6 Ways to Treat Dad This Father's Day

Father's Day is just around the corner on Sunday 4 September, providing the perfect opportunity to give dad the day off by taking him out for a great meal and a beer or two to celebrate.

Dads are pretty amazing, dealing with everything we can throw at them since birth, so say thanks to the man that raised you with some quality time out, sharing old memories together and making some new ones. Check out our recommendations below for six ways to treat dad this Father's Day.

1. Get a little sporty in the sun

Spend the afternoon in the sun with a relaxed game of petanque on Regatta's pitch - have a beer in the garden bar and then pop inside for a delicious meal with ocean views. We've got you covered from fresh and local seafood to hearty burgers to treat dad.

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2. Get your hands a little dirty

Goode food is food that you make with your hands, just like Nonna used to make so what better way to keep on the family tradition and get him a voucher to make something dough-licious at Goode Brother's Pizza & Pasta Classes for just $59pp.

3. Shout lunch all across Auckland

The only thing better than sharing joy with your family is doing it with a belly full of bloody good food. Thankfully, Auckland has plenty of other options for satisfying everyone’s appetites this Father's Day. Try one of our 20+ establishments to get the ball rolling (definitely not implying you will be a ball after eating). Make sure you book ahead, as these will get snapped up quickly by other keen family members.

4. Catch some tunes in your afternoon

The Postman's Leg in Glenfield has live music kicking off from 2pm on Sundays - for any dad's who like a tune with their afternoon bev. Chill out in the garden bar and see if you can get him up for a groove!

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5. Teach him a little something about beer

For dads that love a frosty brew, book him in for an award-winning Brewery Experience at Sweat Shop for a little learning with a libation - the perfect Father's Day gift.

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6. Catch up over a roast dinner

Top off your day with dad with a delicious Sunday Roast with all the trimmings - food to warm the soul after a heart-warming day. Available at:

Moretons, St Heliers

Coops Corner Pub, Auckland Viaduct

The Zookeeper's Son, Royal Oak

The Postman's Leg, Glenfield

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There you have it: 6 of our best ideas for Father's Day in Auckland this year. Make sure you book ahead, before too many other people steal your good ideas!

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