Last-minute Mother’s Day ideas for Hull and East Riding
If Mother’s Day has crept up on you this year, don’t worry there is still a chance to find the perfect way to spoil your mum this Sunday.
From family days out, to florists and fine dining, East Yorkshire has everything you need to plan a very special day at short notice.
You can book your mum in for a pampering aromatherapy massage, take her for a delicious three-course lunch, or even a day out at the KC Stadium to watch Hull FC take on Widnes Vikings.
Here's 10 great places to check out if you have left planning Mother’s Day until the last minute.
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1. Ask, Warehouse 6, Princes Dock Street, East Hull, HU1, 01482 210 565.
Food Served: 11.45am-11pm Monday to Thursday, 11.45pm-11.30pm Friday and Saturday and 11.45am-10pm Sundays.
Mother’s Day: Two course set menu £12.95 or three course set menu £15.95 plus free glass of prosecco for mums.
Try: Parpadelle with Tuscan sausage-wide ribboned pappardelle pasta, served with crumbled Tuscan pork sausage that’s flavoured with fennel seeds, garlic and red wine; mixed with colourful asparagus and peas.
For an affordable, family-friendly Mother’s day meal head to Ask.
The Italian chain is offering a set menu on March 18 showcasing seasonal dishes including starters like asparagus with prosciutto alongside classics like spaghetti Bolognese, pizza Fiorentina and chicken Caesar salad.
Desserts include honeycomb cheese cake and tiramisu and there is a free glass of prosecco for mum.
* Also try the Beverley branch of Ask.
2. The Pearson Park Hotel, 70 - 72 Pearson Park, Hull, HU5 2TQ, 0800 5423125.
Food Served: Daily (12pm-3pm for Sunday Lunch).
Mother’s Day: Three course menu and coffee, £12.95 per adult, £6.96 per child..
Try: Roast turkey with chipolata, sage and onion seasoning, gravy, potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
For a traditional Mother’s Day meal check in for lunch at the Pearson Park Hotel.
As well as lovely views out of Hull’s oldest public park restaurant is offering a three course meal for just £12.95.
The menu includes classics like roast beef and turkey with all the trimmings as well as fish and vegetarian options.
Throw in a choice of classic starters and some delectable homemade desserts and you have all the ingredients for a memorable Mother’s Day lunch.
3. Chiquito, Kingston Park, Kingston St, Hull, HU1 2TX, 01482 589890 AND Kingswood Leisure Park, Raich Carter Way, HU7 3DB, 01482 821 690.
Food Served: 11am-11pm Monday to Saturday, 11am-10.30pm Sundays.
Mother’s Day: Free main meal for mum when another full price main is ordered.
Try: Acapulco fajitas - strips of herby marinated chicken coated with melted cheese and crushed tortillas served on a bed of spiced onions and peppers with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and soft flour tortillas.
With two different restaurants in the city, Chiquito is an ideal last minute Mother’s Day destination as the chances are you will still get a table.
The Mexican restaurant chain is offering a free main meal for mum when another main is ordered, ensuring a lunch that is both fabulous and affordable.
From sizzling fajitas to burritos, burgers, steaks and salads, Chiquito offers something for everyone,
And with its colourful interior, Mexican music and relaxed atmosphere it is a great place for a family celebration.
4. The Avenue, 100 Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 3TS, 01482 498961.
Style: Pub grub.
Food Served: 12pm-9pm daily.
Mother’s Day: Usual menu but diners will be given a voucher for two meals and two drinks for only £9.99 to be used between March 19 and April 20.
Try: The Indian Combo – sizzling tandoori chicken and tikka pieces in succulent sauces with a lamb shish kebab, onion bhaji, spinach pakora, vegetable samosa, pilau rice nann bread and mango chutney.
Part of the Sizzling family, The Avenue is happy to welcome you for a Mother’s Day meal even if you haven’t booked.
In addition it is also offering diners a special voucher for two meals and two drinks for £9.99 to use between March 19 and 20.
Great value and cheerful, The Avenue is renowned for its flame-grilled burgers and steaks served on sizzling platters.
5. Mother’s Day at the KC Stadium, Anlaby Road, Hull, HU3 6HU, 01482 50460.
Event/activity: Live rugby league.
