Still on the hunt the perfect place to treat your mum this Mother’s Day? From an Indian feast to a four course French banquet, we’ve rounded up five of the best restaurants in London that are sure to make your mums feel like one in a million.
Open all day, 26 Grains focuses on simple, quality and seasonal cooking with a menu featuring sweet and savoury porridge, topped toasts and savoury plates such as yellow dal and warming salads. The perfect healthy treat for mums this Mother’s Day.
Farmer J serves honest food, that rolls with the seasons, is mindfully sourced (from as many, high-welfare British farms as possible), is bursting with flavour and most importantly, is scratch cooked on-site. This health hot spot has launched ‘Build Your Own’ brunch at the recently opened all-day restaurant on King William Street. Known for bringing the best of the fields to the City, Farmer J invites guests to create their own feast from a selection of favourites, enjoyed alongside bottomless bubbles or brunch cocktails.
For one day only, Orrery, the French restaurant in the heart of Marylebone, is celebrating Mother’s Day on the 31st March with a four course lunch and dinner menu, specially curated by Chef Patron Igor Tymchyshyn.
The one-time menu includes seafood ravioli with lobster bisque, butternut squash velouté and Dorset crab for starters, followed by the likes of red leg partridge, Loch Duart salmon served with confit potato, Jerusalem artichoke risotto and for dessert, Valrhona Manjari device with salted caramel tuile, apple and cinnamon creme brûlée and passionfruit panna cotta. The menu will be served for both lunch and dinner on the 31st March only and costs £45 pp. Orrery is sure to give your mums the mother of all Mother’s Days!
Located in Mayfair and named after the intricate and vibrant 16th century shawls of Kashmir, Jamavar showcases a wide array of flavors from across India. Founded by the Nair family as part of the Leela Palace Hotel group and run by Samyukta Nair, the menu features dishes from the royal kitchens of the North along with those from the shores of the South. Jamavar was awarded their first Michelin star within a year of opening. This is an indulgent Indian banquet that all Mother’s deserve on their special day.
HoppersLocated in Soho and St Christopher’s Place, Hoppers brings Sri Lankan cuisine to London and it certainly is worth a visit. The menu centres around Hoppers’ namesake dish, a bowl-shaped pancake made from fermented rice batter and coconut milk, and the dosa, made from a fermented batter of ground rice and lentils. These are served alongside a selection of traditional Sri Lankan dishes.