Last minute ideas for Mothering Sunday

Mother's Day brunchSea Containers, Mondrian London SE1

Sunday 6 March

Brunch mains from £9-18

Make it a bottomless brunch for £16 pp

Take mum to the South Bank for wonderful views over the river and a free glass of Perrier-Jouet champagne – available to all mums dining on Mothering Sunday.

The Sea Containers Bottomless Brunch will also be available; for £16 brunch diners can enjoy unlimited Prosecco or Bloody Marys when dining from the brunch menu. Dishes include: Blueberry pancakes, preserved lemon butter and maple syrup and crab scrambled eggs on toast. There’s even a children’s menu for the wee ones.


Paul Winch-Furness / PhotographerDaphne’s and The V&A SW3

Saturday 5 March-Sunday 19 June

Museum ticket, 2-course lunch or supper with a Bellini (plus an arty goody bag): £39 pp

In recognition of the largest Botticelli exhibition in the UK in over 80 years, Daphne’s partners with the V&A to bring you a dining and arts package.

Treat mum to a two-course late lunch at Daphne’s to transport yourself to Florence (with the help of a Bellini), then take a short walk around the corner to the V&A to take in the exhibition. Or head to the restaurant after the exhibition for a spot of supper.

The price (£39) includes a ticket to the exhibition, 2-course lunch or supper with a Bellini, colouring book and watercolour pencils, plus a £5 voucher for Cass Art’s Kensington store.

Visit for more information.


Sixtyone restaurant 2Sixtyone W1

6 March

3 course lunch and spa: £59 pp

Relax this Mother’s Day with spa time and a three-course lunch at Sixtyone in Marylebone. Spoil yourselves with a glass of champagne on arrival and pamper yourselves for two whole hours in the Montcalm Hotel spa with 15% off any treatment.

Then head to the dining room to enjoy a three course lunch which includes Beef, Sea Bass and Oak Smoked Salmon. A gift for your deal ol’ mum is also included in the price.



6 March

Italian food is known for ‘heart’, Sunday will see this  come to life at Vico as chef-patron Jacob Kenedy is joined in the kitchen by his mum Haidee Becker from 7-10 pm. Every mother dining at the Cambridge Circus restaurant for either lunch or dinner will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco. .



DarbaarDarbaar  EC2

Saturday 5 March

Why not take your mum out the night before Mother’s Day and enjoy a menu inspired by the Royal courts of India? Dishes include: Nawabi Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb, Keralan Shrimp Cocktail and Kid Goat Biryani.

To celebrate this occasion, every Mother’s Day booking will be entered into a prize draw. One lucky mum and their guest of choice will be offered the chance to have a private cookery class with chef Abdul Yaseen to recreate a chosen dish from the menu.

In order to claim this prize, you must book to dine at the restaurant with your mum on the 5 March.



Trinity 2Bistro Union and Trinity SW4

6 March

Fancy treating Mum to a delicious dining experience this Mother’s Day? Why not try Bistro Union or Trinity in Clapham, both owned by the chef Adam Byatt. At Bistro Union indulge in roast chicken for two with pigs in blankets; Cumberland sausage toad in the hole or the Neal’s Yard cheddar macaroni cheese.

If you fancy a more formal and intimate setting, Trinity has long been a firm favourite with Harden’s reporters. Try their Sunday Beef – a 45 Day Rump Cap accompanied with Yorkshire pudding and horseradish.


house of ho

House of Ho W1

6 March

£30 pp (free for mums!)

This Mother’s Day, the newly opened House of Ho in Fitzrovia’s Percy Street (formerly Bam-Bou, RIP) invites mothers to dine in style with a complimentary* three-course modern Vietnamese feast.

Mums can eat for free when dining with a minimum of three other people and ordering from two exclusive Mother’s Day set menus.

Dishes include: Robata Grilled Scallops with Spiced Crème Fraiche, Perilla Leaf and Nouc Cham; Roast Duck and Lychee Curry with Lime Leaf and Peanuts; and Caramel-Tamarind Wild Salmon with Vietnamese Sticky Rice.

*On bookings of four people or more, one mum eats for free per booking. Offer applies to Mother’s Day set menu only. This menu will be served from noon and is available throughout the day.


caminoCamino Bankside SE1

6 March

3 courses and bottomless cava: £30

Indulge in bottomless Vilarnau Cava or Cava Mimosas, paired with a delicious tapas feast this Sunday. Try classic huevos rotos, jamón Ibérico, the full Spanish, or Camino’s famous churros con chocolate. Take your mum for a bottomless brunch or treat her to a gift voucher a Cava or Jamón masterclass.



