Dine With Dad: Lavish Restaurants For Father's Day

These restaurants offer sumptuous meals and elevated dining experiences that make for memorable Father’s Day celebrations. 

Great dads deserve to be cherished every day, but it’s still good to honor them through a nice celebration. After all, Father’s Day only happens once a year, so it’s important to make it count.

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Aside from gifts in the form of opulent or stylish items, fathers can also be treated to unforgettable experiences spent in the company of loved ones and good food. If you’re looking for exceptional dining options this Father’s Day, these restaurants offer refined meals and beautiful ambiences for a memorable celebration: 

Shangri-La The Fort

Shangri-La The Fort is offering an extensive and exciting list of dining offers this Father’s Day. With so many great choices, it’s hard to pick just one! Here are some of the tasty options they have prepared:

Canton Road

Treat dad to an oriental feast fit for a king at Canton Road. Its Honour set menu highlights dishes like crispy Angus beef short ribs, steamed green grouper with soy sauce, and braised dried scallops with broccoli.

A la carte offers from Canton Road/Photo courtesy of Shangri-La The Fort

Chef Wang and his team of culinary experts have also prepared special à la carte menu with flavorful servings such as the grilled spicy New Zealand lamb tenderloin cubes and the cod fish with orange and almond flakes in Roselle tea sauce.

The Honour set menu is priced at PHP19,888 for five persons, and à la carte dishes start at PHP 1,288, both available on June 16 to 18, 2023.

Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar

Meat-lovers rejoice, as Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar is offering a succulent à la carte menu this Father’s Day. Revel in Chops for Pops, a tasty combination of lamb chop, Iberico pork chop, and milk-fed veal all straight from the Josper grill at PHP9,550 for three persons.

The Chops for Pops set from Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar/Photo courtesy of Shangri-La The Fort

Cap it off with Old Fashioned, a complimentary drink made with Raging Bull Bourbon, Angostura bitters, and vanilla syrup, for your favorite gentleman in the family. Exclusive à la carte menu is available from June 16 to 18, 2023.

Samba

Sprinkle some Latin American fun in papa’s day and dig into Samba’s fresh à la carte fare such as the Picanha, char-grilled Aussie rump cap with chimichurri, asparagus, mushroom, and French fries, priced at PHP 4,550. Samba also offers Seco de Pato (braised duck, yucca, fava beans, rice, ají amarillo, cilantro base sauce) at PHP 2,450.

A la carte offers from Samba/Photo courtesy of Shangri-La The Fort

End the night on a sweet note with Feliz Día del Padre, a banana-infused rum, for dad to share or to enjoy on his own, whichever the man of the hour pleases. Each à la carte item is good for three to four persons and available from June 16 to 18, 2023.

High Street Lounge

After a day of fun activities, fathers can enjoy bites of savory snacks paired with coffee or afternoon tea at High Street Lounge. The special afternoon tea set is available 2PM to 5PM from June 12 to 18, 2023, at PHP 2,150 for two persons.

A spread of the culinary delights Shangri-La The Fort has to offer/Photo courtesy of Shangri-La The Fort

Shangri-La The Fort is located at 30th Street, corner 5th Ave, Taguig. For inquiries and reservations, please call (632) 8820 0888 or visit their official website.

Finestra Italian Steakhouse, Solaire

Treat your dad to authentic Italian cuisine and fine steaks at Solaire’s Finestra Italian Steakhouse. Relish in fresh Gillardeau Nr.1 oysters and sink your teeth into cuts of US Prime Porterhouse. Other offerings include Japanese A5 Wagyu striploin, Kurobuta “pure Berkshire” pork belly, and Australian lamb, just to name a few. Pair these with sidings like mashed potatoes, creamy spinach, and assorted seasonal mushrooms with black truffle.

Bone-in oversized rib-eye/Photo from Finestra’s official Facebook

Enjoy a regal feast with the family with Finestra’s Father’s Day promo at Php 5,999 per person. This comes with a fresh selection of free-flowing champagne, live music, and a special gift for every dad. 

A look inside Finestra’s sophisticated interiors/Photo via Instagram @solaireresort

Finestra Italian Steakhouse is located on the ground floor of Solaire Resorts & Casino, Parañaque. 

Metronome 

Spearheaded by skilled chef Miko Calo is Metronome—one of the country’s go-to restaurants for modern French cuisine. Here, guests can enjoy a selection of sophisticated mains like Entrecôte (usda prime ribeye, garlic confit, beef jus, potato purée), Morue (salt-cured cod, romesco sauce, grilled leek and herb gremolata, red radish, balsamic vinegar crema, potato purée), and Côte de Veau (butter-roasted veal chop, sauce moutarde à l’ancienne , garlic confit, veal jus, potato purée). 

Escargot/Photo via Instagram @restaurant.metronome

Metronome offers an extensive selection of wines and cocktails to complement their delicate dishes.

Metronome’s Mille-Feuille/Photo via Instagram @restaurant.metronome

The restaurant’s decadent desserts are assembled à la minute. These sweet treats include Chocolate Soufflé, Pavlova (pineapple-basil compote, mango-rhum gelée, coconut espuma, candied lime, lime meringue), and Mille-Feuille Ispahan (michel cluizel elianza 33% white chocolate-rose chantilly, lychee mousseline, raspberry-vanilla gelée, pâte feuillette). 

Metronome is located at 160 Bolanos St., Legazpi Village, Makati. 

Helm

Chef Josh Boutwood’s Helm is an intimate 24-seater restaurant that offers an ever-evolving multi-course tasting menu. Guests are treated to an interactive dining experience unlike any other thanks to the chef’s global perspective and culinary expertise.

Seabass, mussel, and roasted kombu/Photo via Instagram @helmmnl

Chef Boutwood changes the restaurant’s themed menus on a regular basis, but one can always expect delicious food plated like works of art. Dishes are designed in palettes of black, copper, and gray, offering a tasteful and minimalist feast for the eyes. 

Inside Chef Josh Boutwood’s Helm/Photo via Instagram @helmmnl

Helm is located on the third floor of The Shops Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati. 

Metiz

Named one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2023, Metiz offers neo-bistro dining at its finest. The restaurant is the creation of Chef Stephan Duhesme, who’s seeks to showcase the beauty of local cuisine and ingredients. 

A dish of noodles with fried garlic/Photo via Instagram @metizresto

Fermentation is an important part of producing Metiz’s eight-step menu. Included in its carefully-curated selection are dishes like aged tanigue [mackarel] with fermented rice and mushroom, as well as banana leaf cake with rice and fresh and fermented white bean. 

Puso ng saging/Photo via Instagram @metizresto

Even the restaurant’s cocktail menu offers alcoholic beverages made with unique fermentation processes, which results in bold and punchy flavors. 

Metiz is located on the ground floor of Karrivin Plaza, Building A, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Extension, Makati. 

Benjarong, Dusit Thani Manila

For fathers who love Thai cuisine, a meal spent at Dusit Thani Manila’s Benjarong would make for a great celebration. The fine dining restaurant offers Thai food carefully crafted by Chef Watcharaphon “Ja” Yongbanthom. 

A spread of Thai cuisine at Benjarong Manila/Photo via Instagram @benjarong_manila

Chef Ja gives a fresh twist to centuries-old recipes, with classic dishes like Tom Yang Gung, Som Tam, and Panaeng Moo curry. 

A look inside Benjarong/Photo via Instagram @benjarong_manila

Benjarong is located on the ground floor of Dusit Thani Manila.

Banner photo by Duane Mendes via Unsplash.

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