Father’s Day is coming up in just under a month (mark your diary: it’s the 21st June). And if your dad is tricky to buy gifts for, we’re here to help. We put our heads together to source the best kinds of gift for any dad, from cheffy dads to outdoorsy dads via golf dads and “got your nose” dads (you know the ones). Here are 50 options (at a variety of price points) for every type of dad, that you can buy on Amazon.
For the dad who just got into “proper” coffee
A stylish French press that will make enough coffee to get him through all the Sunday supplements.
For the dad who will talk to you for 30 minutes about French roast vs. Italian roast beans
For the dad who still uses a sandwich bag as a wash bag
For the dad who’s really a big kid
For the dad who swears he’s ¼ Scottish on his mum’s side
Like anything ascribed to taste, you’ll know best what your dad’s into. But this single malt is a real crowd-pleaser.
For the dad who finally learned how to say Hygge
For the dad that needs a hobby
For the dad who seems a bit frazzled
For the dad who is unorganised
For the dad who binges Queer Eye
For the dad who loves the Tate
For the dad that’s eco-conscious
Saving the planet doesn’t have to look basic.
For the pasta dad
For the breakfast-for-dinner dad
For the dad who takes wine seriously
Yep, Le Creuset does more than casserole dishes.
For the dad who takes beer seriously
That cherry saison looks particularly appealing.
For the dad that doesn’t really want anything
For the dad that’s into protein shakes now
For the dad who loves leftovers
For the dad who prefers a hot lunch
A Strategist-approved portable, battery-free slow cooker that means he can cook risotto (or ratatouille) at his desk.
For the dad with a bare study
For the dad who just heard about mirepoix
The secret to buying knives is that unless you’re a butcher, you just need a couple of all-rounders. This set can handle any job; it includes a 20.3 cm chef’s knife, a 17.8 cm santoku knife (an all-purpose Japanese-style blade), a 20.3 cm slicing knife (also known as a carving knife), a 20.3 cm serrated bread knife, a 15.2 cm boning knife, a 12.7 cm utility knife (a midsize blade), and an 8.9 cm paring knife.
For the dad who messes up the bathroom
For the dad who Hinches
For the dad who sticks to the classics
For the dad who can’t stop asking questions
“Alexa, where were the 1956 Olympics held?”
For the dad who hits snooze
For the dad who takes out the bins
For the dad who has enough PJs
Cosywear he can nip to the shops in.
For the dad who loves to drizzle
For the dad who can’t complete Candy Crush
For the dad who’s in a book club
A coming-of-age novel about a hero/ine, set against early-’90s identity politics – a must-read, must-discuss.
For the dad who is outdoorsy … ish
For the Northern dad who takes gravy seriously
He’ll be bragging about his Sunday roasts for months.
For the dad who dresses up to host the family Zoom quiz
For the dad who turns it up to 11
One of the best features of these hyperenthusiastic reviewed buds is their noise-cancelling ability. One customer said they bought them to drown out the sirens that are always going off outside their flat, while another said he could listen to the football with these on and his wife wasn’t disturbed at all.
For the dad who has an AGA
Perfect for stew season.
For the dad who loves to travel (but can’t right now)
A chef-recommended cookbook that’s quick, and easy — and will suffice until he can visit Delhi in real life.
For the dad who says today’s musicians aren’t wild enough
For the dad who loves pickles
For the dad who insists on getting the bill
Because dad’s paying contactless now. Progress!
For the dad who is constantly on 20 percent battery
Comically long and virtually indestructible.
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