Mother's Day

We love to celebrating with great food - and Mother’s Day is no exception. Surprise mom with food prepared by local chefs and gifts offered by local businesses by viewing our list below!

For more local food options and ideas check out all Taste Real partner businesses.

Check back as we continue to update local specials!

Special Menus and Events

Bardo, Guelph
Celebrate moms in the best way possible with a special Prix Fixe Brunch! Featuring a three-course seasonal menu, with your choice of appetizer, main, and dessert for $36 a person. Book your spot or view their menu

Borealis Grille and Bar, Guelph
Make this Mother's Day truly unforgettable! With curated Mother's Day features and flavourful brunch and dinner options, there is something for everyone to enjoy - especially Mom! Click here to book for brunch, or here to reserve a table for dinner.

The Breadalbane Inn, Fergus
Surprise Mom with a special Mother's Day brunch this year, featuring delicious menu items like Eggs Benedict, French Toast Pudding, Quiche Loraine, and more! Plus, each mom who stops in for brunch will be entered into a draw to win a gift basket full of products from local businesses. Tables are filling up quick - call 519.843.4770 to make your reservation for seating at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 2:00 pm.

Chompin at the Bit Bar and Grille, Rockwood
Mother's Day Brunch with seatings at 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 1:30 pm. To book your seat and enquire about menu, call 519.856.1220. View poster.

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, Puslinch
Treat Mom and the family to buffet brunch with local farm-fresh ingredients Sunday, May 12 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Afterwards, take a leisure stroll, go for a hike, or visit with farm animals on the picturesque grounds! Book your ticket hereNOTE: Tickets are now sold out for this event.

The Danish Place, Puslinch
Enjoy dinner at the Danish Place, with live music from Thomas Kovacs starting at 5:00 pm. Call 519.824.0539 or email to make your reservation for Sunday, May 12.

Dixon's Distilled Spirts, Guelph
From May 9 to 12, bring Mom to enjoy a specialty Mother's Day cocktail, paired with a delicious charcuterie board and other offerings from the snack menu.

Elora Distilling Company, Elora
Enjoy "Sparkling Sunday" this Mother's Day starting at 12:00 pm in the Royal Room. Specialty drinks and flights featuring bubbly, and other delicious treats - ("mum"osa anyone?). Reservations encouraged, limited space. 226.384.7777.

Fergies Fine Foods, Fergus
Mother's Day dinner for four including paella, caprese salsad, baguette, dessert and fresh flowers. View the full menu. Limited quantities available, order today at or by calling 519.787.7700.

La Fontana, Elora
Who doesn't love brunch? This Mother's Day, treat your mom to all-you-can-eat brunch featuring live performances on a riverfront patio! Accepting reservations at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm at 226.384.2300 or

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro, Guelph
Spoil Mom with an indulgent Sunday brunch or chef's dinner feature this Mother's Day. Brunch: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm; Chef's Dinner Feature: 4:00 pm till close. Click here to book for brunch, or here to reserve a table for dinner.

Park Eatery, Guelph
Celebrate Mom with these delicious menu options! Serving up classic brunch from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, family style platters from 3:00 - 8:00 pm, and feature cocktails and shakes all day long. Taking brunch reservations now 519.265.9002.

The Wooly Pub, Guelph
The Mother's Day Ale Trail is back for a second year! Board the big yellow school bus at the Wooly and enjoy the curated food and beer pairings at Wellington Brewery, Revel Cider, and Third Moon Brewing, before heading back to the Wooly for a dessert pairing to cap off the afternoon. Find out more about the event and book your ticket here.

Gift Baskets and Boxes

Creative Edge, Guelph
Gifts for Mom! Find your perfect gift basket filled with yummy treats, soothing soaps, local beeswax candles and more. Additional options available on their website at

Fraberts, Fergus
Treat Mom to "Brunch in a Box", a gift basket, quiche that she doesn't have to make, charcuterie, or flowers this Mother's Day! Place your order online today for pick-up on Saturday, May 11.

Market Fresh, Guelph
Treat Mom to one of these hand-crafted gift boxes! Order ahead online or by calling 519.823.8046 to pick-up your box on Saturday, May 11 or Sunday, May 12. Please provide 48 hours' notice.

  • Mother's Day High Tea for Two - Make an extra special memory with Mom, featuring local honey, jam, homemade cookies, sandwiches, pastries, and clotted cream.
  • Local Lavender Gift Box - Treat Mom with a Local Lavender Gift Box, with hand-selected lavender products.
  • Local Love Fresh Gift Set - Pamper Mom with a gift set with items to pamper herself with!
  • Relaxation Box - Let Mom indulge in self-care and relaxation, with items such as pink grapefruit sugar scrub, dried local lavender, and a rose-London Fog blend. 

Experiences and Pampering

Cox Creek Cellars, Guelph/Eramosa
Treat yourself and the amazing moms in your life to a special pampering experience! In this workshop, learn about giving the ultimate facial experience while enjoying a glass or wine and cider and taking a moment to unwind. Plus, take home some swag at the end! Book online today before spots fill up.

Elora Mill, Elora

  • May is for Mothers! All new weekday bookings purchased for Moms or made by Moms will include a $100 credit toward Food and Beverage and a Mom's Night Off Lavender Gift set created by local lavender farm, Hereward Farms. Visit for more details and to book your stay.
  • Mother's Day Afternoon Tea - Celebrate Mom in the Granary on Sunday, May 12 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm with traditional tea service, delicious savoury bites, and all of the classic accompaniments. Call 519.846.8464 or email to book.
  • Celebrate all day long - Treat Mom to a Mimosa Breakfast, a celebratory feature lunch, or a four-course Chef Tasting Menu for dinner. Make your reservation online today!

Erin Hill Acres, Erin
Spend the day together with Mom on the farm! Enjoy specialty pizzas and a "Mom-osa" bar, live music, a mini floral workshop and a watercolour class. Plus, if you pre-order, you can add-on a bouquet of farm-fresh flowers to surprise Mom with on your visit. Pre-book your trip online.

Krisha Indian Cooking School, Guelph
Explore how to cook some of the most popular Indian dishes in this cooking class with Mom on Tuesday, May 28. Learn how to make staple Indian dishes such as chicken korma, baingan bharta, aloo gobi, and garlic naan - and enjoy your hard work afterwards! Reserve your spot online soon before they all fill up!

Plants, Nurseries and Flowers

Spring is in bloom! For Mother's Day plant and flower gifts, check out our list of wonderful businesses offering hanging baskets, floral arrangements, planters and more.

Local Gift Guide

Looking for something extra special or unique? Check out our local gift guide for additional ideas!


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