Time for a weekend treat
Updated: May 15
Not sure what day it is right now? Well the weekend is upon us! Another week in lockdown is done. It is time to reward yourself and banish the quarantine blues.
Whether you are planning an indulgent night in pjs for one, a nights rest for parents at their wits end or a Zoom night in with take away, friends and a drink - here is our guide to great indies providing great food direct to you at home.
The Vincent Hotel
The Vincent announced the launch of their new to-go menu to start the 1st of May! Indulge yourself with exquisite sushi platters, maki or hot sharing plates, nibbles and hot meals.
Call Call 01704 883 800 to order
Click and Collect or delivery is available Wednesday - Sunday 4pm - 9pm (last orders 8pm)
Find the menu on their Facebook
Choose your spice level, sit back and wait for the incomparable buffalo wings or boneless strips to land on your doorstep, courtesy of Just Wings. Wings not your thing? There are chicken burgers and wraps for the non believers and so much more besides. May we recommend the firecracker prawns, calamari and the melting mozzarella stick for a perfect weekend feast? Top that off with a kinder bueno milkshake and you won't be sorry.
Order online on their website via just-wings.co.uk
Deliveries available 4 - 10pm Mon to Fri, 12 - 10.30pm Sat and Sun
Bistro Bar Med
Enjoy sensational homecooked mediteranean dishes, either ready to eat or all prepped for you to save and heat when you want! Choose from a range of tapas and mezze meals from their menu, complemented by traditional hummus and dips. If you are still undecided whether tapas is the way to go, they offer a complimentary dessert on orders over £25 and better yet, a bottle of wine on orders over £45.
Find the full menu here: bistrobarmed.com or call 01704 512009 or 07429 137107
Thursdays and Sundays 5-9pm
Friday and Saturdays 5-pm
Let Onfario and his family cook you up a home cooked Italian meal like no other. One of Southport's most popular and established Italian restaurants and delis, they have their full restaurant pasta and pizza full menu on offer alongside wine and specials from the deli.
Visit their Facebook for the weekly menus and other offers from the deli
Call 01704 333358 to place your order
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 9pm and takeaways and deliveries start from 12pm
Voodoo Vegan Takeaway
Wesley Street's Megafauna Cafe have used this moment to take the leap with an exciting new venture. Step forward Voodoo Vegan. One of the most exciting new concepts in Southport, they are serving up the most spectacular vegan burgers and mouth watering specials such as the dirty fries smothered in pulled BBQ jackfruit
Head to their Insta for menus and details of specials
Call 07563 173511 to order
Open Friday and Saturday 4-8.30pm
A Southport long standing favourite, Chez Moi Bistro is here all week taking orders from their always brilliant menu. For a classic Italian feast their full pizza, pasta and risotto menu is available, or go a la carte with some of their famous classics including seabass or beef casserole.
Tuesday - Sunday from 5pm
Lings on Kings
Our personal favourite Chinese in Southport (though always happy to debate that point) are still out delivering. They have also been working hard to support NHS and frontline heroes since lockdown, delivering free meals to emergency workers and hospital staff. That alone deserves some loyalty in return. Show them some love this weekend and order in (ps always make sure to add their won ton to the order. Heavenly)
Indian more your bag? For some delicous, authentic food you can't do much better then Bath Street's Taj Mahal. They now have resumed normal service for deliveries and take aways. What's more there is 10% off when ordering through their app.
Find out more at tajmahalsouthport.com
Open seven days 5.30 - 11.30pm
Thai Rice are open six days a week cooking up their stunning meals for delivery or take away. Similar to their neighbour above they are offering discount for cash payments.
Call 01704 543974 to order or go to thairicesouthport.co.uk for their menu
Burger's, kebabs and food from around the world. There is something for everyone at Bentley's!
Call 07922 303326 to order or head to their Facebook for their menu
The Bold Hotel
The Bold Hotel have emerged from this crisis as real community superstars. Not only have they converted their venue into a shop for key workers to get their essentials easily, they have also been delivering suppplies and meals out to the most vulnerable and isolated.
They are also keeping us all pampered with afternoon tea deliveries on a Saturday and full roast dinners to your door on a Sunday! Spaces for both are limted so get your orders in now
Afternoon tea for two is £35 and includes a bottle of Prosecco, a selection of delicious sandwiches cakes ⠀
Roast for two is served with a duo of meat and all the trimmings for £20 - or £30 including a bottle of specially chosen Red Wine to pair⠀
*PLUS* £5 from every order will be donated to MaMacmillan Cancer Support
To book call 01704 532578 and ask for Kelsie. ⠀⠀⠀
Orders must be placed by 5pm Thursday with delivery made between 10am-2pm on Saturday.
Bentley’s Sandwich Bar are delivering freshly made meals from around the world plus burgers, kebabs and more meaning there is definitely something for everyone. Tuck in!
Available Tuesday - Saturday 4-8pm Call 07922 303236 for orders
The Firepit are back and serving up a spectacular menu of fresh burgers, loaded fries and more. There is even a kids menu to ensure the whole family can enjoy it and cocktails to treat yourself.
See the full menu on their Facebook or call 01704 537200
The Sandgrounder and The Swan
Fish and chips are most definitely back on the menu with Nevill Street's Sandgrounder back open for take aways and The legendary Swan set to get their fryers back on from the 20th for traditional fish and chips available for collection.
The Great Himalayas
Great Himalayas, Lord Street's newest Nepalese restaurant is now delivering.
Check out their Facebook for menus, head to Just Eat, or call 01704 512345 to place orders for collection
Cathay Gardens have opened up their doors again for take aways and collections
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 5pm to 10pm. Call on 01704 530830 to order
10% discount for all takeaways
Fancy a kebab? Gyros House are delivering Greek and Mediterranean souvalaki, sharwarma and donner's to take away.
... need a drink to help recreate the full restaurant experience? Then call Hidden Vines. They are delivering cases of wine to your door. If it is a gin night with friends and Facetime try The Forgan Distillery in Banks who are delivering their locally produced gin by the bottle.
Fancy recreating a Saturday night cocktail party with the family? Look to Roberto's and The Vincent for cocktail recipes to make at home. Tap and Bottles are also back serving craft beers on the couch
Still not found what you fancy?
Check out these other great independents around the rest of Southport...
Fridas Mexican 07899 984118
The Allotment 01704 808491
Bombay Blussi 01704 551888
Mr Caseys Pizza 01704 231111
Sorrento Restaurant 01704 830538
Itsy Bitsy Thai 01704 539129 or 07723 31110
The Farmhouse Kitchen 07877 045952
D'Vine at Home 07762 532652
Fylde Road Fish and Chips01704 507506
For our full list of indies delivering to your door still please see our list here
All these #SouthportIndies and more are still here, helping us however they can. They need your support to survive this though. If you can order a product from them rather then a large national site, please do. If you can enjoy their online classes rather then a random YouTube search, they would love to see you there. Even if nothing more, follow them, feel the positivity they continue to send out, like share and love their posts and remember them when they open their doors to you again.