Grab a local bite! 15 traders you should try on CityGrab

Now more than ever, it is crucial that we come together and support local businesses facing immense pressure in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

We can all do our bit to help keep our favourite places going during these difficult times, so that when the gloom lifts they are ready and waiting to welcome us back.

Bringing together an exclusive selection of independent eateries and takeaways, the aim of City Grab is to provide a fairer service and keep money firmly within the local economy.

It’s more efficient than anything currently out there as City have 2,000 drivers on the road, completing 150,000 journeys every week. This allows them to deliver further and faster than their competitors. Going hand-in-hand with the local focus, City Grab charges fairer commission rates to businesses using the app. These are 50% less when compared to typical discounts offered by global food delivery giants… plus the taxi driver delivering the food receives all the delivery fare too.

It’s supporting your local businesses, keeping your city’s economy strong, and providing fresh choice from your favourite Sheffield food vendors and restaurants.

Since launching in March, the app has been growing rapidly and at time of print there are now over 50 businesses signed up – local legends, new kids on the foodie block, places that will safely bring beers, spirits and even cocktails to your front door. Tummy rumbling?

Here’s a closer look at what you could soon be tucking into…

Fancy a slice Sardinian soul food? Of course you do. This highly-rated Kelham Island gem will be serving up family-sized tray bakes of lasagne, gnochetti and parmigiana, along with various Italian street food options, meat and cheeses from their deli counter, and some of the best restaurant quality takeaway pizza you’ll find around these parts.

Bringing the finest Mexican fusion street food direct to doors around Sheffield, Chesterfield and Dronfield, Pinch N’ Pull serve up the freshest selection of high quality tacos and burritos you’ll find around these parts. They also offer a range of sides from fresh salsa to fully loaded nachos, and their house burger – a chipotle-infused pork patty served with a creamy peanut and chilli arbol salsla – is well worth a nudge.

Amigos Kitchen serves up a hearty feast of Mexican-style street food from a popular spot on London Road. Sizzing fajitas, quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas, chimichangas – it’s all there and waiting to tempt your tastebuds. Their tostadas are also a rarely-seen delight – a sort of Mexican pizza made with a tortilla, generously topped with layers of melted cheese and jalapeños.

Serving up the finest vegan food to Sheffielders since 2014, Sunshine Deli pride themselves on tried and tested handcrafted recipes that have helped them build a loyal following in the Steel City. It really is a vegan paradise: pizza, burgers, burritos, pies, desserts, chippy-style sausage and chips – but for a more guilt-free experience, there’s also a selection of healthy, hearty meals and lunches to choose from.

The Sheffield Food Producers Collective is a group of local Sheffield food producers, passionate about creating amazing and award-winning products. Head to their profile on City Grab to choose from a number of superb independents: Russian Pies, Kevin’s Pies, Samosa Cart, Moss Valley Fine Meats,
Yee Kwan Ice Cream, Secret Cake Club, Bullion Chocolate, Sheffield Cheesemasters, the Hedgerow Preserving Company, Smith’s Coffee Roasters and more…

Producing some of the finest smoked BBQ cuisine in the City, this well-known West Street establishment have their own in-house smokers and house rubs. All of the produce is fresh – everything from mouth-watering handmade burgers to succulent chicken dishes all provided with their homemade sauces. Browse the menu for a succulent selection of burgers, wings, ribs, briskets, dogs, pizza and off the chart RE-Loaded fries – done in true USA style!

Need something to quench your thirst? Founded by Austrian brothers Jakob and Franz Pagitz way back in 1888, Pago Premium Fruit Juice is now sold in over 30 countries around the world and is especially popular around the Mediterranean in places such as Italy, France, Spain and Croatia. Pago’s original core values of quality, taste and choice still ring true today with 13 different natural fruit juices. They only produce from natural ingredients, sourced from the  best producers in the world and are free of artificial aromas, sweeteners, preservatives and E numbers. Pago is also vegan-friendly and all profits will be donated to our fantastic NHS staff.

Why go to the huge chains for average at best pizza when you can support independents and ensure a high-quality experience? The team at Urban Pizza Co. believe in only providing the best ingredients to ensure everything on our menu is as tasty as it looks. All the Italian classics are there, made with passion and a keen eye for detail. There’s also an impressive vegan selection too!

Reowned for the finest afternoon tea service in the city, this elegant tearoom is offering a range on stunning homemade traditional foods. With a quick order CityGrab can bring the Jameson’s experience to your front door – with brunches, lunches, breakfasts, cakes, sandwiches, scones and more available.

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