Mother’s Day 2019: French style

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Want a touch of French for your Mum for Mother’s Day? We’ve rounded up places around the country that you can celebrate Mother’s Day in French style.


Gold Coast
Sunshine Coast



Cliché Exhibition

While Cliché Exhibition is not doing anything special for Mother’s Day, they will be open as usual on Sunday for lunch and dinner serving their usual menu.


Hey Jupiter

Similarly, Hey Jupiter will be serving its usual menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Mother’s Day.


Karkoo Nursery

Let Mum pretend she’s in Paris with the sounds of Mélange à Trois and a glass of mulled wine from the Jungle Bar. Plus Mothers’ day shopping couldn’t be any easier: let her choose what she likes from Karkoo’s enormous selection of plants, homewares and antiques.

All the details here.


Madame Hanoi

Madame Hanoi are holding a Mother’s Day High Tea – a tiered platter of sweet and savoury bites with Madame Hanoi’s French-Vietnamese signature flavours. It costs $45 per person

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Bookings are required and can be made via the website or by calling  8218 4166


St Louis House of Fine Ice Cream and Dessert

There’s a special limited edition Mother’s Day ice-cream titled “Madame Grey”.



It is a limited edition red waffle cone topped with a scoop of their Mothers Day ice cream which is Earl Grey Tea infused ice cream with layers of lemon curd and italian biscotti.



Get in quick! It’s only going to be avaible in stores from Friday to Sunday!


Sucre Patisserie

Sucre Patisserie will be making a few special items for Mother’s day.

  • Heart shaped French Macarons $3.50ea (assorted flavours and colours)
  • Hand rolled Belgian chocolate truffles $2.00ea
  • A rose, rhubarb & chocolate mousse cake (in the shape of a rose, approx 12cm diametre), with a sprayed velvet chocolate finish for $19.50each.


You can contact Keva via email at [email protected] or phone 0490077146 to book ahead of time. Bookings are required in advance for the rose cake. Sucre Patisserie will also be open to the public 10am-2pm on Saturday the 11th May (it is not usually open on Saturdays).





Aquitaine Brasserie

Aquitaine Brasserie is putting on a special lunch menu for Mother’s Day 2019. 3 courses for $79, and kids’ meals are $29.


Aquitaine Truffle French toast


Lunch bookings must be made via their website 


Aquitaine Seared Cone Bay Barramundi


For Mother’s Day 2019 dinner, Aquitaine Brasserie will be offering its standard a-la-carte menu, and also its degustation menu.

Aquitaine Strawberry Cheesecake


C’est Bon

C’est Bon is doing a special 3 courses lunch for $60 per person for Mother’s Day.



For Mother’s Day Chouquette is making a special cake, named Rhubarbe Verveine comprised of:

  • Ganache Verveine
  • Rhubarbe Roti
  • Croustillant Amande
  • Moelleux Amande Framboise.

It costs $8.50 and it is available for pre-order via telephone on (07) 3358 6336.


Le Caprice Patisserie

Le Caprice Patisserie is doing a mini croquembouche for Mothers’ day ($10), with a choice of 3 different flavours: chocolate, vanilla or raspberry.

Mini Croquembouche by Le Caprice

No booking required, but you are strongly advised to place orders in advance. You can do so by telephone on (07) 31624246


Les Bubbles

3 course meal – $49.95 – Mums receive a free glass of bubbles

Bookings via




Libertine is having a Mother’s Day special banquet.



Bookings are required and can be made via phone call on 07 3367 3353 or email to [email protected]




Lutèce is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Mother’s Day 2019:

  • Breakfast & Live Jazz $48 per person, children $20.
  • Lunch (3 courses) & Live Jazz $78, children $30.
  • Dinner (3 courses) $75, children $30

Menus are available at

Bookings are required and can be made via the website.


The Little Crepe Lounge

For Mother’s Day 2019, the Little Crepe Lounge will be giving Mums a free pot of French Earl grey and introducing a red velvet crepe for $14 for that day only.


