50 Melbourne Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

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.

Restaurants:Ishizuka, Tinamba Hotel, The Carlton Wine Room
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Modern Australian, European
Neighborhoods:Melbourne CBD, Tinamba, Carlton
For 2 people on Thu, 1/23
Party Size
For 2
Date
Thu, 1/23
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
97% recommended
3 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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Tinamba Hotel

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Tinamba
338 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
  • Lunch
Our meal at Tinamba Hotel was a beautiful way to celebrate daughters 30th birthday. Superb food, generous serving and artistically presented. Only criticism was waitress removed moRead more
98% recommended
Best Service in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Affogato

The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
228 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
The rum baba at Carlton Wine Room has got to be one of my favourite desserts of all time!
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Croquettes

Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
125 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Fit for Foodies
I had originally booked in for the bingo academy brunch for my bday but turned out it wasn’t running throughout Jan. to make up for it TT have us 2 hours of complementary drinks whRead more
91% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz

Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
308 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Sunday Lunch
Wonderful service and delicious food! Wine matching with meals was perfect ! Will definitely be back!
95% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
312 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
Food is absolutely delicious. Wine list interesting. My 5th time there and doesn’t disappoint if you’re looking for authentic pasta
95% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Inner City
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti

Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
214 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We had imaginative, delicious and immaculately presented food. The service from Alice was friendly, knowledgeable, efficient and obliging. BYO wine was welcomed and served stylishlRead more
94% recommended
Best Food in Inner East
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll

Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
428 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
The slow cooked lamb for two was superb - it just broke apart it was so tender. Service was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience.
98% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - Crown Melbourne

$$$$·British·
Southbank
2,504 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
My sister and I brought my mum - who has always wanted to eat at one of Heston’s restaurants (her dream is Fat Duck, she can keep dreaming). We loved everything about it! The serviRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
17 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
993 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Lovely and the staff were very accommodating for us! Thanks guys
94% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Ragu
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Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Wahgunyah
173 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
Whilst it is lovely to be in the outdoors the room was quiet warm . When enjoying fine food and wine it is much more enjoyable in air conditioning.
97% recommended
Special Occasions in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Brewery·
Fingal
454 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Great vibes and service. Love listening to Jimmy and Nikki and being served by Ellie 😊
98% recommended
Child Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
150 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
From beginning to end, our entire dinner experience was enjoyable and delicious! Staff were attentive through out the night. Will definitely be going back
96% recommended
Best Overall in Northern Suburbs
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce

Epocha Restaurant

$$$$·European·
Melbourne CBD
380 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We really enjoyed our dinner at Epocha. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. Our wonderful waiter went out of his way and took special care of us. And to top the eveRead more
93% recommended
Best Food in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Slow Roasted

Oriental Tea House - Chapel St

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
228 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
My daughter and I love yum cha at oriental tea house in chapel street. The staff were very accommodating and the food delicious as usual. We will go back again soon!
97% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne / Victoria
19 people mentioned the Dumplings

Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
78 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Relaxed setting for brunch catch up with friends and little ones. Great food and service - thank you!
89% recommended
Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Beef Brisket
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The Main Corner

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Upwey
56 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Birthdays
As always the food was delicious and the service very friendly. Thanks for a lovely night
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari

Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
97 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic night as always when dining at Hanoi Hannah!
95% recommended
Best Overall in Inner East
1 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 tomorrow

Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
290 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
It was amazing! We chose the feed me option which saved us from choosing. Every course was delicious, thoughtfully prepared, and with much precision. Presentation was laid back andRead more
91% recommended
Romance in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
377 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Food was good . Me and my son ordered the twin banquet $65 pp. I was under the impression ‘each’ one of use would get seperate portion. I understand there was mention of ‘shared’ Read more
91% recommended
Brunch in Inner East
26 people mentioned the Dumplings

Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Avonsleigh / Emerald
193 reviews
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
Great service and delicious food. We enjoyed our meals (and cocktails) very much.
94% recommended
Best Service in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza

Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
343 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Vegan
First time for us at this restaurant and we totally enjoyed ! We will be back for sure!
93% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
261 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Local Ingredients
  • Scenic View
Amazing food well presented. great service will be back
98% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
210 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
We booked The Girl & Bull for my son's 18th birthday. The food was divine, the service was perfect in terms of timing between courses and the atmosphere is really up-beat. Special Read more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Mornington Peninsula
2 people mentioned the Calamari

