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High Tea for Mother’s Day in Brisbane 2019 | Prices & Menus for Mum

If petite cakes, bite size cucumber sandwiches and pinkie finger in the air bring a smile to your Mum’s face, it’s time to frock up and indulge her with a Mother’s Day High Tea.

Please note – we are currently updating our content as new information comes to light. Please check back – we’ll post 2019 information as soon as we can!

This year Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 12th May 2019.

We’ve selected a range of lovely places to take your mum for Mother’s Day High Tea this year!

High Tea for Mother’s Day in Brisbane 2019

Whilst a number of Brisbane’s major venues; Rydges, Hilton, Marriott,  Parliament House and Sofitel, 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 six sittings to choose from, spread across the entire weekend from Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th May:

9.00am | Champagne Breakfast, $60 per person
11.30am or 2pm | Afternoon High Tea, $65 per person

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

2. Rydges High Tea for Mother’s Day

Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day with a decadent High Tea in the beautiful surrounds of Bacchus Restaurant for just $69 per person.

Treat Mum to a complimentary Bellini on arrival, and they’ll take special care of you all afternoon so you can spend quality time with Mum.
Enjoy a specially curated menu of sweet and savoury delights, paired with an assortment of Harley & Sons Tea.

Choose the sitting time that best suits you!

Sitting 1: 11am – 12.30pm
Sitting 2: 1pm – 2.30pm
Siting 3: 3pm – 4.30pm

07 3364 0870 // [email protected] to book your spot.

3. Queensland Parliament – Mother’s Day High Tea 2019

Held in the Strangers’ Dining Room at Queensland Parliament House, thisMother’s Day Brunch offers a unique blend of old fashioned charm and elegance.

Including a glass of bubbles on arrival and a small house-made choccie for each guest, Queensland Parliament House Mother’s Day Brunch is the perfect way to spoil your mum in style.

Ticket Price Includes:

  • Glass of bubbles on arrival
  •  3 course brunch
  • A small house-made choccie for each guest
  • Live classical music

Click here to book. 

4. Vintaged Bar + Grill @ Hilton – Mother’s Day high tea

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Treat Mum to a truly decadent experience, Sunday May 12 at Hilton Brisbane’s, Vintaged Bar + Grill Mother’s Day High Tea. Sip on a glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival before you indulge in gourmet finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones with jam and cream, cakes and confections at one of Brisbane’s finest dining venues. It’s the perfect way to spoil Mum this Mother’s Day, all for just $69 per person! 


For bookings, head to www.vintagedbarandgrill.com, email [email protected] or call 07 3231 3265.

5. Mother’s Day Veuve Clicquot Garden Party – Treasury | CBD

Make it a Mother’s Day fit for a Queen at Treasury Brisbane’s Veuve Clicquot Garden Party. Enjoy a two-hour Veuve Clicquot Champagne package, French-inspired high tea and live entertainment within the fairy-tale setting of the Treasury Hotel Courtyard.

Indulge in French culinary delicacies including petite fours, salmon en croute, éclairs and swan choux pastry. You’ll feel like you’ve been taken to the Champs-Elysees.

Prices: Adults $99pp*,

Child (6 -17 years) $30pp*

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

6. Mother’s Day High Tea @ Stamford Plaza

There is a beautiful high tea option at the Stamford Plaza for Mother’s Day in 2019! Thoroughly spoil Mum this Mother’s Day and enjoy a day full of family, love and wonderful experiences.

Mother’s Day High Tea

Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with our Spirit of Queensland High Tea. Inspired inspired by Queensland tastes, this delicious High Tea will be presented on a three-tiered stand and include ribbon sandwiches, fresh out of the oven scones and an assortment of sublime sweet treats. Complimented with a welcome glass of bubbles, tea and coffee.

Sunday, May 12

Morning and Afternoon Sittings
10.00 am | 12,30 pm | 3.30pm

$69 per adult including a welcome drink
$30 per child (4-12 years)

Bookings are essential. Please call 07 3100 5749 or email [email protected]
Please note pre-payment at time of booking is required for Mother’s Day High Teas

7. Pig ‘N’ Whistle – High Tea

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.

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 Sofitel

This Mother’s Day spoil mum with a sublime high tea in the elegant setting of Ballroom Le Grand

Along with exquisite high tea fare of indulgent French desserts, scones, delectable savouries and sparkling wine, you will be treated to an exclusive performance by the Queensland Ballet academy.

Choose between a morning or afternoon tea, with the option to upgrade to our platinum package. Enjoy preferential seating and delight in a Moet & Chandon Champagne Piccolo whilst you are entranced by the beauty of the ballet.

Morning session: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Afternoon session: 2:30 – 4:30pm

Adults: $75pp, Children (5-12yrs): $40pp

Adults: $99 per person, Children (5 – 12 years): $45 pp

Book here.

9. Mother’s Day High Tea (Riverland Brisbane and Baa Baa Bao)

Treat Mum this Mother’s Day with High Tea the Riverland way.

A collaboration with Hey Sugar Custom Cakes, Baa Baa Bao, Phil’s Dumpling Envy, Riverland and G.H. Mumm are swapping the tea and coffee for champagne and cocktails! Woohoo, sounds like our kind of high tea!

Indulge in a selection of cheeses, savoury treats and decadent sweet platters; and enjoy with a glass of one of the world’s most elegant Champagnes from G.H. Mumm whilst in a relaxed atmosphere enjoying views of the Brisbane River and The Story Bridge. Live acoustic performance from the very talented & smooth Mr. Alexander Mills from 11.00am.

Riverland’s High Tea is designed for guests to share in tables of any size with a minimum of 2 persons required for a booking. Larger groups are welcome across multiple tables.

1st setting 10.30am-12.30pm (all ages)
Tickets $10 – $65

2nd Setting 1.30pm-3.30pm (for the big kids 18+)
Tickets $49 and $65

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.

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