Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show the special lady in your life just how much she is appreciated. Mom’s, Mom’s-to-be, Grandmothers, Godmothers, Aunties, whoever that ever present, strong female force is in your life, undoubtedly you will find a special way to mark the day. With that in mind, we have compiled this gift guide to aid you in your gift buying mission.
We hope TheTaste.ie Mother’s Day Gift Guide gives you lots of inspiration for some gorgeous gifting.
Cake Mail is, in our opinion, the best mail! Mc G Cakes, based in Sligo create the most stunning cakes and sweet treats. Think decadent chocolate brownie encased in a thick chocolate, heart shaped shell or a luxurious chocolate biscuit cake! Most importantly these delectable delights are available for nationwide delivery. You can also add in a fabulous Soy Wax Scented Candle.
Pre-order now on www.mcgcakes.ie
Bumblebee Flower Farm
Whilst you can indeed order a stunning bouquet of fresh flowers from Bumblebee Farm for Mother’s Day, what really caught our eye is the Bumblebee Bundle Bouquet Subscription for €150.00. Each individual subscription buys you 3 bouquets with the option of being delivered weekly, fortnightly or monthly. There are 3 tiers available: small, regular and large. Prices start from €120 excluding delivery.
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The Merrion Hotel “Love Tea”
The gift of a decadent afternoon tea from The Merrion Hotel this Mother’s Day is guaranteed to make your Mom feel very special and very spoilt. Boxed in The Merrion Hotel branded packinging, the menu of Selected Teas, Tasty Sandwiches, Merrion Scones and Tea Breads and Chef Paul Kelly’s Stunning LOVE Pastries. Choose from Afternoon Tea for two with the option of adding in a fresh flower bouquet and/or a bottle of Champagne.
TheTaste.ie have teamed up with The Merrion Hotel to bring you this fantastic gifting option. Click Here to purchase now.
The K Spa Gift Box
Spa Days, remember them? Finding it a struggle to recall them ourselves at this stage! Step forth this luxurious offer from The K Spa at The K Club. Containing the Natura Bissé Diamond Instant Glow Set and a luxurious K Spa Candle we are struggling to think of a better way to spend a few blissful hours.
Baileys, Chocolate and Cupcakes – three words, one epic box of mini magnificence!
Each box contains four indulgent flavours, including; Red Velvet, Double Choc, Baileys Original and Strawberry and Cream, all combined with the iconic Baileys Irish Cream. At just €6 a box, this is a very sweet way to mark this special day.
The Plaza at Home Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is available to order now. Don the gladrags and say thank you with a stylish afternoon featuring a seasonal menu that celebrates the land including Baked Limerick Ham Sandwiches, Prawn Brioche Rolls, Brie & Honey Toasted Focaccia, Traditional Irish Scones, Battenberg Cake, Peanut Butter & Jelly Opera Cake, After Eight Macaroons and so much more!All served with a selection of superior leaf tea and the option of adding a bottle bubbly.
Starting from €50 for 2 people sharing. In the words of the esteemed Killarney Plaza Team “This years Mother’s Day is a unique one, so let us help you make it extra special. If you won’t get to visit your Mum in person this Mother’s Day, why not enlist our help and leave the organising to us! We will personally deliver your special gift within the local region on your behalf.Spoil your Mom by sending her a surprise ‘Plaza at Home’ experience or gift box to brighten up her day. Choose from our extensive range of Experiences this Mother’s Day.”
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Market Lane – Cork
Treat loved-ones to a culinary feast at home. Choose from ‘Ballinwillin Venison Pie with Wisdom Ale’, ‘Slow cooked Rosscarbery Bacon and Mustard Glaze’ or Spiced Veggie Moussaka with Toonsbridge Feta. Puddings include an Orange and Vanilla Bread & Butter Pudding with Custard and Chocolate Cheesecake with Hazelnut Praline’.
A 2-course meal, including a range of sides, is €25 per person and there is a children’s menu for €9.50. Elbow Lane beers, signature cocktails and wine can be added to the order and diners will also get a gift of a trendy ‘Always Cork’ tote designed by the restaurant group. Orders can be placed via marketlane.ie for collection at the restaurant.
The Westbury Hotel – Afternoon Tea
Bring The Westbury’s Sweet Afternoon Tea at Home experience to her doorstep for Mother’s Day. The Westbury’s Sweet Afternoon Tea at Home Mother’s Day experience costs €120 for two people to include tea, scones, and pastries plus two teacups and saucers. Add a bouquet of flowers for €50 and/or a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut champagne with two Belle-Époque glasses for €70. You can also add The Westbury Signature Bergamot Candle for €40 or a voucher to The Westbury Hotel for an amount of your choosing.
Available for delivery by personal chauffeur service within a 10km radius for €10, while Click & Collect is available within your 5km radius from The Westbury Hotel, Balfe Street, Dublin 2, D02 CH66 from Saturday, March 13th to Sunday, March 14th between 12pm to 6pm. To book, please visit here to book. All orders must be made by Thursday, March 11th.
Sásta by the River – Kildare
Fast becoming purveyors of the ultimate Brunch and Treat Boxes in Co. Kildare, Sásta by the River has a very special offering to spoil the Mother’s of Kildare this Mother’s Day. With Personalised Chocolate dipped Croissants taking centre stage in a box packed with delicious pancakes, scones, chocolate covered strawberries and so much more.
Pre-order is essential before March 10th and you can order by DM on Instagram.
Cupcakes and Counting
Based in Swords, Co. Dublin Cupcakes and Counting has created the sweetest of treats with a box of 6 stunning Mother’s Day cupcakes for €20.00. Flavours included are Strawberries and Cream x 2, Lemon Lovely x 2, Crème Caramel x 2. Each cupcake is hand decorated to absolute perfection. There is also the option to include a cute card with your order.
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GIFT GUIDE BY OLIVIA BYRNE