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Your guide to Mother’s Day at the Marina Pier

The Marina Pier in Glenelg has some of South Australia’s best oceanfront views and restaurants, so why not spoil your favourite woman with delicious food and beautiful scenery on her special day?

The Marina Pier in Glenelg has some of South Australia’s best oceanfront views and restaurants, so why not spoil your favourite woman with delicious food and beautiful scenery on her special day?

With a range of wonderful and diverse restaurants hosting events specific to the holiday and our usual Glenelg favourites still operating, you really can’t go wrong.

Seafire On the Marina

Seafire on the Marina is hosting a Hendrick’s Gin High-Tea special for Mother’s day. While details are yet to come, the launch photo shows fan favourite Hendrick’s gin with colourful macaroons. Tickets are $49 dollars and include bottomless gin cocktails at the High-Tea, which lasts from 12pm – 3pm.

To book, call (08) 8350 9574.
Shop 2, Holdfast Shores Marina Pier, Glenelg.

Sammy’s On The Marina

With a carefully curated, South Australian produce-filled menu, Sammy’s on the Marina is hosting a fabulous Mother’s Day feast.

The restaurant, which boasts spectacular 270 degree beach and marina views with a contemporary interior, is serving up delicious seafood offerings. In addition to a variety of oysters, the menu has the Sammy Deluxe Platter, which includes lobster, king prawns, scallops, salmon, octopus, calamari, mussels, flat head and more.

To book, call (08) 8376 8211 or visit their website.
1/12 Holdfast Promenade, Glenelg.

Luciano’s Marina Pier

Much-loved modern Italian restaurant Luciano’s has some of Glenelg’s best sunset views and delicious food. If you’re in the mood for an elegant meal of pasta and dessert for Mother’s Day, this should be on your list.

Shop 13-15 Marina Pier Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg.


When you take great local fresh produce prepared with a whole lot of love and you add it to a top seaside location, you get Ellenika. The menu is fresh Mediterranean flavours and primarily consists of dishes that can be shared with friends and family, which is perfect for a holiday celebrating mum.

Marina Pier Lights Landing Holdfast Shores, Shop 6/3 Chappell Dr, Glenelg.

Oyster Bar

There will be flowing Piper-Heideieck champagne all day for Mother’s Day – Are you sold yet? The seafood specials menu consists of scallops, barramundi, prawns and more, and of course, there will be oysters. Bookings available for lunch until 1:30pm

Call 8376 3100 to secure your spot.
Marina Pier, 10 Chappell Dr, Glenelg.

Sea Lounge

‘Indian by the Sea’ restaurant the Sea Lounge offers up your Indian cuisine favourites with an ocean view. Although they do have a range of curries, they focus on chargrilled meats and veggies, providing more fresh options than what is often advertised. This restaurant is a great option for spicing up your Mother’s Day.

5/12 Holdfast Promenade, Glenelg.

Asian Flavour House

The Asian Flavour House offers a fantastic range of Asian fusion cuisine with dishes perfect for every appetite. They take pride in offering authentic food at great value, with warm hospitality guaranteed whenever you visit the restaurant, so it’s a great place to take mum.

Shop 6/12 Holdfast Promenade, Glenelg.

The Wharf

Serving up modern Australian cuisine such as schnitzels, chargrilled meats and seafood, the Wharf’s modern restaurant provides a casual atmosphere for all occasions, including Mother’s Day. Located just a short stroll along the Marina Pier complex, the venue provides an expansive view of both the marina and the ever-changing Glenelg foreshore.

The Marina Pier 4, Glenelg.

Tomiko Japanese Steak House

This authentic Japanese restaurant offers up a range of different cocktails and wines to try, and they fire up the teppanyaki for a cosy Mother’s Day evening or lunch time.

Call and book ahead of time at 08 8295 5995.
Marina Pier, 7 Holdfast Shores, Glenelg.

For more information, visit the Marina Pier website.

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