Grocery shopping: it’s one of those love-it/hate-it chores.
For those of us who hate it, there’s nothing better than Bangkok’s online grocery store offerings. Let’s face it, it’s time consuming to visit different stores to get everything you need for your weekly shop and frustrating to waste precious time in queues — plus you then have to haul those heavy shopping bags home again in the sweltering heat.
Save yourself the bother and stress by taking advantage of some of Bangkok’s excellent online grocery stores who will do all the hard work for you and deliver everything you need right to your door without any of the hassle.
We’ve rounded up the best grocery delivery services in Bangkok — let us know which is your favourite…
Honest Bee originated in Singapore where it has been a huge success, and has now branched out to Thailand to provide online grocery shopping in Bangkok.
Honest Bee is affiliated with over 40 Bangkok grocery stores selling quality food items including imported meats, homemade cakes, tea from London, Hydroponic vegetables and fruits, artisan cheese, organic produce, Korean foods, home decor and gadgets and much more.
Here are just a few of the stores that Honest Bee can deliver from:
- Villa Market
- Wine Connection
- The Accidental Butcher
- Perfect Earth Organics
- Pierre Herme Paris
Customers can order from this online grocery concierge service either via the website or on the app available from Google Play or the Apple app store. You can choose a one-hour delivery slot that suits you.
Specially trained concierge shoppers handpick your requested items, making suitable substitutions if your desired product is unavailable, and you can request items from multiple stores in one order. Payment is made after delivery to take any changes into account.
Happy Fresh is the major competitor to Honest Bee in Thailand, offering a similar service with some of the same stores, like Wine Connection and The Accidental Butcher.
It’s also teamed up with the following:
- Gourmet Market
- Big C
- Tesco Lotus
- Bei Otto German delicatessen
- Sunshine Market
You can order either online on your desktop or with the HappyFresh app: fresh food and prepared meals from a handpicked selection of some of Bangkok’s best grocery stores are available.
Once you’ve made your order your chosen items are then selected in store by trained shoppers who choose the best products available. The order will then be delivered straight to your door by one of the HappyFresh riders within the hour, or in your chosen time slot.
There are also regular deals and promotions available on their website to minimise the impact on your wallet.
One of Thailand’s largest online supermarkets, Delishop offers a wide variety of European foods delivered to your door, so you don’t have to miss out on any of your favourites from back home.
Deliveries in Bangkok are made between Monday to Saturday with a same-day delivery service for any orders placed before midday, and customers can choose the time slot that suits them best.
Products on offer includes dried and tinned foods, fresh meats, fish, seafood and sausages, imported wine and beer, fresh organic vegetables, health and beauty and home cleaning products, plus luxury gourmet foodstuffs like speciality cheeses and duck confit – in fact pretty much everything you would expect to find in your regular supermarket back home.
Orders are made through the Delishop website and can be delivered anywhere in Thailand.
Passion Delivery delivers goods from over 40 suppliers of the most passionate and creative producers of food, cookware and healthy living products in Thailand, chosen because of their consistent high quality.
The range of products includes natural ice cream and sorbet, premium coffees, gourmet pies, pork pies and sausage rolls, organic shampoos and beauty products, award-winning jams, mustards and sauces, handcrafted Japanese kitchen knives, and an excellent selection of wines, spirits, sakes and liquors.
Here are some of the vendors:
- Below Eleven
- Captain Barrel
- Elisa Patisserie
- Heaven on Cheese
- Sticky Piggy
- Thammachart Seafood
- Yellow Spoon Pastry
Browse the products in from each vendor on the Passion Delivery website, and pay in one single payment.
Each individual vendor will then prepare your order and send it out to you as soon as possible. Just like Delishop, they deliver anywhere in Thailand.
Emails are sent every step of the way to confirm orders and payment, and dispatch and delivery times. First time users of the website will be given a 200 baht voucher!
