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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 31 August 2019
20 THE WEEKEND NEOS KOSMOS | SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019 DIGITAL.NEOSKOSMOS.COM Things to do with your dad on Father’s Day A recent YouGov Galaxy survey of Australian men showed that more than 40 per cent of dads just want to hear “I love you” as the number one gift they can get on Father’s Day on 1 September. And what better way to show this than by spending some quality time time with dad? We’ve put together a list of places where you can do this. bourne. Taking off from Moorabbin Airport your flight takes in the scenery of the Bayside coast flying over the seaside areas to St Kilda, before tracking inland over some the most pristine parts of the South Eastern Suburbs from the air. If you have a special request to fly over dad’s favourite places, make sure you let the pilot know. Tickets are at $100 for a 15-minute flight. Contact https://milehigh.rezdy.com/book. 1 HELLENIC RSL Fathers are also traditionally the protectors of their families, and the Hellenic RSL pays homage to this role with a Father’s Day luncheon at the Hellenic Sub Branch at 1pm on Sunday, 8 September. The event is being held at 14A Ferrars Place, South Melbourne, and not only offers great home-made tucker but gives dad the opportunity to meet with some interesting people to talk about politics, history and hear a war story or two. Telephone (03) 9699 9844. 2 Bar and Tavern, however due to the venue’s closure it will now be held at the Braeside Club Rooms. Tickets are at $35 per person, however fathers are welcome to come for free. The lunch runs from 1-5pm on Sunday, 8 September. For bookings, call Penny on 0419363803. 3 LEMNIAN FATHER’S DAY The Lemnian Father’s Day event was supposed to have taken place at the Lexi Meze JOY FLIGHT Treat your father to a 15-minute helicopter joy flight over the the coastal areas of Mel- 4 5 6 ALPHA AND OMEGA Alpha and Omega is organising a Father’s Day Dinner Night from 5.30pm to 11pm at 7a Strathmerton Street, Reservoir, on 7 September. There will be music by Nikos Nikolaou, finger food and dips. Admission is at $25 per person, and $15 for children and fathers who are members. Father’s Day lunch includes a $55 banquet menu or an a la carte menu to choose from. All Dads receive a complementary Fixation IPA on arrival! Book to reserve a table at Brighton, Brunswick, Williamstown or Kew. Phone: (03) 9207 7477. 7 BLU OLIVE A special Father’s Day menu brings a selection of the restaurant’s favourite dishes passed down from a generation of fathers to grandfathers on 1 September. The banquet at $65 per person brings a wide selection of seafood platters and meat platters bound to tantalise dad’s taste buds from the first sizzling saganaki to the dessert platter with many pit-stops in between. Seating times are available for lunch and dinner. Blu Olive is at Shop 19, Parkhill Plaza at 225 Parkhill Drive, Berwick, Victoria. Bookings at (03) 87645913. AMMOS GREEK TAVERN A Greek feast for dad is promised at Ammos Greek Tavern on 1 September for lunch and dinner from 12pm. The restaurant is at 66 Station Street, Sandringham. Book a table on (03) 95986644. MANCHESTER UNITY TOUR Is your dad a bit of an architect buff? Why not treat your family on an exclusive tour of the Manchester Unity Building this Father’s Day! Dine at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant (220 Collins Street, Melbourne) and then embark on a one-hour guided tour of the iconic Manchester Unity Building.Visit the renowned level 11 Art Deco Boardroom, get up close and personal with the MU Tower and enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne CBD from the rooftop! Tickets are at $60-$75. 8 9 SALONA A Father’s Day Greek-style Barbeque takes place at Salona on 1 September with many exciting delicacies, including an array of organic meats from Gary’s butcher. The meal is priced at $39. Lunch begins at noon with dinner from 5pm until late. Salona is at 26a Swan Street, Richmond, 3121. Telephone (03) 9429 1460. 10 DO IT YOURSELF Why not create dad’s favourite dish yourself and spend the day pampering him at home with good food, some wine and an old Greek movie? The best gift for any parent is some down time with their children. HELLENIC REPUBLIC Give dad the gift of a beautiful dining experience at one of the Hellenic Republic venues.
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