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Established in 2008, 200 Franchisee currently

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Zomato is one of the leading Search and Discovery online food platforms in India and offers an exciting business opportunity and young and aspiring entrepreneurs to start a franchise business with the. In this article, we’ll be covering every piece of information needed to start a Zomato Franchise in India.  

Story of Zomato – A Food Ordering Platform

Zomato was founded in 2008 by two Indian IIT graduates Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chadda. The company has more than 1.4 million restaurants and hotels under its wings. Zomato is present in 24 countries and more than 10,000 cities across the globe, and they serve more than 100 million foodies every month with quality food. Started just as an online food delivery service, now Zomato offers various services, including Book a Table, Food at Work (Corporate Catering Service), Zomato Piggybank, Take Away Services, and Zomato Gold.   Restaurants and hotels looking to expand their customer base and grow their business can join the Zomato Franchise and get their business listed on the Zomato platform. By getting listed, it means they agree to pay Zomato with a pre-defined commission percentage for every order placed on the platform.  

Area Requirements

To be eligible to start a Zomato Restaurant Franchise, the restaurant needs to have a minimum kitchen space of 2000 to 3000 sq. ft. If you have more space than that, it is well and good. And if you own the place, then you submit the property documents to Zomato.

But if you are running from a rented place, you might need to get the originals from the owner of the place to get your franchise application processed further.

Capital Requirement

The Zomato Franchise cost in India comes to around 30 to 35 lakh rupees, and Zomato guarantees restaurants with an income of a minimum of INR 3 lakhs per month.


Zomato provides restaurants and hotels with detailed franchise manuals, and if needed, their support team is always ready to help you out. The team from the Zomato also will help in setting up the required IT infrastructure to manage orders.

Legal Compliance

Restaurants also need to provide the following documents to Zomato, which include:
  • Firm Registration Certificate
  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) License
  • GST Number
Unit Name Investment Space Ex. Monthly Sales ROI
Single 30 - 35 Lacs 2000 - 3000 sqft 3 Lacs 30%

Product & Services

Zomato App:
Mobile application for restaurant discovery, food ordering, and reviews.

Food Delivery:
Online food ordering and delivery from a wide range of restaurants.

Restaurant Discovery:
Comprehensive database of restaurants with user reviews and ratings.

Table Reservations:
Allows users to book tables at restaurants in advance.

Zomato Pro (formerly Zomato Gold):
Subscription service offering exclusive discounts and benefits.

Zomato Events:
Curated events and promotions in collaboration with restaurants.

Zomato for Business:
Services for restaurant owners, including online menu management and promotion tools.

Zomato Grocery:
Online grocery delivery service with a variety of products.

Zomato Kitchens:
Kitchen infrastructure services for restaurant operators.

Zomato Ads:
Advertising platform for restaurants to promote their offerings.

Zomato Feeding India:
Social initiative addressing food wastage and hunger.

Zomato Book:
Restaurant reservation and table management system for owners.

Franchise Support

Logistics Setup support Marketing
Sales support Operational support


Establishment Year


No. of Outlets


Model/Format Name


Investment Size

30 - 35 Lacs


2000 - 3000 sqft

Brand Fee

5 Lacs

Monthly Expected Sales

3 Lacs

ROI (in %)


Royalty/Commission (in %)



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