Finding a great gift for Father’s Day isn’t always easy, especially if you’re looking for something cooler than soap or socks. If you are on the hunt for Father’s Day gift ideas, don’t despair, you might just find the ideal present for your dad here.
The DEBAYN collection of swimwear is designed to transition effortlessly between summer adventures. These French luxury swim shorts have a tailored classic fit with adjustable side fasteners and a great pocket for cards and keys. Dad will be able to transition with style from the beach (or junk) to the bar – perfect! The innovative double skin concept and quick-drying technology make them great for sailing or hiking too. Buy them at The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Ship Shop or The Hong Kong Country Club Pro Shop (Deep Water Bay), or online at mercidandy.com or thegreatdiggers.com.
Whisky and a haircut
Dads deserve some pampering too! This Father’s Day, book your dad a treat: a haircut with a side-serve of Singleton Whisky. Selvedge Grooming (on Pottinger Street) has an exclusive Father’s Day offer: for HK$600, you can treat your dad to a signature haircut, and he’ll receive a Selvedge Grooming’s Eau de Toilette fragrance plus a glass of Singleton Whisky. If whisky isn’t your dad’s preferred drop, the kind folks at Selvedge will treat him to an ice-cold Peroni beer instead.
A custom-made shirt
What could be better than a crafted shirt custom-made exclusively for the special dad in your life? With custom tailoring by Milk, not only will the shirt will fit him perfectly, you can also choose all the little details to ensure it’s a piece that’s extra special. Choose the fabric texture, the collar style, the cuff type and more! You’ll help dad pick out all his shirt’s unique touches to make it just perfect for him. Plus, you can add a personalised monogram. So, every time he wears that shirt, he’ll know how much you love him.
If your dad loves steak, his mouth will water at the sight of this 350-ounce Bone-in Tomahawk Steak from Feather & Bone. Yum! Book your spots for a meaty lunch or dinner like no other on Sunday 16 June. The 350-ounce Tomahawk (from HK$564/kg) will be available on Father’s Day for those looking to see if they are “dad” enough to finish the gargantuan serving. A complimentary craft beer will be given to each father or grandfather celebrating at Feather & Bone that day.
Sleek, stealthy pen
A beautiful pen is a gift your Dad can treasure for life. And if he works and travels, it’s a piece of you that’s with him all day. Graf von Faber-Castell’s Tamitio Black Edition pens are sleek and stealthy, perfect for understated dads who appreciate beautiful things. Minimalist and lustrous in design, the collection of the fountain pen ($2,980), rollerball pen ($2,500), propelling ball pen ($2,150), and propelling pencil ($2,150) are sure to draw the right kind of attention on any dad’s desk. By channeling the nib of a fountain pen, the tip adjusts to suit the writing style of your dad; the high-quality PVD-coated nib of the rollerball pen, propelling ball pen and pencil also promise total writing pleasure. Grab one at The Eslite Spectrum store, branches in TST and Causeway Bay.
Book your Dad in for brunch
This week, be sure to get your table booked for brunch – it will get very busy! Along with the usual suspects we are also considering:
- FUMI – If your Dad loves Japanese food, try the newly revamped FUMI Sunday Brunch (HK$480 + 10% per person). It offers unlimited delicacies like sashimi, sushi, tempura, a grill and more. On Father’s Day, all Dads will enjoy a free glass of Yamazaki whiskey and you’ll get a 3-for-1 discount.
- Kömune – If you’re southside, try this Wong Chuk Hang restaurant. They’ll be treating dads to complimentary free-flow beer, red and white sangria, and their own special brand of Bloody Mary. Everyone else can enjoy the Classic free-flow package (HK$258) or the Premium (HK358). Brunch is on from 12-3pm, at just HK$390 + 10% s.c. for adults and HK$195 + 10% s.c. for kids 6-10 years).
- FEAST – Feast (Food by EAST) have created a special menu for Father’s Day, specially designed to honour dads. It features favourites such as Full English Breakfast, Memphis Rubbed Baby Back Ribs, and oven-roasted Rack of Lamb. Lunch is HK$368 + 10% s.c. and dinner is HK$588 + 10% s.c. If you take Dad to dinner at FEAST on Father’s Day he’ll be gifted with a leather cardholder.
- Gaylord – Does your Dad love a curry? Then take him to a Father’s Day brunch buffet (HK$198/adult; HK$98/kid + 10% service charge) at Gaylord, the oldest and most authentic Indian restaurant in town. They are also doing a special dinner deal.
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