Mothers Day at The Unley

Mother’s Day

13/05/2018 @ All Day


Spoil your Mother this Mothers Day for lunch, afternoon drinks or dinner.

The Unley will be open from 11.30am on Mothers Day with our Mothers Day menu available from 12 noon with bookings highly recommended. Enjoy Mothers Day Lunch, afternoon drinks or dinner with Chef’s specials also available on the day. Live music will begin from 3pm to keep you entertained into the afternoon, or to enjoy over a glass of wine and Share Plates from our extensive wine list and Mothers Day Menu (pdf) before settling in for dinner.

Mothers Day @ The Unley includes:

Timmis & Adams playing live acoustic music from 3pm

 Happy Hour 2pm-6pm

 Pure Blonde Apple Cider Stubbies $5.0

 Mother’s Day Mimosas $10.0

 Mothers Day Menu available 12-9pm

Chef’s Specials

Mothers Day Menu

  • Essentials
  • 9.0
    Garlic Mustard Cheese Bread V
  • 9.0
    Crunchy Fries V

    with aioli

  • 12.0
    Duo of Dips V

    with pita bread

  • Share Plates
    14.0 | 25.0 | 34.0

    1 plate $14, 2 plates $25, 3 plates $34
    with dip & pita

  • Salt & Chilli Calamari GF/DF

    guajillo chilli salsa

  • Chicken Satays DF

    spicy satay sauce

  • Pumpkin, Thyme & Fontina Arancini V

    with kewpie

  • Salads
  • 22.0
    Falafel Salad GFO/VG/DF

    farro tabbouleh, herbs, heirloom tomatoes, Yucatán onions, tahini dressing

  • 22.0
    Vietnamese Squid Salad GF

    chargrilled chilli squid, napa cabbage, bean sprouts, carrot, mint, rau ram, coriander & lime dressing

  • 24.0
    Moroccan Chicken Salad GFO

    minted saffron couscous, fried cauliflower, pomegranate, herbs, ginger apple, harissa yoghurt

  • 24.0
    Chashu Pork Salad GFO

    fried vermicelli noodles, Asian herbs, chilli, edamame, spring onion, miso sesame dressing

  • Chefs Selections
  • POA
    Chef’s Cut of Beef 300g GF

    chimichurri sauce, toasted corn cob, triple cooked chips, tomato and corn salsa & burnt lime butter see specials board for current cut of beef

  • 34.0
    Lamb Shank Roulade GF

    prosciutto, shallot, mushroom duxelle, parsnip purée, roast vegetables & rosemary lamb jus

  • 32.0
    Achiote Salmon GF/DF

    with cumin, mint, pomegranate, pumpkin, beetroot & mixed grain salad

  • Unley Classics
  • 22.0
    Classic Cheeseburger

    200g brisket burger, jack cheese, pickles, onion, salsa golf & chips
    add bacon $2

  • 22.0
    Unley Fish & Chips

    beer battered New Zealand blue grenadier, chips, lemon, garden salad & tartare sauce

  • 18.0
    Pizzas

    roasted pumpkin & beetroot, ricotta, sage, confit garlic & mozzarella V

    chipotle ground beef, jalapeños, tomato salsa, corn tortilla & mozzarella

    gluten free base + $4

  • 21.0
    Schnitzels

    Chicken
    panko crumbed breast schnitzel, crispy fries & garden salad

    Beef
    crumbed topside schnitzel, crispy fries & garden salad

    add parmigiana (wood smoked ham, sugo + mozzarella) $4
    add sauce (gravy, creamy mushroom, green peppercorn) $3

  • 22.0
    Karaage Chicken Burger

    kimchi slaw, gochujang mayo & chips

  • 24.0
    The Unley Burger

    200g brisket burger, jack cheese, pickles, onion, Hahndorf smoked bacon, tomato, lettuce, beetroot relish, salsa golf & chips

  • Sides
    9.0
  • Grilled Corn GF/V

    with burnt lime butter

  • Garden Veg GF/V

    with saffron butter

  • Garden Salad GF/V

    with wholegrain mustard & honey dressing

  • Sauces
    2.0
  • Tomato, Aioli, BBQ, Sweet Chilli
  • VG | VEGAN V | VEGETARIAN GF | GLUTEN FREE GFO | GLUTEN FREE OPTION DF | DAIRY FREE

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The founder of Mothers Day

According to ABC News, ironically, the founder of Mothers Day was not a mother herself. Anna Jarvis created the holiday to honor her late mother, Ann.

Ann Jarvis was a dedicated community organizer and philanthropist. According to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, she “founded Mothers Day Work Clubs in five cities in West Virginia to improve sanitary and health conditions.” The clubs hired women to help families with sick mothers and created programs that tested the quality of milk (the FDA did not exist back then). During the Civil War, Ann’s clubs provided aid to injured soldiers.

According to Katharine Lane Antolini’s book, “Memorializing motherhood: Anna Jarvis and the struggle for control of Mothers Day,” Anne once said, “[I] hope and pray that someone, sometime, will found a memorial mother’s day [sic] commemorating her for the matchless service she renders to humanity in every field of life. She is entitled to it.”

Two years after Ann’s death on May 12, 1907, Anna handed out 500 white carnations to all the mothers at Anna’s church, St. Andrew’s Church in Grafton, West Virginia. The white carnation became the official flower of Mothers Day, according to an article in The Atlantic Constitution from May 7, 1912. After years of lobbying, President Woodrow Wilson declared Mothers Day a national holiday that would be celebrated on the second Sunday of every May.

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