NEW DELHI : Food and beverage technology platform, Dineout said on Wednesday that the platform reported 8,588 table reservations per hour in 2021.
About 45 million guests saved ??1,360 crore via Dineout discounts and offers, the company said in its Dineout Trends 2021 report.
The average bill paid in 2021 has increased by 40%, in part due to revenge consumption as well as a general increase in the cost of restaurant meals. The average value of invoices has increased from ??1,907 in 2020 to ??2,670 in 2021.
“The 40% increase in mountain biking is due to the phenomenon of revenge and pent-up demands for restaurant meals, as it was the only source of entertainment for people between multiple travel restrictions,” he said. said Wednesday in a note.
The year was marked by a more severe second wave that drove consumers indoors as strict lockdowns were enforced across the country. However, in recent months, diners have once again gone out, visiting restaurants and pubs.
Interestingly, luxury restaurants in India grew by up to 120%, while reservations for fine dining formats saw 105% growth on the Dineout platform.
“Over the past year it was interesting to watch how Revenge Meals increased the average bill by 40%, but diners still saw huge savings,” said Ankit Mehrotra, co-founder and CEO of Dineout.
Mehrotra said diners using the platform have become “cautious” picking spots with high ratings and reviews.
In fact, in 2021, 73.5% of transactions were carried out in restaurants classified 4+.
“Mumbai stood out from the rest of the cities with a total of 85.2% of transactions made at the best restaurants in the city. Speaking of overall restaurant revenues, modernizing restaurant technologies has helped us improve customer satisfaction, thereby increasing restaurant sales, ”the company said.
Connaught Place in New Delhi, followed by Lower Parel in Mumbai and Whitefield in Bengaluru became the country’s most popular restaurants in 2021. The Salt Lake region in Kolkata placed fifth.
For the third year in a row, the capital has been ranked as the gastronomic capital of India, accounting for 32% of the total number of diners, followed by Bangalore with 18%.
Diners chose butter chicken, dal makhni, and naan, making North Indian cuisine a hit among platform users, followed by Chinese and Continental cuisine. Dinner is the most popular time to eat out, according to the report.
During this time, alcohol consumption also remained stable.
“Bangalore consumed 50,000 liters of alcohol in the month of December alone, making it the liquor capital of India in 2021,” he said.
A paid dinner in Mumbai ??7 15,000, the highest bill at BrewDog MidTown, Mumbai, using Dineout.
Dineout is a technology solutions platform for restaurants and eateries. The platform processes transactions and reservations for more than 100 million diners and $ 900 million in transactions for its partner restaurants. Its platform has a network of 50,000 restaurants in 20 cities.
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