Spoil Dad This Father's Day
7 Sweet Spots To Take Dad This Weekend
Don't look now - Father's Day is just a couple of days away! We love our Dad's and everything they've done for us (cheers for killing that spider), so we think it's well and truly deserved that we take some time out to celebrate them too. Whether your Dad is a casual lunch kind of guy or you want to truly treat him, we've got a couple of ideas to help you win favourite child status.
Father's Day officially marks the beginning of Spring - So is there anywhere more perfect to spend it than down by the beach at Baskk in Coolangatta? Located directly opposite from Coolangatta Beach you can easily spend the day at the beach before ducking in for lunch or dinner, with a totally mouth-watering range of meals and plenty of craft beer, wine and cocktails for Dad to enjoy after a hard day of relaxing. Grab a Wood-Fired Pizza, Moreton Bay Bug, Pork Belly Bao, Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder or Grass-Fed Sirloin, then top it all off with one of their craft beers for the perfect Father's Day out!
If you're looking for somewhere to relax this Father's Day - The Marine Village is the perfect place. Located in the Northern end of the Gold Coast just ten minutes from the M1, this secluded gem is the perfect place to spend a relaxed Father's Day, with dozens of stunning cafe's and restaurants for Dad to explore. Serving up Eggs Bennies, Pancakes and the classic Big Breakfast, treat Dad to breakfast at one of the Marina's incredible cafe's, or sip and stay a while with a totally mouth-watering lunch at Black Angus Bar & Grill. When it comes to The Marine Village, the possibilities are endless - So grab Dad and go explore!
If you haven't been down to Crafty's in Harbourtown yet you're seriously missing out - So what better reason to go down and check it out than Father's Day? Combining plants, wood and metal furnishings to create the perfect chic Sports Bar this place is a Father's Day dream, serving up a stunning menu alongside plenty of Beer on tap to keep every Dad satisfied. Dishing out some of the Coast's best Pizzas and Burgers, as well as Nachos, Chicken Parmies and Black Angus Rump Steak, we can guarantee you (and Dad) will find something to love on the menu - Plus, if you dine in Dad will get his very own bottle of Crafty's secret Hot Sauce! #WINNING!
Want to do something a little different to just going out for lunch or dinner? Well, haven't we got a treat: Introducing the fabulous Lumber Punks! Located down in Miami, grab your Dad and your family and spend the afternoon or evening with some good ol' axe throwing, with plenty of sessions available to help get all of your pent-up frustration out. Oh, and did we mention you'll get scored as well? Bring on the competitive Axe Throwing competition!
If you've been living under a rock you may not have been to Top Golf up in Oxenford yet - But with Father's Day coming around, there's really no better place to go. Combining golf, good music, great company and plenty of drinks, you and your fam can easily get lost in hours of golfing fun. Pick between scored rounds and compete to see who's the greatest golfer, or just hit the ball in freestyle - You don't need to be a professional golfer to love this place!
If you're looking for a low-key, relaxed place to take Dad for breakfast or lunch this Father's Day, you absolutely have to check out Ida's Kitchen. Only opening a couple of months ago, this place has quickly become a local favourite, creating a stunning menu as well as stocking plenty of fresh-baked treats in their pastry cabinet. Come in for breakfast and try out their Chilli Scramble and specialty Kimchi Waffle, or dig into their delicious Karaage Chicken Burger with Fries... Just don't forget a pastry for take away!
BSKT Cafe is pretty well known and loved around the Gold Coast, so why not grab Dad and bring him down for a beach-side breakfast or lunch? Right beside Miami Beach, spend the morning down on the beach then head on up for lunch or a beer, with totally mouth-watering specials available to help show Dad just how much you love him! Indulge in Sticky Pork, the BSKT Chicken Burger or their exclusive Beef Ribs, then polish it all off with a Schooner of Stone & Wood Pacific Ale and you've got the perfect Father's Day out!
About the Author
I'm a creative at heart - I love reading, I love writing and I love my social media! I spend the majority of my time sipping coffee and finding the next best cafe, but when I get a second off chances are I'll be brunching at my local or running off to whatever event is on that night! During Summer you can find me sipping coffee and tanning down by Burleigh Beach, and in Winter I'll be skiing the slopes of Perisher or buried under a mountain of blankets with chocolate and a good book.