Daddy. Pops. Papa. Old Man. That geezer who does my washing. There's lots of names for him but only one day where he can get free stuff.
WIN a Porsche Driving Experience at Silverstone @ The Counter House
You are in a predicament: Either you a) take Dad out to eat or b) get him a gift. But what if you could do both? Join The Counter House this Sunday for delicious food, drinks and a generally chilled atmosphere and all dads will be entered into a competition to win an amazing half-day driving experience in a Porsche at Silverstone. See – two birds one stone!
The Counter House, 35 Blossom St, Manchester M4 6AJ
0161 414 0065
Beer + Kebab for £12 @ BAB
If your dad is a big kebab guy, then your decision of where to take him this father’s day is a simple one; you are heading to BAB. Get your fill of delicious mezze dishes, epic gourmet kebabs served on homemade flatbreads filled with exciting fillings like fried chicken, octopus, and deep-fried halloumi just to name a few. What’s more, all day on Sunday you can enjoy a beer and a bab for just £12 – it doesn’t get much better than that now does it?
BAB, Little Lever St, Manchester M1 1HR
0161 806 0813
Free Burgers for Dad @ Almost Famous
Along with a day being 24 hours long and The Godfather being the best set of movies EVER made – it is a scientific fact that all Dads love burgers. You are in luck too because iconic burger joint Almost Famous is offering Dads burger and loaded fries for free when you dine as a family. Get yourselves down!
Almost Famous, Great Northern, Unit 2, Peter Street, M3 4EJ
0161 244 9422
FREE Beer at Don Giovanni
Treat your dad to the oldest Italian and award-winning restaurant in Manchester, Don Giovanni’s. You can expect fresh pizza, pasta and bread made freshly in house with local suppliers and producers. To wash down your delicious slice of Italy, your dad can enjoy a free Peroni! Bookings aren’t necessary but are recommended.
Don Giovanni, Peter House, 1-2 Oxford St, Manchester M1 5AN
0161 228 2482
Father’s Day Afternoon Tea + Roasts @ The Lowry Hotel
We all know that if you really want to splash out for a celebration, the best place is The Lowry Hotel. This time around you get the choice of treating Dad with a slap-up three-course roast dinner for £22.50 per head OR a specially designed afternoon tea. Before you say that Afternoon Tea is something for Mother’s Day – let me tell you that The Lowry has kept dad in mind with treats like Stout Cake, Jack Daniels Trifle and lamb and mint sausage rolls as well as cheese scones with beer and bacon chutney. Book yourself in now!
The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearmans Pl, Salford M3 5LH
0161 827 4000
Father’s Day Bites and Booze at Dive NQ
Personally my favourite thing to do on a Friday evening, Dive NQ’s brilliant Bites and Booze deal means that you can bag yourself 3 hours of bottomless prosecco or beer for only £20 (or £15 with the beer). Well, this Father’s Day you can treat your pops to much of the same but on a Sunday instead with 3 hours of bottomless beers for just £15. Oh and dad gets it for FREE! If you’re not all smashed by 6pm I won’t be angry – just disappointed.
Dive NQ, 12 Tib St, Manchester M4 1SH
0161 826 3080
The Sunday Roast at Harvey Nichols
The perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a belting roast dinner, the Second Floor Bar & Brasserie at Harvey Nichols is sure to knock your dads socks off and really show him that you love him. Even if secretly you don’t. Pop down and you can get yourselves your choice of meat and all the trimmings for £15 per person and I must admit – it’s absolutely mega. Have the beef.
Harvey Nichols, 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester M1 1AD
0161 828 8888
T-Bone Steak & Beer for £25 at Alston Bar & Beef
Alston Bar and Beef are pretty well known in the city for their steaks and there is no greater ‘Dad Meal’ than a steak so why not put two and two together and get your old man down for this decent T-bone steak and pint deal. Book in for a meal this Father’s Day and you can get a mouth-watering T-bone and a pint for just £25. There’s also a Soul All-Dayer taking place – banging out some of the best 60’s and 70’s soul anthems throughout the day.
Alston Bar & Beef, Cathedral St, Manchester M4 3TR
0161 804 5555
FREE Bowling & Pint for Dads at Dog Bowl
Dad’s always want an excuse to show how good at things they are – so why not take them bowling so they can show off, get aggressive and start throwing their weight about? Down at Dog Bowl they’ll get a game for FREE if you pre-book, so they’ll be able to get it all out of their system without your wallet taking too much of a battering. Oh and the crew from Camden Town Brewery will be down there – offering a FREE pint to all dads. Lovely stuff.
Dog Bowl, Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5WW
0161 228 2888
FREE dessert for Dads at Zouk
Manchester’s authentic Indian and Pakistani cuisine restaurant is offering free dessert for dad’s this Father’s Day. Indulge in delicious food in a relaxing environment with an open kitchen. The lively restaurant promises to pack a punch of flavour and atmosphere. Desserts include a range of cheesecake flavours, profiterole tower, cakes and raspberry trifle.
Zouk, 5, The Quadrangle, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5QS
0161 233 1090
FREE Roast Dinner for Dads at Foodwell
Since arriving just over the river at New Bailey Street Foodwell have been smashing it – offering a mix of wellness activities, a deli, some brilliant cocktails and some fantastic dishes – many of which are actually really good for you. This Father’s Day they’ll be really good to you again by offering to pay for your dad’s roast dinner – saving you a few pennies on the way. Just get yourselves booked in and daddy can tuck into a brilliant FREE roast.
