It’s that time of year where we treat the most wholesome woman in our lives – our mumma’s. If we can’t give her the world, at least we can take her out to one of these stunning events around the capital.

Bad Betti’s

Yo Mumma’s so bad she wants burgers + bubbles for Mother’s Day at Betti’s. Free sparkling strawberry cocktail on arrival for all mums + $30pp includes Popcorn Jerk chicken; Guacamole Corn chips, tomato relish, lime, sour cream; Cured kingfish tostada’s, corn puree, charred corn and avocado salsa; Sweet potato fries, preserved lemon aioli; Selection of Bad Betti’s signature sliders; Churro’s with warm Mexican chocolate sauce. Bookings essential. Open lunch and dinner.

$30 pp | Book here 

White Rabbit

For Mother’s Day this year White Rabbit will be serving Tipsy tea from 1pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $70 per person and will see guests enjoy bubbles on arrival, savories, sweets and of course our signature cocktails.

$70pp | Book here

QT Lounge

QT Canberra is hosting an indulgent brunch for mums in their exclusive Lounge. Perched on the 15th floor, they’re opening up the private lounge for you and your special guest. Amongst the clouds, the lounge is home to magnificent city and lakeside views making the perfect backdrop for a family toast. They’re putting together a decadent buffet brunch especially designed by Chef Josh Smith-Thirkell. All mums will be greeted with a complimentary glass of G.H. Mumm champagne on arrival and a special gift. Bring mum from 11am – 3.30pm.

$75pp | Book here 

The Conservatory Restaurant at National Arboretum

Go in and spoil your mum this Mother’s Day at The Conservatory Restaurant. Serving breakfast from 8am – 11am, $29 per person including tea, coffee or juice. Lunch is serving from 12pm – 2pm, $59 per person three course lunch with a glass of local sparkling wine. Bookings are essential.  Click here to see the menu. 

$29pp breakfast of $59pp lunch | Book on 6130 0173 or email [email protected]

The Howling Moon

The Howling Moon invites you to spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day with spectacular views, sweet and savoury bites and a glass of sparkling on arrival! Bring your Mother Wolf along to the Rooftop Bar so she can relax, savour a high tea and feel on top of the world! There will be a variety of drinks as well as a Mother’s Day craft activity for the younger pups! Sittings at 9.30am, 12.00pm and 2.30pm. Bookings are essential.

Adults $55, child 12-18 $40, under 12 $30, under 3 free | Book here


For the mums who love a bevvie, look no further than Bentspoke! A special lunch menu will include BentSpoke roast pork, roast beef and all the trimmings for just $30 per head. The regular menu will resume for dinner, alongside some Mother’s Day specials. All Mums get a free beer and dessert with a group booking. Open from 11am.

$30pp | Book on 02 6257 5220

Hotel Kurrajong

Hotel Kurrajong invites you and your mum to join for High Tea. Spoil mum with a decadent high tea of sweets and savouries, specialty teas by LMDT freshly brewed, or try Hotel Kurrajong’s very own Isabella’s Tea and Chifley’s Blend barista coffee by Lonsdale Street Roasters. From 11.30am, relax and indulge with a glass of bubbles while the children play in the beautiful courtyard.

$59pp, $45pp – 12yo to 17yo, $28pp – 6yo to 11yo, Free – 5YO and under | Book here.

The Duxton

To celebrate all of the wonderful mum’s out there, The Duxton will be hosting their monthly Bottomless Brunch for your nearest and dearest. From 10:30am – 12.30pm in The Oak Room, they will be hosting a free-flowing brunch with entertainment and an endless supply of Chandon NV Rose. Picture a Chandon Rose Spritz on arrival and Bottomless Chandon NV Rose with perfect eggs topped with hollandaise sauce to be enjoyed on Mothers Day. Tickets are $55 per person + booking fee and include a two hour brunch package of bottomless Rose and a brunch dish of your choosing from the menu.

$55pp | Book here 

Sage Dining Rooms

Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day with an incredible lunch at Sage Dining Rooms. Treat her to a specially curated 4-course menu from 12pm.

$94pp | Book here 

EQ Café & Lounge

This Mother’s Day EQ Cafe & Lounge are open serving breakfast and lunch from 8am in their spacious café. Bookings are essential.

Book on (02) 6161 1666.

Lanyon Vikings

Let mum take a break and spoil her this Mother’s Day to a lunch buffet at Red Rock Bistro, Lanyon Vikings. Even superheroes deserve a day off! Featuring an array of hearty meals. Smoked salmon, panko crusted barramundi, traditional roast pork, slow-cooked stuffed chicken breast and more.

$29.9 per adult and $16 per child member pricing | Get all the details here.

The Pedlar

In the heart of Campbell, The Pedlar is serving up delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner that mum will love. Breakfast is served from 7:30am, and lunch / dinner from 12:00pm. Bookings essential.

Book on 02 5100 5929.

Hoi Polloi at Old Parliament House

Spoil your mum this Mothers’ Day in style with a high tea at Old Parliament House. Indulge in a high tea stand, glass of champagne and unlimited tea and coffee. Bookings are essential as limited spots are available. Sittings available are 10am or 12pm.

$60pp | Book on 02 6261 7210 or [email protected]

Dendy Cinemas

Let mum put her feet up in a plush movie theatre with sparkling in hand. Dendy have a high tea and film ready to treat mum to! Enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival, followed by a selection of sweet and savoury treats. The film screening is Poms; an upcoming American comedy dance film, directed by Zara Hayes. It stars Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, Alisha Boe, and Rhea Perlman. Arrive at 3.30pm for a 4pm screening.

$55 Club Dendy, $65 Standard | Book here

ACT Together

Give back some love into the community this Mother’s Day. ACT Together are calling for Canberrans to come forward and make a difference in the life of Canberra’s most vulnerable children by providing a safe and stable environment for those who cannot live safely at home.  In the ACT alone there are currently more than 700 children living in out-of-home care due to issues of abuse or neglect. Every child is one adult away from being a success story. Could you be the one? Call 1300 WEFOSTER (1300 933 678) to find out or for more information visit

Dance Central

DC Fit, will be celebrating mothers of all ages by offering a program designed to support and strengthen the pelvic floor; a part of the body that all mothers know is significantly weakened once a woman has given birth. The program, titled ‘Strong as a Mother’, will launch at Dance Central in Phillip on Tuesday 30 April. There will be three classes every week – Bounce, Zumba and Barre Body – with each class specifically designed to accommodate mothers and, more importantly, their pelvic floors.

Visit Dance Central for more info and times.