Mother's Day Celebrations GiftIdeas

March 30 2016… The Langham, Melbourne has something special for every mother,
stepmother, grandmother, mother-in-law and mother-to-be this Mother’s Day.
From breakfast in bed for those that like to start the day slowly, to a decadent Sparkling
wine-fuelled breakfast at Melba for early risers, to pampering packages at Chuan Spa
and cocktails or Afternoon Tea at Aria Bar & Lounge, or gifts from the hotel’s own
boutique, Flavours. The Langham, Melbourne has gift giving sorted and a host of
special events perfect for celebrating mothers of every description.

Mother’s Day Alto High Tea Sunday 8 May 3pm until 5pm

For those that think their mother is heaven-sent, celebrate everything she does at a skyhigh
party on The Langham, Melbourne’s stunning rooftop venue. Perched high above
the Yarra river and overlooking the Melbourne skyline, there’s arguably no better place
to treat mum this Mother’s Day.

The menu is a roll call of traditional favourites such as classic scones, cucumber ribbon
sandwiches, chicken and mushroom pies, alongside contemporary takes on old family
favourites including Toblerone trifle, Oreo waffles and pink velvet cupcakes.
Tea lovers will enjoy a selection of Wedgwood leaf teas. Coffee and chocolate
connoisseurs will have their choice of espresso based coffee and hot chocolate.
Adults, $99.00 including a glass of premium sparkling wine
Adults, $115.00 including a bottomless glass of free-flowing sparkling wine
Children aged 4-12, $49.00

Breakfast at Melba

Diners will enjoy a bountiful buffet laden with everything from Asian dumplings, eggs
made to order, stacks of freshly made pancakes, bacon, sizzling sausages, moreish
hash browns, freshly baked pastries as well as the ever popular Melba chocolate

For those seeking a healthier option, fear not, there will be plenty of fruit, juices and

6.30am until 10.30am

Saturday 7 May Adults $50.00, Children aged 4-12, $25.00
Sunday 8 May Adults $80.00, Children aged 4-12, $40.00

Lunch and Dinner at Melba

Our insider tip? Book lunch for Mother’s Day without delay. Traditionally, Melba books
out for lunch weeks in advance.

Featuring a grazing buffet, open kitchens, seafood, char-grilled steaks, stir-fry dishes
made to order, pasta dishes made in front of diners, Chinese dumplings, Indian curries,
naans and dahls plus classic roast dishes, sushi and sashimi as well as cheeses and
desserts galore including a fountain flowing with molten chocolate, it’s no surprise that
Melba’s buffet is such a popular venue for family celebrations.

Saturday 7 May
Lunch 12pm until 4pm Adults $84.00, Children aged 4-12, $42.00

Seeking examples of some specific dishes? How does grilled Moreton Bay bugs,
Shanghai xiao long bao and expertly made samosa sound for dinner?

Pre-theatre 5pm until 7.30pm Adults, $99.00, Children aged 4-12, $49.50
8.30pm until 11pm Adults, $109.00, Children aged 4-12, $54.50

Sunday 8 May – Mother’s Day
Lunch 12.30pm until 4pm Adults, $225.00, children aged 4-12, $115.00.
On Mother’s Day, the kitchen brigade at Melba go all out to impress mothers with the
restaurant’s most exceptional stand out dishes. Start craving Hervey Bay Champagne
lobster, soft shell crab, wok-fried scallops and Beef Wellington. Sweets dishes on offer
include a decadent chocolate and pear tart, a Champagne mousse infused with orange
blossom and raspberry cupcakes

To make this year’s Mother’s Day lunch extra special and even more memorable, every
mother will receive an Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood gift voucher for one, available to
redeem on weekdays until 30 November 2016.


Whether the guest of honour loves seafood or meat or poultry or pasta, there’s nothing
to worry about as all will be served. Seafood lovers will feast on Tandoori prawn cutlets,
Pacific oysters, blue swimmer crab, smoked salmon, Singapore chilli crab and mussels,
while others will have to choose between char-grilled sirloin steak, rotisserie split
roasted pork belly and ricotta and spinach ravioli finished with decadent, aromatic truffle
oil. A benefit of Melba is not having to decide, but being able to have it all. Mother’s Day
is only once a year, after all.

