Don’t forget it’s Father’s Day on Sunday 19 June – here’s our pick of the best feasting and drinking spots to treat your dad this year.

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Indulge a little, go on…

Best for… Breakfast
24-Hour Polo Bar

Start the day off with a bang by taking your pops to London’s 24-Hour Polo Bar restaurant to sample the all-day breakfast, what’s more dads eat free all day! That’s right, on Sunday 19 June your dad can indulge in comfort food like the American-style pancakes with streaky bacon and maple syrup or perhaps a Traditional English BreakfastSorted.

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As this spot is 24-hour you can rock up and choose anything, from a Double Chilli Cheeseburger (pictured top), to the Hot Salt Beef sandwich or the Bacon and Maple Syrup sandwich. It’s even got its own chips menu…

24-Hour Polo Bar | 176 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NQ | Call 020 7283 4889

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A feast fit for a king

Best for… Feasting
Absurd Bird

Travel to the Deep South at gourmet chicken restaurant Absurd Bird. This Father’s Day, for just £40 you can choose any two sharing starters from the menu, such as Spinach and Artichoke Dip served with authentic fried tortilla chips or Jalapeño Biscuits with apple butter, followed by a very large Whole Chicken, grilled or smoked with sweet gravy. And choose from three sides, too – Mac and Cheese? Sweet Potato Bake? Mash and GravyDecisions, decisions.

Don’t Miss

They are throwing in a free Old Fashioned for your dad this Father’s Day.

Absurd Bird | 54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT | Call 020 3246 0007
Go behind the scenes at Absurd Bird…

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Best for… British
Hunter 486

Step it up a notch at the ‘best-of-British’ inspired Hunter 486, located in boutique hotel The Arch London, with the exclusive Father’s Day three-course menu, including a Curious IPA. For just £26.95pp, enjoy an appetiser of English asparagus with crispy Burford Brown egg, tomato and herb dressing. To follow, choose between roast beef, leg of lamb or black leg free-range chicken, all served with classic accompaniments.

Don’t Miss

The Gooseberry Crumble with Chapel Down’s Curious IPA.

Hunter 486 at The Arch London50 Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London W1H 7FD | Call 020 7724 4700 

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Make your way along the kegs this Father’s Day

Best for… Beer
The King & Co

Head south of the river to Clapham’s The King & Co to check out their awesome selection of craft beer. What’s more, the staff know their stuff, always keen to offer advice on the best brew for your meal (or taste) – so find your dad the perfect beer this Father’s Day. And tick a few off your own list while you’re at it.

Don’t Miss

Try the brewery of the month this June – Five Points Brewing Company.

The King & Co | 100 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BZ
Click here for top beer tips from Anthony Gunson of The King & Co…

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The Hippodrome casino is home to Heliot Steak House

Best for… Steak
Heliot Steak House

A hidden gem, Heliot Steak House is slotted in The Hippodrome casino in Leicester Square. With Ioannis Grammenos at the helm, they serve up great value, USDA prime steaks, aged for between four and six weeks (to develop tenderness and flavour). You can choose from a selection of toppings, including roast bone marrow, truffle and lobster tail, or keep it simple with a choice of eight sauces.

Don’t Miss

Take a moment to look around you – the building began its life as a circus with performing polar bears, was temporarily home to legendary greats Chaplin and Houdini, and is named in honour of circus performer Claire Heliot.

Heliot Steak House | Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, WC2H 7JH | Call 0207 769 8844
Click here for top tips for cooking a steak from chef Ioannis Grammenos…

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There’s some fishy goings on…

Best for… Jamaican Jerk

Sit back and relax to reggae tunes at Rudie’s Jamaican restaurant where your dad can tuck into the special Boss Burger served with Sweet Potato Fries and Salad for £17.50 or Jerk Lamb Burger with blue cheese, caramelised red onions, bell peppers and sautéed mushrooms with rocket; Rudie’s are even offering a free can of Red Stripe for every father.

Don’t Miss

The Rudie’s Surf ‘n’ Turf – grilled sirloin steak and jumbo prawns combo served with plantains and coleslaw and a light jerk-peppercorn sauce (£29.75).

Rudie’s | 50 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XB | Call 020 7249 9930
Find out more about Rudie’s here…

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