Looking for a way to spoil your mum this week?
We have the ultimate guide to Mother’s Day events taking place around the country, so read on to find the perfect treat for your mum.
Mother’s Day at The Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore, Waterford
Treat the number one woman in your life to a day of pampering at Cliff House Hotel this weekend. For €200, you and your mum can indulge in a luxurious afternoon tea created by Michelin-starred chef Martijn Kajuiter, before relaxing with an indulgent spa treatment at The Well by the Sea. The new afternoon tea is a real treat, including delicacies like Ardmore carrot cake with pistachio and white chocolate, lemon tart with a fluffy candy floss topping and more. To make the most of the occasion, book in for an overnight stay in a deluxe sea view room with breakfast from €199 per room. For more information or to book in, head to www.cliffhousehotel.ie or call +353 (0) 24 87 800.
Botanical Bliss at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, West Cork
Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa is hosting a relaxing Mother’s Day weekend this week, including a signature botanical spa treatment, botanical afternoon and an overnight stay for €245 per person. The botanical afternoon tea includes a perfectly balanced selection of savoury and sweet botanical treats like rosemary and sea salt brioche, rose flavoured macarons, grapefruit meringue pie and more. The Signature Botanicals Ritual in The Island Spa is inspired by the rich marine botanicals available on the West Cork Coast, so this bespoke 70-minute treatment is sure to detox, re-mineralize, regenerate and relax the entire body from head to toe. For more information or to book, call +353 23 883 3143 or visit www.inchydoneyisland.com.
Fit for a Queen at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Galway
Treat your mum to a gorgeous retreat in the heart of Connemara at Ballynahinch Castle this weekend. Including afternoon tea with a glass of bubbly, plus an overnight stay in this tranquil and authentic castle, this retreat is sure to help you and your mum bond and relax. Mother's Day breaks starts at €130 per person sharing and include an overnight stay with breakfast and a delicious afternoon tea. For more information visit www.ballynahinchcastle.com.
Treasured Memories this Mother’s Day at Knockranny House Hotel, Mayo
Knockranny House Hotel is offering a gorgeous weekend of relaxation for you and your mum this weekend. Treat yourself to a 60 minute back, neck and shoulder massage, pressure point scalp massage and a Kerstin Florian Refresher Facial, before enjoying dinner at La Fougère restaurant. This package is available from €185 per person sharing. To book or for further enquiries please contact Knockranny House Hotel & Spa, on 098 55155 or visit www.knockrannyhousehotel.ie.
Mother’s Day Galway Food Tours
On Sunday 31st March, Galway Food Tours is hosting a special Mother’s Day food tour in some of Galway’s best-loved spots. Starting at 11 am McCambridge's on Shop Street, the tour will kick off in the right spirit with a taste of whiskey paired with the best of Irish cheese, then it will be time to sample the sweet treats and learn a little bit more of the history of Griffins Bakery and their 100-year-old recipes. Guests will then visit Tigh Neachtains, Kasbah Kitchen and more before ending their tour in Kai Restaurant to enjoy their famous pancakes. The tour is priced at €65 and can be booked by calling 086-7332885 or visiting www.galwayfoodtours.com.
A Very Special Mother’s Day Menu at Carluccio’s, Dawson Street
Only available on March 30th and 31st, Carluccio’s on Dawson Street is offering a delicious Italian menu to celebrate Mother’s Day. Including Italian favourites like traditional Tomato Bruschetta with baby plum, yellow cherry, and beef tomatoes, seafood risotto with mussels, clams, prawns, and squid with white wine, garlic and chilli, seasonal rhubarb panacotta and more, this menu is sure to delight all taste buds. For more info, click here.
Mrs White’s Afternoon Tea at Dromoland Castle, Clare
Named after a long-standing and cherished member of staff, Mrs White’s Afternoon Tea is an indulgent feast fit for royalty. Including the prettiest selection of treats, scrumptious finger sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and homemade jams and delicate pastries are displayed on three tiers of delight. The Afternoon Tea costs €29 per person. To book your afternoon tea, visit www.dromoland.ie or call (061) 346 7007.
Peter Joseph Masterclasses at Kahani, Chelsea, London
Michelin-starred chef Peter Joseph will share the cooking skills taught to him by his mother with two culinary Mother’s Day Masterclasses at his debut restaurant Kahani. Highlighting delicious Indian cuisine, Peter’s two masterclasses are open to just 20 guests each, so get booking now. Kahani will also be open for a special three-course lunch menu this Sunday, so if you’d prefer to relax and indulge rather than cooking yourself this Mother’s Day, then you know where to go! Tickets for the Mother’s Day Masterclass are priced at £100 per person, and participants are welcome to invite friends and family to join them for the resulting meal at an additional £36 a head or £16 a head for under 12s. Each guest will also receive a signed recipe card from Peter Joseph. The two masterclasses will run on Saturday, March 30 from 10 am and 3 pm. The Mother’s Day set menu is priced at £42 a head and is available at the restaurant on Sunday, March 31, from midday until 8 pm. To book in for Sunday lunch or to reserve a place at the masterclass, email [email protected]
Mother’s Day Lunch at Suesey Street, Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin
A special three-course lunch will take place at Suesey Street this Sunday to honour all the mums out there. Priced at just €45 per person, chef Richard Stearn’s menu will include whole grilled sole, organic salmon, chocolate mousse and more. Head to the Suesey Street website for more information about how to book in for this special lunch.
What will you be doing this Mother's Day? Let us know in the comments below.