Father’s Day in London
Show the main man in your life just how much you care by making this Father’s Day in London extra special. Treat him to the best sausage roll in London, chill out in a beer garden or take him on a speed boat tour along the Thames.
We’ve found some great places you can visit with Dad this Father’s Day weekend. Don’t forget to enhance your trip with a hop-on hop-off bus tour with The Original Tour - the best way to explore the city!
Where to Eat this Father's Day
Dads love their food, so we can’t think of a better way than to spoil him this Father’s Day than tucking in to some of London’s finest feasts.
Delicious Sausage Rolls
Nothing beats a good sausage roll - and we don’t mean the cheap version you can grab on the go. For perfectly crispy pastry and a delicious meaty middle, The Ginger Pig has lots of flavours of their famous fresh sausage rolls for you to try. If your Dad loves a good sausage roll, treat him to one from The Ginger Pig at various locations in London, including Borough Market, Clapham and Shepherd’s Bush.
For high quality dining, stunning views overlooking the river Thames and great Father’s Day deals, the Petersham Hotel in Richmond is a fantastic choice. Relax in the dining room and sit down to enjoy a luxurious meal with the whole family. Book early to secure your table and make the most of their special offer - Dad goes free! So get dressed up and treat Dad to some fine dining this Father’s Day.
If your Dad loves carving the turkey at Christmas or takes pride in cooking a roast dinner with the best cut of beef, then he will love this butchery masterclass. Provenance Butcher in Notting Hill offer masterclasses in pork, beef and lamb carving. At the end of the session, he will have the chance to prepare a cut of meat and tuck into a hearty meal. You could even enjoy this experience together with classes starting from £135.
Who said men can’t enjoy afternoon tea just as much as women? Reform Social Grill in Marylebone have put their spin on a quintessentially British experience to create a ‘Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea’. Think roast beef in Yorkshire puddings, fish fingers and of course, lots of cake. So enjoy a fancy feast with Dad and treat him to afternoon tea for Father's Day.
Grab a Pint
When you’re a bit short on cash but want to treat your Dad this Father’s Day, you can’t go wrong with a pint! Spend some quality time together, and sample some great beers.
If your Dad loves all things sports, and a good beer, take him to Riley’s sports bar where his two loves will come together. There is always a range of sports being broadcast so he can kick back and chill out, or you can have some fun together by playing snooker, pool, table tennis or darts. If you’ve not busy having too much fun, you can also grab a bite to eat.
If your Dad loves beer, we’re sure he’ll also love to see how it’s made. Take him on a tour of the Crate Brewery near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the perfect Father’s Day gift. You’ll get to walk around the brewery, find out all about the beer and even try some samples. Tickets start at just £15 per person or you can book the premium package from £25 each which also includes tasting of all beers and a sharing platter.
Make Him Laugh
For a good drink and a good laugh, there’s no better place to go than a comedy club. The Angel Comedy Club in Camden Head is open 7 nights a week, and we’re almost certain you’re sides will be hurting from laughing so much. If your Dad loves a good laugh, we can’t think of a better way for you to spoil him this Father's Day, and the best part is - it’s free! Have a few drinks, grab some food and laugh yourself silly at the Angel Comedy Club.
Nestled on the edge of Hampstead Heath, The Spaniards Inn is an iconic London pub dating back to the 1500’s. With a walled beer garden, cask ales, craft beers and a seasonal tap take-over, there’s nothing your Dad won’t love. You could also bring the dog along, make the most of seasonal deals or enjoy a hearty Sunday roast for the perfect day out this Father’s Day.
Father’s Day Activities
There is no greater gift than the gift of time. Spend some quality time with your Dad over Father’s Day weekend or treat him to a truly unique experience.
The Best View of London
Climb up into the clouds for one of the best views of the city with a saver ticket from The Original Tour. Treat your Dad to unique 360 views of London from western Europe’s tallest building, The Shard. As you take the kaleidoscopic lift to the top, you will climb 244m above ground where you will find high tech displays and unbeatable birds eye views of London. There is no better view than The View from The Shard.
Speed Boat Tour
See London in a completely new way as you zoom along the Thames in a speed boat with Thames Rockets. This speed boat tour is great for adrenaline junkies and is suitable for all of the family. Hop on board at either the London Eye or Tower Bridge and speed along the river at upto 30 knots! Tickets start from £26.50 for a 15 minute taster, or choose another exhilarating experience to give Dad the ride of his life.
Go for a Stroll
Whatever the great British weather has to offer, you can’t go wrong with a stroll in the park. If you’re a bit short on cash or just want to spend the day with your Dad in one of London’s beautiful parks, there are plenty of places to choose from. If you’re blessed with good weather you could hire a boat in Hyde Park, watch an open air production in Regent’s Park or try out Go Ape in Battersea Park.
Flawless Facial Grooming
Our Dad’s deserve to be pampered just as much as we do. So if your Dad is rocking a great beard, or loves a clean shave, treat him too some proper pampering at the oldest barbers in the world. At Truefitt and Hill, you can book a beard trim from £32 or a hot wet towel shave from just £45. Treat your Dad to a better shave than Sweeney Todd’s this Father's Day at Truefitt and Hill.
Spoil your Dad rotten this Father’s Day - after all, he’s been spoiling you for your whole life! Spend some quality time together and make his weekend one to remember by taking him on a bus tour around the city with The Original Tour.