Ready, steady, order! If you’ve had your fill of cooking and looking for a family-friendly feast delivered straight to your door then you’ve come to the right place. From succulent peri peri chicken, mix and match mezze, epic curries and brunch for days, these twelve picks celebrate the best family-friendly restaurants keeping us fed during lockdown…
Missing your mezze? You can kickstart the weekend with a family mezze delivery courtesy of Arabica. A myriad of middle-eastern dishes are as flavoursome as they are colourful. From the ruby hued pomegranate seeds smattered babaganoush and creamy tahini-rich hummus to an emerald tower of raw seasonal greens kissed with orange blossom, spinach and feta boregi, flatbreads and falafels galore. Arabica’s DIY falafel kits are also a great way to get the kids cooking and learning about ingredients. Each kit comes with falafel mix and seasoning, crunchy pickles, chopped salad, flatbreads, tahini and chilli alongside iconic Arabica wrap papers to recreate that real restaurant experience in the comfort of your home. Deliveries available to homes within a 7 mile radius of Camberwell, every Friday. Order cut off is 11pm every Tuesday.
London’s ramen giants Bone Daddies are now running their brilliant Bone At Home delivery ana takeaway menu. Available via deliveroo or collection in person from its Bermondsey & Old Street ramen bar sites. The limited Bone At Home menu features Bone Daddies’ signature ramens including Chashu pork belly Tonkotsu; Pulled chicken T22 with BD’s famous cock scratching and a vegetarian tofu & mushroom ramen; alongside side snacks such as Korean fried chicken wings & spicy pigs bones and for the grown ups – Bone Daddies’ beer & sake to wash it all down!
Rosa’s Thai Cafe
Far East meets East End at Rosa’s Thai Café, blending the punchy flavours of modern Thailand with Brick Lane’s produce and charm. It’s blossomed from a market stall into a citywide phenomenon, headed by husband-wife team Alex and Saiphin Moore. Best shared as traditional fare, Rosa’s menu is vast and varied on levels of heat. From sticky sweet pork skewers with tamarind dipping sauce and chilli kissed papaya salads to rich Panang curry and aubergine stir fried with soya bean and sweet basil, the portions are generous and gorgeously fresh. Sweet corn fritters, grilled chicken with lemongrass, butternut red curry and steamed coconut rice are great dishes for easing tiny tastebuds into their first bite of Thai. Order on deliveroo straight to your door.
The Good Egg
We can’t wait for the days we can feast on a breakfast of champions at The Good Egg. Whilst they’re pressing pause on their current menu offerings, the team have put together an incredible The Good Egg Babka Kit! With such demand for their unctuous pastries during times of social distancing, the guys Chocolate Tahini Babka kit is ideal for the getting the kids embracing baking and includes all the essentials and a recipe card to help you along the way. The fabulous Felicity Spector has given it a whirl and let me tell you, the results are pretty impressive!
Casa de Frango
Need that piri piri chicken fix? Casa do Frango has got you covered with takeaways and deliveries on Deliveroo from both its London Bridge and Shoreditch sites. Not only that, the purveyors of piri piri will also be offering free meals to all NHS staff, to thank them for their service and dedication. Charred cauliflower and grilled smokey chorizo, classic almôndegas rich with tomato sauce and crisp sweet potato feijoada. A half chicken generously brushed with Casa de Frango’s special Piri-Piri sauce, grilled over hot charcoals and triple glazed before serving – also available with oregano, lemon & garlic or plain. Go all out and order a portion of Portguese holiday style fries – balatas fritas for a true taste of sun soaked scrumminess.
Alex Head and her team at Social Pantry have created a special home delivery service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Social Pantry Supplies. Packages containing fresh vegetables, meat & vegetarian options as well as store cupboard essentials e.g. eggs, beetroot hummous, smoked salmon and frozen butterbean, kale and pepper spiced stew are now available to buy online. With your first five orders, the team will throw in four free packs of loo roll (whilst stocks last). Breakfast is priced at £30, and lunch and dinner at £35, all for two people, for three days’ worth of meals. Order between 9am – 4pm, 7 days a week. Free delivery is available within a 6 mile radius of their Wandsworth HQ.
