Restaurant Takeaways: Auckland's Best Eats For Pick Up & Delivery
At last, you can leave dinner to the experts and enjoy restaurant-quality takeaways at home
Leave dinner to the experts as our beloved dining scene head back into their kitchens.
Some of Auckland’s best cafes and restaurants are reworking its operations to provide new takeaway menus for contactless pickup and delivery services.
Take your pick from the list below up and running, and keep it local.
This list will be updated as much as possible. If you're a hospitality business owner with an offering for diners, please email Viva@nzherald.co.nz with details of your takeaway menu and delivery/pick up option.
If you are unwell, stay home and follow the Ministry of Health's advice.
Recently added: Williams Eatery, Sachie's Kitchen, Little French Pastry, Bowl & Arrow, Goodside
Amano's adjoining bakery is open for goods under Alert Level 3. From Wednesday, April 29 from 7am-4pm, order food from the Amano Bakery app and collect via a pickup window. The takeaway menu includes cakes, pastries, ready-to-go meals and coffee. The restaurant's online grocery store is also open for pick up or home delivery on Wednesday and Saturday. The grocery range includes freshly baked bread (plus you can order Amano's sourdough starter), fresh produce, seafood and meats, and pantry staples such as eggs, flour, honey, dried pulses, and tea. Amano.nz. 66-68 Tyler St, Britomart
Orakei Bay's Ampersand is open for all-day takeaways via pick up from the restaurant. Plus a selection of wine delivered. They are also on Uber Eats. Find the menu and order online. Ampersandeatery.nz
Jervois Rd's Andiamo is open for contactless pickup and delivery with the takeaway menu including fried calamari, pizza, macaroni with bacon, chilli and fontina cheese, and chicken parmigiana with garlic greens, tomato fondue and buffalo mozzarella. Order by calling them on (09) 378 7811. Find the menu online. Andiamoeatery.co.nz. 194 Jervois Road, Ponsonby
Donburi bowls, sushi, edamame, and more are available for pick up from &Sushi's Newmarket store or have it delivered. Call 09 523 4223 to place an order and pay over the phone, or order online. A limited &Sushi menu is also on UberEats (but the restaurant gets a smaller profit this way). Andsushi.nz.10-12 Teed Street, Newmarket
Auckland Fish Market
The Wynyard Quarter multi-eatery seafood hub's venues Sanford and Sons, Good Karma, Billy Pot, Little Lato, Ika Bowl, Lobster & Tap, and Market Gallery are providing takeaway options for pick up or delivery. Find the menu and full details online. Afm.co.nz. 22 Jellicoe St, Freemans Bay
Apero's new takeaway menu includes the restaurant's charcuterie platters, sausage by the meter, terrine of the day, cheese selection, and more. Find the menu online for pick up or delivery from Thursday April 30 onwards. Apero.co.nz
Sushi and sashimi, ramen, dumplings, dishes such as chicken karaage and pork belly, and more, can be picked up form the restaurant or delivered to your door. Plus DIY ramen kits (tonkatsu or spicy chicken, serves two) to make at home and frozen dumplings with dipping sauces. Find the menu and order online. Savorgoods.co.nz. 26 Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn
Baduzzi's signature meatballs are available for takeaway, along with pasta, and desserts such as tiramisu. Order online with local deliveries are $10 or pick up from the restaurant. Baduzzi.co.nz. 10-26 Jellicoe St, North Wharf
Heat-and-eat meals are available for pick up or delivery. Options include mains such as braised lamb with gnocchi and organic chicken and leek pie. Plus tapas, salads and sides, and sweets. Find the menu online. Barulhoparnell.com
