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 and Springfield restaurants are among the food options upping the takeaway game in the Heritage City.
Sunday - Thursday: 4.30pm-9pm
Friday - Saturday: 4.30pm-9.30pm
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.
Ruby Chews Burgers and Shakes
Tuesday - Thursday: 5pm-8pm
Friday - Sunday: 11am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Ruby Chews Burgers and Shakes at Riverlink is open again and offering delicious takeaways.
Enjoy gourmet burgers, shakes and hot dogs!
They also have a family feed picnic available with two classic burgers or hot dogs, two kids burgers or chicken tenders, two regular soft drinks, milkshakes or beer/ciders, two kids soft drinks or milkshakes and a family fries for under $50!
Call 3281 0102 to place an order.
Sunday-Monday: 11.30am-2pm, 5pm-9pm Friday and Saturday: 11.30am till late
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.
Prince Alfred Hotel
Monday - Sunday: 10am-8pm
You can order delicious takeaway from the PA Hotel’s Char’d menu from 10am-9pm seven days a week.
The extensive offering includes greek lamb pizza, arancini, calamari, pork belly BAO, smoked brisket, Thai beef salad, fried chicken wings, red claw crayfish, parmigiana and more!
To place an order phone 3282 1577, they are also doing delivery for $10.
Pumpyard Bar and Brewery
Wednesday - Saturday: 12pm-2.30pm, 5pm-8pm
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 orders are available from 12pm to 2.30pm and 5pm-8pm on Wednesdays through to Sundays.
On the menu is shared dishes including pork skewers, ribs and arancini. You can also get the 4 Hearts Platter which includes wings, ribs, fries, skewers, cheesy garlic bread and sliders.
You can also order hand stretched pizzas including the fat pig, prosciutto and pear, and forest mushroom.
There’s a range of burgers including the southern fried chicken, steak burger and Peking duck BAO.
And you can get classics like bangers and mash, parmi, Ipswich brisket, lamb shanks, fish and chips, chicken caesar salad and more.
Pumpyard also offer take home beer 4 packs and cartons and can re-fill squealers and growlers. Brewery door sales are available 12pm Wednesday through to Sunday.
Orders can be placed at the bar or food counter. Phone orders and pre-orders are now being taken.
Check their Facebook page for updates.
Wednesday - Friday: 12pm-8pm
At the moment you can order takeaway gourmet Ungermann Brothers ice cream through Uber Eats and Menulog.
They also offer take-home packs in-store so you can tuck into the new salted caramel, chocolate and potato chip ice cream in the comfort of your own home.
There’s also a nice little park right next to the Ipswich store which is a great location to sit and eat or drink a handcrafted gourmet milkshake while you’re maintaining social distance!
Ungermanns are introducing new flavours and have added carrot cake to their list which includes: strawberry balsamic, dark chocolate and mandarin, pumpkin seed, dutch spice, lavender honeycomb, roasted garlic, vanilla bean, fairy-bread, lime and coconut, liqourice and fennel, coffee and cardamom liquor, lemon lime bitters sorbet, as well as salted caramel with bacon and pecan.
They have also launched a new range of Poffertjes – warm dutch pancakes – that you can add to your order for the perfect dessert!
Phone them to place an order on 3281 4038.
Sunday - Tuesday: 8am-2pm
Wednesday - Saturday: 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.
Sunday - Friday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9.30pm
The popular Indian restaurant Indian Mehfil is open for both dine-in and 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.
Ipswich Jets Leagues Club
Monday to Sunday: 10am-4am
Ipswich Jets Leagues Club have launched a takeaway menu available for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
On the menu is pub classics including roast of the day, chicken schnitzel, chicken curry, smoked BBQ brisket, grilled cod, pumpkin and haloumi salad and carbonara!
There’s also deserts like sticky date pudding and brownies with chocolate sauce. And there’s kids meals available.
Orders are being taken from 11.30am-2pm and 5.30pm-8pm order online or call 3202 1887, pick up from reception.
The Retro Diner
Monday - Thursday: 7am-2.30pm
The Retro Diner are on Uber Eats and Menu Log, they’ll even deliver to your car from the loading zone across the road, or within walking distance to the shop.
They are also selling Grinders coffee beans so you can brew your favourite cup at home.
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 Moreton Bay prawns and squid from the store and offer delivery for a fee – a great alternative when there’s no meat left on the shelves.
They have also started a mini-mart selling eggs, bread, milk, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, pasta, tinned and frozen goods and will deliver to people who are isolated, have disabilities or are elderly.
Phone to order 3143 9623 – or jump onto Uber Eats or Menulog.
Memories of India
Saturday - Monday: 4.30pm-9pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11.30am-2pm, 4.30pm-9pm
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 butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, vegetable korma, mix vegetable curry that come with rice and plain naan.
Ask about their family meal deals that include onion Bhaji, butter chicken, lamb Hydrabadi, plain rice, cucumber raita, naan and a drink!
