13 gourmet food and drink kits you can have delivered to your mum this Mother's Day

Monday, 8th March 2021, 3:48 pm
Updated Monday, 8th March 2021, 6:13 pm
Picture: The Adamson
Picture: The Adamson

With restrictions still likely to be in place, this Mother’s Day (Sunday 14 March) may look a bit different. With this in mind, here are our pick of the best meal and drinks kits available for delivery across the UK.

From wine and cocktail kits to dinner from an award-winning chef, there’s something for all tastes.

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SMWS at home

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh and Glasgow have a new menu available for local collection and nationwide delivery.

The step into spring menu celebrates the new season and will be available order for nationwide delivery from 5, 11 and 12 March.

Featuring three courses of seasonal fare, along with three paired whiskies, the cook at home menu is priced from £75 and available to order here.

Your Big Night In kit

Spoil your mum this mother's day with a Your Big Night In kit - a new delivery service that brings customers everything they need to create a fun night at home.

Kits include a Puzzle Night In, a Karaoke Night In or an Ultimate Movie Night In - all that come complete with food and drink including the option to add fizz or wine.

Having partnered with some of the UK’s best loved brands, Your Big Night In kit has the food, the drink and even the entertainment covered – all in one package.

Priced from £30, treats include The Kernel (Sweet & Salted popcorn), Indie Bay Pretzel Thins, Sweetie Pie Sweets (a whole KG worth of pick ‘n’ mix) and Brave Dark Chocolate roasted peas.

Find out more and order here.

The Adamson

This much loved restaurant in St Andrews is offering nationwide delivery of its cook at home kits.

Treat your mum to a Sunday roast, that's ready to heat up at home.

On the three course menu you'll find beetroot and goats cheese starter followed by striploin of beef served with roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and seasonal veg. Dessert is a banoffee pie with toffee banana and cream.

An alternative vegetarian main option of butternut, spinach and gorgonzola Wellington is also available.

Priced at £30 per person, orders are being taken now.

The Harbour Café Mother’s Day Hamper

A luxurious hamper containing the finest ingredients from the sea, shore and fields of Scotland has been designed by Great British Menu chef Amy Elles.

For those unable to travel to the beach this Mother’s Day, The Harbour Café at Home delivers a seafood feast to your door for a celebration which includes a lobster sushi canape and crab cakes with saffron mayonnaise.

Optional extras include a delicious Picpoul de Pinet French white wine, chocolates, champagne or a dozen oysters to personalise the delivery.

Priced at £35 per person, including nationwide delivery. All packaging is compostable or fully recyclable.

To order visit the Harbour Cafe website.

Wedgwood the Restaurant

Edinburgh’s popular Wedgwood the Restaurant has created a Mother’s Day Celebration Box to treat mums to this month.

The six course menu is priced at £135 for two people and £195 for three people (boxes for one can be arranged by contacting the restaurant).

There’s also a curated wine selection to match the dishes that have been chosen from the Wedgwood wine cellar.

Free national delivery is available on 12th March and free Edinburgh delivery from 12th – 14th March.

World of Zing cocktail collection

Gin loving mums will appreciate the World of Zing Gin Lovers Cocktail Collection, featuring twists on gin cocktails from the classic Negroni to the modern Collins.

Designed by Channel 4 Sunday Brunch cocktail expert, Pritesh Mody, the cocktailcollection contains 4x50ml bottles: Berry Shrub Sour (16% Abv), Bordeaux BarrelAged Negroni (24% Abv), Sloe Gin Gramble (20% Abv) and Saffron & Rose Gimlet (20%Abv) all made with Tanqueray Gin.

The Gin Lovers Cocktail Collection is available online now at World of Zing for £15.

Chateau-X surf and turf

Think luxury, without the fuss with Chateau-X this Mother's Day thanks to their latest meal kit delivery.

The limited edition Chateau-X 'Surf & Turf' experience has  includes an aged Chateaubriand with king prawns and chimichurri, sticky brisket croquettes, beef fat potato terrine and dessert of apple tarte tatin. The meal also comes with a bottle of Boutinot Les Coteaux Côtes du Rhône Villages, France.

