Just A List Of Every Irish Bar & Restaurant You Should Order From This Weekend

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Many restaurants and cafés closed for almost two months now, which has had a devastating effect on the industry as a whole. Fortunately, many businesses were able to pivot and offer takeaway, online shopping and more. 

Throughout the crisis, we have been publishing our #ShopForIreland guides every day to highlight how you can support local businesses that are trying to survive. We received countless messages asking us to put all of our #ShopForIreland listings into one guide, so here it is - Our ultimate #ShopForIreland guide.

If there is anyone that you think we should include on our list, be sure to get in touch on our social channels with your suggestions.

BoCo

Dublin’s BoCo is a brilliant option if you’re spontaneously planning dinner or drinks. If you’re in a 3km radius of the Bolton Street restaurant and order online, you’ll get your order within 40 mins. (Collection is available too.) There’s a tasty range of pizzas, sides, drinks and desserts as well as DIY meal kits and meal deals. The Pizza + Prosecco deal (two pizzas and a bottle of bubbly) is from €35, The Self Isolater (any pizza, dip, side and soft drink)  is from €20 and the Family Feast (two pizzas, two dips, one portion of buffalo chicken wings and wedges plus four ice creams) is from €45. Check out boco.ie for the full menu.

The Virgin Mary

Ireland’s first alcohol-free bar, The Virgin Mary has just launched an alcohol-free home delivery box, which features some of the bar’s most popular drinks and is available as part of its online shop. The box is €49 and includes the likes of Torres Natureo Muscat wine, Heineken 0.0, London Essence Original Indian Tonics, and Ceder’s Crisp Alt-Gin. All online orders over €25 currently include a voucher for two glasses of sparkling wine in the bar when it reopens. Nationwide delivery is available via thevirginmarybar.com.

Kinara, Clontarf

If you’re in Clontarf over the next while, make sure to check out Kinara restaurant’s new outdoor lunchtime BBQ. Available from Wednesday to Sunday from 1-5PM it’s based just outside the restaurant and the menu includes lamb shish and chicken tikka with naan bread (€12)  and chicken biryani (€12). There’s also homemade ice cream, mango lassi and rose water with lemon which sound pretty perfect for a sunny day. For more info go to kinara.ie.

Rosa Madre at Home

Dublin’s Rosa Madre has launched Rosa Madre At Home, offering sauces and fresh pastas along with antipasti, mains, desserts and a range of wines for collection or delivery. Luca's Rosa Madre Box for two people (€52) is a great pick with antipasti, a main of potato gnocchi made the day you order and tiramisu for dessert. (The website also has helpful ‘how to’ videos so you’ll get great results every time.) Delivery, with a minimum spend of €30 is Thurs to Sun 4-7 pm (within 7km) and collection from Rosa Madre is Thurs to Sun 2-4 pm.

Crudo

Crudo in Sandymount, Dublin has reopened its doors and is offering a limited takeaway menu for collection that includes some fantastic looking fish and chips. It has also turned its dining room into a neighbourhood grocery shop, with a range of exclusive Italian products, fresh bread, seasonal veg, and meats. There are also cocktails to take home and a big selection of wines at 50% off.

Toons Bridge

Cork-based cheesemakers Toons Bridge has just opened a shop on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. If you’re in the area, you can pick up some of its cheeses made in the dairy in Cork, including ricotta, halloumi and mozzarella. There's also a range of Mediterranean products such as olives, extra virgin olive oils, cured meats, dried fruits and balsamic vinegars. The online store also does pick up and delivery in Cork and Dublin and you can have purchases couriered anywhere in Ireland.

Peploe's at home

This popular St Stephen's Green-based restaurant is now offering a gorgeous new at-home menu available from Wednesday through Sunday weekly. To keep staff and customers as safe as possible, pre-payment over the phone (01-676 3144) or online will be the only acceptable form of payment. The menu is made up of Peploe's classics like chicken Milanese and arancini, with prices starting at €8 for appetisers. Book your slot here now.

La Côte takeaway 

One of Wexford's finest seafood restaurants is now offering a seasonal takeaway menu for lucky locals. Jam-packed with seasonal produce, slots for this delicious takeaway are limited and staggered so that social distancing regulations are properly adhered to. This collection service is available Friday through Sunday, click here for the menu or to order. 

Tartare to go 

Tartare Café and Wine Bar in Galway, sister restaurant to Jp McMahon's Cava Bodega and Michelin-starred Aniar, has reopened for takeaway only, serving up salads, sandwiches and treats from Tuesday through Saturday. Rumour has it that Tartare at home will be introduced this week, so keep your eyes peeled for a full takeaway menu or at-home box. Click here for more info. 

Kinara Group

Alongside its regular takeout menu, award-winning Middle Eastern restaurant group Kinara has launched an early bird at-home menu during these uncertain times. Kinara Kitchen in Ranelagh VillageKinara in Clontarf and Kajjal in Malahide are each offering this new menu every Wednesday and Thursday from 5-9pm. To avail of the early bird, place your order via WhatsApp (Ranelagh 089 9619650, Clontarf 089 9610533, Malahide 089 9523204) using the hashtag #EB - each customer will be entitled to a starter, main and side dish with rice and naan for €23.50, which includes a 15 per cent discount. Orders can only be made via WhatsApp, visit kinara.ie for more info or follow the group on social media @kinara_group.

Reuzi grow your own cocktail kit

Now that virtual cocktail hours are the only way we can can 'go' for drinks with our friends, we've become more creative with what we're drinking. We love the creative grow your own cocktail kit that reuzi, a minimal waste store in Foxroxk, Dublin, has recently launched. Featuring seeds to grow garnishes like basil, cucumber and dill, soil and growing tips, the only thing you need to add is alcohol. Click here to order or for more info. 

The Port House at home

The Port House is now offering tapas at-home kits for delivery and collection. All the prep is taken care of and 90 per cent of the cooking - you only need to follow minimal instructions to finish the dishes and enjoy. Each tapas box costs €60 and includes snacks of marinated olives and spicy almonds, one starter, three main dishes, one side, one dessert and a bottle of wine. For an extra €10, swap the bottle of wine for Cava to make a real occasion of your meal or order extra dishes for an additional cost. Delivery is free within the M50, click here for more info. 

The Blind Pig

This Dublin-based speakeasy is now offering collection and delivery of its fantastic cocktails. The wide range of available cocktails, which includes margaritas, sazerac, negronis and more exotic varieties, are priced from €9. Bar snacks like smoked almonds are also available as well as a range of delicious pizzas. Click here to order. 

The Little Mill Company

Now that the nation is baking so much, it's time to invest in quality flour. Irish flour company The Little Mill is based in Kilkenny, selling flour that is milled from grains grown within 20km of the mill. The online store is packed with a massive range of flour, including spelt, wholemeal and rye, available in a variety of different weights. Click here for more info. 

Locks to go

Locks is offering a great to-go menu for two from its city centre restaurant. The menu changes regularly, but this week customers can go for roast duck for €50 or salt-aged delmonico steak for €60. Each menu also comes with brown bread and smoked trout, fennel and carrot escabeche, vine tomato, peach and ricotta, and a dessert of peanut butter tart.
To order, email [email protected] or call 01 4163655. Click here to see the full menu.

Paradiso at home

Café Paradiso in Cork may be closed right now, but the team have pivoted to offer customers the chance to enjoy Paradiso's plant-based menu from home. The Paradiso meal kits officially launched last week with each featuring partially prepared dishes with an instructional video showing customers how to finish them off at home. As well as meal kits, the shop at paradisoathome.com also has wine, condiments, books and more available for sale to make sure that you enjoy the full Paradiso experience while safe at home. Last week's meal kits sold out almost immediately, so when the online store reopens at 10am on Wednesday, June 3rd, we recommend that you place your order straight away. Click here for more info. 

Etto at home

To our complete delight, Etto has reopened for collection, offering partially cooked meals with minimal preparation required to finish the dishes. This week will be the restaurant's first for takeout, so spaces will be limited, but we expect to see more slots open up next week. This week's menu costs €60 for two people and includes snacks, charcuterie, a short rib and ragu main course, plus the famous Etto red wine prunes - thankfully! To order, email [email protected] for collection on Thursday through Saturday between 3pm and 7pm or Sunday from 10am until 2pm.

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We’re back!!! 拾 We are starting to offer food for collection this week, from Thurs June 4th to Sun June 7th. We are offering a set meal for two people for €60. The ingredients are presented to you prepared and cold. There is a little heating and assembling involved but we aim to limit the work (and cleaning up) that you have to do! We have a limited number of meals available this week. We plan to add more dishes and options to our offering over the coming weeks. We are setting up an online ordering system but for now you can order by email ([email protected]). Please include your mobile number as we will contact you by phone to arrange payment. When ordering, let us know your preferred collection time. Please choose a half hour slot during the times below so that we can stagger collections and facilitate distancing. We will do our best to accommodate your chosen time but we will let you know if it needs to be adjusted: Between 3pm and 7pm on Thursday June 4th Between 3pm and 7pm on Friday June 5th Between 3pm and 7pm on Saturday June 6th Between 10am and 2pm on Sunday June 7th Collection will take place at the front door of Etto. Alternatively, if you are driving, you can pull up around the corner on Ely Place and call us on 016788872. We will run out and pop it in your boot. There will be plenty of wine available to purchase when you collect your meal. For now, we will just be taking payment by card and not cash. We can’t wait to see everyone again. ❤️

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Ichigo Ichie to reopen 

Takashi Miyazaki has announced that his Michelin-starred restaurant Ichigo Ichie will reopen on July 7th, just in time to celebrate the Japanese star festival Tanabata. This festival centres on the romantic story of the once-a-year meeting of stars Vega and Altair in the constellations Lyra and Aquila, which represent Princess Orihime and Hikoboshi respectively - by falling in love, they neglected their duties so the gods punished them by separating them with a river (the Milky Way) but they are allowed to meet once a year. 

The festival is a celebration of coming together after a long separation which sees people write hopeful wishes for the future on strips of coloured paper - which is particularly apt, considering that Ireland has been in lockdown for so long. Bookings to join Takashi for this special reopening feast will open on Monday, June 8th at 10am here, so set your alarms to make sure you guarantee your spot. 

Volpe Nera

Barry Sun Jian's Volpe Nera, which opened in Blackrock, Dublin last November to great acclaim, has reopened this week with a brand-new dine at home service. The menu is designed to serve two and will change regularly according to seasonal availability. Each Volpe Nera dine at home menu includes snacks like pancetta coppata and Guinness bread, a shared starter, a main dish such as lamb shoulder ragu with fettuccine, a shared dessert, and cheese and crackers for two. Each Volpe Nera dine at home menu serves two and costs €52. The website is open for orders now, with collection starting this Saturday - capacity will be increased over the coming weeks, so if you don't snag a reservation today, keep an eye out next week. Click here for more info. 

Ukiyo Dublin

Known for its great Japanese food and amazing karaoke set-up, Ukiyo is back open for collection and delivery (within 4km of Exchequer Street) from today. Menu items include favourites like chicken gyoza, katsu wrap, daily bento and more, plus there are lots of cocktail kits available too. Click here for more info. 

Woodruff 

Since its inception, Woodruff has been serving up delicious seasonal and sustainably sourced food like local seafood, foraged herbs and more. Now, Woodruff have ventured into the takeaway market, offering exceptional food from their Stepaside base. This week's menu includes blackface lamb rump, ray wing, salt cod and more. Click here for more info or to order. 

Eatyard reopens

Eatyard, which moved to Glasnevin after the original premises was bought last year, is set to reopen this week on Thursday, May 28th. Adjustments have been made so that all the vendors can safely offer takeaway only, with restrictions in place to ensure that all social distancing guidelines are adhered to. Available vendors include La Cocina Cuevas tacos, The Saucy Cow vegan cuisine, My Goodness nachos, as well as newcomers Village Pizza and 3FE coffee. Eatyard will also be available on Deliveroo and JustEat, as well as the adjoining Bernard Shaw. Click here for more information. 

Klaw Café takeaway

While Niall Sabongi has kept himself busy running SSI (Sustainable Seafood Ireland) during the pandemic, he recently announced that Klaw is back up and running in a new guise. Dublin's original lobster rolls are now available for delivery with three options available: lobster rolls only, lobster rolls with a Bloody Mary kit or just the Bloody Mary kit. The lobster roll kit includes two whole cooked lobsters, four Firehouse Bakery brioche buns, Klaw sauce and herb blend, sour pickles, lobster cracker and picks, tortilla chips with Old Bay seasoning, and an instruction manual. Prices for the Bloody Mary kit start at €40, with prices for the lobster rolls starting at €60. We advise ordering ASAP as these kits are sure to sell out fast. Click here for more info or to order.

Aimsir at home

Michelin-starred restaurant Aimsir is closed right now but you can still enjoy a little taste of luxury by indulging in an at-home curated wine selection or a set of Aimsir seasonings. The Aimsir wine box costs €296 and is made up of six specially selected wines, including one Champagne, one dessert wine and four other diverse wines. The newly-released Aimsir seasoning kits cost €24 and have been handcrafted by Jordan Bailey himself using foraged ingredients and Achill Island Sea Salt. The three available flavours are wild garlic salt, fennel fronds and coriander flower salt, and birchwood smoked rosemary and bay leaf salt. Click here to order yours now.

Spitalfields and The Pig's Ear picnic bag

Normally we wouldn't tell you about any unavailable deals, but we don't want you to miss your opportunity to get your hands on these picnic bags. The Pig's Ear and recently-opened sister restaurant Spitalfields announced last night that they would be teaming up to offer picnic bags for two costing €65. Each bag includes starters and snacks, sausage rolls, dessert, a cheeseboard, wine and more. This week's bag sold out in a matter of hours but we've been assured that more will be available for sale next week, so keep an eye on Spitalfields' Instagram page for updates.   

Blackcastle Farm meats 

Like many food producers, Blackcastle Farm, formerly known as Irish Piedmontese Beef, has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, losing 30 per cent of its regular sales when restaurants ceased trading. To pivot the business, owner John Commins has been busy at his farm-based production unit, developing new products and strategies. Some of these developments include a new one per cent fat beef sausage (created in conjunction with UCC students) which has been selected as part of Aldi's Grow Programme, as well as a brand new website to sell to customers around the country. Click here to order from Blackcastle Farms website or head to Aldi to purchase some for yourself. 

Celtic Whiskey Shop and Great Irish Beverages cocktail tour at-home

Celtic Whiskey Shop has teamed up with Great Irish Beverages to present a unique at-home cocktail experience called Cocktail Tour. Each week, Celtic Whiskey Shop will send customers a package including mixing equipment, alcohol and ingredients to make two cocktails with Oisín Davis of Great Irish Beverages demonstrating how to make the drinks via Zoom. Packages cost €42.50, click here for more information. 

Baste BBQ To Go 

Andy Noonan of The Big Grill festival and Fowl Play, which serves up some of our favourite wings in the city centre, has started up Baste BBQ To Go on Clanbrassil Street, with a food truck and smokers ready to cook you up some delicious barbecued food. The menu is made up of free-range, higher-welfare and rare-breed meats; this week, you can try out Tamworth pork belly, Gaucho sausage, pit-cured shorthorn beef rib and more as part of the whole hogg barbecue box (serves two, €45), the beef and bird barbecue box (serves two, €45), and the beast of a feast box, which serve four people and costs €80. Orders are open for collection from Thursday to Sunday, click here for more info.

Featherblade at home

Featherblade on Dawson Street has been offering a short burger menu for collection and delivery since the shutdown of its sit-in restaurant, but has recently introduced a brand-new burger box option. Available for collection or delivery through stuffuneed.ie, the Featherblade real bacon cheeseburger box contains six signature Featherblade burgers, applewood-smoked thick-cut bacon, brioche buns, black garlic mayo, dijon mayo, aged cheddar and pickled red onion for just €39.95. Click here to find out more about the burger menu or here to order this delicious box for yourself. 

Craft West Cork

The team at Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery have kept themselves busy throughout the pandemic by setting up a new food truck at the hotel. Craft, which stands for Celtic Ross Artisanal Food Truck, will officially open from this Friday, May 22nd, offering small plates, large plates and cocktails prepped, packaged and ready to enjoy in the safety of your own home. Pre-ordering is essential, so call 023 88 78108 to order and pay over the phone. All social distancing guidelines will be adhered to, so click here for more info or follow Celtic Ross Hotel on Instagram for the full menu. 

L. Mulligan Grocer 

L. Mulligan Grocer is back in action with a great stay at home offering available from its website. Featuring cheeseboards, charcuterie selections, cocktail kits, gin hampers and more, the Manor Street location is open for collection from 12pm-5pm on Saturdays with strict sanitisation and social distancing measures in place. Orders are now open, so click here to see what's on offer. 

Bresson at home

Bresson in Monkstown is back open again for takeaway, much to the delight of locals, offering a menu packed with the restaurant's classic dishes. The menu includes lots of quintessential French dishes like duck confit, daube of boeuf bourguignon and more, with two courses costing just €24.50 or you can order three courses for €29.50 per person. Fully contactless collection is available, but the Bresson team are offering local delivery for residents that are cocooning. Click here for more info. 

Mamó

Mamó in Howth, which only opened last year, immediately switched to takeaway as soon as the pandemic caused restaurants to close. Their takeaway service, which features the famous Mamó cod chip, was instantly successful thanks to supportive locals. As well, as takeaway, Mamó has been offering community meals, which are complimentary for frontline workers and change frequently.

On top of all of this good work, Mamó has now released its Lunch Hamper, which costs €22 per person. The delivery area includes most of north Dublin and the hampers are delivered between 8am and 12pm on Saturdays and Sundays, just in time for your weekend lunch. The hamper menu will change weekly, but you can expect to see lots of great Irish produce packed with flavour - plus, you can add on wine for an extra cost. Click here for more info. 

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Hi everyone! To top off our week of announcements, we’d like to introduce to you the Mamó Lunch Hamper! Delivered Saturday and Sunday mornings before noon, for you to enjoy for lunch that afternoon! No prepping required - just open and enjoy! €22 per person, minimum order of two per hamper, maximum order of six per hamper. Enjoy an add on of Mamó tap rosé delivered in a swingtop litre bottle for €23, a cinsault/grenache provencal style. Return your bottle when travel restrictions allow and receive a 10% discount on your next refill. If you would like to add any bottles of wine from our wineshop list to your delivery please add them to the "special requests" section of your order - a member of our team will be in touch to confirm availability and arrange same. This new delivery service will be available initially to the restaurant’s surrounding area in North Dublin, and deliveries will be dropped on Saturday and Sunday mornings between 8am and midday. We hope to expand our delivery radius over the coming months. To see the full contents of the hamper, and to book one of our limited slots for Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th of May, please visit www.mamorestaurant.ie/online-shop. The products will go on sale from 3pm today! Going forward, Mamó Lunch Hamper sales will launch every Saturday at 11am, for deliveries the following weekend! On a final note, we have a limited number of spaces available for this evening’s dinner collection service from The Hatch. Please give us a call if you’d like to place an order!

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The Dough Bros

Galway's Dough Bros have opened their doors for pre-order and collection on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. It’s a shorter menu but it features most of the most popular pizzas including the Peter Stinger with Gubbeen Smokehouse chorizo, double garlic, fresh chilli and Noels’ Hot Honey, and the Hey Pesto with a house basil pesto base, mozzarella, balsamic red onion, semi-dried tomatoes and Five Mix Town Goat’s Cheese. There’s also vegan Margherita option too. To order, call 0852145238 between 1-8pm Wednesday or Thursday to book your time slot for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Old Street 

Old Street in Dublin is now offering a takeaway service with lots of delicious dishes available for purchase. As well as two different barbecue boxes, which you prepare yourself at home, there is a massive menu available to order, including charcuterie, spatchcock chicken and a kids' menu, as well a roast dinner that is only up for grabs on Sundays. There is also a massive range of wines and cocktails up for grabs with a 50 per cent discount on Old Street's rare wines reserve. 

To order, you need to call ahead so that the Old Street team can give you an allocated time slot for collection. All orders are prepaid over the phone, with phone lines open from 2pm on Thursday to Saturday and from 12pm on Sundays. Click here for more info.

Ananda at home

One of Ireland's best Indian restaurants is back open with a specially curated dine at home menu created by award-winning chef Karan Mittal. Available for collection only, Ananda is open for collection from 3.30pm daily, except for Tuesdays. The menu includes favourites like tandoori chicken, butter chicken, Peshwari naan and more, along with desserts and a children's menu. A tasting menu is also available to order for a special opening price of €50. 

To place your order, WhatsApp the restaurant on 087 952 8249 or call on 01 296 0099/01 296 0033. Once you've ordered, a collection slot will be given to you and when you arrive, the staff will bring your order to you at the entrance of the restaurant. Click here for the menu and more info.

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This classic dish is always on the menu in our restaurant but is a brilliant dish to try at home. Try our recipe and if you have any questions, just comment below, and please share photos of your homemade chicken tikka! @chefkaran.m . . TANDOORI CHICKEN TIKKA Ingredients: 400g chicken thighs 1 tsp chaat masala . 1st marinade . 40g ginger garlic paste Juice of 1 lime Salt, to taste 1 tsp red chilli powder ½ tsp dried fenugreek powder . 2nd marinade . 80g Greek or hung yoghurt ½ tsp Garam Masala ½ tsp toasted cumin powder . Preparation: Oven temp: 200°C, 400°F, Gas mark 6 . . 1. Clean the chicken thighs and remove any extra fat. Cut the thighs in to small pieces. 2. Make the first marinade by mixing all of the listed ingredients in a bowl. Add the chicken thighs and coat well. 3. Leave to marinade for at least an hour. 4. When ready, remove the chicken pieces and allow the excess juices to drain. 5. Next mix the chicken pieces with the ingredients for the 2nd marinade and keep aside for at least 2-3 hours, overnight preferably. 6. When ready to cook, skewer the chicken and cook in a very hot oven for about 20 minutes. Then remove the chicken skewers, baste with melted butter and oil and return to the oven to cook for a further five minutes or until tender. 7. When the chicken is cooked, remove from the oven and brush with some melted butter and chaat masala before serving. Enjoy with mint chutney (recipe on website). . . Variation: You can apply the same marination for making tandoori broccoli, peppers, cauliflower and onion as well. They taste delicious. . . . #recipe #cooking #cookathome #cook #homemade #chicken #chickenrecipes #recipes #chickentikka #tandoor #indianfood #food #irishfood #thisisirishfood #covid #covid19 #covid19ireland

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Butler & Barry takeaway service 

Bray gastropub Butler & Barry is now offering a takeaway service from its seafront location. Available from 5pm, available dishes include favourites like buttermilk chicken, jackfruit wings and much more, as well as bottles of the pub's gorgeous cocktails. To order, customers can head to the Butler & Barry website and submit a click and collect order, or call the team on 01 286 5413.

