Doesn’t your Mum deserve more than a bunch of flowers this year on Mother’s Day? Breakfast in bed, some pampering and chocolate is a start, but why not take her out for a meal to show her how special she is? Here are a few ideas …
Enoteca Turi, 87 Pimlico Rd, London, SW1W 8PH
020 7730 3663
020 7426 0542
Boxpark Croydon, 99 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LD
Boxpark Shoreditch, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6GY
Trishna, 15-17 Blandford St, London, W1U 3DG
020 7935 5624
London’s No. 1 nouvelle Indian in our 2017 survey, praised for its “assured culinary delights” featuring “extremely unusual ingredients“, Trishna has created a special Mother’s Day four-course lunch menu (£45, plus £32.50 for wine pairing). The ‘welcome’ Almond Bellini would also be most welcome (£10), too.
Vinoteca, 5 locations around London
How about Sunday lunch at Vinoteca with wines expertly paired by founders Charlie Young and Brett Woonton? Enjoy two courses for £20 or three for £25 – with paired wines for £15.
Here’s our pick of restaurant outside the M25 offering treats for Mother’s Day…
Cail Bruich, 725 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, G12 8QX
Chris Charalambous’ ambitious West End venue is offering a three-course Mother’s Day menu for £25 – or you could upgrade to their ‘Complete Sunday’ which includes ‘snacks’, wine, coffee and petits fours.
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Tables still available at Susan and Bryan Webb’s ever-popular country house hotel in Llandrillo, Wales. Various menu options available including a Sunday Supper option – £35.
For a “genuine taste of Italy”, your Mum might like a visit to Carluccio’s – all 101 branches around the UK are offering three courses for £13.99 or two for £10.99 this Mother’s Day. Their in-store deli sections will also be handy if you forget a gift.
Or how about a gift if you can’t be together on the day?
Ottolenghi stocks a variety of lovely foodie products on their website, from the NOPI Hamper for the adventurous cook (including an Ottolenghi recipe book and ingredients, £100) to a Vegetarian Cook’s Hamper containing all the elements that the vegetarian chef should never be without (includes the Plenty or Plenty More cookbook, £100).Or how about The Little Sherry Hamper for the perfect Mother’s Day treat, containing Spanish Muscatel Pasas Late harvest and Fino (£25)?
Bread Ahead‘s two bakery schools – one at Borough Market and their newly-opened school Pavillion Road, Chelsea, offer gift vouchers for a whole host of workshops, ranging from sourdough courses to gluten-free baking, patisserie workshops and legendary doughnut masterclasses. Courses are priced at £80 for a half day and £160 for a full day course.