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Father’s Day Dining Guide 2018: Where To Feast With Dad

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Father’s Day dining deals for the family

Father’s Day is always a bit of an enigma; the big, tough guy says he doesn’t like to be fussed over, but secretly you know he wants that extra indulgence and appreciation just for him! We’ve found some of the best deals to treat dad this year, so spoil the fantastic men in your life with a nice meal out (because dads love nothing more than a good – no, amazing – deal!). From hearty dishes to snazzy drinks, here’s our Father’s Day Dining Guide for 2018.

Moi Moi

Moi Moi

Families who treat dad to a fresh and delicious Vietnamese brunch at Moi Moi will also get a special deal, because with each paying adult, two children age 3 to 11 can eat for FREE! The Seafood Semi-Buffet Father’s Day Dinner kicks off with a selection of appetisers and salads and includes made-to-order Vietnamese spring rolls and rice ravioli as well as dessert. Seafood selections include prawns, scallops, mussels, as well as Prawn and Pork Rice Paper Rolls. Additional mains can be added including Vietnamese Grilled Fish with Steamed Rice (+$78) and Yellow Curry Whole Lobster with Garlic Bread (+$108).

Moi Moi is the newest venue to arrive in the Nexxus building, and its impressive decor is elegant yet rustic (we’re talking gorgeous red brick walls with wooden panels and ruby red tiles alongside jade upholstery). The interior is cosy enough for families who want a simple light meal but is also sophisticated enough for a special dinner out.

Sassy Mama PerkUpon arrival at the Seafood Semi Buffet Dinner, simply tell Moi Moi’s staff you are a Sassy Mama reader and choose between a complimentary fresh lime soda or a cool glass of beer.

When: 16 and 17 June, 6pm to 9pm
Where: Lobby, Nexxus Building, 41 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong 2808 1086 www.moimoi.hk
How much: $258 per person plus 10%; two children(age 3 to 11) who are with a paying adult are FREE! www.facebook.com/MoiMoibyZS

Yakimon

Yakimon

Situated on Lyndhurst Terrace, Yakimon is a new Japanese grill restaurant that dads are sure to enjoy. As well as loving its cool and modern interior, we’re looking to book here for Father’s Day to try out the special “Beef Up!” four-course beef themed dinner. Perfect for the carnivorous dads out there, the menu features Yakimon’s signature Wagyu A5 Beef Skewer, Australian Wagyu Beef Outside Skirt Skewer and U.S Prime Beef Sukiyaki Don with Slow Cooked Egg and Rich Chicken Soup, along with more meaty offerings. The special menu is exclusively available on Father’s Day weekend (from Saturday, 16 June to Sunday, 17 June), book your table now to treat your dad to what’s sure to be a memorable feast.

Sassy Mama PerkHeading to Yakimon for the four-course beef dinner? Let the staff know that you’re a Sassy Mama reader upon arrival to receive a complimentary pint of beer or soft drink!

When: Saturday, 16 June and Sunday, 17 June (Dinner: Sunday to Thursday, 6pm to 11pm; Friday and Saturday 6pm to 12am. Last Order at 10:30pm)
Where: Yakimon, 3/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong  www.yakimon.hk
How much: $488 per person – to book your table call 2896 1838 or email [email protected]!

CE LA VI

CÉ LA VI

Give Dad the ultimate pampering this Father’s Day at CÉ LA VI’s Weekend Brunch. Not just for foodies, this special day will be one he’ll remember for years to come. Starting off with “Close Shave” cocktail destined to keep him cool in these hot summer months, this special elixir is made with Havana seven-year-old rum, homemade kaffir lime syrup, soda water and fresh lime juice. Sublime! But that’s just a little something to get him started. The Father’s Day Weekend Brunch (starting 2 June at $488 per person plus 10%) is really what he’ll get excited about as it features three tiers of free-flow champagne (starting at $298)!

And because CÉ LA VI understands dads like a little indulgence, too, all the dads booked at the weekend brunch will receive a complimentary Selvidge Grooming gift set (worth $500!) which includes Cleanse & Shave face wash, a dual-cleanser that will gently removes impurities and excess oils; and the Hydrate & Protect Moisturiser, a refreshing gel that rapidly hydrates, reinvigorates, and calms the skin by restoring essential nutrients and locking in moisture (both made for all skin types).

