Father’s Day is just around the corner, and if you haven’t been able to locate the perfect gift yet — whether it be a cool new tech gadget or a leather accessory — you still have ample time to make the day special by booking a table out at one of the best restaurants around town. After all, nothing’s more valuable than quality time spent together, right? To make booking a breeze, we’ve put together the ultimate guide of the best Father’s Day dining deals around town, whether your pops prefers a nice steak dinner or a boozy brunch.
FOR THE MEAT-LOVING DADS
Morton’s of Chicago
When: 18 June
Price: HK$588 per person, lunch only
If a hefty steak is what Dad craves, look no further than Morton’s for one of the best in town. Born out of Chicago in 1978, Morton’s is all about hearty, American-sized portions, and dishes executed with quality ingredients. Head over for the Father’s Day Lunch on 18 June (HK$588) for a taste of some of the steakhouse’s signatures including the rich and creamy lobster bisque, crispy Parmesan and truffle matchstick fries, and the giant 24oz porterhouse steak. The latter is meant to share between two, but we wouldn’t blame Dad for hogging one to himself this Father’s Day.
Morton’s of Chicago, 4/F, The Sheraton Hotels & Tower, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2732 2343
The Secret Kitchen by The Butchers Club
When: 18 June, 12–3pm
Price: HK$800 for father and one kid, HK$250 for each additional kid
Carnivores should make a beeline for The Secret Kitchen by The Butchers Club this Father’s Day, where Hong Kong’s resident meat experts will be hosting a sausage-making class at their spacious Wong Chuk Hang headquarters. Fathers and families are welcome to join the class, learning how to craft your own delicious sausages using the finest quality pork. Follow the lesson up with lunch in the beautiful rooftop space, with a full spread of sausages, mashed potatoes, garden peas and onion gravy to sate hungry appetites.
The Butcher’s Club, The Secret Kitchen, 16/F & Rooftop, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, +852 2884 0768
Flying Pig Bistro
When: 18 June
Price: HK$245 for pork knuckle and two bottles of Stella Artois
Is pork more up Dad’s alley? Head over to Flying Pig Bistro, a hidden gem in Sai Ying Pun which dishes out tasty “dude food”. From pork knuckle to crispy pork belly and pork carbonara, there’s no shortage of mouthwatering pig dishes here. For Father’s Day, the casual bistro is serving up its classic pork knuckle with two bottles of Stella Artois for a special price of HK$245. Round out the meal with servings of wild mushroom pappardelle, bangers and mash, lamb wellington, and steamed mussels in white wine sauce.
Flying Pig Bistro, G/F, 62 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, +852 2540 0311
Lily & Bloom
When: 17–18 June (Father’s Day Sunday Set available on 18 June only)
Price: Weekend brunch HK$495 plus 10% surcharge per person; Father’s Day Sunday Dinner HK$295 plus 10% surcharge per person
Known for its American-style food served up with a European touch, Lily & Bloom is pulling out all the stops this Father’s Day with a celebratory menu for both weekend brunch and Father’s Day Sunday Dinner. For those stopping by on Saturday or Sunday morning, you’ll get to feast on towering plates of roast chicken, house-smoked salmon, and fluffy made-to-order omelettes, complemented by a choice of main including the Bloom Brunch Burger, backyard BBQ chicken, and dirty water dogs. In addition to free-flow Bellinis, Bloody Marys and select Bourbon cocktails, Dads will get to take home a complimentary cocktail set for a special gift.
Meanwhile, those stopping by for Sunday dinner can take advantage of a specially priced Father’s Day Sunday Set. For just HK$295 per person, savour a selection of Lily & Bloom’s signature creations, including crispy egg with truffle, steak tartare, or lobster bisque for starters; the old-fashioned Bloom Burger, ribeye steak, steamed Patagonian toothfish with tempura prawn, or lamb T-bone for mains; and molten cinnamon tart or passion fruit semifreddo for dessert. Dads hunkering for more meat can also enjoy a 50% discount on all steak dishes.
Lily & Bloom, 5/F-6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2810 6166
When: 18 June, 11am–4pm, 6-11pm
Price: HK$600 Veuve Clicquot brunch and dinner (Dads dine for free); HK$450 for non-alcoholic option
Stop by Gaucho for an all-you-can-eat and drink Father’s day brunch special, where all Dads eat for free. The popular Argentinian steakhouse is launching its brand new all-you-can-eat and drink Veuve Clicquot brunch (HK$600 per person) to coincide with Father’s Day, serving up an unlimited selection of mini empanadas, slow braised back ribs, a variety of ceviches, and different cuts of premium grass-fed, succulent Argentinian beef. Seeking a lighter lunch? Opt for the salt baked chicken with grilled lemon, or the seabream risotto with lemon and basil. Follow up the meal with a trip to the self-serve dessert bar for banana and coconuts mess, chocolate brownie, and Gaucho’s signature dulce de leche cheesecake. The same menu will also be available at dinner time from 6-11pm, as a special treat for families on the day.
