Finding a gift for your dad can be tricky, especially for those whose fathers have a more discerning taste.
So say goodbye to gift receipts and hello to an overjoyed parent, as we’ve perfected the ultimate gift guide for the father figure in your life.
Whether you’re gifting your dad, grandad or caregiver, you’ll find something on the list below.
We’ve taken the stress out of gifting so you can rest easy knowing your pops will be pleased. What’s more, everything is available in the City of London!
Cheese Lover’s Tasting Voucher for Two, Cheese at Leadenhall, £50
Set your mind at cheese and get your dad a voucher this year. A fantastic option, especially as the gift giver can enjoy the gift too! Let your father choose a box of five cheeses from the extensive list on offer in Leadenhall Market and tuck in together on a summer’s evening in June. Do you need to be told twice?
Work Hard Play Hard Large Handmade Notebook, Type Tom, £16.50
Ideal for the arty father, this big notebook is perfect for sketching and jotting down all those impressive ideas. The cover is hand printed on a restored Vandercook letterpress using a collection of antique woodblock type, and hand bound using a traditional Japanese stab binding technique with contrasting thread. Very cool!
Falconee H Tie, HERMES, £180
Really impress your pa with this 100% silk tie in dark blue from HERMES. The understated, yet sophisticated, tie made using jacquard weaving is perfect for special occasions and is sure to leave you dad grinning from ear to ear this Father’s Day.
Nicole Barr Enamel Sterling Silver Spitfire Plane Chain Link Cufflinks, Beau Gems, £128
Spoil your caregiver with something they’ll treasure forever with these quirky silver cufflinks from Beau Gems. The rhodium-plated statement pieces are perfect for plane enthusiasts and those looking to impress with an interesting touch to their outfit.
Rosolio di Bergamotto, Italicus, £29.95
Transport your dad to the Sicilian coast with a bottle of the zesty drink making waves in the industry. You may not have tried the spirit before but the light citrusy drink, with hints of rose and lavender, will be your dad’s summer go-to from now on. An alternative to gin, enjoy over ice, or topped with Prosecco or tonic water for a refreshing serve this Father’s Day.
Grain Leather Card Holder, Barbour, £34.95
For a fail-safe gift, get your dad a leather card holder from Barbour. The grained pocket-sized card holder is smart and is sure to make even the hardest people to buy presents happy. With enough space for six cards, the holder features the signature Barbour tartan lining inside and embossed branding on the leather.
Backgammon Roll in Panama in black, Smythson, £460
Looking to splurge this Father’s Day? Treat your dad to an iconic game from Smythson. One for the child at heart, a game of backgammon will impress your pops as well as help create special memories together. What’s more, it rolls up. So your dad can finish a game, pop it into his travel bag and take it on holiday to perfect his skills in the sun.
Avis Patchwork Jacket, Cawley Studio X Barbican, £200
Created exclusively for the Barbican, Cawley Studio has produced an upcycled collection using fabric repurposed from the Barbican’s recent How We Live Now exhibition by Edit. The collection has been dyed naturally using plant species that can be found across the Barbican Estate. This jacket is reversible and a great addition to any stylish father’s summer wardrobe.
Glenrothes, Tamoka, £115
The 18-year-old classic sherry aged whisky is from the speyside region of Scotland. The nightcap go-to has spicy, sweeter notes from the sherry wood and beautiful fruits from the once grape filled casks. Your old man is sure to feel special.
Navy & Cream Instarsia Panel Polo Shirt, Sirplus, £125
One for the chilled-out parent, the waffle polo shirt from Sirplus is a wardrobe staple for all ages. The navy panelled shirt is great for the spring to summer transition and looks great paired with some chinos during a bit of alfresco dining.
You’re sure to win brownie points with this shirt.