While this travel blogger’s wings have been clipped, I thought I might make myself useful and compile a list of all the small businesses offering takeaway meals and food delivery in my local area of Wokingham, Berkshire.
This is a constantly changing list as different businesses adapt to the lockdown. I’ve done my best to update it regularly – new options have come online and some have had to close completely. Below is correct to the best of my knowledge (read: internet stalking) as of 23rd May 2020.
Whether you’re self-isolating or celebrating a special occasion while staying in, I hope you find these food delivery services helpful. You might like to check out this post on how to handle your takeaway meal safely.
Restaurants now offering food delivery in Wokingham
Some of the small businesses in Wokingham town centre who can deliver meals, bread, treats and more to your door.
Blue Orchid – Get your fill of the delicious quiches, sausage rolls, scones, cakes and fudgey-thick brownies baked fresh at Blue Orchid Bakery delivered to your door. Visit their Facebook page for the full menu and call 07718262883 or 01183500505 to order.
Gail’s Bakery – Open for takeaway coffee and pastries and a handful of store cupboard supplies including flour, jams and coffee beans. Also offer a click and collect service via their website. Requires 48 hours notice and minimum spend of £20. More information available on Facebook.
Aroma Cafe – Open as of the 20th May from 10am to 2pm for takeaway and local delivery. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for menu options.
Toto – Reopening on Monday 26th May for takeaway coffee, cakes, Italian special dishes as well as the usual pizzas, arancini & tielle. Pre-orders welcome, visit their Facebook page for contact information.
Pan – Launched a delivery service for RG40/RG41 residents from Wednesday to Saturday and offer pick up for anyone outside these areas. Just like the restaurant, they will change their Asian tapas menu regularly to keep things interesting. The current options can be viewed here. Call 01189788893 to order.
Giggling Squid – Reopened for Click and Collect takeaway service via their website or can be delivered via Deliveroo*. View the takeaway menu and place an order here.
*Scroll down for a discount code for new customers
Ruchetta – Offering a 3 course takeaway menu of Italian treats. Call before 2pm on the day for collection between 6pm and 8pm, Thursday to Saturday. Find menu and contact details here.
Jackson’s California Lake – Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner delivery on Friday to Sunday including Roast Dinners. Please call 01189730776 to order. There is a minimum order £25 and delivery is available within a 4 mile radius only. Menu options and availability will be posted on their Facebook page. Also offering takeaway coffees, drinks, snacks & ice cream from a window hatch at the park Wednesday-Sunday 9am-4pm.
The Bull at Barkham – Full menu to take away including Sunday Roasts and Thai food. Collection only but can bring food to your car and offer delivery for elderly or disabled. Phone 0118 976 2816 or email email@example.com with your order. Find the menus here.
The Red Lion – Pad Thai – Thai food available for collection or delivery, Monday to Friday, 5pm to 9pm. Check out the menu here and call 011897 95790 to order.
Station Fish Bar – Reopened for takeaway as of 20th April. Call your order through in advance on 0118 912 2222 to avoid waiting in the shop. Menu can be found on their Facebook page.
UPDATE 27TH MARCH – NOW CLOSED The Lord Raglan – The newly relaunched Lord Raglan by Big Smoke are offering most of their menu for delivery including a Sunday Roast! You’ll be able to order direct from their site for collection or get a delivery via Deliveroo. (They are listed under Big Smoke Pub Co and today have 20% off the entire menu!) More details (including brewery deliveries) via this Facebook post.
UPDATE 27TH MARCH NOW CLOSED Crooked Billet – Offering a Takeaway Menu with a mix of pub classics and sandwiches (available to collect between 12pm – 9pm) and Butcher’s Bundles if you need to order some fresh meat and eggs (24 hours notice required). To place an order, call 01189 780438 between 10am – 8pm.
UPDATE 27TH MARCH NOW CLOSED The Queens Oak Finchampstead – Running a call and collect service with a regularly changing menu of options. Also offering care package bundles with loo roll, eggs and milk etc for £10 and doing a soup run to the vulnerable on a Tuesday. <3 Find all the latest information on their Facebook page.
Don’t forget to check out Deliveroo for a range of delivery options from your local Indian, Italian and pizza joints, plus groceries and drinks from stores including M&S BP Garage, Morrisons and Co-Op. Leafy Elephant are on there too if you have a special occasion that needs gin cocktails!
New customers if you sign up via this referral link you’ll get £10 off your next couple of orders – and I do too 😀
I also wanted to give a shout out to the Love Wokingham Facebook page. I’m not sure who runs it but they are doing a great job at sharing updates on which local businesses in Wokingham are currently operating and have a great list of delivery services in Wokingham and surrounding areas.
You might also like to read this post by Eat Like A Girl on independent food producers and shops offering delivery.
Wokingham restaurants that are temporarily closed
The below are not offering takeaway or delivery and are shut temporarily:
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