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KFC Streetwise Two was the most ordered meal on Uber Eats in South Africa last year – but Simply Asia was surprisingly hot on its heels

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A KFC Streetwise Two with pap (supplied)
  • The KFC Streetwise Two was the most ordered meal on Uber Eats in South Africa the past year, the company's data shows.
  • Noodles at a Simply Asia in Cape Town came surprisingly second, and an Afros Chicken in Durban third.
  • Uber Eats currently operates in five South African cities, working with over 2,000 restaurants, providing over 50,000 meal options.


The KFC two-piece chicken Streetwise Two was the most ordered meal on Uber Eats in South Africa the past year, general manager Ailyssa Pretorius told Business Insider South Africa.

But, surprisingly, a Simply Asia in Cape Town came in second, with a roasted chilli paste and cashew nut noodles as the most ordered meal.

Noodles were also the second most ordered meal on Uber Eats the past year.

Read: These were the most popular meals on Uber Eats in South Africa last year – and noodles are surprisingly popular

Pretorius said in third place was an Afro’s Chicken outlet in Durban, where consumers ordered the "strips and tjips" the most.

Uber Eats currently operates in five South African cities, working with over 2,000 restaurants, providing over 50,000 meal options.

Pretorius said Uber Eats, launched in 2016, is the dominant fast food player in South Africa, despite Naspers-owned Mr D Food claiming it is the largest fast food delivery service on Android

Read: Fast food deliveries are exploding in South Africa - here are the winners

Uber Eats helped to create 1,500 flexible economic opportunities for delivery-partners the past year, she aid. 

“It has been an exciting two years, demand from South African residents and businesses has been amazing, and our delivery-partners continue thrive,” Pretorius said.

Business Insider South Africa is a 24.com publication, a subsidiary of Media24, a Naspers company. 

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