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The best ways to spoil mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner – Sunday 12 May to be exact – and there are definitely no shortage of ways to show your mum how important she is in your life in Newcastle.

Here are some of the best ways to help mum celebrate the special day!

A harbourside seafood experience fit for a Queen

If you’re looking to pamper mum with an idyllic seafood dining experience, then The Kingfish at Honeysuckle could be just the place.

This restaurant, which offers tranquil harbour views, serves up simplistic and a well-balanced menu consisting of super fresh, quality seafood augmented with Mediterranean flavours.

If you prefer to save the experience for a later date, The Kingfish also offers gift vouchers – another way to treat mum on her special day.

For more information and to make a reservation, visit

The Kingfish is located at Unit 19/15-17 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle.

An ABBA-riffic night on the town

Why not spoil mum with tickets to Mamma Mia for Mother’s Day?

The smash hit musical based on the feel-good music of ABBA is coming to Newcastle for the first time and features hit after hit from the incredible songs of ABBA including Dancing Queen, Voulez Vous, S.O.S, Take a Chance On Me and The Winner Takes It All.

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Mamma Mia will be the biggest party in town.

Mamma Mia will be on at the Civic Theatre from Friday 25 October to Saturday 9 November

For tickets and show times. visit the Civic Theatre website.

Luxury by the sea

The Anchorage at Port Stephens is the perfect place to make mum’s day.

Stay, dine or spa at The Anchorage Port Stephens – let mum decide. Treat her to a decadent Mother’s Day lunch – $89  or High Tea by the Sea with unlimited bubbles – $59, or make her day with lunch or high tea and an overnight stay from just $399!

Or if she’s a gift voucher kind of mum, with every $100 gift voucher that you gift her, for a limited time only she’ll receive a bonus $25 Spa Lucca voucher.

Visit or call (02) 4984 2555 today.

A Mother’s Day makeover

The Icon Cosmetic Clinic in Merewether will certainly have your mum looking her best with a slew of Mother’s Day specials on offer.

Why not treat mum to a skin needling treatment with a soothing medical-grade mask for just $250 (normally $500) or a 20 per cent a lactic acid peel (normally $120 now $60)?

The clinic also offers a full-face IPL treatment for pigmentation for $200 (normally $350) and if you buy any Jane Iredale product you will receive a free deluxe mini trio (including Lip Drink, Pureflash Conditioner and Mascara)

Gift Vouchers are also available online or by phoning 4963 3414.

The Icon is located at 102 Mitchell Street, Merewether

Spoil mum at Wests

Wests New Lambton welcomes all mums to the signature Mother’s Day event in the Starlight Room.

Mums will be treated to a glass of sparkling on arrival, a two-course lunch, complimentary gelato tasting from 1pm-1.30pm, tea and coffee, all the while enjoying the cool sounds of Crocq Trio.

The Wests Lambton Mother’s Day Signature Event will be on in the Starlight Room on Sunday 12 May. Doors open at 11.30am.

Tickets are $40*pp and $20* per child (5 to 12 years). Bookings are essential. Visit the Help Desk, purchase online here or call 4935 1200. *T&Cs apply.

Share the love, share the energy

Why not get mum on a Bykko and show her your favourite places in town?

Think coffee, quirky little shops, brunch with a glass of champagne or simply a ride along the coastline.

With more than 156 bicycle docks spread across 19 docking stations throughout the Newcastle CBD, Honeysuckle, Newcastle West, Wickham, The Junction and Bar Beach, finding a bike and seeing everything this city has to offer has never been easier.

Also, if you book a $10 daily pass for you, your mum will get a daily pass for free!

For more information, visit the website, email or phone 1-300-1-BYKKO (1-300-1-29556).

Chill out with mum at the top end of town

The Great Northern Hotel definitely has you covered for your Mother’s Day celebrations offering a mouthwatering family roast lunch.

To celebrate Mother’s Day, the venue will also be raffling off two substantial gift packs and any mum or grandmother in for lunch on the day will receive a complimentary ticket.

The super talented Megan Core will entertain the crowd and there will also be bottomless bubbles (for $25) to keep all mums happy.

Throughout May, the venue is also running a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness that will see $1 from every glass of rosé purchased throughout May going toward the charity.

The lunch is $25pp and bookings are essential. To book, phone 4077 3910 or email The Great Northern is located at 89 Scott Street, Newcastle.

Written by Newcastle Live

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