Whether dad and the gang – and by gang, we mean the family – prefer to celebrate outdoors or indoors, there are a few sumptuous options available in Metro Manila’s premier hotels. Home, it seems, is where the family bond over good food.
Unlimited steaks and oysters
Dine out: It’s a surf and turf Father’s Day celebration at Marriott Café in Marriott Manila as it brings back its Meat Overload spread on June 19-20. The spread includes Australian beef rump and whole turkey roast, Oceans Harvest with jumbo tiger prawns and whole apahap, mud crab, and French Legris oysters with classic mignonette and citrus salsa, and more.
The buffet is available on June 19 dinner and June 20 brunch and dinner for P2,380++ per person. Call 0917-584-9560 to reserve a seat.
Order in: The hotel’s good-for-four Father’s Day Feast comes with a whole slab of pork baby back ribs, four pieces U.S. certified Angus strip loin steak (180g), four pieces grilled homemade veal bratwurst, four pieces grilled barbecue chicken leg quarters, four crafted sides, and a six-inch dark chocolate Moustache Cake. It is priced at P4,100++ and can be ordered through 0917-859-9521.
Roasted pork belly
Dine out: Sheraton’s bubble pod, Vubble is serving a four-course menu from June 18 to 20 for P6,000++ per guest. Call (02) 7902-1800 to reserve a seat.
Order in: The hotel’s home feast is a feast truly fit for a king. The King’s Feast consists of a 4-kilogram roasted pork belly (Cebuchon), chorizo rice, vegetable ginataan, liver sauce, and an eight-inch The King’s Cake. The package is good for six to eight persons at P4,000 nett, and is available for takeaway, pick up, and delivery from June 18 to 20. Call (02) 7902-1808 to order.
Barbecue by the pool
Dine out: Enjoy a breezy, barbecue lunch or dinner with dad at Edsa Shangri-La’s Al Fresco Dining by the pool. It is available on Fridays, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rate starts at P1,750 net for the barbecue set. Call (02) 8633-8888 for inquiries about the hotel’s al fresco and other dining offers.
Order in: Edsa Shangri-La Hotel’s Gourmet On the Move Father’s Day Set Menu for five persons includes arroz a la valencia, pancit sotanghon guisado, kalderetang baka, lechon belly stuffed with laing, banana heart in coconut cream, steamed rice, Brazo de Mercedes, and bibingka cheesecake. It is available at P3,700 net and can be ordered for the whole month of June.
Meat in a hotbox
Order in: For fathers who like to indulge in a meaty treat, Richmonde Hotel Ortigas offers a special Father’s Day Hotbox Platter. Good for three to four persons, the self-heating box comes with a variety of meaty dishes like Sangiovese-braised beef short ribs, duxelles-stuffed pork tenderloin, kielbasa, and brats. Add P500 for a bottle of Gallo Merlot. It is priced at P2,800 nett and is available for pick and delivery today until end of June. Call (02) 8638-7777 or 0917-534-4352 to order.
French multi-course dinner
Order in: Discovery Primea brings a French bistro-inspired feasts to every home with its Father’s Day meal kit. Prepared by its culinary team, the good-for-five meal starts with Deviled Eggs, Smoked Salmon Rillettes with crostini, Bistro Marinated Olives, Seared Calamari and Arugula Salad, and Baked Mussels Mornay.
Main course is a mouthwatering serving of U.S. Angus Beef Petite Roast with a selection of sides. The meal ends with Tarte au Chocolate with vanilla English cream. A box of Brown Butter and Whisky Madeleines is made specially for dads.
The meal kit is priced at P5,000 nett and is available on June 18-20. Complement the meal with a bottle of Louis Jadot Beaujolais Village for an additional P1,800 nett. Call (02) 7955-8888 to order.