Father’s Day is coming up fast and now we know what cool gifts to buy for dad’s special occasion and where to bring dad to spend his special day, we’re turning our minds (and our stomachs) to all the great dining with dad options around Singapore. From full on brunch spreads with plenty of bubbles, to afternoon tea and cakes the whole family will want a slice of, we’ve found gastronomic picks for all types of dads and all kinds of budgets…
Watch this space as we’ll be updating whenever we hear word of another scrumptious feast to add to the Father’s Day fun…
Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
Pamper Pa with a day of merriment at Marriott Cafe (pictured top) where the special Father’s Day King’s buffet is sure to give Dad a real royal tribute with over 90 epicurean delights from all around the world. Alaskan crab, Boston lobster, chilli crab, roast prime rib of beef, rillettes, sashimi, Indian curries, charcuteries and over 20 desserts are just a tiny example of the delicious offerings the whole family can tuck into. Or Dad can enjoy a lie-in and still get to tuck into the High Tea Buffet with freshly shucked oysters and local delights including char kway teow, mee goreng and a range of meats like bourbon and honey glazed ham
When: 17 June 2018
Where: Marriott Cafe, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Cost: Father’s Day Lunch Buffet: Adult: $78++ inclusive of free flow of mocktails and juices, $88++ inclusive of free flow of mocktails, juices and beer, kids: $38++ inclusive of free flow of juices and soft drinks; Father’s Day High Tea Buffet: Adult: $48++, kids (5 to 12 years old): $30++
Pool Grill, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
Transport Dad from the city’s hustle and bustle to a tranquil paradise for a relaxing and indulgent Father’s Day celebration by the pool. Look forward to free flow of ocean-trawled oyster paired with Henriot Champage from France – for 90 minutes! Probably best to let that settle before going for a swim…
When: 1 June-31 July 2018, Monday to Friday, 11am – 7pm
Where: Pool Grill, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Cost: $38++ per person (free flow of oysters for 90min); $50++ per person (free flow of Henriot Champagne for 90min)
Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
If Dad prefers traditional Chinese food, Wan Hao has an offering of Cantonese cuisine that’s sure to delight. Choose from a six and seven course set meal featuring delicious dishes like Pan-fried Australian Pork Rack with Black Garlic Sauce & Asparagus, and a seafood sensation of double-boiled fish maw with Dang-Shen in Quail Soup soup and a lobster combination platter piled with roast duck, BBQ honey Iberico Pork and chilled mini abalone
When: 16-17 June 2018
Where: Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Marriott Cafe, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Cost: Father’s Day Menu I: $78++ for minimum of 2 persons; Father’s Day Menu II: $98 for 8 to 10 persons
Mercure Singapore Bugis
For Dads who can’t get enough of local and locally-inspired dishes, good news! Mecure’s special Rasa Sayang BBQ Dinner Buffet will be available until 26 August and features more than 30 local and Asian dishes as well as a Live Asian BBQ station. Expect some spicy Snapper Fish Head Curry, Wok –Fried Salted Egg Yolk Prawns, Chef’s signature Paperbag Oven Baked Laksa Chicken or create your own Asian Bao-wich with aromatic Nyonya Chicken and Black Pepper Beef. Be sure to pile on some smokey gourmey delights fresh-off-the-grill like the Assorted Satay Skewers and Grilled Sambal Stingray. Did we mention all Dads will receive a complimentary Half-Pint of Beer on 17 June? Get booking!
When: ‘Say Cheers to Dad’ 17 June, Rasa Sayang Buffet: 1 June-26 August 2018, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Mercure Singapore Bugis
Cost: Adult: $38++, including free flow wines and beer: $68++, Kids age six and up: $19++, kids under 6: free
Coffee Lounge, Goodwood Park Hotel
For dads who love durian they’re in for a quintessentially Singaporean Father’s Day treat: The Dessert Buffet at Coffee Lounge. Help yourself to a large slice of D24 mousse cake and follow it with a steaming hot D24 Pancake made fresh right in front of you and exclusive D24 egg tarts! Not a die-hard durian lover? Regular desserts and ice cream will also be served.
