Father’s Day: Where to Treat Dad to a Great Meal in Singapore
With Mother’s Day just over, we’re sure you pampered your mum silly. Let’s not neglect papa the great and show him lots of love too this Father’s Day. We bring you a list of dining experiences to treat the men in your life.
1. The Spot
Is dad a whisky fan? Then The Spot’s Father’s Day Edition of The Macallan Whisky Pairing Dinner will be a journey to remember. Happening on Saturday, 15 June 2019, head to Marina One with your whisky-loving Dad to enjoy a 4-course dinner (SGD 128++) curated by executive chef Lee Boon Seng.
Hosted by The Macallan’s Brand Ambassador Randall Tan, you’ll get to try The Macallan 12 Years Triple Cask, The Macallan 12 Years Sherry Oak, and The Macallan 12 Years Double Cask. Pair the whisky with chef Lee’s Southeast Asian sauce-centric creations such as Beef Tartare, Oysters with Yuzu Ponzu, Java Long Pepper Boston Lobster, and Angus Beef Short Rib Pastrami. To tie the meal together, cleanse your taste buds with the Whisky Poached Pear served with smoked fennel seed ice cream.
The Spot, 5 Straits View, Marina One, #01-26/27, Singapore 018935
For reservations, email [email protected] or call (+65) 6284 2637.
2. Wakanui Grill
Revel in a cosy spread with dad as WAKANUI Grill Dining Singapore hosts the second edition of Gentlemen’s Cut this Father’s Day. Bringing you specials from the coast of New Zealand, this 7-course dinner (SGD 98++) is available from 10th to 15th June 2019 with an option of adding on a Cocktail Pairing (SGD 60++) of five Japanese-inspired tipples featuring sake, whisky and gin.
Dinner begins with a zesty Smoked Red Salmon Snapper and Tuna with Ginger Calamansi Sauce, followed by earthy notes of Pan-seared Foie Gras and Girolle with White Port Wine and Orange Sauce. The 5J Jamon Iberico and Pork Belly “Ragout” is sure to appease critical gastronomes with its depth in flavour and fine execution.
Expect house favourites such as Chargrilled Lobster, Lamb Chop, and 21 Days Dry-aged Ocean Beef Ribeye prepared over binchotan charcoal which emanates a distinctive grill aroma and taste. Delve into the world of savoury-sweet desserts with a closer like Blue Cheese Mousse with Fig, homemade plum compote and red wine leather.
WAKANUI Grill Dining Singapore, 5 Straits View, Marina One The Heart, #04-02, Singapore 01893
For reservations, email [email protected] or call (+65) 6384 2665.
3. New Ubin Seafood
For a truly Singaporean Tze Char experience, bring dad to New Ubin Seafood where the whole family can feast finger-licking seafood, choice cuts of meat, and wok-kissed classics.
Experience umami like you’ve never before with the Hokkien Mee Special stir-fried in a flavourful pork and prawn broth with a heady wok hei to match. Other raved about dishes include Crispy Pork Jowl served with a miso gula melaka glaze, Live Mud Crabs, and ‘Heart Attack’ Fried Rice caramelised with sinful beef drippings from the rib-eye.
New Ubin Zhongshan Park, 16 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329982
For reservations, email [email protected] or call (+65) 9740 6870.
4. Neon Pigeon
If dad is in the mood for some modern Japanese-inspired fare, then look no further than Neon Pigeon, situated on the lively Keong Saik Road. Giving off cool urban vibes of some underground bar in Tokyo, Neon Pigeon offers Japanese flavours in its modern dishes and handcrafted cocktails.
Start off with the Silken Uni Custard or Tuna Sashimi Donburi, moving on to the humble Blackened Carrots caramelised to perfection or the Fried Chicken Wings paired with burnt miso and garlic dressing. For mains, try The Golden Curry Rice - risotto-like rice topped with curry, deep roasted cauliflower and an egg yolk - which is a treat for the eyes as much as it is a treat for your stomach.
Neon Pigeon, 1 Keong Saik Road, #01-03, Singapore 089109
For reservations, call (+65) 6222 3623.
5. Blue Lotus
This is one for the whole family to savour together! Award-winning restaurant Blue Lotus serves traditional Chinese cuisine with a modern twist. Try your skills at wrapping with the D.I.Y. Crispy Pork Lard Popiah and then enjoy your own handmade popiah!
With signature dishes such as Chilli Pomelo Crab, Lemongrass Prawn Sticks, Hickory Smoked Honey-glazed Kurobuta Pork Ribs, and more, you’ll be licking your fingers by the end of the meal. Seeing how it’s Durian season, don’t go home without tasting the Mao Shan Wang Creme Brule.
Blue Lotus, multiple locations
For reservations, visit https://www.bluelotus.com.sg/reservations-1.
6. Les Bouchons Rive Gauche
Fancy a brunch in French style at Robertson Quay overlooking the scenic Singapore River? The ‘Bouchons Riviera Brunch’ available on Sundays at Les Bouchons Rive Gauche caters to everyone from families with children to the health conscious and vegetarians.
Inspired by the decadence of the French Riviera, Head Chef Mickael Cornac has designed a menu featuring dishes such as Eggs Mimosa, Escargots De Bourgogne, Riviera Wellness Bowl, Black Angus Rib Eye Steak, Impossible Meatballs, and sweet Crepes. Complete your brunch experience with a cocktail or champagne!
Les Bouchons Rive Gauche, 60 Robertson Quay, #01-02, Singapore 238252
For reservations, visit chope.co, quandoo.sg, or call (+65) 6733 4414.
Bakehouse and restaurant Firebake will be offering an exclusive Wagyu Cheese Burger with pickles and jam sandwiched between Firebake’s signature sourdough buns only on 16 June 2019 for dinner. The burger (SGD 18++) also comes with a 1-for-1 drinks package for dads.
Firebake, 237 East Coast Road, Singapore 428930
For reservations, call (+65) 6440 1228.
Born and raised in Singapore, this foodie spends her weekends exploring new cafes, restaurants and bars. If she's not at the gym busting out a yoga pose, she probably has her nose in a book or is binge-watching a brilliant whodunnit.
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