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Father’s Day in Melbourne: Things to do and dining options in 2024

Get Father’s Day right this year with the best entertainment and eatery options to enjoy on 4 September.

Top deals on Father's Day activities

Father's Day is officially making its way around for another year of celebration.

From scrumptious meals to activities you can find in the city and beyond, we've got a complete itinerary to fill his day.

Our top picks for breakfast and brunch on Father's Day

Xpose Cafe

Xpose Cafe from Groupon

  • Inclusions: Breakfast or lunch with large tea or coffee
  • Location: 769 Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield
  • Cost: $31 for 2 people
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Harbour Cruise with Seafood Brunch

Harbour Cruise with Seafood Brunch from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2.5-hour cruise, glass of champagne on arrival, hot and cold canapes, seafood and meat lunch, desserts, tea and coffee
  • Location: Departs from Docklands
  • Cost: $250 for 2 people
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Our top picks for Father's Day lunch in Melbourne

Spice Nation

Spice Nation from Groupon

  • Inclusions: Entree to share, main for each, dessert and soft drink
  • Location: 17 Burwood Highway, Burwood
  • Cost: $39 for 2 people or $78 for 4 people
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The Meat and Wine Co, Chadstone

The Meat and Wine Co, Chadstone from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2-course lunch for 2 as well as 2 glasses of house wine, soft drink or beer
  • Location: Shop HT002, Chadstone Shopping Centre, 1341 Dandenong Road, Chadstone
  • Cost: $99 for 2 people
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Black Label Grill

Black Label Grill from Groupon

  • Inclusions: Burger with chips and soft drink
  • Location: 13 Centreway, Mount Waverley
  • Price: $15 for 1 person, $30 for 2 people or $60 for 4 people
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The Meat and Wine Co, Southbank

The Meat and Wine Co, Southbank from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2-course lunch for 2 as well as 2 glasses of house wine, soft drink or beer
  • Location: Freshwater Place, 3 Queens Bridge Street, Southbank
  • Cost: $99 for 2 people
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Murray River Paddlesteamer Cruise with Lunch

Murray River Paddlesteamer Cruise with Lunch from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 1-hour cruise, 2-course lunch and wine tastings
  • Location: Near Riverboat Dock, Watson Street, Echuca
  • Cost: $120 per person
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Our top picks for Father's Day dinner in Melbourne

Salona

Salona from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2-hour 5-course lunch or dinner, with wines for 2 people
  • Location: 260A Swan Street, Richmond
  • Cost: $280 for 2 people
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Cucina il Divo

Cucina il Divo from Groupon

  • Inclusions: 3-course dinner for 2
  • Location: Shop 1, Ascot Vale Road, Flemington
  • Cost: $118 for 2 people
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Babylonia Fitzroy

Babylonia Fitzroy from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 12-course tasting menu, including drinks
  • Location: 129 Smith Street, Fitzroy
  • Cost: $59 per person
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The Meat and Wine Co, Hawthorn

The Meat and Wine Co, Hawthorn from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 3-course dinner for 2 and a glass of house wine each
  • Location: 482 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East
  • Cost: $158 for 2 people
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Oh Dumplings

Oh Dumplings from Groupon

  • Inclusions: 4 dishes to share between 2 people
  • Location: 518 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
  • Cost: $38 for 2 people
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Our top picks for meal kits you can get delivered to your doorstep for Father's Day

Australian Craft Beers At Home Tasting

Australian Craft Beers At Home Tasting from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Different flavours of beer, a beer glass guide and an optional personalised gift card
  • Location: This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia
  • Cost: $79
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    Mixed Wine Kit

    Mixed Wine Kit from RedBalloon

    • Inclusions: a bottle each of Craftsman Ingenuity Series Chardonnay, Chapel Hill The Parson Shiraz, Gilardi 'Ravelet' Rose, Riddoch Coonawarra Cuvee Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV, Dorrien Estate Bin No 7 Shiraz Cabernet and Casalforte Pinot Grigio
    • Location: Can be delivered for free to your chosen address
    • Cost: $120
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    Homemade Pasta Kit

    Homemade Pasta Kit from RedBalloon

    • Inclusions: Homemade pasta-making kit presented in a gift box with satin tissue and ribbons, pasta-making machine, Molini pizza fine Italian flour, a bottle of Riparosso Illuminati, Don Antonio pasta sauce, a personal gift message and delivery.
    • Location: This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
    • Cost: $149
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    Homemade Spanish Paella Kit

    Homemade Spanish Paella Kit from RedBalloon

    • Inclusions: Paella kit presented as a gift with satin tissue and ribbons, paella pan, Spanish paella rice, paella spices, a bottle of Tocado Macabeo white wine, a bottle of Tocado Grenache red wine, a spatula, a personalised message and delivery.
    • Location: This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
    • Cost: $139
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    Our top picks for gifts, experiences, and activities for Father's Day

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