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While there aren't that many people working in central London during the lockdown, other than key workers, some great restaurants are still delivering to those living in the centre of town. We round up the best.   

 

Soho/Covent Garden

BanconeBancone

Where: 8 Lower James St, Soho, London W1F 9EL

In a nutshell: Fresh pasta

What's on the takeaway menu: Bancone's delivery menu features starters like Broccolini with garlic oil, chilli & Sicilian crumb before getting to the main event, their finish-at-home pasta dishes. The Bucatini cacio e pepe is the highlight here. 

Find them on Instagram: @bancone.pasta

How to order: On their website

 

Bun HouseBun House

Where: 26-27 Lisle St, West End, London WC2H 7BA

In a nutshell: Bao buns and more

What's on the takeaway menu: From Bun House in Soho, many of their highly-rated bao buns are available as well as all manner of dumplings and dim sum dishes. Also look out for their frozen dumplings if you're stocking up.

Find them on Instagram: @8unhouse

How to order: On their website and Deliveroo

 

Din Tai FungDin Tai Fung

Where: 5 Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PT

In a nutshell: Legendary soup dumplings

What's on the takeaway menu: If you want to get your hands on the xiao long bao soup dumplings from Din Tai Fung you'll have to collect them - but plenty more dumplings and dishes like their Dan Dan noodles are available for delivery. 

Find them on Instagram: @dintaifunguk

How to order: Click & Collect via their website and Deliveroo

 

Dumplings LegendDumplings Legend

Where: 15-16 Gerrard St, West End, London W1D 6JE

In a nutshell: Chinatown dumplings

What's on the takeaway menu: One of Chinatown's best restaurants, their dim sum menu is a joy to leaf through. There's a cut-down version for delivery but it still has all the dumplings you could want. 

Find them on Instagram: @dumplingslegend

How to order: Via Deliveroo

 

Frog by Adam HandlingFrog by Adam Handling

Where: 34-35 Southampton St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7HG

In a nutshell: Adam Handling's Hame is based here

What's on the takeaway menu: Adam Handling's Hame has some of the chef's greatest hits (chicken butter and cheese doughnuts among them) as well as plenty of meals to finish at home - including some weekend feasts. 

Find them on Instagram: @adamhandling

How to order: On their website

See our Test Drive

 

Good FriendGood Friend

Where: 14 Little Newport St, London WC2H 7JJ

In a nutshell: Chinese fried chicken

What's on the takeaway menu: Good Friend in Chinatown produces some of the most addictive fried chicken there is. If you've been missing their huge flat fried chicken marvels, you can still order them to be delivered.  

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

HoppersHoppers

Where: 49 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 4SG

In a nutshell: Sri Lankan food

What's on the takeaway menu: Sister restaurant to Gymkhana, this tiny Soho restaurant was the original Hoppers with the titular hoppers and dosas on the menu being the stars of the show. 

Find them on Instagram: @hopperslondon

How to order: On Deliveroo and click and collect

Also see: More Sri Lankan food in Soho from Kolamba

 

OystermenOystermen

Where: 32 Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8NA

In a nutshell: Seafood and more

What's on the takeaway menu: The Oystermen may not be delivering oysters at the moment, but they've converted their restaurant to a grocery and food delivery service. So in addition to damned good seafood, there's a full meat and veg section. Plus you can get their amazing butters delivered. 

Follow them for the latest info: @theoystermen.

How to order: Visit the shop or order online.

 

Monty's DeliMonty's Deli

Where: 41 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LX

In a nutshell: Bagels and salt beef

What's on the takeaway menu: While Monty's Deli (currently in Seven Dials Market) may be closed, they're instead delivering across London. So if you're missing their salt beef bagels, they're now delivering pastrami, salt beef and part-baked bagels so you can make your own at home.They deliver nationwide in addition to London.

Follow them for the latest info: @montys_deli.

How to order: Order online

 

YauatchaYauatcha

Where: 15-17 Broadwick St, Soho, London W1F 0DL

In a nutshell: Dim sum from Soho

What's on the takeaway menu: Yauatcha's online menu features a collection of dim sum (and a bao bun). And yes, this does mean that you can get their amazing venison puffs delivered. 

Follow them for the latest info: @yauatchasoho

How to order: On the Supper website.

 

Fitzrovia

Arros QDArros QD

Where: 64 Eastcastle St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 8NQ

In a nutshell: Paella and more from Quique Dacosta

What's on the delivery menu: This is legendary Spanish chef Quique Dacosta's London restaurant - and it specialises in paella. Four types are available to order, and there's a further range of Spanish dishes and grilled meats too. 

Follow them for the latest info: @arrosqd

How to order: On Supper

 

ClipstoneClipstone

Where: 5 Clipstone St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6BB

In a nutshell: Meals from the people behind Quality Chop House

What's on the delivery menu: Clipstone are selling everything from fresh burrata and those Torres black truffle crisps that we can't seem to stop eating, through to pies, salads and full-blown date-night packages. The Dexter Beef, Potato & Black Truffle Pithivier is the must-have.

