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4 Cafes Where Takeaway is the Name of the Game


Whether it's Friday night fish and chips, taco Tuesday or Wednesday burger night, we all crave that hit of takeaway food when the urge to cook leaves the kitchen.

The concept of prepared meals to be eaten elsewhere dates back to antiquity – market and roadside stalls selling food were common in Ancient Greece and Rome. In Pompeii, archaeologists found a number of service counters opening onto the street which provided food to be taken away.

Times may have changed along with the service of the food, but we still look to our favourite venues to provide takeaway fare with flair. Here are four where you’ll always get the meal you are salivating over:

Pick Up a Takeaway Picnic

Enjoy an idyllic location for dining by the water, pick up a takeaway picnic, or pull in your boat to Waterside Bistro on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra. Situated within Empire Marina Bobbin Head in the pristine Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, this café’s location is second to none; chill out at weatherproof and open-shaded waterfront tables, or indoors where the view is just as good to peruse an all-day menu.
 
4 Cafes Where Takeaway is the Name of the Game

Those looking for a sensational steak sandwich can order tenderised marinated rump, caramelised onion, capsicum, rocket, aioli and tomato relish on Turkish with chips to take away; or battered fish and chips with salad and tartar sauce.

Grab a Breaky Wrap to Go

Fuel up for the stunning Coogee to Bondi cliff walk or relax and watch whales breaching in the Pacific Ocean at Morning Glory on Beach Street. Just metres from the sands of Coogee Beach, this well-loved local café has been serving great coffee, food and service for more than a decade; settle in with a brew of choice and chill out in surrounds of recycled timber, polished concrete and splashes of greenery.
 
4 Cafes Where Takeaway is the Name of the Game

There’s even a mini surfboard on the coffee machine, while display cabinets overflow with all manner of temptations; stop in and grab a breaky wrap to go with bacon, fried egg, cheddar cheese, avocado, mayo, spinach and tomato relish.

Grab a Takeaway Lunch Special

Finding popularity among Bendigo locals, pay a visit to Old Green Bean coffee shop and café on Lyttleton Terrace, for a bite to eat and an aromatic coffee. An ideal place for guests of all ages, this friendly locale offers a grassy lawn out the front for younger visitors to expend energy as parents observe from nearby tables under a wide verandah, while inside is a mix of warm and rustic touches.
 
4 Cafes Where Takeaway is the Name of the Game

Nab lunch specials such as a spiced falafel bowl with lemon couscous, tomato, cucumber, pickled carrot and beetroot to take back to the office for a healthy meal; or a spiced lamb, feta and spinach toasted roti, with yoghurt, tomatoes and fresh spinach.

Good Brews and Good Times

Drop in and perk up at Burleigh Heads café and brew bar, Social Espresso Coffee Roasters on Fremantle Street. Open every weekday morning for good brews and good times, drink coffee and get social over a cappuccino and savoury vegetable muffin; or a chicken and pesto toastie with aioli, avocado and cheese.

4 Cafes Where Takeaway is the Name of the Game
 
Enjoy breaky at the beach with a takeaway coffee, flaky croissant or sausage roll to set yourself up for a great day; alternatively order your coffee equipment, cold brew and much more online for delivery and the ultimate takeaway.





Featured Locations

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Morning Glory Coogee

Fuel up for the stunning Coogee to Bondi cliff walk or relax and watch whales breaching in the Pacific Ocean at Morning Glory on Beach Street. Just metres from the sands of Coogee Beach, this well-...

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Waterside Bistro

Enjoy an idyllic location for dining by the water, pick up a takeaway picnic, or pull in your boat to Waterside Bistro on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra. Situated within Empire Marina Bobbin ...

Cafe    $$$$$

Social Espresso Coffee Roasters

Drop in and perk up at Burleigh Heads café and brew bar, Social Espresso Coffee Roasters on Fremantle Street. Open every weekday morning for good brews and good times, drink coffee and get social o...

Cafe    $$$$$

Old Green Bean

Finding popularity among Bendigo locals, pay a visit to Old Green Bean coffee shop and café on Lyttleton Terrace, for a bite to eat and an aromatic coffee. An ideal place for guests of all ages, th...

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