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Deliveroo is trialling a helicopter restaurant slated to soar to Australia

(Source: Deliveroo/Eventbrite)
(Source: Deliveroo/Eventbrite)

Do you love 360-degree views when you dine?

Try a airbourne dining experience that’s more than 300 metres in the air.

Deliveroo has partnered with private jet travel group Charter-A to trial ‘Roocopter One’, a helicopter restaurant that will allow a handful of diners and their five friends to have their meal in the sky in London this Friday.

On 9 August, some Brits and their five friends will be able to take either a breakfast, brunch, lunch, high tea, or dinner flight.

Upon arriving at the Battersea helipad in south London, diners will order their food, undergo a safety briefing, and take off right after the delivery arrives, Insider reported.

The heli will then take flight and soar above some of London’s iconic landmarks, such as the O2 Arena and the Shard skyscraper.

However, the whole experience will only be 20 minutes, so guests will need a strong stomach in order to get their meals down in such a short amount of time.

As part of the trial, the whole experience – estimated to be worth about $300 – will be free.

Aside from providing customers with sky-high meals, there are other plans for Roocopter One: Deliveroo also plans to explore how the heli can be used as a delivery vehicle to reach remote areas that currently can’t access Deliveroo services.

Roocopter One to go global

If you don’t live in London, don’t worry: Deliveroo has said it’s looking to roll out the helicopter dining service in other global cities, including Hong Kong and Edinburgh.

Deliveroo also confirmed with Yahoo Finance that Deliveroo will be coming Down Under.

“We are actively looking at bringing Roocopter to these shores for early 2020,” Deliveroo Australia head of consumer communications Joe Satari told Yahoo Finance.

So keep your eyes peeled to the sky: you be having lunch 300 metres in the air before long.

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