The Best Takeaway on Sydney's Northern Beaches
From Manly to Palmy, we're rounding up the best takeaway feeds in the Northern Beaches.
There are few things as indulgent and delicious as a takeaway feast. Ordering up a delicious meal and then enjoying it on your couch in your pajamas, count us in!
While we're all staying in for the foreseeable future, why not support these great local businesses and order from the best takeaway spots on the Northern Beaches.
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Elanora Heights
Frenchies, one of our favourite Northern Beaches French spots, has launched a new home dining and drinks menus. With premium meals - all ready to heat, prep and eat - you can enjoy restaurant quality signature dishes from duck confit, Chateaubriand with gratin dauphinois, French onion soup and delicious buttery Paris mash. You can also get cocktails including a cosmo that would make Carrie Bradshaw blush as well as an extensive selection of wines from Brasserie Wines. What's more, they're selling delicious French ‘supermarché’ essentials from their staff’s hometowns. Think Vahine pralines and St Michel madeleines, baguettes, cheese - the works!
Shop 3/54 Kalang Road, Elanora Heights
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Manly
A taste of Euro-summer, the Busta take home offering is filled with classic dishes that have delightful, modern twists. Don't go past the Busta lasagna and their decadent tiramisu with layers of tempered chocolate. Delicious.
Shop 8/2-12 Pittwater Road, Manly
A Manly favourite, Chica Bonita's creative menu is a tasty mix of Mexican and Mexi-Cali ingredients. Expect to order Baja fish tacos, California burritos, and quesadillas, with a four-pack of their canned classic margaritas.
9 The Corso, Manly
Local favourite Manly Wine is serving up a takeaway menu of classics. From B&E rolls and coffee, to cheeky sweet treats, the takeaway window is open from 6:30am-1pm.
8/13 South Steyne, Manly
Specialising in all things croissants, Rollers Bakehouse is a paragon of all things rich and buttery. Baked daily, we suggest you make a pilgrimage to their pastry bench to pick up a delicious treat.
19 Rialto Lane, Manly Beach
With two beautiful locations, one perched on Manly Wharf and another in the middle of bustling Enmore Road, Merivale's Queen Chow reigns supreme on the Chinese cuisine front. For lockdown, you can order a generous helping of their signature fusion dishes for pick up from midday to 8pm, to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Avalon
Popular Avalon dining destination Alma is serving up serious Mexican flare this lockdown. From tacos and burritos, to empanadas and punchy margaritas, Alma's takeaway offering will ensure your tastebuds don't have to go without during lockdown.
47 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach
For comfort food, look no further than Sunset Diner. Jump online and order a healthy dose of burgers, griddle dogs, salads, shakes, sundaes and moreish sides. Go on, you deserve it!
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Palm Beach
After you get in your daily walk to curb the 'stay at home' blues, stop in at Dunes Palm Beach kiosk to take home some of their signature all-day breakfast and lunch fare. Start with their freshly shucked oysters before moving onto their Wagyu burger, complete with pickles, gruyere and tomato glaze.
Governor Phillip Park, 1193 Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Dee Why
Rebranding to Beach House by Corretto during lockdown 3.0, this beachside cocktail bar-slash-eatery has a killer menu that will cure your 'stay at home' blues. You can pick up deliciousness from their a la carte menu, and make your way through their range of bottled cocktails (we can't get enough of their mid-morning negroni). What they are best known for is their epic Sunday roast. You have to keep an eye on their Instagram page, and get your pre-order in early as they sell out most weeks.
Shop 1/24 The Strand, Dee Why
The Best Takeaway on the Northern Beaches: Freshwater
Freshwater’s mainstay, Pilu, does modern Sardinian-style dishes like none other. Giovanni Pilu takes local, seasonal ingredients and creates masterpieces that have been consistently recognised with hats year on year. Usually enjoyed with the restaurant's beautiful view, you can have the Pilu experience at home by pre-ordering their decadent fare to take home, Wednesday-Sunday.
Moore Road, Freshwater
One of the newest venues on the Northern Beaches, The Harbord Hotel is dishing up some great takeaway. Including buttermilk chicken wings with wood-fired hot sauce and pumpkin with ricotta, spinach, toasted almonds.
29 Moore Road, Freshwater
The Best Takeaway in the Northern Beaches: Balgowlah
Some of the best takeaway in Sydney is actually the cheapest, but what Zueus lacks in price, it makes up for in flavour. When your tummy’s growling, Zeus Street Greek, which has locations all across the city, is the place to be. Be warned, you’ll want to order everything, and there’s zero judgement in that. Leave with a feast of spanakopita, halloumi chips and feta filo fingers drizzled with honey and sesame, or load up on the souvlaki. It comes in chicken, lamb, pork and vegetarian varieties.
385 Sydney Road, Balgowlah
The Best Takeaway in the Northern Beaches: Various Northern Beaches Locations
Local coffee hotspot Barrel One serves up some seriously good takeaway eats, to accompany their soul-warming brews. From sumptuous grilled cheese sarmies to expertly-topped bagels, you'll find yourself wanting to order one of everything. And while you're there, treat yourself to a Butterbing as well.
Brookvale, Cromer and Manly
The famed Berkelo bakery serves up mouth-watering loaves and pastries to unified bread lovers on the Northern Beaches. Their goods are wholesome and honest – with no refined sugars, artificial sweeteners, bleached or commercial flours. While you stock up on their baked delicacies, be sure to fill your pantry with their honey, relishes, pickles, sauces and kimchi. Available for pick up and contactless delivery!
Brookvale, Manly and Mona Vale
Chargrill Charlie's is hands down, one of Sydney's best takeaway joints. Upping the game of the local chicken shop, you can pair your bbq chook with their gourmet salads and decadent sides. Although they’re a takeaway food chain, they have put in further measures to keep everyone at a safe distance, like contactless pick up, cashless payment and handwash stations.
Dee Why, Mona Vale
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