Where would we be without our dear old mums! All year round they work tirelessly, looking after us, yet never ask for anything in return. During the last year, most of us won’t have been able to see our mums, which is why its more important than ever to recognise all they do for us day after day. It’s only a few weeks away and although we can’t spend time with our mums, we thought we’d give you a few ideas to really spoil the special lady in your life!

The Good Earth

Why not treat mum to a special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea box with a fantastic selection of finger sandwiches, yummy homemade cakes, desserts plus a mini bottle of chilled Prosecco or Beer. It's available for collection from The Good Earth for £14.95 pp on Sunday 14 March between 12-4pm or you can choose you have it delivered for £2.50. If you‘re interested call Hannah on 07709807913 or visit their Facebook page

1573 Bar & Grill

Treat mum to a special Mother’s Day menu including Beetroot & Goat Cheese or Thai Spiced Fish Cake for starters. For mains you can expect Herb & Brioche Stuffed Chicken Breast, Roast Beef – Truffle and Beef Croquette with Potato Terrine, Broccoli Puree and Beef Jus and Mushroom Wellington with Five Spice Carrot Puree, Mushroom and Truffle sauce. All of that yummyness followed by a delectable dessert of Apple Tart Tartin and Caramel and Vanilla Cheesecake.

Cocoa Amore

Delicious choccy treats for the special lady in your life. Enjoy a lovingly handcrafted Mother’s Day Gift Box with a selection of creamy white, milk and dark chocolate truffles for £12.50. Or say it with chocolate with an Amore heart, a solid chocolate heart bejewelled with a topping of a chocolate shard and heart shaped chocolate for £12.50. All lovingly crafted by Cocoa Amores chocolatiers.

Bistrot Pierre

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like the gift of food. Say thank you to your mum with a delicious Mother’s Day Bistrot Box for just £45 for two, or £75 for four. It includes a 4 course meal with the choice of a Roast Beef Bistrot Box, Roast Turkey Bistrot Box or Vegetarian Bistrot Box. Bistrot Pierre chefs have made it easy, even for the kitchen shy people out there. Everything is beautifully prepared so you can create a Mother's Day lunch in under an hour. All orders must be placed by midnight Sunday 7 March, but order as soon as you can as slots are booked up fast!

Coffee Ethic

The perfect treat for Mothering Sunday! A freshly prepared afternoon tea with a choice of vegan or non vegan sandwiches. This delectable afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, vegetarian puff pastries, homemade fruit scones with cream and jam, freshly baked cakes from local bakers and loose leaf tea. All available to order online or via Facebook

Cini Restaurant & Hotel

Cini's philiosphy is love, care, attention and real Italian food with a modern twist. Enjoy a delectable treat this Mother's Day with a dedicated Mother's Day menu. It includes sumptious starters of Focaccia bread Puglia style with Caramelized Onions & Olives or Spare Ribs Slow Cooked in Sweet and Sour sauce. Mouth watering mains including Salmon Steak on Creamed Spinach, Beetrot Puree, Salmon Caviar or a Small Whole Chicken Marinated in Eroo Rosemary, Garlic, Paprika and Chilli. That's not all, as the dessert menu is just as good with Shortcrust Torte with Lemon Flavour CUstard toasted Almonds or Biscoff Cheesecake. Vegan alternatives are available plus a dedicated chjldren's menu. 

Black Iron, Winstanley House

Treat Mum to a Black Iron at Home experience this Mother’s Day including a Mother's Day afternoon tea or Mother's Day roast dinner.

The afternoon tea costs £32 for two people, and includes finger sandwiches, scones and a mouth watering selection cakes including lemon drizzle, carrot cake, raspberry pavlova and more. It is available to collect from 9am on Sunday, March 14.

You could also get a three course Chateaubriand Sunday roast at £45 for two people, or three course Sirloin of Beef Sunday roast at £80 for four people.

Available for collection on Saturday, March 13 from 11am to 4pm. Free delivery available to addresses in LE3, LE4, LE6 and LE19 between 1pm and 4pm. To order call 0116 366 5642 but make sure you get in there quick as cut off for orders is 5pm on Thursday, March 11.

Black Horse, Aylestone

The Black Horse are offering a Mother's Day Sunday dinner or an afternoon tea, both available for collection.

The Sunday dinner (£13.50 per person) includes Roast Beef, Bacon wrapped Stuffed Chicken or Mushroom Wellington, served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, roast onion stuffing, gravy and Yorkshire pudding.

Delicious desserts include Quad Choc Fudge Cake, Vegan Jaffa Cake or Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondie available to order for £5 each.

Afternoon tea costs £15 per person and includes a selection of finger sandwiches, bruschetta, scones with jam and clotted cream, carrot cake, chocolate brownies and fresh berries.

All orders must be placed by March 10, and collection will be from 12pm until 3pm on March 14.

To order, call 0116 283 7225, email: blackhorseaylestone@yahoo.co.uk, or message @blackhorsele2

Cook in the Nook

The Cook in the Nook is located in the heart of the village of Cosby. Although the Afternoon Tea has sold out they have an extra special cupcake bouquet. You can order via the website here.

Mirch Masala

How about a Mother's Day Afternoon tea with an Eastern twist. Mirch Masala afternoon teas are available to pre order now with vegan, no onion and no garlic options available. A fantastic array of flavousome teas including Masala Chai, English Breakfast or Ginger Tea. Starters include Cream Cheese & Bombay Potato Pinwheels or Paneer Paratha Rolls. How about Aloo Paneer Tikhis or Beetroot & Coconut Samosas. Desserts include sweet Gulab Jamans, Chocolate Samosas or Masala Chai Panna Cotta. Pre order at least 24 hours in advance by ringing 0116 2610888 or order on via the website r email info@mirch-masala.co.uk or message Facebook or Instagram.

Ben's Kitchen

On Mother's Day, Ben's Kitchen will be offering their usual plated Sunday carvery (from £12.50 per person) as well as a two or three course set menu. 

Or you can choose the afternoon tea option in collaboration with Hambleton Bakery from £14 per person (available Friday-Sunday). Delcious delight sincludings macaroons, cupcakes, homemade scone, jam plus sandwich fillings including seafood, meats and cheese. Whole cheesecakes are also available to order starting from £20.

Plus if you're a NHS worker you can get 10 per cent off across all menus.

To order, email: info@benskitchenleicester.com, call 07873685308, visit the website here, or send a message on Facebook or Instagram.

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