Deliciousness delivered straight to your door. Graze & Gorge deliver a mouthwatering selection of bespoke grazing tables, platters and boxes, which look as good as they taste. Choose from a range of charcuterie, cheese, or a sweet-based box, or order a festive Christmas box. Perfect for get-togethers, birthday treats or any type of celebration, they are great for date nights, weekends in, and make perfect gifts. Graze & Gorge will add a special gift card and a bottle of fizz on request.
This popular bar and restaurant has started an at-home service alongside its regular dining. Choose from delicious three-course meals or opt for a traditional Sunday lunch (Sundays between 12pm–5pm), all prepared in the kitchen here, with wine and pre-mixed cocktails to accompany. Order by phone Monday to Saturday and collect any time between 4pm and 9pm. Simply finish off in the oven at home using the instructions provided, for deliciously simple, restaurant-style dining at home.
Each week, the chefs in Terry Laybourne’s 21 kitchen conjure up a new menu for restaurant-style dining at home. With sharing starters, a choice of signature main course and dessert, as well as recommended wine pairings, you get the best of 21 without leaving your home. Each dish comes with detailed cooking instructions and they’ve also added a few essentials to help take the heat out of the kitchen, from cheese and charcuterie to pastries and celebration cakes. Once you’ve made your selection, picked your collection time and date you head to St Vincent on Broad Chare, where your order will be placed carefully in your car boot.
This seafood and steak restaurant specialises in locally-sourced seafood, Yorkshire beef, craft ales and cocktails, and you can now order all this deliciousness to enjoy at home. The takeaway menu includes the best-selling sharing Big Bad Butcher platter, Korean-style pork belly bites and the LP3 cheeseburger. Sunday lunch to take home comes with all the trimmings (there’s a vegan and veggie option too). Add a pud, cocktails and wine as required, and book a collection time.
This French-style bistro is something of an institution in the Tyne Valley and luckily it has introduced a takeaway menu for Fridays and Saturdays for those who prefer to dine in. It’s small, but deliciously formed, with starters including cheese soufflé and duck rillettes, mains of chicken chasseur or poached sea trout, all rounded off with either sticky toffee pudding or tarte au citron. Extras include sides such as gratin dauphinoise or cauliflower cheese and (French) wine is also available to order.
This deli, wine specialist and bakehouse stock small-batch cheese, artisan breads and accompanying wines and chutneys, crackers and beers – basically everything one could need for an artisan spread this Christmas. But, if you don’t fancy doing it yourself, let their team do the hard work for you with one of their Christmas cheese and charcuterie boards, which are click and collectable from their deli in East Boldon. Full to the brim with the best local produce and farmhouse cheeses (and a team on hand to advise on a wine to perfectly pair with your feast) we’re not sure it gets much better than this.
The Feathers food boxes provide a premium, at-home dining experience courtesy of award-winning chef Rhian Cradock and his team. Available for collection from the pub on Fridays only, choose between a three-course menu for two, or the Classic Weekend food box, which contains two different three-course meals to last the whole weekend! For special occasions there’s a Signature, five-course food box for two, with wine. The pub is also operating a takeaway menu of pub classics on Fridays and Saturdays between 5pm and 8pm, and a
Forget Dominoes date nights, Brothers Alan and Mark Wogan, co-founders of London’s much-loved pizza brand, Homeslice, have taken their doughlicious creations nationwide. Their signature bases are part-baked in wood-fired ovens, topped with their classic sauces and hand-selected ingredients and ready for you to cook at home. Our pick? One mushroom and ricotta pizza with pumpkin seeds, chilli flakes, chives, with a soy and truffle glaze and the Neal’s Yard four cheese pizza with a scattering of japaleño salsa and a rye crumb – for going half and half, obviously.
This former camera shop-turned-sandwich bar is an LN fave, and now, they’re making strides in another new direction, with their Date Night packages. Inspired by the struggles of lockdown in the darker months, their menus are heart and soul warming. Every Thursday owner, Duncan, cooks up a fixed, two-course menu for two – all you need to do is pre-order and collect. So far they’ve really made the most of local, with Block and Bottle beef shin and foraged apple tarte tatin.
Since opening its doors in late 2016, The Patricia has become a firm favourite for faultless bistro faire, but since their doors we’re forced to close, Chef-owner Nick Greives has been satisfying the masses with his Patricia at Home offering every Friday and Saturday. Showing no signs of slowing, the three course menu includes a range of dishes from house foccaia, fried polenta and pumpkin soup to start, to home kitchen favourites like cottage pie. There’s also an option to buy your accompanying wine, which complements the menu, with them too.
For the freshest, artisan pasta this side of Italy, look no further. In true Italian style, stock up on Prosecco and order dinner for two from their weekly-changing menu. Kick things off with a charcuterie platter, before indulging in a classic creamy carbonara and lobster, crab and prawn ravioli – it is date night, after all.
Cooking up locally-sourced and inspired, Chris Coulter delivers his two-course set menu to your door every Friday. For just £15 per person, expect dishes like North Sea crab macaroni cheese with a Northern Rye sourdough crumb or jerk chicken with rice and peas, followed by tarte au citron and blackberry cider poached pear with honey short bread. Got a date you really want to impress? Add the drinks pairing too, you won’t be disappointed.