5 Best Food Delivery Services in Singapore

  • 5 Best Food Delivery Services in Singapore Image: UberEATS Singapore

Today, food delivery services are on the increase in Singapore. You can have delicious meals brought to you at home or work.

There is no need for you to gather ingredients for cooking, and there is no added stress of washing up after cooking. You do not need to walk down to a restaurant. You can also get your food within minutes and that is probably less than the time it will take for you to cook a meal yourself.

Singapore has some great food delivery services. We have selected the best five for you so making a choice won’t be a problem for you. They all deliver a wide range of food with different delivery times and various delivery locations.

1. Deliveroo Singapore

  • Deliveroo Singapore Image: Deliveroo Singapore

This food delivery service was launched in London and is now available in Singapore and 11 other countries. It focuses on premium food delivery with the utmost level of quality. They are known for their consistency and their high-quality food packaging and service.

Delivery charges: S$3 flat

Minimum order value: Depends on the restaurant (typically S$25)

Delivery areas: Woodlands, Bukit Batok, Central Business District, Bishan Bukit Merah, Tanglin, Kallang, Ang Mo Kio, Pasir Ris/Changi, Clementi, Sentosa Cove, Jurong East, Bedok, Serangoon, Chua Chu kang/Bukit Panjang, Queenstown, Tanah Merah, Bukit Timah, Sembawang, Katong, Tampines, Novena

Delivery hours: 12:00 to 23:00 daily

Delivery time: Less than 32 minutes

Delivery of Halal food: Yes

Delivery of vegetarian food: Yes

Focus Restaurants: Mid-range to high-class restaurants. They do not offer food from low-quality restaurants.

Website: www.deliveroo.com.sg

Phone: (65) 3163-5199

What people like

  • Great service: Deliveroo focuses on quality in every aspect. Their service is second to none. They are known as the most reliable and efficient food delivery service in Singapore. If your meal is late, they will apologize and even give you the meal for free along with free credit. Their high standards forced other food delivery service in Singapore to improve their services.
  • Well packaged food: They have the best food packaging of all food delivery services in Singapore. Food is neatly arranged in a way that is pleasing to the eye. Each piece has a compartment, so they don’t stain or mess up each other. They are quite inventive with their packaging.
  • Quick delivery by over 1300 delivery riders available: Deliveroo has over 1300 riders in its employ. The riders known as “Roomen” and “Roowomen,” work within zones. Zoning lets them understand their areas of coverage better thereby making them highly effective.
  • Large number of premium restaurants under cover: They deliver food from over 1400 mid-range to high-end restaurants. They do not deliver food at all from low-quality takeaway restaurants.

Tips

  • They usually have discount codes available. So, try and get them.
  • If you are a regular user of Deliveroo, you get free Deliveroo credits if you refer a friend or relative.

Notes

  • For orders less than S$25, a surcharge of S$5 is charged on top of the S$3 delivery fee.
  • They don’t accept cash. They only take card payments.

2. UberEATS Singapore

  • UberEATS Singapore Image: UberEATS Singapore

UberEATS is a subsidiary of popular cab service Uber. It is available in other countries, but Singapore is its first destination in Asia. They deliver food with the help of their Uber drivers and their exclusive bikes. Users can also pay with their Uber account.

Delivery charges: S$3

Minimum order value: None

Delivery areas: Central Business District, Orchard, Tanjong Pagar and River Valley

Delivery hours: Mon-Fri: 11:00 to 23:00; Sat & Sun: 10:00 to 23:00

Delivery time: 35 minutes average

Delivery of Halal food: Yes

Delivery of vegetarian food: Yes

Focus restaurants: All types of restaurants

Website: www.ubereats.com/singapore

Phone: None, their contact email is eats@uber.com

Highlights

  • Lots of drivers available: UberEATS makes use of motorcycle riders as well as their Uber drivers. This ensures that users get their food as fast as possible.
  • Exclusive restaurants: UberEATS Singapore has partnered with over 100 restaurants on the platform. A lot of the restaurants are exclusive to UberEATS with more on the way.
  • Well detailed e-receipt: After the food is delivered, you will receive an e-receipt that will give a clear breakdown of the route taken, the distance the driver covered and the time the driver took.
  • Tracking of driver via mobile app: The driver conveying your food can be tracked via the mobile app. This makes it easy to estimate arrival time and adds more convenience to the service.

Tip
Promo codes are usually available for first-time users.

3. Foodpanda Singapore

  • Foodpanda Singapore Image: Marche Movenpick

Launched in Singapore in 2012, Foodpanda is the first independent professional food delivery service in Singapore. It became so successful that it is now available in over 40 countries worldwide spread across 5 continents. They offer around the clock food delivery to all residents of Singapore.

