Opening a cafe is a tough task, there are so many things going on that cafe furniture might end up on the bottom of your list. Your coffee shop might have the best tasting coffee but without proper cafe furniture to back it up, you’re going to have a rough time!
Choosing the right products
Every cafe needs its own theme. Whether it’s modern or contemporary, it’s important to consider if the furniture is for a practical, aesthetic, indoor or outdoor use.
Cafe Chairs are an important part of your venue, as they will determine what type of customers you are after. For example, in a CBD district, your customers will likely be staff looking for a quick coffee before heading back to work. In this case, an industrial metal chair is a good choice, as it offers a fast paced environment and quick turnaround as these chairs are designed to be sat on for short periods of time.
Here are some of our favourites that we believe can be used for any type of cafe!
Bentwood Chairs fit into any venue with ease and simplicity. Our most popular Bentwood, the A-18’s are perfect if you are looking for a chair that is elegant at any time of the year. If your cafe is sticking to a certain colour palette, our A-14’s are completely customisable right down to the colour of the chair sock. B Seated has worked on many projects that feature Bentwood chairs, including The Mill Hotel, Three Beans Macquarie and The Atrium at the Grounds of Alexandria.
Outdoor Bistro Chairs
Often made out of wicker or rattan, our range of Outdoor French Bistro Chairs are perfect if you need that extra bit of creativity and sophistication in your cafe. These are a great option if your cafe is very mobile as these chairs are durable and stackable. View some of our outdoor bistro chairs at The Potting Shed at the Grounds of Alexandria and Henrys Cronulla.
Most popular in CBD districts, Metal Chairs transforms your cafe into a high traffic environment. Often paired with wooden tables and wooden furniture, a metal chair transforms the atmosphere to an industrial and vintage feel. Some examples of striking metal chairs are our Orin Tub Chair and Lenny Chair.
In order for your cafe to stand out, you need unique cafe tables that combine size, space and functionality. A strong, durable and high quality timber table will go a long way and can even double as a workstation for your customers. Other options such as our Slatted Table Tops and Compact Laminate Table Tops are also sophisticated options for outdoor use.
Choosing the right size of the table is necessary because it directs your customers to the type of seating they are after. For example, our Hairpin Leg Dining Table is 80 cm, which is more suitable for people that are after a larger meal with entrees and drinks. On the other hand, if you are looking for something for people to place their coffees on, our 48 cm Aky Curve Coffee Table is an excellent choice.
It is important to consider the size of your tables because you want your customers to be able to freely move around. We advise that you leave a space between 0.8m – 1m between each table to ensure that people can pull our their chairs and manoeuvre around without any problems.
Solid Timber Table Tops are one of the most popular tables for coffee shops and cafes. You can combine a timber top with almost every any kind of cafe chairs from metal to timber to rattan. Solid timber table tops are extremely versatile which means you can buy the table base and top separately to mix and match to your liking. We recommended our Herringbone Solid Timber Table Tops, which are stylish, durable and entirely customisable with parquetry design options available.
You make the coffee, we provide the furniture!
Commercial furniture is a must for your cafe. Here at B Seated, we are happy to provide any help you have with your cafe furniture needs, as long as you provide us with some coffee!