He chauffeurs you from A to B despite declaring “Ah’m no a bloody taxi!”. He can upstage your dancing at any family function, and he is ALWAYS on hand with no nonsense Dadvice. So it’s only fair you treat him like the King he truly is with a Father’s Day feast. We at ResDiary have made a list with some of the best restaurants in Glasgow to wine, dine and enjoy quality time with your old man!
Sapporo Teppanyaki: For the Kick-Ass Dad
Sit back and enjoy dad getting morsels of potato launched at his face (in the nicest way possible) this Father’s Day at Sapporo Teppanyaki. Imagine a cross between Man vs Food and Cirque du Soleil and you’re a step closer to the Sapporo experience. Winner of Scotland’s best Asian restaurant 2016, this place combines fun, flames and most importantly, FOOD! Watch the skilled chefs cook your food , juggling knives and cracking jokes all over jaw dropping flames! Start with some barbecue spare ribs coated in a Sapporo special barbecue sauce followed by lamb rump with teriyaki. Oh and we nearly forgot to mention Dad’s get a free beer this Father’s Day too. Sapporo we like the way you (nigiri) roll…
Where: 2-6 Ingram Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1HA
Price: 3 courses £25 a free beer for dad
Arisaig Restaurant: For the West Coast Dad
Scotland, you have given us the phone, the TV, penicillin and most importantly Irn-Bru, and when it comes to cuisine you’re no different. Arisaig delivers local produce direct from the highlands and the west coast to your plate. Classic Scottish dishes, reminiscent of holidays from the west coast , are the order of the day. Thick Cullen Skink served with sourdough & seaweed butter , a juicy west coast caught prawn cocktail and of course, a Scottish whisky flight!
Where: 1 Merchant Square, Glasgow, G1 1LE
Atlantic Bar and Brasserie: For the local historian Dad
Sister restaurant to The Anchor Line Glasgow – Atlantic Brasserie is a French inspired brasserie offering contemporary French brasserie and bar . This place is steeped in Glasgow history; It is housed in the original Anchorline shipping offices to its name which pays homage to and it was also the name of the French restaurant that The Anchor Line Shipping Company created for the 1938 Empire Exhibition held in Bellahouston Park. Get on board with a mouth watering menu including the likes of Le cocktail de crevettes et citron – A chilled prawn cocktail with smoked paprika and lemon, Le canard barbarie – sauteed Barbary duck breast carved on crushed sweet potato with coriander, braised red cabbage and a classic orange sauce. The desserts are equally as delicieux, TryLe “posset” – chilled lime posset with summer strawberries and petits sables biscuits.
The Spanish Butcher for the "Caliente" Dad
The Spanish Butcher serves the finest grades of Galician Beef, the most premium Iberican Jamon and the freshest of seafood, combining Spanish and Mediterranean inspired flavours. Set within chic, modern New York loft style interiors, the Spanish Butcher will promises quintessential style alongwith the most premium the most premium cuisine in Glasgow. The perfect Draw for any Dad on Father’s Day
Where: 80 Miller Street, Glasgow, G1 1DT
Hanoi Bike Shop : For the Apocalypse Now Dad
Nestled away in the heart of the West end, the Hanoi Bike Shop brings the spirit of Vietnam to Glasgow. The cool dining area with bikes, straw seating and Vietnamese lanterns are charming. The food is packed with big bold flavours like fish sauce, corriander, chilli and oodles of vermicelli noodles. Every plate is made from scratch and sourced as locally as possible. From the freshly made dressings and sauces to the hand-pressed organic tofu made in-house every morning. If you can’t decide what you want just say “Feed Me” to enjoy a vietnamese banquet for £19.95 pp
Where: 8 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, g12 9bg
Price: £5.50 -£19.95