Delivery charges (varies per restaurant)

Minimum order value: (varies for each restaurant)

Delivery areas: All areas

Delivery hours: 24 hours (all around the clock)

Delivery time: Average of 30 minutes

Delivery of Halal food: Yes

Delivery of vegetarian food: Yes

Focus restaurants: Cheap and mid-range restaurants.

Website: www.foodpanda.sg

Phone: (65) 6589-8669

What people like

  • Large number of restaurants: Foodpanda delivers food from over 1200 restaurants. Due to the large number of restaurants on offer, they track the restaurants you have previously viewed. This is highly useful for sifting through the immense number of restaurants. The restaurants are also rated.
  • Premium service for professionals: Foodpanda has an exclusive service for busy professionals. Companies sign up and gain access to select restaurants. Foodpanda then deliver food chosen by employees to the companies during lunch hour. Companies can allocate a budget per employee and gain reduced delivery cost per employee.
  • 24-hour delivery service available: Craving a midnight snack? Woke up from bed to do some work and you feel hungry? Don’t worry, Foodpanda offers food delivery all-round the clock from 11 restaurants.
  • Years of experience: Foodpanda is one of the first food delivery services to launch in Singapore. This gives them the opportunity of having the largest delivery network amongst other advantages.

Tips

  • If you place orders above S$60 in some restaurants, you get free delivery.
  • There are coupons codes, vouchers and partnership with banks and payment platforms regularly available. Visit their website to get them.

4. What To Eat Delivery

  • What To Eat Delivery Image: What To Eat Delivery

Formerly partners with Foodpanda, this food delivery service targets busy professionals. They were founded in 2013 and they deliver food from over 20 types of cuisines with more added regularly.

Delivery charges: S$3

Minimum order value: S$30

Delivery areas: Islandwide

Delivery hours: 11:00 to 23:00

Delivery time: 45 to 75 minutes

Delivery of Halal food: No

Delivery of vegetarian food: Yes

Focus restaurants: Cheap and mid-range restaurants.

Website: www.whattoeat.com.sg

Phone: (65) 6396-6366

What people like

  • Discount available for corporate orders: If you are ordering for corporate events or parties that exceed 30 pax, What To Eat delivery will give you a discount.
  • Restaurants listed on their website are rated: The restaurants listed on What To Eat’s website are all rated so you can make a good choice. This will help you avoid wasting money on a poor meal.
  • Preorder available: If you are planning a meeting or an event, you can preorder up to 2 weeks in advance. This helps with your planning.

Tip
There are various promotions and discounts available. Check their Facebook page regularly for vouchers.

5. Food Matters Singapore

  • Food Matters Singapore Image: Food Matters Singapore

Formerly known as Lunch2U, the now rebranded Food Matters is a food delivery service that is focused on healthy meals. They prepare healthy intercontinental dishes for lunch every day. Their daily menu consists of six dishes of which one can be selected for lunch.

Delivery charges: None

Minimum order value: S$40 for a month

Delivery areas: Marina South, Marina, Esplanade, Suntec, Raffles Place, Chinatown, Robinson Road, Shenton Way, Prince Edward, Anson Road, Tanjong Pagar, Pasir Panjang, Alexandra, Kent Ridge, Clementi, Redhill, Bukit Merah, Alexandra, Outram Road, Tiong Bahru, Central Fire Station, Hill Street, Bugis, Victoria Street, Rochor, Kampong Glam, Beach Road, Lavender, Jalan Besar, Little India, Cavenagh Road, Scotts Road, Newton, Orchard Road, Tanglin Road, River Valley, Bukit Timah, Stevens Road, Novena.

Delivery hours: 11:00 to 13:00

Delivery of Halal food: No

Delivery of vegetarian food: Yes

Website: www.sg.foodmatters.me

Phone: (65) 8798 4945

What people like

  • Offering healthy food: All the meals delivered by Food Matters are healthy meals. They provide calorie, protein, fat and carb counts for all their meals. They have nutritionists on ground who plan their meals.
  • Highly affordable meals with free delivery: Their meals are one of the most affordable in Singapore and they have no delivery charge. The more meals you subscribe for in a month, the less you pay on the average.
  • They cook the meals themselves: Food Matters cook the food they deliver themselves. They are always open to suggestions on how the food can be better. New meals are added to their menu and modifications are made based on recommendations of customers.
  • Subscription plans available: If you are the type that doesn’t like paying for food every day and just wants to pay once, then Food Matters is perfect for you. They have subscription plans as low as S$40 monthly. Unfinished credit can be carried over to the next month.

Subscription plans

  • Single: S$40/month (4 meals at S$10 per meal)
  • Double: S$72/month (8 meals at S$9 per meal)
  • Light: S$102/month (12 meals at S$8.5 per meal)
  • Moderate: S$128/month (16 meals at S$8 per meal)
  • Complete: S$144/month (20 meals at S$7.2 per meal)

Tip
Refer a friend and both of you get two free meals for yourselves the following month.

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