Father’s Day Lunch in Sydney Guide

Does your family do Father’s Day lunch? We often make a big deal of mum with flowers and fancy breakfasts and dad gets socks and a BBQ at home. This year why not plan something extra special for Dad? We have pulled together some Father’s Day lunch in Sydney options to get you started.

From brunch to a family picnic, an afternoon on the harbour, a fine dining splurge, or an all you can ear buffet, we have a Father’s Day lunch idea for all budgets.

There are no excuses, we have done hours of research to compile this list, and all you have to do is make the booking.

Father’s Day in on 8 September 2024

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Find the perfect restaurant for Father’s Day in Sydney

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Father’s Day Buffets

Not all venues are offering special Father’s Day lunch deals or free flowers and champagne as they do for mums. I won’t get into the fairness of that! However, the regular buffet will work just as well for Dad I am sure.

Father’s Day lunch at Mode Kitchen and Bar – Four Seasons

Celebrate Father’s Day with a relaxing lunch at Mode Kitchen & Bar that combines a buffet-style entree with a set menu for mains and desserts. Mains offerings of Crumbed Lamb Cutlets, Grilled Tenderloin Steak or Murray Cod Fillet.

When: Sunday 1 September 2024 with seatings from 12.30 pm-3 pm
Cost: $120pp
View the menu | Phone: (02) 9250 3160

Seafood Buffet Sailmaker Restaurant

Treat Dad to succulent seafood lunch this Father’s Day. Start with an unlimited buffet of the finest, fresh seafood including Sydney rock oysters, Queensland prawns, swimmer crab, octopus and more. Follow with beef striploin, barramundi, lamb shoulder, mac-n-cheese and seasonal sides.

When: Lunch: 12pm- 2.30pm Dinner: 6pm- 10pm
Book Sailmaker directly here


Experience world-class indulgence and feast on some of the world’s most exciting cuisine across Epicurean’s nine open kitchens.

Indulge in a decadent selection of specials including seafood delicacies like oysters, lobster tails, Alaskan crab and Moreton Bay bug, to decadent desserts like yuzu and mango tart, raspberry coconut cake and more.

Epicurean Buffet Crown
Epicurean Buffet Crown

Located on level 5 of Crown Towers Building in Barangaroo, here are views over the western harbour from the bright dining room.

Lunch cost: Adults $98-145pp
Make a booking | Phone: 02 8871 7171


Surprise Dad with revolving views of the city, as you work your way through the 30 dishes on offer 82 floors above the city.

Skyfeast buffet Sydney

Cost: Standard $105 or Premium which includes window seating and a drink $120
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 1300 391 808

Father’s Day Harbour Cruises

Join family and friends out on the harbour this Father’s Day. A Father’s Day cruise can be more affordable than many of the waterfront restaurants and time on the harbour is always time well spent.

Captain Cook Father’s Day Cruises

On Sunday 1st of September 2024, Sydney’s premier cruise company is offering a couple of ways to celebrate Father’s Day on the MV Sydney 2000.

Father’s Day Lunch Cruise

  • Top Deck Lunch 3-course à la carte
  • Top Deck personalised service
  • Individual restaurant setting and 360° Harbour views
  • Two circuits of the Harbour – each circuit approx. 90-minute
  • Circular Quay- 12:30 pm
  • Darling Harbour King St Wharf – 12.00 pm
  • From $99 early bird special (full price $119) per adult. Child menu $52 4-15yrs.

Book the Father’s Day Long Lunch

Harbour Sunset Dinner

The Sunset Dinner is perfect and a special sweet treat for Dad. Take a visit to the Botanic Gardens or Darling Harbour before you board your afternoon cruise and watch the sunset and the city lights sparkle.

  • 3-course menu served alternatively
  • Live music
  • Up to two hours of relaxed cruising
  • Expansive windows offering million-dollar views
  • 5.00 pm from King Street Wharf No.1
  • 5.30 pm from Circular Quay Wharf No.6
  • From $95 per adult (early bird special). Child menu $47 4-15yrs.

Book the Harbour Sunset Dinner

Where to Eat Father’s Day Lunch in Sydney City

Infinity at Sydney Tower

It always feels like a special occasion when we ride the elevator to the top of Sydney Tower for a meal. The view is almost as good as the food at Infinity!

Infinity at Sydney Tower 3 - Credit Robert Walsh Photography
Infinity at Sydney Tower – Credit Robert Walsh Photography

Cost: TBC
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 1300 391 808

Sir Stamford Hotel Circular Quay

If dad loves an old-fashioned lunch, check out the exquisite Roast lunch buffet at the timeless atmosphere of Sir Stamford. Enjoy BBQ Pork Ribs, Roasted Wagyu Beef Rump, chicken and chorizo.

Enveloped within the embrace of our Vintage Father’s Day Roast lunch buffet, we take immense pleasure in presenting a complimentary glass of your preferred red wine, white wine, or beer for each adult diner.

