Mugs for dad to bring a smile to their Father’s Day

You won’t be left looking like a mug with our pick of the best!

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by Eleanor Weaver |

Stuck on what to get your dad for Father’s Day? Or looking for a gift idea to help out the kids? You can’t go wrong with a mug for dad. After all, it's a classic gift they're sure to appreciate.

Sure, our cupboards may be full of a mishmash of mugs from different occasions. However, there’s no denying that a personalised coffee mug is a great gift of appreciation. It'll always go to use and is sure to boost a dad's mood when they’re drinking their tea, coffee, or even something a little stronger.

As a result, we’ve picked the best mugs for dad for Father’s Day. You’ll be sure to find something suitable on our list. There are mugs for dad to make them chuckle, personalise with something more sentimental, take on the go, and more. There’s even a mug you can gift from the dog!

22 of the best Father's Day mugs

Here are our favourite mugs for dads to make them smile this Father's Day.

Dad Fuel Mug

Best mug for car-crazy dads
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We love a pun and this mug is a great crossover between your dad’s passions – coffee and cars! You’ll help power their mornings and this mug will go the distance with StayNew™ technology.

Penal-Tea Mug

Best mug for football fans
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This mug is a bit of fun for football fans as a mug and finger football practice! They can shoot and score over breakfast, making this a unique novelty gift for dads who love a kick around.

Classic Rock Vinyl Records Mug

Best mug for music loving dads
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If we know one thing about dads, it's that they love their classic rock. This unique mug from Redbubble features some of the best works of decades of music gone by. In other words, 'when music

The Mandalorian Shaped Mug

Best mug for Star Wars dads
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If your dad is a fan of the Star Wars franchise, this sculpted Mandalorian coffee mug will be right up his street. May the froth be with you!

Love Mug Best Dad Mug

Best dad ever mug
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This jazzy mug will show your dad just how much you think of them, and there’s a hidden message at the bottom of the mug for an extra ounce of love.

Personalised Hobbies Mug

Best personalised mug
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This mug is a great pick for personalising your dad's favourite hobbies, as well as adding a personalised name and text. Whether they're a music-lover, darts champion, cycling enthusiast, tech-whizz, or more, this mug will suit them down to a tee.

Emma Bridgewater Gardening Tools Mug

Best for green-fingered dads
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This ½ pint mug is an essential accessory for any keen gardener. Beautifully decorated with the Emma Bridgewater art style, it’s classy, decorative, and sure to become a favourite.

Personalised World's Best Taxi Driver Dad Mug

Best mug for dad from older kids
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For the older kids, this mug is guaranteed to make dads laugh as it hits a little close to home! As the designated taxi driver of the family, this mug can be personalised with a message on the back and front to make for a tasteful, funny gift with sentimental value.

Personalised Dad Dog Mug

Best mug from the dog
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We found quite a few 'Dad Dog' mugs online but this is by far our favourite. Personalising the mug with a photo makes a heartfelt gift for dad and their best furry friend. For the best dog dads around.

Personalised First Father's Day Mug

Best first Father's Day mug
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This cute ‘First Father’s Day’ mug can be personalised with names for new dads, uncles and grandfathers to celebrate their first Father’s Day with their little bundles of joy.

Cracking Egg Stepdad Mug

Best stepdad mug
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It can be difficult to find a mug for stepdads, but this one makes for a cracking gift! With a playful food pun illustration, this mug is perfect for a breakfast brew.

Personalised Welly Boot Grandpa and Me Mug Set

Best grandad mug
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This adorable set is perfect for celebrating your grandad on Father’s Day, and you can personalised it with your preferred names and text, bunting and welly choice, and the number of grandchildren too. This set includes two mugs so you make one for yourself to share a cuppa with your grandad.

Emergency Dad Jokes Mug

Best funny mug for dad
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If your dad considers himself a bit of a joker, this mug will make them chuckle and bring a big smile to their face. Hopefully there will be one or two new jokes they can enjoy!

Father's Day No.1 Dad Photo Upload Mug

Best photo mug for dad
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Design your own thoughtful Father's Day mug with a photo collage design and a 'Love From' message. You can upload nine images to this one but there are other options available on Moonpig too for personalised photo mugs.

Papa Blue Ceramic Mug

Best cool mug
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This cool ceramic china mug is refined in its design with the contrasting aqua blue and white making it a vibrant addition to the kitchen shelf.

If Dad Can't Fix It We Know We're Screwed Large Mug

Best mug for DIY dads
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This mug is a fab gift for dads who love to carry out DIY projects, and it comes measuring 15oz, making it larger than most mugs. The extra brew room will help keep them fuelled no matter the task at hand.

McLaggan Smith Quentin Blake No1 Dad Bone China Mug

Best playful mug
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Full of character and charm, this is an ideal mug for Father’s Day that’s playful and sure to bring back some nostalgia with Quentin Blake’s illustrations for Roald Dahl.

Personalised Bamboo Insulated Daddy Travel Mug Gift

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If your dad enjoys his coffee on the go, or struggles to finish his coffee in the morning rush, this thoughtful gift could be a game changer. We love the natural, smart looking appearance of the bamboo which you can engrave with your name for a personal touch.

Gentlemen's Fishing Fuel Outdoor Mug

Best mug for dads who love fishing
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This mug is perfect for outdoor fishing trips as it's unbreakable, hardwearing, and has smart insulation that'll keep their drink lovely and warm without the outside getting hot. Personalise with your dad's name and a message for them to take with them as they cast away.

Personalised Home Brewed Dimpled Beer Glass

Best beer mug
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Perfect for dads who prefer to indulge in a craft beer or ale and wouldn't get as much use from a coffee mug, this glass beer 'mug' can be personalised with their name, home town, and year.

Science Father's Day Mug

Best mug for geeky dads
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Whether your dad's a little on the geeky side or just loves all things space-related, this mug will be the star of the coffee shelf with the bold design that shows just how much they mean to you.

Looking to add a little extra?

If you're looking to up the ante and want to add something to compliment your mug, we have a few ideas up our sleeves...

• If your dad loves a frothy coffee, buy a milk frother that’ll enhance their experience and take their brew to the next level

• Are they always leaving their tea or coffee to go cold? A mug warmer would be a great gift that’ll do the trick

• If they're obsessed with tea, we have some great gift ideas for tea-lovers that'll bring their passion to life

• Want to add a personalised gift to really show how thankful you are for everything they do? We've listed the best unique and meaningful personalised gifts here

• Give them the gift of fresher coffee with a coffee grinder

• Create a little gift set using your mug as the centre-stage present. Surround or fill their mug with their favourite snacks, treats, or a trusty pair of socks. Thoughtful and affordable!

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