Mother’s Day is just around the corner so if you haven’t started planning where you’re going to spoil yourself and your family this Mother’s Day then keep reading because we’ve got a fabulous list of Mother’s Day specials to share with you! With this handy dandy list you’ll find the perfect place in Cape Town, Joburg and Durban to celebrate Mother’s Day this year.

1. Head to Taj Cape Town for a special treat:

Mint at Taj Cape Town

Whether you want to spoil your mom with a lavish lunch, treat her to afternoon tea or spoil her with a pampering session, Taj Cape Town has something just for you. On Sunday 10 May, Mint, the Local Grill, will host a Mother’s Day jazz lunch from 12:00 to 15:00. Guests will be welcomed with a refreshing strawberry Daiquiri, followed by a three-course meal which includes a buffet starter, a plated main course and a buffet dessert spread for R390 per person. A live saxophonist will entertain guests during the afternoon, with some classic jazz renditions.

If you’re after something a little sweeter then try the decadent Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea from 14:00 to 17:00 at R195 per person, in the Lobby Lounge. A pianist will create the perfect ambiance for a sophisticated and elegant afternoon affair, with highlights such as rooibos crème brûlée, layered red velvet cake, tiramisu and white chocolate tear drops with raspberry compote.

If that doesn’t catch your fancy then send mom to Taj Cape Town’s Jiva Grande Spa for their special Mother’s Day pamper package which includes a deep cleansing Jamarosa Root Facial and a Pada Snana spa pedicure. This 2 hour 15 minute treatment can be enjoyed by two guests and includes a decadent chocolate platter and a glass of bubbly for R820 per person.

2. Have a sweet treat at Belle’s Patisserie, Joburg or Pretoria:

Belle's Patisserie

Belle’s Patisserie is the home of all things delicious in Joburg and Pretoria and they’re ready and waiting to host you and your mom this Mother’s Day. Belle’s will be hosting a delicious breakfast, lunch and high tea on Mother’s Day this year and is currently offering a free cupcake to all moms who visit for breakfast, lunch or high tea at their Blubird or Pretoria stores on the day. There will also be a special treat for tables of 10 or more on the day!

3. Tuck in at 9th Avenue Bistro in Durban:

9th Avenue Bistro

Treat your mom to a three-course lunch including highlights like heritage tomato and fennel tart, prawn-tail pasta, and chocolate torte with chocolate ice cream. At just R250 per person your mom is sure to get her fill at this stunning spot. We love the laid-back atmosphere of this Morningside eatery and we’re sure you mom will too!

4. Have a roaring good time at Stardust Theatrical Dining in Cape Town:


If your mom loves dinner and a show then take her to Stardust Theatrical Dining in Woodstock for their Mother’s Day dinner! For just R275 per person moms and their guests will be treated to a three-course set dinner menu and live entertainment. Guests can look forward to delightful eats like roasted beef sirloin with wholegrain mustard and rosemary and for dessert, white-chocolate crème brûlée – yum!

5. Get glam at Morrells Boutique Venue in Joburg: 

Morrells Boutique venue

Spoil your mom with a decadent breakfast, lunch or high tea at Morrells this Mother’s Day. Starting at 08:00 for breakfast Morrells will be spoiling moms all day on Sunday 10th May. Breakfast will set you back R250 per person for a delectable set menu, lunch will be a decadent affair at R360 per person and high tea will be a sweet treat at R265 per person. Morrells is one of the most beautiful venues in Joburg and you’re bound to impress your mom with a visit to this unique spot.