Barclaycard has partnered with TouchBistro, a global iPad-based POS solution for restaurants, to streamline payments at the UK eateries.

The collaboration will see Barclaycard’s payment solution being integrated with TouchBistro POS solution to drive efficiency and reduce human errors in bill payments.

TouchBistro will automatically calculate payment values, eliminating manual calculations and double entries. Overall, it will streamline bill-paying process benefitting the restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs in the UK.

Barclaycard Payment Solutions managing director of partnerships Nicole Olbe said: “We know that getting customer experience right is vital for a restaurant to build loyalty among its clientele.

“Our new agreement with TouchBistro will help hospitality outlets streamline their processes, thereby driving revenue and allowing wait staff to spend more time with their customers. In turn, this allows diners to benefit from an improved customer experience.”

TouchBistro system is designed to streamline and simplify all aspects of restaurant operations. The restaurant operator can manage order taking, payment processing, menu management as well as sales tracking and reporting with the solution.

TouchBistro CEO and founder Alex Barrotti said: “TouchBistro is committed to helping restaurants and pubs increase efficiency and improve the customer experience with advanced technology designed specifically for the unique workflows of the busy foodservice and beverage industry. Barclaycard shares this commitment.

“Our new partnership will offer UK restaurants and pubs a modern solution that helps streamline processes to enhance customer engagement and grow revenues.”

Barclaycard, a unit of Barclays Bank, is one of the largest card transaction processors in the UK.

In May this year, the company launched a credit card in partnership with AGCO Parts to support UK farming businesses.