The K Rd French neo-bistro has launched a new takeaway brand ‘Cantine’ for eats available for pick up from the restaurant or home delivery. Celeste favourites such as the filet o' market fish burger, garlic frites, and chicken wings with blue cheese and hot sauce, feature on the new menu. Follow @order_cantine for updates. 146 Karangahape Rd, City
Stay tuned for a small takeaway menu of breakfast and lunch dishes including topped toasts, bowls and sweet treats, along with Eightthirty coffee. Follow @bestie_cafe for updates.179/183 Karangahape Rd, City
Best Ugly Bagels
The City Works Depot store is open for pick up or delivery via Uber Eats. The takeaway menu includes bagels, coffee, bagel packs, and deli items. Find the menu and order online. Bestugly.co.nz.Corner of Wellesley, Nelson & Cook Street
Bowl & Arrow
Pick up smoothie bowls, coffee, and raw treats at their Orakei Bay Village store, via the car park. Bowl & Arrow are also on Uber Eats. Find the menu and order online. Bowlandarrow.co.nz. 228 Orakei Road, Remuera
Burger Burger's new Burger Boxes let you make your own burgers at home. Priced at $70, the boxes that include fresh ingredients that make burgers to feed four people, choose from a range of burger flavours including beef and cheese, cajun chicken, and vege, with a choice of fries. Order extra sides such as charred broccoli and kumara chips, plus stock up jars of McClure's pickles and sauce range, wines, and Sawmill brews. Find the menu online. Burgerburger.co.nz
Islanders are catered to with takeout from the Waiheke winery for pick up or delivery. The menu created by head chef Peter Becker includes lamb rack, glazed house-hot smoked salmon, and wood-fired pizzas. To order call 09 3725889 from 3pm-8pm daily; or email: email@example.com. Find the menu online. Cablebay.nz. 12 Nick Johnstone Drive, Oneroa
Pick up rice paper rolls, noodle salads, seafood and meat dishes, curries, and more from the restaurant's Britomart location. Cafe Hanoi is also on Uber Eats. Find the menu online. Cafehanoi.co.nz. Excelsior Building Cnr Galway &, Commerce Street, Britomart
Cassia, Sidart, and Sid at The French Café
Enjoy all three of Sid Sahrawat's restaurants at home for pick up or delivery, lunch Wednesday – Friday and dinner Tuesday – Saturday.
'CassiaAtHome' has a longer “a la carte” menu with snacks, entrees, mains, sides and desserts. All mains are $29, each including rice and naan bread. View details and full menu here.
'SidartAtHome' has six dishes on offer, served with garlic bread, saffron rice, and dessert (which changes weekly) for $45 per person. View details and full menu here.
'SidAtTheFrenchCafeAtHome' will offer chef’s interpretation of five classic French dishes like beef bourguignon and duck a l'orange with salad, house-made sourdough and dessert for $45 per person. View details and full menu here.
Contactless delivery is available for $8 within a three-kilometre radius of each restaurant, with the radius extended for orders over $250.
Cazador's new food hampers include Cazador charcuterie, cheese, bread, dips, crackers and sweets, as well a range of ingredients from local suppliers, and bonus treats from nearby restaurants. Hampers vary in size and price ($65-$120) and can be ordered for pick up or delivery by calling (09) 620 8730, or via the website. Cazador.co.nz. 854 Dominion Road
Upgrade your dinner table with Culprit's three-course deluxe meal kit, or heat-and-eat meals such as braised beef brisket, pork tortillas, and desserts, for delivery or pick-up from the restaurant. Plus a weekend special 'roast dinner'. Find the menu online. Culpritdiningroom.co.nz. Level 1/12 Wyndham St, CBD
Two menus ranging in price are available from the modern Japanese restaurant for pick up or delivery. Pick up casual Japanese fare such as bento boxes, sushi, sashimi, and donburi, form the 'walk in-menu'. Or splash out with Cocoro's signature sashimi platter (over 60 pieces od sashimi), featured on the 'reservation menu'. There's temaki sushi and wagyu sukiyaki hot pot kits to prepare at home. Order can be made by phone 3600927, email firstname.lastname@example.org and app FoodPrint for pickup. Cocoro.co.nz. 56A Brown St, Ponsonby
