Celebrate all the wonderful and hard-working Moms out there and treat yours to something extra special this Mother's Day
1. Luxury at Notch8 – Sunday, May 14
Notch 8Remind your mom how amazing she is and treat her to a grand experience at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. With sweet and savory breakfast favourites, a carving station and a variety of desserts, take the opportunity to dine in luxury at Notch8’s buffet brunch. The hardest decision will be which delectable delight to start with. So treat your mom to the day she deserves and make a reservation today.
Adults: $75, 12 & under $37.50, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 900 West Georgia Street
2. Take in the view at The Observatory Restaurant – Sunday, May 14
The Observatory restaurant For a truly special Mother's Day, surprise Mom with brunch at one of Vancouver’s most exclusive settings. The Observatory Restaurant on Grouse Mountain will be serving up a variety of mouth-watering goodness—from freshly baked pastries to a succulent carving station and so much more. The beautiful views of the city will come a close second to the delicious food options available to you, and kid-friendly items are also availalbe. All prices include an Alpine Experience admission, so after you’ve indulged, explore the mountaintop in an attempt to work off some of those calories.
Adults: $55; Under 12: $20; 2-4: $12, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for reservations and more information click here
3. Get personal and DIY
Sugar and CharmWhether it’s breakfast in bed or a picnic at Stanley Park (weather depending of course), make this Mother's Day a little more personalized and prepare a feast of her favourite things. Why not add a bit of bubbly to the mix and celebrate with a mom-osa. Check out this lemonade and blood orange mix for the perfect afternoon refreshment. She deserves it after all.
4. Wine and dine her at Tableau – Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14
Say a huge merci to Mom and celebrate with a French-inspired menu at Tableau. Pairing fresh West Coast ingredients with the traditional flavours of Paris, Tableau is serving up three special feature dishes. Choose between a smoked salmon and goat cheese frittata for brunch ($16), or truly indulge her with the family-style full rack of roasted lamb with a herbes de Provence crust for the table ($78). If you’ve still got room for something sweet, then the crêpe Suzette with vanilla ice cream and pastry crème ($8) is sure to be a treat.
1181 Melville Street Vancouver, click here for reservations or call 604-639-8692
5. Chill out at The Homer – Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14
Homer StreetTake it easy this Mother’s Day and satisfy your taste buds at Homer Street Café and Bar. Combining classic cooking with rich local history, Homer Street is the perfect setting for a relaxed and stress-free day. Alongside their regular menu, smoked sockeye salmon with eggs Benedict and peewee potatoes will be served with a choron sauce at brunch; and rotisserie duck breast with fingerling potatoes, asparagus and a cherry jus at dinner. And perfectly timed for Mother's Day, a lemon curd sponge cake with lavender honey and raspberries is the latest addition to join the dessert menu.
898 Homer Street, reserve online here
6. Make it a family affair at Joe Fortes – Sunday, May 14
Joe Fortes Moms deserve only the best, so treat yours to a delicious meal at Joe Fortes. Serving up brunch from 10 a.m. on Mother’s Day, all-time favourites like Joe’s seafood tower on ice ($69.95/tier) and their classic chicken and waffles ($18.95) are on the menu for the whole family to enjoy. As an added bonus all mothers will leave with a little surprise, so make sure to reserve a table today!
777 Thurlow Street
7. Go to TWG Tea for a royal afternoon – Tuesday, May 9 to Monday, May 15
TWG TeaTreat her like a queen with a truly unique experience at TWG Tea. The Mother’s Brunch Tea Set is available on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14, with 90-minute seatings at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and is priced at $52 per set. TWG Tea will also be featuring A Mother’s Day Tea Set, priced at $68, which is available from Tuesday, May 9 to Monday, May 15 between 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. So open up her senses and share in this luxurious afternoon together. And if she’s the queen, surely that makes you the princess, right?
1070 West Georgia Street, for reservations visit OpenTable or call 604-692-0071