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London’s 101 Fastest Growing Hospitality Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Hospitality companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Hospitality Companies & Startups (London)


Fourth

FoundersUnknown
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Fourth is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based cost control solutions to the hospitality industry.


Triptease

FoundersAlasdair Snow, Alexandra Zubko, Charlie Osmond, Sarah Miller
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Triptease is a travel SaaS company that empowers hotels to recapture guest relationships and increase direct bookings.


onefinestay

FoundersDemetrios Zoppos, Evan Frank, Greg Marsh, Tim Davey
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Onefinestay give people a new way to experience a place staying in the finest homes in their favorite cities.


Slerp

FoundersJP Then
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Slerp is an e-commerce platform for the hospitality industry.


Honest Burgers

FoundersDorian Waite
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A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce


Rota

FoundersNick Bolton, Tom Williams, Will Taylor
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SAAS Mobile and desktop Apps to provide Total Workforce Technology for the whole workforce (internal and external)


C the Signs

FoundersBhavagaya Bakshi, Miles Payling
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C the Signs gives GPs the ability to simultaneously check combinations of signs, symptoms and risk factors, in an easy to use format.


Onvi

FoundersJon Clarke, Prask Sutton, Richie Stote
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The mobile-first POS system for hospitality


Yotel

FoundersGerard Greene, Simon Woodroffe
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Yotel offers affordable hotels with elements of luxury in smart spaces.


Cake Technologies

FoundersCharlotte Dales, Michelle Songy
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CAKE is revolutionizing the way restaurants and bars engage with their customers.


Sona

FoundersBen Dixon, Oli Johnson, Steffen Wulff Petersen
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Sona is the employee app for tomorrow’s workforce.


Grind

FoundersDavid Abrahamovitch, Kaz James
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Founded in Shoreditch in 2011, Grind & Co. has since opened espresso bars, cocktail bars, restaurants and recording studios across London.


gigl

FoundersChristian Ayerst, Dan Hudson
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The Video / Mobile 1st Job platform that is changing the way people find work across Hospitatly, Retails & Enterntainment. Replacing generic Job descrptions and the need for a CV with super vast video content. Companies such as Hard Rock use GiGL to find staff in under 24 hours


OTHERWORLD

FoundersChris Adams, Ed Wardle
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The brick-and-mortar metaverse. An island paradise in the cloud reached through a growing network of multi-sensory immersion pods.


Pace Revenue

FoundersJason Pinto, Jens Munch, John-Paul Clarke
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Pace is revolutionising revenue management with a suite of tools to deliver science, real-time and automation.


BotsAndUs

FoundersAdrian Negoita, Andrei Danescu, Oana Andreea Jinga
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BotsAndUs is a data-driven robotics and AI company that provides full-stack robot systems for dynamic spaces.


Breakroom

FoundersAnna Maybank, James Weiner, Tom Taylor
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Breakroom is a crowdsourced data platform for hourly and shift workers.


iRiS Software

FoundersJason jefferys
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iRiS is a global leading enterprise applications platform provider creating innovative mobile & web solutions for the hospitality industry.


NextRetreat

FoundersMartin Studencan
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Bring Your Team Together


NextRetreat

FoundersMartin Studencan
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Bring Your Team Together


Pass the Keys

FoundersAlexander Lyakhotskiy, Zoe Duong Vu
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Pass the Keys is an airbnb management company offers an expert Airbnb and short let management service.


Staykeepers

FoundersIvo Gospodinov, Miroslav Gospodinov
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Ground-breaking tech that fills empty multifamily & student housing apartments & rooms by widening marketing channels to new audiences.


Rocco Forte Hotels

FoundersRocco Forte
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Rocco Forte Hotels is a luxurious high end hotel chain.


Social Entertainment Ventures (SEV)

FoundersAdam Breeden
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Social Entertainment Ventures (SEV) is delivering unprecedented and unrivalled social experiences on an international scale


WorkClub

FoundersNick Donnelly, Upile Chasowa, Victoria Langhans
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WorkClub is a B2B SaaS platform for on-demand workspaces and meeting rooms.


Soho House

FoundersNick Jones
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Soho House is a private members’ club for people in the creative industries.


Impala

FoundersBen Stephenson, Charles Cowley
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Impala’s API connects room sellers and hotels, instantly. We empower you to build, innovate and sell.


Staff Heroes

FoundersMark Elwig, Zeki Mirza
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Staff Heroes is an on demand & AI technology marketplace reinventing the world of work, connecting businesses and workers more efficiently.


Gig

FoundersAntony Woodcock
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Gig offers a platform for millennials who want to pick up shift work in the hospitality and retail sectors.


YourWelcome

FoundersHenry Bennett, Paul Loram
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YourWelcome is a SaaS platform enabling short term rental managers to add a service layer to their business.


Cheerfy

FoundersAdrian Maseda, Carlos Gomez Vendrell
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The new way restaurants sell post-COVID


Gravity Co-living

FoundersRiccardo Tessaro, Susanna Rock
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Gravity Co-living is a catalyst for personal and professional development.


