Where to order food delivery in Cairns

The ins and outs of using the most popular delivery apps in Cairns.

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Not in the mood to cook? Before you call up your favourite takeaway, contact one these services via an app or online and food will be delivered straight to your address.

You can also save a few dollars by taking advantage of the deals and offers we have found.

Where to order food in Cairns

DoorDash provides delivery from places such as KFC, Subway, Red Rooster, Spicy Bite Indian Restaurant and even the Reject Shop. The helpful tracker lets you follow your driver from the restaurant to your home. DoorDash will travel around 8 km, which isn't an issue in a city of this size.
  • Delivery fee: From $5
  • How to get free delivery: Free delivery for your first 30 days after your first order.
  • Contactless delivery: Available
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Uber Eats
Uber Eats
One of the most extensive food delivery services in the country, Uber Eats covers a wide variety of Cairns' food outlets, from fast food faves such as McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Subway to world cuisines. The app travels to a limit of 8km from the restaurant to your home which covers most distances in Cairns.
  • Delivery fee: From $2.99
  • How to get free delivery: Look out for deals online.
  • Contactless delivery: Available
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You're spoiled for choice with Menulog, which offers delivery from a huge range of cuisines, including Italian, American, Bangladeshi and Cambodian. Often slightly cheaper than its competitors, this homegrown Australian company makes a point of delivering to every addressable location in the city, so there's no worrying about distance when you choose it.
  • Delivery fee: From $5
  • How to get free delivery: Free delivery on selected restaurants.
  • Contactless delivery: Available
Using almost exclusively moped and motorbike transport, Deliveroo is arguably one of the speediest delivery services in Cairns. It breaks down its restaurant choices into 'closest to your address' and 'fastest delivery' only adding to its ease of use. Services start from as little as $0.99, making it a great choice if you want to save a few extra dollars.
  • Delivery fee: From $4
  • How to get free delivery: Look out for deals online.
  • Contactless delivery: Available

Coupons and deals

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$16 off your first order

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Use the code to enjoy $16 off your first order at Uber Eats. Valid for a limited time only. T&Cs apply.

Unlimited FREE delivery with DashPass subscription

Join DashPass to enjoy unlimited access to 100s of the best local and national restaurants in your area, with FREE delivery fee on orders over $15. T&Cs apply.

50% off your first 2 orders

Score 50% off your first 2 orders! Available for new customers only for up to $10 off on each order. T&Cs apply.

$10 off first 2 orders

Get $10 off first 2 orders + $1 delivery fee for 30 days on $20+ Ooders. T&Cs apply.

$0 delivery fee

Enjoy $0 delivery fee on $15+ orders. T&Cs apply.

FREE delivery on first order

Get free delivery on the first order. T&Cs apply.

FREE Delivery on select food orders

Have your food orders worth $30 from select restaurants delivered FREE of charge by Uber Eats. Limited offer only. T&Cs apply.

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Sign up to get your favourite food delivered with Uber Eats. T&Cs apply.

$0 delivery fee for first order

Get your first order with $0 delivery fee and no-contact delivery from DoorDash.

From just $5: Food delivery in Sydney

Order online for DoorDash’s super-fast delivery. T&Cs apply.


Which Cairns food delivery services offer free delivery?

All of the delivery services in Cairns charge a fee for delivery. This can change depending on the distance travelled to bring you your order. Deliveroo and Uber Eats often provide free delivery as part of signing up to the app or during a promotion.

Which Cairns delivery services are available 24 hours?

Uber Eats offers a 24-hour delivery service in Cairns, but this is based on restaurants' regular opening hours which may not be 24 hours.

What's the cheapest food delivery service in Cairns?

Deliveroo is the cheapest food delivery service in Cairns, with fees starting at $0.99.

The service cost for your specific order will depend on the distance travelled by the delivery driver and the cost charged by the restaurant.

Do I need to order a minimum amount of food?

If you choose to collect the food yourself, a minimum amount is not needed. Otherwise, minimum orders vary depending on the company and the restaurant. Some don't require a minimum order, but will ask for a delivery fee.

Can you get alcohol delivered with your food in Cairns?

Both Menulog and Uber Eats can deliver alcohol with your order.

How do I cancel my order?

Each company gives you an option to cancel your order on either its app or website. It is important to know that if the order has already been prepared, a fee or the full price may still have to be paid.

Do you need to tip when you get food delivered in Cairns? How do I do this?

Although tipping is not technically customary in Australia, you may feel your driver deserves one. Many of the apps and websites have an option to add this to your bill. Failing this, you can tip the driver when they arrive.

Do any Cairns food delivery services offer contactless delivery?

All of Cairns' food delivery services offer contactless delivery. Your driver will deliver the food to your doorstep, knock or ring and step back to a safe distance. As you will have already paid for your food online, you can then safely collect it from your front step without having to come into contact with the driver.

Do any Cairns food delivery services accept Afterpay?

At the time of writing, none of Cairns' delivery services accept Afterpay. All of the companies do accept all credit, debit and most of them PayPal.

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