20 things to do on Mother’s Day in Mayfair, London

As much as she might profess she “doesn’t want anything,” don't believe her because everyone knows hitting the right note this Mother’s Day will go a long way. From lying horizontal on a masseur’s bed to splashing out a glitzy afternoon tea or the blousiest of blooms, we’ve curated the best things to do this Mother’s Day in Mayfair.

Mother's Day Restaurants in Mayfair

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Helene Darroze at The Connaught

If the three Michelin-stars aren’t enough to entice you to book a table for the most important woman in your life, the interiors will. Washed in a sea of pinks and corals with curvy booths and slick service, there’s no prettier spot this Mother’s Day than Hélène Darroze at The Connaught.

Address: The Connaught, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

The Barley Mow

For mums who love their comfort food, make a beeline for Mayfair’s Barley Mow. Yes, it’s a pub but a fancy one, where the handsome upstairs restaurant whips out melt-in-the-mouth Wiltshire beef bourguignon and just-caught Brixham cod, and moorish sticky toffee pudding she’ll adore. 

Address: The Barley Mow, 82 Duke Street, London W1K 6JG


Inside the stunning Apricity in Mayfair

If you’re wanting to treat her in a low-guilt kind of way, saunter over to eco-conscious Apricity. Seasonal, local and low-waste are the key themes here, all while being fresh, utterly delicious and rustic-beautiful. Whatever you do, leave space for the Chouxnut pudding, no ifs, no buts.

Address: Apricity, 68 Duke Street, London, W1K 6JU

The Twenty Two Restaurant

If it’s good enough for Kate Moss, Tom Cruise et al, The Twenty Two restaurant is good enough for mum. This swanky restaurant is insanely chic, with Wedgwood blue-panelled walls and a crowd-pleasing menu (think huge sharing crab salads and slow-cooked beef pappardelle). 

Address: The Twenty Two, 22 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6LF

People enjoying food at The Twenty Two in Mayfair


Experience Mother's Day at BIBI Mayfair

Elevated Indian food without the pomp is the agenda at BiBi and some of the best seats here are on the counter, perfect for watching the action. Don’t miss the chef’s tasting menu teeming with dishes inspired by founder Chet Sharma’s paternal and maternal grandmothers.

Address: BiBi, 42 North Audley Street, London W1K 6ZP

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea in Mayfair

The Connaught Patisserie

It’s impossible to step into The Connaught Patisserie by Nicolas Rouzaud and not be licking your lips. Whether you fancy surprising her with a box of almond Paris-Brests or stopping by for an afternoon chocolate fix of Connaughty Hounds and a glass of fizz, this is your place.

Address: The Connaught Patisserie, The Connaught, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

The Connaught Patisserie in Mayfair

Afternoon tea at The Biltmore

Mothers day afternoon tea in Mayfair London

Overlooking Grosvenor Square, there are few more decadent spots than afternoon tea at The Biltmore. Alongside finger sandwiches (with a few surprises including guinea fowl and truffle mascarpone), expect homemade scones and cakes so beautiful it seems a shame to eat them.

Address: The Biltmore, 44 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 2HP

Afternoon tea at Jean-Georges at The Connaught

Boasting a gorgeous Mount Street-facing terrace and delectable menu, it’s unsurprising that afternoon tea at Jean-Georges at The Connaught is somewhat of a Mayfair institution. Expect the classics with a twist and every type of cake imaginable (hazelnut choux, orange cheesecake, rose mousse…)

Address: The Connaught, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

Afternoon Tea at Jean-Georges at The Connaught

The Chinese Whispers afternoon tea at Kai Mayfair

The Chinese Whispers afternoon tea at Kai Mayfair

Michelin-starred Kai has been dazzling its diners with ‘liberated Chinese cooking’ since 1993 and its Chinese Whispers Afternoon Tea offers an array of Southern Eastern bites with a fun spin - think chocolate cookies piped with “Who needs money when you’ve got cake” and chai bao sliders. 

Address: Kai Mayfair, 65 S Audley St, London W1K 2QU

Mother's Day Hotel Breaks in Mayfair, London

The Connaught

A force field of glamour and charisma, The Connaught has it in buckets. It’s a hotel known for its old-school Englishness; the dark and woody bannisters, the Art Deco masterpiece of a bar and its three Michelin-starred restaurant, with sprawling suites to boot. You’ll win Mother’s Day with a stay here.

