Date Night At Home: Top Sydney Restaurants Now Doing Takeaway!

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As the Coronavirus crisis continues to take hold, we live in near seclusion while some of our favourite restaurants are forced to close their doors. It's a sad sight. However, some of Sydney's best foodie haunts live to see another day, creating never-seen-before takeaway menus and special bespoke meals.

So seize the day! Support these Sydney venues that are trying desperately to stay in the game and spice up your self-isolation at the same time, with these not-your-average-takeaway meals that are drool and date-night worthy.

Kid Kyoto, Indu and Mejico - Sydney CBD

Kid Kyoto

Sydney’s sister restaurants Kid Kyoto, Indu and Mejico have come together to create an extraordinary menu of cross-cultural delights available for take-away. 

Kid Kyoto treats include their melt-in-your-mouth Caramelised pork hock with teriyaki glaze and Lamb with kimchi and bone marrow gyoza. The Mejico tasters include jalapeno poppers, chargrilled chicken and beef brisket tacos, and Indu has their famous Thilaka’s Potato Curry and Amma’s Daal up for grabs, among other favourites.

You can also order margaritas, sangria, beer and sake! Mejico and INDU are also offering prepared take-home meals for one for only $15.

Phone ahead for pick up or have it delivered within the CBD and surrounding suburbs. Visit Kid Kyoto or call 9230 0119.

Mr. Wong - CBD

Mr. Wong Take-away

The much-anticipated return of the Merivale juggernaut has arrived with a new takeaway offering that will satisfy their legions of salivating fans. At the top of their fancy-pants list is Mr. Wong, and celebrated chef Dan Hong remains at the helm. With a menu of signature dishes and weekly specials to be enjoyed at home, the contemporary Cantonese menu includes Crispy fried Balmain Bugs, Peking duck pancakes, Steamed dim sum platter and Mr Wong's honey chicken. Plus, there's a full drinks menu including beer, wine, bubbles and cocktails! 

Order ahead for pick up in the CBD. From 6th May they will also offer a delivery service within a 10km radius, operated entirely by Merivale ‘delivery concierges’. The service will be available from 5 pm-9 pm every night and 12 pm-3 pm on weekends. Orders open from 12pm each day and pre-ordering is recommended.

Huxtons - Bronte


This sweet little corner cafe is normally overflowing with devoted patrons, chowing down on their best-ever french toast and giant panna-cotta-soaked lamingtons, and now Huxtons At Bronte has an equally delicious 'Meals For Home' Menu which you can order online. The made-to-order meals include soups likes pumpkin, cauliflower and leek, and hearty main meals including Lasagne and Slow-cooked Lamb. There are also salads and desserts (the lamingtons!) available and you can grab a coffee when you pick-up!

Order by 5 pm Friday for Monday collection or 5 pm Tuesday for Thursday collection. Visit huxtons at Bronte to order.

One Penny Red, Summer Hill

This inner west favourite wants you to eat and drink well while isolating, so are now offering a takeaway menu of their restaurant highlights. Ever wanted to try their grilled snapper collar with crab bisque butter or their grass-fed beef burger? Now you can! They even have a kids menu and heat at-home options for those nights you really just don't want to cook. Oh and they'll mix you up a cocktail if you're feeling fancy! 

Personally delivered by the restaurant staff to most areas in the inner west. Visit One Penny Red to order.

Lucio's - Paddington


Lucio's is serving up their authentic Italian food made to order for pick up. This Paddington institution has created the Lucio’s at Home menu including antipasti, house-made pasta, mains such as slow-cooked lamb shoulder and balsamic-roasted half duck, sides and desserts. Local home delivery by Lucio's staff is also available.

You can also take your pick from their wine cellar with a huge 50% discount on their reserve list. One bottle per order available with pick up or home delivery

Visit Lucio’s at Home or call 9380 5996.

Saint Peter - Paddington

Oxford Street's seafood-focused diner is cooking a dish a day available to pre-order via before midday and pick up from 3pm. The Mr Niland at Home dishes are cooked by the teams at Fish Butchery and Saint Peter and include Bowen Line Caught Coral Trout Laksa, Murrumbidgee Murray Cod Tagine and Butchery Fish Pie. Dinners serve two to four people and are ready to serve in just one or two steps at home. Keep an eye on Instagram to see what dishes are announced next.

There is also an all-day takeaway menu and dinner packs.

Visit fishbutchery or call 8068 0312.

Bloodwood - Newtown


The full Bloodwood menu is now available for delivery or to order and collects, bringing creative, flavourful fine dining home. Focused on seasonal produce, the current selection includes a range of sharing plates like fried chicken, lamb kofta and scotch fillet with mushroom. You can also take away dessert, wine, beer and cocktails!

Visit Bloodwood or call 9557 7699.

Cho Cho San - Potts Point

Cho Cho San

The Tokyo-inspired eatery now has all your favourite dishes available for take-away. The seasonal menu focuses on Japanese simplicity where fresh ingredients are the stars, including charcoal chicken, Tonkatsu Japanese Curry and Crab Fried Rice. 

Visit  Cho Cho San or call 9331 6601 to place an order.


Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

The kings of hand-made dumplings, Din Tai Fung, now have a full range of frozen dumplings available to pick up plus noodles dishes and buns. Don't forget their insanely good spicey sauce! Get your Yum-Cha fix with BBQ Pork buns and Shrimp and Prawn dumplings, all ready to collect from locations across Sydney. They also have these *hot* offers right now until May 8:

  • Free Frozen Spicy Shrimp & Pork Wontons (6pcs) with every home delivery order
  • Free Frozen BBQ Pork Buns (2pcs) + Spicy Shrimp & Pork Wontons (6pcs) when you spend above $80
  • Free Din Tai Fung branded Steamer Basket* + BBQ Pork Buns (2pcs) + Spicy Shrimp & Pork Wontons (6pcs) when you spend above $150

Visit Din Tai Fung and call your preferred store location to order ahead.


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Mar 27 2020

Brown sugar in Bondi is offering take away for their famous fish pies, along with other good stuff! Support local businesses!