To reserve your table, call Chrissy on 0402551745.


Sofitel Brisbane Central


Mother’s Day High Tea Party with Queensland Ballet

Spoil mum this Mother’s Day at Sofitel Brisbane Central with an exquisite high tea party within the elegant surrounds of Ballroom Le Grand and be entranced by an exclusive performance by the Queensland Ballet.

Credit: QBAcademy Photogtaphy David Kelly

Delight in a quintessential French high tea and indulge in decadent desserts, sumptuous scones and gourmet savouries handcrafted by QHA Chef of the Year award-winner, Joel Helot. Complete the experience with perfectly paired French sparkling wine, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks and juice.


Choose between a morning or afternoon tea, and for the ballet enthusiasts and champagne connoisseurs upgrade to a Platinum package to enjoy a Moet & Chandon Piccolo from your preferential table.


Afternoon tea – 2:30pm – 5pm


  • Classic: Children – $40; Adult – $75
  • Platinum: Children – $45; Adult – $99


*Children price applies to 5-12 year olds. Children under 5 are complimentary.


Tickets available via Eventbrite


Mother’s Day Breakfast in Thyme2 Restaurant 

The only thing better than breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day is an exquisite, relaxing long breakfast at Thyme² Restaurant.


Feast on an array of savoury and sweet breakfast favourites alongside French pastries, fresh juices, free flow sparkling wine and barista coffee.


Signature seafood buffet with free flow sparkling wine

Thyme² Restaurant’s iconic seafood lunch & dinner is the perfect way to treat Mum (and yourself) this Mother’s Day.




Orangerie Pâtisserie

Orangerie Patisserie will be producing a few new products for Mothers Day:

  • Individual Raspberry Mousse finished with burnt meringue and biscuit pearl – $6 ea
  • Individual Chocolate Mud Cake finished with dark ganache and choc curls -$6 ea
  • Assorted Cup Cakes beautifully decorated sold individually or gift boxed in 2 or 4 – $4.50 ea $8 for 2 and $15 for 4
  • Assorted Home-made Biscuits beautifully bagged and ideal as a gift – $8 per bag
  • 4-6 portion Naked Red Velvet Cake finished with Pink ganache drip and decorated with macarons and chocolate – $30 ( order to avoid disappointment )

You can pre-order by telephone on (07) 4039 1755.




Les Bistronomes

Reservations can be made via the website or by telephone on (02) 6248 8119.


Gold Coast


Counter Café & Eatery

Counter Café & Eatery will have its normal menu on Mother’s Day with a couple of specials available for around the $20 mark.

Bookings can be made via phone on (07) 5525 3340 or the website, although it is not a requirement.








Bergerac will be open for Mother’s Day dinner from 6pm serving its usual menu.


Reservations can be made via the website or by telephone on (03) 9642 3646.



Bibelot is doing a special Mother’s Day high tea with 3 different settings from $89 per person. All the details are below.

You can reserve your spot at the High Tea by email to [email protected], by telephone on (03) 9690 2688 or directly in-store.


Bistro Gitan

Special Set course Lunch $95 pp

Bookings are required and should be made by calling (03) 9867 5853


Bistro Volière

Bistro Volière is doing a special set menu for Mother’s Day.

  • 2 courses $50
  • 3 courses $60

Complimentary glass of French sparkling for all Mums


Bookings are made on site or by phone (03) 9042 5584


Bon Ap’

Bon Ap’ will be open all day on Mother’s Day from 11:30am and will be serving its dinner menu all day long.


Bookings are required and can be made via telephone on (03) 9415 9450 or in person by popping into the restaurant.


Chez Mademoiselle

If you want to transport your mum to a world where Coco Chanel meets Breakfast at Tiffany’s, look no further! Chez Olivier’s sister café will be open on Mother’s Day from 8:00am to 3:00pm and will be offering some fabulous French treats. From a full French High Tea experience to sample-size options,  your mother will be taken on a culinary adventure that will make her feel like Audrey Hepburn herself!


