Treat mom to a memorable occasion with these special Joburg dining experiences curated especially in her honour.
Clico restaurant, known for its intimate and customised service, is offering mom (and family) a special five-course Mother’s Day lunch courtesy of Chef Davies Moagi. This costs R595 per person and happens between 12pm and 4pm. Space is limited so booking is essential. You can book online or call 011 252 3300.
Arbour Café is a favourite Jozi spot for ambient breakfasts, brunches and lunches with its French-inspired theme and pretty courtyard. Known for its delicious crepes and wholesome food, it’s an ideal place for a relaxed and intimate celebration. Spoil mom with a Mother’s Day breakfast at Arbour Café for R295 per person until 11:30am or a Mother’s Day lunch at R395 per person from 12pm to 3pm. Moms receive a complimentary glass of bubbly. Book online or call 011 788 4111.
A stylish and delicious Mother’s Day three-course lunch is on offer at Central One. At R435 per person, it happens between 12pm and 3pm. Moms receive a welcome drink on arrival and a kiddies’ menu is also available. As a special, Radisson Blue Gautrain Hotel is offering (from 6 to 9 May) breakfast for two included in the package for R1,400. Avoid missing out and book on email@example.com or call 011 286 1000.
Do something a little different and gift mom with a lasting culinary skill at Hyde Park Corner this Mother’s Day. Extending on the idea of eating with our eyes, Olives & Plates and Just Teddy Boulangerie & Patisserie, known for their creative and immaculate plating, are hosting plating workshops especially for moms either after breakfast or lunch at one of the restaurants. The plating workshops happen at each restaurant from 10am to 11am and again from 3pm to 4pm. Champagne and a delicious buffet will be offered afterwards. Book mom’s seat at Webtickets.co.za. The ticket price also includes a Hyde Park Corner apron and gloves.
Located in the beautiful countryside of the Cradle of Humankind area in Muldersdrift, Avianto is offering plenty of ways to celebrate mom in style at this lovely hotel and functions venue. There’s the Mother’s Day Family Picnic in the venue’s stunning gardens from 7 to 8 May with a picnic box starting at R250. Enjoy a Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch from 12:30pm at R425 per person for adults. For children under 10 years, it’s R220 per person. Kids under four years eat for free. Then there’s the Mother’s Day plated four-course lunch at R495 per person. Make your bookings online or call 011 668 3000.
The Mother’s Day buffet lunch at Black Eagle Hotel’s lovely setting of The Garden Restaurant is an annual event. It happens from 12:30pm until 3:30pm at R445 per person for adults and R210 for kids under 12 years. Space is limited so booking is essential. Call 011 958 5225.
Known for its tasty game and domestic meat dishes along the “wedding mile” countryside of Muldersdrift, Carnivore has a special treat for moms. The Mother’s Day set lunch menu is R395 per person for adults from 12pm to 4pm. The price is inclusive of a gift, a welcome drink for mom and entertainment to keep the kids occupied. Children under 12 years eat for R195. Book on www.carnovore.co.za or call 011 950 6000.
Enjoy a picturesque Mother’s Day brunch with stunning views of Joburg’s leafy landscapes at The Four Season’s Hotel’s Flames restaurant. Happening from 11am until 3pm, the feast costs R895 per person for adults. Kids between six and 12 years eat for half the price. Flames is popular for its signature brunch menus. This one is extra special.
Celebrating mom is pretty much an all-day event at Malagueta family-style restaurant and it’s a real treat. Moms can choose one of two breakfast options for free from 8:30am to 11am. Then there’s a lunch buffet from 12pm to 3:30pm at R325 per person. There’s a complimentary glass of gin or wine for each mom between 12:30pm and 3:30pm, as well as live music from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Kids eat from the a la crate menu only and can have fun in the play area. Book online at www.malugueta.joburg or call 011 609 2793 / 066 238 5107.
For an epicurean dining experience, Maximillien is offering a Mother’s Day buffet brunch from 10am to 4pm at R465 per person. A complimentary welcome drink is included. Children under 12 years eat for half the price.
Celebrating Mother’s Day at Stonehaven is a wonderful affair by the banks of the Vaal River with a variety of memorable experiences. Start with a breakfast buffet at R125 per person. The a la carte option available for kids and adults includes dishes that start from R39. This happens from 9am to 12pm. A three-course lunch buffet is available for R290 per person with an a la carte option. Moms receive a welcome drink on arrival. They can also get a break with the Kids by the Beach play area boasting a large sandpit with buckets and spades, a jungle gym, trampoline and a colouring corner. Kids’ a la carte meals start from R37.90. For something extra special, enjoy your dining on a luxurious cruise. Enjoy a two-hour cruising breakfast buffet from 9am to 11am at R280 per person and R150 per child (between three and 12 years). The cruising three-course lunch buffet happens from 12pm to 2pm at R480 per person and R150 per child. Book on 016 982 2951/2.