When: now until 22 July, 12-2.30pm and 6-10.30pm
Where: Coffee Lounge, Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Cost: $38.80++ for dessert buffet and durian pastries (other dining options also available)
Monti, The Fullerton Pavilion
Fancy a bit of pasta and pizza? Monti will do you one better with a whole afternoon of feasting on Italian dishes of freshly made pasta, characuterie and risotto on cheese wheel alongside a salad bar and bottomless beer. Sit back and enjoy the live jazz performances while the kids are kept busy in the kids’ corner.
When: 17 June 2018, 12 – 3pm
Where: 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049327
Cost: $95++, Includes free flow beer for Dads; kids aged seven to 12: $45++ (7-12 years old), kids 7 and under: free
Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental
Treat dad to a hearty dim sum brunch buffet with sumptuous offerings such as crispy-fried scallops served with lychee and salted egg yolk and Cantonese-style roasted pork belly or gather the clan for a seven-course dinner featuring tender Peking duck served in Chinese crepes, steamed dragon spot garoupa fillet in homemade soy sauce, thick lobster soup with enoki mushrooms and braised 6-head whole abalones served in oyster sauce.
When: 16-17 June 2018; 11am -1pm and 1.30-3.30pm
Where: Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
Cost: Father’s Day Dim Sum: Adults: $78; kids aged 7 – 11yrs: $48; Dinner set menu: $138 per person
Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore
Meat-loving dads are sure to love Lawry’s four-course set menu. Start off the meal with The Famous Original Spinning Bowl Salad with smoked salmon and tobiko atop fresh salad, tasty truffle mushroom soup with king scallop and a choice of The Daddy’s Cut, Lawry’s Signature slow-roasted prime rib of beef with a side of velvet mashed potatoes and yorkshire pudding, oven baked cajun salmon with ikura and champagne cream sauce, or a chargrilled USDA black angus filet mignon. finish off the meal with truffle chocolate cake with Baileys hazelnut ice cream or the scrumptious apple crumble tart with Häagen-Dazs vanilla bean ice cream. Our sweet tooth is tingling!
When: 15-17 June 2018
Where: Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore, 333A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238897
Cost: $98++ per person
What dad would turn down a delicious Champagne Brunch? Especially if the spread features Italian delicacies like antipasto salad, rustic bread, Italian porchetta, wagyu beef carpaccio and a range of fresh cheeses including burrata, mozzarella and ricotta. While dad tucks into hot Sunday roasts and fresh seafood, there will also be a live cooking station for dad to get his favourite pasta freshly cooked.
When: 17 June 2018
Where: Prego, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560
Cost: Adult: $158++ inclusive of free-flow Moët & Chandon Impérial, Italian cocktails and house wines, $138++ inclusive of free-flow Zardetto Prosecco, Italian cocktails and house wines, $108++ inclusive of free-flow non-alcoholic beverages, kids: $54++ inclusive of free-flow non-alcoholic beverages.
Lower East Side
Mexican joints Lower East Side 45 and Lower East Side Katong have the perfect Fathers Day trial to spice up the day. Polish off all five spicy and delicious turkey chalupitas – Mexican habanero chilli pepper and all – and not only will you get a standing ovation from the fam and an official certification of achievement, you’ll also get the chalupitas FOC! Prefer something with less spice? The limited-edition Padre Platter has a range of seafood like barramundi yuzu ceviche, sautéed prawns, tempura hake fish and a spicy seafood paella, available exclusively at Lower East Side 45.
When: Lower East Side 45: 11 – 16 June 2018; Lower East Side Katong: 11 – 17 June 2018
Where: Lower East Side 45: 50 Raffles Place, 45th Floor; Lower East Side Katong: 19 East Coast Road
Cost: “Put your padre to the test”: $18++ for 5 chalupitas, “Padre Platter” (LES45 only): $40++
This fam-friendly restaurant is serving up a special treat for dads and the kids on Father’s Day. While Dad chows down on brunch treats like poached eggs on homemade buttermilk scones, smoked salmon, juicy sausages and bacon, the kids will be entertained on bouncy castle and balloons. Kids can get artistic to make a cookie that looks just like Dad – and eat it too!