Chateau-X Surf & Turf is priced at £75, serves two and includes UK national delivery.

Green Haus

Vegan or veggie mums can tuck into an eight course feast from this cook at home option, available for nationwide delivery.

The new spring menu includes sharing dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie with hay smoked celeriac, sweet potato mash and toasted barley; Mexican Hot and Sour Soup with crushed nachos, chipotle and tomatoes; Charred Brassicas with purple sprouting broccoli, cavolo nero, pink peppercorn and bulgar wheat and carrot cake with carrot icing, toasted flaxseed, orange soaked jumbo raisins.

A bottle of Septimo Sentido Verdejo is also included in the £60 price tag. Find out more here.

Stem wine club

Treat your mum to the gift of good wine this Mother’s day, with a delivery from Stem Wine Club.

Set up as part of Home-X, the wine tasting experience is inspired by the wines usually available as part of the Six by Nico tasting menu.

Stem Wine Club offers a monthly selection of carefully selected half bottles of wine, that are delivered nationwide.

The team said: “Whether a novice, or connoisseur (or want to try something new), Stem creates a fun and relaxing way to immerse yourself in wine tasting. From engaging and friendly learning, to the pure enjoyment of drinking wine – there’s really so much to discover and enjoy.”

Priced at £55 including delivery, orders are being taken online now.

Marcus Wareing cook at home box

Award-winning chef Marcus Wareing has a cook at home emal kit for two available to order online for UK wide home delivery.

Priced at £175 for two, the menu includes dishes such as Dorset crab, wild garlic mayonnaise, confit Jersey royals and Bianchetti truffle; Galloway beef fillet, Roscoff onion stuffed with braised ox shin and horseradish potatoes and a dessert of Creme caramel, Garibaldi biscuit, poached Yorkshire rhubarb.

Order online here.

Hawksmoor cocktails

This popular steak restaurant added a selection of bottled and canned cocktails to its Hawksmoor at Home range and they'd make an ideal gift for mum this mother's day.

Inspiration for the drinks goes back to the godfather of modern bartending, Jerry Thomas, who in 1862 wrote that bottled cocktails are well suited to “fishing and other sporting parties, although some patients insist [on them] in the morning as a tonic”.

The range of cocktails available include classic and new creations. The bottled Cocktails at Home range features four drinks, each serving two people (200ml) and are priced between £12 and £14 and £48 for a set of all four.

There are also four canned Cocktails at Home, which are single serves and can only be purchased as a set for £28.

Find out more and order here.

Northern Beer and Wine Co

A new wine case has been launched by The Northern Wine & Beer Co, and it's ideal for mother's day.

The case of six includes two bottles of an incredible Albariño white wine, two bottles of organic Prosecco and two bottles of a organic bio-dynamic Spanish sparkling wine from Barcelona.

The Northern Wine & Beer Co searches out drink producers with passion, flair, a touch of humour and those that celebrate and protect the native regions they call home.

Shining a northern light on independent craft producers where freedom inspires creativity, innovation and supreme quality, the wines stocked by NWBC are usually found exclusively in top restaurants around the UK.

Around 90 per cent of the NWBC portfolio is suitable for vegans with plenty of organic and bio-dynamic wines also on offer. The Mother’s Day Wine Caseis priced at £75.00 and is available to order online now.

Berkmann Wine Cellars

The UK’s largest family-owned wine importer in the UK, Berkmann Wine Cellars, has a range of gift packs available for mother's day, including the Earth Mother pack.

This includes one bottle each of: Brocard Organic Chablis 1er Cru Vau de Vey 2018, France and Ferraton Organic Crozes-Hermitage Lieu-dit Les Pichères 2017, France

The team said: "For this pack we have chosen two organic wines from top French regions, both from leading producers. The Chablis is both crisp and mineral yet also rich and buttery, whilst the Crozes-Hermitage is velvety and full-bodied, with juicy dark fruit flavours."

This pack is priced at £65 and available to order now.