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7 Mother’s Day afternoon tea experiences in 2021

Can you believe it? Here comes another Mother’s Day in lockdown. So, while we can’t treat the special ladies in our lives in person, what can we do to make them know they are well and truly cherished? How about a Mother’s Day afternoon tea?

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I know what you’re thinking: ‘but it’s lockdown’!!

OK, so you can’t share a delicious treat with your mum right now, but you can send them a Mother’s Day afternoon tea voucher to use in the future. Or you can arrange for an afternoon tea hamper to be delivered to her door.

Below are some of my top Mother’s Day afternoon tea picks to show mum just how much you care. And there’s no need to set the date to enjoy them just yet. Vouchers are valid for at least 20 months from the time of purchase.

Keep your eyes peeled for my exclusive discount codes for experiences from Buyagift.com and Red Letter Days! There’s more details and T&Cs at the bottom of this post.

Get a Mother’s Day afternoon tea delivered

What home school frazzled mum, treasured grandma or much loved aunt wouldn’t enjoy tucking into a selection of sweet and savoury delights in the comfort of their own home?

Thankfully you can get lockdown afternoon teas delivered!

Cakes, scones and sandwiches laid out on a table
Piglet’s Pantry afternoon tea delivery

Piglet’s Pantry can send a scrumptious afternoon tea* for one, two or four to your mum’s door on her preferred date. Prices start at £25 for an afternoon tea for one.

Tuck into Scotch eggs, sausage rolls and an assortment of eight cakes as well as indulgent fruit scones topped with strawberry jam and cream.

They even do a Vegetarian option* and a Vegan afternoon tea*.

Please note that afternoon tea orders must be placed two weeks prior to your preferred delivery date, so it’s not now possible to deliver one of these afternoon teas in time for Mother’s Day 2021. But your mum can still decide when they’d like to treat themselves.

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Vegan Mother's Day afternoon tea spread
Vegan Mother’s Day afternoon tea delivery

Afternoon tea in London

If you think your mum can wait, then why not buy her a Mother’s Day afternoon tea experience that you can both enjoy in the future?

Here’s some places to enjoy afternoon tea in London that look super special.

Dive into afternoon tea in a dome

Domes at the Secret Garden in Kensington London
London Secret Garden in Kensington

Make a date with your mum for a special Champagne afternoon tea for two at The Domes at London Secret Garden*. This a magical dining space is tucked away in the back streets of Kensington and each group of guests gets their own socially-distanced dome.

Afternoon tea here includes a chilled glass of Champagne each, a selection of fine teas, umami duck spring rolls, pistachio and white chocolate cake and scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam. All this for £60.

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Afternoon tea and a visit to The Shard

Cakes, pastries, wine and tea

Your voucher sets your mum up for a luxurious afternoon tea for two before a visit to The Shard*. All for £79.

Choose from on of the following locations for afternoon tea:

  • Hotel Chocolat Rabot 1745
  • Doubletree Westminster
  • Ambassadors Bloomsbury
  • Hilton London Islington
  • Hilton London Canary Wharf

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Mother’s Day afternoon tea near you

Not local to London? Me neither! Wherever you live around the UK you’ll be able to find and book one of these Mother’s Day afternoon tea experiences near you.

Surprise mum with a treat you can both enjoy when restrictions allow.

Afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie

Afternoon tea set out in restaurant

Wherever you and your mum live in the UK you can enjoy finger fancies, hand-perfected cakes, clotted cream and jam smothered over fresh scones at Patisserie Valerie. Of course, it comes with a perfectly brewed tea – all for £25 for two. 

Enjoy afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie* in 71 locations around England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Afternoon tea voucher

Afternoon tea at the Hilton
Afternoon tea at the Hilton

For £34.99 you can buy an afternoon tea voucher* that your loved one can redeem for an afternoon tea for two at more than 450 locations across the UK.

It might be a Hilton hotel, Marco Pierre White restaurant or a quaint little cafe. The choice of where and when they book it is totally up to them.

If you’re feeling extra generous you can add two glasses of bubbles for an extra £15.

There’s no need to set the date just yet. The voucher is valid for 24 months from the time of purchase.

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Afternoon tea for wine lovers

Grapes in vineyard

If your mum is a wine connoisseur then why not combine their Mother’s Day afternoon tea treat with a wine tasting tour*?

For £49 you can send them on a tour through the wine-making process complete with tasting at one of 12 English vineyards. They can then have a delicious lunch or afternoon tea to soak it all up.

Fancy 15% off? Use TIN15TEA at the check out. T&Cs below.

Afternoon tea and spa day

Person laid on spa bed having a hot stone spa treatment

Let your mum know just how much you appreciate her by upgrading their Mother’s Day afternoon tea to a spa day.

For £139 they can enjoy a spa day for two with 60 minute treatment and afternoon tea* at one of 30 locations across the UK.

Fancy 10% off? Use RTINBOX1 at the checkout. T&Cs below.

Mother’s Day afternoon tea discount code T&Cs

Fancy a discount on your Mother’s Day afternoon tea gift? Of course you do! Use my exclusive discount codes when you make a purchase on Buyagift.com and Red Letter Days.

Here’s the full details:

  • Buyagift.com code: TIN15TEA – get 15% off until 23:59 GMT on 30/04/2021
  • Red Letter Days code: RTINBOX10 – get 10% off until 23:59 GMT on 30/04/2021

Happy Mother’s Day 2021 and fingers crossed for lots more hugs, kisses and precious family time next year!

More Mother’s Day gift ideas

If an afternoon tea isn’t quite right for the significant lady in your life, take a look at these extra Mother’s Day gift ideas on the blog:

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