UPDATED 11:01AM 01.06.20

Takeaway and Dining

Many of our James Street hospitality staff can’t work from home – but they still want you to enjoy their tasty offerings in the comfort of your own home. In response to COVID–19, the finest restaurants, markets, cafes and bakeries on James St have added take-out and delivery to their offerings.

Support your favourite local eateries while you can. The list below will be updated as new information becomes available.


Botanica Real Food

Salad aficionados Botanica are open and serving from their New Farm store. Perfect for those working from home or craving a nutritious meal.



Cantinho’s food and beverage menu is now available for takeaway. Customers can order family-sized quiches, slow-cooked lamb shoulder with lemon potatoes, Greek comfort food Pastitsio, Spanakopita and owner Michael’s Grandma’s house-made Galakoboureko desert to name just a few. To order text 0417 735 262 – 24 hours notice is required.

Cantinho is also welcoming customers to dine-in for breakfast. Bookings are essential, so call or text 0417 735 262 to reserve your spot.


Chow House

Inspired by the street stalls of Asia and other exotic world destinations, Chow House has re-opened to serve a menu full of customers favourite dishes plus some new delights, takeaway and dine-in. Word from the kitchen is there are some exciting initiatives ahead, so watch this space.


CRU Bar + Cellar

To make things a little easier CRU Bar + Cellar, are now offering delivery for cellar orders. All orders can be placed via the phone, online or email and the team of CRU Bar + Cellar couriers will deliver to your door. Plus, if the order is over $100, delivery is complimentary!

Just in, picnics have been made better thanks to CRU Bar + Cellar and their James St neighbours Jocelyn’s Provisions. Celebrate the weekend, with a Spinach and Ricotta Tart and a Passionfruit Butter Cake accompanied by a bottle of bubbles from the cellar. Call CRU Bar + Cellar on 3252 2400 for the ultimate pairing.


FreshFishCo and FreshSushiCo

For fresh fish from the fisherman, to Japanese cuisine, a visit to neighbouring stores, FreshSushiCo and FreshFishCo is a must. FreshFishCo can also vacuum pack produce for customers to freeze as they wish and offer a drop off service to cars in the James St Market car park.


Gelato Messina

From their Ada Lane shopfront, Gelato Messina are serving takeaway single, double, triple even tubs of their signature and rotating specials. Customers can even order delivery using the Deliveroo app.

Plus, in sweet treat news, Gelato Messina are welcoming back their GREATEST HITS – a selection for their top 40 specials. Pre-orders start Thursday 21 May and customers can order online, select a pick-up time, walk-in and grab the tub and go.


Gerard’s Bistro

Gerard’s Bistro’s dinner menu is now available in the comfort of your home. For $40 per person, diners can enjoy a rotating set menu comprising of customers favourites. You can view the menu here or via Gerard’s Bistro and Head Chef Adam Wolfers Instagram accounts each morning. Pick-up or delivery is available within a 4km radius. To place an order, go online or call the restaurant on 07 3852 3822.

Diners can also enjoy Gerard’s rotating set menu in the Gerard’s Bistro Private Dining Room – for more information call the restaurant.


Harveys Bar + Bistro

Harveys Bar + Bistro is now serving a Harveys@Home takeaway menu. The dishes will be rotating, so follow their Instagram page for updates. Think the likes of, Harveys Haloumi Crumbed Chicken Snitzel or Slow Cooked Wagyu, Spiced Red Cabbage, Raclette Potato Gratin. Call 38523744 from 3PM to place your order – dishes available from 5 – 8PM for pick-up at sister venue Tinderbox Kitchen.

Plus, this bistro is welcoming patrons to dine in the venue in limited numbers. Breakfast and lunch will be available Friday to Sunday from 8AM – 3PM for walk-in customers only. Then for dinner, customers can book their recently constructed Harveys Private Dining Room on Friday and Saturday night. For more information call the restaurant on 3852 3744.


James St Bakery

Situated in the James St Markets alongside The Standard Market Company, the bakery is continuing to bake bread, pastries and lunch items fresh from their onsite kitchen.


Jamie’s Espresso Bar

Lovingly referred to as Jamies, this local coffee shop is pouring Seven Miles coffee for patrons to enjoy on the go Monday to Sunday between 6.30AM – 5PM.


