17 Thanet places to treat mums to a Mother’s Day meal or afternoon tea

Mother's Day

Time to treat your mums for Mother’s Day on March 31 and there are plenty of choices across the isle if eating out is what you plump for. Prosecco, live music and cakes are all on offer. Here are a few ideas to help you out:

Restaurant 66, The Oak Hotel, Ramsgate

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day at The Oak Hotel with a three course meal and live music from Hotsy Totsy.

The offer on March 31 is from 1pm to 4pm. Tickets are £30pp. Call 01843 583686


Pop to Zest cafe and cocktail bar in Ramsgate’s Queen Street for an afternoon tea. Enjoy handmade mini cream cakes, filled bridge rolls, scones, clotted cream, homemade jam, Prosecco and debonair artisan tea  for £15 per person. There will be limited spaces so booking early would be a good idea to avoid disappointment.

01843 586920

The Bay Tree in Broadstairs

The Bay Tree Hotel in Eastern Esplanade will be serving its hugely popular à la carte Sunday Lunch menu featuring a selection of delicious appetisers, roasts and desserts with a complimentary glass of Prosecco for mothers and any other adults dining.

Call 01843 862502

The Corner House, Minster

The Corner House will be serving a set menu featuring a selection of totally delicious dishes, priced at £35 for three courses. The chefs have created some exciting new menu options, such as Crayfish & crab croquette, romesco, crab mayonnaise, pickled vegetables and Braised beef shin, beer and oyster suet pudding, buttered greens, beef jus. Mothers, and everyone else in the party, are in for a treat.

Call 01843 823000


Dreamland will be hosting a  vintage afternoon tea on Sunday, March 31 in the restored 1920s Ballroom.

Enjoy an array of scones, cakes and finger sandwiches with a beverage of choice.

Tables are available from 1pm to 3pm or 4pm to 6pm, and tea is £15 per person (plus booking fee).

Click here for details

The Britannia

Get a three course meal at The Britannia in Margate for £12.

Cream of vegetable soup
Palma Ham with melon

Roast, Beef, Turkey, Pork, or Gammon
served with seasonal vegetables and trimmings.

Strawberry Gateau with cream.
Chocolate mini eclairs with cream.

Bookings only 01843 280609

Mad Hatter tearooms

On March 30 and 31 the Mad Hatter tearooms in Margate’s Old Town is offering two sittings 12pm-1.45pm and 2pm-3.45pm

Mums can enjoy a Victorian afternoon cream tea. All mums will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Cost is £12.50 per person or £22.50 for two people

Vegan and gluten free afternoon teas available at £13.95 per person

Mini Mad Hatter afternoon teas available (for under 12s) at £5.95 per child

Call 01843 232626

The Smugglers

Treat your mother to Mother’s Day lunc at The Smugglers in Birchington on Sunday, March 31. There will be a special menu for the occasion, available for lunch and evening meals, priced at £24.95 per person and child’s half portion £12.95.

Mother’s Day at The Smugglers is always very popular, so early booking is recommended.

Call 01843 841185

The Saddler, Minster

Mums get to eat a free roast dinner, between 12pm-5pm but it is bookings only. Call 01843 821331 to book your places.

Toby Carvery

When you book a table for Mother’s Day at the carvery in Haine Road, Westwood,, Mum will eat for free. The offer will be available after 6pm on Sunday, March 31.

Even if you don’t visit on Mother’s Day, mums get a free glass of wine with their meal on Thursday 28, Friday 29 or Saturday, March 30.

Call 01843 868567

Grosvenor casino Westwood

Treat your mum to a three course Sunday dinner, glass of bubbly, £10 lucky roulette voucher and free gift for only £14.95 per person.

For more information or to make a booking call Hayley on 01843 579999 or email sm.gc-thanet@rank.com

Pavilion Broadstairs

Afternoon tea on March 31 with live entertainment with ‘In with Flynn’. Arrive at 2pm for tea at 2.30pm. Adults £18.95, children £10.

Please book early to save disappointment by calling 01843 600999 or pop into the Pavilion

Mama Feelgoods

Spoil mum to an extra special afternoon tea with Mama Feelgoods at Quex Park, with delicate sandwiches, fine savoury pastries and warm homemade scones served with preserves and a delectable array of sweet pastry confections. Choose specialty tea or fresh coffee, along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Live music from Java Jive for a wonderful ambience.

Cost is  £23.95 payable on booking, under 12’s £10,  Early Booking is advisable Ticket for Quex Gardens is included.

Call 01843 482004

Ramsgate Tandoori

All mums eating at Ramsgate Tandoori in Harbour Street on Mother’s day will receive a free drink.

Run by Raushan Ara and husband Reza, the restaurant first opened its doors in 1988 and most popular dishes include Tikka Masala; Tandoori Mixed Grill; Rezala; Fish Bengal ;Sag Panaeer (vegan); Coconut Pilau;;Onion Bhaji;plus Coriander and Cheese Naan cooked on a traditional Tandoori clay oven.

Call 01843 589134

Breakout Ramsgate

Southwood Road

Between March 29-31, one mother goes  free in a room of your choosing (Down the Rabbit Hole or The Graveyard). For 3-6 people only (the rest pay £16pp)
On Mother’s Day (March 31) mothers get free drinks (one per group)!

Call 01843 319850

Northdown House, Margate

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day to an afternoon tea at Northdown House, Margate on Sunday, March 31.

A selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches:
Smoked salmon, dill butter
Cucumber, basil butter
Egg, celery cress mayonnaise
Honey ham, grain mustard butter

Homemade fruit & plain scones, clotted cream, jams, preserves.
Mini cakes & fancies.

£16.95 per-person or add a glass of Prosecco for £19.95 per-person.

Gluten-free options available, please discuss any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
Please note, while ingredients will be gluten-free if requested, food prepared in the same kitchen as wheat-based items.

Call 01843 296111

Westwood Cross

Big name brands including The Perfume Shop will be offering an exclusive Mother’s Day offer on Michael Kors Sparkling Blush and Outfit will be offering £10 off Blossoming Gifts, when you spend £10 or more in store.

Visitors can also make memories and give their mum a unique gift with a free selfie in a vintage caravan photobooth. The photobooth will be near the pop-up park towards Debenham’s on Saturday, March 30 from 10:30am until 4pm.

Café Rouge will be spoiling Mum with a complimentary glass of fizz with every meal purchased and Chiquito will be offering the little ones a main, side, dessert and drink for just £5.49. Ask Italian and Frankie & Benny’s will also be offering special Mother’s Day meals at discounted prices.

For more information on Mother’s Day at Westwood Cross, visit: https://westwoodx.co.uk/articles/dine-out-mothers-day