30 Aug Central Coast Chronicle Father’s Day Gift Guide
Here it is our Father’s Day Gift Guide.
If you’re looking for something for Dad this Father’s Day, this is your one-stop shop. We have heaps of recommendations from local businesses.
**SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR OUR DINING with DAD feature to support those local restaurants offering a Father’s Day dining package**
As always, please click on the company /brand name to visit their social pages or website.
A gift with heart:
Father’s Day Raffle for Iris Foundation.The Iris Foundation is a Central Coast charity dedicated to reducing the risk of suicide in our community. Iris Foundation delivers and facilitates programs and activities that reduce suicide by fostering hope, resilience and connections. The Foundation is supported through philanthropic grants and fundraising.
All wrapped Up:
For the visual or artistic dad
KAB Gallery has a range of artworks for every dad. If you’ve got an ocean-loving father, why not check out Sally West’s Beach Series, with its beautiful neutral palette and bold application, the series features landscapes of some of Australia’s most iconic beaches, from Bondi to the Central Coast.
Pricing ranges from $395 and KAB Gallery is offering delivery to Central Coast buyers or click and collect from the Terrigal gallery. If purchasing online, artworks are dispatched the next day – perfect for the last-minute shopper.
For the Dad who takes care of his appearance
Hydrafacial – a lunch break is all you need (post lockdown of course!). HydraFacial is an advanced technology that provides amazing skin results in under 30 minutes to deliver powerful antioxidants to counteract damage by free radicals (from pollutants, sun and stress).
A fave for men and women this treatment is quick easy and doesn’t include any of the frills you might have during other treatments. Who says looking good has to take hours?
Prices start at $175 and for more information visit: http://www.hydrafacial.com.au
Men Who Scrub: *As Featured on Sunrise with Sam Mac* We warn you, once you scrub – you will never go back. All of our products are handmade by the Men Who Scrub team on the Central Coast NSW. Made with only the best Australian Natural Ingredients; we pride ourselves on making the best products available for you to enjoy! Whether you’re removing the grime of the day in the laundry sink or a scrub down in the shower, these are all products that you will no longer be able to live without. Our pick – the Salted Caramel!
The Men Who Scrub team are offering free contactless pickup at Tuggerah up until Father’s Day using the code PICKUP, and they have normal postage for $8 or express for $16
Crate Day – Make it a Crate Day from top to toe. They’ve included a leather belt, body wash, a shower puff, and a pair of socks that do more social good than the holey pair Dad’s wearing right now. Feel-good socks for him and a feel-good choice for you. Our favourite part? You get to choose the socks! Link here for purchasing details.
Claya – Is a Central Coast-based company and ships Australia-wide. It’s easy to “create your own” box on our website. Add a gift box to the cart/ select the items you wish to include + leave a note for the recipient at checkout. Easy, effortless, and it’s sent directly to the recipient. The Ready to Rock or the Night In kits are our picks!
For the Pet Dad
The Chicken Guard – Does your Dad dote on the Chickens at your place? Then this is THE perfect gift for Dad! As Father’s Day creeps up, the ChickenGuard proves to be the perfect gift for your flock owning father. The world’s most innovative automatic locking system for chicken coop doors makes backyard chicken keeping easier and safer than ever before.
Keeping up with the trend, ChickenGuard’s ground-breaking gadgets have been a massive hit with poultry owners worldwide. The Locking Combi Premium – Self Locking Chicken Door automatically opens the coop with timers and light sensors in the morning and shuts it at night; you can program it to open and close at select times or choose to let it rise and fall with light. The door not only keeps Dad’s chicken children safe from predators but also permits him a well-deserved lie-in, and its weatherproof casing ensures reliable operation in the most extreme conditions with extra-large buttons for ease in all weathers.
Central Coast Hampers & Gifts – Looking for a gift for the best Dog-Dad? Or Puppy-Papa? Then the “Puppy Love” Hamper from Central Coast Hampers & Gifts is your solution.
1 x Soul and Ark Soy Candle -SALTED CARAMEL & COFFEE and 1 x Soul & Ark Body Scrub – Soul & Ark’s Body Scrubs are divine smelling and has therapeutic effects. A must-have for body care! A divine blend of ground coffee, coconut sugar, almond oil, cold press rosehip oil, jojoba oil, andiron oil, white clay, vitamin C, cinnamon, therapeutic sea salt, aromas of cocoa & orange blossom.
