Whether you're avoiding the supermarket scrums or self-isolating, we've gathered together some of the best grocery stores in and around London making home deliveries.
Independent Chinese retailer Bin Bin Q Supermarket (it's owned by the people behind Murger Han) stock a wide range of Asian items at their Euston store which you can also purchase online. There are cooking ingredients, dried ingredients, fresh vegetables, ready-made goods, frozen items, snacks and drinks.
Follow them on Instagram: @bin.bin.q
See also: Longdan in Leyton is the UK's largest Vietnamese food importer and has a large range of Asian cooking ingredients in its online supermarket.
There are loads of market stallholders signed up to their online delivery service. So, in one virtual shopping basket, you could include Pieminster pies, Neals Yard cheeses, jamon from Brindisa and bottles of beer from The Globe Tavern.
Delivery: delivery ranges vary according to each retailer.
Follow them on Instagram: boroughmarket
The Cotswold's fanciest organic food shop also has a number of shops in London, but if you're not near one of those (Brompton Cross, Pimlico, Marylebone and Notting Hill) they still offer a delivery service. Everything from cheese from their own dairy to meat from their farm and award-winning rose from their vineyards in Provence is available.
Delivery: If you live near their shops they have their own delivery service, or you can order via Deliveroo. But they also do UK mainland delivery from their online shop.
Follow them on Instagram: @daylesfordfarm
While their restaurants were closed, the brothers switched to farm boxes to support their suppliers as well as their own farm. There's a range of boxes with all manner of seasonal veg, meat and ready to eat 'fakeaway' dishes. Or you could just order a whole truffled Tunworth and a bottle of wine from the family's Nutbourne vineyard.
Delivery: Postcodes across North, South and West London (minimum spend £42).
Follow them on Instagram: @gladwinbros
Everyone from Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester to Hide use these guys - Nieves Barragan from Sabor calls founder Maurice “one of the best fresh suppliers I’ve ever met.” Weekly hamper selections include super seasonal veg and they have a Himalayan salt ageing room to age their meat.
Delivery: Weekly deliveries within the M25.
Follow them on Instagram: @lmdchampers
If you love all things Mexican then this online retailer, which supplies London restaurants like Corazon and Santo Remedio, is the place for you. It exclusively stocks Fairtrade and traceable Mexican produce. Their new starter kit, the Best of MexGrocer, features all the cupboard essentials for a Mexican pantry or you can simply stock up on items like cactus leaves and amazing Mezcal.
Delivery: UK mainland only, next day.
Follow them on Instagram: @mexgroceruk
This luxury Somerset hotel has its own country estate which helps supply their online grocery service. You can order food from the gardens, estate kitchens, bakery, butchery and creamery, as well as from their own cyder press. There might be fresh estate kale, beef brisket burgers and buffalo milk yoghurt made from their own herds.
Delivery: Next day delivery to all London postcodes. Minimum order £35.
Follow them on Instagram: @thenewtinsomerset
This wide ranging online grocer has all manner of food to offer. There's fruit and vegetables grown in Kent; bakery goods from Paul Rhodes Bakery and great meat supplied by James George, the co-founder of Turner & George. As for drink, peruse the range of wines selected by top sommeliers and locally brewed craft beers.
Delivery: across London and the South East.
Follow them on Instagram: @myfoodshop.co.uk
Before the crisis, the only ones who could get their hands on all of Natoora’s gorgeous fruit & veg were in the hospitality trade. Now, they’ve opened it out to all Londoners and introduced a new app to help with that. Here you’ll find everything from cultured butter from the Estate Dairy to cold-pressed rapeseed oil from Hertfordshire and Cornish salad leaves.
Delivery: Daily to Zones 1 - 4, Teddington, Kingston Upon Thames and Twickenham. Delivery is £6. No minimum spend. They also have four stores in Portobello, Fulham, Chiswick and Chelsea and a market space at Spa Terminus.
Follow them on Instagram: @natoora
If you’re looking for a fruit & veg service that puts sustainability at the heart of what it does, then this weekly box service is the one for you. They say they’ve closed the loop of food waste to fresh produce, collecting 2500 tonnes of food waste and supply fresh produce to some of the very best restaurants in London. A veg and staples box combines your five-a-day along with bread, eggs and milk.
Delivery: within the M25
Follow them on Instagram: palegreendot
The Real Greek group of restaurants have access to some of the best suppliers in Greece. Now they've launched their Agora - or marketplace - an online supermarket selling Greek produce, ingredients and store cupboard staples. There's a wide range of wines, fresh cheeses, the best olive oil, Greek pasta and more.
Follow them on Instagram: @therealgreekuk
This online grocer supplies everyone from Michelin-starred restaurants to street markets. Everything from spices and dals to pakora mixes, ghee and honey mangoes is on offer here. If you're looking for inspiration try their sideline, Feastbox, a recipe box service focusing on Asian & Middle Eastern dishes.
Delivery: Delivers to UK & Islands - Tuesday to Friday deliveries only
Follow them on Instagram: edrickshawfood
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