Modern life hey? What with work, study, getting to the gym and keeping up with Netflix, something has to give. And what usually gives is cooking dinner, amiright? Who has time to select a menu, go shopping, and then wait for a roast to be roasted or a risotto to become al dente?
But modern life also has some awesome perks and one of them is the new wave of genius services that will deliver the city’s best food direct to your door at a click of a button. Yes, no longer is it just fast food pizza joints and the local Chinese that will deliver to your door, now some of Brisbane’s coolest restaurants are getting in on the act.
To celebrate this very welcome life hack, we’ve teamed up with food delivery gurus foodora to bring you a little dinnertime lifesaver: 10 of Brisbane’s best takeaway joints. Get ready to say yes to all of the woodfired pizza, gourmet burgers, piping hot pho and delicious Mexican any night of the week.
Corbett & Claude
If Corbett & Claude means one thing, it’s excellent pizza. And with a whole heap of combinations to choose from, including lots of seasonal veggies, it’s an indulgence we come back to on the reg. The healthy Sweet Dreams pizza with sweet potato, grilled zucchini and micro amaranth and the Super Greens pizza with pesto, asparagus, snow peas and kale are at the top of our list.
See if Corbett & Claude delivers to you.
Through our buddies at foodora, delicious Vietnamese food courtesy of Vietnam House is only a click away. We’re usually all about the pho—chicken, rare beef or any we can get our hands on—but if we’re looking for #protes it has to be the Crispy Skinned Chicken with a sprinkling of shallots.
See if Vietnam House delivers to you.
It's never not okay for a burger, and gourmet burger kings Chur Burger have answered all of our prayers with a seven-strong burger menu— an option for every night of the week! Burgers cross off meat, veg and carbs right?
See if Chur Burger delivers to you.
More than just a cool AF craft beer bar, Bloodhound Bar is your go-to for Latin American eats that are delish and don’t cost the earth. Spice up your couch and comfy pants night with Tequeños—fried wonton pastry stuffed with haloumi and jalapeños— woofed down with a couple of their signature tacos (our faves the braised beef cheek!).
See if Bloodhound Bar delivers to you.
The ultimate slob food, no night in is complete without deep fried goodness of the poultry kind. But before you reach for the colonel, upgrade your fried fetish to the kings of fried food, Lucky Egg. With a perfected recipe of crunchy and juicy—and queues round the block at their Fortitude Valley outpost—these guys just get it. So get it!
See if Lucky Egg delivers to you.
If you’re after authentic Korean dishes delivered to your door (because going out for dinner is so 2015), then Maru Korean is all of your Bibimbap and Bulgogi dreams come true! They had us at kimchi pancakes, but you should definitely order the soybean sprout soup and BBQ chicken. Basically, if in doubt, order it all!
See if Maru Korean delivers to you.
*Red Hook (no longer available on foodora)
With their inspiration firmly taken from the burger joints and street eats of NYC, small but mighty laneway bar, Red Hook is serving up some of the best American eats this side of the Pacific! When hunger strikes, get your burger fix nixed pronto, without so much as lifting a finger!
See if Red Hook delivers to you.
For finger-licking good wings, super-stuffed hot dogs, and hella good hoagies delivered straight to your door, look no further than all American heroes, Buffalo Bar. With menu heroes like the Hell Bound Bad Boy wings and The Mac Doggy, your dinner on the couch just skyrocketed.
See if Buffalo Bar delivers to you.
If you’re not familiar with under-the-radar Italian eatery, Verve then you can’t call yourself a Brisbane foodie. Hidden in a basement, these guys have been pumping out authentic Italian for years! Craving carbs? Order their infamous risotto or linguine. It won’t disappoint.
See if Verve delivers to you.
Most trips to Dumpling Republic end only one way; a serious case of the overeats! We say indulge in your SDB—secret dining behavior (aka face-stuffing)—without the prying eyes of fellow diners in the comfort of your own home. Avoid the queue next time you fancy a few xiao long Bao, and order in!
See if Dumpling Republic delivers to you.
Fancy kicking back at your place without the hassle of cooking? Check out foodora's full list of participating restaurants and see which of your favourites are delivering tonight! Better yet, enter your details below to get $10 off your first order!
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