Frequently asked questions

EatMatch | 12 Jun 2019

What is EatMatch?

EatMatch is a social networking app that matches travelers with locals nearby for a meal. Locals can recommend and bring travelers to his/her favorite restaurants. In return, travelers treat locals the meal.

How can I use EatMatch?

It is currently available on the App Store. Click the link below or search ‘EatMatch’ on the App Store. EatMatch will be available on Android in August 2019.

Download on iOS

Is EatMatch free?

Yes, EatMatch is a free app.

Can I use EatMatch anywhere in the world?

EatMatch is currently only available in Bangkok. When we have enough locals in a new city, EatMatch will be available.

How does EatMatch work?

EatMatch uses your location to identify whether you are a traveler or local. If you are a traveler, you will see locals nearby ranked by their proximity from you. Same goes for locals. Both travelers and locals can make the first move to invite each other out for a meal. As a rule of the app, the traveler has to set the budget and treat the local.

What is the minimum age requirement?

The minimum age required is 18 years old.

Signing up and getting started

How do I create an EatMatch account?

To sign up with Facebook:

  • Download the EatMatch app
  • Tap Login with Facebook
  • If prompted, sign in to your Facebook account. EatMatch does not post anything to Facebook
  • Allow EatMatch access to all required permissions
  • Start exploring!

To sign up with Twitter:

  • Download the EatMatch app
  • Tap Login with Twitter
  • If prompted, sign in to your Facebook account. EatMatch does not post anything to Twitter
  • Allow EatMatch access to all required permissions
  • Start exploring!

To sign up with Email:

  • Download the EatMatch app
  • Tap Sign up
  • Follow through the 7 quick steps to let us know more about you. Provide your email address, set your password, your name, profile photo, languages that you speak, where you’re from, and your age.
  • Start exploring!

How do I edit my profile?

Click on ‘Profile’ (bottom right icon), then press ‘Edit’ (left side under your profile photo)

Pro tip:
Upload a clear photo of you and add a short description of yourself. Would you feel comfortable meeting a person without knowing how they look?

How do I see locals or travels nearby?

Click on ‘Travelers nearby’ or ‘Locals nearby’ (bottom left icon) and scroll.

Do I have to allow location to use the app?

Yes. EatMatch is a location based social app, hence we will need to know your location in order to display the nearest locals on your feed. We cannot access your location if you are not using the app. Unless you’ve given us the permission to do so.