What Sydney restaurants and cafes are doing during the COVID-19 crisis

Rotisserie pork belly with fennel pickle and scud chilli death sauce at Chin Chin in Surry Hills.
Rotisserie pork belly with fennel pickle and scud chilli death sauce at Chin Chin in Surry Hills.  Photo: Dominic Lorrimer

 Ever fancied eating food from some of Sydney's best restaurants at home? Now's your chance.

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.

Slow-cooked lamb ribs from The Apollo, Potts Point.
Slow-cooked lamb ribs from The Apollo, Potts Point. Photo: Jennifer Soo

We've compiled this list of businesses supplying everything from takeaway menus and home-meal kits to grocery boxes. The list will be updated regularly below, with new additions added to the top of the list.

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Chat Thai, around Sydney

Institution Chat Thai is delivering food via Menulog, with 25 per cent off the first order and 15 per cent off orders after that. Beer and wine is also available for takeaway or delivery alongside authentic and flavour-packed Thai food. chatthai.com.au

Continental Deli, Newtown

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. continentaldelicatessen.com.au

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Elva, Bondi

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. elvabondi.com.au 

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

Mary's, Newtown

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. deliveroo.com.au

Mary's, Haymarket

Mary's Pitt Street venue offers the full menu available on Deliveroo, including extra vegan options such as the vegan-friendly version of the Mary's Burger, cheeseburger and fried cauliflower. deliveroo.com.au 

Mary's Pizzeria, Chippendale

The full pizzeria menu of six pizzas, pizza pockets and fries is now on Deliveroo, including a bunch of profanity-laden options that will make you feel better. Vegan options available. Order via Deliveroo or text PIZZERIA to 0423 063 393. deliveroo.com.au 

P&V Wine + Liquor Merchants, Newtown

If you need some booze to get you through self-isolation, P&V has an online menu. Available for takeaway and delivery, email hello@pvnmerchants.com or call the number below between 10am to 9pm. pnvmerchants.com, 9517 9754

nel., Sydney

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. nelrestaurant.com.au/foodbox

Porch and Parlour, North Bondi

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. instagram.com/porchandparlour

The Unicorn Hotel, Paddington          

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.

Uyen Vietnamese Restaurant, Waverley

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). instagram.com/uyenrestaurant, 9369 1452

Young Henrys, Newtown              

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

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Azuma, Sydney

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. azuma32.wixsite.com/azumatakeaway 

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.com.au

Cooks Co-Op, Sackville

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. buytickets.at/cookscoop/363363

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. corneliuscheese.com.au/cheeseboxes

Don't Tell Aunty, Surry Hills

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. donttellaunty.com.au 

Essential Kitchen Sydney by Pen Catering, Neutral Bay

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. essentialkitchen.com.au

Ho Jiak, Haymarket, Town Hall and Strathfield

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. hojiak.com.au

Long Chim, Sydney

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. longchimsydney.com 

Love, Tilly Devine, Darlinghurst

Want lasagne, sides and a bottle of wine from this cosy bar for $60? Email tilly@lovetillydevine.com with your contact details. If you don't need the booze, it's $25 for food only. Add on charcuterie and burrata for a multi-course meal, or have something to look forward to for lunch the next day. The Laneway Guerrilla Bootleggers Bottle-O is also open for business – wine from the list at retail prices. Monday to Saturday from 3pm till 8pm. lovetillydevine.com 

Nilgiri's, Cremorne

As well as being new to takeaway and delivery, Nilgiri's Indian restaurant is cooking 20 portions each of a meat and vegetarian dish with rice and bread for healthcare workers and people doing it tough in the community (send them an email via the website, no questions asked). Home delivery can be ordered in advance between 5pm and 9pm, Tuesday to Sunday, with a minimum order of $50. Allow an hour for delivery ($3 locally). Pick up is also available. nilgiris.com.au/order

