Brunswick House at Home
During this period of enforced closure Jackson Boxer and his team are preparing food, wine and cocktails to be collected or delivered. He’s also converted his Vauxhall restaurant Brunswick House into Urban Farm & Bottle Shop, offering vegetable, meat, dairy and pantry goods from some of his favourite suppliers. The full menu, which changes weekly, is available from 12pm-9pm Tuesday-Saturday, and is designed to be finished off at home. Pasta dishes have included 24-hour beef shin ragu, with fresh pappardelle and strawberry and vanilla tart. Sister restaurant Orasay is offering a similar service in west London.
Rice Error by Bao London
Rice Error, a home delivery and click-and-collect service created by Bao London, has brought its Taiwanese-inspired rice boxes, DIY bao meals, Taiwanese fried chicken and popular Horlicks ice-cream to the residents of Borough, Fitzrovia and Hackney this month. The team has also just launched Cocktail Rescue, a new home delivery drinks service created in partnership with House of Suntory, Japan’s first malt whisky distillery. The menu features 400ml bottled versions of Bao’s most loved cocktails. Look out for the launch of an international guest rice box series, which will begin in June.
Le Poule Au Pot
French spot La Poule au Pot, located in Belgravia, is offering a delicious new takeaway menu. The restaurant, which has been open since 1962, specialises in French classics, which are now available to collect from the restaurant Wednesdays to Saturdays from 12pm to 5pm. The select menu includes staples such the ratatouille, cheese quiche, onion tart, boeuf bourguignon and poule au pot, plus sweet tarte tatin and mousse au chocolat. Diners are required to place their orders 24 hours in advance either by phone (020 7730 7763) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Iberica is selling Spanish family feasts via Deliveroo and Supper, as well as via its online shop. Exec chef Nacho Manzano has created a menu designed to take diners on a journey through the regions of Spain, tasting authentic flavours from his hometown in La Salgar in the Asturias mountains, the tapas bars of Barcelona and across the Mediterranean to the Balearic Islands. Expect sharing-style dishes such as spicy sobrasada, boquerones, 42-month aged iberico ham, patatas bravas, pulpo and a selection of crisp white wines and full-bodied reds from Rioja to Valencia. Customers can also stock up on authentic Spanish produce from The Larder, which has everything you need to recreate the full Spanish experience from your own kitchen.
Family-run joint Kolamba is now delivering its soulful Sri Lankan food across London. Customers can choose from ‘Aunty Mo’s chatti roast’ with finely chopped beef, dry-fried with onions, green chilli and fresh tomato served on a string hopper; Ceylon chicken curry cooked on the bone, with sharp tangy tamarind; and parripu dhal cooked in coconut milk and turmeric and finished with tempered spices. Make sure to order a few bottles of chilled local Lion lager, too.
Chef and restaurateur Adam Handling has launched a new food delivery and collection service. Hame – the Scottish word for home – offers some of his most popular dishes from his restaurants The Frog Hoxton, Frog by Adam Handling and Adam Handling Chelsea, plus a few he has developed while cooking at home during lockdown. Expect to see cheese doughnuts; Nanny Sophie’s fried chicken; whole lobster with carrot and lemongrass, and – for family sharing – a whole beef wellington with clotted cream mash, spring greens, and roast carrots. Rather than providing hot dishes, food will arrive fully prepared, ready for cooking and plating at home, complete with recipes and full step-by-step video instructions.
Indian restaurant Bombay Bustle has launched a delivery service. Exec chef Surender Mohan has created a menu filled with family recipes, including small plates of masala pao, rarah keema pao, malabar chicken wings and a new trio of samosas with fillings of adipoli beef, duck chettinad and aloo masala. For something a little heartier there will be a selection of tandoors, curries and biryanis, plus pickles, chutneys, rice, rotis and naans. For those who want to enjoy the full Bombay Bustle experience from home, its bar The Retiring Room has created a selection of ready-to-drink cocktails including a ‘Tequila Riser’, ‘Paan Collins’ and ‘Old Gold Fashioned’.
