The massive influx of young professionals into big towns and cities in India has ensured that the restaurants and food delivery segment also grows at a fair clip. Now we see the food delivery and restaurant segment is now thriving at a blistering rate. Such apps have been a major hit among tech-savvy individuals. You can download on your Smartphone’s to order food from some of these popular food delivery apps. Coupled with the sharp rise in Smartphone’s and app downloads, it was only inevitable for the food delivery apps to hit the mainstream.
Foodpanda, a global mobile food delivery marketplace, has partnered with over 40,000 restaurants. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and operating in 24 countries and territories, including India, Pakistan, Russia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Singapore, Foodpanda processes and sends orders directly to partner restaurants, which then deliver to their customers. They can create meals by browsing restaurant menus and selecting items they want to order before entering an address and proceeding to the checkout. Restaurants receive these orders and then deliver to customers.
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery service founded in 2008 by Deepinder Goyal & Pankaj Bhardwaj. The company also provides cashless payment, online ordering, white-label apps, table reservation, and point-of-sale systems. Zomato, the online restaurant guide and food delivery service, is among the launch partners for Apple Maps, through which customers will be able to make table bookings from within Apple Maps. Customers can look up a restaurant and if they have the Zomato app installed, can select that option, scroll through and select the best time, and book the table all without leaving Maps, said a Zomato spokesperson. Zomato claims to have tie-ups with over 500 restaurants across 21 cities in India and abroad. It currently operates in 23 countries, including India, Australia, and the United States. It features restaurant information such as scanned menus and photos sourced by local street teams, as well as user reviews and ratings.
Swiggy, a single window for ordering from a wide range of restaurants, was inspired by the thought of providing a complete food ordering and delivery solution from the best neighborhood restaurants to the urban foodie. Having their own fleet gives them the flexibility to offer customers a no minimum order policy on any restaurant and accept online payments for all partner restaurants that we work with. They have their own exclusive fleet of delivery personnel to pick up orders from restaurants and deliver it to customers.
Available on Android and iOS platforms founded by Sachin Bharadwaj and Sheldon D’souza in 2007, TastyKhana enables users to get instant access to its database of over 7,000 restaurants across India. It provides a few options to let users create profiles, save restaurant locations and their previous orders. You can choose to pay through net banking, cash on delivery or credit/debit card. Foodpanda acquired this food delivery service in 2014.
Domino’s pizza delivery app is most popular with pizza lovers across India. It works on Android, Windows Smartphones, and iOS. In August 2012, Domino’s Pizza changed their name to simply Domino’s to emphasize their variety of non-pizza products such as chicken wings, apple pies, lasagna, and pasta. At the same time, Domino’s introduced a new logo that removed the blue rectangle and text under the domino in the logo and changed the formerly all-red domino to be blue on the side with two dots and red on the side with one dot. The unique feature of Domino’s Pizza delivery app is that it allows users to apply coupons to their orders and also choose the mode of payment as per their convenience. The app provides users with the easiest way to order food without making a call.
Founded by Pushpinder Singh in 2012, an online portal aimed to provide a one-stop one-click solution to all your restaurant needs. FoodMingo offers services that include, food, cake & sweets delivery, table and banquet booking from 1000+ premium restaurants serving various cuisines and delicacies in Hyderabad. Users of FoodMingo app can track their orders in real time. FoodMingo app enables users to order food online from and book tables at restaurants of their choice. It also offers coupons and deals from its partner restaurants in those cities. FoodMingo is currently operating in Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, and Aurangabad.