How did we eat takeaways in 2020?
A recent consumer survey carried out by talabat has found that during 2020, burgers took the lead as the most ordered cuisine in UAE; the most expensive late night order was a mindblowing Dh21,000 and the UAE’s favourite pizza’s are certainly not italian themed!
The home-grown region leading food and grocery delivery app, talabat, has compiled a list of some of their UAE’s customer’s best, weirdest, and wonderful ordering habits of the year. Much as though 2020 has been a challenging year, there have been some interesting insights as well.
During the great lockdown chicken-based meals reach highest number of orders: Looking at the top 20 most-ordered items during lockdown, 14 items were chicken-based! During quarantine, The Spicy McChicken reigned supreme in UAE with over 70,000 orders through talabat during that period. In fact, out of the top 20 items ordered during lockdown, 10 items were from McDonald’s - with the 5 items making the top of the list, including; The Spicy McChicken Medium Meal, 9 Pieces Chicken McNuggets, 4 Pieces Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal, 6 Pieces Chicken McNuggets, McChicken Medium Meal.
The Oreo McFlurry -- This was the most loved dessert in the UAE, coming in at number 16 on the list.
Does the ‘Einstein’ milkshake make you smarter? We’ve got a lot of great milkshake shops in UAE, and most are on talabat. Voting with their wallets, customers stats show that Aseer Time’s, ‘Einstein’ comes out on top - with nearly 2x more orders than the second placed milkshake flavour! While milkshakes aren’t proven to make you smarter, it’s clearly good marketing. Aseer Time’s milkshakes had a virtual mortgage over the top milkshake flavours in UAE, taking out nine out of the top ten! Hardee’s ‘Hand Scooped Vanilla’ was the only milkshake that stood in the way of Aseer Time’s dominance!
Dh21,000: The UAE’s largest order through talabat! One lucky restaurant ended up with a late night bonus, a 21,723.38 AED order, which contained 634 items from nine different product ranges, with one simply one addition, a bottle of large mineral water.
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