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Restaurant furniture 24/10/2018
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How to create a cosy venue and Al Fresco dining this winter

Summer is now a distant memory, however, this is a really exciting time of year with lots of events coming up, including Halloween, Bonfire night and of course Christmas! So, it’s important that you make the most of your venue, as customers will be descending in their droves and if you don’t have sufficient restaurant dining chairs, pub furniture, or bar seating, you could be missing out on ample revenue…

Restaurant furniture 08/10/2018
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A spooktacular venue for your guests this Halloween

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. The following blog aims to give you some ideas to make sure your venue is Halloween ready, including your commercial outdoor furniture, restaurant interiors, décor, 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.

Restaurant furniture 10/09/2018
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The weirdest and wackiest restaurants from around the globe

All restaurants are individual in their own way and most restaurants have a unique selling point, be it their food style or presentation, their interior décor or drinks they serve. This blog aims to explore some of the weirdest and wackiest restaurants from around the globe… quite different to the restaurant furniture found here in the UK!

Cafe furniture 03/09/2018
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How to attract 4 types of cafe customer

If you own and run a café, you will undoubtedly have encountered a million different types of customers from many walks of life, cultures, countries and professions. So how do you go about targeting the right customers and making sure that they come back time and time again to ensure your coffee shop is a thriving hub? This blog aims to uncover our four top types of customer as well as giving some hints and tips on how you could go about making sure they become regulars…  from your menu... Read More

Restaurant furniture 28/08/2018
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How does comfortable contract furniture affect the dining experience?

Nowadays, all manner of commercial settings are available for potential customers to frequent, ranging from pubs and bars to cafes, coffee shops, hotels and restaurants. The offering within all of these venues is somewhat different, however, creating a memorable dining experience (for all the right reasons) depends on a variety of factors, including food, ambiance, décor and comfortable contract furniture.  

Pub furniture 13/08/2018
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Why you should use upcycled and reclaimed pub furniture for a unique venue

If you’re looking to rejuvenate your pub but just don’t have an extravagant budget to spend on extravagant décor and new furniture, it’s worth taking a look at upcycling your existing furniture as well as reclaimed pub furniture sets. Of course, there are also many styles of pub furniture you can buy which emulate this concept and actually, these don’t need to cost the earth.

Restaurant furniture 06/08/2018
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Top tips to maximise your table turnover

In the ‘causal dining’ restaurant industry, table turnover rate is tricky to master, in so far as you want to seat as many parties as possible per meal service – In fact, the aim is to turn each table around every hour and a half. However, what you don’t want is to compromise your service or make your customers feel rushed but equally, you don’t want diners staying for longer than expected as this can negatively affect the flow-rate and have a knock-on affect to your bottom line. So, in this... Read More

Restaurant furniture 01/08/2018
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Why the iconic 50’s American Diner continues to inspire restaurant design

Retro isn’t simply retro, especially in the context of restaurant design and restaurant furniture supply… Retro is modern, it’s in and it’s set to be in for the foreseeable future. This blog explores how the iconic 50s American diner continues to inspire restaurant design. From large restaurant tables to bright neon signs, there are many ways to incorporate features of this style into your restaurant. Decor trends come and go relatively quickly in the restaurant industry as peoples’ tastes change, but it appears elements of this style have far greater... Read More

Cafe furniture 24/07/2018
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A cafe or a co-working space?

An incredible 63% of UK employees work flexibly and so gone are the days of working the standard 9 – 5. Employers have smartened up to the fact that flexible working is all about work/life balance and by offering alternative solutions to their employees hours and location they can, in fact, get a great deal more from their workforce than they do from the typical 9-5 rigid office routine. At the end of the day, if an employee feels respected and worthy and able to manage their home life as... Read More

Commercial furniture 16/07/2018
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Increase the productivity of your employees by improving their lunch breaks

Would you believe that nowadays supposedly only one in five employees takes a proper lunch break? Quite an astounding statistic isn’t it when you think of all the benefits of taking a decent break in the middle of the day. So what actually makes a good lunch break and as an employer what can you do to enhance this time? The following blog aims to discuss how you can help your employees recharge their batteries, from comfortable, contemporary cafe furniture in your staff restaurant, to healthy foods and exercise!