Best Dining Places: Father's Day Edition
A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. What better way to tell Daddy ‘I love you’ by bringing him out for a sumptuous Father’s Day dinner?
Whether Daddy enjoys authentic Chinese cuisine, or is an adventurous gastronomic, we’ve curated a list of 10 different restaurants that’s bound to leave Daddy dearest smiling from ear to ear. From enjoying a communal hot pot meal, to relishing Wagyu beef torched table-side, you’ll find something that your whole family will definitely enjoy!
If you’re looking for a hot, sizzling experience this Father’s Day, treat Daddy to a meal at Charcoal Thai! Get the best of both worlds with the Thai style Mookata, which combines both hotpot and a barbecue grill together. Each ala carte order of Mookata or Thai Beauty Collagen hotpot comes with a large variety of ample ingredients, such as beef, chicken, prawns and many more. If that’s not enough, Charcoal Thai also has street food dishes, such as the Braised Pork Rice, Thai Wanton Mee and Thai Boat Noodles that’ll whisk him straight to the streets of Thailand.
Address: Blk 321 Clementi Ave 3, #02-08, Singapore (129905)
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Give Daddy the feast he deserves this Father’s Day at Irodori Japanese Restaurant! Loosen up your belt as you go all out at this ala carte buffet restaurant, offering the freshest ingredients made into the chicest sushi and hand rolls. Dad can get his sashimi fix here as he savours thick chunks of tuna, salmon and yellowtail. Irodori Japanese Restaurant also offers a myriad of side dishes, such as Grilled Prawn with Mentaiko and Mixed Tempura that will leave you spoilt for choice!
Address: 382 Havelock Road #03-01, Four Points by Sheraton Singapore Riverview, Singapore (169629)
Monday-Sunday: 11:30am-2:30pm, 6pm-10:30pm
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3. Lao Huo Tang
If you’re looking for a taste of good home brewed soup, there’s no place better than Lao Huo Tang. With nine outlets islandwide, Lao Huo Tang is famed for their traditional Chinese soups. Choose from a plethora of nutritious soups, such as Gingko Nut Pork Tripe Soup, Herbal Black Chicken Soup with Dried Scallop, or Kiam Chye Ark Tng, also known as Salted Vegetable Duck Soup, that are tasty and great for fortifying one’s health. The restaurant also serves many delectable side dishes, such as Spinach with Salted and Century Egg, and Grouper in Lotus Leaf with Special Sauce. You’ll surely need a bowl – or two bowls – of rice!
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See the full list of Lao Huo Tang outlets here.
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This is for the Northernites out there! If you reside in the north of Singapore (think Yishun, Khatib, Woodlands), and don’t really want to travel to town for a great Father’s Day meal, Lim Spring Court is your best bet. Located at the Wisteria Mall in Yishun, the restaurant serves up homely, comfort Chinese cuisine at pocket-friendly prices.
Their signature dish, the “Gold Medal” Garlic Fish Tail, sees a meaty, deep fried fish tail drenched in their award-winning Gold Medal Garlic Sauce. Sweet, spicy and tangy, this sauce goes great with a bowl of steamed rice!
Address: 598 Yishun Ring Road #B1-07, Wisteria Mall, Singapore (768698)
Monday-Friday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
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If you’re looking for a fun activity while enjoying a meal, look no further than Thai Tanic Live Seafood Hotpot! Located along Bukit Pasoh Road, this hotpot restaurant is the first in Singapore to offer diners a unique dining experience – by catching their own seafood for their hotpot!
Whilst Daddy fishes for tiger prawns, flower and mud crabs in the electric blue tanks located beside each table, take a trip to The Ship, which houses a variety of fresh seafood. You will find the likes of clams, mussels, fishes and squids laid out neatly on a bed of crushed ice. Other hotpot essential ingredients, such as vegetables and meats, can also be found at the different ingredient stations.
Thai Tanic Live Seafood Hotpot also offers grilled fish and finger foods like chicken wings, fishcakes and sausages, which are all made to order so you get to munch on piping hot snacks while waiting for your seafood to cook.
Address: Thai Tanic Hotpot, Level 2 44A Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore (089857)
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Treat Daddy to an opulent dinner at Niku Katsumata without burning a hole in your wallet. Specialising in Wagyu beef, the restaurant is famed for its affordable A4 Wagyu Donburi, topped with a choice of ikura (salmon roe), caviar, foie gras or uni (sea urchin). The restaurant uses top quality wagyu beef with high marbling, giving that rich, creamy, buttery and meaty mouthfeel that leaves everyone wanting more.
Address: 47 Duxton Road, Singapore (089511)
Monday-Friday: 12pm-2pm, 5.30pm-11pm
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If your father is a fan of K-dramas, he might have an attraction to Korean cuisine too. SBCD Korean Tofu House offers a plethora of traditional Korean dishes, such as Kimchi Stews, Bulgogi and Bibimbap. However, just as its name suggests, the store specialises in tofu, which is freshly made in-house daily using organic soy beans directly imported from Paju, South Korea.
Get a taste of this wobbly delight in their signature Soontofu Soup, which means soft tofu soup, served bubbling in a hot stone pot. Each bite of fresh silken tofu has a mild nutty taste, which allows the flavours of the soup to permeate your senses. Yummy!
Address: SBCD Korean Tofu House (Tanjong Pagar Centre), 7 Wallich Street #B1-01/02, Tanjong Pagar Centre, Singapore (078884)
Monday-Sunday: 11.30am to 10.00pm
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Bowling is a great activity to spend some quality time with your father. Fuel up after a day of bowling at SuperBowl Toa Payoh conveniently located at SAFRA Toa Payoh, which also houses The Roof @ Beef Alley. The Roof serves fuss-free Western delights. Expect the likes of the Smoked Duck Aglio Olio, Fish and Chips and Crabmeat Pizza. If you’re only feeling peckish, the all-day Signature Breakfast Platter is a great option.
Address: 293 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, Toa Payoh New Town, Toa Payoh Safra #03-03, Singapore (319387)
Friday-Saturday & Eve of PH: 11am-1am
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Take Dad out on a cultural adventure and visit the many museums Singapore has to offer. End off with a trip to The Arts House and grab a meal at Tribe Restaurant, a social enterprise that offers affordable international cuisine.
Choose from a variety of mains, such as the Barramundi En Papilotte or Balinese Jumbo Chicken Leg, or get a few sharing platters, such as the Antipasto Platter, 1 Pound Skirt Beef Steak or Shawarma Chicken. End your meal with beers from around the world, as you soak in the artistic atmosphere of The Arts House.
Address: 1 Old Parliament Lane #01-02, The Arts House, Singapore (179429)
Save up to 50% at Tribe here!
10. Wan Niu Wan
If you’ve got a whole itinerary lined up this Father’s Day and are looking for a quick and delicious bite in the heart of town, why not pay a visit to Wan Niu Wan? Located in Pasarbella Suntec City, Wan Niu Wan serves up mouth-watering rice bowls at very affordable prices! Options such as Iberico Jowl Rice, Korubi Rice and Wagyu Rice are all highly recommended, with generous portions of meat served atop a bed of fragrant short grain rice. Add an onsen egg to your ‘wan’ and dip your meats in the beautiful yellow yolk – a little tasty secret from us!
Address: 3 Temasek Blvd, Suntec City North Wing, Singapore (038983)
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If you are still unsure of where to bring Dad out this Father’s Day, check out our full list of restaurants here!
You don't have to show your appreciation for Dad only on Father's Day, why not check out these great restaurants at great prices to treat him to?