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.
Mother's Day In London 2023
When Sunday 19th March 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 ideas for Mother's Day will do the hard work, leaving you to take all the credit - don't worry, mum's the word.
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Stumped on what to get mum for the 27th of March? Treat your lovely lady to a delightful afternoon tea at 116 Pall Mall in Central London. Choose from an indulgent afternoon tea, a mouthwatering Sunday lunch and a flower arranging workshop that will see her take home a beautiful bouquet.
Colonel Saab is the place to be if you and your mum want to feel a bit fancy for Mother's Day. Enjoy an Indian and British afternoon tea, complete with onion bhajias, coconut cookies and much more, alongside a selection of teas and Champagne.
Treat your mum to an afternoon pairing plenty of vino with grazing boards of charcuterie, cheeses, fresh fruits and nibbles. This special event from wine tasting experts Inflorescence champions female winemakers, with an expert on hand to guide you through.
Fancying spoiling your mum with a limited edition tasting menu come the 27th March? Priced at £42 per person, the tapas-style offering at Salt Yard will see you chow down the likes of grilled octopus, pan-fried duck and chocolate fondant. Swoon.
A limited edition 'mamma mia' cocktail will be at the forefront of Ember Yard's unique Mother's Day offering. And if your mum wants to finish off her meal of tapas with something sweet? An indulgent sharing dessert of hot chocolate fondant is waiting, topped off by salted caramel, hazelnut shard and vanilla ice cream.
Situated in Shepherd's Bush, Sherlock's Mind Palace Afternoon Tea and Mini Mystery is the perfect place to head to with mum for a wholesome day together. Enjoy mini-themed cakes and tip back prosecco while putting your skills to the test to crack the case.
Whether she's a stickler for a Victoria sponge 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 Big Bakes for 90 minutes of competitive baking or sending her a voucher to redeem later in the year.
If you're really looking to spoil your mum, then a trip to Ochre is a real winner. Not only do they have a fantastic range of British fare for evening and daytime munching, but their Champagne afternoon teas are also sure to hit the spot.
Savour a traditional afternoon tea whilst overlooking peaceful surrounds or opt for a spot of alfresco dining on a gorgeous Georgian terrace this Mother's Day. Book your mum in for an indulgent treat at The Montague on The Gardens Hotel, you can thank us later.
Looking for somewhere to take mum this Mother's Day? We've got you sorted at Covent Garden's Gloria brunch event. The evening comes with 2 fabulous hours of free-flowing drinks, alongside a banging brunch. And best of all, you'll get to hear all your fave ABBA hits at this musical themed happening.
For Japanese food and signature sips this Mother's Day, look no further than booking a table at Ayllu. They're giving away complimentary cocktails to every mum that dines for lunch or dinner on Sunday 27th March, so she's sure to feel like a special lady.
Still hunting for Mother's Day spots this Sunday? At The Last Talisman in Bermondsey, you can munch on delicious Asian fare from bao buns to rice bowls. Plus, all mums can enjoy a dessert and a cocktail for free on the big day.
Charcuterie and tapas bar Dehesa is offering up a limited edition cocktail to celebrate Mother's Day. Treat your mum to their delicious tapas, washed down with the new twist on a negroni: a mix of gin, red vermouth, Campari, Chambord, raspberry purée and fresh ginger.
Celebrate your leading lady this Mother's Day with Karma Sanctum in Soho. Enjoy their fabulous afternoon tea which includes delicious gyozas, wagyu beef sliders and salmon tartare with Japanese-inspired cocktails and bubbly. Need we say more?
Indulge in Mother's Day at The Gatehouse in Highgate, where they'll be serving up their famous Sunday roasts. You can also upgrade to include a special gift of fizz and a beautiful bouquet of flowers for the ultimate brownie points, which is priced at £45.
Nothing says I love you like a five-star tea party at The Rubens at The Palace Hotel in Westminster. Opt for a classic British afternoon tea with bottomless champagne, family friendly events for little princes and princesses to join or a special picnic feast in St James' Park.
Head on down to Smith's Bar and Grill in Paddington this Mother's Day and treat her to a sharing roast for two with unlimited red wine. Vino will be free-flowing for 90 minutes and is added for as little as £15 per person.
Offering £5.50 bloody marys? Yes, please. This Sunday lunch at Aeronaut is offering a wholesome afternoon of chowing down on classic roasts while tipping back delish drinks. And if you have kids, they'll be screening films for them to watch while you dine.
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).
Think you know London? StreetHunt Games are challenging you and your mum, offering up the chance to go on a scavenger hunt across the city. Think escape room meets outdoor murder mystery, and you're right on the money for what's in store here.
Located on Holloway Road is one of the best happenings around. Paint A Pic are always hosting fun events and their Mother's Day-themed painting course is sure to be a great gift. The subject will be a 'mother's love' and you'll be guided to paint one half of the canvas while your mum creates the other half.