Father’s Day 101: Find the Perfect gift for dad

A dad is your first best friend, someone who you love and admire from a very young age. This month, on Father’s Day, we get to spoil them a little more than usual and treat them to their favourite things. If you aren’t sure what to get the dad in your life, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Below is a list of amazing gifts we have available for Father’s Day at The Point.

 

THE SPORTY/ACTIVE DAD

Whether he is the ultimate sportsman or simply the best supporter you know, he deserves a gift that shows the champion that he is to you!

 

Sportsman’s Warehouse

Find dads favourite supporter and/or training gear at this sporting mecca. Treat dad to a new pair of trainers or that Springbok jersey he’s always had his eye on.

 

 

Dis-chem 

Make sure dad has all the right accessories when he hits the gym, ask for their professional recommendations and advice in store.

 

 

 

 

THE TECH & GADGET DAD

This is for the tech savvy dad who is always after the latest and greatest gadgets. Have a look at what we have at The Point to up dads “Tech-Cred” this Father’s Day.

 

Cellucity 

Here you can find everything a gadget guy could ever need. Be it a new phone, memory card, data, wireless earphones – you name it, they have it!

 

 

 

THE FOODIE DAD

There is a foodie in all of us but if your dad thinks he’s the next Gordon Ramsay, we suggest you treat him to a delicious lunch at one of our wonderful eateries. Lunch date not what you had in mind? Give dad a luxury foodie basket full of his favourites that he is sure to love.

 

 

NV-80 

Take dad out for a delicious lunch or steak dinner at this phenomenal restaurant, it’s sure to be a real treat!

 

 

Knead 

We love the laid-back atmosphere and great homestyle food, so it’s the ideal place to take dad for a scrumptious breakfast or hearty lunch.

 

 

Bootlegger 

This is a great breakfast or lunch spot with healthy and indulgent options, it’s also the perfect snack stop if you have a few activities planned for dad. Make sure to try out their new menu!

 

 

Checkers 

With an amazing wine and cheese selection, all you need to do is browse the aisles for their new and exciting products. Add all dads favourites into a box or basket and presto, you’ve got the perfect foodie hamper!

 

 

See how to create the perfect board here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKwyrzXS8HQ&feature=youtu.be

 

 

Myog 

For the dad with a sweet tooth, we recommend treating dad to his favourite frozen yoghurt at Myog. Take it one step further and get him a gift card to enjoy his sweet treats whenever he wants!

 

 

 

THE GROOMER

For the dad who loves to take care of himself and always looks the part. Why not shop at our favourite pampering locations or book him a treatment to help maintain his amazing hair or beard?

 

Sorbet 

For the man that loves to be pampered and could really use some new products, pop into Sorbet on the second floor to stock up.

 

Yemaya

Take advantage of the brilliant Father’s Day specials at Yemaya and spoil dad like the king that he is!

 

 

Pick n Pay Clothing

Shop dads new winter look or find the perfect top to toe essentials in-store on the 1st-floor.

 

 

At the end of the day, it doesn’t really matter what you buy, it’s the thought that counts and the time that you choose to spend with him. We hope it’s one for the books!

 

Happy Father’s Day,

The Point Team x

 

Let’s do Lunch

The only thing that trumps a great lunch, is pairing it with an awesome activity.

 

In this blog, we’ve picked four of our favourite lunchtime activities that’ll be sure to make your next lunch date not only delicious but fun, too!

 

LUNCH & WALK
We love nothing more than taking a stroll through a beautifully landscaped garden or along the beachfront promenade. Take your pick from these amazing eateries, book a lunch and then enjoy the serenity of your surroundings.

 

Moyo at Kirstenbosch
https://www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch/

 

Babel or the Conservatory at Babylonstoren
https://www.babylonstoren.com/

 

Winchester Mansions across from the Promenade
http://www.winchester.co.za/

 

 

LUNCH & SHOP
Shopping can work up quite an appetite and having a few restaurant options close by certainly makes it easier when you need to eat, quickly! We love the V&A Waterfront for its abundant shopping options and their variety of restaurants that will impress even the fussiest of eaters.

 

The Alba
https://thealba.co.za/

 

Sevruga
http://www.sevrugarestaurant.co.za/

 

The Silo
https://www.theroyalportfolio.com/the-silo/overview/

 

 

LUNCH & PAMPER

From manicures to massages, find your favourite pampering experience at one of these phenomenal locations and end it off with a magnificent lunch. If that’s not a day fit for a king or queen – we don’t know what is.

 

Mount Nelson Hotel and Spa
https://www.belmond.com/hotels/africa/south-africa/cape-town/belmond-mount-nelson-hotel/

 

The Vineyard Hotel and Spa
https://www.vineyard.co.za/

 

The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
https://www.12apostleshotel.com/?sc_lang=en-ZA

 

 

LUNCH & SURF
For those who love nothing more than being close to the ocean and breathing in the fresh sea air, why not opt for a paddle or a surf followed by a delicious lunch? This is a great day out for the entire family, just don’t forget the sunscreen!

 

The Empire
http://www.empirecafe.co.za/

 

The Blue Water’s Cafe
http://www.bluewaterscafe.co.za/

 

Dunes
https://www.dunesrestaurant.co.za/

 

 

With such a great variety to choose from, what are you waiting for? Don’t forget to share your lunchtime activities by tagging us in your posts, we would love to see what you are up to!

 

Have fun,

The Point Team x

Introducing Granadilla Swim to The Point

 

 

South Africa’s leading men’s swimwear and beach essential brand.

 

Conceptualized on the Clifton 4th Beach in 2014. Granadilla is a swimwear, beach accessory and summer loving brand that amplifies the fun and spirit of summer in Cape Town.

 

Initially focusing on premium swim shorts made locally in South Africa, we are now expanding to women’s wear, kiddies shorts and other quintessential beach products. All featuring a locally inspired design, while staying on the forefront of fashion, culture and most importantly a summer attitude.

 

With the company growing exponentially in the past 2 years there are a couple things to highlight that have become priorities:

 

First and foremost is the importance of being a proudly South African brand, what that means in the world right now and the impact we can make. Creating numerous job opportunities and inspiring young creatives to start their own businesses. We also have a swimming academy that we teach orphaned kids to swim on a weekly basis.

 

All our products are made locally and all designers are local. We’ve started collaborating with local South African artists. We did our first pair of shorts with Bianca Brand an up and coming local artist. (Navy Eyes) We have a couple more artists that we’re working with artists such as Skinny G and Jody Paulsen.

 

 

All of our designs come from a unique place or story in our country. This season a couple of our favourite shorts are the Cape Town iconic Green Point lighthouse pair, our new iconic Granadilla pair and our pick of the season – the Koi Fish. South Africa is a melting pot of diversity with so many incredible cultures, it is very important for us to celebrate these cultures together and not exploit them or ever not recognize where everything comes from. Our Koi design is a perfect example of this, mixing Japanese inspired Koi drawings with a Delft pottery design (a Dutch design).

 

 

We are still only doing a maximum of 500 runs of each design, making every pair of shorts limited editions. We are also constantly working on exciting new ventures making sure to keep on trend and the stay the leading South African swimwear brand.

 

Made by South Africans, in South Africa, for the world.

 

Credit: Content and imagery supplied by Granadilla Swim

*Granadilla Swim has a pop-up store located on the 2nd floor of The Point.