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London restaurants respond to Coronavirus with deliveries, takeaway & more - updated regularly

Restaurants have taken a big hit as a result of the Coronavirus / Covid-19 outbreak.  But after a period of regrouping, restaurants are starting to re-open with new delivery and collection options in place. This page will be our running tracker on when restaurants are re-opening across London.


1-7 June

  • NASI Economy Rice (Holloway) - Sambal Shiok's sister restaurant becomes a deli (starts 3 June). 
  • Osteria Tufo (Finsbury Park) - much loved local Italian restaurant starts delivering (from 2 June)
  • Maggie Jones (Kensington) - serving up a very British takeaway menu (from 3 June)


25-31 May

  • Flor (Borough) - sister restaurant to Lyle's, back serving pastries, bread and soft-serve ice-cream
  • Wander (Stoke Newington) are now sending out two finish-at-home kits
  • Honest Chicken (King's Cross) - the first all-chicken spin-off of Honest Burgers. 
  • Padella (Shoreditch) - now selling finish-at-home kits of some of their most popular dishes
  • Kaké (Chelsea) - Chisou goes upmarket
  • Santa Maria (Brentford) - a whole new pizzeria that happens to be in a car showroom
  • Lupins (Borough) has returned as a kitchen shop and deli


18-31 May

  • Jolene (Newington Green) has started up its bakery ovens on 20 May
  • Gymkhana (Mayfair) are delivering their Michelin-starred Indian food (pictured above)
  • Trishna (Marylebone), from the same people as Gymkhana, has reopened for delivery
  • Gunpowder (Spitalfields) - the popular Indian restaurant in the City is changing its most popular dishes to delivery-friendly formats on 24 May
  • Cocktail Rescue (Hackney) is the new cocktail delivery service from Bao
  • Comptoir Gascon (City) - Pascal Aussignac has a classic French menu for delivery
  • Bar Douro (London Bridge) - back delivering Portuguese food.
  • Din Tai Fung (Covent Garden) - no queues for their delivery service, and custard lava buns are on the menu 
  • Ottolenghi (Islington and Notting Hill) - back serving cakes and salads. 
  • Honest Burgers (Various) - they re-opened multiple burger venues
  • Jean Georges at The Connaught - Black truffle pizzas to go
  • Folie (Soho) - the Soho restaurant has launched some of its classics on Supper.
  • Crispin (Spitalfields) - rebranded as Crispin Stores with weekly ready meals by guest head chef Nazmul Hassan
  • Hans Bar and Grill (Chelsea) - now offering a weekend menu (including a Sunday Roast)
  • Kaké by Chisou (Knightsbridge) is offering chirashi & rice dishes from the Chisou team.
  • La Poule au Pot (Belgravia) - French classics to take away. 
  • Vins (Highbury) - the wine bar has now launched a new weekend take-home menu


11-17 May

  • Leroy (Shoreditch) are now Royale and are delivering rotisserie chicken
  • Le Relais de Venise (Marylebone) is selling steak and frites sandwiches 
  • The Brass Rail at Selfridges (Mayfair) - is back with their salt beef sandwiches
  • McDonald's finally returned, opening four restaurants in London to start. 
  • Clipstone - (Fitzrovia) is back with a pretty amazing pithivier. 
  • Brigadiers (City) has reopened for delivery 
  • Hoppers (King's Cross and Soho) - The Sri Lankan restaurant is back, with more to follow
  • Berenjak (various locations) has started a new delivery service (the main restaurant starts again in June)
  • Adam Handling has begun a new delivery service from his Covent Garden restaurant - cheese doughnuts are on the menu. 
  • Dumplings' Legend (Chinatown) is now delivering its huge menu (incl. xiao long bao)
  • Rice Error (London Bridge, Fitzrovia) is the new delivery service from BAO.
  • Riding House Cafe (Fitzrovia) - reopened as a general store as well as a deilvery service. 
  • Mazi and Suzi Tros (Notting Hill) - the restaurants have teamed up for a new Greek delivery service
  • Opso (Marylebone) - serving a "home-cooked" Greek delivery service 
  • The Sea The Sea (Chelsea) - already opened as a fishmonger, Leo Carreira’s were added to the mix


