Swiggy, the popular food ordering and delivery platform in India has announced the expansion of its service to Lucknow, the 15th city where the company will go onboard in the country.
The company has tied up with over more than 220 restaurants and will be serving in areas such as Gomti Nagar, Indira Nagar, Mahanagar, Nishatganj, Hazratganj, Aliganj, Nirala Nagar and Khurram Nagar by end of this month.
Confirming its launch in the city of Nawabs, Srivats T.S., Vice President-Marketing at Swiggy said,
Lucknow has a mix of different cuisines and influences woven into its culinary tradition, and we are excited to serve here. Our App has witnessed thousands of downloads for the app in Lucknow even before our launch. This not only shows that food ordering and delivery has become an integral part of our lives but also that Lucknowites want the convenience and reliability that Swiggy is known for.
Interestingly, Lucknow has witnessed a steady surge in trendy new cafes and eateries in recent years. Moreover, the upcoming IT hub and smartphone adoption in the city makes it altogether more convenient.
Swiggy witnessed tens of thousands of downloads for the app in Lucknow even before our launch here. This not only shows that food ordering and delivery Swiggy is one of the popular food delivery platforms that competes with Zomato which too has recently expanded its operations in Lucknow.
To ensure that consumers have access to their favourite food, Swiggy will deliver from a wide radius of as much as 6 km. Adding more value to its service, Swiggy will also deliver all orders over Rs. 99 at zero delivery charges.
The company has recently grabbed $100 million in funding led by Chinese giant Meituan Dianping and South Africa’s Naspers.