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Denizen’s definitive guide to the best takeaways to try during lockdown

Many of our favourite eateries are now trading under the Government’s Health and Safety Guidelines for Level 3. We encourage you to support the following establishments by ordering directly from them and where possible avoid ordering via third party apps to ensure our valued hospitality industry lives on long after lockdown.

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Satya

Satya

Satya

Satya

Satya South Indian Restaurant is bringing you their famous pani puri, along with a plethora of delicious curries, starters and masala dosa, via pick up and delivery from their Ponsonby, Sandringham and Mt Eden restaurants.  

Order online here

NSP

NSP

NSP

NSP

For a slice of heaven at home, Italian institution Non Solo Pizza is serving up its legendary pizza, pasta and antipasti for contactless pickup. Along with dishes like prosciutto crudo pizza and scampi linguine, you’ll find irresistible add ons like truffle fries, tiramisu and calamari fritti. 

Order online here

Clay

Clay

Clay

Clay

Natural wine bar Clay has both pick-ups and takeaways available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Schedule a pizza night with its moreish sourdough pizzas, offering original toppings like sour cream, spring onion and lemon. An ever-changing array of delicious sides and a dessert to finish are also available, and it goes without saying the team is also providing its huge variety of organic and biodynamic wines and beers for purchase.

Order online here

Cafe Hanoi

Cafe Hanoi

Cafe Hanoi

Cafe Hanoi

Modern Vietnamese favourite Cafe Hanoi is offering contactless pickup and delivery of their ever-popular noodle salads, rice paper rolls and mouth-watering mains like peppered soy shaking beef and five spice pork spare ribs. There’s also a selection of vegan options to keep plant-based diners happy.

Order online here

Barbarino’s Spaghetteria

Barbarino’s Spaghetteria

Barbarino’s Spaghetteria

Barbarino’s Spaghetteria

Find all matter of delicious Italian goodness at neighbourhood favourite Barbarino’s (think eggplant parmigana, pizza and enough pasta to poke a stick at, available for takeaway or delivery) or visit their pop-up lockdown bakery for coffee, doughnuts and of course, cannoli. 

Order online here

1947 Eatery

1947 Eatery

1947 Eatery

1947 Eatery

Inner-city favourite 1947 Eatery has got your curry cravings under control, with a menu full of their most popular dishes available for pick up and delivery. Try something from the tandoor or their famous bang bang butter chicken, plus the street samosa chaat and garlic naan is a must. 

Order online here

Nishiki

Nishiki

Nishiki

Nishiki

Pretending you’re at a classic BYO with your bubble is easy now Japanese favourite Nishiki is dishing up their menu takeaway. Load up on fresh sushi, sashimi, tempura and don’t forget the miso dengaku (cheesy miso eggplant). 

Order online here

Gemmayze St

Gemmayze St

Gemmayze St

Gemmayze St

Lebanese eatery Gemmayze Street is dishing up its silky smooth hummus and oh-so tender lamb shoulder for dinner from Monday to Saturday. Build your perfect spread from options like homemade pide and chicken shish, and don’t forget to stock up on staples like lubneh, dukkah and pickles from the popular Mezze Box – so you can keep on snacking long after your meal is devoured.

Order online here

Simon & Lee

Simon & Lee

Simon & Lee

Simon & Lee

Simon and Lee are offering a takeaway menu that includes their popular bao buns – including fried chicken, pork belly and bulgogi beef bao, along with Korean fried chicken, dumplings, bibimbap and more.

See the full menu on the eatery’s Instagram highlights.

To order call or text your order through 027-520-8909, use the Regulr app for contactless pick-up or Uber Eats for contactless delivery. 

Saan

Saan

Saan

Saan

Should a craving for authentic Northern Thai cuisine hit you, look no further than Saan on Ponsonby Road. Offering its fragrant tiger prawn Pad Thai, Mussaman lamb curry, roast free-range pork, and wok-seared eggplant and tofu (to name a few), both pick-up and delivery are available.

Order online here.

Amano

Amano

Amano

Amano

Amano Grocer offers contact-free pick-ups or deliveries of a tailor-made selection of Amano goods for home preparation, allowing you to enjoy the artisanal goodness in the comfort of your own home. Think sourdough and croissants, through to all the components you need to prepare their popular pasta dishes such as scampi chitarra pasta and mushroom tagliatelle.

Order online here

 

Ebisu

Ebisu

Ebisu

Ebisu

Ebisu is offering a curated range of its signature dishes for contactless pickup from Wednesday to Saturday. Fans of Ebisu’s exceptional Japanese fare will be delighted to find dishes such as beef tataki, prawn dumplings and several excellent sushi options on offer. Children will be well looked after with the kids sushi platter also available. Pre-order for contactless pickup from Wednesday 19th August.

Order online here

Jervois Steak House

Jervois Steak House

Jervois Steak House

Jervois Steak House

Our favourite steak house is offering contactless pick-up.

Order West Coast whitebait fritters, the JSH caesar salad, First Light Wagyu beef bavette, scotch or eye fillet, served with a selection of sauces and butters, and sides of creamed spinach, truffle fries and more.

