The day of the year when we think about how amazing our fatherly figures are and rush to find something they don’t already have is here again. Take a deep breath and don’t panic. If you haven’t decided on anything yet, here are some awesome options to treat dad to this Father’s Day.


The Red Table restaurant at Nederburg in Paarl is putting on a man feast of note, with a hearty winter meal planned for Father’s Day on Sunday, 17 June.

Treat dad to a delicious three-course lunch, at R380 per person (wine and service charge excluded). This super-tasty man-menu features a starter of Thai green curry prawns served with a dill and fennel fishcake, or a roasted tomato tart with goat’s cheese, wholegrain mustard and balsamic onions. The main course selection offers a choice between AAA-grade T-bone steak served with a porcini mushroom sauce, Parmesan pomme purée and roasted winter vegetables; baked line fish with roasted fennel sauce, vine tomatoes, broccoli and red onions; or confit butternut with smoked tomato curry, baby beetroot and a papadum. For dessert, select between chocolate and noble late harvest mousse with vanilla carrot sponge and black cherries; or Cape brandy pudding with butterscotch and Amarula custard. 

To top it off, every dad will be treated to a surprise gift from Nederburg. 
Lunch will be served from 12:00
Address: Sonstraal Rd, Paarl, 7646
Phone: 021 862 3104


Forget the same old, same old socks and hankies or bottle of wine, this Father’s Day why not treat that very special man in your life and get your Dad an amazing hamper from Darling Sweet.

South Africa’s favourite toffee makers have created a special hamper just for Father’s Day on June 17, that comprises of a bespoke darling sweet braai apron, a 200g jar of Bird’s Eye Chili toffee spread, a 150g box of liquorice toffees and a 200g box of Darling Fleur de Sel (salt).

For those who want something a bit more bespoke for their Dads, Darling Sweet can also put together a hamper from their extensive product range, to suit any man’s toffee flavour tastebuds.

Darling Sweet Father’s Day hampers can be ordered from for only R499 (shipping included), and will be available until stocks last, while their bespoke online gift hampers are available all year-round.



Make Father’s Day extra special this year and treat dad to a delicious ‘Steak on the Braai’ lunch at The Conservatory at The Cellars-Hohenort. 
On 17 June 2018 at 12pm, choose between three steak options. A Twenty-One Day Aged Ribeye (300g) – R 285, Black Angus Fillet (250g) – R 320 or an Oak Valley Wagyu Sirloin (200g) – R 380. Accompany your steak with a selection of scrumptious sauces, Italian truffle mushroomgreen Madagascan pepper ora classic béarnaise sauce.
Steaks are accompanied with allumette fries and a garnish of Cellars salad. Prices include a Devils Peak golden ale or a glass of Eagles’ Nest Shiraz.
The full a la carte menu is also available from The Conservatory.
Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town 
Phone: +27 (0) 21 794 2137 


Surprise your dad with a culinary escape to Grande Provence for Father’s Day lunch in the heart of the Franschhoek winelands on Sunday, 17 June or make a weekend of it if you really want to spoil him.
Executive Chef Guy Bennett has created a delicious three course lunch menu at R400 per person that includes a special gift for dad. All dads visiting Grande Provence on Father’s Day will be treated to a complimentary Angels Tears Le Chocolat Pinotage and biltong tasting.
With the Grande Provence Winter Heartland dinner, bed and breakfast offer, the whole family can enjoy a stay at the Owner’s Cottage or hide away in the secluded La Provençale at special winter rates.
For the ultimate culinary indulgence, the 3-course Father’s Day menu includes a choice of Saldanha Oysters or steak tartare for starters. The choice for hearty mains is between Chef Guy’s famous slow roasted pork belly with sticky lentil ragout; or his beef short rib with white bean cassoulet. The decadent dessert of Valrhona eclairs, honey crème, macadamia crunch, winter fruit and rooibos gelato, is sure to satisfy your dad’s sweet tooth. The cost of the Father’s Day lunch is R400 per person.
Address: Main Rd, Franschhoek, 7690
Phone: 021-876 8600


Raise a glass to a Gentleman well raised this Father’s Day, with a personalised engraved bottle of Gentleman Jack, double mellowed for exceptional smoothness. The perfect gift to all the Fathers who never stop striving to be the best they can while raising others to do the same. 
Buy a bottle of Gentleman Jack from 28 May -15 June in-store or online at participating retailers* and receive a personalised engraved message fit for a Gentleman on the bottle and a complimentary gift bag.  *Available at Makro, Norman Good Fellows, and RRP349.99, while stocks last, prices vary.   


Harley-Davidson and HOG Cape Town Chapter are calling all the baddest bikers to the block for an awesome Harley-Davidson Open Day for Father’s Day.

Live music, fun and games plus a delicious All-American bite to eat on the 16th of June, from 8am – 2pm.
Test ride Harley-Davidson bikes and see the latest trends in HD fashion.

Great deals will be on show in case you want to treat the legend in your life and even a best dressed competition for the ‘Baddest Biker’ so dust off those skinnies and bring out the leathers – it’s gonna be a rad one!

Address: Harbour Edge Building, 2 Hospital Street, Green Point, Cape Town, 8001

Phone: 021 401 4260

If a gift or a lunch isn’t your kind of thing, check out our DadVentures  and treat dad to some good old quality time plus a little adventuring in Cape Town.


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