31 ways to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day in Manchester – including free food and fizz

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Just in case you’ve forgotten, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 26th March.  Whether you have a mum who is hard to buy for or you fancy a change from chocolates and flowers, here’s some ideas to help you give her a day to remember.

Mother’s Day offers galore at intu Trafford Centre

There are plenty of places to treat your mum at the intu Trafford Centre if you’re spending time there on Mother’s Day.  There’s a free dessert or starter for mums at Coast to Coast and a special Mother’s Day menu at Wookooshi/Yang Sing. There’s free prosecco for diners who book in advance at Tampopo and a free glass of prosecco for mums at Café Rouge. Mum gets a free drink (excluding bottles of prosecco) for every meal purchased at Giraffe and a free glass of prosecco at TGI Friday’s when you download the TGI Friday’s app. A Teresa Rizzi prosecco mini is £4.20 and a regular £14.20 at Wetherspoons. A loyalty card is available for mums alongside chef’s new seafood specials at the unlimited buffet at ChaoBaby. And there’s free desserts for mums at Tru Street. Fill your boots.


Award-wining dining and spa at The Lowry Hotel

The 5-star Lowry Hotel is putting on an array of treats for mums with both Mother’s Day menus and spa packages available. A special Mother’s Day menu will be available in the double-AA rosette accredited River Restaurant, with three courses for £49 per person between 12 noon and 5pm. You can also add a QMS Spa Mother’s Day pamper package bookable on the hotel’s website which includes a back, neck and shoulder message plus a facial and file and polish. Every mum treated to The Lowry experience on Mother’s Day will also be given a gift to take home.


A special roast and cocktails at Zouk

Award-winning Indian restaurant Zouk is inviting you to treat mum to a roast dinner with a difference this Mother’s Day. The special roast is a choice of chicken or lamb (ideal for a larger group), delicately spiced, marinated and served with seasoned gravy, vegetables and  potatoes. Perfect when accompanied by one of their signature cocktails.  They also have a bookable seafood cookery masterclass on the 4th April if you want to treat mum to something different.


Free fizz for mum and a chance to eat for free at Chaophraya

Spoil her this Mother’s Day at one of Manchester’s most elegant Thai restaurants where all mums can enjoy a complimentary glass of fizz during lunch or dinner. Be sure to book your table online as they are also picking one reservation to receive lunch or dinner completely free of charge. Valid on all pre-bookings, table of up to 4 guests in the prize draw, find out if you are the lucky winner on arrival.


Complimentary Chandon Bellini for mum at Gaucho

Your mum will be greeted with a drink of something stylish when you book at Gaucho, the plush Argentine restaurant known for its succulent steaks and set inside a beautiful former Methodist church just off Deansgate. They are offering a free Chandon Bellini for mum this Mother’s Day– a refreshing combination of fizz and peach juice inspired by Italy.


A free £5 to enjoy on the wine jukebox at Bakerie

Book in advance for Mother’s Day at this Northern Quarter bar and eatery and your mum gets a free £5 to spend on Bakerie’s innovative wine jukebox – a wine tasting machine which is climate-sealed and controlled to avoid oxidation and holds up to 24 wines to choose from. Ideal for trying a range of tipples rather than just limiting yourself to one.


Win Thai food for a year for you and mum at Thaikhun

Book your table now online for Mother’s Day at this popular Thai-inspired kitchen in Spinningfieds for a chance enter their competition to win FREE Thai food for a year for your mum. You’re sure to be inspired by their range of street food specials, cooked and served authentically.


Free roast dinner for mum at Dive

Book a Sunday dinner at Dive on Mother’s Day and mum eats for free. This Northern Quarter basement bar and kitchen makes a relaxed dining choice for you to sit back and spoil mum this year.  Must be accompanied by two paying guests.


Three courses for £24 at Grafene

This stylish restaurant off King Street is a beautiful place to indulge mum this year. Right now they are running a competition on their website to win afternoon tea for two and tickets to see Beauty & the Beast at Odeon Printworks this Mother’s Day. You can also treat mum to three courses for £24 and a bottle of fizz for £15. And it’s a new menu too, so even more  taste sensations to enjoy.


Give her a pizza your heart at Dough

You can’t go wrong with pizza as mum can pick the toppings with suit her best. So why not take her to Dough pizza kitchen in the Northern Quarter? Whether she wants a classic margarita or one of their more inventive options like the Feta Fetayer for a Middle-Eastern take on pizza, there’s plenty on offer.


Cocktail specials at The Launderette

Want to thank your mum for doing all your washing and ironing this year? Tell her you’re taking her to The Laundrette for Mother’s Day and see how she reacts. This First Street bar and kitchen is known for serving up winning combinations of cocktails and carbs. Just leave the black bin liner full of dirty washing at home.


Book her a cocktail masterclass with The Milton Club

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Treat your mum to something different – and a skill she’ll hopefully try out on you – with a choice of cocktail masterclasses. From learning how to make two classic blends from £25 per person, to special masterclasses with a limitless option, there will be something to suit your budget. Available for many occasions not just Mother’s Day. Plus all masterclass packages include a free glass of prosecco on arrival.


