Treat mum to a picnic hamper this Mother’s Day

Get mum one of these delicious takeaway hampers for Mother's Day.
07 May 2020
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Give mum the day off from cooking and get one of these delicious takeaway hampers which are a great way to enjoy a fuss-free picnic in one of Ipswich’s many parks this Mother’s Day.

Queens Park Cafe


Queens Park Cafe is now open Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-2pm. 

They are doing catering boxes for this coming Mother’s Day weekend.  A small brunch box costs $42.50 and a large is $85, a small dessert box is $45 and a large is $90 and a small Aussie box is $40 and the large is $80.

A small box feeds two adults and a small child, and includes two juices or two cans of soft drink.

A large will feed two adults and two children and includes two juices or cans of soft drink and two kids drinks.

The boxes must be pre-ordered over the phone on 3281 5167.

Ordering times are 10am-2pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2pm Saturday is the cut off time.

Over the weekend their full take away COVID menu is available. 

Limelight Cinemas

Limelight food hampers

Treat Mum to breakfast in bed, a special high tea, or a picnic in the park with one of Limelight’s delicious hampers.

With four to choose from including freshly baked scones, cupcakes and more, cover the cooking so you can sit back and relax with mum. Available for pick up Friday 8th May – Sunday 10th May.

To order email [email protected], or message Limelight Cinemas Ipswich Facebook page.

Cupcake boxes at limelight

Limelight also have e-gift cards available which are another perfect gift option for Mother’s Day.  There’s no better way to give Mum an escape than a night at the movies. Limelight Cinemas can’t wait to give her an experience she’ll remember, and you’ll be supporting your local independent cinema in the process.

Although temporarily closed, Limelight Cinemas’ hope to be back in July, with a safe environment and a great line up of movies for Mum to enjoy. Gift cards are valid for three years.

The Retro Diner

Retro Diner hamper

The Retro Diner have a Mother’s Day breakfast and lunch gift box starting at $80, up to $150.

They also have fresh seafood baskets, anti-pasto style or picnic lunch boxes available.

There’s a naughty but nice basket with waffles, caramel sauce, chocolates, fresh fruit, croissants, butter and jam, a litre of orange juice, a bottle of sparkling bubbly and choice of tea or coffee with a beautiful mug.  

Their healthy option for breakfast includes a jar of granola, English muffins, butter, fresh fruit, blueberry muffins, a litre of orange juice, bottle of bubbly, bush honey or gourmet strawberry jam plus a special mug with either English breakfast tea or Robert Timms coffee.  

The price is $80 for a basket for two, or $100 with flowers.  For a bigger box to feed four the price is $130, or $150 with flowers.

Call to place a pre-order on 3143 9623.  

Coffee Club Orion


Spoil your mum with breakfast in bed or with a high tea this Sunday thanks to the Coffee Club at Orion Springfield Central.

Brekky boxes are available all day and serve four, choose from a savory box with bacon and eggs, sausage and eggs with hash browns or a sweet box with French toast, pancakes and fruit.

High tea boxes need to be pre-ordered by 5pm Saturday and serve two.  They come with two scones, two cakes, two Bagels, strawberries with Marshmallows, fruit and two small bottles of Yellow Glen or two medium Coffees.

All boxes come with a complimentary Mother’s Day card and are $45 each.

Check out their social media for more information.

Bakehouse Steakhouse

Bakehouse Steakhouse hamper

Bakehouse Steakhouse are offering a $50 breakfast hamper that includes a half dozen eggs, their very own woodsmoked Gillys Smallgoods bacon, a loaf of artisan sourdough, tomato relish, avocado, feta, dukkah, orange juice, a sparkling wine piccolo for mimosas and a flower from our local friends at Currey Flowers.

Breakfast hampers are available for pickup from Thursday Night to Saturday night and are perfect for three to four people.

They are also doing takeaway picnic lunch options with their full dining menu available and cook at home steak hampers!

Takeaway is available from 11am until 8pm everyday – it’s as easy as ring up, pick up and enjoy!

Summer Land Camel Farm

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Order by 12pm Saturday to get your hands on a Summer Land Camel Farm grazing box for Mother’s Day.

