This Father’s Day make your dad feel special and pamper him, as a small gesture of gratitude for all that he does for you. Treat him to a sumptuous meal and make sure you step into a place which offers enjoyable activities as well. Bring out his fun side and let him destress and relax for a change, as he gorges on his favourite delicacies and sips a beer or wine. Mumbai offers various options to suit every pocket and palate. So make the most of it and ensure this Father’s Day is memorable for your dad.
SodaBottleOpenerWala Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Western Suburbs
SodaBottleOpenerWala the much adored quintessential Bombay-Irani Café and bar celebrates Father’s Day in a very special way across all its outlets. Come along with your dad and gift him that very special first drink with his son or daughter. And, here is the best part! You just need to pay for yours, and, his will be complimentary, under the 1+1 offer on SBOW’s entire bar menu all through the day.
Lotus Café, JW Marriott Mumbai, Juhu
Treat your father to a lavish brunch spread at Lotus Café with delicacies such as Sikandri Raan, Murgh Galouti, Prawn Biryani, Nihari with Kulcha, a live tacos station with pulled pork, chicken, guacamole, a live flambé station, a satay station, an interactive barbeque station and many more. Enjoy decadent desserts such as Sticky Rice with Mango served in coconut shells, Apple Jalebi with Kesar Rabri and an Ice Cream Sundae station with a wide range of toppings to choose from, amongst various others.
Price: INR 2,900 plus taxes (Non-alcohol) and INR 4,250 plus taxes for alcoholic
Olive Bar & Kitchen Khar, Western Suburbs
Guests can begin by snacking on dishes like Shish Touk with Hummus and Pickles; and Mascarpone-Brie on Toast. Dishes such as English Muffins with Smoked Creamy Cheese, Cocoa Nibs and Curried Hollandaise; Waffles and Pancakes topped with organic dark chocolate & white chocolate soil. Olive’s well-loved wood-fire oven pizzas; and main courses like Mediterranean Crock Pot with Saffron Rice (V); Seared Reef Cod with Pea and Spiced Onion Dashi; are not to be missed. Guests who opt for the alcoholic brunch will enjoy free-flowing Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Red, White and Sparkling Wine. A selection of cocktails and refreshing mocktails will also be available.
Alcoholic Brunch: INR 3500/person; Non-alcoholic brunch: INR 2500/ person. Prices are exclusive of taxes.
Sorrentina by Foodhall, Santacruz West, Western Suburbs
The gourmet superstore’s first Italian restaurant, located at the Linking Road branch, will toast dads by offering them first (IMFL) beer on the house. Guests can enjoy traditional Italian dishes as they celebrate Dad, such as Tuscan-style Guacamole; lightly Crumb-Fried Mixed Seafood; hand-stretched Neapolitan Pizzas; hearty Pastas and Risotto; and a range of divine desserts.
The Belgian Waffle Co., Oberoi Mall, Goregaon East
Help your dad end his special day on a sweet note. Visit your nearest The Belgian Waffle Co. store and enjoy a one-day-only special deal – any 4 waffles at just Rs. 450 and any 4 mini pancakes at just Rs. 350. This offer is valid in-store only, and does not apply for Nutella waffles/mini pancakes and sundaes. Flavours that patrons can enjoy include Maple Butter, Red Velvet, Kitkat Wafer, Triple Chocolate and Banana Salted Caramel.
Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.