Order online here

Lowbrow

Lowbrow

Lowbrow

Lowbrow

Have you been fiending Lowbrow’s fried chicken? Get your hands on the best (not so) dirty bird in town (as well as their famous sandos, sides and salads) with contactless pick up available from their St Kevins Arcade outpost, as well as delivery.

Order online here

Cassia

Cassia

Cassia

Cassia

With Cassia at Home, customers can enjoy Cassia’s award-winning fare seven days a week. The refined menu sees a range of favourites transformed into heat-and-eat meals, such as signature lamb seekh kebab curry and Ora King salmon with tomato kasundi. Contactless pickup is available, plus delivery can be arranged for those within a 3km radius.

Order online here

Paris Butter

Paris Butter

Paris Butter

Paris Butter

The Jervois Road restaurant’s takeaway menu revolves around heat and eat versions of its fine dining offering. Diners of PB To Go can expect a three-course meal including the likes of sourdough with truffle butter, followed by dry-aged duck breast and smoked potato with truffle broccoli, and Paris Butter’s famous carrot cake — all for $45.

Pickup is between 3PM and 6PM, or $15 for delivery within a 10km radius of the restaurant.

Order online here

Cazador

Cazador

Cazador

Cazador

Renowned for expertly prepared game meats, Cazador is offering safely packaged hampers that include its own charcuterie – bacon, ham, parfait, salami, pastrami, cheese, bread, dips, crackers and sweets, as well as a range of ingredients from local suppliers, and bonus treats from its restaurant friends. 

Order online here

Hello Beasty

Hello Beasty

Hello Beasty

Hello Beasty

Find Hello Beasty’s Asian-fusion fare in the form of daily-updated dinner packs tailored to suit both the number of people you’re feeding and their dietary requirements (with vegetarian and gluten-free options), plus a la carte menu of favourites like bao, karaage chicken and crispy pork belly. Contactless pickup and delivery are both available.

Order online here

Bang Bang Kitchen

Bang Bang Kitchen

Bang Bang Kitchen

Bang Bang Kitchen

Add some bang to your bubble with Bang Bang Kitchen’s flavourful range of Hawker-inspired dishes. Discerning diners will know to add the lobster fried rice to cart immediately, along with one of their soothing soups like seafood laksa or pork and prawn broth. Pre-order for contactless pickup from Wednesday 19th August.

Order online here

Cotto

Cotto

Cotto

Cotto

Praise the pasta gods, Cotto is offering both pasta boxes and hot takeaways for pickup from Wednesday to Saturday, with old favourites (like their must-order spinach, goats cheese and sage dumplings) plus new dishes on offer. Pasta boxes will be available from Wednesday 19th August. 

Order online here

 

Azabu

Azabu

Azabu

Azabu

Those with a hankering for Azabu’s supremely fresh sushi and sashimi will be pleased to hear a selection of its most popular dishes will be coming to a plate near you thanks to contactless pickup. Find favourites such as teriyaki chicken, crispy pork belly and black tiger prawn dumplings available to order from Wednesday 19th August.

Order online here

Pasture and Boxer

Pasture and Boxer

Pasture and Boxer

Pasture and Boxer

Indulge in a truly gourmet experience with takeaways from Parnell restaurant Pasture and its adjacent venue Boxer. The acclaimed eatery and bar have pickups available through the Tock online booking system, including a Pasture Pantry to Go box filled with unique and special ingredients like Siberian Ossetra Sturgeon Caviar, pork fat pretzels and the restaurant’s famous sourdough bread. The team is also providing favourite and one-off wines from Pasture’s drinks pairings, champagne and ready-to-go cocktails and spirits. 

Order online here

Andiamo

Andiamo

Andiamo

Andiamo

Andiamo is offering a special menu for contactless pick-up from 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Delicious options include The Familia Feast, feeding a family of four to six with the likes of spaghetti and meat balls, macaroni and cheese and gnocchi ‘cacio pepe’, as well as Andiamo classics like fried calamari and free-range chicken parmigiana.

Phone 09 378 7811 between 4pm and 8pm to place your order and make payment.

Find the full menu here

The Engine Room

The Engine Room

The Engine Room

The Engine Room

Offering a daily two-course dinner for $47 per person, the constantly changing menu includes the likes of a beef bourguignon and potato dauphinoise, paired with a chocolate cognac mousse dessert to finish. They’ll also be offering a small range of children’s pasta for takeaway.

Meals are served at room temperature and are designed to be re-heated at home.

Orders need to be placed 24 hours in advance and can be collected (contactless) from the restaurant.

Order online here

SPQR

SPQR

SPQR

SPQR

Open for pick-up and delivery 4pm – 8:30pm seven days a week, SPQR’s Level 3 menu features all the pasta and pizza we’ve loved for more than 25 years.

Order online here

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Grey Lynn’s Ozone is serving up a contactless takeaway brunch menu – order favourites online such as field mushrooms on toast or smoked fish kedgeree, then swing by between 8am – 12pm to collect your food. Coffee, cakes and cabinet treats are also available, along with brand new sandwiches such as Grey Lynn Butcher’s bacon sarnie on Ozone focaccia with hot sauce. 

