10 restaurants offering Father’s Day specials in Joburg

Let that special man in your life – father figure, hubby or grandpa – take a break from the grill this Sunday and, instead, celebrate him with a memorable meal at one of these handpicked restaurants.

Vivace Bar & Restaurant at Radisson Blu (Sandton) 

This Sunday, give dad a break from the braai and treat him instead to a Father’s Day feast in his honour! Vivace is offering a delectable three-course lunch, which includes favourites such as Tomahawk steak with fat onion rings, kingklip Siciliana pasta, smoked and baked artichokes with mac and cheese, and a double-thick chocolate cake with Ferrero Rocher ice cream for dessert. Priced at R365 per person, the meal also includes a complimentary Devil’s Peak lager beer for dad and, of course, breathtaking views of the Sandton city skyline. There is a 50% discount for kids under 12 years and kids under six years eat for free. The set menu lunch is available between 12 and 3pm on Sunday, 20 June. For reservations, call 011 245 8000 or contact 

Saigon (Rivonia)

For a leisurely Father’s Day celebration this Sunday, treat the special man in your life to a Vietnamese lunch or dinner at Saigon. Order any two dishes from the à la carte menu and get the cheaper one free, along with a complimentary non-alcoholic welcome drink. This offer is only valid for dine-in. Call 011 807 5272 for more details.

Central One Restaurant at Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel (Sandton)

Your old man may like nothing better than kicking back on Sunday with a juicy steak on the braai and a chilled beer in hand. Keeping this in mind, take dad to Central One, where he can enjoy a 500g T-bone steak with herb and Peppadew butter, with a side of creamed spinach and butternut, and a complimentary CBC draught beer at R225 per person. For the moms, the restaurant is offering a delicious roasted chicken breast with a complimentary glass of house wine for R165 per person. This offer is valid this whole week, including 20 June. Should dad be an early riser, the restaurant is also offering a Father’s Day full English breakfast buffet from 06:30 to 11:30, priced at R125 per head on Sunday. Radisson Blu Gautrain also has a special accommodation package of a one-night stay in a superior room, inclusive of a breakfast and drinks voucher, priced at R1,400, with a romantic turndown for an additional R300. This offer is valid from 18 to 20 June. For bookings, contact 011 286 1000 or email 

Central One

Tradewinds (Sandton)

Celebrate the father figure in your life by treating him to an extravagant Father’s Day lunch buffet at Tradewinds restaurant this Sunday. Priced at R445 per person, the buffet comprises cold starters, salad bar, main course and dessert, as well as a kiddies’ menu. Lunch will be served between 12:30 and 15:30 and includes live entertainment. Call 071 089 0948 or email to book your spot. 

Lacuna Bistro and Bar (Sandton)

Give the man of the house a thrill and a grill this Father’s Day with a special celebratory braai lunch this Sunday at Lacuna Bistro. Priced at R395 per head, the meaty feast includes pork chops, pepper beef steaks, boerewors and teriyaki chicken from the grill, apart from salads, sides and desserts. A complimentary ice-cold beer will be served as a welcome drink. Lunch will be served from 1pm onwards with live entertainment to set the tone. For reservations, contact 010 226 4815 or email  

Chief’s Boma (Fourways)

For a true African-themed dinner to bring in Father’s Day, take your old man out to Chief’s Boma restaurant for a buffet dinner and spit braai on Saturday, 19 June. Priced at R285 per head, dinner will be served between 17:30 and 21:00 and includes a complimentary beer and gift for the special man. There will also be live entertainment by the Marimba band and the restaurant has a jungle gym play area for the kids. For reservations, call 011 840 6658 or email

Flames Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel (Westcliff)

This Father’s Day, make dad’s day with an offer he can’t refuse! Treat him to a choice of a sumptuous early brunch between 10:30 and 12:30 or a late brunch between 1 and 3pm at Flames. Priced at R695 per person, the early brunch includes cold sweet and savoury platters, sushi, hot breakfast dishes made to order, and a choice of desserts. The late brunch, priced at R895, begins with a Hennessey cocktail and Pacific oysters from Mandela Bay served Rockefeller and includes an exciting range of cold platters, sushi, hot dishes and desserts. To add a flourish to the meal, Russian Cru Royal caviar can also be ordered at R995 for 15g. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website. Visit for details. 

Four Seasons

Butchery Braai Wine & Co. (Randburg)

This weekend, take your old man for a special Father’s Day braai at Butchery Braai Wine & Co. Priced at R240 per person, choose between options of a 900g Tomahawk steak, rump steak or queen prawns with various sides and sauces. The braai menu is available between 12 and 6pm and includes a complimentary 500ml draught beer. Patrons can also enjoy foot-tapping live music by The Morning After. Contact 063 332 8385 for bookings. 

Toadbury Hall (Sandton)

Why not celebrate Father’s Day a little differently with a relaxing picnic for your hero at Toadbury Hall? While the picnic is priced at R400 per adult and R140 per child and is available between 11 and 15:30, there is also the more traditional spit braai with all the trimmings available for R475 per person, to be served between 12 and 16:30. Diners have an option of an à la carte menu for lunch as well. Toadbury Hall also promises some exciting activities for the entire family to add to the celebration. For bookings and enquiries, call 010 593 7523 or email 

The View at Toadbury Hall. Photo by Kate Liquorish.

Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa (Muldersdrift)

Ring in celebrations for the one who means the world to you this Father’s Day with a special Sunday lunch at Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa. Priced at R410 per adult (children’s rates available on request), the menu includes a wide selection of starters, mains and desserts consisting of favourites such as German potato salad, roasted pork chops with butter sage sauce, beef osso bucco, rosemary roasted gammon, and much more. Lunch will be served from 12 to 3pm. You can also opt for the Father’s Day ‘stay over package’ on 20 June, which is priced at R2,235 for single occupancy or R3,240 per couple, inclusive of Sunday breakfast and lunch. For bookings, contact 011 317 0600 or email

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