Nútie Wholefoods & Hole Foods, Surry Hills

Email the team at Nutie (hello@nutie.com.au) by 3pm to order vegan and gluten-free goodies, daily meals and snacks for next-day delivery to selected inner suburbs. Think cookies, doughnuts and muffins alongside a lunch or dinner pack, or a big breakfast kit for two. You can pay forward a meal for seniors, mobility-impaired and those out of a job, too. nutie.com.au

Porteno, Surry Hills

Porteno to go is a go. There are three dinner packs priced from $30 to $65 per head (the big one features lasagne, wood-fired salmon, barbecue chook, lamb shoulder, sides and a flan) as well as individual dishes such as half or whole charcoal chicken with mojo verde, morcilla and house chorizo. Call the restaurant for takeaway, or download the Bopple app for delivery. porteno.com.au 

Reuben Hills, Surry Hills

Reuben Hills has introduced a drive-through for your brunch, lunch or coffee needs. Order online and they'll bring coconut overnight oats, scramble on rye, Mexican meatballs with a fried egg, fried chicken, salad bowls and more to your car window. reuben-hills.square.site

Shwarmama, Surry Hills

A mod-kebab joint with quality produce, Shwarmama's sabich, falafel and chicken pitas are available to order online for contactless pick up, plus hummus plates falafel, beer and merch. Delivery through Uber Eats and Deliveroo. shwarmama.com

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A Tavola, Darlinghurst

A Tavola's takeaway menu features half a dozen pasta dishes alongside seasonal vegetable sides and salads. Call ahead to order for pick up. When you can't hug other people, rigatoni al ragu with pork, veal, chicken and tomato is the next best thing. atavola.com.au

Cebu Lechon, Newtown

Takeaway Filipino fare is available during Lechon's trading hours when ordered online, with delivery coming on March 26. Most meals are designed to be shared between two, whether fried pork belly, pork coconut curry, barbecue pork skewers or the humba braised soy chicken. You'll want to order more than one of the spicy Cebu lechon charcoal roast pork though. sydneycebulechon.com.au

Elva, Bondi

Can't find pasta at the supermarket? Elva has created a take-home-and-cook menu featuring a range of fresh, hand-made pastas, plus sauces like duck ragu and meatballs. They can be stored or enjoyed same day, with cooking instructions on the packet. There's also a reduced, to-go version of the regular menu. All available between 1pm and 9pm, call at least 30 minutes prior. elvabondi.com.au

Firedoor, Surry Hills

Each week, Firedoor is reaching out to its network of suppliers and local producers to create bountiful market boxes for customers ($150). Expect house-baked bread, hand-churned smoked butter, local eggs, protein and seasonal fruit and vegetables. There will also be optional premium additions, such as dry-aged steak. Order must be placed by 5pm on Saturday for pick up on Thursday. To order, email your full name, email and phone number to zoe@firedoor.com.au. You will be contacted to confirm your order and take payment. firedoor.com.au/firedoor-market-box

Flour Eggs Water, Bondi, Surry Hills and Tramsheds

​All three venues are now offering takeaway via phone orders. Think pappardelle with beef, spinach gnocchi, spaghetti cacio e pepe, seafood linguini and more. Gluten-free options are also available. floureggswater.com.au

La Piadina, Bondi

This fully licenced Italian cafe offers wholesome salads and crisp piadinas loaded with ingredients like param proscuitto, buffalo mozzarella and 'nduja to pick up or delivered. Freshly roasted coffee beans are also available. Open from 7am to 5pm on Monday and until 10pm Tuesday to Saturday; last order 9.45pm. lapiadina.com.au

One Penny Red, Summer Hill

This inner-west favourite now has a takeaway menu, with delivery available locally. Everything is 15 per cent cheaper than the regular menu prices and there's a kid's menu, too. Orders are taken daily from 5.30pm and for lunch (noon to 3pm) from Wednesday to Sunday. Go hearty with a pistachio and orange mortadella focaccia, potato gnocchi cacio e pepe with 'nduja, a burger, smoked plum and molasses beef short rib and more. onepennyred.com.au/takeaway-menu

