London's best BBQ deliveries and takeaways

Why sweat over a hot barbecue when someone is willing to do most of the grunt work for you? We’re rounding up some of the best smoked foods and prepped BBQ dishes that are being delivered across London right now…  Where: 338 Acton Mews, Haggerston, London E8 4EA

Berber & Q’s barbecues are of a Middle East and North African flavour – and they’ve a number of boxes on offer. The family box combines a selection of mezze with lemon and saffron marinated chicken and merguez sausages, while their limited edition Bacardi box features smoked chicken thighs with saffron, orange & Bacardi Spiced Rum caramel. Both come with plenty of pitas. 

Follow them for the latest info: @berberandq. How to order: Via their website

  Where: Lamb St, Spitalfields, London E1 6EA

This food truck normally plies its trade at Spitalfields market, but has switched to delivery during lockdown. The chef here used to be head pitmaster at The Big Easy, so knows a thing or two about ‘cue. Choose between 14 hour smoked brisket, smoked pulled beef, whole chipotle smoked chicken and an eight hour smoked lamb shoulder.

Order the meat on its own, or in kit form with things like naan, brioche rolls, and slaw added to the mix. Follow them for the latest info: @charredfoodtruck. How to order: Delivery is within zones 1-4.

DM them your orders on Instagram.

  Where: Unit 19, 10 Stour Road, Hackney Wick, London E3 2PA A new addition to the London barbecue scene, this sees three chefs combine to create the kind of BBQ meats they love themselves.

Expect smoked beef and pork buns alongside Argentinian sausage and a smoked pork shoulder doughnut that sounds amazing.  Follow them for the latest info: @fromtheashesbbq. How to order: Collection only


Where: 46-48 Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 6LT Hotbox has a number of BBQ classics on the menu, including St Louis pork ribs, beef short ribs and a BBQ selection that rounds them all up. The Piggy Burger (beef burger and pulled pork) and the 18-hr beef brisket burger are also worth a look. 

Follow them for the latest info: @hotboxldn. How to order: Via Deliveroo

  Where: 89 Kingsland High St, Dalston, London E8 2PB

Yakitori masters Jidori have created something that will be very handy for anyone wanting to try something a little different on the grill. The box includes three different types of yakitori (aubergine with miso glaze, chicken thigh & spring onion, minced chicken) as well as marinated thighs, sides and beer. They even include charcoal and firelighters.

Delivery range: 8 miles Follow them for the latest info: @jidoriuk How to order: Via their website


Where: 16 & 17 Bohemia Place, Hackney, London E8 1DU Lagom is all about live-fire cooking and their offering features a number of vaccum-packed smoked goodies that can be thrown on the barbecue or can just be heated up. Dishes include pit-roasted celeriac, smoked pork belly and lamb ribs – alongside smoked bun kits.

They deliver every Friday and get sold out – so act early in the week.  Follow them for the latest info: @eatlagom How to order: Via their website


Where: 212 Merton Road, London SW18 5SW There’s a distinctly South African BBQ feel to Park Tavern, that’e because the food here’s from the same people behind Farringdon’s Hammer & Tongs. There’s a Braai pack for two which includes spiced-rubbed chicken wings, garlic & herb salt-rubbed sheep chops, herb oil marinated flat iron steak and boerewors – all ready for the BBQ. 

Follow them for the latest info: @parktavernsw18. How to order: Via Uber Eats or Click & Collect

  Where: London Fields and White City

Pririe Fire specialises in Kansas-City style BBQ, with Kansas City native Michael Gratz heading everything up. Their BBQ sandwiches are the real draw here, including the KC classic with 16hr oak-smoked USDA brisket and the Sow Town with 14hr applewood-smoked pulled pork. They also deliver Family Meals vac-packed You can order all kinds of smoked meats for the weekend barbecue. 

Follow them for the latest info: @prairiefirebbq How to order: Via Deliveroo for London Fields and White City

  Where: 35 Sclater St, Shoreditch, London E1 6LB

Arguably at the pinnacle of smoked meats in London, Smokestak are running a local delivery and takeaway service every Friday and Saturday – as well as kicking off London-wide (and soon UK) delivery. Smoked sausage, brisket, pork belly, ribs and pulled pork are all available. The smoked aubergine and their pit beans are a must, not to mention the sticky toffee putting for dessert. 

Follow them for the latest info: @smokestakUK How to order: Via their website.

  Where: 35 Sclater St, Shoreditch, London E1 6LB

Bermondsey’s Texas Joe’s are delivering brisket, beef rib and pork shoulder. And if you’re catering for a socially distant party, they’ll supply whole rib racks, a complete brisket and more. You won’t go hungry.  

Follow them for the latest info: @texasjoes. How to order: Via their website.


More food and drink delivered… And for even more delivery ideas (including shops, coffee, booze, bakeries and more), check out our Staying in section

Food delivery in London, by area…

North: Islington, Highbury, Stoke Newington  |  King’s Cross, Camden & Clerkenwell 

SouthBorough, London Bridge, Bermondsey |  Clapham, Brixton  |  Peckham, Camberwell, Dulwich

East: Hackney  |  Shoreditch and Spitalfields  |  Walthamstow and Leyton

West: Chelsea, Kensington & Belgravia  |  White City and Notting Hill

Central: Central London restaurant deliveries

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