While any day of the year is good to show appreciation to mothers, this Sunday 26th of March they deserve a special celebration. There are many alternatives for Mothers’ Day brunch in Dublin and we have compiled a list with ten of the best places that have great food and service. From elegant five star hotels to trendy city centre spots, there’s a place and a style for every mom to have a wonderful day!
From the people who brought you The Woollen Mills and The Winding Stairs, this wide and inviting establishment is a bit off the beaten track, in Glasnevin Hill, and in it, you’ll find a large and diverse brunch menu with classics such as waffles and pancakes, along with ribs, linguine and wild Irish boar nachos.
Where: 60 Glasnevin Hill, Dublin 9
More info: thewasherwoman.ie
A cosy, charming, wonderland of treats, this colourful and feminine café in city centre offers a classic brunch menu with omelettes, French toast, sandwiches and of course, the house’s namer, tarts, both sweet and savoury. Warm and friendly, it is a lovely spot for a casual brunch with personality.
Where: Cow’s Lane, Dame Street, Dublin 2
More info: queenoftarts.ie
While there are several locations, all with the same high standards of service and quality of food, we have chosen the one in Swords on this occasion as they’ll be offering a special menu for Mothers’ Day (available also in Malahide and Dun Laoghaire), including complimentary Prosecco for moms!
You can read a full brunch review here.
Where: North Street, Swords. Co. Dublin
More info: gourmetfoodparlour.com
A rustic but comfortable space just in front of St Stephens Green park. Relaxed, casual and with a menu packed with artisan Irish ingredients, this is a great place to go if you want to continue the afternoon with a stroll through the park, a visit to the quirky Little Museum of Ireland or just a session of shopping on Grafton Street.
Where: The Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
More info: hatchandsons.co
While this cool venue is a favourite of nine to fivers, during the weekend, it is also booming with life thanks to its fabulous brunch and great location. For this Mothers’ Day, they’re offering a special menu: a whole slow roast Moroccan lamb shoulder’ at €80 for four to six people or a whole roasted Samke Harra chicken’ €28 for two people. Add 2 for 1 cocktails to that and you’ll be just too tempted to book a table!
Where: Charlotte Quay Dock, Millennium Tower, Dublin 4
More info: charlottequay.ie
An elegant and stylish venue where mom will enjoy the five star treatment she deserves. They’re offering a special Mothers’ Day lunch menu including complimentary Prosecco for all adults and free parking. You can choose to have two or three courses and mains include Ring of Kerry lamb shoulder, slow roasted sirloin of beef, spring vegetable risotto and more.
Where: St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.
More info: fitzwilliamhoteldublin.com/eat/#citron
Indulge in a luxurious Sunday brunch in one of the most glamorous venues in Dublin. Treat your mum to dishes featuring the freshest seasonal Irish produce and toast to her with classic brunch cocktail or bubbly. The menu includes three courses and it’s priced at €39 (€15 for children under 12). To book online for Sunday brunch at Seasons Restaurant simply click here.
Where: Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
More info: intercontinental.com
The last Sunday of each month, Bow Lane glams up for a very unique brunch. Hosted by Davina Devine, Bow Lane’s Drag Brunch will surely entertain a mom that wants to think outside the box. Music, prizes and irreverent comedy will accompany the scrumptious dishes and modern cocktails on the menu.
Where: 17 Aungier Street, Dublin
More info: bowlane.ie/social/
Great brunch favourites, from oysters to surf’ n’ turf or eggs Benedict, are flawlessly prepared and served at The Shelbourne’s Sunday Jazz Brunch menu. Delectable classic brunch cocktails are also part of the treat, as well as live entertainment by Cary Posavitz and the Players from 12:30pm – 3:30pm.
Where: 27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Dublin 2
More info: shelbournedining.ie/sunday-jazz-brunch
Moms will be regaled to complimentary Prosecco and the whole family will be treated to a special menu that includes dishes such as Irish Crab served with Avocado, Mango, & Trout Caviar, Roasted Lamb Loin with creamy Potato Mousseline, Wild Garlic & Asparagus and fabulous desserts! You can book or enquiry here.
Where: 26 Fitzwilliam Pl, Dublin
More info: sueseystreet.ie
Gabriela’s passion for writing is only matched by her love for food and wine. Journalist, confectioner and sommelier, she fell in love with Ireland years ago and moved from Venezuela to Dublin in 2014.
Since then, she has written about and worked in the local food scene, and she’s determined to discover and share the different traditions, flavours and places that have led Irish food and drink to fascinate her.