Preoday

FoundersAndrew White
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B2B pre-ordering platform for integrated e-commerce solutions for businesses serving food and beverages


UnderTheDoormat

FoundersMerilee Karr
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Our mission is to redefine the future of accommodation.


DesignMyNight

FoundersAndrew Webster, Nick Telson
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DesignMyNight.com is a nightlife discovery website.


Lyvly

FoundersDario Favoino, Philip Laney
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Lyvly is a shared living and rental service that connects and helps renters find accommodation, and connect with other like minded people.


Birdie

FoundersAbeed Mohamed, Gwen Le Calvez, Max Parmentier, Rajiv Tanna
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Birdie is a digital caretech company focused on elderly care at home.


thesqua.re

FoundersSid Narang
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Inventive corporate serviced apartments provider with loyalty programme, all-in-one online accounts, community events and concierge app.


Ambie

FoundersGideon Chain
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SaaS music solution for retail and hospitality businesses looking to boost their customer experience and drive profits


virtuall

FoundersAlan Newton, Toby Heelis
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Transforming industries by creating innovative products that connect the world more sustainably and profitably.


Trust Payments

FoundersKobus Paulsen
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Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out and customer journey technologies.


Quimera Energy Efficiency

FoundersCherrie Sacchetti, David García
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Energy Efficiency, ESCO, Energy Saving, Energy Service


Faredirect

FoundersAleksandar Serdarevic, Nevzat Arshan, Niels Colemont
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Faredirect is helping airlines to build and scale ancillary revenues.


Sellar

FoundersJames Powell, Julian Bourne, Matt Pritchard
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Sellar is the new trade ordering experience for breweries selling beer directly to trade customers.


HotelFlex

FoundersMax Shepherd-Cross, Pete Turnbull, Rich Turnbull
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An award winning, VC backed hospitality tech startup, transforming the way hotels manage and sell their inventory


Tossed

FoundersVincent McKevitt
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Tossed is on a mission to make healthy eating yummy!


Harts Group

FoundersJames Hart
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Parent company of critically acclaimed Barrafina and Quo Vadis restaurants.


Feastr

FoundersAlex Metcalf, Nitin Singhal, Tom Ducker
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Feastr is a family of cloud kitchens, delivering restaurant quality food straight to your door.


Sofar Sounds

FoundersRafe Offer, Rocky Start, Tom Lovett
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Sofar Sounds is a global community hosting curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world.


Venue Group

FoundersBen Lovett
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Venue Group is an entertainment and hospitality operator in the United Kingdom and the United States.


Neighbourhood

FoundersChris Monkman, James Waterhouse
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Neighbourhood transform unused spaces in restaurants, hotels and residences, into local hubs for co-working, creating and collaborating.


WeOrder

FoundersFederico Andrioli, Tobia Loschiavo
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WeOrder is a mobile ordering platform for bars, pubs, cafes, diners, and restaurants.


Chic Retreats

FoundersLulu Townsend
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A luxury travel marketplace using the latest in digital technology to connect our collection of independent hotels to affluent travellers


Nestify

FoundersUnknown
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Property management, Vacation Rental, Rental property


Family Traveller

FoundersAndrew Dent
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Family Traveller is a multi-platform brand operating across familytraveller.com, social media and email.


Presence Orb

FoundersThomas Sheppard
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Learn more about Presence Aware Tech and our product Presence Orb.


Dinnr

FoundersAdil Mohammed, Michal Bohanes
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Dinnr is a web platform that delivers ingredients with a recipe to create meals at home.


Mopp

FoundersPete Dowds, Tom Brooks
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Book a UK cleaner online in 60 seconds!


FOODit

FoundersRif Kiamil
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FOODit is a software developer of restaurant and takeaway EPOS, websites and online ordering or table booking to existing websites.


Appetise

FoundersStephen Leguillon, Steve Barnes, Velin Djidjev
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Appetise is an online ordering website that enables individuals to find and order food from local restaurants to take out.


UpperKey

FoundersBenoit Lam, Johan HAJJI
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Hospitality Tech Company


Corbin & King Ltd

FoundersChris Corbin
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Corbin & King is the restaurant company.


Grub Club

FoundersOlivia Sibony, Siddarth Vijayakumar
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Top Table for Pop Up Restaurants. Dining Out just got Fun!


Cookisto

FoundersMichalis Gkontas, Petros Pitsilis
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Cookisto is an online community marketplace for homemade food.


No.1 Traveller

FoundersPhil Cameron
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No.1 Traveller provides smart choices from driveway to runway, offering a tailored service and providing excellence at great value.


Camino

FoundersNigel Foster
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Whether you’re looking to throw an office party, or just an intimate dinner get-together, we have the perfect space for your event.


FEAST Hq

FoundersSimon Pusey
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FEAST is a late night delivery service.


Signet Hotel Group

FoundersHector Ross
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Signet Hotel Group is a national hospitality specialist.