Prices: Adults $109 and Kids $49 Kids under 5 years are free.
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 2 9252 4600

Botanic House

Botanic House in the Royal Botanic Gardens offers a great modern Asian menu in relaxed surroundings.

Botanica House Sydney

Cost: To Share | Minimum of 2 people | $99pp (Matching wines 4) $51pp
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 1300 558 980

 Hickson House 

What better way to celebrate your amazing dad than with an unforgettable experience at Hickson House?

Hickson House Bar

Take dad on a distillery tour in one of the city’s oldest buildings, then enjoy lunch in their restaurant and a walk around the harbour to finish the afternoon off.

Hours: from 11am
Cost: Tour – $50 (with $10 redeemable with purchase) | Bar menu, mains from $26
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone:  02 8999 3852

Father’s Day lunch with Sydney Harbour views

Fancy dining with a view? These options all offer harbour or beach views.

Ripples Chowder Bay

Discover the perfect tranquil spot to enjoy scenic views with your Dad. Visit Ripples Chowder Bay for a memorable Father’s Day experience, featuring a special breakfast menu, a lavish three-course lunch, or the option to indulge in our delightful à la carte dinner. Treat Dad to a day of relaxation and delectable cuisine in the heart of tranquillity.

Ripples Chowder Bay fish main
Ripples Chowder Bay

Lunch: TBC | Dinner: a la carte menu
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 02 9960 3000

Father’s Day Lunch Little Pearl Manly

Enjoy the picturesque views of Manly Beach and spoil Dad this Father’s Day at Little Pearl Bar & Dining with a shared menu of delicious hawker-style dishes. The Feed Me Shared menu includes dishes like Szechuan King Prawn Toast, Crispy Pork Dumplings, Thai Green Fish Curry, Boneless Beef Massaman, and more.

Little Pearl Manly Lunch
A sample of Little Pearl’s menu

When: Sunday,1 September 2024 from 12 pm
Cost: $75pp including a complimentary schooner for dad.
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 8322 2009

Ripples Little Manly

Make this Father’s Day extra special by treating Dad to absolute beachfront dining. Make the occasion as casual or special as you like. Choose the breakfast menu for a laid back start to the day or indulge in a special three-course set menu for lunch, or the à la carte menu for dinner.

Lunch: Special menu TBC
View the menu | Phone: 02 9960 3000

Sails Lavender Bay

Celebrate Father’s Day in style with an unforgettable Sydney waterfront dining experience. Treat Dad to a specialty Father’s Day set menu available for breakfast and lunch, or savour the evening with a delectable à la carte dinner. Make this day one to remember with us!

Lunch: Prices TBC
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 02 9955 5998

Ormeggio at the Spit

Celebrate Father’s Day in style by spoiling Dad with a memorable and delicious meal at Ormeggio. In addition to the breathtaking views overlooking Middle Harbour, their iconic restaurant guarantees an impressive experience filled with delectable food and a delightful ambience. Treat Dad to a four-course menu for lunch or dinner and make this day truly special.

Lunch: $219pp with a four-course menu, $85 per child (under 12 years old) with a three-course set menu w/choice of dishes & sides. Dinner: The usual al la carte menu will be available
View the menu & Make a booking | Phone: 9969 4088

Chiosco by Ormeggio

Experience the charm of classic Italian cuisine at Chiosco by Ormeggio, while savouring the picturesque views of Middle Harbour from D’Albora Marina while indulging in a delightful lunch-sharing feast, or delight in our exquisite à la carte menu for dinner. Show Dad how much you care with a memorable meal overlooking Middle Harbour!

Lunch: $145 pp, $65 per child (under 12 years old)
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone:  02 9046 7333

Father’s Day in the Inner West

The Fenwick

Make Father’s Day 2024 unforgettable at The Fenwick in Balmain, with breathtaking views of the Harbour Bridge. Celebrate with us by indulging in our specialty set menu for breakfast and lunch, or enjoy their regular à la carte dinner for a truly memorable experience on Sydney’s waterfront. Treat Dad to a day he’ll cherish forever!

Lunch: 2024 prices are TBC
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone:  02 9159 4700

Father’s Day Dining in the South and Sutherland Shire

Father’s Day at Jensens at Kareela

Whether it’s dad, stepdad, father-in-law, or even yourself you’re wanting to spoil this year, bring them in to celebrate with us at Jensen’s!

There’s nothing Dad wants more than a cold beer and a good meal, and we are here to provide you with that! 

Will be serving up their full menu all the way through from 11 am – 7 pm!

View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 02 9528 8433

Father’s Day in Sydney’s West and Hills District

Father’s Day In Blue Mountains

Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

Create delightful family memories while expressing gratitude for the special men in your lives!

Come together to celebrate Father’s Day on the enchanting Jamison Valley Green, where an incredible country style BBQ buffet will be served.

LIVE music and entertainment!

PLUS! A surprise gift for Dad!

Cost: Adult- $99 | Children 13-17 yrs) – $55 | 5-112 yrs – $48 | Under 5yrs free
View the menu | Make a booking | Phone: 02 4785 0000

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