Father’s Day is on the 16th of June, so make sure to plan ahead. Find the perfect pub from the Good Pub Guide 2019 to celebrate with your dad this Father’s Day.
This classic Scottish pub offers a brilliant Victorian-style interior with a choice of bar stools by arched windows or cosy restaurant seating in the upstairs gallery. With drinks ranging from real ales to whiskies, gins, rums and wines, this pub will cater to your dad’s taste whatever his preference. A variety of food is available, including true Scottish meals for the more adventurous. Located just off of Princes Street, this pub is a great stop for food and drinks with a number of attractions nearby to celebrate Father’s Day in style.
Located in the Lake District National Park, this Lakeland pub contains décor fitting with the natural surroundings, with terrace seating offering stunning views over the Winster Valley. Local beers are on tap, with numerous whiskies, wines and gins providing a drinks option for any dad to enjoy in the sun. Generous sandwiches are available through the afternoon with a widely varied menu in the evening, fitting around Father’s Day activities including walking, exploring the town, or lounging around by Lake Windermere.
This pub is located in the Brecon Beacons National Park, with relaxed décor and a friendly atmosphere. The front terrace overlooks valleys and hills and provides a great space for the family to enjoy the sun. Sandwiches are available alongside a wider menu of great food, with beer, wine, or good coffee to accompany the food. The Crown is the perfect pub for a delicious Father’s Day lunch while enjoying the Welsh countryside and exploring the nearby National Park.
Based in one of the most stunning locations in the Cotswolds, this pub is the perfect spot for a meal after a day of exploring. Own-brewed ales feature alongside other local drinks, with a great variety on offer. An imaginative menu ranges from steak in ale pie to citrus-cured salmon, perfect for your dad whether he is a foodie or just fancies a classic pub meal. With a good mix of tourists and locals anyone will fit in, and the beautiful Cotswolds surroundings provides the perfect opportunity to work up an appetite before visiting the pub.
With food cooked using local produce and paintings by local artists decorating the walls, this pub allows you to feel a part of the community even if just during a brief visit. Picnic tables will allow you and your dad to enjoy a meal in the sun, with own-brew ales available to enjoy alongside the other drinks options. There is a quick walk up a nearby hill which will allow you to truly appreciate the natural surroundings – this pub is great if your dad wants to escape the city this Father’s Day.
Lamb and Flag
Based in Covent Garden, this pub has a long and lively history: from John Dryden being beaten nearly to death outside to Charles Dickens making fun of the Middle Temple Lawyers who frequented when he was working nearby, there are plenty of stories to be told. A variety of food is served including traditional roasts on Sundays, perfectly timed for Father’s Day. With great food and drinks available, and plenty of nearby attractions to explore, The Lamb and Flag is a great spot for a Father’s Day lunch in London.
This pub has comfortable bar seating available alongside their conservatory-style dining room leading out to the leafy garden which is open throughout summer. There is an interesting and varied menu with meat, fish, and vegetarian options available to suit your dad’s taste. Home-made raspberry lemonade and elderflower cordial are available alongside a number of beers and wines, all to be enjoyed in the sun. Near Richmond Park and the Thames this pub allows you to enjoy London without the busy city feel, with plenty to see and explore this Father’s Day.