Mother’s Day in Herne Bay

We’ve put together a list of ideas of what to get mum this Mother's day, what to do and where to eat in Herne Bay

Mother's DayWith Mothering Sunday around the corner on the 31 March, we’ve put together a list of ideas of what to get mum, what to do and where to eat, which are all available in Herne Bay.


Beautifully created handmade bouquets available for home delivery or pick up in store.

Wild Daisy Florist

Sincerely Yours Florist

The Little Flower Shop

Floral Magpie

Flower Box


Stuck on ideas? Have a wander around Herne Bay’s boutique shops to get some inspiration, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed.

La De Da Boutique – Treat her to some beautifully made and fashionable clothing, shoes or accessories

Heart and Soul – ‘Shabby chic’ furniture, clothing and accessories

Gardenia Lingerie – Beautiful lingerie and a new range of accessories. Specialising and offering advice to people who have had a mastectomy

La Luna – Spiritual shop filled with pretty and unique items

A la Mode – Vintage and antique glamour

Rabbitbonesx – Precious bespoke handmade jewellery

BBLux – Beautifully handmade and affordable Italian jewellery and accessories

Claybrooks – Stunning selection of jewellery and accessories

Daniel Wilds design – Working in silver, palladium, gold and platinum, based on the pier

M&M Jewellery – Family run business with over 60 years experience

Ollie B’s boutique – Unique pet shop, now selling fashionable shopper bags or clutch bags with your favourite pet on the front


Pure relaxation in the centre of town.

Classic Beauty – Friendly and welcoming beauty salon in Herne Bay

Victoria’s Health and Beauty Clinic – At Victoria’s Health & Beauty Clinic they endeavour to provide you with the ultimate in luxury and relaxation

Olivia’s Tanning & Beauty shop – Experienced and professional technicians offering a wide variety of beauty treatments

Salon123 – Offers a full range of hair and beauty treatments


Let someone else do the cooking, by treating her to one of the many cuisines available in Herne Bay. There are so many different cuisines to choose from.

A La Turka – Popular restaurant serving authentic Turkish cuisine with a sea view and great atmosphere

Oyster and Chop House – Serves BBQ and lobster meals fresh from their very own smokehouse

A Casa Mia – Family friendly pizzeria and pasteria bringing you a corner of Naples through its authentic Italian food

Coconut Tree – Delicious, healthy, affordable and fresh food for you and your family

The Cookhouse – Offering a new Sunday roast menu

The Rising Sun – Friendly local pub in the heart of Beltinge

Maharaja – Classic Indian with a contemporary twist

Shad Restaurant – Indian/Pakistan flavours, using only quality fresh ingredients

Charlie’s bistro – Family run restaurant and coffee bar on the seafront

The Four Fathoms – Just a stone’s throw from the seafront and recently awarded Kent Pub of the Year

The Ship Inn – Beautifully cooked homemade food including Sunday roast

Quirky Cafes/Afternoon teas

Herne Bay has a plethora of cosy, quirky places to have a light snack or traditional english afternoon tea.

Makcari’s cafe and icecream parlour – Known for their homemade gelato

The Green Door Deli – Cosy coffee shop with a lovely delicatessen selling fresh homemade food

Cosy cat cafe – Fan of cats? Why not visit Herne Bay’s cafe with a difference and enjoy a piece of cake whilst petting and being surrounded by rescue cats

Hats Hats – Walk up to Reculver Towers, have a play on the children’s play area and then warm up in the delightful coffee shop

Bay Leaf Coffee House – Dog friendly cafe, serving Sri Lankan delicacies

The Vintage Empire Tearoom – Go back in time to the 1940’s for a delicious afternoon tea with a difference

Very Vintage – A coffee house with a 90’s twist

Cafe Latino – Welcoming cafe serving light bites

The Wallflower Cafe – Coeliac, vegan and vegetarian friendly cafe

Mortimers Restaurant – Traditional English restaurant

Toast – Small local cafe set in an art gallery

The King’s Hall – Treat yourself to afternoon tea by the sea in the café

Cooking a family meal / Food Hampers

Buy fresh produce from the high street to delight them at the dinner table. The shops can always offer best advice on how to use their products.

Peters Produce – Seasonal and fresh produce

Gastro-Deli – Bespoke hampers using produce from Italy

Dunns Bakery – Family run business baking and selling freshly baked bread and a large selection of cakes and pastries

Mascot Bakery – Independent bakery providing freshly baked pastries, bread, pasties & sandwiches

J C Rook & Sons Ltd – Ask them advice for an inspirational meal

Butterfly Garden Tea Parties – Hire everything you need to create your own beautifully laid out afternoon tea

Finch’s Kitchen– Cakes and bakeries to suit all budgets

Victoria’s Sponge – Bespoke cake maker

Family fun

You’ll be amazed at how much fun there is to be had in the town, whether it’s just the two of you or the whole family.

Beach Creative – See what courses they have on at the moment or maybe just browse the art on display. Why not have a coffee in the café, Toast?

Oyster Bay Trail – Scenic 10km walk or cycle path from Reculver Country Park to Whitstable

Cultural Trail – Ever wondered what certain landmarks in Herne Bay were all about? Take the Herne Bay Cultural Trail to know more about the town and its history

Fossil hunting at Beltinge – One of the most popular locations for collecting sharks’ teeth in the UK

Wildwood – With over 200 native animals housed in 40 acres of natural woodland. There are many tours and experiences available, to encounter the animals in a  different light

Herne Bay Little Theatre – A charming small 72-seat theatre that produces six shows a year

The Seaside Museum – Houses many interesting items, from fossils to a bouncing bomb of the Dambusters. They often offer school holiday activities

Reculver Towers – Open to the public on selected days, see website for details

Herne Mill – Kentish smock windmill dating from 1789 with much of the original machinery

Hampton Pier – Great spot to go sea fishing for bass, eels, whiting and flounders, with free parkin.

The Activity Box – Craft studio providing various craft activities for all ages