These spaces perfectly capture the atmosphere and energy of restaurant kitchens

Kitchens are social hubs. For one reason or another, people tend to congregate in the kitchen at every opportunity. In truth, kitchens are at their best when filled with activity, conversation and laughter. So when designing a kitchen, why wouldn’t you attempt to create this mood and feeling in the room? We don’t need to look far for inspiration when designing a space that encourages social interaction – restaurants have been creating this atmosphere since forever.

So how do you bring restaurant vibes into your own home kitchen? Let these 6 restaurant-inspired kitchen design ideas guide you: