Your favourite café might have been forced to pack up its tables but that’s no reason to miss out on your 8am latte.
In fact, it’s all the more reason to show them your support. Restaurants, takeaways and coffee shops have rallied to find a new way to keep London well fed and caffeinated: by offering takeaways for collection.
It comes as more and more places have opened up offering delivery, too.
This is a guide to ensure London’s hospitality community is still there when we’re able to return to it.
The Highbury Thai is offering dishes and fresh ingredients including fish so you can recreate its sauces at home.
72 Highbury Park, N5, faranglondon.co.uk
With Milk’s takeaway range includes bread-making ingredients, sourdough loaves, coffee beans, kombucha, alternative milks and weekend brunch boxes.
124 Philip Lane, N15, withmilklondon.co.uk
The Crouch End cafe is serving takeaway coffee and smoothies from 9am until 4pm every day.
140 Crouch Hill, N8, caffeinaten8.co.uk
Takeaway drinks, sandwiches and cakes from 9am to 4pm.
69 Hornsey Rd, N7, @broccolicafe
Islington’s cycling cafe is open for takeaway coffees and treats.
710 Holloway Road, N19, thespokelondon.com
The Primrose Hill restaurant’s takeaway grill menu includes a Sunday roast to go. 10% off if you collect yourself.
42 Gloucester Ave, NW1, restaurant-michaelnadra.co.uk
Seafood and wine bar open for collection of fish and meat boxes, wine, olives and nibbles.
1 Park Rd, N8, lyons-restaurant.com
Bread and Bean
Reopened last week for takeaway coffee and treats.
37 Junction Rd, N19, @BreadandBean37
Romeo’s Sugar Free Bakery
Offering vegan, vegetarian and meat lunch deals plus vegan and keto sweet boxes.
178 Upper St, N1, romeossfbakery.com
Beers and pizza in Tottenham. Call ahead with your order.
68 W Green Rd, N15, truecraftlondon.co.uk
Pick-up takeaway curries, cheesecake, banana bread and make-your-own sourdough kits.
15 Corsica St, N5, kissawa.co.uk
Takeaway groceries, croissants and coffees.
86 Highbury Park, N5, frankscanteen.com
Deli at 80
Collect lasagnes, sandwiches, coffee and booze.
80 Stroud Green Rd, N4, @the_deli_at_80
Prawn on the Lawn
Highbury restaurant turned fishmongers. Its new collect-only £25 meal deals incude a bottle of wine, Padstow crab, fresh pasta and all the fresh ingredients you need to cook at home.
294 St Paul’s Rd, N1, prawnonthelawn.com
Quiche, eclairs, cheese and wine.
116 Fortess Rd, NW5, authentique-epicerie.com
Call-to-collect burgers, brunch and toasties, plus coffees, sourdough, cake and booze.
360 High Rd Leyton, E10, deeneys.com
Pre-order your Friday night takeaway for collection: the £34 Italian-Japanese set menu Includes truffle cured salmon sashimi and matcha panna cotta with gianduja and hazelnuts.
56 Dalston Lane, E8, angelina.london
Takeaway coffee, cakes and sandwiches. You can pre-order lunches for collection.
8 Mackintosh Ln, E9, hatch-homerton.co.uk
The Laughing Heart
Collect cook-at-home meal kits and takeaway burgers Thursday to Sunday. Deli pick-up available all week.
277 Hackney Road, E2, thelaughingheartlondon.com
Call-to-collect pork and nut Sunday roasts. The bottle shop and deli is also offering Wednesday to Sunday grocery and heat-at-home collection.
238 Francis Rd, E10, yardarm.london
Pizza, pasta, Italia deli foods, wines and beers are among Gloria’s click-and-collect offerings.
54-56 Great Eastern St, EC2A, bigmammagroup.com
Click-and-collect tapas and deli items in Walthamstow.
32 Orford Rd, E17, orfordtapas.co.uk
Open 9am to 4pm for fresh sausages, hot food, eggs and coffee. Try the veggie sausage and avocado bap.
8 Nevada St, SE10, heapssausages.com
Mother’s Ruin E17
Takeaway gin and cocktails from bottled negronis to damson gin liqueur.
Shernhall St, E17, mothersruin.net
Little Duck The Picklery
Order hot meals before 5pm to collect the following day. Options include strawberry and almond tart, aubergine filo pies and slow-cooked lamb shoulder.
68 Dalston Ln, E8, littleduckpicklery.co.uk
River Gardens Cafe
The Greenwich cafe is offering coffee, cakes, pastries, sourdough and eggs for collection Tuesday to Saturday.
20 River Gardens Walk, SE10, @rivergardenscafe
The Aussie cafe’s Clapham store is back open, serving coffee and fan favourites from toasties and burritos to Tim tam muffins.
16 Clapham Common South Side, SW4, brickwoodlondon.com
Camberwell’s new grocery store. Order oven-ready signature pub dishes and food essentials Wednesday to Sunday.
