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High Tea for Mother’s Day Brisbane 2024: Prices & Menus for Mum

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 12th May 2024.

High Tea for Mother’s Day in Brisbane 2024

Whilst several 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.

Mother’s Day at Shingle Inn 2024 

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 has been 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 12th May.

  • Sunday 12th May, 9.30am – 11.00am and 12.00pm – 1.30pm
  • $75 per adult, $80 per adult (GF menu)
  • $40 per teen, $45 per teen (GF menu)
  • $25 per child, $30 per child (GF menu)

Bookings are essential.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Homage 2024

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at Homage Restaurant with a sumptuous high tea in our signature ‘relaxed luxury’ style. Be welcomed with a glass of rosé or sparking wine and then indulge in a delectable selection of sweet and savoury treats crafted by the Homage team whilst taking in the spectacular views of the Little Liverpool Range.

  • Sunday 12th May, sittings at 12.00pm and 1.00pm
  • $129 per adult
  • $79 per child

Book here now.

Mother’s Day High Tea at the Treasury CBD 2024

Veuve Clicquot at The Lab Restaurant

This Mother’s Day spoil your Mum with a deluxe Champagne High Tea escape for all your indulgent pleasures. With Veuve Clicquot in hand, join them for an early afternoon soirée to celebrate the mother in your life.

  • Sunday 12th May, 12.30pm – 2.30pm
  • $129 per adult

Book here now.

Tanqueray Gin at Ryan’s Private Dining Room

If the traditional champagne high tea is not quite your style, then perhaps a selection of curated Tanqueray cocktails shaken, stirred, or strained by their talented mixologist will tempt you. Known lovingly for their perfectly balanced gins, we could not think of a better pairing for the petite and delicate delights of the high tea stand to share.

  • Sunday 12th May, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • $109 per adult

Book here now.

Chandon at Ryan’s On The Park

This Mother’s Day spoil your Mum with a deluxe Champagne High Tea escape for all your indulgent pleasures. With Chandon (or upgrade to Moët & Chandon!) in hand, join them for an early afternoon children-friendly soirée to celebrate the mother in your life – with the whole family!

  • Sunday 12th May, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
  • $58 per adult
  • $69 per adult with Chandon

Book here now.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Emporium Hotel South Bank 2024

Indulge this Mother’s Day with a delectable high tea at Emporium Hotel South Bank.

Enjoy the luxury of two-hour seating times from morning to afternoon and a choice of setting in one of three Emporium dining venues; Belle Epoque, The Reserve Wine Bar & Signature.

Experience a classic high tea at Belle Époque, rosé delight at The Reserve Wine Bar, or a refined experience at Signature.

And the perfect finishing touch, all mothers receive a special Emporium gift!

  • Sunday 12th May, 10.00am – 6.00pm
  • Choose from Belle Époque, The Reserve Wine Bar, or Signature
  • Prices range from $45 – $165

Book here now.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Devon Pixies Tea House: Logan Village 2024

High Tea is Devon Pixie’s specialty – celebrate, connect, and catch up with Mum in style this Mother’s Day. Savour freshly baked scones served with organic strawberry jam, and a thick dollop of cream, along with a traditional sandwich selection, and home-baked cakes, slices, and other sweet treats. 

  • Sunday 12th May
  • $45 per adult
  • $18 per child (aged 4-12 years)

$45pp. Children 4-12yo $18. Gift vouchers available if you can’t make it on Mother’s Day.

Book here now.

Forget Me Not Cafe: Graceville 2024

Mother's Day High Tea Brisbane Food

Forget Me Not Café in Graceville can make your Mother’s Day extra special and memorable by offering High Tea both in our café, as well as take away in your own home rather than having to go out.

  • Sunday 12th May, three sittings: 10.00am – 11.30am, 12.00pm – 1.30pm, 2.00pm – 3.30pm
  • $70 per person

Send an email to orders@forgetmenotcafe.com.au to book.

Find out more here.

Mother’s Day at Parliament House 2024

Impress Mum with a sparkling high tea at Parliament House! Experience the unique pleasure of taking a traditional high tea in the elegant Strangers’ Dining room, accompanied by live classic music.

  • Tuesday 14th May
  • Traditional High Tea: $60 per person
  • Sparkling Wine Upgrade: $70 per person
  • Champagne Upgrade: $80 per person

Find out more here.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Stamford Plaza

Treat Mum this Mother’s Day to a “Spirit of Queensland” High Tea at the Stamford Plaza, as presented to Queen Elizabeth II on her most recent visit to Australia. Inspired by Queensland and Australian tastes, the menu incorporates flavours hailing from the red soil outback to coastal beachfronts.

  • Saturday and Sundays, two sittings: 11.00am – 1.00pm and 2.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Standard: $59 per person
  • With Sparkling: $69 per person
  • With Champagne: $79 per perdon

Find out more here.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Mary Mae’s Bar + Kitchen 2024

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? Look no further than Mary Mae’s at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse precinct. Their river location is the perfect setting to brighten your Mum’s day and make her feel truly special. Treat her to a delicious high tea with a Pink Gin Spring Fling Cocktail on arrival.

  • Sunday 12th May, two sittings: 11.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.00pm
  • $85 per person (excluding booking fees)
  • $40 per child (excluding booking fees)

Book here now.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Cuisine on Cue 2024

Come and enjoy an indulgent high tea in the elegance of Old Government House, one of Queensland’s most important heritage buildings, and the home of the William Robinson Gallery – where for this special Mother’s Day event you’ll experience food, art, and culture at its finest.

Sit on the verandas or inside of this beautiful 162-year-old sandstone building and take in its distinctive charm and serenity while enjoying a lavish high tea provided by Brisbane’s finest catering team, Cuisine on Cue. 

Presented by Cuisine on Cue and QUT Venues and Events & QUT Galleries and Museums.

  • Sunday 12th May, two sittings: 10.00am – 11.30am and 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • $89 per person (excluding booking fees)

Book here now.

Mother’s Day at the Bacchus 2024

Spend some quality time with your loved ones at Bacchus where every mum and mum-like figure would undoubtedly feel pampered and appreciated. This High Tea experience is designed to provide a truly memorable experience.

  • Sunday 12th May, three sittings: 11.00am, 1.00pm, and 3.00pm
  • From $89 per person

Book here now.

Mother’s Day at The Matriarch 2024

The Matriarch is the perfect place to experience the traditional charm of high tea. Join them for an unforgettable afternoon of delightful treats and exquisite teas, all served with our signature touch of elegance on Mother’s Day this year.

  • Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May
  • $70 per adult
  • $45 per child (aged 12 years and under)

Book here now.

Mother’s Day High Tea with Queensland Ballet 2024

Sofitel Brisbane Central’s much-anticipated Mother’s Day High Tea event is returning!

With a glass of Champagne in hand, she’ll take a seat ready to indulge in an exquisite, quintessentially-French High Tea, savouring a decadent array of handcrafted delights – think gourmet finger sandwiches to light and fluffy Valrhona Ivoire white chocolate and fruit scones, all freshly-made in the hotel’s in-house French patisserie. Though the highlight of Mum’s day, guaranteed to blow her away, is sure to be the exclusive performance by Queensland Ballet.

  • Sunday 12th May, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
  • $119 per adult
  • $55 per child (aged 11 years and under)

Book here now.

Shingle Inn – Brisbane-wide 2024

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

Various locations.

More Mother’s Day Ideas 2024

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.

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

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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