How To Celebrate Mother’s Day 2022

By Ellie Smith

2 years ago

Where to spoil mum this March

Wondering how to celebrate Mother’s Day on 27 March? From countryside lunches to spa days and boutique shopping trips, we share some of our favourite ideas.

How To Celebrate Mother’s Day 2022

Cook a Restaurant-Quality Feast at Home

Otto Pasta - Mother's Day

Need a helping hand in the kitchen? Otto Pasta has launched a three-course DIY kit which can be whizzed up in minutes. Begin with spring minestrone and focaccia before tucking into the main: either ravioli of scallop and prawns or paccheri with parmesan pesto. Dessert is a vanilla and orange panna cotta. £30, available for delivery on 26 March,

Mother’s Day Off at The Londoner

The Stage The Londoner

Mums can enjoy a bit of time to themselves at The Londoner hotel, which has partnered with Sharky & George to offer complimentary children’s entertainment on Mother’s Day. That means you can book in for afternoon tea or lunch in Whitcomb’s, and little ones aged four to 11 will be looked after in the hotel’s Courtyard as you sit back and relax. Better still, you’ll be greeted with a complimentary glass of fizz. From £65, book by calling 020 7451 0101 or visiting

Spring Bulb Workshop at Bank House

Chislehurst wine bar Bank House is running a seasonal workshop on crafting a spring bulb centrepiece, hosted by Nikki from locally-based Studio Hoime. It’s a unique way to spend some quality time with your mother, and you’ll leave with a lovely botanical creation. £45pp, 22 March.

Afternoon Tea at Petersham Nurseries

Afternoon tea at Petersham Nurseries

Botanical oasis Petersham Nurseries is a delight year-round – but it’s particularly pretty come springtime. This Mother’s Day the team has created a special afternoon tea for its Covent Garden restaurant, The Petersham, complete with an array of sweet and savoury treats. Begin with a seasonal bellini followed by a selection of bites including Scottish girolle arancini, cheese and plum chutney sandwiches, and garden herb scones with lobster. Next up: the sweet stuff. Tuck into rhubarb chiffon cake, green tea and white chocolate ganache macaroon, hazelnut choux bun and a chocolate tart – all washed down with a glass of fizz. Being in Covent Garden, you’re in prime territory for some post-feasting retail therapy too.

Interlude Wellness Centre Retreat at The London EDITION

The London EDITION

Nikolas Koenig

Head to five-star Fitzrovia hotel The London EDITION to take part in the Interlude Wellness Centre’s debut day retreat. Guests will take part in a selection of activities designed to reset and rebalance, from yoga to facial massage and sound baths, plus a plant-based lunch. Interlude Wellness Centre founder Roses Gabor will also be in residence to host a fireside chat with special guest Alexsandra Rehlinger, Clinical & Naturopathic Nutritionist, and Director of The Art of Health on all things Light Nutrition. 27 March, 10am – 4.30pm, tickets from £100.

Spa day at Hotel Café Royal

Hotel Cafe Royal spa

Spa days were built for mother-daughter bonding. You’re sure to impress by treating her to a package at Hotel Café Royal’s Akasha Spa, a haven tucked away beneath Piccadilly Circus. Enjoy a 60-minute treatment for two followed by a two-course lunch complete with a glass of champagne, plus full day access to the luxurious spa facilities. 27 March, £375 for two. Email [email protected] to book.

Lunch at Wild Honey

Mother's Day at Wild Honey

Wild Honey, the Michelin-starred restaurant at the Sofitel St James hotel in Mayfair, is usually closed on Sundays – but it’s opening especially for Mother’s Day this year. Guests can dine on dishes like carpaccio of Chalk Stream trout, Cornish cod, and wild garlic risotto, followed by decadent desserts including choux buns and English custard tart. For an extra treat, the restaurant has partnered with Aspinal of London to offer mums a surprise gift-wrapped present to take home. 12.30 – 6pm, 27 March, £55pp.

Horwood House x Bicester Village

Horwood House

Make a weekend of it at charming countryside hotel Horwood House, which has teamed up with Bicester Village to create the perfect Mother’s Day experience. The Ultimate Mum Stay begins with a morning browsing the boutiques of Bicester Village – complete with VIP perks, such as hands-free shopping and a reserved parking space. Once you’re all shopped out, head back to the hotel, where a bottle of fizz will be waiting for you. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the brand-new spa before dining at Harry’s Bar & Kitchen. The next morning, finish things off with a rejuvenating 50-minute treatment at H Spa. £459 from Sunday – Friday for two people.

Sunday roast at Heckfield Place

Heckfield Place

Located just an hour outside London, the glorious Heckfield Place makes the perfect country escape. Treat your mother to a seasonal Sunday roast at the hotel’s restaurant, Marle, which was recently awarded a Green Michelin Star. You’ll enjoy seasonal produce, harvested from the estate’s very own biodynamically certified Market Garden, including beetroot salad with chicory, slow cooked lamb with salsa verde, and rye and walnut tart. Afterwards, enjoy a walk around the grounds – or go the extra mile and book a stay in one of its dreamy bedrooms.

Sky-high dining at Fenchurch Restaurant

Fenchurch at Sky Garden

Nothing says special occasion like a good view – so this Mother’s Day, dine at high altitude. Known as the Walkie Talkie due to its unique shape, the Sky Garden boasts the city’s highest rooftop gardens alongside observation decks, an open-air terrace and various dining options. The highest and most upscale is Fenchurch Restaurant, located on the 37th floor of the building. On 27 March, diners will be treated to a special five-course tasting menu featuring roast spiced Norfolk quail, Aynehoe Park venison with quince, and the famed Fenchurch chocolate bar for dessert, served with salted ice cream.


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