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It's curry for Christmas Day dinner, and we'll have a festive breakfast delivery too!

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Written by Scoffable
Dec 8, 2022
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We've looked at five years' worth of Scoffable data and the message is clear: when it comes to Christmas Day takeaway, Indian food is the favourite.

Millions of meals have been ordered every year from Scoffable customers across Scotland since we started in 2010. And Christmas Day is no exception, with lots of people choosing a takeaway for their festive meal. Looking back at the last five years, our customers have overwhelmingly chosen their local Indian takeaway over other options open over the festive period.

Last Christmas (25 December 2021), half of all takeaways ordered online with Scoffable were Indian cuisine.

This has gone down from a peak of 68% of Christmas Day orders in 2018, with orders for chicken and kebabs becoming more popular. There's lots to choose from, will Indian food come out top again this Christmas?

What's your Indian dish of choice?
Last Christmas, half of all takeaways ordered online with Scoffable were Indian cuisine.

Treating yourself to a Christmas morning breakfast, delivered to your door, is definitely on the rise. But most people are ordering later in the day, with spikes in orders between 4.00pm and 6.00pm, and then again between 8.00pm and 9.00pm. Whether coming home from visiting family, finishing a work shift, getting peckish after an early lunch or kicking off a quiet night in, we're ready to help get a tasty dinner delivered.

Come Boxing Day, the desire for Indian food has been replaced by Chinese cuisine, with around a third of Scoffable orders coming from Chinese takeaways. There's been a big increase in those hankering for a chippy though: almost one in five Boxing Day orders are now from chip shops, up from just 1% in 2017.

Whatever you're eating on Christmas Day, we hope you have a fantastic time. And remember, your choice of cuisine is available at your fingertips from Scoffable, your local easy-order takeaway app.

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