It’s not a good game without some good food.
The Grand Final is approaching, and you’re going to need some food to keep your energy up. Cheer on your favourite team and snack on these awesome AFL feasts around Melbourne. Pick up these footy feeds if they’re within your 10km, or get them delivered to your door for some convenient snacking. Without further ado, here are some great AFL feasts for you to try around Melbourne.
1. Builders Arms Hotel
Check out this awesome meal from Builders Arms Hotel. The star of the show is their slow roasted Boston Butt, which you can easily pull off and dip into their apple mustard or fermented chilli sauce. Enjoy the pork with a prawn cocktail roll, potato salad and chopped broccoli and freekah salad.
Their Finish at Home Football Feast serves two people and costs $120. Order it for pick up in Fitzroy between Friday the 24th and Sunday the 26th, or get it delivered through Providoor.
2. Plough Hotel
This Family Footy Finals Feast serves 4 to 5 people. In it, you’ll get a choice of two pizzas, a large pie, chicken wings and chips with aioli. This Family Feast will set you back $70. If you’re feeling thirsty, you can also grab two sets of 2L Hawkers Lager for $25.
Pick up one of the Plough Hotel’s AFL feasts between 4:30 and 6:30pm on Saturday September 25. Order through their website.
3. Country Cobb Bakery
You can’t go wrong with a good pie. That’s why Country Cobb Bakery, winner of several pie awards, has got you covered. In their Grand Final Party Pie Pack, you’ll sink your teeth into 12 meat pies, 12 pepper pies, 12 chunky beef pies, 12 scallop pies, 12 sausage rolls and 6 mixed slices.
Pre-order a box and pick it up from their stores in Kyneton, Boronia and Springvale. Or, get it delivered to your door. Order by midnight Wednesday for Friday delivery in metropolitan Melbourne. The Pie Pack costs $150 and includes free delivery.
4. Grossi A Casa
Enjoy a Grossi Footy Pack from Grossi A Casa. Indulge in delicious Italian comfort food that will blissfully take you from the start to the end of the game. In their $75 Footy Pack, you’ll feast on sourdough, arancini, lasagne and tiramisu.
Pre-order a Grossi Footy Pack and pick it up from their Bourke Street location, or get it delivered if you live within 35km of the CBD.
5. Cherry Bar
Inside a Cherry Bar cooler bag, you’ll discover two Cherry cocktails, a mixed four pack of beers, sea salt chips, two sausage rolls, two beef pies and two jam doughnuts.
Order a Cherry Grand Final Pack before 7pm on Friday September 24, and get it delivered if you live within 50km of their Little Collins St location. Then, the Cherry Grand Final Pack will be delivered on the Saturday between 10:30am and 2:30pm.
6. Royal Stacks
If you’re within 10km Moorabbin, you’re in luck! To celebrate their new Moorabbin store, Royal Stacks is doing an exclusive Grand Final Pack so you can feel like royalty on the big day. Feed on two single stack burgers and two large fries. Then wash it down with a six pack of Stomping Ground lager.
This pop-up event is on Friday September 24 and Saturday September 25. Grab your Grand Final Pack for $49.50 between 12 and 8:30pm. If you order at this pop-up event, you’ll also receive a Blockbuster-themed membership card that’ll give you 10 per cent off any purchase until December 2021.
Pre-order a Grand Final Pack here.
Enjoy Estelle’s Grand Final BBQ Box For Two. In this delicious box for two, you’ll indulge on two house-made sausage rolls, two pork and herb sausages, one 500g dry aged rib eye, potato salad, cos lettuce and two raspberry ripple pavlova.
Order a Grand Final BBQ Box for pick-up at their Northcote store between 12pm and 8pm on Friday September 24 or Saturday September 25.
If you can’t pick it up, you can also hop onto Providoor and order a Grand Final Banquet for delivery instead.
8. Third Wave Café
Feast on a Brisket Pie and Ribs Grand Final Pack for $169 from Third Wave Café. This pack serves four people, and you’ll tuck into a massive brisket pie. For extra flavour, they’ve included two syringes filled with cheese sauce and BBQ sauce, so you can inject it into the pie.
On top of that, they’ve included 50g of slow smoked beef ribs, one rack of slow smoked pork ribs, 12 wings, 8 cheesy corn bread, 300g cowboy beans, 400g mac and cheese and one bottle of house-made spicy BBQ sauce.
With this Grand Final Pack, you’ll definitely have leftovers. Of course, if the Pack has too much food, you can also order the delicious brisket pie on its own.
Order a pack for delivery across metropolitan Melbourne on Saturday September 25 between 9am and 1pm. Order before 12pm on Friday the 24th to avoid disappointment.
9. Mabu Mabu
Tuck into a Snack Bar Game Box from this awesome Indigenous eaterie. Choose between their mixed or vegan options, and discover delicious flavours like emu hot dogs, wattleseed eggplant schnitzel, chilli cheese yams and more!
A snack box costs $75 and will feed two people. You can get it delivered on either Friday or Saturday if you live within 15km of their Fed Square store. Or, you can also pick it up between 3pm and 5pm.
10. Hawker Hall
The AFL Grand Final Feast from Hawker Hall is a perfect feast for two or a great grazing option for four. Enjoy prawn and chive dumplings, cumin spiced lamb bao buns, papaya salad, beef skewers, a whole roast chicken, chickpea curry, rice, roti canai and apple pie. Their AFL feasts cost $132.
This pack is available for delivery across the whole of Victoria, so you’re sorted no matter where you live.
11. The Emerson and Easey’s
In this fantastic collaboration between The Emerson and Easey’s, you receive all the game favourites in the Footy Finals Pack. Enjoy classic treats like dim sims, chips, potato cakes and a classic cheeseburger. During halftime, sip on Waldo’s Espresso Martini. Then, after the game, bite on a jam doughnut and drink on a beer or cider.
In the Footy Finals Pack, you’ll also receive a Furphy Footy Beanie and a Furphy Stubby Cooler.
Order a pack at $39 per person, and pick it up from The Emerson in South Yarra between 12 to 9pm, Friday to Sunday.
12. San Telmo
Enjoy a footy fiesta at home with San Telmo’s Footy Finals BBQ Box. Inside, you’ll find a massive assortment of empanadas, chorizo, marinated lamb rump, chicken, chimichurri and more. This BBQ Box feeds four people and costs $210.
San Telmo will deliver across metro Melbourne on both Friday and Saturday. Simply pre-order by 5pm the day before to get your footy fix. Click here for more.
This Ultimate Grill Box from Robata feeds three to four people (or two very hungry people). This ultimate box features a wide selection of yakitori and kushiyaki, pickles and yaki onigiri. If you don’t have a BBQ at home, you can also add on a disposable grill that’s easy to use and perfect for courtyards or balconies.
The Box with just the food costs $150, and the Box will the grill costs $175.
The menu is available for pre-order only and they’ll deliver this awesome box across metropolitan Melbourne on both Friday and Saturday. Try it here.
Palermo have created two AFL feasts for you to try at home. Will you go for the Footy Finals Snack Box, which contains a range of empanadas and lamb burgers, or will you opt for the Ultimo Footy Final Meat Pack, which contains porterhouse steak and beef ribs?
Palermo delivers across Victoria through Providoor. Learn more here.