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 on 8 May 2022.
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. You can’t go wrong with their homemade crumpets. Our favourite spot is on the verandah as the kids have room to play on the lawn nearby, so you can relax while keeping 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 8 May 2022: 8am to 5pm
We recommend to book online before you go.
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 8 May 2022: 8am to 1pm
For Mums who love history
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Highwic
Spend time with Mum and Grandma exploring the Auckland historic homestead and garden at Highwic house in Epsom. Soak up the ambiance of the majestic setting over a morning or afternoon tea of light English scones with cream & jam in the 1880s drawing room served from beautiful vintage fine china and antique silverware. Bookings are essential, tickets are $25 per person. To book email email@example.com or call 09 524 5729.
40 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland
Sunday 8 May 2022: 11am to 3pm or 2pm to 3pm
For Mums who love gardens
Mothers Day High Tea at Eden Gardens
Bring Mum to Eden Garden on Mother’s Day for a high tea in the gardens. Enjoy live music and entry into the gardens. Classic, Vegetarian or Gluten Free High Tea is $52 to $55 per person and includes entry to the gardens. Dogs are welcome on a leash too, so the whole family can join in celebrating Mum’s this Mother’s Day. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 09 638 8395 to book.
24 Omana Avenue, Epsom, Auckland
Sunday 8 May: 10:30am to 2pm
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 8 May 2022: 8am to 4pm (kitchen closes at 2:45pm).
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 Ormiston Town Centre (pictured in the lead image), signature High Tea by Cordis; a Roaring 20’s High Tea at Hotel DeBrett; High Tea at La Petite Fourchette 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
La Petite Fourchette
9 Britomart Place, Britomart or Daldy Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
52 Tyler Street, Britomart, Auckland City Centre
For animal loving Mums
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 8 May 2022: 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
Dinner 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 or the robata style of cooking over an open charcoal grill.
90 Federal Street, Auckland City
Sunday 8 May 2022: Dinner service
For Mums who aren't scare of heights
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.