Make Father’s Day Special – Activity and Gift Guide


Here’s to dads, the father figures and heroes who have a soft spot in our hearts and sacrificed so much for their loved ones. This Father’s Day let’s honour the old man, and the role models with royal celebrations fit for a king. These are the moments that mean the most – time spent together. When we, as families and friends can take time to honour greatness. Here’s to you dad, Happy Father’s day and have fun at these grand venues in and around Cape Town.



Babylonstoren kicks off the festivities with their premium gifting range for the dads who are always ready for a braai, cheering you on from the sidelines of every game and cracks the lamest jokes.

Customers can pick from affordable and luxury ranges that feature the best of Babylonstoren’s most-loved products. The Father’s Day Range houses culinary delights such as Taste of The Farm and Grill Master Hamper – perfect for braai experts and chef extraordinaire.

Cheers to dad with the illustrious Nebukadnesar 2018 – Babylonstoren’s flagship Bordeaux blend that is just perfect for the wine cabinet that celebrates the finer things in life. 

The Premium Gift Box for Dad offers farm-fresh goodness wrapped up exquisitely, and includes hand-harvested table olives, hand-picked almonds, aged balsamic vinegar and Babylonstoren Cabernet Sauvignon. 

The Premium Box features award-winning wines from the cellar and offers Sprankle, a Méthode Cap Classique aged for four years. The wooded Chardonnay and Bordeaux blend, Nebukadnesar.

Let’s take a moment to celebrate the hero in your life with a range of thoughtfully curated gift boxes. For more gifts and luxury goodies please visit

Where: Babylonstoren, Klapmuts, Simondium Rd, Simondium

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Tel: 021 863 3852 | Facebook: @Babylonstoren | Instagram: @babylonstoren

Hazendal Wine Estate


Tee off with dad and enjoy a good old game of golf at Hazendal Wine Estate, who are hosting a stunning Father’s Day experience on the spectacular 18-hole ‘mashie’ course.

Whether dad, or grandad is already a low-handicapper or brand-new to the game of golf, Hazendal’s special offers will have him playing like Tiger in no time.

Guests are invited to have a swing on the international-standard par-3 course and experience the beautiful game among stunning scenery in the Winelands. Hazendal Golf is also offering a series of gifting ideas for dad to make his day even more momentous.

Choose a fun-filled gift for Father’s Day…or go for all three. The Four-ball for Dad offer (and three friends) includes a 10% discount on any case of Hazendal wines. The Driving Range Experience features the state-of-the-art 270m driving range, with a complimentary beer for each player. 

The Private Golf Coaching session at the Hazendal Golf Academy is the perfect gift to help Dad improve his swing and him achieve all his golfing goals. For info and details on these offers, please visit Fathers Day At Hazendal

Whether it’s the whole family tackling the fairways, or each discovering their own favourite corner of the estate, Hazendal offers a world of journeys for everyone to enjoy at this Winelands wonder-destination. 

Bookings are essential, please contact, to reserve your spot.

Where: Hazendal Wine Estate, Bottelary Rd, Stellenbosch Farms, Stellenbosch

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 903 5034
Facebook: @hazendalwine & @hazendalgolf | Instagram: @hazendal_estate & @hazendalgolf

Cape Union Mart


Share in a world of adventure this Father’s Day with Cape Union Mart and their fantastic Dad-inspired gifts & gadgets, exclusive deals and in-store activations on June 16 – so save the date.

Tag along with dad, grandad and the family and set your GPS for Canal Walk Adventure Store to celebrate the day Cape Union Mart style!

Customers can enjoy the family-friendly vibe and a great shopping experience, with DJs providing good tunes as part of the festivity. You can choose from a premium range of gear, gadgets and tools that makes for a perfect gift this Father’s Day, ideal for those outdoorsy, and indoorsy Dads.

