Apart from the obvious pub garden, there are lots of other 'dad-friendly' places you can take him to on Father's Day.
From museums and countryside walks to steak houses and burger bars, west London has something for every dad.
This year Father's Day takes place on Sunday June 18.
If you're looking for something different over the weekend, we've put together a few ideas to help you out.
If he's into cars
The London Motor Museum
Home to one of the largest collections of classic and custom automobiles in Europe, the London Motor Museum, in Hayes, is a perfect attraction for a car lover. A 1960s Leyland bus-turned-restaurant is also at the museum, serving an automotive-themed range of gourmet burgers. Address: Nestles Ave, Hayes, UB3 4SB, Telephone: 0800 195 0777. www.londonmotormuseum.co.uk
If he loves beer
Fuller's Brewery Tour
The Fuller's Brewery in London dates back to 1828, and for just £20 you can take your dad on a tasting tour of the brewery. This includes a tour of the amazing attraction and a taste of some of Fuller's finest ales. Address: Chiswick Lane South, Chiswick, W4 2QB, Telephone: 020 8996 2000. www.fullers.co.uk/brewery/book-a-tour
If he's sporty
West London Golf Centre
Visit a brilliant nine-hole golf course in Northolt, if your dad's the sporty type... just try to let him win! Address: Ruislip Road, Northolt, UB5 6QZ. Telephone: 020 8845 5350. www.westlondongolfcentre.com/golf-at-west-london-golf-centre/9-hole-golf-course
Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve
Take a bonding hike in Ruislip Woods, the biggest single area of woodland in Greater London. This forest filled with oak trees and wild flowers is the perfect place to take a long, relaxing walk this Father's Day. Address: Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve, Ruislip, HA6 2XF.
If he loves history
Royal Air Force Museum London
If your dad's into history, he'll love the Royal Air Force Museum. It's the only national museum that tells the story of the Royal Air Force through its people and collections. On display are very early aircraft designs through to the latest modern day jets and military aircraft. Address: Grahame Park Way, Edgware, NW9 5LL, Telephone: 020 8205 2266
If you want great food
Steak: Marco Grill
What better treat for Father's Day than a big, meaty steak?
Hailed "the best steakhouse in Chelsea" in a brilliant location; Marco Grill serves a variety of steaks for if you're looking for an upmarket Father's Day treat. Address: Kings Rd, Chelsea, SW3 5UZ, Telephone: 020 7351 9997
Treat your dad to a juicy burger at London's famous American-style burger joint, Byron.
West London locations include Chiswick, Covent Garden, Fulham Broadway, Earl's Court Road, Hammersmith, Kensington, King's Road Chelsea, Putney, Westbourne Grove and White City. www.byronhamburgers.com
If he loves film
With Vue cinema branches all over west London, find one near you and enjoy one of the many blockbusters out now.
- Shepherd's Bush: West 12 Shopping and Leisure Centre, Shepherds Bush Green, W12 8PP - 08712 240 240
- Westfield: Westfield Shopping Town, White City, W12 7GF - 08712 240 240
- Fulham: Fulham Broadway Retail Centre, Fulham Road, SW6 1BW - 08712 240 240
- Wembley: Royale Leisure Park, Western Avenue, Park Royal South, Wembley, W3 0PA - 08712 240 240
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