Mother's Day in London 2021

When Mother's Day hits, you don't want to be caught unprepared, right? Boasting some of the most charming experiences in the UK, London is a hot to trot spot to spoil the most important lady in your life. Whether she's a cocktail craver, has a hankering for some sip-worthy afternoon tea, or is more than deserving of some nosh courtesy of the city's most beautiful restaurants, our guide on how to spend Mother's Day in London will do the hard work, leaving you to take all the credit - don't worry, mum's the word.

Looking for more inspiration? Check out our Mother's Day in London gift guide.

Last updated on 24th February 2021

If you'd rather give her a gift for some post-lockdown loving, then check out our guide to the best vouchers and experience for your mum; complete with cocktail classes, pasta making workshops, afternoon tea and tickets to some of London's most famous musicals.

Prime Pass Events

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Prime Pass are making Mother's Day in lockdown a doddle thanks to their lineup of virtual events. Whether you'll be spending the day apart from your number one lady or hunkering down together, their offering includes bouquet making classes and chocolate tasting sessions.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 5th March 2021

Save 10% on ticket Off Peak Dinner 2021 with discount code SUMMER10

A must for mum, this hilarious combination of immersive theatre and dinner is bringing Fawlty Towers to life. Sit down and enjoy a three-course meal as Basil, Sybil and Manuel attempt to host you (with, unsurprisingly, little success).

If she's the kind of mother who loves cakes, scones and sweet snacks paired with a pot of the hot stuff, then you've come to the right place. Consult our afternoon tea guide and get your orders in for a Mother's Day delivery idea that will go down a treat.

While you can't treat your mum to a table at Steak & Lobster this Mothering Sunday, you can still enjoy buttery lobster and juicy steaks delivered to your door. That's right, they've entered the at-home game with kits and takeaways.

@ Cassidy's Apothecary (Speakeasy Liquor Store) on Wed, 15th Apr 2020 - Thu, 30th Dec 2021

Step back in time by making an order from secret speakeasy bar Cassidy's. You're bootlegged bottles will arrive at your door within plenty of time for the big day, and there will even be some exclusive video content, dishing the dirt on how to sneak your booze past the authorities in Prohibition times. 

Map Maison

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While you can't take your mum to one of London's swishest bars this March, you can still treat her to a lineup of incredible sips. Map Maison's virtual masterclasses will see you upping your cocktail game, with handy kits sent directly to you ahead of time. 

Sat atop the five star Vintry and Mercer Hotel, Mercer Roof Terrace is pulling out all the stops this Mother's Day. Hosting a sumptuous three-course set menu, you and your number one lady can take in the stunning panoramic views while tucking into dishes such as the beef wellington, saddle of lamb or beetroot tartar - all washed down a with a complimentary glass of Champagne. 

London Boat Party

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Looking for something a little different? Take to the waters for this epic boat cruise and party past all of London's most iconic sites. Not only will you be treated to a buffet meal, four hours of floating fun and a DJ playing all the anthem, but you'll also be offered free entry for a nearby club if you and mum feel like keeping the party going. 

@ Online Event on Mon, 15th Mar 2021 - Mon, 26th Apr 2021

Save 10% on ticket WSET Level 2 Online with discount code HGALUM

On the hunt for quirky Mother's Day present ideas? This online wine course is a must for vino lovers, teaching them about the processes of grape-growing, different varieties of vino and principles of pairings over seven sessions. The best bit? Your mum will also get a qualification at the end.

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 17th May 2021

Whether she's a stickler for a soggy bottom or a Welsh cake whizz, this is the ultimate gift for any mum. Show your mama just how far you've come since those beans on toast uni days by taking her to the Tooting tent for 90 minutes of competitive baking or sending her a voucher to redeem later in the year.

Show her just how much she means to you through the gift of food. From fancy feasts to classic spread complete with all the trimmings, these are the Sunday roast deliveries that'll make this Mother's Day a celebration for the books.

From classics like old fashioneds and margaritas through to quicky concoctions that utilise fermented rhubarb before pairing with popcorn, these award-winning bars are rustling up epic cocktails that make for the perfect Mother's Day gift in lockdown.