Chow mein from Edinburgh Chinese restaurant is in top 100 most ordered meals in the world on Deliveroo

It joins meals from outlets in the likes of Paris, Milan and Dubai, among many others.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 11:45 am

A chow mein from a popular Edinburgh Chinese restaurant has joined distinguished company in the top 100 most ordered dishes in the world on Deliveroo.

The tasty noodle meal, from Red Box Noodle Bar on West Nicolson Street, finished up in 96th position, above a Bulgogi in Brussels and a Diavola Pizza in Milano.

The findings come after the delivery service looked back on the food highlights of 2019 to reveal the most popular dishes around the world.

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Chow mein from Edinburgh Chinese restaurant is in top 100 most ordered meals in the world on Deliveroo

With the list comprising over 500 cities across the world, Red Box Noodle Bar joins the likes of a Sushi Burrito in Amsterdam, Quesadillas in Madrid and Black Milk Tea from Singapore.

According to Deliveroo, who took a closer look at the world's eating habits, the top 100 list reveals some fun foodie ordering trends over the course of 2019.


With orders of healthy options increasing by 51% this year it's no surprise dishes like the Kale Salad from Hong Kong’s KALE or the Chicken Milanese from Simple Health Kitchen in London have made it into the top 100.

Crazy for chicken

Whether fried, grilled or rolled into a burrito, it’s clear that people love chicken with poultry-based dishes filling a fifth of all the spots on this year's Deliveroo 100. Favourites include Chicken Rice from Boon Tong Kee, Singapore, Grilled Boneless Chicken from Dubai’s Al Mandaloun and the 9 Hotwings Boxmeal from Eindhoven’s KFC.

Asian cuisine

This year, a quarter of those featured in the Deliveroo 100 were traditional Asian dishes. Favourites include Bibimbap Viande from Pierre Sang Express in Paris and Sushi roll di salmone e avocado from Basara, Milan.

Tasty traditions

This year's top 100 also showed that people are celebrating their local favourites. Favourite national dishes include Cod and Chips from Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Regina Pizza from Milan’s Assaje, and Beef Hor Fan from Rasa Rasa, Singapore.

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For the full list of Deliveroo's 100 most popular dishes ordered around the world in 2019, see below:

