Our top gourmet dinner delivery services in London are making meal times nutritious, delicious and convenient
For the most part, takeaways are a guilty affair. A result of potent cravings, hectic schedules and candid convenience. But a recent influx in high-quality dinner delivery services has shaken up the capital’s perceptions. Such services are offering nourishing and artisanal meals, curated by exceptional chefs and delivered of the highest standard.
This new era of nutritional integrity confirms that ordering-in doesn’t have to be deemed unhealthy anymore. Have a browse through our top foodie services that are combating the grease with their fine-tuned cuisine, and also have a look at our round-up of DIY restaurant meal kits to have delivered.
With a rotating monthly line-up of restaurants, delivery platform Dishpatch helps you discover new and exciting dishes from some of the UK’s top chefs. This month participating eateries include Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Filipino-inspired Bongbong’s Manila Kanteen, and the Borough Market taqueria Tacos Padre. It allows you to taste the flavours of the world from your very own home. Menus range in price from £40 to £59 per two people.
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After a 20 year hiatus from the restaurant industry, celebrated chef Philip Britten is back with a new concept delivering gourmet cuisine direct to door. Available across areas of southwest London including Battersea and Clapham, a Michelin-quality two-course meal is just £20 a head, giving Deliveroo a run for its money.
This recipe box lets you select a dish by a top chef, like Richard Galli’s spiced glazed duck breast with orange-braised fennel, and they will deliver every single ingredient you need, plus instructions on how to make it. Some things come pre-measured but you learn how to prep and cook a Michelin-quality meal at home. The result is delicious — definitely one for foodies looking to up their culinary skills. £70 with wine pairing.
From #MeatFreeMonday to Veganuary, never has a food movement gained more traction, more quickly than veganism. Good news for those adopting the diet, never has plant-based eating been easier. allplants will deliver healthy, plant-based meals to your door, frozen, ready to eat and made by a talented team of chefs and health-savvy foodies. It’s your answer to ensuring you’ve got delicious, energy-boosting meals to enjoy throughout a busy day. What’s more, all packaging is 100% recyclable, partly compostable and mostly reusable.
Another dinner delivery service in London to be reckoned with, Supper delivers sublime meals from London’s top restaurants: think Hakkasan, SUSHISAMBA and Nobu. With aims to replicate fine-dining in the home, dishes are carefully packaged with artistic care to ensure they are of the highest, and most delectable, quality.
Paying homage to a British love for the classic Indian takeaway is Motu. A name derived from the affectionate Hindi term for “Fat Man”. Their indulgent and exceptionally-crafted dishes vary from a less permissive main and side, to a luxurious and mighty “feast box”, each dish redolent of a high-quality and authentic Indian essence. Motu is currently launching in Fulham, Clapham, Chelsea, Wandsworth, Putney and Battersea. So for now, the rest of London will have to patiently wait.
Mindful Chef aims to democratise gourmet food and propose a sense of convenience to time-stricken individuals. With a certified motto of fridge to fork in less than 30 minutes, there’s no excuse not to be healthy, especially if you’re short of time. Choose from an imaginative list and their team of cooks will deliver the specified ingredients and supporting recipes, thus requiring little-to-no brainpower in compiling your own nourishing meal.
King’s Road institution Bluebird has launched home delivery of its modern European meals from both its Chelsea and White City restaurants. Available on Deliveroo, curb your comfort food cravings with the likes of the classic Bluebird Burger with cheese, gem lettuce, house sauce, pickle and a side of fries.
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