Marlow Covid-19 Business & Delivery update 3-5-20

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Recent updates since our previous share on Social media

  • GENERAL NEWS
    • Discounted Compost Bins now available, thanks to a subsidy from Bucks Council. Residents can visit www.getcomposting.com, enter their Buckinghamshire postcode,. and access selected products at a discount.
  • FOOD UPDATES SEE MAIN LISTING FOR MORE DETAILS ON EACH
    • Kicking Horse – a Marlow based craft beer merchants, usually serving the trade, but now delivering a great range of beers, ciders and cocktails to the local area.
    • Coffee & Stuff can deliver a range of tea and coffee products including Nespresso Compatible Capsules!  https://coffeeandstuff.co.uk/shop/
    • Marlow Green – now has a website to order your home deliveries from, in addition to emailing of phoning them.. and they are also selling some freshly baked bread!
    • Strawberry Grove – the already impressive offering continues to be expanded! Now includes items like flour, and even garden plants!
    • Penguin Fish Bar on West Street has reopened with limited hours Thu – Sat
    • Dean Street Market (Fruit, veg and fish), now back on every Wednesday morning.
  • OTHER SHOPS
    • Hewetts now have an online shop at hewettsofmarlow.co.uk , with 20% discounts on everything!
    • Hillier Garden Centre (used to be Wyevale, on the Little Marlow Road) – you can now order plants online for home delivery www.hillieronline.co.uk plus “Click and Collect” is also possible for other gardening essentials.

Local info from Buckinghamshire Council

Its now ok to park without paying in ALL council run car parks, and also on SINGLE yellow lines etc, see our article for full details.

Bucks Council have created a Covid-19 “Community support hub” on their website, which basically covers 3 areas:

Events

As you would presume, basically all events that bring people together are cancelled for the immediate future. Of the larger local events, looking further ahead:

  • Marlow Market (the food one on the Causeway) is cancelled until further notice
  • Marlow Town Regatta – postponed this year
  • Marlow May Fayre – postponed this year
  • Pub in the Park – rescheduled for later in the year

Food and Drink

As per current Government rules, only “Essential” businesses can remain open. Major categories include Supermarkets and food shops , Chemists, and Petrol stations . Hence Sainsbury’s, Marks and Spencers, Boots etc are open – with restrictions on numbers allowed in at any time. In addition local stores like Londis on Oak Tree road, and Carvells on Station Road are open.

There are other categories, including food takeaway/delivery and others – which are the focus of our lists below:

Takeaway and Delivery of Food and Drink

Kicking Horse – Craft beer delivery

Kicking Horse are a craft beer merchants based on Globe Business Park, Marlow who usually sell to restaurants, pubs, hotels etc, predominantly in London.
Now they have adapted to delivering a great range of beers, ciders and cocktails to the local area. They are also hosting regular virtual tasting sessions!

Online shop is here: https://kicking-horse-craft-beer-merchants.myshopify.com/

Insta: https://www.instagram.com/kickinghorseuk/

Coffee & Stuff

Since launching their business in 2016, Marlow based couple, Mike and Valerie Parkes, have supplied wholesale coffees, teas and associated products to a range of hospitality businesses locally, including Harleyford Golf Club, The Marlow Club, Satollo, Oarsman and many more.

Now… via their online shop Coffee & Stuff can deliver a range of tea and coffee products including Nespresso Compatible Capsules! Free home delivery within a 7 mile radius of Marlow subject to a minimum spend of £20https://coffeeandstuff.co.uk/shop/

Marlow Green

During the current Corona Virus crisis we are focusing on delivery to our customers

You can use our online order form or send an email to marlowgreendelivery@outlook.com detailing what you want and include your name, address and a contact number. Or simply call us on 07902 994636

We offer a range of pre-selected vegetable and fruit boxes , plus some bread!) – and we are happy to completely customise an order and include whatever you need from our  range of groceries, rice, pasta, nuts, olives, herbs, spices and chilled products

Orders over £15 are delivered free to SL7 postcodes

Oysters Fish & Chips

Oysters Fish & Chips in Marlow Bottom – have reopened 3 days a week – Thu-Sat, with a Click and Collect service, driven by a fab new app. Details in our article.

Penguin Fish and Chips

Penguin fish bar on West Street has reopened with limited hours:

  • Thursday 5-8
  • Friday 12-2 and 5-8
  • Saturday 5-8.

