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The Best Restaurant Deals in Melbourne to Satisfy Your Foodie Cravings

We may not be able to dine in at our favourite restaurants right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy their delicious food from the comfort of our own homes

Daughter in Law

Getting tired of your own cooking? Take a break from the kitchen and give your favourite restaurants, cafés and bars a chance to bring the dishes you know and love into the comfort of your own home. We may not be able to dine in for now, but takeaway and delivery is hotter than ever and you can find some of the best restaurant deals in Melbourne at the touch of a button.

Recreate Friday night drinks with bottled cocktails, stock the pantry with gorgeous produce boxes and score a discount dinner prepared by a chef – you’ll be living it up and supporting our local hospitality industry at the same time, making it a win-win for all.

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MELBOURNE CBD

Bar Margaux
Bar Margaux

You’ll have to wait a while before your next dine in at this glamourous New York-inspired bar, but in the meantime you can still indulge in their comforting French bistro fare. They’ve introduced ‘A la Maison’, a series of family-style meals you can stock up on and quickly whip up at home. Picks include beef bourguignon, coq au vin and their vegetable pot au feu, and for just $30, Margaux’s expert sommeliers will even pair your meal with a handpicked bottle of wine – surely one of the best restaurant deals in Melbourne right now.

111 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Daughter in Law
Daughter in Law

Proudly ‘inauthentic’ Indian diner Daughter in Law is offering a bonza 30% discount and free delivery if you contact them directly. They’ve also put together ingenious $50 ‘social isolation packs’ that include all the essentials – butter chicken, dal, rice and a bottle of red.

37/41 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Lee Ho Fook
Lee Ho Fook

Lee Ho Fook’s creative, flavour-packed Chinese food is some of the best contemporary dining found in the CBD. In addition to turning their menu into takeaway, they’re rewarding the faith of their fans with one of the best restaurant deals in Melbourne – a ‘dollar for dollar’ pledge where they’ll match your spend on any voucher. That means a $100 voucher will net you $200 towards your meal when they reopen for service again.

11-15 Duckboard Place, Melbourne  

Bar Americano
Bar Americano

Nights in will be made infinitely better with pitch perfect bottled cocktails from Bar Americano, available for delivery or pick up at the tiny standing bar’s window. Expertly made Negronis, Americanos and signature specials are going by both the single serve or the half litre – you know what to do.

20 Presgrave Place, Melbourne 

Tonka
Tonka

Acclaimed modern Indian restaurant Tonka has swung open their doors for take home dishes either picked up or delivered. Treat yourself to tandoori trout fillet, whole dry aged duck with mango chutney, or keep it simple with butter chicken and lamb curry – either way, you’ll want to end things with a sugar bomb of sticky gulab jamun. Ring 9650 3155 or email info@tonkarestaurant.com.au to order.

20 Duckboard Place, Melbourne 


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NORTHSIDE

Babajan
Babajan

Beloved Carlton North café is supplying you with everything you need to recreate their vibrant Middle Eastern meals at home. Breakfast packs include sourdough, eggs, kassar cheese and jars of their eggplant aleppo, sumac and pickled chilli for making their famed toasties, while family lunch packs are bursting with fresh salads, falafel rolls, borek, pastitsio and more for pickup and delivery.

713 Nicholson Street, Carlton North

The Everleigh
The Everleigh

Beloved golden era cocktail bar the Everleigh is bringing the magic to you by delivering their favourite medicinal cocktails (picks include Penicillin, Old Chum’s Reviver and the Polka Dot Collins) in bottled form, along with garnishes and even their hand cut Navy Strength ice for the full experience – $40 nets you two cocktails with all the bells and whistles.

Level 1/150-156 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 

Horn Please
Horn Please

Fitzroy North’s neighbourhood Indian restaurant Horn Please is offering a 30% discount on all pickup orders of curry and rice (home delivery is also available).  In times like these, the comforts of creamy butter chicken, fragrant coconut fish curry, and earthy dhal couldn’t be overstated.

167 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North 

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova Café

Brazilian café Bossa Nova is keeping the good times rolling with delicious take-home meals that are ready to eat or be frozen for later. Expect hearty, nourishing dishes like lamb stew with pumpkin purée, slow-cooked pork leg with herby polenta and salt-cured meat with cassava. They’re offering a 10% discount if you order five or more meals to pick up, so stocking up for the week is the way to go.