Jocelyn’s Provisions

Jocelyn’s Provisions take-home meal menu gives customers the option to enjoy quality food prepared in the Jocelyn’ kitchen in the comfort of their own home. The healthy meals range from Classic Beef Lasagne, Tomato and Bacon Pasta even Garlic, Fresh Herb and Parmesan Sourdough in a rotating weekly menu. Available for pre-order over the phone, they are also offering a car concierge pick-up services or contactless home delivery. View the full menu here.

Jocelyn’s Provisions have also been busy with their James St neighbour CRU Bar + Cellar on creating the ultimate picnic pairing. This weekend pair a Jocelyn’s Provisions tart and cake with a bottle of bubbles from the cellar. Call Jocelyn’s on 3852 3799 to order.


King Arthur Cafe

King Arthur Cafe are open Thursday to Saturday 7AM to 12.30PM serving their beloved takeaway breakfast, lunch, coffee and sweet dishes. Customers can also sit and enjoy their meal in the adjacent outdoor area. The cafe is also serving pre-packed meals, that customers can re-heat and re-create in their own kitchen – click here to order.


Lobby Bar

Situated in the lobby of The Calile Hotel, the aptly titled Lobby Bar has is now open every day from 8AM – 6PM serving Agnes Restaurant pastries takeaway coffees to go.



Private dining at Mosconi, now available from Wednesday 20 May to Friday 12 June. Diners can reserve the restaurant for up to 10 people from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner or Friday and Saturday for lunch. Plus, as of Sunday 12 June, the restaurant will take bookings for a Sunday long lunch. Click here to reserve a spot.

In the meantime, the chefs at Mosconi have been creating a breakfast, lunch and dinner home-style menu available as pre-made or cook at home meals. Think, Gnocchi with Prawns, Cauliflower and Taleggio Risotto even Family Gluten Free Lasange. Order online here or call the store at 0408 801 727 – the team in-venue will even deliver the food to your car.


QA Hotel

In tasty news just in, QA Hotel has launched a takeaway menu. Available Wednesday to Saturday, diners can enjoy their iconic wood-fired pizzas, starters, salads, even some QA Classics, such as their QA Beef Burger and Chicken Schnitzel. To order, call the restaurant on 0431 527 750 for pick-up or for delivery order via UberEats or Deliveroo.



For when you are on the go, Quench’s range of smoothies, sandwiches, wraps and gelatos are available for pick-up.


sAme sAme

The restaurant has created a contact-free takeaway service. Available from dinner every day and lunch on Friday to Sunday. Pick up is from the front of the restaurant and one of their team members will bring it out. Call the restaurant on 07 3188 1418 or email seatme@samesamerestaurant.com.au to place your order. View the menu here.

Plus, in news just in as of Saturday 13 June sAme sAme are taking reservations for parties of up to 20 people. Seating time are two and a half hours and guest will be dining off the $68 per head banquet. For more information and to reserve a spot, email the restaurant.


Spoon Deli Cafe

Spoon Deli Cafe customers as of Saturday 16 May can dine-in and enjoy their recently launched all-day breakfast, pizza and burger menu. To reserve a spot call the cafe on 3257 1750. Plus, the cafe’s delicious deli menu, coffee and cabinets items are also available for takeaway either in-store or via Ubereats.


The Nut Market

To help keep your house nourished with non-perishable items, The Nut Market have custom created Lockdown Boxes. The family medium and large boxes support local growers and producers and feature a range of best-seller items. There are gluten-free and vegan-friendly options available and customers can create their own box too. For those unable to visit in-store, customers can place orders online and receive free Australia wide delivery.


The Standard Market Company

From salads, salami’s to a vast selection of cheeses and dips, The Standard Market Company is a gourmet hub of fresh, rare and artisanal produce and delights for takeaway or ingredients to create something of your own.


The Yiros Shop

The iconic Yiros Shop signatures will now be available for delivery from UberEats, Deliveroo, and The Yiros Shop app. First-time customers of The Yiros Shop app can use the discount code YIROSAPP to receive 15% off their first order.


Tinderbox Kitchen

Tinderbox Kitchen is open for customers to dine-in Tuesday to Saturday night from 5PM to 9PM in limited numbers. A minimum spend will apply for patrons and this opportunity is available to walk-in customers only.

Plus, the kitchens fan favourite wood-fired pizzas are still available seven days a week, from 5PM until 8PM for takeaway. Call Tinderbox Kitchen from 3PM on 07 3852 3744 to order.


Note: During such a rapidly changing time, James St is striving to update all information and trading hours as soon as possible.  All information is correct at time of sharing but customers are encouraged to contact individual retailers directly if uncertain.

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May 11, 2020