From A Contemporary Omakase Experience To A Food Truck Pop-up, These Restaurants Are Perfect For A Father’s Day Meal

Look no further for dining options to satisfy every palate
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It’s difficult to pick a place to celebrate a special occasion like Father’s Day when we’re being spoiled for options in Singapore, so we’ve done the legwork for you. Our curation of restaurants include elevated dining options such as Lô Quây, a popular contemporary Vietnamese restaurant that now offers a bespoke omakase experience, along with Tiffin Room, which serves North Indian delicacies fit for royalty, perfect for Father’s Day.

If East Asian dishes are more his speed, try Ginkyo by Kinki, a contemporary Japanese bistro, for its rock music-inspired makis and cocktails. Or, head to Tien Court Restaurant for award-winning dim sum and other signature Teochew dishes.

Pay Gourmet Park Kampong Bugis a visit after a stroll around the scenic area with the family and pick from The Goodburger’s plant-based burgers, Meatsmith’s Beef Brisket, brownies from Backyard Bakers and more.

Below, a list of five restaurants perfect for Father’s Day celebrations.

Lô Quây

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Known for its innovative approach to Vietnamese cuisine—think: bánh mì with liver pate and maggi demi and cafe phin parfaits—Lô Quây, a dining hotspot on Amoy Street, is introducing its own unique take on the omakase experience. The “Off-the-Cuff” concept ($65 onwards) marks a move away from traditional fixed menus and instead presents an opportunity for adventurous diners to enjoy a bespoke menu expertly curated by Chef Quynh Brown based on your budget, allowing guests to indulge in a little of everything.

Here, expect to enjoy an eclectic mix of dishes crafted from the freshest ingredients, including daily specials, that caters to a variety of palates.

Gourmet Park Kampong Bugis

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Fancy a more casual option? Gourmet Park Kampong Bugis, a food truck pop-up in the bustling Bugis area, may be your answer. Following the success of Gourmet Park RWS last year, Food Truck Nation is making a return with five local brands. Breakfast by Carnaby serves a classic British fare with a modern twist for fans of pancakes and toasts. The Goodburger and Quattro are elevated Western options offering a variety of plant-based burgers and Neapolitan-style pastas and pizzas respectively.

For a heartier meal, Meatsmith will satisfy your cravings with their smoky Meatsmith Beef Brisket ($28), Pork Belly Burnt Ends ($13) and more.

End off your meal with a well-deserved selection of brownies ($12) from Backyard Bakers, the creators of the viral Blackout Brownies, served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

While you’re there, keep a lookout for their roster of events such as chef collaborations and grill-outs, or grab a garden-inspired cocktail, craft beer or coffee.

Ginkyo by Kinki

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Located in the laidback Holland Village neighbourhood, Ginkyo by Kinki makes Japanese cuisine accessible to the masses by blending authenticity with a sense of playfulness. Indulge in their menu of bistro bites, featuring a roster of their popular Rock & Roll makis such as AC/DC Dynamite ($22++), a tempura-fried mixed seafood rice roll with raw seafood, avocado and a house-made Sriracha sweet soy, and Cowabunga ($30++), seared A4 Wagyu laid on rolled rice, cream cheese, spicy mayo, and more.

Don’t miss the bistro’s cocktails, which stars the Blackout ($23++), a blend of charcoal-infused shochu, Campari and sweet vermouth.

Exclusively available over the Father’s Day weekend, enjoy a complimentary glass of Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc (worth $16) with every order of a Rock & Roll maki.

Tiffin Room

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Photo: Tiffin Room

Celebrate the occasion at the storied Tiffin Room, which has been part of Raffles Hotel Singapore since 1892. The restaurant promises authentic North Indian dishes such as a selection of masala, tikka and kebab dishes prepared with traditional techniques, paying homage to the culinary heritage of Indian royalty.

This Father’s Day, Tiffin Room is offering an elegant set menu (from $132 per person)—a curation of appetisers, main courses, desserts, along with a welcome drink and chutneys and pickles—available on 16 June only.

Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available for those with dietary restrictions.

Tien Court Restaurant

Photo: Tien Court Restaurant

And for those craving their favourite Teochew dishes this Father’s Day, try Tien Court Restaurant at Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore. The restaurant is known for its contemporary twist on Teochew cuisine, seen in their line up of handcrafted dim sum and signature dishes such as its Pomfret Fish with Tomato and Pickled Vegetables.

Tien Court Restaurant is also offering an exclusive six-course Father’s Day menu ($108 per person) on 16 May, featuring Double-boiled Chicken Soup, a Baked Red Grouper Fillet, Fried Rice with Barbequed Pork, Spring Onion and Crispy Rice and more.


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