Restaurant bookings made via mobile or tablet soared by 141% over the past 12 months according to Bookatable’s Quarterly Dining Trends report.

The report suggests 33% of people would prefer to pay for a meal via an app than waiting for waiting staff to prepare the bill and 25% said they would be more inclined to tip the staff for the convenience of using the payment app.

It showed women are more likely than men to book a restaurant using a mobile with 60% of all bookings in the past year being made by women.


The 10 most popular restaurants being booked were:

1. Alton Towers Resort – Flambo’s Exotic Feast, Staffordshire

2. The Rainforest café, London

3. Cloud 23 – Manchester Deansgate

4. Miller & Carter – Sutton Park

5. OXO Tower Brasserie, London

6. Afternoon Tea at The Ritz, London

7. Jamie’s Italian – Newcastle

8. Miller & Carter – Penn, Wolverhampton

9. The Ritz Restaurant – London

10. Sticks’n’Sushi – Covent Garden, London