VANCOUVER (CityNews) — Mother’s Day is on May 9 — that’s right, this Sunday! If you’re feeling stuck about what to get Mom this Mother’s Day, fear not. We’ve got your back!
CityNews has searched high and low for the most divine, unique, luxurious, and mouthwatering Mother’s Day specials throughout Vancouver, and compiled them into this list, chock full of ideas and details… All you have to do now is scroll through, find something Mama will love, and tap “add to cart.”
We promise she’ll love it!
Mother’s Day treats by Ladurée
Starting with an ultimate classic, of course! Ladurée, the world-renowned French pâtisserie, has launched a macaron box and cake duo exclusively for Mother’s Day.
The macarons come in a limited-edition box designed by Milanese lifestyle brand La DoubleJ, but the pièce de résistance is the Rose Macaron Cake that features rose macaron biscuit with a layer of raspberry crisp, fresh grapefruit jelly and a delicate grapefruit crémeux, nestled in a light rose mousseline cream, and of course, topped with rose macarons.
Locations: 1141 Robson St. and inside Holt Renfrew at 737 Dunsmuir St.
Mother’s Day macaron boxes (7 for $34; 14 for $57)
Rose Macaron Cake: individual ($11) and large ($42)
Order online: ladureecanada.ca
Mother of Pearl by Beaucoup Bakery
For moms with a sweet tooth, Beaucoup Bakery has launched some mouthwatering pastries, cakes, and bonbons with Mother’s Day themes:
Treat mom to Pistachio Strawberry Madeleines, hand-dipped in Valrhona’s strawberry couverture; Orange Raspberry Passionfruit Tart, decorated with chocolate pearls and shells; Ispahan Parfait; or Mother of Pearl Chocolate Bonbons which feature two new flavours just in time for Mother’s Day. The entire collection of these desserts, entitled the “Mother of Pearls Collection” is also available as a package.
Location: 2150 Fir St.
Mother of Pearls Collection ($79)
Ispahan Parfait ($11.95)
Pistachio Strawberry Madeleine Gift Box ($11.95)
Mother of Pearls Chocolate Bonbons ($28)
Order online: beaucoupbakery.com
NOTES: A limited amount will be available at the bakery daily;
Bouquets by The Flower Petaler available on May 9
Mama’s May Day Box by Soirette
Soirette created a wonderful box of sweet and delicious treats — it has enough treats for a family of four, but only if mom wants to share! Featuring goodies like BBQ Lime Chicken mini croissants, Roasted Baby Carrot and Canellini Bean Tartlets, Cucumber & Mint Pearl Couscous Salad
This one is perfect for moms who miss Soirette’s High Tea days, it includes Lemon Tarts, Fresh Yoghurt Pannacottas, a Milk Chocolate Cheesecake, Passionfruit Mousse, and Butterfly Pea Flower Lemonade. The box of 4 macarons that’s also included in the set is customizable, so you can choose all of mom’s favourite flavours.
Location: 1433 W Pender St.
Mama’s May Day Box ($160)
Order online: soirette.com
Ultimate spa day at Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Pacific Rim
The perfect gift for moms in need of some pampering, the Day at the Spa Package features a 90-minute Neroli Blossom Renewal body experience, a 60 minute ANDA Organic Botanicals Facial, as well as a 60 minute Pacific Rim Manicure. The Mother’s Day Mani-Pedi is also available for the same price as a Pacific Rim Pedicure, and mom will get to take a nail polish home after her relaxing experience.
Day at the Spa Package ($529.00 Mondays and Thursdays; $589.00 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
Mother’s Day Mani Pedi ($109.00 – $135.00)
To book call: 604 695 5550
NOTE: Book online and mom will receive 15 minutes of complimentary treatment time.
More info/other services: pacificrimlife.com
ARC in the Park Mother’s Day picnic to-go
Treat your mom to some quality time in the sunshine, with delicious treats and unlimited free time to enjoy each other’s company! Featuring the best of the Granville Island Public Market, including vendors such as A Bread Affair, Benton Brother’s Fine Cheeses and Oyama Sausage Co., the Picnic in the Park special is created by Fairmont Waterfront’s Executive Chef, so you know it’s going to be delicious!
ARC in the Park
Location: 900 Canada Pl.
Mother’s Day: ARC in the Park picnic ($75 per person – minimum 2 people)
PDF Menu: fairmont.com
Pre-order: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 604-691-1991
NOTES: Available Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9
Orders must be made 72 hours prior to pick-up date
The Lazy Gourmet Mother’s Day Brunch or Tea
This brunch to-go option features West Coast breakfast parfaits; spinach, feta, and free-range egg strata with tomato jam; mini potato latkes with sour cream; smoked salmon bagel quarters; spring kale salad; and fresh berries. You can enjoy it on the patio, or on a lovely picnic bench in your mom’s favourite park!
Or, you can opt for an afternoon tea option, featuring lox and cream cheese swirls; open-faced radish and cucumber fingers; mini smoked turkey croissant sandwiches; mini brioche chicken salad buns; mini tea scones with mascarpone and blueberry jam; jewelled cheesecake bites; raspberry passionfruit eclairs; fresh fruit tarts, and mini chocolate bars.
Location: 1545 W 3rd Ave.
Mother’s Day Brunch ($40 per person)
Mother’s Day Tea Box ($75)
Book: 604-734-2507 email@example.com
Order online: lazygourmet.ca
Pick-up and delivery options are available.