Plus a super cute 1 x Stuffed “I love you” Loveable puppy all wrapped up in a Gift Box, Ribbon and gift card. Link here for info
For the Outdoorsy Dad
Elegantly Quirky – Their Happy Camper Kit is our pick for our Father’s Day Gift Guide! It includes a Camp cup, Swiss army knife, Beanie, Beef jerky & Moonbar – perfect for the Dad who loves hiking (within the Local Government Area until after lockdown!)
BONUS: Use DAD10 for 10% off all gift boxes!
The Cacti Folk Father’s Day Boxes🌵🌵 – 1 hairy old man cactus in a grey terracotta pot – 2 cactus cocktail glasses – 1 @mr.consistent_ margarita mix – 1 @mr.consistent_ dried limes All of this packed in a beautiful box for $120 DM the team for orders, limited numbers available!
Gifted – Hampers & Giftware – The Top Bloke is great for the “hard to buy for” or the ultimate gift for a true-blue Aussie Dad who enjoys a BBQ and beers with his mates.
Box Includes:2x Vale Ale cans, 1x Drunken Sailor Stout & Chipotle Seeded Mustard, 1x Little Cake Co. “Happy Father’s Day” cookie, 1x Beerenberg Coopers Ale BBQ Sauce, 1x Do Good Labs El Mexicana Mix. All Presented in their premium matte black magnetic closure gift box.
For deliveries on the Central Coast, it’s next-day deliveries. They are currently accepting preorders for Father’s Day hampers which will be delivered by Saturday 4th September unless the customer requests otherwise! Link here for more info
Jet Ski Safari – It doesn’t get any better than this… Let us introduce you to the most specialised and exciting on-water experience in Sydney! Ride your own jet ski, without the need for a license, (that’s right, NO LICENSE REQUIRED) and feel the freedom and exhilaration that Jet Ski Safaris has to offer as you explore the stunning Hawkesbury River. With a variety of packages on offer, Dad’s Day will be made! Visit: www.jetskisafarisnsw.com.au for info
For the Dad that Loves Local
Link & Pin – An institution of Woy Woy, the crew has a new batch of Link and Pin T-shirts perfect for dads who love their live music (rock) or banh mi! $30 each with $9 postage for anywhere in Australia. Best of all, they’re screen-printed in NSW! Send the team a message to order yours.
For you AND Dad
Father’s Day Raffle at GRSL – Win the perfect gift for Dad! Over $5k in prizes up for grabs. Enjoy some family time with us from the safe comfort of your home. Troy Henderson will be entertaining us so get your song requests ready.
Grazing Boxes & Foodie Gifts:
Nonna’s Plate Central Coast – The next best thing to sitting at Nonna’s table after a hearty meal and then enjoying a delicious dessert that you KNOW is made with love. Spoil your Dad with some treats from Nonna’s Plate. Link here
The Browniery Central Coast -We absolutely love this idea and when it arrived for inclusion in our Father’s Day Gift Guide, we couldn’t stop staring at the deliciousness on our computer screen. Treat yourself…we mean Dad… to a Loaded Brownie Box: 4 slices of loaded brownies – $24.
Or perhaps Dad would like a Pizza brownie (9 inches) – $60 – choose up to 6 flavours or our pick for Dad… the Belgian Chocolate Truffles box: (25g each) Box 12 – $22 (up to 3 flavours), Box 18 – $35 (up to 3 flavours), Box 35 – $60 (up to 5 flavours). Dm, the team for details and ordering.
Cup Cakn Around – For Father’s Day the team has a Box of 6 cupcakes with Happy Father’s Day disk with the option to send through a personalised photo and we will print as an edible image and put on the cupcake $30 plus $5 delivery (delivery day before Father’s Day) OR
Treat box (2 cupcakes, 2 cake balls, and 2 brownies) with happy Father’s Day disk $20 plus DELIVERY NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Grazing With Sar – Has four options – our favourite? The Lots of Love Box! DM @grazingwithsar for prices. Delivery is within 10km from Hamlyn terrace for a fee of 1-3km Free, 4-6km $10, 7-10km $15. Link here for all their options.
Zero Fox Pasta -Have gift cards available on their website, and if you use the code Fathersday you’ll get 10% off gift cards starting from the 16th of August until the 4th of September. Click here for more info.