Pazar Food Collective, Canterbury

Head over to Canterbury for Pazar's back-lane drive-through. Order online, nominate a pick-up time, park in Gould Street just prior, await an SMS notification and then drive down Clunes Lane to have your food delivered through your car window. Feast on Mexican-Turkish-Middle Eastern fare at home. pazar.com.au

Prince of York, Sydney

Prince of York has put together ready-to-eat meals such as spaghetti crab in a bag and Iraqi chicken with pickles and garlic sauce, as well as cook-at-home meals with pasta for two, sauces and proteins such as whole chickens, Fish butchery fish fillets and steaks. Keep the party going by ordering booze with Shorty's Liquor (10 per cent off for Prince of York customers) and listen to the custom music playlist online while you eat – and dance it off later. Keep an eye out for the yellow Prince of York Express van, which will be delivering food packages. princeofyork.com.au/takeaway

Rocker, Bondi

Not only is Rocker now available on Uber Eats and offering healthy bowls filled with bone broth and the like, they're also running a raffle. Entry is $50 per ticket with the first prize $1000 credit and the eighth prize a 12-pack of quilted toilet paper. Call, email or pop in to buy one. rockerbondi.com.au

Three Blue Ducks, Bronte, Rosebery, Byron Bay and Brisbane

Along with the entire menu now available for takeaway, Three Blue Ducks is introducing rotating specials such as farm eggplant moussaka and nourishing soups. The Bronte store is on Uber Eats for delivery, while there are takeaway options in the produce store at Byron. Order by phone before swinging past. 9389 0010, threeblueducks.com

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Abhi's Indian, Strathfield

Driven by demand from loyal customers, Abhi's has started a free delivery service to certain suburbs in the inner west. Head to their website to see if you're within the radius, otherwise they are still open and offering pick up as usual. abhisindian.com.au/order-online

The Botanical, Vaucluse

In Sydney's eastern suburbs is this restaurant-slash-farm has started offering takeaway that caters to dietary restrictions, with all of its dishes gluten free. There are plenty of dairy-free, nut-free and vegan options also, plus they've extended their outdoor seating. Breakfasts like corn and zucchini hempseed fritters are available between 9am to 11.30am on weekends, with later in the day there's roast Daintree barramundi and boneless lamb shoulder for two available (Friday to Sunday between noon and 3pm and Saturday for dinner from 5pm to 8pm). Call to order.
thebotanicavaucluse.com.au/news-events/takeaway-now-available, 0437 945 175

Chargrill Charlie's, various locations

Chicken shop Chargrill Charlie's has added contactless pick-up to its app, allowing customers to pre-order and pay for their meals online across 14 stores in Sydney and Melbourne. Customers are notified of a pick-up time, with each store having a designated pick-up area. Sealed cutlery available on request. chargrillcharlies.com

Fratelli Fresh, various locations across Sydney

Fratelli Fresh has launched a gourmet grocer and home chef service to deliver ready-made meals, pasta sauces and a range of grocery essentials – including hand soap and toilet paper Orders taken online before 7pm are delivered the following day between 4pm and 8pm for free to the eastern suburbs, south Sydney, Sutherland Shire, Sydney CBD, inner west, North Sydney, Manly and Brookvale (see website for specific suburbs). No deliveries are made on Sunday. Customers can also opt to pick up kerbside from Darling Harbour from Monday to Saturday between 2pm-4pm. Along with dry goods and fresh produce are fresh meals, including pizza packs, lasagne for four (vegetarians welcome) and 500-gram and 1kg portions of soups, sauces and ragu. Juices, milk, alt-milks and alcoholic beverages are also available. shop.fratellifresh.com.au

Kansas City Shuffle, The Rocks

To support its staff, suppliers and customers, Kansas City Shuffle is offering quarantine packs with bread, milk, eggs, meat, vegetables, coffee, croissants and vegetarian patties. There are also take-home baked dinners, fresh bread and even Tim Tams. instagram.com/kansascityshufflesyd 

