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Lightspeed Kounta POS

By Lightspeed Kounta POS
4 out of 5 stars
Easy to use. Simple to manage. Powerfully efficient. Get the POS with a near zero learning curve, crafted specifically for hospitality.
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Listed for
9 years
April 2015
Key functions
Point of sale


A modern-day POS that's intuitive, quick to set up and simple to navigate. New staff can familiarise themselves with the layout in minutes, whilst the savviest of operators can fulfil their needs with detailed reports and powerful inventory management features.

Help grow your business with efficient ordering workflows that let you manage table orders, pickups and deliveries directly on your POS. Making changes on the fly is as easy as a few quick taps of your fingers, and our support team is available to you 24/7.

Simplicity and efficiency. It’s why the best brands in the industry like Pablo & Rusty's Coffee Roasters, Gelato Messina, Chat Thai Restaurant Group, and Young Henry’s all swear by Lightspeed Kounta POS. But hey, don’t take our word for it. Ask around and you’ll quickly learn why your hospo friends, peers, and yes... competitors.... love it. We’re serious. Go ask. :)

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Lightspeed Kounta POS + Xero

Don’t let manual processes slow down your growth. Automate away the hassle of data entry and save precious time by syncing daily reconciliation, invoices, customer & supplier details, and more.

Keen for a real-time view of your business' performance? Associate sales & costs to products to see what's making you money and what's not. Or get creative with advanced mapping for limitless insights.

Not only do businesses who connect Lightspeed Kounta POS to Xero unlock hospitality’s best point of sale, they also save 3 hours, on average, in admin every week.

Expanded Features

  • Ingredient Level Inventory - your stock levels will automatically update as you purchase, produce, and sell. Plus, par levels make it a lot easier to see when to order so you can prevent over-ordering to keep wastage and cost of goods in check
  • Table Management - see table statuses across all sections at a glance to help improve spend per table per hour, while making service as smooth as butter.
  • Account Sales & Bar Tabs - staff can let customers pay on account or tab quickly from the POS
  • Wastage - is recorded directly from the POS so you can track, manage, and reduce your most common sources of waste.
  • Automatic Promotions, Happy Hours, and Weekend Surcharges - no more separate buttons for your specials. Set times, discounts, or surcharges and have them auto apply at exactly the times you want, so no one forgets which promotion is still on.
  • Time & Attendance - track your staff hours directly in Lightspeed, or integrate with Deputy or Tanda for smoother rostering & payroll
  • Guest Tracking & Customer Management - Track covers, or get more advanced with loyalty add-ons to build even deeper relationships with your customers.
  • Courses - group orders by courses and send them to the kitchen only when they’re about to be served to help your kitchen make dishes more efficiently.

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Pete Evans
Posted 5 Aug 2019
5 out of 5 stars
Just bought a Kounta bundle from POS'99, they gave me really good advice and hardware options to choose from and friendly, and is a real business with a retail showroom and stock across Australia:
Dean Simshauser
Posted 5 Aug 2019
5 out of 5 stars
Kounta is a great software for cafes and restaurants. We highly recommend it. We have had great customer feedback as we are a Kounta Hardware specialist -
Peter Erasmus
Posted 12 Mar 2019
5 out of 5 stars
Kounta is great, super easy to use and set up, I will not change to any software provider, and bought the Kounta Compatible Hardware from here:

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App details

By Lightspeed Kounta POS
Added in 2015


Australia, Canada, Global, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States




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+61 2 8599 2247

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