If you fancy chilling out with Dad and having carefree, candid conversations with the man of the hour; then head to these cool dining spaces that offer classy meals with a side of beer or whiskies this Father’s Day in Singapore. Bond over great beef and good booze. After all, time spent with Dad is such a precious commodity these days so eat up and chat up.
Oscar’s at Conrad Centennial Singapore
Available June 16-17, Oscar’s Father’s Day brunch includes Asian and international items such as roasted spiced-rub rolled pork belly. There’s also a seafood bar and a live station that serves lobster popiah. For something sweet, the gin & tonic jelly ice-cream looks to be the ultimate daddy’s dessert. Of course, Dad can wash it all down with free flow of draught beer, just for him only.
Kwee Zeen at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
Kwee Zeen goes all meaty this Father’s Day in Singapore, at Sentosa specifically. The casual chic concept will present a one-day-only BBQ Feast experience on June 17. First, dig into all-you-can-eat meat, including fresh crustaceans and foie gras. There will also be pastas and premium cheese and charcuterie boards to go around the family’s table. Fathers can then choose to savour the hotel’s signature whisky-infused chocolate cigar and a Flight of Three Whisky Experience. Make sure to also pop by the interactive Bloody Mary Station to create your own concoction.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse at Singapore InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay
With Father’s Day in mind, father-and-son owners Wolfgang and Peter Zwiener have created a decadent whisky pairing set menu to be served only on June 17. Combining a pick of the finest pours from The Macallan range of whiskies to be paired with their signature dry-aged steak, the meal starts with beef barley soup and a glass of The Macallan 12 Year Old, followed by Wolfgang’s crab cake and The Macallan 15 Year Old. For mains, choose your cut of the restaurant’s USDA prime beef, dry aged for 28 days, with two options: Sirloin or ribeye — both served with creamed spinach and mash potatoes, and paired with The Macallan 18 Year Old.
Marriott Cafe at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
This Father’s Day, Marriott Cafe will be pampering Dad and the whole family with more than 80 flavourful treats to sample. Named ‘The King’s Lunch Buffet’, you’ll find plenty of crustaceans, seafood on grill, characuterie, premium cheese, rillettes and premium meats. Standout western dishes include Sicilian lamb shank with gremolata; and bourbon and honey glazed ham. While local flavours to savour encompass roast duck, laksa and of course, Singapore chilli crab. Desserts are also aplenty with dad-approved indulgences like white wine and grape verrine; baked mango cheesecake; and coconut green tea financiers.
Ellenborough Market Cafe at Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore
If Dad loves Peranakan food, this is the place to be on 16 or 17 June. Classics like nasi kunyit; sambal prawns; chicken hgoh hiang with sweet flour sauce; ayam buah keluak; and Nyonya chap chye will be served alongside some western delights too, including baked seafood ragout with mushroom; and roast sliced beef with red wine sauce. From the carving station, Dad can satiate his gargantuan appetite with some roasted herb-marinated pork rib with tangy apple cinnamon sauce. Sweet closures compose of green bean with sago; and Ah Balling, the glutinous rice dumplings served in a sweet soup.
Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsey at Marina Bay Sands
It’s Wellington Week, an initiative by Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants to celebrate decadent Wellington specials. And it just so happens that this year’s celebration coincides with Father’s Day. Dad will surely appreciate the restaurant’s signature Beef Wellington, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. For Dad’s special day, on June 17, there will be complimentary schooner glass of Pilsner Urquell beer with every order of the popular dish. According to Bread Street Kitchen, the restaurant has sold over 6,648 portions of Beef Wellington since opening — that’s 85km of pastry used per year.