Fed up? Locked down? We know just how you feel. But as Covid-19 restrictions show no sign of slowing down, we’re here to ease the pain with draught beer takeaways, cocktail kits delivered and fine food through your letterbox. While you might not be able to visit your favourite spots just yet, check out our list of the best bars and restaurants offering delivery in Dublin.
Pacinos: Forget what you know about pizza deliveries, because Pacino’s is putting a luxury spin on the hangover favourite; from the calzones and gorgonzola-topped to the Michelangelo which includes mozzarella fior di latte, ventricina and caramelised red onion.
Drunken Fish: After restaurants delivering during lockdown? This Korean pick has taken to Uber Eats to bring you everything from chicken mandu and kimchi jeon to bento boxes and spicy tofu stews.
Il Vicoletto: If you like the sound of authentic parmigiana, huge deep-fried calamari and Sicilian cannoli, then Il Vicoletto is the place for you.
Cliff Townhouse: Looking for a luxury restaurant delivery in Dublin? This city centre spot is satisfying your cravings with lobster, crab claws and chocolate pots for dessert.
Etto: Get your fix of fancy food with set menus that change each week at Etto. There’s a solo option or the perfect date night spread for two; both with nibbles, starters, mains and desserts.
Bunsen: Now available via Deliveroo, Bunsen has got double cheeseburgers, shoestring fries and milkshakes for all your junk food needs.
Elephant & Castle: From Rathmines to Monkstown and Sandyford, Elephant & Castle is delivering Dublin’s best chicken wings direct to your door.
Bar 1661: Want to order cocktails online? Take your pick of summer negronis, old fashioneds, aviations, boulevardiers and all sorts of classics, with 100% of proceeds donated to Booze For Beirut.
Vintage Cocktail Club: Date night? Belated birthday? Whatever the occasion, soak up VCC’s party pouches; they come with hand-carved ice, garnishes, glasses and bar snacks.
Craft Central: If it’s beer delivery in Dublin that you’re after, Craft Central should be on your list. Along with breweries all over the world, the Stephen Street stalwart is shipping new styles, limited edition brews and discounted packs starting from 4 for €10.
Anti Social: What started as a week-long project during their House Arrest event has become a staple on Anti Social’s menu. Order zombies, gin spritzes, French martinis and a whole host of classics.
The Virgin Mary Bar: Still haven’t tried Ireland’s first alcohol-free bar? Now’s the time, with no and low beers and spirit sets available for delivery.
Americana Cocktail Bar at The Devlin: One of the best Dublin bars delivering cocktails, Americana is fully stocked with the tequila-tipped Timlet, passionfruit-infused Exxxotic and La Sangria which pairs Pampero Blanco with verjuice, peach, orange blossom and nutmeg. They can even be made in 750ml.
The Big Romance: One of our top choices for beer in Dublin, The Big Romance is offering pale ales, cloudy ciders and milk stouts for collection from the Parnell Street bar.
Frank’s: Known for its stellar selection of vino, this natural wine bar is open for delivery and takeway from Tuesday to Saturday. Stop by Frank’s for cool bottles and snack boxes.
A Bit of Both
Dillinger’s: Not content with just offering brunch and small plates for call and collect, Dillinger’s is going all out with wines and a cocktail delivery service in Dublin. Expect mimosa trays, margaritas and bloody marys.
Proof: Take your pick of chicken wings, sweet potato fries and date night boxes that combine pizza with cocktails. Think slushee margaritas and espresso martinis.
Asador: Pivoting to BBQ boxes, roast dinners and surf n turf, Asador has gone all out with Prado at Home. Wash that down with the cocktail kit which contains 7 drinks like the classic sidecar and a berry cosmo.
777: Packing meal kits with totopos, carnitas tacos, braised chicken tostadas and butternut squash taquitos, this Mexican favourite is keeping you well fed. Oh, did we mention there’s wine, beers and margaritas too?
57 The Headline: From beer, wines and spirits to snacks and a spread of burgers, Scotch eggs, curries and more, 57 The Headline has a stellar selection for call and collect.
BANG Restaurant & Wine Bar: Delivery and collection service BANG @ Home is bringing you dishes from slow-cooked duck with nduja, pappardelle and PX sherry to vanilla custard with pear jelly and caramelised white chocolate crumb.
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