Consider this your official reminder: Father’s Day is just around the corner! Just like 2020, it’s been a trying year – so Father’s Day weekend seems like a pretty great time to get together with the fam, and treat the old fella like the king he is.
Indulge In A Classy, Meat-Filled Lunch At Garum
The BBQ brothers Leon and Cory from CheatMeats have collaborated with Garum for a special Father’s Day lunch, featuring the restaurant’s signature Roman style combined with CheatMeats’ mouthwater tomahawks, pulled pork, skull island prawns and much more. The ticket price includes a beverage package as well – get more info and book HERE.
Wine & Dine Him At The Windsor Hotel
Celebrate Dad and some (hopefully) warmer spring sunshine at The Windsor’s Charthouse Restaurant, offering a special à la carte menu, plus a complimentary Ogden’s beer on arrival for the old fella. Cold beer, fresh, locally-sourced seafood, premium meats, an extensive wine list… Sounds like the perfect ingredient’s for a great Father’s Day to us! Book HERE.
Surf & Turf At The Heritage
Know what your Dad would like better than socks? Uh, how about a three-course meal at Heritage? We reckon that’s a bit of a no-brainer. The deluxe meal will start with some amazing seafood, followed by a succulent piece of beef and some luscious tiramisu for dessert. If he’s more of a homebody, that doesn’t mean he has to miss out on the action: they also have a take-home pack on offer, with a 600g in-house, dry aged, organic grass-fed steak, accompanied by flavoured butter and jus. As if that wasn’t enough, the pack also includes a magnum of shiraz, a four pack of Balter XPA and a 90ml tipple of whiskey. Hoooooo-weee! To order your take-home gift pack, click HERE. To book a table to dine in, click HERE.
Be A Brat(Wurst) At Elmar’s In The Valley
Head to the Swan Valley where Elmar’s will provide the delicious German/Australian-inspired eats in the lush surrounds of their biergarten, with music provided by resident Ben Merito. This year, it’ll be in the form of an all you can eat buffet, but remember: bookings are essential – do so here.
Wagyu & Whiskey At Double Rainbow
To of our favourite Japanese exports, together at last: wagyu and whiskey. Celebrate Dad with this carnivorous feast, championing WA Futari Wagyu cooked over the wood-fired grill, accompanied by some of Double Rainbow’s favourite side dishes, and paired with some classic cocktails and single malts from Suntory. For relaxing times, make it Suntory times. Taking place on the 12th (the following weekend after Father’s Day), make it the Week-Long Festival of Dad, and book your table HERE.
Core Cider & Croissants
If Dad’s more of an early riser, head to the Hills for Core Cider’s Father’s Day breakfast extravaganza. You’ll arrive to a table loaded up with pastries, followed by a hot cooked breakfast of his choosing, plus a hot drink or juice, of course. Plus, he’ll get a delicious, refreshing takeaway cider to enjoy later on! All in the picturesque springtime surrounds of Core Cider’s grounds. Book your table HERE.
Brunch & Bottomless Brews At Harbourside
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it count? Overlooking the Port, soak up some of that Sunday sunshine at Harbourside and let your dad regale you with some nautical facts. The big brekkie and bottomless beer is really just the cherry on top. Make sure you book your table here.
Beers and Bubbles At The Reveley
Dad’s not much of a breakfast lover? Check out the Reveley’s Father’s Day special, with a succulent, 28 day dry aged, Blackwood Valley Organic beef rib eye steak and glass of red wine – or a more casual afternoon of Dude Food, beers and bubbles. Find out more info over here.
Spoil him rotten with some serious sweets from Ox Rabbit
The legends at Perth-based online bakery Ox Rabbit have launched a massive new dessert just in time for Father’s Day – the Double Trouble Fat Cookie. They’re a fun twist on their signature Triple Chocolate Brownie and the Fat Cookie, and you can order them for same day delivery to over 150 Perth surburbs! Hook in HERE.
Hit The Road For Some Country Air (And Pubs)
Recently we did the hard yakka to find some of WA’s best country pubs, and while a few of them might be a bit too far away, there’s some gems definitely within driving distance: 20 Ripper Rural Pubs Around WA.