Strawberry Grove cafe

Offering a huge range of boxes – fruit, veg, bakery, dairy, meat – plus ready meals, and now also store cupboard essentials like flour , and to top it off – Garden Plants! Delivered contact free, and available to order online 24 hours a day, and you can now place an order over the phone on 01628 789 988.

They have recently expanded their delivery radius to 8.5 miles from Marlow,  covering Bourne End, Wooburn Green, High Wycombe and most of Beaconsfield.

ORDER ONLINE  http://strawberrygrove.co.uk/delivery/

Seed1

Offering home deliveries and click&collect (ordering by 2pm for collection next day between 3 and 5 from outside the shop) Delivery is free for NHS workers and the over 65s.

You can get dry store stuff, cereals, herbs, spices, pasta, coffee beans, teas, grains, pulses as well as household cleaning and personal hygiene products.

They are also doing fruit and /or veg boxes once a week . Containing a selection of fruit or veg, these boxes are designed to last 1-2 people for a week. Fruit boxes are £10 and veg boxes £20.

Free range eggs also available between 10 and 5 weekdays from outside the shop

Website is https://seed1.co.uk/

Four State

On top of hand delivery of all orders including cleaning and laundry refills, they also offer new food delivery service.

There are 3 types of bag which we have put together, details are on our website under “Food Delivery”

We are also collaborating with local meat and fish suppliers which you can order to be delivered at the same time as fruit and veg packs. 
The bags are available to buy from Tuesday to be delivered between Friday and Sunday of that week.  

Orders can be placed online https://fourstate.co.uk/ over the phone or via email patrick@fourstate.co.uk

Cote Brasserie

Have introduced “Cote at Home”, with deliveries to SL7 postcodes currently on Tue and Thu. Prepared meals to re-heat, or freeze, plus meat and wine etc. https://coteathome.co.uk/

Sunday Roasts at Cafe Globe

A collaboration between Globe Cafe and chef Jack Blumenthal, delivering a Sunday Roast to your door! 20% of profit will be donated to the ‘Meals for the NHS’ charity for our NHS heroes.

Order online from Wednesday to Friday midnight for this Sunday

Free local delivery or collection from…Cafe Globe Globeside Park, Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow SL71HZ

Phil Bowditch butchers and fishmongers

The long established Phil Bowditch in Little Marlow now delivers….

“In light of recent events we now offer a home delivery service. Please email any orders to us at philbowditch23@aol.com along with your address and phone number. ” https://www.philbowditch.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/philbowditch/

Mansfields Wholesale

Usually a wholesaler, but in these times doing home delivery

1.Veg, 2.Fruit and Veg , 3.Veg, Fruit and Salad boxes – HOME DELIVERY SERVICE – call 01628 471 222 between 9:00 and 14:00 to place your order for next day delivery – for our local community in these tough times – Flackwell, Bourne end, Marlow , Wooburn and Cookham ONLY http://www.mansfieldswholesale.com/

Tiger Garden

Open for Indian Takeaway (timings updated since photo shown was taken)

Thursday – Monday: open 5pm – 9pm

Tuesday and Wednesday: closed

Open for collection and delivery only.

Menu etc here: https://www.tigergarden.co.uk/

Maliks

Malik’s Marlow is open for takeaway. We wanted to serve our community during this difficult time and we know you’ve been missing our food. Order for collection or delivery 🚗

We have taken steps to ensure minimal contact and ask you to observe all rules when collecting your takeaway

Order now: 01628 482180 4pm to 10-pm http://www.maliks.co.uk/

Marlow Cheese

*MARLOW CHEESE DELIVERS!* The fab  Marlow Cheese Co are offering contact free local delivery!
They are a small family run business, working and living in Marlow, working with local dairy farmers.. and most importantly make delicious cheese 
Email Info@marlowcheese.co.uk or www.marlowcheese.co.uk/

COOK

Open 9.30-4.30. Cook Marlow has an army of volunteer drivers who deliver to anyone self-isolating, or vulnerable in any way. Call the shop for delivery 01628 617386 or Click and Collect online  shop online

Kebab Vans

Tony’s Grill bar – both vans, located in the Dean St Car Park and the Causeway are open in the evenings. Doner kebabs of course, but also chicken kebabs, burgers, chips. Fab food by the long established vans.

