Mother’s Day • Last Minute Gift Ideas


With Mothers Day practically on our doorstep you might still be stumped on what to get your mum or mother figure. Flowers and chocolates are great, don’t get me wrong. But how about something a little different. We at Those London Chicks have come up with a short list of things that will certainly make her feel special. 

mothersday-gift-ideas-london-thoselondonchicks-editors-picksAfternoon Tea with Live Opera

Afternoon tea at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea of sandwiches, sweet treats and homemade scones in the elegant surroundings of the Hall’s Verdi restaurant, whilst experiencing a live performance from one of the UK’s best operatic talents. The menu features classic finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a mix of musically inspired cakes. The Mother’s Day special comes with a takeaway bunch of Daffodils and box of chocolates for all mums. Prices start at £30

Visit: The Royal Albert Hall 


London city sightseeing from the air • Helicopter Tour

The London Helicopter offers three incredible flight routes travelling along the river Thames. Each London sightseeing flight will take you into the skies above the capital to heights of over 1,000 feet, providing uninterrupted panoramic views of one of the greatest cities on earth. They offer various packages and routes at different price points. What an incredible adventure to have with your Mum! Prices start at £200

Visit: The London Helicopter to book.

mothersday-gift-ideas-london-thoselondonchicks-editors-picksA Glass Wine Decanter

They say ‘a Mothers work is never done’. The Happy Makehouse decanter is a reminder that it’s time relax from the day. What a great gift for frazzled Mums! Each decanter comes with a wooden stopper. There are a variety of sloganeer decanters that may be more suited, some on discount. But this company are definitely worth a gander. The great thing about this company is, fast turn around and dispatch time. 1-3 days. So just in time to celebrate your Mum on Mothers day. Prices start at £16.95

Visit: The Happy Make House

mothersday-gift-ideas-london-thoselondonchicks-editors-picksFamily Portrait

This brilliant company Posterhaste offers up a fun personalised ‘stick figure” portraits on prints, posters or canvases. Easier than getting the whole family to smile nicely for the camera! It’s a really comprehensive site to navigate. Simply select each family member’s stick figure outline, personalise clothing colours, expressions and hair, then update your preview to see your family portrait. You can order your family portrait with or without the frame. Available in landscape, portrait or square. Prices start from £20

Visit: Posterhaste

mothersday-gift-ideas-london-thoselondonchicks-editors-picksThe Spa Day

The May Fair Spa at London’s May Fair Hotel offers the ultimate in spa packages to create the most lavish day of all. What makes us unique is that we take great care in providing the right treatments for every individual, so that you will be really delighted with the results. We have also paid great attention to every detail and offer full use of our spa facilities to ensure your spa experience really is the most luxurious treat. All spa packages, as well as individual treatments, can be bought as gift vouchers, and come beautifully presented, ready to surprise and delight.

To book or for more info call +44 (0)20 7915 2826 or email

By Editor Karen Bryson

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