Stumped on how to spend Father’s Day with your old man this year? Boschendal Farm has got you covered, with the perfect food-related activities for every type of dad.

 

OUTDOORSY DAD

The Boschendal Farm natural environment.
The Boschendal Farm natural environment.

If your pops is keen on the idea of green grass and open skies, treat him to delicious table style picnic at the Olive Press Barn. Enjoy a gourmet picnic basket filled with incredible wholesome delicacies, lamb carved from an open-fire pit and live entertainment. The beautiful venue overlooks the scenic layout of Boschendal Estate and keeps guests dry on rainy days. If the sun is shining on Father’s Day, the farm welcomes guests to take their blankets and chairs out onto the spacious lawns.

OF NOTE
When 18 June 2017, this Father’s Day. Baskets can be collected from 12pm, live entertainment starts at 12pm.
Where The Olive Press Barn on Boschendal Farm
Cost Picnic basket for two – R495. Picnic basket for one – R260. Kids under 12 – R115.
Contact +27 21 870 4206, [email protected]

 

FOODIE DAD

Werf dining.
Werf dining.

If your dad is the Gordon Ramsay of your household and knows his way around the kitchen, treat him to lunch at the farm’s beautiful Werf restaurant. The restaurant will be offering a delectable three-course farm-style menu for you and dad to indulge in some amazing dishes this Father’s Day.

OF NOTE
When 18 June 2017, this Father’s Day. Lunch time seating is from 12pm.
Where Werf Restaurant, Boschendal Farm
Cost The Father’s Day special is priced at R450 per person.
Contact +27 21 870 4274, [email protected]

 

HOMELY DAD

The Farm Shop Deli.
The Farmshop & Deli.

If a warm cup of tea and the morning paper sounds more appealing than wine and fine dining to your dad, pop into the Farmshop & Deli for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Alternatively, take a stroll to the historic Rhone Homestead, where a traditional Cape buffet lunch will be ready to feast on.

OF NOTE

When 18 June 2017, this Father’s Day. The Cape buffet is served from 12pm.
Where Farmshop & Deli or Rhone Homestead, both on Boschendal Farm
Cost The Cape buffet is priced at R295 per adult and R145 for children under 10 years old.
Contact +27 21 870 4274, [email protected]

Article written by

Nikki Louw

Nikki Louw is an avid food eater and wine drinker with a passion for writing about it too. She's a creative by heart, with a love for visual arts and feature writing, which she applies everyday in covering culture, art and food and drink pieces. She also enjoys writing trending news pieces and exploring topics such as gender issues and social consciousness. Outside of the Journalism realm, Nikki tries her hand at painting and drawing. She has a collection of unfinished canvases and completed oil paintings alike, stacking up in the corner of her bedroom.