Ipswich’s yummiest takeaway options

Ipswich's top restaurants are now offering takeaway!
03 Aug 2021
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Here’s a great way you can support local businesses and maintain social distance – order takeaway!

Your favourite restaurants are still open, and are a great alternative to braving the crowds at Woolies and Coles.

While there are many options available on Menulog and Uber Eats, these top rated Ipswich restaurants are among the food options upping the takeaway game in the Heritage City.

*While we try to ensure this content is as accurate as possible, the rapidly changing nature of the pandemic means some opening and closing times and menu items might be different to what appears here, we ask that you ring ahead or follow businesses on their social media to double check before jumping in the car to order takeaway.

Big Belly

Trading Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 4.30pm-9pm
Big Belly, Ipswich

Big Belly in Goodna is offering delicious Indian takeaway Tuesday to Sunday evenings.

On the menu is all your favourite Indian dishes like butter chicken, tikka masala and vindaloo as well as vegetarian meals and chefs specials – mulligatawny soup (a world famous soup), malai soy chaap (a goat curry with secret spices) and rara goasht (slow cooked mince in gravy).

Place an order over the phone or through Menulog and Uber Eats, the menu can be found on their Facebook page.  Ask about their delivery deal, for orders over $40, in an 8km radius.


La Parrilla

Trading Hours:
Wednesday - Sunday: 11am-8pm
La Parrilla, Ipswich

South American BBQ is available for takeaway Wednesdays to Sundays at La Parrilla.

They’re known for delicious burgers, loaded fries and brisket empanadas. 

The family loco box is the one of the most popular menu items and includes a great selection of items including pork shoulder, grilled chicken, chorizo, wings, ribs, fries, salad and a drink for $79.95.

Orders can be placed by phone 3498 0480 or via Uber Eats, DoorDash and Menu Log.


Coffee Guru Brookwater

Trading Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 6.30am-2pm

Coffee Guru Brookwater is open for takeaway.

On the menu is all day dining options including breakfast favourites like eggs Benedict, omelette, French toast, chicken schnitzel, and an amazing burger selection.

They also offer $10 sweet and savoury cabinet specials with a medium coffee. There’s also coffee, artisan frappes, milkshakes and smoothies.

They even take orders via phone or text to 0480295733 and can offer contactless delivery to your car.


St Shoebill

Trading Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 6am-2pm
Savoury mince at St Shoebill

Brisbane Street cafe St Shoebill will be opening during lockdowns for takeaways during their normal opening hours.

The menu includes delicious pastries and cakes, breakfast and lunch items like BAO buns! 




Trading Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 11am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Thursday and Friday: 11am-2pm, 5pm-8.30pm
Saturday: 11am-8.30pm
Sunday: 11am-8pm

Montezumas Ipswich offer their full menu for takeaway so you can indulge in delicious Mexican at home.

On the menu is enchiladas, nachos, chilli verde, burritos, meatballs and much more!  See the full menu here.

Call 3143 2099 to place an order or order delivery through UberEats or Door Dash.



Essence of Indya

Trading Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11.30am-2pm, 5pm-9.30pm 
Saturday - Sunday: 5pm-9.30pm
Essence of Indya

New Indian restaurant, Essence of Indya, is offering a great takeaway menu.  And at the moment a buy one curry get the second half price promotion.

You can order starters like homemade potato and mint cutlets and Indi-Chinese pepper fried chicken, rosemary lamb cutlets, Mooloolaba crispy fried fish or golden prawns.

And the mains include curries like butter, korma, saag, madras , masala and more!

There’s also vegetarian and vegan curries and biryani with a range of meats including goat, lamb and beef.

The kids meals are clever with I Don’t Know –  a small bowl of butter chicken and rice, I’m not hungry – a naan stuffed with nuts and sultana served with mango chutney, I Don’t Want That – chicken nuggets and chips or I want my burger – a chicken or vegetable slider with chips.

And don’t forget dessert – there’s charcoal kulfi on the menu –  a traditional Indian ice cream.

Meal deals are also available.  The delux deal includes samosa, butter chicken, lamb or beef curry, plain rice, plain naan, raita and soft drink!


Arizona Cafe

Trading Hours:
Sunday - Wednesday: 7am-3pm
Thursday - Saturday: 7am-3pm, 5pm-8pm
Arizona Cafe Chocolate Waffle

Arizona Cafe is offering burgers, shakes, hot dogs and epic brekkie options for takeaway. 

They’re also on Uber Eats or you can order from the shop front.


Indian Tadka

Trading Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 4.30pm-9.30pm
Friday - Sunday: 4pm-9.30pm
Indian Tadka Feast

Modern Indian restaurant Indian Tadka are opening for takeaway seven nights a week.  

