Seven brilliant gift ideas for Mothers’ Day

Here are some great gift ideas and brilliant special offers for Mothers’ Day and beyond. As always, all the independent businesses featured here come recommended by Great Food Club…

Step aside flowers, Burleighs Gin has the perfect gift for gin-loving mums this Mothers’ Day (pictured above). Why not send her a beautiful Elderflower Martini through the post? The drink is pleasantly sweet elderflower balanced perfectly with Burleighs Distiller’s Cut Gin. Have it delivered to mum’s door in Burleighs’innovative cocktail pouch for just £10. Buy here.


Enjoy ‘Fizz ‘n’ Chips’ in Leicester

For mums who like classic British with added Italian zip, The Fish & The Chip in Leicester ticks all the boxes. From noon to close on March 11 it is serving Prosecco with fish in a gluten-free lemon zest and parsley batter with chunky chips or skinny fries, homemade mushy peas and chunky tartar sauce (13.95 per person). Check out their website here.


Save 15% on Melton Mowbray fruity gins

Sloeberry Spirits, based near Melton Mowbray, has a fabulous range a Great Taste Award-winning fruity gins, including sloe, raspberry and damson. You can get 15% off all of their gin liqueurs until March 15th, using the code “mum15” at checkout here.


Classic afternoon tea for mums and kids

The Apothocoffee Shop at Jeyes of Earls Barton in Northamptonshire is a wonderful spot for afternoon tea. On Mothers’ Day there are two sittings at 12 noon or 2pm where guests will enjoy a glass of Prosecco or sparkling elderflower juice on arrival, a selection of freshly made sandwiches and homemade quiche, fruit scones with jam and clotted cream, homemade sweet treats and tea & coffee (£14.95 per person). A special children’s afternoon tea is also available for £7.95 per child. Booking is essential on 01604 810289.


Save a packet on a Hambletons joint

Hambletons is running a great deal for Mothers’ Day. Its 28-day matured-on-the-bone fore-rib of beef – perfect for Mothering Sunday – is usually £27.50/kg but this month it’s just £19/kg. Available at all Hambletons stores (Oakham, Beckworth Emporium, Doddington Hall and Boston).


An Olive Branch Masterclass

The Olive Branch in Clipsham, Rutland, runs regular Kitchen Masterclasses and Cookery Demonstrations at the pub with its team of award-winning chefs. You can buy mum a personalised voucher here (click on ‘Book and Shop’ at the top of the page).


How about a ‘Mother’s Ruin’ hamper?

This indulgent and aptly named ‘Mother’s Ruin’ hamper from Mum’s Back contains Prosecco, cheese, chutney, biscuits, paté and the all-important gin & tonic! Order here and get a free Prosecco and raspberry lip balm with every hamper ordered before Mother’s Day.


A teetotal G ‘n’ T giftbox

How about this four-bottle giftbox of Teetotal G ‘n’ T from The Temperance Spirit Company? In many ways this is the perfect soft drink – all the flavour of gin and tonic but without the alcohol and only 52 calories to boot. Perfect for busy mums and mums-to-be. Buy here.


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