No matter what your budget is, the Mother City has somewhere special for you to spoil your Mother. You still have a few days to plan and lucky for you, we have a few great lunch suggestions.


1. Brunch at the Cape Milner Hotel

Mother’s Day buffet brunch at The Cape Milner is the perfect treat for the family to enjoy together. At only R350 per person, you’ll be able to tuck into a scrumptious buffet of tapas, a choice of four delicious main courses and decadent desserts. This special rate also includes a bottle of the locally produced Miss Molly MCC, to be shared between every two guests, and a special hand-crafted gift to spoil mom on her Cape Milner Mother’s Day experience.

Contact: 021 426 1101
Address: 2 Milner Rd, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town



2. Autumn lunch at Nederburg

With its sprawling gardens, as well as stunning views of the surrounding Drakenstein Mountains and autumn vines, the venue will appeal to the whole family. A taste journey of full-blown South African flavour awaits those with an appetite for discovery. The Mother’s Day meal, offered from 12pm, costs R380 per person (wine and service charge excluded).  Booking is essential.  Children are also catered for, at around R70 a head.

Contact: 021 877 5155
Address: Sonstraal Rd, Paarl


3. Lunch at the Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

The Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers is offering a Mother’s Day special fit for a queen. Crystal Towers boasts a world-class dining experience, with a stunning view of Table Mountain. Mothers and daughters will be welcomed with a complimentary drink, followed by warm and delicious homemade bread straight from the baker’s oven. A delectable lunch will be served but that’s not all… candy jars will also be available for each mother and daughter. These will contain macaroons, fudge, coconut marshmallows and chocolate truffles. The menu costs R395 per person and R70 per child.

Contact: 021 525 3888
Address: Corner of Century Boulevard and Rialto Road, Century City, Cape Town


4. The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel celebrates moms

Make Mother’s Day extra special this year, at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel – celebrate a luxurious lunch at The Conservatory on 13 May 2018. Enjoy a leisurely stroll with your mum in the historic gardens before heading back to the restaurant, where a glass of chilled bubbles await before lunch. At R450 per person, the lunch menu is guaranteed to be spectacular, in a unique setting.

Contact: 021 794 2137
Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town


5. Lunch at Roast & Co

We totally get it, no-one can make a Roast Chicken like your one and only mom, but we’re certain she doesn’t want to spend her day cooking up a storm. Treat your incredible, special, amazing, multi-tasking professional mother with a roast of glory at your favourite chicken restaurant in Cape Town, Roast & Co. They offers guests an array of delectable sides – all complementary to the hero dish – Roast Chicken. Set in their beautiful courtyard, your mom is guaranteed to feel extra special – a complimentary glass of Warwick Wine and a tasty dessert to enjoy after her main meal.

Contact:  021 424 6372
Address: 98 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town
Website: Roast & CO.


6. The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Treat your mom to a  scrumptious Lunch Buffet for Mother’s Day at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront. This includes a specially crafted cupcake and tea pairing experience. On this special day, included in the Buffet Lunch is a glass of Waterford Rose Mary wine. Your mom will also receive a voucher for a chocolate and wine pairing at the Waterford Wine Estate and an Amani Spa voucher for R150. The cost is R425, children under 12 years years eat half price and children under three eat free.

Contact: 021 441 3000
Address: Granger Bay Boulevard, Granger Bay, Cape Town
Website: Radisson Blu


7. Pepperclub Hotel & Spa

Moms and daughters are invited to join them for a morning in the iconic Penthouse, and enjoy a hands-on workshop where they will learn how to make their own fresh flower crowns using local Cape fynbos – perfect for the queen in your life. This will be followed by a flower-inspired high tea, accompanied by fine teas and coffee. This is one of the most unique experiences on offer in Cape Town and perfect for a mother, daughter bonding session. The cost is R350pp.

Contact: 021 812 8888
Address: Loop St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
Website: Pepperclub


8. The Table Bay Hotel Mother’s Day spoil

The emphasis is on the experience at The Table Bay this Mother’s Day. From the warm greeting at the door and being enveloped by the intoxicating aromas of fresh flowers, afternoon tea and a royal banquet unfolding in the kitchen, to the gracious setting that is The Table Bay, moms, flanked by their loved ones will feel like queens for the day. They have two offers available for Mother’sDay – a Luncheon and a High Tea, so you are spoilt for choice and you can set the tone according to your budget. The Mother’s Day Luncheon is R525 per person and the Mother’s Day High Tea is R330 per person. Booking is essential for these experiences. 

Contact: 021 406 5988
Address: Quay 6, W Quay Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Website: Table Bay Hotel


9. Shimmy Beach Club

Mother’s Day is always a special day at Shimmy Beach Club.  Treat your mom to a delicious ala carte lunch at their idyllic ocean side setting, with a complimentary glass of Gorgeous by Graham Beck Bubbly, perfume activations by Versace and some other Mother’s Day touches to make her feel amazing. There will also be fun activities for kids so mom can finally have a break in a beautiful setting.

Contact: 021 200 7778
Address: 12 South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Website: Shimmy Beach Club


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Article written by

Nidha Narrandes

Nidha Narrandes is a food-obsessed travel addict with 21 years of journalism experience. Her motto - Travel. Eat. Repeat. She is happiest on a road to nowhere without a plan. A masterchef at home, she can't do without chilli - because chilli makes the world a tastier place.