The best table booking apps for restaurants and pubs

Table reservation apps and websites for your restaurant, pub or bar

If you’re seeking to manage your operations in the age of COVID-19, table reservation providers could be of great support to your business. Over the last decade this has become incredibly popular for restaurants to manage reservations, however now social distancing is mandatory, other business types such as pubs and bars will require advance table booking to manage their footfall.

Luckily enough, there are many high quality, readily available table reservation apps and websites to integrate with your business. In this article, we take a look at the best online booking systems.  


The world’s number one reservation management platform is Opentable. Their platform offers one of the simplest systems to accept online reservations. With Opentable you can accept reservations 24/7, not only on their platform but on your own website and social media too. 


Now more than ever, businesses need a way to manage footfall post lockdown to follow government guidelines. That’s why Opentable are offering businesses the opportunity to try their platform with no subscriptions fees for the remainder of 2020. 

With Opentable you can expertly manage customer expectations and maximise your revenue by limiting time on reservations. The app will allow managers to keep tabs on capacity and your floorplan to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Not only that, you can now also share what your business is doing to create a safe environment for your customers. 

Accept Reservations 24/7. Be bookable on OpenTable, your website, Facebook, and partner sites.

Get Notified for Reservations: Turn on email and push notifications for reservations, cancellations, and VIPs.

Keep Tabs from Anywhere: Easily access your guest list from your smartphone (available for iOS or Android).
Check out the Owner App

Send Automatic Email Confirmations: Guests receive email confirmations automatically when they book a reservation.

For more information on how to join Opentable, click here.


An open marketplace seeking to transform the world’s dining experience through offering a seamless table booking system. Quandoo provides a platform aimed at optimising your hospitality business. 

We all know how hard it can be to run a venue’s operations and marketing at the same time. With Quandoo’s support you can do both. Their support package is excellent with software to help management and digital marketing to increase visibility and table bookings. In addition to this, your business will also receive a dedicated account manager to support you throughout your journey with Quandoo.

Embrace the online opportunity and partner with Quandoo

By joining one of the industry’s leading hospitality platforms you will receive a great support package. One of the biggest benefits of joining Quandoo is the digital expertise you will be given to give your business an online presence. Secure more restaurant 1bookings and maximise your revenue with Quandoo today. To join or find out more, visit Quandoo.

Welcome Table UK


Welcome Table UK


Welcome Table is a UK based table booking system for hospitality businesses of all different sizes. They offer support to restaurateurs to optimise their booking capacity and provide table availability in real time for their customers. 

Their online reservation system provides you with an overview of your day by day bookings, accessible from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. Welcome Table’s software also provides restaurant owners and managers with customer insight reports to aid with time management to help you maximise potential opportunities that you’re currently missing out on.

Welcome Table is easy to integrate with your existing website by just simply adding their booking widget. In addition to the above they also offer support to ensure that your business does not miss out on any bookings! Welcome Table includes live chat and telephone support to ensure support is always available to your business.

Welcome Table is billed monthly and collected in advance by Direct Debit. There is no fixed contract and you can cancel at any time if you no longer wish to use their services. Currently, Welcome Table is available for one, flat monthly fee (with free setup) and they take no additional commission from your bookings.

To sign up to Welcome Table, join here.

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