Quandoo – our story

Since launching in December 2012, Quandoo has followed a meteoric trajectory, growing into the world’s leading restaurant reservation platform.

Global reach

We are operating in 12 countries around the world.

Our history


April 2018

100 million diners

We celebrate 100 million seated diners

February 2018

Quandoo Global Summit

350 employees from around the world attend our first Global Summit in Tarragona, Spain

June 2017

Apple Maps Integration

We launch our integration with Apple Maps

February 2017

Partnering with Google

Customers can now book our restaurants directly through Google

February 2017

Partnering with Google

Customers can now book our restaurants directly through Google

December 2016

300 employees

Quandoo hires its 300th employee!

November 2015

100,000 reviews

Quandoo reaches the 100,000 qualified review threshold within one year of launching this service on the platform.

October 2015

10,000 restaurants

Quandoo partners with over 10,000 restaurants.

September 2015

Market leadership

Quandoo becomes the market leader in Singapore, now cornering the market in five countries including Germany, Italy, Austria and Turkey.

June 2015

We launch Down Under

We enter the Australian market

June 2015

10 million seated diners

Quandoo seats 10 million diners in 16 countries.

March 2015


Tokyo-based Recruit Holdings acquires Quandoo.

February 2015

6,000 partner restaurants

Quandoo reaches 6,000 real-time connected restaurants and 6 million seated diners across 13 countries.

November 2014

Global launch

Quandoo launches its first markets beyond Europe – Singapore, South Africa and the Middle East.

October 2014

Strategic partnership

Japan-based Recruit Holdings supports Quandoo with a strategic investment.

August 2014

2 million seated diners

Quandoo reaches the 2 million seated diners milestone, now with over 3,500 partner restaurants online.

July 2014

Series C financing

Quandoo closes its Series C financing round with raised capital of US$40m.

June 2014

76 cities

Quandoo is now established in 76 cities around the world, with another city added every week.

May 2014

1 million seated diners

Quandoo reaches the 1 million seated diners milestone. The team now consists of 165 employees from 20 nations in 11 offices across Europe.

March 2014

London calling

Watch out London, here we come!

September 2013

Viva Italia!

Quandoo expands into its second territory – Italy.

April 2013

Willkommen in Berlin!

Quandoo launches in its home city – Berlin.

February 2013

Seed financing

An initial seed financing round raises US$2m from established technology sector investors.

December 2012

13 people (including the co-founders) are employed at Quandoo within the company’s first month of operations.