ROCKETRocket Holborn WC2

6 March

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Rocket Holborn, where all mums will be treated to a complimentary glass of Cordon Rouge Mumm champagne with any lunch or dinner order. Choose from a range of Neapolitan pizza & Californian style grills and salads. Offer applicable for bookings made in advance only.



The Narrative - Polo BarThe Polo Bar EC2

6 March

Mums eat for free this Mothering Sunday at Liverpool Street’s 24-hour bar and restaurant. Grab a light lunch, stop by for morning pancakes or perhaps try the Polo Bar Steak burger? Whatever your mum wants, it’s on The Polo Bar.



Rudies_BC_IMG_2009Rudie’s N16

6 March

This Mother’s Day, Rudie’s will be sticking to classic heart-warming dishes, all inspired by their mammas and all quintessential to Jamaican cuisine. On the menu: Oxtail and butterbeans, snapper with Escovitch pickle; red peas soup & spinners and home-made Solomon Gundy… just a few of the ten specials available.


LobsterwMangoNem Nem N1

6 March

This Islington Vietnamese has put together a special selectoin of lobster dishes for Mother’s Day, offering them for just £16 each. On the menu: Ná»™m xoài tôm rồng (lobster and mango salad); or Tôm rồng xào mỳ giòn (stir fried crispy egg noodles with lobster, ginger and onion), as well as two specials: whole grilled lobster with spring onion; and a red curry lobster. The regular à la carte menu will also be served.




6 March

£28.50 pp

Clapham’s Japanese-South American fusion spot Mommi has devised a delicious, bespoke dining menu including a complimentary fizz cocktail on arrival. On the 3 course Sunday Lunch Menu: Nikkei Roasts, Raw Bar Selection and delicious puddings. And brunch is served every weekend from 11 am. Make your Mother’s Day brunch bottomless with unlimited champagne of Bloody Pisco cocktails for £15 pp.


titchwellTitchwell Manor, Titchwell

6 March

2 courses £26, 3 courses £32

Entertain your mother with head chef, Eric Snaith’s, Mother’s Day menu at Titchwell Manor. Dishes include: Scallops with kohlrabi, sorrel and bee pollen or Brancaster mussels cooked with shallots in white wine; roast sirloin of Norfolk beef with glossy Yorkshire puddings; plum frangipan tart, poached rhubarb with honeycomb bavarois, and the creamy Norfolk White Lady cheese, served with fruit toast and vegetable crisps.


tyddyn llanTyddyn Llan, Llandrillo

6 March

2 courses £27, 3 courses £34

If you’d like to treat the mother in your life to a special Sunday lunch, Tyddyn Llan still have tables available. Enjoy canapés with your drinks in one of their lounges, lunch in the elegant dining room, and finish with coffee and petit four on the terrace if the sun shines. On the menu: Griddled scallops with cauliflower purée, pancetta, caper and raisin dressing; Dressed langoustine with fennel salad and avocado salsa; Roast Sirloin of Welsh Black beef with Yorkshire pudding +£5; Duck confit with zampone and hispi cabbage; and desserts like Chocolate marquise, caramel ice cream and pannacotta with blood oranges and grappa.


ribble valleyRibble Valley Inns (various locations)

6 March

£27.50 pp, noon-9 pm

Take your mum for a fabulous lunch at your favourite Ribble Valley Inn this Sunday. Not only is there a special menu, there’s also a spring plant gift for all mothers. Try The Three Fishes, Mitton, near Whalley; The Highwayman, Kirkby Lonsdale; The Clog & Billycock, Pleasington; The Bull at Broughton, Broughton; or The Nag’s Head, Haughton Moss.


james st southJames Street South, Belfast

6 March

£29.50 pp

James Street South is opening specially for lunch on Mothering Sunday. If you have no plans yet, book a table or why not get her a gift voucher for dining or the restaurant’s Cookery School.


helicopterSomething a little different?

From £150 pp

Sons and daughters looking for a unique gift this Mother’s Day need look no further than The London Heliport in Battersea. The London Helicopter is offering more adventurous mums the chance to soar over the capital and see its sights from over 1,000 ft. Every Mum who takes a flight will be treated to a complimentary glass of champagne at Crowne Plaza London Battersea.

The itineraries available include the 12-minute ‘London Buzz’ for £150 per person on a shared flight, the 18-minute ‘London Sights’ for £200 per person on a shared flight and the 30-minute ‘London Max’ for £1,500 for up to six people on an exclusive-hire basis.

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