Father, Dad, Padre, Boss Man, Chief, Mum’s little helper… Whatever your chosen term of endearment, he’s probably one of your best friends’ and biggest cheerleaders’ in life, for the lucky ones. The thing is, unless your old man has several interests, the classic go to choice of gifts will likely be either Socks, or a nice tie, or a watch – at a push. So in an effort to make this Fathers’ day a little more special for him, and a little easier in plotting and planning for you, we’ve compiled a selection of gifts to give, meals to cook, and places to take your Papa this June 20th, after what’s likely been the tiresome year he’s had, along with the rest of us!
We hope it’s a very Happy Father’s Day this year!
5 GIFTS TO GIVE
From quirky to classic, bargains to splurges, if dad doesn’t like at least one of these, we can’t help you…
Is he REALLY your dad though? Just kidding, this Genealogy analysis can be super interesting for the generation of our parents, as it’s something new to them. Quite a sentimental one that could mean a lot to Dad. Was £79, Father’s day offer at £59.
Get the self-appointed family BBQ chef, geared up for summer with this versatile and affordable grill. Was £105 now £78.
Is the big man in a bit of a funk these days? Help get him his mojo back with this winners’ self-help book.
Most Pap’s don’t bother with the luxury loungewear, so get him in the zen zone at home with this Bath Robe. Selling out fast… Was £50, now £25.
Massages might be your usual go to for Mumsy, but let’s not overlook that Dads get muscle tension too. Word of warning, maybe just check Mamma doesn’t mind the sexy masseuse coming over after dins…!?
5 EXPERIENCES FOR QUALITY TIME
Cars, art, beer, food… If your padre isn’t satisfied, we recommend you call the complaints department on 020…1234IGiveUp.
Does one even qualify as a Dad if they don’t belly laugh at old school British slapstick humour? No. From £23-£45, available on various dates from 20th June – October 2021.
Does all control of the telly remote go to Dad when all 100 reruns of the Fast and the Furious franchise are showing? Put an end to the Vin Diesel nonsense with this thrill seekers Formula Silverstone driving experience. Was £119, now £99.
Refine the pub lunch for dad with this curated beer tasting and burger combo, including 8 different beers (approximately 1/3 pint each,) and a choice of Gourmet Burger Meal from the menu. At £70 for 2 people, at a choice of 3 London locations or various nationwide locations.
Is your father a carb freak but knows nothing about pasta and never cooks? Training dad up to be a bit more Gino D’Acampo…is it really a gift for him or for the rest of the family?! #Genius. Was £198, now £79.
Think’s he’s a bit of a Patrick Swayze does he? Put his ‘Ghost’ pottery making skills to the test with this trendy London clay house. Various dates, Pottery taster classes from £45.
5 IDEAS FOR FOODIES AT HOME*
*Advanced cooking skills not required in all options! Options include a mix of recipe suggestions and delivery / cook at home boxes.
Chops of any kind and Dad’s just go together, don’t they? Say no to stereotypes as much as you like but some things are just a proven fact. Kidding, recipes like this can always be updated with meat-free replacements using the same remaining ingredients and flavours!
Got a Pescatarian with expensive taste for a Father? A delivery from this London Fish Smokehouse used by London’s Michelin * spots will knock last year’s Father’s day socks off his feet. A range of boxes, from £22 to £120. (Plus delivery.)
Another box of delights, personally hand-picked food products for a day of indulgence? We like it. Dad will too. Collection from Borough Market or delivery nationwide, £ Whatever value you wish to spend! Minimum order amount may apply depending on the vendor/s chosen.
Wings aren’t a regular go-to at home cook up for most people, so the Chief won’t be expecting this one at the dinner table!
We think you might have quite the giggle trying to roll up some sushi into the right consistency with Dad, get bonding over this one at home! Build your own box, or Pre-built from £19 – £49. Delivery only.
Be prepared to become Dad’s favourite child, thank us later.