Welp, as per usual Father’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t planned anything yet, we’re here to help!
Below you’ll find a bunch of fun things to do, or perhaps a cool gift or two:
Grab a special Navy Strength Gin from Republic of Fremantle
One for the gin-loving dads out there, Republic of Fremantle have released a special limited release Navy Strength Gin to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Australia II victory! A bright, juniper rich and calamansi citrus-flavoured number, it comes with a 500ml bottle, $50 voucher, premium gift box and personalised card.
Good old fashioned lotto ticket
Quick, easy, and potentially very lucrative, scratchies are fun and easy to keep the old man content – with a lovely card of course! A couple of West Aussies recently cleaned up on scratchies, taking home $300,000 in Willetton and $200,000 in Kalgoorlie! Otherwise grab him a SlikPik 10 for under $10, who knows he might even share the spoils with you if he wins…
Head to Besk for a Carribbean Father’s Day Feast, including cocktail on arrival and tropical-infused Feed Me menu from 12pm until late, or you can treat dad to a Beer & Snacks Pairing Masterclass! Besk’s resident beer barons will guide you through six courses of snacks and desserts paired with six brews from WA and interstate – get all the deets here.
Decadent Father’s Day lunch
The Ritz-Carlton is putting on a pearler of a lunch in Hearth Restaurant this Father’s Day, featuring four fine courses including Linley Valley pork severed with quandong, white onion and yuzu sesame and Amelia Park lamb with cucumber, burnt lemon, river mint and smoked lamb fat jus. Wine pairing available – book ahead here.
Bar Rogue is putting on a special three-course dad’s edition of the Sunday Lunch, featuring turmeric flatbread w/ dips, shaved wagyu bresaola & prosciutto, cold pork pie and pickles, followed by big T-Bones for the main event with chippies and salad, capped off with some cheesecake and maybe even some sneaky WA rock lobster – book here.
Tickets to a show at RAC Arena
We know how life is… If you’re flat stick just trying to survive the day to day grind, we may have a solution for your last minute Father’s Day gift hustle: RAC Arena’s upcoming schedule is jam-packed with international music stars, along with the return of the Red Army for the Wildcats next season. All you need to do is select the one you’re after, slip the tickets into a heartfelt card, and then mark your diary for another future hang with dad watching some live entertainment!
Father’s Day roast at Durty Nelly’s
Give Dad what he really wants this Father’s Day – a proper Sunday roast and a pint of the black stuff. Their famous Sunday roast features all the trimmings for just $26, plus book ahead for the old man and he’ll score a free pint of Guinness for your troubles.
Rural pub road trip
Speaking of pubs, we 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 plenty of gems definitely within driving distance.
Sunday Roast at The Galway Hooker
Galway is serving up their signature Sunday roast all day for $28 and throwing in a pint of the black stuff for the dad’s, and if he’s feeling frisky in the arvo there’ll be live music throwing down all the good jigs.
Father’s Day Feast at The Raffles
The Raffles are putting on a special $28 Meat Platter for the old fellas, featuring slaw, ribs, brisket and pulled pork cornbread from 11.30am, plus $10 pints of Swan and live music from 1-5pm. Book ahead here.
Sunday Set Menu @ Si Paradiso
One of our fave Sunday sessions around town is ramping back up as head towards spring with a new a beautiful share-style set menu for just $45pp, featuring slow-cooked Amelia Park lamb along with squid fritti, Paradiso bread, sides and snacks fit for the whole family. Enjoy this along with their regular Sunday sesho specials and really treat the fam for a proper long lunch. As always make sure you book ahead!
Generous Squire’s Feed the Fam Tray
If Dad’s love one thing, it’s taking the hassle out of ordering food and the Feed the Fam Tray will do just the trick – feast on cheeseburgers for 2, mini cheeseburgers for 2 plus all the snacks incl. mac n cheese bites, onion rings, chicken tenders and chips for just $69. Absolute deals if you ask us.
Bivouac Canteen’s Feed Me makes for a perfect Father’s Day lunch or dinner with a four-course banquet-style selection of seasonal favourites, including two new dishes just for the day – coconut & herbs crusted tiger prawns and bourbon, tamarind, date & Moroccan spiced BBQ pork ribs with pineapple chutney. Book here.
Nail Brewing Co. at The Basso
Nail Father’s Day by heading to The Basso where they’re partnering up with Nail Brewing Co. to deliver their own collaborative brew! $1 from every pint sold will be donated towards Men’s Shed, there’s free kids entertainment, chef specials and Sunday roasts available all day – bookings essential.
Ultimate Father’s Day at The Claremont Hotel
What’s an ultimate Father’s Day look like for your old man? If it features live music, a fresh cut at the barber, beer and whiskey tasting, a car show and an epic steak sandwich, make a bee-line for The Claremont Hotel.
