Eat & Drink

Treat yourself to something special this weekend

Whether it’s a brunch box filled with all the usual Aussie favourites, or a delicious dinner box with flavours to tantalise the tastebuds, these local businesses have pulled together some of the best foodie boxes to keep you going over lockdown!

Please note this article has not been updated since September 2021,  

Wickham Boatshed's Foodie Boxes 

The crew over at Wickham Boatshed have curated two specially designed foodie boxes for you to enjoy over the weekend! Order by 5pm on Friday and choose your pickup time (Sat, 8am-11am | Sun, 11am-1pm). Choose from the Boatshed Lunch Box complete with two jam-packed baguettes, house-made potato salad, two sweet treats, seasonal fruit, bottled water and two soft drinks; or the Boatshed Brunch Box complete with sourdough, bacon, eggs, banana bread, yoghurt, fruit, milk bun, juice, and two coffees!
For more info, click here

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The Autumn Room's High Tea Picnic Boxes

Treat yourself to something deliciously unique from The Autumn Rooms with their High Tea Picnic Boxes! Celebrate with a picnic in the park with some loved ones (as per gov regulations) or even in the privacy of your own home.
Boxes currently unavailable.

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Earp Distilling Co X Cranky Chef | Local Flavour

Support local makers of quality delicacies, Cranky Chef, and Carrington-based distillery, Earp Distilling Co. with their Local Favour pack! With a cheese and antipasto pack accompnaied by a 500ml bottle of No.8 Dry Gin, two Fever Tree Tonic Waters and a garnish pack. 
For more info, click here

Cakeboi's High Tea Box

Reece Hignell's sweet good favourite cafe over in Hamilton, Cakeboi, is serving up a weekly high tea box! Featuring a range of delicious desserts from the Cakeboi cabinet alongside some additional beverages such as Floozy COffee cold rbew, tea drop tea bag pack, and Harvest St cold-pressed juices. 
For more info, click here

The Three Tenors - Napoli | Piazza Mercato | Popolo

This is the ultimate Lockdown Special!! Choose between....

  • 1x Napoli Pizza, 1x Piazza Pasta and 1/2 Litre of Popolo Gelato - $45
  • 1x Napoli Pizza, 1x Piazza Pasta, 1/2 Litre of Popolo Gelato and 1x Bottle of House Vino - $58
  • 1x serving of Arancini, 1x Salad, 1x Napoli Pizza, 1x Piazza Pasta and 1/2 a tub Popolo Gelato - $68
  • 1x Garlic Bread, 1x Salad, 1x Napoli Pizza, 1x Piazza Pasta, 1/2 Litre of Popolo Gelato and 1x Bottle of Vino - $77
  • 1x serving of Arancini, 1x serving of Bruschetta, 1x Napoli Pizza, 1x Piazza Pasta, 1x Piazza Main, 1x Salad, 1x Litre tub of Popolo Gelato and 1x Bottle of House Vino - $130
  • 2x Napoli Pizzas, 2x Piazza Pastas, 1x Litre of Popolo Gelato, 1x Bottle of House Vino - $110

Order via Ubereats or Call 024062 8860

Papa's Bagel Bar

This Newcastle West favourite has curated the perfect bagel lover's brunch box! For $85, you can be enjoying homemade blueberry bagels, housemade blueberry couli, dulce de leche, fresh strawberries, fresh homemade bagels, your choice of house-smoked salmon or pastrami, salmon & dill cream cheese or black garlic butter, blueberry mascarpone, Hass avocado, rocket, house-made onion jam, and two juices of coffee of your choice!
To order, call (02) 4023 7307 or email,

Bao Brothers

The crew behind Bao Brothers have once again launched their BB Lockdown Party Kits but this time with a much bigger bang! The limited-edition kits come in three different flavours; Pork Belly Kit, K-Town Cauliflower Kit, or the Honey Chicken Kit and are just $35! You can also get your hands on a range of BB sides for just $10 including Broccolini, Salad, and even Steamed Buns!
To order: click here

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Ink Food

If you're yet to visit Newcastle Easts newest cafe now is the time, their breakfast/brunch boxes cater to 1, 2 or 4 people and are loaded with all types of goodness. Just Been Laid Free Range Eggs, Harvest Grain Sourdough, House Tomato + Chilli Relish, 1 litre hrvst st Orange Juice, freshly baked mini muffins, Gluten Free Choc Fudge Brownies. If you need a little extra go for some sides - like their Black Forest Double Smoked Bacon, Confit Cherry Truss Tomatoes, or Avo Smash with feta, tomatoes + their special Dukkah. The menu changes up regularly to keep you on your toes.
To order, click here

Mama P

The famous Mama P ‘Waffle On’ Brunch Box offers both vegan and gluten-free hand-made waffles, house coconut ice cream, maple nut granola, organic maple syrup, seasonal fruit, strawberries, and local flowers. The Waffle On comes in two size options - 2 people $50 and 4 people $90 and is available Saturdays and Sundays.
Order anytime via the ‘Mama-P’ app.

