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The most popular takeaway orders across the UK, revealed

Burgers are far and away the nation's most popular delivery meal

Rachel Hosie
Friday 10 February 2017 13:43 GMT

As possibly the best-known food delivery service, we asked Deliveroo to reveal which foods were the most popular choices on the app in different cities across the UK.

Clearly, we are a nation of burger lovers, with 28 of the 60 cities on the list choosing some sort of burger as their top dish.

Seven of the most popular deliveries are Thai food, six are burritos and just four cities went for pizzas.

There’s an interesting mix of chain eateries and independent restaurants, but Pizza Express, Wagamama and Barburrito seem to be the most popular chains, each with three appearances.

All but two of our cities’ favourite deliveries are savoury meals - Chester and Peterborough seem to be the two British towns with the biggest sweet tooths (sweet teeth?).

The list reveals that some cities are clearly more adventurous than others: While burgers with all the toppings and trimmings emerged victorious in towns across the nation, Livingston, in contrast, clearly likes to play it safe with a Pizza Express Margherita emerging as their most popular takeaway.

And the classic fish and chips seems to be losing its place in the nation’s hearts (unless we’re simply going to pick it up ourselves), with just one city, Cheltenham, choosing the traditional supper as its top delivery meal.

Here are the most popular delivery meals in cities across the UK:

Aberdeen: Chicken Katsu Curry - Wagamama

Aylesbury: Khao Suay - Simply Thai

Basingstoke: The Taxidriver - Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Bath: Chicken Tinga Burrito - Mission Burrito

Belfast: Burrito Bowl - Boojum

Birmingham: Chilli Squid - Yakinori

Bournemouth: Prince Charles is Overrated - 7 Bone

Brighton: The Dead Hippie - MEATLiquor

Bristol: 6oz Prime Beef Burger - The Burger Joint

Cambridge: Byron Burger - Byron Burger

Canterbury: Pork Roll - Pork & Co.

Cardiff: John Wayne - The Grazing Shed

Chelmsford: Chicken Katsu Curry - YO! Sushi

Cheltenham: Cod - Simpson’s of Cheltenham

Chester: Kinder Bueno Waffle - Off The Waffle

Coventry: Classic 8oz Cheeseburger: Burgers by Millsys

Derby: The Bacon Cheddar Beef Burger - The Forge Gourmet Bar & Grill

Dundee: Build Your Own Pizza - The Canavan

Durham: Pad Thai with chicken - Nadon Thai

Edinburgh: Steamed Chicken Gyoza - Wagamama

Ellesmere Port: Two Dine At Home Meal - Prezzo

Exeter: Khao Suay - Thai Orchard

Glasgow: Cheese + Bacon burger - BRGR

Gloucester: Hunter’s Chicken - On Toast

Guildford: Grilled Chicken Burrito - Tortilla

Harrogate: Smokeback Mountain - Boss Burgers

Hereford: Farmer Tom’s Beef Burger - A Rule of Tum Burger Shop

Leeds: Chargrilled Chicken Tortilla - Barburrito

Leicester: Smokey and the Bandit - Meatcure

Lincoln: Huckleberry’s Classic - Huckleberry’s Bar + Grill

Liverpool: Awesome Frickin Chicken - Almost Famous

Livingston: Margherita - Pizza Express

London: Byron Burger - Byron

Lytham St Annes: American - Pizza Express

Manchester: Chargrilled Chicken - Barburrito

Milton Keynes: American - Pizza Express

Newcastle: Fat Hippo - The Fat Hippo

Norwich: Fried Duck Gyoza - Wagamama

Nottingham: Chargrilled Chicken - Barburrito

Oxford: Big Ron - Atomic Burger

Peterborough: Hot Fudge Hot n Cold Volcano - Creams

Plymouth: Hub Burger - Hubbox

Portsmouth: House Burger - 6oz Burger

Reading: Chicken Japan Katsu Curry - Coconut Bar & Kitchen

Royal Leamington Spa: Smokey + The Bandit - Meatcure Restaurants

Royal Tunbridge Wells: Chicken Thai Green Curry - Giggling Squid

Sevenoaks: Chicken Shish - Hattusa

Sheffield: Big Daddy Kane - Twisted Burger

Shrewsbury: Big Poppa - The Burger House Lab

Southampton: Prince Charles is Overrated - 7Bone

Southend on Sea: Texan - Mangetout

Southport: Mixed platter - Asiatique

St Albans: St Peter’s Burger with Mature Cheddar Cheese - The Meating Room

Stirling: MJ’s House Burger - Monterey Jack’s

Stoke-on-Trent: The Taxidriver - Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Watford: Beef Cheese Burger - Tinseltown

Winchester: Pad Thai - Koh Noi

Windsor: Pad Thai - Thai Square

Worcester: 100% Grass Fed Herefordshire Beef - BurgerWorks

York: Chicken Satay - My Thai York

Does your go-to make the list?

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