This new takeaway service is available alongside the pub's pop-up with The Rolling Donut - the downstairs area is open daily with takeaway coffees and fresh treats from The Rolling Donut available for purchase. For more information or to order, click here.

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COMPETITION!!!! To celebrate our NEW takeaway and delivery service, we are offering ONE of you lovely people a chance to win a nights dinner on us for you and your family worth €80. All you have to do is: Tag 3 friends below Like this post Share this post We will pick a winner on Sunday the 17th of May. Our new takeaway and delivery service will open from 5PM tomorrow. A mouthwatering menu on offer: Irish Beef Burger Bucket of Chicken Wings Jackfruit Vegan Wings Chicken Satay Fish & Chips Buttermilk Chicken And so much more. How about washing your dinner down with some cocktails too. Our cocktail service continues as usual. All food and drink orders will be live on our Click and Collection website from tomorrow. Call us on 01-2865413 to pre-order Or Drop into our Downstairs coffee shop and order with one of us. Our coffee shop will be open until 8:30 PM to accommodate orders. We will give you a specific time to come back and collect your food. Opening hrs: Friday 4pm - 9pm Saturday 1pm- 9pm Sunday 1pm - 7pm All precautions and recommendations re Covid-19 will continue to be strictly adhered to as we do our best to bring you great food at a safe distance #delivery #deliveryservice #takeaway #butlerandbarry #food #butlerandbarrybray #restaurant #braybeach #competition #brayseafront #liketowin #food #foodmenu #foodcompetition #chickensatay #chickenwings #buttermilkchicken #kidsmeals #veganwings #veganoptions #chips #fish #fishandchips #burger

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Suesey Street

Suesey Street in Dublin might be closed to the public, but the restaurant is now offering a stay at home three-course menu for diners to enjoy in the meantime. The stay at home menu, which costs €30 per person, is available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, but orders must be placed by 8pm the night before either by calling 01 669 4600 or by emailing [email protected] Menu items include dishes like slow-cooked Wicklow lamb, crab and avocado salad, and cacao hazelnut tuile, while wine, cider and beer are also available to order. Orders can be collected from the restaurant or delivered to Dublin 2, 4 and 6 for an extra cost. For more info, click here

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We have some beautifully tender Wicklow lamb on our #StayAtHomeSupperClub menu this week. We're taking orders for Friday and Saturday so if you'd like to treat yourself to a delicious 3-course meal for two for just €60 drop us a line at [email protected] to book your collection or delivery time. We can't wait to get started and really appreciate your support  _ _ _ #SupperClub #StayHome #StaySafe #restaurants #SelfIsolation #Covid19 #WashYourHands #Dublin #Ireland #irishevents #irishcuisine #irishrestaurant #fitzwilliamplace #freshproduce #finedining #wine #dublincity #lovedublin #corporateevents #foodandwine #ireland #gastro #freshfood #lovefood #lunch #dinner #foodie #FineDiningAtHome #DateNight

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Dax at home

Dax on Pembroke Street, one of Dublin's best restaurants, has introduced a new at-home service. To order, head to the website, choose your collection day and time, then choose your menu, each of which cost €39 per person. This week's dishes include Annagassan smoked salmon, salt marsh duck breast, new season asparagus and cheesecake. Some of Dax's fantastic wine menu is also able to order so head to dax.ie for more info.

Osteria Lucio at home

As well as being available on Deliveroo, Osteria Lucio is now offering a click and collect service, operating on 15-minute time slots between 5.15pm and 9pm from Thursday to Sunday. Only a specific number of customers can be served per slot to adhere to social distancing guidelines, so make sure to book your spot as soon as you can - there's currently a 10 per cent discount available if you order through the site. Available dishes include a range of red and white woodfired pizzas, pasta dishes, starters and more. Click here for more info.

The Butcher Grill

Lockdown can’t stop us having barbecues (with members of our household, obviously) and it’s gotten even easier now that The Butcher Grill in Ranelagh, Dublin has launched #TBGatHome. Designed to feed 2-3 people there are two boxes available: BBQ ribs (€45) and BBQ striploin (€58). Each kit has lots of extras including four boneless chicken thighs, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and a pack of Clinton’s crisps. You can also order further sides and desserts if you’re feeling hungry and there are beers and cocktails too. To pre-order call 01 498 1805, Monday to Sunday from midday and collection is available from TBG Thursday to Sunday from 5 pm to 9.30 pm.

The Whiskey Gift

Now this is something a little different. The Whiskey Gift brand is the brainchild of Cork publican and entrepreneur Ernest Cantillon. The idea is you create your own Irish whiskey blend by choosing from a range of flavours to come up with your your own 70cl bottle. Your whiskey recipe will arrive at The Whiskey Lab where it is blended by hand and has a personalised label attached. Prices range from €50 to €80 and the bottle can be shipped anywhere in Ireland, or internationally. To give it a try go to www.whiskeygift.com.

At Home from Coppinger Row and Charlotte Quay

The teams at Dublin’s Coppinger Row and Charlotte Quay are now offering pre-ordered delivery in a 5km radius Thursday to Sunday. You can also collect from Charlotte Quay Dock if you get an order in by 4pm on the day. As well as popular dishes including smoked duck flatbread, gambas pil pil and Coppinger dressed crap and crayfish, there are sides, desserts (dark chocolate brownie? Yes please!), beers, wines, and a range of cocktails too. To place an order call 01-9089490 (phone lines are open 12pm to 4pm Thursday - Saturday) or head to www.charlottequay.ie.

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BAR 1661 Cocktails at Home

Bar1661.ie, which recently celebrated its first birthday, has just launched a range of pre-batched cocktail for collection and delivery. The independent bar was voted Ireland’s best cocktail bar by industry peers just six months after opening so you’re in safe hands. The menu includes Belfast Coffee, a cold-brewed poitín version of the classic and the 1661 Old Fashioned made with Jameson Black Barrel, Aqua Vitae, Irish aromatic bitters, and Imperial Stout Syrup. You can order via www.bar1661.ie or WhatsApp 0858041991 for delivery in Dublin, or contactless collection Thursday - Saturday from 12-6pm at the bar on Green Street, Dublin 7. You can also order via stationtostationwine.ie or www.celticwhiskeyshop.comfor  nationwide delivery.

Coffee Club Ireland

If you’re missing your takeaway coffee, or have been having trouble sourcing a delivery of quality beans, check out Coffee Club Ireland. It’s been launched by the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) Ireland to support the Irish coffee community - and to help consumers get their caffeine fix. As well as a handy map of roasters and establishments still selling takeaway coffee the website will features interviews with some of Ireland’s top roasters. Head to www.scaireland.ie and follow #CCI2020 on social media.

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Potager at home

Potager, Skerries' hottest restaurant, will now be offering a takeout menu on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings for those that are lucky enough to live nearby. The menu will be posted on the Potager website and social media every week and orders can be placed between 10.30am and 3.30pm on Monday to Wednesday by calling 01-802 9486. Collections are available from 5pm to 9pm with each slot spaced out at 10 minute intervals in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. This week's menu includes chorizo arancini, glazed suckling pig, prawn tortellini and more, so make sure to order before slots sell out! Click here for more info.

Tang

Dublin café Tang, which has locations on both Abbey Street and Dawson Street in Dublin, is back open for business, offering click and collect as well as delivery through Deliveroo. Through the company's website, you can also buy vouchers for lunch and coffee, so even if you can't make it to the café, you can still offer your support. Click here for more info.

Rita's of Ranelagh pop-up

Owners of Rita's in Ranelagh and Cork natives Ciarán O'Regan and Diarmuid Connolly have teamed up with Crawford & Co. to serve their pizza in the Rebel County, ensuring that pizza lovers in Dublin and Cork can try their dishes. The pop-up is open for orders from Thursday to Sunday 4pm-10pm, with a strict order and collection system in place. Phone lines open at 4pm daily, so to place your order, call 083 364 6088 and the team will give you a collection slot. For the full menu, head to ritas.ie or crawfordandco.ie.

Le Patissier 

Have you seen lots of gorgeous pastries all over your Twitter timeline lately? Well, you can thank Robert Bullock and the team at Dublin-based pastry company Le Patissier for these picture-perfect treats. Originally, this Blás na hÉireann award-winning company mostly sold its products to hotels, businesses and stores all over Dublin, but as most are now closed, business dried up. Now, Le Patissier is selling its wares to the general public, offering delivery within Dublin or collection from its Dublin 15 base, but you'll have to be quick to get your hands on these pastries - this week's delivery slots sold out extremely quickly, but the online store will reopen on Saturday, May 9th. Prices start from €20 and to see what's available from Le Patissier, click here

Shells Café, Sligo

Local favourite Shells Café has adapted really well to the current crisis, offering a brunch bag that changes weekly and can be picked up at its little brother location, Baker Boys Café in Strandhill. Shells Café's online store is jam-packed with lots of goods available for purchase, including coffee, tea, artisan chocolate and gift vouchers, but we're most excited about their treat box. Each box costs €50 (including shipping) and includes brownies, fudge, coffee, brown bread, jam, granola and a jar of White Mausu peanut rayu or cashew crunch. Orders are posted each week on Thursday, so you can expect your box to arrive on Friday. Click here for more info.

Frank's

Camden Street wine bar Frank’s has launched a pick-up and delivery service, with a selection of cases including Frank's favourites (six bottles, €125), a mixed case of six organic or biodynamic including red, white and orange (€140), a seasonal case (€105) containing six spring worthy wines, and the cosy reds selection, yours to enjoy this bank holiday weekend for €130. Also available is a set of two Frank's branded wine glasses (€25) or a gift hamper containing two wine glasses in a custom box and one bottle of Drac Magic Catalunya (€45), in case you know anyone with a birthday coming up. Order for collection here.

Sona Box

The team behind Sprezzatura have come with an innovative way to support local suppliers and continue the ethos of the restaurant by setting up Sona Box. For €30 per person, customers can choose five main courses, which will include Sprezzatura favourites as well as new dishes with Mexican influences, Asian ingredients and more. You can also add on additional elements including breads, spreads and more. €1.50 from each box will be donated to Sona Box's charity partners, which include the Dublin Simon Community and ALONE. Staying strong to the Sprezzatura ethos, Sona Box strives to be as sustainable as possible, with compostable packaging and step-by-step recipes available online.

Initially, Sona Box will only available for delivery in Dublin, but plans are in place for rapid expansion. Orders will be on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up at sonabox.ie now.

Two Boys Brew

Drumcondra's Two Boys Brew is back open for business, much to the joy of the local community. There is a takeaway menu available for click and collect, plus social distancing measures are fully in place for locals to pop in and order coffee, pastries and more to-go. For more info or to see the menu, click here.

Two Pups Coffee

Another Dublin favourite has reopened for takeaway. The usual coffee menu is available alongside cakes, Firehouse Bakery sourdough and a small takeaway food menu. If you've been missing your daily pastry and takeout coffee, you can now pop into the Francis Street store to grab your fix. 

Frontline drive-thru at Balfes at The Westbury

Balfes at The Westbury in Dublin is offering a complimentary drive-thru service tomorrow (Wednesday, May 6th) as a way to say thank you to frontline workers. The breakfast menu is available from 8am until 9.30am and includes bacon rolls, granola and yoghurt, tea and coffee, while the lunch menu, which is available from 12pm until 1.30pm, and includes chicken Caesar salad with soft drinks and water. To avail of this complimentary service, frontline workers simply need to drive up to Balfes where the team will safely give them their meal. Currently, Balfes isn't open for takeaway or delivery but stay tuned to the restaurant's Instagram to keep up with the team. 

