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Joanna'sIt's been running for 40 years and now Joanna's in Crystal Palace is delivering all over London. (photo by Jade Nina Sarkhel)

The restaurant delivery scene in London is changing all the time. Here, we're tracking the restaurants that are adding new delivery services as well as big changes to their existing offering. Don't forget to check out our guide to DIY kits and the best restaurants delivering in London too. 


Joanna's (delivery within the M25) - the Crystal Palace restaurant has been going for 40 years and now enters the meal-kit fray. The meal includes Lebanese Chicken Flatbreads, Confit Duck Legs with lentils, and and a Sticky Toffee Pudding with vanilla whipped cream.

Lobster Inc (Nationwide delivery) - the people behind Six by Nico have launched a box which includes two whole Lobsters, served with a Vietnamese dressing plus two side dishes including a Warm Parmentier Potato Salad and Asian Style Noodle Salad with Cucumber, Chilli and Coriander. 

Tacos Padre (Nationwide delivery) - The Borough market taco shack from ex-Pujol (World's 50 Best) chef Nick Fitzgerald has new DIY taco kits that include Short-Rib Suadero, Aged Beef Tatemada Salsa; Lamb Barbacoa, Avocado and Jalapeño Salsa; Cauliflower Al Pastor, Padre Salsa Macha and finally Cochinita Pibil (Pork), X-Ni-Pek (Habanero pickled red onions)

Stem & Glory (Nationwide delivery) - the vegan restaurant has just launched new finish-at-home meals that include Swede Gnocchi and Glorious Bourguignon, and recipe kits like Kimchi Pancakes and Activated Charcoal Fettuccine with Mushroom ‘Scallops’. 

Jones Family Project (Nationwide delivery) - they've teamed up with The Ginger Pig for a weekend Steaks and Sides box which includes Marsala Mushrooms, Truffled Mac n’ Cheese, Heritage Tomatoes with white balsamic dressing, Triple Cooked Chips and more. 

Claridge's (delivery 8 miles from Mayfair) - The iconic hotel has launched some of its best-known dishes for delivery, which includes their famous chicken pie, fish pie, beef wellington, lobster wellington, desserts and more.

Larry's (5k from Peckham) - the sibling to next-door Levan has launched a Friday-night takeaway menu with a new menu every week (which will feature some of Larry's best, like a Szechuan pig’s head lasagne). 

Dinings (10 miles from SW3) have launched Susuru by Masaki - a limited edition, build-your-own, home delivery ramen with everything you need to create ramen - ‘Chai Sui’ cornfed chicken slices, stock, tamari, soy, Taka-Suimen noodles, soft boiled Nitamago egg marinated in white soy and yuzu kosho and more. 

Perilla (Within the M25) - Stoke Newington's Perilla has launched its meal kits again, with several options (3, 4 courses or just the main course) and the menu changes weekly. Recent dishes have included chicken, white onion & ham hock pie and a Bakewell tart for dessert.

Quality Chop House (Nationwide) - they've launched three new finish-at-home kits - a meat or veg feasting kit and the QCH steak night is back too. And yes - the steak night does feature confit potatoes. 

Brown's (London delivery) - The Mayfair hotel has two new delivery boxes. You can get an at-home version of their afternoon tea or Charlies, the restaurant at Brown's, has created a new weekend feast box with a beef wellington at the heart of the menu. 

Core by Clare Smyth (Nationwide) - One of the very few two-Michelin starred restaurants in London is now sending restaurant boxes out. The Core at Home menu features many of the restaurant's signatures dishes.

Hiden Curry Lab (Zones 1-3) - With foot traffic through King's Cross and Coal Drops Yard much reduced, this two dish hole in the wall curry spot has taken to offering delivery instead. Making a decision will be easy - there are only two options, beef or vegan curry.

Sidechick kits (Nationwide) - Patty & Bun’s sister brand Sidechick have teamed up with top butchers HG Walter for a range of three DIY kits. Choose from Za’atar, Piri Piri or Butter and Herb and they'll send you a pre-marinated, boneless chicken that's ready to cook along with Herb Yoghurt and Hot Pepper Sauce to enjoy on the side. 

Darjeeling Express (Nationwide) - Having opened, oh-so-briefly before lockdown, Asma Khan’s new Covent Garden iteration is now doing deliveries from its deli arm locally and also meal kits nationally.

Aquavit (Nationwide) - While his St James restaurant remains closed, Aquavit Head Chef Jorjon Colazo has come up with three box kits. Meat (£80) includes Swedish meatballs and black pudding with lardo. Pescatarian (£90) has gravlax and Icelandic cod papillote with langoustine bao buns and the Vegetarian box (£60) has all manner of pickled and fermented veg, along with kroppkakor - Swedish potato dumplings.

Blacklock (Nationwide) - Blacklock are now delivering nationwide. There are four meat fests available - the All-In, Steak Night, Big Chop and Sunday Roast. All feature a selection of meats and sides and you can head to the Bar Refreshments section if you fancy adding in cocktails, wine or beer to your order. 

Bar Douro (Nationwide) - As well as local takeaway and delivery, they now have a Portuguese feast kit for two, which delivers nationwide. 

Ceru (Nationwide) - the Eastern Med restaurant has launched a cook-at-home range, centred around chicken shish, roast lamb shoulder, beef fillet or a vegan feast. 

Akira (5K from Kensington) - The Japanese fine dining restaurant in Kensington has launched Akira at Home with assortments of sushi, sashimi and robata dishes available locally on Uber Eats.

Veeraswamy - Michelin-starred and the UK's oldest surviving Indian restaurant, they're now delivering for the first time.