When: 2 through 17 June
Where: CÉ LA VI, 25/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, 3700 2300
How much: $488 per person plus 10%; free-flow starting at $298 per person. Book now at [email protected] hk.celavi.com

208 Ducento Otto

208 Duecento Otto

Your main man ages like fine wine so treat him to a great meal where he’ll go home with some as a gift. 208 Duecento Otto is offering a complimentary bottle of wine for all dads! Load up on authentic Napoletana pizzas and fresh plates of Burrata d’Andria and Prosciutto di Parma and all the cocktails! He deserves a special cocktail shaken up for him (because he is your special cocktail – wink). The portion sizes are hearty, filling, and perfect for sharing. The atmosphere is romantic, but if you’re bringing the kids along it’s spacious yet cosy. This restaurant features comfort food at its finest.

When: Sunday, 17 June from 6pm
Where: 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, https://www.208.com.hk/
How much: $300-$800, make a reservation

Auberge

A delightful dining experience at Auberge is a celebration dad will never forget! Auberge is truly pulling out all the stops this Father’s Day with not one, but two deals spanning over three days from Friday, 15 June to Sunday, 17 June at its Café bord de Mer & Lounge. With a relaxed environment, your family can feast on Western and pan-Asian fare and enjoy panoramic views of the South China Sea through full-length windows. With offerings from fresh Butter Herb Grilled Boston Lobster and endless fresh fruit, seafood, sashimi, desserts from Whisky Mocha Layer Patisserie and Baked Golden Peach Golden Syrup Tartlet, express your love through excellent food to dad with some perfect some seaside oasis loving!

Father’s Day Lunch Semi-Buffet
When: Saturday, 16 June and Sunday, 17 June
Where: 88 Siena Ave, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, www.aubergediscoverybay.com
How much: $298 per adult, $198 per child, book here
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Father’s Day Dinner Buffet

When: Friday, 15 June to Sunday, 17 June
Where: 88 Siena Ave, Lantau Island, Hong Kong www.aubergediscoverybay.com
How much: $498 per adult, $298 per child
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Beef & Liberty

Beef & Liberty

Free beer for dads this Father’s Day! We’ll cheers to that! For the first 90 dads to dine at Beef and Liberty, a bottle of exclusive Brooklyn Dark Matter beer and a 20% discount at The Brooklyn Corner (valid from 17 June to 31 August). The burgers here are as solid as they come and the environment is perfect for cracking some bad dad jokes (“I like big buns,” dad quips.)

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: Beef & Liberty, G04, G/F, 23 Carmel Road, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong;
Beef & Liberty, 3/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central District, Hong Kong, www.beef-liberty.com
How much: $40- $200, book here

Duddell’s

A meal fit for an emperor! Whisk your father away to the Michelin-starred Shanghai Tang building to feast at Duddell’s, one of Hong Kong’s most luxurious Cantonese restaurants. Priced higher than most – $4,888 for four people for set Menu A, which offers classics such as Bird’s Nest Broth with fish maw and Fried King Prawn with red wine sauce; or Menu B featuring Steamed Garoupa with bean curd and double-boiled Imperial Bird’s Nest with almond ($7,388 for four people) – the food here is delish! And to tie the ribbon on top? All fathers go home with a complimentary gift from the luxury tea brand, Fook Ming Tong.

When: Sunday, 17 June from 6pm
Where: Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.duddells.com
How much: $4,888/four-person Menu A, $7,388/four-person Menu B, book here

Foxglove

Foxglove

A four-course dinner served with live jazz music? How snazzy! Dine on French Duck Terrine, Gambero Rosso Linguini and House Smoked US Prime Ribeye. Whiskey loving dads will love the complimentary glass of Talisker 18 Year Old. Priced at $1,088 per person, this is an experience of a lifetime.

