With mothering Sunday just around the corner, we’ve gathered a few last minute ideas to treat your mum…
‘Mother of Pearl’ cocktail at Kensington Place, Notting Hill
Kensington Place will be celebrating mothers this Sunday with a special cocktail made from Fair vodka, Ratafia, orgeat syrup and double cream, garnished with a strawberry slice. All mothers dining in the restaurant on 15 March will be given a complimentary ‘Mother of Pearl’. Click here for more information and bookings. Click here for more information and bookings.
Mother’s Day lunch at the Great Northern Hotel
On Sunday 15th March, Plum + Spilt Milk at the Great Northern Hotel in King’s Cross will be serving a bespoke three course lunch in celebration of Mother’s Day, priced at £40 per person. Highlights from the menu include; Plum + Spilt Milk prawn cocktail; Roast sirloin of Aberdeenshire beef, Yorkshire pudding and red wine gravy; Honey glazed gammon, Winter greens and parsley sauce; and Cold Valrhona chocolate fondant. For booking information click here. For booking information click here.
Baked with love at The Bertinet Bakery
This Mother’s Day treat your mum to beautifully baked treats from The Bertinet Bakery. Enjoy a selection mini meringue kisses (£1.95 – bag of 20); 8 deliciously moorish amaretti biscuits (£4.50) and salted caramel chocolate brownies (£7.50 – box of four). Either pop into the bakery, or order online.
Mother’s Day on the Southbank at Skylon
Skylon’s Executive Chef Adam Gray has lovingly created a Sunday set menu featuring British hero dishes to keep mum (and dad) happy come 15th March. Treacle-cured salmon, roast aged beef sirloin and cherry crème brulee are available on this bespoke menu. Enjoy three courses for £45 per person, complete with a glass of Champagne. Available for lunch only on Sunday 15th March. To view the menu and book a table click here. To view the menu and book a table click here.
Mother’s Day lunch at Northall
Led by Executive Head Chef Garry Hollihead, the Northall restaurant’s Sunday ‘live jazz’ brunch is the perfect treat for Mothering Sunday. Housed within the Corinthia hotel London, treat mum to a three course British-fayre brunch menu in an opulent dining setting whilst listening to a live jazz band. Enjoy three courses with a glass of Laurent-Perrier NV for £45 per person or opt for three courses with free-flowing champagne for £75. Live jazz starts from 12:30pm. To view the menu click here. To view the menu click here.
Mother’s Day set lunch at Tamarind
Dine at Tamarind on Sunday 15th March and enjoy a set lunch menu for Mother’s Day.
Head chef Peter Joseph has created a three course menu encompassing the Mayfair restaurants’ most popular Indian dishes. Enjoy a meat feast of grilled Tandoor chicken, spiced lamb cakes, ‘lucknowi’ dum ghost (mutton) biryani and lamb shoulder cooked in a traditional ‘dum pukht’ (slow cooked) method. For dessert choose from fragrant rose petal kheer (rice pudding) or indulgent, spiced chocolate and orange tart. Available from 12pm – 2:30pm the three course set menu is priced at £40.00 per person. To view the menu or book a table, click here.
Mother’s Day in the heart of Islington at Almeida
For a truly special Mother’s Day enjoy some family time at Almeida in the heart of Islington. Head Chef Tommy Boland will be serving a bespoke set menu priced at £25 for two courses and £30 for three, boasting some Almeida classics. The Sunday Feasting Menu will be also available around the restaurants communal Tasting Table and in the Private Dining Room and Sunken Room.Priced at £33.50 per person for a three course, the menu includes a shared roast banquet with all the trimmings and a decadent sharing dessert. For booking information or to view the menu, click here. For booking information or to view the menu, click here.
