Your guide to Father’s Day at home in Liverpool
3 years ago
What would we do without our dads, eh? And what would our dads do without the footie?
Take a look at some great ways to spend your day with your dad in mind.
The great news is, this Sunday 21 June, gives family’s the ultimate way to spend Father’s Day with the screening of the Liverpool Derby, along with loads of ways for you to spoil the main man in your family, while he enjoys spending Sunday in true dad-style!
1- Father’s Day food & gift ideas
Get Father’s Day underway with his favourite food and drink, with a great range of delicious BBQ essentials, along with special menus, and some fantastic gift packages dedicated to dads.
If you’re getting a gang of up to six of you together to celebrate, please remember, we’ve still got to take care of our family by following social distancing safety measures. Take a look at 7 social distancing food hacks perfect for your next picnic or BBQ for some smart ways to make the most of your Father’s Day weekend without any worries!
Some items are limited and preordering is essential, so book or order your choice of Father’s Day treats as soon as possible to avoid disappointment:
Spire Restaurant Father’s Day Menu
The award-winning Spire restaurant is serving a sumptuous Father’s Day Menu with dishes including Spire’s chicken roast dinner; Confit duck samosas with slow-cooked pineapple and chilli relish; and pan-fried seabags and greens.
Collection is available from Spire Restaurant, 1 Church Road, Allerton this weekend.
Order by DM or call 0151 734 5040.
Baby E Coffee & Deli Father’s Day Box
Fresh from the city centre, Baby E BBQ Boxes are back this Saturday and Sunday! We all know dad’s love a BBQ, and he’ll be in his element with a items including Cajun chicken skewers; spiced lamb koftas; 4oz steak burgers; Mexican spiced potatoes; Homemade Mediterranean Flatbreads; along with fresh salad items. Optional extras include 8oz marinated rib eye steak and chilli & garlic halloumi skewers.
The Baby E BBQ Box is available for two people for only £22, or for 4 people, at just £36.
Collection or delivery is available across Liverpool & Wirral. Order by DM or text 07487 717 657.
Delifonseca – Father’s Day Gift Ideas
There’s a great range of tasty ideas to choose from Delifonseca, including the Father’s Day Feast of a delicious, two-course menu offering sticky, smoked Jacobs Ladder beef ribs, with saffron, citrus & prawn rice, red cabbage slaw, Hasselback roasties, tomato & red pepper salsa, and green bean & griddled sweetcorn salad – followed by chocolate bread & butter pudding spiked with orange, chilli & nutmeg.
And, if your dad enjoys a tipple, the Father’s Day Whisky-tasting set features your choice of Irish, Scottish or Japanese drams from £24.95 – £31.95
Items available for takeaway or delivery. Order online or call 0151 255 0808.
52 Rose Lane
Three restaurants, three kitchens, three delicious menus come together as 52 Rose Lane teams up with Tusk Baltic and Interesting Eating Company to serve up your perfect Father’s Day weekend. You can order Korean small plates, huge fluffy pancakes, milkshakes, breakfast, brunch, roast dinner, salt and pepper chicken and a full menu of beer and cocktails, with draft beerr served if you are collecting.
Father’s Day from Lunya
Treat your padre to a Spanish feast courtesy of Lunya! The Andalusien eatery offers brilliant Father’s Day ideas including Deli Boxes featuring an indulgent range of Spanish cheeses and cured meats, with crisps and nibbles, olives, chocolates, biscuits and a bottle of wine, from only £45-£55.
Or how about the Father’s Day Cook at Home Tapas Banquet for the perfect gourmet, ready-to-heat treat, which includes Albondigas, Catalan Scouse; Chorizo in white wine with fennel seeds, and Patatas Bravas. And, restock your dad’s bar with a superb selection of including wine, beer, gin and cider!
Collection is available from Hanover Street with delivery available to Liverpool and Wirral.
The Art School Emporium Father’s Day Treasure Chest
If your father’s a bit of a foodie, take look at some of the gourmet gift ideas from The Art School. The Father’s Day Treasure Chest includes a bottle of Cadetto Montepulciano, two bottles of Maxim brown ale, a gourmet free-range pork and caramalised onion sausage roll, one saddle back pork rilette, and a limited edition pint glass and Art School apron, for just £50!
There’s lots more deliciously indulgent ideas to order from, including The Liverpool Cook Book at only £14.95.