Phat Platter & luxury Picnics – are a Family run Central coast-based business. They have been operating now for over 3 years. Their Father’s Day Boxes are available for Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September Order before 5 pm Thursday 2nd Limited spots available. Check online for delivery /pick up options.
Foxy Claires – If you haven’t discovered Foxy Claires Yet, then Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity! They make Fresh Loaded Profiteroles all made on the Central Coast! They’re taking pre-orders for their treats until Thursday 2nd September, so you’ll have to be quick. Click here for more info.
Rusticated Grazing: Has created a Father’s Day box. It’s called The “Man of the year” box. Contents: -Gentleman jack bourbon (can be swapped out for dads favourite) -Pork pie with homemade tomato relish -Choc licorice bullets -Pork Crackling -Pickled cocktail onions -Assorted mixed nuts -3 cured types of meat -Vintage smoked cheddar -Tasmanian Brie -1 gourmet dip -Assortment of dried fruit, crackers and vegetables. Price: $95 Delivery: Free 0-15km from Holgate, 15-25km $5 delivery fee. DM the team for details.
VIP Private Chef – VIP Private Chef’s herb-infused extra virgin olive oil is available for purchase NOW!! Four great flavours await you:▪️Garlic ▪️Rosemary & Garlic▪️Lemongrass & Chilli▪️Lemon & Thyme Pick up from Erina or free delivery within a 5km radius. Postage options will be available online shortly, but message the team, and they will arrange it for you ASAP.
Sunshine Gifting Co – Local Legends Box. Think your Dad is a legend? Then reward him with the LEGEND BOX! Filled with amazing items made on the Central Coast and a few choccies because, well … why not? This is the ULTIMATE gift for this Father’s Day!
What’s included: 1x MaDhouse Original Beef Jerky, 1x Lomani & Co Mandle (Assorted scents), 1x Men Who Scrub (Assorted scents), 2x Six String Brewing Co Coastie Lager Can, 1x Father’s Day themed sugar cookie (Choice of three), 5x Assorted chocolates, Father’s Day gift tag by Valley Label, Limited edition greeting card *VALUED AT OVER $90! SUPPORT LOCAL & SAVE. Link here for more info.
Fidessco -Looking to prepare the best Father’s Day feast in lockdown? Get one of Fidessco’s farm-fresh seasonal veggie boxes delivered straight to your door!
Delivering on Wednesday the 1st of September to the central coast and Newcastle areas, each box including some delicious menu cards so you can prepare something delicious for that special man in your life! DM for more info
The Lavender Goat – THE ULTIMATE FATHERS DAY BREAKFAST FEAST IN BED! Two double bacon egg rolls, two ham cheese croissants 2 extra hashys, 2 medium coffees, 2 cold press juices, 2 loaded new York style cookies, 4 brownie squares, fathers day sugar cookie sprinkled with sweet treats… All baked goods are made in-store at The Goat.
All this for $90.00 Available for pick up Saturday 4th OR Sunday 5th Payment on order is required for all orders to be completed by Sunday, August 29th at 3 pm. Call 4303 6927 to order yours now or pop in store. Link for more info
Forage and Feast Platters – Lighten up this lockdown Father’s Day with a delicious Grazing Box! It’s the perfect treat for any dad to indulge in. Grazing Boxes are $110, including free delivery to those within 10km from Berkeley Vale ($1 per km thereafter). Their Grazing Boxes include a selection of artisan cheese, meats and olives, fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious dips, treats such as donuts and chocolate, an assortment of crackers and a whole lot more! Please place any orders before Friday the 3rd of September! Link here for info
Marshmallow Co – Have some great options for all sorts of Dads who love their sweet treats! Choosing just a couple for our Father’s Day Gift Guide was tough! Our Picks? The Dad’s Boozy Hot Chocolate Box and the S’mores Gourmet Marshmallows
The Mini Grazing Co -Are offering savoury or brunch for Father’s Day A mini box for 1 – $35, 2-4 people – $75, 4-6 people – $85 Delivery is free if on the Peninsula; if not, they charge a $10 delivery fee. DM for details.
Bake.Your.Day. -Are creating two options this year. A Polaroid photo box includes 4 cookies for $20 and a $10 cookie box. Orders in by 27th August. Located in Point Clare and have free delivery for Father’s Day orders ☺️ DM for enquires.
Eden’s Events – If you want to spoil Dad with a boxed brunch, then look no further; the ultimate brunch box comes with salmon bagels, B.L.T on Turkish and ham and cheese English muffins, made fresh the morning of Father’s Day. Standard brunch $70, Large $95 Pick up from Tuggerah.
