We’ve put together a bumper list to inspire you with some great local offerings to spoil your mum on Mother’s Day this Sunday. Wherever you are across the Cardinia region, shop local and support our favourite artisan food producers, eateries and food traders.

Something to add to the list? Email hello@eatdrinkcardinia.com.au. Please note all information was correct at time of publishing, and Eat Drink Cardinia is not responsible for any omissions or changes by all businesses listed.

A Guide to Cardinia has their online store, Shop Cardinia with online stores to include The Cake Stop, Cannibal Creek Vineyard, The Meating Place Longwarry, Orchard End Farm, April’s Macaroons, Come Fly with Me Beekeeping and Gippsland Artisan Meats. Orders close Thursday 7 May.

I Like Too Much have mix and match options for what you like too much to tell your mum you love her! Get your order in by Thursday 7 May and they’ll deliver it to your Mum from Friday to Sunday (you pick the day). Add a posie for $20.

Dirty Doug’s Essentials produces handcrafted small batch artisan condiments. Last minute orders  last minute to drop off at your door before Sunday to Cockatoo, Emerald, Gembrook, Pakenham, Officer, Beaconsfield, Berwick, Nar Nar Goon.


Avonsleigh General Store have you covered with beautiful cards and local gourmet produce, giftware and liquor.

Bam Bam Italian has ready made meals and pantry staples with delivery or pick up. Order online 24 hours before your desired collection day. Mix and match to make your own Mother’s Day Hampers.


Cooking a roast for Mum? A range of organic beef, organic lamb, chicken and eggs, plus pork. ham and bacon. Visit the Cherry Tree Organics Butcher Shop in Beaconsfield or order online.

Grab your contactless coffees from Daydreamers Cafe coffee window.

Four Figs Cafe have a delicious take away menu, breakfast, lunch or dinner.

One Fine Day open for coffee and take away, and take mum and doggie for Sunday stroll in the nearby bushland reserves.

The Cake Stop are taking orders for cupcakes – 6 cupcakes for $20.

Treat your Mum with Lunch from UBE Bar + Eatery Preorder your meal, today, and there is a choice of wine bottles also available for $20 each.


Biddy Martha’s Bunyip have Mother’s Day gift packs with jams, preserves and chutneys from Jam Judy.

High Tea boxes for 4 people available from Two Hoots Wine Bar. All items are house made and come with sauces. Boxes are $65 and pre order is essential. To order your box please email office@twohootswinebar.com.au. Pick up will available between 11:30am-12:30pm on Mother’s Day.
All orders must be placed by noon on Friday 8 May.


Spoil Mum with Caldermeade Farm‘s Mother’s Day hamper with wine, sweet treats and their Caldermeade Farm jam and relish.


Brunch on McBride have awesome new gift vouchers, so you could give Mum a voucher to use later for a sit in meal, or buy one of their family take home meals so she doesn’t have to cook on Sunday.

Chieftain’s Smokehouse are starting to fill their shelves with some exciting new products, mostly from local businesses.


Local, Aussie, market fresh, quality fruit, vegetables and flowers, eggs, bread and so much more at Emerald Fruit Barn. Pick up Dirty Doug’s Essentials handcrafted small batch artisan condiments.  Emerald Fruit Barn made it on the shortlist in the search for the Best Greengrocer in Melbourne too! Vote for them here.

Incy Wincy Food & Drink have already closed orders for sweet treats cake selection, but are open for coffee and takeaway.

Zest Emerald have breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea boxes. Don’t miss out orders close by Friday 8 May 4:00pm, call 5968 2500.


Cannibal Creek Bakehouse for delicious Artisan wood fired sourdough, not forgetting coffee and their delicious take away menu. 

Gippsland’s award winning butcher and smokehouse, Country Style Meats prepare fresh daily and use the freshest and the highest quality ingredients. Ready-to-cook and pre-cooked products available.

Little Miss Hangry are open Sunday for their takeaway menu and coffee.

The Garfield Hotel – is making Sunday lunch easy. Pre order before Thursday 7 May 5:00pm on 0413 260 640 for a 2 course roast lunch for $65 for 4 people.


Family owned Gembrook Bakery for freshly baked bread and cakes.

Surprise Mum with breakfast in bed from Hairy Dog Cafe with delivery to Gembrook, Cockatoo and Upper Pakenham for $35 plus $5 delivery. Breakfast with coffee, tea or hot chocolate, and a posy of flowers.