Churrasco Steakhouse, Aigburth has made sure you can spoil your dad with the ultimate Steakhouse Father’s DIY BBQ Box, which includes ribeye steaks, a full rack of BBQ ribs, spicy, marinated half-chicken, and a £10 voucher for when Churrasco reopens, for only £50! Or, get his special day off to a great start with the Breakfast Box of sausages, unsmoked bacon, black pudding, free-range eggs and tomato, for only £10.
Call with your choice on 0151 727 4026 or pre-order through their website.
Kitchenstreet Cooking Father’s Day Afternoon Tea Box
If your dad prefers a lighter option, he’ll love a Father’s Day box of afternoon tea treat from Kitchenstreet Cooking. Fresh and home-made items include cheese with a selection with chutney, scotch egg, roast beef sandwich, ham and mustard sandwich, pulled ham hock press, cherry scone and jam, and double chocolate chip brownie, for only £15 – plus a special gift! And, there’s lots more bakes and cakes to choose from!
Call 07855 261 385 or DM your orders.
Pioneer Crosby Cupcakes
If you defo got your sweet-tooth from your dad, you can order cupcakes with any flavour or decoration from The Pioneer’s freshly-baked Father’s Day treats! Order 6 cupcakes for only £20, or a dozen cupcakes for just £40, with Father’s Day cake toppers available.
The Pioneer also offer a delicious Dessert & Cocktail menu including Biscoff white chocolate cheesecake, and Rocky Road drizzled with chocolate sprinkles. Their Drinks Menu includes bottled beer, Prosecco, and cocktails including Strawberry Daquiris and Pornstar Martinis.
Call 0151 924 1665 or DM on Facebook.
2 – Treat your dad to a home-made menu from Home Cook Liverpool
You can’t spoil your dad at his favourite restaurant just yet, but you can surprise him by preparing a delicious dish of his favourite restaurant food!
Our Home Cook Liverpool features 50 recipes shared by the amazing chefs who serve up some of the city’s most popular restaurant dishes.
Delicious, easy-to-follow, and guaranteed to meet with your dad’s approval, the latest addition, Series 10, includes Salt & Pepper Chicken from Lu Ban; Mint Brownies from Dockleaf; and Ma Boyles Alehouse shares the secret of Ma’s Famous Steak and Ale Pie!
Find The Home Cook Liverpool Series here
3 – All dad’s love a drink!
Ok, we all love a drink, but it was our dad’s who showed us how! It’s a good job all our favourite breweries, bars and beer shops have kept the bevvies fully-stocked while we’ve been staying home during lockdown, and Father’s Day brings the perfect excuse to fill up those glasses!
Some items are available for pick-up and delivery, but get in touch as soon as possible to avoid a thirst:
Berry & Rye Father’s Day packages
Liverpool’s hidden drinking day isn’t keeping Father’s Day a secret with their stunning Father’s Day gift package. Choose a 500ml bottle of your dad’s fave tipple from the Berry & Rye menu along with a cupcake from Laura’s Little Bakery, all beautifully packaged by Creations By Faye complete with a Father’s Day balloon to make him smile!
Your Berry & Rye Father’s Day package is only £52.50 and includes free delivery. By the time you read this they may have already sold out, BUT there’s still lots on the menu for your dad.
Order by DM or call 07557 506 660.
Love Lane Brewery Father’s Day Deals
Give your dad the gift of great-tasting beers delivered from Liverpool’s award-winning Love Lane Brewery! Choose from two Love Lane Bevvie Bundles in time for Father’s Day!
The Thirsty Dozen features 3 of each of their current cans – Love Lane Pale Ale, Lager, Session IPA and Baltic Haze V2 – and 10% off your next order, for only £25.50. The Big Daddy Double Dozen – doubles your order to 6 cans with 15% off your next order, for just £49.
Order online at the Love Lane Brewery Store
Treat your dad to a delivery from The Lord Strange in Prescot and Frankies in Crosby. Strange Drinks is their combined online offering of world beers, premium spirits and wine to make empty glasses a thing of the past, and dads everywhere happy.
The Hop House
You’ll find a first-class range of craft beer of your dad from this Craft Beer shop based in Rainhill. Take a look at their online store for a brilliant range of bevvies including Belgium beers, Ciders including Celtic Marches, Brew York Stout, Wheat beer, and Brown and Red ale.
Black Lodge Brewery
A small batch-brewery based in The Baltic, and not only can you treat yourself to a great range of thirt-quenchers including American Wheat Beer and West Coast IPA, but their limited edition merchandise is on tap too!
