If you’re in Durban and are looking for something fun and different to spoil mom with this Mother’s Day, we’ve put together a fun list, from brunches to boat trips and train rides. Here’s where to eat and what to do:
Mother’s Day Tea By The Sea
Moms and Ladies will receive a complimentary glass of champagne on arrival, indulge in delicious canapes served by The Village Table. All whilst taking in the magnificent view and enjoying the afternoon doing something different for a good cause.
Pamper stations will be set up where you can get mini manis or nail treatments done by Nail it, Therapeutic Massages by Hello Hunny and Hair dos by Grant Harper. Feel fabulous during the course of the day.
There will also be a guest speaker and stylist too.
Date: Saturday, 13 May
Time: 14:30 – 17:00
Venue: The Village Table at the Pearls Mall
Mother’s Day Celebrations at the Bev
Nothing grander than an indulgent high tea at a posh venue. The Beverly Hills’ Sugar Club restaurant will be hosting Mother’s Day themed High Tea on Friday and Saturday, with Lindt chocolate gifting included. On Sunday it’s a buffet, also with gifting.
Date: High Tea: Friday 12 May & Saturday 13 May; Buffet: Sunday 14 May
Time: High Tea: 14:30 – 16: 30; Sunday Luncheon from 12:30
Venue: The Sugar Club at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Umhlanga
Price: High Tea: R350pp; Sunday Luncheon: R550pp
Book: firstname.lastname@example.org or 031 561 2211
And speaking of posh high teas and luncheons…
It would be remiss if we didn’t mention the Oyster Box as well. Their famous High Tea will be served in the Pearl Room enhanced by the vocal talent of Eric Canham, and accompanied by a pianist. If your mother would like a plated meal, you can take advantage of their Mother’s Day Lunch on Ocean Terrace, where Blommie, their in-house florist, will craft each mum a posie.
Time: 14h30 – 17h00 (High Tea) 12h00-15h00 (lunch)
Venue: Pearl Room (High Tea) and Ocean Terrace (Lunch)
Price: High Tea R 450pp (Pearl Room) , Lunch R 750pp (Ocean Terrace)
Or take it easy with a family Mother’s Day lunch at the Big Easy
Bring the family and tuck into a three course sharing lunch inside or out on the beautiful terrace at the Big Easy, accompanied by live entertainment.
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Venue: The Big Easy Wine Bar & Grill By Ernie Else, Hilton Hotel, Durban
Book: email@example.com or 031 336 8166
How about a Mother’s Day Buffet
The Lingela restaurant at the Elangeni & Maharani hotel on the Durban Beachfront will be putting out their famous spread, and with live entertainment.
Time: 12h30 – 15h30
Venue: Lingela, Elangeni & Maharani
Price: R450pp (adults); R220pp (Children 12 and under)
Book: Justine.firstname.lastname@example.org or 031 362 1300
Get on a boat with a Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise
Hit the harbour and soak in the the view for a Mother’s Day lunch with a twist on the La Vue Floating Restaurant. Champagne for moms and a three course buffet lunch will be on offer.
Date: Sunday, 14 May
Time: From 12pm
Venue: La Vue Floating Restaurant, Wilson’s Wharf
Or try a Mother’s Day Ride on a Train!
There are two awesome options for train adventures on Mother’s Day weekend, with three different train routes to take. The Inchanga ChooChoo by Stokers Arms in Kloof is one options. Treat mum on a ride on a diesel locomotive from Kloof to Inchanga along a scenic route overlooking the 1000 Hills Valley. At Inchanga buy her a great crafted gift at the Inchanga Craft Market, and have something to eat or drink and enjoy a picnic under the trees.
Date: Sunday, 14 May
Time: 12h30 – 16h00
Venue: Stoker’s Arms, 66 Old Main Rd, 3610 Kloof
Price: R240pp (13yrs – 64yrs); R170 (pensionerss over 64 and children 2-12 years); Children under 2 travel free
Or try this one:
The second option is the Holiday Express Mother’s Day train adventure to The Shongweni Farmers Market on Saturday 13 May or the Holiday Express Mother’s Day train adventure to Scottburgh on Sunday, 14 May to spend the day at the beach. The Shongweni route inland passes through two tunnels and stops will be made at the two waterfalls to allow passengers to take photographs. The Scottburgh route will also treat you to exceptional views.
More About the Train Trips: Registration one hour before departure at the Premier Business Lounge, Durban Station. Follow signs to the Premier Business Lounge.
For the full itineraries of both the Shongweni and Scottburgh train ride adventures, please visit here for all the information: https://www.facebook.com/events/366560930407406/