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Ocado vs Waitrose home delivey

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What2donow4 Sat 11-Aug-18 12:24:12

Is there a difference between these please?

wendz86 Sat 11-Aug-18 12:28:13

Ocado have Waitrose products but also their own brand which are often cheaper ,

Sparklingbrook Sat 11-Aug-18 12:31:38

Waitrose will be delivered using products picked from your local Waitrose shop. I assume Ocado have a centre?

inquiquotiokixul Sat 11-Aug-18 12:31:58

I've used both. Not regularly but as an occasional treat, especially when we are having a a self-catering holiday.

Generally waitrose has a wider delivery area - many UK holiday spots are not in ocado's service area but will be in-range for waitrose.

Ocado will only do packets of fruit and veg rather than being able to get loose stuff. Ditto bread - you can only get plastic-wrapped bread from ocado, not the loose stuff produced in in-store bakeries.

Otherwise they are much the same.

KatieMarieJ Sat 11-Aug-18 12:33:49

Waitrose don't deliver nationally sad we used Waitrose before moving out to the country. Loved their delivery service but cant get it here yet, we only have a local little Waitrose. Tried Ocado 3 times and each time there was a problem. Never again.

UnicornMadeOfPinkGlitter Sat 11-Aug-18 12:35:06

Ocado comes from a warehouse so usually you don’t get subs etc. Whereas waitrose is often from the store and so subs are more likely.

Both very similar in cost and quality of service.

HollyBollyBooBoo Sat 11-Aug-18 12:35:19

Ocado is brilliant been using them for years. All the Waitrose products aswell as own brand and prop brands.

Versatileleggings Sat 11-Aug-18 12:44:19

People still assume that Ocado and Waitrose are the same company. Originally Ocado used to only sell Waitrose products. They are 2 separate companies. Ocado have their own warehouses where their products come from and can sell products from whatever companies they want. Like a normal supermarket but on wheels. smile

CanYouHearThePeopleSing Sat 11-Aug-18 12:45:39

Having used both, I'd say Ocado wins hands down. Comes from a warehouse so much longer dates and fewer subs. Price matches Tesco. Can get WR and their own own-label (so a good choice of OL things). Access to lots of interesting and unusual products that struggle to get listings in the supermarkets. Really efficient and prompt delivery. And - importantly - MUCH easier to shop. The WR website is hideous, but the Ocado app is a dream to shop with.

Nanasueathome Sat 11-Aug-18 12:50:21

I use both
At Waitrose there is a minimum spend of £60 for free delivery
Ocado have a minimum £40 for delivery and there is a charge. You can get a smart pass from Ocado which reduces this
Ocado is delivered from a warehouse so very little subs
Waitrose is from local store.
At Waitrose you can order meat/fish from butcher and fish counters which is fresh and tailored to what you request
Same with can order from their in store bakery and fruit and veg the same
Ocado do not have this option.
If I order fish from Waitrose it is from the fish counter and packaged and priced accordingly.
From Ocado it is pre packed

CanYouHearThePeopleSing Sat 11-Aug-18 13:06:18

You can order meat and fish from the 'counter' with Ocado (ie - not pre-packed, but cut to your chosen weight). Sadly not bread though.
There are always discount codes for a first shop, or if you know someone who uses them, get them to recommend you, and you'll both get a discount. Once you've done your first shop, they will almost certainly offer you a free or very cheap delivery pass for a year.

Housewife2010 Sat 11-Aug-18 13:51:03

We've been having weekly deliveries from Ocado for years. It's not true that you can only get plastic wrapped bread. We always order fresh bread e.g Gail's Bakery. I have found that Ocado delivers to more places. We have also order meat from the deli counter which is not present packed. It is a long time since I ordered from Waitrose but when I did they were more restrictive with delivery slots. Ocado give a 1 hour slot.

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