(Above photo - Refectory tables and chairs for your gastro pub or restaurant )
Pubs used to be the place where people went to drink and smoke. That has slowly been changing over the last few years with the introduction of food on the menus of these public places. But you need a properly designed gastro pub interior when constructing this modern eatery. The following are some of the gastro pub interiors trends you are likely to come across. Of course at Canonbury Antiques, the piece of furniture that most springs to mind when designing the interior of a gastro pub is the trusty refectory table - also Chesterfield sofas, benches, stools and oak kichen chairs.
1. Brighter, Optimistic Design
(Above photo - Large Refectory Table and Bench Farmhouse Kitchen Dining Set )
Traditional pubs had men as the majority of their customers. Their design was therefore more appealing to the male psyche. When buying a new gastro pub interior, you should ensure it is brighter, confident, optimistic look. In addition to eating and drinking, people go to pubs to meet others. So, the interiors need to be prepared in readiness for food eaters, drinkers, and people looking for entertainment. The design needs to capture elements of community, fun, and involvement. As such, the food preparation area needs to be more visible.
2. Creating Homeliness and Warmth
(Above photo - Pair Oak Farmhouse Benches Seats Refectory Bench )
Whichever the gastro pub interiors you choose, you should ensure they turn the space in a homely, warm affair. It is not enough to follow the prevailing trends. Rather, you should seek to stand out from the crowd. It is about charting your own path, finding a niche or a talking point. Traditionally, interior designers sought to create the entertainment or theater theme. Today, the emphasis is more on wellbeing than anything else.
Gastro pub interiors should provide people with sanctuaries in which they can have a clear mind and calm down after a long day’s work. It should be akin to the kind of relaxation one experiences when in the company of his or her friends. It might mean being able to sip on a hot chocolate cup next to a fire. You may have to utilize natural materials and tones such as cork, ceramics, rattan, wood, cashmere, sheepskin, and other tactile textiles.
3. Focus on Customer Wellbeing
(Above photo - Leather Chesterfield Sofa - Antique Couch Deep Button Settee )
In addition to giving your customers an opportunity to escape from reality, you should focus on their wellbeing. Different customers may want to escape in different ways. For instance, some may want private booth, secret spaces, snugs, as well as nooks. It may also mean providing textures, luxury natural materials, and deep sofas. Some of the old elements you might want to implement include engravings, etchings, books, and so on.
(Above photo - Oak Spindleback Dining Chairs - Set 8 Kitchen Farmhouse Diner )
4. Customer Experience
(Above photo - Pair Antique Deco Club Chairs Leather Deep Button Arm Chairs )
When people come to a pub, they aren’t just looking for food or to have a drink. They want an experience. The food as well as drinks need to be prepared right there at the pub in full view of the customers. So, you can cleverly incorporate the production process into the interior design. That way, you will be able to provide the ultimate customer experience.
So, you need gastro pub interiors? Pay close attention to the trends discussed above to ensure you do not get it all wrong. It is all about pushing the boundaries when it comes to decorating the interior of your gastro pub.
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