STARTING today, people in Melksham can order food via Uber Eats.

The popular app will enable customers to receive their next meal directly to their door at the touch of a button.

Customers can order from high street classic McDonald’s, which is the first restaurant to launch in the area via the Uber Eats app.

Locals can download the Uber Eats app on their smartphone available for iOS and Android, or by visiting

Here’s how to order using Uber Eats:

• Download the free app or go to to see all the restaurants available in your area. You can sign in using your existing Uber account or create a new one.

• Give your location - you can select your home or any other address.

• Find the perfect meal - browse local restaurants or search by cuisine type or dietary requirements to find exactly what your tastebuds are asking for.

• Place your order - pick the items you want right now or schedule your order to arrive whenever is most convenient for you.

• Track the progress of the delivery - get updates as your order is prepared and on its way to your destination. Enjoy!

For local restaurants, the Uber Eats app will mean more business with more options for delivery and thousands of potential new customers.

Toussaint Wattinne, general manager of Uber Eats in the UK, said: “We are really excited to be launching in Melksham, firstly with McDonald’s, and 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.”

All deliveries made via the app are contactless, and Uber Eats has also introduced measures to help ensure that every courier can access PPE for free.

The app is available every day of the week from 8am to midnight.

Looking for some meal inspiration? Follow the company on Instagram at @UberEats_UK