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Josephine Ellis – Head of Communications, Europe

0207 199 4344 josephine.ellis@bookatable.com


About Bookatable by Michelin

Bookatable by Michelin powers Europe’s leading restaurant marketplace, with more than 15,000 restaurants and millions of diners booking every month. The company works with both restaurateurs and diners to bring them together in a single, vibrant and dynamic marketplace. Headquartered in London, and with offices in Hamburg and Stockholm, the company is exclusively partnered with Michelin, and has restaurants in over 19 countries, taking bookings from diners in over 40 different countries. For diners, Bookatable makes exploring, discovering and booking a restaurant easy through their app and website, on mobile or desktop.

From high-street favourites, to local eateries or the finest Michelin-starred restaurants, Bookatable has it all, with more than thousands of restaurants to choose from across Europe. Bookatable helps restaurants such as Jamie’s Italian, Byron, Patisserie Valarie, Tom’s Kitchen and Hilton take online reservations through their own website, Bookatable.co.uk, and other key partners including, Tripadvisor.co.uk, SquareMeal.co.uk, Michelin.fr, Reserviermich.de and Restaurangkartan.se. Their award-winning cloud technology helps restaurants manage their bookings and restaurant floor, and to successfully fill tables when needed, delivering 2 million diners each month to its restaurant customers.

For further information please visit www.bookatable.co.uk

Facts

 Company history:
  • Livebookings Holdings Ltd was founded in 2006 and rebranded as Bookatable in 
January 2014
  • Founded by internet entrepreneurs and restaurateurs
  • Backed by venture capital since 2008
  • Acquired by Michelin in 2016

Senior management team: Click the title to find out more about our senior management team  
  • Joe Steele, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kevin Stillwell, UK & Customer Service Director
  • Jonas Carlen, Nordic Regional Director
  • Thomas Bergmann, Regional Director D-A-CH
  • James Lanigan, Group Marketing & Commercial Director
  • Peter Clack, Director of Planning & Operations
  • Sandip Gadhia, Group Finance Director
  • Juliet Roberts, HR Director
  • Nick Brown, Product Director
Board of Directors: Joe Steele, Tim Bunting, Nicolas Beaumont, Mohamed Belayachi, Eric Chaniot and Marc Vayssiere Bookatable by Michelin Bookatable was acquired by Michelin at the beginning of 2016. Having partnered since 2013, Bookatable and Michelin have a shared vision around the growth of table management and online marketing services. We are fully committed to delivering valuable products and services to each and every one of our existing and new restaurant partners. By joining forces with Bookatable, you will benefit from the increased investment raised from the acquisition, and from the development of Bookatable’s innovative technology. This will enable you to manage your bookings and restaurant floor effectively, and over time, use new marketing options to drive incremental diners when you need them most.  

Press Releases

Michelin consolidates its position as European leader in online restaurant booking with the acquisition of Restaurantes.com

Michelin today announces the acquisition of Restaurantes.com, a leader in Spain in the online restaurant booking market with more than 5,000 establishments equipped with its solutions and more than 700,000 covers booked in 2015. Michelin also acquired Bookatable in January 2016, which enabled it to accelerate its development in online restaurant booking market by increasing…

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Bookatable by Michelin & Restaurant Magazine discussion: How restaurants are improving the restaurant customer experience

Our latest roundtable saw Restaurant head to Manchester to see how the area’s operators are building their businesses: How Manchester-based restaurants can effectively use social media and the internet to drive visitors, boost bookings, encourage repeat business and capture customer data was the topic of last month’s roundtable discussion at Hawskmoor Manchester, that brought together…

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Taste the tempo: Music, food & science get in-sync, for first ever musical menus festival

Bookatable collaborates with Swedish music producer and leading University of Oxford gastro-physicist professor to develop the first ever ‘Musical Menus Festival’ The multi-sensory festival will highlight the link between music and food through a series of specially curated playlists designed to enhance a variety of restaurant menus Artists featured in the playlists include everyone from…

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Amazing Graze: Eating to Victory

As we head towards the US election on 8th November, Bookatable,  Europe’s largest restaurant booking platform has put together a selection of American themed restaurants to help get you into election sprit – cue stars and stripes! Joe’s Southern Kitchen & Bar: Embrace the spirit of the Deep South at Joe’s Southern Table & Bar…

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Like it, want it, order it: Digital dining of the future

New Quarterly Dining Trends Report from  Bookatable reveals Brit’s expectations  for the future of dining – 2 out of 5 Brits (40 per cent) would use technology to optimise their dining experience, such as choosing the exact time meals are served – Nearly half of us (42 per cent) would use technology to pick the…

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The late Night Tube effect |Bookatable reports 21% increase in 10pm restaurant bookings compared to last year

It’s been a month since the long awaited Night Tube began in London on Friday 19th August, and Bookatable – Europe’s largest restaurant booking platform – today reports that there has been a 21% increase in late night, 10pm, restaurant bookings on Friday and Saturday nights in August 2016 compared to August 2015. With more…

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Flyt lands at Bookatable

    Bookatable by Michelin, Europe’s leading restaurant marketplace, has today announced its partnership with Flypay and its revolutionary new Flyt platform; enabling restaurants to get a more accurate read on how quickly diners eat in a restaurant, so queues can be managed better. Bookatable’s award-winning cloud technology helps restaurants manage their bookings and restaurant…

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Box set Britain: TV obsession sees almost 10 million miss out on more than 5 hours of mealtime conversation every week

– A quarter (24 per cent) of Brits prioritise binge watching box sets over other activities and cancel social plans to watch their favourite shows at home – Brits miss out on more than five hours of weekly dinner conversation due to box set obsessions – Food delivery services are making Brits less adventurous in…

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Bookatable launches first above the line campaign encouraging Londoners to ‘get out more’

– Campaign rolls out across London this summer – This summer sees the launch of Bookatable’s first above the line campaign in London.  The restaurant booking platform will be rolling out its ‘Get Out More’ campaign across the capital.  The campaign, which has been created by M&C Saatchi Accelerator, is designed to encourage Londoners to…

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British business under threat as long lunches become a thing of the past

  66 per cent of working Brits have seen a decline in business lunches during their careers 40 per cent say bonding over business lunch is a key driver to sign business deals 30 per cent of certain professions worry that a lack of business lunches will harm their business Modern British workers invest a…

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Bookatable in the Media

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