Where to take your Mum to eat on Mother's Day in Auckland
Here are 14 of the BEST places to take your Mum out for brunch, lunch, afternoon or dinner in Auckland to celebrate Mother’s Day 2021.
For art loving Mums
Brunch or lunch at the Homestead and Company Eatery
Enjoy lunch at Homestead and Company eatery on the undercover verandah at the Pah Homestead in Hillsborough. Choose from the all day breakfast or the lunch menu. Our favourite spot is on the verandah as the kids have room to play on the lawn nearby, so you can relax while keeping an eye on them. Afterwards your family can enjoy the free art exhibitions in the Wallace Arts Centre which is also in the Pah Homestead.
Homestead and Company
Pah Homestead, 72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough, Auckland
Sunday 12 May 2019: 8am to 5pm
We recommend to book online before you go.
For Mums who love history
Mother’s Day Devonshire Tea at Alberton
Spend time with Mum and Grandma exploring the Auckland historic homestead and garden at Alberton. Soak up the ambiance of the majestic setting over a morning or afternoon tea of light English scones with cream & jam in the grand Victorian ballroom or on the verandah overlooking the garden (weather permitting) served from beautiful vintage fine china and antique silverware. No booking is required, but note there is a limit on the number of guests that can be catered for each day.
100 Mount Albert Road, Mount Albert, Auckland
Saturday 8 May and Sunday 9 May 2021: 10:30am to 12:30pm
For Mums who love markets
Go shopping for your picnic lunch at the Clevedon Farmers Market
Take a drive to the Clevedon Markets on Sunday morning. Get Mum a coffee when you arrive and then let her sample and choose the supplies for a picnic lunch. If it’s a fine day then you could head to Maraetai Beach which is only a 20 minute drive away to enjoy your picnic lunch.
Clevedon Farmers Market
Clevedon Showgrounds, 107 Monument Road, Clevedon
Sunday 12 May: 8:30am to 1pm
For Mums who love gardens
Lunch at Cafe Miko and admire the Auckland Botanic Gardens
Take a stroll around the Auckland Botanic Gardens and enjoy lunch at Cafe Miko. Please note, that some of the paths are currently being upgraded at the Gardens, but you will still be able to get around the garden and enjoy the plants and flowers.
Auckland Botanic Gardens
Sunday 9 May: 8am to 4pm
For Mums who have a sweet tooth
There are lots of Mother’s Day high teas in Auckland. Choose from the Divine Patisserie Mother’s Day High Tea at $45 per adult and $25 for children at Ormiston Town Centre, signature High Tea by Cordis; a roaring 20’s high tea at Hotel DeBrett from $75 per person; High Tea at La Fourchette from $49 per adult and $30 per child; or High Tea at Ostro from $55.
Ormiston Town Centre, 240 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush, South Auckland
Cordis, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland City Centre
Grafton, Auckland City
2 High Street, Auckland City Centre
8C Turua Street, St Heliers, Auckland
52 Tyler Street, Britomart, Auckland City Centre
For animal loving Mums
Visit the Butterflies and enjoy brunch at Butterfly Creek
You can’t go wrong with a trip to see the Butterflies and enjoy the Mother’s Day Brunch Menu at Butterfly Creek. Plus book online and get 10% off an individual All Attractions Pass at Butterfly Creek on Mother’s Day.
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport, Auckland
Sunday 9 May 2021
Bookings online are recommended
See the farm animals and have breakfast at Cornwall Park Cafe
Cornwall Park has lots of trails and paths to explore and plenty of farm animals to see on your walk. Afterwards have lunch at the Cornwall Park Cafe. This is another good spot for Mum’s as the cafe has a kids play area inside and lots of paths and a large grass area outside. If you remember to take the kids scooters too, older kids will happily entertain themselves riding on the paths by the cafe so Mum’s can enjoy a relaxing lunch.
Cornwall Park Cafe
Puriri Drive (near the band rotunda), Puriri Drive, Epsom
Sunday 9 May: 7:30am to 5pm. Kitchen closes at 4pm.
The cafe does not take bookings
For Mums who love sushi
Take the family out for Japanese Yum Cha at MASU
The Japanese Yum Cha Mother’s Day at MASU lunch is sure to be a hit for Mums who love sushi as they can choose a selection of sashimi, nigiri or maki from the Trolley. Or if your Mum likes Japanese food other than sushi, there is Yum Cha selecitons from the Kitchen, Robata Grill and Dessert Options.
90 Federal Street, Auckland City
Sunday 9 May: lunch service
For Mums who aren't scare of heights
Have lunch at the top of Sky Tower and enjoy the views of Auckland
Take Mum up Sky Tower to enjoy views over Auckland and have lunch in the revolving restaurant Orbit.
Sunday 9 May:
Mother’s Day Menu at Orbit for three courses for $79 per adult The Kids menu is $30 and includes a main and dessert.
Bookings online are recommended
For Mums who want to relax at home
Stay in and cook Mum a delicious meal.
Get the kids to have fun helping cook a delicious meal for your Mum by making one of her favourite meals and desserts. Make it extra special by getting the kids to make a hand made card for Mum too.