Balfes at The Westbury.

Balfes at The Westbury.

Dede takeaway

Ahmet Dede, formerly of Michelin-starred restaurant Mews, was set to open his own Turkish-inspired restaurant in Baltimore this spring but due to the ongoing pandemic, he had to press pause on his new venture. Luckily for the people of Cork, Ahmet has pivoted his concept to offer a takeaway menu for €25. Vegetarian, gluten-free and nut-free diets are all catered for with dishes including Walsh's butchers six-week aged beef, barbecued cabbage with shiitake mushrooms and more. You can also add on an Irish cheeseboard, pickled shiitake mushrooms or homemade bread for an extra cost. For more info about Ahmet's takeaway, head to his Instagram page.

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News!!! New week, new menu 珞落☘ Thank you everybody for your support this week and for the great feedback. We really appreciate it and are so happy that you enjoyed it. We are opening for orders from Tuesday at 10 o'clock so call 028-48248 for Friday and Saturday from 4 to 8 and 3 to 7 on Sunday. We have gluten, nut free and vegetarian options. This weeks menu is €25 6 weeks aged beef from Walsh's butchers, cooked on a Yakitori bbq, seasonal west cork vegetables, two types of potato, Vegetarian option is bbq cabbage with Shiitake mushrooms and broth, spring vegetables and two types of potato. Mix of salad/mustard leaves from Monica Gonzales and Cape clear. Sourdough bread - dede style. Rhubarb from Mary and Tom Stout, meadowsweet cream and crunch, fragrant rhubarb root oil. Secret treat to be included! Cheese board with home made crackers and home made jams and chutneys. three different Irish cheeses €9.50. Pickled mushroom from Shiitake West Cork - 300 grams €6.50 Turkish country style spiced soup - €5.50 per person. Homemade sourdough baguette and dips €10.  ❤We look forward to welcoming you soon. Maria and Ahmet

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Kete Kai box delivery from Good Day Deli, Cork

This South Pacific-inspired café is now delivering sustainable food boxes right to your door. Each box, which serves two to four people, contains Good Day Deli mezze with bread, cheese, nuts, fruit and pickles, a bottle of Le Caveau natural wine and your choice of four decadent cake slices. Each box is made up of sustainable local ingredients, including Hegarty's cheese, Bushby strawberries and more. The delivery is completely contactless with an online ordering system. Click here for more info or to order. 

The Harbour Bar is now delivering

The Harbour Bar in Bray is now delivering its signature toasties alongside a range of wines, fries and local beers including Wicklow Wolf, OBrother and Larkins. Many of the toasties were featured on the popular Harbour Bar Toastie Festival menu last year, so you know that they're tasty. 

The beer your order will be delivered in a 1litre growler which requires a €3 deposit. Used growlers can be returned to delivery drivers on your next order, when your €3 will be returned. Delivery is available from Wednesday to Sunday from 4pm-10pm in Bray, Greystones, Shankhill, Loughlinstown and Ballybrack. Click here for more info. 

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Missing your pint & toastie combo? Look no further friends, as we've teamed up with local craft breweries @wicklowwolf, @obrotherbrewing and @larkins_brewing to bring fresh draught to your doorstep... in our very own growlers. Pair up with your favourite Harbour Bar toastie combo, sneaky Purple Snack and a packet of Cheese & Onion - and you've got a night very well spent. Order for safe delivery now via our website [link in bio] #StaySafe #StayAtHome #delivery #orderonline #takehome #isolationlife #supportlocal #craftbeer #craftbeerlover #craftbrewery #growler #beer #beerlover #toastie #toastietime #harbourbar #harbour #bar #pub #irish #irishpub #pint #drinks #arts #bray #borninbray #brayisclass #wicklow #ireland

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The Exchequer in Ranelagh at home

The Exchequer in Ranelagh has created an all-new takeout menu jam-packed with wine bar favourites, cocktails, brunch, wine and its famous Sunday roast. Collection is available Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm (or 1pm on the weekend), with only cocktails currently available for delivery within a 4km radius of the restaurant. To see the menu, head to the restaurant's Instagram page. To place an order, call The Exchequer on 01 421 5780 or WhatsApp the team on 087 6868769 from 4pm and collection slots will be allocated. 

The Exchequer paella is now available to order.

The Exchequer paella is now available to order.

The Smokin' Butcher at home

Hugh Maguire Butcher, also known as The Smokin' Butcher, has set up an online store to continue to supply its customers. The minimum order value is €40, with free delivery available - however, delivery is only available in the Meath area. Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey and duck products are available to order, as well as prepared products, breakfast items and, of course, The Smokin' Butcher's award-winning smoked black pudding. Click here to order.

Craft at Home

Craft in Harold's Cross has pivoted to offer a call and collect service during the pandemic. The three-course menu is available Wednesday through Saturday from 5pm, with phone lines now open for customers to book their collection time. This week's menu includes celeriac soup, pork croquettes, panko-breaded cod and slow-cooked beef, plus there is wine available for an additional cost. To pre-order, call 01-4978632 or click here for more info.

Moyee Coffee's buy one, gift one campaign

Founded by entrepreneurs Shane Reilly and Killian Stokes, Moyee coffee produces ethical 'FairChain' coffee, which supports African farmers. The company has committed its continued support to its farmers during the crisis, despite losing more than 90 per cent of its business due to office and foodservice closures. To help those on the frontline, Moyee has launched a buy one, gift one campaign which allows customers to purchase a one-kilogram bag of coffee and nominate someone on the frontline to receive a bag for free. The campaign isn't about Moyee making a profit, it's all about helping to stabilise supply chains for the African communities that the company works with. To find out more about the buy one, gift one campaign, click here

Firehouse Bakery

Firehouse Bakery in Delgany, County Wicklow is now offering DIY pizza boxes for customers to collect on Sundays between 1pm and 3pm. Each box costs €25 and includes four sourdough bases, mozzarella, pizza sauce, Gubbeen chorizo, salami and prosciutto, basil, semolina and cookie dough balls. By purchasing a kit, you also gain access to a YouTube video demonstrating how to make the perfect pizza. 

Firehouse is also producing a Covid-19 survival menu, which can be ordered for collection on Thursday through Sunday from 3pm until 8pm. Available dishes include loaded potato skins, chicken wings and a range of wood-fired pizzas, including our favourites: the nduja pizza and the Firehouse special. 

For more information, head to the Firehouse Bakery website now

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Bbq weather may have gone but it is prefect for making pizzas at home with your family. Our DIY pizza kits are available to order all weekend from today until Sunday. Which now comes with cookie dough balls. An evening of pizza making finished off with warm just baked cookies... Bliss. Order yours through our website https://thefirehouse.ie/product/diy-family-pizza-box-additional-base/ Any issues ordering just give us a call on 0851561984 and we can help you out Our pizza kit includes 4 sourdough pizza doughs to which extra bases can be added and we will make sure you have enough toppings for any extras Grated mozzarella Our famous pizza sauce Gubbeen chorizo, and salami as well as proscuitto. If you want to swap for a veggie alternative. Not a problem just let us know Fresh basil Semolina to help with shaping A youtube video to guide you through the whole process And now each pizza kit comes with cookie dough balls all ready to be just baked #dontacceptpoorimitations #OG #family #pizza #sourdough

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The Brunchtastic Box from Dillingers in Ranelagh

Dillingers in Ranelagh is now offering you a chance to enjoy their signature brunch from the comfort of your own home. As well as offering their evening menu for take-out through JustEat, Deliveroo and directly from the restaurant, Dillinger has now created The Brunchtastic Box for €35. Jam-packed with chicken and waffles, pancakes with bacon, maple syrup, crême fraiche and berries, and huevos rancheros, this box will feed up to three hungry people. You can also add on sides for an extra €5, or treat yourself to cocktails (two for €15) and a mimosa pack (€22) to make your brunch experience extra special. Click here for more info. 

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Image from @dillingersdublin on Instagram

Anti Social cocktail delivery service

Anti Social, which opened just weeks before the pandemic, has pivoted to offer cocktail delivery in Dublin. Initially, the team were only delivering their 500ml and 1litre bottles of cocktails to residents in a small section of Dublin city, but now, delivery is available in all areas of County Dublin. Customers within a 2km radius of the bar can order their cocktails for collection. The range of cocktails currently available includes margaritas, pornstar martinis, sex on the beach, Moscow mules, cosmopolitans and much more, with a promise to add more weekly. Anti Social also recently released a merchandise line with 100 per cent of profits going towards the Dublin Simon Community. For more info, click here.

A selection of Anti Social's cocktails

A selection of Anti Social's cocktails

McLoughlin Butchers at home

Dublin-based McLoughlin Butchers is now offering home delivery in Dublin with a minimum order value is €50 and a delivery fee of €5. There is a sizeable range of products available for delivery, including fillet steaks, whole chickens and leg of lamb, as well as sausages, chicken goujons and more. McLoughlins specialises in dry-aged beef, so there is also a wide range of dry-aged products available. You can avail of McLoughlin Butchers' products from stuffuneed.ie, weekl.ie and on their own website

Image from @mcloughlinbutchers on Instagram

Image from @mcloughlinbutchers on Instagram

Asador and Prado at home, delivery and collection in Dublin

Itching to get the barbecue out? Itch no more, because the people behind Asador and Prado, the Dublin restaurants which specialise in cooking over fire, have launched barbecue boxes that can be delivered to your door. There are two to choose from: the BBQ Box for €49 and the Deluxe Box for €75. Both include chicken wings, four burgers with buns and toppings, eight sausages, tabbouleh salad, potato salad, corn on the cob, garlic butter, chimichurri and a blue cheese dip. The Deluxe Box also includes two dry-aged ribeye steaks and a rack of barbecue ribs. Clear, easy to understand cooking instructions are also provided, and boxes can be delivered to any address in the greater Dublin area on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Order before 2pm for next day delivery or – if you live close enough – collect your box from Asador on Haddington Road on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm, and Sunday from 9am to 2pm. Order at www.asador.ie.

Greenacres Wines, delivery nationwide

You’ve got to love a wine shop that taps into the national mood by putting a guide to what to drink with takeaway food on its website. Hat tip, then, to Greenacres in Wexford, for recommending things like Gavi with a Parma ham and rocket pizza, and Merlot with mild chicken wings. You can read the piece here, then browse the online wine shop to pick the perfect bottle.

Montys, Temple Bar, Dublin

The popular Montys of Kathmandu on Eustace Street in Temple Bar is now offering takeaways, and is open for collection from 4pm to 9pm every day. The full a la carte menu is on offer at a 20 per cent discount, and you can also choose from almost 1,000 different wines on one of the capital’s best lists. You can order by calling the restaurant on 01-6704911 or 01-6704915 from 4pm onwards, or email [email protected] any time. Payments will be taken over the phone. Keep an eye out for deals that will be added in the coming weeks, including set menus with wine. Check out the selection of dishes available at www.montys.ie.

The Le Levain pop-up at Dollard & Co, Dublin

Missing your fix of Le Levain bread from the stall at the Temple Bar Market, which is temporarily closed? Worry not, because the bakery is popping up tomorrow, April 25, at Dollard & Co On Wellington Quay in Dublin city centre. Dollard & Co’s food hall and deli – which includes a butchers’ counter, cheesemonger, off licence and bakery - opens at 9am on Saturday, and the Le Levain stall will be there until 3pm. More info here. 

Essential Food Trails, deliveries nationwide

When Siobhán Sloane set up Essential Food Trails, which offers food road trips in the Sliabh Aughty region of east Galway, the only transport issue she had to think about was the best bus to hire. Now she has swapped coaches for couriers, and has turned her business into an online farmers' market delivering hampers all over Ireland. “We can't visit the farms, markets and restaurants in the area at the minute, but I wanted to keep some focus on the region for when we travel again,” she says.