Zipcube

FoundersDavid Hellard, Guillaume Santacruz
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Zipcube is a trusted community marketplace for people and professionals to list, discover, and book offices, meeting rooms, event spaces.


Ben & Jerry’s

FoundersAmanda McKay, Jerry Greenfield
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Ben & Jerry’s is a dairy company that produces ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet novelty products.


WinwInnKeeper

FoundersIvo Gospodinov, Meridith Richardson, Miroslav Gospodinov
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WinwInnKeeper offers hotel style management services for short-term lettings.


orderswift

FoundersMatt Gilbert, Rich Martell
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orderswift is a desktop and mobile application that enables restaurants to manage their online orders.


Platter

FoundersWill Hodson
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Platter is an online dashboard that enables cooks to share ideas through photos and tag their dishes with ingredients.


CityHawk

FoundersAaron Ross, Laurence Carver
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CityHawk is London’s ultimate dining app. Working exclusively with great restaurants CityHawk allows diners to find book same day tables.


The Ticket Group

FoundersUnknown
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TTG focusses of mobile-first ticketing solutions for leisure attractions, tours and activities


Altido

FoundersUnknown
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Altido is a hospitality management company.


Redemption Bar

FoundersAndrea Waters, Catherine Salway
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Redemption is a London’s healthiest hospitality brands .


The Good Egg

FoundersJoel Braham
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Good Egg Restaurants operates as a restaurant chain that serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.


City Surfer

FoundersChristopher Roach
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City Surfer is your inner hipster, foodie, raver and fashion guru all combined into one simple to use app.


Dyne

FoundersAkshay Petta, Izaan Khan, Moulik Nagesh
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Dyne is building a digital hospitality platform to redefine the outdated experience at restaurants, bars, and cafés around the world


Dinein.co.uk

FoundersEvan Graj
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dinein offers a platform that delivers food from a range of restaurants.


Compare Hospitality

FoundersUnknown
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Compare Hospitality provides corporate hospitality packages.


Knowcross

FoundersNikhil Nath
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Knowcross is a global leader in providing software and technology intelligence for the hospitality operations industry.


Nab

FoundersNabil Daryanani
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Nab is an on demand food delivery service tailored for entertainment venues


Aman Resorts

FoundersUnknown
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Aman Resorts is a group of hotels specialized in hospitality and destination management.


LabCore Ltd

FoundersBreige Tinnelly, Caroline McAteer, Lee Baldry
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specialising in customer focussed solutions that redefine consumer experiences based on disruptive trends and emerging technologies.


Work Revolution

FoundersAdam Williams, David Cook
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The Work Revolution platform helps hospitality employers to find, hire and manage their staff in real- time, on- demand and at low cost.


Social Belly

FoundersDimple Lalwani
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A social marketplace that lets you list and discover London’s top supper clubs and dinner parties.


Fanny’s

FoundersJacek Bilinski
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Fanny’s offers a premium kebab shop experience.


Chartyn

FoundersDaudi Chilongo, Tufool Alnuaimi
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SaaS startup designed to deliver simple, actionable analytics for SMBs


EET

FoundersAli Meruani, Jeremy Mims, Matt Kuppers
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EET enables users to review, rate, and share pictures and restaurant discoveries with their friends on Facebook and Twitter.


Bonnie Gull

FoundersAlex Hunter, Danny Clancy
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Bonnie Gull specializes in the finest responsibly sourced seafood.


Time Out Group plc

FoundersTony Elliott
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Time Out is a leading global media and entertainment business


Caffè Nero

FoundersGerry Ford
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Caffè Nero is a European coffee house brand specialising in the creation of high quality Italian coffee.


Fat Macy’s

FoundersMeg Doherty
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A social enterprise serving delicious home cooked food at supper clubs, events and offices.


Wagamama

FoundersAlan Yau
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Wagamama is a British-headquartered restaurant chain, serving pan-Asian food in the style of a modern Japanese ramen bar.


St. Vibes

FoundersDaniel Willis, Isaac McHale, Johnny Smith
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St. Vibes owns and operates restaurants and bars in London, United Kingdom.


Slurp Smoothie and Juice Bars

FoundersUnknown
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To roll out a retail and franchise chain of pressed juices and low fat frozen yogurt smoothies bars.


GAIL’s Bakery

FoundersEmma King, Ran Avidan, Thomas Molnar
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GAIL’s Bakery is a bakery specialising in craft bread for our neighbourhoods.


The Good Till Co

FoundersAnimesh Chowdhury, Jonathan Hunot, Oliver Rowbory
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Goodtill is an iPad based POS software that brings ideas to life, located in England.


Clock Software

FoundersDiana Trapcheva, George Georgiev, Krasimir Trapchev, Rosen Kostov
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Leverage the cloud with our all-in-one hotel software system – hotel PMS, booking engine, yield and channel management, mobile self service

London’s 101 Fastest Growing Hospital Startups

London’s 101 Fastest Growing Hotel Startups