Free glass of prosecco and a gift for mums at Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni is pulling out all the stops for Manchester’s mums on Mother’s Day – a complimentary glass of prosecco to all ladies dining in the restaurant plus an extra gift for all mums. Forgoing their usual set menu tradition, you can take your pick from the full a la carte menu which mixes authentic Italian dishes with bespoke Franco-Roman creations from multi-Michelin starred TV chef Jean-Christophe Novelli. Modern jazz singer Kathy Brooke will be performing live during the afternoon. To make your reservation  call 0161 228 2482 or email reservations@dongiovanni.uk.com

Sunday roast with a Mediterranean twist at Suri

Sunday lunch at Suri

Treat the special lady in your life to something a little bit more exotic at Suri, King Street’s hottest new restaurant, offering casually ambient dining, live music and food that draws on the rich flavours and culinary traditions of the Med, the Middle East and beyond,. The Suri Sundays sharing menu is perfect for sharing and priced at £40. Launching on Sunday 26th March 2017, the sharing lunch will be available every Sunday thereafter from 12-4pm.


Mums eat free at Neighbourhood

Plenty of reasons to party at Spinningfields’ contemporary American eatery Neighbourhood this Mother’s Day. Mums enjoy a free meal and there will be live music from 3pm and DJs into the night from 9pm.


A free cocktail at Tattu

Contemporary Chinese favourite Tattu will be offering a complimentary cocktail to celebrate the launch of their brand new cocktail menu.  It’s a chance to sip some of the most stylish drinks in Spinningfields in this restaurant’s indoor rose garden.


Complimentary ‘peaches & cream’ at The Alchemist

Mums receive a free ‘peaches and cream’ drink when you book a table online at this creative cocktail bar and kitchen. It’s an ideal venue for cocktail lovers and one way to keep mum sweet on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Marketfest at Artisan

Contemporary bistro-style favourite Artisan will be hosting their special edition Mother’s Day Marketfest on Mother’s Day. Expect live music, face painting, board games, pizza making, cupcake decorating, Mother’s Day card making and prosecco and champagne tasting.


A rose for mums at Scene Indian Kitchen

Enjoy a traditional Indian meal at popular riverside restaurant Scene where they’ll be giving away roses to mums dining with them on Mother’s Day.


Perfect Pamper Day at Escape Spa Manchester

Escape Spa is offering the perfect pamper day, including a full body mindful massage or bespoke organic facial, foot and leg ritual, scalp massage, full use of the wellness suite and a glass of fizz, followed by a traditional English sparkling afternoon tea at the Innside Hotel.


Hair goodie bags at Nicky Clarke Manchester

Mums receive a free goodie bag full of  hair necessities and treatments accredited by a stylist to the stars. That applies to all mothers booked in for appointments at the Nicky Clarke Spinningfields salon on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th March when you quote Mother’s Day 2017 when booking.


Let love bloom at The Printworks

Send the The Printworks a Mother’s Day message (tweet, email or post it on their Facebook page) and they will pick the first 100 messages and plant themin a colourful flowerpot to create a special picture memento.


Bottomless alcohol at Pho

Celebrate Mother’s Day with free refills of the good stuff. Head to Pho and treat mum to bottomless prosecco or Buck’s Fizz this Mother’s Day. Buy one glass of bubbles at the regular price (£4.50 for Buck’s Fizz / £4.95 for prosecco) and get as many free refills as you like – a great accompaniment to their range of soups, curries and noodle dishes. T&C’s apply.


Complimentary Kir Royale and gifts at Banyan

Take mum to Banyan Bar & Kitchen in The Corn Exchange where she will receive a surprise gift and a complimentary Kir Royale Cocktail on arrival. Guests will have the opportunity to arrange a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Verdure Floral Design waiting at the table, available for just £25.


Mother’s Day in style at Cosy Club

Spoil your mum and save your pennies at this contemporary British restaurant in The Corn Exchange where you can enjoy two courses for just £19.95 and add a pudding for £3.95. Children aged between 5 and 13 can enjoy starters and half size mains for only £9.95. And if that’s not enough, you can get £5 off when you book a reservation between 4pm-7pm.


Three-course Italian deal at Pizza Express

Indulge in three courses of Italian goodness from just £16.95 including a glass of light prosecco for mum. That means plenty of pizza, pasta and salads. Open in the Corn Exchange and multiple locations across Manchester.


Free fizz at Salvi’s

Take your mum on a journey of Italian delights at this Corn Exchange deli, eatery and bar. Sit back and relax with Neapolitan deli favourites whilst mum enjoys a free glass of prosecco. She’s sure to love the impressive underfloor restaurant. T&C’s apply.


A free margarita for mums at Wahaca

Wahaca is a vibrant restaurant with bags of character serving up Mexican-inspired food in The Corn Exchange. To receive a freshly shaken margarita for the special lady of the day, just book a table quoting Mum’s The Word.


Family bowling at All Star Lanes

Keep the kids busy and treat mum to the high life at All Star Lanes where the likes of Lady Gaga and Drake have graced the lanes. But you might have to let mum win – it is Mother’s Day after all. Or, for grown-up kids, why not treat your mum to a bottomless brunch instead. Dig into mouth-watering dishes like salt beef hash, pancakes or fried chicken and waffles, and toast your mum with bottomless prosecco, mimosas and craft beer.


Mother’s Day breakfast & Sunday roasts at Rosylee

If your mum likes things a little more traditional, why not treat her to a full English breakfast, afternoon tea or Sunday roast at Rosylee? To get the day off to a good start, the full breakfast menu is available 10am – 12noon with a special on Eggs Benedict and Buck’s Fizz for £10. Afternoon tea makes a perfect break with a Royal option available and because it’s Sunday you can enjoy a proper Sunday roast. Every booking  made online has the chance to win a Bloom Gin hamper and there’s a free Bloom Gin glass for every mum to take home.


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