To enquire about Mother’s Day at Chez Mademoiselle, visit them at 123 Greville Street, Prahran, or call on (03) 9939 5820.


Chez Olivier

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and there is not a more perfect time to treat the lady that loves you the most to a delightful French meal. Invite your mum for lunch at Chez Olivier this year and celebrate what a wonderful mother she is around a variety of French delicacies that are sure to put a huge smile on her face.



Click here to see the La Carte menu that will be available for Mother’s Day.


Chez Olivier will be open for lunch from 12 pm – closed for dinner.


To book a table, click here or call (03) 9525 2273.



Choukette will do the “French kiss” for $7.90
Strawberry mousse, almond cremeux on a madeleine.


Curly Whiskers French Bistro

Curly Whiskers is offering a 2 course set menu for Mother’s Day for both lunch and dinner.

You can reserve via the website.




There is a set menu for breakfast and lunch, dinner is alacarte. They also have a special set menu for children.


Bookings are essential with credit card details and a 24 hour cancellation policy. Reservations can be made on the website or by telephone on (03) 9804 5468.


Gateaux by Marc Frissard

Gateaux by Marc Frissard is putting on a Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday 12 May. It is $38 for adults of $20 for children between 5 and 10 years of age.


Please see the menu below.

Bookings are essential and can be made by telephone to (03) 9521 9771.


L’Hotel Gitan

L’Hotel Gitan is putting on a special lunch menu for Mother’s Day for $60.
Dinner will be a la carte.
Reservations can be made by telephone to (03) 9999 0990.


LuxBite create dedicated cakes for all loved ones. They will have their one of a kind “Big Heart” Celebration Cake: Genoise sponge layered with light vanilla mousse, scent of elderflower jelly, tartness from the strawberry compote, yoghurt and crunchy almond base. $55 6-8 serves


In addition, to help ease in decision making LuxBite have their all time favourite Tea set, you get to taste all of their signature cakes in one go, perfect for sharing. $38

If you are looking for something small, just an individual teaser, LuxBite have their “Pinky Promise” cake: strawberry mousse, vanilla mousse centered with raspberry compote on an almond biscuit base. $9.50


It is recommended that you pre-order cakes in advance are welcome for this busy day to avoid disappointment. You can do so at the website

LuxBite will have their standard cake menu (more options) on display for that day. All cakes are boxed up in their chic packaging great for take away and as gifts.


As LuxBite is a small patisserie cafe, with minimal seating, they do not take reservations and encourage walk-ins only.


Millstone Patisserie

Millstone Patisserie will be open for Mother’s Day serving its usual menu.

Millstone Patisserie are working on a dessert special for Mother’s Day.


They are also taking bookings on Mother’s day. The shop will be open from 8 am til 4 pm (kitchen closes at 3 pm).



For table bookings, please email us on [email protected] or call us on (03) 9509 0789.



Noir is open for lunch and dinner and we are offering a choice between a two ($55) or three course ($70) choice menu or a four course tasting menu ($65).

Bookings can be made on the website via the booking portal


Q Le Baker

For Mother’s Day Q Le Baker will have breakfast in bed hampers, which will include two croissants, brioche, mini sourdough baguette, home made Q Le BAKER jam and Pepe saya butter. The price is $29.50 and we recommend people to place orders, which you can do directly in store or by telephone on (03) 9973 3069.


They will have a bar held in the deli arcade of the Q Le Baker store, where they will be selling the packs as well as single viennoiserie items (croissants and brioches). The bar will be held on Sunday Mother’s Day from 7.30am until sold out.


During the week they will also be making a special Mother’s Day granola available to buy in packs in store all week – Roselle Hibiscus granola with mixed rolled grains, nuts and puffed buckwheat.




Bistro Guillaume

Transport your senses to a Parisian heaven this Mother’s Day at Bistro Guillaume.

