Mother’s Day is just around the corner (this year it’s on Sunday 14 May), so you’ll need book in early to get a table! Our Mother’s Day Restaurant Guide features lots of fabulous local family-friendly restaurants that not only have amazing food, but welcome children with open arms too.
Eden Gardens Dragonfly Restaurant, Macquarie Park
NSM Offer: Quote NSM when booking to receive a free box of chocolates
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast or a 3-course lunch for Mother’s Day in the beautiful surroundings of Eden Gardens. Specialising in delicious modern Australian cuisine, Eden Garden’s fully licensed restaurant The Dragonfly extends into the atmospheric garden surroundings. The menu includes gluten-free and vegetarian options featuring fresh, seasonal produce.
- Cuisine: Modern Australian
- Where: 307 Lane Cove Rd (corner Fontenoy Road), Macquarie Park
- Cost: Full buffet breakfast: $39 adult, $16 children. 3-course lunch: $65 adult, $18 kids meal and activity pack
- Bookings: 9491 9976
- Website: edengardens.com.au
The Sawmill, West Pymble
Treat yourself (or your mum!) to an indulgent breakfast, or a relaxed lunch or a fuss-free dinner at The Sawmill. The kids will receive an activity pack to keep them entertained while you enjoy a relaxing meal. For dessert, the house-made cannoli in hazelnut, pistachio, chocolate or vanilla are a must try! The Sawmill is a rustic Italian eatery located in West Pymble. The menu features seasonal, fresh produce with an emphasis on simple Italian flavours. Wood fired pizza and house made pasta feature daily on the menu. Read the NSM Review.
- Cuisine: Italian
- Address: 7 Duneba Avenue, West Pymble
- Bookings: 9498 6565 or online
- Website: thesawmill.com.au
Kipling’s Garage Bar, Turramurra
NSM Offer: All mums receive a complimentary glass of Moet Ice Imperial
Spoil yourself with the casual ‘All Day Brunch’ a la carte menu at Kipling’s Garage Bar in Turramurra with a variety of breakfast and lunch items available. Kipling’s Garage Bar is housed in a 1920’s auto service garage. It features a chic industrial setting serving elegant, rustic, honest food that flicks your senses from classic, nostalgic flavours to new, inspired dishes by super-skilled Chef, Thiago Menezes. The casual neighbourhood spot offers an extensive wine list, tap beers & cocktails in a in a gorgeous indoor and outdoor space.
- Address: 2 Eastern Road, Turramurra
- Cost: From $14. Kids menu also available
- Phone: Online bookings essential
- Website: kiplingsgaragebar.com.au
Borruso’s Pizza & Pasta, Northbridge
NSM Offer: All mums receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco
Borruso’s is a vibrant and homely Italian restaurant in Northbridge, and is a great family-friendly restaurant to enjoy Mothers Day! Borruso’s has strived to foster a culture of generosity and hospitality, which manifests in wonderful, caring staff; a warm and welcoming atmosphere; and an experience that delights. They focus on consistency and customer satisfaction, and always aim to have every diner leave their restaurant happy.
- Cuisine: Italian
- Where: 1/65 Strathallen Ave, Northbridge
- Bookings: 9967 5706
- Website: borrusos.com
The Ranch Hotel, Marsfield
The Ranch Hotel has you covered this Mother’s Day with a delicious buffet offering plenty of choices for everyone. The Ranch is the perfect family-friendly, spacious venue with plenty of activities for the kids such as an outdoor playground, jumping castle, face painting and more! With recently completed renovations and over 300 car spaces its all wrapped up ready to go.
- Where: 108 Herring Rd, Marsfield
- Cost: $59 for adults buffet, $20 for kids buffet
- Bookings: Call or book online
- Website: theranch.com.au
Fratelli Fresh, Crows Nest
NSM Offer: All mums receive a banoffee pie dessert with every booking made
Enjoy a delicious Italian feast for lunch or dinner at the newly opened Fratelli Fresh. Taste dishes from the new Autumn menu, including the popular duck ragu with shaved bitter chocolate; butternut squash & scallop risotto; and spicy baked prawns alla puttanesca. With a lively Italian energy, Fratelli Fresh pride themselves as being an extension of the Italian family table, where sharing plates amongst family and friends allows you to eat, drink and play the Italian way. Also Kids Eat Free, the perfect reason to bring the family together!
- Cuisine: Italian
- Where: 118 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest
- Bookings: 8099 7070
- Website: fratellifresh.com.au
Teta’s Authentic Lebanese, Roseville Chase
For delicious Lebanese cuisine, book a table for lunch or dinner at Teta’s this Mothers Day! Teta’s (grandma) is a family-run authentic Lebanese restaurant in Roseville. Having had the pleasure of enjoying their Teta’s delicious and authentic Lebanese food for many years, you can now taste and experience the best of authentic Lebanese cuisine. BYO wine. If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try another time, Teta’s also has a Bellydancer on Friday and Saturday nights and a function space available for up to 85 people!
- Cuisine: Lebanese
- Where: 25 Babbage Rd, Roseville Chase
- Bookings: Call 9417 5661
- Website: tetas.net.au
So many fabulous choices! If you want even more ideas, check out our Out & About section for lots more restaurant reviews and special occasion lists.