We like to deny it but we can all be hard work sometimes, and there are certain legends who somehow manage to put up with our rubbish who deserve to be rewarded. Whether it be your mum, grandma, aunt, sister or a mother figure that’s been there for you, there’s no better way to thank them than treating them to a special meal on March 27. From fancy afternoon teas to entertaining bottomless brunches, there’s a mother load of Liverpool restaurants, bars and cafés offering unforgettable experiences to enjoy this Mother’s Day.
1. Oh Me Oh My
This Mother’s Day, head to the magical Oh Me Oh My where they’ll be celebrating all mothers with a beautiful floral themed selection of savoury and sweet treats under a canopy of fairy light stars. The beautiful building is an iconic location and secret space in the city, and for Mother’s Day it promises to be an extra special occasion by serving a lovely afternoon tea, whether it be a classic one costing £25.95 per person or one served with either prosecco, champagne or a cocktail costing up to £33.50 per person. To add further refinement and class, the day will feature live acoustic music from A Guy Called Greg, a Liverpool artist who will be singing a range of songs from timeless classics to current chart hits. Call 0151 227 4810 or email email@example.com to book.
Oh Me Oh My, West Africa House, 25 Water Street, L2 0RG
2. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms
Calling all diva daughters and superstar sons! If you’ve been looking for the perfect, glamorous, hilarious experience to gift your mum this Mother’s Day then look no further this bottomless drag diva brunch at the Grade I-listed pub, the Philharmonic Dining Rooms. Show her your appreciation and spend some quality time together, as you rub shoulders with Liverpool’s finest queens in a delicious Mother’s Day special brunch experience, where dining meets drag. Enjoy a mouthwatering main course plus bottomless prosecco and sweet treats, whilst mingling with the most fierce of queens (including your mum), who’ll be serving looks and vibes to cater to all appetites. Expect tunes, a fabulous live cabaret, fizz, lip-smacking food and comedy that will have you in stitches. Book here.
The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, 36 Hope Street, L1 9BX
LEAF always like to do things a bit differently and for Mother’s Day it’s no different. For one of the loveliest occasions of the year, on March 27 their West Kirby location promises to be extra special with a ballroom and brunch. It’s time to dust down the dancing shoes and do a few stretches in anticipation of a brilliant fun-filled day, including a one-hour dance class with choreographer to the stars James Wilson, set in LEAF’s beautiful events space. The fantastic James will host a class suitable for all abilities, whether a seasoned dance-floor addict or someone who is more at beginner’s level, starting from 10am, which will then be followed by a delicious two-course brunch in LEAF’s restaurant and a glass of prosecco or non-alcoholic elderflower fizz, all for £25 per person. Call 0151 558 0521 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
LEAF, 19 Black Horse Hill, Newton, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 6DS
4. One Fine Day
The beautiful Liverpool city-centre location that is One Fine Day is readying itself to re-open for a special Mother’s Day brunch on March 27. Expect a delicious two-course menu for £20 per person accompanied by a Mum-osa or non-alcoholic elderflower fizz on arrival and live music from skilled pianist and vocalist Victoria Sharpe on the grand piano throughout the day. Plus, A Slower Space from Penny Lane will also be joining in with a pop-up flower stall and an abundance of their verdant and colourful flowers and plants. Their beautiful creations are available to purchase on the day or they can be pre-ordered in advance to be delivered at the table to a loved one. Lastly, Daughter of Dawn will be hosting a calligraphy workshop on the mezzanine level at One Fine Day, using beautiful inks on beautiful paper to help everyone get creative. Call 0151 227 4810 or email email@example.com to book.
One Fine Day, Cotton Exchange, Old Hall Street, L3 9BS
5. The Art School
At The Art School on Sugnall Street, Paul Askew and his team have created an elegant five-course menu inspired by the abundant regional produce across the region, with as many locally sourced ingredients used as possible. The Mother’s Day celebrations will start of with bubbly as guests will receive a glass of Henners Brut Reserve sparkling wine on arrival to toast mum alongside Montgomery cheddar cheese scones and shallot jam, plus award winning charcuterie and olives. Highlights of The Art School’s Mother’s Day menu include twice baked soufflé of Hooton wild garlic, baby leaf spinach, Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire cheese and Ormskirk leek and Dijon sauce; Hayroast rump of Herdwick lamb with crushed Jersey Royals potatoes with spring greens, confit shoulder, baby golden beetroot, asparagus and natural jus; and Valrhona ‘Amatika’ dark chocolate torte with praline crunch, mango and papaya gel, caramel popcorn and passion fruit foam. Book here.
