Supermarkets – chances are you have one right around the corner but when even ready-to-eat meals are available at a click of a button, sometimes heading out to the nearest ‘mart can feel too far. There’s no need to worry about lugging milk bottles and other heavy groceries home – here are 8 online supermarkets that offer same-day delivery so you won’t be scrimping on pantry staples:
Note: The information collected is accurate at the time of writing.
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Apart from Japanese groceries, plant-based ingredients, and even ready-to-eat food, Sasha’s Fine Food also has a festive-themed grocery menu at various times of the year. During Christmas, they sell pre-prepped dishes like Wicks Manor’s Half Leg of Ham ($137.90) and Free-Range Chicken ($83.90) and Turkey ($299.90) for a fuss-free festive party with your folks.
Delivery time: Same-day delivery for orders with a minimum spend of $150, before 1pm. From Mondays to Saturdays only.
Good for: Unique dishes and ready-to-eat frozen meals
Contact: Sasha’s Fine Foods website
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While we mostly look upon Grab for fuss-free meals, they’ve recently come up with Grab Mart where you can order up groceries and other “necessities” – everything from alcohol to flower bouquets. We particularly like how Shine Korea is one of their partners, so we can conveniently get Korean instant noodles delivered to our doorstep.
They’ve got quite the range too, with Samyang Jjajang Ramen ($3.90) and Hot Chicken Carbonara ($3.90)!
Delivery time*: Under 1 hour
Supermarkets: FairPrice Xpress, Kuriya
Things you can buy: Korean instant noodles, protein powder, instant coffee
More for the atas folks, Little Farms delivers up a wide selection of imported products. You’ve got your pick of pantry staples here, including fresh eggs, chicken breasts, and even freshly-baked bread – psst, they’re known for their sourdough.
Try ordering their Premium Grass-Fed Beef Steak ($22.19) if you’re whipping up a feast at home or their Bircher Muesli with Apple & Raspberry ($18.98) if peckish.
Delivery time*: Same day if you order before 11am
Good for: Imported meat, fresh fruit & veggies, organic produce
Contact: Little Farms website
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This one’s a convenient way to get all your basic needs sorted: pandamart by foodpanda, an easy way to load up on snacks and ready-to-eat meals from the likes of Cheers and FairPrice Xpress. Heck, they even offer household items like Alkaline Batteries (from $1.60) in case you desperately need to kickstart a tech gadget.
Delivery time*: 25 minutes
Supermarkets: FairPrice Xpress, Cheers, Shell Select
Things you can buy: Heineken beer, eggs, Polar chicken pies
Contact: Pandamart website
When Amazon Prime Now first launched, we were all impressed by their swift 2-hour delivery for all products – it covers the most obscure of things like Fujifilm Instax Film to a Philips Light Bulb.
Now, this isn’t always guaranteed and is subject to availability but it sure feels good when you’re receiving your package ASAP. But heads up, you’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member to access this service.
For a last-minute home cooked meal, they also offer Amazon Fresh Delivery, where you can get fresh goods delivered to your doorstep as quickly as within 1 hour.
Delivery time*: Within 2 hours for Amazon Prime members. Within 1 hour for Ultra-Fast 1-Hour Delivery for Amazon Fresh Delivery.
Good for: Groceries & household products
Contact: Amazon website
It might be tricky for those with dietary restrictions but if you’re looking for organic and ethically sourced groceries then Ryan’s Grocery is the right choice.
Here, they offer plenty of fresh fruits and veggies, seafood, and meat. There’s even a vegan range if you’re looking for dairy and protein alternatives – time to try the Beyond Meat burger patties that everyone’s been raving about!
Delivery time*: Next day delivery for orders above $120.
Good for: Grass fed & organic meat, products with special dietary requirements, fresh fruits & veggies
Contact: Ryan’s Grocery website
Even though Singapore’s flooded with Don Don Donki stores and other Japanese grocery shops, there’s good reason why people still flock to Isetan. Besides selling quirky Japanese snacks, they also sell all the ingredients you need for a hearty meal with the likes of Australian Angus Beef Sukiyaki ($19.05) and Meiji Fresh Milk (from $1.20).
If you’re looking to splurge on imported fruits, they also have musk melons and muscat green grapes. Plus, there’s free delivery for orders $100 and above.
Delivery time*: Same day if you order before 11am
Good for: Japanese groceries
Contact: Isetan website
Known as one of the more affordable supermarkets in our little red dot, Sheng Siong’s online supermarket Allforyou has a grocery range that goes unrivaled. This is where you’ll be ordering from if you’re looking for local favourites like Mamee Monster and other old-school Singaporean snacks. Those looking for more practical groceries will be pleased to know that they’ve got ready supply of rice, oil, and canned food.
Delivery time*: Same day if you order 3 hours before the next available time slot
Good for: Local snacks, affordable pantry staples like rice and oil
Contact: Sheng Siong website
As one of our everyday supermarkets, Cold Storage is one we’ll head to for their sushi counters and DIY salad bars. These might not be offered online but they still have a ready selection of pantry essentials and everything you ever need under the sun – from pet food to baby diapers.
Delivery time*: Next-day delivery available if you order before 8am.
Good for: All groceries and household needs
Contact: Cold Storage website
Instead of lugging back slabs of meat or bags of apples from wet markets and fruitsellers, you can simply order online with Open Taste for fresh produce from around the world. They’ve got a solid range: Fruit, Vegetable, Dairy, Meat, and Seafood. Expect to see produce from countries like Australia, Canada, and Japan!
Delivery time*: Less than 36 hours
Good for: Fresh produce
Contact: Opentaste website
Shop for your favourite cereals easily.
There’s good reason why Redmart is an immediate choice for many when it comes to shopping for groceries online. They’ve got a large range, from fresh produce to pantry staples. Whether it’s your favourite breakfast cereal or a bottle of red wine, it’s easy to snap up whatever you’re looking for.
Delivery time: Next-day delivery available (you can also choose a 2-hour delivery window)
Good for: All groceries, including fresh produce and pantry staples
Contact: Redmart website
If you’re running low on pantry staples or down to your last toilet roll, try these online supermarkets in Singapore for doorstep delivery of household items and groceries. From instant noodles to Japanese snacks, there’s no need to worry about your next supermarket haul.
*Delivery timings and orders are subject to demand conditions and availability.
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Originally published on 3rd April 2020. Last updated by Kezia Tan on 25th November 2022.
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