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

Borealis Grille and Bar, Guelph
A signature Brunch + Chef's Dinner Feature will be available Sunday, May 14. View their menu or book a table. Local tastes way better!

Chompin at the Bit Bar and Grille, Rockwood
Enjoy a special Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14 - all in the heart of Rockwood! Book your reservation now by calling 519.856.1220. View their menu here.  

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, Puslinch
Mother's Day High Tea - Enjoy a lovely afternoon tea in the schoolhouse on May 14 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. China teacups and fresh flowers are the perfect accompaniment for finger sandwiches, fresh scones, house-made preserves and tiny sweets. $35.00 per person. Children under 5 are free. To register, call 519.824.7898 or email

Elora Distilling Company, Elora
Bring Mom by to experience this special Mother's Day Brunch on Saturday, May 13! Visit their website or call 226.384.7777 for more information.

Fergies Fine Foods, Fergus
Treat Mom with a Special Menu for four, or a Brunch Box! Your choice of salads, salmon and veggie kabobs, baguette, dessert and flowers. View their full menu and brunch box items. Call 519.787.7700 to order. Limited quantities available.

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro, Guelph
Spoil the Mom in your life with an indulgent brunch menu, chef's dinner feature, and toast with their Mom inspired cocktails. Brunch: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm; Chef's Dinner Feature: 4:00 pm till close. View their menu and book your table.

Park Eatery, Guelph
Celebrate Mom with their favourite neighbourhood goods! Serving up classic brunch, family style platters and feature cocktails and shakes in honour of all things Mom. Taking brunch reservations now 519.265.9002.

The Red Door, Fergus
They are hosting a delicious Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday May 14. View their full brunch menu. Call for reservations 519.787.5123.

The Wild Tart, Elora
Offering the finest café style dining, exquisite afternoon teas, delicious light fayre, bubbles and cocktails. View their special Mother's Day Menu. Note: Fully booked for Sunday, May 14. Regular menu and limited space is still available for Saturday May 13.

The Wooly Pub, Guelph
Board the big yellow school bus at the Wooly and enjoy the curated food and beer pairings at Wellington Brewery, Block Three Brewing, Elora Brewing Co., and back to the Wooly for a dessert pairing and tiny take-home bouquet from Blooms and Flora. Find out more about the event and book your ticket here.

Gift Baskets and Boxes

Creative Edge, Guelph
Gifts for Mom! They are offering gift baskets filled with yummy treats, soothing soaps, local beeswax candles and more. Additional options available on their website

Erin Hill Acres, Erin
Four options of Mother’s Day gift bundles! Give mom the gift of relaxation this Mother’s Day with a gift bag full of spa products including French Lavender Body Lotion, English and French Lavender Bubble Bath, Lavender Bath Salts, and a hand poured “Baby Blooms” soy candle. Visit The Shoppe and click Book Now.

Stonewell Lavender Farm, Erin
If you're looking for something unique and special, Mom will love these beautiful gift boxes - or, if you're feeling creative, you can create your own gift box! Local pick-up is available, or they can ship straight to you. Shop for Mom.

Guelph Box, Guelph
Give your mother the gift of self-care this Mother's Day with this exclusive gift box, featuring a luxurious lineup of locally produced treats! Every purchase supports small, independent businesses in Guelph. Order here.

Market Fresh, Guelph
Treat Mom to breakfast in bed with one of these Brunch Boxes, filled with foods such as gourmet French pastries and Market Fresh's Brioche French Toast! Order ahead online or by calling 519.823.8046 to pick-up your box on Saturday, May 13 or Sunday, May 14. Please provide 48 hours' notice. 

Thatcher Farms, Rockwood
Treat Mom to a beautiful breakfast with this Mother's Day Brunch Box! Includes a pound of smoked, thick-sliced bacon, a 9-inch ham and cheddar quiche, The Farmer's Wife granola, Sheldon Creek yogurt, six farm-fresh muffins, and Spirit Tree cider. Each box is $80.00. Call 519.856.4073 to order.

Experiences and Pampering

Elora Mill, and Elora General Store

  • For the Love of Moms! Including a stunning floral arrangement and $100.00 Food and Beverage credit when you book a stay for the mother in your life for the month of May! Visit for details.
  • Explore the Elora General Store for curated Mother’s Day Gifts, for the women you love, appreciate, and look up to.

Cox Creek Cellars, Guelph
Treat your mom to a special Mother’s Day with an indoor or fireside wine tasting! Each Mom will enjoy an extra sample of delicious sparkling wine, a lovely rose and a sweet treat from I Love Chocolate. Book your preferred tasting time on their website or call 519.767.3253.

Plants, Nurseries and Flowers

For Mother's Day plant and flower gits, 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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