Dads (men in general) can be very hard to shop for and time is of the essence. If you’re still in the market for the perfect Father’s Day gift, all you need to do is keep scrolling and there is sure to be something on our list for your special papa (or father-figure or grand-dad or baby-daddy). This guide covers everything from the adventurer dad to the ultimate fashionista dad or maybe your dad’s both.
Here is a list of gifts from the Chapel Precinct that are sure to make your father smile.
A classic kick for a classy guy, you can’t go wrong with a pair of Old Skool True White Vans from Platypus.
512 Chapel St, South Yarra
Whether it’s a new light, lock or pump, The Freedom Machine has top quality accessories for a fatherly peace of mind.
233 Chapel St, Prahran
For the dad with dapper style, we’re obsessed with the new Icons Round Ray Bans from one of the two Sunglass Hut stores along Chapel Street.
519 Chapel Street, South Yarra & 431 Chapel Street, South Yarra
This one’s for the sporty dads. Rebel’s Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Watch lets your on-the-go dad leave the house with no wallet or phone needed. It has contactless pay features, running dynamics, heart rate monitor, music storage and app/widget space.
296 Chapel St, Prahran
Let dad sip on a whisky, neat, with a drop from Dan Murphy’s Prahran. Our pick is the 12 year old Chivas Regal Scotch Whisky, cause we know he loves a dram.
282 Chapel St, Prahran
For the dads who are more into manscaping, Esq. Clinic pride themselves on the importance of artistry when it comes to facial aesthetics for your dad. With a range of services from cosmetic injections & facials to hair regrowth & double chin reduction, it’s the place for treatment as reliable as he is.
Pran Central, 325 Chapel Street, Prahran
Whether he’s got an eye for entertaining or simply loves to experiment in the kitchen, the The Essential Ingredient ‘Where There’s Smoke’ Gift Box is sure to spice up his culinary game.
32 Elizabeth St, South Yarra (or enter through Prahran Market)
This backpack is for the adventure-loving father, perfect for heavy-trekking and weekend hikes the Voyager 35 V2 from Macpac will be dads mobile base camp.
312 Chapel St, Prahran
Let him dream with his eyes open with the Google Daydream View VR Headset from JB HI-FI. It’s the smartest gadget you can gift dad this year.
282 Chapel St, Prahran
For the cool dads, why not pick up an old school vinyl from Melbourne’s destination for all things hip hop, Union Heights.
136 Chapel St, Windsor
Gift dad with a well-deserved massage voucher from Kala Body Massage, because every dad should be pampered once in a while.
5/40 Green St, Windsor
Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going. In case he hasn’t caught on previously, it might be time for dad to finally take the hint. Start him off by signing him up to a free three day gym pass at MBS Gym in Prahran. They’re open 24 hours, so there’s really no excuses.
35 Cato St, Prahran
This Italian family are welcoming you and your Papa with open arms. We’ve been celebrating special occasions for 30 years now in this little piece of Italy. Let them spoil you one more time with the delicious flavours of their tradition. Stay tuned to their Instagram to discover all the specials.
581 Chapel Street, South Yarra
For dads who have everything, finding the perfect gift is no easy feat. Prahran Market have put together a list of some popular Dad offers from their incredible Market Traders, some of these gifts might be a little left field, but they’ll show dad how much he really means to you. Check it out here!
163 Commercial Rd, South Yarra
We wanted to unearth the precinct’s most memorable and unique burgers for the ultimate Chapel Precinct burger crawl. Warning: salivation guaranteed.
Doors to the freshly refurbed Grill’d Windsor restaurant re-open on 14 May 2019 and there’s one very distinct difference. During its refurb downtime, Australian contemporary artist Anthony Lister came and went, leaving behind an exclusive artwork for burger eaters to enjoy.
Say ‘hello!’ to the new kids on the block. Here’s what’s new to the Chapel Street Precinct.
Looking to break free into the world of freelance, but worried about the cabin fever? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, well, Chapel Precinct does. Throw out that uncomfortable suit or the blister inflicting heels and slip into something comfy. A world where fast WIFI, pool tables and cool as hell creatives reign supreme…
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The unassuming entrance to this space will leave you delighted once you step inside and discover a beautifully transformed, open plan warehouse. A blank canvas that can be adapted to suit your posse’s needs.
A guide to the best street art south of the river… Windsor edition. For simple inspiration, or the perfect Insta selfie backdrop.