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Now you can have an Ulster fry brought to your door as Deliveroo takes on the breakfast run


There are approximately 160 riders in Belfast

There are approximately 160 riders in Belfast

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There are approximately 160 riders in Belfast

Online food delivery service Deliveroo has said it's now adding breakfast to its menu in Belfast.

The company said a limited number of restaurants are now signing up to deliver breakfasts from Monday.

But the offering will not be restricted to the usual Ulster fry or continental options.

Instead, the venues which have signed up ranges from Mexican chain Boojum, Titanic Quarter venue Cast and Crew - part of acclaimed chef Niall McKenna's chain of restaurants - and Belfast Cuban Sandwich Factory.

The company has operated in Belfast since 2015, delivering other meals for chain and independent restaurants like noodle chain Wagamama and independent Cafe Fish.

Dan Warne, managing director of Deliveroo in the UK and Ireland, said: "We're extremely excited to be partnering with some of the finest breakfast eateries in Belfast and we're looking forward to bringing some of the restaurants' delicious morning dishes to customers' doors.

"So whether you're craving a bacon butty and a coffee to help get you ready for a hard day in the office, you need a weekend health boost before exercise or you just want to treat yourself to breakfast in bed, our riders will be at your door in as little as 15 minutes to satisfy your breakfast needs."

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Earlier this month Deliveroo announced it had added 25 new takeaways to its service in Belfast.

The Marketplace+ service allows restaurants who do their own deliveries to sign up to the Deliveroo app and website. They pay a "signing on" fee of an undisclosed sum to join the service.

Deliveroo said it had signed up over 25 traditional takeaway-style restaurants to the new service, including the Lisburn Road's Monte Carlo and Stranmillis student favourite, kebab shop The Sphinx.

But it said the new takeaways would be able to continue using their own drivers and would not be under an obligation to use Deliveroo "riders".

However, they will have the option of using Deliveroo cyclists if their own delivery staff are not available.

There are around 160 Deliveroo riders in Belfast.