The Lowry Hotel is hosting a bottomless afternoon tea this Mother’s Day

Two hours of endless tea, scones, finger sandwiches and mushroom duxelles tartlets with chervil mayo - with homemade candyfloss for the little ones.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 1st March 2023

Manchester’s five-star hotel The Lowry is hosting a bottomless afternoon tea this Mother’s Day – complete with unlimited cakes, sandwiches, desserts, scones and live entertainment.

Its decadent afternoon tea served in the River Restaurant will get a Mother’s Day upgrade, moving into The Grand Ballroom for the day where guests will find tables stacked high with sweet treats and savoury delicacies.

Live music will be performed by local artists Jack Buckley Duo, providing upbeat acoustics throughout the day, whilst for children there will be live entertainment in the form of a magician who’ll be on hand to wow them with his various tricks.

Mothers, mother figures, families and children are all welcome. / Image: Supplied

The bottomless afternoon tea will be available in two-hour slots, with a huge range of sweet and sacoury delicacies on offer. Guests will be able to help themselves as they please during that time.

From the sweet treats menu, think lemon tart topped with Italian meringue, strawberry Fraisier gateaux, Malteser cheesecake served with bailey crème Chantilly, and pistachio financier grue nougatine paired with sour cherry mousse. 


As for the savoury selection, there’ll be heaps of mushroom duxelles tartlets with chervil mayo alongside a variety of delicate tea sandwiches, such as fresh Gravadlax salmon with zesty lemon cream cheese and chives, roasted beef served with onion chutney and horseradish, and hummus and roasted Mediterranean vegetable wraps.

Scones will also be piled high, with both fruit and plain choices available, all served with endless Cornish clotted creme and fine strawberry preserve.


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For the little ones, the hotel’s Mother’s Day afternoon tea includes ham, cheese, tuna and egg sandwiches, followed by double chocolate brownies, jam doughnuts, strawberry marshmallow skewers served with chocolate dipping sauce and homemade candy floss.

As for drinks, there will be as many cups of freshly brewed hot tea as you can muster.

Image: The Lowry Hotel

The bottomless Mother’s Day afternoon tea is priced at £39.95 each for adults and £15 for children, sittings are available between 12 – 4pm on Sunday 27 March. Each table will be given a two-hour period in which to enjoy the bottomless afternoon tea.

Marketing Manager, Rhea Leach at The Lowry Hotel said: “It’s a joy to watch families and friends come together, to celebrate a special occasion with us at The Lowry Hotel, as we raise a glass to all the great mums and mother figures out there. 

“Our unlimited Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is a much-loved event that provides the perfect backdrop for families to spend quality time together, whilst enjoying unlimited treats, tea and live music.”

To book The Lowry Hotel’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, please visit the website here.

Feature image – Supplied