Crofter Dining Room & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary British·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
1 review
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Group Bookings
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
100% recommended
15 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
102 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
A bit disappointing this time firstly had to keep asking for another drink, waited just on an hour to get our meals. Mine was closer to cold then hot and husband steak was rare notRead more
95% recommended
Group Bookings in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll

Kisume

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
1,083 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
I would just say that Kisume in overall- is fking phenomenal! Some of their dishes and dessert will just make you "WOW"!!!
86% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
24 people mentioned the Omakase

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
92% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari

Rumi Restaurant

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
463 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
I took interstate visitors here to give them a taste of Melbourne. We were not disappointed staff very welcoming and helpful food was really delicious . A wonderful evening will reRead more
95% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne / Victoria
16 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

Le Parisien

$$$$·French·
Geelong / Geelong West
141 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Fantastic service, delicious food and wonderful ambience. Always feels like a special occasion when we go here
89% recommended
2 people mentioned the Chicken Roulade
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Waterfront Southgate

$$$$·Seafood·
Southbank
425 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Excellent seafood fish and steak. Lots of choice. Wonderful service
94% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Melbourne / Victoria
6 people mentioned the Paella

Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
37 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Coffee
Attentive service, generous servings, well balanced dishes. A great place for quality and flavoursome food.
94% recommended
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
355 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
Having chosen the restaurant based on the photos online, it would be safe to say my hopes were high. I was not disappointed! Every dish was beautifully presented, tasted amazing, aRead more
96% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad

Bhang

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
217 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
  • Spicy
Very tasty food and great service. Thanks
95% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Thali

St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
25 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Lunch
We were given a voucher as a Christmas present and chose to come to St Leonards because the menu suited us better. We were warmly greeted by all the staff who assisted us in wine Read more
100% recommended
1 people mentioned the Cheese Platter
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Coombe The Melba Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Yarra Valley
1,004 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful venue and friendly efficient staff. Exceptional experience for Devonshire tea. Just one criticism the scones were cooked a little too long and were crisp on the outsideRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Valley / Dandenong Ranges
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Ezard at Levantine Hill - All Day Dining

$$$$·Modern European·
Yarra Valley
203 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
Impeccable service as usual. Such an enjoyable day out. Thank you!
83% recommended
Sunday Lunch in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Gazi

$$$$·Greek·
Melbourne CBD
1,690 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great staff and very good food!!
89% recommended
Business Meals in Melbourne / Victoria
56 people mentioned the Souvlaki
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Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
933 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
It was a delightful venue and the food was delicious and well presented. The service was attentive. For us this was a more expensive evening that usual but worth it for a special eRead more
86% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Warrandyte
469 reviews
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
Great night out. Always enjoy our time out here in a very picturesque location. We had a number of dishes and everyone found something they really enjoyed. For me I really likedRead more
93% recommended
Child Friendly in Inner East
5 people mentioned the Barramundi

Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Melbourne CBD
199 reviews
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly
  • Good for Birthdays
Table was excellent and as requested, the food came with little delay, all the staff were very pleasant and courteous, and no problem with the members card. The three of us all haRead more
96% recommended
Child Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong / Geelong West
114 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
My experience with my family on Monday night was wonderful. The food and the service was outstanding. We would definitely be returning customers.
93% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef

Hotel Argentina

$$$$·Argentinean·
Williamstown
1 review
  • Quiet Conversation
100% recommended
21 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
613 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
Wife’s birthday
88% recommended
Best Overall in Mornington Peninsula
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Geelong / Geelong West
526 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Was great .. delish food! Just a bit cold and noisy
88% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
15 people mentioned the Dumplings

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 😋❤️
83% recommended
1 people mentioned the Apple Crumble
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Healesville Hotel

$$$$·Australian·
Yarra Valley
179 reviews
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasions
Absolutely fantastic. I have coeliac disease and gluten free is imperative. They were helpful, understanding and ensured my food was GF. We all had a wonderful long lunch in the beRead more
84% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Valley / Dandenong Ranges
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

radii restaurant & bar

$$$$·Australian·
East Melbourne
71 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
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

Builders Arms Hotel Bistro

$$$$·Australian·
Fitzroy
292 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
Fantastic vibe and beautiful food!!
88% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Northern Suburbs
10 people mentioned the Dumplings

Woolshed

$$$$·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
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Burger Patty
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