Cheers to Dad – Father’s Day events that will have your old man beaming
Dads – we love to love them. So much so, that they get a whole day dedicated to fatherhood and paternal bonds. This Father’s Day, Sunday September 5, skip the obligatory gift giving and instead take Dad out on the town for a feast that he won’t soon forget! To help you out, we’ve rounded up some top-notch places to hit up.
Treasury Brisbane, Brisbane City: So that you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen this Father’s Day, the clever culinary crew at Treasury Brisbane has whipped up a special takeaway barbecue hamper full of dad-friendly delights like juicy eye-fillet beef medallions, tender butterflied chicken and scrumptious beef burgers. Your padre can also snack on salivation-inducing sides like corn on the cob with chilli-lime butter, zesty garden salad and moreish rustic slaw or upgrade to a seafood hamper full to the bream (pun intended) with prawns, oysters and sauces for an additional $50 per person. If you’re eager to present Dad with a luxe bounty of delicacies from Treasury Brisbane, contact the Treasury events team on 07 3306 8852 or email [email protected] to place your order. Just remember, orders must be placed prior to 5:00 pm on Friday August 27.
Portside Wharf, Hamilton: If you want to be Dad’s favourite child this Father’s Day, then treat him to a feast of delicious delicacies at Portside Wharf. Kick off Sunday with a bangin’ breakfast at Pineapple Express Cafe, sip worldly wines and tuck into toothsome tapas at @ Mr and Mrs Jones, dine on meaty morsels at Belvedere Bar n Grill, taste the heavenly flavours of Italy at Gusto da Gianni, experience a smoky Sunday sesh at Byblos Bar & Grill or opt for tempting teppanyaki and sake from Sono Japanese Restaurant. There’s plenty on at Portside Wharf this Sunday September 5, to check out how you can wine and dine Dad pop over here.
Terrace Restaurant, South Brisbane: Celebrate Father’s Day this year at Emporium Hotel South Bank’s Terrace Restaurant with a show-stopping dining package specially curated to spoil Dad to the max. This two-course menu features a paddle of Boiling Pot Brewing Co. beer, a delectable entree platter of calamari, karaage chicken and eggplant chips, followed by Dad’s choice of oven-baked market fish, black Angus steak or kimchi fried rice for just $49 per person. Plus, live tunes will fill the restaurant from 1:00–5:00 pm. Book yourself and the family in here.
Chu The Phat, South Brisbane: Lively South Brisbane locale Chu The Phat is turning up the heat this Father’s Day with a special banquet and two-hour drinks package for just $55. Cheers to Dad with Aperol Spritz, selected beers and wines whilst tucking into a tantalising feast for the senses. To book in, head here.
Madame Wu, Brisbane City: Perched at Riparian Plaza on Eagle Street, Madame Wu dishes up modern Asian delicacies in a lavish setting – so naturally, it’s a primo place to treat your old man to a flavoursome dinner or lunch. This Father’s Day, Madame Wu is offering a salivation-inducing selection of banquets starting from $50 per person! To reserve your table, pop over here.
Victoria Park, Herston: Spoil Dad this Father’s Day at Victoria Park. Enjoy a roast lunch overlooking the city skyline in the ballroom or head to the bistro for a relaxed meal amongst the lush gardens. The roast lunch in the ballroom has three sessions available and is $65 per adult, $35 per child, with children under four free! Make a booking here.
Naga Thai, Brisbane City: Prepare your tastebuds for one truly flavourful lunch as much-loved eatery Naga Thai is hosting a six-dish shared banquet this Father’s Day. On Sunday September 5, devour delicious dishes like coconut and turmeric pork-shoulder curry, spicy beef ribs and king prawn and pineapple fried rice. Sound indulgent enough? Grab a ticket here.
Three Blue Ducks, Brisbane City: Spoil Dad with a heavenly meal this Father’s Day at Three Blue Ducks Brisbane. With dynamite dining specials (hello, 800-g T-bone and an ice-cold Stone & Wood), live acoustic music and stellar views of the Brown Snake, your old man will feel the love this Father’s Day. To book, visit the Three Blue Ducks website or call 07 3556 8833.
W Brisbane WET Deck, Brisbane City: Soak up the sun and spectacular river views at W Brisbane’s WET Deck this Father’s Day. Celebrate Dad with a bucket of beers for $40 (your choice of Green Beacon Grappler Lager
Fixation Obsession Session IPA, Stone & Wood Pacific Ale, Green Beacon Wayfarer Tropical Pale Ale, Green Beacon Windjammer IPA, Brookvale Union Ginger Beer, Sunly Seltzer Davidson Plum and Sunly Seltzer Blood Orange) and secure a half bucket of king prawns for $59. The best part? Walk-ins are welcome!
Pepe’s Newmarket, Newmarket: Pepe’s Newmarket is celebrating all things Dad on Sunday September 5 with a smorgasbord of mouth-watering Mexican cuisine. Try one of the Father’s Day special meals or drinks, or simply stick to your favourite signature Pepe’s meal – our personal favourite is the famed chilli con carne, a casserole of whole beans, ground beef, onions, tomato, spices and mild chilli. Book online to secure your spot.
X Cargo, Fortitude Valley: Soak up the stellar springtime weather with your papa at Fortitude Valley alfresco destination X Cargo. Its $35 Father’s Day special features your choice of main meal, a choice of starters (think duck spring rolls, arancini or garlic bread) and an ice-cold glass of tap beer, house wine or soft drink. To book your picnic table, make tracks here.