by Leighanne Bent

From helping you get over your first BF to making the best cuppas, you can always count on mum to be there. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s only right to spoil her on the 26th. Whether you wanna treat the number one lady in your life to a cute afternoon tea or with a beaut three course meal at London’s tallest riverside venue, DesignMyNight has hand-picked 10 amazing ways to let her know how much you love her.

Be At One And Urban Decay Mother’s Day Event – London

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Combining cocktails and makeup; Be At One’s event with Urban Decay is sure to win your mum over. Taking place at Urban Decay’s VIP Studio on Carnaby Street, you’ll both be welcomed with a sparkling bellini cocktail before being shown the need-to-know basics of bartending. When that’s all done with, both of you will get a one-to-one session with an experienced makeup artist to learn some impressive tricks. Tickets are £30, but you get to use £15 of that on Urban Decay products. Result.

Mother’s Day In The Sky – London

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Take things to a new level this year and spoil your mum at London’s tallest riverside venue, London Sky Bar. They have a whole host of incredible events planned for the 26th, but we reckon the dinner and cinema experience is the way forward. Their three-course meal won’t start until 8pm, so you’ll get to eye-spy London’s iconic landmarks by nightfall. After dinner you will be ushered to their plush cinema room for an apt screening of Mamma Mia. 

Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea – London 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Multi award-winning pop-up, Little Nan’s, has found a permanent home in Catford. Returning to Broadway Theatre (where Little Nan herself used to sell sweets and ice-cream in the 1930s), it’s one of the quirkiest places around. To celebrate Mother’s Day, this unique spot is running a tipsy afternoon tea; expect home baked buttery scones with raspberry jam, mini pastries, freshly made sandwiches, unlimited hot mulled apple juice and a generous cocktail serving from their dainty teapots, alongside loads of other tasty treats.

South Place Cinema Presents: Mamma Mia – London

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Ditch the Cadbury chocolates and supermarket flowers on the 26th, and take your mum to a special screening of Mamma Mia at South Place instead. For £46 you’ll both be treated to a two-course roast lunch in their secret garden, with Mum getting a special gift bag packed with goodies to take home after. After you’ve polished off your final course, you’ll be taken to the venue’s cinema room where you both will receive a complimentary cocktail and a box of popcorn for the movie.

Mother’s Day Bottomless Brunch – London 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Repay your mum for all those home cooked meals and treat her to a decadent and boozy brunch on the 26th. One Canada Square has plush interiors and is the perfect place for a relaxing bite to eat. Luckily for you, this Mother’s Day, you can get two delicious courses for £20; add another £20 on top of that and you’ve got yourself bottomless Prosecco, bloody Mary’s, mimosas or ETM red, white or rosé wine while you dine.

Sparkling Mother’s Day – London 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day falling on a Sunday, this list wouldn’t be complete without a great place for a dreamy roast. The White Bear serve a small but concise selection of options; from rolled pork belly to lemon and thyme roasted chicken, all of which come served with Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and dribble-worthy gravy. For an extra sparkle to your Mother’s Day meal, they’re offering a complimentary glass of prosecco for all mums when table bookings are made via DesignMyNight.

Revolucion De Cuba – Manchester 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Escape London’s unpredictable weather on Mother’s Day and head to Revolucion De Cuba. This Latin-themed bar boasts leafy potted plants and a large Havanah-esque ceiling, giving the venue an exotic and vibrant personality. This year they’re raising a glass to Mother’s Day by offering 2-4-1 on selected cocktails alongside tasty tapas and Cuban coffee. If you want to whisk your mum away (minus the price of a flight), this spot should do the trick.

The Breakfast Club – Brighton 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

There are few places on earth to rival your mum’s breakfast, and The Breakfast Club happens to be one of them. Just like your mum, this place dishes up breakfasts that are capable of healing any hangover and curing any craving. Offering an eye-boggling selection, choose from the likes of salted caramel and banoffee pancakes, or go for a posh sausage sandwich with smoked applewood cheese. But whatever you pick, you’re sure to start Mother’s Day with a bang at this colourful Brighton hangout.

Arta – Glasgow 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Arta is a Mediterranean-themed bar with stunning interiors and a cosy courtyard that twinkles with dozens of fairy lights, tall church candles and beautiful foliage. Although this spot is super romantic, it’s also a great option for Mother’s Day. They’re serving an afternoon tea with a Spanish twist on the 26th that offers tiers of sweet and savoury bites with a glass of fizz thrown in for good measure. 

Fleet Street Kitchen – Birmingham 

10 Ways To Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

From spiced seafood chowder to pan roasted halibut, Fleet Street Kitchen’s menu will impress even the pickiest of mums on the 26th. Their selection is extremely varied and they’ll have a fridge-full of chilled prosecco to help you toast to the most important lady in your life. Although they have two floors to wander around, try to reserve a spot upstairs. Their British kitchen-style restaurant is extremely spacious with a relaxing snug feel to it.

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