FATHER'S DAY 2018 IN MAYFAIR & ST. JAMES'S: 15 BRILLIANT WAYS TO SPEND THE DAY
1.) Fortnum & Mason, St. James's
This Father’s Day, join St James’s iconic Fortnum & Mason to say thank you to Dad in style. For a memorable meal, spoil him with lunch at The Gallery Restaurant. Serving a seasonal taste of extraordinary British ingredients, the famous Fortnum & Mason establishment is offering both 2 and 3 course meals for £32 and £36, respectively. For a more traditional route, treat Dad to a selection of covetable gifts from Fortnum & Mason’s hand-picked collections. From fine wines and spirits for the man of taste to an assortment of crafted accessories for the dapper dad, Fortnum & Mason’s offers everything you need to celebrate fatherhood.
The Barber: Father & Son haircut & finish £85
2.) George Club, Mayfair
Celebrate Father’s Day at George and enjoy Brunch in the Restaurant while children are entertained downstairs as they create a unique Father's Day gift with bespoke tailors, Mirpuri Bespoke. They will provide a monogram service for little ones to choose from an array of colours and fonts to embroider personalised messages on a pocket square for their fathers and male relatives.
Additionally, there will be an area for children to make personalised key rings and Father's Day cards as well as a race cars video game for adults and children alike! There will be two Brunch sittings for Father's Day: 11.30am-1.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm. Members only.
3.) Mall Galleries, St. James's
Situated on The Mall, St James’s stroll over from the Park and discover the New English Art Club Annual Exhibition from 10am to 5pm and enjoy some respite at the Mall Galleries Cafe for hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches.
4.) The Wolseley, Piccadilly
Whether it be an exquisitely crafted cocktail shaker or perhaps a set of Old Fashioned crystal glasses, explore The Wolseley's collection of timeless pieces for the perfect present this Father’s Day. For those in the UK, please order with Next Day Delivery before 6.30pm on Thursday 14th June in order to receive your gifts in time for Sunday. The restaurant is open for all day dining over the Father's Day weekend!
5.) Dickie's Bar, Mayfair
Every month Dickie's offer you a unique insight in to the expertise and secrets of the Dickie’s Bar team and to discover a glimpse in to the hard work and passion that goes on behind the scenes. Each masterclass includes the teaching and making 2 cocktails per person, canapes fresh from the Corrigan’s kitchen and a recipe card for you to take home and practise in your own surroundings. There is a Father's Day special masterclass, 5pm-7pm!
6.) Truefitt & Hill, St. James's
On 16 June, Truefitt & Hill is opening its doors to celebrate fatherhood through an exclusive and quintessentially British experience in St. James’s. London’s finest traditional barbershop is offering a selection of four indulgent father-and-son grooming treatments to be accompanied by a tumbler of whisky and to be followed by a savoury rose veal tomahawk for two at The DUKES Hotel. Included in this £175 package are 25% discounts at Gieves & Hawkes and Deakin & Francis.
7.) Chesterfield, Mayfair
Journey into the world of whisky at The Chesterfield Mayfair sumptuous Terrace Bar, where the Whisky Nosing and Tasting menu will guide you through a selection of fine distillations that include America’s smooth rye, a sophisticated Canadian blend and Japan’s prestigious 12-year-old Yamazaki single malt.
Closer to home, you’ll find prize distillations from the likes of Auchentoshan and Oban, and there’s also an exclusive Macallan selection for those who appreciate the very finest of single malts. Dads with a penchant for a truly refined digestif will savour every moment, making The Terrace Bar a must on your day’s itinerary.
8.) Panter & Hall, St. James's
Discover the Luke Martineau exhibition at 11-12 Pall Mall. With two sell out West End one man shows to his credit and a number of high profile portrait commissions, this is not an exhibition to miss.
9.) The Market Tavern, Mayfair
Show Dad that he’s number one than with a visit to The Market Tavern on Sunday 17th June. Visit on the Father’s Day weekend for a bite to eat at lunch or dinner, and enjoy an amazing range of quality food, perfect craft beers and a great atmosphere.
You wouldn’t want Dad to miss out on a great time with loved ones, especially on a day that’s fully dedicated to him! It’s the perfect opportunity to gather all the family, and guarantee quality time with Dad by reserving your table at The Market Tavern!
10.) Turnbull & Asser, St. James's
For the sartorial gift for the stylish gent, look no further than the flagship Turnbull & Asser on Jermyn Street. Choose the perfect present for the father figure in your life from a selection of luxurious and timeless shirts, detailed silk ties and fine menswear accessories. Crafted as pieces of art, the bespoke clothier’s offerings are handmade in England and make the perfect gift for the quintessential British man.
11.) The Footman, Mayfair
It's Fathers day! Tell the old man you love him and more importantly show him as you shower him with love and lager (or ale or wine) this year at The Footman Mayfair. Expect spectacular Sunday roasts, a special family atmosphere and service to match. Dad jokes more than welcome all day long!
12.) Berry Bros & Rudd, St. James's
Berry Bros & Rudd, the iconic St. James’s Street wine and spirits merchants, encourage you to say a proper “thank you” to Dad this year with a thoughtful bottle of his favourite beverage. A carefully curated selection of whiskies, Port, fine wine and more has been hand-picked for your ease, because nothing shows filial appreciation quite like a bottle of something special.
13.) Galvin at The Athenaeum, Mayfair
Treat your father to a delicious 3-course lunch at Galvin at The Athenaeum this Father’s Day. A special 3-course Father’s Day menu features delectable seasonal cuisine for just 35.00 per person. Choose from a selection of starters, mains and desserts including a choice of the finest British roast. Children aged 12 or under eat for free from our Children’s menu. There truly is something for all the family and it is the perfect treat this Father’s Day.
Only available on Sunday 17th June 2018 from 12.00pm-2.30pm.
14.) Benares, Mayfair
Benares will be running a Chivas Whisky Tasting Class from 12 – 12.30pm on Sunday 19th June for all Dads that love a wee dram. Expect an aromatic Chivas Cocktail on arrival and a fantastic insight into the history of Chivas Regal, the distillation process and not to forget the all important tasting. The class is priced at £25 per person and will be only available to guests over the age of 18.
All guests to stay for a fantastic lunch choosing from the 6-course Tasting Menu or the 3 course A la Carte Menu. All Dad’s who dine on June 19th for lunch or dinner will receive a Benares goodie bag to take home filled with a Chivas Miniature Whisky and handmade Chivas infused Petits Fours. A sweet alternative will be offered to non-drinkers.
Celebrate Father's Day with a complimentary gin and tonic at the May Fair Kitchen! A complimentary gin and tonic will be offered to all dads dining at the restaurant on Sunday 17th June. This applies to lunch, afternoon tea and dinner bookings.