4-10 May

  • Little Duck Home Kitchen (Hackney - taking the place of The Picklery) opened for delivery from London Fields
  • Nobu London (Mayfair) started delivering, with their Black Cod Miso on the menu
  • Angelina (Dalston) is serving up special Friday feast
  • Chik'n (Marylebone) returned with their fried chicken sandwiches
  • Patty & Bun (Hackney, Notting Hill, London Bridge) - in addition to the lockdown burger kit, they reopened some restaurants for delivery
  • Bone Daddies (Old St and Bermondsey) - back delivering ramen with Bone at Home
  • Cafe Murano (Bermondsey) - Angela Hartnett's Italian kitchen is delivering
  • Manteca (Shoreditch) joined Smokestak in preparing a special Saturday feast
  • Twisted (King's Cross) opened a completely new site in Tileyard.
  • Sorella (Clapham) - selling both kits to make their signature dishes and grocery items too.
  • Roka (Fitzrovia) - Returned with a streamlined menu featuring Roka classics.
  • Ekte Nordic Kitchen (City) - serving smorrebrod, daily baked sourdough bread, frikadeller (meatballs) and more.


27 April - 3 May

  • Tonkotsu (Haggerston) - ramen and gyoza deliveries started again 
  • Smokestak (Shoreditch) - they returned with a special Saturday feast. 
  • KFC (Various) - back delivering fried chicken to London
  • Nando's (various locations) - because everyone needs Nando's
  • Gloria and Circolo Popolare (Shoreditch and Fitzrovia) - Big Mamma does delivery
  • Shake Shack (Mayfair, Canary Wharf) started serving burgers again, following later with more delivery-only kitchens. 
  • Goodburger (Various) was a completely new burger delivery restaurant from the people behind Coqfighter.
  • Jose (Bermondsey) - Jose Pizarro returned with a new tapas delivery service
  • Brunswick House (Vauxhall) - Jackson Boxer's restaurant started delivery with some very tempting sandwiches
  • The Quilon and Bombay Brasserie (St James and South Kensington) - The Michelin starred restaurant and its sibling are now delivering
  • Kolamba (Soho) - back delivering Sri Lankan food. 


20-26 April


13-19 April

  • Homeslice returned (Marylebone) - The pizzeria launched here first, with more branches to follow
  • Orasay (Notting Hill) - Jackson Boxer's restaurant recreates the Orasay experience to-go
  • Dusty Knuckle (Dalston) reopened with new bread delivery service.
  • Farang (Highbury) relaunched as Farang larder, with a mix of food to re-heat and more.
  • Arabica (Various) went online with Mezze to Your Door
  • Fat Boy BBQ (Peckham) was actually Coal Rooms in a new guise


6-12 April

  • The Laughing Heart started a new delivery service with a weekly changing feast on the menu 
  • Cote went online, delivering steak across the UK
  • Monty's Deli started a national salt beef bagel delivery service


30 March-5 April

  • The Oystermen (Covent Garden) relaunched as a shop and fishmonger.
  • The Clarence (Stoke Newington) - opened just a week before lockdown, the pub by the people behind the Anchor and Hope started delivering
  • The Quality Chop House (Clerkenwell) - the shop opened up again, serving London with essential confit potatoes
  • Parlour (Kensal Rise) - relaunched as a market place - but you can also order their infamous Cow Pies. 


23-29 March

  • Hide (Mayfair) launched the Hide at Home service, recreating their experience at home
  • Lucky and Joy (Hackney) - the Chinese and Chinatown inspired restaurant returned
  • Officina 00 (Old Street) - delivering pasta (and launching online masterclasses) 
  • Benares (Mayfair) - the high-end Indian restaurant started delivering


16-20 March

  • Pidgin (Hackney) restarted as Homing Pidgin, sending out a weekly-changing 3-course meal
  • Four Legs (Islington) in the Compton Arms started delivering their outstanding burgers).
  • Mao Chow (Hackney) went delivery-only, dispatching dumplings, noodles and more
  • Prairie Fire BBQ (White City) went delivery-only with their BBQ service.
  • Snackbar (Dalston) launched a delivery service, with SnackMuffin’s, Snackbar Rice Bowls and more available. 
  • Top Cuvee (Highbury) became Shop Cuvee, with three-course meals, cocktails and more on the menu. 


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Food delivery in London, by area...

North: Islington, Highbury, Stoke Newington  |  King's Cross, Camden & Clerkenwell 

SouthBorough, London Bridge, Bermondsey |  Clapham, Brixton  |  Peckham, Camberwell, Dulwich

East: Hackney  |  Shoreditch and Spitalfields

West: Chelsea, Kensington & Belgravia  |  White City and Notting Hill

Central: Central London restaurant deliveries




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