Mother’s Day is just over three weeks away but there’s nothing like being prepared especially since a lot of us get the same idea and book tables when it comes to eating out.
Whether you’re looking to treat your mum this Mother’s Day or just fancy a trip out for food, look no further.
All venues listed here have at least a 4-star rating on Tripadvisor.
Afternoon tea in Stroud
The Georgian Tearoom
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 33
Location: 1 Rowcroft, GL5 3BA
One reviewer wrote: “Popped into this wonderful tearoom today and had such a great experience! Fabulous service by the owner and his wife, who makes the best homemade lemon cake! Will return again!”
Another said: “Visited this afternoon for an afternoon tea, being a vegetarian I was certainly well catered for and loved having a chat with the owner!
“The food was lovely and all fresh and beautifully presented. They even had lemonade made from scratch!
“Would definitely visit again if the opportunity arises!”
Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 230
Location: 20 London Road, Chalford, GL6 8NW
One reviewer wrote: “Thank you so much for my mums birthday cream tea, it was fabulous, you catered for all my family dietary requirements and it was fantastic. Vegan, gluten-free, veggie. We have been to lot of places for afternoon tea and this was one of the best…….”
Another said: “A lovely cafe! Waitresses were really attentive, food was of a really high quality yet still reasonably priced. There is a large selection of cakes, drinks and sandwiches too and the side salad that comes with them was brilliant!”
Tripadvisor rating: 5/5
Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 306
Location: 7 High Street, Minchinhampton, Stroud, GL6 9BN
One reviewer wrote: “Visited this cafe/restaurant twice recently whilst staying in nearby Nailsworth.
“Great food at reasonable prices and the owner, Assumpta and staff make all customers feel very welcome. You only have to sit there and look around to see that everybody is having a nice time.
“Will certainly visit again on my next trip to Minchinhampton.”
Another said: “Well quite a find and what a warm welcome you get from the minute you walk through the door and the food is great – will come back to the cotswolds just to visit again!!”
Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor
Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
Number of ‘excellent’ reviews: 9
Location: Whatley Manor, Easton Grey, Malmesbury, SN16 0RB
One reviewer wrote: “I love visiting Whatley Manor for afternoon tea. Food is delicious, service attentive and beautiful setting and gardens. The fruit scones in particular are to die for! It’s a fabulous afternoon out and I can’t recommend highly enough.”
Another said: “This hotel is absolutely stunning with beautiful grounds. The service was excellent and we enjoyed a delicious and very relaxing afternoon tea in the cosy lounge. The selection of cakes and desserts was very impressive, each had unique flavours. Probably one of the best afternoon teas I have had. Thoroughly recommend.”