Gaucho, 5/F, LHT Tower, 31 Queens Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2386 8090
FOR A CREATIVE FATHER’S DAY MEAL
When: 17–18 June
Price: HK$638 per person for six-course lunch; HK$1,288 per person for seven-course dinner
If Dad is the traditional type, consider treating him to a refined meal at one of Hong Kong’s top Chinese restaurants. Executive Chinese chef Mok Kit Keung at Michelin two-starred Shang Palace is paying tribute to fathers this month with a selection of specially created dim sum treats, ranging from lobster dumpling served in supreme broth with matsutake mushroom; to steamed rice flour rolls filled with crispy pumpkin spring rolls; and baked abalone and minced chicken puff with caviar. Specially designed six-course lunch and seven-course dinner menus are also available on Father’s Day weekend, priced at HK$638 per person and HK$1,288 per person, respectively.
Shang Palace, Lower Level 1, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, +852 2733 8754
When: 17–18 June
Price: À la carte brunch; HK$650 plus 10% surcharge per person for dinner
Pizza and pasta for Father’s Day? It’s sure to be a memorable, Italian-style Father’s Day at perpetual favourite Mercato, part of world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s global empire. For the celebratory weekend, the lively restaurant is welcoming all dads and families through its doors with two special offerings for brunch and dinner.
If you’re an early riser, take advantage of the Father’s Day brunch specials including lobster Benedict, Tuscan-style fried chicken, fried eggs frittata with asparagus and bacon, and an indulgent peanut butter brownie sundae. To cap off the epic brunch, all dads will be treated to two hours of free-flow Prosecco. For dinner, a hearty feast awaits which is perfect for sharing amongst the entire family, with eight reinvented Italian classics. Highlights include oysters with cucumber mignonette, burrata with heirloom tomatoes and basil, lobster carbonara, and the signature black truffle pizza with three cheeses and farm egg.
Mercato, 8/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3706 8567
When: 18 June, 5pm–midnight
Price: HK$550 per person plus 10% surcharge
Toast to Dad at Central speakeasy Foxglove with a sumptuous three-course menu, complete with unlimited sides and a complimentary glass of whisky. Foxglove’s Father’s Day Roast serves up the ultimate hearty meal, with french onion soup to start, prime ribeye or yellow chicken as the main event, and unlimited sides of creamed spinach, mashed potatoes, french fries and seasonal vegetables. Cap off the meal with a glass of whisky and dessert — a green tea and sesame tart. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy live jazz with dinner, courtesy of singer Yoko Wende and her band who will be gracing the stage all night long.
Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2116 8949
When: 12–18 June
Price: HK$288 per person
There’s no better Father’s Day deal than letting dads dine for free, which is exactly what British diner Brick Lane is doing this month. For the week of 12–18 June, any party of four choosing the Special Father’s Day Dinner Set menu will enjoy a buy three, get one free deal, with Dad getting the lucky complimentary set. Priced at an affordable HK$288, the Father’s Day set includes bortsch soup to kick off the meal; a choice of USDA prime steak, baked salmon, BBQ pork ribs or grilled sardines and prawn spaghetti as the main; and a cheese plate or cake for dessert, paired with complimentary tea or coffee. We suggest ordering one of each and celebrating the holiday as it should be, family-style.
Brick Lane, 4/F, Citic Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2363 2500
FOR DINING WITH A VIEW
When: 18 June, 11am–1pm and 1:30–3pm
Price: HK$888 per adult, HK$628 per child
Spectacular views and world-class food make Pierre at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong a special treat for any occasion, including treating Dad on his special day. Pure elegance and refinement, the sophisticated setting boasts stunning views from the 25th floor of the five-star hotel, which you’ll want to soak up before delving into the special Father’s Day brunch menu. Deemed Le Grand Petit Déjeuner, the fabulous brunch takes the best of a traditional French Sunday lunch mixed with a Parisian breakfast, with everything from fresh-baked croissants to poached egg with foie gras veloute and spinach fondue. As a token of the day, Dads will get to take home an elegant lambskin notebook from the hotel.
Pierre, 25/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2522 0111
Harbourside at the InterCon
When: 18 June, 11:30am–3pm
Price: HK$898 with free-flow Champagne, wine and beer
Dads and kids alike will love Harbourside’s decadent Sunday Champagne brunch, accompanied by panoramic views of the waterfront. Always a bustling hive of activity on the weekends, the InterContinental’s many F&B venues are sure to be packed on Father’s Day weekend, so make sure you get your bookings in early. At Harbourside, you can treat Dad to a free-flow Perrier-Joüet Champagne brunch, paired with an eye-watering spread of sushi and sashimi, chilled seafood including lobster, live cooking stations with dishes such as seafood paella and Peking duck rolls, and specialty items including abalone with goose web. In addition, live carving stations will feature unlimited USDA prime beef, Mediterranean roast lamb and honey baked ham. Make sure you come hungry, and maybe wear some loose-fitting clothes.
Harbourside, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2313 2323
When: 18 June, 6–11pm
Price: HK$688 per person
Treat Dad to a spectacular view alongside a stunning meal at Alto 88, located in Regal Hongkong Hotel. The four-course meal kicks off with egg with black truffle or Boston Lobster soup, followed by black squid ink linguini, topped with a giant King Prawn and asparagus. Next, choose between black cod or USDA prime beef tenderloin, made rich with foie gras and cognac. Finally, a cinnamon-flavoured baked apple and hazelnut crumble with berry sauce should leave you feeling stuffed and satisfied.
Alto 88, 31/F, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2837 1799