Coco's polenta chips, pasta, meatballs, puddings, and more, feature on the new takeaway menu for home delivery. Stay tuned for more dishes, freezer meals, and the option to pick-up food from the restaurant. Find the menu online. Cocoscantina.co.nz
The full restaurant menu is available for takeaway via pick up or home delivery - plus new $5 soups. And order from Cotto's new 'Pasta Box' menu that includes enough pasta (choose from gnocchi, ravioli, maltagliati, lasagne etc.) to feed two people, plus focaccia and salad. It's $50 per box and $6 is being donated to charity Everybody Eats, allowing them to feed another two fellow Aucklanders. Find the menus and order online from Wednesday April 29 onwards at Cotto.co.nz 375 Karangahape Rd, City
The Eden Terrace cafe has coffee, and a small takeaway menu of lunches and sweet treats for pick up, 8am-1.30pm. To order, text 0226007712 or on Regulrapp. Follow @coffee_pen_ for menu updates. 6 Basque Rd, Eden Terrace
Natural wine bar Clay is delivering a full taste of their offerings at home including wines, pasta kits and lasagne, cheese and charcuterie, and sourdough loaves delivered to your door Tuesday-Saturday. Their sourdough pizzas are also available for Friday and Saturday night delivery. Add on cakes from The Caker to any order. Find the menu and order online. 366krd.co.nz. 366 Karangahape Rd, City
Pick up contactless coffee and pastries from Daily Bread's Pt Chev and Ponsonby stores (you can place orders ahead of time online). Plus order more bread, treats and deli items from DB's online store for delivery. Dailybread.co.nz.16 Williamson Avenue, Grey Lynn; 1210 Great North Road, Point Chevalier
Doe's signature donuts are back up and running for pick up and delivery. Find the menu and order online. Doe.co.nz
Mt Eden, Albany, and CBD stores are open for delivery and pick up. Order by phone - Mt Eden (09) 630 1899; Albany (09) 869 4347, CBD 0278967777 - or place orders on the Buy@Home NZ app or on the restaurants WeChat account. Find the menu online and follow @edennoodles for updates. 105 Dominion Road, Mount Eden; Shop 3/14 Corinthian Drive, Albany; 18-26 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD
Fabric Cafe & Bistro
The Hobsonville Point local is open daily (from Wednesday April 29) with cabinet food, takeaway meals, frozen dinners, and coffee, available for pickup. Pre-order via their Facebook page or website. Fabriccafebistro.co.nz. 8 Boundary Road, Hobsonville
Fish Kitchen and Vic Road Kitchen
During Level 3, Fish Kitchen and Vic Road Kitchen are operating a combined takeaway menu from Fish Kitchen for pickup (from the take-away hatch at Fish Kitchen. The menu includes fish and chips, burgers, pasta, salads, and sides. Find the menu and order online or by calling them on (09) 445 1777. Fishkitchen.co.nz. 1/1 Queens Parade Devonport Wharf, Devonport
Pick up or have delivered freshly baked pastries, bread, cookies, and more from Fort Greene's bakery. You can also order People's Coffee and flour. Find the menu and order online. Fortgreene.co.nz. 327 Karangahape Road,CBD
The Herne Bay fish and chip shop is back in action with their usual takeaway menu including fresh fish, chips, burgers, and tacos. Pre-order online (via their website or the Fishsmtih app) for contactless pick up. Fishsmith.co.nz
Takeaways include a new lunch menu with lamb shwarma pitas ($16) and shoestring fries with za'atar and honey ($8) with pick up from the St Kevins Arcade location. For dinner, enjoy an at-home version of the popular jeeb offering for $45. Plus stock up your larder with a mezza box including homemade pide, labneh, pickles, dukkah and hummus. Find the menu and order online. Gemmayzestreet.co.nz. Shop 16, St Kevin's Arcade, 183 Karangahape Rd
