Careem has reportedly been trialling food delivery services after acquiring regional online restaurant listing platform RoundMenu in February, Reuters said.
The company, which has 24 million registered users, already competes with Uber for taxi services in many major Middle East cities including Dubai, Riyadh and Cairo.
However, reports earlier this month suggested Uber and Careem are in preliminary talks to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services. Careem, whose backers include Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and German automaker Daimler, was valued at a little more than US$1 billion (Dhs3.67 billion) in a 2016 funding round, making it one of the most valuable technology startups in the Middle East.
At Time Out Dubai we are more than partial to a takeaway every now and again and have constructed this list of our favourite take out dishes to be combined with a Netflix pairing. Hopefully we will be adding Careem options to the roundup sooner rather than later. And of course, we'll keep you up to date with all the latest on that here at Time Out Dubai. For more information about Careem go to www.careem.com/en-ae.