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Ideas for Mother's Day in Manchester

Ideas and inspiration to treat your dearest Mum in Manchester this Mother’s Day. And don’t forget your Mam’s card and flowers, kids.

Sunday 10th March. That’s the day everyone should be making note of – and forgotten at your peril – Mother’s Day. The annual occasion to show your mum how much you appreciate her – and how you are the best child, of course.

Here at I Love MCR we’re helping you get one better (and possible one-up on your siblings too!) with our selection of seriously good experiences and offers to spoil your mum on and around Mothering Sunday.

Whether you want to wine and dine her, see a film, have a day out or enjoy afternoon tea, there are plenty of options.

The Lowry Hotel: Unlimited Afternoon Tea
Unlimited afternoon tea for 2 hours - including traditional tea, fresh scones and jam. Adults £35 and children £15
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Tattu Restaurant & Bar: Iconic Imperial Roast menu
The iconic Imperial Roast with Fusion Trimmings, and Cherry Blossom Dessert. Priced from £49 per person
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Corn Exchange: Make Mother's Day memories
Treat your mum to delicious food and a great atmosphere.
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James Martin MCR: Mother's Day Sunday Roast
Three course Sunday Roast for £35 per person
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Sthan M1: Complimentary drink
Complimentary prosecco or mocktail for Mum
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Etçi Mehmet: Complimentary Mocktail
Complimentary mocktail for Mum
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Ideas for Mother's Day

The unique Mother’s Day ‘all you can eat’ afternoon tea returns on 10th March hosted in the Grand Ballroom of The Lowry Hotel

Our luxurious afternoon tea buffet includes unlimited sandwiches, scones and cakes, as well as a choice of tea, coffee or juice and entertainment for the whole family.

Price per child just £15 and Adults are £42.50.

  • Available Sunday 10th March between 12 noon and 5pm.
  • Last sitting 3:00pm
  • Each booking will have a 120 minute sitting only.

Blossoms blooming with life on Mother’s Day, Tattu looks to spring for inspiration, the season of rebirth, rejuvenation, and renewed energy.

Enjoy a Mixed Dim Sum platter, followed by the iconic Imperial Roast with Fusion Trimmings, and Cherry Blossom Dessert. When dining from this menu, each mother will be given a complimentary Divine Blossom cocktail, a gift from Tattu.

  • Available Sunday 10th March 2024, priced £49 per person

Dining rooms lit in rich purples and pinks, indicating this transition, symbolic of confidence and power.

From Friday 8th – Sunday 10th March, enjoy a special Divine Bloom Cocktail. Crafted to honour the timeless grace of mothers everywhere with its delicate blend of floral notes and captivating spirits.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the amazing Celebration Package at Hyatt Regency Manchester, on arrival you will be welcomed with a bottle of Prosecco, then head down to the Graduate Bar and enjoy a cocktail of your choice and a selection of Chef’s choice canapes.

Next morning enjoy a full English breakfast in The Laureate Restaurant then relax as a late checkout to 2pm is extended with their compliments.

  • Breakfast in The Laureate Restaurant
  • Canapes and selected Cocktail per person in The Graduate Bar
  • Bottle of Prosecco
  • 2pm Late check out

Celebrate the amazing Mum and Mother-figures in your life with award winning afternoon teas at Richmond Tea Rooms.

The award winning ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed dining experience is complemented with freshly prepared sandwiches, cakes and treats – all individually made in house. There is a weird and wonderful array of exotic and rare teas from around the world stand side by side with traditional favourites ensuring that every taste is catered for.

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just enjoying a last minute afternoon out, this is an experience you’ll remember for years to come.

This Mother’s Day, make memories that sparkle at Corn Exchange Manchester!

If you are looking for a destination where you can treat your mum to delicious food and a great atmosphere then you will be spoilt for choice at Corn Exchange with a range of restaurants to choose from. Indulge in mouth-watering meals, savour a delightful afternoon tea, or explore the diverse restaurants offering special Mother’s Day menus.

Spoil her with unique gifts and experiences, such as Garten Bar’s craft and sip events, or bond over a thrilling escape room experience. Let the warm atmosphere and endless options make this Mother’s Day truly special.

What better way to celebrate Mum than with a beautiful Sunday Roast at James Martin Manchester?

Whether the Yorkshire puddings or roast potatoes are her favourite part, she won’t have to lift a finger.

