Treat Dad this Father’s Day — from breakfast to dinner

June 16, 2022 By Charmian Lee
Treat Dad this Father’s Day — from breakfast to dinner
Interior of Rempapa. Photo: Rempapa/Facebook

Mark your calendars because Father’s Day is quickly drawing near. In case you’re wondering, it’s on June 19.

If you have yet to make plans, show appreciation to the father figure who supported you every step of the way by taking him out for a meal — or even two.

We have categorised these 11 places into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack for a full day of treats for daddy dearest.

 

Breakfast

1. Joy Luck Teahouse

274 South Bridge Road
Nearest MRT station: Chinatown
Open: Monday to Sunday (10am to 8pm)

Joy Luck Teahouse
Pandan egg tart. Photo: Joy Luck Teahouse

Joy Luck Teahouse is introducing two new flavours — pandan egg tart and ugly coconut — to its Perfect Gift of Joy box (S$13.80) for Father’s Day. Deemed the ugliest egg tart, the ugly coconut seeks to represent dads who possess a hard exterior but a soft inside.

The Father’s Day gift box of six joyful surprises contains five different egg tarts — coconut, pandan, lychee popping joy, dark chocolate, and Hong Kong-style — and will be available at all six stores islandwide until June 30.

 

2. BreadTalk

Bugis Junction, B1-23, 200 Victoria Street
Nearest MRT station: Bugis
Open: Monday to Thursday (8am to 9.30pm); Friday to Sunday (8am to 10pm)

BreadTalk
Hero Dad (Suit and Bow) and Chocolate Papamint (Moustache). Photo: BreadTalk

Honouring fathers all over Singapore, homegrown brand BreadTalk has launched its “Best Dad Ever” collection.

Showcasing two dapper-looking cakes, Chocolate Papamint (S$40.80, or S$7.50 a slice) pairs intense dark chocolate with refreshing peppermint, while Hero Dad (S$40.80, S$7.50 a slice) goes classic with a milk and dark chocolate pairing.

Do note that these are available at all BreadTalk outlets islandwide except its stores at Marina Bay Link Mall, Resorts World Sentosa, United Square, and Ion Orchard until June 19.

 

Lunch 

3. Penang Culture

White Sands Shopping Mall, 03-21, 1 Pasir Ris Central Street 3
Nearest MRT station: Pasir Ris
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 10pm)

Penang Culture
Father’s Day feast. Photo: Penang Culture

With kitchens helmed by Penangite head chef Wong Thin Lipp, Penang Culture serves authentic Penang street food.

This Penang-themed halal restaurant commemorates Father’s Day with a feast for four (S$68). Dig into deep-fried sea bass in sweet and sour sauce, honey lemon chicken, seafood claypot tofu, salted egg bitter gourd, sambal mussels, and fragrant steamed white rice until June 30.

For dads who love a more private setting, this Father’s Day set menu is also available for take out and islandwide delivery.

 

4. Mad About Sucre 

27 Teo Hong Road
Nearest MRT station: Outram Park
Open: Wednesday to Saturday (12.30pm to 5pm, 6.30pm to 10pm); Sunday (12.30pm to 5pm)

Mad About Sucre
The Turf. Photo: Mad About Sucre

Mad About Sucre has been guided by the ethos “if it’s good for our families and loved ones, it’s good for our guests” since it started in 2015.

Exclusively on June 19, the award-winning gourmet French patisserie-restaurant wants to give its thanks to fathers with a Father’s Day brunch (S$48 per person) with burgers and a choice between a handcrafted vanilla or dark chocolate milkshake.

Take your pick between the Turf, the Surf, Black Gold, or All Greens burgers that come with its house-made sesame brioche bun. Boozy milkshakes are also available at extra cost.

 

5. Kam’s Roast 

Jewel Changi Airport Mall, 02-210, 78 Airport Boulevard
Nearest MRT station: Changi Airport
Open: Monday to Thursday (11am to 9pm); Friday to Sunday (10am to 9.30pm)

Kam's Roast
Kam’s signature roast duck. Photo: Kam’s Roast/Facebook

Speaking of award-winning restaurants, the Kam’s Roast flagship outlet in Hong Kong has been awarded a Michelin star for eight consecutive years since its opening.

Indulge in Kam’s signature roast duck paired with a special in-house savoury sauce. Its Father’s Day set (S$79.80) also features flavourful BBQ pork char siu, crispy roast pork, marinated cucumber with vinegar and garlic, and poached Hong Kong kai lan.

Suitable for a family of four, this set is available only for dine-in at its Jewel store until June 30.

 

6. Yaki Yaki Bo 

Nex, B1-78, 23 Serangoon Central
Nearest MRT station: Serangoon
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 10pm)

Yaki Yaki Bo
Father’s Day teppanyaki set A. Photo: Yaki Yaki Bo

Hidden in the &JOY Japanese food street at Nex mall in Serangoon, Yaki Yaki Bo is where food meets entertainment.

