This Sunday (26th March ) is a big one – got to treat the mums in your life to a proper lovely Mother’s Day: we’re thinking breakfast in bed, cards and presents galore and a lunchtime date as the bare minimum. If you need a bit of inspiration to get you going, check out these mother’s day menus to suit all tastes and don’t forget – the aim is to make her feel special every day, not just this weekend! You really do owe her the world (and a few strong cocktails too!)

Ramen Dayo – ラーメンだよ!

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Image: Ramen Dayo Facebook

For a unique take on the Mother’s Day out – check out Glasgow’s latest, authentic ramen experience! Currently living in La Cheetah club, of all places, this gorgeous wee atmospheric restaurant pops up during the day to serve the best ramen in the city, right in the centre. It’s fast-becoming the worst-kept secret, and if we have our way, then everyone and their maw will be there this weekend.

Mini Grill

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Image: Mini Grill Facebook

We adore this wee Bath Street spot – always cosy despite the busy street above and amazingly cooked meats every time. For a relaxed dining experience, book in and you’ll get three courses for just £19.99. Sorted!

Agenda 87

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Image: Agenda 87 Facebook

This newcomer to the Southside is going from strength to strength, and is getting ready for a magical first Mother’s Day menu. Think special touches (free glass of Prosecco for mum, of course) and a creative menu of delicious treats ranging from traditional steak pie to a zesty katsu curry, courtesy of their new Asian Fusion menu. Book HERE, or check out their Facebook page for a chance to win the lunch in their current competition!

The Honours by Martin Wishart

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Image: The Honours Facebook

For a really elegant and luxurious lunch date, look no further than The Honours. Located in the sumptuous Malmaison Hotel, this critically-acclaimed restaurant offers a creative and delicious menu to make it a mother’s day to remember. The deal is £35 for three courses, a wee dessert, canapés and coffee – go on, she deserves it! Get her ticket here.

House for an Art Lover

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Image: House for an Art Lover Website

Beautiful meals in a beautiful setting. The House was built using famed architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s designs, and inspired by works by his supremely talented artist wife Margaret McDonald. Enjoy a walk in the sculpture garden around the house, which is set within Bellahouston Park. Finish up with lunch or afternoon tea in the art lover’s café and a wee nosy in the lovely shop.

Il Pavone

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Image: Il Pavone Facebook

This elegant, family-run restaurant would be the perfect stop for lunch if you’re taking mum out in town. It’s tucked away in Princes Square and has been serving up delicious and authentic Italian food for twenty years, with plenty of gluten free options, too, if that’s a requirement!

Malaga Tapas

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Image: Malaga Tapas Facebook

If you can’t afford a few flights to Spain for the weekend, then this is the next best thing by a country mile. Based just south of the Clyde near Tradeston, they offer a warm welcome and authentic basque cuisine, as well as the crowd-pleasing tapas and giant pans of paella. Get the sangria out and celebrate mother’s day in style.

As well as the meal, a card and prezzie are also kinda compulsory! 😉  If you’re still stuck for ideas, check out our selection of perfect gifts from the talented local makers in our Glasgow’s Finest shop! There’s a story behind every creation. Glasgow’s Finest specialises in showcasing the best of Scotland’s local independent creative talent. What’s better than spoiling maw and supporting local makers and shakers? Not much, that’s what. Good luck finding something perfect, and wish her a happy mother’s day from us. To yer maw! x

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