When you are going to open a café, there is a lot that you need to think about. The décor of the shop will be one of the first things that you plan, so this means that you should look for some furniture as soon as possible without delay.
There are some key pieces of furniture that you need to buy. What are the essential pieces of furniture that you need for a café?
One of the first items that you will need to consider is the tables for the cafe. You will want small tables that a few people can sit at without causing blockages for people who need to stand up and go to the counter or the bathroom.
Cafe furniture should be relatively lightweight so that they can be moved in order to create space. When the tables are lightweight, the staff will be able to move tables out of the way without any problems at all.
You will also want some tables that do not stain when things are spilt onto them. This is why it is also a good idea to make sure that you buy some tablecloths at the same time as the tables.
The chairs in the café are the next things that you should think about buying. The chairs should be extremely robust so that they are not going to get damaged. You also want your chairs to be extremely comfortable so that people can sit for a long time without getting sore. Some chairs are available with cushions already tied to the seats.
You should also choose chairs that blend in with the overall theme of the café. If you have a Victorian-style tearoom it is going to look very incongruous if you decide to buy some steel and plastic chairs that look like they belong in a modern coffee shop.
Some people will not want to sit on individual chairs. This could be because they want more back support or they are with a group of friends who will not be able to fit around a small table. Seating booths are going to be the answer. These are benches that have backrests and leather cladding. Several people can fit into the booths at once and they can lean back in comfort.
Then people will not feel like they are cramped sitting around a small table in a group of people.
Outdoor chairs differ from indoor chairs. The outdoor chairs are not covered with fabric, and the metal mesh is left exposed. This is so that they can be wiped down easily if there is a sudden downpour and people want to sit outside after the rain has stopped.
There are lots of different pieces of furniture that you will need to buy when you are setting up your café prior to opening it.