The range of hampers on offer include the Taste of Sliabh Aughty box, which is €35 and includes Kylemore farmhouse cheese, Sliabh Aughty hot honey, Gran Grans Food chutney, Irish whiskey marmalade, rosemary and garlic-infused olive oil, and Foods of Athenry multi-seed toasts. Sloane is also selling a ‘honey and herbs’ natural skincare box for €20; inside is a beeswax and lavender hand cream, beeswax, peppermint and orange foot cream, and beeswax lavender and orange lip balm.

Standard delivery within Ireland on all boxes is €7, and you can order here.

The Sliabh Aughty Farm to Fork Food Box

The Sliabh Aughty Farm to Fork Food Box

Daddy’s Café, Dublin 8

Having initially closed due to you know what, Daddy’s Café in Rialto in Dublin 8 is back open for takeaways from Wednesdays to Saturdays from 10am to 3pm – and its Insta feed will have you drooling into your phone. How about a slice of brie, buttered apples and confit onion tart? Or maybe a sandwich with Annascaul black pudding, celeriac and horseradish remoulade and rocket on Tartine sourdough? We could go on, but you get the drift. Have something delicious for us while you’re there.  Check out its Instagram for more. 

Pickle at Home, collection and deliveries

Great news for fans of Dublin’s much-loved Pickle restaurant - chef Sunil Ghai and his team have launched a Pickle at Home take away service. Available from 5pm-10pm Tuesday to Thursday and 4pm-10pm Friday, the menu features lots of favourite dishes along with desserts, wines and beer. There’s even a kids menu! Prices are 15% less than usual and you can collect your order or have it delivered if you’re within 5k of the Camden Street restaurant. For more info or to order go to www.picklerestaurant.com.

Roasted Brown Coffee, Co Wicklow, deliveries nationwide

Kudos to Roasted Brown Coffee in Delgany Co Wicklow for its brilliant Our Shop is Their Shop scheme. If your local coffee shop or café is out of action at the moment you can still support them: buy your beans for delivery directly from Roasted Brown, let them know where you usually buy them and the coffee shop will get the sale. See www.roastedbrown.com for more.

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Instagram @roastedbrown

Lyon's Cafe, Sligo, collection

Another much-loved spot that is back in action is Lyon’s Cafe in Sligo. It's opening on Fridays and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm to offer a selection of sourdough breads and restaurant favourites for collection. This week’s specials, which include beef stroganoff and sweet potato and aubergine coconut curry, can be popped into the freezer. While not essential, pre-ordering is recommended and you can do so via text to 0874050429. Check out  lyonscafe.com for more.

Instagram @lyons_cafe

Instagram @lyons_cafe

Blacks Brewery and Distillery, deliveries nationwide

Who rums the world? Sam and Maudeline Black from Kinsale in Co Cork, that’s who. The pair have just won gold at the World Rum Awards for their Blacks Golden Rum, and it’s one of a number of products that you can order from them online. Also on offer are craft beers in cans, bottles and mini kegs, gin, whiskey and spiced rum. And like so many distillers around the country, the Blacks are also producing hand sanitiser. You’ll get a free 50ml bottle with every case of beer or bottle of spirits ordered, with a second bottle donated to charity. You can see the full range here.

Shoe Lane Coffee, deliveries nationwide

Coffee, coffee filters, coffee accessories and lots more are available to order from Shoe Lane. The Dun Laoghaire branch has re-opened for takeaways (9am to 3pm for now) and there's an online shop up and running. They’re offering contactless deliveries directly to customers in Dun Laoghaire, with other orders delivered via courier in one to two days. We love the sound of the cinnamon spice green tea, and the Sao Jao coffee from Brazil with notes of mandarin, chocolate and almond.

More details at shoelanecoffee.ie/shop.

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Pudding Row, Sligo, deliveries nationwide

Dervla James and Johny Conlon of Pudding Row in Sligo have been delivering comfort kits around the country for a couple of weeks now. Priced at €65, they’ve been flying out, so the pair have now expanded their offering to include a ‘build your own box’ option. Starting at €12, this allows customers to pick and choose the products that they would like delivered. On offer are things like Achill Island Sea Salt, Nutshed Peanut Butter, White Mausu Sauces, Hazel Mountain Chocolate Spreads and Ariosa CoffeeAnd of course you can also order some of Pudding Row’s own delicious baked goods – we can highly recommend the flapjacks. Order at www.puddingrow.ie.

Meltdown, Dublin

There’s not much that Maeve O’Malley doesn’t know about toasties – her two cafes in Dublin specialise in this all-time classic comfort food.

O’Malley’s business, Meltdown, is two years old this week. She’s grown it from a pop-up to two permanent locations in the capital, one on Curved Street in Temple Bar and the other on Leeson Street.

The Leeson Street branch has remained open during lockdown on a takeaway and delivery basis. The menu includes the Mac Mama (mac and cheese, bacon, scallions and Monterey Jack) and the Rib Melt (BBQ rib pork steak, mac and cheese, caramelised onion and mature red cheddar). Both are served on sourdough.

Prefer a sausage roll? There are both meaty and veggie options available. And you can also take home a jar of Meltdown Hot Stuff, O’Malley’s new hot sauce made with Irish apple juice and habanero chillies.

Meltdown Leeson Street is open from 8am to 4pm Monday to Wednesday, 8am to 7pm Thursday and Friday, and 10am to 7pm at the weekend.

Currarevagh House, Oughterard, Co Galway

If you live within the permitted driving distance of the gorgeous Currarevagh House in Oughterard, lucky you, because the menu on offer this coming Saturday, April 25th, for takeaway and delivery sounds fantastic.

The price is two courses for €30 or three courses for €35, with bottles of wine from €26. For starters, choose from crab, fennel and apple with dill mayonnaise, or a spring salad of asparagus, broad beans and air-dried pork from McGeough’s in Oughterard. Both come with poppy seed sourdough.

Your main course can be slow-cooked shoulder of lamb with wild garlic, chilli and coriander, or new season spring cabbage with chickpeas, feta and a wild garlic gremolata. Whichever you go for, you’ll also get pommes Anna and sweet carrots.

Finally, dessert is a choice of a dark chocolate, pistachio and peart tart with a sorrel curd, or a rhubarb meringue tart with blood orange crisp. See currarevagh.com for details on how to order, and consider us raging that we don’t live in Galway.

The Cottage Market, Cavan

It’s tough for small food producers and growers these days, but as the old saying goes, if we don’t use them we’ll lose them. So if you can, support the ones in your local area who are coming up with innovative ways to stay up and running.

If you live in Cavan, for example, you’ll be able to click and collect a box full of things like cheese, bread and treats thanks to the people behind The Cottage Market in the west of the county.

Called The Local Green Box, it will be available for collection in Ballyconnell and Belturbet, and other locations may be added if there is enough demand. As the season goes on, the plan is to add salads, fruit, vegetables, herbs, homemade butter, cream and eggs.

The exact content of each week’s box will be posted to the market’s Facebook group every Monday – you can then click, pay and collect your box the following Friday.  You can join the Facebook group or alternatively join the Whatsapp group at tel: 087 7453651 to access the link.

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Image: Facebook

The L Mulligan Grocer cocktail kit, deliveries nationwide

Hands up if you’d like a box containing everything you need to make four delicious cocktails with Irish spirits and seasonal ingredients delivered to your door? Now take your hands down and use them to order one of the cocktail kits which the owner of L Mulligan Grocer in Dublin, Seaneen O’Sullivan, is offering for nationwide delivery.

Each week the box will feature a different base spirit along with Irish liqueurs, cordials and different garnishes. The current box, for example, is focused on gin, specifically Dingle Gin, and includes the ingredients for two different cocktails – a rhubarb and rose gin sour, and a cucumber, elderflower and mint gin gimlet. Each box is €40 including delivery anywhere within Ireland, and you can order at lmulliganwhiskeyshop.com.

Poulet Bonne Femme, selected delivery and collection areas

The team behind the free range rotisserie chicken business Poulet Bonne Femme are offering a range of collection and delivery services for anyone who can’t make it to their shops in Avoca branches in Dublin and along the east coast.

You can order and pay for collection over the phone, for example, then pull up and have your order loaded into your car. Alternatively, log onto pouletbonnefemme.com to order online for collection or delivery, or download the new app.

Alaska Bakes, deliveries in Dublin and Wicklow

If you’re craving cakes and cookies, or would like to send a treat to someone who is cocooning, the treat boxes from the Wicklow-based Alaska Bakes could be just the thing. Choose from a box of eight cookies, or four mini cake loaves, for €15 each, or order a selection of individual items.

We can highly recommend the toasted pecan and chocolate chunk cookies, and the tangy jaffa mini loaves. You can see the full range here. For now deliveries are available in Dublin and Wicklow only, but that may be expanded in the future.

Higgins Butchers, Dublin

If you live in or around Sutton in north Co Dublin, you’ll be familiar with the Higgins family, who have been in the meat business for decades. Before Covid-19 they were supplying some of the country’s best restaurants, but with those restaurants closed, they have put the time into developing an online shop.

For now they are only delivering to Dublin, but they hope to expand nationwide soon. They specialise in dry-aged steaks, so if you fancy something really special, go for some of those. Also on offer are burgers, free range pork and dry-aged lamb. See higginsbutchers.ie.

Instagram @higgins_butchers

Instagram @higgins_butchers

Sustainable Seafood Ireland, deliveries nationwide

Niall Sabongi, the restaurateur behind Klaw and The Seafood Café in Temple Bar in Dublin, also runs Sustainable Seafood Ireland, and he is now delivering throughout the country via a new online shop. Whether it’s cod, salmon, mussels or prawns that float your boat – sorry, we couldn’t resist – you should find something to sate your seafood cravings. Order at sustainableseafood.ie.

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Instagram @ssi_wholesale

Woodruff, Stepaside, Co Dublin

The team at Woodruff, who cook up great food in Stepaside in south Co Dublin, are now offering a click and collect service. Pre-bookings open every Tuesday at 2pm, with orders available for collection from Thursday to Saturday between 5pm to 8.30pm.

The menus will change regularly but will include dishes like braised Mayo blackface lamb shoulder with flatbread, ricotta and wild garlic pesto, Andarl Farm pork belly with mash and salt-baked celeriac, and a white chocolate and wild gorse flower cheesecake.

Starters range from €8 to €12, and mains from €14 to €17. Desserts are a fiver, and there’s also 30 per cent off wine. See woodruff.ie.

Instagram @woodruffstepaside

Instagram @woodruffstepaside

Box Burger DIY, Dublin, Bray and Greystones

Hot on the heels of the Platform Pizza box – which you can read about here - comes this new offering from sister restaurant Box Burger. It costs €34.99 via the website stuffuneed.ie, and can be delivered in Dublin, Bray and Greystones. Each box contains the makings of six burgers including patties, buns, toppings and sauces, and if you live locally to the restaurant in Bray, there is also an option to collect a kit. Full details on that at boxburger.ie.

Gourmet Fuel, deliveries nationwide

In need of a delivery of some healthy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks or side dishes with a full breakdown of nutritional information? Gourmet Fuel, which is based in Dublin but can deliver throughout the country, will fit the bill.

Protein balls, curries, burrito bowls, salads, pastas and stews are just some of the options available to order on the website, which also includes a handy section where you can fill in your food likes and dislike to get some recommendations.

