They say the quickest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. If this is the case, the best way to show dad how much you love him is treating him to an exceptional dining experience this Father’s Day. We have rounded up six great spots who have great offerings for Father’s Day. Whether your dad likes beer, wine, fancy food or pub grub, you will find the perfect place to take him to below.
LUNCH AT LITTLE SAINT
Sundays are perfect for a good old roast. Little Saint is providing a hearty lunch dad can tuck into while spending time with his family. Lunch includes three courses, with the mains featuring traditional roasts with all the trimmings. You can choose between beef, pork belly or lamb roast and you’ll receive a complimentary glass of Waterford’s Kevin Arnold Shiraz on arrival. Booking is essential.
Where 223 Bree Street, CBD
Contact +27 21 4221135, [email protected], www.littlesaint.co.za
GENTS TEA BY THE SEA AT TWELVE APOSTLES
The Twelve Apostles boasts an awesome high tea filled with delectable treats and incredible oceans views. On Father’s Day weekend, their ‘Tea by the Sea’ will be modified to include all dad’s favourites. This is an exclusive ‘gents’ tea offered on Saturday 18 June and Sunday 19 June 2016. Tea won’t be the only thing on offer, there will be a mini craft beer tasting, and eats include mini boerie rolls, biltong scones and sandwiches fit for a king. If you’d prefer a lunch with the whole family, Azure Restaurant is having a Father’s day buffet that includes live music. The Gent’s tea is available between 10 am – 4 pm, and the lunch is on between 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
Where Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Cost R275 for Gents Tea, R425 for Father’s Day lunch (R215 for kids under 12)
Contact +27 21 437 9255, [email protected], www.12apostleshotel.com
CULINARY ESCAPE TO GRANDE PROVENCE
Franschhoek is the food destination in SA, and Grande Provence is living up to that with their Father’s Day Luncheon. Thin BBQ lobster, confit guinea fowl or salt cured duck spindle for starters; Karoo lamb neck for mains and a ‘chocolate forest’ for dessert. There is a vegan option and if you really want to go all out, you can turn it into a weekend, by booking accommodation at Grande Provence at special winter rates. This is a great option for the foodie father. Booking essential.
CONSTANTIA GLEN UNLOCKS THEIR WINE VAULT
To honour the hero that is dad, Constantia Glen is unlocking their wine vault for Father’s Day. They will be releasing limited quantities of their award winning 2007 Bordeaux-style reds from the wine estate’s library collection. For every two bottles of 2007 Constantia Glen THREE or FIVE purchased on Saturday 18 or Sunday 19 June, visitors to the Constantia Glen tasting room have the rare opportunity of receiving a complimentary bottle of the corresponding wine.
BURGERS AND BEER AT THE PRESIDENT HOTEL
Burgers and beer – it may be simple, but it’s perfect. The President Hotel will be serving a range of gourmet burgers and Stellenbrau craft beer. For R99 you can choose from four incredibly tasty burgers with chips and dad gets his Stellenbrau craft beer for free. Bunless and chicken burgers are available on request, and the special is on from 11 am – 10 pm.
LUNCH AT DURBANVILLE HILLS WINES
Good food and good views is on offer at Durbanville Hills Wine this Father’s day. They have created a special three course lunch that will definitly satisfy dad’s appetite. Look forward to dishes like brandy sausage, prawn ravioli, beef ribeye, Moroccan spiced chicken, poached fruit and honey ice cream. You can opt for a wine pairing with your meal to add a new dimension of flavour. Lunch is from 12 noon – 3 pm and booking is essential.