To all the dads out there, here are 22 venues to celebrate Father’s Day in the UAE
Taiko Dubai, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
The dining concept has launched a sumptuous seven-course menu that pays homage to exquisite Japanese Wagyu. Enjoy wasabi popcorn, tuna and Wagyu tataki, shabu shabu with papaya salad and shisha sushi with otoro and wagyu for starters. Mains call for oxtail gyoza and rendang bao bun with braised wagyu neck and pickled cucumber, sea urchin and wagyu risotto and robatayaki wagyu steak with wasabi hollandaise, while dessert includes a smooth buttermilk sorbet.
D3’s home to modern Japanese street-food and Tokyo-Neapolitan pizza calls on Dubai’s father-son duos to celebrate the day with a yummy dessert. Tuck into a celebratory lunch or casual dinner and enjoy a complimentary round of sweet treats including the matcha molten brownie, hakata or lotus cheesecake and the special taiyaki – a classic Japanese street-dessert of a fish-shaped, chocolate-filled cake.
June 20 from 12pm onwards. Complimentary desserts (for fathers and sons). Call +9714 770 7949.
Take your real-life superhero to a Father’s Day treat at the Italian and American fusion restaurant TBK, where he can indulge in a succulent steak served sizzling hot and cooked to his liking, with a side of crispy fries and sauce to accompany.
12:30-11pm. AED180 per person (steak and fries). Call +9714 340 0222.
The Duck Hook
This Father’s Day, The Duck Hook at Dubai Hills Golf Club is toasting fathers with complimentary hops on order of a main, when dining in with their family. Dads can look forward to roasted beef and chicken, or the vegan and beyond roast alternative. Each roast is served with all the trimmings, including duck fat roasties and Yorkshire puddings.
June 20 to 21 from 11:30-12am. Call 800 666 353.
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace Dubai
The British-inspired restaurant is treating fathers to a roast lunch, with a delightful roast beef, lamb, chicken or vegetarian wellington to choose from. Accompanied by veggies, Yorkshire puddings and house beverages, the meal is complete with a crumble and custard dessert, live music and a chance to win exciting prizes.
June 19 to 20 from 12:30-3:30pm. AED195 per person (roast and dessert), AED295 per person (roast, dessert and three house beverages). Call +9714 556 6466 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Park Hyatt Dubai
Father’s Day is around the corner and Park Hyatt Dubai has come up with a fantastic offer for all dads. Opt for a free golf, gym, tennis and padel tennis and boxing clinic session with former world champion boxer Paul Silky Jones, followed by a cooking class at Casa De Tapas under the guidance of chef Juan and a relaxing spa treatment at Amara Spa.
June 21. 5-6pm (tennis) and 6-7pm (golf, padel tennis and boxing clinic), 5-7pm (cooking class with starter, main and dessert accompanied with 2 bottles of hops) at AED225 per person and a spa voucher (valid for 6 months). Call +9714 2054 666 (sports), +9714 416 1814 (cooking) and +9714 602 1234 (spa).
The Nine Gastropub, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Visit this eatery with your fellow dad friends and receive free hops when you show the team there a picture of you with your family. While you’re at it, grab some scrumptious grub while you catch your favourite game.
June 21 from 12pm-1am. Visit the website.
Weslodge Saloon, JW Marriott Marquis
The North American eatery is hosting an exclusive house beverage masterclass, paired with a meat tasting platter of the best cuts such as a USDA tenderloin, house beverage- aged ribeye and flat iron served with fries or a salad.
June 21 from 5:30pm-2am. AED250 per person (meat platter, two house beverages and house-beverage masterclass). Call +9714 560 1700.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Take your burger-loving dad over to GBK for a special treat on his day. Order a dish and your dad received a gourmet classic cheeseburger on the house. The 100 per cent 6oz prime beef patty is topped with house mayo, cheddar, house relish, lettuce, tomato, onion served in GBK’s signature brioche bun.
June 21 at GBK outlets in DIFC, Mirdif City Center, JLT – Cluster J. Visit Instagram.
Hunter & Barrel
Sited at Vida Emirates Hills, this steakhouse is offering the first 25 dads who dine-in a complimentary Hunter & Barrel branded steak knife. And trust us, Dad’s love their own steak knives.
June 20 from 11-1am. Call +9714 589 0970.
Perry & Blackwelder’s
Perry & Blackwelder’s in Souk Madinat Jumeirah is celebrating fathers with complimentary chicken wings, when they dine-in with their families. Choose from flavours including smoky barbeque, lemon pepper, peri-peri, P&B red hot sauce, teriyaki and more.
