Restaurant Website Design Package

R 149 Jump Starter Web Design Package

Expand your restaurant’s customer base with a custom designed, editable website design & hosting solution for only R 149 / month


Restaurant Websites

Malachite Digital’s Web Design Service offers eye popping restaurant website designs and online digital marketing services to the hospitality industry.  (See offer details below)

Restaurant Photography

Photographing of food dishes is a critical element that goes into making mouth watering restaurant websites. For this reason we are continuously on the look out for experienced food photographers.

Web Design Service’s Restaurant website offers enable forward thinking, progressive restaurants to increase their establishment’s catchment area, allowing them to market themselves to a much wider audience even when the restaurant is closed.

Social Media

Although social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter etc, are popular amongst restaurateurs, they should never be used as an establishment’s exclusive online promotional medium as it is impossible to control the discourse. One negative comment on a businesses, Facebook wall might be seen by hundreds of users. Without an effective means to drown out or counter this, restaurants could quickly develop an undeservedly bad reputation.

Web Design Service’s Restaurant websites enable restaurateurs to quickly and easily run specials, competitions and promotions, allowing patrons to interact with one’s business directly. Even greater awareness of one’s brand can be generated by encouraging patrons to visit the establishment’s website to download a coupon or obtain a promotional code for use on their next visit.

Our websites are mobile handset friendly ensuring prospective patrons are able to view your establishment’s website when searching via mobile devices.

Our restaurant website packages typically include the following elements:

  • Landing Page –  Providing your patrons with current specials and promotions
  • Current menu – A layout of your menu and cuisine with possible food wine pairings if available
  • Booking forms – Allowing for online reservations
  • Find us – Integrated Google map on your contact page enabling clients to easily get through your front door.
  • Guest Comments and recommendations – alerting restaurant management staff to possible customer issues before they get out of hand. This occurs within controlled feedback environment which is a clever way to inform the continuous improve on services and establish reputation to potential clients
  • Contact us – General contact system for clients to contact you directly

Our restaurant website layouts cover all the important aspects of your business, providing patrons with a window into your services and products.

The Restaurant Website Starter offer:

5 page, custom designed, editable, WEB 2.0, brochure website at only R 149.00 (Excl VAT) per month.

WEB STARTER offer includes:

  • No Deposit or up-front payments
  • 1st payment only due 14 days after the 1st draft of your site is live and monthly thereafter
  • 5 page custom designed brochure website which restaurant owners can then edit and expand themselves beyond 1 000 pages, easily adding pages, products, pictures, audio and video or leave as is
  • Monthly website hosting
  • 1 X pop email address e.g.: yourname/reservations/info@yourrestaurant* (new registrations and transfers only)
  • Webmail access to your e-mail from any internet PC anywhere in the world* (new registrations and transfers only)
  • Linux account to host this advanced website system
  • 35 Mb disk space – enough for approx 150 – 200 pictures & up to 100 pages (A rate of 79c / Mb / month applies if and when this is exceeded)
  • 500 meg monthly traffic ( Enough for approx 2000 – 3000 visitors / month dependant on the size of your site – in the unlikely event that this is exceed, a rate of 7c / Mb / month will be charged)
  • Installation of a blogging engine with a dedicated menu system enabling you to blog about your business, products, or industry
  • Installation of a site search function
  • 2 X static graphic advertisements promoting a product / service / special offer / event / promotion etc
  • Search engine submission informs the main search engines to index your website
  • Up to 2 Google search reports affording you an understanding of how people search for and find your top selling products and your competitors.
  • We assist with the authoring of your About US page to optimise your search results
  • 30 minute telephonic / Skype training session enabling the client to familiarize him/herself with the powerful website backend which is so easy to learn that anyone with basic computer skills can use it
  • Free business registration on Google Maps doubles your chances of being found by your customers
  • Complete site refresh after 36 months subject to re-signing
  • Free 362 page eMarketing e-book will teach you all you need to know about promoting your business online.

What it will cost:

Fixed costs:

  • R 149 / month covers: The design; monthly database rental & monthly website & e-mail hosting.
  • R 0.00*/ year if you use your existing domain or R 150 / year for a new address or R 185 / year for an international .com/.net/.org address.

