Honour the king of your life with a delectable meal at these establishments come June 19
As Father's Day weekend nears, the search hastens for the best way we can show our appreciation to the most important (and perhaps, underrated) man in our lives. If your dad is a massive foodie, why not show him some love with a meal curated by some of the island’s top chefs. After all, food is the way to a man's heart, right? From lavish buffets to delectable steak, here are some restaurants to visit on dad’s special day.
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1. Bedrock Bar & Grill
The culinary team’s three-course lunch menu begins with the refreshing appetiser of gravlax-style salmon cured with beetroot and dill. It’s just enough to whet dad’s appetite before he indulges in the Beef Oscar, a surf and turf dish featuring an applewood fire-grilled tenderloin crowned with sweet jumbo crab meat and rich béarnaise sauce. It’s complemented with sous vide asparagus, adding an extra crunch to the dish. Dessert is a rich chocolate pot de crème, made with 75 per cent dark chocolate and sprinkled with chopped almonds. Available from June 13 to 20. Book here.
96 Somerset Road, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, Singapore 238163
What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with a family feast at Racines? The indulgent semi-buffet brunch spread features a variety of dishes curated by head chef Eric Seow. Start with an extensive seafood platter complete with fresh oysters, juicy Hokkaido clams and rock lobster, then dig into the baked escargot and hearty double-boiled chicken soup. For mains, choose from a range of signature dishes, which includes lamb shoulder. The meat is slow cooked for eight hours until fork-tender and dressed in fragrant herb pesto, parsnip puree, and sundried tomato jus. Save room for dessert and savour treats curated by executive pastry chef Sam Leong; among these are the rich chocolate mousse, fragrant scones and chocolate pralines. Available on June 19. Book here.
3. Black Tap
This New York City burger joint has introduced a new burger and brew combo, just in time for Father’s Day. Available from June 13 to 19, the Boss Burger is a mighty cheeseburger layered with juicy beef patty, crisp bacon, American cheese, lettuce and pickles. It’s finished with a drizzle of Black Tap’s secret homemade sauce. Wash the decadent burger down with a pint of refreshing Kona Long Board Lager. Book here.
Black Tap, 10 Bayfront Ave L1-80, Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, S(018972), +65 6688 9957
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4. Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore
Meat-loving dads will not want to miss out on Lawry’s six-course menu this Father’s Day weekend. Head down to the steakhouse for a delectable meal, starting with the famous spinning bowl salad comprising crisp romaine lettuce, baby spinach, shredded beets and chopped eggs tossed with Lawry’s classic vintage dressing. Then, he can sink his teeth into tantalising mains like the roasted USDA prime rib of beef served alongside Yorkshire pudding and whipped creamed horseradish. Dessert is a decadent tarte bourdaloue, a house-made French pear tart that combines buttery pastry and sweet poached pear. Available on June 18 and 19. Book here.
04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333A Orchard Road, S(238897)
5. Fat Cow
Honour the father figures in your life with Fat Cow’s special Father’s Day set menu. The three-course lunch set puts the spotlight on the juicy and buttery Miyazaki A4 Wagyu. This beautifully marbled steak is lightly seasoned and grilled on a low flame, giving off a wonderful char. It’s crowned with grilled shishito peppers and served alongside a house-made ginger sauce, to balance the richness of the steak. Accompanying the main is the Kanpachi yuanyaki, delicately grilled Kanpachi fillet on a bed of Fat Cow’s signature fat rice—a comforting bowl of rice mixed with kombu, truffle and Wagyu fat. Available from June 13 to 20. Book here.
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Delight in Estate’s champagne buffet brunch come Father’s Day. Bring an appetite and tuck into a selection of dishes starting with fresh seafood such as freshly shucked oysters, juicy tiger prawns and scallops. These whet the appetite for a parade of dishes to come—prepare your stomach for its homemade black truffle pasta crowned with a perfectly cooked 65 degree egg; rich pan-fried foie gras complemented with tangy apple and passionfruit compote; and classic beef Wellington drizzled with a fragrant black truffle sauce. Of course, a meal isn’t complete without tipples. Wash these dishes down with free-flow Laurent Perrier champagne when you top up. Available on June 19. Book here.
Estate, 333 Orchard Road, Level 5, Hilton Singapore Orchard, S(238867), +65 6831 6270
7. Level 33
A meal with a view—what more can you ask for, right? Head to this urban microbrewery and treat dad to its special sharing menu while taking in picturesque views of the Marina Bay skyline. The mouth-watering Potoro naturally raised ribeye is perfect for a group of two to three. Curated by executive chef Jake Kowalewski, this ribeye is a grain fed cut from Potoro, an Australian certified non-GMO producer, offering rich and buttery flavours. It’s accompanied with signature house made beer condiments, such as house-brewed stout, a balsamic glaze made with the urban microbrewery’s house made stout. Available on June 18 and 19. Book here.
8. Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse
A decadent Father’s Day meal beckons at this smokehouse, which is offering a glorious sharing menu curated by executive chef Kwek Xiu Rong. The menu presents a mix of juicy meats like the New Zealand lamb leg, dry rubbed in an aromatic mixture of coriander, cumin and rosemary before slow roasted until fork-tender. Dads who prefer seafood should not miss out on the smoky black tiger prawns, barbequed over an open fire. The meal ends with creamy crème brulee infused with Lion Brewery Co’s Straits Pale Ale. Available on June 18 and 19. Book here.
Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse, 36 Club Street, S(069469), +65 62