No cooking needed – here are the best dine-in deals for Mother's Day
No need to cook yourself – you'll never get it this perfect.
If a delicious meal is how you are going to try to impress your mum, granny or another mother figure in your life this Sunday for Mother's Day, consider this your get out of jail free card.
Both AVOCA and M&S have launched special dine-in deals for Mother's Day this year, and honestly, why the heck would you put yourself through the trouble of cooking when you can just pick up the most mouth-watering feast and serve it up to mum at home?
AVOCA Mother's Day Dine-In Deal – what do you get?
Known for their delicious meals, AVOCA’s Mother’s Day menu is better than ever this year. Priced at €34.95, this year's menu is curated with a real family feast in mind, and has a variety of dishes to choose from to suit everybody.
Choice of starters include a Root Vegetable Soup, Greek Style Cheese & Herb Dip with Slow-roasted tomatoes or a succulent Spring Pea & Mint Risotto.
And as for the main course, you have the choice of Haddock & Leek Gratin, Beef Bourguignon, Mexican Fajita Chicken or beef Vegetable Lasagne, each serving two.
Oh, and there is also a Butcher’s option available that serves four for an additional €5 and this includes a choice of Stuffed Free Range Chicken & Boneless Pork Loin or Stuffed Free Range Chicken & Irish Loin of Bacon.
And not one to skimp on the sides, each course comes with a choice of Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes, Seasoned Greens, Creamy Mash, Creamy Savoy Cabbage with Carrot & Celeriac or Saffron Rice.
And as for dessert, the cherry on top for most of us, I would imagine, you have a choice of Sherry Trifle, Chocolate Mousse, Red Velvet Cake, Tiramisu or Apple Crumble, with each serving four people, in other words, ideal for families this Mother's Day.
M&S Mother's Day Family Dine-In – what do you get?
None of the hard work, but all of the mouth-watering deliciousness – that is what M&S is promising with their Mother's Day Family Dine-In, and as usual, you have several options to choose from, making it easy to create the perfect family meal everyone will love.
As part of the €20 meal deal, you get to pick one main course, three sharing sides and one amazing dessert, and here is this year's menu:
For main course, choose one of the following: Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder, Diamond-Scored French-Trimmed Rib of Roast Pork, Beef Rump with Butter, Salmon Joint Stuffed with Leek and Cheese or Vegan Roasting Joint.
As for side dishes to share, you get to pick three out of the following:
Roast Potatoes, Garlic and herb Hasselback potatoes, Buttery mashed potato, Beef dripping Yorkshire puddings, Braised red cabbage with Bramley apples, Broccoli, carrot, baby corn and fine beans, Cheesy green vegetable bake, Honey and orange glazed carrots, British outdoor-bred pigs in blankets, Pork, sage and onion stuffing, Bread sauce or Meat Gravy.
And when it comes to desserts, it will be hard to pick just one out of the following:
Hot chocolate fudge pudding, Sticky toffee pudding, Raspberry jam sponge pudding, Apple pie, Key lime pie or Raspberry Jelly Terrine.