Mother’s Day round up – lavish lunches, exquisite afternoon tea and more!



Afternoon Tea at Cafť Royal

Enjoy a decadent and quintessentially English tradition in the iconic surroundings of the Oscar Wilde Lounge at Hotel Cafť Royal on Motherís 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 bunMary 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 table online via Open Table, click here. Alternatively call+44 (0)20 7406 3310 or email


Celebrate Motherís Day with Ben Tish and Marley Spoon

Ben Tish, chef director of the Salt Yard Group has collaborated with Marley Spoon this Motherís 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 Spoonís easy to follow recipe cards ensure that even the most inexperienced of chefs can create something thatís sure to impress, with ingredients and full method delivered directly to your door on either 11th or 13th March. Marley Spoonís Motherís Day special starts at £26. Orders can be placed until 11th March 2015.


Afternoon tea and Sunday lunch at Bluebird

To celebrate Motherís 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 trufflePan 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 downloadedhere and will be available from 12th Ė 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: 


Motherís Day at Sartoria

Sartoriaís head chef Lukas Pfaff has created a set menu for Motherís Day, featuring classic dishes such as: Coscia díagnelo arrosto, fave, pomodori camone (roast leg of lamb, broad beans, camone tomatoes); Filetto díorata, 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 Motherís Day from 12 Ė 4pm. To make a reservation call 020 7534 7000 


Motherís Day by the Thames at Le Pont de la Tour

Le Pont de la Tour will be offering a three-course lunch to celebrate Motherís 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


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