STARTING today, people in Northwich can now order food via Uber Eats.

The popular app will enable customers to receive their next meal directly to their door at the touch of a button, after it launched in Northwich this afternoon, Thursday.

Customers can order from high street classics, McDonalds and KFC, which are the first restaurants to launch in the area via the Uber Eats app.

In the coming weeks, local favourites in Northwich will be joining the platform, with residents able to enjoy their favourite restaurant meals from the comfort and safety of their home.

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Kingsmead Spice, Northwich Tandoori, Paterson's Cafe, Zeera and The Jolly Roger Fish Bar have already signed up to the app and will be ready to take orders soon.

Here’s how to order using Uber Eats:

1. Download the free app or go to to see all the restaurants available in your area. You can sign in using your existing Uber account or create a new one.

2. Enter your location - you can select your home or any other address.

3. Find the perfect meal - browse local restaurants or search by cuisine type or dietary requirements to find exactly what your tastebuds are asking for.

4. Place your order - pick the items you want right now or schedule your order to arrive whenever is most convenient for you.

5. Track the progress of the delivery - get updates as your order is prepared and on its way to your destination. Enjoy!

For local restaurants, the Uber Eats app will mean more business with more options for delivery and thousands of potential new customers.

Toussaint Wattinne, general manager of Uber Eats in the UK, said: “We are really excited to be launching in Northwich, firstly with McDonalds and KFC and a host of local restaurants joining in the coming weeks.

"As the nation’s lockdown slowly beings to lift, we hope to make it even easier for local residents to enjoy a variety of delicious food both comfortably and safely.”

The app is available every day of the week from 8am to midnight.