The Best Ways To Celebrate Father's Day In Sydney 2018

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By: Phoebe Ackland, ellaslist

The time is here to celebrate all those fabulous daddies out there- whether it's a hubby who makes your life as a mum that much sweeter, your own father, a grandad or an uncle, spoil them this Father's Day Sunday 2nd September 2018. 

Take advantage of the Spring sunshine and treat dad to a delicious meal or some family-friendly fun at one of our handpicked celebrations across Sydney:

1. Celebrate Father's Day at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Love dad? Love food? Celebrate Father’s Day with a 3-course lunch overlooking Sydney Harbour! Treat Dad to a 3-course banquet lunch with a mixed antipasto platter to start, followed by shared mains including ocean trout, pork belly and Yamba prawns, and to finish a delicious Eton mess. And yes — there will be golf-related fun and games! More information here

2. Coogee Food and Wine Festival

Give dad, or the man in your life, something a little different this year - a day out at the Taste of Coogee Food and Wine Festival! It's the perfect spot for a family day out, and with all those food and wine choices — the atmosphere will be incredible. There will be live music, games and stalls from some of Sydney's most popular restaurants. Grab a meal and a wine or beer, and soak up the sun whilst enjoying spending family time together. More information here

3. Father's Day at Mejico Miranda

Want to make this Father’s Day deliciously special? Sit back, relax, and crack open a cold one with Dad while enjoying the delicious flavours of Mejico Miranda’s menu. Dad will love the lamb adobo served with housemade chimichurri, rolled pork belly with chorizo and sherry soaked raisins, chorizo and mozzarella quesadilla and the always risky but rewarding jalapeno poppers – you never know how hot they’ll be! You can also enjoy their one day BBQ, with a sausage taco with fried onion, pickled Jalapeno and HP Sauce on offer for one day only. With every Sol sold on the day, Mejico will donate a portion of the takings to R U OK, a suicide prevention charity helping support Australian's. More information here

4. Father's Day At The Avalon

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so take your dad to the Avalon this Father's Day. Alongside their usual menu, they'll be offering $6 Stella Artois chalices all day, plus $5 kids meals and free pool across two tables. What more could Dad possibly want? More information here

5. Father's Day at Centennial Homestead

Centennial Homestead is the place for those dads who love an early morning walk finishing with a coffee, enjoy the surrounds of one of Sydney’s most beautiful Parklands or just love a good, hearty meal! You can cook up your very own sausage sizzle on their on-site BBQ facilites, or celebrate the Day of the Dad in the heart of Centennial Parklands with a special Father’s Day menu to share (or if dad is a hungry dad, he can treat himself to a big feast!) More information here

6. Take A Little Drive....

Why not pack the family into the car, enjoy some screen-free, distraction-free bonding time and go on an adventure to the Gosford Classic Car Museum! Dad will love to see what's under the hood this Father's Day. Just a hour-drive from Sydney, the whole family will enjoy checking out the largest car collection in the Southern Hemisphere, worth over $70 million! More information here

7. Father's Day Surf Competition at The Newport

In collaboration with the Newport Plus Boardriders, The Newport is set to celebrate Father's Day with their first ever Surf Competition! Kicking off bright and early in the morning, once you and dad have shredded the competition, you can hop in the complimentary Kombi van which will take you back up to The Newport where the winners will be announced and prize-giving will take place. More information here.

8. Father's Day at Jamie's Italian

Jamie’s Italian will be serving their delicious Sunday roast again this Father's Day. Tuck into slow-roasted porchetta or chicken served with beautiful seasonal roasted veggies for $45 per adult and $20 per half-serve for kids. Simply perfect. 

9. Whitewater Restaurant

Whitewater Restaurant in Manly Beach, are offering a Free Stella for all Dads on arrival when dining at the restaurant on Fathers Day. There is a degustation dinner menu with 4 courses starting at $55 per person if you really want to really splash out on Dad, otherwise the regular A La Carte menu is equally delicious alongside a very popular kids menu. This family-friendly venue is the perfect spot to take Dad on this special day. More information here.

10. Recco Lab Restaurant 

Recco Lab Restaurant in Rozelle, are offering a complimentary dessert for all dads dining with them this Fathers Day. With a great selection of authentic Italian cuisine and a children’s menu that includes mini versions of the most popular pizzas and pastas, this is sure to be a winning choice for the whole family. More information here.

11. The Salisbury Hotel

This independently-run, family-friendly hotel is the perfect spot for a relaxed Father's Day with the whole family. With a kids menu that will delight even the fussiest of eaters and a mouth-watering main menu, you're bound to find something for everoyne at this local Stanmore pub. (And just a heads up—the Sunday Roast with craft beer pints for schooner prices is the stuff that dreams are made of.)


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