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Mother’s Day – Sydney Gift Guide

Its Mother’s Day this Sunday, if you’re looking for some inspiration Sydney Social 101 might have just what you’re looking for!

There are a number of gift suggestions that I think would go down a treat! To celebrate we have one of the gift guide suggestions to give away to one lucky reader of Sydney Social 101!

Details of how to win are at the bottom of this post!

Here are the suggestions for you:

A nice bottle of vino – Tempus Two

Tempus Two Moscato Rosa is a brilliant gift for mum. It has a great earthy pink colour and is great to drink for brunch or lunch as its low in alcohol – perfect to take along to a restaurant for Mother’s Day. RRP is $14.99.

Dinner for two – The Star

Sydney’s one-of-a-kind leisure and entertainment venue, The Star, will celebrate Mother’s Day on 13 May, with special Sunday lunch menus in the signature restaurants, plus a pamper offer at The Spa at The Darling. Also available for Mums, are Star gift cards which are redeemable for a hotel stay, dining experience, spa treatment or shopping in the many retail stores.


BLACK by ezard

Complete with stunning harbour views, contemporary Australian grill BLACK by ezard, will feature a four course lunch menu for $90 per person plus beverages this Mother’s Day. The decadent menu reflects chef Teage Ezard’s bold and boundary breaking cuisine. Take for example, the butter poached prawns, wood grilled watermelon and corn salad.


Popular Italian chef, Stefano Manfredi, has prepared a special Mother’s Day experience at his modern Milanese restaurant, Balla. For $85 per person, guests will absorb beautiful harbour views, whilst enjoying a three course lunch menu including primi, secondi and dolce, plus a glass of prosecco.  A limited a la carte menu will also be available.


New contemporary Japanese restaurant, Sokyo, will serve a special six course lunch menu created by ex-Nobu chef, Chase Kojima. For $70 per person, guests will enjoy sashimi, tempura, a signature dishes, sushi and dessert, plus a glass of Domaine Chandon. A limited a la carte menu will also be available.

Bistro 80

Serving Bistro classics and favourites, Bistro 80 has created a special menu for Mother’s Day featuring three courses for $60 per person, including a glass of Domaine Chandon.

For more information about the special menus for each restaurant, please visit To make a restaurant reservation, please contact 1800 700 700.

Spa Day – Special Offer

Stay at one of The Star’s five-star hotels, The Darling hotel and Spa or the Astral Tower and Residences, and receive a $50 credit to go towards a pampering experience at The Spa at The Darling. The luxurious spa has a range of unique treatments from around the world, delivering pampering to all new levels. Located on level 2 of The Darling, the spa offers 16 private rooms including an intimate couple’s treatment room and an indulgent hamam.


 The Star gift cards are also available to purchase for Mother’s Day, and are redeemable at The Star’s 20 restaurants and bars, The Darling Hotel and Spa, as well as The Star’s premium retail collection, with stores including Bottega Veneta, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Moda Emporio, IM Lingerie, Calvin Klein Jeans LK Boutique and G-Star Raw. Gift cards can be purchased by calling 1800 700 700.

For more information about the special menus for each restaurant, please visit To make a restaurant or hotel reservation, please contact 1800 700 700.



Deshabille is a stunning store that features everything from candles to sleepwear! They have compiled special Mothers Day gift packs which feature the sleepwear, Urban Rituelle candles, soaps and bracelets. You can check out other gift packs/ gift ideas from Deshabille here:

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If these are a little out of your price range, not to worry! Sydney Social 101 has one of the packs to giveaway to one lucky winner! To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is ‘Like’ Sydney Social 101 on facebook and tell me 25 words or less why your mum deserves to win the pack. Pack is worth $145 (RRP)

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One thought on “Mother’s Day – Sydney Gift Guide

  1. very nice . i also have one would like to share with you. It would be great if you visit my site to get more

    Posted by smockedswimwear | May 9, 2012, 7:00 am

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