Foodwell, Suite 2, Ground Floor, One New Bailey, Stanley St, Salford M3 5JL
0161 989 4040
WIN a FREE game at Breakout Manchester
We all know that dads enjoy a healthy bit of competition and so there’s nowhere better to take him than Breakout – where you’ll all get locked in a room and get given 1 hour to get out. There may possibly be some serious arguments, tantrums and maybe even some fisticuffs but you’ll all be closer as a family afterwards. Probably. To be in with a chance of winning a FREE game, head over to Breakout’s Facebook page and get involved in their competition.
Breakout Manchester, 36 High St, Manchester M4 1QB
0161 839 8012
Dads Eat Free at La Bandera
If you want to splash out a bit, we thoroughly recommend you head to Finest Approved ‘best ever’ Tapas restaurant La Bandera. There is tapas, there is delicious wine and there is always a sunny disposition from the lovely staff. This fathers day, your old man will eat for free (cheapest main free or two tapas dishes) when you book in for a minimum of two people per table. It is such a good excuse to gorge yourself on Canarian-style tapas until you explode. Further T’s & C’s apply.
La Bandera, 2 Ridgefield, Manchester, M2 6EQ
0161 833 9019
Bangin’ Beer Brunch @ Mash Tun
Whoever said that brunch was for girls is chatting bubbles and just in case you need convincing you need to try the Bangin’ Beer Brunch at Mash Tun this weekend. They’ll be serving bottomless craft beer and a hearty serving of bangers and mash between 12 pm – 4 pm for 90 minutes this Sunday for just £35 per person. What better way to treat Daddy-dearest than beer and bangers?
Mash Tun, 55 King St, Manchester M2 4LQ
0161 696 9700
Father’s Day Meat Feast at Lunya
With one of the biggest Spanish delis in the country, and a unique Spanish gin and wine bar, Lunya is the perfect place for artisan produce and cuisine direct from Spain. This Father’s Day they are serving up their famous Father’s Day Meat Feast, Parrillada de Carnem. The giant mixed grilled meat platter includes Iberico ribs, lamb chops, chicken, pincho moruno, chorizo, butifarra and morcilla served with salad and Patata Bravas. For all dad’s dining there is a FREE beer, wine or soft drink. Booking is recommended and £10 deposit is required. Plenty of vegetarian options are also available.
Lunya, Barton Arcade, Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BB
0161 413 3317
Free Breakfast for Dad @ Lawn Coffee
Tucked away in the bows of The Princess Street Hotel is a tiny coffee shop which is widely considered to be one of Manchester’s best hidden gems. Lawn Coffee is home to a delicious selection of cakes, brews and most importantly brunch which dad can bag for FREE this father’s day. All you have to do is book ahead or just turn up – just make sure to quote ‘DONTFORGETDADS’ when you do to avoid disappointment.
Lawn Coffee, Princess St. Hotel, 18-24 Princess St, Manchester M1 4LG
0161 236 8999
Special Menu & FREE Peroni for dad at Mr Cooper’s
Spoil your dad this Father’s day at the British Brasserie in the Midland Hotel, Mr Cooper’s, with a special menu for Father’s day on offer including a free Peroni for any dad’s dining at the restaurant. 2 courses are available for £28 or 3 courses for £30. With plenty of accolades to it’s name, Mr Cooper’s Father’s Day menu includes the likes of a slow-cooked pork belly starter, homemade steak and kidney pie served with peas and roasted potatoes and a vanilla brûlée with shortbread biscuits for dessert. The offer is also available for granddads and great grandads too!
Mr Cooper’s House & Garden, 16 Peter St, Manchester M60 2DS
0161 235 4781
FREE ping pong at Twenty Twenty Two
What better way to have a chilled out and slightly competitive Father’s Day than a few games of ping pong?! To qualify for free ping pong, all you have to do is buy 2 beers, pretty easy right? 2022 have also got £15 bottles of Prosecco which gets you a free game too! Everybody knows ping pong gets even more fun after a beer or two so treat your pops to a game this Sunday!
2022 20 Dale St, Manchester M1 1EZ
0161 237 9360
Sunday Lunch with Rémy Martin XO @ 20 Stories
Manchester’s most iconic restaurant – 20 Stories – will be celebrating Father’s Day in style with a very special lunch dedicated to dads everywhere. On Sunday 16th June, the acclaimed Spinningfields-based restaurant will be serving its Signature Sunday Roasts plus a few new-to-the-menu Father’s Day Specials to celebrate. Guests are invited to treat their dads to the gift of a 20 Stories meal, whilst listening to the soulful sounds of its live band. Teaming up Rémy Martin XO, every father who dines on the day will enjoy a complimentary Cognac with homemade truffles to end their meal on a high.
20 Stories, No. 1 Spinningfields 1 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB
0161 204 3333
Fine Gin Tasting Evening at Selfridges Trafford
Treat your dad to an evening of fine gin tasting in Selfridges Trafford. The event will include tastings of worldwide gins and offer help in understanding how they are made and how to properly taste gin lead by Selfridges’ very own gin connoisseur. Tickets are £20 and they are redeemable against any purchases made on the night in the Wine Shop – an even better present for your dad!
Selfridges, The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Manchester M17 8DA
Barber Barber Pop-Up @ Albert’s Schloss
To celebrate Father’s Day this year, the Bavarian bier palace is the perfect place to treat your papa. Deansgate’s very own Barber Barber will be situated in The Study at Albert’s Schloss from 1pm-5pm for gentlemen’s haircuts, beard trims, clipper cuts and hair & beard taming. If the old man isn’t one for the old man-icure, fear not! Albert’s Schloss know good feed often shows him just how much you care in equal measure. Father’s Day specials include lemon & thyme chicken with a summer potato salad and proper gravy. To finish, treat your papa to a triple chocolate cheesecake, served with a decadent scoop of white chocolate ice cream.
Albert’s Schloss, 27 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
0161 833 4040