Online grocery shopping apps


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Images adapted from: Central Retail, Jobthai, Aimpol Buranet and Thai Rath

Grocery shopping is an essential part of our daily lives, with all our daily needs and wants found in supermarkets. However, during COVID-19, going out to the supermarket can be riskyPanic buying isn’t uncommon in Thailand too, especially after the announcement of curfews and lockdowns across the country.

However, we can do all our grocery shopping right from our phones these days. Here are 8 supermarket shopping apps that will deliver your straight groceries to your homes.


1.WeFresh


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Image credit: WEFRESH

With WeFresh you can order your snacks, drinks and frozen ready meals from Thailand’s favourite convenience store – 7-Eleven. Or, you can get your meats and vegetables for your next cooking session or hotpot session. In addition, you can get essential products in bulk by ordering from Wholesale By Wefresh. 

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Image credit: WEFRESH

Stores included: 7-11, CP Fresh Mart, Wholesale by WeFresh
Normal Delivery Hours:

  • 7-11: 7AM to 11.30PM (Delivery within 1 hour)
  • Wholesale by WeFresh: 9AM to 5PM, Monday-Saturday
  • CP Fresh Mart: 6AM to 10PM (Delivery within 1 hour)

COVID-19 Deliveries: Last order by 8PM across all stores
Delivery Fee: From ฿40
Download:  iOS | Android


2.Grab Groceries


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During COVID-19, most of us rely on Grab for food deliveries – but not many know that you can have your Grab driver pick up and deliver your fresh ingredients and daily needs to your house. Grab collaborates with Tops Supermarket and Happy Fresh to bring you wide selections of products to choose from. Sit down and enjoy browsing all the catalogs. 

Stores included: Tops, Gourmet Market, BigC, Tesco Lotus, and speciality stores such as Wine Connection
Normal Delivery Hours:

  • Tops Onlines: Express delivery by Grab Express delivers within 2 hours from 10AM to 10PM, only available in some areas in Bangkok. 
  • Standard delivery applies for orders before 1PM, with deliveries on the same day, and orders after 1PM, you can choose from the available delivery time slots.
  • Grab Fresh: Choose from the available time slot from 10AM to 10PM

COVID-19 Deliveries: 

  • Tops online: 10AM to 8PM
  • Grab Fresh: 10AM to 6PM

Delivery Fee:

  • Tops: From  ฿60
  • GrabFresh: From ฿40 

Download:  iOS | Android


3. Happy Fresh


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Image credit: Happy Fresh

Happy Fresh delivers products from 5 supermarkets: Gourmet Market, BigC, Tesco Lotus, Home Fresh Mart, and Sinha Store. Also included are 30 speciality stores such as Wine Connection and Blue Elephant. 

Stores included: Check out the full list of vendors here
Normal Delivery Hours: Within 1 hour from 9AM to 10PM, other time slots available
COVID-19 Deliveries:  From 10AM to 6PM, depending on the available time slot
Delivery Fee: From ฿66
Download: iOS | Android


4. BigC


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Image credit:BigC 

BigC is one of the most famous hypermarkets in Thailand as they sell most of the things you’ll ever need beyond just your typical groceries – from clothes, beauty products, electrical appliances and even sports equipment.  

Long queues are often seen at the cashier during the weekend as families often enjoy shopping at BigC. Discounts are available throughout the year too.

Normal Delivery Hours: Deliver within 24 hours from 10AM to 10PM
COVID-19 Deliveries:  Choose from the available time slot from 10AM to 8PM
Delivery Fee: From ฿59 , free delivery with a minimum purchase of ฿1500
Download: iOS | Android


5.CP-Fresh Mart 


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Image credit:CPFreshMart

Just as its name suggests, CP Fresh Mart sells the freshest meats, fruits and veggies and delivers what you need straight to your home. Whether you’re looking to get ingredients for a new viral social media recipe or preparing to cook your next meal, chances are you’ll find what you need here. 

If you are too lazy to cook, there are wide selections of ready to eat meals to select from.

Normal Delivery Hours: Deliver within 2 hours
COVID-19 Deliveries:  Within 2 hours from 8AM to 6PM
Delivery Fee: From ฿60 (free delivery during COVID-19)
Download: iOS | Android


6. Tops


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Tops Supermarket is the largest supermarket chain in Thailand. At Tops, you can find high quality imported and local products. Tops provide a wide selection of vegetables, fruits, meats and other daily necessities for you to choose from. You can surely find what you’ll need here.

Normal Delivery Hours: Between 10AM to 10PM (Same-day delivery for orders before 1PM)
COVID-19 Deliveries: 10AM to 8PM
Delivery Fee: ฿60
Download: iOS | Android


7. Makro      


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Makro is a famous wholesale supermarket among locals. Families often come here as bulk buying is cheaper than the usual supermarket runs, and Makro sells products at affordable prices.

If you have a big family, keeping a pack of water and stocking up your favourite snacks is always better than running out of things last minute. 

Delivery Fee: ฿60
Download: iOS | Android


8. Tesco Lotus


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Image credit:Tesco Lotus

Tesco Lotus is another place that sells everything from fresh and frozen foods to electrical appliances and furniture. The online store offers over 20,000 products to choose from. If you’re bored after watching all those dramas,  try scrolling through all the products they offer so you know what to get on your next online grocery run.

Delivery Hours: Between 10AM to 10PM
Delivery Fee: From ฿60 baht
Download: iOS | Android


Shop for groceries on your phone


Thanks to technology, we have alternate ways to do grocery shopping during this pandemic to stay away from the crowds and not wait in long queues

However, you can shop online not just during this pandemic. For the lazy people out there like me, you can always use these applications the next time you do your grocery shopping!


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