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Five of the best restaurants offering posh takeaway meals for when you can’t be bothered to cook

Can’t muster the energy to cook a proper dinner? Just treat yourself to one of these dishes instead…

Can’t be bothered to cook, can’t be bothered to go out, but still feel like treating yourself?

Don’t stress – you don’t need to go to the effort of cooking to get a fancy meal.

These restaurants are offering top quality dining experiences from the comfort of your own couch.

Read on for our pick of the best takeaway dishes available now.

Sabor, available Fridays, nationwide

Sabor can deliver these incredible prawn croquettes to your front door (Picture: David Robson)

Michelin-starred restaurant Sabor is now delivering its incredible food across the UK. You can order dishes individually, such as crisp prawn croquetas (£6.50), grilled octopus (£14.60) or Basque cheesecake (£6.50).

Or go the whole hog with the Asador menu box (£90, serves two to three); you’ll get all the above, plus tortilla, Iberian pig cheeks, arroz negro, spiced prawns and more. Wine and pre-mixed cocktails are available too.

One Fine Dine, available in London and the home counties

For a real celebrity experience, try One Fine Dine

Launched by the founder of a company that provides meals for private jets, One Fine Dine has food to impress any A-lister.

Mains include Gressingham duck breast (£29.95), Denham Vale beef wellington (£34.95) and North Atlantic blackened miso cod (£36.95), while desserts such as citrus tart, orange sponge pudding and tiramisu (from £10.95) are available.

They’re even offering Christmas lunch (from £65pp), if this year has left you too frazzled to cook…

Social Bite, available nationwide

These brownies will definitely not leave you feeling guilty (Picture: marc millarmarc millar photography)

Looking for a treat to ward off the SAD blues? Now you can indulge your sweet tooth with a clear conscience.

Scottish charity Social Bite has launched Boxes of Joy brownies (£12 for four), with 100 per cent of the proceeds going towards its efforts to end homelessness.

The delicious, gooey cakes are available in flavours including classic chocolate and chocolate orange, with vegan and gluten-free options available.

Home-X, available nationwide

Chef Nico’s culinary creations are just a click away

Chef Nico Simeone, of Six by Nico, has launched Home-X – a website curating in-home dining experiences.

This includes vegan tasting dishes and hand-picked artisan cheeses and exceptional wines, from brands such as Stem wine club, The Cheese Club and vegan offering 24-Carrot.

You’ll also be able to order Home by Nico, which will echo the Six by Nico restaurants with a regularly changing, four-course tasting menu, themed around memories or places – the first being Bangkok. Prices from £50 for two.

Hoppers, available for delivery on Fridays only, nationwide

Settle down for the evening with a Sri Lankan feast (Picture: Nick Heinimann)

Launching this very week, Hoppers, a London favourite, is now spreading the love – and its tasty Sri Lankan and South Indian-inspired dishes – around the UK.

The Cash & Kari online store will stock a range of signature spices, pantry essentials, snacks, kari-home kits and Hoppers merchandise. Kari-home kits – a mix of ready-to-eat and cook-at-home dishes – include lamb kothu (£30 for two to three people), which features banana chips, mutton rolls and choco-coco biskut pudding.

Look out for cocktails such as Arrack Attack, made with Ceylon arrack, house ginger beer and coriander seeds.

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