Delivery is €4.95 for each order, and there‘s also a click and collect option in Sandyford in south Co Dublin two days a week. See gourmetfuel.com.

Instagram @gourmetfuel

Instagram @gourmetfuel

Cloud Picker, deliveries nationwide

While the Cloud Picker café on Pearse Street is closed, Frank and Peter are still roasting coffee and selling it through their online store at cloudpickercoffee.ie. As well as keeping the nation caffeinated, the duo have put their heads together to figure out how they can help those on the frontline. In a statement on their Instagram, they've announced that they're on the hunt for pre-loved but still working coffee brewers or French presses, which they will package up with delicious Cloud Picker coffee and instructions on how to use the machine, before delivering them out to frontline workers who need caffeine the most right now. To donate, bring your machine to the Cloud Picker roastery, knock at the window and the team will take it in to prepare it for delivery. We love this idea, so if you can support the guys in any way, please do!

You can also find some good deals on the Cloud Picker website, which is now offering home delivery. There’s 25 per cent off selected blends and free shipping on orders over 1kg. Monthly blend subscriptions start at €55, with monthly single origin subscriptions starting from €70. See cloudpickercoffee.ie.

Glenilen Farm, west Cork

They run one of the country’s best-known yoghurt companies, but Alan and Val Kingston from Glenilen Farm are branching out by setting a virtual farmers’ market in Drimoleague in west Cork.

The market is one of 27 currently being hosted on the website neighbourfood.ie, and Glenilen is one of ten producers selling in Drimoleague. The others include Caherbeg free range pork, Skeaghanore duck, Red Strand Coffee and Peter Ross fruit and vegetables.

Three weeks in, the market is proving popular with both customers and food producers alike. Orders and payments are made online, with customers given staggered collection slots every Saturday from 10am to noon. Check out neighbourfood.ie for full details on all the markets currently operating and taking orders.

Chakra, Greystones, Co Wicklow

The team at Chakra, the award-winning Indian restaurant in Greystones in Co Wicklow, weren’t expecting to be back at work for quite some time. But as messages from loyal customers began building up on the answering machine, they investigated whether they could provide a safe ‘click and collect' takeaway service.

They could, and they have. The service will be available from Thursdays to Saturdays, and the menu includes old favourites like chicken korma and lamb rogan josh, as well as lamb jalfrezi, tandoori chicken and some great veggie options. You can check out the menu here.

James Whelan Butchers, locations nationwide

Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers has been selling online for some time, but he has now launched a next day local delivery service for customers who live within 15 kilometres of one of his ten shops.

Delivery is free for orders over €50, and once you order by 4pm it will be delivered the next day with the exception of Sundays and Mondays.

There’s a good range of chicken, beef, lamb and more available, so a well-timed order could make mealtimes a bit easier during the working week. It could also be particularly helpful for anyone who is cocooning. You can find out more here, and don’t worry if you don’t live within the required distance – you can still order online, just not for next day delivery.

Ardkeen Stores, deliveries nationwide 

The long-established Waterford food store Ardkeen now has a thriving online delivery business that includes weekly fruit and veg boxes. The essential fruit and veg box, for example, is €35 and is packed with things like organic leeks from Co Wexford, carrots and potatoes from Kilkenny, and parsnips from Co Waterford.  

Other options include the ‘100 per cent Irish growers’ veg box for €25, and an Irish craft beer selection (twelve bottles for €44.95). See ardkeen.com.  

Hooked, Galway city 

Seafood chowder, fish and chips, mushy peas, chip shop curry – if you live close to Hooked on Henry Street in Galway city, we say lucky you. The popular restaurant in the city’s Westend is now opening for takeaways 4pm to 9pm Thursday to Sunday.

Customers can call in their order on 091-581752, pay over the phone or with contactless on arrive, then collect their food. No one will enter the restaurant, with a perspex divide keeping everyone safe. Check their social for more details.  

Simply Fit Food, deliveries nationwide  

If you need to fill your fridge – or the fridge of someone who is cocooning – with healthy meals, you’ll be interested in the bundles being offered by Simply Fit Food.  

They range from €22.50 for a six-pack of power bowls, up to €90 for a mixed case of sixteen meals, but if you use the ‘code stayhealthy20’ at checkout you can get a 20 per cent discount.  

Delivery is free for orders over €60, and orders are dispatched every 24 to 48 hours depending on your location. Find out more here.

Allta, deliveries nationwide

Got a special occasion coming up, or just need a bit of a treat to help you get through lockdown? We reckon the new box delivery service from the Dublin wine bar and restaurant Allta is exactly what you need.

Launched a couple of days ago, the Allta Box is a weekly subscription service devised by chef Niall Davidson that costs €55. For that, you get handmade sourdough with shiitake miso butter, house charcuterie and pickles, pasta dishes and a roll of pecan and oat cookie dough.

Each pasta arrives in 200g bundles with plenty of sauce and condiments to match, and Davison says there’s “enough for two hungry people to share generously”.

The exact contents of the box will vary each week, but the pasta options could include seaweed pappardelle with Comeragh mountain lamb and Cáis ná Tíre cheese, or broccoli sopressini with pumpkin seaweed miso and gremolata.

Only two chefs prepare each box, and they adhere to strict social distancing measures in the workplace. The price includes free nationwide shipping, with boxes delivered on either Thursdays or Fridays every week. To order, see allta.ie.

Platform Pizza, deliveries to Dublin, Bray and Greystones

It’s one of the country’s most popular pizza restaurants, and now Platform Pizza in Bray in Co Wicklow is getting in on the food box action. It’s offering a ‘create your own pizza’ service through the website StuffUNeed.ie.

The box, which can be delivered across Dublin as well as in Bray and Greystones, costs €34.99 and includes the making of five pizzas, along with tips on cooking them. Sounds like just the thing to keep the kids occupied.

The White Gables, deliveries nationwide

Anne and Kevin Dunne have run The White Gables restaurant, bakery and food shop in Moycullen in Co Galway for nearly thirty years. The pair are now delivering ‘cocooning hampers’ to customers in the local area who need to stay at home, and can also post hampers to any address in Ireland.

They start at €50, and you can order by calling 091-555744, or online here

Sprout, Dublin

Jack and Theo Kirwan, the brothers behind the healthy food company Sprout, have launched a food box delivery service, and as you’d expect it’s packed with fresh produce.

Priced at €35, it includes two varieties of organic greens produced on the Kirwan’s own farm, as well as organic potatoes, courgettes, fennel, carrots, cauliflower, spring onions, broccoli and mushrooms.

Also included are Compsey yoghurt, a ‘Free From Everything’ granola, pesto made with kale from the farm, French dressing and Nurney organic eggs. Customers can also add in sourdough bread from Le Levain and coffee from Roasted Ground for an extra fee. A smaller, veg-only box is available for €25, with a larger box also available for €50.

There are two options for customers – pre-order for collection at Sprout Baggot Street through the website or app, or have your box delivered within a six-kilometre radius of Baggot Street via Deliveroo.

The Chicken Inn, Cork city

Based in the English Market, The Chicken Inn has been serving the people of Cork city since 1955. But like all food businesses, it is having to adapt to survive, and it’s doing so with a home delivery service throughout the city.

Tim Mulcahy of the Chicken Inn says the response, both from existing and new customers, has been encouraging. You can find details of what’s on offer on the Inn’s Facebook page.

Saba, Dublin

If you’ve been missing your fix of Thai food from Saba in Dublin, you’ll be delighted to hear that both Saba Baggot Street and Saba To Go Rathmines will be open for deliveries today, tomorrow and Sunday from 4pm until 10pm.

The menu will be smaller than usual to allow for social distancing, and you can order at sabatogo.com or on Deliveroo. Keep an eye on Saba’s social channels for next week’s opening hours.

Hang Dai Chinese, Dublin

If you’ve been craving the cracking Chinese food served up by chef Karl Whelan and his team at Hang Dai on Camden Street in Dublin, rejoice – they’re now offering a zero-contact collection and delivery service.

Available from Tuesday to Sunday between 5pm and 10pm, the menu will feature a mix of Hang Dai favourites and some new additions. Top of our wish list will be the sesame prawn sourdough toast with yuzu mayo, but we’re also looking forward to trying the fried kung pao chicken with three kinds of chilli.

A special set family meal is also available for €50, and includes a choice of starters and mains with rice for two adults, two kids’ meals and IceBergers for everyone. To order, call 01-5458888 or find Hang Dai on Deliveroo.

Andarl Farm, delivering nationwide

You might recognise the name Andarl Farm – the pork produced on this farm near Glenamaddy in Co Galway is a favourite with chefs around the country, who regularly name-check it on their menus.

The farm is run by Dave and Diana Milestone, who have always sold online but who have now expanded their range to include an Easter box for €40 and a home delivery box for €75. Contents vary, but include a mix of pork, lamb, beef and more. You can order at andarlfarm.ie.

Handsome Burger, Galway city and county

The many fans of Galway city’s Handsome Burger will be overjoyed to hear that they can now tuck in at home thanks to the launch of its burger box delivery service. For €30, residents of Galway city and county can get a box containing six beef patties, six brioche buns, six cheese slices, a tub of pickles and a tub of burger sauce.

With the weather forecast looking promising for the weekend, this could be just the excuse you need to break out the barbecue. All orders must be paid for in advance, and the box will be dropped at your door with no physical contact. Order at handsomeburger.com.

Saint Francis Provisions, Kinsale

Barbara Nealon opened Saint Francis Provisions, a 16-seater restaurant in Kinsale in Co Cork, last June and had a successful first nine months in business until Covid-19 struck. She initially closed for a week, before coming up with the idea for the Saint Francis Provisions At Home bag.

“At first it was just about using up all the beautiful produce and dairy we had bought. We didn't want to abandon our gorgeous customers, our amazing local suppliers or our staff,” she says. “Our first bag was €50 including a bottle of natural wine. I was hoping to get ten orders, but I got 68.”

Nealon is now offering the bags every Friday and Saturday, with the exact contents changing depending on what’s in season and available. Her Facebook and Instagram pages have all the details.

Bakealicious, Navan

Cakes and sweet treats made with spelt flour, Irish butter and eggs from happy hens, delivered to our door? Yes please.

Navan-based baker Eimear Reynolds is now doing nationwide delivery of the delicious thing she cooks up in her café, Bakealicious. There are brownie boxes for €25 - Reynolds also offers a gluten-free version of that – jars of cookie mix for a fiver, lemon drizzle cake for €8.50, and a brown bread mix for €2.50. You can see her full range at bakealicious.ie.

MasterChefs, Limerick

The contract and event caterers MasterChefs have been doing great work over the past few weeks delivering free meals to the elderly in Limerick and across the mid-west.

In total, they have delivered over 1,000 meals, all of which they have funded themselves, but they now need help to keep going.

If you are in a position to make a donation – essentially to #ShopForIreland for the benefit of someone else – you can get in touch with them on 061-411522 during office hours.

Michelle O'Donnell, head chef at MasterChefs

Michelle O'Donnell, head chef at MasterChefs

BlackSheep Foods delivery boxes

Based in Dublin, BlackSheep Foods is run by Julianne Brogan, who came home to Ireland after stints cooking in Manhattan and the Hamptons.

She’s offering four different food and drink boxes that can be delivered anywhere in the capital, at prices from €50 to €160. We love the sound of the breakfast box for four people, which is priced at €55.

it includes an organic baguette or homemade brown bread; organic pastries or rhubarb, lemon and rosemary scones; homemade sausage rolls; granola pots with yoghurt and rhubarb; half a dozen organic eggs, and some fresh juices.

