The complete Northside list of small businesses home delivering



 Image: Biviano Direct website

** UPDATED 13 JULY**
I know I'm not alone in finding it a soul shattering experience witnessing our favourite locals go from business as usual to fighting to keep their doors open, in a matter of weeks. It's been difficult to watch and the reality is, several of them won't survive. To do my bit, I decided to try and avoid Woolies as much as possible and being asthmatic af, shops just aren't a good idea for me. So I searched online for local businesses delivering the essentials. Three days later, I had finally ordered what I needed, but from Instagram, to Facebook and back to Instagram,  I s**t you not, I was exhausted.

 

So I compiled a list of small, local Northside businesses offering home delivery for; bakery items, booze, deli & groceries, fruit and veg and meat. Here it goes..

Note: for business listing submissions, please email me whitney@thornburycandleco.com

Bakery

A1 Bakery (Brunswick & Fairfield) - Now delivering only via Door Dash and Uber Eats

All Are Welcome Bakery (Northcote) - pre-order bread and pastries for delivery

Northcote Bakeshop (Northcote) 

Phil's Bakehouse & Cafe (Northcote) - yes...those famous pies for our hangovers!

Publique Bakery (Preston market) - click on Book Now on their Facebook page

 

Booze

Future Mountain Brewing (Reservoir)

Hard Rubbish Bar (Preston) NOT OPEN FOR NOW. Current as at 13 July

Moon Dog Brewing  (Preston)   Order before 12pm for same day delivery

Northside Wines (Northcote) 

Pallino Bar (Thornbury) - ready made Negroni delivery anyone?! 

Purple Emerald Lounge Bar (Northcote) - 2 cocktails for $28 made fresh- call or email 9482 7007 or info@purpleemerald.com.au

Rock Paper Wine (Northcote) 

Tallboy and Moose (Preston) 

The Prosecco Queen (Alphington) 

3 Ravens Brewery (Thornbury) - Free delivery within 5km of 3071

 

Deli & Groceries 

 

Image: Brother Alec, Thornbury

ARC Asian Grocer (Preston market) - family owned and operated for 20yrs. Also doing fruit and veg boxes. Website coming soon. Until then- phone/email orders to orders@arcasiangrocer.com.au/ 0406-150-811

Brother Alec (Thornbury) - coffee/tea, dairy/specialty cheeses, eggs, bagels & bread, dry goods, sauces, biscuits and a lil vegan line

Gerry’s Deli (Preston) 

Icecream Social (Thornbury) - did I hear...cherry pie

Little Tienda (Thornbury)  Available again from 20th July

Local Pantry Co (Preston)

Moon Rabbit Cafe (Preston) - alllllll the groceries!

Murph's Food Co-op (Northside somewhere) - Delivering from local businesses Terra Madre, St David's, Organic Ease, Calendar Cheese, Natural Tucker and a bunch of others

My Milkman (Northcote) - Plastic-free groceries- reusable milk bottles etc (milk, bread, croissants, butter, coffee). Delivering throughout inner North.

Oasis Middle Eastern Supermarket (Fairfield) - All sorts of groceries, breads and ready made dinner packs

Piedimonte’s Supermarket (Fitzy North) 

Reservoir SUPA IGA (Reservoir) Call store to order on 9469 4766, cash on delivery

Small Axe Deli (Brunswick)

Tahina online market (Fitzroy and Northcote)

Theodore’s (Brunswick)  - Only delivering on Friday's. Delivery within 10km of Brunswick. The only business delivery fresh seafood on this list ; )

Union St Brewers (Brunswick) - Brunch boxes (Delivery in Brunswick only)

 

Fruit and veges

Biviano Direct (Thornbury)  - Low carb/Keto greens only vege boxes 

Camalugia & Sons (Preston) 

Ceres Joe’s Market Garden (Coburg) - Der Partisan bakery goods also available

Mecca Bros Fruit City (Fitzroy North) - Delivering as far as Preston

Northside Fruit & Veg (Reservoir)

Nova Fresh Fruit and Veg (Northcote)     

Oranges & Lemons (Brunswick East) - Download order form and email back to info@orangesandlemons.com.au 

Organic Ease  - affordable, organic produce

Rhubarb Rhubarb Organics (Preston) 

 

Meat, poultry and seafood

Brenta Meats (Fairfield) - Their online shop is now up and running- HOORAY

Joe’s Quality Corner (Preston) 

Ocean Made (Collingwood) - Seafood

Preston Free Range Poultry & Game (Preston)

Romatino Meats (Northcote) - 100% free range, hormone, steroid and antibiotic free. Free delivery within 20km of Northcote. No min spend

The Gourmet Meat Rack (Northcote) 

 

Specialty

Beyond Coffee - Specialty coffee brew bags subscription. Roasted in Melbourne. 100% compostable and biodegradable. Founded by some of my favourite (and fussiest) baristas. They know their shit.

Classica International (Reservoir) - specialists in organic spelt products

Danny's Drycleaning (Northcote) - will pickup and drop off. Also do alterations. Text/call Lee 0435768266. Cash/eftpos/bank transfer accepted. 

The Thornbury Fromagerie (Thornbury) - doing cheese and wine packs home delivered. Can add on items such as quince paste, crackers and more...wine ; )

Two Boys Brew Kombucha (Thornbury) - they're giving $10 from each case to their hospo suppliers 

 

Sweet treats and desserts

Baked by KB (Thornbury) - council registered home based cakery. Free delivery in Thornbury

Brazen Brownies & Dessert Bar (Fairfield)

Joy Jaune (Thornbury) - Artisan small patisserie specialising in eclairs 

Kenny Lover Ice Cream (Thornbury) - Text order and address to 0466 538 628 before 7pm for same night delivery

Miinot Gelato (Pascoe Vale South) - Pascoe Vale, Coburg, Brunny West, Moonee Ponds, Essendon, Strathmore only

Something Sweet Gelato (Reservoir)

 

Other resources

Restaurants, bars and cafes still operating https://www.stillserving.com.au/

Platforms showcasing small businesses and what they're doing during Covid-19 https://carrythroughcovid.com/ and  https://www.theindomitables.co/

 

And of course, my own lil small business, Thornbury Candle Co. Currently working on a Gin & Tonic hand wash I first formulated at perfume school. If you're ever interested in reading my story, here it is.

Know any seniors or someone that may not have access to the internet? Download and print this flyer for them listing only those that take phone orders and cash on delivery.  Pop it in their letterbox and be a bloody legend!


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