Issho-Ni At Home
Issho-Ni, the Bethnal Green Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar, has launched Issho-Ni At Home. The selection includes izakaya-style dishes, sake and pre-made cocktails – plus a dedicated playlist to really set the atmosphere for a night in with a difference. Available through Deliveroo, the menu includes an omakase-style set menu for two, which features dishes such as crab croquets, A5 wagyu tataki and a nigiri selection. There will also be a range of bento boxes available – including a choice of miso black cod, wagyu beef and spicy lamb chops, all served with rice, salad, pickles and fruit – as well as mixed sushi platters, a la carte sashimi and nigiri.
Michelin-starred Gymkhana is now offering delivery for the first time, serving favourites such as tandoori masala lamb chops, butter chicken masala and wild muntjac biryani. Its ‘Feast Menu for Two’ has also been created, comprising four courses including aloo papri chaat and kid goat methi keema. The delivery radius includes Marylebone, Mayfair, Paddington, Knightsbridge, Victoria, Sloane Square, St John’s Wood, Camden, Primrose Hill and King’s Cross and is available to order via Supper. Other restaurants in the same group also offering delivery include Berenjak, Brigadiers, Trishna and Hoppers.
Little Duck Home Kitchen
Little Duck Home Kitchen is a new click-and-collect service designed to bring Little Duck – The Picklery, Ducksoup and Raw Duck to your kitchen. Taking inspiration from Little Duck’s typical weekend sharing menu, options are designed to provide complete meals for two or four people. Dishes on offer include chicken and asparagus pie with gem lettuce, tarragon and mustard salad; ras el hanout slow-braised lamb shoulder with chickpeas, garlic yoghurt and mint; or a spring vegetable braise of artichokes, peas, butter beans with ricotta and mint. Puddings and a selection of natural wines are also available to order online.
Roka Charlotte Street now offers takeaway and home delivery via Supper. The restaurant’s signature contemporary Japanese robatayaki cuisine is available from Monday to Sunday, from 5pm to 9:30pm, for home delivery in central London. The streamlined menu features starters and maki rolls such as tofu kare-age (fried tofu with shichimi pepper and miso lemon sauce) and age watari gani maki (soft shell crab with kimchi and chilli mayo) alongside classics from the robata grill: kankoku fu kohitsuji (lamb cutlets with korean spices), sake teriyaki (salmon fillet teriyaki with sansho salt) and kabuta no ribs yawaraka nikomiyaki (baby back ribs with sansho and cashew nuts). To finish, there’s Japanese soft cheesecake with robata pears or a milk chocolate bar with caramelised peanuts.
Hakkasan At Home
Hakkasan at Home, available on Supper, offers a selection of delicious Cantonese dishes from the restaurant’s Michelin-starred a la carte menu as well as its signature set menus. Highlights from the menu include a broad selection of dim sum and main course dishes such as stir-fried rib-eye beef with lily bulb in black bean sauce; black truffle roasted duck with tea plant mushroom; roasted silver cod with champagne and honey; and roasted chicken in satay sauce. Hakkasan Group UK is also offering delicious dim sum from Yauatcha via Supper.
Big Mamma Group – the team behind Circolo Populare and Gloria Trattoria – has launched a click-and-collect service, allowing hungry locals to pick up much-loved dishes to take away, including lasagne, antipasti, wine, baking essentials and DIY pasta kits. All products and dishes are available to order online and collect with contactless measures in place, allowing diners to recreate the OTT Big Mamma experience at home. Expect gnocchi cacio e pepe, tiramisu, XXL cookies, pizza and everything you need to prepare its mafaldine al tartufo at home.
Coya En Casa
Coya Mayfair is offering delivery or collection for both lunch and dinner, bringing Londoners a taste of Peru in the safety of their homes. Available from 12:30pm until 9:30pm, guests can choose delivery via Supper, Uber Eats and Deliveroo – all within 2.5 miles of the Mayfair restaurant. Those a little further afield can email the reservations team for collection. New additions to the menu include wagyu bun with beef wagyu, mushroom and rocket; grilled Argentinian prawns with quinoa, asparagus and peas; slow-cooked pulled pork with chipotle and salsa criolla; and patatas bravas. Desserts and cocktails are also available.