This article is part of a guide to London from FT Globetrotter

Breaking news: the posh takeaway trend is over.

It’s all about the meal kit now, a pandemic-era innovation that brings even better restaurant-quality food to your door, requiring just a few finishing touches by chef you.

We recently published an article rounding up the FT’s selection of the best delivery-meal kits from London’s top restaurants — and we asked readers to share their favourite finds too. With eating out cancelled for the foreseeable and a well-deserved break from festive cooking on the horizon, there’s no better time to give them a try.

Have you tried any meal kits from London restaurants? Share your best tips in the comments

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