Top Toon Takeouts For Lockdown
As we continue to stay safe at home, there's no need to lose touch with the foodie spots we love most. Here are some of our favourite city eateries offering takeout treats from NE1 to your homes...
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REDHEADS MAC ‘N’ CHEESE
Cheese-lovers, rejoice! Redheads Mac ‘n’ Cheese is operating from 11am - 3pm Monday to Saturday for anyone working or living in the city centre. If you're feeding the whole family, you can order their larger 'Pop it in the Oven' trays on Fridays for delivery the following week. Winner!
Enjoy all of your favourite Lola Jeans delights at home this winter. What’s not to love? Visit their lovely new website, choose your dishes for either collection or delivery, and prepare for an indulgent feast with the family. Collection is available from the Market Street restaurant every Friday and Saturday, 12pm - 9.30pm. Delivery is available within a three mile radius of the city centre every Friday and Saturday, 12pm - 9.30pm. What are you waiting for?
Parmo madness! There's always room for something deep fried with cheese on the top, and there’s no need to miss it this January as Manjaros offers daily deals for delivery and collection - including the famous chicken parmo! So, whether you opt for the signature dish, or you fancy a mixed grill or spicy burger, this Caribbean-inspired food spot has you covered during lockdown.
FAT HIPPO UNDERGROUND
These burger experts continue to put smiles on faces with their click and collect service, bringing big juicy burgers to our homes throughout lockdown. Start with Dirty Waffles, indulge in the ultimate patty feast, and top it off with plenty of finger-licking fries. We're drooling just thinking about it!
THE GATE - NANDO'S & PIZZA HUT
We may not be hitting The Gate at the weekend like we wish we were, but some of the biggest names in high street food are bringing a bit of The Gate to our dinner tables with delivery available from the likes of Nando’s and Pizza Hut. Whether it’s a chicken feast in front of the TV or a pizza party with your lockdown gang, it’s a great way to give yourselves a break from the kitchen.
Get your pizza and pasta fix at home thanks to a delicious collection and delivery service from Prima! Open Monday to Friday, 4pm - 9.30pm, Saturday 12pm - 9.30pm and Sunday, 12pm - 8pm, you’ve got plenty of time to bag yourself an indulgent Italian feast throughout the weekend. Don’t forget to look out for the Happy Hours on social media, and why not treat yourself to 2-4-1 cocktails too? Count us in!
Get your day off to an egg-cellent start with our chums over at Egg Shack. See what we did there? Now you can enjoy some of their egg-fuelled delights from the comfort of your own home. From tacos to bagels and meal deals including smoothies and hash browns, there’s something for everyone! You can order via UberEats, Deliveroo and Just Eat, or you can call Egg Shack directly on 07801 188 111.
We’d love nothing more than to be out and about, socialising with loved ones at STACK. But as we wait in the wings for some form of normality to return, our city’s container community has pivoted to provide a delicious click and collect service, featuring some of their fine foodie outlets. Head over to the W8R app, select your favourite trader and order away for collection.
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Make space in your foodie diaries for a Thai feast in the hands of the team at Chaophraya. Order from their scrumptious a la carte menu for collection, or get the goods delivered to your door via Deliveroo - the choice is yours! Open Monday to Thursday, 4pm - 9pm and Friday to Sunday, 2pm - 10pm, there’s plenty of time to enjoy some of your favourite Chaophraya dishes during 'Lockdown 3.0'.
The news we’ve all been waiting for... now is the time to get Dabbawal delivered to your door from the iconic High Bridge HQ! Select from a menu featuring some of the finest Indian street food in the city, and enjoy them from the comfort of your own homes this winter thanks to the new Dabbawal Street Eats service, straight from High Bridge. Delivery is available every day within a five mile radius of the restaurant. Enjoy!
RANI INDIAN RESTAURANT
Just Eat is the place to be when it comes to getting a Rani feast delivered to your door. Give yourself the foodie treat you deserve in lockdown by ordering some of the most sensational curries, seafood starters and chef’s specials on the Newcastle foodie circuit. Choose your favourite Indian dishes or select from an array of set meals for larger groups. Guaranteed deliciousness!
Indian comfort food expertly prepared with fire and smoke - just how it’s meant to be! Wow, how can anyone refuse that? We’re delighted to hear that Khai Khai are offering a delicious delivery service Monday to Thursday with to-die-for ‘Feast Box’ options available. Working in the city? They’re also available every day for click and collect from the Quayside restaurant. Grab and go after a day at the office, and enjoy!
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ACROPOLIS STREET FOOD
Gorgeous Greek goodies, whatever the pandemic throws at us! The team at Acropolis are still operating from their Grainger Market home, where their signature dishes are available for collection. If you’re not living or working in town, why not get a gyros delivered to your door from their STACK pop-up? Pre-order in advance to avoid disappointment!
TRAP FOOD HOUSE
One of the newest restaurants in the city, purveyors of all things seafood, are offering takeout treats you simply cannot miss! Download the Trap Food House app and the world is your oyster when it comes to enjoying seafood soul food from the comfort of your own home. Collection and delivery is available Tuesday to Sunday.
Tuck in for a feast of authentic Thai food and you’re guaranteed to put smiles on hungry lockdown faces! It’s the sunshine food we’ve all been craving and it’s available to order through Deliveroo or via the Zaap Thai website for click and collect, if you live or work in the city. There’s never been a better time to bring a bit of Bangkok flavour to our homes!
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ZAPTISTA BURRITO BAR
Good news folks... Zapatista’s Ridley Place home remains open for takeaway and delivery throughout the lockdown, and there's plenty on offer to treat the tastebuds. From burritos and nachos, to salad bowls and jalapeno poppers, you'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to your next Tex-Mex feast! There’s never been a better time to support local and ‘grab a fistful of Mexian flavours’!
SUSHI ME ROLLIN’
Craving sushi but stuck on the sofa? No need to worry... our friends at Sushi Me Rollin’ have us covered with plenty of treats to give us that winter pick-me-up during lockdown. Head over to their website, check out what’s on offer and get the goods delivered to your door. Delivery postcodes include: NE1, NE2, NE6 and NE7. Collection slots are also available from 12pm - 8pm.
THE NAKED DELI
Get your guilt-free takeout fix from the friendly folk at The Naked Deli. Whether it’s a ‘Naked Bowl’, a fuel-filled wrap or a breakfast bagel, you’re sure to find something delicious that puts the 'good' back into feel-good this winter. Download The Naked Deli’s very own app and pre-order for click and collect.
THE LITTLE DUMPLING HOUSE
Do delicious dumplings for your 2021 lockdown menu sound like your thing? Listen up... head over to Deliveroo, select your favourite dishes (or try something new) and enjoy an authentic Chinese feast from the comfort of your own sofa. What a treat! More details on the Facebook page below.
NUDO NOODLE HOUSE
Whether you’re craving noodles, sushi or temaki, Nudo Noodle House has you covered during lockdown! Call 0191 233 1133 for delivery to selected NE postcodes or order via Deliveroo, Just Eat, UberEats and Hungry Panda. Trust us, you won’t regret it!