Mother’s Day Breakfast in Melbourne: Your Guide
Spoil mum with a Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne
It’s pretty safe to say that most mums love going out for breakfast and brunch. Or both. Now, we know flowers, chocolates and vouchers can be nice, but nothing beats quality time. Quality time with you, coffee and some delicious eggy creation. So we’ve done the hard yards for you and picked out the best places for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne. You don’t have any excuse now! Who knows, maybe you’ll both find your new favourite cafe and create a new weekend breakfast tradition?
Breakfast for all
Whether your mum is cooler than you are, has a love for the finer things in life, is a hippy-dippy lady or is still working full-time, Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne is something every mum will love. This list of choices for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne covers all locations, whether you’re on the southside, north or further afield. So as long as you’re a fan of breakfast food (who isn’t?), you’ll stay firmly in mum’s good books.
By the way, in case you’ve forgotten, this year it’s Sunday the 12th of May. You’re welcome. Now, go forth and spoil mum.
A Brunswick icon, Miss Marmalade is ideal for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne. It’s rustic, cosy and boasts street front dining so you and mum can people watch over coffee, brekkie and cake. Miss Marmalade is one of Melbourne’s coolest cafes with a vibe that makes you want to relax and take it all in. Located on Union Street, the staff are friendly, the coffee is exceptional – they use Clark Street Roasters – and the food is outstanding. There’s also plenty of vegan, veggie and gluten-free options. You can also get wine, beer and several bloody cocktails. Choosing Miss Marmalade for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne will have mum feeling special, that’s for sure.
We recommend: Loaded hash stack topped with Gruyere, beef brisket, hearty gravy and a poached egg. Perhaps with a Bloody Margaret made with gin?
126 Union Street, Brunswick, Melbourne 3056__Mon – Fri: 7 – 4pm, Sat – Sun: 8 – 4pm
Two Birds One Stone
For South Yarra Melbournians, Two Birds One Stone is the cream of the crop when it comes to coffee. This Claremont Street cafe is a coffee lovers haven. If your mum loves her single origin, this is where you should take her for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne. They use Five Sense beans here, and they use them oh, so well… and then, there’s the food. Everything here is as local as it gets, so the menu changes regularly. The menu is impressive but down to earth and they prepare, smoke, cure and bake as much as they can in-house. So, if mum likes stylish cafes and quality food and coffee, this is where to head for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne.
We recommend: Eggs Benedict topped with house-smoked rolled ham hock, beetroot puree, pickled lentils and béarnaise sauce. Followed by their famous cheesecake brownie – mum will love it!
12 Claremont Street, South Yarra, Melbourne 3141__Mon – Fri: 7 – 3:30pm, Sat – Sun: 8 – 3:30pm
White Mojo on Whitehorse Road in Balwyn is one of those places that reminds you why the Melbourne cafe scene is so damn good. As chic as it gets, the space itself is open and modern with white marble and light timber creating a bright interior. There are also tessellating hexagons and sepia-toned skull illustrations made with coffee ink throughout. The coffee is exceptional and the team have created their own in-house blend with some pretty interesting ways you can try it, too. Then, there is the food. The flavour combinations are creative to say the least and the presentation is a work of art. This is perfect for Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne if mum is adventurous and keeps up with the cool crowd.
We recommend: The signature croissant burger filled with soft shell crab, chipotle mayo, smoked eel, pickled cucumber, chorizo crumb and fried eggs.
182 – 184 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn, Melbourne 3103__Mon – Fri: 7 – 4pm, Sat – Sun: 8 – 5pm
The Parlour Milkbar & Kitchen
Simplicity at its finest, The Parlour Milkbar & Kitchen in Beaumaris will have mum’s tick of approval. This stylish and family owned and operated cafe boasts one of the best menus in Melbourne. Located on Weatherall Road, you’ll find a whole host of delicious dishes that are all nutritious, beautifully presented and mouthwatering. Meaning, mum will love it! Gluten-free and vegan mums will love this place, too. And the choice of breakfast cocktails go down a treat. If that sounds like something your mum would like, this is the Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne for her.
We recommend: Buttermilk pancakes topped with seasonal berries, passionfruit gelato and maple syrup.
40 Weatherall Road, Beaumaris, Melbourne 3192__Mon – Thurs: 7:30 – 5pm; Fri: 7:30 – 10pm; Sat: 8:30 – 10pm; Sun: 8:30 – 5pm
Lolo & Wren
Lolo & Wren is easily one of the most impressive cafes in Melbourne. Since opening in Brunswick West, the team have won several awards in just a few short years. Foodies flock from all over Melbourne to tuck into the artisanal dishes and sample the outstanding 5 Senses coffee. You should especially treat mum to Mother’s Day breakfast in Melbourne here if she’s an avid reader of the Good Food Guide – those guys can’t get enough. The food is typically Australian with a slight American twist, locally sourced, beautifully presented and quintessentially Melbourne. All the makings of a stellar Mother’s Day in Melbourne, don’t you think?
We recommend: Crispy confit duck salad with asparagus, house-pickled Spanish onions, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, freekah and orange-infused whipped Meredith goat feta.
484 Albion Street, Brunswick West, Melbourne 3055__Mon – Fri: 7 – 4pm, Sat – Sun: 8 – 5pm