Are you still struggling for Mother’s Day? Do not fear, do not panic. From where to go, what to get, and other interesting activities. We reveal how you can treat your mum the way she deserves on her special day.
Begin with Brunch
All good mother’s days begin with brunch, but with the volume of places that serve it, we know just how overwhelming it can be trying to choose the perfect place. Here are some of our recommendations.
The Ivy (Ship Street)
One of the larger chain restaurants, but don’t let that put you off. Their traditional brunch dishes pair perfectly with their limited edition Mother’s day desserts and cocktails, creating an all-round classy dining experience.
Oeuf Cafe (Third Avenue, Hove)
A truly unique experience, containing a fantastic garden with a multitude of plants and foliage. Oeuf cafe serves a perfect selection of brunch classics and a massive range of cocktails. The floral aesthetic inside the cafe makes it perfect for some Instagram-worthy photos, for those whose mums appreciate the chance to add to their feed.
Lost in the Lanes (Nile Street)
A modern brunch venue located right in the heart of the lanes. It’s the perfect place to go, before embarking on a mother’s day shopping trip.
Following brunch, when your body is processing copious volumes of cocktails, it’s time for presents. If you haven’t got one yet, try these places…
Silverado (Bond Street)
This independent jeweller has been trading in Brighton for over 20 years, and they have a wide range of great value products, in many different styles.
Hunter Florist (St James Street)
If you think flowers are more your mum’s thing, then look no further than Hunter florist. They offer the chance to create bespoke bunches of flowers for either collection or takeaway, so you can craft a bouquet just how your mum likes.
Brighton Silver (Kensington Gardens, North Lane)
Another independent jeweller located right in the heart of the lanes, selling traditional jewellery right in the centre of the city.
Mother’s Day Activities
Now you’ve had your brunch and given your present, you need something to complete your day. Here are some ideas you might not have thought of.
Afternoon tea and glazing workshop (Chichester Close, Hove)
This workshop provides the chance to learn and bond with your mother in a relaxing environment decorating ornaments, all over afternoon tea. What’s not to love?
Wey and Arun Canal Cruise (Loxwood, West Sussex)
Slightly further afield from Brighton, this is worth the trip. The cruise through this national heritage site, completed on a canal boat and comes with afternoon tea, and pastries; making it the perfect way to relax on a spring afternoon.
i360 Mother’s Day Events
An ideal way to unwind and take in the breathtaking views whilst enjoying afternoon tea and scones, an exclusive Brighton experience nowhere else can replicate. Or should you prefer, the i360 offers you the chance to enjoy Sunday roast at their restaurant upon the completion of your flight.
Afternoon Tea at Leonardslee House
Based within the picturesque setting of Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, step into the 19th century house, and be greeted by the sound of piano music and the sights of the bright drawing room that boasts impressive views over the surrounding South Downs.
Along with a choice of classic, savoury or sparkling Afternoon Tea, each visitor also receives complimentary garden admission so that you can make your experience last the whole day and not just for the afternoon. Let your own spring experience bloom as you’re guided by all of the floral beauty that surrounds you.