Enjoy three-courses for £35 per person, with amazing dishes including slow-roast rump of beef and sticky toffee pudding.

  • Available Sunday 10th March 2024 from 1pm-5pm.
  • Terms apply

Visit Sthan M1 this Mother’s Day and enjoy a glass of prosecco or a mocktails for mums when they dine in with the family.

The very essence of Sthan lies in its name, which translates to ‘place’ or ‘destination’ in Sanskrit. Just as the name suggests, Sthan is more than just a restaurant; it’s a culinary journey that transports you to a world where the rich tapestry of flavors and aromas takes center stage.

Take your taste buds on a journey through authentic flavors

Complimentary mocktail for every Mother or Mother-Figure this Mother’s Day. Show the love for the mum in your life with experiential dining at Etci Mehmet.

Etci Mehmet Steakhouse is an exciting, entertaining and premium dining experience. Serving a selection of Turkish inspired selection of meat and dishes, with a unique style of entertainment like no other in the UK. 

Their commitment to sourcing only the finest prime cuts of meat ensures our quality is always the best for your time with us. Discover a menu that has been curated to offer something for everyone, grilling steaks to perfection and serving  9-hours of slow cooked meat. Whilst steak lovers can revel in dry-aged beef they also serve vegetarian and pescatarian options.

Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

Has Mother’s Day sneaked up on you this year? Doesn’t it always? Well fear not, because there’s still plenty you can do to make it special for your mum.

Bringing his successful sell out and highly praised show. Astronomer and author Adrian West (aka VirtualAstro) presents a spectacular experience for everyone that looks up and wonders.

Using stunning visual effects. The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey across the cosmos.

A fun, entertaining and memorable performance, which will help you understand and enjoy the heavens above and beyond, without any heavy-going science or explanations.

Performance on Sunday 10th March 2024, tickets priced from £29.50

Live at Arley brings two incredible shows to the leafy Cheshire stately home with both concerts promising amazing live performances, artisan food and drink, local showcases and dazzling firework finales on both nights.

On Saturday Night The Chicago Blues Brothers have put the band back together and are heading to Arley Hall with a night of spectacular live music, delivering their full theatre production direct from London’s West End.

The weekend Concert Series continues on the Sunday evening with a magnificent Proms concert headlined by Salford-born superstar singer Russell Watson headlining a fabulous open air concert on the grounds complete with fireworks and plenty of proms anthems.

Performances on 18th and 19th May 2024, tickets priced from £18.50

Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour – so make a date to see Hollywood’s ultimate rom-com, live on stage, when this smash-hit musical visits Palace Theatre, Manchester.

Once upon a time in the late ’80s, Vivian met Edward and her life changed forever. Be swept up in their romance in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages – and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way – in a sensational show that took London’s West End by storm, guaranteed to lift your spirits and light up your heart.

Performances from 27th February to 16th March 2024, tickets priced from £13.00

A stunning portrayal of the complex bond between a mother and daughter who, despite their sharp bickering, are both holding on for that Taste of Honey.

Shelagh Delaney’s iconic play, directed by Emma Baggott, is a sharply observed portrait of working-class life in Salford in the late 1950s.

  • Performances from 15th March to 13th April 2024, priced from £10.00

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated brand new production of the Broadway and UK award winning musical Sister Act direct from London.

All your prayers have been answered with a stunning cast, including Coronation Street legend Sue Cleaver as Mother Superior and West End star Landi Oshinowo as Deloris, everyone’s favourite nun on the run!

  • Performing from 18th to 30th March 2024, tickets priced from £13.00

Mother’s Day is the perfect time of year to celebrate your mum, or the inspirational women in your life.

Send a gorgeous bouquet from to show them just how much they mean to you.

  • Prices start from £21.50 for a beautiful selection of flowers and gift packages.

From the award-winning producers of SIX…

Using a lawn chair and approximately 42 helium-filled weather balloons, truck driver Larry Walters defied all the odds (and FAA airspace regulations!) to make his lifelong dream a reality and fly sixteen thousand feet above Los Angeles.

42 Balloons is an uplifting musical inspired by the highly improbable true story of how Larry, and his partner Carol Van Deusen, convinced their friends and family to help Larry achieve his dream of flying.

Featuring an irresistible, 80s pop-inspired score, 42 Balloons questions how far you would go to make your dreams come true. Is the sky actually the limit, and what happens if it doesn’t all go to plan?

