These six midweek takeaway-friendly options will sort you out when you’re lacking on the lunch front.

Whether you’ve simply left it on the bench or forgotten due to a late night out prior, nobody deserves to go through the working day lunchless. Healthy, quick and tasty – this selection of grab-and-go options will save you when you’re running on empty.


Fukuko is East-meets-West fusion at its finest. The best mid-week option is definitely the donburi – choose from the teriyaki chicken, beef sirloin, grilled miso salmon or teriyaki tofu bowl. Takeaway is also available, meaning you can enjoy your lunch with a healthy dose of Vitamin D at Takutai Square.

Xuxu Dumpling Bar

The beloved corner Xuxu Dumpling Bar is now open for lunch every weekday from 12pm. All dumplings are lovingly handcrafted and made using ethically sourced local ingredients. Try the deliciously different spinach and water chestnut momo variety for $8 or the steamed pork buns for $9 which are made from a 1800-year-old recipe.

Little Bird Unbakery

If weekday nourishment is the question, then Little Bird Unbakery at Britomart is the answer. There is a huge range of wholesome takeaway food available and whether it be a colourful salad or a goodness-packed wrap, know that you’re fueling your temple with the good stuff.

Supreme Seafarers

The team at Supreme Seafarers don’t only serve world-class coffee but also have a delicious range of sandwiches on offer. Tucked away in a stylish cabinet you’ll find a classic egg and cress, tasty chicken and lettuce or pulled lamb. Get a half or the whole shebang. Yum.

The Store

This takeaway treasure is the ultimate on-the-go go-to. Choose the make your own option,‘The Lunchbox’ for $12.50 where you’ll get a choice of sandwich or salad and a granola bar or fruit salad. A well-balanced lunch with a price tag to match, The Store just doesn’t get any better.

Smart Sushi

Sushi is always a safe option when you’re stuck. Onigiri, nigiri or sashimi – whatever your style the team at Smart Sushi can fix you up, fast. Grab a pack and enjoy it on a beanbag for a lunch time match made in heaven.


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