Kitchen by Mike, Sydney

Coffee and tea are available weekdays from 9am to 3pm, with special bento box lunches available for pick-up between 11.30am and 2pm (salads, roast chicken as is or in a wrap and marinated eggplant terrine). Dinner is closed for now, with delivery being set up shortly. Preorder tea, coffee and lunch via the Hey You app or phone. heyyou.com.au/restaurant/5854/kitchen-by-mike, 9252 5550

Koko Black

Easter is not cancelled.  Koko Black is offering free delivery on all orders until Sunday, March 29. kokoblack.com

The Oaks Hotel, Neutral Bay

The Oaks is now offering meat from its Neutral Bay takeaway store, which it has transformed into a butcher shop. Think 250-gram rump cap, 300-gram New York-cut sirloin and grain-fed scotch fillet, 200-gram grass-fed eye fillet, 400-gram grain-fed dry-aged rib eye on the bone, chicken schnitzels, foot-long pork and fennel sausages and creamy mash. instagram.com/theoakshotel

Six Penny, Stanmore

Six Penny is working closely with local growers and producers to put together hampers with fruit, vegetables and essential items. Last orders are taken by 5pm on Tuesday and are picked up from the restaurant on Saturday between 10am and 11am. Hot cross buns are also available to buy when you pick up. Head to the link below and select the "produce box" option under the breakfast sitting. The "number of guests" function is the number of boxes you would like, but at the moment they are only catering for one box per order. If you'd like more than one, put through separate orders. resy.com/cities/syd/sixpenny?date=2020-03-28&seats=1, 9572 6666

SOUL Dining, Surry Hills

Order SOUL's Korean fare online and they'll run it out to your car. You'll receive an SMS five minutes before you can pick up dishes such as raw wagyu and kingfish bibimbap, fried corn riblets and roasted cauliflower and even abalone risotto. mryum.com/soul-ta 

Stanbuli, Enmore

Stanbuli's new takeaway menu includes meze such as crushed smoky eggplant, black-eyed bean and snake bean salad and braised spinach and rice with yoghurt, as well as dishes from the charcoal wood grill, whether veal rib-eye or lamb and onion kofte meatballs. Check their Instagram for delivery details, coming soon. instagram.com/stanbulirestaurant

W. Short Hotels Converts Five Pubs into Grocers

W. Short Hotels Group has transformed these five pubs into local convenience stores selling essentials such as pantry staples, fresh food, booze, sanitiser and toilet paper.

The Tudor Hotel, Redfern, tudorhotel.com.au

The Royal Hotel, Leichhardt, theroyalleichhardt.com.au

Seabreeze Beach Hotel, South West Rocks, seabreezebeachhotel.com.au 

Toormina Hotel, Toormina, toorminahotel.com.au

Sawtell Hotel, Sawtell, sawtellhotel.com.au

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The Apollo, Potts Point

Neighbourhood Greek favourite The Apollo is not only taking bookings for the first time, it's also offering takeaway. Order a selection of dishes for a Greek feast at home, or feed the family with a whole roasted lamb rack with garlic rosemary or oven-baked lamb shoulder with lemon yoghurt. theapollo.com.au

Arthur, Surry Hills

This neighbourhood restaurant is offering $30 meals for two, based on what the staff loves to cook at home. First up was pork and tomato ragu lasagne with cabbage and pesto slaw. Check Instagram or the website for the next day's menu and order before 10am by text (0468 991 088) or email (hello@arthurrestaurant.com) for same-day pick up from 4pm. arthurrestaurant.com/to-go

Barbetta, Paddington

From dried pasta and a giant family lasagne to single-serve minestrone and trippa alla parmigiana (braised tripe), Barbetta is on a mission to feed, no matter what. Fridge and freezer meals are available, along with the entire menu takeaway. Call 02 9331 0088 to order or order online via the Bopple app. barbetta.com.au

