Father’s Day, that one day in the year you can show Dad just how special he is! Melbourne’s foodie destinations have you covered on where to eat with your Dad this year! Be sure to book, spots are filling up quickly.
This Father’s Day, Fatto Cantina is offering a feasting menu for families to get together and spoil Dad.
The perfect celebratory meal, dishes will be brought out to share across the table. Enjoy starters like white anchovy, green olive, radish and fennel pollen; burrata, lemon oil and zucchini noodles; and Villani Prosciutto di Parma. Larger dishes to share include Fatto’s famous spanner crab spaghettini, roquette and fennel salad, chips with aioli and La Tagliata.
Open for lunch and dinner, the feasting Menu is $55 per person, including a prosecco or Peroni tin.
Little ones can choose from the kid’s menu or opt for the children’s set menu that includes a pizza, soft drink and gelato for $20.
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne | (03) 8698 8800 | www.fatto.com.au
Celebrate your Dad at Terindah Estate this year with a special three-course set menu lunch. Treat Dad to a day out on the Bellarine Peninsula and soak in the views at across the open vines and Port Phillip Bay.
Take the ferry from Melbourne or Geelong and enjoy a day out with live music, good food and great company. Two sittings at 12pm and 1.30pm with a set menu lunch at $60 per person for food only. Kids under 12 can eat for just $20 each.
90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine | (03) 5251 5536 | www.terindahestate.com
To celebrate Dad, treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional dining experience overlooking the water. Stokehouse will be offering a curated three-course menu featuring signature dishes plus limited Father’s Day specials including grilled half crayfish with lemon myrtle butter, sea succulents and aged Cape Grim rib eye, native cumminata.
The three-course menu is $130 per person. Children can dine for $60 which includes a main and dessert plus soft drink.
To top it off, Dad will receive a Native Cumminata dry spice mix of over 15 herbs and spices, handmade by Head Chef Ollie Hansford. The special Father’s Day menu will run for lunch and dinner and bookings can be made here or via phone.
30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda | (03) 9525 5555 | www.stokehouse.com.au
Dads will be delighted with a Beef and Brisket Father’s Day special at Cromwell STREAT. Slow cooked brisket will be served with scalloped potatoes and cosberg salad laced with anchovy dressing, topped off with a Moon Dog Mack Daddy dark ale. The best part? It’s only $25.
66 Cromwell St, Collingwood | (03) 9629 4222 | www.streat.com.au
Nail Father’s Day this year with lambwhiches from Pontoon. Think tender lamb straight from the rotisserie served on fresh bread with a house-made mint sauce.
No need to book in as the lambwhiches are available all day and night on the beachside deck for $10 and for an extra $5 dad can get an ice-cold Furphy.
For those looking to sit down, The Grillis available for bookings and serving rotisserie chicken feasting platters, featuring cucumber yoghurt, pickles, beer battered chips, grain salad, and warm fresh pita for lunch and dinner. $30 for a half chicken or $50 for a full chicken.
The kids won’t be disappointed either with snacks including popcorn chicken, house-made sausage rolls, and fresh pizzas.
30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda | (03) 9525 5445 | www.pontoonstkildabeach.com.au
Tokyo Tina is hosting Father’s Day brunch with a side of bingo, challenging Melbourne’s previous notions of boozy Sundays. Book Dad in to pair morning must-haves like Bloody Mary’s with Tina’s ‘all-in’ Japanese feast and a side of bingo, and be rest-assured that Father’s Day has been done right.
Two-hour sittings at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. $69 per head including bottomless alcohol or $49 per head for a non-alcoholic option. Bookings can be made online here.
66A Chapel St, Windsor | (03) 9525 2774 | www.tokyotina.com.au
Father’s Day is Seventh Day at Neptune Food & Wine. Bring Dad and settle in for the afternoon whilst aperitivo favourites roam, corks are popped on top-shelf favourites, oysters are freshly shucked and live jazz plays on the patio. Linger at the bar, or take a seat in the dining room whilst the fire roars and drinks flow with smooth tunes from the jazz ensemble in the background.
212 High St, Windsor | (03) 9533 2827 | www.neptune.melbourne
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