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Mother's Day Brunch - Sunday, 14 May - fully booked

Mothers Day brunch

The Parliament's inaugural Mother’s Day Brunch is now fully booked

Strangers’ Dining Room, Parliament House

The Queensland Parliament met for the first time on 22 May 1860 which is 156 years, 11 months and 22 days or 57,335 days until Mother’s Day 14 May 2017 to be exact, so we thought it was time to celebrate this wonderful day with our Inaugural Mother’s Day Brunch in the Strangers' Dining Room of Queensland's premier heritage buildings.

Queensland Parliament is pleased to offer a unique blend of old fashioned charm and elegance with our first ever Mother’s Day Brunch with a gourmet menu prepared by our own Chefs (inspired by their Mothers) who take much delight in seeing their creations enjoyed by all. Your brunch experience will include a glass of bubbly on arrival plus complimentary car parking (bookings essential) we will also have a lucky door prize for one lucky guest.


Please find below the full menu for the day and booking instructions.


Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

The event will be held in the Queensland Parliament House, Strangers’ Dining Room, offering a unique blend of old fashioned charm and elegance.  From recipes inspired by their own mothers, the Parliamentary Chefs will take great delight in presenting a gourmet menu for everyone to enjoy.




Bread selection
Mini spinach quiche with goats curd

Smoked salmon blinis with dill cream & salmon pearls

Savoury pumpkin scones with pecan whipped cheese & fig

Grilled prosciutto wrapped asparagus laced with balsamic

Quinoa salad with beetroot, roast pumpkin & feta

Roast Eye fillet wellington with béarnaise & red wine jus

Poached salmon fillet with wilted greens

Honey mustard chicken with broccolini

Potato bake

Steamed seasonal vegetables


Dessert Buffet


Chocolate fondue fountain


Melting moment macaroons

Tahitian lime tarts


Selection of Queensland cheeses

Fresh fruit salad

Tea & coffee





Clovely Brut Reserve

Georg Jensen Hallmark Cuvee


Ballandean Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Punt Road Chardonnay


Golden Grove Estate Shiraz

Ad-Hoc Pinot Noir

Four In Hand Shiraz


Crown larger




Orange Juice

Soft Drink

Voss Sparkling

Beverages charged on consumption

$79 PER PERSON including glass of bubbles on arrival (minimum booking of four persons per table)

A lucky door prize will be won by one of the guests

Bookings including free car parking in the Visitor’s Parliament House parking area (please confirm at time of booking)

Bookings are essential. Reservations and payments can be made by phoning 07 3553 6377 or email your contact details to function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au

Cancellations up to 72 hours prior to the event. 

Please Note: All visitors to Parliament House require government issued photo identification.