This year Mother’s Day is going to be a little different, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find the perfect gift for Mum in and around our great city! You may have to put the traditional plans on hold for now, but you can pay it forward with a range of great vouchers and offers, giving Mum something to truly look forward to in Chester. With everything from sumptuous food from Chester’s renowned restaurants, sparkling afternoon teas, indulgent spa days, superb staycations and unforgettable experiences, you’re sure to find something to make your Mother’s Day a memorable one. We’ve put together a selection of our favourite vouchers and offers to pay it forward for Mum in Chester:

Mother's Day Dining

This Mother’s Day, we may not be able to go to our favourite restaurants to treat Mum to a superb meal, but we can pay it forward with a gift voucher. There’s a lot on offer from monetary vouchers to meal packages from some of Chester’s finest eateries, so although that special Mother’s Day meal is on hold, you can give Mum the promise of a fantastic meal out. Whether you’re planning for a traditional Mothering Sunday lunch, haute cuisine, a casual meal or some of Chester’s best vegan fayre, you can gift Mum that extra special meal to look forward to in Chester. Here are some of our favourites:

Chef’s Table 

Give Mum the gift of a superb meal at this multi award-winning independent restaurant in the heart of Chester city centre, offering the best local produce available to them in their seasonal and constantly changing menus.

Chef's Table

Jospeh Benjamin / Porta

Joseph Benjamin is busy independent restaurant located next to Chester's historic City Walls. Owned and run by brother Ben and Joe Wright, Joseph Benjamin offers an eclectic, seasonally focussed mix of British-European fare, served in a relaxed and comfortable setting. And then there’s Porta, Joseph Benjamin’s sister restaurant serving the finest tapas around.

Joseph Benjamin


If you’re looking to treat Mum to a plant-based eatery offering food, coffee, cocktails and more, look no further than Shrub. Located on Chester’s historic Rows, Shrub has become a firm favourite amongst Cestrians, and for good reason. Be sure to try the vegan donuts!



The recent recipient of a Michelin Plate, Hypha is a small, independent and highly innovative plant based eatery right on Chester’s historic walls. Using the freshest seasonal ingredients to create imaginative menus, a Hypha is a sure-fire way to treat Mum this year.


Ristorante Sergio

Sergio is a staple for superb Italian cuisine right in the heart of the city centre. You can take in the views of the majestic Cathedral while you enjoy all your favourites from the extensive menu presented by Chester’s favourite Italian cucina.

Sticky Walnut

Sticky Walnut is the Award winning local bistro in the heart of Hoole, serving humble dishes using the best possible ingredients. Their menus are seasonal and are sure to impress Mum this year.

Sticky Walnut

Champagne Sunday at La Brasserie

Classic in design and authentic in taste, inspired by flavours and ingredients from home and abroad.  Served in La Brasserie’s vibrant 2 AA Rosette Restaurant. Indulge Mum with a chilled glass of Champagne along with three delicious courses from the 'Champagne Sunday' menu.

La Brasserie

The White Horse

A family gastro pub, set within the grounds of Chester Racecourse on the Roodee, The White Horse serves generous helpings of comfort food, alongside a selection of traditional beers, real ales and wines. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for family and friends, so make sure to get Mum a voucher for that extra special day out when we can.

The White Horse

Crowne Plaza – 3 Course Sunday Roast

Reflecting their position on the doorstep of Chester Racecourse the ambience of The Stables at the Crowne Plaza blends glamour, style and excitement – just like a day at the races. You can spoil Mum with this offer of a superb 3-course Sunday Roast with wine.

Crowne Plaza

Afternoon Tea 

What says treat more than a relaxing traditional (or not so traditional!) afternoon tea. With finger sandwiches, herbal blends, scones and other sweet goodies, an afternoon tea is a perfect gift experience for you to give Mum this Mother’s Day. There are a lot of options to choose from in Chester, from classic favourites to sparkling champagne offers, so you’re sure to find the perfect afternoon tea to enjoy soon with Mum! Here are some of our favourites:

The Townhouse

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea  Secret Garden or Tea Room at the Townhouse Hotel for two people. Enjoy freshly baked Scones, a selection of cakes and sandwiches and enjoy a superb and wide ranging tea selection. There are numerous addons available to upgrade too including Prosecco, gin & tonic or even classic cocktails.

The Townhouse

The Chester Grosvenor – Indulgent Champagne Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a glass of chilled Champagne with strawberries and clotted cream, a selection of handmade sandwiches on freshly baked bread, fruit and plain scones served with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, French pastries and fancies and freshly brewed tea or coffee with The Grosvenor’s unique blend of 'Grosvenor Grey'.

