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Top 10 Food Delivery Apps/Services in Kampala

A year ago Kampala had only 3 properly functioning online food delivery apps/services. This was normal given the fact that every one in Kampala pretty much has a "boda guy" that runs their errands so those apps weren't really useful.

Fast forward to 2020 and mostly due to the Covid-19 pandemic that hindered the efficiency of Boda services, food delivery apps/services have suddenly blown up out of nowhere. Quotes "neccessity is the mother of invention"..ha..cheesy,, Anyways, we tried a few delivery services during lockdown and compiled a few that worked for us. Check them out below.

1. Jumia Food

Obviously the reigning king/queen of food delivery in Kampala because they have been in the market the longest, Jumia is now busier than ever. They have the largest number of restaurants and locations available for delivery in and around Kampala. They also have Jumia Supermarket that includes major grocery stores in the city and also deliver Alcohol through their Jumia Party App.

Delivery Fee: 6000 - 10,000/=

Delivery Time: 50 - 85 mins

Payment Methods: Mobile Money, Visa, Cash

2. SafeBoda Food

Using their app, SafeBoda delivers pretty much everywhere in the CBD where it operates. They deliver to a wider location range than other apps.

Delivery Fee: Free

Delivery Time: 30 - 60mins

Payment Methods: Cash, Cashless

3. Klaeats

Ordering food on Klaeats can be done via their listed phone numbers and social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Since they don't have an app or website, you can view the participating restaurants on their socials.

Delivery Fee: 3000/=

Delivery Time: 60mins

Payment Methods: Cash

4. Pink Tie Express

Focusing on running errands and delivery, Pink Tie will do all your tasks and deliver your items to your door within an hour. They have also partnered up with various businesses to deliver their products. To check out which restaurants/vendors they deliver from, check out their social media handles.

Delivery Fee: 5000 - 10,000/=

Delivery Time:

Payment Methods: Cash

5. BringoFresh

BringoFresh works by delivering personalized boxes of fresh produce/vegetables, fruit, Meat and Fish right to your doorstep.

Delivery Fee: Free

Delivery Time: 2 - 24 hours ( Next day deliveries due to Lockdown)

Payment Methods: Cash, Mobile Money, Credit Card

6. Xara Ranch

Xara Ranch is a one- stop butcher shop that delivers a variety of organic meat in and around Kampala. Their products are vaccuum sealed to maintain the freshness and longevity of their products.

Delivery Fee: 5000 - 10,000/=

Delivery Time: 1 - 2hrs

Payment Methods: Cash

7. Pink Cloud

Pink Cloud has partnered up with various restaurants around Kampala to deliver their food menu items.

Delivery Fee: Free

Delivery Time: 1 - 2hrs

Payment Methods: Cash

8. Hello Fresh

Similar to Bringofresh, Hello Fresh delivers fresh produce from local farms and markets right to your doorstep.

Delivery Fee: 5000

Delivery Time: 24hours (Order 1 day before)

Payment Methods: Cash

9. Ark Organics

Ark Organics is a grocery shop outpost that delivers fresh groceries and organic products straight to your door.

Delivery Fee: 5000

Delivery Time: 1 - 2hours

Payment Methods: Cash

10. Verity Foods Uganda, Le Gourmet Delicatessen

These 2 supermarkets share the number 10 spot because they use some of the delivery services mentioned above but also have their own in store delivery services. Customers can call in to order their products from their direct phone lines.

Verity Foods Uganda

Verity imports American grocery store products from Costco Houston. If you're craving foreign products that aren't sold in local supermarkets, check them out. They might have them in stock.

Le Gourmet Delicatessen

Le Gourmet imports a lot of their products from Belgium. They have various Belgian and European products in stock.

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