Restaurant POS system & payments

Serve better with one fast, flexible platform

Connect and run every location with Lightspeed. Turn tables faster, help boost revenue and grow with powerful insights.

Powering Australia & New Zealand's best hospitality businesses

Powering the best businesses in over 100 countries


Over 160 Michelin-starred restaurants rely on Lightspeed*


~168K locations around the world trust Lightspeed**


Our experts have been guiding entrepreneurs for over 15 years

Sourceforge, Capterra, and G2 give the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System high ratings

Built for ambitious hospitality professionals.

Customise your system for your unique workflows, starting with your menus, screens and floor plans.

Craft guest experiences from seamless ordering to data-backed recommendations, to make every customer feel like a VIP.

Capture valuable data with every integrated transaction, so you instantly know what you need to do next.

Fewer steps for staff and a better experience for guests.

"Lightspeed has saved up to 30% of time the floor staff spend taking orders" - Kristian Klein, Director, Mr. Miyagi

Get Advanced Insights with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System

Make faster decisions

Detailed guest, staff and menu insights.

  • Optimise your menu
  • Track customer behaviour
  • Identify top-performing staff
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Serve customers faster with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System

Serve customers faster

More options for guests. More revenue streams for you.

  • Online ordering
  • Tableside ordering
  • QR code ordering
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Be more efficient with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS system

Be more efficient

Manage all of your locations with one platform.

  • Manage multiple locations and spaces with ease
  • PMS integration for hotels
  • Partner API access
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Tailor your restaurant POS system to your goals

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Point of Sale

Serve customers the way you want with flexible workflows for every type of experience.

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Payment Processing

Embedded payments powers insights for a seamless experience.

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Manage inventory with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System

Inventory Management

Track inventory to the ingredient level.

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Automate accounting with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System


Automate your bookkeeping to avoid errors.

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Connect your front and back of house with the Lightspeed Restaurant POS System

Kitchen Display System

Connect your FOH and BOH teams with a KDS.

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The Lightspeed POS System offers a customer facing display

Customer Facing Display

Create a better checkout experience.

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Mr Miyagi saves 30% of staff’s time with Lightspeed Restaurant.

Piccolo Me grew to a 30-Location, nationwide franchise with Lightspeed.

The 10-location Kickon Group have improved their Customer Satisfaction and Employee Satisfaction with Lightspeed

Connect Lightspeed Restaurant to the tools you already use.

  • Hotel PMS software
  • Employee management tools
  • Loyalty programs

Considering the switch to Lightspeed?

Switching to Lightspeed is easy. From data migration to hardware and payments setup, our industry experts will support you each step of the way.

  • Get fast 24/7 support
  • One-on-one onboarding
  • Dedicated Account Manager to answer every question
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How much does Lightspeed Restaurant cost?

Lightspeed Restaurant's pricing varies relative to the subscription you wish to purchase. Find out more on our pricing page.

If the internet connection fails, does the POS system continue to function?

Yes, Lightspeed Restaurant POS continues to work offline without any problems. All data entered while offline is stored locally on the device and automatically uploaded to the cloud as soon as the connection is re-established.
NOTE: This does not apply to master data maintenance and ecloud evaluations that can only be used with an existing Internet connection.

Can you manage multiple restaurant locations from Lightspeed?

Lightspeed lets you manage as many locations as you want, all in one place. Easily keep track of guest data and reports across locations and change all menus in a few clicks, all from your restaurant POS. Find out more about managing multiple locations with Lightspeed.

How do I cancel a Lightspeed Restaurant subscription?

If you have taken out a monthly subscription, you can cancel a contract at the end of your subscription month. If you have taken out an annual subscription, you must wait until the end of your subscription to terminate your contract.

Why should I use the Lightspeed Restaurant POS system for my business?

Lightspeed POS is built for speed and helps restaurants optimise their operations with an easy-to-use cloud-based solution. With Lightspeed, users get a customisable, user-friendly interface, access to industry-leading insights and personalised 24/7 support.

How does an iPad cash register work?

An iPad cash register lets you manage orders, deliveries and sales reports from a cloud device. iPad cash registers are easy to use and set up. This type of register helps restaurants improve efficiency, accuracy and the customer experience by streamlining ordering, payment processing and data collection. You can also integrate your hardware, like a scale or thermal printer.

Does Lightspeed work for hotel restaurants?

Yes. Lightspeed’s customisable solution lets you plug in your hotel PMS to your restaurant POS and seamlessly manage multiple revenue centres. With Lightspeed, hotels can fully customise their floor plans to accurately reflect their hotel restaurant, monitor their entire business and offer guests charge-to-room options. Check out our hotel page to learn more.

Does Lightspeed offer 24/7 support?

Yes! Every new Lightspeed customer is entitled to free personal training on our Lightspeed POS system. Plus, our support team is available 24/7 for all your questions via chat and dedicated telephone line.