Whether you are working from home or just because you don’t feel like leaving the house today, food delivery is a lifesaver, and you know that Hong Kong has plenty of food to offer. Over the last couple of years there has been a boom in the delivery options in Hong Kong, and no matter where you live and what you are craving, the city has an option that will fit your diet! Here is the round-up of our favourite options for go to food delivery.
If it isn’t on Foodpanda, you will find it on Deliveroo. Between these two food delivery giants, almost all the major restaurants are covered. It is also super easy to use, just download the app, enter your address, and you will have a number of options to pick from. They also regularly have offers such as discounts and free delivery that you can browse.
Perhaps the best known app, Foodpanda has over 12,000 partners across Hong Kong that deliver food and grocery right to your doorstep. With most of your favourite neighbourhood restaurants listed on the app, you are sure to find something to your liking. And they are currently also offering a subscription plan, Pandapro with exclusive benefits such as free delivery starting just HK$1/month.
How: Visit Foodpanda.hk
Bakeries and cheese
Ananas La Pâtisserie is probably one of the newest bakery in town and operates fully online. Chef Sue Fong invites you to (re)-discover all the French classic cakes you can dream of. If you fancy a fresh mille-feuille, flan, fraisier, Paris-Brest, pear charlotte, lemon meringue tart or even a Saint-Honoré, be sure that you can find it at Ananas La Pâtisserie. You can order online 24 hours in advance and pick-up your delicious cake in Wong Chuk Hang or get it delivered to one of the following MTR stations: Prince Edward, Central, Kowloon Tong, or Tseung Kwan O.
Hong Kong’s first plant-based patisserie, which reinvents French classics with no animal products, is great for your tongue, stomach, heart and mind. Founder and Chef Jessica Chow has over 11 years in the industry, and that is evident in the menu. In addition to ordering one of her incredible creations, you can also join their workshops to learn how to make your very own plant-based pastries or breads. A perfect gift for your plant-based or vegan friend! You can easily order your favourite plant-based sweet on WhatsApp.
If you’re craving for cheese from France, Cheese Club has you covered. With more than 200 products and a countless number of cheese, ranging from comté, brie, camembert, goat cheese, morbier, mimolette or blue cheese, you will add that “je ne sais quoi” to your lunches and dinners! Cheese Club also has wines, saucissons, yogurts, and seafood products available, at affordable prices. Voila!
How: Visit Cheeseclub.hk
Food & meal plans
With Bain Marie, the founders are looking to fill the gap with high quality, homemade and sustainable food, for those who are too busy to make it for themselves. Thus, before 11am, they will deliver, between two or three courses in adorable little reusable glass jars that you just have to reheat and eat! They also have options of meal plans, catering and corporate solutions.
Synonymous with clean eating, Calfit provides mouthwatering delicacies from around the world that still offer high nutritional value. A mother, a nutritionist, a fitness freak herself, Kiran Sukhani, the founder of Calfit, recognizes the needs of Hongkongers to hustle harder. She combines her well-developed knowledge of Western Foods and Traditional Ayurveda to create exciting taste combinations and healthy dishes, delivered right to you!
How: Visit Calfit.me
‘Easy Food’ is just that – Easy Food! No fuss, no frills, it provides a great healthy food delivery service in Hong Kong with meal plans such as low carbs, balanced diet, weight loss and vegetarian. They cook using the freshest ingredients, whipping up exciting meals such as Brazilian Fish Stew and Chicken Coleslaw. Meeting got cancelled last minute? No worries, you can order from one of their 90-Minute Delivery Areas which include hubs such as Central, Kennedy Town, Happy Valley, Chai Wan, Mong Kok, Kowloon Bay and more!
Eatology creates tailor-made meal programs, which include a free nutritionist consultation with every 2 weeks purchased, and delivers gourmet recipes right to your door. Their meal plans include Mediterranean, Optimal Performance, Ketogenic diet Light, Paleo and F45 Challenge. The meals are customized based on your dietary restrictions and needs, as well as your fitness goals, whether it’s weight loss, increased strength, or maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Created and curated by Personal Trainers and Professional Chefs, EatUP provides a delivery service of healthy, nutritious and scrumptious food with favourites such as Ricotta, Tomato and Bacon Frittata, Chimichurri Steak and Parmesan Herb Crusted Salmon. All within 350 or 500 kcal a meal! Just order by the Thursday before, and your food starts arriving on Monday. And if you have a commitment one day, no worries, just contact them 3-days prior to arrange for alternative delivery location and recipient for your friend to enjoy the treat!
Known for their NOURISHED Inside and Out program, where they provide a comprehensive personalized meal delivery service which includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Two snacks, Food Folk also provides one on one health coaching sessions. They have a one week and eight week programs, supporting your health transformations. Additionally, they offer a number of cold pressed juices, juice cleanses, small and large bites, sides and snacks that you can have delivered to your home!
How: Visit Foodfolk.hk
If you are looking for something healthy, either in the long term, or for a meal, check out Mealthy. Their meals come in two sizes : Swallow containing 40g protein or Eagle with 50g protein. You have the option of joining their meal plan, which will deliver to your home 20 or 40 meals for two weeks, or you can go “à la carte”!
