Now Book It is proud to partner with Restaurant & Catering       

Over the past 5 years we have worked with the hospitality industry to build a world class booking system that gives restaurants the ability to own all their customer information and not pay per booking. Partnering with companies that seek to support the hospitality industry is at the core of Now Book It.

Exclusive to R&C members new to Now Book It – Receive 2 months free of charge (valued at over $398) with a complimentary tutorial on how to maximise the “Win Back” email post dining to increase return covers, reviews and gift card sales. Plus optional inclusion to Gift a restaurant

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Why Now Book It

  • Now book it removed the per person fees and high costs associated with online bookings

  • Unlike most other systems, Now Book It give you 100% of your customer data to use for marketing purposes. This can help you increase return visitation and drive tangible revenue growth.

  • The only system in market to be Australian owned and operated while being developed and supported right here in Australia too.

  • Now Book It is regularly updated with new features and feature upgrades to ensure we stay the best product available

POS integration & Intelligence dashboard

The feature we’re most excited about is POS integration. Get to know your customers better, boost your marketing capability and enhance the guest experience.

  • By having your POS and Now Book It in sync, booking status, pre-payments, and gift card redemptions are now working in perfect harmony.
  • Your marketing capabilities vastly improve as you’ll now be able to target customers with filters such as spend per head, unique dietaries or those who like expensive wine.
  • This is a game-changing integration with limitless benefits. Imagine being able to make recommendations based on past dining history or move big spenders up the standby list.
  • Get real time, deep insights into your business operations. Make informed decisions that will increase revenue and overall profitability.

Built in Event Capability for those special days

  • Easily and quickly generate events for wine dinners, Melbourne cup, Valentine’s or Mother’s day
  • Offer tickets or different dining options for customers to choose from or showcase your set menus for the day
  • Take payments online so you can focus on running your business and let the event take care of itself
  • Make the event even more special with additional upsells

– Eg. Add a box of chocolates or flowers for Valentines Day

– Taking home the chefs cookbook

  • The system generates an Event URL which you can send to customers in advance or post online – for them to click, book & pay in advance. Bookings drop into your diary and monies in to your bank account via Stripe

Customise the booking journey with set menus or upsells

  • Allow groups to book easily online with the choice of banquet or set menus and payments to secure the booking
  • Never miss another big table with easy self booking for customers
  • Make the reservation extra special with add ons such as Champagne, Oysters or Caviar pre ordered

Never miss another booking with integrated standby & waitlist technology

  • Our online standby list allows customers to add themself to the que if you are already fully booked
  • Should a reservation cancel, the next in line is offered the table
  • Run live waitlists in service and SMS guests to let them know their table is free

How to Drive Repeat Custom?

  • Now Book It integrates with EDM software such as My Guest List & Impact Data
  • Because you own the customer data you can market to all your diners to invite them back
  • The Now Book It widget sends data back to Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. The widget creates URLs for each stage of the booking process making it straightforward to view the sales funnel
  • Add your Facebook pixel code and retarget diners with Ads to entice them to make a booking
  • Customise the post dining ”win back” email and ask your customers to leave a review, buy a gift card, book an upcoming event or follow your socials.

Sell gift cards

  • Turn your website in to a 24/7 shop front and generate revenue while you sleep
  • Sell gift cards per location or as a group redeemable at all locations
  • Run offers to drive more sales – eg. Black Friday discount of 10%
  • Redeem gift cards easily via the Now Book It portal
  • Run reports on active Vs Redeemed
  • Any unredeemed gift cards is revenue for your business (As an average slippage equates to around 40%)