Mother’s Day Treats in Dublin Town
With Mother’s Day fast approaching (this Sunday the 30th of March) DublinTown went shopping this week to see what was on offer for our Mammys around town and to give you, our readers some Mother’s day gift ideas & fill you in on any special promotions & events. Here are some of the events happening in the city this weekend especially for the Mums:
The 17th Annual Unicef Mother’s Day Lunch will take place on Friday, 28th March, 2014 at The Shelbourne Hotel. The Mother’s Day Lunch is a wonderful way to enjoy an afternoon with your Mam. The lunch will be filled with delicious food and beverages as well as fantastic raffle prizes. The tickets are €95.00. It’s all for a good cause as the proceeds from the Mother’s Day Lunch will go towards UNICEF’s Safe Motherhood Programmes. These programmes provide lifesaving assistance to the most vulnerable mothers and babies around the world.
Feeling Hungry? The Restaurant on Level 3 in Brown Thomas are offering a delicious Mother’s Day lunch with a special 2 course menu for €25 or 3 courses for €30. Call 01 605 6666 to make your reservation for this Sunday!
If you are looking to fill your tummies this Sunday Harry’s on the Green are offering a 3 course Sunday Lunch for €19.95 for an Adult and €8.50 for a child so why not bring all the family. They will also be serving a special rose petal cocktail for €8 on the day. Call 014758504 to make a reservation.
If she’s a foodie and you can’t make it to a restaurant on Sunday why not treat her to an Ely Restaurant gift card, cookbook or book her in for one of Ely’s wine tasting events.
Dunne & Crescenzi are offering a 10% additional top up for free on all gift cards purchased for Mother’s day this week.
If fashion is more your mother’s style why not step into Spring with a mother and daughter style masterclass at MEXX in Clerys. Celebrity stylist Jules Fallon will be on-hand on the 28th of March at 10am in the Tea Rooms. Attendance is completely FREE, all you have to do is register at email@example.com
While at the Tea Rooms in Clerys why not opt for the Afternoon Tea for Two to take a break away from the hustle and bustle. The Afternoon Tea for Two offers a combination of fresh sandwiches and pastries, served with the iconic Clerys Tea.
The Westin also offers afternoon tea in the Atrium Lounge (Mon-Fri & Sun from 2-6pm and Sat 1-6pm). If you are looking for something on the move they offer a takeaway afternoon tea service. To book your table or to pre-order call The Atrium Lounge on +353 (0)1 645 1324, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Merrion offers their version of afternoon tea titled “Art Tea”. Have a slice of 19th & 20th century art with your mother by indulging in The Merrion’s miniature sweet creations that are inspired by the works of J.B. Yeats, William Scott & Louis Le Brocquy in The Merrion Drawing Rooms.
Alternatively you could enjoy an elevated view of Grafton Street and surround yourself with one million euros worth of Irish Art Acquisitions as you enjoy Afternoon Tea at The Westbury.
Everyone knows it’s hard work being a Mom so why not pamper her. The Buff Day Spa are running a special offer at the moment offering the Spa Custom Facial with a dermalogica moisturiser at a reduced price of €99.
The Morgan Hotel & Benefit Cosmetics have teamed up to offer you and your Mam something special for Mother’s Day. If you book a table in The Morgan Bar on the 30th March 2014 you can enjoy 2 cocktails each & a delicious antipasti platter for only €35 and avail of a complimentary makeupper & brow arch in Benefit Boutique. Ring the Morgan Events Co-ordinator Ciaran on + 353 (0)1 643 7057 or email email@example.com to book this fabulous Mother’s Day treat !
You could show how much you “heart” your Mum with a limited-edition heart-shaped Karma bead necklace, now available at a special price of €79 at Arnotts Jewellery Hall.
However, all that glitters is not gold, Gear Jewellers on Parnell Street have a fabulous Sterling Silver Fiorelli Collection in store now which starts from as little as €33.95.
If your Mam is a label fiend why not treat her to something from Rare Clothing that sell new to nearly new designer clothing. You can also exchange your old designer clothes for store credit or cash in hand. It might be nice to know that they have a fabulous selection of Mulberry handbags at the moment.
If she prefers the high Street to designer pop along to Vero Moda who have some great Spring offers and are offering 20% off instore on Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th.
Why not keep it traditional, you can’t go far wrong with chocolates or flowers on Mother’s day. Appasionata Flowers have some lovely gift ideas including hand made Mother’s day coupons and of course stunning bouquets. They currently have a pop up stand in Brown Thomas for Mother’s Day & their own store in Drury Street.
If your Mam would rather smell like flowers than look at them, Debenhams currently have a special offer of 30% off selected fragrances.
If you are trying to get on your Mom’s good side Cocoa Atelier have beautifully decorated and handcrafted sweet treats including Chocolates, Macaroons, Candied Fruit, Coated Nuts, Truffles, Spreads & Pastes that are sure to sweeten your Mom up.
If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary why not try The Loft Market at the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre who have some pretty unique pieces such as their beautifully hand painted compact mirror.
A.Rubanesque on Drury Street are offering 10% off all gifts all this week. They have some beautiful gift ideas such as their Sweet bird candle holders. They have also collaborated with The Cupcake Bloke to provide beautiful cupcake mothers day giftboxes. These can be bought from The Cupcakes Bloke’s stall in Coppinger row or his pop up shop in Powerscourt Centre.
Rua have something for everyone and especially appeal to the artsy type. They have all sorts of unusual trinkets from their handcrafted pop up cards to their printed rugs there’s something for everyone. Rua’s bodice wall hanger was one thing amongst many that would make a great (& useful) Mother’s Day present. They also have plenty of little Mother’s day gems from only €2.50.
Your Mam may have been the one to buy you your first doll so why not return the favour. If your Mam is a Doll lover or collecter you may be interested that The Doll Store are currently offering 20% off all porcelain dolls this week.
So now that we’ve reminded you that it’s mother’s day this Sunday and given you the low-down on some of the many events along with gift ideas there’s no excuse not to spoil your Mammy this weekend!