Father’s Day in Brisbane 2021: Things to do and dining options

Enjoy a meal fit for a king or take a ride in a V8 this Father’s Day with a selection of activities and restaurants to choose from in Brisbane.

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It doesn't have to take hours of planning to craft the perfect Father's Day. We've got you sorted with a range of dining options, as well as some experiences we think Dad is just going to love. See our top recommendations for places to eat and things to do in Brisbane on Sunday 5 September.

If you're out and about on Father's Day, remember to practise social distancing and good hygiene to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Our top picks for Father's Day breakfast in Brisbane

Cream Tea for Two at Chocolate Country

Cream Tea for Two at Chocolate Country from Groupon

Have a nice and relaxing morning chitchat with dad while having cream tea on the side at Chocolate Country.

  • Inclusions: Hot chocolate, iced chocolate or hot coffee
  • Location: 192 Main Street, Montville
  • Cost: $15 for 2 person, $30 for 4 people
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    High Coffee Experience with Bubbly in Sanctuary Cove

    High Coffee Experience with Bubbly in Sanctuary Cove from Scoopon

    Look forward in celebrating Father's Day with Dad by chilling at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Dining. Enjoy breakfast dish and the finest Vittoria Coffee Single Origin available.

  • Inclusions: High coffee, glass of Blanc de Blanc wine
  • Location: Ground Level, Great House, Manor Circle Sanctuary Cove QLD 4212
  • Cost: $35 for 1 person, $69 for 2 people, $136 for 4 people
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    Our top picks for Father's Day lunch in Brisbane

    XXXX Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

    XXXX Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting from RedBalloon

    Calling all beer lovers, enjoy a tour of the famous XXXX Brewery with a side of crispy pizza on Dad’s special day.

  • Inclusions: Beer tasting session, souvenir gift, $5 merchandise voucher per person
  • Location: Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: $32 for 1 person
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    Tomahawk Steak Experience at City Winery Brisbane

    Tomahawk Steak Experience at City Winery Brisbane from RedBalloon

    Looking for a filling meal this Father's Day? Enjoy a Killarney beef with roasted bone marrow and potatoes.

  • Inclusions: Coal-grilled redclaw, hasselback potatoes, roasted bone marrow, Killarney beef
  • Location: Fortitude Valley, QLD
  • Cost: $295
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    Parmigiana Lunch with Drinks

    Parmigiana Lunch with Drinks from Groupon

    Enjoy a classic parmigiana with chips or garlic bread and a glass of house wine or beer.

    • Inclusions: 2-course parmigiana meal with a choice of wine or beer
    • Location: Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse, New Farm
    • Cost: $39 for 2 people, $75 for 4 people
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    2-Course Lunch with Drinks

    2-Course Lunch with Drinks from Groupon

    Indulge this Father’s Day with hearty lunch favourites including chicken parmigiana and steak sandwiches on the menu, accompanied with a bottle of red or white wine.

  • Inclusions: A meal each with a bottle of wine to share
  • Location: 43 Mc Lachlan Street, Fortitude Valley
  • Cost: $59 for 2 people
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    All-You-Can-Eat Yum Cha

    All-You-Can-Eat Yum Cha from Groupon

    The limit does not exist here, with an endless supply of yum cha at the Garden City location. Enjoy mango pancakes, deep-fried fish, pork ribs and fresh prawns.

  • Inclusions: All-you-can-eat yum cha plates
  • Location: Shop R6, Westfield Garden City, Corner of Logan and Kessels Road, Upper Mt Gravatt
  • Cost: $45 for 1 person, $89 for 2 people and $178 for 4 people
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    Our top picks for Father's Day dinner in Brisbane

    Seafood Plate for Two at Yellowfin Restaurant

    Seafood Plate for Two at Yellowfin Restaurant from Groupon

    If dad loves seafood, take the time to visit Yellowfin Restaurant. Enjoy a plate of king prawns, cocktail sauce, fish fillets and more.

  • Inclusions: Glass of wine or beer
  • Location: 24/164 Little Stanley St, Southbank
  • Cost: $79 for 2 people, $158 for 4 people
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    Dining at Tomato Brothers Wilston

    Dining at Tomato Brothers Wilston from Scoopon

    Experience authentic Italian dining this Father's Day with Dad at Tomato Brothers Wilston. Choose from pasta, pizza, dessert and more.

    • Inclusions: Modern Italian options and more
    • Location: 75 Kedron Brook Road Wilston QLD 4051
    • Cost: $24 for 2
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    Middle Eastern 3-Course Dinner

    Middle Eastern 3-Course Dinner from RedBalloon

    Experience the tantalising flavours of Middle Eastern, Moroccan and North African cuisine for dinner on Father's Day.

    • Inclusions: 3-course dinner for 2 and a glass of wine each
    • Location: Mecca Bah, Shop 21, 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
    • Cost: $110 for 2
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    All-You-Can-Eat Korean BBQ Buffet and Hotpot with Drinks

    All-You-Can-Eat Korean BBQ Buffet and Hotpot with Drinks from Scoopon

    Prepare for a feast on Father's Day with an all-you-can-eat buffet and Korean BBQ buffet at Season Buffet.

  • Inclusions: Hotpot, self-cook charcoal buffet, ice cream and desserts
  • Location: 80 Scarborough Street, Southport
  • Cost: $32 for 1 person, $64 for 2
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    Top things to do on Father's Day in Brisbane

    Float over the city in a hot air balloon

    Float over the city in a hot air balloon from RedBalloon

    Start Dad's day off right with a sunrise hot air ballooning and breakfast experience over the Greater Brisbane region.

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    Spot whales on a cruise

    Spot whales on a cruise from RedBalloon

    Heading to the Gold Coast for Father's Day? Enjoying a whale watching cruise with the family is the ultimate way to celebrate Dad.

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    Have a game of paintball

    Have a game of paintball from RedBalloon

    Not for the faint-hearted, this paintball experience features movie-set quality game zones and guaranteed fun.

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    Relax with a 90-minute massage

    Relax with a 90-minute massage from RedBalloon

    Let Dad wind down on Father's Day with a relaxing Thai massage from an award-winning day spa in Brisbane.

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    Learn to kitesurf

    Learn to kitesurf from RedBalloon

    Dad can tick kitesurfing off his bucket list on Father's Day with a one-on-one lesson with a trained kitesurfing instructor.

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    Visit Brisbane breweries

    Visit Brisbane breweries from RedBalloon

    Sample some of Brisbane's best craft beers on a brewery tour that will transport you to 3 breweries across the city.

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    See Brisbane from new heights

    See Brisbane from new heights from Adrenaline

    See panoramic views of Brisbane from the best vantage point while climbing Story Bridge.

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    Take a ride V8 style

    Take a ride V8 style from Adrenaline

    Experience a day in the life of a V8 driver by getting behind the wheel of a Ford or Holden V8 at Queensland's premier V8 venue.

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    Thinking of taking Dad to the Gold Coast for Father's Day? Check out your options for things to do and places to eat while you're there.

    Free things to do on Father's Day in Brisbane

    • Take a dip at Streets Beach
    • See koalas and explore Daisy Hill Conservation Park
    • Stroll through science, natural history and culture exhibits at the Queensland Museum
    • Jump in the car and head to Mt Coot-tha to watch the sunrise
    • Pack a picnic and head to Shorncliffe Pier
    • Hit the road and take a scenic drive in the Brisbane region

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