- During November, according ElTenedor, group bookings have doubled compared to the rest of the year and grew 20% over the same period last year.
- This year the budget that most Spaniards go to meals and group dinners with friends or co-workers is among 25 and 35 €, As in 2017, although the number of people willing to stretch the budget and spend up to 45 € grows 10% compared to last year. A) Yes, he 30% Spanish will increase its budget for Christmas meals.
- He 56% Spanish ensure that they bear the costs of the company lunch or dinner, which contrasts with the results of 2017 when for 60% of respondents would the company would pay.
- He 87% restaurants expect an increase in group bookings during the holidays. Specific, he 69% relies on an increase of at least one 20% in such reserves. For this type of diners, at least 63% restaurants will prepare a special menu for groups with a price between 25 € and 30 €.
Christmas comes and Spanish we prepare to welcome one of the most beautiful times of the year and we enjoyed in the company. In fact, during November, according ElTenedor, the app online booking leading restaurants in Europe, group bookings have doubled compared to the rest of the year and grew 20% over the same period last year. More than half of group bookings this month were made dinners at restaurants specializing in Mediterranean and Italian cuisine, they tend to like everyone, and with an average price of between 25 Y 30 euros.
And is that, according to the latest study ElTenedor on Restaurants plans for Christmas, he 56% Spanish will hold a lunch or dinner with your family this year, he 43% it will do with your friends, and the 35% with coworkers. When we asked how they are going to book, They are clear, he 64% will be reserved online.
Some things never change and, apparently, Spaniards understand very well what this means when we talk about our traditions. It is no coincidence that when talking about the menu where diners are choosing at this time, pure los Traditional dishes (69%), As in the year 2017. The same is true when we talk about preferences for restaurants, because half of Spaniards ensures that You do not want any last minute surprises and reserve at a site known, who usually go for lunch or dinner during the rest of the year.
The budget also remains
This year's budget plans to allocate most of the group lunches and dinners with friends or co-workers is between 25-35 €, As in 2017, although the number of people who are willing to stretch the budget and spend up to 45 € it grows 10 percentage points compared to last year. A) Yes, he 30% Spanish will increase its budget for Christmas meals. Nevertheless, If we talk about the celebrations of the holidays, They will invest more and come to the 50€. It is also noted that, although dinners with colleagues remain, this year 56% Spanish ensure that they bear the costs of the company lunch or dinner, which contrasts with the results of 2017 when for 60% of respondents would the company would pay.
Shall we go out to eat or stay at home?
Spaniards prefer to eat out Christmas day, while they are opting for dining out in New Years Eve. With this confirmed, once again, what Christmas Eve dinner is still the most familiar event, preferably it takes place around the hearth. In general, during Christmas, Spaniards prefer night out, well 58% restaurants ensure that the most demanded service during these dates are dinners.
What can not be denied is that, in both cases, whether to reserve a lunch or dinner at any of the special days of Christmas, Spaniards are very cautious: he 67% shall reserve at least two weeks in advance.
The restaurants are prepared for these dates
Group celebrations are increasing even before the own dates of December. So he says 47% of the restaurants included in the survey. While, he 87% expects an increase of group reservations during the holidays. Specific, he 69% relies on an increase of at least one 20% in such reserves.
yes, either for pre-Christmas celebrations or official celebrations, restaurants are prepared to provide good service to the wave of diners. It is no coincidence that at least 63% restaurants prepare a special menu for groups, for a price ranging between 25 € and 30 € in the 41% of the cases.
The opinions are important to us
When choosing which restaurant to make a reservation, he 62% considers useful the opinions of others, while 26% believed to be useful. Likewise, There are several criteria that take into account the Spaniards when selecting the perfect restaurant to celebrate these special dates, especially he price (49%), the opinions (43%), recommendations from friends (30%) or type atmosphere and service (50%).