Need some help this Mother’s day? We’ve rounded up some of our favourites so you can take your mum somewhere special!
AFTERNOON TEA AT THE HOTEL WINDSOR
Mums will receive the VIP treatment at The Hotel Windsor’s iconic Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday 13 May. The Hotel Windsor has been an absolute favourite for Mother’s Day for well over 100 years and does everything possible to provide deserving mothers the most amazing Mother’s Day experience in Australia.
The ever-popular Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is steeped in tradition having attracted generations of families, who return year-after-year for one of the city’s most memorable experiences. This year, The Hotel Windsor will be serving up over 2000 scones on Mothers Day! Mothers can enjoy an extravagant afternoon with ribbon sandwiches, delicious pastries and freshly baked scones, served on tiered silver stands with tea and unlimited French sparkling wine on offer. Guests will also be treated to a decadent dessert buffet featuring mouthwatering cakes and sweets. The guests of
honor will also have a specially made dessert for the occasion created by Executive Pastry Chef Gette Eliso – Gâteau Saint-Honoré – the cake named after the patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs.
In the lead up to Mother’s Day, $2 from every Afternoon Tea sold between Monday 7 to Saturday 12 May will be donated to the Miracle Mums appeal supporting the incredible work of The Royal Women’s Hospital.
For more information on seating times, prices and to make a reservation for Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Windsor, visit The Hotel Windsor website at www.thehotelwindsor.com.au/mothersday2018
Nomada will be offering a set menu for both lunch and dinner on Mother‘s Day.
Dishes include Coffin Bay oyster, slow cooked egg with creamed leek, spanner crab and Yarra Valley caviar, rabbit rillette, leek and manchego cheese croqueta, coal grilled calamari, milk braised lamb shoulder, patatas bravas and to finish, churros with chocolate.
$66 per person for the set menu.
To book, please visit www.nomada.com.au or call 03 9416 4102. Bookings are essential.
To book, visit https://figo.com.au/
CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY IN FINE FRENCH STYLE AT BISTRO GITAN AND L’HOTEL GITAN
For those looking to truly treat their Maman this Mother’s Day, renowned French venues Bistro Gitan and L’Hotel Gitan will each be hosting a leisurely European lunch, providing the perfect place to celebrate with loved ones.
The restaurants have created a bespoke menu that presents a set first course, before allowing guests to choose from a selection of starters, mains and desserts.
Menu highlights include Jerusalem artichoke soup, artichoke crisp, truffle, Pão de Queijo; Seared Duck breast, roasted caulfilower with a soubise jus and Lemon Meringue beignets.
From 12pm, and $95 per person inclusive of four courses with choice from a set menu.
52 Toorak Road West, South Yarra 3141 Bookings vis (03) 9867 5853
For more information visit www.bistrogitan.com.au
Menu highlights include Quail farci, pork belly, de puy lentils with a spiced red wine jus, Coq au Vin, pommes mousseline, grandmother garnish and broccolini; Citris & mascarpone verrine, mascarpone cream, citrus segments, lemon sorbet and a caramel macaron
L’Hotel Gitan, 32 Commercial Road, Prahran 3181, the $90 pp Mother’s day meal is inclusive of four courses with choice from set menu.
Bookings via (03) 9999 0990
For further information visit www.lhotelgitan.com.au