London’s Fine Dining Delivery Options: Which Restaurants Deliver?
UK restaurants and cafes are now allowed to reopen their doors – but many are still offering delivery services for those not quite ready to dine out again. Here are some of the best London restaurants offering delivery.
Worlds away from your average takeaway, Ormer Mayfair’s new delivery service features all the restaurant’s signature dishes alongside some exciting newbies. Begin with beef tartare, yellowtail ceviche or a heritage beetroot salad before getting stuck into mains: highlights include Dorset lamb cutlets with spiced aubergine and pine nuts, and black cod with pickled squash and Pak choi. Finish on a sweet note with a classic Eton Mess – which comes decorated with edible flowers – or go all out with the treacle tart, complete with strawberry compote and clotted cream. Restaurant delivery at its best. Available to order Wed – Sat through Deliveroo or Supper, flemings-mayfair.co.uk
Hakkasan is renowned for its exceptional Chinese cuisine, but the hospitality group has veered into new territory with its new virtual culinary pop-up Casa Calavera. The delivery-only service is a celebration of Mexican food, with authentic dishes given innovative twists. On the menu you’ll find a selection of small and large plates, tacos, salads and side dishes. Highlights include pork carnitas with fire-roasted salsa, chipotle beef brisket tacos, chicken quesadillas, grilled sweet potato with sour cream, and stuffed poblano peppers. All this pairs perfectly with one of their new bottled cocktails, created in partnership with Casamigos Tequila. Available to order on Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Supper, hakkasangroup.com
Two Michelin-starred Kitchen Table is bringing fine dining to homes across the capital with Home by James Knappett, the restaurant’s first at-home offering. Diners can choose between seven and 11 course tasting menus, alongside grower champagnes expertly selected by James’ wife, Sandia Chang. Standout dishes include hand dived Orkney Island scallops served with toasted hazelnut and herb butter, homemade pasta in a truffle butter sauce, and baked cheesecake with a summer berry compote. Seven courses for £75pp, 11 courses for £125pp, kitchentablelondon.co.uk
Dinner at Home from Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Fancy a two Michelin-starred takeaway? Order from Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, which is now offering a selection of its culinary classics for delivery. Three different four course menus are available to order, all inspired by British historic gastronomy – including the vegetarian Royal Cooking Menu, which features a truffle version of Heston’s iconic meat fruit dish. Order at sevenrooms.com
How does wagyu beef in your living room sound? Dinings SW3 has launched a new delivery range of premium bento boxes, a Japanese culinary staple which dates back more than 1000 years. This includes some of the Knightsbridge restaurant’s most popular dishes, such as the grilled black cod and line caught sea bass. Pair with a bottle Dinings SW3’s very own sake for the full experience. Box for two from £150, dinings.co.uk
Culinary hub Carousel London is back with Greatest Hits: four menus featuring a selection of their all-time favourite dishes. First up: a collection of Mexican classics, inspired by the spicy creations of chefs including Emme Prieto, Felipe Donnelly and Kut Gomez. The restaurant is now open, but you can have the dishes delivered if you live in certain areas of London including Marylebone, Mayfair, Notting Hill, Soho and Covent Garden. Alternatively, you can hire out a private chef to come and cook the Greatest Hits menu in your own home. carousel-london.com
Enjoy a taste of Peru with COYA en Casa, the glitzy Mayfair restaurant’s delivery service. The eclectic menu includes a selection of COYA’s signature starters, mains and desserts: a typical meal could include a ceviche starter, wagyu sirloin for the main and their signature cheesecake to finish. Pair with Peruvian-inspired cocktails, which come fully prepared. SUPPER, coyarestaurant.com
Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant Gymkhana had only just re-opened following a fire before lockdown rules came in – but you can now enjoy some of its top dishes from home. Tandoori masala lamb chops, butter chicken masala, and wild muntjac biriyani all feature on the new delivery menu. SUPPER, gymkhanalondon.com
You can now enjoy the magic of Nobu from the comfort of your home, thanks to a new takeaway menu featuring all the classics from the world-famous restaurant, available to order from the Old Park Lane branch. Deliveroo and SUPPER, noburestaurants.com
Transport yourself to Valencia with a delivery from Quique Dacosta’s restaurant Arros QD, which now offers a selection of its dishes for delivery including grills, tapas and their famous paella. Alternatively, make your own with their DIY paella kits, which can be purchased via their online shop. Deliveroo and SUPPER, arrosqd.com
Ollie Dabbous’ restaurant HIDE is taking luxury food delivery to new heights with its takeaway menu, with caviar, barbecued langoustines, burrata and glazed guinea fowl all available to order. Your dining room may not be as fancy as the glamorous Mayfair venue – but you can eat in your pyjamas. The Michelin-starred restaurant has also launched a new takeaway picnic menu, available for collection from the site – which is perfectly placed opposite Green Park. The ‘Picnic in the Park’ offering includes a selection of picnic-friendly dishes: green olives with garlic, lemon and rosemary, H. Forman & Son smoked salmon, green salad and a strawberry and custard tartlet, with the option to add champagne for ultimate decadence. SUPPER and collection, hide.co.uk
Recreate the restaurant experience in your own home with FOLIE founder Guillaume’s private dining service. Guests will enjoy dishes from the new spring menu alongside a selection of cocktails and wines. For those after simple food and wine delivery, that’s also on offer. To book contact email@example.com and visit folie.london for the menu.