We can’t wait to break the lockdown with a cracking family brunch but before then, BBagel Bakery can bring brunch to you with their brand new Brunch Family Box! Enough for 4-6 people, this box is ideal for preparing a tasty family brunch with fruit, veggies, bagels and deli items. Recipe cards are also included to help you recreate B Bagel’s iconic filled bagels for yourself! Fancy a bite? You can get FREE DELIVERY during the month of May for following postcodes within 2 miles of their Fulham shop – SW3, SW5, SW6, SW7, SW8, SW10 (Please note – minimum order of £40).
Date night on the cards? Well why not tuck the kids up and order up a Michelin starred curry with Benares At Home. Daily specials include Adraki lamb chops – smoked Kashmiri Chilli & Ginger marinated Lamb Chops with pickled onion and herb chutney; Vegetable Kadai rich in tomato and pepper sauce and Allppey Pram curry. Chaat, samosas, tikkas and tandoors are vast and the curries out of the world – our favourite, the Lamb Shank Nihari, a tender a you like slow Cooked Lamb along with Bone Marrow and Spices. Sweet toothed ones will love the Gulab Jamun glowing with amber glory. For every order received, Benares will donate a meal to NHS workers in their local area. Available all Monday to Saturday 12.00 – 21.00pm, Sunday 12.00-20.00pm.
Have you heard ShakeShack have reopened their Tottenham Court Road and Canary Wharf Shacks? Both Shacks are now running delivery with Deliveroo. So whether you keep it classic with the Shack Burger or have missed the Chick’n’Shack – a crisp-fried chicken breast piled high with lettuce, pickles, and buttermilk herb mayo, you can treat your brood to a burger or too. We’re loving that ShakeShack are also showing a whole lotta love to the emergency services in these troubled times – when any emergency services worker, including social and community care, orders a burger, they will receive a burger on ShakeShack to show their appreciation.
Rice Error by BAO
A delivery service brought to you by BAO. Specialising in rice boxes using award winning Chi Shang rice from Taiwan. The design of the boxes are inspired by the popular bian dan boxes served in Taiwan and all boxes are made from Bamboo and are biodegradable. The offering is small but scrumptious – how about grilled 40 day aged beef denver, black pepper sauce, greens, soy boiled egg and chi shang rice? Or will it be roasted yellow chilli chicken leg, aged white soy chicken dripping and chi shang rice? The DIY Fried Chicken BAO Meal is ideal for families with 4 DIY sesame BAO buns fluffy as a cloud and ready to fill with Taiwanese fried chicken, hot sauce, sichuan mayo, Taiwanese golden kimchi, coriander – YUM!
Pasta Remoli have pasta for days – which is food news in our household with pasta loving little ones! Whether you choose to snaffle a few bags of their fresh pasta (vegan and gluten free available), go extra with their truffle gift box complete with truffle filled ravioli and rich mushroom sauce to coat golden strands of tagliatelle or fancy ordering up a ready made dinner – Pasta Remoli have you covered. From courgette flowers and arancini, beef lasagne and Tuscan bean and sausage stew, plus traditional Neapolitan pizzas ready for the oven – the dish choices are plentiful and there’s even pud to boot – we go for the coffee-laced tiramisu every time! Download Pasta Remoli App and get £5 discount on your first order with the code “PASTALOVER”.
Birthday meals out may be a long distant memory right now but Pique Foods have a novel idea to keep the celebrations tasty at home. Their birthday breakfast hamper comes complete with a host of bday bites and for those over 21 – delicious DIY bellinis! What’s in each each picnic box we hear you cry? Freshly baked mini pastries, Pique jam, bagels, blueberry pancakes with syrup, greek yoghurt and granola, iced coffee, banana and dark chocolate loaf with birthday candles and to top it off – party hats and a bunch of flowers.