February 28, 2016

On Sunday 6 March, treat your mother to a special meal in a cosy and friendly bar in London.

If you’re anything like me, you’re still trying to gather gift ideas. But nothing says I love you like a special meal out does. The city is a hot spot for amazing food and tasty drinks that won’t let you down.

With amazing rooftop bars in London, you are sure to experience a special day, that’s perfect for you and your mother.

The Old Queen’s Head

Celebrate Mother's Day In These London Bars

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The Old Queen’s Head invites you to chill in their homely bar. With a carved stone fireplace and styled like an old-fashioned pub, you’ll never want to leave.

Known for recreating a homely Sunday lunch, and described as “the best burgers in London”, it won’t let you down. It’s a fun and trendy pub that is filled with positive vibes.

Mother’s Day:

For just £30, they’re offering bottomless Prosecco or Bucks Fizz , plus a Lucky Chip roast.

Cocktails to try:

  • Earl Grey Sours: Beefeater gin, fresh lemon juice, earl grey syrup, egg white, Angostura bitters
  • The Queens Espresso Martini: Santa Teresa Rhum orange, Kahlua, spiced espresso, orange bitters, orange twist

Location: The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Rd, Islington, London, N1 8LN

The Duke’s Head

Celebrate Mother's Day In These London Bars

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If you saw The Duke’s Head, you’d confuse it for the Buckingham Palace. The Victorian building is amazing to look at and has plenty of history to it.

The rooms are airy with windows overlooking the window. It’s definitely a place you should visit for a special occasion. No matter your taste buds, there’s something for everyone at this pub.

Mother’s Day:

Spoil your mum with a glass of Prosecco and a surprise gift, plus family sharing roasts!

Location: The Duke’s Head, 8 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 1JN

The Canonbury Tavern

Celebrate Mother's Day In These London Bars

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Just a short walk from Islington tube station is The Canonbury Tavern. Similar to The Duke’s Head, it’s historical and has a presence to it. With its own garden, it’s the perfect spot for a summer’s day or alcoholic beverage after a big meal.

The pub has been a public house since the early 1700’s and is home to some of the greatest people who ever lived. With a fabulous selection of wines and great atmosphere, there’s nothing more you could want from it.

Mother’s Day:

Celebrate with plenty of roasts and cheer!

Location: The Canonbury Tavern, 21 Canonbury Place, London, N1 2NS

County Arms

Celebrate Mother's Day In These London Bars

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The County Arms is a traditional, season restaurant. As soon as you enter, you’ll be greeted with the aroma of an open fire – suitable for a peaceful dinner out. With a wide selection of beers, there’s something for everyone.

There are plenty of windows to watch the world go by, high ceilings for an old-fashioned feeling and lots of comfy sofas to settle in. For friendly staff, quality food and a great environment, this is the place.

Mother’s Day:

Make her day extra special! They have Amarillo hosting an arts and crafts day for all, to make your Mother’s Day cards!

Location: The County Arms, 345 Trinity Road, London, SW18 3SH

The Defector’s Weld

The Defector’s Weld is a snug bar with elegance and character. Its retro lampshades and traditional British food provides a flawless environment for Mother’s Day.

It suits all walks of like; if you’re in a rush and just fancy a quick meal, or want to chill out in their homely setting – it suits everyone. For Mother’s Day, you can organise a bouquet of flowers to be waiting on the table when you arrive.

Mother’s Day:

Roast, served from midday onward.

Some of their cocktails include:

  • Caipirinha: The national drink of Brazil, containing Cachaca, lime and sugar
  • The Defector: Vanilla vodka, Kahlua, Disaronno Amaretto, topped with London Stout and a splash of coke
  • Wray ‘N’ Ting: Wray & Nephew topped with a can of ‘Ting’ Caribbean grapefruit, over ice.

Location: The Defector’s Weld, 170 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8AA


Tuttons in Convent Garden is a beautiful restaurant designed by Russell Sage with a friendly atmosphere and traditional foods. Enjoy a warm and classy meal out overlooking the busy markets.

Whether you’re seated in the private dining or in the main restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great day out with a wide selection of food and drink. Located near to a theatre, you can treat your mother to an afternoon show too.

Mother’s Day:

Indulge in a classical menu with seasonal dishes, and a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

Location: Tuttons, 11/12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ

Mother’s Day only happens once a year, so don’t delay on booking a meal and buying a special gift for her. London has a wide selection of bars and restaurants for all budgets, tastes and styles.

Whether it’s a lovely meal out, some flowers or a bottle of her favourite perfume, there are plenty of ways to show your mother how much you care.

Why not book a table in one of these fine places and surprise your mother with your brothers and sisters, or if you’re an only child, contact the restaurant and order her favourite bottle of wine ready for on the table when you arrive.

Have a great day and tag is in your pictures on @all_bartenders.