The best restaurants to book for Mother's Day

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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (it’s on Sunday 27 March this year in case you needed reminding…), and it’s an unwritten rule that on Mother’s Day you don’t let mum do the cooking!

Instead, you take her out to one of the best Mother’s Day restaurants for a delicious brunch, traditional Sunday roast, or indulgent three course lunch or dinner to show her how much you care.

Consequently, this unwritten rule has made Mother’s Day one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants and pubs in England, which means bookings are essential to avoid your mother’s disappointment – and to show her how thoughtful and forward-thinking you are.

So don’t get caught out this Mother’s Day – show your mum how much you love her by taking her to one of southern England’s best places to enjoy a special Mother’s Day meal.

Where to eat for Mother's Day in South England

Where eat for Mother’s Day

Whether you’re looking for a restaurant in London or a scenic drive out of the city into the countryside, there’s a place for every mum on this list.

The Cromwell Arms, Hampshire

The Cromwell Arms in Romsey, Hampshire, is the perfect country restaurant to take mum on a lovely day out. The pub's menu includes a range of delectable choices including starters, roasts, mains and desserts.

The Cromwell Arms is located at 23 Mainstone, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 8HG.

The Cromwell Arms in Romsey is taking bookings for Mother's Day

The Queen's Head, Kingston

Mother’s Day is all about indulgence, and for a mum with a healthy sweet tooth, look no further than The Queen’s Head in Kingston. Their Mother’s Day menu has an impressive line-up of British starters and mains, but make sure she leaves room for dessert – with 70% chocolate marquise, apple & blackberry crumble and peanut butter & hazelnut chocolate tart among the sweet treats on the menu.

Treat your mum like the Queen she is at The Queen's Head, located at 144 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5HA. 

Mother's Day restaurant The Queen's Head Surrey

The Hare & Hounds, Osterley

Surrounded by lush green fields, The Hare and Hounds is West London’s country pub near Hounslow. A beautiful old pub with a stylish interior and super outdoor space, it’s the perfect spot for Mother’s Day lunch. The pub's bespoke Mother's Day menu has a range of starters, roasts, mains and decadent puddings.

The Hare & Hounds is located in Wyke Green, Osterley, Middlesex, TW7 5PR. 

Best Sunday roasts for Mother's Day

The White House, Guildford

The White House in Guildford provides stunning views over the River Wey from the terraces and is a great spot to celebrate Mother’s Day. The traditional Sunday roast has been perfected here, and vegetarian or vegan mums will love their vegan nut roast served with mixed greens, cauliflower cheese, roast carrots and roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. 

The White House is located at 8 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AJ. 

Where to eat for Mother's Day in South England

The Lord Northbrook, London

Situated in the heart of leafy Lee, The Lord Northbrook is a stylish Victorian pub serving tasty homemade food. You can enjoy delicious pub classics, chef signature specials and traditional Sunday roasts with all the trimmings, making it the perfect place to take mum for a comforting and satisfying Mother’s Day meal.

The Lord Northbrook is located at 116 Burnt Ash Rd, Lee, London, SE12 8PU. 

Mother's Day restaurant The Lord Northbrook, London

The Huntsman, Bath

Behind the oldest façade in Bath lies some of the finest food and drink in the South West of England, and the perfect spot to take mum for lunch or dinner as you explore Bath on Mother’s Day.

The Huntsman is located at 1 Terrace Walk, North Parade, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LJ. 

Mother's Day restaurant The Huntsman in Bath 

The Holly Bush, Hampstead 

The Holly Bush is charming traditional pub in Hampstead with a beautiful Victorian restaurant inside. The gastropub is well-known for its fine food, making it the perfect way to treat mum this Mother's Day.

The Holly Bush is located at 22 Hollymount, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SG.

The Holly Bush Mother's Day menu

The Old House at Home, Hampshire

Serving up rustic food by the fire in a traditional 17th century pub, The Old House at Home prides itself for cooking the best Sunday roast in town. All their meats are sourced in Hampshire and served alongside Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and gravy.

The Old House at Home is located at 2 South Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1DA.

Sunday roast for Mother's Day

The Bell & Crown, Chiswick

The Bell & Crown is a beautiful riverside pub in Chiswick that blends the charm of a country pub with a great London location. Set right on the banks of the Thames outside the hustle and bustle of the centre of London, it's the perfect spot to enjoy superb food and drink this Mother’s Day.

The Bell & Crown is located at 11-13 Thames Rd, Strand on the Green, London, W4 3PL.

Mother's day sharing platter

The Ship Inn, Langstone

The Ship Inn is a traditional waterside pub and restaurant in Langstone famous for their fresh, locally caught fish. Whether your mum likes perfectly prepared fish, Sunday roasts, or a vegetarian dish – it’s all covered at this beautiful traditional pub and restaurant in Hampshire.

The Ship Inn is located at Langstone Road, Langstone, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1RD.

Mother's Day menu at The Ship Inn

The Castle, Harrow

For a mum who likes the finest British cuisine, look no further than The Castle in Harrow. With mains such as smoked haddock, salmon & prawn fish pie and range of Sunday roasts … it's the right match for a ‘foodie’ mum.

The Castle is located at 30 West Street, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EF.

The Castle in Harrow is taking bookings for Mother's Day

The Plough Inn, Ealing

The Plough Inn in Ealing is an award-winning traditional English pub with a modern twist. It’s the perfect match for mothers of style, due to its chic décor, upmarket seasonal food, and lengthy drinks list with a great outdoor area.

The Plough Inn is located at 297 Northfield Avenue, Ealing, London, W5 4XB.

Mother's Day restaurant The Plough Inn Ealing

Book now and win mum the Mother of all Weekends

Book your Mother’s Day breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner early to secure your table and treat your mum at one of South England’s best spots for her special day. When you book for Mother's Day, you have the chance to win the Mother of all Weekends when you enter our competition to win a fabulous Fuller’s experience.All you have to do, is book ahead.

The prize includes two nights in a Beautiful Bedrooms hotel of choice, and we’ll also add some gift vouchers so you can treat your mum to the perfect Fuller’s experience, from cocktails sipped in a riverside pub, a slap-up dinner, or afternoon tea, to a Sipsmith distillery tour, tickets to Comedy on Tap, or Shakespeare in the Garden. Find out more.

Choose from one of the best Mother’s Day restaurants featured above, or use our pub finders to find places for breakfast and brunch, pubs serving Sunday roasts, and child-friendly pubs near you.

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