Think of those who enjoy the tech-savvy items, those who need a new set of tools and apparel to navigate the toughest terrain. There’s a gift for every kind of dad –  Whether he’s the laid-back legend who likes to entertain at home or enjoys majestic outdoor adventures, light up their day and start mapping out your next escape with the old man.

Cape Union Mart is setting the benchmark for Father’s Day this year, inviting everyone to snap a photo with the legend himself in the “Dad&Me”selfie-booth. The selected branches will also have a complimentary coffee bar that’s open to all shoppers.

Cape Union Mart’s range offers something for the braai masters and work-from-home heroes. Check out their lineup of specials and gifts, ranging from R250 – R1500 on their online store:

Where: Canal Walk Adventure Store

Website: | Email: | Tel: 0860 333 329
Facebook: @capeunionmart | Instagram: @capeunionmart

The One&Only Cape Town


One&Only Cape Town offers the most royal treatment for dad this Father’s Day, inviting one and all to gather and cheers to our legends over a decadent four-course lunch at Ochre Restaurant.

As one of Cape Town’s most remarkable destinations, spoil dad to 5-star dining, first-class service and revel in a full day of love, laughs and cherish these golden moments.

The family-style spread at Ochre offers a contemporary take of age-old South African recipes, reinventing the plate with a kaleidoscope of heritages – to create unique dishes and flavours.

Book your spot and enjoy fresh oysters and local charcuterie, to a honey-glazed leg of lamb and roasted winter vegetables. The meal ends sweetly, with a melody of rich luxurious notes – think dark chocolate and coffee as well as, creamy caramel cheesecake.

The menu is prepared using local, seasonal ingredients to produce high-quality courses, and all fish is sustainably sourced and coffee is Rainforest Alliance certified.

The Father’s Day lunch takes place from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, R750 per person & Kids under 12 years old pay half the price. Please note that booking is essential, please email:

Where: Ochre, One&Only, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 431 5888
Facebook: @OneAndOnlyCapeTown | Instagram: @One&Only Cape Town

Funky Ouma


Funky Ouma’s is a local gem in the culinary scene and they have built a flavourful range of fresh herb-filled salts and spices. A great gifting idea for the dad-cooks who love to orchestrate a melody of flavours in the kitchen or on the braai.

Funky Ouma’s Gifts is inspired by the healthier grind in life, specialising in generational brilliance for years and keeps the passion for cooking new and innovative each season.

The Braai Box Combos features a range of gourmet ingredients that makes cooking feel more authentic and adds a special quality to each dish.

The Thank You Box is a heartfelt compilation for dad this Father’s Day, that includes 500ml of Olive Oil, 250g Ground Coffee, Braai salt Tin and an exceptional Travel tin – African rub.

The BitterSweet gift box offers a quality combination tailored for family-time and includes Ground Moer Coffee tin (250g), Raw Honey (300g), Travel size Braai rub (90g).

Funky Ouma’s products offer a hearty and healthy selection to get creative in the kitchen and perfect for the dads who simply love cooking up a storm or firing up the grill.

Where: Funky Ouma, Unit 4C Lady Blake Industrial Park, Lady Loch, Wellington

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 110 0122
Facebook: @FunkyOuma | Instagram: @funky_ouma

Diemersdal Wine Estate


Diemersdal Wine Estate has built its brand through family and honouring the spirit of Father’s Day, and this month is no exception. Celebrate the occasion with a lavish lunch The Farm Eatery, setting up a day filled with magic among friends and family.

The menu features 3 courses that have been perfectly planned with dad in mind and features a series of great cuisine sourced from the farm. Guests can book their spots for just R450 per person and enjoy a royal feast paired superbly with renowned wines.  

Diemersdal is also offering great gift boxes to share this Father’s Day. The online shop offers the newly released Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc (2021), smooth and velvety Malbec and Merlot bottles.

The gifts include The Black Box: letting you choose the wine you would like to include in the gift box accompanied by a personal letter.