Coho Coffee ready-made Mother’s Day Brunch Box
This delectable, ready-to-enjoy brunch box for two, by Coho Coffee, is available in a seafood option, and plant-based option, for moms with dietary restrictions. It includes both savoury bites such as wraps, and sweet treats like parfaits, croissants, and lemonade. This thoughtful little brunch gift bundle also supports small-batched local makers.
Location: 1370 E Georgia St.
Coho’s Mother’s Day Brunch Box for Two ($50)
Order online: coho.coffee
NOTE: Pre-orders are available until May 6
Laksa Seafood Boil Potluck by Hawker Eatery
For moms who love travelling and experiencing one-of-a-kind dining everywhere they visit, this is the perfect gift! Feast on fresh BC seafood featuring Southeast Asian flavours from Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9.
The seafood boil potluck includes a whole Dungeness crab, a pound of Totten Inlet mussels, a pound of Manila clams, sustainable prawns, as well as longanisa sausage; and sides like fingerling potatoes, fresh egg noodles, Japanese-style milk bread, okra, and corn.
To top it off, included in the price is a drink and some lovely tulips from Celsia Florist.
Location: 3424 Cambie St
Mama Cheung’s Seafood Boil ($298+)
Pre-order for pick-up online: potluckyvr.ca
Limited Edition Mother’s Day Bento by Aburi Restaurants
Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar have beautiful, limited-edition bento boxes and platters available to-go at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar. Packaged artfully, they include fresh seafood, aburi sushi, artisanal desserts, and shareable family platters
At Miku, the box features is a jewel box of fresh sashimi, flame-seared Aburi sushi, surf & turf with aburi lobster tail and filet mignon, and a special Mother’s Day plum and cherry Pavlova. Another option at Minami offers Baked Saikyo Miso-YK3 Sakekasu Sablefish and Mentaiko Udon, Brome Lake Duck Roulade, fresh sashimi, Aburi sushi, and a Lemon Yogurt White Chocolate Mousse and house-made Seasonal Mignardise dessert duo. Finally, Gyoza Bar’s Mother’s Day treat is a family platter, with Marukatsu Chicken Katsu Sandwich, Ebi Fry, Crispy Vegetable Gyoza, Spicy Pork Rib, and Char Siu Skewer.
Fresh Ideas Start Here’s FISHcuterie boxes for Mother’s Day
This seafood twist to the average charcuterie box is sure to delight, and best of all it comes in two sizes so you can pick the perfect one for mom! The large option features smoked wild sockeye lox rolled into rosette shapes, prawn cocktail, maple smoked salmon candy, pepper smoked spring salmon candy, smoked black cod candy, large salmon spread, large prawn spread, squid salad, smoked olives, pickled onion, lemons, and crackers. The small option includes smoked wild sockeye lox, prawn cocktail, maple smoked and pepper smoked spring salmon candy, a small salmon spread, small spot prawn spread, pickled onion, lemons, and crackers.
Fresh Ideas Start Here
Location: 2959 W Broadway
Large FISHcuterie ($109)
Small FISHcuterie ($59)
NOTE: free delivery for all online orders of $100+
Order online: eatfish.ca
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Mother’s Day collection
This cute collection features something for everyone’s mom, and anyone’s budget. The priciest option, entitled “Stay Mom’s Favourite,” promises to put you at the top of mom’s favourite list, and features a spectacular collection of chocolate treasures like Chocolate Covered Bing Cherries, Chocolate-Dipped Blueberries, a chocolate bar with edible rose petals, a Mom Bomb Pack, a Chocolate Flower, handmade chocolates with fruit accents, and a S’more chocolate bar. Yum!
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Mother’s Day Collection ($18 – $85)
Order online for pickup or delivery: https://shop.rockychoc.com/collections/mothers-day
Thierry Mother’s Day Gift Box
Chocolatier Thierry has put together an exclusively chic Mother’s Day gift box featuring a small chocolate box, 6 macarons, lovely caramels, palmier (100 g). On top of that, the gift also comes with either organic espresso beans, blood orange tea, or a bottle of prosecco, to satisfy mom’s every craving.
Locations: 1059 Alberni St. and 265 E 10th Ave.
Mother’s Day Gift Box ($75)
Order online: thierrychocolates.com
Shangri-La Afternoon Tea To-Go
This special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea featured luxurious treats for 1, 2, or a group of 4. Choose from savoury options like Moutabal Crisps, Steak & Egg Tartine, Caviar and Salmon Cupcakes, and Grilled Fig and Mascarpone. Sweet options include Vancouver Fog Macarons, Tender Orange Madeleines, and Blueberry and Lemon Tarts.
Location: 1128 W Georgia St
Shangri-La Afternoon Tea To-Go ($68 – $173)
Order online: vancouver.theshopatshangrila.com/products
NOTE: order a minimum of 2 days in advance
These luxurious and bespoke rose arrangements are perfect for the mom who loves the finer things in life. There are multiple options to choose from, including The Rose Bear, with over 100 synthetic roses, a heart-shaped box with fabulous Eternity Roses, and two other styles of rose boxes.
Location: 1128 W Georgia St
Almari Roses ($55 – $168)
Order online: vancouver.theshopatshangrila.com/products
NORE: Order by 3PM to make sure it’s ready for pickup the next day.
Mother’s Day Flower delivery
Last but not least, flower deliveries! You really can’t go wrong with a knock at the door and your sweet face behind a big bouquet of mom’s favourite blooms. If you can’t pick them up yourself, here are some companies that have Mother’s Day flowers delivering in and around the Lower Mainland.
Happy Mother’s Day from CityNews to you!