Mother's Day might look a little different this year as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease, but there are still plenty of options to show your mum that you care.With the special celebration just around the corner, we've rounded up some of the best meal deals, treat boxes, afternoon teas and even cocktails available for collection and delivery in Northern Ireland.
Italian eatery Coppi and its sister restaurant, Buba Belfast, will both be offering a three course 'At Home' meal where everything is fully cooked and provided with simple reheating instructions. The deals cost £25 per person and can be delivered all over Northern Ireland. The menu will be released on Friday, March 5, with a children’s option available for that weekend.
Paula's Treats afternoon tea menu includes a selection of sweet and savoury treats. Costing £15 per person, it is available for delivery in the Lisburn area.
Doorsteps Lisburn Road will be offering deluxe afternoon tea boxes, with the option of adding a bouquet of flowers. Starting from £24, the boxes will be available for collection and delivery around Belfast and to BT36 and BT27 (delivery charges apply).
Farm House Treats' luxury Mother's Day afternoon tea is now available to order, priced at £15 per person. Based between Carryduff and Monyrea, orders can be collected on the Friday, Saturday or Sunday of Mother’s Day weekend.
Artisan baker The Kat's Pyjamas is offering an afternoon tea box for two, costing £32.50, for delivery in the North Down and Belfast areas. Also available for posting across Northern Ireland is a Mother's Day luxury treat box priced at £16.50. The boxes contain a selection of goodies from caramel squares to fudge.
Bluebell Bakery, Cavehill is providing a Mother’s Day afternoon tea for £20. Delivery is available within a five mile-radius; charges apply. Collection is also available from 10am-2pm; call the bakery on 02890392905 to order.
Arden's Larder has a number of options for Mother's Day, including afternoon tea for one (£35) or two people (£65). Vegetarian options are also available. Visit the Arden's Larder website for more details; deliveries cost £5 in the greater Belfast area and are calculated based on address for further afield.
Becks Cakes, Bakes n Buns is providing afternoon tea for two people over Mother's Day weekend, costing £30. Also available is a treat box for £22; both boxes come with a mini burner and scents from Zo Fresh. The boxes can be collected or delivery available within a 15-mile radius of Newtownards.
Treat boxes and hampers
Fudge-A-Rama is offering a Mother's Day treat box for £15, containing two white chocolate and raspberry blondies, two Mini Egg brownies and 12 pieces of fudge. The boxes can be collected on Saturday, March 13 in the BT8 area with delivery also available.
3 Forty-Seven Cakes has created a profiterole and eclair bouquet, presented in a beautiful Mother's Day farmhouse jug. The bouquets cost £35 each; delivery in Belfast is free and calculated per mile outside Belfast.
Treats by Tamz has a number of tasty options available for Mother's Day, from a cakepop bouquet for £12 to decorated cupcakes, starting at £10 for six. Also on offer is a Sunday tea treat box with a selection of traybakes, buns and fudge for £15. Delivery will be available to the Larne, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey, and Carrickfergus areas. Collection will also be available; see the Facebook page for further details.
Artisan jam maker Inginious makes speciality alcohol-infused jams and marmalades in a wide variety of flavours and three sizes. Products include a mini tasting pack of four jams for £8; visit the Facebook page for more details.
Gimme S'more NI is putting together s'more treat boxes for delivery across Northern Ireland, with collection also available outside Coalisland. The boxes contain a burner and matches, skewers, and a selection of sweet treats for toasting. Also in the box is a Mother's Day plaque and an organic bath bomb. The box costs £22 per person, or £26 to include the option of an alcoholic drink.
Cafolla's is providing Mother’s Day ice cream packs, filled with their homemade ice-cream, shortbread, honeycomb and more, including a handmade porcelain gift. The packs cost £20 each and can be ordered via the app or by calling Cafolla's on 02891814999. Delivery is within a 15-mile radius of the cafe in Newtownards.
Bowbells Donaghadee will be offering artisan hampers filled with a range of local produce, along with afternoon teas delivered up to a 10-mile radius. Hampers start at £25 with afternoon tea costing £15.95 per person.
Tasty Wee Numbers Home Bakery in Ballynahinch is providing boxes of hand-made traybakes; prices start from £11.50 and include postage to anywhere in Northern Ireland. A message can also be included free of charge. For more details on the treats available, visit the bakery's website. Last orders for Mother’s Day boxes are on March 7 (2nd class) and March 9 (1st class).
Sips by Dylan's Mother's Day Pack includes any four cocktails, a cocktail shaker, handmade chocolates, a personalised card and the option to personalise bottle labels, all for £18.95. Delivery is available throughout Northern Ireland, ROI and UK.