The Vertical Vintages Private Collection Box: Featuring Vertical Vintages from 2011 to 2016 and includes Tasting Notes, Wooden Box for R1500. 

For something more versatile, the Diemersdal Gift Box contains two bottles of wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, rusk and a braai salt. All gifts are available on their online store, to view more please visit

To book your lunch reservations or shop for a gift, please visit the website or contact Diemersdal Wine Estate directly. 

Where: Diemersdal Wine Estate, Koeberg Road, Durbanville, Cape Town

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 976 3361
Facebook: @Diemersdal | Instagram: @diemersdalwines

Seven Oaks Winery and Vineyard Cottages


Spoil dad to an exceptional day of wine and dining at Seven Oaks Winery And Vineyard Cottages, who are offering free red wine tastings to celebrate Father’s Day. Guests can also hop on the fun Mobile Safari, for an intimate view of the sights and sample the award-winning wines.

Seven Oaks of the best-kept secrets of the Cape Winelands, situated close to the charming town of Wolseley that’s perfect for a tranquil escape among family and friends in celebration of dad.

The winery hosts a deliciously- unique twist on the chocolate and wine pairings featuring amongst others some of the main award winners on the red wine list – such as Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz 2020,  6+1 Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz 2019, 6+1 Pinotage 2017 and the Padre Rednose Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon 2019.

Treat dad to an elegant wine tasting experience that pairs everyday shop bought chocolates with superb blends. A refreshing twist to traditional tasting that mixes the ordinary, with the extraordinary!

The Wine Mobile offers an adventurous safari along the gorgeous trails, and travels the surrounds with guests to various wine blocks to sample harvested grapes in their finest form.

The owners travel with guests while sharing the history of the farm and great stories of the winery. Guests can make their bookings by contacting

For a longer stay at Seven Oaks this Father’s Day – you can book a weekend getaway and cosy up in the beautiful vineyard cottages for the full experience. For more information please visit

Where: Seven Oaks Vineyard Cottages, Wolseley, 6858

Website: | Tel: 083 639 0405 Facebook: @SevenOakswineryandVineyardCottages | Instagram: @sevenoakswineandcottages


Sorbet Man is one of SA’s favourite male grooming bars, which bring a sophisticated level of hair-care, pampering and skincare all in one. (Plus with a range of skin care and hair care products ranging from Dermalogica, Jack Black Skin Care, Moroccanoil and Nioxin to name  few Sorbet Man will have you covered for all your grooming needs.)  

This Father’s Day let Dad take some timeout for himself with Sorbet Man’s expert barbers. Whether he wants a haircut, a bit of maintenance for the beard or a premium of self-care products, they’ve got it all.

The new Global Clipper Combos, Signature Cut Combos and Clipper Fade Combos offer great value including a series of additional fantastic options – ranging from bread-care, soothing hot towel shaves, Mani’s and Pedi’ all to suit dad’s preferences, just the way he likes it!

Sorbet Man also has a great list of treatments and pampering services such as facials, massages, shaves and more!

Pick out the best combo or treatment for dad (or YOU!) by visiting:

Any of the self-care specials make for a great gifting retreat that will have him feeling revitalised and oozing with style. Shoppers can customise a Sorbet online Gift Card that’s signed, sealed, and ready to be delivered to dad this Father’s Day.

You can order online or purchase a card in-store at any Sorbet group stores nationwide. For more information please visit their website or contact Sorbet Man directly.

PLUS Sorbet Man currently is running a winter special until the 15 th of July where if you book 3 treatments you’ll get your cheapest one less 50%!

Where: Sorbet Man Canal Walk (021 555 4422) | Cape Quarter (021 418 2261)
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Facebook: @SorbetManSA | Instagram: @sorbetman

Boschendal Fathers Day


Boschendal is celebrating Father’s Day with a stunning Farm-style picnic and an exclusive menu for dad to enjoy among the vines and mountains in Franschhoek.

