12 Great Father's Day restaurants

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Father’s Day is around the corner (it’s on Sunday 16 June in case you needed reminding…) and treating dad to his favourite pub meal served alongside his favourite pint is guaranteed to put a smile on his face this Father’s Day.

We’ve put together a list of 12 great Father’s Day restaurants for a delicious hearty breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, which are taking online bookings.

Whether your dad loves a traditional Sunday roast, a rack of saucy ribs, a juicy burger or fish and chips, there’s a perfect pub restaurant for him on this list. 

best father's day restaurants and pubs

Where to eat for Father's Day

Father's Day is about spending quality time with dad, and all dads love to eat, so here are some great suggestions for where to take dad for a meal.

The Builder's Arms, Croydon, Surrey  

For a dad who loves all things traditional, The Builder’s Arms is a traditional pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere that serves up great food and beer. Built in the 19th Century, it is the perfect place for a quiet pint, a Sunday roast and perfectly conditioned ales. There’s also live sport on-screen and a great garden bar.

The Builders Arms is located at 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6TP. View their food menu and book a table online.

The Builder's Arms Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
The Builder's Arms Father's Day Restaurant and Pub

The Frog and Wicket, Eversley

The Frog and Wicket in Eversley, Hampshire, is a classic pub and restaurant that overlooks the oldest cricket pitch in England. The pub has excellent pub food and delicious Sunday roasts – served alongside the perfect pint of real ale. There’s plenty of outdoor seating if the sun is out, and there’s even a skittle alley if dad fancies a game.

The Frog & Wicket is located at The Green, Eversley Cross, Eversley, Hampshire, RG27 0NS. View their food menu and make a table booking.

The Frog and Wicket Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Father's Day dinner at The Frog and Wicket restaurant

The Holly Bush, Hampstead

For a dad who loves fine food, The Holly Bush is a charming centuries-old pub and restaurant in the heart of historic Hampstead, that is known for its premium food offer, with a menu that changes almost weekly. The pub will be giving dads a goodie bag on Father’s Day and will also have a special set menu on offer. There’s also a children’s menu for those dining with young kids.

The Holly Bush is located at 22 Hollymount, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SG. View the pub’s food menu for Father’s Day.

The Holly Bush Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
The Holly Bush Hampstead Father's Day bookings

The Still and West, Old Portsmouth

The Still and West in Old Portsmouth is the perfect place to take a dad that loves fresh seafood and waterfront views. Dad can sip a pint of London Pride and have a meal in the pub’s beautiful conservatory restaurant overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, watching the boats go by. The pub serves delicious seafood dishes and is famous for its fish and chips – you can even take them away.

The Still and West is in Bath Square, Old Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2JL. View the Still and West’s food menu and reserve a table online for Father’s Day.

 The Still and West Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Dining at The Still and West Portsmmouth for Father's Day

The Flask, Highgate, London

The Flask is a North London institution and has a history that dates back centuries. It's been frequented by famous authors, playwrights and rockstars alike – George Michael was one of The Flask’s regulars – and the pub still gets famous visitors today. The menu contains plenty of pub classics, steak, sandwiches, Sunday roasts, and vegetarian and vegan options. There’s also a special menu for the kids. 

The Flask is located at 77 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, London, N6 6BU. View The Flask’s food menu and book a table online.

The Flask Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Father's Day dining at The Flask Highgate

The Turk’s Head, Twickenham 

The Turk's Head in Twickenham is family-friendly pub and restaurant with live sport on-screen and a large garden bar to soak up the sun. Enjoy hearty pub classics such as fish and chips and Sunday roasts with all the trimmings. There’s also a children’s playground outside in the garden to keep the kids occupied while dad finishes his beer.

The Turk's Head is located at 28 Winchester Road in Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1LF. Visit The Turk’s Head for more information and to make a booking. 

The Turk's Head Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Dad with his daughter dining at The Turk's Head pub and restaurant Twickenham

The Hereford Arms, South Kensington

For a museum-loving dad, The Hereford Arms in South Kensington is the perfect place to stop for a meal while exploring the Natural History Museum or the Science Museum nearby. The menu is packed with British pub classics and burgers, making The Hereford Arms one of the best pubs in Kensington for a hearty Father’s Day lunch.

The Hereford Arms is located at 127 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 4TE. View the pub’s food menu and book a table.

The Hereford Arms Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Burgers from the Hereford Arms Kensington

The Crown Inn, Southampton

The Crown Inn is a characterful 16th Century coaching inn at the heart of the beautiful Hampshire countryside, and is home to one of the best traditional Sunday roasts near Winchester. Dad will love the menu, which contains pub classics with international flare, and the bar is well-stocked with all his favourite drinks.

The Crown Inn is found in The Square, Bishop's Waltham, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 1AF. View the pub’s food menu and book a table online for Father’s Day.

The Crown Inn Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Father's Day at The Crown Inn

The Union Tavern, London

For a dad that loves craft beer, Southern comfort food and waterfront views, The Union Tavern is a top choice. With more than a dozen craft brews on draught to wash down the house-smoked barbeque meals and Southern inspired menu, The Union Tavern is a great place to unwind on the canal-side terrace with dad this Father’s Day. The pub also puts on an excellent Sunday roast.

The Union Tavern is located at 45 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BA. View the pub’s food menu and reserve a table online.

The Union Tavern Father's Day Restaurant and Pub
Lunch at The Union Tavern for Father's Day

The Artillery Arms, London

For a dad who loves a good traditional pub, The Artillery Arms is perched at the edge of London and serves some of the best pub food and ales in the area. Catering for all tastes, the restaurant serves classics like fish and chips and delicious pies, traditional Sunday roasts, and creative, modern dishes. There’s also live sport on-screen and board games to play. 

The Artillery Arms is located at 102 Bunhill Row in London, EC1Y 8ND. View the pub’s food menu and book a table for Father’s Day.

The Artillery Arms Father's Day Restaurant and Pub

The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham

If your dad is a rugby fan, make sure you take him to Twickenham's famous rugby pub The Cabbage Patch. Located near Twickenham Stadium in London, the pub is held dear in the hearts of locals and rugby lovers. Watch sports on-screen, grab a pint in the sunny beer garden or settle in for a tasty Sunday roast or dad's favourite meal.  

Located at 67 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SZ, visit The Cabbage Patch for more information or to book a table. 

London beer garden The Cabbage Patch Twickenham

The Anglers, Teddington

The Anglers is a family-friendly pub right by the Thames that has recently undergone a huge refurbishment inside and out, including a new look, menu, range of drinks and an impressive garden bar with table tennis tables and a children's playground to keep the kids happy – what more could dad want for Father's Day?

Located at 3 Broom Road in Teddington, London, TW11 9NR, visit The Anglers Teddington for more information and to make a booking. Read more about The Anglers' refurbishment: The Anglers reopens with a fresh new look.

New garden bar at the anglers pub and restaurant teddington

Book a table for Father’s Day

Father’s Day can get busy in restaurants, pubs and eateries in England, so we recommend pre-booking a table to avoid disappointment on Father’s Day – and to show dad how unbelievably organised you are.

Book your table for Father’s Day breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner to secure your spot and treat your dad at one of London and South England’s best Father’s Day restaurants and pubs.

Choose from one of the best Father’s Day restaurants featured above or find a pub near you for Father’s Day.

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