24 meal delivery services you didn’t know existed

The best meal delivery services in Australia | Mum's Grapevine

Thanks to meal delivery services it’s never been easier to get a delish dinner on the table for the whole family without heading to the shops or hiring a personal chef.

Whether you want a ready meal that just needs heating and eating, or still want the joy of cooking with handy meal kits, there’s a bunch of meal delivery services in Australia giving mums and dads a break from the nightly dinner dilemma.

Types of meal delivery services

Australian meal delivery services

Here are the different types of meal delivery services to consider:

Meal kits: Still want to cook, but not keen on shopping? Meal kits come ready with pre-portioned ingredients and recipes ready for you to get busy in the kitchen.

Ready to eat: Pre-prepared meals that are either frozen or fresh, ready for you to heat and eat.

Special diet: Many meal delivery services offer options for vegetarians, gluten-free and even keto diets.

24 meal delivery services in Australia

To help you find the right meal delivery service for your family, we’ve compiled a handy list of the best meal kits and delivery services in Australia to get you started in your search. In no particular order, they are:

1. Choice Fresh Meals

Choice Fresh Meals delivery service

Choice Fresh Meals (from $6.30 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Chef-prepared meals made to order and delivered to your home. 80 dishes to choose from roasts and grilled meats to casseroles and vegetarian options.

Delivery areas: Find out if meal delivery service is available in your area.

2. Nourish’d

Meal Delivery Services: Nourish'd ready to eat meal delivery

Nourish’d (from $69.35 for five meals)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

A rotating menu of 50 meals, with 18 to choose from each week including keto-friendly, vegetarian, snacks and low carb, all chef-prepared, fresh not frozen, and ready to heat and eat. Choose from different meal sizes – standard, large or athlete.

Delivery areas: Most major cities and towns on Australia’s east coast, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Canberra, Tasmania as well as Adelaide, the Mornington Peninsula, Ballarat and Bendigo.

3. Dietlicious

Dietlicious healthy ready to eat meals

Dietlicious (from $5.50 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Healthy, nutritious meals aimed at weight loss. Chef-created meals include Food Cleanse, Weight Loss or Healthy Individual Meals and include breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and salads.

Delivery areas: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra and surrounds.

4. Thomas Farms Kitchen

Thomas Farms Kitchen healthy meal kit delivery service

Thomas Farms Kitchen Meal Kits (from $9.49 per serve)

Type: Meal kits

Chef-created recipes and ingredients are delivered to your door, ready for you to cook up a storm. Either choose your own recipes from the range or select a meal plan.

Delivery areas: Adelaide, Sydney (Newcastle, Central Coast), Melbourne (Geelong, Vic Central Highlands), Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Goulburn, NSW Southern Highlands, Woollongong.

5. youfoodz

Meal Delivery Services: Youfoodz healthy meal delivery

youfoodz (from $9.95 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Fresh, healthy meals delivered to your door with an average shelf life of seven to nine days in the fridge. Youfoodz meals can be directed towards weight loss and calorie counts. AfterPay and Zip available.

Delivery areas: Find out if meal delivery is available in your area.

6. Soulara

Soulara vegan meal delivery service

Soulara (from $8.70 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Chef-crafted natural, plant-based meals aimed at helping bodies and minds. Available in plans from seven to 21 meals per week.

Delivery areas: Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Central Coast, Wollongong, Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Geelong, Mornington, New Castle, Blue Mountains, Darwin, Perth, Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Byron to Tweed Heads and Geraldton.

7. Tender Loving Cuisine

Tender Loving Cuisine meal delivery service

Tender Loving Cuisine (from $7.73 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Frozen nutritious meals cooked by chefs and delivered to your door. Meals include heart-friendly, gluten-free, dairy-free and soft textured.

Delivery areas: Sydney-Metro, Central Coast, Newcastle, North Coast, South Coast, Southern Highlands, ACT, Melbourne, Geelong, Mornington Peninsula, Bellarine Peninsula, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and the Gold and Tweed Coasts.

8. HelloFresh

Hello Fresh meal kit delivery service

HelloFresh Meal Kits (from $7.49 per serve + postage)

Type: Meal kits

Seasonal ingredients in colour-coded, pre-portioned meal kits with chef-curated recipes delivered to your door. All you need to do is cook the meals. Choose from a different meal plan each week, and there’s no lock-in plan so you’re able to skip a week, pause or cancel at any time.

Delivery areas: Adelaide, Albury, Ballarat, Bendigo, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Canberra, Central Coast, Central West NSW, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Gippsland, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay, Mackay, Melbourne, Mildura, Newcastle, North Coast NSW, Northern Rivers, Perth, Rockhampton, Shepparton, Southern Highlands. Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Toowoomba, Townsville, Tweed Heads and Wollongong.

“Everything is incredibly tasty and generous (there’s usually enough leftover for someone to have it for lunch the next day). The concept is really easy to follow, even the kids have a had a go at cooking. As a mum, I honestly love not having to plan family meals for the week!” – Anita, Mum’s Grapevine writer

9. Lite n’ Easy

Lite N Easy ready made meal delivery service

Lite n’ Easy (from $9 per serve)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Ready-made breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks aimed at assisting with weight loss. A mixture of more than 100 fresh and frozen meals to choose from, plans can include all meals or a selection, for five or seven days.

Delivery areas: Find out if delivery is available in your area.

