Do something a little different for Father’s Day this year – skip the tie or Dad’s favourite gadget – and take Dad out for a wonderful meal at his favourite restaurant, where he won’t have to fire up the stove himself or make his own drinks. Check out what spots around town have planned for Sunday, June 16th and where to dine with your dad.
25 Scotts Road, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore 228220; Tel: 6589 7799
Price: $58++ for lunch and $68++ for dinner
Availability: 16 June 2013
Give Dad the gift of a full (and satisfied!) stomach on Father’s Day with a sumptuous feast at Carousel. Dad will be spoilt for choice with more than seven open-kitchen concept buffet counters. Culinary highlights include roasted prime ribs and Mediterranean roasted whole snapper. Those with a sweet tooth will be delighted to complete their meals with treats from three dessert counters. Dads also stand a chance to take home the grand prize, a Bering watch worth over $500, on this special occasion.
Level 5, Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594; Tel: 6845 1111
Price: $88++ per person for 7-course set menu or $388++ for 4 persons for 8-course set menu
Availability: 10 to 16 June 2013
There is no better way to celebrate Father’s Day than bringing him for a traditional Cantonese meal with a modern touch. Satiate his palate with Chinese Executive Chef Chan Shun Wong’s specialties like Barbecued Peking Duck and Baked Honey-glazed Silver Cod with Fresh Fruit Salad. Dad also stands a chance to walk away with a 2-piece wool cashmere men’s suit worth $1,200, courtesy of Maharaja’s Gents & Ladies Custom Tailors.
100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel, Singapore 238840; Tel: 6739 8370/6733 8855 ext. 8133
Price: $62++ per adult and $30++ per child (3 to 12 years old)
Availability: 15 & 16 June 2013
Treat Dad to a lavish seafood dinner buffet spread this Father’s Day Spices Cafe. Every diner will receive a complimentary serving of braised half lobster (200g) with XO sauce, and every Dad will enjoy a complimentary serving of double-boiled bird nest with lotus seed. Indulge in fresh tiger prawns, oysters, scallops, crabs and mussels with condiments, smoked duck with caramelized figs, and grilled lamb chop with Korean ginseng and snow fungus. End the evening with sweet temptations such as coffee Bavarian, cheese mango crepe, and more. Every Dad will also receive an attractive door gift.
Teochew City Seafood Restaurant
176 Orchard Road, #05-16 The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843; Tel: 6733 3338
Price: $88++ per person
Availability: 1 to 30 June 2013
This Father’s Day, head to Teochew City Seafood Restaurant for their pocket-friendly 1-for-1 Exquisite Set Menu. This 6-course set menu consist of signature dishes such as the Cold Abalone and Kiwi Fruit, Steamed Brown Rice with Two Kinds of Preserved Sausage and not forgetting the timeless classic of Steamed Sliced Pomfret “Ball” in Teochew Style. What is even more meaningful is that special attention has been made to inject a healthy dose in the dishes with the use of fruits such as kiwi in the appetizer, papaya in the Pan-fried Prawn Ball with Special Sauce, and fibre-laden brown rice in the Steamed Brown Rice with Two Kinds of Preserved Sausage! Every Dad will also receive a complimentary chocolate door gift for every set menu ordered.
MELT ~ The World Café
5 Raffles Avenue, Mandarin Oriental, Marina Square, Singapore 039797; Tel: 6885 3500
Price: $158++ per person (inclusive of juices and soft drinks) or $188++ per person (inclusive of unlimited flow of Veuve Cliquot Champagne, wines, beers, cocktails, juices and soft drinks)
Availability: 16 June 2013
Dazzle Dad’s taste buds and show him how much you care by taking him to a resplendent and splendid brunch at MELT ~ The World Café, where he can enjoy an endless flow of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, as well as stand a chance to win a visit to Lamborghini Singapore, as well as a joy ride in the luxury sports automobile driven by a certified Lamborghini driver. The buffet spread includes fresh live-shucked oysters and seafood, traditional roasts and carvings, live foie gras station, BBQ such as grilled wagyu beef burger, homemade pasta, delectable desserts and other yummy European and Asian cuisines.
Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road Singapore 238857; Tel: 6603 8855
Price: $30++ per person
Availability: 16 June 2013
Give dad a break this year and treat him to an all-you-can-eat local high tea extravaganza this Father’s Day at Grand Park’s Open House. Signatures of the Father’s Day All-You-Can-Eat High Tea include delectable Peranakan delicacies like the piquant Ayam Buah Keluak, Kueh Pie Tee, Nyonya Curry Noodles, and Coconut & Plum Sugar Pancakes. Non-traditionalists will clamour for the thin-crust, wood-fired Otak Otak Pizza cooked over a Western Beech oven. Some of the chef’s perennial favourites like the Spicy Assam Fish, Bak Kut Teh, and Braised Sea Cucumber with Mushroom & Pork. End the meal with enticing desserts of Durian Pengat, Bread & Butter Pudding, Assorted Nyonya Kueh, Banana and Pandan Cakes on top of the toothsome traditional snack of Muah Chee. Dads are also entitled for a lucky draw where they will stand a chance to win the grand prize of a weekend night’s stay at a Park Suite room worth $1,500.