Where To Eat This Father’s Day

Time to treat the old man to a great meal as a way of showing him just how much he means to you. It’s Father’s Day, after all.

The time is nigh to start planning a night to knock his socks off, and here are some quality restaurants in which to do it.

The Four In Hand Hotel, Sydney

Whether your Dad enjoys a burger and beer or has a taste for the finer things, The Four In Hand Hotel has something for every Dad. Share a Honey Roasted Duck, with Jerusalem artichoke, radicchio and fennel salad or the Wagyu Hangersteak with oxtail, king brown mushroom, leek and horseradish at the venues restaurant, The Four by Guillaume.

Four In Hand Hotel

The Woollahra Hotel, Sydney

There’s no doubt this venue is already one of your Dads favourite venues. A renowned Sydney hot spot, treat Dad at the Upstairs Terrace, the ultimate spot to enjoy gastropub classics like the Wagyu Burger with gruyere cheese, tomato, onions, pickles, lettuce and mustard aioli, whilst watching live sport on the big screen.

The Woollahra Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Sydney

Enjoy pub classics at The Royal’s downstairs sports bar or for something less casual head upstairs to their 1st floor refined restaurant “The Verandah” and enjoy the likes of Rump Steak with cumin roasted tomatoes + your choice of mash or fries and sauce and the famous Parmesan and Truffle Fries. Then head up to the rooftop for a Cherrywood Lane, bourbon, cherry bitters + port soaked cherries whilst overlooking the Sydney city skyline.

Royal Hotel Paddington, THE F, 6

Mr Miyagi, Chapel St. Melbourne

Quick to become one of the southeast’s most popular go-to modern Asian fusion restaurants, this place is all about the Japanese soul for tables of 6 at any time of their service hours. See more here.

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Munich Brauhaus, Sydney and Melbourne

Can’t afford to whisk him away to Germany for the night? No worries, the brewhouse is your next best bet. Celebrating all things German, this is a place filled with fun music, people and sensationally filling food. Worth a visit! See more here

Fratelli Fresh, Sydney

An institution in its own right, the Fratelli name is synonymous with pizza, pasta and essentially everything else ‘Italian’. Find it at Macquarie St., Mitchell Rd. and Bridge St. See more here.

Leave dinner to us! #fratellifresh #italian #pasta #sydney #melbourne #dinner

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The Cut Bar & Grill, Sydney and Melbourne

In Melbourne and Sydney at 16 Argyle Street The Rocks, Sydney and  7 Alfred Place, Melbourne the Cut serves-up some seriously wholesome food without breaking the bank. 

Perfect for a small-medium-sized table, this is a must for Dad’s special day. 


Manly Wine, Sydney

Across the road from the beach and with a rustic, beach-style aesthetic to-boot, this venue is all about the wine, relaxing atmosphere and good times. Not to mention the food! See more here.


Gazebo, Sydney

Known amongst Sydney locals as one of ‘the’ places to go, Gazebo might be small, but it packs a lot in to both its menu and atmosphere. Their menu is varied, loves a spot of cheese and works wonders with anything truffled. Give it a go! See more here.


Tequila Mockingbird, Paddington

New, stylish, well-settled and with a food and beverage menu that is quite honestly to die for, the Tequila Mockingbird at Paddington’s Five Ways zone is always a good option. From kangaroo tartare to salmon carpaccio, 14-hour slow cooked lamb shoulder and enough kick to keep you going forever – with tequila in tow of course – this is an option you can’t pass-up.



Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly

The whole family can enjoy a day out by the water at Manly Wharf Hotel. Feast on a wide selection of burgers, pizzas, seafood and salads while overlooking views of Sydney Harbour. Dads will love the free One Fifty Lashes pale ale free with their main meal.

Available: lunch and dinner (from 11:00am until 9pm)
Bookings: 9977 1266 (bookings not essential)
Website: manlywharfhotel.com.au
Address: Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Manly



The Royal Botanical, Leichhardt

Treat your dad to a feast at The Royal in Leichhardt. The local pub offers dishes such as Southern Highland lamb chops, burgers and pork belly. With every booking made, dad will receive a complimentary schooner of Fat Yak pale ale.

Available: lunch and dinner (from 12pm until 9pm)
Bookings: 9569 2638
Website: theroyalleichhardt.com.au
Address: 156 Norton Street, Leichhardt

Cold Winters night calls for comfort food. #pumpkinravioli #vegetarian #comfortfood #delicious #theroyalleichhardt #theroyalbotanical

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Salaryman, Surry Hills

Skip the traditional bacon and eggs this year and treat dad to a brunch like no other at Salaryman. The signature DIY baos filled with caramelised pork hock, whole duck leg, furikake pork ribs and miso eggplant are a must try. Eat like a Japanese local and order taiyaki, a golden puff pastry filled with either sweet or savoury fillings. Round off your meal with a breakfast martini: a mix of Sapphire gin, Cointreau and apricot brandy.

Available: brunch (from 9am until 4pm)
Bookings: 9188 2985
Website: salaryman.com.au
Address: 52-54 Albion Street, Surry Hills


Seabreeze Beach Hotel, South West Rocks

Take dad on a scenic drive to New South Wales’ mid-north coast and celebrate Father’s Day at Seabreeze Beach Hotel. The South West Rocks venue is hosting German Fest this year, a celebration of all things Bavarian. Food, drink and Bavarian style wheat beer on tap crafted by the local Bucket Brewery will be on offer. Live music from 1pm will be sure to get everyone yodelling and slapping their thighs.
Time: 11am-6pm

Website: seabreezebeachhotel.com.au
Address: cnr Livingstone Street & Prince of Wales Avenue, South West Rocks





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