Stock Up On Delicious Ready-Made Restaurant Meals This Winter

Ready-made meals offer the ultimate convenience. As you ease back into life after lockdown this winter, stock up on a few tasty yet wholesome pre-cooked meals from these restaurants.



If it’s Mediterranean-inspired cuisine you’re after this winter, look no further than your nearest Fournos Bakery. You can visit them in-store if you wish or order your pre-cooked meals for the week via their website. Fournos also offers cook and eat options, providing you with all the ingredients you need to whip up delicious winter dinners. No more pondering what to cook only to discover that you don’t have the necessary ingredients to prepare it!

Our top pick: Chicken Lasagne served with a medium salad and a fresh loaf of bread

Lasagne really is the ultimate winter comfort meal, isn’t it? But it takes an age to assemble all the layers just right. Rather order a pre-made chicken lasagne from Fournos. It comes with a fresh salad and a loaf of bread. Talk about a balanced meal without all the extra fuss! Fournos also makes quiches and full roast chickens to order. Click here to see their full ready-made menu.

To order a ready-made meal from Fournos, simply register on their website and buy online. Contact your nearest branch for delivery information.

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#repost @tamryn_sher ・・・ Happy days are here! I don’t need to cook tonight! We decided to order one of the @fournosbakery ‘it’s in the bag’ meals for dinner We got a delicious, hearty, tummy-filling beef lasagna, medium greek salad and a loaf of fresh bread. It’s enough to feed 4 ppl, or in our case 2 meals each and its at an affordable R200 (the🍪we ordered are extra) . . You can swop out the beef lasagna for a roast chicken or a vegetable quiche if you prefer. I think I’m going to order the quiche next I liked that all the packaging was sealed with a tamper-proof sticker for peace of mind too What good meal deals have you seen at the moment? . . . #DinnerSorted #NoCooking #HeatAndEat #ItsInTheBag #lasagna #dinner #fournosbakery #delicious #hearty #beeflasagna #bakery #greatdeal #itsasherthing

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Lexi’s Healthy Eatery 

Vegan friends, we haven’t forgotten about you and neither has Lexi’s Healthy Eatery. This top vegan restaurant is back in the kitchen bringing their famous gourmet plant-based food to their loyal customers in lockdown. Recently, they debuted a new delivery menu feature – Lexi’s In Your Freezer! These plant-based whole meals are made ready to go and packed with all the good stuff you need to get through winter. All you have to do is place your order on the Urban Foods website or via the Uber Eats app, sit back and get ready to enjoy a fantastic, wholesome meal. You can also call your nearest Lexi’s branch directly and have them deliver your order to your car outside their restaurant. Either way, it’s super convenient and super healthy.

Our top pick: Sweet Shepherd’s Pie 

Shepherd’s Pie is undoubtedly a winter dinner staple. But how does one turn it vegan and still keep its flavour integrity? Order a Sweet Shepherd’s Pie from Lexi’s! Made with a delicious lentil bolognese topped with Lexi’s signature sweet potato and leek mash, this is the ultimate vegan comfort food. Plus, it’s totally gluten-free, low carb and refined sugar-free, so you can kick guilt to the curb and enjoy your dinner with absolute satisfaction.

Click here to see Lexi’s full lockdown delivery menu.

The Local Culture

For hearty, moreish and soul warming winter dishes that’ll keep the chill at bay this winter, why not stock up your freezer with delicious ready-made dinners from The Local Culture? This restaurant is located in Lonehill, Joburg, but they do offer delivery to Pretoria! There are so many delicious options to choose from, you’ll feel absolutely spoilt for choice. Also, you can order your favourite beers or alcohol beverages to add the final touch to your meal (remember, you can only buy/order alcohol from Mondays to Thursdays according to the lockdown level 3 restrictions).

Our top pick: Chicken Pie With Gravy & Traditional Pumpkin Fritters In Syrup

To see what else they have to offer on their menu, visit