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Top Father’s Day gift ideas in Cape Town

Your old man deserves more than a pair of socks and a handshake 

Last Updated: 4th April 2018

You may think it’s easy getting a gift for pops. Some cigars, slippers, perhaps a new golf shirt. WRONG! Dad is fickle. Underneath his crow’s feet and receding hairline lives a man who wants more from his kids, other than the average gift. And that’s what we’re here to assist you with come Father's Day. Without further delay, we present our dad-tastic list of great Father’s Day gifts:

Celestial Gifts
Men are begging for better Father’s Day gifts. They want their loved ones to think out of the box a bit. Why not surprise your partner or father with the Champagne Sunset Picnic Cruise for Two by gift experiences company Celestial Gifts. The 90 minute cruise includes a trip on a beautiful catamaran with champagne and a picnic off Clifton beach, where guests can cuddle up and enjoy their picnic while taking in the exquisite coastal scenery splashed by the sunset colours of dusk. This experience comes with concierge service.

Darling Sweet Toffees 
Treat your pops to a sweetie or two from Darling Sweet’s variety of handcrafted toffees. The wide range of flavours are bound to delight your old man. Let the paternal palate be pleased with flavours like the Bird’s Eye Chili, Red Wine and Chocolate, and Coffee Toffee. Make sure you stock up on all the flavours, some of which include, the Ormonde Wine, Liquorice, Tannie Evita’s Classic, Honey & Salt, Orange & Cranberry, and Mint. The toffees are handcrafted using traditional methods, guaranteeing no artificial colourants, preservatives and flavourings. You’ll be thrilled to know you can also purchase toffee spreads to give dad a proper toffee-inspired gift basket. 

Cigars
Give your dad a classic gift from one of the prime cigar lounges around our lovely Mother City, and have him puffing away with a glass of whisky to accompany it. Visit any of the Cape’s cigar lounges and get a fabulous selection of local cigars, or treat your father to an array of international favourites. We suggest you ask each place you visit for a special one and build your old man a custom cigar collection. This will also make it easier for you when the next Father’s Day rolls around – you’ll already be sorted when it comes to gifts (sneaky but genius wouldn’t you say?).

Scootours around Cape Town
Spend some quality time with your dad on Father’s Day by booking a tour with Scootours! Scootours® offers 90-minute scenic tours on Table Mountain, as well as through Franschhoek. On these eco-friendly tours you will freewheel down more than one slope with Monster Mountain Scooters that are non-motorised and eco-friendly. With Scootours® Cape Town you will enjoy breathtaking views of Table Mountain, the Mother City, as well as Signal Hill. With Scootours® Franschhoek you will scoot through beautiful vineyards and enjoy views of Franschhoek as well as the Hottentots Holland Mountains surrounding the village. In Franschhoek there are two tour options, a Family Tour that is perfect for groups with children, as well as an Adventure Tour that is more challenging and designed for the more adventurous traveller. Take advantage of spending the day with your family on this lovely excursion.

Table Mountain Chocolate
He will try and pretend that he doesn’t love chocolate as much as the “youths”, but lets face it your old man craves that sugary delight more than you do after dinner. So treat him by giving him a bite of the Mother City… literally! Buy a couple of Table Mountain- shaped chocolates and enjoy the childlike smile that pops onto his face! Pair your Father’s Day gift with this present and you’ll have hit a homerun this year! 

Crystal Whisky Glasses
For the sophisticated drinker, whisky has long held mystical powers. Why not use this Father’s Day as an occasion raise a glass with your old man at the end of a long day? The tinkling of ice cubes only makes sense emanating from Tidy & Co’s classic crystal glasses, merrily awaiting the golden ambrosia! Spoil Dad with a fabulous six-piece set this Father’s Day for only R395.

Wixworth Gin for pops
Stay in your old man’s good books and gift your dad a bottle of Wixworth Gin to make this Father’s Day one for the books. Wixworth is a classic London dry gin married with the flavours of South African to give it a taste of home. It is created with the finest botanicals, delicate floral flavours and spicy notes of Mzansi’s Renosterbos. So, if you want to make daddy feel even more valued than he already is, then get that man a Wixworth!

Aeropress Coffee Machine from Mischu
Mischu is bringing you a simply irresistible way to express-o your love for your dad this Father’s Day! By purchasing an Aeropress Coffee Maker, you are securing the perfect daily pick-me-up for your dad, allowing him to start his day with a cup of coffee. With the key ingredient being a generous amount of love, there is no going wrong with this Father’s Day gift. Wake dad up on Sunday morning with a cup of coffee to get his special day going!

Personalised Beer Bottle 
There are few better gifts than a cold beer for your dad so why not make it the ultimate beer package by personalising a Castle Lager six pack from NetFlorist! Each Castle customised gift comes with a customised Castle label that can include your dad's name, or your family name or a special quipp between you two. Enjoy the fun of creating an everlasting gift for your dad that he will be able to enjoy! You will be able to have a special message of the label under the gold edge of the label on the Castle.

 Sea Kayaking

Why not treat your pops to an outdoor adventure in the form of sea kayaking? Kaskazi Kayaks has a 100% safety record and takes no chances with the weather, so be sure to call +27 (0)83 364 1146 before you leave home to confirm whether or not your trip is still on. Dad will love this so be sure to book as soon as possible!

Scrumptious Beer Bread
If your dad enjoys cooking and baking, then he’s in for a real treat. Beer Bread is 450 grams of pure joy, a ready-made mix that simply requires beer, a solid dad-shaped arm for mixing, and of course people to eat it! That’s all there is to it! Get this for pops and he can whip up a beery batch on Father’s Day. This is a great way to bond over a bezza and well a bread bezza with your old man! It will cost you just R75 for 450g of beer bread via Tidy & Co.com.

Biltong Making Kit
Spoil your dad with a traditional South African favourite – a biltong making kit – so he can make his own snacks for game days. This multi-purpose biltong and droewors kit has a bulb fitting and eight biltong hooks perfect for a DIY day at home. No need to leave the house for biltong-runs now! This is one of the best choices for a gift for your dad which can be purchased for around R480 on Bidorbuy.co.za.

Queen & Peasant Bottle Store
The Queen and Peasant is one of those hidden gems, tucked away so tightly in the heart of Kloof Street that if you blinked you’d miss it. So for this Father's Day head on down to Kloof Street and pick your pops one of the best whiskyie, gins, brandies or champers you will find (there are always fabulous specials). Make your dad feel super special by giving him incredibly good quality alcohol, from a choice of the best boozy delights the Western Cape has to offer.  

Ribs at The Backyard Grill
If your dad is an avid-rib lover like us then The Backyard Grill is the place to visit this Father's Day – especially if you are taking your old man for lunch or dinner on you! So, you’ll be in for a sure treat as this Father’s Day you can treat your dad to a kilogram of ribs for just R150! The delicious sticky, sweet bands of goodness will have your whole family completely besotted and your dad will love you forever for this exciting family gathering to celebrate him!

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Got dad a gift but have no idea where to take him for lunch? We've got you covered with our selelection of the best ways to spoil him on Father's Day. Looking for a warm and cosy place to eat a delicious meal in then have a look at our restaurants with fire places overview. 

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