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There's nothing wrong with tradition: treat Mum on her special day and get stuck into scones, tea and champagne

Mother's Day Champagne Breakfast on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Celebrate Mother’s Day in a most unique fashion as the Colonial Tram Car restaurant hosts its inaugural champagne breakfast. As the tram cruises from South Melbourne to St Kilda, guests will be treated to a four-course menu along with champagne. South Melbourne.

Mother's Day High Tea at the Hotel Windsor

The Windsor Hotel hosts arguably Melbourne's most famous high tea: they served the first in 1883, and they're masters of the craft. This year, as well as the usual delights associated with high tea – soft scones, finger sandwiches, sparkling wine and an extensive tea menu – all mums will be treated to a special dessert. Melbourne.

The Sound of Music Mother's Day High Tea

To celebrate the 50th anniversary since the release of The Sound of Music, the InterContinental at the Rialto will be putting on a special Mother’s Day high tea event. The afternoon will be filled with von Trapp-themed treats, champagne and tea all to the music of the film itself. Melbourne.

Mother's Day High Tea at Peppers Mineral Springs

Peppers Mineral Springs Daylesford is hosting a Mother’s Day high tea of the most elegant variety. Diners will be presented with a glass of sparkling wine on arrival and will then be treated to lavish scones, petit fours and of course, tea and coffee, followed by a relaxing spa treatment at the famous Mineral Spa. Hepburn Springs.

Mother's Day at The Langham Hotel

A range of option are available for the day including either lunch or dinner at the Melba Restaurant or High Tea in the Aria Ballroom featuring all the classic high tea favourites including scones, cakes and sandwiches. Southbank.

Mother's Day at East

Celebrate Mother’s Day at East; the newest instalment from Hutong group, who also brought you the well-loved Man Tong Kitchen. East's Mother's Day set menu will showcase its signature spicy Szechuan flavours: steamed pork juicy dumplings, chilli wontons, Shanghainese stir fried noodle with pork and mushroom, and more. Melbourne.

Mother's Day at G&Tea Gin Garden

High tea at Fitzroy’s lush G&Tea Gin Garden is an elegant (and wonderfully boozy) way to spend Mother’s Day with your lovely mum. Try a masterfully made gin cocktail whilst dining on a selection of canapés or gourmet cheese board. The setting is serene and the drinks are gorgeous: what better way to show your appreciation? Fitzroy.

Mother's Day at Cafe Vue Heide

Café Vue at Heide Museum of Modern Art has got you covered this Mother’s Day, with a range of different tasty sittings to help you show your mum that you really care. Whether she fancies a breakfast, four-course lunch or afternoon tea, you can bet on high-quality food (we're talking a lunch menu that includes duck egg, pork jowl, kate and chicken jus) and beautiful surroundings. Bulleen.

High Tea on the High Seas

Searoad Ferries is offering high tea on board the Queencliff to Sorrento ferry this Mother's Day. Enjoy a wide variety of cakes and desserts while you take in the scenery with Mum. Then, why not set off for a Sorrento adventure once you're across the sea? Queenscliff.

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Updated on 11 May 2015.

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