Afternoon Tea at The Chester Grosvenor

Palm – Afternoon Tea

Fancy treating Mum to a mini escape at one of Chester’s most Instagrammable eateries the next time she pops into Chester? Afternoon Tea is one of Palm’s specialities, and it’s available from 11am to 6pm Monday to Saturday.  Gift Mum with a Chester trip to remember.


Palm Court – Champagne Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a glass of Prosecco alongside a traditional Afternoon Tea for two; including a selection of sandwiches, home-made scones with preserves and clotted cream, freshly made cakes and pastries and your choice of tea or coffee all within the stunning setting of Palm Court.

Palm Court


Tucked away at the end of the historical Upper Rows on Bridge Street and within the ancient city walls, a warm welcome awaits at Bellinis. They provide fresh homemade food with high-quality ingredients that are carefully sourced from independent suppliers in and around Chester. So why not treat Mum to a truly special afternoon tea in the heart of Chester?


Oddfellows – Afternoon Tea with Fizz

Gift Mum Oddfellows’ take on a timeless treat! Their Traditional Afternoon Tea includes a selection of freshly made sandwiches, scones and sweet treats with a chilled glass of fizz. So treat Mum to a Traditional Afternoon Tea with a splash of ‘Odd’.


1539 – Rose Champagne Afternoon Tea

1539 offers the most unique backdrop in which to enjoy a drink and a delicious meal in comfortable surroundings whilst taking in the breath-taking vista of the oldest racecourse in the UK. Their varied menu offers twists on British classics alongside dishes inspired by flavours from across the globe and a quintessential Afternoon Tea offering. Really treat Mum with this offer of afternoon tea with Rose Champagne.


Crowne Plaza - Classic Afternoon Tea

Indulge in the finest British tradition of a Classic Afternoon Tea, enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and a mouth-watering range of cakes. And you can do it all within the opulent surroundings of the Crowne Plaza.

Crowne Plaza

Rowton Hall – Celebration Afternoon tea

Treat Mum to afternoon Tea as it should be! Enjoy a Celebration Afternoon Tea for two, served in the stylish and relaxed surroundings of Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa. Enjoy a glass of perfectly chilled Prosecco each and browse our selection of specialty teas. Savour finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones served with Cornish clotted cream, and a delicious selection of cakes and fancies including Rhubarb and Custard Tart, Cherry and Vanilla Battenberg, Passionfruit and Poppyseed Macaron and Chocolate Pistachio Terrine.

Rowton Hall

Macdonald New Blossoms – Champagne Afternoon Tea

Enjoy afternoon tea for two and be spoiled to a selection of traditional finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve and assorted fresh fine pastries & cakes. To top it off you’ll receive a glass of Moët & Chandon Brut.

Macdonald New Blossoms

Carden Park – Sparkling Afternoon Tea

This is not your average afternoon tea, treat Mum to a luxurious afternoon at our 1,000-acre estate. Enjoy a hand-prepared afternoon tea with delicious cakes and sandwiches accompanied by a glass of Carden Park Estate Reserve Sparkling Wine made with grapes from Carden Park’s on-site vineyard.

Carden Park

Hotel Breaks 

Why not give Mum the gift of a dream Chester city staycation? For the perfect indulgent hotel break look no further than Chester’s many superb hotels. With everything from country estates to urban boutiques, there’s a hotel to suit every Mum’s tastes. And what’s more, there are lots of great offers and packages available so you can give Mum that extra special stay away this Mother’s Day. Here are a few suggestions:

Oddfellows - Overnight Suite Stay with Dinner and Prosecco

Celebrate your Mother’s Day in style (when we can) at Oddfellows with an overnight stay in a stylish Newbrook Suite with a 3 course dinner and prosecco. This fantastic offer includes a complimentary full English breakfast, a glass of prosecco, a three course dinner for two, dining from the a la carte menu at Cultivated and a bottle of specially selected wine.


ABode – Room & Breakfast

Treat Mum to a stay at ABode to take in the sights of the city. Enjoy a breakfast hamper the following morning to get Mum set for the day.


Carden Park – Bollinger Experience Stay for Two

The ultimate spa and overnight offering, the Bollinger Experience Stay for two is the epitome of luxury at The Spa at Carden. Treat Mum to the ultimate luxury spa experience. The Bollinger Experience Stay for two people includes vernight accommodation with a bottle of Bollinger and matching glasses for you to enjoy or take home with you, a full English breakfast, dinner in Redmond's restaurant, and a glass of Bollinger on arrival in the spa. You will also relax with unlimited use of the Spa Garden and Thermal Experiences on the day of arrival and will receive your very own Bollinger robe and flip flops to take away

Carden Park

The Chester Grosvenor – Saturday La Brasserie Treat

Give Mum the gift of a stay in Chester at the world-renowned Grosvenor Hotel. Mum can retreat to a luxury Classic bedroom and experience The Chester Grosvenor’s La Brasserie restaurant. Offering modern, fresh cooking, La Brasserie’s vibrant 2 AA Rosette menu offers exquisite dishes using flavours and ingredients from home and abroad. This unmissable offer includes an overnight stay in a beautifully designed Classic bedroom, a two course meal at La Brasserie and a continental breakfast.

