Planning an incredible treat for your mum? Don’t forget to add one of these fantastic restaurants to your Mother’s Day itinerary in London for a meal that she’ll love and memories she’ll treasure.
1. A traditional high tea: Fortnum & Mason
Is there a mother in the country who wouldn’t love to be whisked off to Fortnum & Mason for a traditional afternoon tea? The elegant Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon is the perfect place for a Mother’s Day treat, surrounded by beautiful décor and with culinary delights served on duck egg blue chinaware. The traditional feel is extended to the food, so expect perfect finger sandwiches, fluffy scones and stunning individual patisseries.
For more information visit: fortnumandmason.com
2. Taking in the sights: Bateaux London Cruises
If you want to combine a fantastic meal with some sightseeing, a Thames cruise is an ideal choice. Talented chefs serve up a spectacular three course menu while you cruise past some of the capital’s most famous landmarks. From the historic Tower of London to the modern skyscrapers, sit back and soak up the London buzz as you dine.
For more information visit: bateauxlondon.com
3. A touch of luxury: The Ritz Restaurant
If you really want to show your mum how appreciated she is, there are a plethora of luxurious restaurants across the capital, including the elegant and iconic Ritz. The Michelin-starred Ritz has what is considered by many to be the most beautiful dining room in the world. It is a suitably stunning setting for a special Mother’s Day meal. Serving up traditional British dishes, this restaurant can even be combined with dancing and live entertainment for a Mother’s Day to remember.
For more information visit: theritzlondon.com
4. Health conscious, delicious dishes: Itadaki-zener
If your mum is health conscious or vegan, it doesn’t mean you have to forgo taste. Itadaki-zener is an organic, vegan Japanese restaurant, the first of its kind in Europe, with an exciting menu that’s both healthy and packed full of flavour. If you haven’t tried Japanese cuisine before, it’s the perfect place to dip a culinary toe in the water. Order a selection of dishes to transport your taste buds to the Far East, without leaving King’s Cross.
For more information visit: www.itadakizen-uk.com
5. Dining with a view: Aqua Shard
To really appreciate the sights and beauty of London, a bird’s eye view is required. Aqua Shard is a top pick if you want to combine a picturesque setting with a selection of delectable treats this Mother’s Day. From the London Eye to Tower Bridge, the whole of the London skyline lies below. If you can pull yourself away from the view, Aqua Shard serves up exquisite afternoon tea as well as gourmet dining.
For more information visit: aquashard.co.uk
6. A laidback brunch: The Aviary
If getting up early for breakfast on Mother’s Day doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, brunch at the Aviary provides a laidback but classic alternative. With a rooftop terrace, it’s a beautiful way to relax and spend some time together. A champagne brunch is befitting of the occasion but, you’ll find the menu has something to suit every taste.
For more information visit: Aviary at Montcalm Hotel in Finsbury Square
7. The sweet treat: Hotel Café Royal
Does your mum have a sweet tooth? London is home to some show stopping deserts sure to satisfy any sugar craving. Hotel Café Royal is London’s first dessert restaurant and its incredible array of options is guaranteed to sate even the most enthusiastic of desert fans. From indulgent chocolate delights to classics with a contemporary twist, opt for a tasting menu or pick out a few individual treats to share. For an added touch of luxury this Mother’s Day, you can pair each dessert with a glass of wine.
For more information visit: hotelcaferoyal.com/thecafe
The combination of incredible food, historic attractions and the fun vibe of the capital in springtime means that it’s simple to put together a Mother’s Day itinerary in London that perfectly suits your mum and her tastes.