IT’S time to treat the most important woman in your life, so here are eight top ways to treat your mum on Mother’s Day...
LUNCH AT THE STOCKBRIDGE RESTAURANT
St Stephen Street, Sunday, 12.30pm-2pm, 0131-226 6766
A MUCH-LOVED hidden gem, The Stockbridge Restaurant will open for lunch on Mother’s Day.
The family run basement restaurant normally only serves dinner on Sundays, but will open early to allow families to enjoy a celebratory Mother’s Day lunch between 12.30pm and 2pm.
Every Mum will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of fizz. To make a reservation, call 0131-226 6766.
WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW: BACK TO BACHARACH
Howden Park Centre, Livingston, Sunday, 8pm, 01506-777 666
BACK to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished composers of the 20th Century.
Performed by three West End singers, accompanied by a live 10-piece band, songs featured include Anyone Who Had A Heart, Always Something There To Remind Me, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and many more.
The perfect way to treat your mum, tickets, priced £23, can be booked on 01506-777 666.
DOBBIES’ MOTHER’S DAY AFTERNOON TEA
Melville Nursery, Lasswade, Sunday, 9am-6pm, 0131-663 1941
DOBBIES carefully crafted Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two is the ideal way to treat the most important woman in your life.
Just £17 for two people, the Afternoon Tea includes freshly prepared sandwiches alongwith homemade mini plain and fruit scones, served with clotted cream and fruit jam.
Finally there’s a selection of luxurious cakes as well as a pot of tea or a filter coffee, with complimentary refills.
Add some fizz to the Tea for Two with some Prosecco for an additional £5.95 (200ml bottle).
FRED MACAULAY IN CONVERSATION...
Basement Theatre, Gilded Balloon, Rose Street, Sunday, 5pm, 0131-622 6552
IF your mum is a fan of River City’s Andy Gray and Grant Stott, then a trip to the Gilded Balloon’s Basement Theatre on Rose Street could prove ideal.
The panto pair are funny-man Fred MacAulay’s guests on his monthly chat show.
Tickets priced £10.50-£12.50 are available from 0131-622 6552.
MUM EATS FREE AT STEAK RESTAURANT
Picardy Place, Sunday, 5pm, 0131-556 1289
ENJOY a three course meal of Steak’s Restaurant (£35 per person) or Brasserie (£25 per person) menus and mum eats for free on Mother’s Day.
Tables must be booked in advance on 0131-556 1289 and only one free meal may be claimed per table of four. Drinks and sides not included.
TREAT YOUR MUM LIKE A QUEEN ON THE ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA
Ocean Terminal, Leith, Sunday, 10am-4.30pm
FOR more than 44 years, Britannia was home to one of the world’s best known mothers, The Queen.
Spend Mother’s Day in sparkling style on board the Royal Yacht Britannia and enjoy a luxurious Champagne cream tea whilst taking in the beautiful views across the Firth of Forth from the Royal Deck Tea Room.
An exclusive Mother’s Day cocktail, a Pomegranate Martini, will feature on the menu. Admission £16.
HALF PRICE COCKTAILS AT THE SCOTCH MALT WHISKY SOCIETY
Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar, Queen Street, Sunday, 11am-10pm, 0131-220 2044
TREAT your mum to a special half price cocktail or two at The Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar, which boasts a constantly changing menu of whisky flavours to taste and explore.
MOTHER’S DAY AT SQUARE ONE
Festival Square, Sunday, 11am-10pm, 0131-221 6422
TREAT your mum to a sumptuous Sunday lunch at One Square. With seasonal Scottish produce, indulgent chocolate fountain, laid-back live jazz band and views of the Castle, it’s the perfect way to spend Mother’s Day.
And that’s not all, there’s a complimentary glass of fizz and a gift for Mum too. £40 per person.