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Written by Jo Hombsch
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And just like that the restaurant and cafe culture as we knew it changed overnight in the hope that it will flatten the curve. It is, however, heartbreaking to see all our favourite local venues struggling during this time.
As a team, we’ve rounded up the favourites in each of our local areas in order to support the small hardworking businesses we love!
We’ve also mentioned a few of our favourite dishes if you’re looking for a little menu inspiration.
So take off that makeup, put on those track pants, your favourite movie and enjoy a damn good home meal delivery.
Jo Hombsch lives in Cammeray, En-Route Food & Beverage Editor
My favourite local Italian restaurant and back a few weeks ago you would have seen me dining here at least once a week.
The team at Amici are offering their entire menu takeaway. Order on their website, call up or through Uber Eats. Be sure to try the meatballs, eggplant parmigiana, brodetto dell’adriatico, truffle pizza and the list goes on.
My go-to for a weekend brunch where you’d find me for hours on my laptop. Now you’ll find them open for takeaway breakfast and lunch. The Laneway team is also cooking dinners for you too; think lamb ragu pasta and butter chicken just order by 4 pm for next day pick up from 2-5 pm.
A Cammeray favourite. They’re still serving a limited menu take away over breakfast, lunch and now dinner till 9 pm.
Don’t forget about Maggio’s bakery and their Giovanni’s pizza. Pick up at the store or order on Uber Eats.
Dani Williams lives in Botany, En-Route Editor
Botannix Studio Cafe
This tranquil cafe in Botany, are serving their breakfast, lunch and weekly specials takeaway until we can sit back in their beautiful garden and dine in again.
Call them up and they prepare all your favourite dishes and have them ready when you arrive.
You’ll find Dani popping down to Brasserie Bread for her freshly baked bread, hot cross bun and hot pastries.
They’re business as usual with their Botany storefront open 7 days a week for takeaways. Pre-order and you’ll receive 20% off your order.
Vira Anekboonyapirom lives in Waterloo, En-Route Lifestyle & Beauty Editor
Bubble Nini Tea
You’ll find Vira popping down to Bubble Nini Tea for the takeaway ‘A Taro-bly Bad Name’ or a ‘The Sun and the Moon’ Bubble tea for an afternoon pick me up.
Hungry Chefs Cafe
This Waterloo cafe is serving their entire menu takeaway and they’ve also added Hungry Breakfast Boxes for $49 for anyone in the Waterloo community who doesn’t want to head out.
You can pop by and take away or give them a call to pre-order or order via UberEats.
Lucy lives in Enmore, En-Route’s Head Of Imagery
Golden Lotus Vegan
A vegan Vietnamese restaurant on King Street. It’s Lucy’s favourite if she could, she would eat the Combination Laksa every night. Best to order online through Uber Eats.
Crowd favourite Bella Brutta on King Street is still serving up those pizzas we all love. They’ve also added wine and beer to their takeaway menu which you can order online and make payment when you pick up.
When times are tough always say yes to dessert and the team at Mapo Newtown are here for you more than ever with their comforting ice cream menu.
You can still pop by for an ice cream or go and order on Uber Eats and Deliveroo.
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