10 alternative Fife food delivery services if you're struggling to get a supermarket slot

Supermarket home deliveries and Click and Collect slots are hard to come by at the moment with many retailers struggling to cope with increased demand online.

Friday, 10th April 2020, 8:38 am
Updated Friday, 10th April 2020, 8:39 am
Puddledub Butchers is offering home delivery
Puddledub Butchers is offering home delivery

Home delivery slots at Tesco are fully booked until at least April 30. Asda is full for at least two weeks. Morrisons and Sainsbury’s are also experiencing extremely high demand and lengthy waits for their deliveries too.

Whether you are want to order fruit and vegetables, meat packs or staples like pasta, there are some alternative food delivery services across the Kirkcaldy area that you might want to try. Here are just a few:

Puddledub

The Loco store in St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy

The popular butcher had paused its online home delivery service due to high demand, but this is now back online. There’s a minimum spend of £25 and delivery within Fife costs £3.95. A free click and collect service is available from the shop at 207 High Street, Kirkcaldy. To order visit www.puddledub.co.uk.

Stephens Bakery

This bakery is offering delivery of its products including steak bridies, scotch pies, sausage rolls, soup, stovies, rolls and doughnuts within the KY1-KY7 and KY11-KY13 postcodes. Deliveries are currently available Tuesday to Friday. Order online at www.steakbridie.com

Kirkcaldy KeyStore

David's Kitchen on Oriel Road in Kirkcaldy

This convenience store has partnered wtih JJ Taxis to offer a home delivery service. Same day deliveries of fresh foods and everyday essentials available. Order online through their Facebook page or call/message/WhatsApp 07517308806. Delivering to Kirkcaldy only with a £3 delivery charge.

Loco – St Clair Street

This convenience store is offering to deliver the essentials that you need direct to your door. Orders can be placed online via Facebook, by emailing [email protected] or calling 01592 747644 between 9am and 6pm Monday-Friday. Minimum order of £20, £10 for vulnerable groups. Cut off for next day delivery is 6pm. Standard delivery fee is £3. Delivery free for vulnerable groups.

David’s Kitchen

Offering free delivery within two miles of any of its stores (Oriel Road, Kirkcaldy and Caskieberran Road, Glenrothes). To order call the store – Kirkcaldy 01592 328840 or Glenrothes 01592 328460.

Raith Fruit

Raith fruit are bringing fresh fruit and veg direct to your door. Due to very high demand, they are currently going with a standard mix selection of fruit and veg in our boxes, to the value of £25. Produce availability changes on a daily basis so contents vary accordingly. Email [email protected] to place your order.

J Henderson Meat Specialist – Glenrothes

This butcher is offering free delivery with all orders – minimum spend of £30. Currently delivering to Fife, Perth and Kinross. Visit www.hendersonmeat.co.uk to order.

McQueens Dairies

After a pause in taking on new customers, McQueens are now offering its milk delivery service to all again. Eggs and glass bottles are currently out of stock for new customers but can be added at a later date. To place an order visit www.mcqueensdairies.co.uk and click ‘new customer sign up’.

U-Save Kinghorn & U-Save Kirkcaldy (Meldrum Road)

These local convenience stores are offering to deliver groceries and household items within the Kirkcaldy, Kinghorn, Burntisland, Dysart and Auchtertool areas. To arrange delivery call Kirkcaldy store on 01592 265389 or Kinghorn on 01592 501225.

U-Save Burntisland

Offering deliveries in Burntisland only. Free delivery for the elderly and vulnerable (those who are self isolating). Phone in your orders by calling the store on 01592 872283.