When: 17 June 2018
Where: Da Paolo BistroBar, 3 Rochester Park, Singapore 139214
1919 Waterboat House
Ready to hear about a brunch that’ll get your mouth watering? The brunch at 1919 Waterboat House is a semi-buffet that will whet your appetite with black truffle mac and cheese, beer-battered fish fritters, before Dad can tuck into six different types of meats including roasted beef angus ribeye, spiced Iberico pluma pork, grilled BBQ chicken and kadaif-wrapped tiger Prawns. Wrap up the meal with tiramisu, deep fried Spanish churros with chocolate on the side and grab an ice cream float with toppings of your choice from the float station and you’ve got the perfect Father’s Day brunch.
When: 17 June 2018
Where: 1919 Waterboat House, 3 Fullerton Rd #03-01, Singapore 049215
Cost: Early Bird: $68++, Adult: $88++ including soft drinks and juices), $128++ including freeflow wine, beer, soft drinks and juice, kids 5 to 12 years old: $35++, kids age five and below: free
Jamie Oliver knows his stuff not only when it comes to fabulous family fare, but he’s also pretty well known for being an awesome dad to his five kiddos. This Father’s Day Jamie’s Italian Vivocity will be serving up a roasted meat plank that serves a family of four and features a chargrilled bone-in ribeye steak and crispy roasted pork belly, Jamie’s cheesy polenta chips, balsamic roasted vine-ripened tomatoes, mashed potato, salad and a pasta of your choice. At Jamie’s Italian at Forum, dads can get spicy with the Father’s Day Grill Special, featuring a whole roasted baby chicken marinated in a spicy Piri-Piri marinade and served with a sweet, fiery paprika sauce on a bed of mesclun salad tossed in a tangy yuzu dressing and a side of sweet potato nachos.
When: 15-17 June 2018
Where: Jamie’s Italian, 1 Harbourfront Walk, VivoCity and Forum Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road
Cost: Jamie’s Italian VivoCity Father’s day Roasted Meat Plank: $108++. Jamie’s Italian Forum Father’s Day Grill Special: $46.95++ A la carte also available.
Skyve Wine Bistro
Drop Skyve Wine Bistro by for a date night with the husband and enjoy some modern European fare and reasonably priced wines or bring the whole fam to share the scrumptious Australian Angus Cote De Boeuf and receive a complimentary bottle of Montes Classic Chardonnay/Merlot (U.P. $55) That’ll make dad’s night!
When: 16-17 June 2018
Where: 10 Winstedt Rd, Singapore 227977
Cost: Australian Angus Cote De Boeuf: $130++
Crystal Jade has prepared a special Parent’s Menu to celebrate the special people in our lives. Apart from the exclusive dishes like Shrimp Paste Chicken ‘Bao-ger’ at Crystal Jade Kitchen, and crispy Deep-fried chicken garnished with black bean and fried garlic at Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao, both restaurants are serving up three different seven-course family-dining set menus. make it date night or take the kids for a dinner of double-boiled soup of the day, Fortune 5 crispy chicken, steamed Shanghai Xiao Long Bao and mapo tofu. Shell out an extra $10.80 per person for a sweet and healthy dessert of double-boiled bird’s nest in coconut.
When: 4 May – 24 June 2018
Where: various outlets around Singapore
Cost: From $58 for two
The Knolls, Capella
Ever wanted to brunch on Route 66? Dads will be racing to the Knolls when they hear it’s serving up tasty offerings like Foie Gras Terrine with Cherry Purée and Candied Walnut, Slow cooked Grilled Pork Ribs with Whisky BBQ Glaze and Piccalilli Sauce, Roasted Lamb Leg glazed with Honey and Guinness Beer. If the specially placed racing track isn’t enough to satisfy their need for speed, dads will even get a chance to hop on a Harley Davidson bike mid-brunch!
When: 17 June 2018, 12.30-3pm
Where: 1 The Knolls, Capella Singapore, Singapore 098297
Cost: Adult: $198++ including free flow Taittinger champagne, wines, beers and non-alcoholic beverages, $158++ including free flow wines, beers and non-alcoholic beverages, $138++ including free flow non-alcoholic beverages, kids aged 7 to 12: $78++ including free flow soft drinks and juices, kids aged 4 to 6: $48++ including free flow soft drinks and juices
Top image: Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
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