On the menu is classic dishes like vindaloo, madras, korma and tandoori but also some special ones like their bourbon chicken (not recommended for kids) and charcoal Kulfi, a traditional Indian ice cream infused with a charcoal flavour – a must try.

To order head in store or phone 3814 3483, delivery is also available through Menulog.

Oikos Cafe

Trading Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7am-2pm
Saturday: 7am-1pm

Oikos Cafe are offering takeaway and groceries from their “not so general store”!

On the menu is their delicious Oikos grills, coffee, smoothies and bowls!

You can also pick up milk, bacon, brownies, avocado packs, cookies and coffee.

Order in store or through the Regulr App.

Ruby Chews Burgers and Shakes

Trading Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 11am-2pm, 5pm-8pm

Ruby Chews Burgers & Shakes at Riverlink is open and offering delicious takeaway options.

With a brand new update to their menu including loaded tater tots and decadent desserts, they’ve got all your lockdown munchies sorted. The classics that you know and love are still available – of course – including burgers, hot dogs, and creamy thickshakes.

Call 3281 0102 to place an order, or order via UberEats and Menulog for contactless delivery to your door.

Bakehouse Steakhouse

Trading Hours:
Closed until Friday August 6 then:
Sunday-Monday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9pm Friday and Saturday: 11.30am-11pm
Bakehouse Wagyu cheeseburger

While still offering their full menu as takeaway, popular steak restaurant Bakehouse Steakhouse has also launched Bakehouse Buns, a takeaway and delivery burger restaurant.

Now not only is the perfect steak available at home, you can now enjoy their Wagyu cheeseburger, BBQ onion ring Burger, Fried chicken Burger and their crowd favourite, Bakehouse Burger.

Call them on 3281 8132 to place an order, or order in-store.  Uber Eats delivery available for both Bakehouse Steakhouse and Bakehouse Buns.

Menus available at bakehousesteakhouse.com and bakehousebuns.com.au

Ballistic Springfield Brewery, Bar and Kitchen

Trading Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday: 11.30am-5.30pm
Sunday: 11.30am-5pm
Ballistic Petite Steak

You can order takeaway food from Ballistic Springfield Brewery Bar and Kitchen.

They are open for brew sales Wednesday to Sunday with 4 packs and 2lt bottles of beer available in lieu of growlers.

Takeaway food service is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Phone them to order on 2890 1200, or order in-store.

Pumpyard Bar and Brewery

Trading Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 12pm-6pm
Pumpyard chicken burger

A take home food menu from the Pumpyard Bar and Brewery is now available.

The Pumpyard are famous for their amazing burgers, pizzas and wings.

Take home food, beer and wine orders are available from 12pm to 6pm Tuesday to Sunday.

Check their Facebook page for updates.

Fourthchild Restaurant

Trading Hours:
Sunday - Tuesday: 8am-2pm
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday: 8am-11pm
Friday: 8am-8pm

Fourthchild Cafe, Restaurant and Lounge Bar in the Top of Town are offering takeaways and are on meal delivery apps Uber Eats and Door Dash.

They offer their full menu for takeaway, think gourmet meals like rib fillet steak sandwich with caramelized onions and Swiss cheese, tubs of gelato and sorbet, coffee, breakky wraps, bacon and egg muffins, eggs Benedict, salmon cakes, Reuben sandwiches, vegetable burgers, lasagne, chicken filos, salads, steaks and more! 

Order online through the Bopple App for pick up, phone 3281 9934 or order on site.

Indian Mehfil

Trading Hours:
Sunday - Friday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9.30pm
Saturday: 5pm-9.30pm
Indian Mehfil are doing takeaway

The popular Indian restaurant Indian Mehfil is open for takeaway, and offers home delivery.

The menu includes more than 40 gluten-free options and also plenty of vegan and vegetarian dishes.

Choose from long lists of classic Indian dishes such as Butter Chicken, Methi Malai, Palak Paneer, Bhindi (okra) Masala and a Goat Curry, and don’t forget to add fresh naan and delicious samosa to your order!

Call 3281 8683 to place an order.

The Retro Diner

Trading Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 7am-2.30pm
Wednesday: 8am-2.30pm
Friday: 7am-7.30pm
Saturday: 7am-8.30pm
Sunday: 7.30am-2.15pm
Waffles at The Retro Diner

The Retro Diner are offering takeaway options from their menu and they’ll even deliver directly to your car from the loading zone across the road, or outside the shop.

On the menu is delicious burgers including their double bacon cheeseburger and fries, BLT and toasted sandwiches.  You can order kids meals through delivery as well as pancakes, loaded croissants, burgers, jalapeno poppers, onion rings, quiche and a range of salads.