65 Camberwell Church Street, SE5, camberwell-arms.myshopify.com
Well Kneaded Wagon
DIY pizza kits, baker kits and beer selections.
414 Garratt Lane, SW18, wellkneadedfood.com
Takeaway coffee and groceries for window shopping or pre-order via WhatsApp Tuesday to Saturday.
112a Brixton Hill, SW2, fmondayscoffee.com
Just outside Guy’s Hospital for takeaway Indian food Tuesday to Sunday.
92 Snowsfields, SE1, cafenawaz.co.uk
The restaurant’s collection service includes restaurant-quality, oven-ready meals, cheese and charcuterie, wine, fresh fruit and vegetables and homemade pasta.
36 Brixton Water Lane, SW2, maremmarestaurant.com
Blackbird’s bakeries and shops (except Streatham) are now selling fresh bread, pastries, savouries, eggs, flour and dry goods Tuesday to Saturday.
Various locations, blackbirdbakerylondon.co.uk
Takeaway coffees and pastries in Tooting.
2d Tooting Bec Rd, SW17, greenmonkeylondon.com
Hood’s daily changing takeaway menu includes DIY burger kits, mac and cheese, rhubarb crumble and homemade ice cream.
67 Streatham Hill, SW2, hoodrestaurants.com
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The New York-style restaurant is offering set menus to takeaway and finish at home.
3 Viaduct Gardens, SW11, darbys-london.com
Open 3pm to 7pm for takeaway pints.
25 Camberwell Church Street, SE5, @StormbirdSE5
The Peckham Italian is offering a collection-only Friday night dinner for two for #45 called Forza Road.
133 Copeland Rd, SE15, shop.forzawin.com
Up In My Grill
Steaks, sandwiches, burgers, nuggets and Eton mess dropped in your car boot contact-free.
152-178 Kingston Road, KT3, upinmygrill.co.uk
Pancakes, salads, curries and desserts are available for takeaway Friday to Sunday.
2 Rennell St, SE13, sparrowlondon.co.uk
The East Dulwich and Northcote Road sites are now offering takeaway window orders Wednesday to Sunday.
SE22 and SW11, meatliquor.com
The West Dulwich bakery is serving coffee, salads, pastries, sandwiches and gluten-free cakes for takeaway.
78 Park Hall Road, SE21, dulwichbakery.com
Luca’s Kitchen and Bakery
Now open for grocery collection in East Dulwich 9am to 3pm every day.
35 North Cross Road, SE22, facebook.com/LucasKitchenAndBakery
Email before 1pm for next-day sandwich collection. Offering coffee and grocery collection too.
19 Tulse Hill, SW2, brockwellblend.co.uk
Baguettes, pork belly, Devon crab and steaks are among Naughty Piglet’s takeout menu.
28 Brixton Water Ln, SW2, naughtypiglets.co.uk
Order burritos, burgers and vegetarian Latin American food for collection Tuesday to Saturday.
Brixton Village, SW9, jaliscobrixton.com
Hot signature dishes and coffees available for collection Wednesday to Sunday. Pre-order online or at the shop window.
18-20 Bedford Hill, SW12, milklondonshop.uk
Wine, coffee, bread and pastries are among the takeaway offerings 8am to 2pm daily.
96 Bermondsey St, SE1, comptoirgourmand.co.uk
Coffee, cakes, fruit and wine in Camberwell.
3 Addington Square, SE5, fowldsupholsterers.co.uk
Coffee in the Wood
Call and collect hot and cold drinks, plus cakes, paninis and toasted bagels.
99-101 High Street Colliers Wood, SW19, facebook.com/CoffeeInTheWood
Poule au Pot
The Belgravia institution’s new collection service includes ratatouille, onion tart and its signature poule au pot. Desserts included.
231 Ebury St, SW1W, pouleaupot.co.uk
Now offering takeaway pizzas from its Marylebone and Shoreditch sites. Preorder from 3pm.
50 James St, W1U, homeslicepizza.co.uk
The Pimlico deli is selling coffee to takeaway or coffee beans to make at home.
70 Lupus Street, SW1V, @delizieditalia_uk
The Wimbledon cafe’s tennis-pun filled takeaway menu includes hot drinks and snacks.
281 Wimbledon Park Rd, SW19, dropshotcoffee.co.uk
A taste of Napoli in Battersea. Offering takeaway pizza Thursday to Saturday.
22 Battersea Park Road, SW11, sangennaro.co.uk
Collect signature dishes, bread, sweet treats, groceries and wine from Tuesday to Saturday.
5 Clipstone Street, W1W, clipstonerestaurant.co.uk
Notting Hill’s new pop-up bar. The Italian is offering takeaway Aperol Spritzes and Negronis for collection.
192 Kensington Park Rd, W11, facebook.com/lunarossalondon
Knoops’ newly-opened Clapham Junction outpost is now serving takeaway crafted chocolate drinks.
64 St John’s Road, SW11, knoops.co.uk
Fresh bread for collection from 7am to 6pm every day.
124 Wandsworth Bridge Road, SW6, bridgebaker.co.uk