Good From Scratch (Muriwai)
While the Good From Scratch Cookery School (founded by chef Michael Van de Elzen) is closed, they are open for cooked meat packs available through local delivery or pickup. Each meal pack is designed to feed two adults and 2-3 kids, and includes a main matched with a salad or vegetables, dressings and sauces.Goodfromscratch.co.nz. 376 Taiapa Road, Muriwai
Takeout from the Goodside precinct at Smales Farm Takapuna is available for pickup (with free parking) with the likes of coffee, bagels, burgers, pizza, fried chicken, and more on the menu. Currently, it's eateries Soho Kitchen, Fantail & Turtle, Goodness Gracious, Shake Out and Ripe Deli are open. Home delivery is an option in some instances. Find the menu and order online.Goodside.co.nz. Smales Farm, 72 Taharoto Road, Takapuna
Order dinner packs featuring a daily changing dish from the restaurant's Asian-inspired menu (add on bao as extras) for pick up or delivery Wednesday-Saturday. Vegetarian and gluten-free meal options are available. Find the menu and order online. Hellobeasty.nz. 95-97 Customs St West, Auckland CBD
The Fort St Middle Eastern favourite has a weekly changing menu for home delivery or pick up from the restaurant. Options range from the ‘Ima Experience’ with your own kitchen prep involved to create a full Ima-style feast, and ready to go meals (e.g. Hungarian goulash, or moussaka) to heat up in the oven before serving. You can also order from the bakery, including the team’s famous hot cross buns, breads and sweet treats, along with platter items such as hummus, spanakopita and pate. Orders are to be placed one day prior, emailed to email@example.com or over the phone to 09 377 5252. 53 Fort St, City
Inca chefs Nic Watt and Darren Johnson's new 'Cookalong' offering has a range of 'restaurant-inspired' dinner sets for home delivery. Options include a four-night dinner set ($180 serves two), three-course date night set ($99 serves two), and a 1 night two-course dinner ($88 serves two). Find the menu and order online. Cookalong.co.nz.
Enjoy Janken's rice bowls, hot pots, sushi, desserts, and more at home via their pick up or delivery service. Find the menu and order online from Wednesday April 20 onwards. Jankenjapanese.com. 158 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay
Jervois Steak House
Takeaways include Wakanui Scotch fillet, Taupo Beed petit eye fillet and First Light wagyu bavette cooked to preference for pick up or delivery. Plus sides such as sauces and truffle steak fries with parmesan. Order by calling them on + (09) 376 2049. Find the menu online. Jervoissteakhouse.co.nz. 70 Jervois Road, Ponsonby
L’Atelier du Fromage
Heat-and-eat meals such as duck confit, gnocchi, home-made terrines, and French onion soup, are available for pick up or delivery. Plus baguettes, desserts, and macaron boxes. There is also a small takeaway cafe menu. Find the menu online. Mvauron.co.nz. 5 McColl Street, Newmarket
A new takeaway menu includes pizzas, salads, dishes such as lamb ribs and woodfired eggplant, and desserts for pick up from the restaurant or home delivery. Find the menu and order online Lilian.co.nz. 472 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn
A new takeaway menu of plant-based dishes as well as heat-and-eats and groceries such as bread and nut milk are available for pick up or delivery. Place orders through the @regulrapp , or call them on 09 555 3278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Liittlebirdkitchen.co.nz. Summer Street &, Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Little French Pastry
Treat your bubble to the Pt Chev bakery's range of French pastries for pick up or delivery - with Mother's Day specials. Find the menu and order online. Littlefrenchpastry.co.nz. 201 Pt. Chev. Rd, Pt Chev.