BART Jr., Redfern

Check BART Jr.'s Instagram for rotating takeaway options, which have included things such as linguine with green shell mussels, penne rigate amatriciana with pancetta, or a half buttermilk-roasted chicken with braised lentils. Some dishes feed one, others two. Text 0413 643 349 before 6.30pm and include your name, order and preferred pick up time. instagram.com/bart.jr.redfern

Bistro Rex, Potts Point

Bistro Rex is sending staff to deliver to local doors in surrounding Potts Point, Kings Cross, Elizabeth Bay and Rushcutters Bay. Choose from a range of mains such as the Rex burger, steak frites and grilled chicken, or make self-isolation fancy with 10 or 30 grams of caviar. bistrorex.com.au

Bitton,  Alexandria, Oatley and Rose Bay

French-inspired cafe Bitton is offering takeaway, with 30 per cent off the eat-in price, across its three locations during the following times: Bitton Alexandria daily 11am-3pm, and Wed-Sat 5pm-8pm; Bitton Oatley Wed-Sun 11am-3pm, and Wed-Sat 5pm-8pm; Bitton Rose Bay daily 11am-3pm. bittongourmet.com.au

Cali-Press, various locations

Inspired by its proximity to the Prince of Wales hospital, Cali-Press' Newmarket store has launched an "immunity booster" pack, with juices designed to keep people healthy. Ingredients include fresh-pressed ginger, turmeric and cold-pressed orange juice. . Available for pick-up and delivery to selected Sydney suburbs. calipress.com.au/product/immunity-booster

Chin Chin, Surry Hills

Since forced closure, Chin Chin has started a takeaway service available from Wednesday to Sunday between 4pm and 9pm. Think stir-fries, rice and noodle dishes, curries, vegetables, and filling salads loaded with Asian herbs. Orders are taken online and via phone. chinchintakeaway.sydney

Cho Cho San, Potts Point

Fancy snacking on izakaya dishes such as pork katsu steamed buns and tucking into teriyaki fish collars and tonkatsu with Japanese curry at home? Of course you do. And now you can, because Cho Cho San's menu is available for takeaway. chochosan.com.au

Devon Cafe, Barangaroo and Surry Hills

As well as the regular menus available for takeaway or delivery via Hey You or Ritual (call the venue directly for a 10 per cent discount) from both venues, the Surry Hills store is operating a dark pop-up kitchen of the team's new venue, Dopa Don and Milk Bar, serving donburi rice bowls. devoncafe.com.au

Dopa Don and Milk Bar, Haymarket

The full menu and extra takeaway options are available on Easi and Uber Eats, including more than 20 donburi rice bowls and Japanese miruku-inspired (milk bar) desserts. instagram.com/dopabydevon

Farmhouse Kings Cross, Rushcutters Bay

Farmhouse is boxing up main courses such as roast chook with mash and charred vegetables ($16 a portion) and selling them as Farmhouse Comfort Meal at both Jeremy and Sons on Bayswater Road and J&S on Macleay Street by day, at Farmhouse at night. Check Instagram for details. instagram.com/farmhousekingscross 

Fish Butchery, Paddington

Supermarket all out of chicken and beef? Pick up some seafood from the Fish Butchery, along with ready-to-eat, take-home options (contactless payments only). Josh Niland has also launched Mr Niland at Home, offering four-person dinners that require just a couple of cooking steps at home. Online orders close noon and are ready for pick up from Fish Butchery from 3pm the same day. fishbutchery.com.au/collections/mr-niland-at-home 

Fix Wine Bar & Restaurant, Sydney

Touting the hashtag #getitbeforeitgetsyou, Fix is offering $6 cans of Corona beer during happy hour Monday to Friday. They've also introduced a takeaway menu with comforting dishes such as Cuban sangas and veal schnitzel with cabbage lime slaw and chilli mayo. Call to order. fixwine.com.au

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, Bondi

It may not come with Iceberg's famous view but you can now order classic dishes such as a crispy fish sandwich and the "Iceburger" for home. Check Instagram for the menu and phone 02 9365 9000 to place an order. Available daily from 6pm to 9.30pm. instagram.com/icebergsdiningroomandbar

