The Mater

Food & Hospitality

Full Room Service

We now offer full room service for all meals. The first Hospital to introduce room-service in NSW, patients no longer receive meals at a set time each day, nor do they need to select their meals a day in advance.

Instead, patients can order meals when it suits them (we even have an all-day breakfast menu) and patients receive fresh, cooked to order meals delivered in under 45 minutes from placing their order. They even have the option to pre-order a meal and have it delivered at a specified time.
Many different meal variations are available to suit personal tastes and dietary requirements. A consultant Dietitian is available to assist if you have special dietary requirements, to answer nutritional questions or assist with planning special diets upon discharge from the Mater.

High Tea

Every Monday and Friday from 3.00 to 4.00pm the Maternity Unit serves a High Tea in the Patient Lounge. This brings new parents and grandparents together to welcome their new baby into the world. Read more about maternity high tea.

Partner Meals

Maternity partners may order meals for a small charge which will be added to your account.

‘Last Night’ Celebration

You and your partner may choose to celebrate your family’s new addition with a special ‘last night’ celebration dinner, knowing that your new baby will be safe and secure at the Mater. Please arrange your ‘last night’ celebration with the nursing staff.