Mother’s Day Special: Mother’s Day package including three course meal, gifts and ticket to Hull FC v Widnes Vikings.
When: March 18.
If you mum is a sports fan there is only one place to be in Hull on March 18 and that is the KC Stadium.
Hull FC rugby league team take on Widnes Vikings and the club is offering a very special Mother’s Day package.
This includes a three course lunch overlooking the pitch, chocolates, flowers and tickets to the game.
And if rugby isn’t your mum’s cup of tea there will also be hair and beauty demonstrations and pampering sessions on offer while the game is going on.
The club shop also has a number of different items of Mother’s Day merchandise including a ‘No 1 Mum’ mug and ladies home and away shirts.
6. Mother’s Day at Beverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 8QZ, 01482 867488
Event/activity: Three course lunch and family fun day £22.50 per adult, £11.25 per child.
When: Sunday March 18.
A visit to Beverley Racecourse is set to be a sure fire winner this Mother’s Day.
The venue is laying on a traditional three course Sunday lunch with all the trimmings.
And there is plenty for the kids to enjoy too including face painting, balloon modelling and a children’s entertainer.
All Mother's in attendance will also receive a gift of two complimentary Premier Enclosure badges, for the race meeting on Monday May 7.
7. Instant Calmer Aromatherapy Massage, The Core Health Centre, 55 Beverley Road,Hull, HU3 1XL, 01482 778385.
Event/activity: Aromatherapy massage.
Open: Thursday and Friday 9.30am-9pm.
Mother’s Day Special: Special gift vouchers: ‘Thanks Mum!’ one hour facial £32.50 and ‘Thanks Mum!’ one and a half hour lava shells massage £55.50.
Give the gift of total relaxation on Mother’s Day with a pampering aromatherapy massage courtesy of Instant Calmer.
The centre is offering two different de-stressing treatments designed to refresh and rejuvenate busy mums.
For £32.50 mums can enjoy a one hour facial and face neck and shoulder massage with essential oils. And for £55.50 you can buy your mum a gift voucher for a 90minute massage with hot lava shells, described as the ultimate calming massage.
8. Thornton’s, 33 Whitefriargate, 01482 586 699 AND 47 King Edward Street, 01482 324 280.
Sells: Chocolates and gifts.
Mother’s Day Specials: A range of special gift boxes and floral bouquets starting from £9.99.
If you mum has a sweet tooth then a box of delicious Thornton’s chocs is sure to go down well on Mother’s Day.
Hull has two stores and both are offering fabulous gifts for March 18. These include truffles decorated with letters of the alphabet to spell out a message in chocolate and personalised boxes incorporating the photo of your choice.
9. Flowers By Katie Wharram, 954 Anlaby Road, Hull, North Humberside, HU4 6AH, 01482 353921.
Sells: Flowers and gifts.
Open: Monday to Friday 8.30pm-5.30pm and Saturday 8.30am-4pm.
Mother’s Day Specials: A range of special Mother’s Day bouquets starting from £29.99.
If you are looking for beautiful blooms this Mother’s Day then head to Flowers By Katie Whraam.
The store has a number of lovely seasonal arrangements designed to put a smile on your mum’s face on March 18.
These include the stunning Mother’s Day basket with soft pink and lilac colours fresh eucalyptus for scent. Carefully arranged in a white-washed rattan basket itfeatures germini, lilac lisianthus, a pale pink rose, spray carnations and lilac statice.
The shop also does a number of gifts including chocolates and champagne and delivers throughout the Hull area.
10. Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre, 324 Hull Road, Woodmansey, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 0RU, 01482 865410.
Sells: Plants, pets, indoor and outdoor furniture and gifts.
Open: Monday to Friday 8am-6pm, Weekends 8.30am-6pm.
Doubling up as a great place to buy a gift and a Mother’s Day destination in its own rite, Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre has a lot to offer.
On March 18 the centre has a host of special events on with a range of special offers and gardening demonstrations
And from flowers to furniture and pets to patio ornaments you are sure to find the perfect present here too.
There is also an excellent cafe, ideal for a cup of tea and a cake or a Mother’s Day lunch.