It’s Mother’s Day on the 14th May, which means now is the perfect time to start thinking about how you’d like to celebrate the mom in your life… To help you get started, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite spots for Mother’s Day treats.

Ludwig’s Roses
Choose whether you want brunch or lunch at The Rose Kitchen – a charming venue with delightful eats, including signature rose dishes and a range of homemade edible rose products. They also offer fabulous high tea with freshly baked cakes, and the kids playground (including swings, a doll house, merry go rounds and a jungle gym) means that Mom will get a chance to unwind while the kids keep themselves busy…

Café Beyritz
A delightful bistro in Lynnwood, Pretoria, Café Beyritz gets our vote for the best breakfast spot to take your mom for Mother’s Day. From fresh scones to camembert croissants, poached eggs and French toast with bacon, berry compote and mascarpone, there’s something here for everyone.

Laughing Chefs Dining Room
A special Mother’s Day lunch at this lovely garden restaurant sounds like just the right thing to spoil your mom. For only R280 per person, you’ll get basil parmesan cheesecake with tomato jam and microherbs, a variety of dishes from the harvest table, lemon roll cake with raspberry cream and chocolate shavings and a glass of Kleine Zalze Rose for every woman.

Baobab Café and Grill
A uniquely African setting with views out over Pretoria, and a delicious menu with flavours from all over Africa, The Baobab Café and Grill is a unique spot to celebrate Mother’s Day – particularly if you arrive in time to watch the sunset over the city.

Die Blou Hond
This authentic theatre and restaurant offers great food and excellent entertainment for a special occasion dinner with your mom. Philip Moolman is the resident artist, joined by other top artists like Prime Circle, Chris Chameleon, Arno Carstens, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Bok van Blerk, Koos Kombuis and Coenie de Villiers.

No matter how you decide to spend Mother’s Day, remember to tell the mom in your life just how you feel about her… That’s what the day is about, after all!

Words: Bridget McNulty | Images: Supplied


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