Supermarkets are pretty busy, but there are other companies who can deliver groceries or hot food to your door – check websites for prices and delivery details. A takeaway could be with you in under an hour…

Please feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments below, and if you find this information useful please share – we want to reach as many people as possible!

British Corner Shop
No chilled food at the moment, but they have tinned food, bread, biscuits, cereals, tea and coffee. Check their website for availability and delivery timescales.

Takeaway delivery services

These companies deliver food and drink from various takeaways, restaurants and food shops to your door – you put in your postcode to see what’s available near you. Order and pay online or via their app.
Just Eat
Uber Eats


Order and pay online for safe delivery to an agreed location outside your door. If you don’t like pizza they also sell side orders such as chicken wings and potato wedges, soft drinks and desserts.
Pizza Hut Delivery
Domino’s Pizza
Papa John’s


Not the cheapest option, but if you’re stuck indoors on your birthday, you could order a hamper as a treat. Some items may not be available – check their websites for details.
Fortnum and Mason
John Lewis

Make your own

Jack Monroe, Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson have some great recipes from store cupboard ingredients which are useful if you can’t get to the shops.

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Hello! I have MS and I'm having chemotherapy for bowel cancer, so I'm shielding to protect myself from coronavirus. When I'm not ill I work in IT.

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