The curfew that was imposed on Western province last week has been extended until the 9th of November, and now we're on the hunt for grocery delivery options. So far, we've found out that following places in Colombo are actively delivering the daily essentials to your doorstep.
*Please note that this is a working list. We will be adding more places to this list as we find details about them. If you're a vendor who delivers groceries, do get in touch with us via 0760106226 (Dinesh).
PickMe's Market place has been online since the first lockdown and continues to grow with more vendors. From vegetables, meats and seafood to sports equipment, gas cylinders and clothing, they cover a wide variety. Open your PickMe app, and tap on Market.
SPAR Sri Lanka test
SPAR Sri Lanka does a limited number of deliveries every day. If you have a SPAR outlet within 3km radius, WhatsApp/email your order to following phone numbers/email addresses.
SPAR Thalawathugoda – 077 537 1434 | email@example.com
SPAR Kalubowila – 076 087 0329 | firstname.lastname@example.org
SPAR Union Place – 076 569 4683 | email@example.com
SPAR Malabe – 076 841 1776 | firstname.lastname@example.org
SPAR Pepiliyana – 076 301 4493 | email@example.com
SPAR Negombo – 076 058 2454 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The delivery fee is Rs. 250, and the minimum order value is Rs. 2500. Delivery within 48 hours.
Cargills Food City's online store is accessible via cargillsonline.com and now they have a convenient mobile app too. Also, if there's a Cargills Food City within 5km radius from your location, you have the option of sending across your order through here. They accept cash on delivery and credit/debit card payments.
LAUGFS Super delivers their groceries through grocerypal.lk. The minimum order value is Rs. 2000, and every order has a delivery fee of Rs. 200. They promise to deliver within 48 hours.
If you wish to get your groceries from Arpico, you can browse through their online store and place the order, or make a quick e-order by entering the items you need on their e-orders portal. They accept cash on delivery and credit/debit card payments.
Navalanka Super City has your basic groceries, as well as a massive range of imported stuff from many different countries, including UAE, KSA, Malaysia, India, Australia, UK, Turkey and Pakistan. Despite located in Dehiwala, their delivery covers a wide area, so call up 077 700 5959 for more details.
Your one-spot for imported, high-quality cheese and cold cuts, Luxe Colombo continues to deliver to your doorstep amid curfew. There's no minimum order value, and the delivery is totally free. Check out their goodies here – luxecolombo.com.
Lassana Flora is not just about flowers now. They've got vegetables which you can grab as hampers or individual items. Aside from veggies, they also deliver fruits, dairy, cakes, personal care items, and other daily essentials.
The Premium Meat Shop offers quality cuts of meat and seafood, including steaks, Norwegian Salmon and lamb racks. DM your orders on their social media channels (Instagram/Facebook) or get in touch with them through WhatsApp – 0775750722.
Saaraketha is delivering its super organic veggies, fruits and greens, as well as other groceries such as virgin coconut oil, coconut sugar, natural sweeteners, spreads, dips, and heirloom rice varieties. All this, is available on saaraketha.com, and no delivery fee is involved.
A whole range of chocolates, candy, beverages, dried fruits, nuts and many other interesting things are up for grabs here. Drop a message to 0710316316/ 0710198198, or DM via Instagram/Facebook, or simply browse through onlinekade.lk.
Macmart Shoppers Store is the best pick to get your sweet tooth fix during this curfew period. They have much more on the shelves – a nice collection of cheese, beverages, personal care products, sauces, dried fruits, nuts and a whole bunch of snacks. Visit www.macmart.lk and start ordering.