Free drink for dad at The Bentley
Cop The Bentley’s classic Sunday Roast special for $25 and if you book dad in ahead they’ll shout him a drink on arrival. There’s also free kids entertainment from 12-2pm, plus little kids eat free with any big kids meal purchased.
Drinks by the river at Jetty
Head to Jetty for brunch from 8.30am or lunch and dinner after midday, with DJs spinning laidback tunes from 2pm, drink specials and a few special dishes just for dad.
Dive into a delicious Topi Banquet from 11am with all the good stuff like Duck Samosas, Dhai Puri, Tandoori Chicken and Lamb Korma, with sides and desserts galore. It’s only $55pp, and you can book ahead here.
Dad jokes comp at The Civic
The Civic are shouting first drinks and will make sure dads are looked after, just get him to chuck on his finest pair of New Balances and jeans/jorts and they’ll do the rest! Catch sports on the big screen, a dad joke comp, meat raffles and more – book ahead here.
Yorkshire pud at The Globe
The Globe’s world famous Giant Yorkshire Pudding Roast makes a triumphant return to The Globe, featuring a beef roast with veggies and gravy all housed snuggly inside a giant Yorkshire Pudding for $29! Bookings recommended.
Father’s Day Feed Me at The Sweetwater Rooftop
Treat Dad to an Asian-inspired feed me feast at Sweetwater with stunning views over Fremantle – book a table in the dining room for a full table service experience paired with a glass of beer or wine for $79pp.
Celebrate the big fella at Sauma with a huge banquet that’ll fill up the whole fam, including Sauma faves like Pani Puri, Chicken Tikka, Potatoes, Rogan Josh, Eggplant Bhartha, Raita, Naan and Pulao and desserts.
Bright Tank Brewing Co & Brown Street Grill
Nothing says “Love ya Dad!” like a fine slab of beef, so Brown Street Grill are adding two extra special steaks to the a la carte menu on Father’s Day, including a massive 1.7kg 150 day grain fed tomahawk and a Futari wagyu skirt. steak – woof! Make sure he wears his loose pants and book ahead here.
Swanny D for Dad at The Royal Waterfront
Book a table for the family to enjoy fun activities, prizes and entertainment including live music, kids face painting, plus complimentary pint of Swan Draught for Dad on arrival – ’nuff said.
Free pint of the black stuff at Johnny Fox’s
Head to Johnny Fox’s in Northbridge and if you book for three or more guests at lunch dad will score a free pint of Guinness or Dingo lager! There’s also a free whiskey masterclass from 2-4pm and fun prizes throughout the day.
You’ve got options galore within the historic surrounds of The State Buildings! From downing delicious craft beers at Beer Corner, to a traditional Italian feast at Post or just a warm and friendly afternoon in the Petition Kitchen – the choice is yours! Just make sure to book ahead.
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!?
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.
We’ve rounded up the best Escape Rooms around Perth, and nothing will test the old man’s patience like being trapped in a room with you and the fam! Seriously though, these places are a lot of fun, and no doubt many will be doing some special Father’s Day business – check our list here.
The Leederville Precinct
The Leederville Precinct has something for every dad – from bottomless brekky beers at Servo and the newly-renovated Garden, or a share-style Servo banquet for lunch with the chance to win a Stone & Wood prize pack for the big dog (not to mention a complimentary Stone & Wood cloudy pale ale with every booking). The whole precinct will also be buzzing with happy meals and face painting for the kids in the Servo Yard Bar, plus live acoustic music in the arvo. Find out more and book your table here!
Get the dolce vita vibes going for dad with Santini’s special Father’s Day brunch offering. Running from 11AM, they’ll be serving up a two course feast for the whole famiglia. Molto bene!
Samuels on Mill
Sometimes, more is more – which is definitely the case when you have Samuels‘ absolutely heaving Father’s Day grazing board in front of you! Indulge in two of the restaurant’s signature Mill burgers, Cajun chicken tacos, fried chicken bites, mushroom arancini and double fried, hand cut chippies – plus a coupla pints for you and the old man, of course.
Festa del Papà at La Madonna Nera
An Italian-inspired brunch not quite enough dolce vita for your dad? Mount Hawthorn’s La Madonna Nera are amping up the Italian energy with a special Sunday sugo lunch – inspired by all the old-school red-sauce Italian-Australian classics. Bookings essential – head to the La Madonna Nera website.
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?! Head along one of the best places to throw a few strikes around Perth, including some old school gems along with new school party palaces.
Dude Tea at The Merrywell
Now this is a feast fit for a father! The Merrywell’s take on “guy tea” features a tower loaded with juicy burgers, loaded nachos, quesadillas and beef mini pies much more – along with some tempting free-flowing drinks packages.
Hit up your friendly neighbourhood local
Perth is flush with friendly, unique neighbourhood bars just waiting for discovery. We’ve done a bit of the leg work for you – cop the list here.
We’ll keep updating this one with new events as they come through, so keep your eyes peeled!