Fancy a gourmet experience without leaving the sofa? Make the most of a night in with these fab local deliveries
I’m in the mood for… A slice of Italy
How about… Hai Cenato
Make sure you order… Pizza Bianca with taleggio, chanterelle mushrooms and caramelised onion
It’s pizza but not as you know it at Hai Cenato – AKA Jason Atherton’s New York-inspired Italian eatery. Indulge in innovative pasta and pizza dishes, including a monthly special created by a celebrity guest chef.
Hai Cenato, Nova Food, 79 Buckingham Palace Rd, SW1E 5DJ; haicenato.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… Something healthy
How about… Ahi Poké
Make sure you order… The Heat Wave signature bowl
Takeaways don’t have to be calorific. If you’re feeling virtuous, opt for a raw fish salad bowl from Hawaiian chain Ahi Poké. A unique fusion of sushi, ceviche and superfoods guarantees a healthy meal that’s packed with flavour.
Ahi Poké 11 Sir Simon Milton Square, SW1E 5DJ; ahipoke.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… Some spice
How about… Bone Daddies
Make sure you order… Tonkotsu Ramen
Crank up your Friday night with a bowl of steaming hot rock ‘n’ roll ramen, Bone Daddies-style. Bold flavours? Check. Fresh ingredients? Check. Totally addictive? You’d better believe it.
Bone Daddies, Nova Food, 9 Sir Milton Square, SW1 5DJ; bonedaddies.com
I’m in the mood for… Something sweet
How about… Ole & Steen
Make sure you order… The Christianshavner
Got a sweet craving? Have your fill of pastries, buns and cakes fresh from the ovens of Danish bakery Ole & Steen. There’s also plenty of savoury options including salads, sandwiches and fancy loaves of bread.
Ole & Steen, Nova food, 1 Sir Simon Milton Square, SW1E 5DJ; oleandsteen.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… Some posh plonk
How about… Vagabond Wines
Make sure your order… A bottle of Spanish 2016 Bayanegra Tempranillo
Fancy a drop of vino but feeling uninspired by your local offie? Order a bottle (or 12) from award-winning wine shop Vagabond. There’s plenty of premium yet unpretentious labels to choose from and even curated ‘packs’ designed to suit various occasions, from ‘movie night’ to the emergency ‘boss is coming over for dinner’.
Vagabond, Nova Food, 77 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0AJ; vagabondwines.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… Fusion food
How about… Sticks ‘n’ Sushi
Make sure you order… Yasai sticks with miso dip
Sashimi, sushi, nigiri, salad, yakitori sticks… Danish-Japanese eatery Sticks ‘n’ Sushi is simply brimming with choice. Feeling overwhelmed? Opt for a set sharing menu so that you can sample a bit of everything.
Sticks n Sushi, Nova Food, 3 Sir Simon Milton Square, SW1E 5EB; sticksnsushi.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… A treat
How about… Crosstown Doughnuts
Make sure you order… Mississippi Mud Pie
We know the drill: it’s pay day, it’s been a long week and you fancy treating yourself. That’s where Crosstown Doughnuts comes in. Create your own box or choose from a ready-made selection. And we won’t judge if you keep the whole thing for yourself.
Crosstown Victoria, 14 Sir Simon Milton Square, SW1E 5DJ; crosstowndoughnuts.com
I’m in the mood for… A French fancy
How about… Browns
Make sure you order… Lobster risotto
Fancy dining at a fancy Parisian brasserie without having to get off the sofa? Browns offers an extensive menu of Gallic and gastro pub favourites – from fish pie to duck liver parfait, mushroom tagliatelle to a 9oz ribeye steak.
Browns, 2 Cardinal Place, Victoria, London SW1E 5AG; browns-restaurants.co.uk
I’m in the mood for… Something other than my boring sandwich
How about… Pure
Make sure your order… Vegan Project wrap
Lunch looking a little humdrum? Order something fresh and filling from Pure. Everything is handmade at the start of the day and there’s loads to choose from (with plenty of veggie, vegan and gluten-free options) including flatbreads, bagels, deli pots and tasty toasties.
Pure, Nova Food, 4 Sir Simon Milton Square, London, SW1E; pure.co.uk