With International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to honor the leading ladies in our lives. This Mother’s Day let’s make your mum feel special by browsing for the perfect gift from one of the many female-owned independents in Leeds. We have found some of the amazing female-owned businesses for you to gift shop in…

Cha Lounge is an independent cafe bar located in the heart of Leeds that is the perfect spot for a Mother’s Day treat. Cha Lounge serves up a variety of healthy foods and drinks such as breakfast, brunch, afternoon teas, grocery boxes and even hosts delicious curry nights using family recipes from the owners! Whether you treat your mum to a tasty meal out, or want to order a wonderful cream tea right to her door, there is an option that every mother will love!

Indulge your mum’s sweet tooth this Mother’s Day with goodies from Nova Bakehouse. Located on Leeds Dock, this bakery offers up a range of delicious treats such as breads, patties, bakes, house made preserves and even fresh produce. At Nova Bakehouse there’s a treat for every palate! If your mum loves to get hands on with an experience, why not treat her to one of the available masterclasses? Whether she is a savoury lover or has a sweet tooth, there’s a masterclass for her with a sourdough pizza or a chocolates and macarons master class available.

Found in Horsforth, Our Handmade Collective is home to unique, locally crafted gifts perfect for Mother’s Day. With more than 100 hand picked independent designer makers stocked in the store, there are plenty of gift options to browse. From handcrafted jewelry to bespoke home decor, find a special something that mirrors your mum’s distinct style. Their Mother’s Day range includes a wide variety of gifts and cards including chocolates, candles, bath salts and bombs, accessories and much more.

Treat your mum to a memorable dining experience in the heart of Leeds at Teppanyaki Japanese Restaurant. Here you can experience skilled chefs cooking in front of you at their teppan hot plates as they show off their culinary talents. cooked dishes merged with entertainment. The menu offers a wide array of succulent meats, seafood and vibrant vegetables with something for every palate to enjoy! You could also give your mum the gift of Teppanyaki with one of their gift vouchers with a minimum value of £10.

If your mum loves creative and healthy food and drinks, why not treat her to a bite to eat and a coffee at Out of The Woods this Mother’s Day. Their Granary Wharf shop is located along the canal and is the perfect spot to sit back, relax and people watch with your mum. Here you can enjoy lunch, breakfast and coffee or even just a cheeky sweet treat such as their salted caramel millionaire shortbread or one of their many brownies and blondies!

Found in the heart of Horsforth, Scoffs is home to tasty homemade plant-based food! Bring your mum along for breakfast or lunch and treat her to a hearty, healthy meal. Indulge in gourmet delights ranging from Buddha bowls, sandwiches, and burritos, to mouthwatering donuts and more! Make your mum’s Mother’s Day perfect with a bite to eat from Scoffs followed by a sweet treat! Mother’s Day afternoon tea boxes are also available to purchase via their website!

Located in Ilkley is the award-winning lifestyle shop, Nora’s. At Nora’s they bring you an exciting shopping experience with plenty of options for a Mother’s Day gift that will show your mum how special she truly is. With products ranging from fashion, accessories, home accessories, jewellery, cables and much more, you are guaranteed to find something your mum will love. If you’re struggling to pick the perfect item, why not bring your mum along and treat her to a Nora’s shopping spree!

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