Vegan options are available, and the boxes will be dropped at the doorstep to keep things safe. See the website for more details.

BlackSheep Foods

BlackSheep Foods

Cinnamon Garden to your door

The very popular Indian restaurant Cinnamon Garden in Ashbourne in Co Meath is offering contactless takeaway and delivery seven days a week from 5pm to 11pm.

Try the chicken biryani – it’s one of the most popular dishes on the menu for good reason - but make sure you’re hungry, it’s incredibly filling. To order, call 01-8352777 or see CinnamonGarden.ie.

Raise a glass of Kinsale Mead

This small meadery in Kinsale is keeping going during the coronavirus pandemic by selling several varieties of its delicious mead through its online store. The bottles can be delivered to anywhere in Ireland for just €7, but you can also find it on shelves in stores around the country - click here for stockist information. Kinsale Mead Co. is also selling vouchers for future tours around the meadery, so even if you're not in a position to buy a bottle of mead, you can still support the business by planning for a fun day out post-social isolation. 

Kate and Denis Dempsey

Kate and Denis Dempsey

Cliff Townhouse takeaway menu

Cliff Townhouse has launched a takeaway menu to ensure that those of us stuck at home can still enjoy its delicious seafood dishes. While the Cliff Townhouse dining room is currently closed, head chef Sean Smith and his team have created a seafood-based menu that can be ordered for no-contact collection at the St Stephen's Green restaurant - delivery can also be arranged at an additional cost. Dishes include fish pie, crab claws and tempura prawns, as well as beef Bourguignon, ham croquettes and more. 

The takeaway options are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To order, call 01 6383939 or email [email protected]. Click here for more info. 

Voucher Connect

Voucher Connect, a voucher sales and management platform has created a new non-profit, non-revenue generating website to help combat the effects of coronavirus on Irish businesses. The website, saveourshops.ie, provides a list of businesses all over the country that offer gift cards, vouchers and prepaid services. Customers can then buy their vouchers through the site, helping to support businesses even though they're closed. Restaurants that have signed up so far include The Happy Pear, Delahunt and Platform 61, but click here to see the full list.

The Burren Basket

Members of the Burren Food Trail have teamed up to launch the Burren Basket, which is jam-packed with local artisan products like Burren Smokehouse salmon, St Tola goat cheese, Market House pudding and more. The basket is available in tow sizes and can be delivered all over Ireland. Click here to order. 

Beer Cloud

In order to help breweries all over Ireland, the team at Dead Centre Brewing in Athlone have launched beercloud.ie, which delivers craft beer to customers all over Ireland - with no minimum order required. The service was launched in conjunction with St Mel's Brewing Company in Longford, 12 Acres Brewing Company in Laois, Ballykilcavan Farm and Brewery in Laois, Black Donkey Brewing in Roscommon and Wide Street Brewing Company in Longford. To see what beers are on offer, click here.

The Butcher Grill At Home

The Butcher Grill in Ranelagh closed to the public in early March but is now back open in a new style. Customers can now order a takeaway box containing steaks, sides and instructions for them to cook their own meals at home or you can order your fully cooked meal for collection. Click here for more info.

Michael's and Little Mike's 

Gaz Smith of Michael's was one of the first chefs to pivot straight to a takeaway option when he had to close down his two restaurants due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, when things started to accelerate, Gaz made the difficult decision to close down and reassess. Following the Taoiseach's new recommendations last week, Gaz decided to reopen Michael's and Little Mike's with a new and improved takeaway system. 

Pre-orders will be taken from 1pm on Friday for Michael's – limited quantities are available, but surf and turf, steaks, seafood platters and Sunday roasts will all be available to order. Collection starts at 4pm and your food will be placed directly into the boot of your car, making the whole process completely no contact. Little Mike's will be offering a fish and chip-style menu, with no preorders available but a quick turnaround has been promised. Stay tuned to @MichaelsCoDub on Twitter for updates. 

3 Leaves

3 Leaves in Blackrock is back open and offering a gorgeous pre-order and collect option. To order, head to 3leaves.ie then select a time and date to book your slot. You will then receive an email with 3 Leaves' menu, from which you can select the dishes you'd like to order. Once your order is confirmed, you'll receive a call so that payment can be made over the phone. When it's time to collect your order, simply call or text 0877691361 and your order will be brought directly to your car. Click here for more info.

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We are back,  and lets have a feast ️. We are now offering a pre-order and collect service via our website www.3leaves.ie from Thursday to Saturday from 5 pm to 8 pm. We are able to do only a limited number of meals every day and will be offered to our guests on a first-come first-serve basis. Kindly be patient with us. Payment is via phone. Please note:  It is strictly a collection service only within the allocated time given when making your booking. We look forward to welcoming you again to 3 Leaves when it is safe to do so 珞. Until then, enjoy our meals in the comfort of your home. Thank you. Santosh and Milie  #3Leaves #Dublin #BlackrockMarket #Dublinfoodies #irish #DublinFoodTrail #Lovindublin #forkyeah #foodlover #iloveindiancuisine #worldfoods #foodexplorer #freshingredients #freshspices #spices #goodfood #healthyliving #fresh #delicious #tasty #foodgram #foodpic #iloveblackrock

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The Poacher's Pocket

This pub and shop in County Down has completely pivoted to combat the current pandemic. The Poacher's Pocket is now offering a takeaway menu with chicken wings and a variety of sourdough pizzas available for collection. There is also a range of chilled gastropub meals, including risotto, casseroles and more, which can be added to your order. To order, call 02897541589 and pay by card. You will then be given a collection time, so when you arrive at the car park, simply call again and your order will be brought to your car. Click here for more info. 

BuJo home meal kit 

Grainne O'Keefe, culinary director at BuJo and head chef at Clanbrassil House, has announced a new burger meal kit to satisfy your BuJo cravings. Containing 12 grass-fed beef patties, eight BuJo brioche buns, BuJo burger sauce, 12 slices of cheddar cheese and two dill pickles, this kit gives you everything you need to replicate BJo's classic burger in the comfort of your own home thanks to explicit cooking instructions from Grainne herself. Currently, the kits can be delivered to Dublin 2 and 4, but the team are trying to expand this as quickly as possible. Click here for more info and to order. 

The Cupcake Bloke

The Cupcake Bloke has announced that he will be offering home delivery around the country just in time for Easter. Delivery costs €8.12 regardless of how much you order or where in the country you are and your package will be posted out to you on Wednesday, April 8th, but orders must be submitted by this Sunday, April 5th. A limited menu is on offer, but it includes some of The Cupcake Bloke's bestsellers like tea brack, brownies and more. Head to @thecupcakebloke on Instagram for more info.

Gourmet Food Parlour

The team at Gourmet Food Parlour is supplying freezable and reheatable meals for collection and delivery, including family favourites such as shepherd’s pie and spaghetti bolognese. The meals are available for collection at the GFP Catering Kitchen in Santry in north Dublin, or local delivery is available. Dishes cost €40 for five meals or €70 for ten meals. To order, call 086-4673088 or head to gourmetfoodparlour.com for more information.

Recently the GFP cafés in Dún Laoghaire and Santry reopened to offer no-contact takeaway from 10am-5pm daily and delivery from 5pm-8pm. To order, call GFP Santry on 01-968 5400 or GFP Dún Laoghaire on 01-280 5670. You can also find both restaurants on JustEat. To see the takeaway menu, click here.

Rascals Brewing Company

Rascals Brewery in Inchicore is open Thursday-Sunday every week and serving up a great no-contact pizza menu for collection. There are four different pizzas available and you can preorder from 3pm every day, while collection is available from 4-9pm or until stocks run out. To order, call 01-538 2051 or 01-537 2752 and pay over the phone. You can also order beer for delivery or collection on the Rascals' website - beer will be delivered nationwide within 3-5 working days or you can collect from the Inchicore brewery. Vouchers for brewery tours are also available to purchase through the online store 

Clean Cut Meals

Galway-based meal prep company Clean Cut Meals is attempting to feed our frontline workers healthy, nutritional food but needs your help to do it. The company helps to create customised meals that fit with consumers nutritional goals and then delivers the meals around the country, however at the minute, they are focused on delivering healthy meals to medical and frontline staff all over Ireland. As many are working very long hours leaving them with little time to shop or cook, many aren't fuelling themselves properly, so Clean Cut Meals has pledged to deliver healthy meals to the workplaces of those who need them. To help them produce these meals, Clean Cut Meals has set up GoFundMe page as they are too small to financially cover the cost by themselves. To donate, click here

Frontline medical staff with a delivery of Clean Cut Meals.

Frontline medical staff with a delivery of Clean Cut Meals.

Mash Direct deliveries 

Mash Direct, the award-winning vegetable company based in County Down, has launched a delivery service to ensure that customers all over Ireland can access its products. Mash Direct produces 'field-to-fork' vegetable accompaniments, like mashed potato, potato croquettes and cabbage, all of which are gluten-free and steam cooked for freshness.

The Mash Direct online store is now offering boxes for delivery, which cost €25 each, plus €3.99 postage. The boxes can be customised according to your own preferences, or you can choose from the bespoke selections available on the site. There is also a 'Feed The Heroes' box available to purchase, where you can pay for a box to be sent to a local hospital to be shared amongst the frontline staff. For more info, head to the Mash Direct online store

A sample Mash Direct delivery box.

A sample Mash Direct delivery box.

Mister S 

Mister S on Camden Street, which is one of our favourite restaurants in Dublin, closed at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic but announced on Instagram over the weekend that it would be back in action this week with a collection-only menu. Offering a three-course menu for €22 per person, Mister S will only take 15 orders per night in order to ensure the safety of staff and customers. Available from 5pm Tuesday to Saturday, main courses include beef short rib and smoked pork belly rib, so if you want to try this new menu, head to www.misters.ie/ for more info.

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From Tuesday @foodforthought__17 we will be back to his beloved grill and cooking for collection. It’s been a tough period and we’d love your support. We will be doing a 3 course option for €22 with mains of beef short rib and pork belly rib smoked fresh every day. To ensure the safety of our staff and customers we will only be taking 15 orders a night and orders will be processed directly through our website. There will be no need for any contact and we have staggered orders to ensure no queues or wait times. We’ve done everything we can think of to ensure we can get back to some sort of work while not making the situation worse. If you are sick of cooking / can’t smoke meat ... head to our website to order any day from Tuesday to Saturday. To see full menu / how to order (very easy) see our stories. Thanks and keep safe XX

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Deveney's Dundrum

Deveney's is a bespoke off licence in Dundrum, South Dublin and to keep business going, the team have decided to operate zero-contact deliveries and pick-ups only for the foreseeable future. You can place orders by calling 087-6301682, emailing [email protected] or through deveneys.ie. Same-day delivery is available for orders placed before 6pm, while collection is available between 12-6pm.

St Tola Irish Goat Cheese 

If you're in the market for some delicious cheese, we recommend that you order from St Tola's online store. Based in Clare, this company creates some of the country's best cheese. The entire range is on offer online, but we're especially excited by the Clare box, which includes a range of different cheeses from the area, as well as Sheridans crackers, for just €25 including delivery. The team are selling their cheese at a discounted rate in order to stay afloat during these difficult times, so make sure to show them your support. Order now here.

Liath To Go 

One of Ireland's best restaurants has announced a brand new to-go serve. Michelin-starred restaurant Liath in Blackrock temporarily closed down at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, but owner Damien Grey announced on Instagram that he will be operating a small to-go operation for the foreseeable future.

