• Sonny Neil

Our Father's Day Food & Drink Gift Guide

Updated: Jun 16

Still sorting out a gift for Father’s Day? Then this guide will help you find the perfect gift


Fathers Day is soon to be upon us as the 20th of June draws ever closer. Are you unsure on how to treat your Dad on the big day? Then fear no longer! Check out this gift guide for some food and drink related inspiration. From fine dining to unique blends, there is something here for every foodie.

A complimentary drink worth its weight in gold


Be sure to treat your dad with a complimentary Johnnie Walker Gold Fashioned, whisky cocktail at the Forth Floor Bar on Father’s Day. A twist on the classic Old Fashioned, the drink combines cinnamon and orange and is made using Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Whisky.


Fathers dining at the Forth Floor for brunch or lunch on Father’s Day will receive a complimentary Johnnie Walker Gold Fashioned cocktail and will automatically be entered into a competition to win a Limited Edition Gold Label Reserve bottle of Johnnie Walker Whisky. To verify their eligibility, Dads only need to dine with their family for a chance to win!






Show him you care by gifting the butcher’s favourite


As the weather gets warmer, treat Dad to the Butcher’s Favourite Steak Pack from the award-winning butchery team at Balgove Larder in St. Andrews. The box has been put together by Head Butcher James Lothian and contains four different cuts: Flat Iron, Onglet, Ribeye and Fillet. This means that Dad will be able to recreate Balgove’s iconic Steak Barn experience at home.


For those able to visit in-person, they also offer Butchery Master Classes which will give Dad a chance to feel like the ultimate hunter gatherer.


Priced at £48.95 for two 8oz steaks of each cut, deliveries are free on all orders over £50. For more information, check out: www.balgove.com


Enjoy a Sunday feast with your Loveable Rogue



Treat your father to the very best, with a top-quality Sunday Roast at The Loveable Rogue in Glasgow


Enjoy some unique takes on your typical roast dinner fixings, including tender Speyside Beef, Yorkies, Beef Fat Garlic Roasties, Brisket Mac N’ Cheese, Honey Root Veg, Vegetable Ecrasé and Red Wine Gravy. If your dad is a fan of his roasts, don’t miss this one out.


Served from 12pm on Sunday 20th June, priced at £40 and serves two.

Bookings are now available at: https://www.theloveablerogue.co.uk


Mix things up with a unique blend of tea and whisky



Is your father a fan of tea and whisky? Why not combine his two loves through PekoeTea’s Whisky Teas. One of Scotland’s most exciting and unique tea blenders has created a selection of Whisky Teas that would make the perfect Father’s Day gift.


The teas are blended with real single malt whisky from each of Scotland's unique whisky regions. Inspired by the different flavour profiles from across Scotland, from the Highland blend to Speyside blend, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to picking dad’s favourite.


To browse the full whisky tea collection click the link below.

https://www.pekoetea.co.uk/collections/the-whisky-collection


Enjoy the perfect brunch - in a box!


Want to kickstart Dad's day right? Then be sure to order a Father's Day Brunch Box from MILK Cafe, delivered straight to your Dad's door!


Teaming up with Bellfield Brewery, MILK will provide a selection of delicious goodies, including cured meat, some seasonal fruits, Feta, Sorrel & Hemp seed Muffins as well as two cans of Bellfield Craft Beer. A gluten free box will also be available for purchase.


This delicious assortment must be ordered before 12pm on Thursday for Saturday delivery so be sure to book now to avoid disappointment


If you wish to order one for your Dad, be sure to click the link here.


Calling all coffee loving adventurers

Does your dad struggle between his love of coffee and the great outdoors? Help him out with The Coffee Adventurer from Modern Standard.


The ultimate on the go coffee kit – For those that like their coffee brewed in a mountain bothy! Designed to be packed away in a pannier or backpack, coffee loving adventurers can have their fix whenever their travels find them far from their favourite coffee shop.

Included: Aeropress go, Aeropress papers, Rhinogear hand grinder, 250g bag of customisable coffee of your choice £90


The Adventurer Gift Box is available online via: modernstandardcoffee.co.uk


Seven Crofts Fisherman’s Strength gin, The Highland Liquor Company


Does your father consider himself to be a true gin connoisseur? Then Seven Crofts Fisherman's Strength gin may just be the perfect gift. Tasters should expect a powerful hit of juniper, juicy forest fruits and a warm peppercorn finish.


The name Seven Crofts was inspired by the first seven dwellings which formed the highland fishing village, over 200 years ago as a celebration of the highland community. The Highland Liquor Company recommends serving Fisherman's Strength as a martini, so dad can feel just like 007 on the big day.


£48 for a 70cl bottle, available direct from www.highlandliquorcompany.com





Add some spice to the occassion with Ooft!


Can your Dad handle an extra kick with his meal? Then treat him to some Ooft hot sauces.


The company offers two types of hot sauce; the smoky chipotle which is a great addition to a chilli or wrap or their original Scotch Bonnet which adds a Caribbean spice to every meal. Each sauce is hand made and slowly aged to ensure that each bottle provides the finest flavour. They are also vegan friendly meaning that anyone can enjoy, if they can handle the heat!


You can pick some up online at: www.ooftsauce.com


Big Man Square Sausage


Aldi have partnered with Ayrshire Butcher 'We Hae Meat' this year to create the Big Man Square Sausage, the ultimate feast for dad's across the country this Father's Day. Priced at just £1.69 for a pack of two (260g), the Big Man Square Sausage is double the thickness of a regular square sausage - equally impressive in both quality and quantity! But be quick, because as with all Aldi Specialbuys once they're gone, they're gone!


Available from Aldi stores across Scotland from Thursday 17th June.



Artisan Gin


Is gin your dad’s favourite tipple? Treat him this Father’s Day with a limited edition gin pack from Peebles artisan gin distillery, 1881. The gift package, priced at £40, includes a flight of four gin miniatures (20cl) with four perfectly paired Bon Accord tonic waters, tasting cards, a selection of dried garnish and an 1881 bar blade.


1881 Gin is an award-winning blend of carefully chosen Scottish botanicals distilled in the heart of the Borders from a sustainable onsite spring water source at Shieldgreen. The Father’s Day pack offers the chance to sample the core 1881 Gin range of four flavours; Hydro Gin (40% ABV), Pavilion Gin (40% ABV), Rafters Gin (40% ABV) and Honours Gin (57% ABV).


The gift of spending time with your dad is priceless, so if the idea of a gin tasting whets the appetite then a visit to 1881 Gin Distillery is a must. Located within the 132- bedroom Peebles Hydro Hotel and resort, it’s the UK’s largest residential gin school with a distillery classroom boasting 26 mini-stills.


To view or purchase the latest products and gift vouchers visit www.1881distillery.com



Want to see more Father's Day gift ideas? Check out our article in our sister publication Redhanded for even more inspiration.


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