Food and drink delivery in Bradford

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

Due to lockdown, food and drink delivery in Bradford is one of the key ways for hungry food-lovers to keep satisfied and happy during these largely empty months. Thankfully, some of Bradford’s finest establishments have kept their kitchens open, if not their doors. Sometimes you can take a trip out and collect your food if it can be done safely, but practically all the restaurants listed below offer delivery in some form, whether it be their own team delivering their wares or a partnership with one of the major delivery companies.

As ever, it’s worth remembering that these multi-national delivery firms are merely middlemen carving out big chunks of profit for themselves, so whenever you can we recommend dealing directly with the restaurant so they can keep the bulk of the income, particularly during these troubled times.

The hospitality industry has had to adapt rapidly during both lockdowns, and that means food-lovers must too. Thankfully, this isn’t proving as painful as it might have been, thanks to top restaurants deciding to sell takeaway versions of their popular dishes for us eager consumers to devour in the comfort of our own homes. As enjoyable as this is, this is only for the time being and soon we’ll be able to safely head out and visit these and other restaurants in person. Until then, these dine-at-home deals are a perfect way to bridge the gap before normality returns.  and here are some of the best options for food and drink delivery in Bradford.

Here are some of the best food and drink outlets in Bradford that are now giving the option of food delivery right to your door. These options include everything from Syrian street food to beautifully-crafted Indian sweets, to incredible steaks. If you’re craving something exciting on your palate, these restaurants will do the job, and more.

Here are our picks

  • 1. The Peacock

    The Peacock, Bradford.
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    The Peacock, 25 North Parade, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 3JL - Visit now

    The Peacock Bar on Bradford’s North Parade is a standout food and drink destination for curry-lovers. Expect authentic Indian street food for the connoisseur. Happily, during lockdown, they’re offering a takeaway and delivery service with multiple options. Keep it simple by taking the £20 for two curries option, which includes the all-important and freshly-cooked naan bread or rice. Or splash out and pay £30 for extra popadoms and two desserts with two scoops of ice cream. And of course, all the other favourites are available too – simply go to the website for more details.

  • 2. Sweet Centre Restaurant

    Sweet Centre Restaurant
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    Sweet Centre Restaurant, 110-114 Lumb Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 7RS - Visit now

    One of our favourite restaurants in Bradford, Sweet Centre is one of the UK’s classic Asian food establishments, established in December 1964 at 110 Lumb Lane to supply Indian and Pakistani sweets to textile and engineering workers. Now, it is widely regarded as one of the finest places for sweet treats in the city and has even branched out to serving breakfast. All these options are available for takeout or delivery through the major delivery companies. Keep an eye on their Facebook page as they often put on enticing offers such as the recent Valentine’s Day breakfast deal, buy one get one free. And it’s worth mentioning their community-oriented spirit, stepping in to feed hungry children during school holidays when national institutions fell short.

  • 3. Classic Persian Restaurant

    Classic Persian Restaurant
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    Classic Persian Restaurant, 368 Little Horton Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 0NB - Visit now

    Classic Persian Restaurant is a hidden gem located on Bradford’s Little Horton Street. It serves up classic Iranian/Persian cuisine to the city’s hungry citizens and while you’ve been able to place orders for collection for some time, now they’re also available on one of the major food delivery apps (though collection does offer an appealing 10% discount). You can order Bradford’s finest food from their expert kitchen and help support local business at the same time.

  • 4. Cona Restaurant

    Cona Restaurant
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    Cona Restaurant, 20 East Parade, Little Germany, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 5HD - Visit now

    Cona is closed for in-person visits for the time being, due to you-know-what, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy their excellent hala steaks. Simply order online and get a stack of incredible produce delivered right to your doorstep, including a 350g Imperial Wagyu steak for an eye-watering £100 (but also mouth-watering). If you have a taste for the city’s very best steaks, plus delicate Japanese takeaway treats, this is the one for you. Keep a close eye on their Facebook page for the latest offerings from the jewel in Bradford’s food scene crown.

  • 5. Bab Tooma Syrian Restaurant

    Bab Tooma Syrian Restaurant
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    Bab Tooma Syrian Restaurant, 1312 Leeds Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 8LF - Visit now

    Bab Tooma is a local favourite for fans of authentic Middle Eastern and Syrian Food, particularly kebabs and grilled meats. You can order their unique range of Syrian street food style dishes from Wednesday to Sunday, and real aficionados could (and should) opt for ‘The Beast’, a mighty selection of meat that includes kebab skewers, lamb fillets, lamb chops, chicken fillets, wings and much much more. You can keep up to date with other special offers on their Facebook page, as well as drooling over the beautifully-cooked food on offer.