TOP 8 FATHER'S DAY 2018 GIFT IDEAS | THE MAYFAIR MUSINGS LUXURY EDIT
"A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way."
We have searched far and wide to find eight of London's best Father's Day gifts. Whether you are looking to lock down the travel experience of a lifetime or to invest in a keepsake he will treasure forever, look no further…
1.) Lanesborough London, Spitfire flight and lunch at Goodwood, £9,000
Following a luxurious night stay at The Lanesborough, your father and a guest will enjoy a private car transfer to the Goodwood Estate for lunch. After a thorough briefing including specifying flight ambitions, two Spitfires will transport guests from the grass runway to the skies, looping and rolling over the stunning Sussex coast at 300 miles per hour. Guests will have the opportunity to take control of the aircraft. All is recorded in a 360 degree video before the chauffeur drives guests back to Knightsbridge.
From £9,000. Please click here to book.
2.) Eden Rock X St Barths Millésime Drinks Trunk, £106,295.
A masterful example of intelligent design by French malletiers, the T.T.Trunk’s Millesime stores everything that the wine and cocktail connoisseur might think of. There is an easily portable case incorporated with space for a bottle and two glasses, to disappear together at a moments notice. This is an Eden Being limited edition designed for Eden Rock. Compartments include a cellar book drawer, sliding service tray, temperature controlled wine cellar variable, 2 drawers for wine tasting accessories, 10 bottle drawers, 2 spirit bottle drawers, SONOS speaker with power supply and lots more.
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3.) Meat Masterclass at Provenance Village Butcher, £135
Introducing the gift that keeps on giving! Meat masterclasses are comprised of a breakdown demonstration of an animal with running descriptions of cut location and portioning. This is swiftly followed by the students rolling up their sleeves and prepping their own piece before enjoying a meal. Classes will focus on either beef, lamb or pork and is limited to just six students. A Provenance masterclass is a unique, interactive gift for meat lovers. take place in the Notting Hill shop, 7:30pm - 10pm.
To book a space please call 020 7730 5243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
4.) The Fortnum & Mason Father's Day Feast Hamper, £125
This hamper promises the most decadent of feasts for Dads. Amongst an array of sweet and savoury treats – including our favourite jars, cheese, biscuits and more – he'll find plenty to drink with bottles hand-picked from the famous Fortnum & Mason cellars. As this product is perishable, it can only be delivered on a date you specify to a limited postal area. Keep it iconic and quintessentially British with Fortnum & Mason this year.
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5.) Goodwood Performance Track Experience, £349
Goodwood Motor Circuit is the only classic race track in the world to remain entirely in its original form. The historic two-and-a-half-mile circuit, with its famously long and demanding sweeps and curves, provides a real challenge and joy for any driver who loves the feeling of high speed. The Performance Track experience provides the chance to drive the full range of high-performance BMW M models and MINI John Cooper Works. It is also a rare opportunity to unleash the revolutionary BMW i8, the extraordinary 357bhp hybrid sports car.
6.) Patek Philippe 5164A Aquanaut Watch, £26,050
Treat the special man in your life to a gift he will treasure for years to come. The Aquanaut features a mechanical self-winding movement, Caliber 324 S C FUS, Travel Time and dual time zone mechanism indicating local and home time. The black embossed dial and gold applied hour markers with a luminescent coating create a beautiful looking watch. Water resistant to 120m and with plenty of other noteworthy selling points, this watch is great for a practical and professional man with a penchant for impeccable quality and attention to detail.
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7.) Glenfarclas Family Casks: Exclusive Whisky Tasting For Two, £1,200
For the most discerning whisky drinkers, this unique experience will allow guests to taste their way through every era of Glenfarclas whisky (1953-1993). Set at the member's only Soho Whisky Club, this is the only full collection of Family Cask Glenfarclas whisky anywhere in the world. Guests will receive seven half measures of Glenfarclas' family cask each with nibbles at the only venue in the world to stock the entire collection.
This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue and is for for two people at the Soho Whisky Club. Please click here for details.
8.) EMS Selection Piramides Cigar Gift Case, £160
Sautter, the world renowned London Cigar store, was founded over 50 years ago in the heart of Mayfair. Sautter has earned an enviable reputation in the world of cigars for aged and vintage Cuban cigars, which makes it a magnet for lovers of exceptional cigars. The experienced and highly-trained Sautter team understand what makes aged and vintage Cuban cigars so special.
Treat the cigar-loving father in your life to this excellent gift case: 1 X Cohiba Piramides, 1 X Montecristo 1 X No.2 Romeo y Julieta Piramides, 1 X Hoyo de Monterrey Piramides and 1 X Partagas Piramides. Please click here to buy.