The Grown-Up Lunchbox: Sydney’s Best Lunch Deliveries

By Sophia Fukunishi - 10 Sep 2013

On days when there's deadlines looming, meetings to attend and a boss breathing down your neck, the idea of getting out of the office to grab a bite to eat, seems near impossible. Fear not, with the rise of restaurants delivering tasty fare to Sydney's CBD, busy workers can enjoy lunch without having to leave their desks—we do not advocate this by the way! 

Here's our roundup of Sydney's best lunch deliveries in the CBD.  

The Meeting Point 

Delicious Taiwanese food delivered to your desk? Sounds good. If you're looking for a 'not so typical' Chinese lunch, The Meeting Point will impress with their tantalising Taiwanese fare. The shabu-shabu will fill you up nicely, as will the bento box, but the stewed pork rib is lip-smacking good.

Address: Ground Floor, Market City, Hay Street , Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02 92803680

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00am-12:00am, Sunday 11:00am-11:00pm

Miss Chu 

Miss Chu has paved the way for office delivery lunches in Sydney's CBD. With superb, well-priced Vietnamese goodies delivered via bikes to hungry office workers, Miss Chu has garnered a cult following. The succulent tiger prawn and green mango rice paper rolls are a must.

Address: 501 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02 9283 0357

Opening hours: Daily, 11am-9:30pm 

For information on Miss Chu's Martin Place, Darlinghurst, Opera House, Manly and Bondi locations, visit the website.

Arthur Street Kitchen 

If you're on a health kick, or simply craving salad, Arthur Street Kitchen is ready to take your order. Specialising in creative, home-made salads, which celebrate fresh and seasonal produce, Arthur Street Kitchen operate out of their Surry Hills' family kitchen. These freshly made salads are promptly packed up, and brought straight to you at the office. Too easy. 

Phone: 0413 756 471

Opening hours: Lunch Thursdays and Fridays only

Shoyu Japanese Restaurant

Craving sushi but can't leave your desk? Shoyu Restaurant on Kent Street will happily deliver to offices in the vicinity. Offering Japanese and Korean fare, you can't go past the bento box for a healthy, satisfying and delicious lunch.

Address: Shop 89, 515 Kent Street, Sydney, 2000 NSW 

Phone: 02 9264 7470

Opening hours: Daily, 11am-11pm 

Mammas Pizza Pasta Bar

With Mammas Pizza and Pasta Bar delivering to CBD offices, you can enjoy some Italian home-style cooking right in front of your laptop! With an extensive lunch menu, including all your pizza and pasta favourites, as well as seriously tasty sandwich and burger options, Mammas Pizza and Pasta Bar is ready to satisfy your midday carb desires.

Address: 57 Liverpool Street, Sydney NSW 2000 

Phone: 02 9264 5841 

Opening hours: Daily, 12pm-2pm; Dinner 5pm 'til late

Saigon Bay

Saigon Bay's selection of exotic and authentic lunches will undoubtedly satisfy. Located in Darlinghurst, Saigon Bay delivers to surrounding areas and the CBD, meaning you don't have to venture out for a delicious Vietnamese feast. They also have a great vegetarian menu and tasty selection of desserts, perfect for that 3pm sugar hit.

Address: 249 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 

Phone: 02 9360 3220

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 12pm-3pm, Sunday-Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday-Saturday 5pm-11pm

Eat Thai

Rounding out our lunchtime delivery options, Eat Thai delivers their fresh, flavoursome cuisine to CBD offices. Their menu has all your Thai favourites, but also some more creative options— we suggest the honey pork Pad Thai and the green papaya salad with barbecue chicken. Yum.

Address: 358 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Phone: 02 9331 8288

Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 12pm-3:30pm; Dinner daily 6pm-10pm 


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