While essential grocery stores and supermarkets remain operational during lockdown, the government encourages all citizens to do their part and stay home as much as possible to help flatten the curve.

Avoid the long queues, limit your outdoor trips and support local business at the same time by giving one of these delivery services a try:

Lekke Fresh:

Offerings: Lekke Fresh is a farm-to-door food service offering fresh, organic goods like dairy products, breads, meat and veg to its clientele.

Cost: delivery price information unavailable.

Delivers to: in and around Stellenbosch and Somerset West

Contact: [email protected] or call 0714580141

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Offerings: This subscription service allows users to order full meal-kits that come with a recipe. Choose from health nut, easy peasy or vegetarian menu offerings.

Cost: R600-690 per week

Delivers to: Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban

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Granadilla Eats:

Offerings: The popular swimwear brand has extended to offer mixed fruit and veggie boxes, an Italian-inspired box, kombucha and coffee pods.

Cost: R120 – R399

Delivers to: Cape Town

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Shop 2 You:

Offerings: Grocery shop online from the comfort of your desk (or bed) and have it all delivered by Shop 2 You. Choose from various essential items like fruits, vegetables, herbs and coffee.

Cost: Free deliveries over R150, R50 delivery charge for orders under R150

Delivers to: Cape Town, Southern Suburbs and Town (Tuesday and Thursday), Tableview and Northern Suburbs (Wednesday and Friday)

Contact: [email protected] or call 082 432 9816


Offerings: South Africa’s premier kitchen and homeware store is offering up pantry staples, cleaning agents, health products and a few specialty ingredients. Get your pastas, olive oils, nut butters, flours, spices and other essential items online from YuppieChef.

Cost: Free delivery for orders over R450, R60 for orders under R450.

Delivers to: All over the country

Contact: [email protected] or call086 1702 4969

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Offerings: This ‘digital mall’ offers up groceries and pharmaceuticals to your door. Order from stores like Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Dis-Chem and many others.

Cost: R20 to R85

Delivers to: select Cape Town and Johannesburg suburbs

Contact: [email protected] or call +27 10 013 4414

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Offerings: DailyFish offers up curated dinner boxes filled with ingredients to cook up to four nutritious recipes per week. Choose from the Express, Carb Conscious and Vegetarian menus.

Cost: R580 – R690 per week

Delivers to: Various Western Cape areas

Contact: [email protected] or call 079 726 8223

Cool Bananas:

Offerings: Shop for all your fresh produce needs, including fruits, vegetables, dairy, grains, herbs and drinks at this online grocer.

Cost: Free delivery for orders over R300

Delivers to: all areas in Cape Town

Contact: 021 511 8054

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Buy Fresh:

Offerings: At the click of a button, get access to high quality, locally sourced fresh produce and food products. Whether its meat and poultry, fish, fruits and vegetables, dairy, herbs or baked goods, this site has it all.

Cost: Delivery is free for orders over R600, R50 for orders under.

Delivers to: Fish Hoek, Kommetjie, Noordhoek, Paarl, Somerset West, Simon’s Town, Stellenbosch and the surrounding suburbs.

Contact: [email protected] or call +27 21 286 6840

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Caught Online:

Offerings: Purchase sustainably sourced seafood from Caught Online. They even offer recipes on their website for you to take their products to the next level.

Cost: R65 for Cape Town and surrounds, R85 for other areas.

Delivers to: Cape Town and surrounding suburbs, Southern Peninsula, Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Strand, Franschhoek & Paarl.

Contact: (071) 111-9074 or (083) 937-3163.

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We Are Food:

Offerings: We are Food is a family-run, female-strong, proudly South African business, providing marvellous home-style frozen meals to stock your fridge. 

Cost: minimum order amount of R500, delivery fee ranges from R50-R100

Delivers to: specific areas of KZN, Gauteng, Cape Town and the Garden Route o

Contact: [email protected]  or call 083 779 5612

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