Address: The Connaught, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

The Connaught Hotel in Mayfair

The Beaumont Hotel

Beaumont hotel interior in Mayfair

When she wants Art Deco-style interiors washed down with Twenties hedonism, take her here. At The Beaumont, everything sparkles (even more so now since its recent refurb) - from the unflappable A-team of staff to the elegant spa and clubby restaurant modelled on the early-20th-century Grill Rooms of New York.

Address: The Beaumont, 8 Balderton St, Brown Hart Gardens, London W1K 6TF

The Biltmore

Smack-bang on one of Mayfair’s loveliest squares, with hard-to-beat charm, The Biltmore makes a dream London break. Boasting notable former residents, including Oscar Wilde, with slick and smart rooms, a buzzy restaurant and sultry bar, it’s impossible for her not to love this spot.

Address: The Biltmore, 44 Grosvenor Sq, London W1K 2HP

The Biltmore Hotel in Mayfair

The Twenty Two

Private dining at The Twenty Two in Mayfair

This former Edwardian manor house on Grosvenor Square has a sexy feel to the place, welcoming those that step foot through its marble lobby like old family friends. The Twenty Two is a hotel, restaurant and member’s club, with plush rooms and a dining room that makes even a duckling feel like a swan.

Address: The Twenty Two, 22 Grosvenor Square London, W1K 6LF. 

Best Mayfair spas for Mother's Day

Connaught Spa

All mothers need some TLC and the svelte Aman spa, hidden beneath The Connaught hotel, is a zen-like hideaway for tired, stressed souls. Treat her to the three-hour Grounding Journey which combines massage with a facial and body wrap for an utterly blissed-out experience. 

Address: The Connaught, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

Inside the Connaught Spa in Mayfair

Beaumont Spa

The Beaumont Spa interior in Mayfair

Shoulders drop and tension lifts as soon as you step inside the calm, white marbled spa at The Beaumont. This Mother’s Day, treat her to a spa day, where soothing full-body hammam treatments come washed down with knot-melting head and body massages.

Address: The Beaumont, 8 Balderton St, Brown Hart Gardens, London W1K 6TF 

Dr. Barbara Sturm

Radiant, luminous skin might be just the ticket she wants this Mother’s Day (who wouldn’t?) and look no further than the renown Strurmglow facial at Dr. Barbara Sturm’s London flagship store, where complexions are treated with some of the brand’s most sought-after products. 

Address: Dr. Barbara Strum's, 125 Mount St, London W1K 3NS

Outside Dr. Barbara Sturm’s in Mayfair


Exterior of Omorovicza in Mayfair

Sluggish skin will be a thing of the past after a trip to Omorovicza’s new Audley Street flagship, where Skin Therapy Sessions fuse high-tech with high touch (LED, oxygen, and microcurrent therapy, alongside ancient Hungarian massage techniques). The results will speak for themselves. 

Address: Omorovicza's, 60 S Audley St, London W1K 2QW

Mother's Day flowers from Mayfair florists

Neill Strain Floral Couture

The king of lavish blooms recently landed on Mayfair’s Davis Street and is already the go-to for show-stealing bouquets (the sort she wants for Mother’s Day, only better). From couture creations to beautiful candles, leg it to the Neill Strain Floral Couture boutique pronto.

Address: Neill Strain, 8 Davies St, Berkeley Square, London W1K 3DW

Exterior of the Neill Strain florist with a huge flower display

Wild at Heart

Exterior of Wild at Heart in Mayfair

It goes without saying that a supermarket bunch just won’t cut it. Instead take this as your cue to order her a hand-tied bouquet from Wild at Heart, all made using the freshest, prettiest and seasonal flowers, many grown right here in the UK.

Address: Wild at Heart, 1 Weighhouse St, London W1K 5HJ


Undeniably classic, you can do no wrong picking her up a bouquet from fashion-favourite McQueens on North Audley Street, brimming with the very finest flowers of the season, she’ll find it hard to stop staring at her masterpiece (so splash out on a monthly flower subscription, perhaps?)

Address: Mcqueens Flowers, 29 N Audley St, London W1K 6WY

Exterior of McQueens in Mayfair