With the Eat Out to Help Out scheme now over (thank you Rishi) and the nights beginning to draw in, cosy evenings at home are the order of the day. Food fanatics no doubt rushed back to their favourite restaurants as soon as they could during the summer but as the weather now turns colder, House of Coco have rounded up a selection of top London restaurants that are now delivering to your door. Fire on, feet up and let the fine-dining feasting begin.
The Michelin-starred Nordic-inspired restaurant located in St James’s Market, sister to the highly acclaimed two Michelin-starred restaurant of the same name in Manhattan has launched a new delivery and takeaway menu. Bringing the Michelin-star to you, Aquavit London has partnered with food delivery service platform Supper and Deliveroo. Head Chef Jorjon Colazo’s food is defined by clean flavours, simple presentation and healthy ingredients. Stand-out choices include the Nordic salad with hot smoked salmon, pickles, lettuce and rye; langoustine bao buns with torched infused seaweed oil, a Swedish twist on the classic steamed Chinese bread roll and traditional Swedish meatballs served with mashed potatoes, pickled cucumber, mushrooms and lingonberries. To create the perfect at home restaurant experience, a selection of fine wines, beers and inventive soft drinks are also be available to order. The perfect choice for a hygee night in.
Available to order from Wednesday to Sunday. Delivery is available within a 4km radius of the restaurant. aquavitrestaurants.com
Everybody has heard of Lina Stores. The stalwart and equally sumptuous pasta provider for the capital. For those living outside London and unable to make it to the delis (Soho and Kings Cross), Lina Stores now offers nationwide delivery. Having successfully developed its online shop, the team at Lina can now provide their most popular Italian products to the whole of the United Kingdom. From antipasti and olives straight from the deli counters, Lina Stores also offers a wide selection of cured meats and cheeses including Prosciutto di Parma, Mortadella with truffle, Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, smoked Mozzarella Scamorza and creamy Gorgonzola amongst many others. For those looking for the essentials, the online shop is well stocked with everything needed for the store cupboard, from the deli’s own brand of dried pasta and olive oil, to tinned San Marzano tomatoes and a selection of specialist flours, risotto rice, Italian beans and pulses. It time to live la dolce vita, in your own kitchen.
National delivery is now available four days a week. linastores.co.uk
The new delivery and collection service, Ormer at Home is led by Executive Chef Kerth Gumbs (BBC TWO’s Great British Menu 2020 finalist). The Mayfair menu is bursting with a wonderful bounty of Channel Island and British fare that is simply prepared and cooked to perfection. Dishes include Yellowtail Ceviche with avocado, tomato and Vietnamese dressing, Black Cod with pickled squash, orange, pack Choi and sake dressing, or Dorset Lamb Cutlets with spiced aubergine, pomegranate and pine nuts. Ormer Mayfair has consistently been rated as one of the top ten restaurant in London for fine dining, perfect for a high end date night in the comfort of your own home. On Sunday, a high-end sharing roast for two will be available and desserts including Ormer’s signature apple crumble and rhubarb and white chocolate panna cotta will also feature, alongside wine, beer, cocktails and champagne.
Available for delivery and collection from Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. Delivery is available within a 2-3 mile radius of the restaurant. flemings-mayfair.co.uk/fine-dining-london/ormer-mayfair-restaurant
FishWorks Fishmonger and Restaurant
FishWorks has launched a new delivery service including an at home Oyster Box for those looking for a more epicurean night in. The delivery menu is carefully prepared and packaged to order by FishWorks’ expert chefs and fishmongers. Ready-to-eat dishes will include oven roasted sea bass with lemon and thyme, seared yellow fin tuna and garlic butter lobster with chips. The gourmet Oyster Box includes a mixture of a dozen Jersey, Carlingford and Morecambe Bay oysters. Covering all preferences, an assortment of condiments including lemon, merlot vinegar, and Tabasco will be included – all to be perfectly paired with a bottle of FishWorks’ Fernão Pires white wine. For those new to the oyster game, FishWorks have you covered with a shucker and a link to a ‘How to Shuck an Oyster’ video tutorial. Delicious British and Irish oysters can be brought to your doorstep at £60 per box.