The Art School, 1 Sugnall Street, L7 7EB
6. Titanic Hotel
Tuck into a sumptuous afternoon tea this Mother’s Day in the elegant setting of Stanley’s Bar and Grill within The Titanic Hotel, overlooking Stanley Dock in Liverpool. Starting at £23 per person for a traditional afternoon tea, with the option to add prosecco for an extra £5, visitors can enjoy a flavourful spread of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with fresh clotted cream and mouth-watering sweet treats and cakes created by the hotel’s expert pastry chef from 12:30pm-5pm. And, of course, a selection of Quinteassential Speciality Teas or Johnsons Coffee, served in their best vintage china and much-loved pot adds to this fancy afternoon tea. Plus, the Titanic Hotel also offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free afternoon teas so every mum can be catered for and feel special. Book here.
Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regent Road, L3 0AN
The intimate Scouse brasserie in Duke Street Market has revealed their Mother Day’s menu for March 27, with a celebration of Barnacle’s founding principles; locally sourced ingredients celebrating the city’s maritime soul and history. For £55 per person, guests can enjoy quite the delicious spread and worthy of a queen, as it features chef’s snacks and a glass of sparkling wine followed an amuse bouche and the likes of ‘New Liverpool seafood chowder’ with langoustine, mussels and samphire to start. You can then tuck into a Sunday roast of either lamb leg, spring chicken or dukkah cauliflower with all the trimmings; spiced roasted cod; or gnocchi with Wirral watercress. And if doesn’t end there as the menu features a pre-dessert of custard and poached rhubarb with a ginger crumb then a selection of decadent desserts or a cheese board- your mum certainly won’t leave hungry! Book here.
Barnacle, Duke Street Market, 46 Duke Street, L1 5AS
8. The Watering Can
One of Liverpool’s most loved café bistros, The Watering Can, is pulling out all the stops to make this Mother’s Day something special. Whether your ideal way to celebrate is a leisurely walk in 12 acres of beautiful parkland in Greenbank Park, followed by a delicious feast, or a chilled-out lunch in beautiful surroundings with live music in the main restaurant, The Watering Can has put together a magical Mother’s Day package for £40 per person. Offering an exquisite three course set-menu to celebrate all amazing mums on their special day with pink fizz and nibbles on arrival, the mouth-watering menu is packed full of flavours including grilled scallops in their shells, with garlic and lemon butter and a herb crumb; line-caught seabass fillet, tartar potato, fennel, green beans dressed with a lemon butter sauce; or butternut squash risotto. To book, call 0151 319 2366.
The Watering Can, 64 Greenbank Road, Greenbank Park, L18 1HQ
9. The Cavern Club
Bottomless brunch will most certainly be getting served this Mother’s Day at The Cavern Club Restaurant at this special Benidorm Bingo and drag cabaret brunch event taking over the iconic Liverpool venue. Get ready for a totally unique and sensational fine dining experience like no other hosted by FunnyBoyz, the home to Linda Gold—one of Europe’s most established drag performers. Mingle and party with the iconic venue’s resident drag artists giving you the cheesiest of tunes, the best comedy and fabulous live cabaret as you tuck into a two-course brunch that features the classic Scouse to rival your ma’s. Plus, you can enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless fizz, entrance into The Cavern Club and tour, and the chance to win prizes. Book your tickets here.
If you can’t afford to take your mum to Spain then there’s always Lunyalita at Royal Albert Dock. Visitors to the Catalonian-inspired restaurant can enjoy the sun-drenched scents of the region with views overlooking the dock’s rippling water. Offering a special Mother’s Day banquet to mark the occasion, you can munch on Manchego, chomp chorizo, pick at Padrón peppers and crunch on crispy calamari to celebrate the legendary women in your life. Plus, mums dining at the restaurant will also receive a gifted box of chocolates to make them feel extra special. Book here.
Lunyalita, Britannia Pavilion, Royal Albert Dock, L3 4AD