  • Performances from 18th April to 19th May 2024, tickets priced from £32.50

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day to a new taste thanks to Atlas Bar and their Gin Bible

Gins from all over the world, each one perfect as a gift for the gin-loving mother figure in your life.

Choose from something new, something familiar or one of Atlas Bar’s very own range of gins from Small-Batch London Dry to Manchester Strength.

If you’re unsure as to their favourites, why not get a gift voucher so they can spend time choosing anything they’d like.

  • Gins vary in price, gift vouchers start from £10

MUSU, the award-winning Japanese restaurant, is offering the perfect gift for any true food fan this Mother’s Day.

Gifting experiences for two can be purchased for MUSU’s full ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ tasting menu, and include either a 5, 8 or 12-course selection of iconic Japanese dishes including Nigiri and Yakitori.

For those looking for a more exclusive gift experience, tickets for MUSU’s exceptional omakase are also available. The Omakase, which means entrusting the chef to design the perfect menu, is a theatrical and educational sushi experience individually served to you at MUSU’s 6–seat omakase counter.

Pairs of tickets for the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ tasting menu start at £100, while the Omakase experience is priced at £300 for two guests.

More inspiration for Mum

The Royal Horticultural Society is inviting people to celebrate Mother’s Day with the gift of gardening.

You can also spread the joy for a full year with a special gift membership or get a surprise treat of a ticket for one of our world-class shows. The RHS has it covered.

At RHS Garden Bridgewater enjoy the budding signs of spring this Mother’s Day. There is plenty to experience to make this a day to remember for all the family. See the Bee and Butterfly Garden come to life with seasonal blooms or discover exotic plants in the Mediterranean House. Tuck into some delicious seasonal foods in the Bridgewater Café to round up the perfect Mother’s Day.

Treat mum and the family to a traditional Sunday lunch at Browns this Mother’s Day.

Alongside freshly carved roasts with all the trimmings, they’ll have a special Roast Wild Sea Bass with Chorizo, decadent Sunday sharing Chateaubriand, great wines, hand-crafted cocktails, indulgent desserts and even little roasts for the kids. The atmosphere will be truly magical, perfect for celebrating.

Why not also treat Mum to a complimentary Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé Champagne, exclusively for VIP by Browns members.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to say ‘Thank You’ than with the gift of spectacular views and beautifully crafted Afternoon Tea when you book a Mother’s Day in the two AA Rosette-awarded, Honey Restaurant at Hotel Gotham.

To make the day extra special, each mother will enjoy a glass of prosecco on arrival.

  • Available from 8th to 10th March 2024 priced from £40 per person.

Mum’s deserve better than just a box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers. Raise a glass in style with Mr Thomas’s Chop House Mother’s Day special menu.

Enjoy two or three courses with complementary arrival drink, homemade sunblushed tomato and olive focaccia for the table and homemade chocolate truffles, teas and coffees.

Choose from pink fizz, French Martini, wine or soft drinks and a menu including a range of roasts, Chop House Classics and more.

  • 2 courses for £28, 3 courses for £34

We should all spoil our mums from time to time and Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity.

Why not treat her to a delicious three course meal plus tea/coffee at £30 per head with a children’s menu at £10 per head.

  • Three dining times available – 2pm, 3pm and 4pm with the bar open from 2pm until 6.30pm.

Celebrate your leading lady with a unique dining experience and a complimentary glass of Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs for Mum.

Whether you prefer Japanese, Mexican or a selection of both, our award-winning Peter Street Kitchen is the ultimate setting to indulge and unwind on this special Sunday.

  • Open all day 10th March 2024 from 12.30pm to 7pm; booking required.

What's on this Mother's Day in Manchester?

Boozy Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Irish World Heritage Centre 1 Irish Town Way, Manchester, United Kingdom

Why not celebrate Mother’s Day with a boozy Afternoon Tea?

From £19.95

Mother’s Day Evening Carvery

Irish World Heritage Centre 1 Irish Town Way, Manchester, United Kingdom

Why not book an evening carvery to celebrate Mother’s Day?

Paint Monet for Mother’s Day

Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse Ancoats The Ice Plant, 39 Blossom Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Your sip & paint event at The Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse Ancoats, Manchester will be themed around Claude Monet ’s iconic Water Lilies painting.

From £35.99
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