Independent restaurants, pubs and cafés across Gloucestershire are offering the chance for us all to chow down on delicious grub in the comfort of our own homes during lockdown and the Coronavirus crisis.
From home deliveries with contactless drop-offs to click and collects, these local Gloucestershire businesses are keeping the county well-fed and well away from the supermarkets. Beats dried pasta any day…
Please note, this list will be updated by SoGlos's journalists on an ongoing basis...
Fat Toni’s incredible pizzeria in Cheltenham is now open for deliveries only. Place an order on Just Eat, or call the restaurant on (01242) 692424.
SoGlos’s Restaurant of the Year, KIBOU Sushi is offering takeaways of its tasty Japanese cuisine. Opt for a sushi selection, dig into gorgeous mains from classic katsu curry to salmon poke or even indulge in a frozen cocktail to go. Order online, then wait in your car for your order to be brought out for collection. With Deliveroo deliveries now too.
With a tapas takaway menu available for collection or delivery, The Coconut Tree in Cheltenham will bring its unique Sri Lankan street food to your door. It’s also offering a range of locally handmade ice creams, one of which is vegan. To place an order, call (01242) 465758.
Artisan eatery Woodkraft on Cheltenham’s Regent Street is open from 9.30am to 3.30pm Wednesday to Saturday offering breakfast and lunch options from pancake bowls to pulled pork baps, as well as a selection of coffees, cakes and cruffins. It’s also taking orders for delivery, with a menu of dishes prepared by Woodkraft to finish at home. Call (01242) 580585 to place an order.
Popular watering hole The Bottle of Sauce on Ambrose Street in Cheltenham is open daily for takeaway burgers and fries. There’s also a bottle shop with a selection of craft beers. Get your fill from 5 to 8pm every day except Saturday, when it’s open from 12 until 8pm, or order on Deliveroo for home delivery.
Number 85 Coffee Kitchen has been running a tasty home delivery service throughout lockdown, offering a different two-course menu for customers to enjoy. Get in touch on their social media to book your dinner delivery slot, with previous options including beef wellington, lamb shoulder and Thai curry. The desserts sound sensational too.
The Tavern in Cheltenham, part of the Lucky Onion group, has reopened for takeaways. It’s open Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm to 9pm, offering a selection of tasty pub grub, including burgers, wings and chilli cheese fries.
With charcuterie boards that are perfect for picnics to a selection of artisan cheeses, Maison Chaplais is open for shoppers to pick up delicious deli treats and even grab a gelato to take away.
Boxfresh Street Food are offering tasty burger kits for delivery in Cheltenham and surrounding areas. Options include a classic steak burger, Indian buttermilk chicken burger and a jerk pulled pork burger, plus sides and sweets, all ready to cook at home.
Once Upon a Tea Room in Cheltenham is creating limited edition themed afternoon teas, brunch boxes, summer picnic baskets and more, for collection or local delivery. Place an order online directly, or through Deliveroo and Uber Eats.
Super chippy, Simpsons Fish and Chips has launched a click and collect service, where customers can place their order online and pick it up when it’s ready, following social distancing guidelines of course. It’s also recently teamed up with Deliveroo to offer deliveries of their mouthwatering fish and chips to your door.
With a click and collect service, 288 Bar and Wok is bringing its sensational Chinese food to your home. There’s even a ‘what’s in the box’ mystery meal option for anyone who’s feeling adventurous!
The Maytime Inn in Burford has a whole range of takeaway treats. From picnic platters with free walking maps, pub favourites like wild board burgers and beer battered haddock, and even Sunday roasts with all the trimmings. There’s even an outdoor bar with a selection of wines, gins and local beers to take away. Order by 6pm Thursday for collection on Friday, or by 6pm Friday for collection Saturday & Sunday.
The Wheatsheaf Inn in Northleach has fired up its outdoor pizza oven and will be offering its handmade wood-fired pizzas to take away from 5pm Wednesday to Sunday.
Made by Bob Brasserie in Cirencester is making proper home cooked ready meals like confit duck cassoulet, cod loin with tiger prawns and sweet potato and aubergine curry, as well as food boxes full of local produce. Call (01285) 641818 to place an order, or drop into the Corn Hall Deli.
Craving a taste of the Mediterranean? Tierra and Mar in Cirencester has customers covered with its takeaway menu, featuring a range of European dishes, from tapas to Spanish style rice.
Malt and Anchor in Cirencester is open for takeaway and delivery from 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 4pm on Friday and Saturday. It’s even offering a special Fish and Fizz deal on Mondays and Wednesdays, with two portions of its signature battered cod and chips and a bottle of Prosecco.
With its menu of ‘Covid Comforts,’ The Gilbertine Kitchen in Poulton, near Cirencester, is serving up dishes like indulgent macaroni cheese with garlic sourdough crumb and desserts from local producers including Pippin’s Doughnuts, for collection or delivery on Fridays.
Despite closing its famous ‘cake hatch’, Hetty’s Kitchen is remaining open for mail orders so customers can still enjoy its banging brownies.
Topoly’s Italian restaurant in Gloucester is open for takeaway, delivery and collection from Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm, with pizza, pasta, burgers and desserts all on offer.
Settebello at Gloucester Docks is offering comforting Italian food to order and collect. With deliciously cheesy al forno style dishes like aubergine parmigiana, to pizzas, calzones and even desserts, all washed down with a bottle of wine or an imported beer.
Fat Toni’s in Stroud is offering a pizza delivery service between 5 and 9pm daily, with contactless deliveries. Order online directly from the restaurant to enjoy its hand-stretched sourdough pizza at home.
For £25 Stroud’s The Long Table will deliver a week’s worth of ready meals to your door. It’s teamed up with delivery partners all over Gloucestershire, and for every meal bought they can fund free meals for people who need them most in the county. It’s also partnered with Stroud Brewery to offer a Friday night beer and curry for £10, which you can order through the Stroud Brewery website.
Head to its website to order ahead and Stroud champion chippy, Simpsons, will bag it up ready for swift collections. Cod and chips with as little contact as possible.
Severn & Wye Smokery is offering a home delivery and collection service, so customers can choose from a host of artisan products from the deli, food store and fish market from the comfort of their own homes. To place an order, call (01452) 760191 or fill out an online order form.
See the following on the Coronavirus crisis in Gloucestershire on SoGlos:
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