There’s two options available a family grazing box for $69 and a just for mum box for $49.

Both boxes come with award-winning camel milk feta, melting moments, mini bread sticks, roasted peppers, pickled baby Scholls family carrots, chickpea hummus, marinated olives, dried fruit, nuts and crackers.

Mums box includes chocolate bunnies and chocolate dipped strawberry.  While the family box has baby beetroot dip and camel milk cheddar.

Order by calling Summer Land Camels on 5467 1707 and pressing 1.


BLVD grazing boards

BLVD are offering special deluxe grazing boards with free local delivery for Mother’s Day.

It is loaded with cheeses, dips, antipasto, deluxe crackers, quality cold cuts, fruits, chocolates, house made sweets, BLVD Signature brisket and a beautiful rose for $55.

Add an exclusive French Sparkling Wine for only $25 a bottle (normally over $40).

There’s limited availability to have these delivered so be quick to order by texting 0431 011 151.

The grazing boards are delivered on a beautiful big wooden board that’s yours to keep for $10, or they can be picked up by arrangement, they are located inside the Springfield Lakes Hotel.

Order by 7pm Friday evening.

Marburg Hotel


The Marburg Hotel had hot and cold seafood platters for $65 for Mother’s Day as well as antipasto platters for $50.

Add a bottle of wine to either platter for $15.

Platters are available for lunch and dinner Sarturday and Sunday. They must be pre-ordered and pre-paid by Friday 5pm.

Limited numbers are available. Order you platter by calling 54644230 or message via Facebook Messenger

Raw Energy

Raw Energy Hamper

Raw Energy in Springfield have a range of delicious hampers available.

For Mother’s Day they have special packs.

The mini-pack includes two acai or dragonfruit pots, banana bread, two eggs, bacon, avocado, spinach, halloumi, two oven baked hashbrowns, sourdough toast, chilli jam, fruit and chocolates and two small hot drinks for $45.

The family pack includes two acai or dragonfruit pots, two yoghurt and museli pots, and four serves of eggs, bacon, avo, spinach and halloumi, four hashbrowns, sourdough toast, chilli jam, four pancakes with maple syrup, fruit and chocolates and four small hot drinks for $70. 

Pre-order these for Mother’s Day by 12pm on Saturday May 9.  PM through Facebook or email [email protected]

Their brunch hampers and power lunch hampers are also available.

The brunch hamper is $40 and includes two bacon and egg rolls, two yoghurt and museli pots, two small hot drinks, and banana bread.  You can add on a kids serve of mini jacks and small hot drink for $7.

The power lunch hamper is $35 and has two chicken or mushroom burgers, one quinoa salad, two choc chip cookies, two bottles or water.  Add a mini cheeseburger or chicken burger, another cookie and water for $7.  Vegan burgers and cookies are available.  All you need is to give them 30 minutes notice and these beauties are available at any time.

Dinmore Cottage Tea House

Dinmore Cottage scones

Dinmore Cottage Tea House are boxing up scones with jam and cream for mother’s Day.

Get your orders in ASAP, for desert boxes from $19 and packs of four scones with jam and cream for $10.

They also have tea gift packs starting at $15.

Checkout their takeaway menu online.

Orders for Mother’s Day high tea have closed.

The Cottage Restaurant

The Cottage restaurant

Treat mum to a two course gourmet takeaway for Mother’s Day from The Cottage Restaurant.   

Choose from Wagyu rump for two or pork belly for two and two desserts (creme brulee and citrus lime curd tart are available).  There is also wine and bruschetta that can be added to the order.

Order before Sunday and pick up between 12 and 1pm for Mother’s Day.

Sip ‘n’ Dip

Sip 'n' Dip brownies and slices

Sip ‘n’ Dip are offering Mother’s Day gift baskets that include a baked goodies pack including two cupcakes, two brownies, two cookies and a 200ml bottle of Minchinbury Rose Cuvee.  

The packs also include step by step video tutorial, a art palette, seven piece paint brush set, paints, a 40x50cm stretched canvas, water cup, painting chux and table top easel.  

Pick up the packs at 98 Brisbane Terrace, Goodna or have it delivered.  Purchase online check their social media for discount codes. 

