A Guide to Ordering Food Online in Lagos

Ordering Food Online in Lagos
Jumia Food delivery motorbikes | © Modern Ghana

The wonderful world of Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria as well as the biggest city in Africa can be baffling at the best of times. The unbelievable traffic of the city takes terrible toll on its residents and visitors, forcing more and more Lagosians, and sometimes tourists too, to spend the whole weekend at home, sustaining themselves by ordering food online. With the perfect combination of cheap, readily available transportation, food delivery apps like Areachops and Jumia Food are changing how people eat in Lagos. With that in mind, here’s our brief guide to online food takeaway and delivery in Lagos, Nigeria.

Being one of the best travel destinations for food lovers in Africa, a trip to Lagos is a journey full of aromas, tastes and wineThere are so many options foodies in Lagos, looking for fun hangout spots or restaurants that deliver and to order food online? The online food delivery industry in Lagos, Nigeria, keeps evolving and bringing best food takeaway and delivery choices for lovers of good food looking to discover the best of Lagos in taste.

Best food delivery apps in Lagos

Gone are the days of keeping a stack of menus and writing down phone numbers of your favourite restaurants. Today, food delivery apps like Jumia FoodDomino’s Pizza and Areachops take care of the process for you. They provide lists of restaurants – the closer the restaurant is to your current location and menus. Foodies are then kept updated on the progress of the delivery, after your order been sent to the restaurant you chose. They coordinate the logistics of the food delivery from restaurants to your doorstep, saving you the nightmare of Lagos traffic.

Global restaurant brand like Domino’s Pizza have a network of branches in Lagos, and their own delivery teams. For residents who are the victim of the hellish and gridlocked traffic, these food delivery services free up a lot of valuable time.

 Food landscape and meal plans

Photo: Courtesy of SoFresh

Lagos is the city that never sleeps. With that, some people don’t have time to cook, while some simply don’t trust own cooking skills. For lovers of good food looking for meal plans, there are food delivery services that will cook and deliver meals to you in Lagos. Looking for daily, weekly, monthly or multi-months plans? Together, you and brands such as SoFresh and Smoothie Express will work to finely tune a meal plan that will satisfy your unending appetite as well as meal plans for weight loss. Companies such as Hans & ReneBukkaHut and Glover Court Suya are there to come thru for you on assorted snacks and dessert options. Lagosians are truly loving the culture of online food order and delivery in the city, and is only going to get bigger and better.