The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, or so the old adage goes, so we’ve sussed out the top Father’s Day dining specials in Singapore. From seafood and steak to free-flow beer and bubbles, here are the best restaurants for spoiling dad (or hubby) on this special day. Get booking!
The Westin Singapore
The Westin Singapore is celebrating Father’s Day with a special buffet at Seasonal Tastes restaurant, where dads will be treated to a spread of fresh seafood on ice, including Canadian lobster, tiger prawn, snow crab and freshly shucked oysters. There’ll aslo be a carving station with roasts and baked salmon, plus made-to-order laksa, wok-fried black pepper truffle prawn, satay, wok-baked mud crab, braised slipper lobster with chilli crab sauce and more.
Save room for dessert! The restaurant’s pastry chef promises an array of exquisite desserts – from baked strawberry-pear crumble and vanilla cheesecake to yuzu white chocolate mousse tarts and more.
The Father’s Day brunch is $58 per adult, or $106 with two hours of free-flow prosecco, house wines and beer. Children aged four to 12 eat for $29. Psst – All dads receive a complimentary half pint of beer while dining at Seasonal Tastes on Father’s Day.
Pan Pacific Singapore
Super dads will be spoilt at Edge’s Father’s Day buffet at Edge, where they can choose from an elaborate spread of Asian dishes, seafood on ice and meat offerings like slow-braised 48-hour beef short ribs, and a sweet selection of desserts. Not only can dad look forward to a complimentary mug of beer with the buffet and get a hand-drawn caricature to remember the special day, but kids will absolutely love meeting Spiderman, Batman, Iron Man and other superheroes while they dine.
The dinner buffet ($99 per adult and $49.50 per child) is available from 14 to 16 June from 6.30 to 10.30pm, and the brunch buffet ($148 per adult and $74 per child) is available on 16 June from 12 to 4pm. Psst – Any dad attending the Sunday brunch dressed as their favourite superhero stands a chance of walking away with a pair of Champagne Brunch vouchers valued at $486.
Pan Pacific Singapore’s Hai Tien Lo restaurant is also celebrating with a special six-course set menu ($138 per person) from 10 to 16 June. Available for both lunch (11.30am to 2.30pm) and dinner (6.30 to 10.30pm), the menu features baked silver perch fillet with almond flakes in champagne sauce, wok-fried lobster with crispy, fermented minced garlic and dried chilli with fish noodles, among other highlights, and includes a glass of white wine.
If you’re visiting Hai Tien Lo during the Father’s Day weekend (15 and 16 June), there’s a weekend dim sum brunch buffet ($88 per adult and $48 per child) happening from 11.30am to 2.30pm, featuring a selection of 50 dim sum creations and à la carte signatures. Must-tries include poached dumplings with prawns in Szechuan spicy chilli sauce, deep-fried soft shell crabs with chilli crab meat sauce and wok-fried pork spare ribs in a barbecue sauce.
Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena
On Father’s Day Sunday (16 June from 12 to 3pm), dads can dine for free (with three paying adults) and receive a complimentary glass of beer or wine at Sky22’s Seafood Bonanza lunch buffet, which includes 15 all-you-can eat main courses and sides, plus a seafood-on-ice station with freshly-shucked oysters, king crabs and poached lobsters. Hot specialties include baked whole sea bass with brunt butter and capers, oyster Rockefeller, lobster thermidor, Singapore chilli crab, black tiger prawns and grilled whole snapper with sambal sauce. The main attraction, however, is sure to be the curry lobster dish, only available for the Father’s Day feast.
Save room for sweet treats like tiramisu, banana cheese cake and gula melaka crème brulee, among other indulgences. Another sweet way to end the meal? Dad will get to take home a personalised card with a photograph to remember the day.
The buffet is $68 per adult and $34 per child aged six to 12; children below five dine for free. Kick the celebration up a notch and treat Dad to free-flow prosecco, house pour red and white wines, and beer for an extra $38.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Available on 15 and 16 June, the popular steakhouse’s four-course Father’s Day set menu ($109 per person; available for both lunch and dinner) starts off with The Famous Original Spinning Bowl Salad: a blend of greens, shredded beets, chopped eggs and croutons, tossed tableside with the restaurant’s famous dressing. This is followed by an appetiser platter of foie gras with thyme gelée, Hokkaido scallop and smoked salmon roe with mango, and wagyu beef tart with truffle oil.
For mains, you can opt for the “Daddy’s Cut” – 150 grams of roasted USDA prime rib beef carved and served with US Idaho mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, whipped cream horseradish and a choice of creamed corn, creamed spinach or buttered peas. Or, try either of the grilled king salmon fillet with truffle buttercream sauce, ratatouille and US Idaho mashed potatoes, or the Randall Parker Welsh lamb shank cooked sous vide for 18 hours, accompanied by US Idaho mashed potatoes and spring vegetables. Either way, you’ll enjoy ending on a sweet note of sticky date pudding or Valrhona Manjari chocolate praline cake, both served with Häagen-Dazs vanilla-bean ice cream. Yum!
Psst – Guests who spend a minimum of $350 get to bring home a bottle of Italian moscato.
The popular bakehouse/restaurant on the East Coast is offering a special wagyu cheeseburger with pickles and jam sandwiched between Firebake’s signature sourdough buns, exclusively for Father’s Day on 16 June. The burger ($18) also comes with a one-for-one drinks package for dads. Just be sure to book a reservation before coming by!
Treat dad to some fine Italian fare (and panoramic views!) at sky-high spot Zafferano, or go more casual at the rooftop restaurant’s Terrace Lounge, where you can get a house-made pizza, truffle fries and a bottle of house wine or a bucket of five bottles of beer for $98 (for two to share) on 14 June (from 5.30pm) and 15 June (from 6.30pm). All you need to do is quote “Father’s Day” to enjoy this promotion.
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