Available to order seven days a week for London zones 1 – 4. fishworks.co.uk
Greece is well and truly having a moment. The white-washed towns of Mykonos and Santorini have featured in every enviable holiday snap this summer. For those who have missed out this year, the team at high-end restaurant OPSO, serving up modern Greek dishes, have introduced OPSO at Home for you to have a taste of Greece in your own kitchen. Centred around a special menu of home-cooked authentic dishes, this new collection and delivery initiative reflects the favourite childhood memories of the executive chefs/co-owners Georgianna Hiliadaki and Nikos Roussos. The menu features seasonal dishes such as Chicken Lemonato – roasted chicken thigh with lemon-oregano gravy and creamy potato mash; Beef Stifado – braised beef shin with onions and sweet onion gravy; and Spanakorizo – spinach rice pilaf with fresh herbs and barrel matured feta cheese. OPSO is an ancient Greek word for a delectable morsel of food, and with sumptuous Greek tapas dishes using the finest ingredients and an exclusively Greek wine list to pair with the delicacies, you will quite literally, savour every last bite.
Opso at Home is suited for two or more, the delivery menu is also available throughout the week delivered to doorsteps in Marylebone and nearby neighbourhoods. opso.co.uk
Bocca di Lupo
Bocca di Lupo at Home will see Head Chef Jacob Kenedy introduce a menu featuring some of Bocca di Lupo’s most popular dishes. Echoing the restaurant’s focus on stripped-down, regional Italian cuisine, diners will be able to choose from antipasti dishes such as creamy burrata with grilled aubergines and caramelised datterini tomatoes, spinach and ricotta Malfatti pasta, Orecchiette with ‘nduja and the umami-packed Spaghetti with Bottarga. For the risotti there is an earthy Girolle, an indulgent Chard & Scamorza and a classic Venetian Risotto Nero made with cuttlefish ink. The menu aims to bring the gourmet buzz of Soho into your own home. Each dish comes with a step-by-step recipe guide and video tutorial, making them accessible to even the most unaccomplished home cook. A few bottles of ever elusive orange wine also feature on the menu making it the perfect option to sip something unusual on your own sofa!
Bocca di Lupo at Home is available for delivery Wednesday to Saturday with free delivery on orders over £80. Delivery to a wide variety of London postcodes. athome.boccadilupo.com
Wun’s Tea Room & Bar
The restaurant and bar located in the heart of Soho, where Old Compton Street meets Greek Street is offering the delivery of one of its most beloved dishes, the mouthwatering Iberico Char Siu pork. The launch of the Iberico Char Siu home delivery kit means that Londoners can taste authentic Cantonese flavours at home. The kits can be cooked to perfection and easily assembled within 25 minutes. The kit includes Iberico Fatty Char Siu, pillowy Blini Buns, House Spiced Sugar Pack as well as cooking instructions and is designed to serve between two and three people.
Delivery is available from Wednesday to Sunday or can be picked up from the restaurant. Delivery within a 4 mile radius of the restaurant. tearoom.bar
Vibrant and inventive Indian cooking with modern British flair with Executive Chef Sameer Taneja at the helm. Using his classical training and experience working alongside some of the best chefs in the world, Sameer embraces and elevates traditional Indian cuisine which can now be enjoyed at home. Fan favourites include a lamb seekh kebab, prawn kasundi, chicken makhani, dal makhani and saag aloo.
Delivery is available from Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 9pm and Sundays 12pm to 8pm. Collection is available from Tuesday to Saturday only. Delivery is available across Greater London and for delivery further than a 6 mile radius, three hours’ notice is needed. benaresrestaurant.com