The Independent Gembrook have ready to heat at home Mother’s Day packages. To find out more or place an order visit their website.

Spencers Store Gembrook has Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea packs. Pre order by 1pm on Saturday 9 May for pick up on Sunday Morning. Local delivery available on request. Text your name and order to 0477 870 021.

The Station House Gembrook have 3 x $100 vouchers to giveaway to those SUPER MUMS! Terms and conditions: Competition closes 7:00pm Friday 8 May and the winners will be announced and contacted via their Instagram tag at 8:00pm that same night! Winners must be able to collect their prize from The Station House before 9:00pm on Sunday 7 May (all AEST).

Koo Wee Rup

Koo Wee Rup Bakery has plenty of delicious take home options available for the family.

Lang Lang

Howler Brewing Company have hampers available for Mother’s Day. Jump on the email, drop them a line at howlerbrewingcompany@gmail.com. limited numbers and pick from 11:30am-1:00pm on Sunday.


Try The Meating Place Longwarry if you are cooking lunch for mum, some good old fashioned country service and friendly faces, plus top quality and gourmet meats.

Nar Nar Goon

The Farmers Market Cafe have local, gourmet produce and giftware. Grab a coffee or takeaway too. They’ve made it on the shortlist in the search for the Best Greengrocer in Melbourne too! Vote for them here.


D’Angelo Estate Vineyard has mamma Sabrina’s sauce for fresh batches of Bolognese sauce and Lasagna for this week. Cellar Door is open, check their Facebook and Instagram for details.

Pick up delicious apple juice from Summer Snow Juice or Trattore‘s heritage apple cider at Bellevue Orchard Farm Gate. The shop is stocked with apples (of course), local produce, crafts and more. Monday to Friday only.

Chelle’s Soul Foods have their whole menu available for takeaway in store and on Uber Eats.


Copper & Fox will help you spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with some special takeaway deals. Or buy a gift voucher and receive an extra 50% value!!* *T&C’s apply. Voucher is only redeemable once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and the venue is reopened for dine in. Maximum gift card purchase is $200.00.

Treat your mum to her Mother’s Day leg of lamb at Heritage Springs Meats. Known for their simple, quality meat at an affordable price, and all proudly produced locally.

Shanika’s Pakenham have a great giveaway. All you have to do is pop in and buy a Shanikas ‘ready-to-heat’ sauce and make a video of yourself cooking for your Mum. The best video will be selected to win a prize of dinner for you and your family on our opening night! Entries are open until Monday 11 May 11:59pm for all those people who work in essential services and are celebrating Mother’s Day on Monday instead. Full terms and conditions available via email pakenham@shanikas.com.au.

Khan’s Hospitality & The Vista Cafe are spoiling Mums! Pre-order one of their delicious menus and have it delivered straight to mum’s door with a box of chocolates and flower! Stop for for a range of local gourmet produce including Green Whisk‘s delicious almond bread. Limited packages available. Order via phone 0406 262 373.

Tynong North

Stock up Mum’s cellar and join the Cannibal Creek Wine Club and receive 15-25% discount off all wine purchases.

Peppermint Ridge Farm have pick up available from the farm. Try their Dukkah, teas, native food plants or Julie’s award winning book Australian Native Foods Harvest . Who can resist the aroma and taste of lemon myrtle or finger limes? Grow them in your backyard. Arrange your own pick up times with by calling 5942 8580.

Upper Beaconsfield

Spoil mum this year with a two course lunch or dinner, $36 adult or $16 children. The Pine Grove Hotel has you covered to make mum feel extra special. Add a bottle of Prosecco for only $25! Call 5944 3524 to order by 2pm Friday 8 May.

Pop into the Upper Beaconsfield General Store for Springview Farm Gourmet‘s artisan preserves made from homegrown produce and delicious handmade biscuits.

If you have got this far, well done! Don’t forget to share with us on Instagram or Facebook a picture of you and your mum mentioning your favourite artisan producer, eatery or food trader across the Cardinia region. Use the hashtag #EatDrinkCardiniaMum!

Plus check out our SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY GIVEAWAY on Facebook and Instagram.

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Answer in a comment who is your favourite artisan producer, eatery or food trader across the Cardinia region, include their tag/business name and the hashtag #ieatdrinkcardinia.

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