22 Ways to Treat Your Mum this Mother's Day 2020

Treat your mam with free booze, free food, discos, workshops and even some goodie bags!

By Manchester's Finest | March 13th '20

All-you-can-eat Afternoon Tea @ The Lowry Hotel
Most mums love a bit of Afternoon Tea. The Lowry Hotel, Manchester’s five-star hotel and restaurant, have stepped it up a notch this Mother’s Day with UNLIMITED Afternoon Tea. There will be a swanky buffet-style set up in their Grand Ballroom, where you and mum can indulge on plenty of delicious cakes and savouries including their delicious fresh scones and Jam (we bloody love the Lowry’s Afternoon Tea scones) whilst enjoying the live entertainment. Adults £35, kids £15.

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Mums eat for free + free glass of Cava @ La Bandera
Save all the arguing about who is going to eat what by just getting every tapas dish you can think of down at La Bandera. They’re offering a FREE glass of Cava on Mother’s Day and well as letting her eat for free – meaning she can have 3 tapas dishes for absolutely NOTHING. Just use the code MAMAMF when booking and make sure there’s a minimum of 3 people and you order a minimum of 6 dishes. Get booked in below.

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Free G&T for Mums @ Three Little Words
Treat your mum to a special set menu designed just for the day with 2 courses for £20 and 3 courses for £25. All mums will also be given a drink on the house. You can go all out and add a Gin Making course for Two for £125 followed by dinner in the restaurant!

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Portraits with your Mum @ Cultureplex
Book in for brunch or Sunday Lunch on Mother’s Day and have your family portrait taken by artist and photographer Elle Brotherhood. Creating a relaxed, fun and informal environment for families of all shapes and sizes, Elle will capture you and your ma at your best.

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Bottomless Brunch @ Black Dog AND Dog Bowl
Fancy over indulging? Well, you’re in luck because the Northern Quarter’s Black Dog and Whitworth Street’s Dog Bowl will both be offering mum their famed Bottomless Brunch weekend menu for just £20! (that includes ANY dish from the brunch menu and BOTTOMLESS drinks!) On top of a long list of American and British breakfast classics, they’ve also got plenty of vegan options. Available from 11am-4pm (last bookings taken at 2pm). 

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Family Rave @ The Refuge 
The perfect spot for disco mums is The Refuge this mothering Sunday with a specially curated 2-hour rave for kids and mums. It’s all about the music with plenty of soul, techno and disco making you tap your twinkle toes.

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Terrarium and Gin Tasting Workshop @ Harvey Nichols
This unique terrarium and gin tasting event is being held over at Harvey Nichols on Sunday 4th April. The 90-minute masterclass hosted by LSA will teach you and Mam how to handcraft your very own living terrariums, whilst sinking some delicious gins from The Forest Distillery – sounds PERFECT to me. The workshop costs £65pp and includes your lush handcrafted terrarium, a Forest Gin welcome cocktail and gin tasting, as well as light bites, refreshments, and tea and coffee. Lovely.

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Free Cava & Brunch @ Trove
Easily one of the most popular brunch spots in town is Trove and especially for Mother’s Day they’re giving away Free Cava and hosting two pop-up florists from @florence.inflowers and @flowerythings101. On the menu is the Merguez Breakfast made with Merguez sausages, fried egg, labneh, pickled turnips, dukkah, zhoug and toast of your choice from the bakery. There’s plenty of other amazing dishes but that ones my fave.

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Complimentary Desserts and Sunday Roasts @ Zouk
Whether you wanna go brunch, lunch or even a Sunday roast at Zouk, they’ve got your back and they will even chuck in a complimentary dessert to treat your mum. Brunch menu is served from 9-1:30pm and includes a traditional Indian breakfast menu with authentic recipes and a modern twist. On the Sunday roast side of things you can go all out and feed the entire family with a Whole Roasted Lamb or keep things smaller with a Whole Roast Chicken or even just a leg of lamb.

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Mums go FREE to Art of the Brick 
The art exhibition made entirely of Lego bricks (over 1 million to be a bit more precise) has made a stop on its worldwide tour in Manchester. Sadly the exhibition must move on Monday 20th April but they’re going out with a bang offering loads of discounts throughout the next few weeks. And that includes FREE entry for mums on Mother’s Day.

 

Free Prosecco for Mums @ Dive 
Dive NQ has got a hefty 50% off throughout March and luckily for us folk who spent our month’s wage within the first week of having it, we need it! They’re also giving your lovely mum a glass of fizz on the house. To get 50% off your meal just quote WEB50, you can also treat you and your mum to 2-4-1 cocktails until you can’t drink anymore. Remember it’s a Sunday and Monday’s are already bad enough. 

