Zomato, Uber team up

Uber, ZomatoGlobal restaurant search app, Zomato, has partnered with Uber, enabling users to book cabs to the restaurant they are planning to eat at.

The partnership has been rolled out to Zomato users in 27 cities across 13 countries, including Australia, India, Canada, the UK, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Turkey, UAE, and the US.

Zomato will bring the Uber experience to its app, enabling users to book cars to the restaurant they are planning to visit.

The feature has already been made available to Zomato users in London and SA, and will now be rolled out to users in these other key markets.

Pankaj Chaddah, co-founder and COO of Zomato, said the brand is constantly looking for new ways to make every meal a seamless experience.

“This partnership makes eating out more convenient with the Zomato app connecting to Uber services seamlessly.”

Eric Alexander, head of business, Asia – Uber, said it is delighted to be expanding the scope of Uber’s partnership with Zomato.

“Through this API integration, Zomato users in 13 countries will now be able to reach those hidden gems in their cities seamlessly and in style.”

Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app, providing information for over 1 million restaurants across 22 countries.

Once a user has found a place to dine using the Zomato app, they can tap the Uber button on the restaurant page to find the nearest car, and be able to seeing the estimated fare, and how long it will take for the car to arrive.

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