156 Elgin Street, Carlton  

Small Axe Deli
Small Axe Deli

Italian café, wine bar and providore Small Axe Deli is primed to get you through this period with homey meals like lasagna, cannelloni, eggplant parmigiana and smoked chicken that are ready to heat and serve to the whole family . If you’re keen to flex your own skills in the kitchen, they’re also assembling pantry packs bursting with fresh pasta, produce, cured meats and cheeses for pickup and delivery that’ll have you flying.

625 Sydney Road, Brunswick

400 Gradi
400 Gradi

Melbourne’s go-to for award winning Neapolitan pizza is keeping us carbed up with Gradi Supermarket, a pop-up deli running out of their Brunswick East store that’s offering free delivery if you live within five kilometres. Their stocks include housemade panini, arancini, meatballs, pasta, sauces, cured meats and of course, pizza, all ready to heat and serve at home.

99 Lygon Street, Brunswick East 

Leonardo’s Pizza Palace
Leonardo’s Pizza Palace

This good-times pizza joint is our favourite place for old school Italian done well  – think massive, eight slice pepperoni pies dipped in ranch dressing, spag bol showered with parmesan and bright, zesty salads. Right now if you order online through their website for pick up, you’ll also net 20% off the full menu price.

29 Gratton Street, Carlton 

ISH
ISH

Don’t bust out the Patak’s just yet… Fitzroy’s modern Indian fave ISH is offering vacuum packed curries for you to pick up and prepare at home – just add your favourite protein and veg. Options include nutty cashew korma, aromatic musallam raan and gently spicy ghassi, all lovingly chef made and going for just $10, making it one of the cheapest restaurant deals in Melbourne right now. They’re also doing a snappy collection of ready to eat takeaways including kerala beef and butter chicken for an even quicker meal.

199 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 

Theodore’s
Theodore’s

Hip Brunswick café Theodore’s has made a sprightly pivot into pop-up grocer, where you can get everything you need to stay fed and caffeinated while at home. Assemble a chest of fresh produce, bread, milk, eggs and Supreme coffee in both bean and brewed form, supplemented with an assortment of housemade pickles, seasonings, spreads, cheeses, baked goods, soup and natural wines. Orders will be available for pick up or delivery on Wednesdays and Sundays.

4 Saxon Street, Brunswick

Lagoon
Lagoon

Vibrant new mod-Asian restaurant Lagoon Dining is now doing takeaway, cooking up fusion dishes like popcorn chicken with curry leaf, wok fried snake beans with pancetta and salted fish fried rice with bottarga. They’re pitching themselves as one of the best restaurant deals in Melbourne right now by also throwing in booze at 50% off so you can really kick start the party at home.

263 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053

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Southside

Lume
Lûmé

South Melbourne’s Lûmé is bringing the fine dining experience to your home, offering ‘Lûmé boxes’ filled with the same high fidelity cooking they’re famed for. You could start with stone ground sourdough bread with pine butter, move onto barbecued flounder with black garlic and chamomile vinegar and end with plum trifle with juniper cream – all in front of the telly. They’re even doing cocktails for two, including citrus Negronis and whisky highballs, as an optional add on to your order

226 Coventry Street, South Melbourne

Mr Miyagi
Mr. Miyagi

It’s usually a long wait to get into Prahran’s hippest restaurant, but now you can get the Mr Miyagi experience at the touch of a button with their new “Take Him Home” selection. In addition to takeaway and delivery of regular menu items, they’re offering cook at home meals that you can stock up on and freeze, like their pork dan dan sauce and wagyu bolognese.

24 Chatham Street, Prahran

Attica
Attica

An Attica meal for two at under $100? This surely has to be one of the best restaurant deals in Melbourne. Ben Shewry’s groundbreaking fine diner is coming to you, packaging up a three-course selection of Attica classics to take home for $95, while $60 nets you a family-style meal for two including lasagne, garden salad and garlic pull apart bread. And for just $35, their head sommelier will handpick a wine to pair with your meal, with bottled cocktails also on offer.

74 Glen Eira Road, Ripponlea 

Bellota & Prince Wine Store
Bellota & Prince Wine Store

South Melbourne’s chicest wine bar and store are teaming up to provide lovingly chef-made food paired with handpicked wines for takeaway and delivery. Think lamb shoulder ragu with a classic chianti or confit duck with a full bodied burgundy, with vibrant salads on the side. All orders come with instructions on how to heat and eat, so it’s big rewards for little effort.

181 Bank Street, South Melbourne 

Casa N.O.M
Casa N.O.M

Prahran mezcaleria Casa N.O.M is offering 20% off all takeaway orders if you call them directly, meaning you can go high on flavour and low on price with Latin-leaning favourites like taco fries, spring pea guac, arepas, quesadillas and empanadas. They’re also operating on delivery apps so you can get in on the party even if you don’t want to leave the house.

