Mother’s Day Scoop

Here at Kensington Mums, we love to celebrate motherhood every day but on Mother’s Day we like Mums to be extra spoiled, after all we wouldn’t be here without Mums.  We have put together our Top 5 treats for Mother’s Day.

  1.   Liz Earle at Duke of York Square

We love the award winning beauty brand Liz Earle here at Kensington Mums, our Editor Dina, recently went along to the treatment rooms at Liz Earle for their signature facial, you can read her glowing review here.  We love the sound of the NEW Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish™ Rose & Cedrat Limited Edition. The perfect gift for a special mum, this fresh floral twist of  their iconic cream cleanser, £20.75, is the ultimate treat for the skin and senses.

Visit the Duke of York Square flagship store today to discover the divine scent of romantic Damask rose and fresh, citrusy cedrat for yourself, PLUS receive the perfect partner to our limited edition cleanser – Instant Boost™ Skin Tonic 50ml*, worth £6  – absolutely free. To claim your complimentary gift, simply show this feature to your customer advisor at checkout.

* One complimentary Instant Boost™ Skin Tonic 50ml with your purchase of Cleanse & Polish™ Rose & Cedrat Limited Edition. To redeem offer, show the Kensington Mums Mother’s Day feature to your Liz Earle customer advisor at checkout. One per customer, whilst stocks lasts. Offer exclusive to the Liz Earle Duke of York Flagship Store and ends Sunday 13th March 2016..

After spoiling Mum at Liz Earle, you could enjoy Sunday Brunch at Gallery Mess  or one of the other five restaurants, the Duke of York Square is a perfect place for retail or beauty therapy, foodie indulgence or a spot of contemporary culture, what a perfect way to spend Mother’s Day.

2. Mother’s Day Hamper by Prestat at Harrods

We just love this Mother’s Day Hamper by Prestat  at Harrods.  It has been hand selected with decadent treats, perfect for Mother’s Day.  The hamper includes three delicious truffle selections alongside Prestat’s iconic Florentines (a well-kept Prestat family recipe) and a unique Earl Grey and Lemon milk chocolate bar. Finished in a classic Prestat box with ribbon for a luxurious finish.  Available for £55 at Harrods


3. The Ampersand Hotel Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea at The Ampersand Hotel is described as an elegant and civilized affair, the height of urban chic and also homely; a welcome change to some of the more formal tea rooms in London.  Afternoon Tea for Mother’s Day runs from Monday 29th February – Sunday 6th March, relax with mum in The Drawing Rooms, The Ampersand Hotel’s stunning patisserie lounge.  Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, followed by homemade white chocolate and plain scones with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserve as well as delicious pastries £32.50 per person or £45.50 per person with a glass of Champagne.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne Monday – Friday, when booking the Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Special offer on-line.  Booking is advised, please, please call +44 207 591 4414 or email [email protected]

Also not to be missed in celebration of Mother’s Day, The Ampersand Hotel are inviting guests to discover their perfect scent with a bespoke ‘Fragrance Profile Experience’ in partnership with niche fragrance house Miller Harris. With both brands epitomising British luxury, it’s an enviable collaboration. The chosen scent can be engraved with your loved one’s initials and placed in guests’ rooms ready for your arrival. Available from February – March 2016, it’s a wonderful gift for Mother’s Day (6 March). 

4. Mother’s Day at Selfridges

Selfridges have some wonderful treats available for our marvelous mums, with pamper packages, complimentary engraving and lots more.  We have selected a few of our favourites, Jo Malone available in store in Beauty on G, is offering customised cologne or candles, beautifully engraved with initials (1 March only).  RMK are offering Mother and Daughter facials at The Beauty Workshop on G, there is a £30 booking fee, redeemable on product on the day (4-6 March).  If you are creative, you might like to pop along to the craft table on 4, for some complimentary personalised gift tags and design your own Mother’s Day card, courtesy of Paperchase.  As well as these lovely treats going on in store, there are lots of wonderful gifts ideas for mums, online and in store at Selfridges 


  5. Kew Gardens 

For those looking for a more family friendly Mother’s Day treat, we would like to suggest a visit to Kew Gardens, At 300 acres Kew must be a contender for the UK’s biggest adventure playground! There is so much to do and enough to keep the whole family happy, the stunning Orchid display finishes on 6 March, there are cafes and restaurants, indoor and  outdoor play areas, a human sized badger sett, the glasshouses, galleries, the treetop walkway and shops to buy mum an extra special treat!  Definitely a family friendly day out, after all we wouldn’t get to celebrate Mother’s Day without our children! 

Wishing you all a Happy Mother’s Day to all Kensington Mums. Looking forward in celebrating with you at our event on 5th of March at the South Kensington Club.