Mother's Day in London 2020

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.

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Last updated on 20th January 2020

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club Pop Up on Various dates from Friday 31st January 2020

Mums like chocolate, mums also like cocktails... so where better to take your fave lady than The Chocolate Cocktail Club? A pop-up bar in the heart of Farringdon, this quirky spot is a dream for those with a sweet tooth - serving up a menu of salted caramel, mint and gingerbread infused sips. 

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 24th January 2020

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).

Serata Hall

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Serata Hall is a stunning Shoreditch restaurant and bar, perfect for a spot of mid-morning brunch or an early evening tipple. And for those with a hankering for all things gin? This place runs regular masterclasses, teaching you all about the art of gin blending and cocktail making (with a fair few tasters along the way).

@ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Give her the gift of afternoon tea with a twist as this unique experience gives you the chance to see London like never before. Not only will you tuck into an indulgent spread with cocktails on the rooftop terrace, but there's even a black cab tour of the city to start.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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Brockley's Rivoli Ballroom is one of the capital's last remaining 1950s style ballrooms. Complete with thick velvet curtains, a stunning vaulted ceiling and intricate original details, this place regularly screens classic films, so whether your mum is more of a Pretty Woman kind of gal, or doesn't mind a bit of Fight Club, this quirky cinema experience is quite like no other. 

25% Off Afternoon Tea @ Mercer Roof Terrace and 2 other offers

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. 

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

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 to the Tooting tent for 90 minutes of competitive baking.

  Hand Tied Bouquet Workshop

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@ Petersham Nurseries Shop on Various dates from Monday 27th January 2020

Go one step further than your classic bunch of flowers offering and instead make your mum a stunning hand-tied bouquet at the Petersham Nurseries. Or better yet, book for you both to go and spend the evening together learning all about the art of flower arranging in the stunning surroundings of this cosy Covent Garden deli. 

  • Over 18
  • Classes
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Tickets from £65.00

Treat your mum to something special with a trip to Steak & Lobster this Mothering Sunday. Enjoy buttery lobster and juicy steaks, alongside an excellent array of cocktails, washed down with some of the finest fizz in the biz.

@ The Grove on Sun, 22nd Mar 2020 @ 16:00 - 18:30

While the days of your artwork being proudly displayed on the fridge may be over, you and your mum can still get creative together - only this time, you can do it whilst knocking back a few wines. Art Sippers' Mother's Day special event includes a 2.5 hour class with their resident artist, as well as all the supplies needed for your masterpiece and a glass of wine or beer - perfect for getting those creative juices flowing. 

Is she the kinda woman who favours a cheeky slice over a fancy meal? Treat her to a mouthwatering meal at Radio Alice, where you can tuck into some of the tastiest slicest around, with a tonne of vegan, veggie and gluten-free options available too.