Hospitality restaurant furniture decorated with candles and roses for Valentine's Day 05/01/2022
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The ultimate guide to restaurant furniture this Valentine’s Day

In this blog, we share top tips and advice on how to make the most of your Valentine’s Day patrons, from the layout of your restaurant to choosing the right hospitality restaurant furniture and more.  Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year in any restaurant, hotel, bar or café.    Couples descend in their dozens looking to spend some quality time together in their favourite eatery or watering hole.   In fact, couples typically spend a jaw-dropping £958 million on Valentine’s Day altogether. Spending peaks the Saturday before... Read More

A table in a restaurant decorated for a festive dining experience 09/12/2021
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Enjoy Stress-Free Festive Dining with FLAT® Table Bases

It’s here! The festive season seems to have crept forward a couple of weeks this year – and who can blame us?  The last year has certainly been a challenge, and everyone’s ready to let their hair down and socialise with friends, colleagues, and family with some festive dining.  For restaurant and bar owners, the run-up to the New Year is relentless; but the rewards can be significant for operations that ‘get it right.’   To make the best use of your space, time and money, give some thought to your table bases.    This might seem like an odd thing to add to your list of Christmas preparations, but you’d be amazed at how much... Read More

Restaurant furniture 16/11/2021
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How to maximise your restaurant space

Whether you’re a restaurant, café/coffee shop, bar or hotel (or any other hospitality venue for that matter), you will want to make the most of your real estate with the best possible restaurant furniture.   With so many dining options available to customers these days, competition is fierce and so you will want to make the most out of your premises to ensure your customers are provided with the best experience possible.   Wholesale restaurant furniture plays a vital role in this, and any restaurant owner will of course want their space to be filled to the brim with happy customers!  However,... Read More

Contract furniture 29/10/2021
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How to prepare your venue for Christmas 2021

How can Christmas nearly be upon us already?   2021 has been and gone in the blink of an eye, and now is the time for venues to start thinking about this busy time of year – especially considering that last Christmas was such a strange time for the hospitality industry. As a result, venues up and down the country will be thinking of how they can really make their business stand out!  Gone are the days of a Christmas tree in the corner; instead, venues will be thinking of how they can make the most of both their indoor and outdoor spaces, reaching out to contract... Read More

Commercial furniture 21/10/2021
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HARNESS THE POWER OF LIGHTING TO IMPROVE YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPERIENCE

Read this blog to discover how to approach lighting in the different areas of your hotel, and how our hotel furnishings wholesale company can help you boost the impact of this even more with our complementary furniture selection.  Lighting directly influences your customers’ experience.   Lighting within hotels varies dramatically from lighting within office environments, retail stores and other locations. Moreover, the lighting for the different parts of a hotel varies from area to area.   Understanding the benefits of using appropriate lighting in your hotel enables you to make an informed decision regarding the implementation, placement and variety of the lighting that... Read More

A modern restaurant terrace in the summer with matching restaurant furniture design 05/10/2021
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The Psychology of Restaurant Design Revealed

In this blog, we share the different features of a restaurant that designers apply psychological theories to in order to encourage different guest feelings and behaviours, from lighting to restaurant furniture design and beyond…  The design of a restaurant doesn’t just ‘happen’. It’s a cleverly thought-out process, from the shape and comfort of the restaurant chairs to the colour of the walls and cleverly placed lighting.   A designer will go to great lengths to get the exact psychology of the restaurant right. From getting the best contract furniture to creating the perfect atmosphere, there’s a lot... Read More

contemporary cafe furniture 21/09/2021
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How to turn your café into a successful remote or co-working space

In this blog, we explore the boom in flexible working, why cafés and coffee shops are such popular remote working locations, and how you can make the most of this phenomenon with contemporary café furniture, top tech, great food and more at your venue…  With an incredible 63% of UK employees now working flexibly, gone are the days of the standard 9-5!   In recent years – and particularly following the coronavirus pandemic – employers have smartened up to the fact that flexible working is all about work/life balance, and are consequently offering alternative solutions to their employee’s hours and working locations.   As... Read More

09/09/2021
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National Hospitality Day

Let’s support the places we love  The hospitality industry serves as a major contributor to the UK economy, employing 2.9 million people and generating £130bn in economic activity. It was also one of the sectors most severely impacted by government restrictions and lockdowns throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.   From pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants to hotels, B&Bs, cafes and many more – hospitality furniture companies among them – no business has been left unscathed.  The story behind the figures  Hospitality is at the centre of every community and, as a result, has been sorely missed over the... Read More

pub furniture 17/08/2021
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How to choose the right pub furniture to turn your patrons into regulars

What image comes to mind when you think of your local pub?  A warm, inviting place to catch up with family and friends? Your old favourite regular pitstop on the way home at the end of a busy week at work?  Whether you favour the most modern contract pub furniture, or a more “shabby-chic” aesthetic, your choice of pub furniture and ambience has a lot to do with how patrons feel when they first come into your venue.  Did you know, however, that it will also have a lasting effect on whether or not they frequent your pub on a regular basis?  With... Read More

Restaurant furniture 17/06/2021
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5 Restaurant Furniture Trends and Ideas for Your Venue This Summer

Summer’s well and truly on the way…   And although spring has got off to a shaky start, there’s a lot to look forward to in the coming months. If you run a hospitality venue, you will be thinking of ways to increase your footfall and make the most of your establishment.   At Eclipse Furniture, we love staying on top of the latest restaurant furniture trends and sharing them with hospitality businesses to help their venues stand out from the crowd.   So, with that in mind, we’ve listed some great indoor and outdoor restaurant furniture ideas for the coming summer below for you to try out!   For your outdoor... Read More