Top 10 Places to Take Your Mum in London

She's the number one lady in your life, the woman who can boss a roast every Sunday and deal with your daily hassles. Girlfriends move over, this one is for mum. Handing her a well needed break, we've plucked a list of the best and most beautiful places to eat in London so she can sit down for some wining and dining. From some of Chelsea's finest botanical beaus to the city's loveliest tea rooms, here are our top 10 suggestions for places to take your mum in London.

Last updated on 21st December 2020


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Opium is a hidden gem nestled in the bustling heart of Chinatown and a must place to visit with your mum in London if you're both partial to some plump Dim Sum dishes as well as some specialist mixology. Feeling something like a Chinese medicine parlour with shelves of authentic tonics and herbal remedies, Opium is a pastiche of oriental elegance and contemporary cool. 

The Drift

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For prim cocktails and perfectly plated cuisines, The Drift is your go to restaurant for mums in London. Their interiors are brushed with a contemporary cool aesthetic featuring a colour palette of grey tones and natural hues, accented by floral-printed furniture. Settle down for some fine mixology and fresh, seasonal food, just perfect for a laid-back afternoon with your leading lady.

Hoxley and Porter

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An eclectic wonderland of colonial aesthetics, amber lighting and clashing colours and prints characterises the fabulous Hoxley and Porter in Angel. For a little upmarket treat when it comes to bars to take your mum to in London, this place has the swanky style of a trendy cocktail haunt but with a laid-back atmosphere where you can tuck into a Modern British menu of creative cuisines and dabble in a cocktail (or two). 

Simmons Fitzrovia

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The Simmons empire is one known for its vintage charm and quaint cocktails served in retro chinawares. Delve into this wardrobe of mish-mashed interiors where a fusion of funky style and old-school cool come together, creating one ultimately sweet den of cocktail delights. Pull up a chair for your mum and catch up without spending big thanks to their happy hour cocktails and bottomless afternoon tea. 

Located on Oxford Street, Canary Wharf, Bloomsbury and Kensington and perfect for a little break from shopping, Scoff and Banter is a swish British dining room that serves up whopping afternoon teas, from fruit scones down to pastries.