Make a full day for the family on the renowned wine farm and pay homage to the man of the moment. Boschendal hosts an indulgent three-course meal at The Werf Restaurant – and relax with loved ones while overlooking the sweeping views of the Werf Food Garden and the Drakenstein mountains.

The whole family can book their spot for a fabulous Father’s Day Picnic, featuring the best good vibes made greater by a live performance by Newton & Co.

The picnic features a menu of artisanal bread, salad, ravioli, braised beef ribeye, lamb ribs, baked camembert, and coffee and beer tiramisu for dessert. Vegetarian options are available.

Boschendal has a special Father’s Day box for the occasion – which includes 1x Beef Sosatie/Espatada, 1x Bottle of Boschendal Merlot, 1x Asian Style BBQ Sauce 1x Garlic Bread, 1x Packet of Biltong 150g and 1x Caramel Popcorn. Order the box here.

Where: Boschendal Estate, Pniel St, Groot, Franschhoek

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 870 4273/021 870 4274
Facebook: @boschendal | Instagram: @boschendal

Nederburg Wines


This Father’s Day, Nederburg’s The Manor restaurant in Paarl welcomes dads and their loved ones to an array of delicious wines and eats – adding a cosy fireplace and a touch of history to the mix, to mark a memorable day out in the gorgeous Cape Winelands.

There’s a great breakfast for the early birds at 9.30am, who can enjoy classic Eggs Benedict and a chef’s choice with popular farmhouse classics and a series of wholesome selections, such as Shakshuka, French toast and healthier options.

The Father’s Day Lunch headlines between 12pm – 4pm, serving the feast-to-the-table shared menu and the best of Nederburg’s full-flavoured, robust winter dishes. The lunch is great for groups of 4 to 20, and costs R185 per person. To view the full menu please visit Winter Menu.

Pair the moment with Nederburg wines or opt for the Vintage Vault tasting at R155 per head. (waived when you purchase wine in excess of R400).

Try out their five exceptional vintages of Nederburg Ingenuity Italian Red (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014). A novel blend of Sangiovese, Barbera and Nebbiolo.

Pre-booking is required, for reservations please contact The Manor at Nederburg on 021 862 3104 or, and to confirm any allergies or dietary requirements. 

Where: Nederburg Wines, Sonstraal Road, Dal Josafat, Paarl

Website: | Email: | Tel: 021 862 3104
Facebook: @NederburgWines | Instagram: @nederburgwine

Mount Nelson


Belmond Mount Nelson’s chefs have Father’s Day covered with an enticing selection of dishes and drinks to celebrate in style in an all-weekend tribute to our dads. 

From June 18 – 20 guests can enjoy an Afternoon Tea: serving delicious additional treats, over and above the usual traditional feast and features biltong cheese croquettes, bobotie tartlets, and southern fried chicken sliders.

For dads with a weakness for decadent delights: Belmond Mount Nelson offers a gift of a miniature bottle of Hennessy paired with homemade chocolate truffles – a tantalising mix of orange bonbon, dark chocolate, peach and hazelnut and chilli chocolate fudge. 

The Father’s Day weekend lunch and dinner menus offer a banquet of divine cuisine: offering pepper cured beef, home-smoked snoek terrine, mussels and beef sirloin, and a range of irresistible desserts. 

Enjoy quality time out with dad at the Planet Bar, while cosying up next to the roaring fire. Three original sliders are served with perfectly paired beer tasters.

For the table: Beef and Mature Cheddar burgers are served with CBC Pilsner; Southern Fried Chicken with Spiced Aioli served with CBC Pale Ale and Pulled Lamb with Tzatziki and Babaganoush served CBC Lager.

To find out more about these delicious offerings or to make a booking, please contact restaurant reservations on 021 483 1000 or email:

Where: Belmond Mount Nelson, 76 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town

Website:  | Email: | Tel: 021 483 1000
Facebook: @MountNelsonHotel | Instagram: @belmondmountnelsonhotel


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