Best Melbourne restaurants for Mother's Day

The best Melbourne restaurants to spoil mum this Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is almost here, and we all know there’s no better gift than quality time spent together over a delicious meal.

If you still haven’t made Mother's Day plans, now’s the time book in the perfect restaurant to ensure mum has a stress-free and tasty day out. 

Whether it's an unforgettable dining experience at a hatted restaurant, a long lunch at a charming pub or even a high tea experience, we've curated a list of the best Mother's Day venues across Melbourne that mum will love. 

Get in early so you don’t miss out.

Postmistress, Brunswick West

The interior of Postmistress

Ideal for: An authentic Italian feast

Looking for authentic Italian dishes that would gain a tick of approval from even the most discerning of nonnas? In the heart of Brunswick West is Postmistress, a buzzing Italian restaurant serving up authentic hand-made pasta and wood-fired pizza. If you're after a share-worthy family feast, look no further. BOOK NOW >

Chez Olivier - Le Bistro, Southbank

The interior at Chez Oliver

Ideal for: A Parisian degustation 

Treat mum to an extra special meal out at one of Melbourne's finest French bistros. Here you will find traditional dishes - such as escargot or a beautiful goats' cheese salad - cooked with exclusively Australian ingredients and in a style that is their own interpretation of what it is to be Australian. Be sure to check out their Mother's Day special offer before it books out. BOOK NOW >

Mama Manoush, Brunswick East

The interior at Mama Manoush

Ideal for: A feast for the senses

If you're in the mood for a big old feast that's perfect for sharing with loved ones, Mama Manoush has you sorted. This trendy Brunswick East restaurant gives you a taste of Lebanon with an authentic Mezza selection. If you were in Lebanon right now this is what would be on the menu! Be sure to check out their Mother’s Day banquet special. BOOK NOW >

Jason’s Restaurant, Beaconsfield Upper

Outside of Jason's Restaurant

Ideal for: Destination dining

Want to escape the bustle of the city and treat mum to a serene day out? Set on the beautiful Bradford Estate Winery, Jason's Restaurant is a welcome retreat from the buzz of everyday life. The menu is sourced and inspired by local produce and has a distinct classic edge. Think, rich venison pie, melt in your mouth beef cheek, silky kangaroo fillet risotto and gourmet pizzas. BOOK NOW >

Bergerac at Tolarno, St Kilda

The inside of Bergerac in St Kilda

Ideal for: A taste of old Melbourne charm

Established in 1985, Bergerac is one of Melbourne's oldest and most iconic French bistros which has recently found a new home in St Kilda. Feast on popular traditional and classical dishes that Bergerac have been renowned for over the past 36 years, paired with a sensational wine list that mum will love. BOOK NOW > 

Atta Restaurant, Albert Park

A dish from Atta restaurant

Ideal for: A sophisticated take on Indian cuisine

If mum considers herself a bit of a foodie, a trip to Atta is a must. Atta injects new energy into Indian dining, bringing the indigenous dishes from all corners of India with a contemporary Australian twist. What results is a sensational selection of dishes that not only taste delicious, but look (almost) too good to eat. BOOK NOW > 

La Poele, Windsor

A dish a La Poele restaurant

Ideal for: A culinary tour of Europe

Can’t take mum to Europe? Bring the flavours Europe to her! Promising to bring a truly unique dining experience to Melbournians, La Poele is a Modern European restaurant where diners can indulge and explore their taste buds. All dishes are freshly made from seasonal produce with an extensive wine list to match. BOOK NOW >

Din Tai Fung Melbourne, Melbourne

The interior of Din Tai Fung Melbourne

Ideal for: Dumplings and delights 

A visit to Din Tai Fung is more than just a meal out - it’s a feast! Globally known to serve the world’s tastiest dumplings, Din Tai Fung pairs the freshest ingredients with skill, precision and care. More than just dumplings, tuck into appetisers, noodles, fried rice, soup and wok dishes that are sure to please your tastebuds. Look out for the robot waiters bringing fresh dumplings to your table - sure to be a hit with the whole family. BOOK NOW >

For more Mother’s Day dining inspiration around Melbourne, check out our full list of top restaurants we just know mum will love. 

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