Our story

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

Around the world

We are operating in 16 countries

Our timeline


November 2015

100,000 reviews

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

October 2015

10,000 restaurants

Quandoo reaches 10,000 real-time connected restaurants.

September 2015

Market leader

Quandoo becomes market leader in Singapore, now being market leader in 5 countries (Germany, Italy, Austria and Turkey).

June 2015

10 million seated diners

Quandoo reaches 10 million seated diners across 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

Quandoo launches

Quandoo launches first markets beyond Europe: Singapore, South Africa and Middle East.

October 2014

Recruit Holdings

Japan-based Recruit Holdings joins Quandoo through a strategic investment.

August 2014

2 million seated diners

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

July 2014

Series C

Quandoo closes its Series C financing round totaling USD 40M of capital raised.

June 2014

76 cities

Quandoo is now established in 76 cities – another city is 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.

September 2013


Quandoo expands into its next geography – Italy.

April 2013


Quandoo launches in its first city – Berlin.

February 2013

Financing round

USD 2M raised in seed financing round from established technology sector investors.

December 2012

13 people (including co-founders) are employed by Quandoo within its first month of operation.