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The best new food and drink deliveries to try this weekend


Treat yourself this weekend

Looking forward to the reopening of restaurants in the months ahead?

We’ve still got a little while to wait, but the good news is that we don’t have to spend the next weeks cooking and eating the same old meals, day in, day out.

Restaurants continue to step up and deliver all sorts of deliciousness to our doors.

In need of inspiration?

Take your pick from our selection of the new food and drink delivery services and get ordering for your next at-home date night.

Port(ugal) in a storm

Take a trip to Portugal (Picture: Bar Douro)

Portuguese restaurant and wine bar Bar Douro has launched a feast box stuffed with regional delicacies to cook and enjoy at home.

Think smoked sausage croquetas, salt-cod hash and braised lamb shanks, with pata negra ham and almond cake. It also sells wine should you wish to complete the picture with a bottle of port or vinho verde.

Serves two, £60. Available nationwide, bardouro.co.uk

Take it slow…

Delicious (Picture: Low and Slow)

One of those pandemic pivoters, Birmingham street-food chef Andy Stubbs is delivering his Texas-style BBQ and Mexican dishes nationwide until he can open his establishment.

Indulge in a smoked goat taco kit, a hunk of Point End Longhorn brisket, Basque cheesecake and more.

Available nationwide, andylowandslow.co.uk

Nursery food

A fancy feast (Picture: Rich Fairclough)

Renowned Petersham Nurseries takes its food to another level and is now sending it across the country.

Veggie and meat-eater menus will change every month and dishes such as Haye Farm porchetta, pumpkin, chard and goat’s cheese pithivier, or steamed date pudding, are delivered with candles for that fine-dining touch.

Serves two, £135. Available nationwide, petershamnurseries.com

Sola, so good

A bougie option

Michelin-starred chef Victor Garvey specialises in Californian cuisine at his Soho restaurant, Sola. Now you can get a taste of his food at home, with omnivore or vegetarian kits.

Expect tasty dishes such as cured chalk stream trout, Jerusalem artichoke en croute, and a chocolate croustillant with rosemary and sea salt. Only 40 boxes are available each week so be quick and order now!

Serves two, £84. Available nationwide, restokit.co.uk

DELICATESSEN DELIGHTS

Big, fat Greek feast

All you need for a Greek picnic

Miss Greece? Stock up on all the ingredients you need for your next Hellenic feast thanks to The Real Greek. From olive oil to feta cheese, it’s all here.

Available nationwide, therealgreek.com

And wine not?

Drink up

North London’s Bottles N Jars specialises in wines from largely independent vineyards. There are pantry staples galore too so order yourself a hamper.

Available nationwide, bottlesnjars.co.uk

Deli — ziosa!

Cheese and salumi and olives, oh my (Picture: The Italians)

The Italians, a recently opened deli in London’s Marylebone, offers a range of tasty treats. Think fresh pasta, salumi, aromatic cheeses, risotto rice and more.

Available in London, theitalians.co.uk

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