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

From private chefs and barbeques to scenic flights and cruises, we’ve got Father’s Day in Darwin sorted.

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With so many dining and experience options in and around Darwin, it's no easy task organising the perfect day to spoil your dad. So to save you from searching for hours on end, we've put together a list of our top spots and things to do that are sure to have dad impressed this Father's Day.

If you are heading out this Father's Day, be sure to practise social distancing and good hygiene to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Our top picks for Father's Day lunch and dinner in Darwin

Private Three Course Dining Experience

Private Three Course Dining Experience from RedBalloon

Turn your home into a multi-star restaurant for an evening, with a private dinner for Dad’s special day.

  • Inclusions: Personal chef cooks, serves and cleans up and ingredients are provided for
  • Location: Your house
  • Price: From $499
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    Sailing at Sunset with BBQ Dinner and Drinks

    Sailing at Sunset with BBQ Dinner and Drinks from RedBalloon

    Set sail onto the horizon this Father’s Day on the catamaran. You’ll be greeted with a selection of appetisers as well as a full BBQ as the sun sets for the night.

  • Inclusions: Antipasto platter, wines and Asian-inspired BBQ
  • Location: Cullen Bay Marina
  • Price:From $140 per person
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    The Pearl

    This beloved coffee shop and cafe does some great plates of food.

    This is the perfect spot for that laid-back, mid-morning breakfast that could easily become an early lunch.

    Address: 27 Smith Street, Darwin

    Website: The Pearl


    Boatshed

    Boatshed Coffee House

    There is nothing like a dinner with a view, and the Boatshed Coffee House has one of the best around.

    This and a lively menu make it the perfect spot to treat your dad.

    Address: 56 Marina Boulevard, Larrakeyah

    Website: Boatshed Coffee House


    Laneway

    Laneway Specialty Coffee

    Another superb cafe cranking out fantastic coffee and even better breakfasts is Laneway Specialty Coffee.

    If you’re looking for somewhere with the right blend of quality and quantity, you’ll find it here.

    Address: 4/1 Vickers Street, Parap

    Website: Laneway Specialty Coffee


    Howard Springs Tavern

    This local pub has everything to keep dad happy this Father’s Day. A menu packed with bistro classics, a beer garden and loads of sport on plenty of TVs. Perfect.

    Address: 280 Whitewood Road, Howard Springs

    Website: Howard Springs Tavern


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    Mitchell’s Grill

    Nestled inside the Darwin Hilton Hotel, this upmarket bistro has a classic and well-thought-out menu.

    It isn’t the most authentic dining experience you’ll have, but it's a nice treat.

    Address: 32 Mitchell Street, Darwin

    Website: Mitchell’s Grill

    If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant or cafe in advance to check they can cater to your dietary needs.

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