For dads who have the flexibility of working from home and are always on the go, the Jabra Elite 85t true wireless earbuds makes a fabulous gift. Its active noise cancellation feature allows you to set the ideal amount of background noise to be blocked and offers up to 5.5 hours of battery life on a single charge and up to 25 hours with the charging case. The 6-microphone technology ensures crystal clear calls for Dad plus there’s even wireless charging available. If he loves his music, this set of earbuds does it justice with its 12mm speakers for a powerful bass. Priced from S$308. Purchase here.
If Dad loves his meats and BBQs, then signing him up for a Weber Grill Academy Course will be a fantastic gift. Experts in the field will teach Dad how to use the barbecue correctly and how to get the most out of the one he might already have at home. Courses are of different themes and level of difficulty for example, specific food themes – like American Barbecue, fish or baking – or certain techniques such as low & slow cooking or smoking on the barbecue. Sign him up for the Father’s Day grill session where he’ll how to smoke a wagyu striploin, grill vegetables as well as bake a warm chocolate lava cake for dessert. There are also other courses available at a later date. Based on the latest safe management measures by the Ministry of Health, all Grill Academy courses are suspended till 20 June 2021. Bookings will reopen for courses on 21 June onwards. Price of the course is S$200. Book here.
Hailing from Scotland and distilled, matured and bottled by William Grant & Sons Ltd, Monkey Shoulder is made from small batches of different speyside single malts expertly blended then married together. The term ‘monkey shoulder’ harks back to its whisky making heritage. It’s a reference to a condition that maltmen sometimes picked up while working long shifts, turning the barley by hand. This condition causes their arm to hang down a bit like a monkey’s, so they nicknamed it ‘monkey shoulder’. This whisky has a richness and vibrancy which combines flawlessly with fruity aromas and mellow vanilla notes – great for a dad who loves his malt whisky, enjoys mixing them, but not into buying the serious stuff. Priced at S$93 and available at 1855 The Bottle Shop .
A good night’s sleep is what everyone needs and Dad no less! The SOVA Eye Masks now comes in Coal and also its original Navy colour that’ll definitely suit the man. SOVA uses the highest grade (6A) long fiber mulberry silk, with a thickness of 22 momme to provide the ultimate combination of shine, thickness, softness and durability for their products. We enforce the strictest quality guidelines, including the usage of non-toxic dyes to keep our products safe. Their products are also tested and OEKO-TEX® certified. These eye masks are deliver anti-aging benefits as they don’t tug at delicate parts of the face. They are also filled with pure silk so they feel extra plushie and softer on the eyes. Priced at S$49. Available here.
Not feeling the dining out vibe? Then dine in – well, sort of! Private dining has been on the rise ever since this whole pandemic has been looming over our heads and what better way to celebrate Dad than to treat him to an intimate chef’s table dinner. Held in the cosy home of Chef Justin and Eileen, you’ll be immediately greeted with their warm hospitality and a gorgeous table setting that changes with each and every visit. If Dad is gastronomically adventurous, this is the experience for him as Chef Justin serves up dinner “omakase” style. Nearing the date of your booking, he’ll inquire on any food allergies and preferences before curating a menu just for you based on what’s available and fresh for the day. Everything is made lovingly from scratch and with a high emphasis on top quality ingredients and condiments. We’re sure that this whole private dining experience that’s coupled with sincere conversations with your hosts will leave your dad entirely satisfied and coming back for more! Prices start at S$108 per pax for more than 4 persons. Visit their Facebook page for regular updates and secure your reservation.
Book Dad up for a slightly unconventional activity at Axe Factor where he’ll get to explore a safe space for him to vent, release and just let loose! Nestled along the row of restos The Grandstand at Bukit Timah, Axe Factor boasts at being the first indoor axe throwing range in Singapore. Think throwing darts, but just one, and way bigger! The individual enclosures where the axe throwing is carried out is enmeshed with metal wire fences to ensure the safety of those on the outside. Axes are relatively blunt and there’s a pretty safe distance of approximately 4-metres between the target and the thrower. This is a great way to bond with Dad this Father’s Day and also challenge him to hurling axes at target boards with a point system. An hour will cost S$30/pax, while 2 hours will cost S$52/pax. They also have various throwing packages available and a private room to host your family. Book your slot here.
With travelling still not an option, take in the sun and sea with an evening sunset cruise this Father’s Day along the beautiful city skyline of Singapore and marvel at just how picturesque our little island can be. Book for the whole family too and cruise along the Southern Islands. Within 2.5 hours, you will experience boarding and sailing to Sentosa Island, Labrador Park, where you’ll sail past and catch a glimpse of the Dragon’s teeth and the machine gun post as well as Pulau Hantu, and learn of the colourful legend of how its name originated. Prices are at S$100 per adult and S$90 per child for all slots (Thursday to Sunday and Public Holidays). Book here.
Present Dad with a luxurious hamper from Bacha Coffee and he might actually feel like royalty, Morrocan royalty that is. Its coffeehouse at ION Orchard is dressed in orange and blue and filled with Moroccan influences as inspired by the Dar el Bacha palace in Marrakech. Its hampers are no less extravagant, filled with fine coffees and accessories in vibrant colours and of course, gold. The Marocchissimo! Hamper features 250g whole beans, a Parisian Press coffee pot in gold, Bacha coffee scoop, and candy sticks. Priced at US$141, this is really for the dad who thoroughly enjoys his cuppa and savours every sip of it. Purchase here or in-store.
Nowadays, an all in-one wireless charger seems like a norm and this Native Union X Tom Dixon piece is a true statement with its aluminium finish that features a carved valet tray for Dad to place all his essentials. It offers fast and safe charging for all iPhones and other Qi compatible devices up to 10W and is designed to last with its aluminium base plus stainless steel cable sleeve. There’s also a transparent window design for added chic and the drop top charging disc is detachable. On-sale now at S$210 from Native Union here.
A good wallet made to last is always a necessity and you can have it tastefully personalised at Bynd Artisan. Meticulously crafted to fit Dad’s essential cards, bills and coins, the Compact Wallet available is various colours is a classic piece that fits seamlessly into your pocket. It’s made with natural grained cow hide leather with linen thread stitching and has a compartment for notes, three card slots, one coin pouch with snap button closure and two side pockets lined with black fabric lining – more than enough to store all of Dad’s essentials definitely! This compact wallet with coin pouch retails at S$160. Purchase here.