The internet restaurant-booking site has signed a deal with Club Nokia, the world's largest membership group for mobile phone users.

The Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, and the chef Gary Rhodes both back Toptable.

The site handles more than 1,000 bookings a week and claims to have boosted the UK dining industry by £3m over the past 12 months.

The Sunday Telegraph 4/03/01 page 11 (Business)