From afternoon tea to a decadent brunch, make mum feel special with our round-up of the best places to celebrate Mother’s Day in London
Words Brandon Clarkson
Our top picks for Mother’s Day in London
London Shell Co.
If you need to escape the hustle and bustle of the city this Mother’s Day, why not take a luxurious cruise down the Regent’s Canal? For a unique and memorable Mother’s Day, London Shell Company are hosting a luxurious five-course meal – all aboard The Prince Regent canal boat. Unwind, as you peacefully make your way to Camden Town and back again, passing iconic landmarks like the London Zoo and Regents Park.
£50 per person; London Shell Co.
B&H Garden Room
Treat your Mother to a vibrant garden experience this Mother’s Day with B&H Garden Room. Guests can expect an indulgent brunch on this rooftop restaurant. Immersed full of the joys of spring, guests will dine amongst blooming flowers, a stunning meadow and panoramic views of London. Enjoy bespoke brunch cocktails and expect a complimentary bunch of daffodils. Now is the perfect time to visit B&H Garden Room.
You can make your booking here.
Celebrate with baking this Mother’s Day. Join Bread Ahead’s Mother’s Day Baking Workshop as you make sweet treats like Devonshire Splits and Overnight White Tin Loafs. Over three hours, Mums will learn new techniques as they joyfully bake three distinct bakes. This playful experience is open to all on the 31 of March – beginner or advanced levels are both welcome at Bread Ahead.
Courses are available at both Bread Ahead Borough Market & Bread Ahead Pavilion Road.
Swingers City & Swingers West End
At Swingers, you’ll be sure to get a hole in one with Mum this Mother’s Day. To let out your competitive side, treat Mum to a light-hearted but oh-so-serious game of crazy golf on March 31. So Mums get to feel extra special this Mother’s Day, conquer the courses at either Swingers City or Swingers West End, with a free bottle of ice cold cava.
Make your advanced booking and claim your free bottle of bubbly here.
Treat Mum to an incredible high energy, Bossa Nova Brunch. From 11:30am until 4:30pm, guests can expect a day of live music, brunch specials, and even a tableside champagne cart. Your meal will be curated by Regional Executive Chef Andreas Bollanos, offering a collective range of fresh fruit tiraditos, mini lobster brioche rolls and sweet Finish desserts.
£55 per person for the prix-fixe menu (specials are also available á la carte). Make your booking here.
The Petersham Restaurant
Enjoy an exquisite Mother’s Day this year and dine at one of London’s most spectacular hotel restaurants, The Petersham Restaurant in Richmond. The Petersham is graced with exquisite floor to ceiling views of the River Thames and surrounding Meadows – with exceptional food and service to match. The Petersham offers an exclusive Mother’s Day menu, accompanied with an exceptional one time offer where Mums can eat completely free for tables of four from 4pm.
For every four guests, one Mum will go free. For a party of eight guests, two Mums go for free. Book your reservation here.
Simpson’s In The Strand
For an opulent dining experience, join Simpsons In The Strand. Experience glistening chandeliers, casual piano playing in the background and all-round decadence as you enjoy a family dinner to remember. Head Chef Adrian Martin has perfected historical dishes that echo the restaurant’s history – duck and pork raised pies, Daphne’s Welsh saddle lamb and delightful desserts like rum baba, British Virgin Island fruits with Chantilly cream.
Make your reservation here.
Vegan Afternoon Tea at The Thames Foyer
For a true taste of extravagance, join The Savoy and experience their creative vegan afternoon tea menu – a delicious sweet treat for Mother’s Day. Starting at £65, the menu features freshly cut vegan finger sandwiches with plant-based fillings. Followed by an array of tiered cakes and homemade scones with cream and jam – all vegan, of course.
Book your reservation here.
This art deco venue at the Savoy promises a 5* award winning experience. Feel like Jay Gatsby himself, as you ponder the eclectic Music, Magic and Drama menu. The Beaufort also boasts a spectacular selection of vintage and non-vintage champagne, available by the glass…or bottle, for those really appreciative sons and daughters this Mother’s Day.
For a stylish Mother’s Day, book here.
Hans’ Bar & Grill
Located in the fabulous Chelsea bolthole, Hans’ Bar & Grill will be offering a traditional afternoon tea – for those who don’t want all the bells and whistles this Mother’s Day. The Grill promises homemade pastries and savoury bites, available between 2:30pm until 5:30pm.
Priced at £29.99 per person and £39 for champagne afternoon tea. Make your reservation here.
Situated in the heart of Kings Cross, experience Mother’s Day at this hidden gem. Enjoy floral-infused teas, stunning pastries and warm scones with rich strawberry preserves. Rotunda goes that little bit further and offer Mothers a beautiful bespoke bouquet of flowers, including a hand-crafted box of chocolates to take home.
The Mother’s Day afternoon tea is £49 per person and includes a glass of champagne, the Rotunda signature Heritage Afternoon Tea, hand-crafted chocolates as well as the bespoke bouquet of flowers for her. Make your reservation here.
Escape the city this Mother’s Day…
Chewton Glen Marryat
If you’re looking to escape the busy city life this Mother’s Day, head on over to Hampshire and visit the glorious country house hotel, Chewton Glen. For fresh, organic ingredients, look no further. Named after the Captain Marryat, Chewton ensures only the finest sandwiches, cakes, scones and champagne cross its path.
Served between 3pm until 4:30pm, Chewton’s afternoon tea is priced from £29.50 per person or £39.50 pp for champagne. Chewton Glen Marryat.
You may recognise this fabulous country house hotel from the Channel 4 documentary, A Very British Country House. The increasing popularity of Cliveden House was famously brought about in May last year, where Meghan Markle stayed the night before her wedding. This Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea might just be the most extravagant way to express your gratefulness.
Served in The Great Hall situated on the beautiful 376-acre estate, be sure to book your Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea quick.