King St's got Father's Day sorted for you

25 Aug 2020

Whether he's Daddy Cool, or the king of bad Dad jokes, you owe it to Dad to treat him on Sunday 6 September.

Just like birthdays, Father’s Day sneaks up on you and you want to be prepared to treat Dad, right? Well, we’ve put together a few ideas so he’s not just going to get socks and jocks (again)! King St’s got something for Dads of all ages, including some fab dining options just for Father’s Day!

Fat Dumpling
The Wang family has designed a very special menu just for Father's Day on Sunday 6 September! Open from 7.30am - 2.30pm for brunch and from 5.30pm for dinner, Fat Dumpling is a wonderful way to treat Dad on Father’s Day. Bookings are essential - 3216 1261. Check out what you could be devouring with Dad!

  • Me old Dad's classic - crunchy barramundi fillet / curry loaded fries / over-roasted grape tomato / rocket leaves
  • Brekkie Bao - spiced chicken & lamb chunks / cucumber / tomato / corriander / in steamed plain bao
  • Healthy Papa - pan-fried mushroom / broccoli / beans / bubble tofu / rice hash browns 
  • 4  protein max: grilled sausages / soy-rice dumplings / pebble eggs(2) / baby spinach & rocket 

Just one of the many fresh dishes available on Fathers Day at Fat Dumpling on King St
Plus a special cocktail menu available from 12noon for lunch, and for dinner from 5.30pm.

Musette Cafe
Located right next to CAMS Cycling Collective and open for Father’s Day from 7am to 1pm, Musette has a very special deal just for the Dads - the Big Daddy Combo Special. 

Filled with bacon, fried egg, halloumi, hash brown, hollandaise and spinach in a brioche bun with a large coffee - all for just $15. Plus with plenty of other options for the rest of the family, as well as an extensive choice of hot and chilled beverages, it's the perfect breakfast spot!
The Big Daddy Breakfast Combo Special - bacon, fried egg, halloumi, hash brown, hollandaise and spinach in a brioche bun with a large coffee - just $15.

il Verde Cheese Wheel
Just in time for Father's Day, the famous Cheese Wheel is back at il Verde on King St! Bookings will be essential for this popular experience - one that Dad will "wheely" enjoy. So jump online and book the fam in for lunch or dinner. Bookings essential. 
The famous Cheese Wheel Pasta is back at il Verde especially for Father's Day.

With 40 beers on tap, there are 40 reasons why Dad will love celebrating Father’s Day at the HaüsLet the team spoil Dad with his favourite pub feed and beer. From golden-crumbed schnitzels, jam-packed burgers, crackling pork belly, juicy Riverina Angus rump and slow-cooked, fall-of-the-bone ribs basted in our Jack Daniel’s sauce, he’ll be spoilt for choice!

So clear the calendar, book a table on Sunday 6 September and let Beerhaüs help with your celebrations. Book online. Dad'll love it!
Delicious Jack Daniels basted ribs available from Beerhaus on King St

La Macelleria
Recently re-opened which is great news for King St, you can grab your Dad a tub of authentic gelato to take home and enjoy with him on Father's Day. There's a huge range of flavours available, plus you can taste a sample just to be sure you make the perfect choice for Dad!
Beautiful freshly made gelato in a range of flavours available from La Macelleria on King St

Emporium Barber Experience
The Emporium Barber Experience will see your gentleman receive a beverage on arrival to help unwind, followed by a hair consultation and Emporium Barber’s signature cut-throat razor shave and freshen up. For only $105, you’re definitely onto a winner! PLUS, they have an amazing range of beautiful products for men of all ages, from fragrances to shaving tools and accessories, beard care products and other skin care essentials. HOT TIP – grab a coffee while you’re sorting out Dad’s gift!
Gentleman in the chair at Emporium Barber receiving a haircut.

artisan has a beautiful range of gifts that Dad will absolutely love! artisan is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting contemporary craft and design practice for both makers and their audiences so you know a gift from here will be made with love and passion. With an ever-changing rotation of displays in store, pop in to browse the current pieces on offer. 
Beautiful hand-crafted items available from artisan for Fathers' Day on King Street.


If you’re wanting to give the gift of a sensational meal in Brisbane, then a booking at Montrachet is a must. Known for some of the best French gastronomy this side of the globe, Montrachet is a dining experience everyone should indulge in at least once. You'll be guaranteed that your Dad will love a meal at Montrachet. Bookings are essential. Open for dinner Tues - Sat and lunch on Fri. 
Montrachet restaurant showing a wine being poured at the bar.

Have a coffee loving Dad?
Many of our King St cafes sell coffee beans, and really, all Dad needs is lots of love and a great coffee, right? So grab him a bag or two of his favourite blend, or put together your own little gift pack with a keep-cup and a couple of different brews! There's Kuhl-Cher Coffee's very own roasted blend, Emporium Barber with Paradox Coffee, Northside Coffee Brewers with Black Sheep beans, Musette Cafe serving Veneziano, and La Macelleria scooping up bags of Segafredo Coffee (grab a delicious gelato while you're there too). Not sure where to start? Why not sample a coffee at each and go from there!
Image of coffee beans being roasted on-site at Kuhl-Cher Coffee on King Street.

Gift Vouchers
If the thought of finding the perfect gift for Dad still daunts you, or you want Dad to decide where to be treated, many King St retailers also offer gift vouchers that can be redeemed when it suits Dad. So, whether it’s a gathering at El Camino or Beerhaus, a special occasion dinner at Il Verde or Montrachet, or keeping Dad in top shape at 9Round or CAMS Cycling Collective, a gift voucher is the perfect gift for the Dad who already has everything! Purchase from individual retailers – explore the King St directory.
A great range of tap beer available from Beerhaus for you and Dad to try!  A group enjoying freshly prepared Mexican food at El Camino - ideal for large groups.

See? Father’s Day doesn’t have to be stressful when everything you need is in the one place on King St. But if you've decided you're going to do brunch at home, then make sure you check out the second part of this story!

And don’t forget, there’s free parking on King St too – check out all the deets here

Published 28 August 2020