British & Italian restaurants have seen more than double the amount of Valentine’s Day bookings
Research by Bookatable found that British and Italian restaurants have seen more than double the amount of Valentine’s Day bookings than their nearest competitors. British restaurant bookings account for 30% of the total number of bookings made so far, with the Italian restaurants in a close second at 29%. American restaurants follow in third place at 12%, while steaks and grills make up 10% of bookings. Also debuting in the top ten is European, French, International, Mexican, Thai and pizza restaurants. Diners are now also choosing to book further in advance than ever before with 13% of Valentine’s Day bookings made four weeks in advance. Bookatable also found that Saturday is the most popular day of the week for couple for couples to dine out on with 21% booking for then, while Friday comes a close second at 19%.
Article via BigHospitality.