UAE Father’s Day falls on Monday, 21 June this year and in honour of fatherhood and paternal bonds, we’ve rounded up the best places to celebrate in Dubai.
Argentina Grill at La Mer and The Pointe – Complimentary Beverage
Both Dubai locations of Argentina Grill will be celebrating by giving all dads a complimentary pint of hops on 21 June. Fathers dining might also be interested in indulging in signature menu items, including the Asado BBQ Glazed Ribs or Grilled Tiger Shrimps with garlic and mango balsamic glaze. Monday 21 June.
Beluga Restaurant & Lounge at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai – Free Dessert For Dads
Dads can enjoy a free ‘Chocolate Discovery’ at Beluga Restaurant and Lounge this Father’s Day. Inspired by a modern twist on French cuisine, the dessert is made of fondant chocolate, chocolate fudge and topped with chocolate ice cream. Complementing the menu is a lavish assortment of dry bubbly, tempting cocktails and a retail section of caviar to-go. Monday 21 June, from 1pm to 11pm.
Black Tap – Limited Edition Boss Burger
Celebrate Father’s Day with Big Poppa at Black Tap. Treat the number one man in your life to the Boss Burger, a succulent double bacon cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, pickles, American cheese and special sauce, paired with a bottle of selected craft hops. Available 20 to 23 June at Black Tap Mall of the Emirates, The Dubai Mall, Jumeirah Al Naseem and Rixos Premium. AED 99
GO: Visit https://blacktapme.com for more information.
Bread Street Kitchen at Atlantis The Palm – Classic Father’s Day Roast
Dine on a classic roast lunch at Bread Street Kitchen for Father’s Day and the man of the hour will enjoy a traditional British trifle on the house. Bread Street Kitchen’s roast includes beef, lamb, or chicken with all the trimmings and a side of Gordon Ramsay’s famous flair. Sunday 20 June, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person.
Casa de Tapas at Park Hyatt Dubai – Father’s Day Cooking Class
Perfect for the dad who considers himself the king of the kitchen, an interactive cooking class with Chef Juan will take place at Casa De Tapas this Father’s Day. Father’s can invite their partner to try the three-course meal of chicken croquettes, seafood paella and chocolate mousse they have whipped up. Monday 21 June, from 5pm to 7pm. AED 225 (including two bottles of hops).
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace Dubai – Father’s Day Roast Lunch
The FACT award-winning British restaurant will be serving a Father’s Day feast. Expect roast beef, lamb, corn-fed organic chicken or the vegetarian Wellington, alongside seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire puddings and a choice of three house beverages. The roast lunch also includes a seasonal crumble and custard dessert. Every dad in attendance also has a chance to win exciting prizes, including pool and beach passes, Qua Spa vouchers and afternoon tea, with a lucky dip giveaway. Saturday 19 and Sunday Sunday 20 June, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.
Seafire Steakhouse at Atlantis The Palm – Father’s Day Beef Rossini
Dads can enjoy a meaty feast with Chef Raymond’s special beef Rossini. Using only the finest ingredients, the Rossini is prepared using Rangers Valley Wagyu tenderloin with seared foie gras charred broccolini, truffle potato croquettes, butternut puree, and port reduction. The meal will be paired with a handcrafted cocktail. Monday 21 June, from 6pm to 10:45pm. AED 425 per person (inclusive of one cocktail).
TAIKO Dubai at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk – For The Love Of Wagyu
Treat your father to an unforgettable feast with ‘For the Love of Wagyu’, a seven-course menu paying homage to Japanese Wagyu. Indulge in a selection of starters, including wasabi popcorn bites and tuna and Wagyu tataki drizzled with Persian sour berries and soy vinaigrette. The menu continues with shabu shabu, and shisha sushi before introducing main courses of oxtail gyoza and Rendang bao buns with braised Wagyu neck. Make sure you save room for the Robatayaki Wagyu Steak marinated with wasabi hollandaise and the playful Moo dessert. Monday 21 June, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 425 per person.
Tipsy Lion at Sofitel Dubai Downtown – Two For One Hops on Father’s Day
Spend some quality time with the old man this Father’s Day at Tipsy Lion, with a spectacular two for one offer on selected hops all day. Unwind and relax in Tipsy Lion’s fun and eclectic British-style eatery with a game of pool or table football.
GO: Visit www.tipsyliondubai.com for reservations and more information.
Wavehouse at Atlantis The Palm – Dad Goes Free
Hit up the family-friendly Wavehouse, where on Monday 21 June, dad’s go free. With entertainment from a live band, dad can enjoy a main course and a pint on the house whilst bonding over bowling or gaming in the arcade. The rest of the family are not forgotten, and for AED 99, guests receive five tickets which they can ‘tear off’ and redeem on food, beverages or arcade game credits. Monday 21 June, from 12pm to midnight.
Weslodge Saloon at JW Marriott Marquis – Meat Me Mondays
Weslodge will host a special edition of their Meat Me Mondays, pairing a Maker’s Mark masterclass with a tasting platter of meat cuts. Taking in choice cuts from the best cows, the meat platter will include a selection of USDA Tenderloin, Aged Ribeye and Flat Iron served with crispy fries or salad and washed down with a choice of cocktails. Monday 21 June. AED 250 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 560 1700 for reservations and more information.
ZOR at The Pointe – Complimentary Beverage
This waterfront restaurant known for its traditional Uzbek cuisine will be giving dad’s a complimentary cocktail when they dine on 21 June. The drink would go particularly well with the signature lamb shank or hammour fillet with harra sauce. Monday 21 June.
Activities & Pampering
CG Barbershop at Dubai Media City – Father’s Day Facials
To mark Father’s Day, grooming destination, CG Barbershop, provides Dads with four days of special offers. On 18 and 19 June, any fathers and dads-to-be who book a haircut will receive a luxurious free facial worth AED 80. While on 20 and 21 June, CG Barbershop encourages Dads to bring in their little ones, who will receive a free cut with every adult haircut purchased. The ideal way to spend some bonding time between father and son in the stylish yet comfortable CG Barbershop.
Laguna Waterpark – Dads Go Free
In celebration of Father’s Day, Laguna Waterpark welcomes dads on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June for free with every paying child. Meander around the lazy river, or for those up for a bit more adrenaline, head to the slide tower where children can race their dad down the Mad Racer slide, experience zero gravity on the Manta, or take on the ultimate Free Fall slide. Ticket prices for children start from 145 AED.
GO: Visit www.lagunawaterpark.com for more information.
Legoland at Dubai Parks & Resorts – Dads Go Free
Extending Father’s Day celebrations across the whole month, dads accompanied by a full paying child aged three to twelve years will receive free entry into LEGOLAND Dubai theme park. If visiting on Father’s Day weekend, dads who visit the theme park can also dine to their heart’s desire at Market Restaurant, where every paying child enables dad to eat for free. Offer available exclusively to UAE residents.
GO: Visit www.legoland.com for more information.