How: Visit Mealthy.com.hk
Whatever your goals and dietary preferences, NOSH meal plans has a solution for you. With options ranging from balanced diet, get lean, build muscle, keto, to veggie to flexitarian and even comfort food options, there is something for everyone at NOSH. Just be sure to order by 9am on Saturday to get your delivery, between 7-9:30am on Monday morning! Free delivery across most of HK Island (excluding Shek O area) and general Kowloon Area. For TKO, Discovery Bay, Tung Chung and listed New Territories areas, they charge an extra delivery fee.
How: Visit Nosh.hk
With tons of influencers (and probably your friends) as their customers, you probably already know about Nutrition Kitchen. They are known for their delicious and healthy food, provided in a range of regular, vegetarian and flexitarian menus. They also try to be sustainable through their biodegradable boxes. Extra delivery fee for discovery bay and the peak, no delivery to New Territories.
At Paleo Taste, everything that they produce is 100% grain, gluten & nasties free! They offer both meal plans, which can be ordered for the next week before every Friday 9pm, or individual orders 24 hours before delivery (cut off time 5pm). Paleo Taste provides delivery across Hong Kong for HK$50 for orders under HK$300. And for those who have a sweet tooth, there’s something for you too – Amazing Paleo Chocolate Brownie, made with almond flour!
If you are craving something indulgent or something specific from one of the MANY incredible Black Sheep restaurants, just head over to their own delivery app, which provides guests with a premium, reliable delivery experience. So whether it is hot fried chicken wing from The Last Resort, the vegetable Kothu from Hotal Colombo or even a BBQ Platter from Ho Lee Fuk, GO by Black Sheep will bring their signatures right to your home.
Jia, home to Hong Kong favourites such as Chachawan, Mak Mak, Potato Head and 208 Duecento Otto, also offers delivery options from its restaurants. For orders over HK$800, you get free delivery across Hong Kong Island, and a fee of HK$200 for Kowloon, and HK$300 for New Territories. We love their sharing sets for 2 or 4, perfect for a dinner date or party. They also offer meal boxes, if you need catering for an office event!
To take your at home dining to the next level, order from the award-winning restaurants of Le Comptoir. From their traditional Japanese restaurant Umi, you can pick up Chirashi Rice in two sizes, while Écriture, their Michelin starred French restaurant created a luxurious Caviar & Uni Tart. From their other two restaurants, Poem and Silencio, you can order full a la carte as well as specially curated set menus for two.
How: Visit Lecomptoir.hk
LKF Elite is a Platform introducing the finest of Lan Kwai Fong cuisine & experiences, and they offer food delivery services too! For a nice Italian, Japanese or Steak dinner, you can get some of your favourite LKF restaurants delivering their menu, plus some exciting sets to you. Free delivery for orders over HK$1000 and minimum order is $500. They provide food from their restaurants such as Ciao Chow, FUMI, Kyoto Joe, Porterhouse.
How: Visit Lkfe.com
The Coffee Academics is here to make your pandemic life easier! With the launch of their new delivery service, they are offering their whole a la carte menu, coffee retail products including drip coffee and cold brew, and 2-6 person combo sets (ranging from HK$394 to HK$1,586) via WhatsApp. Whether you are craving the classics, The Academïcs Breakfast (HK$158), Pasta Laksa (HK$158), or prefer to order their combo sets with a mix of breakfast dishes, pancakes, pasta, and set drinks matching the number of people included, TCA has you covered. Deliveries can be made everywhere in Hong Kong except for outlying islands. Best part? For the delivery service’s soft opening, they’re offering a 30% discount on all drinks and food items until 31 March 2022 for both self pick-up or delivery, and delivery is free for orders HK$200!
Fast food chains
With free delivery starting at just HK$90, KFC is a great option if you are craving a smaller snack but don’t want to spend a bomb. Crispy Chicken, Mashed Potato, Criss Cut Fries, Egg Tarts – what more could one ask for? With a ton of options and combos to choose for, you can feed an entire floor with KFC. You can order using their website or even by phone for those who prefer to old fashioned methods!
How: Visit Kfchk.com
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, post dinner snack, midnight snack. With their 24-hours delivery, McDonalds has you covered no matter what time of the day. Their app is easy to use and delivery is fast and reliable, and costs are of course, cheap. There is a reason McDonald’s is the largest food brands in the world. For those who want to feel healthy, they have salads too! For the rest of us, we’ll be enjoying our Shake Shake Fries and Sausage McMuffins with Egg.
Sometimes, you just want good, old fashioned Pizza. And Pizza Hut has tons of options, not just of pizza, but also appetizers, main course and dessert! Even their limited time offers, such as cheesy 8, with meat or seafood toppings can be quite an adventure. Best of all, they will deliver right to you. For just HK$20 delivery fee up to HK$500, after which, free delivery is applicable. So whether it’s a party for one or ten, you can always rely on Pizza Hut.
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