Lobster & Tap
Auckland Fish Market lobster joint's takeaway offerings include lobster rolls with salads and sides, and you can upgrade to boxes to feed up to 6 people, for pick up or delivery. Plus DIY Lobster roll kits that come with champagne. Find the menu and order online. Savorgoods.co.nz. 22 Jellicoe Street, Auckland CBD
Get your Lowbrow fix of hot sandos, fried chicken, and more with takeaway pick up from their Queens Rise store and pick up and delivery from the St Kevin's Aracde store. Lowbrow is also on Uber Eats (but is doing its own deliveries too). Find the menu and order online. Lowbrow.co.nz. 125 Queen Street; 183 Karangahape Road
Peruvian dishes such as ceviche, seafood rice, and roast half chook are available for pick up or delivery. Plus MG favourites sourdough buns and cassava chips. You can also opt for one of their 'bubble' dinner combos to feed up to four. The bar is also be offering take-home cocktail kits. Find the menu and order online. Madamegeorge.co.nz. 490 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD
My Nourish Kitchen: Euro, Andiamo, Soul Bar, Jervois Steak House
Nourish Group is delivering weekly food boxes consisting of four recipes and ingredients from its restaurants Euro, Andiamo, Soul Bar, Jervois Steak House. The menu changes weekly with dishes such as Soul's grilled tarakihi, Jervois Steak House's scotch track, and roast tomato pappardelle from Andiamo. Find the menu and order online. Mynourishkitchen.co.nz
Non Solo Pizza
Order hot dishes from the kitchen to go including pizza, pasta, salads, and DIY pasta kits with sauces and toppings, for pick up or delivery. You can also bring a taste of NSP home with their pre-made Antipasto box (salami, olives, mozzerella etc.), or Italian staple box (pasta, sauces, parmesan, olive oil etc.). Find the menu and order online. Savorgoods.co.nz. 1052/259 Parnell Road, Parnell
Pick up coffee, toast, and cheese rolls from the Ponsonby restaurant's front window, 7am-2pm seven days a week. For more eats, the 'Orphans At Home' takeaway menu has meals designed to reheat available for free Wednesday delivery (pre-order by Monday 5pm) with a minimum order $80 with a delivery radius of 10km. Dishes include black truffle mac n cheese, and butternut red lentil dahl, along with soups, sides, and dessert. Find the menu and order obline. Orphanskitchen.co.nz. 118 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn
Feed your bubble with Ostro's takeaway offering for pick up or delivery. The menu includes a mega-seafood platter, heat-and-eat pies (fish or beef, bacon and mushroom), and roast dinners with potato gratin. Find the menu and order online. Savorgoods.co.nz. 52 Tyler Street, Auckland CBD
The much-loved Sandhringham Indian is open for curries, biriyanis, naan, and more for pick up or delivery. Find the menu and order online. Paradiseindianfood.co.nz. 581 Sandhringham Road, Sandringham
Order online from a weekly changing takeaway menu of French classics and comfort food for delivery or pick up from the restaurant. $39 will get you a starter of bread, main, and dessert and you can upgrade your order with truffle butter. Find the menu and order online. Parisbutter.co.nz. 166 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay
Pasta & Cuore
Fresh pasta to cook at home (spaghetti, tagliatelle, pappardelle, gnocchi etc.), pasta sauces, cheeses, cured meats, bread, and desserts are available for pick up from their Mt Eden location or home delivery. Hot ready-to-eat pasta dishes are also available for pick up. Find the menu and order online. Pastaecuore.co.nz. 409 Mount Eden Rd, Mount Eden
Peach's Hot Chicken
Panmure's favourite fried chicken joint is open for pick up, with a smaller takeaway menu including their famed Nashville-style friend chicken sandwiches, and chicken and waffles. Find the menu and order online from Wednesday April 28. Peachshotchicken.com. 100 Queens Road, Panmure
All of Ponsonby Central's restaurants and cafes are available for takeaway with pick up outside the Ponsonby Central location including Foxtrot Parlour, Dantes, Bird on a Wire, The Hidden Village and Burger Burger. Find menus and ordering details online. Ponsonbycentral.co.nz. 136-146 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby
Order 'Pasture Pantry' food boxes for live lobster, fresh wasabi, bluff oysters, 120-day-aged wagyu, and one year aged butter to feast on at home. There are three boxes to choose ranging in size, price and culinary abilities, as well as a selection of a la carte items such as ice cream. Pick up from the restaurant every Wednesday and Friday. View the menu and order from Wednesday April 29 onwards. Pastureakl.com. 235 Parnell Rd, Parnell
