50 Melbourne Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

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Restaurants:Ishizuka, Tinamba Hotel, The Carlton Wine Room
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Modern Australian, European
Neighborhoods:Melbourne CBD, Tinamba, Carlton
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Ishizuka

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
41 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
  • Authentic
Fine dining atmosphere, detail on the presentation on the food, can't get any better Japanese food in Melbourne
3 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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Tinamba Hotel

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Tinamba
654 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Always a great experience thank you we will be back soon
Romance in Victoria
3 people mentioned the Affogato
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The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
404 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Part of our group were new to the CWR and we now have new converts!! The food/wine and service were as usual exemplary, and the upstairs banquet seating an added bonus! CWR is onRead more
Handcrafted Cocktails in Inner City North
4 people mentioned the Croquettes
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Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
360 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Amazing food, great cocktails and just an overall amazing experience. Love coming here with friends and family, or even for that cheeky date night
Japanese in Melbourne
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz
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Brown Brothers Wine Bar

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
330 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Magnificent wines (Dorothy was brilliant), food, service etc equally brilliant. Not convinced about value, but we knew before we went. As an aside, we don't and won't tip in AustraRead more
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
529 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding as always.
Notable Wine List in Inner City South
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti
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Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
401 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
This was a celebratory dinner at Noir and once again it did not disappoint. We chose the set tasting menu and everything was delicious and beautifully presented and great value forRead more
Romance in Melbourne
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Fitzroy
1,259 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
The best service, such amazing food and great drinks!
Fit for Foodies in Melbourne
12 people mentioned the Ragu
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Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Wahgunyah
345 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
A beautiful day dining outside, overlooking the garden and water fountain. The staff were amazing. The meals were incredible and chef easily catered to our dietary needs/allergies,Read more
Fit for Foodies in Hume
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Fingal
706 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
Great food and staff. Well priced. Will definitely be back in summer
Outdoor Eating in Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
318 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great food, beef ribs and brisket amazing, great service, will be back again!
Child Friendly in Inner City North
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce

Epocha Restaurant

$$$$·European·
Carlton
391 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Insane food and quality for the Sunday roast. Pricier wine...watch out for that. So good - will be back lots!
3 people mentioned the Slow Roasted
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Oriental Tea House - Chapel St

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
415 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
It’s always a good experience here!
Child Friendly in Inner City South
19 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
214 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Really enjoyed the decor, food is great and service is fine. Pretty cramped seating area during covid but over all great for lunch with a friend
Hot Spot in Inner City East
2 people mentioned the Beef Brisket
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The Main Corner

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Upwey
60 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Great service and the food is devine. Service is prompt. Restaurant was not too busy but does get a bit loud when full
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari
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New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
250 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food in a stunning setting. One of my personal faves in Melbourne !
Best Overall in Inner City East
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
397 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
We felt really humbled to be able to dine at Hell again. The food was sensational and our chosen and recommended wine choices excellent. This was our first restaurant meal after tRead more
Notable Wine List in Inner City North
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
537 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
I have been coming here for years and consistently lovely food, staff and ambience. Of note this time - we really appreciated Miranda’s assistance to help accomodate some dietary nRead more
Brunch in Inner City South
26 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Australia
349 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Child Friendly
  • Group Bookings
Great place for Dinner. Always have a good experience here. The food is always delicious and the service is exceptional
Child Friendly in Exclusive
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza
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Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
637 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
A lovely local restaurant that does great food and great service.
Best Overall in Mornington Peninsula
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
262 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasions
Lovely location, friendly service and delightful ambience. The food was superb - local, fresh produce prepared with care. Our wine choice, also a local drop, was delightful. StaffRead more
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
313 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
The food is always exquisite at the Girl & Bull and the staff are wonderful too! As a regular, it is our very favourite place on the Peninsula.
Special Occasions in Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
131 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Comfort Food
  • Group Bookings
Good variety of food choice; friendly attentive staff, reasonably priced and delicious!
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll
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Kisume

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
1,200 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic way to celebrate a birthday, staff are great, food is exceptional, as it has been every time I visited.
24 people mentioned the Omakase
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Eleni's Kitchen + Bar

$$$$·Greek·
Yarraville
71 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasions
Awesome Food, Good Value. This was is a return booking and we were not disapointed
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rumi Restaurant

