Mother's Day
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Mother's Day

Mother’s Day was on Sunday 9 May 2021. The Rocks helped spoil the special ladies in our lives with unique gifts and delicious dining.
09 May 2021

Come spend Mother’s Day at one of the many amazing dining venues in The Rocks. Sydney’s traditional home has celebrated many fabulous mothers over the years and again offers incredible food and drink as well as unique gift selections to suit the taste of any mum.

Dining and Drinking

Give mum a break from cooking and treat her to some of the best dining experiences in Sydney.

Brunch at Black & White Espresso
This simple, unpretentious and downright delicious cafe is the perfect spot to treat mum to a Mother's Day brunch.
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High Tea at Tea Cosy
Treat mum to Sydney's best Devonshire tea and freshly baked scones.
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Mother's Day Brunch at Altitude
Make Mother’s Day wishes come true with a scrumptious brunch and free-flowing cocktails complete with spectacular views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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Pancakes on The Rocks
Give mum the day off from cooking and treat her to some world famous Buttermilk Pancakes.
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Middle Eastern Mother's Day Lunch at Tayim
Enjoy a three course set menu lunch and discover bold and flavourful Middle Eastern cuisine. Mums will receive a glass of sparkling on arrival.
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The Australian Heritage Hotel
Surprise Mum with a bottle of Chandon Brut NV and a hand written note on arrival when you book online.  $50
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Sergeant Lok Yum Cha
Enjoy twelve courses of beautifully re-imagined Yum Cha classics paired with free-flowing pink Prosecco.
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The Glenmore
Soak in the harbour views with mum this Mother's Day. Book online and add a surprise handwritten note for mum placed on the table on arrival.
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Pony Dining
Sit in an historic laneway in The Rocks and enjoy a feast of wood-fired meats and modern Australian cuisine.
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Unique Gifts

To make treating Mum just a little easier, we’ve whipped up a comprehensive list of a dozen extra-special gifts (for every budget) that she’ll absolutely love this Mother’s Day

Gift Box 3 from FAID Store
Support local creatives and buy from FAID Store, a boutique in The Rocks that only stocks the work of Australian designers. Our pick is the beautiful gift box three, an elegant package featuring a Ryan & Co natural candle, a Hunter Made botanically dyed scarf and a Hunter Made gift card. $80
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Noosa boulder opal and gold necklace from Jason Ree
If the lady in your life deserves a truly special gift, handmade artisanal jewellery from Jason Ree is a brilliant place to start. We love this 2.70ct boulder opal necklace which was inspired by the beautiful setting sun over Noosa Beach and features a kaleidoscope of shimmering colours. $1800
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Silk Scunchies by Eloise Panetta
If the lucky lady you’re shopping for has a penchant for pastel, she’ll love Eloise Panetta’s gorgeous dyed silk products. Scrunchies are a good place to start - these luxurious hair ties are dyed using botanical inks and come in a range of designs. $50
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The Balance set from The Ordinary
Not sure what to buy? Skincare is always a safe bet, especially from an iconic brand like The Ordinary. If you’d like to really impress her, check what potions she’s running low on and replace them. If you can’t do that subtly enough, grab the Balance Set which features a cleanser, masque, niacinamide solution and a moisturiser. It covers skincare essentials in a single box. From $70
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The Lore Collector from Aesop
This gift pack includes a quartet of luxurious hand and body care products: a geranium leaf body cleanser, geranium leaf body balm, an aromatic hand balm and a hand wash that bursts with the smell of mandarin rind. It all comes in a charming recycled paper pulp case with short stories by Japanese poet Lafcadio Hearn thrown in for good measure. How cute is that? $140
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The Relaxation Pack from Dux Collection
We bet the lady in your life works hard and deserves a moment every day to relax and indulge a little. That’s exactly what this luxurious pack from Dux Collection is all about, featuring a lavender rose geranium butter, tangerine oil bath scrub, rose geranium essential oil bath salts, a scented candle and much more. $160
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Endota spa The Rocks
This 60-minute-long massage uses medium pressure over the entire body along with botanical oils to soothe tired muscles and revive the senses. Afterwards, that special lady will feel relaxed, balanced & rejuvenated (and you will most definitely be in the good books). From $120
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Silk Pillow case from Hunting Hue
Silk pillowcases are proven to prevent wrinkles, prevent frizzy hair and help keep skin hydrated overnight. Hunting Hue sells one that your special lady will love, featuring a custom image of the ocean taken from above. $85
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Aboriginal-made gifts at the MCA Store
Support local Indigenous artists and spoil her with an incredible gift made by members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Our favourite is this beautiful green, red and black silk scarf featuring a unique design by Margaret Baragurra of the Yulparija people (of which only 12 were made). From $25
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Design your own candy at Sticky
If that lady in your life’s got a sweet tooth, she’s going to love Sticky, makers of delicious traditional rock candy. Their ‘design your own candy’ product allows you to choose the colours and words on your bag of sweets and are perfect for showing Mum your appreciation or professing your love to your partner.
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This competition has now closed

Visit any store in The Rocks, spend $20 or more and you can enter our competition to win some great prizes for mum.

Paint your mum this Mother's Day

Head to Nurses Walk this Mother's Day where you can paint your mum in Tayim's outdoor dining courtyard.

Free Flower Bowl Making Workshop

Make a gorgeous table top display of flowers and give it as a gift this Mother's Day.