Mother’s Day in St. James’ at Avenue
Start this Mother’s Day off with a wonderful Sunday brunch or treat her to lunch or dinner with a delicious set menu at Avenue in St James’. Avenue’s new brunch menu boasts an array of family favourites with an American twist from eggs, pancakes and buttermilk waffles to mac ‘n’ cheese and southern fried baby chicken. Enjoy two courses for £20.00 or three for £25.00 – plus diners can add unlimited prosecco or bloody Mary’s for an additional £15 per person. For booking enquires click here.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Ben Tish and Marley Spoon
Ben Tish, chef director of the Salt Yard Group has collaborated with Marley Spoon this Mother’s Day, to create an extra special recipe that will leave her feeling utterly spoilt: Yoghurt marinated lamb chops with roasted aubergine and charred broccoli. Marley Spoon’s easy to follow recipe cards ensure that even the most inexperienced of chefs can create something that’s sure to impress, with ingredients and full method delivered directly to your door on either 11th or 13th March. Marley Spoon’s Mother’s Day special starts at £26. Orders can be placed until 11th March 2015. www.marleyspoon.co.uk
Afternoon tea and Sunday lunch at Bluebird
To celebrate Mother’s Day at Bluebird, head chef Matt Robinson will be creating a special three course Sunday lunch menu priced at £50. The menu will include dishes such as: Crispy duck egg with asparagus, smoked duck and black truffle; Pan roasted lemon sole with shrimps, brown butter, new potatoes and spinach; and Toasted marshmallow sundae with chocolate brownie and salted caramel. The menu can be downloaded here and will be available from 12th – 15th March. Guests can also treat mum to a traditional afternoon tea, priced at £22.50 or £29.50 with a glass of Champagne. To make a reservation call 020 7559 1000 or book online: http://www.bluebird-restaurant.co.uk/book-a-table/
Mother’s Day by the Thames at Le Pont de la Tour
Le Pont de la Tour will be offering a three-course lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday 15th March, priced at £50 per person and available in the restaurant and bar. With stunning views of the Thames and Tower Bridge, guests can spoil their mothers with dishes such as: Salad of Norfolk crab with charred cucumber, fennel seed tuile and Granny Smith apple; and Champagne mousse with fresh berries and strawberry and vanilla sorbet. The full menu can be viewed here. To make a reservation call 020 7403 8403 or email email@example.com
Mother’s Day at Sartoria
Sartoria’s head chef Lukas Pfaff has created a set menu for Mother’s Day, featuring classic dishes such as: Coscia d’agnelo arrosto, fave, pomodori camone (roast leg of lamb, broad beans, camone tomatoes); Filetto d’orata, bieta, pompelmo rosa (fillet of sea bream, baby chard and pink grapefruit); and Panna cotta with rhubarb compote. Priced at £30 for two courses or £35 for three, Sartoria will also be extending its serving hours on Mother’s Day from 12 – 4pm. To make a reservation call 020 7534 7000 http://www.sartoria-restaurant.co.uk/
Afternoon Tea at Café Royal
Enjoy a decadent and quintessentially English tradition in the iconic surroundings of the Oscar Wilde Lounge at Hotel Café Royal on Mother’s Day. Executive chef Andrew Turner and executive pastry chef Andrew Blas, have created a delicious afternoon tea comprising of traditional yet surprising dishes such as: wild boar, crackling, pickled apple and caraway bun; Mary Rose prawn cocktail, smoked Spanish paprika and baby gem lettuce; and strawberry and rose “Regent”. The full menu can be viewed here. Sittings for Afternoon Tea take place daily at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Booking in advance is highly recommended to avoid disappointment. To book a call +44 (0)20 7406 3310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Roast at Tredwell’s
Tredwell’s serve the perfect Sunday roast using modern London cooking with British produce. This perfect roast is served with classics; roast potatoes, carrots, cauliflower cheese and buttered red cabbage, and is perfect to share with your mum this Mother’s Day. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with great food and cocktails at this lovely Upper St. Martins Lane based restaurant. Click here to see the menu and booking details.