The Autumn Rooms

This Cooks Hill café has pulled together an extraordinary Brunch Box with options for two or four people. Both boxes come complete with croissants, crumpets (with poached pears, pear syrup, almond & oat crumb, and pouring cream), waffles (with vanilla whipped mascarpone, berry compote, and walnut crumble), eggs, rashers of bacon, bread rolls, milk, and a choice of cold brew coffee, espresso beans, or English breakfast tea!
Brunch Boxes are no longer available.

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Neighbours on Market St

The newly opened space in Newcastle’s CBD, Neighbours on Market St, has come into lockdown with a bang with a bunch of brunch boxes! From the Brunch For 2, Brunch For 4, Boozy Brunch, Vegan Brunch, and Vego Brunch; they’ve got everyone covered. Head to their Instagram to check out their Brunch Box options.
To order, call 0402 204 532 or slide on into their dm’s here

Onyx Espresso Bar

This iconic Mayfield-based cafe has joined the brunch box line-up with their Sweethearts Brunch Box! Serving 2-4 people, the box includes fresh Sonoma pastries, house-made muffins, bliss balls, raw caramel slice, fresh fruit, chocolate, house-made shortbread, and sparkling wine; all for just $75! 
When: Tue, Thu, Sat 
To order, slide into their dm's here


One of The Junction's favourite eateries is offering their unique brunch boxes! The team have curated a box full of delicious breakfast goodies for the perfect long lockdown brunch. All you need to do is cook up the eggs, bacon, and toast and you're good to go! 
No longer available

The Flotilla

Enjoy Flotilla At Home with their unique take on lockdown dishes. The boys put their heads together and developed Flotilla At Home, a take-home offering which brings the very best in emerging Spring produce and flavours to your table.
No longer available

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Letter Q Cafe

Kotara’s hidden gem always has their finger on the pulse, and this lockdown is no different! Their catering company, The Goods Catering, has you sorted with a huge range of foodie platters and boxes. To explore the whole range and put in an order, click here.

Newcastle Food & Flower Markets

This long-time café and flower spot on Sandgate is serving you up the ultimate Brekkie Box with options for two or four people servings. Including milk, eggs, bacon, brioche rolls, croissants, crumpets, lemon curd, vanilla bean mascarpone, avocado and strawberries!
No longer available

Newy Burger Co

Preorder your Burg Life Home Kits online for pick up or delivery. Each kit gives you all of the ingredients and cheat sheet to make 2 x McNewy burgs and 2 x Dudley's and a bottle of Earp hand sanitiser. 
No longer available

The Edwards

Get your delicious goods available for pick-up from the Parry St favourite, The Edwards, and make a night of it! Check out their Instagram page here for up-to-date menu offerings. 
No longer available

The Kent

Down on Beaumont St The Kent are offering boxed meal deals that include;
The Burger Box: 4 x burgers, a box of fries and a squealer of any tap beer or cider. The Mexican Box: 4 x tacos, a box of nachos and a squealer of sangria
Our Mates Burger Box: 2 x burgers, a box of fries and a squealer. For more info click here or call 4961 3303 to place your order.

Coco Monde 

Darby St's sweet cafe has pulled together the ultimate Sweet Treat Takeaway boxes! Check out the inclusions on their Instagram page here, and make sure to pre-order by calling (02) 4023 0860. 


This ones for the Lake Macquarie residents! Caleo on The Esplanade at Warners Bay has pulled together the Brekky for Two box featuring 2 coffees and 2 dishes from the breakfast menu! For more info and to order, click here.

Pegs Cafe

The Whitebridge fan favourite is of course serving up their weekly Take Home Dinner packs! Head to their Instagram here to keep up to date with their weekly offering. Get in quick, they sell out fast! 

Son of a Gun

Beaumont St's late-night eatery has recently launched their Family Dinner Boxes that can be picked up or delivered across all of Newcastle! Each box includes paprika and sour cream roasted chicken; BBQ beef brisket; mustard and spring onion potato salad; Cajun slaw; mac n cheese; buffalo chicken wings with blue cheese sauce; rocket and semi-dried tomato salad; jalapeno poppers; and sauces all for just $75. Check out Son of Gun on Instagram and call (02) 4049 1136 to order.

Bread & Brewery X Hampers of the Hunter

These two businesses have joined forces to bring a unique lockdown survival pack! Complete with a growler filled with one of Bread & Brewery's brews alongside a range of goods by Hampers of the Hunter.
To order, click here

Binnie Beef 

The local beef gurus have launched a lockdown survival pack! Featuring four of their wagyu essential products for a total of $65 to get you through lockdown. Choose from Diced Wagyu, Wagyu Mince, pack of 2 Grass-Fed Wagyu Porterhouse Steaks, pack of 12 Wagyu Sausages, pack of 4 Wagyu Burger Patties, or a pack of Minute Steaks. 
To order, call (02) 4067 5305 or email,

Gamble & Brown At Home

The Kotara foodie spot has pulled together a bunch of at-home packs for you to enjoy! 
For more info, click here

Newcastle Dessert Boxes 

Need to send someone a little something special? Look no further than Newcastle Dessert Boxes! Offering a range of sweet filled foodie boxes alongside their breakfast boxes, they've got a great range to pick from. 
For more info, click here

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