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Father’s Day: Where To Go For Lunch

Wait…is it August already? No wait, it’s September. I think so anyway. I remember celebrating New Year’s like it was yesterday (well, some of it anyway). It’s hard to keep track of every special occasion. We would just like to remind you that Father’s Day is fast approaching and this year, you’ll give him more than just the Kmart mug that says “Best Dad Ever.” I know, dads are hard to shop for but it’s the effort that counts, right? You can always just pretend that he needs another pair of socks. Or maybe try slippers this year…?

If thinking of a gift is getting all too stressful then relax, because we’ve got you covered. HCS have done the investigative work for you and come up with the best places to take the hero of the family, the one that kills the spiders, the one that pays for your car insurance without ever complaining about it, out for lunch. Basically, it’s time to spoil him with a delicious feast. The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach after all…

Father’s Day is this Sunday 3rd of September for those of you who are forgetful (just like me). You’re welcome, and happy Dads day to all you unsung heroes out there.

Eureka 89
7 Riverside Quay, Southbank 


What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with spectacular views of Melbourne’s skyline? Eureka 89 is located 300 metres above sea level and situated right at the top of the Eureka Tower with floor to ceiling views. With 360-degree views of Melbourne, this picturesque dining space is the perfect way to celebrate the man of the hour. (Just make sure he’s not afraid of heights…or just don’t let him step on to the edge).

A 3 course menu is on offer with a selection of local and international beers, a range of wines along with customised mocktails and soft drinks and juices. Start your feast at 12.30pm until 3pm! Prices are $140 adults, $100 children, $55 children under 12 years.

Bookings are essential so call (03) 9693 8889 to book now!

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Henry and the Fox
525 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 


Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD and just a short walk from Southern Cross station, Henry and the Fox offers fresh flavoursome food, super friendly staff in a rustic yet contemporary and comfortable dining space. Indoor and outdoor dining is available with outdoor heaters to keep you cosy in Melbourne’s 4-seasons-a-day kind of weather.

For just $39.50 per person (minimum of 4 people), Henry and the Fox provide a sharing platter. Sharing is caring, right? Featuring eye fillet steak cooked medium-rare with spring vegetables, traditional sauces with a bottle of Chardonnay or Pinot Noir for the table. Sounds delicious!

Even dad receives a complimentary gift! (Super convenient if you haven’t come up with anything just yet!)

Don’t miss out, so make a booking today.

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4/2 Riverside Quay, Southbank 


Described as Southbank’s urban beer garden, Hopscotch offers indoor and outdoor dining with modern interior and décor. You’ll feel right at home where comfortability is at the top of their priorities.

Celebrating Father’s Day with a feast, you can indulge in the following:
Feeding 4 people for just $55, Hopscotch provides a whole beer can chicken smothered in Alabama sauce along with smoked butter mash, kimchi mac ‘n’ cheese, beer fried broccoli, lots and lots of parmesan, pickles and topped with beer gravy. Winner winner chicken dinner! Visit the nitro ice-cream bar for some delicious dessert (if dad has a sweet tooth).

Want to shout dad a free schooner of Furphy? Just post a photo of you and your dad to their Facebook wall and he’ll start the feast off just right with a beer in hand!

Make a booking at Hopscotch!

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21 Bond Street, Melbourne


Maha is situated in a sub-basement venue on Bond Street and offers Middle Eastern flavours in a contemporary setting. A stylish restaurant that exudes elegance and fine dining. With Mediterranean influences, head chef Shane Delia redefines cultural flavours through modern dining.

Want to indulge in a Middle Eastern feast? Maha is the place for you, dad and the rest of the family! Maha offers a fantastic culinary experience with their all new Spice Journey Sessions lunch menu. Family-style dishes are provided which are inspired by the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa.

$75 for a 4 course lunch menu and an additional $45 for matching wines from 12pm-3pm.

Bookings are essential so click here to book now!

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6 Russell Place,Melbourne


A modern Italian restaurant located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, Sarti offers a wonderful dining experience to enjoy innovative and authentic dishes inspired by classic Italian dishes. A stylish setting where you can enjoy tasteful dishes and if you close your eyes…you’ll think you’re in the middle of Italy (without the expense of flight tickets).

You can head on up to the rooftop terrace afterwards to enjoy a few drinks and embrace the wonderful views of Melbourne’s CBD.

Sarti offers a special Father’s Day 3 course luncheon with a glass of wine. Only $78 per person! As Italians are very fond of sharing, you’ll be doing just that! With a selection of dishes, you are spoilt for choice with mouth-watering entrees, creative mains and delicious desserts.

Click here to make a booking!

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By Sahar Nessar


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