Best Spots for Father's Day Brunch in Melbourne
Somehow it's already closing in on September (we know!) and that means Sunday the 1st is the day we across the nation celebrate the awesome dads in our lives.
If you want to get the day started off on the right foot, then it's going to need to be started with full bellies. And what's better to fill a belly in the AM? Brunch, of course! But not just any brunch - these out-of-the-ordinary options elevate this special meal on this special day to just the right level.
Get your stomachs ready!
Father's Day Lunch at the Langham
Indulge the Dad in your life this Father's Day with Melba’s famous buffet luncheon featuring all his (and yours) favourite hot and cold dishes, Asian specialties, indulgent sweet selections and of course, the Melba chocolate fountain! The chefs are preparing the very special seafood buffet of the Mooloolaba king prawns, St Helens oysters, Sunshine Coast spanner crab and our new popular item, Tasmanian sea urchin gunkan-maki, and battleship sushi. Then, you can all enjoy something warm and hearty with some crayfish mornay, Gippsland grain-fed beef or Indian cuisine.
Psss, we might have got you the gifts sorted. Each father will receive a nicely wrapped Father’s Day mug from the The Langham hotel.
Price: Adults: $150 per person including one glass of Australian beer or house wine upon arrival. Children aged 4-12 years: $75. Under 3s eat FREE!
When: Sunday 1st September from 12pm. Entree, main course and live cooking concludes at 3.00pm. Desserts & cheese concludes at 4.00pm
To book: check out their website.
Signature Seafood Buffet at Sheraton Melbourne
You're guaranteed fantastic Father's Day memories with a sumptuous Sunday seafood buffet at the Sheraton's signature restaurant, the Little Collins St. Kitchen.
Whet your appetite with a world of flavours from their fresh seafood buffet featuring mouth-watering “fruit de mer" using locally sourced ingredients and seasonal produce.
The talented chefs have designed a unique buffet featuring a selection of market fresh seasonal seafood including succulent crab, oysters, prawns and smoked salmon with a variety of kitchen signature salads, selection of delicious hot dishes and desserts from the pastry chef.
Time: Sundays: 12-3pm
Price: $89 per person
To book: check here.
Father's Day at the Pancake Parlour
On the day that celebrates fathers everywhere, why not treat them to a stack of pancakes the size of their head?
And if that's not top of the list for dad, there are also plenty of traditional breakfast options that are sure to please. From Scotch fillet steak, and stacked country breakfasts to cheese and potato pancakes and omelettes, there's sure to be something to suit everyone. This year, they're bringing in something special - the Slow Cooked Spiced Lamb Crepes, served with mango chutney and yoghurt.
To book: Head to website.
Father's Day Seafood Brunch Cruise on the Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat
A seafood and champagne brunch on the water awaits your special Dad this Father's Day on the Lady Cutler's Seafood Cruise.
Head from Docklands to the Williamstown Bay bay with spectacular views of the city, Victoria Harbour and Melbourne's iconic Ports while you celebrate.
Upon arrival Dads will be greeted with a glass of champagne, before tucking into an incredible array of seafood, a carvery buffet and roasted vegetables, followed by a selection of dessert canapes during the unlimited tea/coffee service.
Booking is a great idea - and pre-purchasing makes the drink packages cheaper.
When: Sunday September 1, boarding 11.15am and returning 2pm.
Where: Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat, Berth 14, Central Pier, Docklands
Price: $109 per person, $50 for a child (4-14), $265 for a family of 4.
To book: check here.
Smith & Daughters
For our plant-based dads and pops, head directly to Smith and Daughters on Brunswick Street in Fitzroy for an outrageously delicious brunch and outstanding cocktails.
Feast on options like mulled wine soaked french toast, Spanish pressed sandwich, breakfast pizza, baby doughnuts filled with vanilla bean marsala custard, parmesan scramble, and warm potato salad. It is the ultimate vege feast.
Cocktail-wise you're super spoiled - choose between Bloody or Virgin Marta, Blood Magic (hint: it's tequilla!), Cult Chocolate or Hinny (spiced mule with bitters).
When: Saturday and Sunday from 10am
To book: check here.
Looking for other rad stuff to celebrate Father's Day with? For top tips on Father's Day gifts, head here.
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