.restaurant domain names



.restaurant is an extension intended for use by restaurants.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

Why .restaurant?

Who is a .restaurant domain name for?

The .restaurant domain ending is intended for all types of professionals in the restaurant business. That includes, in particular:

  • Restaurants
  • Artisanal food workers: bakers, chocolatiers, etc.
  • Food or alcohol distributors
  • Chefs
  • Culinary critics

Buying a .restaurant domain name is a great idea for any professional working with some kind of connection to restaurants, as well as those in the event industry, looking to promote a specific event whether that's contests, tastings, etc.

Assert your expertise with a .restaurant

The term "restaurant" is understood by internet users around the world. A .restaurant domain also has a professional connotation, and with a .restaurant, you get a sleek and professional address for your website. Your .restaurant domain name is a real asset for boosting your brand image and credibility online.

A .restaurant domain name in just a few clicks

Anyone can register a .restaurant domain name. While a .restaurant domain is an excellent idea for professionals to register, it's also open to any individuals who, for example, might want to share their favorite locales or their best recipes online. Registering a .restaurant — for a period between 1 and 10 years — is quick and easy. Transferring your .restaurant domain name will add a year to your expiration date.

.restaurant domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $146.99
Pricing Options Prices for Australia, taxes excluded, in $ (AUD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .restaurant domain names


Binky Moon, LLC

Technical operator
Creation date


.restaurant domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by .restaurant since November 2013.

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .restaurant domain names are open to everyone.

Syntax: From 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place).

IDN (accented domain names): Yes.

Registration period: 1 to 10 years.

Second-level extensions: No.


Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.

Disputes: URS and UDRP

Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged.

Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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