Mother’s Day lunch spots around SA

May 3, 2018
Mother’s Day lunch spots around SA

Need to make a last-minute booking for Mother’s Day lunch? Don’t stress. We’ve found five fantastic restaurants that serve up a delicious Mother’s Day spread.

President Hotel Cape Town

Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? Well, the President Hotel Cape Town invites visitors and locals alike to spoil mom to more than just a quick holiday chat this year, and take her to an elegant Sunday Lunch by the sea where the whole family can indulge in a wide array of homey dishes and delicate desserts with live entertainment in beautiful Bantry Bay.

With serene views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lion’s Head, guests will be delighted to an elevated Mother’s Day indulgence with a wide array of homey dishes everyone will enjoy. Starters range from smoked chicken and citrus salad to pickled fish, followed by hearty mains such as grilled swordfish with olives, red onion, tomato and basil, and sous-vide roast shoulder of lamb with rosemary and caramelised onion jus. To sweeten the special occasion, guests can choose from a buffet of delicate desserts including baked cheesecake with passion fruit and traditional trifle. Whilst sipping on the hotel’s premium wines or signature cocktails, guests and their special ladies will able to unwind, catch-up, and enjoy live entertainment.

Time: From 13:00 until 15:00

Price: R 260 per person

For more information or to make a booking, please email [email protected] or call 021 434 8111.

The Cellars-Hohenort

Celebrate a luxurious lunch at The Conservatory on 13 May 2018. Enjoy a leisurely stroll with your mom in the historic gardens before heading back to the restaurant, where a glass of chilled bubbles awaits before lunch.

At R450 per person, the menu will consist of: artisan bread and spreads, amuse bouche, the Cellars classic table salads, garden salad with grilled artichokes and avocado, the classic Caesar salad, poached pear salad with walnuts and gorgonzola, strawberry salad with grilled halloumi and springbok biltong.

For mains, you can choose between a pan-roasted East Coast sole paired with caper and lemon beurre blanc OR a free-range baby roasted chicken paired with grilled baby leeks and chicken sherry jus OR a free-range beef fillet paired with bone marrow crust and red onion port wine jus.

Family table sides served with the main course are, roasted potatoes and butter baby carrots, creamy rosemary and parmesan gratin, grilled pumpkin, brassica vegetable with romesco.

Finishing off with dessert and enjoy a salted caramel tart with pear mousseline, apple crumble and butterscotch cremeux OR a vanilla cheesecake with wild berry compote, coconut, stone fruit, blueberry salsa and sour cream.

For bookings, please contact:

[email protected]

93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town

+27 (0) 21 794 2137

Radisson Blu Sandton

Where would we be without our moms? This Mother’s Day, show your mom how much you appreciate her with a delicious lunch at the Radisson Blu Sandton, Vivace Restaurant from 12:00 – 15:00.

With a scrumptious three course set menu for R295 per person, lunch at Vivace Restaurant is a feast fit for the most important lady in your life. Also pamper your mom to a relaxed day at the Aesthetic Elements Spa where she will get a 15% voucher off any treatment.

Reservations are recommended. To book, contact Sandra Mafumo on 011 245 8000 or email [email protected].

The Hertford Country Hotel

The Herford Hotel, located only minutes away from Lanseria Airport, is preparing a special Mother’s Day lunch on 13 March for only R300 per person and this is the ideal choice for anyone looking for good, wholesome, undisguised food in a most relaxed country atmosphere.

A decadent three-course buffet menu offers an array of salads, whole Cape salmon, crumbed calamari and beef carpaccio with homemade bread and butter for starters. Mains include a hot pot of chicken curry soup as well as a decadent spread of pork belly, line fish, leg of lamb, and chicken cacciatore served with crispy roast potatoes and an assortment of other delicious side dishes. And make sure to leave room for the dessert buffet which comprises a spread of cheesecake, Belgian chocolate shortbread, berry pavlova, biscotti, ice-cream and tiramisu.

The hotel is situated on 23 hectares of a lovingly tended estate and combines old-world warmth, hospitality and charm with all the conveniences and modernity that today’s sophisticated guests have come to expect.

So why don’t you treat mom to an afternoon of good food and wine, and of course good company, out in the country this Mother’s Day?

Avoid disappointment and book early by contacting [email protected]

The Oyster Box

Celebrate your beautiful mom with Mother’s Day Lunch on the Ocean Terrace on the 13th May. Lunch will include a plated starter and main and a plated dessert. Live entertainment will add to the occasion. Time from 12:00 to 15:00 and cost is R790 per person and R450 per child under 12.

For bookings call +27 (0) 31 514 5000 or email: [email protected]

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