Variable costs:

(Applies in less than 3% of cases)

  • Only if your website receives more that 2 000 – 3 000 visitors / month during a given month (dependant on the average page size and number of pages each visitor browsers to), a rate of R 0.07 / Mb / month over the 500mb traffic allowance for that particular month will be charged. This is a nice problem to have as the more visitors your site attracts the more your till rings.
  • Only if your site’s size exceeds 35 Mb disk server space (enough for 150 – 200 pictures & up to 100 pages) a rate of 79c / Mb / month applies if this is exceeded). This variable cost can be avoided altogether by simply optimizing all photographs uploaded and deleting old or redundant content from the website and your e-mail inbox & sent folders.

NO additional set up charges apply! NO hidden costs.

Due to the relatively small invoice values, a debit order agreement will be entered into. See what our clients say about our web design service.

* Note that your site will require an active domain (web address). You could use an existing domain, a parked domain if you have one, or register a new address for only R 150.00 / year or R 185 / year for an international .com/.net/.org address. Domain transfers are required for existing and parked sites in order to qualify for the free email address above. Additional addresses are available at R 35 / month / address.

This offer includes the first 5 pages limited to 1 000 words and 5 pictures per page OR the upload of the first 35 products. Additional products and pages will be quoted and charged extra or you can upload them yourself for free after the training session.

Please note that in spite of the competitive price above, these ARE NOT entry level websites. These powerful web 2.0 systems are currently used by: Wall Street Journal, Sony, Ford, Samsung, CNN, General Electronic, (GE) and Nasa amongst others so you will be in good company.


Optional extras for your website:

  • Installation of a powerful web analytics program enabling you to generate reports on how your visitors search for and find your product, which pages they are most interested in, how long they spend on the site, their geographic location etc. This installation option costs R 15.00 extra / month.
  • Additional e-mail addresses available @ R 35 / address / month
  • Integration of your site with social media networks, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc @ R 270.
  • Animated Flash banner which can be placed on all or only some pages promoting a special offer, product launch or highlighting a product or service @ R 550.00
  • Installation of a gallery for your extensive collection of pictures. This installation option costs R 10.00 extra / month.
  • Additional pages will be quoted and charged @ R 270 / page or you could add them yourself for free
  • Additional web development quoted and charged @ R 270 / hour
  • Monthly retainer up to 5 hours / month – R 1 000 / month
  • Professional 240 second High Definition 1920 x 1800p or 1280 x 720 HDTV YouTube video R 6 500 excludes travel, accommodation, helicopter/plane/ boat hire or special equipment
  • Shopping cart + skin + first 50 products R 8 500
  • Mass e-mail design and database implementation @ R 270 / hour
  • Wiki page for your business – R 750.00
  • Branding Package – R 1 250.00 includes Logo design, letterhead design and business card design
  • Facebook group @ R 150.00
  • Animations @ R 450 / hour
  • Google Ad word campaign setup – R 300 excluding campaign costs payable directly to Google
  • Competitions / survey / questionnaire setup & integration within your site @ R 270
  • Animated flash banner advertisements from R 550
  • Extra graphics @ R 350 / hour
  • Out of bundle work will be quoted and charged at our standard rate of R 270 / hour.

Intermediate and business packages are also available.

Once installed, the site will allow the nominated person within your organization to quickly and easily effect changes, add pages, pictures, music, YouTube videos, tables or text without the need to retain a professional web developer.


This offer carries a 100% satisfaction guarantee and is totally risk free as no payment is due until you are able to browse to your website. Twelve month agreement, automatically renewable quarterly thereafter, 60 day notification of cancelation. If you stay with us for 36 months, we will reward your loyalty by giving you a complete site refresh subject to re-signing.

Due to the relatively small invoice values, a debit order agreement will be entered into.

NOTE: Client to supply material digitally i.e.: text(copy), logos, photographs, and where available, flash graphics / animations or video. This offer DOES NOT include generating content which should be supplied typed out in electronic format i.e. in a plain MS word document or typed e-mail. While we will assist clients with minor re-writes or minor typing at no charge, please be aware that extensive Data capture, typing out material, generating extra graphics etc will be charged at our standard rate of R 270 per hour, however we endeavour to assist clients where we can.

Malachite Digital, a 1-stop web design service provider, prides itself in creating slick, scalable websites tailored to every budget and in order to help South African small businesses, clubs, charities and non-profit organisations establish their first web presence, we have come up with a unique way to spread the payment for the most expensive element of any website i.e.: The design.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your restaurant website requirements or complete the form alongside to request a call from one of our consultants.