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Brunswick
483 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Lovely atmosphere, great helpful staff and delicious food
16 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Le Parisien

$$$$·French·
Geelong City Center
141 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Fantastic service, delicious food and wonderful ambience. Always feels like a special occasion when we go here
2 people mentioned the Chicken Roulade
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Waterfront Southgate

$$$$·Seafood·
Southbank
684 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
A great lunch but impacted by bad weather and Covid 19 - all beyong the control of anybody
Best Service in Melbourne
6 people mentioned the Paella
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Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
172 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
As always, amazing food, service and atmosphere! It’s my go-to place to catch up with friends and enjoy and all day breakfast menu ❤️
Afternoon Coffee in Victoria
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
732 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
Another great meal at Rococo, Service was good and food was also good. Thanks
Best Food in City Centre
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bhang

$$$$·Cocktail Bar·
Brunswick
338 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
The food was delicious, the cocktails were outstanding, I rolled out happy.
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne
5 people mentioned the Thali
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St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
56 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
We visited with friends from Melbourne. The planets aligned as the weather was perfect... Service was excellent and the food was high standard... the location near the Murray is plRead more
1 people mentioned the Cheese Platter
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Coombe The Melba Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Australia
1,227 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Beautiful place for Special occasion or treat. Decor fresh, light and added to the experience. Food exceptional. Roasted Red Onion Tarte Tartin was an ordinary Veg that got moved fRead more
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Levantine Hill – Dining

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Yarra Valley
390 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
Great food and exceptional service, definitely worth the money. Will be back soon
Best Food in Yarra Valley Ranges
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
1,340 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Always a treat to go eat at the Stokehouse. Ambiance is great, service always excellent and food is consistently good. Parking across the road is also very convenient. All in all aRead more
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Pub·
Warrandyte
713 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood Gem
It was awesome and very well managed. The staff were extremely happy to help us and went over and above for us
Sunday Lunch in Melbourne
5 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Greensborough
265 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Was assisted with gluten-free choices from the menu! Was excellent service and an enjoyable night
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong City Center
432 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Waterfront
Great atmosphere and great to be out with family
Group Bookings in Victoria
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef
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The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
1,111 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
Had as always a beautiful with excellent service!
Scenic View in Victoria
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Australia
800 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Group Bookings
This is truly one of the absolute best restaurants in Geelong. The food is exceptional. If you are a lover of a good green curry then it must be tried at Wah Wah Gee because it is Read more
Scenic View in Exclusive
15 people mentioned the Dumplings
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District North

$$$$·Breakfast·
Moonee Ponds
24 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Awesome once again. Apple crumble porridge was divine. Coffee is heaven, absolutely my favourite place in Melbourne for breakfast 😋❤️
1 people mentioned the Apple Crumble
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Healesville Hotel

$$$$·Australian·
Yarra Valley
242 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch experience. Attentive staff, lovely ambience and delicious food. Look forward to a return visit soon.
Healthy in Victoria
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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radii restaurant & bar

$$$$·Australian·
East Melbourne
71 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
The radii restaurant & bar in the hotel offered a pleasant atmosphere and decor during our dinner reservations. The presentation and plating of our meal was well presented and the Read more
4 people mentioned the High Tea
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Builders Arms Hotel Bistro

$$$$·Australian·
Australia
333 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
Amazing service, great ambiance. Steak night is amazing and great value for money
10 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
479 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
Brilliant - great food, great location! Good wine choice and it’s got to be the best food on the coast!
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - Crown Melbourne - Permanently Closed

$$$$·British·
Southbank
2,518 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
It was an evening of experiencing great food- very different & we loved each dish- glad we could go. The night at Heston’s will be remembered & talked about for a very long time.
17 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Crofter Dining Room & Bar - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary British·
Brunswick
2 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly
Finally a place that does justice to the vegetables. This joint goes light on the meat while still giving you enough to satisfy any meat eater, but the real deal is the vegetablesRead more
15 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Gazi - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Greek·
Melbourne CBD
1,690 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great staff and very good food!!
56 people mentioned the Souvlaki
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Hotel Argentina - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Argentinean·
Williamstown
1 review
  • Quiet Conversation
21 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Woolshed - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Docklands
130 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Business Meals
Our dining at the Woolshed was to celebrate my wife's birthday. Food was excellent, wine was OK but my first glass of red wine had a good amount of residue left in the bottom of thRead more
1 people mentioned the Burger Patty
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