Drinks for Dad:
TWENTYFIVEFOUR, Is a tasty, cold-pressed coffee in a can that is perfect for the dads who like to think they’re coffee- connoisseurs. TWENTYFIVEFOUR is a new Australian, veteran-owned coffee brand with a passion to do good and not just create good coffee.
Consisting of two blends, Gunfire Traditional and Gunfire Reviver, which was inspired by an ANZAC tradition of drinking coffee laced with whiskey or rum. The Gunfire blends come as a whole bean coffee, and a ready-to-drink cold-pressed (non-alcoholic) coffee beverage- infused with flavours and aromas of rum (Gunfire Traditional) and whiskey (Gunfire Reviver) from the barrels in which the beans are aged.
Prices start at just $23.00 and can be purchased online at: https://twentyfivefour.com.au, and offering free delivery on all orders over $75.00. All orders are to be made by Monday, August 30.
Bar Toto – Are offering a Whiskey Flight (a selection of whiskeys) for Dad this Father’s Day. Included in the kit:
1 x 200g laphroaig infused cheddar from Scotland
1 x 50ml laphroaig 10yr old Islay single malt Scotch whisky
1 x 50ml The Macallan 12 yr double cask highland single malt Scotch whisky
1 x 50ml Glenfiddich 15 yr old single malt Scotch whisky
Also, includes pane carasau (Italian crispbread) and delivery
Onyx Coffee Spirits – Coffee Brewers & Distillers, born and blended on the Central Coast – For the Dad that loves his Coffee Cocktails, their Cocktail Jar “Party in your kitchen” Bundle is perfect!
Just chill, shake and drink—an expertly crafted cocktail with no hidden additives or preservatives – just powerful flavours. The jars contours mimic the cocktail shaker effect, delivering an instant crema that filters a rich, explosive coffee flavour. Find the details here.
Angove Wines Has a selection of delicious wines that are sure to tickle Dad’s fancy. Our pick? The Warboys Vineyard Shiraz
This award-winning wine is one of their best-selling wines, and for a good reason too. The nose of this wine is initially rich and comforting in tones of chocolate and Christmas spices amidst red berry fruit. With time, the fruit gets brighter and more nuanced floral and savoury characters emerge. View their selection here.
Block N Tackle – Spoil your dad this year… with beer! This gift pack includes a can of Jon Piper American IPA, Sir Thomas Infused Beer Cheddar + Crackers (Little Creek Wyong), Madhouse Smokey Chipotle Beef Jerky (Toukley) a Block n Tackle IPA Glass. Delivering from Friday, August 13th Shop here.
Upstairs Wines – They’ve delivered (literally and figuratively) once again for our Father’s Day Gift Guide! Their Dad Pack really will have you reaching “Golden Child” status this Father’s Day. They’re offering a curated gift pack with all the essential items just for Dad!
– 1 x From Sunday Shiraz – 2 x Beers (Tell us what he likes and we will pick something to suit!) – Central Coast made Nine Iron Beef Jerky – Pure Crystal Hot Sauce – Frankie’s Smokey Jalapeno Pickle Relish – Upstairs Wines’ Waiter’s Friend – Free Coffee Card from Long Jetty Cafe
PRE-ORDER – Available from Tuesday 24th August * Order cut off for shipping Friday 27th August *Long Jetty Pick up from Tuesday 24th August
Dining with Dad:
Here it is your opportunity to shout Dad dinner, be quick – some offers are for limited quantities!
Suq Restaurant – Father’s Day Lunch Package is the perfect gift for Dad!
Orders in by Saturday 4th September 12pm. Pick up between 12-1 pm Sunday 5th September.
Margarita Daze Will have a special weekend feast tailored for Fathers Day including A Father’s Day Pack – $150 All you need to do is cook the steak to his liking (or let the KING of the BBQ DIY!)
1.5kg Tomahawk steak
Duck fat roasted potatoes
Vine roasted tomatoes
Rocket parmesan salad
Red wine jus
Reaper hot sauce
(Can you say YUMMMM!)
Plus add on a Mystery 4 pack of craft beer cans
1 x bottle of shiraz
Il Toscano 2 Garlic Breads-3 Regular Pasta-2 Dessert of the day- 1 Bottle of wine – a special gift for the Father of the family! Please write the type of pasta you’d like on “note” when you order.