Takeout from the Ponsonby Italian stalwart is good-to-go for pick up (in the Prego carpark). Place orders by calling them on (09) 3763095. Find the menu online.Prego.co.nz. 226 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Treats are sorted from Ripe Deli for pick up or delivery. Place orders online or phone 3606159 ext 1 or 2 to place an order 9am - 2pm. Fancy just a coffee? Text 021 578235 with coffee order name and time, 7am-3pm for pickup. Find the menus (split between 'curbside pickup' and 'next day delivery' to your home) online. Ripedeli.co.nz. 172/174 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn
Pick up noodle dishes, stir fry's, curries, fresh salads, sticky desserts, and more from the restaurant's Ponsonby Rd location. Saan is also on Uber Eats. Find the menu and order online. Saan.co.nz. 160 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Takeaways are available form the Parnell cooking school for pick up or delivery. The Asian-inspired menu includes donburi bowls, curries, bento box, sushi, and more. Place orders by calling them on 021 860 3333 or email email@example.com. Find the menu online. Sachieskitchen.com. 1.4/91 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell
The CBD cafe and florist is open for groceries, food-to-go, vacuum-packed meals, coffee, and flowers, for pick up and home delivery. Place orders by calling 09 377 1333 - follow @scarecrowstore for updates. Scarecrow.co.nz. 33 Victoria Street East, Auckland CBD
Simon & Lee
Korean-inspired dishes such as Bibimbap and bao are available on the takeaway menu for pick up or delivery. Text or call your order on (027) 520 8908 and pay upon self-collection with PayWave. Simon & Lee is also available for order through apps Zomatonz and Regulrapp and Uber Eats. Find the menu and order online. Simonandlee.com. 115 Saint Georges Bay Rd, Parnell
Treat your bubble to The Caker's range of cakes - with a new menu of smaller cakes - for pick up and delivery. Find the menu and order online. Thecaker.co.nz. 446 K’Rd
The Candy Shop
Takeout includes buns and sandwiches, bibimbap, and fried chicken, from the Newmarket cafe available for pickup. Plus coffee, juices, and smoothies. To view the menu and order, text 021 259 7873. Follow @thecandyshop for updates. 2-8 Osborne Street, Newmarket
The Engine Room
Cosy up at home with the Northcote restaurants weekly changing menu of dinners for pick up or delivery. Find the menu and order online. Engine-room.appropo.io. 115 Queen Street Northcote Point
The team has diverted slightly away from its usual fine-dining offering to provide comfort food dishes for at-home diners. $100 for two people will include a starter, main and dessert with options such as prawn cocktail, mushroom and chestnut soup beef cheek wellington, and bread and butter pudding. A sandwich menu (e.g. beer-battered fish sarnies) and frozen meals are also available. Pick up from the restaurant or $10 local delivery. Find the menu and order online. Thegroverestaurant.co.nz. Saint Patricks Square, Wyndham St
The Hunting Lodge
The West Auckland winery is open for takeaways for pick up or local delivery. The menu created by chef Des Harris includes fried chicken with chipotle yoghurt & cucumber pickles, glazed lamb shoulder, wood-fired pizzas, focaccia and cheesecake. Their wines are available for takeaway too, plus heat and eat meals. Order by calling them on (09) 964 0565 or online.Thehuntinglodge.com. 307 Waikoukou Valley Road, Waimauku
Burgers including the 'kimcheese', along with fries, slaw, and sweets, are on the new takeaway menu for pick up only from the restaurant. Place orders online or call them on (09) 02165585. Tigerburger.co.nz. 549 Great North Road, Grey Lynn
Malaysian eats such as Nasi Goreng, curry laksa, and Soto Ayam is available from their K'Rd and Eastridge restaurants for pick up or delivery. To order call them on (09) 377 1799. Find the menu on Facebook.com/uncleman277.
Wiliams Eatery's new takeaway menu will sort you out breakfast through lunch, 8am-2pm. Pick up or have delivered coffee, waffles, burgers, pasta, fried chicken, and more. Find the menu and order online. Williamseatery.co.nz. g03/85 Daldy Street, Auckland CBD
Plant-based burgers and more are available for pick up from their Grey Lynn store. Place orders online or call them on (09) 360 0801. Wiseboys.nz. 604 Great North Road, Grey Lynn