They are also selling fresh seafood including Moreton Bay prawns and squid from the store and can deliver for a fee – a great alternative when there’s no meat left on the shelves.

Check out their Facebook page for lockdown specials and family packs on Friday, Saturday and Sundays.

Phone to order 3143 9623 or SMS 0422 171 058 – or jump onto Uber Eats or Menulog for home delivery.

Memories of India

Trading Hours:
Saturday - Monday: 5pm-9.30pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9.30pm
Memories of India

You’ll find delicious Indian takeaway at Memories of India.  They are set up to take online orders through their website and are on meal delivery apps.

On the menu is platters and starters including basil chicken tikka, vodka chicken and lamb cutlets – they also have an extensive range of takeaway mains from special house curries including saag goat curry, lamb hyderabadi and chicken lababdar to favourites like butter chicken and vegetable korma.

There’s a range of naan bread and rice as well as lamb, beef, chicken and seafood options.

Tuesday’s to Fridays there’s a special $10 lunch takeaway deal that includes a portion sized butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, vegetable korma, mix vegetable curry that come with rice and plain naan.

Ask about their new takeaway meal deals that include meals for one through to a feast. 

You can also order takeaway over the phone by ringing 3418 3369 or head in-store.

Mike’s Pizzeria

Trading Hours:
Wednesday to Sunday: 5pm to 8pm
Mikes Pizza - Diavola

Mikes Pizzeria are now offering takeaway traditional Neapolitan pizzas for takeaway.

Order from a selection that includes Not the Wurst (San Marzano tomatoes, bratwurst, cheese kransky, frankfurter, fior di latte, smokey BBQ sauce and German mustard), Salami (San Marzano tomatoes, fior di latte and mild salami), Diavola (San Marzano tomatoes, fior di latte, nduja (spicy spreadable salami), mushroom and red onion) and Four Cheese (Fior di latte, taleggio, stracchini, grana padano).

There’s a few other flavours too including Margherita, Primavera, Tartufo, Seafood, Vegetarian and Vegan.

No alternations to toppings are allowed though.

Call on (07) 3143 9580 for takeaway orders!

Chai House

Trading Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 7am-4pm

You can order takeaway from Chai House cafe at Silkstone.

While the cafe is open from 7am-4pm for pickups, food orders are only being taken until 3.30pm.

There is a new menu available but you can still get the signature Chai breaky burger, Nepalese wok noodles and chicken momos; there are also gluten free, dairy free and vegan options available.

Don’t miss their $10 lunch specials!

The full menu is able to be ordered to go and is also available for delivery with Uber Eats, Door Dash and Menu Log.

Call 3812 3583 to place an order.

Club Services Ipswich

Trading Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 10am-4am.
Club Services Ipswich takeaway options

Club Services Ipswich are offering takeaway from Friday August 6.

You can place orders at reception and pick up in venue.

On the menu you’ll find pesto chicken, vegetarian lasagne, chicken burgers, beef burgers, ribs and wings, reef and beef, steaks, schnitzels, Barramundi, salmon and pizza!

Orders can be placed from 11.30-2pm for lunch and 5pm-8.30pm for dinner.

Elderflower Cafe

Trading Hours:
Wednesday - Friday: 7am-2pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-12pm
Elderflower Cafe new menu

A new menu has launched at Elderflower Cafe you can order great coffee as well as delicious breakfast items like avocado on toast, poached scrambled or fried eggs, a breakfast burger with bacon and egg, Belgian waffles, corn fritters and eggs Benny.

There’s also avocado, haloumi and eggs on toast and savoury mince on toast with a poached eggs and creme fraiche.

For lunch choose from a Harvest Bowl with chicken breast or tofu, avocado, roast sweet potato and cauliflower with spinach, mixed salad and beetroot hummus; or a cheese burger, country style burger, spicy chicken burger, marinated tofu burger, salad sandwich or a bowl of chips.

And look out for freshly baked treats every week, including vegetarian and gluten free options.

Check out their Facebook to stay up to date on the goodies they’re creating day to day.

Dancing Bean

Trading Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7am-4pm
Friday: 7am-2.30pm
Saturday: 6am-2pm
Dancing Bean Coffee Ipswich

Everybody needs coffee!  Good thing that the award-winning Dancing Bean Specialty Roasters and Espresso Bar are open for takeaway coffee and food.

On the menu is French toast, ham and cheese croissants, eggs Benedict, bean nachos, roasted vege wraps; and a delicious chicken, pumpkin and feta salad.

They are also offering delivery for their locally freshly roasted coffee beans including organic, African and Ipswich blend beans!  Order online here.

Breakfast at Stephanies

Trading Hours:
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-4pm
Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm
Breakfast at Stephanies

Head over to Breakfast at Stephanies near the Orion Lagoon for takeaway ice cream, pancakes, waffles and French Toast.

