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 23rd May 2017
Offering friendly service, a beautiful interior design and a sumptuous mix of modern British cooking, the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms should be saved for when you’re really looking to impress mum. Catch up over a drink or two in the leather clad bar or come for some dinner, this is an elegant space perfect for reflecting on your day in the city.
Prime pickings for a pub lunch with your mum in London, The Phoenix in Chelsea is the ultimate charmer. A cutesy space of colourful furniture, hidden nooks and gastro dining, head on down with your favourite lady in tow for a charming and relaxed afternoon in the city.
Located just off the cobbled streets around the corner from St. Paul's, Copa de Cava conjures up rustic Spanish vibes styled on the traditional bodegas of Catalunya. Take your mum to this inner city retreat and revel in the cosy and intimate vibes, there's delectable tapas plates on the menu washed down with some of the most beautiful cava labels. Treat your mum in London right here.
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.
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.
This bustling Chelsea spot is a certified choice for that cutesy atmosphere that mums just lap up. Very chic, very yummy mummy and boasting a very delicious array of food and drink, this restaurant and bar is the perfect haven to take your mum out for a chilled afternoon lunch or a fabulous evening dinner.
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.
Your mum would be thrilled with a visit to afternoon tea extraordinaires Betty Blythe. Their menu is packed with tasty treats with four different themes, including elegant, Victorian, After Wonderland and Great Gatsby. Catering to parties and all manner of events, there’s lots of themed accessories, mini sandwiches, teapots and other quaint additions.
Venture to this Middle Eastern odyssey of belly dancing babes and fragrant traditional Lebanese cuisines. The atmosphere is always buzzing and it's fashioned like a Moroccan lounge clad with cushions, silks and Arabic aesthetics. Take your mum to experience something a little different in London where you're guaranteed to find exceptional food and drink.