10 local food places that deliver right to your door
Despite really tough times for the food business, we do believe that a strong community can make a difference. Check 10 local Minsk food and coffee places that will be happy to deliver your next delicious meal or drink.
Delivery time: Mon-Sat 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Delivery cost: Free with minimal order 50 BYN (€ 18.7) for in-city delivery, 100 BYN (€ 37.4) for outside the city (only within 15 km from Minsk).
Where to order: +375291770088, Instagram DM or any other messenger.
Best burgers in da town! When you're up for a juicy burger –get them from ENZO. They were probably the first to cook solid burgers of all kinds on a restaurant level, and in the long run only proved they are the best. Apart from burgers, ENZO offers a great choice of starters, warm salads, soups, steaks and handmade bread and bakery goods from Bakezavod bakery. Also check them at delivio.by food delivery: about 50 minutes to wait, 3 BYN for delivery and a minimum order of 15 BYN.
Delivery time: Mon-Sun 12 a.m – 10 p.m.
Delivery cost: Delivery zone is only 1.5 km, but there can be options depending on the price and the distance; 20% discount for takeaway orders.
Where to order: +375291464884 or Instagram DM
Israeli bistro in the very center of Minsk. That's the second food project of an amazing Israeli-inspired team. The dishes are super-authentic and smelling, so be ready for some finger-licking. Homemade shakshuka, 6 types of hummus and shwarma make up a main part of the menu and there are more options to suit any taste. Bete avon! Also, they deliver via delivio.by (15 BYN minimum and 3 BYN for delivery) and via menu.by.
Delivery time: Mon-Sun 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Delivery cost: Minimal order 20 BYN (€ 7.5), in-city delivery for 3 BYN (€ 1.1); 20% discount for takeaway orders. Average waiting time – 50 minutes.
Where to order: svobody4.com or +375291444714; delivio.by (3 BYN for delivery, 15 BYN minimal order); 70+ BYN (€ 26 +) – free delivery within the city.
A fashionable and usually crowded wine bar, that offers ultimate breakfast experiences, perfect wine-pairing and cozy evening get-togethers. Even now it still has plenty of visitors, but in case you prefer to avoid risks and stay home – they've arranged the delivery. Go check the menu on the website, we're sure they'll tempt you. And the fantastic option: Svobody, 4 delivers frozen pelmeni (traditional meat dumplings) and vareniki (pirogies) with fruit or potato. Just boil and – voila, a restaurant at home.
Now you can experience taste crusty stove-baked pizza while staying at home. If pizza is the soul of the place, then pasta, flatbreads and classic deserts are its heart. What's for breakfast: shrimp fettuccine or brownie with merengue and cowberry? By the way, they traditionally leave nice handwritten messages on pizza boxes.
Bangkok inspired & Minsk cooked food. Even if you've never been to Thailand, give those dishes a try: spring rolls, tom yum, pad thai noodles and refreshing drinks. Food is mostly very hot, extremely authentic and truly loved. Who else would have guessed to combine coconut milk, lemongrass, chili and mushrooms in one bowl if not Thai people? Perfect for chilly evenings at home.
Delivery time: Mon-Sun 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Delivery cost: Free in-city delivery if the order is 30+ BYN (€ 11.2) & 5 BYN if an order is under 30 BYN. Minimal order is 10 BYN (€ 3.8); 15 % off for takeaway.
Where to order: +375447647886, Instagram DM, Viber or Telegram. Also available at delivio.by and menu.by.
That's the only Indian vegetarian bistro in Minsk. On Namo serve truly Indian food for moderate prices. Of course, be ready for lots of spices, oil, vegetables and unusual combinations. This place is popular with vegetarians and vegans for high quality and natural dishes. If Masala Dosa or Dal Mahni sounds unfamiliar to you – just look the dishes up at their website. And after the pandemic be sure to visit the place – it’s a little India near Kamaroŭka market.
Delivery time: Mon-Fri 12 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat-Sun 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Delivery cost: Free if your order is 50+ BYN (€ 18.7); 5 BYN (€ 1.9) within the city, 10 BYN (€ 3.8) outside the city; 20% off for self-pickup.
Where to order: +375296554499 or Instagram DM
The place is inspired by Boris Vian's novel "L'écume des jours" and can boast of refined and extraordinary design. Now we don't recommend dining out and risking your health, so if you want some understandable, but "haute" cuisine at home, give them a try. Just to tease you: they have beef tartare with truffle sour-cream, salmon cream soup with unagi sauce and mousse cheesecakes.
Delivery time: Mon-Sun 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (if ordered the previous evening), Mon-Sun 8 p.m - 9:30 p.m. (if ordered till 7:30 p.m. day to day)
Delivery cost: Minimum order 20 BYN (€ 7.5) for free in-city delivery, and 40 BYN (€ 15) minimum order to be delivered up to 15 km from Minsk.
Where to order: Instagram DM.
Tiden is a very special coffee eco-space with zero-waste philosophy. Here you won't find any disposables, so beverages takeaway is possible only in your cup. What's more – they cook homemade vegan desserts of all kinds: chocolate glazed cheese bars, marshmallows, raw-sweets and tarts. Also, you can buy coffee beans – even ground – for espresso or alternative brewing. Of course, Tiden is not just about coffee and food: they sell and deliver unpacked eco-goods for house and hygiene, eco-cups and many more. The place itself is really small, local and much appreciated.
Note: all deserts are delivered in returnable containers, so be sure to have your own to put the good in and return the container back to the delivery person. Eco-goods are sold without packaging or in craft-packs.
Delivery time: Tue-Fri 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (orders should be made the previous day at least or after 8 p.m. from stock)
Delivery cost: Minimal order 35 BYN (€ 13) for free in-city delivery.
Where to order: +375291444475 or Instagram DM.
Tasty food for hearty people. A small family-run pastry shop will definitely sink into your heart. All pastry of perfect combination is made by two with love and care. At prices even a little bit lower than in any other big confectionary, they offer impeccable quality of Basque cheesecakes, macarons, choux cakes and homemade nougat. The ingredients used are handpicked and precooked, and make each dessert full of taste sensations. Ideal pair for your morning tea that will brighten up even the dullest of days.
Delivery time: by arrangement
Delivery cost: Minimal order 0.4 kg of any coffee beans, free delivery, only in-city.
Where to order: Instagram DM
WHY KNOT coffee cares about your morning rituals and delivers packs of high-quality coffee beans right to your door. They roast coffee in Minsk, but pick the best types from Kenya, Colombia, Brazil and other countries. Actually, Why Knot is a minimalist and cozy specialty coffee shop in the center of the city; you can quickly visit them and take away a cup of nice filter brewed coffee or a dessert.
Photos: official Instagram pages. Cover photo by palasatka