If there’s one thing we do everyday, it is to eat. Sometimes, when we are too caught up with work, or when we are too lazy, we often look for ways to get the food to us. Several websites and companies have been set up to help address the problem, and we have compiled a handy list to help you with that:
Foodpanda is an online food delivery portal that delivers food from local restaurant right to you. All you need to do is head to the website, choose which restaurants you want, select your food, and the food will be delivered straight to your doorsteps.
Room Service DEALivery (by Deals.com.sg)
Room Service DEALivery is the food delivery arm of Deal Guru, one of Singapore’s largest group buying site. After acquiring Room Service Deliveries, DEALivery became the main food delivery service in Singapore. Similar to Foodpanda, you can head to the website and select what you want to eat from the restaurants e menu, and have them delivered to you.
Gourmet To Go & Sister sites
Looking to order food and get it delivered to you? Here’s a group of website that you can order from: Gourmet To Go, Thai To Go, and George Delivery. Owned by the same guys, you can order all the different cuisines from these sister sites. Thai To Go obviously features Thai food, while George Delivery has Penang food.
If you are down at the restaurant but lazy to stay in the queue, here’s something that helps you “queue up”. Tick Tok is the queue management system that stands at the door of restaurant for diners to be placed in the waiting list. When the table is ready, service staff will ping the customer and the customer will receive an automatic voice call from TickTok.
If you are looking to skip the queue too, you can reserve your table at your favourite restaurants. Restaurant table booking service Chope allows diners to make a reservation through its mobile app or website and receiving a confirmation. “Chope” comes from a singapore slang which is commonly used to describe reservation, and has also expanded into Hong Kong.
Beyond food reviews and recipes, Hungrygowhere’s presence in the food scene also extends to table reservation. With a service similar to the competitors, Hungrygowhere has the advantage over the large database of restaurant in its database. Diners can use HungryGoWhere to reserve tables at their favourite restaurants.
TableDB helps diners find and make reservations at their favourite restaurants. Diners can easily go to the website and make reservation from over 200 restaurants listed on its site. “DB” stands for the database of available tables at restaurants.
Similar to TableDB and HungryGoWhere, Reserveit.sg brings Singaporean diners free and instant restaurant reservations. Reserveit.sg wants to bring great convenience to users by enabling them to reserve a table at their favorite restaurants at anytime, anywhere.
OpenTable is an American public company that offers online real-time restaurant-reservation service. It was founded by Chuck Templeton in San Francisco, California, in 1998, and expanded its service to Singapore. Competing with Singapore based HungryGoWhere, Chope, TableDB and ReserveIt, Open Table might not be a popular choice for restaurant reservations among Singaporeans.
Lazy to wait for the waiter to come to you when you dine? BigSpoon is here to help.
Established as a personal waiter, BigSpoon’s ordering solution lies in the diner’s mobile device. The application make use of diner’s dining history to provide customized food recommendation and allow diners to order food or request for service. Diners are able to make better food choices in the comfort of their own devices and restaurants do not need to purchase any hardware. Restaurants pay $1 per table per day.