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 10-17 April
Typing Room @TypingRoom
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R295219/typing-room
â€” Steve Wilton (@stevewilton_) April 14, 2015
â€” Enhance Nutrition (@Enhance_LDN) April 10, 2015
Theo Randall @TheoRandall
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R179853/theo-randall
Service and food exquisite as always @TheoRandall (and they knew my husband’s order before he even asked – he does love that cappelletti)
â€” Intrepid Vegetarian (@IntrepidVeggie) April 11, 2015
â€” Lisa Hollins (@galsworthybrown) April 12, 2015
Whaam Banh Mi @WhaamBanhMi
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R297913/whaam-banh-mi
â€” Pip McCormac (@pipmccormac) April 15, 2015
Great lunch courtesy of @WhaamBanhMi We ate it in the sunshine, sat on the side of the road like builders. It was glorious.
â€” Mz Daveez (@dottydresses) April 15, 2015
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R007968/kopapa
â€” meglar (@meglar23) April 12, 2015
â€” Frances Teehan (@francesteehan) April 11, 2015
Bull and Gate @BullandGateNW5
Check this place out on Twizoo: http://r.twizoo.com/R040330/bull-and-gate
â€” Rebecca Rose (@BexERose) April 12, 2015
â€” daneaton (@danthomeaton) April 11, 2015
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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