Make mum feel special with a Champagne or cocktail on the stunning terrace to start, as you overlook the sparkling resort pool. Then indulge her with a lingering meal from the delectable a la carte menu rich with French classics, whilst enjoying the stunning French provincial dining room.

Bookings are not required however they are recommended – to book, guests may call 1800 556 688 or do so via the website.


Bloody French

You can reserve your table at Bloody French via the website or by telephone on (08) 9388 0454.


Chez Pierre

Chez Pierre has a special lunch menu for Mother’s Day.

Bookings are required as places are limited. You can do so on (08) 9386 5886.


La Belle Pâtisserie

A special Ruby Forest Tart has been created for Mother’s Day. It’s comprised of ruby chocolate mousse, red fruit compote, raspberry curd, fresh berries

It costs $45 (8″ inches serves – 8-10) or $7.30 Individual size.

Pre-orders are required for the 8″tart.

La Belle Patisserie is also making a Bailey’s macaron for $4.50.


Sunshine Coast



La Maison du Pâtissier

La Maison du Pâtissier will be celebrating Mother’s Day on Saturday 11 May instead of Sunday 12 May. They will be serving their delicious cakes in a pretty way for Mum!


Their individual cakes will be available and many more as Eric comes up with new creations by the day!


Bookings are preferred and can be made by Facebook or email to [email protected] or by telephone on (07) 5493 1864.




Maison Saint Honoré

Maison Saint Honoré is doing a special menu for the Mother’s Day.


They are not taking bookings for Mother’s Day. It will be walk in only.

They are open from 7:30am to 5 pm for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea and will have 120 seats available.




Bistro Gavroche

Their usual a la carte menu will be available for Mother’s Day.

You can reserve your table via booking website The Fork or by telephone on (02) 9281 6668.


Bistro Guillaume

Bistro Guillaume is open for lunch on Mother’s Day, Sunday 12 May. They propose a 3 course menu for $95:


Lightly smoked ocean trout, pickled lemon, watercress, seaweed brioche


Warm salad of shaved celeriac, chicken confit, hazelnuts and truffle 

Blue Eye Trevalla, grilled broccolini, macadamia, green olives and herbs


Flinders Island lamb shoulder, fennel, white beans and goats cheese

Chocolate soufflé with vanilla bean ice cream


Cheese selection


Bookings are required and should be made via the website or by calling the restaurant (02) 8622 9555


Bitton Gourmet

Bitton Gourmet is open on Mother’s Day for breakfast which will be its usual menu and for lunch which is a special 3 course set menu for $70 per person (see below).


Reservations for both Bitton Gourmet locations can be made via the website.


Brasserie L’Entrecote

Brasserie L’Entrecote has a special 3 course menu for Mother’s Day lunch for $70 per person.

You can reserve your table via the website or by telephone on (02) 8021 2433.


Claire’s Kitchen

Claire’s Kitchen is having a special Mother’s Day lunch and show. All the details of their lunch and show available here.


Crepe House Café Earlwood

While the Crepe House Café is not doing anything special for Mother’s Day 2019, they are open.

Bookings are required for this day and can be made via the website.


Four Frogs Crêperie

Florian, chef at Four Frogs Creperie has come up with his best galette and crêpe and will make it available for the whole Mother’s Day weekend.


Mother’s Day specials are available on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2019, for lunch and dinner.

  • Mum’s galette: Pan fried Scallops, leeks, Swiss cheese & white wine sauce $21
  • Mother’s day Pavlova crêpe: Fresh raspberry and strawberry, homemade berry coulis, whipped cream, crushed meringue $18
  • Mumm glass of Champagne $12


Loluk Bistro

Loluk will be open as an exception (on a Sunday) for Mother’s Day 2019 with a special set menu designed for the occasion. 4 courses set menu for $75 per person.

Booking is required, can be made via the website, opentable or by directly calling at the restaurant on (02) 7900 6251.


Quoi Dining

Quoi Dining has a special 3 course set menu for $85 per person for Mother’s Day.


Reservations can be made via the website or by telephone on (02) 9899 3554.

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