It is said the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Take the fast lane to being the perfect child this Father’s Day and shout him lunch.
If you’re in or around Perth on the day, here are the places to fill his tum which are open on Sunday or feature special Father's Day meals to make him feel that much more special.
Our top picks for Father's Day in Perth
Heno & Rey
Share the love around with the family at Heno & Rey, specialists in Spanish tapas. The outfit is located in the heart of the city, just metres from His Majesty's Theatre, making it a popular haunt for pre-theatre dining.
As a special treat, all dads receive a pint on the house with a meal purchase.
Address: 815 Hay Street, Perth
Ivy and Jack
Is dad a bit of a culture vulture? Wait until you see his face when he walks through the hallowed halls of Ivy and Jack.
Previously the old Town Cinema, the venue lends itself to fans of the movies with light bulb signage and bar stools galore.
As a bonus, Ivy and Jack has a Father's Day special of ribs and a pint for $25. Groups are limited to a maximum of 20 and ribs come in soy, spiced chilli and lime and bourbon-glazed marinates.
Address: 788 Hay Street, Perth
Hailed as one of the "best overall" restaurants with tables to spare on Father's Day by OpenTable, Tony Roma's is the ultimate crowd pleaser.
If your dad is a stickler for steaks and ribs, this is the place to take him.
Address: 919 Hay Street, Perth
This local favourite balances being chilled-out with high-quality. It has a classic menu, a great drinks list and a rooftop bar to enjoy them.
Address: 140 William St, Perth
Website: The Aviary
For food with a view check out The Breakwater. It’s right on the harbour, has a menu of local favourites and plenty of WA wines.
This September 2, The Breakwater is spoiling your dad with special breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.
Expect a traditional breakfast of bacon, sausages, beans and eggs; potato and spring onion hash cakes and haloumi and corn fritters for lunch; and two- and three-course set menus for lunch and dinner featuring slow braised beef cheek pansotti and beetroot gin cured salmon for entree, sage gnocchi and oven roasted Bass Strait sirloin for the main and a toss up of mango and passionfruit roulade and apple and rhubarb crumble for dessert.
Hungry? Opt for the three-course, at $10 more it's well worth it.
Address: Hillarys Boat Harbour/58 Southside Dr, Hillarys
Website: The Breakwater
Arirang Korean BBQ
This is an exotic and exciting dining experience, with tabletop charcoal BBQ plates allowing you to cook your own meat in a fun and social environment.
Address: 91/87–93 Barrack St, Perth
Get high at this 33rd-floor revolving restaurant. It has an eclectic menu with a long cocktail list.
Address: Level 33, 44 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Website: C Restaurant
Lanna Thai Cuisine, Subiaco
For authentic Thai food served in a rustic dining room check out Lanna Thai Cuisine.
It has a menu full of Thai favourites, including curries, stir-fries and pad Thai, as well as a decent selection of drinks.
Address: 9/375 Hay Street, Subiaco
Metro Indian, Subiaco
If your dad likes it spicy have a look at Metro Indian. The menu is filled with authentic Indian dishes, including tandoori, samosas and curries.
The restaurant has a pleasant feel and plenty of drinks for cooling down.
Address: 6/420 Hay Street, Subiaco
An iconic bar and restaurant in an iconic local landmark, the Subiaco Hotel has a menu filled with classic dishes and has a beloved, easygoing atmosphere.
Address: 465 Hay St, Subiaco
Website: Subiaco Hotel
This local chain is regionally famous for its thick-cut chips, homemade slaw and delicious burgers and sliders.
It isn’t exactly fancy, but if your dad is more into the food than the decor then he’ll love it here.
Address: 1 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco
Website: Jus Burgers
Lapa Brazilian BBQ
If it’s meat you want, then it’s meat you’ll get at Lapa Brazilian BBQ.
It serves up fresh, local barbequed meat, carved right at your tableside, that can all be washed down with a tantalising array of Brazilian drinks and cocktails.
Address: 375 Hay St, Subiaco
Website: Lapa Brazilian BBQ