110 Greville Street, Prahran 

Maker and Monger
Maker and Monger

Prahran’s cheesy wonderland Maker and Monger are for the very first time offering their decadent grilled cheeses untoasted and ready to take home. They’ll keep for up to five days in the fridge feel free to stock up, and while you’re there pick up (or have delivered) a dairy essentials pack with everything you need to make self isolation a breeze – four artisan cheeses, Brasserie sourdough, leeks, salted French butter, milk, pot set yoghurt and a M&M tote.

163 Commercial Road, South Yarra

Mr Hoddle
Mr Hoddle

Fresh, woodfired pizza cooked at home? Mr Hoddle is making it happen with the ingenious idea of par cooking pizzas in their wood fire oven before freezing for pick up. All you have to do is whack it in your home oven for ten minutes and voila, hot and crispy heaven. They’re also offering a range of housemade pasta and sauces, mains and salads for assembling at home, plus delivery of their full menu, cooked and ready to eat.

163 Commercial Road, South Yarra

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Eastside

Good Times Milk Bar & Tropico Taqueria

This bubbly Bentleigh café is keeping the good times going, offering their full menu online for order, while their night-time alter ego Tropico Taqueria is serving up packs of tacos and other Mexican-inspired meals you can easily assemble at home. They’re also here to save you a manic trip to the supermarket with grocery and staple packs filled with milk, eggs, bread and fresh produce.

83 Tucker Road, Bentleigh

Mister Bianco
Mister Bianco

Enjoy Mister Bianco’s big hitting Sicilian flavours at home with their ‘Italian Job’ delivery menu, which will send you freshly made then frozen pasta, sauces, mains and dessert for you to reheat and share with the family. Think slow cooked osso bucco bolognese, basil pesto and cacio pepe made by the pros, and on the table in a flash.

285 High Street, Kew

Elyros
Elyros

Locals will be missing the elegant, stately dining room of Camberwell’s Elyros, but luckily their stellar Greek food is still available for takeaway and delivery. Slow cooked lamb, moussaka, dips and sides are all on offer, as well as wines and beers to pop into your order.

871 Burke Road, Camberwell 

Osteria 20


Osteria 20

Osteria 20 is a fave with Hawthorn locals for bright, crowd pleasing modern Italian. They’re currently offering 20% off all pickup orders (delivery is available via apps), meaning you can order even more pizza, pasta, antipasti, salumi and cheese to share with the family.

818 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn 

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Westside

Burn City Smokers
Burn City Smokers

The American barbecue experts at Burn City Smokers are delivering precooked, vacuum sealed and ready to heat meats and sides so you can get the full barbie experience without smelling like coal for days – and they’ve waived the usual $30 delivery fee. They’re doing brisket, pulled pork and short rib plus veg friendly options like smoked cauliflower smothered in almond cream, mushroom burgers and a 1.2kg mac and cheese tray. 

31A Vernon Street, South Kingsville

Small Graces
Small Graces

Footscray café Small Graces is continuing to share their wholesome everyday food made from sustainable ingredients. Each day they’re doing a family-style meal to take home at $15 per serve (recent dishes include moussaka, shepherd’s pie, lasagne and chilli), while also putting together grocery boxes that’ll keep your kitchen stocked with fresh produce, coffee, granola and more.

57 Byron Street, Footscray 

Eleni’s Kitchen & Bar
Eleni’s Kitchen & Bar

Comfort yourself in these trying times with a taste of yia yia’s cooking – Eleni’s Kitchen is offering free delivery to surrounding suburbs of family-style meals (think gemista, papoutsakia, cabbage rolls and moussaka), meat platters shaved fresh off the gyros, zesty sides, salads and dessert. You can even ask them to chuck in a bottle of wine or six pack of beer to round out the order.

28 Anderson Street, Yarraville

Copper Pot
Copper Pot

Bringing a little slice of Europe’s neighbourhood bodegas, trattorias and bistros to the west, Copper Pot is a fave for unfussy, rustic eats. Right now they’ve created a take home menu of cosy ready to eat meals, with picks as diverse as squid ink linguini with mussels, eye fillet steak, wagyu beef bolognese and fancy cheeseburgers.

105 Victoria Street, Seddon


With the best restaurant deals in Melbourne sorting you out for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks, there’s still a lot of time to kill in between meals and bingeing on TV shows. Stay engaged, entertained and healthy with our guides on living your best life while at home – make art, upskill, and keep fit indoors, learn how to reduce food wasteand reconnect with a spot of mindful meditation

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