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Stuck at home? Too tired from homeschooling to cook? Never fear. Yalla’s rounded up the best takeaways and catering services in the capital to help keep you out of the kitchen.

Pizza Di Rocco

When you think about takeaway, pizza usually comes first to the mind. Nothing travels quite as well or arrives quite so tasty as a pizza pie, and when most capital residents ponder pizza delivery, they call Pizza di Rocco.


Pizza di Rocco is already known for its gourmet pizza delivery, but it’s not as well known for its wide range of healthier options for those trying cut carbs or calories. Even hard-core carnivores may not be too disappointed with the vegan range of pizza, so if you are giving healthy eating a go, there’s simply no reason whatsoever to cut out pizza!


Aside from pizza delivery, Pizza di Rocco also have a mobile pizza oven, which can be hired out for parties and functions so everyone can have exactly what they want freshly prepared right before their eyes, because there’s nothing better than that cheesy pull of a fresh slice of a steaming hot pizza pie. 

Hats off to Talabat!

Talabat, the region’s leading food delivery platform, has announced that it will waive delivery and service fees based on a consumer’s proximity to a restaurant, regionwide. The initiative comes with Talabat’s desire to support its restaurant partners & customers to navigate the uncertainty provided by COVID-19. If you haven’t already downloaded this app, get on it and start ordering. It’s time to support businesses who support our community! This is dining in that you can feel very good about!

Springbok Butchery

Can’t be bothered to fire up the grill? There’s no need, because the Springbok Butchery does it all for you! Springbok Catering was started originally to offer a service of cooking, grilling or smoking our top-quality meats in the convenience of our customers’ homes around the UAE. It has now grown into one of the most well-known outdoor catering companies in the UAE, specialising in barbeques, spits, and smoked meats. They will either prepare your premium quality meats in advance and let them deliver it right to your door or let them they bring the grill to you if you are throwing a little soiree and might like the pageantry of a proper good grill experience.


La Cuisine de Manou

As her website reads: ‘everything is “fait avec amour” (made with love) at La Cuisine de Manou, Abu Dhabi’s favourite catering service. Manou Mangin loves food—making it, serving it, and, of course, eating it! Her menu items are 100% homemade menu and offer tradition and authenticity with every bite. From baby showers and weddings to private dinner parties and corporate events, Manou will ensure that your guests will experience moments of exception with a French Joie De Vivre. Home delivery is available for all items, including, sweet treats, and a seemingly endless selection of mains, such as lasagna, quiches, roasts, beef wellington, roasted chicken, et al.


The Chippy

Homesick for traditional fish & chips? Never fear! They are now be found on Reem Island at the city’s newest chippery. The Chippy in Abu Dhabi offers you an authentic and good old fashioned chippy experience. From their proper Chippy Chips, curry sauce, fresh cod and haddock, scampi and a wide selection of other fish and chip shop favourites. We have mixed all of this with a fantastic range of drinks, condiments, and other speciality products from the UK and Ireland.


Biryani Pot

Sometimes all you can bear is a steaming pot of spicy carbs, and Indian food always does the trick! Biryani Pot’s biryanis at this popular outlet are top notch and popular a treat for all senses. For those looking for a healthier option, there’s also a line of quinoa biryanis which do the trick! 02 676 6555



If you seek healthful cuisine on any given day at home, Soulfull will come to your rescue. The Soulfull lunch box includes a sandwich and side salad, soup, juice and a protein bite for less than Dhs50. You can select your combination from the restaurant’s full menu, too. 02 666 1841


Every platter sold here is a work of art, hence the name. The sushi selection includes a variety of sushi and rolls and can feed up to six people. Have no fear about the transport of your raw fish with this outlet, as the food arrives promptly and is well packaged. 800 220


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