Five ways to spoil your dad on Father's Day
Book him a massage
Those looking to pamper their fathers can book him into the I-Spa at the InterContinental in Kowloon for the “I-Spa for Him” treatment. Choose from the Recharge and Refresh (1½ hours, HK$1,830) or the Physical Rescue (1½ hours, HK$1,550). Both treatments are designed to relieve muscle tension, calm the mind and restore hydration; those who book get a complimentary three-course lunch at the pool terrace or in the Club InterContinental Lounge. “Dads deserve some pampering and time to relax and de-stress,” said I-Spa director Sandy Lam. Tel: 2721 1211
Snag him a steak
The Butchers Club has created a Father’s Day Steak Pack that includes a 1kg, 60-day dry-aged rib-eye steak on the bone, Butchers Club seasoning salt and two Butchers Club steak knives packed on a chopping board. “The wooden board and knives gives this package a gentleman’s quality, and of course there’s the amazing tasting steak,” said Butchers Club head chef Ned Nolan. The pack can be delivered to home or office, and is available online for HK$1,000 at thebutchers.club
Treat him to brunch
Hugo’s, the European fine-dining restaurant at the Hyatt Regency in Tsim Sha Tsui, has joined forces with S.T. Dupont to create a Father’s Day brunch, available with free-flowing wine and champagne packages. Fathers will receive a limited-edition, multipurpose army knife from the French luxury brand. “I look forward to seeing many happy faces at Hugo’s on Father’s Day," said executive chef Raymond Cheung.
Hugo’s Father’s Day Brunch 11.30am-3pm, HK$768 per adult; HK$542 per child. With free-flowing champagne: HK$1,166 per adult; with free-flowing red and white wines: HK$986 per adult. Tel: 3721 7733
Get him some chocolate
French chocolatier Jean-Paul Hévin has sweet-toothed dads covered. The Parisian-style chocolate bar (outlets in Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, and Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui) has a Chocolate Pen (HK$288) made with 68 per cent cacao and shaped like a classic fountain pen, and a Chocolate Cigar (HK$248) which marries Forastero and Trinitario beans from South America and is made of 64 per cent cacao. This year Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolatier collaborated with perfume boutique Parfumerie Trésor to offer the Dandy Coffret Gift Set (HK$1,588), which includes a 50ml bottle of Eau de Parfum Le Dandy d’Orsay and a box of nine bonbons, and the Gentleman Coffret Gift Set (HK$1,388), which includes a bottle of Eau de Toilette Vetiver de L.T. Piver, a masculine fragrance of vetiver, patchouli, lavender, green apples and nutmeg, a chocolate cigar and a box of nine bonbons. For details call 2583 9002
Ply him with whisky
Whisky connoisseurs can find a special bottle at wine etc. The Suntory Yamazaki Limited Edition 2014 (HK$2,890) is a Japanese whisky blended from three single malts to produce a soft, velvety spirit with notes of vanilla and honey. If you want to seriously splash out, The Macallan Red Ribbon Single Malt 1950 (HK$71,790) is a rare Speyside whisky from Scotland bottled during the early 1980s and has a handwritten label.
wine etc has outlets at Shop C, 1/F, Entertainment Building, Central, tel: 3752 2009; Shop 404, 4/F, Pedder Building, Central, tel: 2812 2009; G/F, 12C Shing Wo Road, Happy Valley, tel: 2567 2009.