Did you know?
Mother's Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.
A single day is really not enough to thank Mom for being the one who helped you with your homework, dried your tears after crash-landing off your tricycle, and ferried you between parties in her mom-taxi. From cheering you on at your sports day to cheering you on as you go through life, your Mom is your single biggest fan (apart from Dad, but it’s not about him this time).
So spoil her, even if it’s just one day. It’s almost that time of year again; that one day to show our mothers some appreciation and treat them to something nice to say thanks for the things they surely did for us over the past year. You will need to book, so don’t delay!
Things to do with you mom on Mother's Day in Cape Town:
Mother’s Day High Tea at the 12 Apostles
The 12 Apostles will host two High Teas for Mother’s Day. The first High Tea buffet is a collaboration with Lindt Chocolate from 10-12am and 14:30-17:00. The high tea will cost R310 per person and will include a complimentary goodie bag, filled with Lindt Lindor treats. Another high tea to be hosted throughout the day, at The Leopard Bar.
The tea will include a three-tiered high tea stand and is set to start from 10:00-16:00. Contact 0214379001 for bookings.
Mother’s Day at Rhebokskloof
Pay R295 per person for a wonderful buffet Mother’s Day lunch at the Rhebokskloof Restaurant in Paarl. Enjoy a three-course meal with a delicious ‘All things chocolate’ dessert and beautiful views.
Make a booking early. Contact 0218698386
The Trees Restaurant in Cape Town
With large windows that overlook the beautiful greenery of the Company’s Gardens, you can enjoy a hearty, three-course meal for R 338 per person at the Townhouse Hotel in the city centre. You and your mother will receive a complimentary drink upon arrival. Phone 0214657050 for more information.
Booking is essential
Spa Day at the One and Only
Surprise your mom with a One and Only spa session that includes an 80 minute relax massage at the special Mothers Day price of R1495 at the . The package comes with a complimentary glass of Moet and Chandon champagne and decadent macaroons.
Contact the One and Only Hotel for a booking on 0214315810
Lunch at Nuy Winery’s
Nuy Winery’s new tasting room and restaurant, On the hill, wants to celebrate all mothers this Mother’s Day with a scrumptious lunch and a complimentary bottle of Nuy Sauvignon Blanc bubbly! You can enjoy a three-course meal at Nuy on the hill for R220 per person.
Book for you and your mother at 0233470272
Spa and Jazz Day at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
The Labrissa Spa is offering a morning and afternoon bliss for two that includes a deeply relaxing massage, included in the package is a high tea for two. There will also be Sunday Jaz lunch at the Oasis Bistro at the hotel with a buffet of Mediterranean inspired dishes, accompanied by Cape Town Jazz legend Alvin Dyers.
Phone the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel on 0214831000 for booking details and prices.
Mother and Daughter Lunch at Devondale Golf and Wine Estate
Get ready for a fun-filled Mother’s day at Devondale in Stellenbosch. Devondale has a special lunch for Mother’s and their children at R 360 per adult and R100 per child. The lunch includes a three-course meal and the children have a chance to enjoy a children’s buffet. The lunch has a special twist, with a competition running where the best-dressed mother and daughter duo will get a 5% off their bill.
Book in advance to guarantee a spot. Contact 0218884734 for bookings.
Mad Hatters Buffet at the Radisson Blu
Pick your favourite hat and rock it! The Radisson Blu in Cape Town is hosting a Mad Hatters Mother’s Lunch Buffet. The buffet includes a three-course meal for R 425 per person and children between the ages of 5-12 years old pay half price. The lunch begins at 12h30 until 15h30. There will be a special gift for mom: a voucher for wine and chocolate tasting at the Waterford Wine Estate and a discounted Amani Spa Voucher.
Contact 0214413000 for bookings.