Mother's Day 2019 Cape Town - 12th May | Specials, Events & More!
Mother's Day 2019 Cape Town - 12th May | Specials, Events & More!
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Mother's Day 2019 Cape Town - 12th May | Specials, Events & More!
See how Cape Town plans on making moms feels special this Mother’s Day! Check out our Mother’s Day ideas, specials and activities near you.
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Mother's Day 2019 Cape Town - 12th May | Specials, Events & More!

See how Cape Town plans on making moms feels special this Mother’s Day! Check out our Mother’s Day ideas, specials and activities near you.
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Mother's Day 2019 Cape Town - 12th May | Specials, Events & More!
See how Cape Town plans on making moms feels special this Mother’s Day! Check out our Mother’s Day ideas, specials and activities near you.

It’s almost that time of year again, that time where we show our mothers how much we appreciate them. That one day where we do something out of the ordinary to treat them and make them feel loved. That one day called Mother’s Day.

To help you get a head start on your Mother’s Day plans, we’ve summarised some of the best events, activities and ideas on how to treat your mom on this special day.

Whether you’re looking for a gourmet breakfast with a view, a live music event or a relaxing spa date, we’ve got all you need to know about Mother’s Day in Cape Town!

Traveling this Mother's Day? Check what the rest of the country is up to:

Quick JumpMother's Day Events in Cape Town 2019Back to the Secret GardenMother's Day Villiera Bubbly Pairing LunchMother's Day Lunch @ The Hyde HotelThe Mirage Mothers Day High TeaMothers Day High TeaMother's DayMother's Day Events Outside Cape Town 2019Royal High TeaMother's Day Things To DoWater Biking with MomChocolate Tasting at Honest Chocolate Boat Tour of the V&A Waterfront Four & Twenty Restaurant Mother’s Day Gift IdeasBreakfast in BedA DIY CraftShop Online | Discounts & Deals this Mother's Day 2019

And if you’re still not sure what to get your mom, we’ve thrown in some awesome gift ideas at the end to make this day extra special and full of personal flavour.

Mother's Day Events in Cape Town 2019

Take a look at some of the best Mother's Day events happening in and around Cape Town! We'll be updating this list weekly, so stay tuned!

Back to the Secret Garden

A return to the amazing Secret Garden and we couldn’t be happier to share it with you once more! 🌸🍃

@The Secret Garden Market‎

Expect to find 70 of Cape Town’s best traders selling food, drinks, fashion, home decor, kids apparel, plants and much, much more. There will also be acoustic music, beautiful picnic spots and a supervised kiddies area, all set in one of Constantia’s most spectacular gardens.

Tickets are limited and will be released soon so watch this space and make sure you don’t miss out on this one of a kind, post election, pre Mother’s Day celebration.

  • Cost:
    • R30 - Pre Sold
    • R40 - At the Door
  • When: 11 May, 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: The Secret Garden Market, 120 Constantia Main Rd, Cape Town
  • More Info: Back to the Secret Garden

Mother's Day Villiera Bubbly Pairing Lunch

Five Great Reasons to Celebrate Mother’s Day. Looking for a fabulous way to celebrate this Mother’s Day? 15 on Orange Autograph Collection Hotel is offering a sensationally special four-course pairing lunch with Villiera Wines and live music performance by Francesca Biancoli.


Conveniently situated in the heart of the Mother City, just off Orange Street in Cape Town’s Garden’s area, Savour Restaurant at 15 on Orange Hotel invites moms and their families to an effervescent afternoon of decadent dining celebrations. A lush inner-city Urban Oasis complete with the bells and whistles of a Cape Winelands wine pairing experience.

Spearheaded by Executive Chef, Tamsyn Wells, the gastronomic five course set pairing menu is priced at R495 per head.

Villiera Wines, rooted from Stellenbosch, is a family run winery, pioneering quality produce and commitment to preserving the environment as proud members of the Biodiversity of Wine Initiative. A perfect fit for a matriarchal family occasion. Ideal for a lavish luncheon, Villiera is notable for their Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon varietals.

Together with the best of bubbly, fine dining and live entertainment, mum’s will also be graciously gifted this MothersDay, compliments of Lush Cosmetics to the value of R500 per gift box!

Please Note: Bookings is essential!
  • Cost: From R495 - R595 pp
  • When: 12 May, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Bookings:
    • +2721 469 8000
  • Venue: 15 on Orange, C/o Grey's Pass & Orange St
  • More Info: Mother's Day Villiera Bubbly Pairing Lunch

Mother's Day Lunch @ The Hyde Hotel

Spoil your mom this Mother's Day with a delicious 3 course meal.

@The Hyde Hotel

Be treated to a strawberry mimosa upon arrival. On the menu you can choose from a variety of starters including: Basil Pestro Gnocchi or Vietnamese Pumpkin Soup. For mains the chef has prepared a variety of meats as the perfect entree to the delectable starters. For dessert choose from: Sticky Toffee Pudding or Chocolate Brownie with Ice Cream or Frozen Cheesecake.

Make Mother's Day special with the Hyde Hotel this May!

NB: Vegetarian options are available on request.
  • Cost: R295 pp
  • When: 12 May, 12pm - 4pm
  • Venue: The Hyde Hotel, 13 London Rd Sea Point
  • More Info: Mother's Day Lunch

The Mirage Mothers Day High Tea

Spoil mom this Mother's Day to an elegant and deliciously entertaining High Tea at sea.


Listen to a spectacular live violin performance while you spend two hours out at sea, nibbling on delicious and delightful finger snacks and sipping on an assortment of teas. there will be 2 teas for the day, at 10am and again at 2pm.

