Mother’s Day arrives on Sunday 22nd of March 2020. Plenty of time to start planning what you can do to treat your Mum. We’ve rounded up some of the best Mother’s Day options in Manchester and the North.
Spend some time appreciating just how much your mum has done for you. From carrying you about for nine months solid, to feeding and nurturing you, only to see you turn into some terrible teenage oik before you (hopefully) came out the other side. It’s time to repay her for the thousands upon thousands of hours and pounds she’s spent on you, but what will be enough for the most special lady in your life?
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favourite things you can do together in Manchester and the North this Mother’s Day.
Here are our picks
20 Stories, No. 1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3EB - Visit now
Want to pamper your mum at the venue with the best views in Manchester? Look no further. 20 Stories have created a special MOM (Mum’s of Manchester) cocktail and this Mother’s Day features a live soul band all afternoon. Not only this, the Molton Brown girls will be there so she can try out their new products, along with a luxury hand and arm massage. A surefire way to become the favourite child.
The finest places in Manchester to sip Darjeeling, eat dainty finger sandwiches and slap extra clotted cream on a freshly baked scone. Or, if you’re at the other end of the M62, checkout our round-up of the best places for tea, cake and afternoon delights in Liverpool.
Make it a special day for Mum and surprise her with a home-cooked meal. Here are the best places to pick up supplies in Manchester.
Restaurant MCR, Tower 12, 18-22 Bridge St, Manchester, M3 3BZ - Visit now
Or, if you can’t be bothered cooking and are feeling a little flush, you can’t really go wrong with Restaurant MCR. Byrne’s always been the city’s best, and now he’s back to his original venue, doing what he does best – it’s hard to imagine anyone toppling him anytime soon.
The Refuge, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 7HA - Visit now
Take your mum for a meal at The Refuge on Mother’s Day and she’ll receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Use this as your chance to try out their excellent Sunday dinner platter – one of the finest roast dinners in Manchester. Why should mums have all the fun?
El Gato Negro Tapas, 52 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LY - Visit now
The new Sunday brunch at El Gato is the perfect place to take your mum this Mother’s Day. Classic Sunday fare, with a Spanish twist, it’s sure to appeal to anyone – as will the glorious views out onto King Street. You can even buy her a personalised gift voucher so she can go again, and again, and again.
Albert’s Restaurant & Bar, 120-122 Barlow Moor Rd, Manchester, M20 2PU - Visit now
Albert’s in Didsbury has re-opened in time for Mother’s Day, featuring a brand new look and an expanded range of cocktails. If getting tipsy isn’t quite your dear old mum’s thing, don’t worry, they’re now offering a special Afternoon Tea experience for those lazy daytime lunches.
The visual art offer in Liverpool is (arguably) the best outside of London. Why not take Mum on an art-hop around the city? We’ve put together a handy selection of the best coffee shops if you’re in need of caffeine assistance, and picked out some of the best spots to eat in Liverpool too.
Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5WW - Visit now
Does your mum like to let her hair down? Head to Gorilla for their special Mother Mary’s brunch disco brunch special. Think Turkish eggs, slow-cooked short rib, eggs & sumac, fancy breakfast toasts and a kedgeree so good it’ll make up for all your teenage foibles.
If all else fails, a little bit of mother’s ruin might help fuel some fun times together.