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Father’s Day: The foodie-inspired guide to the top local gifts and experiences

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Looking for the ultimate gifts for your foodie-loving father? We’ve got you covered…

Father’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday June 21) and to help you get your dad – or the man in your life – a great gift, we’ve pulled out all the stops to bring you an inspired range of products and experiences.

From fine dining boxes stuffed with lobster, crab and beef to virtual cooking classes you can both tune into, not to mention grazing boxes and something to satisfy those with a sweet tooth, there’s something to suit all the food-loving fathers in our round-up.


A virtual cooking class with a seasoned professional


Does your dad love cooking? Has he always wanted to learn new skills from a professional chef? Then a virtual cooking class with Jenny Thomson of Courses for Cooks in Dunfermline could be the order of the day.

From bread-making workshops to learning how to cook Middle Eastern dishes, not to mention learning how to master Thai, Asian and Indian cuisine, there are plenty of different classes to suit all tastes.

View all the classes here.


The Best of Land & Sea Box

Treat your dad to the ultimate feast from Haar restaurant in St Andrews. Three beautiful courses for two people, this delicious meal is prepared by MasterChef finalist Dean Banks and his team and can be posted anywhere across the UK.

The box costs £90 and can be purchased here.


Beef box for BBQ lovers

The newly-opened Butchery at Bowhouse in Fife’s East Neuk has put together a special beef box for Father’s Day which can delivered nationwide.

Including an eight-week aged rolled beef roasting joint, six beef and ale sausages, two beef and bone marrow burgers, two eight-week aged rump steaks, beef dripping and a pack of beef jerky, this box is ideal for those dads keen to get out on the barbecue.

Priced at £40 (contactless pick up) or £48 including courier delivery, this gift is bound to put a smile on your father’s face.

Click here to order.


Father’s Day Grazing Box from Platter & Pop

This two person gift box is bound to keep your dad busy. Packed with a load of charcuterie, cheese, chutney, fresh fruit, crackers and sweet treats, not to mention a mini bottle of red wine, there’s plenty for your dad to work through in this grazing box.

Created by Platter & Pop, it costs £40 and can be delivered across Perth, Dundee and Stirlingshire.

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available. For more information and to order, click here.


Treat him to a Treat Box from Pretty Little Cakes

If your dad loves something sweet, then this treat box may be his dream Father’s Day gift.

With three cupcakes, two cakesicles, two chocolate brownies, a mix of chocolate and white chocolate dipped strawberries, a small jar of Nutella, not to mention a mixture of sweets and Homer-inspired doughnuts, there’s plenty for him to feast on.

The box costs £22 and you can also add a bottle of Corona for £2 extra.

Click here to order


Afternoon tea from Harper & Lime

If your dad likes the finer things in life then this afternoon tea box may just be the way to his heart. Packed with treats including classic finger sandwiches, savoury tarts, pastries and freshly-baked scones with jam and fresh cream, those with a sweet tooth will enjoy these delights. There are also bakes such as lemon drizzle cake with white chocolate and raspberry, coffee cream choux pastries, strawberry tarts and chocolate brownies to indulge in.

Harper & Lime near Ladybank has also teamed up with St Andrews Wine Company to enable customers to add a bottle of fizz at the same time, creating a real treat for your dad.

An afternoon tea box for two costs £28 and £48 for four.

Click here to place an order via Facebook.

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