Deliveroo hopes that the app will make it easier for guests to visit the restaurant and keep their distance from other restaurant guests and staff.
Deliveroo launches the app "Table Service" in the UK. It is designed to help restaurants comply with hygiene regulations. The function is to be available in the UK from 15 July. With the app, customers can browse, order and pay for the menu via mobile phone.
hopes that this service will make it easier
for guests to visit the restaurant
and to keep their distance from other restaurant guests and staff. All orders received via the new app will not
be charged to the restaurants, according to Deliveroo.
The function will not only be available to restaurants, but also to bars, cafés and pubs
- in other words, to all businesses that offer table service to their customers.
Broad support package Will Shu
, CEO of Deliveroo, said during the launch of the app: "Deliveroo wants to play a major role in helping restaurants implement technical solutions for a safe re-start. We are committed to developing a broad package of support measures
to help the industry recover
Meanwhile, it was announced that the UK competition authorities have given the green light
for Amazon's investment in Deliveroo
. Amazon is buying 16 percent of the British company.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in London, the delivery service now works with more than 80,000 restaurants and over 60,000 drivers, according to its own information. Deliveroo operates in over 500 cities in 14 countries: Australia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.