You can also order takeaway over the phone by ringing 3418 3369 or head in-store.
Brothers Leagues Club
Club is open 7 days: 10am-2am.
Brothers Leagues Club Ipswich have a smashing takeaway menu including cheesy garlic bread, soup of the day, rump with roast potatoes and steamed veg, Thai beef salad, pasta carbonara, creamy garlic prawns and lots more!
There’s also burgers, (Angus beef and bacon, and chicken schnitty) and pizza (ham and pineapple char grilled veg, smokey BBQ meat lovers and peri peri chicken).
To order phone 3817 2999, seven days a week.
Tuesday - Sunday: 5pm-8.30pm
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 11am-2.30pm,
Homestyle Chinese restaurant Ange’s Kitchen are on Menulog and will be available on Uber Eats soon.
Available is a range of family packs, starters including their duck spring rolls, vegetable, combination, chicken, pork and beef stir fries.
There’s noodle dishes like ho fun, chow mein and Singapore noodles, laksa, sizzling plates, spicy crunchy pork, plum pork ribs, fried rice, salads and soups.
Phone 0409 505 605 to order. They recently moved to 31 Challinor St in Sadliers Crossing.
Heisenberg Haus are now offering takeaway traditional Neapolitan pizzas and chicken wings for dinner only.
Order Not the Wurst (bratwurst, cheese kransky, franfurter, fior di latte, San Marzano tomatoes, smokey BBQ sauce and German mustard), Salami (San Marzano tomatoes, fior di latte and mild salami, pork and fennel sasuage), Diavola Devil’s Pizza (San Marzano tomatoes, fior di latte, hot salami, extra virgin olive oil infused with chilli) or a Quattro Formaggi Four Cheese (Fior di latte, taleggio, strachhini, grana padano).
There’s a few other flavours too including Marinara, Margherita, Vegetarian and Pepperoni.
No alternations to toppings are allowed though.
Call in or phone them on 3143 2303, to pick up in store – or place an order through Uber Eats for home delivery!
Rafter and Rose
Monday - Friday: 6.30am-2pm
The Rafter and Rose cafe menu is available for takeaway! If you’re not comfortable coming into the cafe, you can phone through the order and they will run it out to your car with the eftpos for payment.
On the menu is eggs, granola, acai bowls, toasties, BLT, bacon and egg rolls, burgers and much more.
There’s also freshly baked pies, doughnuts, scones, croissants and other goodies changing on a daily basis.
Phone 0401 073 644 for orders.
Monday - Friday: 9am-1pm
The Trackside Cafe at The Workshops Rail Museum is open for business!
Weekdays the cafe, which can be accessed via entering the museum’s main gates, will open serving up barista-made coffee and hot food including burgers, fish and chips and hotdogs!
Phone orders can be made on 3432 5135.
Queens Park Cafe
Monday - Sunday: 8am-4pm
Queens Park Cafe is open for takeaway for breakfast, and lunch and afternoon tea seven days a week.
The cafe is open from 8am-4pm seven days, but the kitchen closes at 3pm so get those orders in before then.
On the breakfast menu is eggs Benedict, savoury mince, avocado smash, French toast, hotcakes, waffles and more.
For lunch they’ve got salt and pepper calamari, chicken parma, steak sandwich, BLT, soup of the day, kids options and more!
Order in-store or phone 3281 5167.
Little Mode Cupcakery
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 10am-2pm
Little Mode Cupcakery are open for takeaway cupcakes Tuesday to Friday.
Look out for their savoury options like bacon and egg, custom biscuits, fresh strawberry cupcakes, choc mint and more amazing flavours!
Monday - Sunday: 7am-4pm
You can order takeaway from Chai House cafe at Silkstone.
While the cafe is open from 7am-4pm for coffee, food orders are only being taken between 8am and 3.30pm.
On the menu is their 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 on Uber Eats, Door Dash and soon to be available on Menu Log.
Call 3812 3583 to place an order.
Club Services Ipswich
Monday - Sunday: 10am-4am.
Club Services Ipswich are offering their full menu for takeaway.
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.
Tuesday - Friday: 8am-3pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8am-1pm
Over at Elderflower Cafe you can order all day brekky to go!
In fact everything on their menu can be ordered as takeaway, including their homemade sausage rolls, cakes, lasagne and burgers.
They regularly change the menu as they work with local producers but generally they’ll have roast meat available on Fridays, pasta on Wednesdays and burgers on Tuesdays.
They also bake new 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.
Raw Energy Springfield
Monday - Sunday: 7am-2pm
Check out Raw Energy Springfield for great takeaway in Springfield. The cafe which overlooks the Orion lagoon from the hill above is open seven days a week with a smashing menu focused on wholesome food.
They also have gourmet picnic hampers available for easy picnics in the park!
Takeaway is available for the whole menu which includes nachos, burgers, wraps and burritos, eggs benny, smashed avo and much more!