Corbin and King (Nationwide) - if you've been out of London and missing out on the delivery service that features the best of all their restaurants - they're now delivering them nationwide. 

Cakes & Bubbles - Albert Adria has launched the ultimate at-home afternoon tea experience and yes, it does feature that amazing "Cheese Cake" that combines Baron Bigod cheese, hazelnut and white chocolate.

Dirty Wings - this is the new spin-off from Dirty Bones - all about chicken wings, of course. It's delivery-only to start with although they are installing a new hatch in Kensington for Dirty Bones Grab n go.  

Tacos El Pastor (Nationwide) have expanded their taco party delivery service, so you can now get tostadas, tacos, margaritas and more to your door nationwide.

Old Chang Kee (Nationwide)  are now delivering a Singapore Laksa meal kit by post (or you can get it delivered hot too). 

Milk Beach (5km from Queen's Park) - The recently expanded restaurant has launched a new delivery menu of "burgers with character" and "comforting pies" (inc Vietnamese fish curry pie) by Head Chef Darren Leadbeater. Not only that, but they've teamed up with St John so you can get their amazing doughnuts delivered to you in west London.

Bisushima (5km from Charing Cross) - This Japanese restaurant opened two days before lockdown 2.0 hit. Until they can reopen, they've just launched a delivery service with dishes including Wild seabass sashimi with shisho and Tosazu shiso dressing, Grilled live fresh Water eel kabayaki donburi and Matcha and white chocolate terrine. 

Taka (5km from Marylebone) - the latest outpost of the Japanese restaurant has launched TAKA-WAY, and yes, the infamous wagyu sando is available to deliver. They've also launched a deli at the restaurant itself, teaming up with Happy Sky Bakery to sell their pastries. 

Chuku's (2km from Tottenham) - known for their Chop, Chat, Chill events (which went virtual during the lockdown) they're now doing new kits, featuring some of the best of their Nigerian tapas.  That includes Jollof Quinoa, wraps of beef/chicken/tofu, their sauces - and you can also add Cassava Fries, cinnamon-sprinkled Dodo (Fried Plantain) and their Chin Chin cheesecake. Order to collect at the restaurant.

Quo Vadis (Nationwide) - You can finally get a Jeremy Lee meal delivered to you (and that includes his pie). 

Hawksmoor (About 5km from Air St) - the steak emporium has launched a local at-home service with a much bigger menu than before. 

The Marksman (8 miles from Hackney) - Pies and buns (some of the best in London) are back on offer (and you can freeze them too). They've also brought back Sunday roasts (prepared by them, cooked by you).  

Park Chinois (3 miles from Mayfair) - The Mayfair Chinese restaurant has launched Park Chinois at Home. Part of that will be the Duck de Chine as well as wagyu beef short ribs with black bean sauce.

Opso - The Greek restaurant has just launched its first At Home menu. Dishes include Spanakopita, spinach pie with feta cheese and handmade phyllo and Lamb Kleftiko. They also have The Funky Burger on the menu - from their 2 Michelin starred sister restaurant Funky Gourmet in Athens.

Manteca (Nationwide) - Chris Leach's restaurant has just launched meal boxes that will starts in December (you can pre-order from 19 November). The kits include smoked cod’s roe, chicken liver parfait and date jam, tortellini in brodo and Porchetta with apple ketchup (with buns). There's Christmas putting to finish. 

All's Well- Chantelle Nicholson (of Tredwells) opened this pop-up just days before the lockdown - and it's now back as a delivery kitchen. As before, there's a big focus on sustainable, low waste and ‘ugly’ veg ad dishes include roast Mayan Twilight potatoes, aioli & sambal and Horton House lamb ribs, yoghurt, swede kimchi.

Forza Win (Peckham collection) - Open for delivery and collection, with dishes like a ‘Nduja stuffed whole roast chicken meal on the menu, as well as plenty of pasta, wine and beer. 

Smokestak (Local & Nationwide) - have re-launched their takeaway and delivery service if you're within 2 miles of the restaurant, with dishes including crispy pigtails, smoked cod roe and potato skins, buns stuffed with native breed pulled pork and more. If you're further away, you can still order their smoked meats and bun kits.  

Joy - Stevie Parle's restaurant has been reinvented as a new community hub and one-stop-essential shop. That will include Cobble Lane cured meats, hand-rolled fresh pasta and brilliant pasta sauces from Pastaio, hot take-away food from FLORA, a plant shop, a dessert bar and a fair bit more (they deliver too).

Asap Pizza (About 5km from Borough) - Flor has relaunched its New York-style sourdough pizza spin-off for delivery during the lockdown, available for both delivery and takeaway.   

Ottolenghi has launched a new series of kits with signature NOPI and ROVI menus delivered in finish-at-home form. They're also launching a Shakshuka kit for weekend brunch. 

Harrods - Yes, the uber department store is now delivering from the food hall. There are a mix of ready-to-eat and ready-to-reheat dishes available all cooked by Harrods chefs. Dishes include Rigatoni cacio e pepe, served with pecorino and kampot pepper and the popular chicken Caesar pasta salad from The Salad Bar.

Issho-Ni  - The Japanese restaurant has restarted its at-home service (which we tried), delivering Izakaya-style dishes, sushi platters, sake and more.  

Rick Stein (Nationwide)- The famed chef has launched a new At Home range with popular Stein classics like the Indonesian Curry  on the menu. You can even subscribe so that you get a new box every week.  

Ampeli- They have launched a finish-at-home Mediterranean-inspired menu that you can finish at home - with main dishes including roasted monkfish, braised fennel, courgette, ouzo aioli and fish soup or slow-cooked Lamb shoulder souvlaki, zhoug, citrus potatoes and feta dressing. 


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