And if you’ve left your Father’s Day gifting to the last minute, you can always give Dad an Il Toscano Gift Voucher. Click here to fill in your details and have a voucher sent directly to Dad.
Nash Ettalong While what Dad really wants this Father’s Day is for this lockdown to end, and for a weekend away with the boys, or for some, it’s simply to return to work.
And whilst the team at Nash Ettalong don’t have control over that, what you can do is spoil dad this Father’s Day with dinner from this fabulous new restaurant at Ettalong…
You have your choice of
🦞Western Rock Lobster Tails
Two lobster tails poached in garlic butter and hand made spaghettini with lemon, chilli & parsley $60
🍽Beef Short Rib
Slow-cooked bbq beef short rib, creamy potato salad with bacon, egg & shallots, grilled corn on the cob with chipotle aioli, pecorino cheese & coriander $50
To order visit Menulog or contact the restaurant directly.
To order: mumbojumbos.com.au
FATHERS DAY AT HOME DINNER
Salt cured swordfish, kisir cracked wheat, chamomile & hazelnut dukkah
Beetroot w whipped goats cheese & pickled grapes
Margra lamb shoulder, slow-baked w baby carrots, caramelised eschalots, almond pilaf, & cumin yoghurt
Pistachio tarts w fresh fig & praline
$120 for two people SUNDAY 5th September Pick Up & Delivery Times available between 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pick up from Safran Restaurant
Home Delivery to the local area Woy Woy, Blackwall, Ettalong, Booker Bay, Umina, Daley’s Point, Empire Bay.
Limited time slots will be available to the following suburbs just outside of our regular delivery area – Pearl Beach, Patonga, Killcare, Hardy’s Bay, Bensville, Horsfield Bay, Phegans Bay, Woy Woy Bay.
The Fathers Day dinner is prepared fresh, hot & ready to eat. No further cooking/preparation is required. However, if you wish to pick up/deliver at an earlier time slot and eat later, the hot dishes will keep well in a warm oven until you are ready to eat.
Allergy information: A Gluten-Free menu is available, please let us know at the time of ordering. The team regrets that they will be unable to accommodate any other changes to the menu.
TO ORDER: Preorder is essential for this very special menu ORDER ONLINE HERE
Bellyfish Terrigal Will be offering a Fathers Day box called The Dad Box with:
– 2x Six String beer,
– 2x pulled pork, slaw, bbq aioli burgers
– 1x loaded fries with bacon, cheese, sweet chilli, aioli and salsa
$55 per box
Available on the day from 10 am till close
Order in cafe or online on the day hit Start Order on Facebook and pick up or use the link https://w.abacus.co/Store/3287446
Classic prawn cocktail, QLD tiger prawns, baby cos, Marie Rosedressing, lemon – $68 serves four
Half shell Hervey Bay scallops, chilli sambal butter – 6 for $27 or 12 for $54
Slow roasted lamb shoulder, creamy potato puree, salsa Verde, greenbeans with preserved lemon butter $86 serves four
Beef bourguignon pie, creamy mash, with carrots and green beans serves four – $78
Chocolate mousse tart, honeycomb, chocolate fudge sauce – two for $16 or four for $32
Shelly Beach Golf Club – Has a selection of FATHER’S DAY AT HOME BOXES
BOX 1 – SUNDAY ROAST
• Duo of roast meats • Roasted Vegetables • Broccoli & cauliflower au gratin • Steamed Seasonal vegetables • Red wine jus • Crusty bread rolls
DESSERT: Rich chocolate self-saucing pudding with Chantilly cream & vanilla Anglaise
2 PAX – $50 • 4 PAX – $90 • 6 PAX – $130
BOX 2 – AMERICAN BBQ MEATS
• Slow-cooked spiced rubbed ranger valley beef brisket • Smokey BBQ pork ribs • 16hr slow-cooked pulled pork • Buffalo chicken wings • A selection of sides including – Mac n Cheese, Creamy slaw, homemade cornbread & pickle • Assorted sauces
DESSERT: Apple & cherry pie with crème anglaise & Chantilly cream
2 PAX – $70 • 4 PAX – $130 • 6 PAX – $180
To place an order please email email@example.com with your box size, your name and phone number and we will contact you for payment and organise a time for pick up or delivery. All orders are to be placed no later than 5 pm Monday 30th of August for pick up or delivery on Friday 3rd September.