What’s with dads and them always claiming that they have everything they need? I think I speak for everyone when I say that it’s almost impossible to shop for dads. What do you even give to the perfect man in your life who has been giving you everything you want (sometimes even without asking) since the day you were born? If you’re also plagued with the question of what to get your dad for the soon-approaching Father’s Day then you’ve come to the right place. I believe there’s some truth to the saying that goes- ‘the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’ So if you’ve been wondering how to celebrate your dad this Father’s Day and show him that you appreciate his unconditional love, wisdom and of course, the corny dad jokes, a surefire way to do so is with food.
There’s nothing more special to your dad than spending some quality time with you. So, take your old man out on a date and treat him to a delicious meal with these EazySafe+ restaurants that are now open to welcome you with all the necessary safety precautions in place. Want to celebrate at home with the entire family? That's fine too as some of these restaurants are now accepting takeaway/delivery orders as well.
Targeting a diverse audience, Koramangala Social is fully equipped to deal with unpredictable palates. With Social's famous spread of extensive variety, you can either take the global route (think: prawn sesame on toast) or the regional route (think: Bombay bhel). Their menu is multi-cuisine and quite varied. Social is one of the few bars to dish out wholesome breakfast as well. Perfect place for a fun outing with your dad!
Must Haves: Chili Chicken Black Pepper, Fish Tacos, Jalapeno Mac n Cheese, Luckys Caramel Custard, and Sticky Toffee Pudding
Cost for two: ₹ 1200
If you want to dig into some really nice grilled food, head straight to Barbeque Nation. Particularly popular for its lavish buffet meals, this well-known barbeque restaurant pioneered the usage of grill or barbeque on the table. The place is extremely clean, the ambiance is quite inviting and provides the perfect setting for a family lunch. When it comes to the food, the array of options available will leave you spoilt for choice.
Must Haves: Assorted Exotic Grill Veg, Crispy Corn, Chicken Drum Stick, Cajun Potato, Phirni, and Brownies.
Cost for two: ₹ 1500
The Big Barbeque is a Buffet Restaurant with over 180 food delicacies on offer. With extensive choices in both Veg and Non-Veg Live BBQ, this buffet restaurant prides itself on delivering exceptional service with very little wait times if any. Even a normal meal at The Big Barbeque will feel special due to the amazing hospitality you get here.
Must Haves: Prawn Chilli, Fish Roast, and Long Island Iced Tea
Cost for two: ₹ 1000
Located on the Infantry Road, Bengaluru, 1Q1 is a casual dining resto-bar that specializes in Asian, Japanese, Thai, and Malaysian cuisines. A haven for Asian cuisine lovers, 1Q1 has a wide variety of Pan Asian delicacies to choose from and a little bit of something to suit every palate.
Must Haves: Chilli and Roasted Garlic Edamame, Umami Prawns, and California Rolls.
Cost for two: Rs 2500
The wonderful menu of JW Kitchen is what makes the restaurant so popular amongst the locals. The diners enjoy a generously vast global menu entailing North Indian, Continental and Italian cuisines. When you want nothing short of decadence in your meal with daddy dearest, JW Marriott will serve you well.
Must Haves: Chicken Tikka Kathi Roll, JW Burger, and Penne Alla Norcina Pasta.
Cost for two: Rs 2200
Every dish at the Imperio features its own distinct flavor and personality and is made from the freshest ingredients. Many of their recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and their entrées include a unique blend of spices that are full of flavor, yet mild enough for children to enjoy. Great place to sample a variety of Indian cuisine and experiment with different flavors and textures, Imperio is a restaurant that has a little bit of something to suit every palate.
Must Haves: Afghani Barbeque, Spicy Shawarma, and Mushroom Ghee Roast.
Cost for two: Rs 600
Fava -The Mediterranean is a fantastic restaurant and bar with the backdrop of the picturesque surroundings of lush green historic Cubbon Park and resplendent fountain area. You can experience the exotic Mediterranean, Italian, Lebanese, Greek, Moroccan and Turkish cuisine in this premium restaurant and the service is also impeccable.
Must Haves: Chilled Tomato Gazpacho, Greek Style Vegetable Moussaka, and Caramel-Chocolate Flan.
Cost for two: Rs 1600
A good Punjabi meal is an answer to many problems. There is something so comforting about a bowl of creamy hot curry to uplift your spirit and who knew the task of dunking a piece of flaky bread in it can be so simple yet unwinding. In the world of gastronomy, many good restaurants have tried to experiment with the cuisine but the only one to touch the heights of success is ‘Punjab Grill’. The food of Punjab Grill takes you on a culinary joyride of flavors into the undivided Punjab province. So, in true Indian style, order some good old Punjabi food and bond with your dad over some delectable Butter Chicken this Father's Day.
Must Haves: Patthar ka Ghosht, Dal Moradabadi, and Phirni.
Cost for two: Rs 1500
If you appreciate beautiful little cafes with nicely adorned interiors, you will certainly love this one. This pure-veg eatery specializes in Modern Indian, Pan-Asian and Continental cuisine. The interiors are chic and charming. The seating area is huge and spread across various sections. The entire cafe is dotted with green plants that impart a vibrant vibe to it.
Must Haves: Broccoli Saag, Daal Maharani Khaas, Red Velvet Cheese Balls, and BBQ Kachori.
Cost for two: Rs 800
This casual dining eatery has a lovely ambiance with elegant and spacious interiors as the place is mostly adorned with wooden furniture and beautiful lighting. Also, the place is huge with a comfortable seating area. Rasta specializes in different types of Indian and Continental delicacies. Indeed a cool place to hang out and catch up with your dad.
Must Haves: Crispy Corn Bhel, Thai Spiced Chicken Tikka, Chargrilled Vegetable Pizza, and Nutella Cheesecake.
Cost for two: Rs 800
Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.
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