Every week, a new starter, main course and eventually, a dessert, will be on offer, with full instructions and guides available for customers on how to reheat and assemble. To book your slot, click here – only 30 people can be served daily. There's also an option to add a gratuity which will be shared between Liath staff and those at the HSE. Head to @liathtogo on Instagram for more information.

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Adapt, Evolve and Create. In the last couple of weeks our lives have been turned upside down. So we have had to #adapt to these new restrictions and #evolve into something we didn’t set out to do, finally we will create exciting dishes that are simple for you to reheat and assemble in the comfort of your own home. This is very new project for us and we hope you will support us through the coming months while we try to #staysafe with our no-contact takeout service @liathrestaurant @liathtogo Please note for the safety of our staff, this will be a one person operation that is trying to survive and support our suppliers and staff who have had to be temporarily laid off until it is safe to return to work, there will be a donation link for anyone who wishes to leave a gratuity which will be shared between the liath staff and a percentage donated to our HSE staff. Strictly no one is to enter the restaurant at anytime. #takeaway #covid_19

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Whelehans Wines, Dublin 

The store itself is closed, but Whelehans Wines is now offering a contactless drive-thru service. The store will be open Wednesday-Saturday 2-6pm with three ways to purchase: pay over the phone on 01-9011144 or email your order to [email protected], drive to the store and the wine will be placed in your boot; order for delivery over the phone or via email; or shop online at whelehanswines.ie. 

Your daily Bread 41  

Free sourdough-making kits are on offer in Dublin – but keep your physical distance. One of the capital’s best bakeries, Bread 41 on Pearse Street, is trying to bring a little cheer into our lives by giving away up to 50 sourdough-making kits every day from now until the end of April. 

The kits contain everything you need to make your own bread - a sourdough starter and flour, along with instructionsDemand is high, but any queues are being actively managed to ensure physical distance.  

Check out Bread 41’s video on how to make your sourdough at https://youtu.be/PkfQHIXeatU, and see the website, breadnation.ie, to pre-order and pay for bread, pastries, quiches and sausage rolls for next day collection.  

The Lismore Food Company

The Waterford-based luxury biscuit company is offering 20 per cent off all online orders at thelismorefoodcompany.com using the code SPRING20. The team behind The Lismore Food Company create their goods following the artisan tradition started by their family in the 1800s. The sweet and savoury biscuits are all delicious, but we highly recommend the dark chocolate and apple sticks. 

Ripasso

This Italian restaurant just off the seafront in Bray is offering delivery through JustEat and the restaurant itself on 01-2813675. The takeaway menu includes pizza, pasta, seafood, antipasti, desserts and more, with gluten-free options and wine also available. The team is also delivering Italian stay at home hampers priced from €30 to €50 containing dried pasta, pesto, cookies, salami and more.

Head to ripasso.ie for more info.

Boyne Valley producers box

Food and drink producers in the Boyne Valley area have teamed up to offer a range of food boxes that you can get delivered directly to your door. There are three options available to choose from - store cupboard essentials, a weekly veg box or a meat, fish and dairy box, plus you have the option to add on some Listoke Distillery hand sanitiser. The boxes start from €29.50 and include products like Drummond House garlic and asparagus, Oriel sea sal, free-range eggs from Rockfarm in Slane and much more. Click here for more info or to place your order.

Cashel Food Boxes

Similar to the above initiative, the good people behind Cashel Blue have teamed up with local Tipperary producers to create two food boxes that are available for delivery all over the island of Ireland. The regular box costs €58 and the large box is €80, both of which come with free delivery. Exact contents may vary, but you can expect to see great produce like Annie's Organic Farm vegetables, Inch House black pudding, Crossogue Preserves and, of course, Cashel Blue Cheese. Click here for more info or to place your order.

Calendar Coffee

Calendar Coffee, which is based in Barna, County Galway, has launched an amazing initiative that aims to help support coffee shops and cafés all over Ireland. For every bag of Calendar Coffee purchased through their online store, the company will donate 30 per cent of the price to your chosen café, regardless of whether they stock Calendar or not. To make it work, there is a €4 flat-rate cost on all orders up to 2kg, which helps to cover shipping costs. When you place your order, simply enter the name and location of your favourite café at the checkout and Calendar will do the rest. To order, head to calendarcoffee.ie, connect through Instagram @calendar.coffee or call Calendar on +353 (83) 426 2726. 

Avoca

Avoca has announced that its stores in Kilmacanogue, Rathcoole and Dunboyne are launching delivery and personal shopping collection services to help the elderly and those at risk of infection. A specially designated order and collection will be set up outside each shop where staff can retrieve customers' shopping lists. While staff gather each customers' order, they can enjoy tea or coffee while waiting in their cars. It is advised that customers pre-pay for this service, but remote contactless payment can be conducted on-site.

Avoca is also offering a delivery service with a 10km radius of its Kilmacanogue, Dunboyne and Rathcoole stores to ensure that locals can access essentials as well as Avoca favourites like fish pie and roulade. Click here to see what's available to pre-order.

Orders can be placed Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, for home delivery or collection, by emailing or calling the contact information below:

Luncheonette

Luncheonette at the National College of Art and Design, our café of the year for 2019, is offering social distance picnic packets for just €9.50 per person. Including soup, a sandwich and a drink, this picnic packet is full of flavour and seasonal ingredients; today's offering included homemade paneer in Georgian bread with sticky spiced tomatoes, mint and nettle chutney, Rachit from Medical Device Design's Dahl and a pineapple ginger friand. To order, email [email protected] Orders can be collected from the gate of NCAD between 12.30-1.30pm or delivered around Dublin after 2pm for an extra charge of €3. Keep an eye on Luncheonette's Instagram page for more info.

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We deliver! So we are starting a small social distancing friendly food option today and we are happy to do some safe distance drop offs in and around the Dublin 7 Dublin 8 area after 2. Menu and details are below but basically it's full lunch (soup+sandwich+treat) It is €9.50 and it can be picked up from the front gate of NCAD from 12.30-1.30 or we can drop it off after 2 for €3 charge. More info below but if you would like to order email [email protected] Here's details on the Tuesday picnic menu: Our Paneer in the beautiful Georgian bread with sticky jammy spiced tomatoes and mint & nettle chutney; Rachit from Medical Device Design's Dahl; with a pineapple ginger Friand. Look forward to hearing from you  @ Luncheonette

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Boutique Wines

Irish-owned and operated, Boutique Wines is offering nationwide delivery on their wide range of vino for just €7. The company is promising zero-contact delivery, which is especially encouraging if you're self-isolating but would still like a glass of wine in the evenings. Head to boutiquewines.ie for more info.

Flipside

Open since 2018, Flipside in Sligo is an independent burger joint serving up 100 per cent Irish Angus grass-fed beef. With the eat-in restaurant closed, the team have flipped – get it? – to offer a fully contactless delivery service in the Sligo Town area. Available between 5-10pm, you need to pay over the phone as no cash is being accepted at this time. Click here for the Flipside menu. 

Kinara Group

Award-winning Middle Eastern restaurant group Kinara has launched a temporary takeaway menu to help keep staff and suppliers in work during these uncertain times. Kinara Kitchen in Ranelagh Village, Kinara in Clontarf and Kajjal in Malahide are each offering an extensive menu priced 15 per cent lower than their usual sit-in prices from 5-9pm daily until March 29th. Customers can place their orders from 4pm every day by either calling or texting their order via Whatsapp on the following numbers: Kinara Kitchen, Ranelagh - call 01 4060066 or Whatsapp 089 9619650; Kinara, Clontarf - call 01 8336759 or Whatsapp 089 9610533; Kajjal, Malahide -  call 01 8061960 or Whatsapp 089 9523204. If using Whatsapp to order, make sure to include your name order and preferred collection time. For more information, visit their website, kinara.ie or follow them on social media @kinara_group.

Kinara Kirchen biryani, photo by Harry Weir and Brian Clarke.

Kinara Kirchen biryani, photo by Harry Weir and Brian Clarke.

Sage restaurant

While the restaurant itself is closed, beloved Cork restaurant Sage has set up a great no-contact takeaway menu, including fish and chips, family-friendly meals, steak dinners and more, plus the option to add alcohol – prices starting from €40. They have also teamed up with Joe's Farm Crisps to offer local veg boxes for collection, priced at €20 per box. Each box includes 10kg of potatoes, carrots, parsnips, onions, beetroot and a bag of Joe's Farm Crisps. Click here for more info.

The Twelve Hotel

The Twelve in Galway might have closed its restaurants to the public, but it has pivoted to offer a safe and tasty alternative to its customers. The Twelve is now offering a drive-thru takeaway service, with a full restaurant and pizza menu available, and is also offering free food to first-line staff, including doctors and nurses. The transaction is completely contactless, with orders and payment taken over the phone and food placed directly into the boot of your car. To order, call 091-597011 or check out The Twelve on Twitter for more info. 

F.X. Buckley Victualler & Grocer 

While all F.X. Buckley restaurants and bars have shut up shop to protect their staff and customers, the newly-opened F.X. Buckley Victualler & Grocer on Pembroke Street is still open for business with shelves full of great Irish produce like Sean Ring organic chickens, Berna's Dressings, The Foods of Athenry products and more. The store has also announced a new home delivery service for the southside of Dublin, offering four different value packs of meat. While they all sound good, we have our eye on the dry-aged box, which includes four 16oz T-bone steaks, four 8oz fillet steaks and four 10oz ribeye steaks for just €110.

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Announcing our HOME DELIVERY service from our new Victualler & Grocer on Pembroke St. Serving the surrounding areas of South Side Dublin. Below you will see our four different offerings: F.X. Buckley Dry-aged Beef box : 4 x 16 oz T bone steak 4 x 8 oz Fillet Steak 4 x 10 oz Ribeye €110 Euro F.X. Buckley Breakfast Pack : 1 lb of Sausages 1 Ib x Dry Cure Back Rashers 1 x Ring of Black Pudding 1 x Ring of White Pudding €22 Euro F.X. Buckley Mixed High-Quality Meat Box : 4 x Free Range Andarl Farm Pork Chops 8 x Co Wexford Lamb Cutlets 4 x Dry Aged Sirloin Steaks €60 Euro Roast Rib of Beef €25 Euro per 2 Servings Free home delivery south side Dublin and while stocks last. Please contact us by Email - [email protected] Phone - 01 56 88 087 *Also accepting restaurant gift vouchers for this service. #steak #coronavirusireland #covid_19 #meat #Ireland #Dublin #homedelivery

Eat More Fish

Galway-based fishmonger Stefan Griesbach not only delivers fresh fish and seafood nationwide via his website eatmorefish.ie – he also has loads of recipes on the site with ideas on how to cook your catch. We're thinking of having a go at the fish tacos.

Forest Avenue

John and Sandy Wyer, owners of the wonderful Forest Avenue restaurant in Dublin 4, have turned their premises into a neighbourhood greengrocer selling everything from freshly-made sourdough, Irish-grown fruit and veg supplied by Sean Hussey, and fish from Niall Sabongi's Sustainable Seafood Ireland. Keep an eye on their social channels for more info on times and product availability - and remember to keep your distance in the queue!

Wicklow Wolf

Contactless beer collection is on offer at the Wicklow Wolf brewery in Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow - just order online, go to the premises to collect, and the beer will be loaded into your car for you. We particularly like their Elevation pale ale, and they also offer gluten-free and non-alcoholic options. 

This article is part of a daily #ShopForIreland series on our sister site, FOOD AND WINE. To read more #ShopForIreland pieces, click here. Or better yet, if you know about a food or drink company that we can try to support through the COVID-19 outbreak? Let them know on their FacebookInstagram or Twitter pages.

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