23 ways to spoil your dad on Father’s Day 2017 in Manchester 

Don’t forget it’s Father’s Day on Sunday June 18 2017. Just in case you’re still struggling for ideas and you want to treat him to something a bit more special than another pair of socks, we’ve come up with some suggestions for you.

Tampopo Corn Exchange

There’s a complimentary first round of drinks for everyone when you book a table online at popular pan-Asian kitchen Tampopo in the Corn Exchange. Just book and quote Father’s Day to your server and everyone in your party gets a FREE 330ml beer, or a 175ml glass of wine, or any soft drink, including a non-alcoholic  cocktail. The height of generosity for sure?


Arcane Cocktail Bar

This cocktail bar and drinking den on South King Street is offering a Craft Beer and a Bulleit Bourbon Old Fashioned for just £10 on Fathers Day. A very stylish drink option for dad.


Junkyard Golf Club

Crazy golf courses and cocktails. What more does a Dad want?



Popular Thai restaurant Thaikhun is running a competition to win free Thai food for a year.  They want to hear the best dad jokes out there. All you have to do is submit a video, snap a photo, get creative and share your dad’s funniest joke – nothing too rude now – to their social channels to be in with the chance of winning the ultimate Father’s Day gift. The deadline is 15th June and winners will be announced on 18th June 2017.


The Laundrette

Dads eat for free at The Laundrette on Father’s Day. This popular First Street bar and kitchen serve up winning combinations of cocktails and carbs sure to be a hit. To get a free meal for dad, all you need to do is be part of a group where at least three adults are having two or more courses so why not make it a family affair? Be sure to check out their Father’s Day special burger and cocktails too.


The River Restaurant at the Lowry Hotel

Dads eat for free in The Lowry Hotel’s luxurious River Restaurant on Father’s Day 18th June if you are booking a Sunday lunch for four or more people. Price starts at just £22.50 for a three-course meal, and with popular options including their Roast sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and red wine jus – this is an offer not to be missed.


Bakerie and Pie&Ale

Free Sunday dinner for dad at both Pie&Ale and Bakerie in the Northern Quarter this Father’s Day. These relaxed bar/kitchen venues get the roast right. They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach so this has got to be a winner.



Dads get to eat free in some of the most popular bars in the Printworks on Father’s Day. At Around The World Bar and Shooters Bar, dads get one main meal for free when booked in advance and in a party of two or more on Sunday.



Treat your dad to an oriental meal he certainly won’t forget this Father’s Day – a steak done in style. Chapel Walks’ elegant Thai restaurant Chaophraya is putting forward its ‘Weeping Tiger’ offer for Sunday 18th. That’s £17.50 for a weeping tiger special steak (aged to perfection and served with a trio of Thai sauces), jasmine rice and a Singha beer.


Vidal Sassoon

Treat your dad to a cracking new haircut that will have him looking like Brad Pitt in next to no time. Don’t forget, there’s 20% off for new members who quote I Love MCR.


The Green

A chilled-out sports bar like The Green is a great place to take dad on any day, and they have a special gaming, drink and food offer on Father’s Day – 1 hour of playing the golf simulator or X-Box One plus a pint and a burger for £20 total for two people, £30 for four.


QMS Skin Spa

Men deserve a treat too so the QMS skin Spa in The Lowry Hotel have put together a three-hour package specially for men with prosecco and nibbles – perfect for a Father’s Day Gift. Included in the package is full use of the gym and sauna, dad’s choice of massage, a QMS Skin Energy Facial plus file and polish on both hands and toes. Vouchers can be purchased online between 1 – 30 June 2017 and must be redeemed before 31st August 2017. Price £135 for appointments Monday – Thursday and Friday to Sunday £155.


King St Tavern

Dine at the King Street Tavern this Father’s Day and dads receive a pint of their signature King Street Lager on the house! That’s a great way of treating dad to a free beer, whilst enjoying great grub in stylish surroundings. And when you book a Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea at either Great John Street or King Street Townhouse, dad receives a complimentary Jack Daniels cocktail.


B.Eat Street

A combination of great tunes and free booze is on the cards for dads at B.Eat Street this weekend.  Dads get a free beer or whiskey cocktail all day on Sunday 18th.



Treat your dad to some Manchester-inspired fine dining this Sunday at contemporary restaurant Grafene. Great food at a great price. Tuck into a home made Sunday roast with all the trimmings for as little as £15.50. The gravy in particular, is to die for.


Nuffield Health Gym

One of the best equipped gyms in the city centre is opening up its doors for a Father’s Day special open weekend from 16th -18th June. This means that dads can come try out the range of equipment, enjoy top-class weights and cardio facilities and the range of studios – all inside The Printworks. It even has a swimming pool.



Treat dad to a feed he won’t forget this father’s day – a massive meat feast at Deansgate’s beautiful Spanish restaurant Lunya. For just £22.95 a person they are offering the ultimate version of a mixed grill. Parrillada de Carne are giant mixed grilled meat platters consisting of BBQ Ibérico ribs, lamb chops, chicken, steak pincho, chorizo, butifarra and morcilla, with salad and patatas bravas. Wow. For even bigger appetites there’s proper Galician steaks, weighing in at about 1kg each and a £70 treat (also suitable for sharing). To wash it all down there’s a free drink for all dads dining on Father’s Day too.


Cosy Club

The Corn Exchange’s relaxed restaurant Cosy Club will be offering your dad a free pair of slippers when he orders a main meal from the menu so he can keep his toes warm all winter. Choose from a selection of Cosy treats such as the epic Black Angus 8oz Sirloin Steak, Lobster Tail or even the Empire Curry – tandoori chicken breast with vegetable curry, topped with an onion bhaji.



An ice cold beer is sure to go down well on Father’s Day, especially in a location ideal for watching the festivities of the Manchester Day parade as it passes through Exchange Square. Come down to Banyan at the Corn Exchange where he’ll get a free pint of Coors when you dine in a group of two or more on Father’s Day. There’s nothing better than a hearty roast dinner on a Sunday, and Banyan is the perfect place to tuck into a selection of the finest cuts of meat too, with all the trimmings and a starter for just £14.95.


Man City Summer Tours

If your dad is a City fan why not get him booked in on a summer stadium tour of The Etihad, for a behind-the-scenes football experience he won’t forget?  The tour runs until the start of the next season ands takes fans on a journey around both the Etihad Stadium and the City Football Academy. Sorry, no tours on Father’s Day.


All Star Lanes

Dad gets an Old Fashioned cocktail for free – with a choice of 4 to pick from – when you dine at this popular tenpin bowling venue in The Great Northern Warehouse this Father’s Day. Not only does is it offer a massive menu but they provide the full package – a 2 course Americana feast, a beer and a game of bowling for £33pp.


Laser Quest

A game of Laser Quest – the ultimate laser tag immersive experience – is ideal fun for all the family this Father’s Day and dads go for free on Sunday at the intu Trafford Centre venue when you book online using the promo code: dadfree.



This popular Chinese restaurant is putting on a dinner and whisky tasting evening this Sunday. That’s a cocktail on arrival, 3 courses and 2 whisky tastings with experts from Bruichladdich distillery all for just £40 per person. Email [email protected] to book.



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