The Flying Pan meal delivery service – a review

We’re renovating and that means we are currently renting a small little cottage around the corner from our “real” house and trying to make the best of it…

It’s not ideal living in a strange space with a few personal possessions, 1 bag each of clothes, no toys, laundry strung up across the lounge and various building supplies piling up around our ears (think tiles, toilets, plumbing and lighting fixtures and even a bath (or 2!) I’m so grateful for this little space as it would be FAR WORSE to live on site or with family but it’s cold and crowded and just generally not home which means that even normal everyday things become that much harder…

Cue cooking…

So I’m really not the best of chefs around. My best (only!?) supper option is to bang a whole chicken in the oven for an hour and a half every now and again so when the lovely folks over at The Flying Pan contacted me and offered to deliver a few night’s worth of meals I jumped at the chance!!

And it was the best decision! For one week we didn’t have to shop for, decide on or make meals. HEAVEN.

Each day the doorbell would ring around 4pm and The Flying Pan delivery man would hand over 4 generous portions for our main meal to pop into the fridge and warm up in the microwave at supper time.


The Flying Pan offers three menu’s to choose from each week… Classic, Vegetarian and Low-Carb.

We choose the Classic menu and the first meal was wolfed down by all 4 of us… a delicious Chilli Con Carne that left us all deliciously warm from the inside.

The next two nights we weren’t disappointed either with equally tasty options of Chicken Cacciatore and a tasty Chicken Breyani.

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How The Flying Pan works

Browse their online menu of healthy, freshly prepared meals, all expertly created by a chef. Order online by 11am for delivery the following day & choose from multiple payment options including debit or credit purchases, EFT, cash on delivery or SnapScan. There are no subscriptions and no minimum orders. Each meal costs approximately R60 (R68 for Low Carb). Great value when you consider how much making a meal at home can cost – shopping hours, petrol, extras you didn’t need, wastage, electricity, ingredients, time spent cooking, washing up etc.

All their meals are made fresh on the day of delivery and conveniently delivered to your home or office from Monday to Friday.

Once delivered the only prep you need is to simply reheat the meal and enjoy a healthy, delicious dinner.

All the benefit of freshly prepared, home style meals, without the shopping, chopping, cooking & cleaning…. What’s not to love!

Contact Details

Phone: 081 385 5589

The Flying Pan operates out of Cape Town

Click this link to discover delivery areas for The Flying Pan

Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for over 9 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

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