High Tea for Mother’s Day Brisbane 2021 | 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 9th May 2021.

High Tea for Mother’s Day in Brisbane 2021

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 the oldest and most loved cafe in Brisbane

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 9 May.

  • 11:30am – 1pm or 2pm-3:30pm
  • 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.

Shingle Inn are also offering a Champagne Breakfast from 9am-10:30am for $60 per head. Bookings required.

2. Mt Cotton Retreat – Mother’s Day High Tea

Mothers Day Mt Cotton

  • 3 sessions available at 9.30am – 11.30am; 12noon – 2pm, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

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.

2 hour sessions are available on the Sunday. $50 for their Deluxe High tea of 5 sweet treats and 4 savoury ones – all handmade and all delicious. $60 if you want to upgrade to their Sparkling High Tea with glass of sparkling French cuvee. Book here.

3. Mother’s Day High Tea with Author Kate Morton

Mother's Day Ideas Kate Morton

  • 10am
Celebrate Mother’s Day with international bestselling author Kate Morton over an exquisite high tea at Customs House. In this special event, Kate will be discussing her life as a writer, her love of storytelling, her inspirations, and her motivations. Kate has written six novels that capture the imaginations of readers and spirit them away into immersive story worlds. Mums LOVE Kate Morton and they will love you for taking them to this event!
The stunning, Heritage-listed Customs House will greet mum with a glass of champagne in the beautiful Long Room for a high tea with a touch of French elegance. Ribbon sandwiches, canapés, and scones are all included. Treat mum to a truly wonderful Mother’s Day with the delightful Kate Morton in conversation with Michaela Kalowski. $120 per person or $95 Concession. Find out more here.

4. Mothers Day Crafternoon Tea

  • 2pm-4pm, Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

Three Manly Mums have come together to host a Mothers Day Event to remember at a stunning waterfront location! Relax & enjoy a decadent afternoon tea and a glass of bubbles with Mum while The Workshop Hubs professional teachers guide you through how to make your own aromatherapy gemstone bracelet or botanical hair comb.

The savoury menu looks delicious with finger sandwiches, mini bagels, pork & fennel sausage rolls, and yummy quiches on offer. For mums with a sweet tooth there’s macaroon’s, mini cannoli, chocolate and caramel slice plus fresh scones and jam. $99 Adults | Children under 18 years $75. Find out more about the Mothers Day Crafternoon here.

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

  • 1:30pm-4pm
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+): $85pp | 13 – 17 Years: $45pp | 3 – 12 Years: $25pp | Free for children under 3

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

6. Mother’s Day High Tea @ Stamford Plaza

There are so many High Tea options at the Stamford Plaza for Mother’s Day in 2021 including takeaway! Thoroughly spoil Mum this Mother’s Day and enjoy a day full of family, love and wonderful experiences.

Mother’s Day High Tea Buffet

  • Two sessions 10am – 12 noon and 1pm – 3pm
  • $69 per person |Children $39 (5-12 years) | Under 5 years no charge. Includes a glass of sparkling wine or soft drinks
Make your selection and Stamford Plaza, Mezzanine Level, will serve you from the high tea buffet laden with all things sweet and savoury. The fresh out of the oven scones are always a favourite.

Lobby High Tea

  • Available Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 May 2021 between 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • $64 per person | Children $32 each (5-12 years) | $69 per person with a glass of sparkling wine | $89 per person with a glass of Piper Heidsieck
  • This High Tea is not suited to larger groups, with a maximum of six guests per table (subject to availability)
Enjoy the refined indulgence of High Tea in the elegant surrounds of the hotel lobby. Presented on a three-tiered stand, the superbly presented high tea will include a selection of ribbon sandwiches, fresh out of the oven scones and an assortment of sublime sweet treats.

Chocolate High Tea Buffet

  • Saturday 8 May 2021 | 3pm – 4:30 pm
  • Adults $59 | Children $32 (5-12 years)

If your mum loves chocolate this is the High Tea for her! A wonderful chocolate indulgence awaits at The Brasserie on the River’s chocolate high tea buffet. The delicious culinary work of the talented in-house chefs includes an extensive array of chocolate delicacies, as well as an equally complementary savoury selection.

Takeaway High Teas

  • $49 for two. Order one, order many.
  • 24 hours notice required.

Looking for an indulgence to go? Visiting Mum at home? Planning a picnic in the park? Pre order a divine take away high tea and make your celebration easy and even more special. The takeaway high tea comes complete with a convenient portable three-tiered stand and a divine selection of sweet and savoury treats including freshly made scones.

Contact Restaurant Reservations via restaurantreservations@spb.stamford.com.au or 07 3100 5749 to book your special Mother’s Day High Tea.

7. Pig ‘N’ Whistle – High Tea

  • 10am, 12pm & 2pm
  • $49.50 Per Person includes a glass of Croser

High Tea at Pig ‘N’ Whistle is served in the Bistrot (Indooroopilly) and is one of the best in Brisbane. With elegant and quaint surroundings, the Bistrot provides the perfect setting for this quintessentially English experience.

Guests are invited to relax and enjoy morning and afternoon tea with impeccable service. Pig ‘N’ Whistle uses three-tiered stands and fine china and silverware. Behold an atmosphere with grace and charm! The menu includes dainty sandwiches, petite savoury hors d’oeuvre and Devonshire scones with cottage jam & cream.

We know you want to spoil her, and we can’t think of a better way than a decadent high tea! Bookings are essential. Call (07) 3878 8899 to secure your table. Find out more here.

8. Shingle Inn – Brisbane-wide

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.

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

  • Bookings from 10am
  • $45 per person

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.

10. Forget Me Not Cafe | Graceville

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. 

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

  • 8:30am-2pm
  • $35 per adult | Kids 5-12yrs | $19.95 | Kids under 4yrs free

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.

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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