Mother’s Day is that annual chance to show your mum just how much she means to you. With mum’s in mind we have pieced together our top 10 spots perfect for a Sunday celebration. Go on, spoil her!
1. Kew Garden’s Orchids Festival
Bask in the tropical paradise of the Princess of Wales Conservatory. The Orchids Festival celebrates Thailand’s vibrant plant life and culture. Immerse yourself in the magnificent plant life as well as admiring the handcraft Thai umbrellas hanging above. A visit full of beauty and education surrounding the significance of Orchids in Thai cuisine, medicine and culture. Simply stunning!
Location: Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, TW9 3AE
Tickets: Included within your entry price. £17.75 per adult including a donation.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
An afternoon Tea is one of Britain’s traditional treats. It’s the ultimate indulgence, and it doesn’t get much better than the way it’s served in London’s most prestigious venues.
2. The Ritz
Indulge in a slice of one of the finest British traditions and take Afternoon Tea at The Ritz. The finest slice in life. Top tip: do remember the dress code, gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie, jeans and sportswear (including ladies) are not permitted.
Location: 150 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1J 9BR
Prices: Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea with a glass of Rose Champagne and an exclusive gift for £90 per person, book here.
3. The Savoy
Created by The Savoy’s Executive Pastry Chef, Ludwig Hely, their Afternoon Tea offers a mouth-watering selection of seasonal cakes and pastries. Whilst you’re there, treat your mum to a cocktail at the American Bar. Voted the World’s Best Bar 2017! Please note: Afternoon Tea hours have been extended, running from 12:00-18:30, Sunday 11th March.
Location: Strand, London WC2R 0EZ
Prices: From £60 per person, explore Afternoon Tea packages here.
4. A Duck & Dry Pamper
London’s finest blow-dry and updo bar. Flick through Duck & Dry’s signature looks and choose your favourite. It’s the perfect afternoon to relax and feel pampered with your mum by your side. While your at it, explore the salon’s drinks menu and add a glass of fizz to your mirror side or visit the in-house Prosecco Bar.
Location: Chelsea, Oxford Circus and Soho.
Prices: Ranging from £30- to bridal packages for £90. Explore here.
5. The Ned Club Spa
Last year saw the venue launch of the year and possibly London’s coolest new hotel. Experience it for yourself this Mother’s Day and explore the Ned’s spa and grooming spaces. Therapy rooms include Cowshed, indulgent treatments including massages and LED light therapy; Cheeky, the hotel’s nail bar as well as Ned’s barber shop and parlour (but we’ll leave that for Father’s Day). Last but not least, bathe in the traditional Moroccan hammam with specialist treatments from La Sultane de Saba.
Location: 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ
Prices: Explore the hotel’s packages here.
6. Fizz & Floristry
The Covent Garden Academy of flowers are hosting a Mother’s Day special. Freixenet and The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers present ‘fizz and floristry’ masterclasses, with bouquets colour-matched to hues of Freixenet’s rosé cava. For an extra sweetener, they are offering 2 for 1 across Friday 9th March and Saturday 10th March.
Location: St Martin’s Courtyard, 9 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9AB
Prices: £210.00 (2 for 1 this Mother’s Day) including all flowers and materials. Book here.
7. Mother’s Day with The National Trust
Spend some precious time together at a selection of one of the National Trusts stunning landmarks. A top pick of activities including Wild Crafts at Morden Park, London; Flower framed photos at Glendurgan, Cornwall as well as Anglo-Saxon Mother’s Day at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk. The something for everyone, country-wide.
Find out more: The National Trust Mother’s Day here.
8. The Folly – Botanical Brunch
Escape to the Folly and relax in a botanically inspired haven. Wander through their garden lounge and flower shop or dine at the chef’s table. A sanctuary of calm, includes a deli as well as a collection of private vaults. Creating that perfect retreat for family on a Sunday afternoon.
Location: 41 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0BT.
Full menu and booking here.
9. Mother’s Day at LIDO
Usually only open to hotel guests and members, LIDO is a light, bright rooftop restaurant in the heart of Shoreditch. LIDO serves a gorgeous modern Mediterranean menu, but for Mother’s Day they’re bringing the Club’s legendary roast up to the roof, with a choice of beef, chicken or chef’s spectacular vegan-friendly mushroom wellington.
Location: 45 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3PT.
Full menu and booking here.
10. Mother’s Day Sunday Roast at Tanner & Co.
Let Tanner & Co. treat the special lady in your life. Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious sharing roast & a glass of fizz for only £20 per head. Book your table online to avoid disappointment.
Location: 50 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3UD
Full menu and booking here.
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