The Chester Grosvenor

The Townhouse - Luxury Overnight Stay with Breakfast and Prosecco

An overnight stay at one of Chester’s finest boutique hotels could be just what Mum wants this year. And what’s more, after a day in the city she can enjoy a bottle of Prosecco and a sumptuous breakfast the morning after!

The Townhouse

The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa – Sparkling Staycation

With so much time spent staying home this year, let The Grosvenor Pulford treat your Mum to a sparkling Cheshire staycation with an unmissable special offer! She will receive the VIP treatment whilst staycationing in style at one of Chester’s best four-star hotels. The Sparkling Cheshire Staycation package includes overnight accommodation for two in an executive bedroom, In-room Prosecco and chocolates on arrival, deluxe extras including robes, slippers and bottled water, dinner in Palm Court or Nelson’s Bar, a Full English breakfast in Palm Court and the use of The Grosvenor Pulford’s fantastic leisure facilities

The Grosvenor Pulford

Rowton Hall - Sunday Wine Dine and Stay

Rowton Hall’s one-night Wine, Dine and Stay Break is one of their most popular gift experiences. Enjoy some quality time with Mum at Rowton Hall Hotel & Spa. This gem is nestled in secluded surroundings, just minutes away from the buzzing, historic city of Chester. The voucher entitles two people to overnight accommodation in a Standard Room, dinner in the Langdale Restaurant, a bottle of House Wine on your dining table, a Full Cheshire Breakfast and use of Rowton Hall’s Spa and Leisure facilities.

Rowton Hall

Hotel Indigo - Ultimate Indulgence Package

You can really spoil Mum with this offer because she deserves it! She will experience the ultimate foodie night away by staying in an upgraded King Deluxe bedroom and dining. There’s a gorgeous 3-course menu including a bottle of House Wine as well. And she can complete this perfect stay by enjoying complimentary breakfast in bed.

Hotel Indigo

Superb Spa Days

Indulge Mum this Mother’s Day with a relaxing spa day in one of Chester’s blissful spas – she deserves it! With all that’s on offer in Chester, you can give Mum the gift of pampering treatments, serene environments and even a few extras like champagne and afternoon tea. With a range of great packages and offers to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice on where to spoil Mum this Mother’s Day!

The Chester Grosvenor – Spa and Afternoon Tea Retreat

Indulge your Mum this year, combining a relaxing spa day with a classic afternoon tea experience. She can choose two treatments to enjoy including a Grosvenor Signature Facial, a Grosvenor Signature Back and Shoulder Massage or and Express Manicure / Pedicure. In addition to these two sumptuous spa treatments, she’ll enjoy a soft drink and fruit selection on arrival, full use of the Thermal Suite and a Traditional Grosvenor Afternoon Tea, with handmade sandwiches, pastries, cakes and scones.

The Chester Grosvenor

Carden Park – Indulgent Spa Day

Treat Mum to the best of Carden Park’s five-star spa for a full day, with a 50 minute treatment, delicious lunch and access to the incredible indoor and outdoor thermal facilities. The day will include welcome refreshments, use of the Spa Garden and Thermal Experiences, a healthy lunch in Elements Restaurant, a comfy robe to use throughout the day and a pair of Spa at Carden flip flops to take home!

Carden Park

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa – Overnight Sweet Spa Escape

Treat Mum to a luxurious sweet spa escape at Spa by Kasia and the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa. This special package includes an overnight stay in an Executive bedroom with complimentary chocolates to enjoy, a Full English breakfast the following morning, a spa escape including two 25-minute treatments per person, full use of the facilities, use of a towel, robe and slippers and an Asian tea ritual on arrival, and Sparkling Afternoon Tea including a glass of Prosecco!

Spa by Kasia

Rowton Hall - Platinum Spa Day

Indulge Mum with a serene day at Rowton hall’s superb spa. Her day at Rowton Spa will include: a choice of two 55 minute treatments. A choice of either an Elemis Touch Facials, Rowtons Body Treatment or Elemis Body treatment, full use of the spa facilities and a choice of Spa Light Lunch or Afternoon tea in the Spa Bistro.

