The smell of spring is in the air and you know what that means. Mother’s Day 2023 (19 March) is just around the corner and the City of London is preparing to celebrate with flowers, spa packages and loads of pampering for mums.
Mums deserve the very best, which is why we’ve put together this Mother’s Day 2023 ultimate gift guide, to help you find the perfect way to show her you love her. Whether you’re after a brilliant bouquet, nibbles to satisfy her sweet tooth, or a fab addition to her wardrobe, we’ve got you covered.
The square mile is full of brilliant places to pick up a special present to make Mother’s Day 2023 the best one yet.
Books tote bag from Waterstones
If your Mum is a bookworm, Waterstones is your best bet for a brilliant Mother’s Day 2023 gift. After you peruse the shelves to find the perfect paperback, pop it in a cute new tote, which costs £19.99 and is the perfect way for her to transport all of her favourites. There’s a Waterstones at Leadenhall Market– perfect for City residents.
Whittington Ave EC3V 1PJ
Bouquet and candle from Rebel Rebel
A bouquet of stunning fresh-cut flowers is a classic Mother’s Day gift for a reason. Rebel Rebel hand-delivers its bouquets by bicycle and has special gifts for all occasions. One of their top packages comes with a “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!” bouquet of seasonal flowers and a La Montana scented candle from £92. Mum will love the look (and smell) of these gorgeous gifts. For more fabulous florists in the City of London, click here.
117 Mare Street E8 4RU
Customised cookies from Steph’s Cookies
Want to send a special message to Mum? There’s nothing better than a message that doubles as a sweet treat. Steph’s Cookies is based in East London but delivers its custom cookies across the City. Cookies start from £10.75 or you can go for a custom box – perfect if your mum has a sweet tooth.
Paradise Row London E2 9LE
Diamond earrings from Tiffany’s
If you’re after an extra-special present for Mother’s Day 2023, you can’t go wrong with a trip to the Royal Exchange. Make like Holly Golightly and head to Tiffany’s to pick up a pair of stunning diamond earrings to make it a Mother’s Day she’ll never forget. The solitaire diamond earrings are £1,150 and come with trendy rose gold backings. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, after all.
Royal Exchange EC3V 3LR
Facial at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel
If anyone deserves some me-time, it’s the City’s mums. Pick up a gift card for the Deluxe Facial Experience at The Four Seasons’ spa. The 90-minute experience costs £290 and includes a relaxing back massage, hydrating and purifying facial and facial massage. For more luxurious facials in the City of London, click here.
10 Trinity Square EC3N 4AJ
Literary stationary set from Guildhall Art Gallery
When it comes to cool and artsy gifts, Guildhall Art Gallery is a top choice for Mother’s Day 2023. This cool stationery set features everything a Bard-loving writer could need. The £19.99 set features notecards decorated with quotations from Shakespeare’s works, envelopes and sticker seals – plus a hardcover journal, so she can pen the next great literary masterpiece.
Basinghall St EC2V 5AE
Master’s Garden seed box
Spring has officially sprung and if your Mum has a green thumb, she’s going to love this special box of seeds from The Charterhouse. Inside, she’ll be able to grow Honesty, Opium poppy, Fuller’s Teasel, Double Hollyhock, White Foxglove and Verbena bonariensis. Sounds like a beautiful bloom for £15.
Charterhouse Square Barbican EC1M 6AN
Membership at The Barbican
If your Mum is a massive supporter of the arts, this is the perfect gift: get her a membership to Barbican and she’ll get best seats with priority booking at all shows, free entry to all exhibitions, 20 percent off selected tickets, no booking fees and more for £59.
Silk St, Barbican EC2Y 8DS
Perfume from Reiss
When shopping for the ideal gift, you can’t go wrong with a bottle of perfume. Reiss at Leadenhall Market sells loads of wardrobe essentials and stylish accessories, but the Oud perfume is pretty foolproof at £60. That’s Mother’s Day 2023 sorted.
27 Leadenhall Market EC3V 1LR
The Elegant Hamper from Ladurée
Looking for a gift that screams elegance? Sophisticated mums will love this special hamper from Ladurée, which comes with macarons, orange blossom marshmallows, earl grey tea and a jar of Ladurée tea delight. This £90 set is perfect for her next tea with friends. Lovely.
Royal Exchange EC3V 3LR
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