Brixton, and the surrounding area, is home to an incredible selection of restaurants, encompassing wonderful cuisines from all over the world. We may not be able to visit these restaurants at the moment. But, thanks to the proliferation of food delivery services, we can still indulge in their delightful flavours. Here’s our guide to the best takeaway food near Brixton.
KataKata – Tasty vegetarian takeaway food near Brixton
KataKata specialises in gluten free, buckwheat pancakes called galettes. Deliciously savoury, they’re filled with fresh vegetarian and vegan ingredients. We recommend the incredibly good value £4.00 simple goat galette. It’s stuffed with mushrooms, herbs and creamy goat cheese and served with a grated beetroot, carrot and spinach salad. The rest of the menu is priced at £6.90. Also worth trying are the vegan affair with aubergine, spinach and mushrooms and the Caribbean twist with jerk tofu, sweet potato, mushrooms and aubergine. The £2.60 fresh ginger and lime tea is a ferociously fiery number that complements the lovingly made French/Cameroonian food. In the mood for pancakes now? Check out our favourite London pancakes from around the world.
Moxies Fish Bar – Amazing fish and chips food delivery near Brixton
Fish and chip cravings strike at different times for different people. For some, the balmy heat of a sunny afternoon evokes memories of the seaside. For others, it’s the clock striking 6 PM on ‘fish Fridays’ that gets the taste buds going. No matter what provokes your longing for the most quintessential of British takeaways, Moxies Fish Bar is on hand to satisfy your craving. Using fresh, sustainable fish from around the British Isles, Moxies prepares everything to order. Traditionalists will devour £8.00 crisp battered cod with salt, malt and tasty £3.00 chips. Seafood fanatics will find plenty to choose from among £7.50 charcoal tiger prawns, £8.50 whole grilled mackerel and £8.90 sea bream fillet. While cheapos may well opt for the delicious £5.50 grilled mackerel salad with rocket and homemade chilli and anchovy sauce.
Negril – Fresh Caribbean food delivery near Brixton
Serving some of London’s best Caribbean plates, Negril offers a mouth-watering selection of gourmet soul food. Let the vibrant flavours of scotch bonnet, allspice, thyme and lime fill your heart with sunshine. The £10.95 charred quarter jerk chicken with rice, peas and coleslaw is succulent and exquisitely spiced. The £7.95 Vegan Ital stew with beans, sweet potato, carrot, pumpkin and coconut and £9.95 ackee and saltfish are also popular options.
Rosa’s Thai Cafe – Awesome Thai food takeaway near Brixton
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A quick visit to Rosa’s Thai website—sadly the only way to visit the establishment at this time—reveals the popular brand has used over 400 tons of coconut milk to serve over 6 million customers since opening a market stall on Brick Lane in 2007. Using traditional Thai recipes to make seasonal British ingredients like wild mushrooms and Jersey Royal potatoes sing, Rosa’s hits the mark with dishes such as £11.25 butternut red curry, £10.75 chicken and cashew stir fry and £12.25 massaman curry.
Other Side Fried – Best fried chicken delivery near Brixton
Posh fried chicken that really is finger lickin’ good. The £7.50 buffalo burger is a masterpiece of fast food satisfaction. The buttermilk and honey batter is unctuous and crisp, the chicken is moist and juicy and the spicy buffalo sauce mixes with cooling ranch sauce and sour pickles to complete the package. Best enjoyed with £3.50 crunchy, French fries coated in Cajun salt.
500 Degrees – Traditional pizza delivery near Brixton
As the name suggests, this Italian restaurant prepares its divine sourdough pizzas in a traditional wood fired oven reaching temperatures in excess of 500 degrees Celsius. This creates a crispy dough with a soup-like tomato, basil and milky fior di latte cheese base. Recommended toppings include the £12.95 Italian spicy pizza with nduja, ham and red onions or the £12.85 Napoletana pizza with anchovies, Kalamata black olives, capers and oregano. For our money, the best pizza in Brixon.
Malinka – Delicious Polish food delivery near Brixton
Malinka is a lovely little Polish deli on the Brixton Road. It specialises in delicious homemade pierogi (filled dumplings of central and eastern European origin). Each portion includes eight pierogi topped with fried onion for £7.95. We recommend the creamy cottage cheese and potato flavour or the tart sauerkraut and wild mushroom variety.
La Luna – Gourmet Italian food delivery near Brixton
Longstanding south London cheapo favourite La Luna is now offering delivery of its outstanding Italian fare. Okay, we come clean. La Luna may have been delivering its food for ages, but we only just noticed. Nonetheless, we’re very happy that we can still get hold of their award-winning plates during lockdown. We’ll be having the light and crispy £7.50 Calamari and zucchini fritters, the gooey £10.90 four cheese pizza and, saving the best until last, the silky £11.90 linguine alle vongole (linguine with clams).