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Eat & Drink / Local Tips May 3, 2018

10 Mother’s Day Brunches in Halifax

The month of May means spring in Halifax; fresh flowers, a shining sun and Mother’s Day around the corner. And on Mother’s Day, we brunch.

Reserve a table for you and your mom, or for the whole family at any of these local eateries:

1 – Mother’s Day Brunch at The Stubborn Goat Gastropub

Book a reservation at The Stubborn Goat Gastropub – you’ll treat your mom to brunch and she’ll get a gift card for the Stubborn Goat valued between $5 and $100 while you pay for the bill.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 10:30am-3pm
Where: The Stubborn Goat Gastropub – 1579 Grafton Street, Downtown Halifax
Price: A la carte.
Reservations: By reservation only. Reserve online here.

2 – Mother’s Day Brunch at The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

Starting at a luxurious 11am, The Barrington will be serving nine different and delectable dishes, including specialty eggs bennies and a two-pound cinnamon bun to split with Ma.

See the full Mother’s Day Menu here.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 11am-3pm
Where: The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar – 1662 Barrington Street, Downtown Halifax
Price: A la carte – see menu for prices.
ReservationsEmail to reserve your table.

3 – Mother’s Day Brunch & Ceilidh at Durty Nelly’s

Head to Durty Nelly’s on Argyle Street if you want a traditional Irish experience and some mimosas for mom. They start brunch at 10:30 and the ceilidh (music) starts at 12 noon.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 10:30am-2:30pm
Where: Durty Nelly’s Authentic Irish Pub – 1645 Argyle Street, Downtown Halifax
Price: A la carte. See brunch menu for prices.
Reservations: Reservations are recommended! Reserve online here.

4 – Mother’s Day Brunch at the Delta Halifax

Challenge your mom to an all-you-can-eat-off at the Harbour City Bar & Grill in the Marriott Halifax.

For $48 plus tax, indulge in their Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet and their stunning view of the Halifax harbour.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 10:30am-2pm
Where: Harbour City Bar & Grill – 1990 Barrington Street, Downtown Halifax
Price: Adults – $48 | Children 7-12 – half price | Children 6 and under – FREE
Reservations: Call 902.492.6443

5 – The Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside’s Annual Mother’s Day Brunch

Support the Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside and bring mom to their 27th Annual Mother’s Day Brunch at the Cunard Centre.

When: Sunday, May 13, 2018 – 11am-2pm
Where: The Cunard Centre – 961 Marginal Road, Halifax
Price: Adults and Teens – $55.00 | Youth (age 6 – 12) – $23.00 | Children (age 5 & under) – Free
Reservations: Reserve online.

6 – Mother’s Day Brunch at Bistro Le Coq

Treat the leading lady in your life to a special Parisian-style brunch at Bistro Le Coq.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 11:30am
Where: Bistro Le Coq – 1584 Argyle Street, Howntown Halifax
Price: A la carte.
Reservations: Call 902-407-4564 to reserve.

7 – Mother’s Day Brunch at Seasons by Atlantica

Seasons has a full menu just for Mother’s Day Brunch! Treat mom to smoothie shooters, seafood dishes and complimentary parking.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 11am-2pm
Where: Seasons by Atlantica – 1980 Robie Street, West End Halifax
Price: Adults – $54.95 per person | Children 6- 12 – $15.95 per person | Children 5 and under – Complimentary
Reservations: 902.490.3331 |

8 – Mother’s Day Brunch at Shining Waters

Head to Shining Waters in Upper Tantallon for a delicious brunch buffet provided by Scanway Catering.

Guests will enjoy live music, FREE family photos by Fox & Fellow Photography, and a delicious selection of treats!

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 11:30am-1:30pm
Where: Shining Waters – 148 Nautical Way, Upper Tantallon
Price: $39.99 per person | Kids 4-12 years half price, 3 & under FREE
Reservations: 902.820.3627 |

9 – St. Agnes Church Annual Mother’s Day Lobster Lunch

Or buy your maritime mom a lobster lunch from St. Agnes Church for just $25 a plate.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 11:30am-1pm
Where: St. Agnes Church – 6903 Mumford Road, Halifax West End
Price: $25.00 per plate – all proceeds go towards mission projects for the church
Reservations: Contact St. Agnes Church 902-454-8200 Ext#2 or

10 – Mother’s Day Lunch at Hatfield Farm

Sometimes, we lunch on Mother’s Day, too. A classic stop in the HRM, Hatfield Farm also hosts a classic Mother’s Day lunch. Complete with their “classic 1/4 Country Chicken Dinner with all the fixin’s” and horse-drawn wagon rides.

When: Sunday May 13, 2018 – 10:30am-1:30pm
Where: Hatfield Farm – 1840 Hammonds Plans Road, Hammonds Plaines
Price: Adults – $27 | Children (ages 3-12) – $17 | Kids 2 and under – FREE
Reservations: Tickets available by advanced purchase only – call (902) 835-5676 to purchase


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