Gift ideas for this Father’s Day – Let’s Celebrate Dad!

It is time to celebrate our Dad’s, Pop’s, Grandads, Step-Dads, Pa’s – whatever we call them, it is time to celebrate the men in our life that we love on Sunday 5th September.

With everything going on around the world and so many uncertain and changing times, we have outlined some of our favourite Father’s Day gifts below and one of our favourite Father’s Day recipes and cocktails, so making Dad feel like one in a million on his special day is a breeze!

Choose our eGift Card that we know Dad’s will love as a gift for Father’s Day!

eGift Card

We have so many gifts ideas at The Interior Designer that we know Dad’s will love as a gift for Father’s Day!

If you are looking to make Dad feel loved this Father’s Day, why not choose 2 of your favourite family photos and add them to these absolutely stunning Zeta Mirrored Photo Frames. They will suit any interior and such a thoughtful gift for the special man in your life. Buy them here:

Zeta Mirrored Photo Frame

If you are looking to really spoil Dad and WOW him next Sunday, you cannot go past this beautiful drinks trolley that will be the feature piece in any entertaining area of your home. We love the idea of you choosing some of Dad’s favourite beverages and showcasing them on the trolley and having the Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail ready to go! Buy it here:

Brooklyn Mirrored Drinks Trolley – Black

For the Dad that has everything, we love the unique Lascari multi tool that is sure to be a hit! It is an all-in-one, with features of a comb, bottle opener, nuts and bolts wrench, screw driver, box cutter and knife blade cutter!Buy it here:

Comb & Multi Tool | L’ASCARI

Why not create a Father’s Day Signature Cocktail – Maple Old Fashioned

Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe


  • 60mL American whiskey

  • 15mL Maple Syrup

  • 2 dashes of bitters

  • Ice

  • Orange twist, to garnish


  1. Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well.

  2. Strain into a chilled old fashioned glass and garnish with an orange twist.

Treat dad to a delicious Father’s Day lunch or a hearty warming dinner with Our Favourite Father’s Day Recipe… Mash-Topped beef & Guinness Pie

Mash-topped beef & Guinness pie Recipe


2 onions, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 carrots. 3 stalks of celery, 2 fresh bay leaves, ½ a bunch of fresh thyme, olive oil, 500 g stewing beef (2.5cm dice), 3 tablespoons flour, 600 ml Guinness, 2 teaspoons brown sugar, 450 g potatoes, 75 ml milk, 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Peel and roughly chop the onions, garlic and carrots, then trim and roughly chop the celery. Tie the bay and thyme sprigs together with string.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large casserole pan over a medium heat. and add the vegetables and herbs. Toss everything in the oil to coat, then season.

  3. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes, or until the veg is softening, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a plate.

  4. Toss the beef in the flour and season, then add to the pan and cook until browned all over (you may need to do this in batches).

  5. Deglaze the pan with the Guinness. Add the veg and herbs, then top up with water if needed, to just cover the meat and veg.

  6. Stir in the brown sugar. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for about 2 hours, or until the meat is tender.

  7. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of boiling salted water, then drain.

  8. Mash with the milk, butter and a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.

  9. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/gas 6.

  10. Put the meat in an ovenproof dish, top with the mash and drizzle with oil

  11. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and crisping up.

Whatever you do next Sunday, as long as you and your loved ones are together, safe and happy that is all that really matters. From The Interior Designer family to your family, we wish you all a magical Father’s Day full of love and laughter.

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