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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.


Our top picks for Father's Day breakfast in Brisbane

Traditional Family High Tea

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.

  • Inclusions: Scones, petite cakes and sandwiches
  • Location: City Hall, Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: $131
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    Malt Shovel Taphouse

    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.

  • Inclusions: Coffee and breakfast platter
  • Location: Shop 31 & 32, 8 The Avenue, Birtinya
  • Cost: $16
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    Our top picks for Father's Day lunch in Brisbane

    XXXX Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting and Pizza

    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.

  • Inclusions: Brewery tour, beer tasting session and pizza
  • Location: Level 1, Corner of Black and Paten Street, Milton
  • Cost: $45
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    Gourmet Tapas with Matched Beers

    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.

  • Inclusions: Tapas plates and drinks
  • Location: Level 1, Corner of Black and Paten Street, Milton
  • Cost: $45
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    Two Course Banquet at City Winery Brisbane

    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.

  • Inclusions: Two course banquet lunch
  • Location: 11 Wandoo St, Fortitude Valley
  • Cost: $69 per person
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    Parmigiania lunch or dinner with drinks

    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

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    Little Red Dumpling

    Little Red Dumpling from Groupon

    Indulge your Dad this Father’s Day with spring rolls, wontons, dumplings and delicious noodle soup.

  • Inclusions: Chinese banquet with drink
  • Location: 83-121 Foxwell Road, Coomera
  • Cost: $35
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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
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    Little Paradise

    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.

  • Inclusions: Eight course Japanese and Korean banquet
  • Location: 540 Queen Street, Brisbane
  • Cost: $49
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    Our top picks for Father's Day dinner in Brisbane

    Middle Eastern Three-Course Dinner

    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

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    Private Three-Course Dining Experience at Home

    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.

  • Inclusions: Personal chef supplies ingredients, cooks, serves and cleans up
  • Location: Your house
  • Cost: From $499
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    Five-Course Chef's-Hatted Degustation

    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.

  • Inclusions: Five-course degustation
  • Location: 396 Milton Road, Auchenflower
  • Cost: $170
  • Available for takeaway? No
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    Yellowfin Restaurant

    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.

  • Inclusions: Seafood platter
  • Location: 24/164 Little Stanley Street, Southbank
  • Cost: $79
  • Available for takeaway? No
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    Slow Burn BBQ

    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.

  • Inclusions: BBQ share platter with beers
  • Location: 429 Fairfield Road, Yeronga
  • Cost: $39
  • Available for takeaway? No
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    Curry n Cask

    Curry n Cask from Groupon

    Transport the family to India for an evening with Curry n Cask’s vegetarian feast for the whole family.

  • Inclusions: Indian vegetarian meals
  • Location: 5/670 Oxley Road, Corinda
  • Cost: $117
  • Available for takeaway? Yes
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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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    Enjoy a sealife tour

    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.

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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 three 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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    Take flight in a T28 Trojan

    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.

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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 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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