How to set up table planner

Table Planner feature provides a visual representation of your restaurant’s seating arrangement, allowing you to create and manage floor plans easily. This tool helps streamline table management and optimize guest allocation, improving the overall efficiency of your operations.

Read more about the Floor plan feature 👉 here

Get started with setting up tables

Settings menu - tables

Step 1. Login and navigate:

  • Log into your resOS account.
  • Go to SettingsTablesFloor Plan.

Step 2. Add and arrange tables:

Arrange tables
Table plan set up
  • In the AREAS & TABLES, create an area (+ add area) and add table if not yet added.
  • Configure each table by selecting the number of seats, table name, and shape.
  • In the FLOOR PLANS Use the drag-and-drop interface to position tables according to your restaurant’s layout.
  • Zoom in/out and rotate tables for precise placement.
  • Click Save floor plan once all tables are arranged.
  • Create a multiple floor plan simply by clicking +Add floor plan
Drag and drop option of the floor plan

You can choose to place tables as rectangles or round tables. It is also possible to rotate and precisely place tables as needed. To do this, click on a table, and settings will pop up on the right. Here, you can adjust the rotation as well as the x and y coordinates.

Adjust shape of tables

Use the table planner to view and manage bookings

Now you are ready to use the table planner in action. To access the visual floor plan, go to the Bookings menu, and select Floor plan.

navigate to bookings and click on floor plan

The bookings will appear on the right, as shown in the picture below. You can see on the floor plan which tables each booking is assigned to. You can choose which booking statuses to display on the right side. Click on active, and a drop-down menu will appear.

Status per table

Read more about what the different booking status colours mean here.

It is also possible to adjust the view of bookings. Click on all day, and you can select from options like current time + 2 hours, all day, rest of today, or until now. When a guest makes an online booking, it will show on the floor plan, indicating their assigned table if the system automatically assigns tables.

Creating a manual booking is easy: click on a table, fill in the guest’s information on the New booking page, save it, and the guest receives a confirmation for that specific table.

Manual booking

Need any help with the table planner?

If you have any questions about setting up your new floor plan, we’re here to help! Read more about the floor plan here. Feel free to contact us at [email protected]. We’re always ready to assist!

Frequently asked questions about the restaurant table planner

What is a restaurant table planner?

The table planner feature will show you a complete overview of all tables at the restaurant, and their reservations in real-time. You will see available, reserved, and occupied tables at a glance with smart color codes. This makes it easier to allocate guests and improve your daily routines.

How much does it cost to use the visual table plan?

The table planner feature is included in your resOS subscription, and therefore does not cost anything. All you have to do is create an account on resOS and sign up for a plan. You can then get started with using the feature.

Does the table planner work on mobile and Ipad?

The table planner works on all devices so you can easily use the table planner, and all other resOS features. The system is compatible with all computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, running on Android, iOS, macOS, iPad, Windows, and Linux.

Which is the best visual table planner for restaurants?

There are many different kind of table planner apps. We recommend you choose the one that best fits your restaurants needs. You can start with creating a free account on resOS, and test out the table planner, and all other features, for free.

Any other questions?

Do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected], and we will help you out.

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