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Restaurant Furniture 10/01/2020

Making the most out of Valentine’s Day

For restaurants and the hospitality industry in general, Valentine’s Day is a big deal. Last year, Brits spent a whopping 1.5 billion on Valentine’s Day in its entirety, compared to 988 million in 2016 and so it goes to show spending is on the rise and there seems to be no sign in decline in the importance of this day. In fact, two thirds of couples aim to eat out on the 14th February and so it’s important to make sure your venue is geared up and now is the... Read More

Contract furniture 16/12/2019
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New Year’s resolutions for your venue and your contract furniture

The New Year signifies change for many people, both personally, in their careers and within businesses. Are you thinking of giving your venue a refresh in 2020? You may have had an excellent 2019 but are really looking to push the boundaries in the New Year. It could be that you’re looking to renew elements of your contract furniture, or entire tables and chairs are in desperate need of rejuvenation. Similarly, you may be looking at replacing your entire collection with an interior design overhaul and the help of contract... Read More

Contract furniture 05/12/2019
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2020 Commercial interior design and contract furniture trends

As 2019 comes to a close, we’d like to look ahead at the coming year, and what we believe to be the major 2020 commercial interior design trends in terms of colours, patterns, materials and the best contract furniture. If you’re looking to update or renovate your venue, what should you be looking at to ensure you’re on-trend and ahead of the competition? And remember, although trends are a great source of inspiration, you don’t have to follow these to a tee – use them to enhance your space to... Read More

Restaurant furniture 25/11/2019
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How to serve coffee in your restaurant

Coffee is a real buzzword. You only have to look around you to see people wandering about with takeaway coffee cups or meeting for an informal coffee with friends and family. But what we also need to appreciate is the importance of coffee as part of the dining experience. It’s the completion of a meal and so it’s important to get it right so as not to leave a bad taste in the mouth of your customers. The following blog aims to cover the different coffee types as well as... Read More

Contract furniture 12/11/2019
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Our top venue styling tips this Christmas

Christmas is a time for extravagance and celebration – Not only do we decorate our homes, but have come to expect public venues to be adorned with all things representing the festive period as well. But how should you go about decorating your venue? The following article covers how you can style your setting, from contract furniture choices and brand personality to table and bar decorations. Contract furniture It’s highly likely that you already have plenty of furniture in your venue. However, it could be that on the run up... Read More

Contract Restaurant furniture 22/10/2019
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Vegan restaurants – Are you capitalising?

Vegan diets are more popular than ever, with veganism growing by 400% over the last decade – But why the sudden shift towards meat-free and plant-based foods? In this article, we explore why there has been such a radical rise in vegan and flexitarian diets as well as how venues are and should be capitalising on this in terms of menu choices and even purchasing sustainable restaurant furniture. Health benefits Research has shown that consumption of animal products is linked to serious health conditions such as cancers, diabetes and heart... Read More

Restaurant furniture 10/10/2019
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Halloween ideas for your restaurant and restaurant furniture this October

Halloween is fast approaching and so as a restaurant or venue owner you’ll undoubtedly be getting ready for what is set to be an extremely busy time of year. And the following blog aims to give you some ideas to make sure your venue is Halloween ready, including funky restaurant furniture, dastardly décor, a monstrous menu and some promotional ideas added in for good measure. After all, it’s important you take advantage of the extraordinary £320 million us Brits are anticipated to spend this Halloween. Your menu What better way... Read More

Restaurant furniture 09/09/2019
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Restaurant furniture and how to prepare your venue for the busy festive period

The summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school and it seems the mornings are already fresher than in recent weeks. Summer has undoubtedly been an extremely busy time at home and at work and if you own or manage a hospitality setting, Christmas will now be in your sights – Possibly the busiest time of year and the most profitable, it’s important your venue is ready for the festive period which of course includes New Year. But where do you start? We’ll take you through menus to... Read More

Restaurant furniture 07/08/2019
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Pop-up restaurant to permanent feature

Pop-up restaurants are becoming an ever popular option for restaurant owners looking to trial their concept before turning it into a fully-fledged permanent fixture. What a great way of testing market response to an idea without spending a huge amount of money on something which potentially may not fly. So,if you’re thinking about making the step, the following blog sets out some pointers which will hopefully help you to make the transition. Your brandWhat are you selling and what’s your USP? You have to remember that brand doesn’t just mean... Read More

Contract furniture 22/07/2019
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Top 10 interior design and contract furniture styles for your hospitality venue

What does summer mean for your business? If you run a restaurant, bar, pub, hotel or café then hopefully it means more bottoms on seats. But what if your seats are in short supply? One solution is contract furniture. If you’ve never thought to use hospitality contract furniture before then forget any ideas you have about plain, uninspiring tables and chairs. Not only do most high-end furniture contractors supply a whole range of seating options, but the style is contemporary, bold and exciting. Perfect to spruce up a busy café,... Read More