  • Cost: R650 pp
  • When: 12 May, 10am - 5pm
  • Venue: Mirage, Pierhead, V&A Waterfront
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Mothers Day High Tea

Join The Residences at Crystal Towers for an amazing Mother's Day treat this year!

@The Residences at Crystal Towers‎

Their aim is to provide a luxury experience at affordable prices in the comforts of their exquisite dining area, providing the comforts of a home away from home.

  • Cost: R200 pp
  • When: 12 May, 2pm - 4:30pm
  • Bookings:
  • Venue: The Residence at crystal Towers, C/o Centruty Blvd & Railito Rd
  • More Info: Mothers Day High Tea

Mother's Day

You are invited to join Excellencia this Mother's Day, come out and show your mom just how much you care.


Your table will be welcomed with freshly baked bread followed by a main course (buffet style) of slow braised oxtail, basmati rice, veggies and sweet butternut.

  • Cost: R200pp
  • When: 12 May, 12pm - 4pm
  • Venue: 10 Jakaranda St, Klipheuwel, Cape Town
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Mother's Day Events Outside Cape Town 2019

The Western Capes boarders stretch along both coasts (Indian and Atlantic) no wonder the smaller towns outside the city are getting in on the Mother's Day action.

Royal High Tea

Calling on all Queens and Princesses to join in for this very special Mothers and Daughters Royal Tea Party, celebrating Mother's Day.


This will be a fundraiser as well and proceeds will be for HAWK - Koinonia who is in much need.

Loads of fun is going to be had, with a guest speaker, games, raffles, auctions and of course lucky draws and a best dressed prize. So come dawn your crowns and tiaras and enjoy the fun.

  • Cost:
    • R185 - Queens
    • R165 - Princesses (Under 12 years)
  • When: 11 May, 11:30am - 2pm
  • Venue: Lavendula, 2 Poort St, Brackenfell
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Mother's Day Things To Do

If you're looking to treat your Mom to a day of activities, take a look at some other ideas we've put together that really say I love you.

Water Biking with Mom

Water Bikes Cape Town is the perfect activity for the active mom. This low impact activity is suited to all ages.

The concept allows you to be on the water without being in the water. The mechanically powered water bikes release no harmful emissions and are completely environmentally safe! The self propelled tour allows you to set the pace as you silently glide across the Atlantic Ocean.

Please Note: This activity can become fully booked very quickly, prior booking is vital!
  • Cost:
    • 2 Hour Tour (Recommended)
      • R590 pp
    • 60 Minute Rental
      • R490 pp
    • 30 Minute Rental
      • R290 pp
  • Operating Hours: 7am - 5pm
  • Bookings: 083 777 1048
  • Venue: Wharf St, Simon's Town
  • More Info: Cape Town Water Bikes

Chocolate Tasting at Honest Chocolate

Tucked into the heart of the Cape Town, lies this chocolate heaven. Honest Chocolate, based in Wale Street, is a small artisanal chocolate cafe that believes in keeping things hand-crafted.


Using quality organically produced ingredients, they make the purest chocolate your taste buds will ever have the pleasure of enjoying. The is the ultimate chocolate-lover's dream. It’s a must-do!

  • Cost: As much as your taste buds desire
  • Operating Hours: 13 May 9am - 6pm
  • Venue: 64A Wale Street
  • More Info: Website

Boat Tour of the V&A Waterfront

This 25-minute long cruise is a great way to see the Mother City from the sea. While touring through the V&A waterfront harbour, you’ll be treated to some pretty incredible mountain views, entertaining sea life and the smell of fresh sea air.


The cruise departs from and returns to the jetty outside the Two Oceans Aquarium; it’s perfect for the whole family.

  • Cost: R45 - R30
  • Operating Hours: 10am - 5pm
    • Every 20 minutes from jetty
  • Contact: 021 511 6000
  • Venue: The Jetty outside the Two Oceans Aquarium
  • More Info: Website

Four & Twenty Restaurant

This quirky restaurant and pantry, based in the Southern Suburbs, promises you and your mom a real treat!

They serve classic breakfasts and the pantry is stocked with delicious deli items including homemade pastries and hand-crafted confectionery.

With time and love poured into each meal, the staff at Four & Twenty are dedicated to providing scrumptious meals made from the freshest, local produce. A visit to this spot will have you savouring every single wholesome bite.

  • Cost: From R80 - R120
  • Operating Hours: 8am - 4pm
  • Contact: 021 762 0975
  • Venue: 23 Wolfe Street, Chelsea Village, Wynberg
  • More Info: Website

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

If you’ve been giving your mom a chocolate and a scribbled note for the last 5 years, it’s definitely time for a change! Here are some super simple, yet crafty, ways to tell your mom just how much you love her.

Breakfast in Bed

This may sound like an obvious one to you but this is your chance to really put your culinary skills to the test. Be creative in the kitchen, and most importantly, add a lot of love to whatever you’re whipping up. One of our favourites is a warm batch of chocolate waffles.

A DIY Craft

If the kitchen is not your forte, here are some homemade craft ideas that really say “I love you Mom”

  • Home Made Terrariums
  • 6 DIY Craft Ideas

Shop Online | Discounts & Deals this Mother's Day 2019

Avoid the chaos of the mall this Mother's Day with these amazing deals, perfect to make your moms day super special!

  • Cape Coffee Beans - The freshest precision roasted blends straight to your door.
  • Zando - Stockists of much loved designers and brands.
  • Faithful To Nature - Everything whole foods and health conscious.
  • Homechoice - SA's No. 1 home shopping retailer
  • Travelstart - One stop holiday shop, everything from flights to accommodation and things to do.
  • Mr Price Sport - Shop the latest in sport apparel.

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