With 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.
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
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.
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