Follow them for the latest info: @clipstonerestaurant

How to order: On their website

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Honey & CoHoney & Co

Where: 25 Warren St, Bloomsbury, London W1T 5LZ

In a nutshell: Top middle-eastern cuisine

What's on the takeaway menu: As well as storecupboard essentials, Honey & Co has a daily meal for collection from Tuesday to Saturday (but be warned, they sell out fast). Previous dinners have included hummus, prawn tagine, pickles and cookies. 

Follow them for the latest info: @honeyandco.

How to order: Order on their website

 

LimaLima

Where: 31 Rathbone Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JH

In a nutshell: Peruvian food

What's on the takeaway menu: Lima has two options. First, there's Lima at Home. As you can imagine, that's offering up signature Lima dishes and in addition to that, they're kicking off a more casual version called Barranco by LIMA (Barranco is one of the districts of Lima in Peru). 

Follow them for the latest info: @lima_london

How to order: On Deliveroo - Lima at Home - Barranco by Lima

 

Passyunk AvePassyunk Ave

Where: 80 Cleveland St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 6NE

In a nutshell: Philly Cheesesteaks

What's on the takeaway menu: Here you can find pretty much the best Philly cheesesteaks on offer in London, lockdown or not. The online menu features tater tots and jumbo buffalo wings. Look out for make-at-home hampers soon. 

Follow them for the latest info: @passyunkavenue.

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

Pied a TerrePied a Terre

Where: 34 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2NH

In a nutshell: Vegan feasts

What's on the takeaway menu: This Michelin-starred restaurant has always had a vegan menu and now also they're delivering weekend vegan feasts across London. 

Follow them for the latest info: @piedaterrerestaurant

How to order: On their website

 

Rice ErrorRice Error

Where: 31 Windmill St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2JN

In a nutshell: Bao does delivery

What's on the takeaway menu: Bao have changed things a bit to make a menu that's best for delivery focusing on "takeaway rice boxes using Taiwan’s award-winning Chi Shang Rice, DIY BAO meals and fried chicken. 

Follow them for the latest info: @riceerror

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

Riding House CafeRiding House Cafe

Where: 43-51 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7PQ

In a nutshell: DIY kits and boxes

What's on the takeaway menu: The Riding House Cafe menu features dishes from Tom Cenci as part of their home kit range - including a DIY sloppy Joe and some great-sounding pies. There are a combination of meat and veg boxes to order too.

Follow them for the latest info: @housecafes

How to order: On their website

 

Mayfair

50 Kalo' di Ciro Salvo50 Kalo' di Ciro Salvo

Where: 7 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BY

In a nutshell: Neapolitan pizza

What's on the delivery menu: Another of the world's top Neopolitan pizzerias that happens to have an outpost in London. All of their pizzas are available to deliver - including the special fried Pizza Fritti. 

Follow them for the latest info: @50kalolondon

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

BenaresBenares

Where: 12a Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London W1J 6BS

In a nutshell: Fine dining Indian

What's on the takeaway menu: This high-end Indian restaurant is delivering everything from samosas to biryanis to home addresses now. Keep an eye out for the special of the day (Tava Masala Fish when we last looked). 

Follow them for the latest info: @benaresofficial

How to order: Book on Supper

 

Bentley'sBentley's

Where: 11-15 Swallow St, Mayfair, London W1B 4DG

In a nutshell: Seafood from Richard Corrigan

What's on the takeaway menu: Under the name of Mr Oyster Boy, this is technically delivering from Old Street - but it's still available within central London. Bentley's greatest hits, including their seafood pie, are available. 

Follow them for the latest info: @bentleysoysterbar

How to order: On their website

 

Corbin & King restaurantsCorbin & King restaurants

Where: 160 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9EB

In a nutshell: Dishes from The Wolseley, Brasserie Zedel and more

What's on the takeaway menu: Delivering from The Wolseley, Corbin & King's Home Dining is actually all their restaurants in one. So you can get The Wolseley's Wiener Schnitzel, The Delaunay's Mushroom Stroganoff and lots more. 

How to order: On their website

 

CoyaCoya

Where: 118 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7NW

In a nutshell: Peruvian cuisine

What's on the takeaway menu: Coya's delivery menu features the best of their Peruvian cuisine, including dishes like Chilean wagyu sirloin, Peruvian potatoes with wild mushrooms & truffles and Josper tiger prawns.

Follow them for the latest info: @coyamayfair

How to order: On Supper (or contact them on reservations@coyarestaurant.com if you're more than 2.5 miles away)

 

Davies & BrookDavies and Brook

Where: Claridge’s, Brook St, Mayfair, London W1K 4HR

In a nutshell: Daniel Humm in London

What's on the takeaway menu: One of the world's top chefs has been experimenting with a delivery menu from Claridge's. The fried chicken box is already a huge hit and he's also adapted Eleven Madison Park hits like the lobster boil.