Jean-Georges at The Connaught
Big name French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings his signature cuisine to London at this all-day restaurant, found within Mayfair hotel The Connaught. Classic French cooking is fused with Asian cuisine here: think sea bass with sweet and sour jus, wagyu beef with miso mustard butter, and truffle cheeseburgers with yuzu pickles. SUPPER, the-connaught.co.uk
Lucky enough to live around Belgravia? Give yourself a night off cooking and order in from Italian-inspired restaurant Chucs, which recently launched a delivery menu. Go all out with one of the indulgent pasta dishes on offer, such as ricotta and black truffle tortellini, or keep it light with their Instagram-famous Cobb Salad. Orders can be placed on the day by calling Chucs Belgravia on 020 3827 3000 (the team will be on site from 6pm), chucsrestaurants.com
The Good Life Eatery
You’ll no doubt have seen The Good Life Eatery on your social feed at some point, thanks to their naturally Instagrammable health food dishes and drinks. Luckily, they taste pretty good too – especially the superfood salads and build-your-own bowls that are packed with goodness as well as exciting and different flavours. Lovers of a good breakfast will be eternally grateful for the skinny benedict and royale – a stroke of genius. Take advantage of working from home and treat yourself one lunchtime. Deliveroo. goodlifeeatery.com
Mazi & Suzi Tros
Fancy a touch of island life in London? Greek restaurants Mazi and Suzi Tros have joined forces to launch a new takeaway service featuring some of their best loved dishes. Choose from a selection of hot plates, such as slow-cooked pork souvlaki, fresh calamari and feta tempura, alongside indulgent mains including black truffle chicken and grilled octopus. A wide selection of wines, beers and soft drinks are also available to order. Available for delivery in Kensington, Chelsea and some other London postcodes, or for collection. Order online at mazi.co.uk
Across its restaurants and shops, Daylesford is known for producing some of the country’s freshest food – and now you can enjoy its wholesome delights without having to leave the house. The Notting Hill branch offers delivery to residents via Deliveroo, but you can also use their own service, Daylesford Delivered. Deliveroo, daylesford.com
Ottolenghi Notting Hill
Creative, bright, vegetable-based dishes: this is Ottolenghi at his best. If you live in Notting Hill, a Mediterranean feast is just one click away, with Deliveroo dishes from Ottolenghi’s eponymous restaurant including grilled salmon, aubergine bake and a selection of vibrant salads. A number of pantry goods are also available to order, such as spices, nuts and crackers, so you can stock up on those while you’re at it. Deliveroo, ottolenghi.co.uk
In the past, if you wanted Indian food in London you’d be met with two choices: curry house or fancy fine dining. Yet the past few years have seen an influx in mid-range Indian restaurants, inspired in part by the opening of the legendary Dishoom. One of these is Gunpowder, which first launched off Commercial Street in 2015, followed by a second branch in Tower Bridge. The Spitalfields venue offers delivery via Deliveroo – think classic Indian dishes reimagined: bhuna aubergine and crispy kale salad with goat’s cheese, seabass steamed in banana leaf, and spicy vension doughnuts all feature on the eclectic menu. Deliveroo, gunpowderlondon.com
Circolo Popolare & Gloria
The most extravagant Italian restaurant group in town, Big Mamma Group, has launched a click and collect delivery service from its two London restaurants: Gloria and Circolo Popolare. Gnocchi, burrata, lasagne, and pizza are all up for grabs, alongside Do It Yourself pasta kits with all the ingredients needed to make their famed Mafaldine al tartufo. Collection available from the restaurants 7-10pm, bigmammagroup.com
The recently opened Townsend, found within The Whitechapel Gallery, wowed our managing editor Amy on a recent trip there. In light of the coronavirus situation, founder Nick Gilkinson has worked with head chef Joe Fox to reconfigure the restaurant’s signature dishes into a delivery friendly ready-to-eat format, available alongside a selection of Nick’s favourite wines. If you can’t make it to the supermarket, Townsend will also be offering supply package boxes: the Kitchen Essentials features things like fresh eggs, dried pasta and chopped tomatoes, while the Seasonal box includes potatoes, seasonal greens, onions and apples. Order via their website. Minimum order £10, whitechapelgallery.org
Missing sunny afternoons on the Bluebird terrace? Us too. In the meantime, South West Londoners can enjoy some of its dishes from home – the newly launched delivery menu includes rotisserie chicken, burgers and baguettes. Deliveroo, bluebird-restaurant.co.uk
The Harwood Arms
Pre-coronavirus, you’d have to book weeks in advance to secure a table for Sunday lunch at The Harwood Arms – but now you can have it delivered to your door. London’s only Michelin-starred pub has launched The Harwood Arms Roast Box, which will contain everything you need to recreate their famed roast. Everything comes in containers ready to pop in the oven, along with step-by-step instructions. £70 for two, order from lakedistrictfarmers.co.uk
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