If you’re lucky enough to have a mother or be partnered with one, then 18 March is a red letter day for showing your appreciation for who she is and all she does — and a great excuse for a bang-up meal out.
For brilliant cuisine by a Michelin-starred chef in a stylish, intimate space, Thirty Six by Nigel Mendham restaurant at Dukes Hotel in St James’s has a super offer to make your mother feel special: three courses, a glass of rosé champagne and a gift box for £36.
Non-eat-meeting mothers will appreciate a meal at The Fish Place in Battersea, an upmarket seafood-based eaterie with panoramic views over Battersea Bridge and the Thames, as well as the two-course menu for £25. Cleverly, children under 11 years old eat for half price.
For mothers with pizzazz, Patrisey restaurant has a carvery brunch with live jazz for £27. Patrisey is a very cool spot at the London Heliport in the stylish Hotel Verta with views over the Thames. If you ferry her there in your Sikorsky, that would add an nice fillip.
Late riser? Here’s the answer: Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish Hotel in Jermyn Street has a gorgeous champagne afternoon tea on Mother’s Day for £25. A stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus, Petrichor is a chic haven from the West End bustle.
If you’ve got the garden-loving type of mother, a visit to glorious Kew Gardens and a meal at nearby Q Verde is just the ticket, especially with their special three courses and a glass of prosecco for Mother’s Day for just £24.95. This family-run Italian restaurant is an excellent choice if you’re bringing several generations along.
Take the beloved thing up to town to see the sights and check into Kettner’s in Soho for two courses for £20 with a glass of champagne for the mother figure. Kettner’s is both funky and formal and has the best kind of fizzy ambience, and it’s right in the middle of the Soho madness, which is always a hoot.
HUNter 486 restaurant in Marble Arch is pulling out all the stops to make her day a special event. The traditional two course Sunday lunch is £21 and includes a special gift for mum to take home. Then there’s the afternoon tea with a kir royale — inspired by edible flowers, so it’s certain to be very pretty — and a surprise gift for her for £32.
The Athenaeum restaurant in Piccadilly across from Green Park has a lovely two-course Sunday lunch for £24.50 and it includes a glass of champagne.
Very groovy, very stylish The Living Room restaurant in Glasgow is tempting you and your mum to a three-course supper — including a glass of champagne for Herself — for just £15.95.
The Black Horse restaurant in Appleby Magna in Leicestershire is a great, historic country pub and restaurant with a modern European menu and an absolutely beautiful steak. Four courses on Mother’s Day are £17.95 and children under the age of 10 dine for half price.
The City Café restaurant in Manchester’s Piccadilly Place is one of the city’s most exciting dining rooms and they clearly have a soft spot for mothers. A three course meal is £15.95 on Mother’s Day, little ones under 5 dine for free and middle-aged children up to 12 are half price.
Fashionista mothers will adore an Italian meal at La Cucina in the Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh. Bags of style plus three courses, coffee and petits fours for £30, half price for children.
Every single one of these restaurants is top diner rated, so you can book now, confident you’ll be giving your dear mother a super dining experience. There are many more Mother’s Day specials on toptable, for brunch, lunch, tea and supper, so check your area and have a great day.