Order online here

My Nourish Kitchen

My Nourish Kitchen

My Nourish Kitchen

My Nourish Kitchen

Enjoy meals from SOUL, Euro, Jervois Steak House and Andiamo with My Nourish Kitchen’s food boxes. Choose from a Mini, Regular or Deluxe box and enjoy up to four recipes from your favourite eateries. Each box includes just what you need to create a restaurant-quality meal at home. Menus change each week, with dishes like potato gnocchi, cacio pepe, chicken gravy and cavolo nero sure to keep things interesting. Orders by midnight Friday will be delivered to your door Tuesday.

Order online here

Private Fine Dining

Private Fine Dining

Private Fine Dining

Private Fine Dining

Chef Anthony Price’s Private Fine Dining is offering premium quality sashimi boxes, filled with a variety of marine cuisine. In addition, ready meals are available, including curries, family pies, classic cuisine and sweet treats. 

Order online here

Annabel's

Annabel's

Annabel's

Annabel's

Ponsonby’s favourite local watering hole, Annabel’s, is now offering a vibrant selection of wines, available to buy online or contactless pickup from the wine bar. Don’t forget there’s also a daytime-appropriate selection of wholesome filled baguettes, sourdough toast with various toppings and coffee to add to your order too. 

Delivery is an additional $7 per order and is available in a 5km radius of Annabel’s and will be received within 3-4 days of purchase.

Order online here.

Giapo

Giapo

Giapo

Giapo

Sweet tooths rejoice, Giapo’s signature ice cream, with hand-rolled freshly made waffle cones, or 500ml tubs of ice cream can be pre-ordered for collection or for delivery using the brand’s own app. 

Order via the Giapo app here

Cantine and Star Superette

Cantine and Star Superette

Cantine and Star Superette

Cantine and Star Superette

The Bar Celeste team have you covered across not just one but two businesses. Their delightfully gluttonous Cantine burgers are sure to satiate the meanest burger craving — find Celeste’s famous Filet O’Market Fish and the hamburger-style Smashburger in the mix, as well as suitably indulgent sides. They’ve also launched their wine delivery business Star Superette in time for lockdown, with a great selection of natural and organic wines as well as spirits and beers.

Find Cantine here and Star Superette here.

Lobster & Tap

Lobster & Tap

Lobster & Tap

Lobster & Tap

Love lobster? You’re in luck. Lobster & Tap’s luxurious lockdown offerings are available for contactless curbside pickup, including a Lobster Roll Kit (designed to create two, four or six classic or hot buttered rolls),  a choice of solo rolls or tasty combos including chips (or Proper Crisps if you prefer) plus coleslaw and a pickle. Pre-order for contactless pickup from Wednesday 19th August.

Order online here

Burger Burger

Burger Burger

Burger Burger

Burger Burger

Auckland’s beloved burger joint Burger Burger is offering its full burger menu, plus sides like potato skins and charred broccoli, for contactless pickup from its Ponsonby, Newmarket and Takapuna locations. Ponsonby and Newmarket stores are also offering a paired-back menu for delivery.

Order online here

Market Galley

Market Galley

Market Galley

Market Galley

Get your seafood fix with Market Galley’s range of top quality takeaways, which includes classic fish and chips, burgers and a bumper family box filled with beer-battered fish and prawns, salt and pepper squid, chips and tartare sauce. Pre-order for contactless pickup from Wednesday 19th August. 

Order online here

Miann

Miann

Miann

Miann

From luxe birthday cakes, decadent doughnuts, creme brûlée, macarons and dessert feasts to gelato and gateaux (hey, the rules are all gone now, right?), Level 3 lockdown is a whole lot sweeter with contactless pick up from Miann’s Fort St and Britomart locations. Find a range of their housemade chocolate available for delivery via their ‘Chocolate Shop’, with free shipping for orders over $35.

Order online here

Lillius

Lillius

Lillius

Lillius

Lillius has brought back its popular Lillius on Toast offering, which celebrates its popular housemade bread and butter. Designed to be a delicious snack, lunch or light dinner, everything is made from scratch in keeping with the Lillius food philosophy.  Open on Thursday 20th August for preorders.

Order online here

Coco's Cantina

Coco's Cantina

Coco's Cantina

Coco's Cantina

Take care your meatball and spaghetti cravings with Coco’s Cantina’s Level 3 offering, which sees a range of favourites available for contactless pickup. Let them do the hard work with hot takeaways (including Happy Hour pasta)  or get creative in the kitchen by trying your hand at one of their DIY Ravioli Kits.

Order online here

 

Frasers

Frasers

Frasers

Frasers

Mt Eden locals can still support neighbourhood eatery Frasers with its contactless pick-up offering. No need to give up that flat white, you can order online for a coffee run in the morning, and why not add a treat from the selection of cheese scones, sweet and savoury brioches and other baked goods? If you have a special occasion to cater for, Frasers also has whole cakes including various cheesecakes and black forest gateaux… But who says one has to wait for a special occasion?

Order online here