Restaurants are known for their food, but also for the overall experience it provides. This includes the interior layout and design, and how customers feel when they are sitting down to eat. It’s important to make sure that the quality of the food matches the atmosphere and space of the restaurant itself. You don’t want a space that is outdated, old or uncomfortable because it will take away from the food and can result in a negative experience. 

If it’s time to renovate your restaurant, the following tips will help make it better while staying on budget: 

  1. If your budget allows for just a few things, make your entrance a priority. The first impression is very important and an inviting entrance will make your clients feel welcome. It will give them a good feeling and they’ll be excited to sit down and eat a nice meal in your restaurant. A bad entranceway might turn customers away because they will have a negative reaction right from the start.

  2. Make sure you have clean bathrooms that look good and don’t smell. Renovating restaurant bathrooms is very important because an old and dirty bathroom will ruin your reputation and make customers question your business and your food. A dirty bathroom in a place that serves food is a health code violation and a big turnoff. Renovate the bathroom and add modern sinks and faucets, new lighting and anything else that can brighten up the space to make it feel clean and new.

  3. A very affordable way of elevating your restaurant is to give it a fresh coat of paint. Choose a new colour that compliments the theme of your restaurant and you’ll be surprised at what a big difference this will make. You can choose a bold colour or do an accent wall; there are no limits to creativity so long as it makes sense and represents your restaurant appropriately. Remember that lighter colours will make a small space feel bigger and darker colours can make a bigger space feel more inviting and cozy. You must select paints that can deal with restaurant conditions and handle moisture, heat and high traffic. 

  4. Incorporate natural light into your restaurant by adding large windows to your walls or ceiling to let the sun in, which will make customers happy and comfortable. This will make the restaurant feel spacious and inviting, and customers can get a feel of the outdoors while they’re inside. If you have the space, you should also consider adding an outdoor patio for the warmer months, which is something customers will love!

Impact Contracting can help you with all of your restaurant renovations. If you’re in the Edmonton area and are looking for commercial builders who can do the job right, Impact Contracting is who you need to call. If you need a general contractor, contact them today and let them help you transform your restaurant into something new and beautiful.