For a small kitchen, a breakfast bar will be very helpful. While it doesn’t take so much more of your small kitchen space, it actually deliver your need for a decent breakfast spot. Without careful planning and choice, it can be a new problem though. Unless, you choose from one of the following ideas:
1. A DIY Piece
If you look closely, this breakfast bar wasn’t there before. Yes, the house owner actually added the breakfast bar by himself. It only needs a wood plank, strong enough for dining duty, and steel to support the surface from below. You will need a proper measurement, but it will be simple to attach it.
It adds value and function in your kitchen effortlessly. This idea is a great one to duplicate especially if you are on budget. Pair it with bar stools with matching design, and you already upgrade your kitchen.
2. Open Space Breakfast Bar
This breakfast bar can be one of the possible ideas. It is actually a simple one. It uses the same finish as the rest of the kitchen counter to make it as a unity. The bar surface is a lot wider, making it possible to tuck in the stools under.
The breakfast bar is functional enough in that dimension and it makes a great transition if your small kitchen is right next to the living room. The atmosphere is still light and airy, so it fits a small house.
3. Portobello Breakfast Bar Island
Just as indicated on its name, this is both a breakfast bar and a kitchen island. It can be placed anywhere vacant in your kitchen, but the center spot will be nice. It allows you to store cooking stuffs on the below cabinet, and cook comfortably.
You can also entertain guests on it by seating them on the breakfast bar. The height is perfect, and the dimension fits best for a small kitchen. In the end, you will love the rustic look. It shows off on its simplicity with white and wooden hues on it.
4. Studio Apartment Look
This breakfast bar is also a great idea for your small kitchen. It is originally a studio apartment kitchen, which is really small. The kitchen is completed with a thin shelving option on half of the entrance. It makes a strong enough base for a bar.
The apartment owner then adds the surface to make this shelving a breakfast bar. Complete it with two bar stools with matching style, now this kitchen entrance is enriched with a decent breakfast bar. It is smart and very stylish at the same time.
5. Breakfast Bar with Bookshelf
A small kitchen can always use a storage space. This small kitchen is enriched with breakfast table on the end of the room. And the dimension is spacious enough for you to seat two guests comfortably. This is a nice setting.
The bar base though is another level. It is strong enough and it offers a large cabinet on the opposite direction. The side of the bar features book shelf to store your recipe books and more. Its simplicity is the most delightful. It is very compact but very comfortable too.
6. Single Seat Breakfast Bar
This small kitchen belongs to a single dude who enjoys his city life very much. Having breakfast alone very often, he added this foldable breakfast bar in his kitchen. The top is securely attached to the kitchen countertop and is supported by a single leg on the end of the bar top.
It will be easy to fold it up or down whenever you need to, and it doesn’t have to take too much space of your kitchen. If you want to seat more people on it, add the length and foldable area.
7. Last Addition
This kitchen has an awkward wall on the front side, and the owner is really creative in responding it. Instead of getting stuck with it, the kitchen now has narrower cabinet, which will work for smaller stuffs.The countertop is then continued around the wall and it is added with a breakfast bar.
The breakfast bar sits nicely on the corner between the two walls without feeling cramped whatsoever. It keeps the kitchen in an open floor plan, leaving it with airy and spacious feeling. It gets two stools for seating option and the kitchen is now complete.
8. Contemporary Stylish
This small kitchen has the advantage of being near a window, so it keeps the room bright and airy. The entire kitchen is nice already and it is elevated with its simple but functional breakfast bar. The breakfast bar is set on the entrance side, making a bridge from the kitchen to the next room.
The breakfast bar is marble with white and grey hues on it, matching the kitchen interior styling. It is paired with two bar stools for seating spot like a cherry on top for the kitchen. It’s just very stylish and nice.
9. Use the Corner Cabinet Bar
This breakfast bar is practically added on the kitchen cabinet. The cabinet is originally just a storage space and a book shelf to store cooking books. It is then modified by removing the original top and the house owner replaces it with a longer one. Of course the finish and all are the same as the kitchen countertop.
With the newly added stools around the corner, this breakfast bar is now completely functional. The best part of it, it doesn’t take much to remodel and you don’t need a new spot for the bar.
10. Tiny Breakfast Bar
This tiny kitchen has the most interesting breakfast bar of all. The bar is consisted only by an L-shaped wood plank attached to the kitchen wall. It should be a strong enough wood for this setting. The bar is then completed with two bar stools with modern and stylish design.
The unique point of this bar is how it stands independently while being a part of the kitchen. Plus, you will love the surface as it is wide enough for a cooking top. It looks good and it works out well.