Follow them for the latest info: @daviesandbrook

How to order: Pre-order online for collection or get delivered through Slerp.

Read our Test Drive

 

Le Deli RobuchonLe Deli Robuchon

Where: 82 Piccadilly, London, W1J 8HB

In a nutshell: Classic French

What's on the takeaway menu: Le Deli Robuchon has a few luxe tricks in its repertoire. The all-day menu kicks off with a French-style breakfast box - with main meals including lobster and green beans 'maki' or Chicken Celestine with girolles and brandade de morue.

Follow them for the latest info: @ledelirobuchon

How to order: Online

 

El PirataEl Pirata

Where: 5 - 6 Down Street, Mayfair, London W1J 7AQ

In a nutshell: Longstanding Spanish tapas restaurant

What's on the takeaway menu: El Pirata is a Mayfair classic and is now delivering jamon, cheese, wines, croquettes and more - ready to be finished off at home. And there's an online Spanish deli too. 

Follow them for the latest info: @elpiratamayfair

How to order: On their website

 

GymkhanaGymkhana

Where: 42 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4JH

In a nutshell: Michelin-starred Indian dining

What's on the takeaway menu: All their classic dishes are available for home delivery. So if you've had a big craving for Tandoori Masala Lamb Chops, Butter Chicken Masala or their Wild Muntjac Biryani, now you can have them delivered. 

Follow them for the latest info: @gymkhanalondon.

How to order: On Deliveroo or click and collect 

 

HakkasanHakkasan

Where: 17 Bruton St, Mayfair, London W1J 6QB

In a nutshell: Modern Cantonese

What's on the takeaway menu: If you've been missing out on your dim sum, Hakkasan are delivering to homes during the lockdown. There are several set menus to choose from or go a la carte for a selection of dim sum, a variety of main dishes including "Smoked beef ribs with jasmine tea", noodles and more. 

Follow them for the latest info: @hakkasanmayfair.

How to order: Book on Supper

 

HideHide

Where: 85 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7NB

In a nutshell: Ollie Dabbous' Mayfair restaurant

What's on the takeaway menu: The Hide at Home menu is quite extensive, featuring many of the top dishes of the restaurant, including their warm acorn cake with smoked caramel and lots of breakfast options. Plus there's an extensive Hedonism wine list to accompany the food.

Follow them for the latest info: @hide_restaurant.

How to order: Order online.

 

Jean Georges at the ConnaughtJean Georges at the Connaught

Where: Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 2AL

In a nutshell: High-end cuisine (and pizza)

What's on the takeaway menu: One of The Connaught's top chefs has a delivery service that's distinctly high-end, with the black truffle pizza very much being the centrepiece. 

Follow them for the latest info: @jeangeorgesattheconnaught

How to order: Via Supper

 

Murger Han HanMurger Han Han

Where: 8A Sackville Street, London, W1S 3DF

In a nutshell: Shaanxi restaurant

What's on the takeaway menu: Although in Mayfair, Murger Han does do delivery further west, with their Xi’an menu featuring murgers (of course), soups, and noodles.   

Follow them for the latest info: @murgerhanhan.

How to order: Via Deliveroo

 

Nobu Park LaneNobu Park Lane

Where: 19 Old Park Lane, London W1K 1LB

In a nutshell: Renowned Japanese restaurant

What's on the takeaway menu: The high-end Japanese restaurant is known the world over and is delivering some of its classics to Londoners. That includes their signature Black Cod Miso - but be prepared to pay a fair bit for that one. 

Follow them for the latest info: @nobuoldparklane.

How to order: Via Deliveroo

 

TakaTaka

Where: 18 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QH

In a nutshell: Japanese restaurant

What's on the takeaway menu: The taka delivery menu is mainly all about their much-praised maki rolls - although the special soft shell crab special rolls also sound pretty wonderful. Sushi and sashimi are also available. 

Follow them for the latest info: @TAKAMAYFAIR.

How to order: On Deliveroo.

 

Marylebone

L'Antica de Pizzeria MicheleL'Antica de Pizzeria Michele

Where: 199 Baker Street, London NW1 6UY

In a nutshell: Neapolitan pizza

What's on the delivery menu: Billed as one of the world's top Neapolitan pizzas in its original Naples location, this London offshoot is pretty good too. Expect huge marinara and margherita pizzas with fritto misto and more. 

Follow them for the latest info: @anticapizzeriadamicheleuk.

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

CHIK'NCHIK'N

Where: 134 Baker St, Marylebone, London W1U 6SH

In a nutshell: Fried chicken

What's on the delivery menu: If you're on the hunt for some of London's best-fried chicken then Carl Clarke's CHIK'N should be high up on your list. The burgers are excellent and save space for the sweet potato fries.

Follow them for the latest info: @lovechikn

How to order: On Deliveroo

 

 

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