A POPULAR food app is now on offer to residents in Braintree.

Foodies can now order their favourite grub from Uber Eats, which launches in the town today (Thursday, September 24).

Customers can order from high street classic McDonald’s and KFC which are the first restaurants to launch in the area via the Uber Eats app.

Bosses say other eateries in the town will be joining the platform in the future.

Toussaint Wattinne, general manager of Uber Eats in the UK, said: “We are really excited to be launching in Braintree, firstly with McDonald’s and KFC, and a host of local restaurants joining in the coming weeks.

"We hope to make it even easier for local residents to enjoy a variety of delicious food both comfortably and safely.”

The app is available on iOS and Android smartphones. Food can also be ordered online at ubereats.com.

Uber Eats says it has introduced measures to help ensure every courier can access PPE for free to help keep them safe when they deliver with Uber Eats.

The app is available every day of the week from 8:00am and midnight.