Father's Day London
We think Father's Day should be all about showing your old man just how much you care by treating him to a special experience for Father's Day in London. It can take a lot of planning and worry to make it a special day for your dad so we've helpfully put together a list of some fantastic venues to try out. Give him a day to remember for years to come by checking out our recommended Father's Day London events and ideas. We have everything from real ale pubs to fancy London wine bars to cater for dads in all shapes and sizes!
Last updated on 16th June 2017
Crate? They're a name we know you've heard of on the London beer scene, and now they're swinging open the brewery doors for your drinking pleasure this Father's Day. Join them on a tasting or premium tour of the brewery, all set along platters, drinks and insight aplenty.
Coming in at just £1 a ticket, not only could comedy be one of the most affordable options for something to do this Father's Day in London, it could well be the funniest. Join the Top Secret Comedy Club as they'll have your dad giggling, and wanting plenty more.
Bermondsey is one of the most popular areas in London for microbreweries. This expert tour of the neighbourhood's best, promises tasting sessions, expert talks and a showcase of the brewery's equipment. The perfect gift for any beer-loving Dad, this Father's Day gift also comes with a 'certificate of completion' to take home.
The Brewhouse & Kitchen in Highbury is offering the ultimate experience for London's many beer enthusiasts. Starting off with a delicious breakfast, the head brewer will then talk guests through the process of making beer, before handing over the reins and allowing each guest to mash, boil and brew their own beer. Finishing with a beer tasting and Q&A session, this is the perfect father's day event if your old man loves beer.
Head over to Mint Leaf in Central London as they feed your dad for free. The swanky Indian spot serves up delicious curries and fusion style food alongside creative cocktails, all perfect for treating your dad this Sunday.
A definite way to put a huge smile on Dad's face this Father's Day is to take him to Islington's Brewhouse and Kitchen. Unlike conventional bars, Brewhouse conjures up all of its produce right in front of your eyes. Alongside boasting a compelling and diverse list of beers, it also offers guests the chance to book a Beer Experience Day, where you'll be able to try loads of different beverages and even create your own bespoke beers, exactly to your liking.
A unique experience well worth checking out for a thoughtful Father's Day present, this tour of Southwark Brewery promises a showcase of the brewery's equipment, expert commentary and even take-home bottle once the tour has finished. For extra brownie points, take your Dad to the Southwark Brewery bar for a few post-tour drinks.
To round off Father's day, treat your Dad to a cocktail in this Embankment-based spot. Hidden in a vaulted cellar under Chancery Lane, Baranis is everything you'd expect from a French-inspired bar. It wonderfully combines the style and opulence of Parisian life with the rustic feel of the French countryside. A favourite amongst Dads is the Pastis Old Fashioned, a cocktail that uses Pastis infused bourbon to add a Provençal twist to this classic drink.
With its huge beer garden sitting on the bank of the River Thames, The Gun is the ideal pub to take your dad to on Father's Day for an alfresco celebrations. If the weather isn't that great, there's also stunning private dining rooms and snug areas to enjoy a pre-dinner tipple before feasting on their daily specials fresh from Billingsgate market.
Meat People in Angel are pulling out the stop this Father's Day, offering guests a giant platter of delicious BBQ and grilled food that's certain to leave your old man beaming from ear to ear. With 4 different cooked meats and a number of sides on offer, you'll have to roll yourself home after this meal.
The Cow for a Father's Day is a venue that can solve all of your problems. Daytime activities are sorted with a wander around the nearby Olympic Park and last-minute presents can be purchased in Westfield Stratford. Then head on to the family-friendly, funky gastro pub for some classic British pub dishes and a great Sunday roast.
Does your old man favour a beer or two of a weekend? This East London microbrewery tour promises stops at five of London's most prominent brewers, including The Cock Tavern, Five Points Brewing Co, Redchurch Brewery and London Field Brewery. Think tastings, talks and plenty of beer this Father's Day in London.
Dad will love Fire and Stone. Not only is their menu packed with salads, pastas and pizzas based on cities from around the world (like Mumbai and Cairo!), but visit there with him and he’ll get his main course for free.
Islington's Brewhouse and Kitchen has become famous in London for serving flavoursome pints of homemade beer. This summer, the team of connoisseurs behind the bar are showcasing their finest creations with a series of informative masterclasses. The entire session will be led by an expert brewer and will showcase 8 different beers that have been brewed in the microbrewery at the back. Concluding with a cheese-soaked burger, this event is certain to leave your father beaming from ear to ear.
The Jugged Hare's walk-in 'wine room' makes it the ideal Father's Day venue for wine-drinking dads. With it's focus on good quality, well cooked meat and penchant for taxidermy decoration, it's probably not one for sensitive vegetarians. Bring a more carnivorous Dad here and you'll be in his good books for at least a few months to come.
Settle down into the vintage charm of Paradise on Father's Day to treat your dad to home cooked British food with indulgences such as sirloin steak and oysters. You can also explore their wide selection of rare and vintage wines in their decadent bar filled with ornate chandeliers, Victorian cocktail tables and quirky antiques.