Show dad you care and support local with our list of gifts and goodies. We have found something that will suit every dad!



Take dad out this Father’s Day to the stunning Monster Kitchen and Bar in the Ovolo Nishi building for a beautiful lunch set menu. The restaurant’s menu combines classic French brassie with Japanese rooted flavours to create an innovative approach to dining with bold and delicious food. There is also the very appealing options for dads to have the menu matched with beers for an extra $25. Take a look at the menu and book your table before you miss out.

Hippo Co

Known for its extensive whisky selection, take your dad to Hippo Co and be guided through a tasting by one of their experts. Accompanied with a cheese platter, you will be taken through the process and history of each whisky and their flavour profiles. Tastings are $65 and are on every Thursday and Saturday night at 6pm. Bookings are essential, but don’t stress if you don’t want to lock down a date, whisky tasting vouchers are also available. Find all the info here.


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Pialligo Estate

Turn your dad into a MasterChef with the gift of cooking. Pialligo Estate Academy has a range of delicious cooking classes running throughout the year. Such as, Pasta and Vino, The Art of Curing and Smoking and Pickles and Preserves. All include a glass of wine to compliment your dishes, we suggest you bring your appetite! But if your dad enjoys doing the eating part instead of the cooking don’t worry, Pialligo is also hosting a Father’s Day lunch and dinner on the 5th and 6th of September. Tickets and info can be found on their website.


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Koko Black

 For all the dads with a sweet tooth, Koko Black has you covered. Offering a range of chocolate hampers ‘for him’, including one matched with Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin and another with liqueur infused chocolates. And of course, if you want something alcohol free you can choose from their decedent selection of chocolates and personalise the box just for dad. These can all be purchased online and even on Deliveroo and UberEATS for contactless and last-minute purchases. For all their Father’s Day hampers head here.


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QT Hotel – Capitol Bar and Grill 

 Celebrating dads in more way than one, QT is dishing up a ‘man tea’ and a Father’s Day meat tray. Moving away from the high tea classics, the hotel’s restaurant Capitol Bar and Grill is serving The Father of all Tea Parties; a three-course meal with some of dad favourites such as braised wagyu and of course Capital Brewing Co, which will be matched with each course, including a very special release served on arrival. If your wishing to feast at home with dad this year opt for The Father of all Meat Trays, an amazing selection of the restaurant’s premium meats big enough to feed 4-6 people. Think 1kg tomahawk, Berkshire port cutlets and pig’s head sausages. It is available to pre order until September 3rd, for pick up on the 5th between 9am-12pm. Get in quick with one of the grill’s meatiest feasts of the year. See more on their website.


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Men’s Biz

 Deck your dad out with the best quality grooming products from Men’s Biz barbour in the city. They have all men’s shaving, skin, fragrance and beard products to get your dad looking and feeling his best. Or you can book dad in for a service with one of their Barbour’s, they do haircuts as well as head massages and hot towel head and face shaves. For bookings or to buy a product go to their website.


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Capital Brewing Co

 A gift voucher strictly for beer is a simple yet effective gift idea for dad, and Capital Brewing Co is just the place. Vouchers can also be used to grab some of their takeaway beers for home and is valid for three years. Jump on their website to buy.   


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Mount Majura Vineyard

 Take your dad for an enjoyable afternoon out with a wine tasting at Mount Majura Vineyard’s cellar door. Get a taste of their different wines paired with your choice of a cheese, charcuterie or vegan plate for only $15. And if you already familiar with their wines that’s okay! Instead, request a glass of your favourite. Bookings are essential.   


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The Gift Hamper Co

If you’re stuck for ideas and your running out of time, get a last-minute hamper made for dads at The Gift Hamper Co in Manuka with same day delivery. Choose from over five hampers with a mix of different goodies for all dads to enjoy. They have a range of alcoholic hampers paired with sweet and savoury treats, as well as ones that include soaps and socks. Find them here.


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First Edition

 Treat dad to the ultimate high tea experience that they will never forget. First Edition Restaurant and Bar has partnered up with Canberra’s BentSpoke Brewing to deliver ‘Beers and Buns’ high tea, a feast fit for a king. Think beef sliders and pies, crispy pork belly bao buns, sweet potato waffle fries and all matched with a tasting of four locally brewed craft beers. The event is on the 6th of September at 12-12pm, bookings are essential and available to purchase on Eventbrite.  


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