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Make your own jewellery @ Cottonopolis 
Spend the afternoon at Cottonpolis with your Ma making some amazing bespoke jewellery alongside three Japanese-inspired plates of food and a cocktail for you both to slurp down. Cottonopolis have also teamed up with BloomHQ giving everyone who pre-books the option to add on a gorgeous artisanal Mother’s Day Bouquet which will be brought to the table once seated.

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Free Schooner of Beer for Mums @ The Marble Arch
Get 2 dishes from £18.95 and either a free glass of Prosecco or free Schooner of beer at Marble Arch for mums. It’s the Sunday Menu on offer, which includes Drunken slow roast beef, Roast Loin of Pork, Lemon & Thyme Half Roast Chicken, Oven-Baked Butternut Squash & Goats Cheese Wellington and Roasted Cauliflower Steak. Each dish comes with all the Sunday gubbins. Can’t promise you won’t argue with your mum about which is better, hers or Marble Arch though – sorry!

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Bespoke Cocktails & Desserts @ The Ivy Spinningfields
What better way to treat your mum than one of the fanciest places in Spinningfields, The Ivy. They’ve got a brand new dessert, The Tuplie, made with white chocolate mousse topped with sweet raspberries, crispy pieces of meringue, petals and drizzled with a warm chocolate sauce on offer. There’s also a selection of specially curated drinks that I can just about promise your mum will love!

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Five-star Sunday Lunch & Live Music @ The Lowry Hotel
Want to treat mum to a nice Sunday lunch but without cooking or washing up? Well, The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel is offering their famed five-star, three-course Sunday lunch along with a lovely live pianist to serenade you all. What a treat. For £35, enjoy three-courses each including starters, a choice of 4 considered mains including Roast Sirloin of Beef, Roast Leg of Lamb and the Mushroom, Leek & Red Wine Pie plus a delicious selection of desserts (including their unreal Sticky Toffee Pudding – which you NEED to try).

 

Free Ping Pong for Mum @ Twenty Twenty Two
Fancy something a little different? Well, Mum plays free all-day Mother’s Day at Twenty Twenty Two! The unique bar, ping pong room and events space is perfect for those mams who like to sink a cocktail or three (and their cocktails are bloody good). Show her you love her whilst getting a little tipsy and thrashing her at a few games of ping pong. Cheap booze and guaranteed fun – sounds good to me.

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Mum’s eat for FREE @ Alston Bar & Beef
Yep, you read that correctly – mums eat for free when you pre-book at Alston Bar & Beef this Mother’s Day. They’re putting on a 3-course menu that includes soup of the day, their Sunday Roast (with all the trimmings of course) and a sharing strawberry trifle. Get booked in below.

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Molton Brown Goodie Bag + High Tea @ Grand Pacific
Head on up to the mightily impressive Grand Pacific this Mother’s Day and you can treat your old lady to High Tea, complete with a Molton Brown goodie bag for FREE. So not only can you feed mum – you can also help her sort out her wrinkly mush – keeping her looking younger for longer. I’m sure dad will be pleased too.

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FREE Kiehl’s Gift Bag, Live Music and views @ 20 Stories
Your mum is going to be really impressed with the views up the top of 20 Stories – so much so that she might even forgive you for nicking a tenner out of her purse a few weeks back to buy footy stickers. This Mother’s Day they’re offering a special gift from Kiehl’s if you book in advance, and there’s even a special ‘MOM’ (Mum’s of Manchester) cocktail to tuck in to.

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Bottle of Wine & Glass of Fizz @ Velvet Hotel
They’re offering 2 courses for two at Velvet for just £35 this Mothers Day (or 3 courses for £40) and you’ll get a bottle of wine with it for your mam – as well as a glass of fizz for her. Lucky woman. There’s plenty on offer on the menu including their excellent Sunday Roasts, fish & chips and even a special Mother’s Day burger.

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Bottomless Cocktail Roast @ Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory
For a modern Mother’s Day with a twist, enjoy an exceptional Peruvian inspired Sunday roast and bottomless cocktails at Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory. They’re livening up the traditional Mother’s Day offering with the choice of Churrasco beef, La Brasa chicken, pork belly or chimichurri cauliflower, all served with roast veg and gluten-free gravy and served alongside BOTTOMLESS cocktails all for just £30 – lovely.

 

Free Dessert for Mum @ Tapeo & Wine
If Mam’s got a sweet tooth and loves sangria, look no further. Head Chef Jose Maria Pagazaurtundua (Chema), has created something special – The Honeybee – a creamy honey cheesecake with walnuts and a flake of caramelised sugar. Inspired by his grandma, who would serve fresh cheese and nuts drizzled with honey. Tapeo & Wine will be offering each mum dining with them a slice of The Honeybee (guests can also take advantage of the Sunday deal on Paella which includes either two glasses of sangria or the kids eat for free!)