Food Delivery in Bangkok: 5 services that bring tasty food to your doorstep
Be it because you need to skip your lunch break to finish a project, because you are too hungover to leave the house, and just because you spend your day off on the couch and aren't in the mood to cook - food delivery services will save you from starving.
Below we have compiled a list, in no particular order, with the 5 major players in Bangkok's food delivery game.
foopanda lets you order, on their website and with their App, from over 250 restaurants. Their website is available in English, Thai, Russian and Japanese. During closing hours you can place an order for later. Payment is possible by credit card and Paypal while ordering, or by cash on delivery.
In early 2015, foodpanda has entered a partnership with "Food by Phone" which has been delivering food in Bangkok for over 14 years. The Food by Phone menu is accessible via foodpanda, but can also still be ordered by phone (02-020-4-999).
LINE MAN is the new kid on the block, launched in mid-2016. The assistant app for professional services is operated by the company behind the LINE messaging app. The app lets you choose by restaurant, search by location, as well as search by menu (food name). It can also be used to order groceries, or as messenger service. The app interface is available in English language, however, a lot of content remains in Thai language.
Once you order, the job will be assigned to a messenger who will contact you to confirm the order, at that point special requests regarding the food are possible. Once at the shop, the messenger will send you the final price for the order and his messenger fee which needs to be confirmed to complete the purchase. Payment is made by cash on delivery.
Ginja is a new online food-ordering community of premium restaurants based in Bangkok. It was launched in early 2016. Customers can order from 80 restaurants. The service is available 24 hours. Orders can be placed on the website, or directly on Facebook Messenger. The website is available in English and Thai. Payment is possible by credit card (for orders exceeding 300 Baht), or cash on delivery.
Zabdelivery lets you order from over 290 restaurants in Bangkok. The majority is Thai and Asian food. The website can be switched from Thai to English, which changes the website language, but a lot of content remains in Thai language. Payment is possible by cash on delivery.
ChefsXP is a long-standing "no markup" food delivery service, which means their prices are exactly that of the restaurant without extra charge. Customers can order from over 100 restaurants. Orders can be placed with their call center 1767 or through their website. Payment is possible by credit card while ordering (for orders exceeding 500 Baht), or by cash on delivery.