Mell’s Must Haves: Father’s Day Edition

Looking to find the perfect gift for Father’s Day? Whether you like to be organised or prefer to buy last minute, this gift guide has all the inspiration you need to buy dad the ideal gift.


The Fashionable Dad:

Add some extra style and comfort to your dad’s wardrobe this year with a selection of organic cotton t-shirts and polo shirts from Fat Face on Mill Lane South. With graphic tees licensed by VW and inspired by the upcoming World Cup, your dad is sure to look cool and feel great at the same time.

VW Football Organic Cotton Graphic T-Shirt – £28, Fat Face

Or for a more modern look upgrade his footwear with iconic suede Chelsea boots. A classic shoe style built to last all seasons, your dad will be smart and sophisticated, ready for any occasion. Find them in GANT in Drury Arcade.

GANT Ricardo Suede Chelsea Boot – £130, GANT

For a gift that is truly timeless, discover House of Fraser’s selection of designer and real leather wallets in Drury Arcade. This sleek and functional leather wallet by Ted Baker is an everyday staple your dad is sure to reach for again and again- it’s simple style makes it suitable for all tastes.

Ted Baker Anthony’s Billfold Wallet – £40, Available at House of Fraser


The Technical Dad:

No matter how bad his current music taste is, take your dad back to his childhood with some of his favourite albums on vinyl, from Def Leppard and Fleetwood Mac to Linkin Park and Liam Gallagher, HMV on Mell Square has a wide range of classic vinyls for hours of listening – but hurry as stock flies out fast!

Liam Gallagher “As You Were”- £19.99, Available while stocks last at HMV

Alternatively, celebrate his love of music with a wireless speaker ideal for any room. This premium portable Bluetooth speaker, available at Sevenoaks Vision and Sound in Drury Arcade, is small enough to take anywhere from the garden to the office without compromising on a big sound.

Denon Envaya Mini DSB-150BT Portable Bluetooth Speaker- £129, Sevenoaks Sound and Vision

If your dad fancies himself as bit of a footballer, why not virtually put him to the test with Fifa 18 for PlayStation 4. Celebrate Father’s Day by playing with your favourite players and teams in tournaments all over the world.

Fifa 18 on PlayStation 4- £21.99, Available at GAME


The Outdoor Dad:

For those dads who love the great outdoors, whether it’s walking, camping or skiing, find all the equipment you need for an active Father’s Day at Mountain Warehouse on Mill Lane South. For the ultimate protection, these sunglasses are UV protected and fashionable, the perfect accessory for any outdoorsman.

Halcyon DLX Sunglasses- £44.99, Available at Trespass

Take your dads outdoor experience to the next level, with an expert activity tracker or fitness watch from Cotswold Outdoor in Mell Square. This lightweight smartwatch is designed to help you reach your fitness goals whilst offering insights into your data, making it a great workout buddy.

FitBit Versa Watch- £200, Available at Cotswold Outdoor


Eating Out:

If you’re looking for a special treat this Father’s Day, spoil you dad with a three course Sunday lunch complete with a fine bottle of wine at Esabella’s, or celebrate the Italian way with a feast from Carluccio’s new main menu on Drury Lane South.

Seafood Salad from the specials menu at Carluccio’s (available until 26th June)


Finishing Details

Don’t forget a card this year, with plenty of meaningful cards to show your love as well as gift wrapping and boxes available at Clintons in Mell Square.

Father’s Day Card- £2.35, Available at Clintons

For those looking for something a bit more humorous, The Card Factory on Mell Square offers cards for the dads with that wicked sense of humour, as well as personalised gifts and balloons.


Personalised Pint Glass- £12.49, Available at Card Factory

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