June 20 to 21 from 12-11:30pm. Call 800 666 353.
The Cavendish Restaurant or Healey’s Bar and Terrace, Bonnington Hotel
Visit either of the two venues and on ordering a main, dads will receive a complimentary dish to enjoy.Tuck into dishes such as Black Angus beef, grilled lamb chops and butternut ravioli; or look forward to salads, burgers and grills.
June 18 to 21. BOGO on mains. Call +9714 356 0533.
Visit this eatery that is dedicated to Mumbai’s iconic street snack and order a dish of the menu to treat your dad to a complimentary O’ Vada Pao (deep fried potato dumpling in a bun, with chutney).
June 21 from 12pm-12am. Call +9714 3496726.
The Blacksmith Bar and Eatery
Dads who dine in with the family at this barbeque restaurant, receive a complimentary Cowboy steak grilled to perfection and served with steak fries and a smoky-sweet sauce.
June 21 from 5pm-2am. Call +9714 407 8873.
MasterChef, The TV Experience
Head over to MasterChef, The TV Experience, a restaurant concept in Dubai Marina based on the television phenomenon, grab dinner with the family and enjoy a complimentary dessert for dad.
June 21 from 7-11pm. Call +9714 550 8111.
Calling all fathers with a sweet tooth. Make your way to Sthan for a complimentary dessert. Choose from a selection of rabri paratha (condensed-milk stuffed sweet), kala jamun (milk-solid sweet), badam ki phirni (almond pudding) and the much-loved Parle Ji sandwich. Participate in an ongoing fun giveaway on the eatery’s Instagram page as well.
Ongoing to June 20 (giveaway of AED150 to 10 winners) and June 21 from 12pm-12am (complimentary dessert). Call +9714 399 7775. Visit Instagram
Deliveroo x Couqley French Bistro & Bar
In a Father’s Day special, Deliveroo has partnered up with Couqley French Bistro & Bar to deliver the much-loved item Couqley’s Steak Frites to diners in Dubai, at a reduced price. A full portion of the dish with Couqley’s signature sauce and fries, will be available to order home.
June 20 to 21. AED 39.50 per dish. Visit Deliveroo.
Prefer staying in? Put on your chef’s hat and surprise dad with a scrumptious home-cooked meal. Elfabshop.com, the e-commerce platform is running a special Father Day deal of 15 per cent off on full price produce such as chilled and frozen meat, frozen seafood and poultry, delivered to your home.
June 17 to 21. AED250 minimum order (code: DAD). Visit the website.
For children looking to spend some quality time with their fathers on this celebratory day, this Mediterranean-inspired restaurant is offering a complimentary main course to all dads who tag along! Enjoy seafood linguini, beef tenderloin, or the Medi Terra pizza topped with a feta and mozzarella mix, Kalamata olives, mushrooms and bell peppers.
Marsa Al Bateen Marina. June 20 to 21 from 12-11pm. Call +9712 633 6366.
Cove Beach Abu Dhabi, Makers District
This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at Cove Beach Abu Dhabi. Soak up the sun, sit back and unwind while enjoying a complimentary cabana and 30 per cent off the total bill.
Al Reem Island. June 21 at 11am onwards. Call +97156 398 7895 or email email@example.com.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Take your burger-loving dad over to GBK for a special treat on his day. Order any dish and your dad receives a gourmet classic cheeseburger on the house. The 100 per cent 6oz prime beef patty is topped with house mayo, cheddar, house relish, lettuce, tomato, onion served in GBK’s signature brioche bun.
June 21 at GBK Abu Dhabi Mall. Visit Instagram.
Ras Al Khaimah
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
Begin the celebrations early with a Summertime Friday Brunch including mouthwatering barbeque and seafood from live cooking stations. Catch the football with dad at Anchor Brew & Grill on Father’s Day, where dads will receive 21 per cent off on food and buy-one-get-one-free on happy hour beverages. Or, go all out and take dad to a relaxing staycation, inclusive of breakfast and brunch for two, along with an early check in and late check out.
Summertime Brunch on June 18 from 12:30-4pm at AED210 per person (soft beverages) and AED275 per person (house beverages); Anchor Brew & Grill on June 21 (21 per cent off on food and BOGO on beverages); Staycation ongoing to July 11 at AED799 (sea-view room) and AED949 (Bay Club Room). Call +9717 203 0104 or +97156 995 4579.