Where to eat this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to celebrate the matriarch(s) in your life. With hundreds of great options to choose from in the Winelands, picking the perfect place for an unforgettable family get-together with mom can be daunting, so we’ve narrowed it down to a few of our favourites.


Mother’s Day at Nederburg: A festive feast and award-winning wines


Where better to celebrate Mother’s Day than at Nederburg’s picturesque wine farm in the Paarl Winelands.

Nederburg’s historic 19th-century manor house is once again hosting a sumptuous Sunday lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day, accompanied by red wines from the winery’s acclaimed range. Situated in view of lush lawns and vineyards, it’s a venue with grandeur to match the importance of the event.

The Red Table restaurant is serving a hearty à la carte feast, prepared by chef Lisa Cilliers and her team.


Join Backsberg this Mother’s Day for a full weekend of celebrating women

What better way to spoil Mom on Mother’s Day than with a fabulous Sunday feast at Backsberg?

Guests will be greeted with a glass of bubbly or rosé on arrival and moms will each be treated to a special Mother’s Day gift from the team.

A leisurely, three-course lunch will ensue, where guests may sit inside at Backsberg’s cosy restaurant or outdoors under the oak trees (weather dependent).

Expect a banquet of culinary delights including homemade breads and pȃtés, creamy butternut soup, lamb on the spit, a variety of vegetable dishes and beautiful desserts including Pavlova, Malva Pudding, seasonal fruits and Chocolate Roulade. Mother’s Day Lunch will be served from 12h00 on Sunday 13 May and costs R300 per person or R100 for children under the age of twelve. Children below the age of five years may join free of charge.

In the spirit of celebrating women, Backsberg will also be hosting a Women’s ‘Tread Lightly’ MTB Race on Saturday 12 May for any moms and daughters who might like to join! Head over to http://www.pedalpower.org.za/ for more information.

Look forward to a weekend dedicated to spoiling all the wonderful women out there! For more information and bookings, please contact Backsberg Estate Cellars on 021 875 5141 or send an email to restaurant@backsberg.co.za.


Treat your Mom this Mother’s Day at Dornier

Treat your Mom this Mother’s Day with a delectable lunch at Dornier’s restaurant. With it’s welcoming and breath-taking views, Bodega offers a relaxing atmosphere with a set lunch menu that will indulge your senses.

All menu items also have the option of being paired with one of the Dornier Wines, with carefully selected wine pairing options available.

Kindly contact bodega@dornier.co.za to make your reservation.

Reservations are essential for our Mother’s Day Lunch, and are only confirmed once a 50% deposit has been received.

3-course Mothers’ Day lunch costs R395 per person (excluding wine pairing).


Bellevue Mother’s Day Lunch

Treat your Mom to a 2-course wine pairing lunch at Bellevue Wine Estate.

Why not treat your Mom to a 2-course wine pairing lunch at Bellevue Wine Estate.

R299 per person will get you a 2-course meal, each paired with a glass of wine and a free glass of MCC on arrival.

Book now and don’t miss out. Call us Bellevue 021 865 2054 or email chef@bellevue.co.za.


Franschhoek Mother’s Day breakaway at Grande Provence

The Restaurant at Grande Provence is going all out with a three-course set menu including a glass of bubbly on arrival and a special gift for mom.

This culinary indulgence begins with an enticing amuse bouche of beetroot jelly ravioli before you tuck into a choice of cured yellowtail or ox tongue served with pickles and sweet mustard. Culinary gems to choose from as the main courses are beef wellington and confit rainbow trout.

The star of the dessert selection is the pineapple cake with coconut lime sorbet, or try the lemon pound cake with olive oil ice cream & blueberries.


Mother’s Day Lunch at Jordan Wine Estate

Situated at the top of the Stellenbosch Kloof Road, this estate is slightly off the beaten track, where visitors can enjoy the tranquillity and natural beauty that surrounds them.

On Sunday the 12th May, The Bakery at Jordan will be celebrating the women in your life, with a sophisticated and wholesome set breakfast and lunch menu.

Begin your morning with a glass of our newly released Jordan MCC, to enjoy with your first course of an apple & pecan flammkuchen, topped with lemon and orange zest. The second course is an English muffin with mushroom duxelle, crispy bacon, poached egg & popcorn hollandaise.

Guests joining for lunch will start by tucking into a platter of our famous wood-fired bread, served with a capsicum crème fraiche and followed by honey & ginger glazed Norwegian salmon with pan-fried baby spinach, new potatoes, feta & peppadew. What is lunch without dessert… enjoy a trio of petit fours and a glass of the Jordan Mellifera!

Perfect for kids
Kiddies can also indulge in a set menu. Scrambled eggs, bacon and toast for breakfast or a yummy Hawaiian chicken pizza for lunch, plus a vanilla cupcake with icing set to decorate themselves!


Time to spoil mom at Simonsig Wine Estate

Treat the queen in your life to a scrumptious lunch at our signature restaurant Cuvée and stand a chance to win one of three Mooikelder Day Spa vouchers.

Each mom will receive a complimentary glass of Brut Rosé on arrival and we’ve also arranged for a child minder and kiddies entertainment so that moms can enjoy a well deserved break. Book your table.

Moms also save 15% on wines purchased in our tasting room on the day.