Deliveroo to give away 1,000 Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches as American fried chicken brand opens first restaurant in Chelmsford on 11 June

Deliveroo has teamed up with Popeyes® to launch an exclusive ‘waitlist’ for customers, to help fans get ahead of the highly anticipated ‘drop’ by joining the first-ever fried chicken waitlist for the ‘at-home experience’ – including a free Popeyes® Chicken Sandwich. This exclusive drop is inspired by sneaker drops nationwide and celebrates the opening of the chain’s first restaurant in Essex earlier this month, which will be followed closely by Romford opening in July.

With Popeyes® popular amongst celebrities such as Cardi B & Beyonce, Essex food lovers are expected to be queuing in anticipation to get their hands on the mouth-watering Louisiana chicken once it launches.

Aisha Jefferson at Deliveroo said: “In celebration of Popeyes® expanding its restaurants across the UK, and partnering exclusively with Deliveroo, we’re giving our chicken-loving customers the chance to beat the queues and try the chicken sandwich that ‘broke the internet’ ‘without leaving the front door.

Customers who sign up to the fried-chicken waitlist will be in with a chance of winning free Deliveroo credit to be used on Popeyes® famous Chicken Sandwich (or any other dish) when the restaurant ‘drops’ in Chelmsford and Romford in July. There are the equivalent of 1,000 free Chicken Sandwiches up for grabs.

Famed chicken brand Popeyes® – which caused a viral sensation in the USA with the launch of its first chicken sandwich – is set to open across the UK and is already available for delivery, exclusively via Deliveroo. Essex is getting a drop like no other, so don’t miss out!

This new launch comes after the store’s successful grand opening in Stratford, which was followed by various Deliveroo Editions kitchen launches across London (Whitechapel and Bermondsey).

To join the exclusive waitlist and get ahead of the game, customers must head to to enter their details (including an email address linked to their Deliveroo account) and wait for the winners to be announced via email.

Once the winning customers have been announced, they will need to enter their personalized code found within the email confirmation into the app or website. Customers using the app can go to their account and add the unique code into the ‘Enter a Promo Code’ field. On the website, click ‘Add a Code’ on the checkout page.

Popeyes® is also expanding nationwide across the country with announced restaurants in Gateshead, Nottingham, Brighton, Ealing, Oxford and Reading, so customers can sign up to the waitlist and be the first to know about any and all new launches. Sign up so you can be alerted when there are new openings in towns and cities across the UK.

Popeyes® first launched in the UK in November 2021, and exclusively on Deliveroo this year. Popeyes® is famous for its hand-battered chicken, marinated for 12 hours in a blend of Louisianan herbs and spices inspired by its heritage. As well as its signature Louisiana chicken – available as classic or spicy – ​​Popeyes® fans will be delighted to see many of the classics found on the US menu – including chicken tenders, hot wings, mac ‘n’ cheese, and even Southern delicacy biscuits and gravy, which is famously served with Cajun gravy.

The Popeyes® drop is running from the 20th of June until all codes have been redeemed, minimum order, delivery fees and service charges may apply.

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