Spice things up with a mix of Asian fusion dishes from Sohe’s special Mother’s Day menu, with flavoursome offerings including chicken satay, duck dim sum, pad Thai and phanaeng curry. If there’s room for something sweet, choose from vanilla bean cheesecake and stem ginger cake with peanut butter ice cream and toffee sauce. The woman of the moment will also be spoiled with a free sparkling cocktail when ordering from the Mother’s Day special menu.
£19.90 for two courses and £23.50 for three courses. Call 0191 281 8161 for bookings.
Enjoy afternoon tea with a twist at 97 & Social
Forget traditional afternoon tea and treat Mum to Tipsy tea, a unique take on a classic at gastro bar 97 & Social in Jesmond. A cocktail teapot is served accompanied by a selection of fresh sandwiches, cakes, macarons and special sweet surprises.
Tipsy Tea for one with a single teapot £9.95, for two with a double teapot £15.95, or for four with two double teapots £29.95. Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 12pm to 6pm. Call the team on 0191 281 1358 to book.
Decadent dining at a royal Victorian hotel
Lay on a lavish three course Sunday lunch without lifting a finger at the Royal Station Hotel Newcastle’s Empire Restaurant. Lunch is served from 12pm to 3pm and features a variety of meats, fresh seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and homemade Yorkshire puddings. Vegetarian options are also available.
£11.25 for three courses. Call 0191 232 0781 to reserve a table.
Indulge in a taste of Italy at Fiume
Gather the whole family to celebrate Mum on her special day at Fiume in Washington. Tuck into a range of both modern and classic Italian dishes made using the finest and freshest ingredients. Choose from seared scallops and Northumberland black pudding, braised lamb shank and potato gnocchi. For a sweet treat, enjoy summer berries set in prosecco or rich chocolate tart served with a quenelle of brandy and vanilla bean mascarpone.
Two courses for £15.95 or three courses for £17.95. Call 0191 415 0007 for reservations.
Sunday lunch at a popular city centre eatery
Celebrate Mum at Bonbar and indulge in its Mother’s Day Sunday lunch. Mum will also be treated to a free glass of prosecco to add a dash of fizz to her special day. Favourites including smoked salmon, roast chicken with roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and fresh vegetables and Bonbar’s popular chocolate melting bomb are all available.
Two courses for £16 or three courses for £20. Call 0191 232 8695 to book a table.
Take a break at a getaway Newcastle hotel
Breakfast in bed doesn’t get much better than in a comfy suite served up by professional chefs so why not say thank you to that lady in your life with an overnight stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newcastle International Airport. For those who like less of a fuss, simply book in for brekkie or lunch at Fratello’s restaurant to enjoy some quality family time. Or if you’re feeling generous, your gateway to a city day break is right on your doorstep so throw in a flight to London, Dublin or further afield!
To make a hotel reservation, call 01661 824 266 or email email@example.com and for restaurant enquiries, call Fratello’s on 01661 867 020.