Choose accounting software that lets you concentrate on your entrées, not expenses

When you opened that new café – or bakery, restaurant, catering business, or food truck – it was because you wanted to bring something new and delicious to your customers. Yet a solid accounting foundation is part of any recipe for a successful hospitality or restaurant establishment. From inventory to POS to cash flow, it’s like having to learn another language but with Xero, it isn’t hard at all.

Try Xero for free

How Xero can help your business

Xero’s online accounting software makes it easy to track and report on all the important parts of your business so you can spend more time delighting your customers and growing your business. With Xero as your core system, you can seamlessly add on key components including POS from providers like Square and leading-edge inventory management solutions such as Stitchlabs. In fact, Xero has 600+ third-party apps so you can customise your Xero solution to meet your unique requirements.

restaurant accounting software

Heirloom Catering of Denver is orchestrating joy

Michelle Garcia is the owner of Heirloom Catering. And to hear her describe her work – she orchestrates an atmosphere of joy. That’s because she spends a lot of time with local farmers and clients to create a unique dining experience.

I don’t have a business partner so I do everything. Having the ability to get invoices out and get money flowing back in immediately, for a small business owner, is essential.

mobile accounting for restaurants
software for running restaurants and cafes
hospitality business accounting
"The greatest thing about using Xero is at the end of the day I can immediately shoot my customer an invoice. And in order become better, and move forward, and create profits you have to be efficient. The mobility of Xero keeps you right on track."

Michelle Garcia - Heirloom Catering

Try Xero for free

Popular features that will change your life

Accounting software with all the time-saving tools you need to grow your business.
Xero is always secure and reliable and our experts are here to support you 24/7.

Cash flow

Get an up-to-date view of your business financials with our convenient dashboard.

Learn more


Create customised recurring invoices – and know when they’re opened.

Learn more


Enjoy batch payments and the speed of snapping photos of receipts for expensing.

Learn more

Point of sale

Choose from a number of leading POS add-on parters and automatically collect on-site cash and credit sales transactions.

Learn more


Update your payroll data into your general ledger – quickly and automatically.

Learn more


Manage retail business financials – such as invoicing and expensing – from the road.

Learn more

Best integrations

Xero integrates with hundreds of third-party business applications. From inventory 
management, invoicing and time tracking, there’s specialised software that’s right 
for your business.


Collect payments with ease and deposit payments fast.


Inventory management to keep track of purchases and supplies.


Process online payments and link directly to Xero seamlessly.

More connected third-party apps

Customise your Xero experience with 600+ third-party apps.

Small business guides

Explore these guides to help you run and market your business.