Castle Street Townhouse
Newly reopened due to all of us needing a decent drink in our lives during lockdown, Castle Street Townhouse is now available for drink orders only, just in time for your dad’s special day.
4 – Leave the house!
We can’t get out and about as much as we’d like this Sunday, but thanks to the recent easing of social distancing safety measures, we can spend Father’s Day making family memories together.
Take stroll through the dock gates and around the cobbled Colonnades of the Albert Dock, or get together to revisit the histrionic Liverpool Waterfront to remind your dad, he lives in the best city in the world!
Liverpool is also home to incredible, historic parks, with more than 2,500 acres of unspoilt green space. Take a trip to Grade II listed Sefton Park to explore the Fairy Glen, enjoy the boating lake, now with garden islands, and of course, the stunning Palm House.
Meanwhile, over at Calderstones Park, you’ll find 126-acres featuring woodland, a beautiful Japanese and botanical garden, and The Reader Café, which has now reopened their ice cream parlour, serving drinks, snacks, and ice cream to takeaway from 12pm-5pm, Monday to Sunday.
5 – Father’s Day Movies
Whether it’s a family favourite, a new comedy or an old classic, some movies just need to be watched with our dads.
Netflix: The Week Of
Adam Sandler and Chris Rock star in this hilarious goofball comedy as two fathers with very different views on their children’s upcoming wedding plans, Watch as they struggle to keep it together during the week of the big day.
Disney Plus: The Lion King
Some of us love a weepie, and they don’t get much more teary-eyed than The Lion King.
Join cute cub, Simba, as he moves on from his painful past, making friends along the way to a soundtrack from Elton John. This original Disney classic is available, alongside the 2019 live-action release, voiced by Donald Glover and Seth Rogen.
Amazon Prime: Father of the Bride
When Annie announces she’s getting married, mum, Nina, played by Diane Keaton, throws herself into wedding arrangements, with an unforgettable appearance by Martin Short as ‘Fronk’. Meanwhile, Annie’s dad, George Banks, played by Steve Martin, has a hard time letting go of his little girl in this hilarious and heart-breaking classic.
SKY Cinema: Mamma Mia!
There’s an unmistakable ABBA soundtrack playing, as Sophie, played by Amanda Seyfried, prepares for her wedding. Now, all she needs is her father to walk her down the aisle – as soon as she finds out from whether her dad is Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan or Stellan Skarsgard. The sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, featuring Cher, is also available as the now happily married couple prepare to reopen the old hotel.
A hilarious game of father-versus-stepfather, as Will Ferrell finds himself competing to care for the kids after their biological dad, played by Mark Wahlberg, comes back into their lives in this madcap comedy.
Disney Plus: Star Wars V: The Empire Strike Back
It’s a different type of Father’s Day for Luke Skywalker as Master Yoda trains him to become a Jedi Knight, his co-stars head-ff the Imperial Fleet, while Darth Vader commences battle to turn Luke to the dark side.
Netflix: Back to the Future
Marty McFly travels back to make sure he has a future in this classic Michael J Fox movie. Arriving in 1955, he hangs out with his dad and plays matchmaker to his future parents during their High School Days.
You already know the famous line, but prepare for Liam Neeson impressions for the rest of the day, as he plays a determined dad, and a former spy, who uses every highly-skilled tactic he has to rescue his kidnapped daughter in this iconic thriller.
Netflix: Mrs Doubtfire
The sadly missed Robin Williams is unforgettable as an estranged dad who will do anything to spend more time with his kids, even if it means transforming himself into a Scottish nanny, and becoming Mrs Doubtfire!
Disney Plus: Finding Nemo
When clownfish father, Marlin, and his son, Nemo, become seperated in The Great Barrier Reef, a beautiful underwater adventure takes place, with help a regal tang, Dory, and superb animation from Disney Pixar in this father-son classic.
6 – Liverpool Derby Day, kick-off at 7pm!
Last, but certainly not least, it’s finally time to get those shirts on and take a seat! After being given the go-ahead to play the fixture in the local surroundings of Goodison Park, fans all over Merseyside and the rest of the world will be staying home this Sunday as Liverpool FC take on Everton FC in the Liverpool Derby!
Reds and Blues can tune into SKY Sports, with non-subscribers available watch the match for free at Sky Pick on freeview channel 11, freesat channel 144 and Sky channel 159.