It’s Friday, and we all know that translates as ‘treat yo’self to the tastiest lunch you can afford’, which is why today is a great day to grab all your teammates and chip in on some tasty catered foods.
Why bother going out searching for a sandwich when you can get the most delicious meal delivered right to your desk? Less time outside of the office means more time to eat. Smart, we know.
From gourmet sandwiches to colourful salads or sushi, we’ve rounded up some of Dublin’s best places that do a catered lunch.
Hey, you can always chance your arm and expense it amirite?
1. Fallon & Byrne
For the ultimate foodie treat, these guys never disappoint.
They’ll deliver sandwich platters from just €5.50 per person, or you can go all out with a cold buffet that includes blackened salmon, mango and cucumber salsa on a herb salad, and rare aged Irish roast beef. Mmm.
2. Oishii Sushi
This fab sushi place does the prettiest sushi platters you’ll ever see.
You can nibble on mixed veg and fish sushi and sashimi, and there’s also a full vegan platter on the menu too. They also offer sushi masterclasses to corporate groups for something different!
If you’re in the mood for something healthy and delicious then this is your best bet.
You order anything from brekkie and coffee, to lunch wraps or sweet treats, with options such as a mix fruit plate, or their yummy new salmon Poke bowl.
4. Gourmet Food Parlour
The menu here is so extensive there’s sure to be something that everyone in the office will enjoy.
You could get American Style Buttermilk Pancakes for breakfast, or opt for their ‘carnival’ style, which has wild mushroom risotto with parsnip crisps and sweet & spicy curry on basmati rice.
5. Kinara Kitchen
This lip-smackingly good Pakistani and Middle Eastern place do catering on Thursdays and Fridays – what a treat.
We love their Malai Tikka, which is bite-sized pieces of tender chicken breast marinated in ginger, garlic, turmeric and yogurt and cooked in a clay oven. <3
6. Urban Picnic
This is a great option for a fun, nutritious lunch.
They’ve also launched special Pop-Up lunches for offices, such as ‘Traditional Sunday Roast Days’ with all the trimmings and our fave, ‘Street Food.’
7. Lolly and Cooks
The ultimate feast for your whole team can be found here.
Start the day with some fresh berry skewers with elderflower crème fraiche, and follow up with an individual lunch box that has a sandwich or sausage roll or quiche, salad, Belvoir sparkling juice, and a cupcake. So cuuuute.
8. The Cake Cafe
This adorable cafe also delivers their homemade treats straight to your desk.
You can fill up on a bacon and sausage sandwich platter (the dream), or a selection of sandwiches including smoked chicken, basil mayonaise and roasted red peppers, and salami from Gubeen in West Cork, chilli jam, cais na ri cheese.