Online Restaurant & Nightlife Guide, Launches In Cape Town Today

584, an online restaurant and nightlife guide launched earlier in Johannesburg, has today launched in Cape Town, expanding its presence in South Africa.

Launched in South Africa April this year, Zomato is headquartered in New Delhi, India with operations in India, UAE, UK, the Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Zomato is available on the web and on its free mobile apps for BlackBerry, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone and is already one of the top 500 websites visited by the people of South Africa.

According to Deepinder Goyal, Founder and CEO, “We’ve been expanding our geographical footprint aggressively over the past few months, and South Africa is an important market for us. The response from Johannesburg has been overwhelming. In addition to the large number of users we see visiting Zomato, restaurant owners also see the value that Zomato adds to their business, and we’re expecting this trend to continue in Cape Town as well.” provides in-depth information on over 1,300 restaurants in Cape Town, making it the most exhaustive restaurant discovery platform in the city for anyone looking to dine out, have food delivered, or order take-away.

Zomato has scanned menus, photos, mapped coordinates, and user reviews. On mobile, Zomato’s award-winning app is location-aware and suggests the best restaurants around a user’s physical location. All of Zomato’s web features are available and fully supported on the mobile app.

Cape Town has a total of around 1300 restaurants. Fast food and pizza restaurants make up about 25% of the 1300 restaurants in Cape Town. Outside of fast food and pizza, African cuisine is the dominant cuisine being served in the city with about 100 restaurants. Asian/Chinese cuisine is a close second with about 80 restaurants. The Bay Area alone has more than 200 restaurants while the CBD has over 150 restaurants.