Boasting more than 20,000 online consumer products, Big C is one of the biggest Bangkok online shopping stores and one of the biggest physical hypermarket chains in the country too.
It is possible to buy food products, home appliances and electrical goods, snacks and sweets, alcohol and other beverages, health and beauty items, discounted fashion, and pet accessories — and just like in the physical Big C stores there are a lot of discounted items and promotions online.
Ordering online is easy, simply choose your desired products and add them to the cart as you would with any other online shopping site.
Customers can choose to have their goods delivered to their home address, or they can pick up their prepared order in person at a Big C store. Easy peasy!
The Thai version of good old British Tesco — Tesco Lotus — features many of the products that you’ll be familiar with from Tesco stores back home. You can even use your clubcard!
Shopping is either done online, or via the Tesco Lotus Smartphone app from the Apple app store or Google Play. Much like Big C, there are a huge number of promotions and discounts available.
There is plenty of fresh veg available, as well as fresh meat and seafood, dairy products, drinks, household essentials, and health and beauty items, plus much more — and most brands and products will be more than familiar to the average Brit.
Add your chosen items to the virtual shopping cart, choose the delivery time slot most convenient for you, and either pay online with a bank card or pay at the door when you receive your delivery.
Featuring plenty of online discounts and free delivery for orders over 1500 THB, Tops is one of the cheaper Bangkok online shopping options.
Tops is one of the largest supermarket chains in Thailand, and the online shops features an extensive array of over 10,000 products such as fresh fruit, meat, fish, and veggies, a good selection of wine and alcoholic drinks, ready meals, health and beauty products, snacks, household goods and lots of other products besides.
We love Tops for its particularly impressive international cheese selection.
Orders are made using the online store website, and payment can either be made at the time of placing the order, or via cash on delivery.
Tops delivers all orders made within 24 hours, with all orders submitted before 1pm being delivered the same day.
In the last few years the Paleo diet has taken the food world by storm. Based on the diet of our hunter gatherer ancestors, the Paleo diet is purported to be one of the best ways to eat well and stay healthy by avoiding all processed sugars and preservatives, grains, legumes and factory farmed meats.
Paleo Robbie is a well known food delivery service in Bangkok, but they also have a grocery branch: ideal for people who want to whip up Paleo-friendly meals at home.
Thanks to the Paleo Grocery, you can easily follow this nourishing and healthful diet without any of the hassle by ordering online from their selection of over 300 unique fresh products including wild meats and fish, nuts and berries, primal dairy, natural wine, chocolates, and cooking oils.
Plus you can be assured that the provenance of the foods available is sustainable and as healthful as possible.
There is a minimum order amount of 1,500 baht for the grocery. For your first order, providing your basket adds up to 2,000 baht or above, you’ll receive a 250 baht discount. Delivery is free within Bangkok and made within 1-2 working days. They deliver anywhere in Thailand.
Radiance’s whole focus is on organic living, so you can be sure that only the best, fresh organic produce and wholesome foods with natural, chemical free ingredients are available in the Radiance Wholefoods online store.
The range of meticulously chosen products ranges from organic vegetables, wild meats and fish, teas and other drinks, special dietary supplements, gluten free products and healthy snacks and superfoods, to natural household products.
The online shop is easy to use and deliveries are made either in the morning or afternoon, with an email being sent out one business day before to let you know when it’s due to arrive. Fresh produce such as fruit and veg are delivered on Wednesdays only, so orders must be received by midday Tuesday.
Delivery fees are dependent on your locality. It’s 50 baht for orders in 10110 postcode in Klongtoei and Watthana.
Adams Organic was one of the best and most reliable delivery services for internationally certified organic produce, with goods grown in special farms in the Thai countryside,
Sadly, on 11 August 2017, they announced they would be shutting down at the end of August, saying that, “Although there is a growing demand in Thailand for organic produce, we failed to maintain a sustainable business model.”
Hopefully someone will step in to fill Adams Organic’s boots soon.
What’s your favourite online grocery store in Bangkok?