Spend Mother’s Day in London

There are a number of options for treating mom this Mother’s Day, starting with brunch at Fanshawe Pioneer Village at 1424 Clarke Road. Tickets range from $6-16.50, and the delectable buffet is accompanied by getting whisked back in time. Pioneers serve you roast chicken with seasonal vegetables, a baked ham and homemade pie. Discover the good old days, and spend quality time with the special woman in your life, all while being treated to a homey meal. Available Saturday and Sunday of Mother’s Day weekend between noon and two.

The Windermere Manor at 200 Collip Circle is one of the most famous buffet brunches in the city, and at just $28 per person (children ages 5-12 are $15), it’s also a steal. Both a restaurant and winery, this venue space is picturesque and includes a butternut and pear bisque, a selection of quiches, beef served prime rib style, and a selection of imported cheese along with made-to-order pastas. There’s also Idlewyld Inn at 36 Grand Avenue, an elegant destination with eggs benedict, lemon ricotta pancakes, scones and tea in the evening, and their famous beef short rib hash with eggs.

Mom’s Delight

At the Aroma Mediterranean Restaurant at 717 Richmond Street, mom is treated to a brunch buffet with Mediterranean flavors. Cold cuts and pâtés, eggs benedict, grilled vegetables, seafood rise, and salmon wellington are all on the menu. Prices are $27 for adults and $16 for children 10 and under.

At Elm Hurst Inn, located at 415 Harris Street, enjoy a brunch or dinner buffet with country baked ham, a sweet table and beef au jus. Plan early and book a spa package for mom before the feast begins. Your London, Ontario hotel is close to all the best brunch spots, making this the most memorable Mother’s Day yet.