Pre-theatre 5pm until 7.30pm Adults, $99.00, Children aged 4-12, $49.50
8.30pm until 11pm Adults, $89.00, Children aged 4-12, $44.50

Aria Bar & Lounge

Chocolate Bar High Tea

High Tea is traditionally a mix of savoury and sweet dishes. In this case, chocolate is
the hero. There are no less than 10 chocolate desserts on offer including a mousse
made with three kinds of chocolate, an adult version of a rice crispy bar made with
praline mousse and milk chocolate, chocolate Panna cotta with banana marmalade and
almond streusel and more. It’s a chocoholics dream come true!
To balance out all of the sugary sweetness, there are Wedgwood leaf teas, specialty
coffees, delicate finger sandwiches and a savoury chicken and mushroom pie.

Saturday 7 May
10.30am until 2.30pm and 3pm until 5pm
Sunday 8 May
10am until noon, 12.30pm until 2.30pm and 3pm until 5pm

Adults, $79.00 including a glass of premium sparkling wine on arrival
Adults, $89.00 including free-flowing sparkling wine
Children aged 4- 12, $39.50
Bookings for both Melba Restaurant and Aria Bar & Lounge are available by contacting
1800 641 107 or by emailing

Gift Ideas

House Proud Mums
The Langham Gingerflower Candle
Bring the scent of the Langham home with a candle that smells just like The Langham,

Mums in Desperate Need of A Good Night’s Sleep
Our top tip? The Once Upon a Time package is available from $510.00 per room, per
night at The package includes everything a mother needs for
a relaxing night in, including valet parking, access to the hotel’s expansive wet areas
and fitness centre, dinner for two at Melba, a luxuriously late check out of 2pm and
breakfast for two at Melba.

Well Groomed Mama
Langham pink OPI nail polish
Bring back memories of the The Langham, Melbourne every time she looks at her nails
with the Langham’s very own OPI nail polish.

Stressed Out Mum Seeking Spa Escape
Chuan Spa gift certificate for massage, body treatment or facial.
Or really up the ante and purchase one treatment every month for a year!
Special offers are available at
Spa vouchers are available from $50.00

Super Cute Pressie for the Mum that has Everything and is Surrounded by Little
Charlotte Langham Teddy Bear
She’s all dressed up in a white tutu with a sparkly silver waistband.

Alice Langham Teddy Bear
This little bear is dressed in an iconic blue and white dress, inspired by Alice in

All gifts are available on line at or in person at The Langham,
Melbourne’s Flavours gift boutique, located on the podium level of the hotel.

For more information or to obtain images, please contact:
Tara Bishop
Public Relations Manager
Telephone: +61 38 696 8250 or +61 422 003 549

Background Notes
The Langham, Melbourne at Southbank is located in the heart of Melbourne’s diverse performing arts precinct, and is a proud
partner of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne Recital Centre, Opera Australia, Melbourne Theatre Company, Musica
Viva and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

The 25-floor hotel has 388 luxuriously appointed rooms including 126 river view rooms, 57 executive club rooms, 6 balcony rooms
with 19m² private balconies, 7 Terrace Rooms with 50m² private balconies, 11 suites and one Presidential Suite; each attended to
by the hotel’s signature Service Stylists. Boasting stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, the Yarra River, historic Flinders
Street station and Federation Square, The Langham, Melbourne offers a luxurious and timeless inner-city experience.
The Langham, Melbourne has been named the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific by Travel + Leisure
(US) magazine (2013), and has been a constant feature on Travel + Leisure (US) World’s Best lists (2010 – 2013). BRW awarded
The Langham, Melbourne as one of Australia’s most innovative companies (2013) and the hotel has been recognised by notable
consumer-voted awards including TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards 2012 (No.1 in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Australia). The
Langham, Melbourne is also actively retaining EarthCheck Gold Certification in 2015 and maintaining place as a leader in the
unique worldwide group of sustainable tourism operators that are certified to the internationally recognised EarthCheck Company
Standard with the exclusive EarthCheckTM.

The Langham, Melbourne is also acclaimed for its award-winning Chuan Spa, interactive dining restaurant – Melba, and chic bar &
lounge – ARIA. Reservations may be made by visiting
or calling 1800 858 662.