Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly
The whole family can enjoy a day out by the sea at Manly Wharf Hotel. Feast on a wide selection of burgers, pizzas, seafood and salads while overlooking views of Sydney Harbour. Dads will love the free One Fifty Lashes pale ale free with their main meal.
Lunch and Dinner
The Royal Botanical, Leichhardt
Treat your dad to a feast at The Royal in Leichhardt. The local pub offers dishes such as Southern Highland lamb chops, burgers and pork belly. With every booking made, dad will receive a complimentary schooner of Fat Yak pale ale.
Lunch and Dinner
Salaryman, Surry Hills
Skip the traditional bacon and eggs this year and treat dad to a brunch like no other at Salaryman. The signature DIY baos filled with caramelised pork hock, whole duck leg, furikake pork ribs and miso eggplant are a must try. Eat like a Japanese local and order taiyaki, a golden puff pastry filled with either sweet or savoury fillings. Round off your meal with a breakfast martini: a mix of Sapphire gin, Cointreau and apricot brandy.
Seabreeze Beach Hotel, South West Rocks
Take dad on a scenic drive to New South Wales’ mid-north coast and celebrate Father’s Day at Seabreeze Beach Hotel. The South West Rocks venue is hosting German Fest this year, a celebration of all things Bavarian. Food, drink and Bavarian style wheat beer on tap crafted by the local Bucket Brewery will be on offer. Live music from 1pm will be sure to get everyone yodelling and slapping their thighs.
Give Dad a feast he won’t forget at the Chophouse Father’s Day Beast Feast. Featuring 2 courses for $75pp (kids under 5 free, 5-14 $30pp).
Manly Wine, Manly
One way to tell him you really love him is to take Dad to the Crab Shack this Father’s Day at Manly Wine and let him enjoy hot, smashed, steamed and chilled Muddies, Spanners and Blue Swimmers to his heart’s content. Surprise him with a live Mud Crab and see how he conquers his prey.
Pre-order online for $79.
Cargo Bar, CBD
If your Dad’s a Formula 1 nut, he’ll love spending his special day at Cargo Bar. Get him to join the Red Bull F1 Pit Stop Challenge and clock the fastest pit stop tyre change on the day for the chance to win a Red Bull Air Race Experience worth over $550. Meanwhile, the kitchen will be serving up some serious 800gm lamb ribs and chips for $40, so everyone’s a winner. Turn up on the day or book a table in advance, 02 9262 1777.
Bungalow 8, CBD
At Bungalow 8 Dad can escape to the harbour for a relaxing afternoon from 12 noon to 3 pm. Let the staff take care of the little ones at the Edible Kids Garden in Kids Corner, building their very own bug hotels or create natural jewellery pieces while you treat him to a special $65 Steak & Seafood set menu (great for group of 4 or more), with a cold seafood plate, and a choice of 300gm rib eye or crispy skinned Barramundi as well as a Fat Yak or glass of vino to enjoy alongside.
The Winery, Surry Hills
The Winery is all about wine, meat and cheese – everything dads love. He’ll be in his element with Wine Flights for $20, Cheese & Meats Boards for $30 and Butcher’s Cut for $40.
Looking for a location a little more sophisticated for your Dad? Try Kingsleys at Woolloomooloo. Celebrate with Dad in style with great Seppelt wines perfectly matched to Kingsleys’ signature dishes. Let him enjoy some of Australia’s greatest aged red wines served in Coravin, the latest in wine storage and preservation technology alongside a 500g Riverine T-Bone or fresh Queensland Mud Crabs.
Lunch and Dinner
Jamie’s Italian, CBD
Does Dad prefer brunch? Jamie’s Italian is your must-book. Start Father’s Day off right with a fresh fruit smoothie or mimosa and your choice of Fresh Fruit & Yoghurt, Honey toasted Granola or Simple Toast. Then get into the main event with fluffy American Pancakes, Bacon & Egg Butties, Steak n’ Eggs or a Super Food Omelette.