Satollo

Has opened as a deli shop (no coffee no cooked food).
Our opening hours are
Monday to Saturday 10:30am to 3:30pm.
We will sell different brands of pasta, rice, olive oil, olives, tomato sauce, pesto, charcuterie and cheeses plus a large variety of Italian wines.

The Crafty Taproom

Although we are closed you can still get the best craft beer delivered fresh to your door using our contactless delivery service of our 3 pint growlers, plastic 4 pint dispenser and large selection of cans and bottles. Visit our website craftytaproom.uk or call Phil on 07368576565 to place an order. (Also occasionally open for takeaway – check social for updates. )

Butchers Tap

Open for takeaway for provisions, mini meat hamper and “ready meals”, and they also offer FREE delivery on all this. Food choices are here: https://www.thebutcherstap.co.uk/ 50% off for NHS Workers

Suum Vietnamese Kitchen

In this difficulty time we have create a take away menu and frozen food.
Available to order from Thursday to Monday 12pm to 8pm. Menu available in our website.

We are also doing “Contact-Free” delivering with in Marlow. We will give you a ring 15 minutes before we arrive. When the delivery man arrives, he will place your order out side your door, then step back at least 1.5 meter and wait near by for your to collect it.

If you have any questions, please email  contact@suumkitchen.com or call us 01628 471110

Da Luca (Marlow Bottom)

Amazing Italian food and pizzas…. available for takeaway OR delivery from 12pm till 2pm and 5pm till 9pm. Every day EXCEPT Monday. https://www.dalucarestaurant.com/menu/

Rebellion Beer

Operating a “Contactless Drive Thru”, plus FREE local delivery https://www.rebellionbeer.co.uk/

Beccafico

Ciao everyone, we do home deliveries! Go to our web site select your food, pay online and we will deliver to your house ❤️ https://www.beccafico.uk/take-away-menu or 01628 613757

Selected Businesses still operating

Hewetts

We’d like to welcome you to our online shop at hewettsofmarlow.co.uk

We are continuing to add products all the time and if you can’t find what you’re after, get in touch and we’ll see if we can help

Everything is at 20% off and we can deliver locally or use Royal Mail for further afield.

Hillier Garden Centre

Hillier Garden Centre (used to be Wyevale, on the Little Marlow Road)

You can now order plants online www.hillieronline.co.uk with courier delivery to your home.

“Click and Collect” is also possible for other gardening essentials. https://www.hillier.co.uk/hillier-email-order-collect/

Healthy Stuff (Liston Court)

A family owned independent health food shop or over 15 years we have been helping our customers to achieve and maintain their optimum health and vitality. https://www.healthy-stuff.co.uk/ Healthy Stuff Food Shop: Tel: 01628 473 684 – Email: healthystuffshop@btconnect.com

Hunt’s Hardware

Hunts of Marlow’s Hardware store is in the classification of Essential with regards to COVID 19, and thus is open. There will be controlled restrictions on entry for health reasons.
Standard working hours at the moment but could change anytime ( check door or window notices )
Mon -Saturday 8am until 5:30pm
Sun 9am -3pm.
Tel 01628 488228

D&J Newsagent on West Street

We are open  at 5am as normal and closing at 1pm Monday to Saturday and 1200 on Sunday. We are happy to take new home delivery customers, providing a link with the outside world and easier for them to isolate as recommended.

Marlow Club

are offering FREE online classes. They are running 3 a day, simply accessible on Facebook live: https://www.facebook.com/TheMarlowClub/

Saddle Safari

Following on from the announcement on the 23 rd March there is an exemption to allow bike shops to remain open .
We are still open and doing business in a “remote” fashion . In order to manage the staff and workload better we have reduced our days of opening so are no longer open Sundays for the time being. We encourage use of the phone for new bikes sales and to discuss repairs.
.Just to remind you that our website has lots of routes that you can look at and download if you need new inspiration for your
daily ride .
.https://www.saddlesafari.co.uk/category/routes/

  • More detail coming next update on:
  • https://benstutors.com/
  • Malrow Green shop open
  • Prince of Wales pizza etc
  • Coffee Dan
  • Rebellion – online ordering
  • Satollo open, coffees atc
  • Strawberry Grove takeaway
  • https://marlowhenleywine.co.uk/about-us/
  • Nat Trust car parks?
  • Giggling Squid
  • Stocks – pop up plant shop
  • Penguin Fish bar open
  • subway reopened
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