Here’s what to do on Father’s Day

June 14, 2022 (Last Updated: June 27, 2022)

Not sure what to do this Father’s Day? We’ve put together a list of fun things for you to do with your dad – and yes, food is included!

Father’s Day in Cape Town

Father’s day lunch at the President Hotel

The popular President Hotel in Bantry Bay will be hosting a fabulous Father’s Day lunch on Sunday, 19 June 2022. It’s the perfect place to celebrate and spoil dads with a South African buffet spread fit for a king.  The menu includes a welcome drink – choose between a Simonsig bubbly or a non-alcoholic Mimosa  – then tuck into a delicious smorgasbord of starters, a carvery and selection of mains, dessert and even a kiddies’ buffet station. Get ready for a mouthwatering roast chicken carvery, beef short rib, a buttery linefish and a veggie curry – but leave space for lemon tart, tiramisu and more!  There’ll be live entertainment and the location never disappoints with its great views and lively vibe. All this and more is on offer for only R395 per person. Kids 6-13 years are R230pp, aged 3-6 is R160pp and kids under 3 free. To make the day even more memorable, treat dad to a bottle of Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon as well as a Glenmorangie 10-year Old Fashioned Cocktail for only R185.

Book now: [email protected]
021 434 8111
WhatsApp 066 038 4521


Lunch at the President Hotel for Father’s Day


Spoil him with lunch at Coco Safar

Coco Safar is having a wonderful Father’s Day Menu du Jour lunch offer for all the dads. When you order any item from the main menu (excl. sandwiches and burgers) you get a complimentary Pâtisserie du Jour from their fabulous New York Collection (valued at R98). And to make things better, dad even gets a complimentary beer!

Father’s day lunch at Coco Safar

Enjoy a Banhoek Chilli Oil experience

Spoil your dad this Father’s day with the ultimate gift for foodie fathers, from lovers of the braai, chefs and home cooks to outdoor enthusiasts and happy campers!

Handmade in small batches using the finest Overberg-sourced canola oil and Thai chillies farmed in the Banhoek Valley, Banhoek Chilli Oil is a perfect balance between heat and flavour that enhances your dishes without overpowering them.

The wrapped bottle version takes any further presentation work off your hands, already beautifully wrapped and gift-ready for any occasion. The ideal gourmet gift! Suitable for Vegan, Halaal and Kosher diets – this is guaranteed to soon be your go-to for every dish with its bite of flavour!

Stock up on a few bottles of Banhoek Chilli Oil while also enjoying a delicious breakfast or lunch at their newly launched, innovative Taste Kitchen and production home space in the magnificent  Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch. Find the menu on their website and book via dineplan; walk-in bookings are also welcome. 

Alternatively, shop for your chilli oil online via Yuppiechef, or in-store at Food Lovers Market, selected Pick n Pay & SPAR stores in the Western Cape and Gauteng, and in select Checkers stores in the Western Cape.

Banhoek Chilli Oil for Father's Day

Spoil dad with a Banhoek Chilli Oil experience


The Quarter Deck Hotel

Father’s Day is a time for families to gather around the table to enjoy a delicious Sunday lunch, so have a feast this Father’s Day with a buffet lunch at The Quarterdeck Restaurant at GrandWest on Sunday, 19 June from 12h00. Dad and the entire family will enjoy the wide selection of food. At the salad bar, guests can choose from the likes of grilled vegetable and cous-cous salad, Asian chicken noodle salad, beetroot salad or curried pasta salad.

Or opt for a hearty selection of warm buffet dishes such sticky BBQ beef ribs, cottage pie, or chicken, lamb or vegetable curries, or dive into a selection of seafood such as deep-fried line fish, creamy garlic mussels, coriander spiced fish cakes, deep fried calamari or garlic butter prawns.

No Sunday lunch is complete without the traditional roast options such honey and soy roast chicken or rolled leg of lamb with trimmings of seasonal vegetables and roasted potatoes. For something sweet, enjoy cranberry carrot cake bites, rocky road brownies, chocolate caramel eclairs, cheesecakes, malva pudding with toffee sauce or bread and butter pudding with apricot glaze.

This special Father’s Day buffet is R380 for adults and will include a welcome drink on arrival. For children under 12 it’s R300, and R180 for children under six.

Bookings are essential and can be made from Monday to Friday by calling 021 505 7220 between 08h30 and 17h00, or by emailing [email protected]

DATES: Sunday, 19 June 2022

First sitting: 12h00 to 14h30 – buffet closes at 14h15

Second sitting: 15h00 to 17h30 – buffet closes at 17h15

COST: R380 per adult

R300 for children under 12

R180 for children under six

BOOKINGS: Please call 021 505 7220 or email [email protected]

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The Maslow, Sandton

Quality time is the best gift you can give your dad this Father’s Day – but a delicious lunch isn’t far off.

The team at The Maslow, Sandton, want to help you make it a day to remember, whether it’s your father, grandfather, step-father or father-in-law that you’re spoiling. There will be martini welcome drinks for all adults, as well as a Heineken hamper for all dads. Executive Chef Omar Menhouk has pulled out all the stops in creating a delicious three-course buffet, with a menu which is packed with fresh flavours.

Starters include honey grilled chicken with citrus and radish, marinated tomato and mint salad with buttermilk dressing and baby spinach, shrimp, citrus soy, parmesan, charred broccoli and white sesame. The build-your-own salad station has touches of Greece with mezze options including mixed olives, grilled eggplant with rosemary, mint and garlic, and mustard roasted salmon salad with baby fennel, grapefruit and avocado, watercress and lemon aioli.

Sunday lunch just cannot happen without a carvery, let dad tuck into horseradish crusted beef prime rib with shallot gravy, grilled line fish medallions with roast bell peppers, Pak choi and coriander, char sui pork ribs with lemon, olives and radishes or a lamb, potato and lentil curry, saffron rice, Poppadoms and sambals, all served with delicious vegetable side dishes.

The dessert table will be groaning with delights such as treacle tarts, carrot cake, apple and pear crumble, lemon meringue and salted caramel choux puffs.


DATE: Sunday, 19 June 2022
TIME: 13h00 – 16h00
COST: R495 per person

Children under the age of 12, R250 per person

Children under the age of 3, free

TICKETS Tickets can be purchased via Webtickets – click here
VENUE: Lacuna Bistro Maslow Hotel, Sandton

Corner Grayston Drive & Rivonia Road


For enquiries, please call (010) 224 4815 or (010) 226 4610 or email [email protected]  


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City Lodge Hotel

Make your dad “Man of the Weekend” this June! City Lodge Hotel Group has put together special rates in honour of Father’s Day at its Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel and Town Lodge brands, applicable to every weekend in June. Available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-30 June 2022, treat your dad to a weekend away at 30% off the best available rate. They’ve also put together some tasty treats to celebrate dads – order our delicious Barbeque Ribs & Golden Hot Potato Chips for R170 over the weekend in June at participating hotels, including Road Lodges, and dads will receive a free ice-cold Castle Lite. They have also enhanced our breakfast on Father’s Day – 19 June 2022 – to include a few extra dishes on the buffet to get your celebrations off to a great start. Enjoy their family-friendly hospitality at a rate that works for your budget this Father’s Day and every weekend in June by booking online at T&Cs apply.


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