Celebrate Mother's Day at The Swan at Lavenham

Sunday 10th March 2024

NEW for 2024 - Tipple and Paint with Afternoon Tea 


Join us this Mothering Sunday for what's promised to be a truly wonderful afternoon! Spend quality time with your darling mum, grandma or mother figure with a Tipple and Paint class followed by Afternoon Tea in the splendour of our 15th Century home.

We invite you to arrive at The Swan around 10.45am, where you will be welcomed with a glass of Prosecco or sparkling elderflower, the lovely Lily from Tipple and Paint will then guide you through creating your art piece between 11am and 2pm from the comfort of our delightful private dining room, The Suffolk. You're then invited to enjoy a complimentary soft drink in the comfort of the lounge, before settling down to indulge in your choice of sweet or savoury Afternoon Tea once more back in The Suffolk room. Afternoon Tea includes another complimentary glass of Prosecco or sparkling elderflower per person to toast your lovely mum, so join us for a fun-filled afternoon to celebrate the special lady in your life!

Tickets | £60pp includes all of the above.

How to book

Please email our events team on functions@theswanatlavenham.co.uk, or you can call 01787 247477. Please kindly let us know of any dietary requirements at booking stage.

Full payment is required at booking stage, there is a 10-day cancellation period, if you need to cancel for any reason outside of the 10 days, you will receive a full refund.

Mother's Day Menu in The Gallery and Mess Call 487 Restaurant

£50 per person, three courses plus tea, coffee and truffles to finish, also includes a gift for Mum.

Served 12pm - 4pm.



Sweet Potato & Coconut Velouté
Toasted focaccia (Ve)

Beetroot Terrine
Baby beets, beetroot gel, whipped goats’ cheese, horseradish crème fraîche

White Crab
Fennel, compressed watermelon, pink grapefruit gel, brown crab mayonnaise

Crispy Shredded Gressingham Duck Spring Roll
Cucumber and spring onion salad, hoi sin sauce



The following roasts are each served with duck fat roast potatoes, roasted carrot, savoy cabbage & pancetta, broccoli, smoked Applewood cauliflower cheese and a Yorkshire pudding.


Roast Sirloin of British Beef

Roast Free-Range Chicken Breast

Roast Loin of Pork


Pea and Shallot Tortellini
Minted garden peas, pea purée, rocket and vegan Parmesan salad

Sea Trout
Buttered spinach, carrot purée, potato and fennel saffron cream



Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Trifle

Bitter Chocolate & Malt Tart

Coconut Crème Brûlée
Roasted chilli pineapple, coconut macaroon

Warm Lemon and Olive Oil Cake
Lemon curd, lemon sorbet


Please note the online booking option below is for Mother's Day lunch only. To book the Paint and Tipple event, please contact our events team via the details above. 

Our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other food allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients if you have a food allergy, please let us know before ordering. Full allergen information is available, please ask a Folk member for details.