High Tea for Mother’s Day Brisbane 2022 | Prices & Menus for Mum

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If petite cakes, bite size cucumber sandwiches and a glass of bubbles is sure to bring a smile to your Mum’s face, it’s time to frock up and indulge her with a Mother’s Day High Tea. This year Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 8th May 2022.

High Tea for Mother’s Day in Brisbane 2022

Whilst a number of Brisbane’s major venues are offering special events for Mother’s Day in Brisbane, we have listed here only the high teas (not breakfasts, brunches, lunches or dinners). We’ve also listed other venues that we consider ‘hidden treasures’ tucked away in the suburbs which may surprise and delight you.

1. Mother’s Day at Shingle Inn 2022 

Shingle Inn Brisbane City Hall High Tea

Celebrate Mother’s Day with High Tea at the Oldest & Most Loved Café in Brisbane; Shingle Inn. Established in 1936, Shingle Inn instantly developed a strong reputation with locals, renowned for its all-day menu, delicious coffee, high-tea, decadent sweet treats and famous cakes.

Today, the Shingle Inn exists relocated and restored within another Brisbane icon, City Hall, allowing future generations to experience the grandeur of Shingle Inn as it was over 80 years ago.

Celebrate this Mother’s Day with High Tea at Shingle Inn City Hall with two sittings to choose from on Sunday 8 May.

  • 9am-10:30am (Champagne Breakfast) 11:30am – 1pm or 2pm-3:30pm (High Tea)
  • Served with unlimited tea or coffee and a glass of Salinger Sparkling
  • $65 per person

Bookings required. Please book online here or contact the store direct on 07 3210 2904.

2. Mother’s Day High Tea at Balfour

This Mother’s Day enjoy a Champagne High Tea at Spicers Balfour Hotel’s award-winning restaurant, The Balfour Kitchen & Bar in the beautiful suburban oasis of New Farm.

Indulge in a selection of sweet and savoury treats prepared by Head Chef Lachy Horstman.

Price is $99 per person and includes a glass of Champagne on arrival.

There are two sittings, 12pm and 1pm.

Get your tickets here.

3. Mt Cotton Retreat – Mother’s Day High Tea 2022 

Mothers Day Mt Cotton

  • 3 sessions available at 10am – 11.30am; 12noon – 1:30pm, 2pm – 3.30pm

Celebrate Mothers’ Day with High Tea at Mt Cotton Retreat. This intimate location, surrounded by bushland, is the perfect place to gather, chat, laugh and enjoy being together.

The menu starts with complimentary non-alcoholic spritzer as well as 5 tempting sweet treats and 4 different savoury bites with bottomless plunger coffee and leaf teas all included. Gather a group and book a table on the deck or inside with flowers and candles and lots of delicious things to enjoy.

Find out more here.

4. Mother’s Day High Tea with Author Sally Hepworth 2022

Mothers Day Customs House

  • 10am
Celebrate Mother’s Day with bestselling author Sally Hepworth in conversation with Lise Carlaw and Sarah Wills, the dynamic podcasting duo known as Those Two Girls, over an exquisite high tea at Customs House. In this special event, the trio will dive into Sally’s writing career and her new release, The Younger Wife, over a glass of bubbly and scones in the beautiful Long Room at Customs House.
Your ticket to this exclusive event includes an elegant high tea and a glass of bubbly on arrival, all set to the charming conversation of three extraordinarily accomplished women. With laughs, love and lamingtons, it’s the perfect morning out to enjoy with your mum! $120 per person or $95 Concession.

5. Mother’s Day Chandon High Tea at the Treasury | CBD 2022

  • 1pm-4:30pm
This Mother’s Day spoil your Mum with a heavenly Chandon High Tea. What better way to celebrate Mum this Mother’s Day than with an unforgettable afternoon in the decadent surrounds of the Treasury Heritage Hotel? Enjoy sweet & savoury delights paired with La Maison Du Thé French loose-leaf teas and a two-and-a-half hour Chandon package.

Adults (18+): $99pp | 13 – 17 Years: $55pp | 3 – 12 Years: $35pp | Free for children under 3

Book today and celebrate this Mother’s Day in Parisian style.

6. Mother’s Day high tea at Emporium Hotel South Bank 2022

Show your appreciation for mothers and all mother figures this Mother’s Day with a special high tea.

Take to a seasonally inspired menu of sweets and savouries every mother loves, accompanied by bottomless tea and coffee. Elevate the experience with gorgeous Mumm Champagne at Belle Époque or an exclusive cocktail at Piano Bar.

Find out and book here.

7. Shingle Inn – Brisbane-wide 2022

Child friendly and serving High Tea since 1936, Shingle Inn is a casual Mother’s Day High Tea experience the whole family can enjoy. Your Brisbane Family can enjoy a range of petite sweets, scones and ribbon sandwiches. Contact your local Shingle Inn to confirm pricing and bookings for Mother’s Day.

Various locations.

8. Mother’s Day High Tea at Devon Pixies Tea House | Logan Village 2022

High Tea is Devon Pixies speciality – celebrate, connect, and catch up with mum in style this Mother’s Day. Savour freshly baked scones served with organic strawberry jam, thick dollop cream, along with a traditional sandwich selection, and home baked cakes, slices, and other sweet treats.  Find out more here.

9. Forget Me Not Cafe | Graceville 2022

Mother's Day High Tea Brisbane Food

  • Bookings available for multiple seatings between 9am – 4:30pm in the Cafe
  • Takeaway is available between 10am-12:30pm
Forget Me Not Café in Graceville can make your mother’s day extra special and memorable by offering High Tea both in their café as well as take away in your own home rather than having to go out. The inhouse menu prices are $40 for adults and $25 for kids (this price includes a beverage). The take away menu prices are $40 for adults and $25 for kids (this price excludes beverage). They also cater for gluten free and vegetarian.

10. Mother’s Day ‘Beyond the Love’ High Tea | Beenleigh 2022

  • 8:30am

For every kindness, for every patience, for every thing your mum does that goes unnoticed every day, let her know that you love her and beyond the love, you appreciate her for being her. Enjoy a special High Tea at Tin Cup Cafe Beenleigh to your table with ribbon sandwiches, homemade mini savouries, scones, petite desserts and a glass of bubbles for mum! Bookings required.

11. Mother’s Day at Parliament House 2022

  • From 11:30am

Impress Mum with a sparkling long lunch at Parliament House! For the first time the Premier’s Balcony will be open to guests! From 11:30am indulge in a delicious four-course lunch in the Strangers’ Dining Room. The Lucinda Bar will also be open from 11am for pre-lunch cocktails. Each guest receives a glass of Australian sparkling wine or craft beer on arrival. Limited tables are available. $110 per person + Booking Fee.

Find out more here.

12. Mother’s Day High Tea @ Stamford Plaza

The Samford Plaza Brisbane is temporarily closed. Check back for more information. 

Other high tea ideas in Brisbane

If your Mum is one of those people that enjoys less hassle and bustle, consider hosting a high tea garden party at home. Chat with your local bakery about getting the catering together. The team at Whisky Business at Bayside Shopping Centre are also offering DELICIOUS High Tea at home packages from $35 per head.

Where to take Mum outside of Brisbane this Mother’s Day

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