Treat your foodie mum to some of the best treats, menus and dishes this Mother’s Day in London…
Mother’s Day Cruise: London Shell Co
Go for something different with a Mother’s Day cruise on London Shell Co, the floating restaurant aboard The Prince Regent canal boat.
There’s a whopping seven-course seafood menu from 25-26 March. Guests will be greeted with an Earl Grey Sparkler welcome drink before being seated to enjoy the beautiful menu, including Oysters served three ways; Cornish Mussels steamed in scrumpy with garlic aioli; Poached Cod fillet, lentils, burnt leeks and gramalta; Milk Chocolate Torte, slated hazelnut and praline cream.
London Shell Co | The Prince Regent. Central, London | £45
15% off: Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen
Take your mum to Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, in Pop Brixton for brunch, lunch or dinner, on March 25 or 26, and you’ll get 15% off the bill.
There’s plenty to indulge in whether it’s brunch – go for The Accra Breakfast, with Red Red gently spiced bean stew with baked egg, smokey bacon rashers, tatale (plantain pancakes, hard dough (butter bread) toast and baobab butter, Jollof relish; or dishes including Zoe’s Jollof Spiced Fried Chicken. And who can resist including in Love Chin Chin Banoffee Pie?
Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen | 49 Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8PQ | Call on 07494 746907 quoting “LOVEMUM” or book online via Opentable
A Taste of Home: Talli Joe
Celebrate a collaborative feast, that is inspired by the taste of home. Chefs Romy Gill, Maunika Gowardhan and Asma Khan, and Food writer Rebecca Seal have shared their food memories to create 4 dishes. From Mutter Kachori Chaat with raw tamarind chutney; and Talli Joe’s Tilapia Curry with Rice, to Ras Malai with Chocolate Curry, there’s plenty to indulge in on Mother’s Day.
25% of money raised will go to Parikrma Humanity Foundation, which improves the education and development of children in India.
Talli Joe | 152‐156 Shaftesbury Avenue London WC2H 8HL
Free Brownies: Daisy Green Collection
Bring your mum along to any of Daisy Green Collection’s branches on Sunday 26 March and she’ll receive a free mini brownie. Simply head to Daisy Green in Marble Arch, Timmy Green at Nova Food, Beany Green in Broadgate Circle and Little Venice.
Don’t miss out on bottomless brunch served all day at these venues too, and includes one cold and one hot dish, plus neverending prosecco, mimosas, Bloody Marys, coffee or smoothies and juices.
Want something with a kick? Get the Shakshouka, with baked eggs, spiced tomatoes, labne, and organic cold fermented activated charcoal. But the one everyone’s talking about, is the award-winning Banana Bread Sandwich loaded with mascarpone, fresh berries, flaked almonds and honey. You won’t leave this spot hungry.
Daisy Green Collection | See website for locations | Bottomless Brunch £39.50 per person
Free Roast for Mums: Shane’s on Canalside
Shane’s on Canalside is offering all mums a FREE roast dinner, for one day only. Simply choose from chicken, venison, rare beef and pork. Vegetables are foraged by Shane himself, from Hackney Marshes. Take a stroll by the canal or through the Olympic Park after.
Shane’s on Canalside | 26 E Bay Ln, London E15 2GW
Muttertag: German Gymnasium
Go for Mother’s Day (or Muttertag) with a German twist. Dine on a delightful three course menu at £45 per person, including a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival.
German Gymnasium | Pancras Square, King’s Blvd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BU
Pasta Galore: Cantina del Ponte
Bottomless prosecco and pasta for brunch? Head to Cantina del Ponte, and indulge on three small dishes for £15 or five dishes for £25 with a Mimosa just for mum, of course. Make it bottomless prosecco for an extra £15 per person.
Cantina Del Ponte | 36c Shad Thames, London SE1 2YE
Afternoon Tea: R Chocolate London
Feast on a variety of treats including Grand Cru Mousse with hazelnut biscuit and sea salt caramel, Lemon Drizzle Cake, Strawberry and Champagne Mousse with pistachio biscuit, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam; plus tea of your choice and a glass of champagne.
R Chocolate London | 198 Ebury St, Belgravia, London SW1W 8UN | £45 per person/£35 without Champagne