Launching a special Heart of Teppanyaki dine-in menu for Father’s Day, it features a variety of grilled meat, vegetables, chawanmushi, and garlic fried rice. Choose between the set of salmon mentai and teppan meat (S$45.90 for two), and seafood and pork tomahawk (S$50.90 for two).

End your meal with a sweet treat as both sets include two free scoops of ice cream, available only until June 19.

 

Dinner 

7. Yardbird Southern Table and Bar

Marina Bay Sands, B1-07, 2 Bayfront Avenue
Nearest MRT station: Bayfront
Open: Monday to Thursday (12pm to 11pm); Friday (12pm to 11.30pm); Saturday (10am to 11.30pm); Sunday (10am to 10pm)

YardBird Southern Table and Bar
YardBird's outdoor dining space. Photo: Yardbird Southern Table and Bar/Facebook

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar seeks to honour the importance of sharing a meal with family — in line with the belief that family is a core part of the culture of southern US.

This Father’s Day, Yardbird will serve up an exclusive combo (S$48) consisting of its famed smoked pork ribs and Old Skool lager throughout the weekend (June 17 to 19). Or impress Dad on Father’s Day with a barbecue and roast platter (S$180 for four people) featuring succulent cuts of bone-in ribeye steak, smoked pork ribs and grilled jumbo shrimps, alongside fingerling potatoes with chimichurri (a condiment for meat), cheddar grits and tree nut salad.

 

8. Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beers 

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, L1-80, 2 Bayfront Avenue
Nearest MRT station: Bayfront
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 9pm)

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beers
The Ultimate Boss burger. Photo: Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beers

New York may be on the other side of the world, but you can find a little slice of it at Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beers.

Rock on with an old-school hip-hop playlist while celebrating Father’s Day over a burger and brew combo (S$33) from June 13 to 19.

At this American-style restaurant, enjoy the Ultimate Boss burger — a double bacon cheeseburger stacked with melted American cheese, crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and Black Tap’s homemade special sauce — with a pint of refreshing Kona Longboard Lager.

 

9. Thirty Six Brewlab and Smokehouse

36 Club Street
Nearest MRT station: Telok Ayer
Open: Monday to Wednesday (11.30am to 12am); Thursday and Friday (11.30am to 1am); Saturday and Sunday (10.30am to 12am)

ThirtySix Brewlab and Smokehouse
Craft beers at Thirty Six Brewlab and Smokehouse. Photo: Thirty Six Brewlab and Smokehouse

Beers are well-loved by many fathers, so it’s no wonder that Thirty Six Brewlab and Smokehouse made it to this list.

In the heart of the CBD, Thirty Six is a place that celebrates the best of local and regional craft beers. Chef Kwek Xiu Rong, affectionately known as XR, has specially curated a menu (S$258) brimming with grilled meats and seafood, along with hearty sides exclusively for Father’s Day.

Limited to the Father’s Day weekend (June 18 and 19), feast on 180g slow-roasted boneless New Zealand lamb leg, 230g grass-fed New Zealand ribeye, 160g grilled Norwegian salmon steak, 300g BBQ black tiger prawns, and 300g Huber’s pork sausages.

 

Snacks 

10. Rempapa

Park Place Residences at PLQ, 01-01/02/03, 2 Paya Lebar Road
Nearest MRT station: Paya Lebar
Open: Monday to Friday (11am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm); Saturday and Sunday (10.30am to 10.30pm)

Rempapa
Afternoon tea at Rempapa. Photo: Rempapa/Facebook

Helmed by MasterChef Singapore judge and chef Damian D’Silva, Rempapa serves familiar flavours of Chinese, Peranakan, Indian, Malay and Eurasian cuisines. The name is a play on a Malay word “rempah”, which means spice paste, an integral element of many Southeast Asian ethnic cuisines.

Afternoon tea is a well-deserved reward for dads looking for a midday pick-up. Take your father out to enjoy Rempapa’s weekend afternoon tea set (S$38 for two) in the month of June from 3pm to 5pm.

Indulge in an array of five savouries and five kuehs such as naked curry puff, chicken debal slider and kueh pie tee.

 

11. GelatiAmo

Connexis, B1-11, 1 Fusionopolis Way
Nearest MRT station: One-North
Open: Monday to Sunday (12pm to 9pm)

GelatiAmo
Single scoops of gelato. Photo: GelatiAmo

GelatiAmo, sister restaurant to Ristorante Pietrasanta, serves restaurant-grade gelato that has no preservatives or artificial flavours. The focus of the gelateria is on perfecting the classics instead of jumping on the bandwagon and creating trendy flavours.

On June 18 and 19, celebrate Father’s Day at GelatiAmo by buying a cup of gelato and enjoying your second cup at half price.

 

BreadTalk, Joy Luck Teahouse, Penang Culture, Kam’s Roast, Yaki Yaki Bo, Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer, Rempapa, and GelatiAmo are on the GrabFood delivery service. You can also book a ride to these places.


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