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: G/F, 18 House St., 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong www.foxglovehk.com
How much: $1,088 per person, make a reservation at [email protected] or 2116 8949
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

FRITES

Treat your favourite men to happy hour prices all day with any main course ordered by dad at FRITES! With choices ranging from a rich European influenced selection that consists of Mussel Pots, Roasted Pork Knuckle, and Rich Man Burger among others, there is something for everyone in the family. The FRITES kid’s menu showcases mini portions of the fantastic fare, such as Mini Burgers and Fish n’ Chips. Wash it all down authentic draught and bottled Belgian beer.

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: FRITES, 1/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong 2217 6671
FRITES, Shop 6, 1/F Causeway Centre, 28 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong 2877 2422
FRITES, Shop 1, G/F, Park Haven, 38 Haven Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong 2142 5233
FRITES, G/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Island East, Hong Kong 2250 5188  www.frites.hk
How much: Price range $70-$300, book here
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Gia Trattoria

Gia Trattoria Italiana

But first, we brunch! Gia Trattoria Italiana’s Father’s Day deal at $358 for three courses has our mouths watering: appetizer, main and dessert with an added $178 for two-hours of free-flow white wine, red wine, Prosecco, and Peroni draft. The menu here is ideal for kids and adults alike with the kid’s menu priced at $178 for buffet and a-la-carte kid’s menu of Pizza Margherita and pasta. Your little tot below 5 years old can enjoy the buffet counter for free!

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: 1/F, Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, 1 Lung King Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong www.giatrattoriaitaliana.com
How much: $358 per adult, $178 2-hour free-flow alcohol, $178 per child, book here

Gough’s on Gough

The special menu here has so many mouth-watering mains to choose from we can’t decide which we would pick (we’re talking Roast Sirloin of Devonshire Beef, Baked Scottish Salmon, English Spring Pea with Asparagus Risotto and Roast Lamb Leg)! But, if your cheeky dad prefers a boozy brunch, he’ll love the two hours free flow house beer, wines, Bloody Mary or Pimm’s ($248), or the free-flow Chapel Down English Sparkling wine ($288), or the free-flow Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Champagne ($398).

When: Saturday 16 June to Monday, 18 June
Where: 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.goughsongough.com
How much: $598 per person Saturday 16 and Sunday 17, $498 per person Monday 18, make a reservation at [email protected] or by calling 2473 9066
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Ham and Sherry

If a dinner of Pan Con Avocado, Fried Duck Egg with Morcilla and Asparagus, and Crab Tortilla with Uni sounds good to you, just wait until you hear the drinks special: dads who book for Father’s Day get the free-flow package on the house! (Mums and other guests can enjoy two hours of free-flow cava and beer for just $99).

When: Sunday, 17 June from 6pm
Where: 1-7 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong www.hamandsherry.hk
How much: $200-$600

Jamie's Italian

Jamie’s Italian Hong Kong

Let’s admit it: Jamie is everyone’s dad. On Father’s Day, Jamie’s Italian Hong Kong is offering a deal of $428 for four courses where you get a choice of a starter, a pasta, a main, and a dessert. Every time we go to Jamie’s Italian Hong Kong for dessert, we are blown away. This is a journey for the tongue, an adventure for the taste buds as you forage your way through flavourful pea shoots, chestnut mushrooms and truffle, and then twirl around pasta and finally dance your way through dessert of fresh berries, frozen yogurt, lemon curd, and ice creams.

When: Saturday, 16 June and Sunday, 17 June
Where: Jamie’s Italian, 2/F Soundwill Plaza II-Midtown, 1 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Jamie’s Italian, Shop 412, Level 2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.jamieoliver.com
How much: $428 per person, book here
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Jinjuu

Is your dad the man who taught you how to ride a bike and then let you borrow his car? Or did he teach you how to be a tough, balanced, yet loving person? Whoever the “dad” in your life, you can say thank you with different whisky cocktails at Jinjuu. Created by celebrity chef Judy Joo, now you can show your love through these free-flow drinks because dad gets his for free! There’s just one thing though: only one free dad per table! Otherwise, $150 per person. This Father’s Day, Jinjuu is offering a 25% discount when dining with three people or more.

