This Forest Hill neighbourhood has unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

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Mother’s Day is this weekend, and finding the perfect gift for your mom can be an overwhelming task. The Eglinton Way, located in the north end of Forest Hill, is a great destination where you will find unique and diverse businesses offering a variety of gift options for every type of mom. From sweet treats and cycling gear to exquisite jewelry and delicious meals, you are sure to find that special something to make your mom feel extra special this Mother’s Day.

Indulge Mom with Sweet Delights!

Spring is finally in the air! Head to Hotel Gelato and feel the sun on your face while enjoying lunch and a refreshing gelato on the patio. Treat mom to brunch on her special day this year. Also for Mother’s Day, they are offering e-gift card specials until May 14. Purchase a $25 e-gift card and receive a $5 bonus card (to keep or gift to someone special) or purchase a $50 e-gift card and receive a $12 e-gift card bonus. E-gift cards can be purchased through their website

Go Dutch with your Mom

For the mom who enjoys cycling or is a new rider, swing by Go Dutch who are moving just down the street to 511 Eglinton Ave. W. They have an expanded selection of new and preloved Dutch bikes straight from Amsterdam that are ready to cycle the streets of Toronto! As a special treat, when you visit their new location, get your wheels spinning in style with their exclusive, limited edition GO DUTCH keychain for your lock — because every bike lock deserves little flair!

A Delicious Meal Mom Doesn’t Have to Make

Why not take Mom out for a fantastic meal at The Abbot on Eglinton. They offer a fantastic brunch menu with a wide variety of options and delicious cocktails. On Sunday evening, they offer a prime rib dinner served with mashed potatoes, veggies and Yorkshire pudding. Along with weekly specials, be sure to try their smoked in-house brisket available on pizzas, tacos, sandwiches and an entree served with mashed potatoes and veggies. Be sure to make your reservations early!

Whisk Mom Away to Italy

Does your mom like to cook? An evening with Mama Rosa cooking classes at  7 Numbers Eglinton is a great gift idea. Have your Mama join Mama Rosa in the kitchen as she makes comforting, delicious southern Italian soul food. Visit to book a spot in an upcoming class, or find out more about their menus and book a table any day of the week for a spectacular meal.

One-of-a-Kind Sparkle for a One-of-a-Kind Lady


You can never go wrong with jewellery for mom! Check out Jewellery by Varouj for a custom-designed piece, like these beautiful rings.

Vicky’s Jewellery is also a wonderful destination to find beautiful vintage, antique and modern statement pieces for every style, that are sure to make your mom’s day.

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