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 15-21 October 2015
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R324197/piquet-restaurant/
â€” clara lacheze (@claralacheze) October 18, 2015
â€” Christine Hayes (@chrishayesUK) October 18, 2015
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R323858/bernardis/
â€” Luxury London (@TheofficialLL) October 16, 2015
â€” Binary Burger (@BinaryBurger) October 16, 2015
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R323823/vico/
Thank you @eatvico for your amazing hospitality tonight! Sumptuous food and welcome! Was my 2nd time and there’ll be plenty more!
â€” Kieran Brown (@Kierbro) October 15, 2015
@eatvico A great first experience once I’d figured out the crazy ordering. Really delicious fresh food
â€” Paul Harris (@manhattan411uk) October 16, 2015
The Camberwell Arms @Camberwellarms
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R295272/the-camberwell-arms/
possibly the best lasagne and chips of my life at @Camberwellarms last night. and lovely waiting staff. and wine. <3
â€” Rebecca May Johnson (@rebeccamjohnson) October 18, 2015
â€” Ivan Dixon (@Ivan_Dixon) October 18, 2015
The Little Viet Kitchen @LVK_ISLINGTON
Check it out on Twizoo: http://twizoo.com/r/R323269/the-little-viet-kitchen/
â€” Phil Anthropy (@CyberFundraiser) October 16, 2015
â€” Stefanie Colburn (@stefcolburn) October 19, 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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