10. Marley Spoon

Meal Delivery Services: Marley Spoon meal kit

Marley Spoon Meal Kits (from $8.85 per serve + postage)

Type: Meal kits

Choose from 27 weekly recipes every week, delivered with ingredients in meal kits to your door. Includes vegetarian, vegan, family-friendly recipes, with a flexible subscription that can be skipped paused or cancelled at any time.

Delivery areas: The surrounding areas of, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Launceston, Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Wollongong, Newcastle, Darwin and NSW’s Central Coast.

11. Fresh Meals 2 U

Fresh Meals 2 U ready to eat meal delivery service

Fresh Meals 2 U (from $3 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Fresh meals including breakfast, lunch, dinners and healthy snacks cooked by chefs. Meal plans come in five or seven day options.

Delivery areas: Toowoomba , Sunshine Coast , Ipswich, Brisbane, Northern NSW and the Gold Coast.

12. Dinnerly

Dinnerly meal delivery service
Dinnerly Meal Kits (from $5.25 per serve)

Type: Meal kits

Ingredients delivered in a chilled box ready to be made into meals using easy five-step digital recipes. Meal kit delivery subscription can be skipped, paused or cancelled.

Delivery areas: Most of NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, NT, ACT and Tasmania.

13. Pepper Leaf

Meal Delivery Services: Pepper Leaf meal kit

Pepper Leaf Meal Kits (from $63.90 per week )

Type: Meal kits

Pre-portioned meal kits ready to cook at home, customised to your desired quantity and dietary requirements. Meals available for one to six people, for up to five nights.

Delivery areas: Victoria (Melbourne, Bendigo, Ballarat, Mornington Peninsula, Geelong), NSW (Sydney, Newcastle, Central Coast, Wollongong), SA (Adelaide) and ACT (Canberra).

14. Chef Good

Meal Delivery Services: Chef Good healthy ready to eat meals

Chef Good (from $13.80 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Chef-made, calorie-controlled, healthy meals delivered to your door. Different meal plans available, including slim & trim and train & tone. Choose from a seasonal menu with more than 50 options.

Delivery areas: Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Canberra.

15. The Diet Factory

The Diet Factory healthy ready to eat meals

The Diet Factory (from $9.90 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Dedicated meals for men and women, aimed at weight loss. Order the food delivery boxes as part of the standard seven-day or five-day plan – includes breakfasts, lunches and dinners plus two snacks a day.

Delivery areas: Queensland (Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Rockhampton).

16. GoodnessMe Box

GoodnessMe Box monthly subscription boxes

GoodnessMe Box (from $15 per box)

Type: Snack boxes

Monthly subscription boxes curated to your own dietary requirements, containing food products and samples that have been approved by a team of health practitioners.

Delivery areas: Australia-wide

17. Gym Food Australia

Gym Food Australia ready to eat meals for training and weight loss

Gym Food Australia (from $4.95 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

A great food delivery service for those with an active lifestyle. Frozen, balanced meals designed to help achieve fitness or body composition goals. Meals are cooked to order, snapped frozen and shipped weekly.

Delivery areas: Find out if delivery is available in your area.

18. Home Chef

Home Chef ready to eat meals

Home Chef (from $3 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Get healthy meals delivered straight to your door with Home Chef, specialising in nutritionally balanced, fresh meals that include dairy-free and gluten-free options.

Delivery areas: Western Australia (Perth Metropolitan Area from Two Rocks to Mandurah to the Hills area)

19. My Muscle Chef

My Muscle Chef ready to eat meal delivery service

My Muscle Chef (from $9.55 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

The meal delivery service from My Muscle Chef offers balanced meals specifically targeted to different body goals, including muscle gain and calorie control. Also available in vegan and keto-friendly plans.

Delivery areas: More than 4,200 postcodes Australia wide, across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and many more.

20. Dinner Twist

Dinner Twist meal kit delivery service Western Australia

Dinner Twist Meal Kits (from $10.42 per meal)

Type: Meal kits

Fresh food delivery boxes filled with local, seasonal ingredients. The meal kits from Dinner Twist arrive with healthy recipes ready for you to cook into delicious meals at home. Four different boxes to choose from: Express Box, Family Box, Wholesome Box or Plant-Based Box.

Delivery areas: Western Australia (currently services homes from Albany all the way to Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and out to the Perth Hills).

21. The Dinner Ladies

The Dinner Ladies dinner delivery service

The Dinner Ladies (from $12 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Started by two mums who love to cook, The Dinner Ladies continues to create some of the best home delivery meals across Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane.

Delivery areas: Check if your suburb is included.

22. Gourmet Meals

Gourmet Meals ready to eat meal delivery service

Gourmet Meals (from $6.80 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Delivers individually portion-controlled, nutritionally balanced frozen meals. The meals are prepared by chefs, and everything is gluten-free.

Delivery areas: All over the Gold Coast, Northern Rivers, Ipswich, and outer Brisbane suburbs right up to Caboolture.

23. Eat Fit Food

Eat Fit Food nutritious meal delivery service

Eat Fit Food (from $13.50 per meal)

Type: Ready to eat meal delivery

Nutritionists and chefs create healthy meals that are cooked and delivered to your door fresh. Choose from Meal Programs or the A La Carte Menu.

Delivery areas: Sydney and Melbourne

24. Dinner Sorted

Best Meal Delivery Services Dinner Sorted

Dinner Sorted Meal Kits (from $79 per week)

Type: Meal kits

This family-owned meal kit delivery service prides itself on supporting Melbourne businesses. Choose from an Aussie Family Box, Classic Plan or Low Carb Plan.

Delivery areas: Melbourne Metropolitan area.

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