Show your Dad how special he really is this Father’s Day (Sunday 21 June) and treat him to a decadent afternoon tea, lunch or dinner at one of the following London haute spots
1. 108 Pantry
In a twist on a traditional afternoon tea 108 Pantry - the all-day dining destination in the heart of Marylebone - has launched a special afternoon tea created just for men that’s even served with an optional pint of Guinness. Available until Sunday 21 June, the men’s afternoon tea includes Grilled rib eye steak sandwich with caramelised onion and Shropshire Blue cheese, Free-range pork and black truffle sausage roll, Dorset crab on toast and Welsh rarebit. Meanwhile sweet toothed Dads will love the Lemon meringue pie, Freshly baked scones served with strawberry jam and Cornish clotted cream, Peanut butter and chocolate cupcake, Rhubarb and custard doughnut and Banoffee shot. To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.108brasserie.com.
108 Pantry, 108 Marylebone Lane, W1
2. The House of Ho
Acclaimed Vietnamese restaurant, The House of Ho, is inviting Dad’s to dine in style this Father’s Day with a complimentary Rock ‘n’ Roll Brunch to celebrate their special day. Show your appreciation for your old man by spoiling him with a delicious brunch featuring a selection of Ho’s signature dishes. Dad’s can eat for free when dining with a minimum of three other people and all diners will receive unlimited free Prosecco with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Brunch Menu which incluedes a Lychee bellini on arrival, Edamame and Crackers, sharing plates, signature HO dishes, sides, the dessert of the day and unlimited Prosecco. The Brunch is available on Sunday from 12-5pm and bookings can be made by calling 020 7287 0770.
57-59 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1
The team at M - the first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants earlier this year after almost a decade with the company - have created a Fathers Day to remember with a special screening of the Austrian F1 Grand Prix in the M Bar and daddy-licious menu featuring chateaubriand, claret, cognac and cigars. For those who dote on their dads, M Restaurants is offering the ultimate treat: a Claret master-class featuring six Bordeaux classics available to taste in Ms enomatic wine tasting room. This will then be followed by a two-course menu featuring dishes including oysters and a 400g chateaubriand de Limousin. On top of this you can also buy an extra special gift for your dearest Dad - a personally engraved bottle of Hennessey Paradis for £1000 which will sit waiting in a personal locker for your father in M DEN and can be drank on return visits to M.
2-3 Threadneedle Walk, 60 Threadneedle Street, EC2
4. The Mondrian
Looking for the ultimate Father's Day gift? Make for The Mondrian London who are offering a Haig Father's Day Experience. The package will be available from 2-5pm on both Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June in Dandelyan cocktail bar and will include two special Haig cocktails per person plus a selection of food, including Potted Shrimp, Venison Sausage Roll and Sea Co Slider. To end the experience, guests will receive a bottle of Haig Club to enjoy at home. Situated on the banks of The River Thames in the famed Sea Containers building, Mondrian London was designed by Design Research Studio under the creative direction of interiors visionary Tom Dixon. With spectacular river and city views from most of the hotel's 359 guest rooms and suites, Mondrian London houses a riverside bar, Dandelyan, which is headed up by Ryan Chetiyawardan aka Mr Lyan, as well as a 200 cover brasserie with outdoor seating called Sea Containers, which is headed up by American chef Seamus Mullen.
20 Upper Ground, SE1
5. The Wellesley
The Wellesley, aka London’s first boutique-grand hotel, is inviting guests to celebrate the ultimate gentlemen in their lives with a special Cigar & Cognac package which includes a private, one-on-one cognac tasting flight paired with cigars, conducted by The Wellesley’s expert cigar sommelier. This memorable experience can be enjoyed in The Wellesley’s Cigar Lounge - an absolute haven for the cigar aficionado – a space which is intimate, convivial and combines modern luxury with a glamorous evocation of times gone by. Additionally, The Wellesley has partnered with luxury British menswear brand, Budd Shirts, to offer guests an extra special treat for their Father’s with a bespoke made-to-measure shirt fitting in the comfort of their own room or at the Budd store (situated just a stone’s throw from The Wellesley in the Piccadilly Arcade). The package also includes a Batiste handkerchief gift for each guest from Budd Shirtmakers and complimentary drop-off in The Wellesley’s Rolls Royce for local journeys up to 1.5 miles.
The Wellesley, 11 Knightsbridge, SW1