We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz.
Trending restaurants 28 January-3 February 2016
Check it out on Twizoo: https://twizoo.com/r/R475284/bellanger/
â€” Imogen Steinberg (@ImogenHopes) January 30, 2016
â€” Matthew Bourne (@Mattbourne1) February 1, 2016
Check it out on Twizoo: https://twizoo.com/r/R324411/platform1/
Fantastic tasting menu @Platform_1ldn tonight, wonderfully accommodating staff to an increasingly massive bump and really fabulous food!
â€” Siobhan Gee (@SiobhanGee) January 27, 2016
â€” ONIN London (@OnIn_London) February 1, 2016
Check it out on Twizoo: https://twizoo.com/r/R423895/sartoria/
@SartoriaRest incredible Italian food, wine and service tonight. Beautiful dining room. Thank you.
â€” Wayne Chapman (@BornRed80) February 1, 2016
Excellent dinner @SartoriaRest last night – got to be one of London’s finest Italian restuarants – great if you love your protein & Barolo!!
â€” Andrew Sissons (@SissonsAndrew) January 31, 2016
Rox Burger @RoxBurgerUK
Check it out on Twizoo: https://twizoo.com/r/R324414/rox-burger/
Had a burger at @RoxBurgerUK in Lewisham for dinner and it was lahvely. Could become a problem.
â€” Jon Macqueen (@jonmacqueen) January 31, 2016
â€” Clare (@clogsilk) January 31, 2016
Oxbo Bankside @OXBOBankside
Check it out on Twizoo: https://twizoo.com/r/R324255/oxbo-bankside/
â€” Fluid London (@fluidlondon) February 2, 2016
â€” Peter Morrell (@FoodNewz) January 28, 2016
Twizoo’s Techies Explain…
You’ve probably noticed on Twitter on the left hand side of your ‘Home’ page there’s a ‘Trends’ list. Twizoo has built the same thing, but solely for London restaurants. Our number crunching detects the rate of change of influential mentions on Twitter. For example, ‘Christmas’ is currently trending on Twitter, which means there’s been a spike of mentioning Christmas now compared with the rest of the year.
Applying this to Twizoo’s algorithms: if X restaurant usually gets on average 10 tweets per week, but this week it gets 32 tweets… that’s a pretty big change, so it’s a good indicator something notable is going on. The algorithm notes restaurants that have the highest rate of change and ranks them based on which places’ tweets are the most positive collectively and then it takes the top of those based on how influential the individuals are who tweeted. Simple see?
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