They’ve also got loaded croissants, big brekkies and epic burgers.

Phone 3470 5402 to place an order.

Marburg Hotel

Trading Hours:
Wednesday: 5pm-8pm
Thursday - Saturday: 12pm-2pm, 5pm-8pm Sunday: 12pm-2pm
Marburg Pub is offering takeaway

The Marburg Hotel are offering takeaway dinner from the historic restaurant for during lockdowns.

There will be nightly $15 specials, with what’s available posted each morning on their Facebook page.

Phone 5464 4230 to place an order see Facebook for the menu.

The Cafe Kalina

Trading Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-3.30pm
Cafe Kalina, Ipswich

The Cafe Kalina are making up for not having a drive through by running orders out when you park out the front of the cafe.

They have takeaway up and running, just text your name, order, rego and time for collection to 0408 300 026 and tap your card when you’re there.

On the menu is brekky items like bacon, egg and cheese toasties, coffee, eggs benny, brekky burritos and more.

They are also offering heat and eat meals like pesto chicken pasta, grilled fish, curried sausages with veges, roast pork and veg with gravy, tortilla stacks and more.  Prices start at $8.50. 

They also have burgers with Angus beef, satay chicken, fish and haloumi options.

The cafe has decided to open Friday and Saturday nights for special burger nights and fish ‘n’ chips nights. 

Cafe Kalina’s usual hours are Monday to Sunday 7am-3pm.  Check their social media for updates.

Brookwater Barista

Trading Hours:
Monday - Tuesday: 6am-11am
Wednesday - Sunday: 6am-2pm
Public holidays: 7am-11am
La Biancha (Italian restaurant next door) Tuesday - Sunday: 12pm-10pm, closed public holidays.

Brookwater Barista offering takeaway and they’re doing pre-cooked portioned meals you can freeze and have later.

On the menu is a Cuban burger with slow cooked pulled pork, chipotle slaw, lettuce, cheese and an onion ring.  There’s also crispy pork belly Vietnamese salad, Spanish linguini, lamb shank, roast pork with apple sauce and their hot cured salmon.

You can order online or on the phone – 3466 4865 – and pick up in-store.

Casa Mia Italian Restaurant

Trading Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 6.30am-2pm, 5pm-8.30pm
Friday: 6.30am-2pm, 5pm-9pm
Saturday: 7am-2pm, 5pm-9pm
Sunday: 7am-2pm, 5pm-8.30pm
Casa Mia

Casa Mia Italian restaurant is offering hearty take away meals starting at $15 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

On the menu is lasagne, gnocchi, ravioli, tortellini, risotto, pizza, scallopini dishes, reef fish and steak.

Casa Mia also have 16 flavours of gelato available to order as well as traditional desserts like ricotta cheese cake, tiramisu and apple strudel.

You can also order beer, wine and cider with takeaway orders.

They also have family packs from $55 including pizza bread, large pasta or risotto, a large pizza and a large salad or chips.

Phone 3202 4766 to order.

Orion Springfield Central

San Churro

There’s a multitude of restaurants and cafes at Orion Springfield Central available for takeaway and home delivery thanks to meal delivery apps:

Baskin Robbins available with UberEats

Beach House Bar & Grill available with UberEats

Bombay Bliss available with UberEats and MenuLog

Boost Juice available with UberEats

Burgers with Bite available with UberEats

Burgs & Shakes (TCC) available with UberEats

Crema Espresso Dine in or available with takeaway

Dominos available with UberEats or takeaway

Eat Sushi Dine in or available with UberEats or takeaway

Gelatissimo Dine in or available with Uber Eats, or takeaway

Grill’d Dine in or available with Doordash, UberEats or takeaway

Hikari Ramen Dine in or available with UberEats and MenuLog or takeaway

Hogs Breath Steakhouse Dine in or available with UberEats and MenuLog or takeaway

Kitchen 66 Dine in or available with UberEats and MenuLog or takeaway

KFC available with MenuLog or takeaway

McDonald’s available with Doordash or takeaway

Nandos Dine in or available with Doordash, UberEats or takeaway

Origin Kebabs available with DoorDash or takeaway

San Churro Dine in or with Doordash, UberEats or takeaway

Schnitz Dine in or available with UberEats and Deliveroo or takeaway

Sir Benedict (TCC) available with UberEats

The Coffee Club (TCC) Dine in or available with UberEats or takeaway

Two Butchers now offer online ordering and local delivery.

Restaurants and cafes at Riverlink are also doing takeaway and home delivery through delivery apps:



Jamaica Blue


Baskin Robbins

The Coffee Club


Cafe 63

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his bestie Milly the Wombat, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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