1 Poké Signature Super Protéiné from Pokawa, Paris

2 Cheeseburger from Five Guys, London

3 Burrito Pollo from Gonzalez & Co, Barcelona

4 Salmon Pokè from Pokèria by NIMA, Milano

5 Footlong Sub from Subway, Dublin

6 Tommy the Chook from Boss Burger Co, Geelong

7 米線+一餸 from 譚仔雲南米線 Tam's Shop, Hong Kong

8 Shack Burger from Shake Shack, Dubai

9 Big Giant Menu from Quick, Liege

10 Sushi Burrito from Sushito, Amsterdam

11 Build Your Own Bowl, from The Daily Cut, Singapore

12 Chicken Rice with Side Dish from 梁鑫雞肉飯LiangXing Chicken Rice, Taipei

13 2 Hot wings® from KFC, Brighton

14 Best Mountain from Greg & Jerry's, Grenoble

15 Kale Salad from KALE, Hong Kong

16 Quesadillas from Lateral, Madrid

17 Old School (Single) اولد سكوول from Griddle Restaurant Company, Kuwait

18 Yummy Berry Acai from The Acai Spot, Dubai

19 The O.G. from Fishbowl, Sydney

20 Crea il tuo pokè from Makito Casteddu, Cagliari

21 Cheeseburger from Five Guys, Dublin

22 9 Hotwings Boxmeal from KFC, Eindhoven

23 Honey Lemon Big Cup from 大苑子 (台北通化店) DaYung’s, Taipei

24 McMenu® Big Mac from McDonald's, Leuven

25 Crea tu Poké Grande from The Hip Fish, Barcelona

26 Sushi Lovers Poke from CALI-POKE, Dubai

27 VIOS Regular Bowl from VIOS by Blu Kouzina, Singapore

28 Mad Dog Pizza from Mod Pizza, Nottingham

29 Sushi roll di salmone e avocado from Basara, Milano

30 Menu classicpaille from La Ripaille Burger, Nantes

31 Lard Bibimbap 原味 from 好吃食堂 Delicious Canteen,Taipei

32 Chicken Katsu شرائح الدجاج المقرمش from Meme's Curry, Kuwait

33 Regina Pizza from Assaje, Milano

34 Buffalotta Pizza from La Taverna, Milano

35 Groene Curry from Bird Thais Restaurant, Amsterdam

36 Ono Poke Bowl from Poke & Co, Dubai

37 Grilled Chicken Burrito from Tortilla, Brighton

38 Grilled Harrisa Chicken from Farmer J, London

39 Aloha from Poki Poké, Brussels

40 Charsiew Noodles from Hawker Chan, Melbourne

41 Bacon Pizza from Lopez y Lopez, Madrid

42 ComfyDay Soup 花膠蟲草花螺頭燉湯 from Soupday, Hong Kong

43 Black Milk Tea from Gong Cha, Singapore

44 Plateau trendy from Sushi Parisien, Paris

45 Cod and Chips from Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth

46 Aloha Way from Ohana Poké Sushi, Den Haag

47 Burrito from Guzman Y Gomez, Wollongong

48 Green Curry from Fuchsia Urban Thai, Dubai

49 Burrito Poulet from Chipotle, Paris

50 Caja Capricho Dulce from Manolo Bakes, Madrid

51 Bacon Burger from The Huggy's Bar - Kitchen, Liege

52 車仔麵 (1麵3餸起) from Yummy Cart Noodles 任你點車仔麵, Hong Kong

53 Roll salmao com camarão - 8 pezzi from Temakinho, Milano

54 Les fernandines from Big Fernand, Paris

55 Avocado Chick Bowl from Fitchen Vlaanderenstraat, Ghent

56 Bronx New York Burger from Miguel Ángel, Madrid

57 Seafood Hotpot from 麗媽香香鍋 Lima Personal Hot Pot, Taipei

58 Salmon Style from Hawaiian Poke Bowl, Antwerp

59 Chicken Burrito from Mission Burrito, Bristol

60 Sunny Salmon from Poke House, Milano

61 Little L Combo from Little L Chicken and Burgers, Sydney

62 Grilled Boneless Chicken from Al Mandaloun, Dubai

63 DIY Kaisen Don (medium) from Teppei Syokudo, Singapore

64 Burrito from Barburrito, Nottingham

65 Gyros from Meat & Greek, Amsterdam

66 Beef Hor Fan from Rasa Rasa, Singapore

67 McMenu McChicken from McDonald's, Bergamo

68 Cabra from Timesburg, Barcelona

69 Blue burger from Mr & Mrs Bun, Strasbourg

70 Burrito from FreshMex, Aberdeen

71 Build Your Own Acai Bowl from Acai and the Tribe, Dubai

72 Tu Bowl en 4 pasos from Aloha Poké, Madrid

73 Classique Burger from Les Super Filles du Tram, Brussels

74 Sushi Rice Bowl from POKÉWORLD, Hong Kong

75 Sweet and Sour Pork from Ding Xiang Seafood, Singapore

76 Bibimbap Viande from Pierre Sang Express, Paris

77 Chicken Milanese from Simple Health Kitchen, London

78 St Peter's Burger from The Meating Room, St Albans

79 Nems traditionnels x 3 from Le Kiosque, Toulouse

80 Pad Thai Box from Wok It Up!, Canberra

81 Build Your Own from Honi Poke, London

82 Chicken Dinner Meal from KFC, Dubai

83 Chicken Rice from Boon Tong Kee, Singapore

84 Volcano Burrito with Seasoned Beef from Taco Bell, Brighton

85 Whopper® Menu from Burger King, Den Haag

86 WASA-BAE from Kai | Editions, Hong Kong

87 Yangnyeom Bu-Ket from Out Fry - Chicken Kitchen, Paris

88 Little San Sushi from Maki-San, Singapore

89 Smoke Burgez from Burgez, Milano

90 Large Bowl from Ahi Poké, London

91 Triple Bacon Triple Double Burger from Smashburger, Brighton

92 Grilled Chicken Burrito from Taqado Mexican Kitchen, Dubai

93 Boeuf (Tacos) from MasterTacos, Lyon

94 Honey Tea Latte from 一手私藏世界紅茶 ITSO, Taipei

95 Chicken Katsu Curry from Wagamama, London

96 Chow Mein from Redbox Noodle Bar, Edinburgh

97 Edmond Burger from Edmond Burger, Bordeaux

98 Diavola Pizza from Solo Pizza Cafè, Milano

99 Bulgogi from Kobap, Brussels

100 Rewild Cookie Dough Vanilla Ice Cream from Oh G!, Kuwait

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