Lankan Filling Station, East Sydney

Sydney's darling Sri Lankan restaurant is taking takeaway orders. Check the turmeric-loaded, immune-boosting menu online, and email your order (info@lfsfood.com.au), along with your phone details – they'll check their inbox before lunch and dinner service and call you to take payment. lankanfillingstation.com.au 

Lucio's, Paddington

This Paddington stalwart has developed a delivery menu, but if you pick it up yourself (Tue-Sat 5.30pm-8.30pm) there's a 25 per cent discount. Orders for antipasti, house-made pasta, mains such as slow-cooked lamb shoulder and balsamic-roasted half duck, sides and desserts close at 5pm and can be made via phone or email (lucios@bigpond.com). Home delivery by Lucio's staff in the Paddington/Woollahra area in the coming days. lucios.com.au 

Lumiere Cafe, Surry Hills

Lumiere now offers kerbside pick-up when customers call or text orders in advance and provide their numberplate. Takeaway is also available from the front window, and there's free delivery within a 500-metre radius for orders $20 or more. Beyond that, the menu is now available through Uber Eats. lumierecafe.com.au

Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly

A daily specials menu, along with the classic menu, is now available for takeaway. Expect beer-battered fish and chips on Monday, thin-crust pizzas on Tuesday, burgers on Wednesday and rump steak on Thursday, plus sides and  children's options. wharfbar.com.au

Marta, Rushcutters Bay

Turn your living room into an osteria with Marta's home delivery (delivered by the team locally and Uber Eats beyond that) or pick up yourself after ordering  by phone (02 9361 6641) or email (ask@marta.com.au). Choose from antipasti such as polpette (veal meatballs) and gnocchi fritti, pastas and wood-fired flatbread pizzas. marta.com.au 

Nomad, Surry Hills

The full Nomad experience is now available as takeaway (lunch and dinner, Tue-Sat), as well as a daily family meal (substantial main with sides and flatbread for four to six people) and home-delivery alcohol service. A new snack-style menu is also launching soon via Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Menulog. For now, place orders directly by phone (02 9280 3395), with online ordering in the works. From March 23, wine packs and pairings will also be available with delivered and takeaway meals. nomadwine.com.au

Piccolina, Hunters Hill

Piccolina is offering their entire menu (coffee, drinks, house-made pastries, the lot) for takeaway, including running it out kerbside for pick up the next day. You can also head in to grab fresh produce such as Lake Macquarie free-range eggs, Brickfields Bakery sourdough, Riverina Fresh milk, panini, dry pasta and more. piccolinahuntershill.com.au

Pipit, Pottsville

From March 25, this sustainability-focused Pottsville restaurant will begin making Pipit care packages, which will change regularly and seasonally. Small boxes ($46) could contain housemade bread, butter, stock, preserves, pickles and unique produce from growers who don't usually sell to the public (such as Boon Luck Farm). Large boxes ($92) will have extra goodies such as cured meats, meal-kits and recipes,sauces, and ferments. Weekly orders close Monday 5pm for pick up on Wednesday between noon and 4pm or Thursday between 9am and 6pm. Free local delivery is available in areas between Pottsville to Casuarina. pipit.bigcartel.com

Sake Restaurant & Bar, Manly and The Rocks

Both venues have introduced a "spend $35, save $10" sweetener on Uber Eats deliveries. Menu items include sushi, sashimi, dumplings, tempura, and mains such as toothfish saikyo yaki, pork ribs, and wagyu and prawn fried rice. sakerestaurant.com.au

Upper East Side, Bondi

The new Nikkei menu, a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food, caters to vegans and those with gluten-free and raw diets. Dishes such as tuna tiradito sashimi and wagyu beef with beetroot chimichurri are available via Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Menulog – or ordered over the phone (0420 838 260) for pick up. Eaters over 60 receive 25 per cent off until further notice. uppereastsidebondi.com.au

If we've missed your local or you're a business owner changing your operations to weather this storm, please email sofia@wordsalad.com.au.