Community Noticeboard: The Takeaway
This one’s another big shout out to all of our wonderful wholesale suppliers, thinking fast and adapting their business models to safely deliver hospitality through a second national lockdown. Again, we’re overwhelmed by initiatives to think local and support independent businesses.
Here’s our guide on where to get a cup of Climpson’s coffee (to go, obviously) near you, as well as food picks and deliveries from the restaurants we supply. East is best. Starting in our neighbourhood here’s our top picks to takeaway in East London
Starting at Climpson's Arch,
Brat opens for takeaway every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm. Best picks from their wood fired menu and top wines for your weekend too. Head to their instagram to place your orders.
Just down the road, Lardo’s beautiful salon space is transformed into the ultimate bottle shop for natural and organic wines. Pizzas and pastas are all available to pre order and collect too. Meanwhile Frozen Glory is back at The Scolt Head with chef made meals ready to go as well as top sarnies and mini beer kegs to bring the pub home. They’ll deliver every Wednesday to Sunday by electric bike, or collect from the hole in the wall serving hatch (and grab a flat white to go!). Check out the Quarter Store selling East London produce and essentials.
Something for the weekend. Pasta Saturday’s best served by The Allotment Kitchen team, using fresh produce from their site at Stepney City Farm. They’re also open for takeaway coffee and food to fuel your canalside walks. Sunday lunch is made easy by Clapton Country Club offering their roast for collection or Delivery. The Tram Store is also open for takeaway coffee, groceries and gifts.
Breakfast en Bread with All Day Brunchers from the canalside team at Barge House with national delivery. They’re offering national delivery and a gift box complete with a bag of Climpson’s and brewing kit. The wonderful ladies at Tromso E7 are offering pre-orders for cakes and sandwiches, including their whole loaf cinnamon bun, phwoar. More baked treats from Meringue Girls with postable baking kits or order a slice of their instagram-famous lemon meringue pie on Broadway Market. You can order via Click It Local where you’ll find loads of other great East London products too.
Next up, our friends in North London. Sons and Daughters legendary sandwiches and soft serve in Coals Drop Yard is the perfect pick me up on a Regents Canal stroll. Archies are serving up breakfast baps to go for Highgate locals. In Finsbury Park? Salt the Radish is the spot for takeaway brunch (you can also order via deliveroo) and check out their new merch mugs. Wired Co are happily serving up coffee to go for the good people in West Hampstead. Head to newly opened Superette Store in Highgate for wines, cheeses and deli produce.
South of the river here’s our top spots for coffee on the go.
Good news in Surrey Quays, the wonderful Olive and Jonny of Make Make Coffee in Haggerston have opened up a gorgeous new shop South of the river. Shiny new shop, same super friendly service.
You can now find Climpson’s Espresso Martini sitting alongside an incredible selection of craft beers, and hot sauce from around the world at Hop Burns and Black bottle shops, who remain open through lockdown. Check out their online shop for home delivery too. Red Lion coffee remain open for takeaway coffee, pastries and food - watch out for their new opening at the Scalpel coming soon too. South East Cakery are now offering postal boxes with weekly specials as well as bespoke birthday cake orders.
Heading to Central and West London
The wonderful Honey & Co Spice Deli remains open for a full menu of salads, dips, pickles and bakes. Diners available for pre-order delivery or collection. Hjem is the spot in Kensington for a takeaway coffee and a window full of authentic Danish cinnamon buns.
Notting Hill Arts Club has transformed into a takeaway hatch while live music is sadly on hold this year. Visit them and help keep this brilliant venue alive to enjoy in years to come. #savinglivemusic one coffee at a time. Further West in Ealing, Kanenas is the spot for greek brunch to takeaway.
Across the UK Ottolenghi delicious dinners to cook at home are now available for delivery nationwide or pick up from their Belgravia, Spitalfields, Notting Hill or Islington sites. Better than a takeaway. Pudding Stop in St Albans remains open for local pick up as well as offering national delivery for bake at home puds. Too early to get the christmas pudding in?
Bluestone Fitness in Ashby turns into a takeaway coffee spot for takeaway coffees and smoothies. Keeping fit, they’re offering 10p off if you run, walk or cycle there. For the record collectors LP Cafe’s vinyl collection goes online. Craft beer lovers, you can order Siren's beers to the door including their Breakfast Stout featuring The Baron coffee.
Newly opened Milk and Hustle in St Leonards is serving up coffees-to-go on your seaside walk. Front Room in Bungay turns takeaway hatch for home made pastries, organic loaves and hot food to go. Burger night in Stoke on Trent is best served up from North Kitchen + Bar every weekend. Gelato bricks in every flavour from the wonderful Marys Milk Bar in Edinburgh.
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