Soak Up A Classic Movie At Windsor Cinema
Is your dad a movie buff? If all he wants is to enjoy a classic film and some peace and quiet, Windsor’s Retro Sundays won’t disappoint. Their Father’s Day offering will be the 1955 classic The Night of the Hunter, a thriller starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish. Grab your tickets, and check out the rest of the program here. If he’s more of an ’80’s man? The Monday Double after Father’s Day will be a Mad Max double feature. Check that out here.
Channel His Inner Bond With A Vesper Martini Cocktail Set
Republic Of Fremantle’s bespoke spirit gift sets are something to behold, and their latest is definitely as smooth as they come. The Vesper Martini Cocktail set features a Vesper Martini bottled cocktail, Republic Of Fremantle Aromatic Gin, four olive garnish pins and a personalised gift card. Order one HERE.
Get Dad In For Free At The Perth Zoo
This Father’s Day the Perth Zoo is kindly letting dads enter for free all day (9am-5pm), head to their website for more info. If he fancies himself a budding zoologist, why not take things up a notch with a close encounter?
Challenge Him To A Game Of Mini Golf
Did you know that Perth is filled with mini golf courses for people of all ages and all skill sets, with some of them even letting you have a beer while you do it! Perth’s Best Mini Golf Courses.
Or Take Him For A Round Of Big Boy Golf
Perhaps the old man would prefer something more akin to the real deal? If so, here’s a selection of some of the best public golf courses Perth has to offer – just book ahead as we get the feeling Father’s Day is gonna be a busy one on the fairways: Perth’s Best Public Golf Courses.
Wander Around The Kings Park Festival Wildflowers
Celebrating ‘Perth’s Green Heart’, the 2021 Kings Park Festival runs for the month of September, and is a wildflower wanderer’s heaven. Thousands of wildflowers bloom around this time, and there’ll be a host of activities, live music and more going on in the park just in time for Father’s Day.
Treat Him To A Surprise Pressie Delivery
Dads can be pretty low key when it comes to gifts, but we reckon he still deserves a little something to show you care. But what if you’re strapped for time, or stuck far away? Luckily, there’s heaps of delivery gift options in Perth, like Gallant Gift Co.– who have you covered whether he’s a salt-of-the-earth, no fuss kinda guy or a dude that doesn’t mind a bit of pampering.
Drop A Line And Catch Dinner
The weather is slowly warming up and the fish are (hopefully biting), and Paul Worsteling from IFISH sent us a handy list of where to head: Some Of Perth’s Best Fishing Spots
Strike A Few Spares At Ten Pin Bowling
We reckon there’s a good chance the old man took you to a ten pin bowling party or two back when you were a kid, so why not return the favour?! Below you’ll find all the best places to throw a few strikes around Perth, including some old school gems along with new school party palaces. Where To Go Ten Pin Bowling In Perth.
Hit The Wide Open Roads
So you’ve only got the day, but you want to do a bit of exploring around the State? Never fear, we just outlined 10 awesome (and underrated) day trip locations around Perth, including Marradong Country, Bickley Valley and Yanchep National Park: 10 Underrated Day Trips Close To Perth.
Hit Up A Friendly Neighbourhood Bar
Perth is flush with friendly, unique neighbourhood bars just waiting for discovery. We’ve done a bit of the leg work for you, recently sharing 14 of the best around all corners of Perth: Perth’s Best Neighbourhood Bars.
Soak Up The Sun In South Freo
South Fremantle is basically made for Sunday afternoons, with fantastic food and drink options, beautiful beaches, stunning street art and more all a short stroll within each other: 20 Of The Best Things To Do In South Fremantle.
Explore The Best WA Has To Offer
We’ve spent a lot of time covering every little nook and cranny Perth and its surrounds has to offer. From lush hiking trails, perfect pools and jaw dropping landmarks, to the finest boozery and eateries north, south, east and west. Hit our Best Of Page to look for more inspiration, there’s something in there for dads from all walks of life, and have a ripper Father’s Day!
Header image: The Reveley