Without a shred of doubt, the look of your restaurant has a huge impact on your customers’ dining experience; with indoor and outdoor space being equally important. The good news is that you don’t have to make dramatic changes to take the appeal factor up a notch… Usually, it’s the small things that have the power to create a completely different atmosphere. Like for instance.
There’s nothing a fancy artwork can’t fix. Artworks certainly have the power to add a breath of life to any space, so if chosen wisely, this can certainly improve your restaurant appearance. Depending on your restaurant style, you can choose literally anything, ranging from art prints to some fancy photographs and even sculptures. Out of all options, the most affordable one is art prints and the printing options and sizes are endless.
Whether you prefer abstract, geometric, botanical or typography and symbols art prints, there’s nothing you can’t find. But before deciding on the size, make sure you have figured out where you want to hang them. This is crucial in order to avoid breaking the look of your restaurant. Remember, the chosen art pieces should bring the place together and not tear it apart.
Add Freshness Through Plants
Without a doubt, plants can add life and a splash of colour, whether we’re talking about some fancy flowers or small decorative trees. And luckily, nowadays you can even invest in self-watering, modern looking planters. The main asset of these modern planters is their watering mechanism. Also known as self-watering planters, these restaurant planters are the ideal décor solution that doesn’t require frequent watering. So, how self watering planters work? Thanks to the built-in water reservoir, the plants can take just the needed amount of water when they need it. Your staff’s only responsibility will be to top up the reservoir with water via its fill point and let the plants self-water.
The frame of these restaurant planters is usually made of hard-wearing BPA free, food-safe, recyclable, UV and corrosion-resistant material, but you can also choose from the wood/plastic combo. Usually, the used wood in these planters is Accoya pine which is ideal for the Australian weather conditions. In other words, these mobile planter boxes can be used indoors and outdoors. And since their purpose is to be used in restaurants, cafeterias, offices, etc., they also feature lockable castors which makes them easy to move from one place to another. The best part is that these planters can be the home for literally anything, be it herbs, flowers, trees, fruits and veggies. So yes, you can even grow your small lemon tree in the restaurant and have fresh produce any time you want.
Optimise Your Lights
Changing the lighting fixtures, the amount of light and even the colour can have a huge impact on the ambience in your restaurant. Pendant lamps, recessed lights, mood lighting and dimmable lights are certainly the ideal option for creating a cosy and romantic atmosphere in the restaurant. Depending on the overall style and décor, you should carefully coordinate the bulb colour as to avoid making it overwhelming or tacky.
If you want to make your restaurant more appealing, stylish and modern, forget about tablecloths. They are no longer a synonym of elegance and they have been successfully changed with table mats. There are tons of them available on the market ranging in fabrics, colours, sizes and thickness which can certainly ease your choice. However, if you still don’t want to give up completely on tablecloths, you can give your customers an added feeling of elegance by adding cloth napkins which are both convenient and stylish.
Use Social Media
Although this doesn’t have to do anything with the restaurant’s style and design, these days social media is a powerful way to make your restaurant stand out. By showing off your fancy dishes as well as your interior and exterior, you will certainly reach more people (read potential customers). Without a doubt, this is one of the most convenient ways to improve your business success .