They also have secret off-menu vegan nachos available!
Phone 3413 1021 to place an order.
Monday - Thursday: 7am-4pm
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
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-4pm Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm
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.
Monday - Friday: 5am-12pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-12pm
Over at Springfield Lakes, Remedy Espresso is open for takeaways.
Their nut free kitchen sources produce, meats, breads and even honey, from local suppliers and farmers to offer a seasonal menu including gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and keto options.
Phone in an order today on 3818 6687 or head over to the shop near the Springfield Lakes Hotel.
Commercial Hotel Redbank
Monday - Sunday: 12pm-8pm
The Commercial Hotel Redbank is offering their full menu as takeaway.
On the menu is mouth watering steak as well as steak sandwiches, Moroccan lamb shank, 12 hour slow cooked beef cheek, smokey pork ribs, parmigianas and more!
They are also offering $12.50 lunch specials that include rump steak, carbonara, fish of the day, caesar salad and schnitzel.
Check out their Facebook page for mid week deals including Wednesday night schnitzels from $12, ribs and wings on Fridays for $25 and Thursday’s $20 deals including a 500g rump and 220g filet mignon.
Phone them to place an order on 3818 2500 or head into their bottle shop. Home delivery is also available.
Thursday - Saturday: 12pm-2pm, 5pm-8pm
The Marburg Hotel are offering takeaway from the historic restaurant.
On the menu is chicken burgers, corn and zucchini fritter burgers, steak sandwiches, chicken schnitzels, parmigianas, beer battered flathead, seafood baskets, Thai beef salads, garden salad with marinated chicken and kids meals like nuggets, parmigiana or battered fish.
Look out for regular specials on their Facebook Page.
Alcohol is also available for takeaway, please ask when you place your order about availability.
Phone 5464 4230 to place an order from Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8pm – see Facebook for menu and specials.
The Girls’ Coffee Bar
Monday - Friday: 6am-2pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7am-3pm
The Girls’ Coffee Bar is offering delicious takeaway options.
On the menu is sweet things like muffins, rocky road, lamingtons, apple slice and caramel tarts.
They are doing toasties, wraps, sandwiches and all day breakfast – including bacon and eggs, brekky wraps, pancakes, poached eggs and a stack with mushroom, tomato, onion and capsicum and an egg.
The Girls’ also have a great burger range on offer including chilli chicken, beef ‘n’ bacon, BLAT, steak and mustard, fish burger, veggie burger and more.
And there’s mains like lasagne with chips and salad, Mediterranean open grill, garden salad with chicken and bacon, chicken and wombok salad, fish and chips and much more!
Call or message your order ahead on 5464 4465 or 0488 673 377 and pick up in-store.
On the menu is locally sourced, ethical, sustainable meals for $25.
You’ll find a chicken salad with homage bacon, cos, egg and smoked cheddar.
There’s also their famous fried chicken with black garlic mayo, white bread, lime and fermented chilli oil.
A steak sandwich with tomato, cheddar, picked onions, house BBQ sauce and fries.
And a beef burger with special sauce, smoked cheese, pickles and fries rounds out the menu.
There is a lighter option also, macadamia hummus, sourdough and local olives.
And fries are available on their own for $12.
Phone 5465 5900 to place a lunch order, available 7 days a week.
Summer Land Camel Farm
Monday - Sunday: 9am-3pm
The Summer Land Camel Farm cafe is also open for takeaway orders daily from 9am-2pm serving camel milk coffee and gelato and yummy breakfast and lunch items as well as house made cakes and slices.
While the kitchen closes at 2pm, you can still order pre-made homemade pastries, cakes and muffins until 3pm when the cafe closes.
Add a tub of their award-winning camel milk gelato and pick up some camel milk and cheese while you’re there.
The shop is open from 9am-3pm selling camel milk products including skin care and soap.
To order phone 5467 1707.
The Cafe Kalina
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.
Tuesday - Sunday: 6am-2pm
Sunday - Monday: 6am-12pm
Public holidays: 7am-11am
La Biancha (Italian restaurant next door) Tuesday - Sunday: 5pm-8.30pm, 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.
Dinmore Cottage Tea House
Monday - Friday: 5am-12pm
The Dinmore Cottage Tea House is offering takeaway coffee and a full takeaway menu with extended trading hours.
You can order a box of scones with jam and cream to go for $10 and high tea boxes with champagne which are great for gifts!
On the menu is bacon and egg muffins, bagels, grilled chicken salad, milk bun sliders, cakes, tasting boxes and more.
Delivery and meal vouchers are available.
Contact them on 0424 968 250 to place an order, see the menu online.
Casa Mia Italian Restaurant
Monday - Friday: 10am-2pm, 5pm-8.30pm
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
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
Lonestar Dine in or available with 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
Puckles at Orion have started selling frozen family-sized meat pies and Two Butchers have started phone orders and local delivery.