Ordering food online is one of the most convenient facilities that capitalist society has given us in the twenty-first century. Nevertheless, getting food at your doorstep just by downloading an app and paying online has become part and parcel of many people’s lives. Most probably, it must have been during the lockdown period when everyone was unable to step out that the companies realised the vast possibility lies in online food delivery apps. And it certainly proved to be of enormous help in the crisis to an extent. However, online food delivery is now ubiquitous. If you are used to ordering food through Zomato or Swiggy in India, check out these other apps whose services are available abroad.
Headquartered in Berlin, this online food ordering app operates in 40 countries across Asia, Australia and Europe, including Bangladesh, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. It has a massive database of restaurants from various cities and provides accessibility of rebates and offers.
Grubhub, based in Chicago, Illinois, has operations in 25 countries, including U.S, U.K, Netherlands and Germany. It offers an option to search for your desired food or browse through the list of local restaurants. You can filter as per working hours, customer feedback, coupons, discounts, and so on. You can even save your order details to your top picks for future orders as well.
Deliveroo is a London based food delivery start-up founded in 2013. Currently, it is serving in 14 country’s 84 cities in the UK, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, France, Australia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain and Italy.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or groceries- you can choose from over 300,000 local and national favourites across the U.S., Canada and Australia. Door Dash is available in over 4,000 cities and towns across all 50 U.S. states. It is also available in over 80 cities and towns across Canada and Australian cities such as Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.
Despite having problems associated with their functioning, online food delivery apps have become popular. It has increased customer experience, making it easy for us to access menus, providing the option for takeaway or delivery, and track the delivery.