Its dads turn to be spoiled so we’ve put together a handy guide to some of the special menus and events happening in honour of pops. We’ve got free pints, sweet treats and feasts a-plenty, all which should get you a few brownie points. But you’d better get it booked!

What – Free beer, roast dinner, Sunday showtime

Where – Albert’s Schloss

Every dad who visits the venue will be handed a free bier upon arrival (valid on Father’s Day only, from 12pm.) Tuck into Manchester’s most wunderbar Sunday Service roast menu, available as a two or three course offering starting at £23with mains including Lancashire beef, Schwienshaxe, Cheshire chicken or new vegan ‘Schloss no-nut roast’, with mushroom celeriac, sun dried tomato stuffed confit onion plus vegan cheese + vegetable gravy. All main courses are served family sharing style with roast potatoes, root vegetable mash, seasonal greens + lashings of proper gravy.

Dining is available until 9pm when dad can get into the post-gravy groove as Albert’s Schloss presents its fantastich Sunday Service showtime line up. Taking to the stage on Father’s Day will be The Piano Man starting at 1.30pm, followed by The Feel Good Choir with sets from 5pm, seeing the evening out with DJ royalty; DJ Paulette into the early hours. Book HERE

What – DJ sets, street food and craft beer

Where – Escape to Freight Island

Manchester’s cultural hub of food, drink and entertainment is presenting a special Father’s Day programme with the return of its action-packed Better Days series. The free to attend festival-inspired series features Better Days host Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) for a DJ set alongside Fat Tony, Raw Silk, Scarlett O’Malley, and Freight Island’s residents.

Enjoy a stellar line-up of DJs, delicious food from the North West’s most celebrated independent traders, and a wide selection of craft beers from Manchester and beyond at The Tap Room. Plus, alfresco BBQ, festival vibes and family entertainment all day long. Book HERE

What – Choose between a spa experience, a movie or afternoon tea

Where – King Street Townhouse

Choose from several treats including the ‘Just for Him’ spa package with a 60-minute deep tissue massage or hot stone full body massage, two hours of access to the spa’s thermal facilities including the only Himalayan salt cave outside of London, and afternoon tea in the tea lounge. The package costs £150pp and can be booked online HERE

King Street Townhouse is also hosting a series of cinema screenings in its private screening room. Tickets start at £15pp for screening only. For £30pp you can add a whisky cocktail and pick’n’mix to your ticket, and for £35pp you can add a pint of larger and a delicious double cheeseburger. Tickets can be booked HERE

An exclusive High Tea includes savoury favourites such as pork, truffle and black pepper sausage roll, crispy chicken Caesar burger and sweetcorn fritter with paprika mayonnaise with a pot of tea for £30pp, or upgrade to include a glass of champagne or cocktail for £42.50pp. Book HERE

What – Free beer, tasty tapas, burgers and cupcakes

Where – Great Northern Warehouse

Choose from a range of offers to mark the occasion – dads and father figures are in for a treat.

Suki Suki Street Food & Bar will be giving away one free Asahi Superdry beer for every customer who tells their best dad joke in venue with limited-edition Asahi t-shirts for anyone who manages to make the team laugh.

Treat dad to a Spanish-style Father’s Day feast at Deansgate’s Evuna, with tasty tapas to share with the whole family including paprika chicken, Spanish omelette, calamari, patatas bravas, and a selection of fresh bread with chorizo, and Manchego Cheese PLUS a mixed Paella to share for £27.50pp. Upgrade to the premium banquet for £34.95pp with the addition of a seafood paella and Evuna’s  mixed grill of chicken skewers, lamb chops and chorizo served with patatas. Available for groups of 6 or more, pre-booking required.

Guests can enjoy a burger and a beer for £17pp at Impossible and dads not only eat for free but get a complimentary pint of beer too! This offer is available on Sunday 18th June for tables of four or more, pre-booking is required, one father figure freebie per booking.

Need the perfect gift for dad? Alex’s Bakery have created Father’s Day cupcake gift boxes with six blue and white cupcakes with edible Father’s Day toppings.

