Sydney's Best Restaurants at home

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Think takeaway, and pizza and souvlaki might come to mind. But with people being asked to stay home to control the spread of COVID-19, some of Sydney's best restaurants and cafes are getting into the takeaway and delivery game.

Eating restaurant food at home requires a change of mindset, from enjoying the entire atmospheric experience of dining out to simply appreciating the food in our own surrounds.

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Chat Thai around Sydney

Institution Chat Thai is delivering food via Menulog, with 25 percent off the first order and 15 percent off orders after that. Beer and wine are also available for takeaway or delivery alongside authentic and flavor-packed Thai food.

Chat Thai

20 Campbell St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
4.2 rating


Elva has introduced take-home-and-cook restaurant-quality Italian meals, such as handmade pastas and sauces starting at $7. If you don't want to cook, the full menu is available for takeaway as usual.


277 Bondi Rd, Bondi NSW 2026, Australia
4.7 rating

Epic Pizza, Darlinghurst, Drummoyne, Enmore

Whether you prefer you pizza as a regular 30cm pie, or want to go all out with a massive 56cm monster, Epic's three stores are open for takeaway and delivery, with 10 per cent off when you order direct through the website

Epic Pizza

192 Enmore Rd, Enmore NSW 2042, Australia
4.4 rating


The entire Mary's menu is now available for delivery. That means the signature Mary's burger, cheeseburger, mushroom burger, fried chicken (half, full or double up) and mash 'n' gravy. Order via Deliveroo or text NEWTOWN to 0451 154 210.

Mary's Newtown

6 Mary St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
4.4 rating

P&V Wine + Liquor Merchants

If you need some booze to get you through self-isolation, P&V has an online menu. Available for takeaway and delivery, email or call the number below between 10am to 9pm

64 Enmore Rd

64 Enmore Rd, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia


Although closed, nel. restaurant is offering produce boxes to support local farmers and suppliers. The nel. box is a weekly food delivery service curated by chef Nelly Robinson with fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood direct from the people who grow, harvest, catch and process it. They're priced between $45 and $130 and delivered on Tuesday and Thursday to the Sydney metropolitan area

nel. Restaurant

75 Wentworth Ave, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
4.4 rating

Porch and Parlour

Customers can now order the full menu through the Hey You app, avoiding queues and close contact with others. Pick up dishes including green pea pancakes and take-home meals using ingredients currently on hand to avoid waste and unnecessary trips to the shop.

Porch and Parlour

17-18/110 Ramsgate Ave, North Bondi NSW 2026,...
4.2 rating

The Unicorn Hotel

Some of Sydney's best pub grub is coming to you thanks to The Unicorn delivery. Whether you're craving the Unicorn meat pie floater, the Mary's signature burger and cheeseburger, or classics such as steak sandwiches, parmas and chicken schnitzels, the only thing that's missing is the NRL. Order with Deliveroo, or if you swing by in person, you can take away booze, too.

The Unicorn Hotel

106 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia
4.2 rating

Uyen Vietnamese Restaurant

This family-run Vietnamese restaurant has been in operation for more than 20 years, and they don't plan to stop now. Takeaway is available, as is local delivery to Waverley, Bondi Junction, Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly. Help support them by ordering over the phone from Tuesday to Sunday, 5.30pm to 10pm (last orders 9.30pm).

Uyen Vietnamese Restaurant

27 Albion St, Waverley NSW 2024, Australia
4.7 rating

Young Henrys

Head to the Young Henrys Tasting Bar to pick up six-packs of beer, cases and growlers. Available for takeaway only. 9519 0048

Young Henrys

76 Wilford St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
4.5 rating


Fine Japanese dining is now available on your couch. Pick up or take advantage of free delivery within close proximity to Chifley Tower (minimum order $30 or more) between 11am and 8pm during the week. Try sashimi and sushi platters, wagyu and other bento boxes and sukiyaki hot pot sets starting at $120


2 Chifley Square, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
4.5 rating

COCO88 Chocolate Patisserie

This family business is keeping self-isolation sweet, with handmade chocolate and Easter eggs delivered to doors across NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Tasmania. Highlights include their freckled eggs, raspberry lollies egg and marshmallow eggs (think Wagon Wheels, but better).

COCO88 Chocolate

44/2-4 Picrite Cl, Pemulwuy NSW 2145, Austral...
4.8 rating

Cooks Co-Op

Martin Boetz, who is usually delivering produce to chefs and hosting events, is now preparing meals for a weekly drive-through pick up. Meals are handed over cold, ready to heat and eat or to go into the freezer. Think curries, beef ragu and braised Angus beef with fennel olives and tomato, along with loaves of sourdough. All meals serve two generously

Cooks Co-Op

2 W Portland Rd, Sackville NSW 2756, Australi...
4.5 rating

Cornelius Cheesemongers

From an approachable cheese platter to fondue and raclette, Cornelius is delivering cheese boxes to enjoy at home. They even have a "Just BRIEcause" pack – perfect for sending to someone whose spirit needs lifting. Packs start at $49.95 with free delivery to Melbourne and $10 to regional Victoria, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Hobart, Brisbane and Canberra

Cornelius Australia Pty Ltd

15 Sheridan Cl, Milperra NSW 2214, Australia

Don't Tell Aunty

Don't Tell Aunty is open for pick up and delivery to surrounding suburbs from 5pm. Preorder dishes such as hung yoghurt croquettes, gol gappa semolina puffs with homemade chutney, tandoor dishes and curries by calling 0437 442 001 or the restaurant. Takeaway orders are 30 per cent off.

Don't Tell Aunty

414 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australi...
4.1 rating

Essential Kitchen Sydney by Pen Catering

Family catering company, Pen Catering, lost all its orders when corporates moved to working from home. To continue supporting their 25 staff, they've launched Essential Kitchen Sydney in their Neutral Bay kitchen, transforming the sandwich production area into a grocery store with essentials such as meat, bread, pasta, sauces, eggs and milk. They're also offering chef-made meals for $12, home delivered between 9am and 5pm daily, along with grocery boxes. There's no delivery charge for those in Neutral Bay, Mosman and Cremorne, but they deliver further afield as well.

Essential Kitchen Sydney

Level 1/129-133 Military Rd, Neutral Bay NSW ...
5.0 rating

Ho Jiak

Ho Jiak restaurants have launched a new menu available for take away and delivery on Uber Eats and Deliveroo. Dubbed the "survival menu", dishes such as char kway teow, Indomee goreng and Hainanese chicken rice are just $10

Ho Jiak Town Hall

125 York St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
4.6 rating

Long Chim

From 7am to 3pm, Long Chim is offering hot-as Thai food, beers, wines and spirits from its hatch on the corner of Angel Place and Pitt Street. Coffee and jaffles are also available. Pick up or delivery via Ritual and Uber Eats.

Long Chim Sydney

Corner of Pitt Street &, Angel Pl, Sydney NSW...
4.0 rating

Continental Deli

Continental Deli made cans cool before corona. They've switched to a takeaway shop and general store selling tins of soup alongside hearty ciabatta filled with cold cuts. The "mar-tinny" has been rebranded the "quaran-tinny" for what Continental hopes is a very limited time.

Continental Deli Bar Bistro

210 Australia St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
4.5 rating
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