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Menulog’s Top 10 State of Origin 2020 Footy Meals for NSW and QLD

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Tossing the coin on what to eat while watching The Decider? Let Menulog deliver the ultimate footy feed!

Staying in for State of Origin’s Game 3? Much like how you can’t have the Roosters without James Tedesco, you can’t be watching the game of all games – 2020’s State of Origin Game 3 – without digging into a footy feed that’s conveniently delivered straight to your door.

So, to help you spend more time deciding on things that are more important, like who’s going to win (we’re rooting for New South Wales), we’ve partnered with Menulog to find the best footy meals and deals you can order.

Better yet, experts in creating the ultimate footy-watching experience at home, Menulog and KFC, have partnered and is offering free delivery on KFC orders on Wednesday 18 November nation-wide. Now that’s finger-licking fun! For more information, head to Menulog’s website.

New South Wales’ Best Footy Meals on Menulog:

El Jannah, Punchbowl
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El Jannah, Punchbowl

Western Sydney’s most legendary charcoal-cooked chicken and garlic sauce is here to appease your tastebuds this State of Origin game night. With full chickens, chips, burgers, rolls, skewers, salads and more on offer, the hardest decision will be choosing what to order. Thankfully, Menulog has teamed up with El Jannah to create the easiest solution: a Whole Chicken Meal packed with a whole marinated charcoal-cooked chicken, garlic sauce, pickles and bread — simply just order, crack open a few beers and you’re set. El Jannah Punchbowl delivers to as far as Homebush, Milperra, Mortdale and Kingsgrove.

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Frango's, Petersham
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Frango's, Petersham

Can’t make it to Portugal this year? Well, let Portugal come to you this State of Origin footy match. Using a traditional, family secret recipe, Frango’s ensures that each bite of its flavoursome meals will have you tantalised by the spice and culture of the Portuguese. Of course, for a footy feed, Frango’s in Petersham also doubles as the ultimate halftime saviour, especially with the Whole Chicken Meal that’s packed with one whole original Frango charcoal chicken, a choice of medium chips or rice, medium salad and a regular chilli dipping sauce.

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Mancini's Original Woodfired Pizza
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Mancini's Original Woodfired Pizza

Hailing from Belfield and delivering to a handful of Sydney’s inner west suburbs including Ashfield, Lakemba, Burwood, Homebush, Greenacre, Bankstown and more; Mancini’s Original Woodfired Pizza promises to always serve up the finest in Italian cuisine regardless if it’s game night or not. With everything from traditional wood-fired gourmet pizzas to homemade pasta on offer, Mancini’s takes a pledge to always be the best. For 2020’s State of Origin Game 3 we’d recommend Mancini’s Original Woodfired Pizza’s Double Pizza Deal which comes with two large pizzas — just be sure to order some of their legendary Arancini Balls to start.

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Overlander Indian Restaurant
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Overlander Indian Restaurant

Think of Overlander Indian Restaurant as your one-stop-shop for this State of Origin Game 3 footy night. Hailing from Orange, Overlander serves up a range of traditional to modern-inspired Indian meals. With a variety of meats on offer including chicken, lamb, beef, seafood, goat and vegetarian-friendly options, the hardest thing will be deciding exactly what to get. Thankfully, their Couples Deal is the answer; packed with two pieces of chicken tikka, four vegetable samosas, any two curries of your choosing, one large basmati rice, one chutney, two plain, herb or garlic naan, one papadum and two cans of soft drink. Better yet, upgrade your order with a range of alcoholic drinks including beer, red, white and sparkling wine.

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Schofields Chinese Takeaway
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Schofields Chinese Takeaway

Found in Schofields and delivering to Riverstone, Marsden Park, Kellyville Ridge, Quakers Hill and The Ponds; for your next at-home game night, let Schofields Chinese Takeaway be the answer to your rumbling tummy. Delivering quality Chinese cuisine for years now, Schofields Chinese Takeaway offers a wide range of Chinese specialities such as lemon chicken, honey chicken, beef with satay sauce and more. Of course, if you’re stuck on what to order, we’d recommend Banquet 1 for two to three people, which includes six spring rolls or dim sim, one large fried rice, two main courses from the king prawn, seafood or fillet steak dish menu. And if there’s room for dessert, pass around a few fortune cookies or spoon your way into a Deep-Fried Ice-Cream.

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Queensland’s Best Footy Meals on Menulog:

Arlington Oriental Chinese Restaurant
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Arlington Oriental Chinese Restaurant

Delivering to Hamilton, Northgate, Chermside, Brighton and Ascot; Virginia’s Arlington Oriental Chinese Restaurant will amaze your tastebuds thanks to its exceptionally delicious range of Chinese-American fusion-style cuisine. For State of Origin’s Game 3, sit back and let Menulog do all of the hard work delivering Arlington Oriental Chinese Restaurant’s Pack A that includes four spring rolls, one large fried rice and two main meals. If you’re feeling a bit peckish, you can’t go wrong with Arlington’s San Choy Bow.

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Nataraja Indian Restaurant
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Nataraja Indian Restaurant

A local hot spot for Indian and curry food lovers of Red Hill and surrounds, Nataraja Indian Restaurant promises to serve up a range of traditional-inspired Indian cuisine regardless of the reason for ordering. Delivering to New Farm, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane City and Bowen Hills to name a few; this State of Origin Game 3 why not tuck into their Couples Pack that serves up to three and includes four pieces of mixed pakora, any two main meals, one large basmati steamed rice, one choice of any naan and one small raita? For a sweet treat to end on we’d recommend Nataraja’s two-piece Gulab Jamun!

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Seoul Bistro, Sunnybank
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Seoul Bistro, Sunnybank

Unlike your standard takeaway fare, Seoul Bistro promises to feed you like you’ve never been fed before. Famous for its range of chicken wings, this Korean-inspired eatery also stacks up a menu full of burgers, chicken tenders and more. If you’re stuck on what to order, we’d recommend Seoul Bistro’s Family Feeds that serves two adults and two children and includes a large serve (22) of chicken wings with up to four flavours of your choosing. And, on top of that, footy fiends will also be able to dig into two servings of the thin-cut fries that are topped with kimchi and mayo – yum!

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The Hills Pizzeria
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The Hills Pizzeria

We can all agree that no game night in with your mates is complete without slicing into a pizza… or two. Thankfully, this State of Origin Game 3, Daisy Hill’s The Hills Pizzeria will serve up the ultimate win thanks to its legendary The Hills Meal Deal. Including two large pizzas, one garlic bread and one 1.25L drink, the hardest decision you’ll have to make is choosing which pizza to get. We recommend The Hills Special, topped with chicken, pepperoni, olives, feta cheese, chilli flakes and mozzarella cheese.

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To explore more delicious restaurants and eateries that deliver to you, head to the Menulog website or download the app.

Better yet, we’ve partnered with Menulog to give eight lucky Australians the chance to win a $350 Menulog gift card as part of our mega Summer Playcation Giveaway. Enter or click here for more information!

No game night is complete without beer, which is why Craft Cartel is helping Australians sink a cold one at home! Looking for a healthier, feel-good alternative? We’ve done all the hard work for you and found Sydney’s 10 Best Vegan Restaurants and Cafes on Menulog.


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