Rowton Hall Spa

Crowne Plaza – Ultimate Indulgence Spa Package

For the ultimate in relaxation, treat Mum to a blissful two hour spa treatment including a 60 min full body massage combined with a 60 min Comfort Zone facial. The treatment will be fully customized to Mum’s needs, whether she is looking for a relaxation massage combined with a cleansing facial or a deep tissue massage followed by a hydration facial. After or before the treatment Mum will enjoy a luxury sparkling afternoon tea in the Stables Restaurant and Terrace.

Crowne Plaza Spa

Unforgettable Experiences & Attractions

Looking for something a bit different to give Mum this Mother’s Day? Why not treat her to a truly unforgettable Chester experience. Mum can experience Chester to the fullest with a peaceful cruise down the Dee, a tour of the city’s culinary delights, or even a ghoulish ghost tour. So if you’re looking for an alternative Mother’s Day gift this year, look no further than one of Chester’s renowned attractions and give Mum something to really look forward to!

Gin Tonica tasting at The Arkle Bar & Lounge

The Arkle Bar & Lounge is home to a worldwide collection of over 50 gins. A dedicated bar tender will guide Mum through this experience with their specialist recommendations. Mum will select three gins from a worldwide collection, each matched and paired with a tonic and garnish in the stylish Arkle Bar and Lounge. Choose from some of the most famous brands through to uniquely crafted botanics. This is the ideal gift for any gin loving Mum!

Gin Tonica

Chesterboat – Two Hour Iron Bridge Cruise Voucher

Treat Mum to marvellous views of the leafy Cheshire countryside along the River Dee, winding through the Duke of Westminster's Eaton Estate and up to Aldford Iron Bridge. This is a tranquil stretch of the Dee, with many opportunities to spot wildlife including herons, cormorants, and - if your eyes are sharp - a kingfisher or two! Cruises include an interesting commentary, and a fully-licensed bar also serving soft drinks and hot drinks. You are welcome to bring your picnic or packed lunch on board with you.


Chester Food Tours Vouchers

A perfect gift for the food explorer, a Chester Food Tour will excite Mum with the culinary delights of our beautiful city. The tour will include a 4 – 4.5hrs guided food tour, at least 5 food/drink stops (mostly local independents), a passionate & experienced local guide with great insight into the history of Chester, a variety of amazing foods and flavours and a mystery gift to take away!

Chester Food Tours

Chester Zoo – Adopt an Animal

This is the perfect gift for the animal lover in your life. Whether you decided on a gold, silver, bronze or junior package, adopting an animal at Chester Zoo is really rewarding as you will help fund conservation work in the UK and all around the world! Not only will Mum receive an exclusive adoption pack, but her name will be displayed on a ‘Thank You’ plaque near the habitat of her chosen animal as well as other exciting benefits.

Adopt an Animal

Chester Ghost Tours – Gift Vouchers

Chester Ghost Tours have been delving into haunted happenings for over 30 years in a city renowned for its action-packed past. You'd expect to come across the odd ghost or two in a city that has seen just about everything over the past 2000 years from the Roman invasion of Britain via the English Civil War to the Industrial Revolution. SO this year treat Mum to ghoulishly intriguing walk through Chester’s fascinating past.

Chester Ghost Tours

The Storyhouse Card

Is Mum a movie buff, arthouse fan or theatre mad? If so The Storyhouse Card is the perfect gift. The Storyhouse Card is packed full of benefits. It’s a great way for Storyhouse to build a membership community and at the same time, membership has some really super privileges including 10% off theatre tickets, 10% off cinema tickets, 10% off food & drink at The Kitchen, priority booking for selected shows, no booking fees (normally £1.50) and free exchanges.

Storyhouse Card

Vertigo at Carden Park

Opening Spring 2021 - give Mum the experience of Vertigo at Carden, a pulse-racing adventure ropes course combined with The Drop, a hair-raising free-fall jump from up to 10 meters in the air. Mum will brave dizzying heights in the ultimate outdoor adventure experience, complete with an aerial trek lasting up to 2 hours where she will combat a variety of challenges and finish with a leap into a giant stunt pillow!

Veritgo at Carden Park


For the Mum who likes a challenge there’s Breakout. Breakout is a real-life escape room game based in the centre of Chester. Locked inside a room for 60 minutes, all you have is your brain as well as a series of hidden clues, riddles and puzzles to break out. Each of the rooms has a completely different theme, whether you find yourself a cowboy stealing back the gun and gold before the sheriff arrives in Wanted, locked inside a creepy motel room in Vacancy or a knight of the round table in Excalibur – we’re sure that this quirky group activity is one that you’ll love!


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