Where to go this Mother’s Day

Mothers Day is right around the corner and mumsy deserves to be celebrated! So make this year extra special by taking the lovely lady out for a delicious meal she won’t have to plan, prepare or tidy up after. From traditional tea service to brunch buffet’s, to sweet treats and dessert wines, this Mothers Day will have plenty of delicacies fit to treat the superwoman she is.


Butchart Gardens

Bring mom for Mothers Day Tea in the Dining Room, or celebrate mom with the Mothers Day Buffet in the Blue Poppy Restaurant. Enjoy traditional afternoon tea service with warm delicacies, savoury tea sandwiches and house made sweets. The buffet will include a selection of salads, charcuterie and cheese platters, a chilled seafood station and a hot carvery station and house made desserts.

Afternoon Tea
Price: $39.75 per person (Children under 5 free)

Time: 11:00am – 4:30pm
Reservations: (250) 652.4422 ext. 320
Mother’s Day Buffet
Price: Adults $36.50 – Children 5 to 12 – $18.25

Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm.

Reservations: (250) 652-4422 ext. 320

800 Benvenuto Avenue, Victoria


Metchosin Farmers Market

The Metchosin Farmers Market is launching its 2016 season on Mothers’ Day! Come and enjoy live music, local produce, arts and crafts, freshly baked goods, honey, treats for your pets and much more including a special gift for Mom.

Free Event

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm

4450 Happy valley Road, Metchosin


Muse Winery

Enjoy a wide selection of brunch items that chef Judi has specially prepared from Mothers-Day. The [menu https://www.musewinery.ca/uploads/4/6/5/3/46535847/mothers_day_brunch_2016.pdf] features fresh baked pastries, fresh local cheeses, salads, BC smoked salmon, lamb kebabs, crab cakes, frittatas, house made desserts, coffee, tea and sparkling citrus punch and more.

Price: Adults $38, Under 12, $17

Time: 11:00 – 2:00pm

Reservations online at www.musewinery.ca

Phone (250) 656-2552

11195 Chalet Road, North Saanich, BC


Olo Restaurant

Give mom the gift of a leisurely, local and organic feast this Mother’s Day with the Family Meal at OLO Restaurant. It’s a great way to share and sample a wide variety of OLO’s menu items from land and sea. Put yourself in Chef Brad Holmes’ hands as he cooks a delectable, locally-sourced meal, all served family style over five courses, including dessert. First course is a snack board, 2nd course (generally) is a fish dish, followed by a pasta dish and a hearty main dish.

Price: $55 per person

Time: 5pm-10pm

Reservations online at www.olorestaurant.com

Phone: (250) 590-8795

509 Fisgard Street, Victoria


Unsworth Vineyards

Celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday at Unsworth Vineyards with their Dessert Paired Wine Tastings. Featuring local sweets from Bon Macaron Patisserie & Terrible Truffles. Located in the Wine Shop.

Price: $10 per person (with optional winery tour and cellar sampling)

Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Phone: 250.929.2292 ex 2.

Also at Unsworth Vineyards

Enjoy brunch or lunch from Unsworth’s small plate Menu with special Mother’s Day inspired  brunch items.

Or, take the lovely lady out for a special 3 course dinner featuring a selection of fresh salads, or seared albacore tuna and four savoury options for the main course finishing with decadent desserts to choose from.

Price: $40 (with optional wine pairing)

Time: First seating at 5:00pm

Reservations are required: online

Or phone: (250) 929.2292 ex 1.

2915 Cameron-Taggart Road, Mill Bay



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Holly Brooke is a true B.C. gal. Having lived on the west coast most of her life, except for several years in the Kootenay's where she canoed and fished and lived in a tipi, she's very much at home outdoors and in the kitchen. ...

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