Want to treat your Dad to a delicious Father's Day meal? Here's a list of brunches, lunches and dinners on offer at some of our favourite Melbourne eateries...
Bay City Burrito, Hawthorn or St Kilda
Offering authentic food with the vibe of San Francisco, this is the perfect neighbourhood gem if Mexican food excites your Dad. Better still, the big man in your life can eat to his hearts content on Father's Day, when Dads eat free. The St Kilda venue will also have a car show for all the motoring enthusiats!
If your dad enjoys Italian food, then Barolo is the place for you. Serving up his favourite Italian dishes, from an epic Antipasto Board to Chicken Maryland Cacciatore, there’s something to please every dad. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Barolo is offering 25% off your food bill on Fathers Day, plus $4 Coronas all Father's Day Week.
Ciao Ciao Italian, Prahran
Ciao Ciao Italiano is the perfect spot to visit for a relaxed Father’s Day meal with your family. Treat your dad to an Italian inspired menu featuring pasta and pizzas and receive 50% off your food bill.
Elwood Lounge, Elwood
The Elwood Lounge is a local institution and every dad will enjoy soaking up some rays in the large outdoor courtyard. Better still, they are offering dad’s a free breakfast or lunch on Father’s Day, so you’ll still have money left to get him some new socks!
With spectacular views across Melbourne's city skyline and Yarra river, Fatto will make any Dad’s day this Father’s Day. The Italian eatery is offering a feasting menu in the Cantina for families to get together and treat Dad to a delicious three course meal, with a Peroni tinnie or a glass of Prosecco.
If your Dad loves dinner as much as he loves brunch, Hiatus is the place for you. The team has coined the term #brinner, where they bring the techniques and flavours of dinner to brunch. Plus Dads Eat Free on Father's Day, so you can't do much better than that!
Lord Cardigan Restaurant in Albert Park
Take your dad to lunch at a friend’s house, without having to clean up afterwards. The charming Lord Cardigan is welcoming and makes you feel right at home. Take your pick of a two or three course lunch or book in for a five course degustation dinner, either way your dad can sit back, relax and enjoy his day!
Celebrate your dad over a Sunday Roast straight from the Spit Roasting coals at Lezzet. Choose between Chicken, Lamb or Anatolian Sausages and all the sides followed by delicious desserts. Dads can enjoy a couple of Efes beers thanks to Head chef and owner Kemal!
Meatworks Co, South Melbourne
Whether he likes it slow-roasted, braised or smoked, Meatworks Co is a pleasure palace for meat loving dads. Book in for the lunch special and treat dad to a special ribs package which includes 300g beef ribs, 500g sticky sunkissed pork ribs and 500g smoked dry rubbed pork ribs, along with a house made apple slaw. Plus two glasses of tap beers and an apple crumble dessert to finish!
Moshi Moshi - Port Melbourne
This first-class Japanese seafood restaurant is the perfect spot for a seafood loving dad! Book in for dinner and enjoy an All You Can Eat menu, offering the freshest seafood and produce in the heart of Port Melbourne.
This stylish CBD basement restaurant and bar in Little Collins Street is the perfect spot for dad’s who enjoy dry-aged steaks, smoked meats, local craft beer and a quirky cocktail. This Father’s Day the team at Meatmaiden have put together a very special lunch menu including four decadent courses, plenty of meat indulgence and a gift for the great man in your life - what better way to show your appreciation.
Nomada Food & Wine, Fitzroy
Show your dad some love with a delicious lunch at Nomada Food and Wine. The fresh and authentic menu is inspired by modern Spanish tapas designed to share.
Radii Restaurant & Bar, Park Hyatt East Melbourne
Every dad loves a BBQ, but he will love it even more if he doesn't have to cook it or clean up! So Radii Restaurant's Australian themed BBQ in the Garden is the place you want to be this Father's Day. Hosted in the private Trilogy Garden, you'll enjoy an array of local meats, accompanied with hand crafted beers at the 4 Pines pop-up bar.
Sun Wah, Mordialloc
Want to take your dad on a trip to China for Father’s Day but can’t afford the airfare? Sun Wah can help, with modern fusion cuisine that steps out from the norm. Fancy a grazing yum cha menu like no other? They’re offering an asian high tea and yum cha hybrid, the "Dad Cha" Grazing Fusion Yum Cha Brunch. Or treat your dad like a King with a 6 course Chefs Dinner Menu or Old School Sharing Menu, the best way for your dad to try a wide variety of signature dishes.
The Shed @ Terindah, Bellarine
Treat your dad to a day of award winning wines and delectable food this Father’s Day, at Terindah Estate on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula. Enjoy a wine tasting at the cellar door, then settle in for a three course menu at The Shed, showcasing locally sourced produce from the Bellarine region.
Vinorium Food + Wine, Northcote
Take your dad to the ultimate Stone Grill dining experience this Father’s Day at Vinorium. He will enjoy a 3 course lunch or dinner that includes Antipasti to Share, Stone Grilled Cape Grim Eye FIllet plus delicious homemade desserts.