What – Limited-edition Father’s Day menu

Where – Hard Rock Cafe Manchester

 After dad has opened his presents (a pair of socks, a bottle opener and a hot sauce kit no doubt) treat the old man with a trip to Hard Rock Cafe Manchester to experience its dad-tastic limited time only Father’s Day menu available from 16th – 18th June.

The father figure in your life can look forward to sinking their teeth into the New York Strip Steak, grilled and topped with bourbon and mushroom sauce accompanied by a ‘Dadicated’ Smokey Old Fashioned which features High West Whiskey, house-made brown sugar simple syrup and cherry bitters, served in a smoke-filled glass. Book your table via 

What – Pints, pies and presents

Where – The Refuge at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Bring your dads, partner or father figures to Manchester’s favourite landmark bar and restaurant, to enjoy one of GreatNorth Pie Co’s tasty pies and a pint of any beer. A free gift from Track Brewery is included for dads to take home.

For more information on The Refuge and to book a table visit HERE.

What – Free beer and an afternoon tea

Where – The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel

Swap dainty finger sandwiches for classic pork pie, Reuben steak sandwich on a brioche slider, slow cooked BBQ beef shoulder tartlet, and miniature fish & chips. Instead of homemade scones with clotted cream and jam, there’ll be a savoury cheese variation with bacon jam and chive sour cream. Sweet baked treats will include strawberry fraisier gateau, egg custard tart, and choux craqualin – otherwise known as ‘death by chocolate.’ Every father figure will receive a free bottle of Bavarian beer, Hofmeister.

The River Restaurant’s Father’s Day Afternoon Tea is priced at £27.50pp, with sittings available between 12-noon – 16:00 on Sunday 18th June. To book, visit The Lowry Hotel website

Father’s Day Sunday lunch will also be served between 12-noon – 18:30 with a starter, main course and dessert set menu for £29.95 per person a free bottle of Hofmeister beer for dads.

What – ‘Father Time’ package

Where – Stock Exchange Hotel

Treat Dad to a stunning Sunday Roast and complimentary cocktail with live music from Danny Maddocks in the former trading floor of the old Stock Exchange with a stunning menu curated for the special day. Stock Exchange Hotel’s stunning private dining room, The Bank can also be reserved for 12 people with a dedicated banqueting chef serving a Family Sharing Roast.

Two-courses will be priced at £30 per person and three courses priced at £35 per person. Tables can be booked HERE

What – Grey Goose gift and a three-course menu

Where – 20 Stories

 Well renowned alcohol brand, Grey Goose will leave a special gift on the table for all fathers that dine in the acclaimed Spinningfields-based restaurant. They’ll be serving a specially curated 3-course menu priced at £55 per person with starters such as Potato, Spinach and Lovage Soup and a Ham Hock Terrine, Remoulade & Sourdough. Main courses will include Pan Roasted Chicken Supreme, Fondant Potato, Asparagus & Chicken Jus, Roast Sirloin of Beef, Roast Potatoes, Glazed Carrot, Savoy Cabbage, Gravy and Yorkshire Pudding. A range of delicious desserts will also be served such as Vanilla Panna Cotta, Poached Rhubarb, Rhubarb Sorbet and a stunning Chocolate and Raspberry Tart with Raspberry Sorbet.

Guests will also be treated to a 10% discount card at premium barbers, King Street Grooming. Tables can be booked via this link. 

What – That Burger Placer one-off pop-up BBQ

Where – KAMPUS garden neighbourhood

That Burger Place will be turning out their drool-inducing LA smashed burgers straight from the barbie to the bun from 12pm on Sunday 18 June 2023 in collaboration with Three Little Words at the Kampus garden neighbourhood.

The collab with fellow Manchester indie success story Three Little Words is set to involve an epic outdoor BBQ celebration, perfect for families and father’s celebrating, with bespoke cocktails and signature spirits, beer and of course, burgers straight from the grill. There will also be complementary sampling of Spirit of Manchester Distillery’s award-winning One Eyed Rebel Rum throughout the day.


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