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: UG/F, 32 D’Aguilar Street, California Tower, Central, Hong Kong, www.jinjuu.com
How much: 25% discount (three people+) brunch, three whiskey cocktails, free-flow for dinner, book here

Kashiwa

Kashiwaya

Treat the star of your family with clean, fresh, healthy Japanese food from Kashiwaya. With sushi, sashimi, grilled eel sushi, Okinawa spinach, shitake mushrooms, and edamame, this is food that has been picked straight from the earth and served to you and at its ultimate prime! This food is garden fresh, and being Kaiseki, there is something for every “bud” out there.

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: 8/F, 18 On Lan Street, Hong Kong, www.jp-kashiwaya.com
How much: $1,800 per person
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

La Paloma

Featuring traditional roasted suckling pig and chicken paella, the feast at La Paloma is all-you-can-eat! For brunch enjoy elevated Spanish food that will instantly transport you to Spain. Sink your teeth into the pigskin, swim in the special seafood made just for Father’s Day, and tuck into beef tartar with sesame dressing. This totally new and completely cool experience is just $350 a head. The dinner menu (which adds in foie gras and Wagyu beef) is a statement of luxury at $498 a head.

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: 1/F, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, www.lapaloma.hk
How much: Brunch is $350 per person Brunch, Dinner is $498 per person, book here

Mak Mak green curry

Mak Mak

Does dad like it hot and spicy? Spend quality time with him while downing a spread of flavour-packed Thai classics including fresh pomello salad and vegetable spring rolls. The best part? Wash it down with free-flow juices, soft drinks, and mocktails at $298 per person or upgrade to alcoholic versions at no extra cost. Cheers! This hip Thai restaurant, tucked away in a corner of Landmark, serves some of Hong Kong’s best and most authentic Thai food. It also has an extensive selection of vegetarian options.

When: Sunday, 17 June from 12pm
Where: 217A 2/F Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.makmak.hk
How much: $100-$300

Mercato by Jean Georges

This dinner is truly a feast with eight dishes priced for $488 a person! Mercato by Jean Georges is a fun and lively Italian jewel with great food that has truly met all of our expectations, and we can’t wait to go back for the Black Truffle Pizza and Tuscan Fried Chicken, fresh salad with watermelon and roasted corn. Save room for the rum raisin ice cream on top of a fruit and nut chocolate soufflé! Yum!

When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: 8/F, California Tower, No. 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.jean-georges.com
How much: $488 per person (minimum two persons)

Pierside Bar & Restaurant

Celebrate Father’s Day with a little friendly competition by taking part in the Father and Child Burger Challenge! Dads partnered with a child (aged 12 and under) are challenged to eat a burger and a drink! On Father’s Day itself, Pierside Bar & Restaurant is serving an Australian-western feast with Wagyu beef tacos, tortilla pizza, Wagyu steak, and unlimited servings of crispy breaded pork chop, lamb chop, duck leg, chicken and salmon! This is contemporary yet very homey fare, fit for a father and family feast! Pierside Bar & Restaurant has a great sea view and ambience and is quiet enough for a private dinner.

Father & Child Burger Challenge
When: Sundays, 10, 17 and 24 June from 3pm to 5pm
Where: Upper Lobby, Towers Wing, The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers, 33 Canton Road , Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free if finished within 30 minutes, with a $200 food and beverage dining voucher prize for winners; $300 for those who can’t finish (originally priced at $600), book here
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

A Feast for Fathers
When: Sunday, 17 June
Where: Upper Lobby, Towers Wing, The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers,
China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: $668, book here
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge

Thank you to Connie Cai for all her help in writing this article.

Feature image courtesy of Getty Images ; image 1 courtesy of Moi Moi; image 2 courtesy of Yakimon; image 3 courtesy of CÉ LA VI; image 4 courtesy of 208 Duecento Otto via JIA Group Limited; image 5 courtesy of Beef & Liberty; image 6 courtesy of Foxglove; image 7 courtesy of  Gia Trattoria Italiana; image 8 courtesy of courtesy of Jamie’s Italian; image 9 courtesy of Kashiwaya via Forks and Spoon; image 10 courtesy of Mak Mak via JIA Group Limited;

 

 

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