Father’s Day in Brisbane 2020: 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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Father's Day doesn't have to take hours of planning to craft the perfect 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 on Father's Day in Brisbane.
If you're out and about on Father's Day, remember to practice social distancing and good hygiene to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Traditional Family High Tea from RedBalloon
Go back in time with one of Brisbane’s oldest establishments. Dating back to 1936, The Shingle Inn offers menus for adults as well as the little ones.
Malt Shovel Taphouse from Groupon
Make a morning of it with a road trip up to Birtinya for a breakfast of champions this Father’s Day. Your platters will have both your sweet and savoury taste buds satisfied with bacon, eggs and hashbrowns alongside pancakes and ice cream for dessert.
XXXX Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting and Pizza 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.
Gourmet Tapas with Matched Beers from RedBalloon
Keep things on the light side with three plates of tapas, including wagyu meatballs, pork belly and grilled octopus.
Two Course Banquet at City Winery Brisbane from RedBalloon
Spoil Dad with a glass of wine and quality wood fired cooking at the one and only, City Winery Brisbane.
Parmigiania lunch or dinner with drinks from Groupon
Sip on a glass of house wine or beer and enjoy a choice of parmigiana main, complemented with a sharing starter of garlic bread or chips.
- Inclusions: 2-course parmigiana meal with a choice of wine or beer
- Location: Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse, New Farm
- Cost: $35
Little Red Dumpling from Groupon
Indulge your Dad this Father’s Day with spring rolls, wontons, dumplings and delicious noodle soup.
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.
Little Paradise from Groupon
Give Dad the gift of takoyaki, fried chicken wings, aburi salmon nigiri, salmon sashimi, miso soup and a rice meal this Father’s Day at Little Paradise.
Middle Eastern Three-Course Dinner from RedBalloon
Experience the tantalising flavours of Middle Eastern, Moroccan and North African cuisine for dinner on Father's Day.
- Inclusions: Three-course dinner for two and a glass of wine each
- Location: Mecca Bah, Shop 21, 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
- Cost: $110 for two
Private Three-Course Dining Experience at Home from RedBalloon
You don’t have to find a fancy venue to make Dad feel extra special. Experience restaurant-quality service and food all from the comfort of your own home.
Five-Course Chef's-Hatted Degustation from RedBalloon
Try something a little different this Father’s Day with shared plates, charred seasonal vegetables, risotto, infused duck breast and a meringue at Deer Duck Bistro.
Yellowfin Restaurant from Groupon
If Dad's a seafood lover, treat him to Moreton Bay bugs, smoked salmon, Hervey Bay scallops, king prawns, clams and beer-battered barramundi at Yellowfin Restaurant.
Slow Burn BBQ from Groupon
If Dad loves all things classic then you can’t look past pork sliders, beef brisket, chicken wings and mac ‘n’ cheese courtesy of Slow Burn BBQ.
Curry n Cask from Groupon
Transport the family to India for an evening with Curry n Cask’s vegetarian feast for the whole family.
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.View details
Enjoy a sealife tour 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.View details
Have a game of paintball from RedBalloon
Not for the faint-hearted, this paintball experience features movie-set quality game zones and guaranteed fun.View details
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.View details
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.View details
Visit Brisbane breweries from RedBalloon
Sample some of Brisbane's best craft beers on a brewery tour that will transport you to three breweries across the city.View details
See Brisbane from new heights from Adrenaline
See panoramic views of Brisbane from the best vantage point while climbing Story Bridge.View details
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.View details
Take flight in a T28 Trojan from Adrenaline
Fly in a T28-Trojan all-American fighter aircraft on Father's Day with an experienced instructor for the flight of a lifetime.View details
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 to 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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