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Published April 21st 2020
Try these out during lock down
No need to go without - thanks to the many options of eating food from all different parts of the world and cuisine styles during the current lockdown. In the The District Docklands a large range of options is available, with many restaurants delivering right to your door. Check out all the options on the website besides the ones mentioned in this article.
If you are you after some healthy and delicious Asian and Vietnamese cuisine, then Old Man Pho is your go-to with takeaway and deliveries of all Asian and Vietnamese specialties including Pho Topped with Chicken & Eggs, Beef Meatballs, Plain Noodles, Ching Poo Luong and much more. Great prices and yummy, authentic food is what the reviews say, so call them on 0451 999 909 for your order to pick up or have delivered.
Would you like some beer with that? Whilst the Brew Pub doors may be closed, the Urban Alley Brewery is still there! They have set up their online shop to provide you with the freshest beer delivered to your door. And whilst you ordering beer, why not order some extra hand sanitiser at the same time?
Some burgers, chicken wings or steaks would go well with that beer too. So why not order from Buffalo's Burgers Wings & Steaks for takeaway and delivery via Deliveroo, UberEats and Menulog.
And of course, there needs to be a pizza any takeaway menu and in this case, sourdough, white, red or even dessert pizza. It's pick-up or drive-up only, but you can also make your own pizza at home - they will provide the base made with stretched dough and cooked in the wood fire oven. There are also cold prepared meals to heat up yourself and combo dinner deals. Call SPQR Pizzeria Docklands on 9600 0121 to order.
Also serving the most popular tastes from Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan and bringing comfort and joy in the form of authentic food is China Bar, which is open for takeaway or to have your favourite dish delivered with EASI, UberEats and Deliveroo. Check out the wide range of food on offer and call them on 0473 753 427.
From another part of the world, Turkey, Gozleme King offers their signature gozleme in either savoury or sweet version, as well as other Turkish street food. Check out the menu here for take-away only at the moment.
Talking of sweets and desserts why not have gelato delivered to your door from Gelateria On The Docks. Primarily a takeaway business, their delivery partners UberEats and Deliveroo can bring their 1/2L and 1L tubs straight to your door. There's plenty of vegan and dairy-free options to choose from too. Order through Deliveroo or Easydash.
If you want to cook some Asian food at home Empire Asian Supermarket can have your pantry essentials delivered via Easi.
One of the biggest Asian supermarkets in Melbourne, it offers a wide selection of Japanese and Korean, frozen seafood, meats, desserts, rice, noodles, southeast Asian sauces and canned fruits, there is something for everyone. Check out their Facebook page and call 9328 8600 to order.
So why not support local business in the District and have a few nights off cooking for yourself and your family? Please check individual websites as times and offers change regularly due to the current lockdown regulations.