While you’re picking up your order check out the coffee bar they’ve recently opened and house baked goodies.

The Girls’ Coffee Bar

the girls

The Girls’ Coffee bar in Marburg have put together two picnic packs for Mother’s Day.  

The morning breakfast special is two bacon and egg toasties and two brekkie wraps for $40. 

They are also doing a lunch pack of any two of their lunch wraps and two fresh sandwiches for $44.

Available for Mother’s Day by pre-order.

Memories of India

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day with real authentic Indian cuisine at Memories of India!

This feast is $65 (a $30 discount) and includes a starter (Malia Tikka), butter chicken, lamb masala Punjabi, yellow dhal, two rices, two plain naans, cucumber raita and a bottle of red or white wine.

Call to place an order on 3418 3369 or 3447 0471.

Cafe Kalina

Homemade goodies at Cafe Kalina

The Cafe Kalina will be open offering ready to go slices and grab and go meals for Mother’s Day, great for your picnic.

They have also introduced a retail range of coffee, freshly ground and in beans and they have a range of balsamics and coffee body scrubs all made on site that make great gifts.

The cafe also has handmade dog treats available for the four-legged mummas out there. 


Fourthchild Linguine

Fourthchild Cafe Restaurant and Bar will be open especially for Mother’s Day this year from 8am to 1.30pm for breakfast and lunch with their full menu available for takeaway.

They have special lunch packs that include entree, main and dessert for two from around $28 and you can add on a bottle of vino for $10.

Entree is Italian loaf with garlic butter and parmesan cheese.  Mains are a choice of creamy prawn, chorizo, basil pesto linguini or housemade ricotta cheese gnocchi or chicken and wild mushroom risotto.  Dessert is housemade chocolate fudge lutin with fresh whipped creme chantilly.

Check them out on the Bopple App, or find the menu online.

Other ways to spoil mum this Mother’s Day:

Grab a roast of the day pack from Brother’s Leagues Club.  The pack comes with Pavlova, fresh fruit and cream for $20 per person.  Order between Thursday and Saturday 12pm-7pm.  Phone 3817 2999 to order.

Make mum’s day a little less stressful with an easy serve indulgent hamper from the Pumpyard which includes Belgian waffles, Ungermann Brothers vanilla ice cream and brownies, croissants with savoury fillings, Greek yoghurt pots, chocolate sauce, berry compote and muesli, orange juice and 200ml of Dunes and Greene sparkling.  Hamper costs $120 and serves four.  Pre-order is essential.  Phone 3282 9076 to order.

The Prince Alfred Hotel is doing Mother’s Day Feast packs.  Their ultimate breakfast in bed pack feeds four and costs $120.  It includes 1kg of bacon, a dozen eggs, 200g of chipolatas, 200g mushrooms, two avocados, four muffins, four Belgian-style waffles, sourdough loaf, strawberries and four juices.  Add a piccolo of sparkling wine for $5.  Collect by Saturday May 9.  They also have a hot chicken and veg feast, a brisket and veg feast, and a lamb shoulder and veg feast, these all serve four and include a mixed dozen of mini dessert bites, cheesey garlic bread and gravy.  Collect on Sunday May 10.  Order before Friday May 8, phone 3282 1577.

The Ballistic Springfield kitchen is open from 11:30-2:30 on Mother’s Day.  Pre-order a take away pack for Sunday including two beef burgers, two pulled pork burgers, a family serve of chips, two juice and two beers for $50.  You can also add on a bottle of wine.  Order via the Bopple App.  You can also order two sticky date puddings and ice cream for $15 and add a coffee for $3.50.  There will be flowers supplied by a local florist, Mother’s Day Cards and presents including succulents and plants in store on Saturday and Sunday.   On Sunday the King of the Wings food truck will also be operating outside the venue.   See their social media for more information.  Phone 2890 1200.

The Commercial Hotel Redbank is doing a family pork roast deal for Mother’s Day which includes pork roast for four, with potatoes and vegtables, a glass of sparkling wine and a home made chocolate brownie for mum.  Cost is $50, booking necessary.  Phone 3818 2500 to order.

You can grab a picnic set from Cute to Boot, they have eco-friendly stainless steel cup set in store.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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