Uber Eats 'about to launch in Scarborough'

Uber Eats is coming to Scarborough.

Thursday, 16th July 2020, 7:35 am

The international food delivery service is understood to be planning to launch on Friday.

Among the businesses already signed up is coffee shop and cafe Roasters, on Aberdeen Walk.

Owner Cara Wigley said: “They approached us, I think because we’re already on Just Eat.

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“We closed the cafe at the start of lockdown and opened for takeaways two weeks later.”

The cafe is not yet open but Cara said they offer a full menu on a takeaway basis and orders have been flooding in.

Toni's Pizzeria Takeaway on Ramshill Road is also understood to have signed up to provide deliveries via Uber Eats.

What is Uber Eats?

The online food ordering and delivery platform was launched by Uber in America in 2014.

According to Wikipedia, users can read menus, order, and pay for food from participating restaurants using an Uber Eats app or through a web browser.

Payment is charged to a card on file with Uber.

Meals are delivered by couriers using cars, bikes, or on foot, and the progress of the order can be tracked by the customer.

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