celebration, special occasion or if you just want to share a cherished present worth more than a thousand words.
Happy Look is proudly South African, and a local gem that offers personalised design and unique services for customers to get creative and share a heartfelt gift.
They got the goods, so why not add that personal touch!
The FABERfood spoils at Avondale Wine Estate
FABER offers the best of farm-to-fork cuisine and a great series of wholesome meals to share with mom for an unforgettable Mother’s Day lunch, situated on the beautiful Avondale Wine Estate.
A gorgeous setting for family and friends to experience top-notch dining with FABER’s culinary craftsmanship, the lunch offers something for everyone at the sustainability-driven restaurant.
Each course offers delicious dishes for adults and kids – masterfully prepared by Chef Dale and sheer indulgence to celebrate the occasion. Unwind and dine with the amazing views of Klein Drakenstein Range as the backdrop, and enjoy the fun and festive vibes with FABERFood just as Mother Nature intended.
This is a stunning treat for mom and the whole family, who can share the moment with contemporary cuisine and a diverse selection of seasonal, local and organic dishes – a superb dining experience.
Faber’s tables are socially distanced on the gorgeous veranda that overlooks the lush gardens and set up inside the restaurant with a roaring fireplace and open plan kitchen. Not forgetting the kiddies, who are welcome to play on the lawns.
For more information and bookings, please visit avondalewine.co.za
Mom, this one’s for you.
One&Only is a headliner Mother’s Day destination for an illustrious occasion that gives thanks to the loving and formidable role models in our lives – mom, this one’s for you.
For the special celebration, One&Only delivers nothing short of excellence, setting up two exclusive events to spoil mom like royalty. Expect nothing but bliss, luxury and five-star spoils for the women who matter the most.
Mother’s Day Lunch – R750 per person, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
The Ochre restaurant hosts a supreme feast fit for any queen, serving a four-course Mother’s Day lunch and prepared with the whole family in mind.
The lunch includes rosé spritzers on arrival, great starts such as the white wine steam Saldanha mussels and crispy fried squid. The main dishes offer BBQ roast chicken, slow-roasted lamb, and an array of seasonal vegetable dishes – bringing us to the dessert menu, which includes apple roses with vanilla anglaise, hummingbird cupcakes as well as rose and white chocolate profiteroles.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea – R425 per person, from 2pm to 5pm
The special Floral Afternoon Tea is perfect for catching up with mom and sharing an intimate moment in the wonderful setting of the Vista Bar and Lounge.
The menu includes floral-themed pastries such as the rose macarons, strawberry tartlets and vanilla sunflower cheesecake. Tuck into delicious savoury bites including prawn profiteroles and coronation chicken vol au vents.
Choose your sweet and savoury treats, which are complemented by a selection of leaf teas, coffee and a cocktail on arrival.