Father’s Day in Sydney: At-home things to do and dining options 2021

Here’s how to celebrate dad from the comfort of home this year.

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With Sydney still under strict lockdown, this Father's Day is going to be spent from the comfort of home.

Now just because you're staying home, doesn't mean you have to resort to gifting socks and "best dad of the year" mugs. We've scoured the Internet to find the delicious meals and activities that are sure to put a smile on dad's face.

For your complete things-to-do guide, read on.

Our top picks for Father's Day breakfast and brunch in Sydney

Woodman Estate

Woodman Estate from RedBalloon

Surprise dad on Father's Day with a Woodman Estate breakfast at the comfort of your home.

  • Inclusions: Breakfast basket with Woodman Estate Fine Foods Gourmet Preserve Collection, classic mug, coffee sachet, Woodman Estate Fine Foods preserve 110g and tote bag
  • Location: Delivery to your home
  • Cost: From $129
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    Lil Hideout Cafe

    Lil Hideout Cafe from Groupon

    For all the brunch-loving dads out there, this one’s for you. Father’s Day brunch is sorted with a gourmet-style feast for the whole family.

  • Inclusions: Burger, chips and sauce per person
  • Location: Pick up from Bankstown
  • Cost: $29.99 for 2 people
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    Sweet Temptation Patisserie

    Sweet Temptation Patisserie from Groupon

    Start Father’s Day off on an extra sweet note with a selection of tarts, slices, pies of the sweet and savory kind and decadent danishes. Need we say more?

  • Inclusions: $30 or $50 store credit
  • Location: Pick up from Lane Cove West
  • Cost: $15 for $30 store credit or $25 for $50 store credit
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    Our top picks for Father's Day lunch in Sydney

    Fire & Food

    Fire & Food from Groupon

    Take the fuss out of Father’s Day lunch with a quick and easy burger. With a range of beef and chicken options, there’s something for almost everyone.

  • Inclusions: Burger combo meal
  • Location: Pick up from Sydney CBD and North Sydney
  • Cost: $12 per person
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    Pasta Pantry

    Pasta Pantry from Groupon

    Getting dad’s favourite pasta combinations for Father’s Day is easy as pie with Pasta Pantry. Choose from traditional Napolitana sauces to lasagnas and Italian lamb stew.

  • Inclusions: $10 or $20 vouchers to spend on food and drinks
  • Location: Pick up from Westfield Sydney Central Plaza
  • Cost: $5 for a $10 spend and $10 for a $20 spend
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    Lilong by Taste of Shanghai

    Lilong by Taste of Shanghai from Groupon

    Treat dad an authentic Chinese Father's Day lunch courtesy of Lilong by Taste of Shangahi.

  • Inclusions: Choice of 1, 2 or 3 mains with special fried rice
  • Location: Pick up from Hurstville or Darling Square
  • Cost: $32 for 1 main and 1 special fried rice, $51 for 2 mains and 1 special fried rice or $83 for 3 mains and 2 special fried rice
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    Five Stars Thaitanic

    Five Stars Thaitanic from Scoopon

    Let your tastebuds travel to Thailand this upcoming Father’s Day with Five Stars Thaitanic. Take your pick from pad thai, green chicken curry, massaman beef curry, stir-fried chicken, garapao gai and more.

  • Inclusions: One lunch dish
  • Location: Pick up from Casula or Ingleburn
  • Cost: $7 per person
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    Our top picks for Father's Day dinner in Sydney

    Gigino

    Gigino from Groupon

    For a relaxing, hassle-free night on Father's Day, order some pizzas from Gigino that you can pair with your favourite drinks at home.

  • Inclusions: Select from 1, 2 or 3 pizzas
  • Location: Pick up from Fairfield West
  • Cost: $18 for 1 pizza, $25 for 2 pizzas or $54 for 3 pizzas
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    Himalaya Pakistani and Indian Restaurant

    Himalaya Pakistani and Indian Restaurant from Groupon

    Discover the taste of Pakistani and Indian cuisine with a takeaway meal from Himalaya Pakistani and Indian Restaurant which includes samosas, curry and rice.

  • Inclusions: Samosa, main, naan and rice per person
  • Location: Pick up from Randwick
  • Cost: $49.50 for 2 people
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    Meat/Poultry Packs with a Bottle of Signature Sutton Forest Pinot Gris

    Meat/Poultry Packs with a Bottle of Signature Sutton Forest Pinot Gris from Scoopon

    Does dad consider himself a bit of a chef in the kitchen? Look no further than the roast of all roasts. If he’d much rather a home cooked meal, then this premium package is the way to go.

  • Inclusions: From 2.5kg+ meat/poultry pack plus bottle of Pinot Gris
  • Location: Delivery to your home
  • Cost: From $99
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    Two Takeaway Pastas

    Two Takeaway Pastas from Scoopon

    Let Farina Pizzeria take you away to Italy for an evening with your choice of 2 pastas. Menu highlights include penne calabrese, orecchiette, ramji fettuccine, gnocchi formaggi and so much more.

  • Inclusions: 2 pastas
  • Location: Pick up from Concord, North Turramurra or Waitara
  • Cost: From $28
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    Our top picks for meal kits you can get delivered to your doorstep for Father's Day

    Homemade Pasta Kit

    Homemade Pasta Kit from RedBalloon

    Impress the family with your culinary skills and prepare a homemade Italian meal from scratch. As an added touch, the kit comes delivered as a gift, which makes for the perfect surprise.

  • Inclusions: Homemade pasta making kit presented in a gift box with satin tissue and ribbons, pasta making machine, Molini pizza fine Italian flour, a bottle of Riparosso Illuminati, Don Antonio pasta sauce, a personal gift message and delivery
  • Cost: $149
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
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    Homemade Spanish Paella Kit

    Homemade Spanish Paella Kit from RedBalloon

    Calories don't count when celebrating and there's no better way to go all out than digging into a dish of paella that can be prepared in the comfort of your home.

  • Inclusions: Paella kit presented as a gift with satin tissue and ribbons, paella pan, Spanish paella rice, paella spices, a bottle of Tocado Macabeo white wine, a bottle of Tocado Grenache red wine, a spatula, a personalised message and delivery
  • Cost: $139
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address across Australia.
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    Homemade Ice Cream Maker Kit

    Homemade Ice Cream Maker Kit from RedBalloon

    Get creative in the kitchen with this kit that can make ice cream, sorbet and low-fat yoghurt.

  • Inclusions: Homemade ice cream maker kit, Cuisinart frozen dessert maker, salted caramel, chocolate liqueur, chocolate marshmallow, mango passionfruit sauce, 3 tubs of confectionery, recipes and instruction manual, ice cream scoop and delivery
  • Cost: $239
  • Available for takeaway? This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
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    If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant or cafe in advance to check that they can cater to your dietary needs.

    Things to do on Father's Day in Sydney

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