From dining experiences with a difference to gifts that will last a lifetime, surprise someone you love with something special this Father’s Day.

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The Alchemist

A golden ticket to master the dark arts of mixology with 100 spell-binding cocktails to concoct, The Alchemist’s recipe book makes a great gift for the cocktail connoisseur in your life. Alternatively, send 4 signature serves, presented in striking amber medicine bottles, available to mix and match with drinks including a Lightbulb Moment, Smokey Old Fashioned, Woo Lagoon and Dead Red Zombie. And for a final flourish, try the new Alchemy IPA or Vintage Craft Prosecco. Yum! Order before 12pm on weekdays for next day delivery. Plus, spend £40 for free shipping.

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All dads will be given a complimentary Old Fashioned cocktail on arrival, courtesy of Woodford Reserves, when you book a table online at Australasia for 18 June and quote Father’s Day. If you would like to make the day extra special, why not gift one of their limited signature Woodford Reserve rocks glasses to take away. It costs £5 per gift with all proceeds donated to The Tim Bacon Foundation. Quote ‘Woodford Reserve Gift’ at the time of booking.


20 Stories

Sundays are the new Saturdays. Make it a Father’s Day to remember at 20 Stories. Celebrate in style, surrounded by panoramic rooftop views somewhere high above Manchester. Executive Chef Daniel Scott has created a special Father’s Day menu, that’s available for one day only! Highlights include pan roasted chicken supreme with fondant potato, asparagus and chicken jus as well as a peach pavlova with lemon verbena sorbet. PLUS, if your reservation is early in the day, you’ll be gifted with a special present to take home from the Grey Goose family.



Fazenda brings the roots and flavours of the Pampas to the UK. Experience all the tradition behind the unique rodizio way of serving, by indulging in the finest grilled meats accompanied by a sumptuous selection of Argentinian and Brazilian hot side dishes served directly at your table upon request, while their Market Table boasts an array of charcuterie and continental cheeses, seafood, speciality salads and vegetables to be enjoyed throughout your experience. All fathers dining at Fazenda on 18 June will also receive a small gift on behalf of everyone at Fazenda.


The Ivy Spinningfields

Make Father’s Day extraordinary. Show your appreciation whilst treating them to an exceptional dining experience with our specially curated set menu at The Ivy Spinningfields with 2/3 courses for £25.50 / £29.50. In addition, there are limited edition Father’s Day specials such as a sweet, rich, and bold Double Jus Old Fashioned cocktail, expertly crafted with Maker’s Mark bourbon, 30&40 Double Jus, syrup, and a touch of bitters, or a 8oz dry-aged Sirloin Steak that’s served with a flambeed brandy and truffle sauce that promises to leave a lasting impression. For a little something special, you can also treat your nearest-and-dearest to a luxury gift card for The Ivy Spinningfields and let them indulge in their favourite dishes while creating precious memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

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Whether you’re celebrating your dad, step-dad, grandad, or whoever that special person is in your life, they deserve to be spoiled. On 18 June, all father figures that visit Bill’s will have the chance to win a free Peroni, dessert or starter with the roll of a dice (everyone is a winner)! Simply order any main on the menu, roll the dice and let the game of chance do the rest. Good luck! Your home from home, Bill’s is the place to mark every special occasion.


Hey Little Cupcake

Show dad or grandad just how much you love them, by treating them to a specially themed Father’s Day cupcake or spoil them rotten with a gift box of 6 cupcakes! The gift box also includes a selfie cupcake, so send Hey Little Cupcake your favourite photo of your dad or grandad and they will put their face on a cupcake! Once you’ve placed your order, simply email the image to and their team will be in touch.

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Comptoir Libanais

To make Father’s Day truly memorable, Comptoir Libanais is delighted to bring you Baba’s Feast! Inspired by traditional Middle Eastern flavours and the spirit of sharing, Baba’s Feast is a thoughtfully curated selection of their guest-favourite dishes. From a Mezze Platter to our Mixed Grill, it will be sure not to disappoint! To compliment the Baba’s Feast experience, guests dining will also receive a complimentary glass of Ksara Clos win – St Alphonse Blanc or Rouge ( 175ml). Baba’s Feast is available when you dine in from 16 -18 June.

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Treat your father figure to a tasty Thai curry and a free bottle of Singha beer for just £12 from 16 – 18 June. Thaikhun offers a taste of Bangkok without having to leave Manchester. With an open kitchen and bar area it’s the perfect venue to relax and unwind! The menu features classic Thai dishes, vegan options and some modern twists.



For simple yet standout savoury and sweet treats that are worth staying in for, whip up a scrumptious Beer Float, Brunch in Bread, Bourbon and Bacon Cupcakes or Banoffee Pie this Sunday using Co-op’s online recipe guide, with all ingredients available to order online for collection or home delivery. Psst…love is the secret ingredient. Or, take on the role of Head Chef and serve up a 3-course extravaganza. Why not try Sweetcorn Cakes with Green Chutney, Ale Mac n Cheese followed by an Upside-Down Cherry Cake…great audition practice for MasterChef!

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Flannels has you covered this Father’s Day. For the fashion-forward father, treat them to a new pair of chunky trainers from Alexander McQueen or a t-shirt from Stone Island. Alternatively, invest in premium leather goods with a new wallet from Valentino, paired with a coordinating belt. Or, deck your dad out with high-quality accessories including Gucci watches and Vivienne Westwood jewellery. For the type that likes to pick for themselves opt for a gift card and if in doubt go for a sporty baseball cap from Burberry or stylish sunglasses from Saint Laurent.

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Marks and Spencer

From whisky cocktails and chocolate covered popcorn to craft beer and the ultimate barbecue delights, show him you care with a standout hamper with options themed around Antipasti, Afternoon Tea and our personal favourite Italian Food & Wine Pairing. Plus, there’s free delivery on hampers too!

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Mx Spinningfields

A simple way to switch up their style this summer, book a hair appointment for the father figure in your life at Mx Spinningfields by calling 0161 834 1610. Clients can expect an experience that’s a cut above the rest, whether it’s a trim or a complete transformation. Quote “Early Bird Offer” for 20% off every Monday to Thursday before 11am.

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