Uber's food delivery service UberEATS launched in India, starting out in Mumbai

Uber today launched its food delivery service app called UberEATS in India to take on FoodPanda, Zomato, Swiggy and other food delivery service platform.

UberEATS made its debut in the US, after piloting the service in Los Angeles as UberFresh back in 2014. The first Asian country to get UberEATS was Singapore back in March, 2016, and later expanded to Tokyo, Japan and Bangkok and Thailand. It is currently live in 26 countries and in 78 cities around the world.

It's worth mentioning that UberEATS is a standalone app, and its services is not integrated into the Uber app. The app is available for both Android and iOS devices. There's also a website ubereats.com that works even on slower network.

The delivery service will be available initially in Mumbai, followed by six other cities (Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad and Kolkata) by the end of this year. In Mumbai, Uber has partnered with over 200 restaurants including The Bohri Kitchen, Nom Nom, The Bombay Canteen, The Good Wife, Fresh Menu, Le 15, Coffee By Di Bella, Krispy Kreme, Chillies and and more to offer a wide selection of food options.

The company says that you will be able to order seven days a week, round the clock, as long as the restaurants are operation through the app. The food prices are set by restaurant partners, according to their own menu, however, there’s a delivery charge of Rs 15 on each order and no minimum order size.

To start using UberEATS, you have to first download the app. Next, enter your address where you'd like your food delivered. You can even browse by restaurants, price, speed and cuisine type. Now place the order. You can also choose items that you want delivered right away, or schedule for later, whenever most convinient for you. UberEATS will accept payment through PayTM, which is their launch partner. You can even track the progress of the delivery, right from the start till the order is delivered to your destination.

You can use also promocode EATNOW50 to get Rs. 50 off on your first 5 orders till 30 June in Mumbai.

Kaiser Bey
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Uber's food delivery service UberEATS launched in India, starting out in Mumbai Uber's food delivery service UberEATS launched in India, starting out
in Mumbai Reviewed by Kaiser on 5/02/2017 08:47:00 PM
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