Mother’s Day in SW London and Surrey
Mother’s Day in SW London and Surrey
Here’s our comprehensive guide to showering your mum with gifts, flowers and love in SW London and Surrey…
Spring has sprung and Mother’s Day is almost here – read on to find out all the fantastic ways you can show love to the special lady in your life, from delish handmade cakes to fine dining experiences.
Head to 144 on the Hill in the stylish Richmond Hill Hotel (featured image) for the quintessentially British afternoon tea, or Ampersand Hotel and their molecular-cuisine-science-inspired tea offerings if you’re feeling adventurous. Click here for the full list!
From dresses to decorations, candles to cookery books, Alligator Pear stocks an assortment of awesome gifts for every mother figure in your life. Head to their website to see the specially curated collection of fine jewellery, delicious sweets, and gorgeous bags and purses.
Take your mum to the sumptuous Full English or Continental, followed by hot savouries, home-made baguettes and plenty of dinky pastries – early afternoon at The French Tarte in Surbiton or Teddington is an early afternoon well spent. Plus, they do takeaways if you’d rather stay at home. Or, head to Megan’s in one of their fabulous locations, and tuck in the famous Turkish Brunch Feast – an ultimate sharing platter of brunch favourites, complete with a golden cheese fondue. And mimosas, of course.
Cheesecake with a difference
Yes, they are stunning. But they are also edible! Pleesecakes prepared three very special Mother’s Day offerings that are almost too pretty to be eaten – limited-edition Mothers Day Chuffles in the mix of flavours (including miso-caramel and cherry coconut), Choux Bun Bundle – choux pastries filled with a soft raspberry cream cheese filling and white chocolate shortcake, and of course, their signature Pleesecakes Bundle in honey caramel and passionfruit & white chocolate flavours.
Send a jar of love this Mother’s Day with a Luxury Cake Jar from Kingston’s Cool Cakes by Chris. They arrive at your doorstep with designer labels printed on recycled kraft cards and hand-tied raffia bows. You can also write your own message for this special lady in your life.
Wimbledon’s prime shopping destination has a host of Mother’s Day goodies up for grabs on their online store – everything from quality perfume to Kate Spade bags and from scrumptious truffles to flavoured tipples.
Luxe local gins
Locally distilled in Merton Abbey Mills, Graveney Gin has a large selection of mouthwatering alcoholic offerings, and they do deliver. Check out their Mother’s Day range that includes luxe gin tasting experience and various hampers. Hampton Court Gin offers fizzles with amazing history, inspired by the buzzing contemporary culture of Hampton Court – try their newest brainchild, Lord Of Misrule, with the mix of aromatic botanicals. They have gorgeous gift sets, too – such as a “Gin and Jigger”, which includes a 70cl bottle of The Six Wives gin and a gorgeous rose gold Jigger, nestled inside a reusable eco-cotton draw-string pouch.
Pamper your mum in the luxury Beaverbrook hotel – they offer a great Spring Renewal package that includes a Spring Awakening treatments in their state-of-the-art spa, a bottle of Beaverbrook bubbles and a seasonal, Anglo-Italian dinner at The Garden House Restaurant.
Does your mum love spa? Well, who doesn’t? April’s Promise Spa offers a holistic approach to well-being and brings together a team of expert practitioners from across the globe, including bodyworkers, osteopaths, facialists, nutritionists, and nail technicians.
Book a table!
Book a table in Clapham’s very special No3 at Nightingale Place and select a delicious dish from the specially created Mother’s Day menu that includes delicacies such as chicken liver parfait with madeira jelly, rare sirloin of beef, and poached seabass fillets. Plus desserts galore! TH@51 in St James has a great offering too, pairing popular flavours and ingredients from around the world – think eggs Benedict alongside pickled tuna, or pancakes and crispy artichoke.