With Father’s Day (19th June) fast approaching it’s time to move on from the tired and tested gifts of ties, socks, cuff links and mugs –yes really! Show your old man your appreciation by feeding him a sumptuous Father’s Day feast; maybe treat him to a vineyard or a pub walking tour. Alternatively click here for Father’s Day travel ideas.
Father’s Day Feast at Hunter 486
Located within the smart environs of The Arch London; Hunter 486’s – named after the 1950’s dialling code for Marylebone, exclusive Father’s Day menu comprises of seasonal produce and dad friendly real ale. The menu includes: an appetiser of English asparagus with crispy Burford Brown egg, tomato and herb dressing. To follow, succulent meats are cooked until perfectly tender in the restaurant’s stone oven. Diners can choose between roasts of beef, leg of lamb or Black leg free range chicken, all served with classic accompaniments. To finish, diners can enjoy a tempting gooseberry crumble with Chapel Down’s Curious IPA.
The Father’s Day menu is available for £26.95 per person, including a Curious IPA and three courses. For reservations and further information please call: 020 7724 4700 or visit: www.thearchlondon.com.
Vineyard Tour & Tasting across Various English Locations
Treat dad to this unique tour which details the wine making process and of course tasting. The tour begins in the vineyard; watch seeds being planted and learn how the vines are ‘trained’ to harvest perfectly ripe grapes. Witness the fermentation process before the finished product is bottled for sale. Follows is the very special experience of sampling the vineyard’s wines, after your dad has tasted the various wines he’ll be treated to a delicious lunch.
Vineyard Tour, Tasting and either Lunch or Afternoon Tea for two costs £49, take advantage of this special price by visiting: www.buyagift.co.uk
Drink London Walking Pub Tour
Take dad on a tour of London and imbibe as you go along with a leisurely pub crawl. Explore well-preserved historic drinking establishments, while enjoying a few pints of great local ale. The tour commences at the only surviving galleried coaching inn in London, situated near London Bridge, this medieval gem was a favourite of Charles Dickens. From here stroll past amazing sights like St Paul’s Cathedral and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and visit charming pubs, sip great local brews, and maybe sample some great pub grub to line your stomach. Stopping in at least four historic pubs with plenty of time for a refreshing drink in each, dad will experience stunning views, beautiful architectural detail, and scandalous boozy stories, before finishing at a pub amongst the world-famous theatres of the West End.
Drink London Walking Tour for two people cost £39, to book please visit: www.buyagift.co.uk
Three Course Meal & Cocktail for Two at Marco Pierre White
If your dad is a foodie he’ll appreciate the steaks and classic English menu at Marco Pierre White’s lavish London Steakhouse Co. restaurants. Highlights include: House cut steaks; Smoked haddock fish cakes. Classic puddings such as: Caramelised Lemon Meringue; and Sticky toffee Pudding.
Treat dad to a seasonal cocktail and three-course meal; inclusive of a starter, main course and pudding, at either the Kings Road Steakhouse and Grill in South Kensington, or The City’s MPW Steak and Alehouse on the other side of the capital.
Three Course Meal & Cocktail for Two was £98.50 now £49 for reservations please visit: www.buyagift.co.uk
Three Course Meal with Glass of Wine for Two at Prezzo
With over 200 locations, Prezzo has brought its brand of Italian cuisine throughout the UK. Dad can savour the taste of Italy courtesy of a three course meal from a set menu of dishes made from fresh, seasonal ingredients, featuring: Pizzas, Pastas and a range of indulgent desserts.
Three Course Meal with Glass of Wine for Two was £49.50 now £30 for reservations please visit: www.buyagift.co.uk