Your bar tables are one of those things that you should first consider whenever you are deciding on the theme and location for your new bar. Bar table sets play a significant role in determining the amount of space that is in your bar and can determine what activities you expect to be done at the venue. Key to success in ensuring the success of your pub is a well thought out space that is both intuitive and flexible.
As you decide on the tables for your bar, it is critical that you think along the lines of:
- Space available
Each of these points holds equal weight, and your table sets ought to fulfill these requirements.
Fixed Vs. Movable Tables
If your bar set up is a toss up, you should consider having movable tables that offer you more flexibility. They also allow you to change your seating arrangement quickly, for example, opening up a dance floor section during the weekends or grouping tables for large parties. Fixed table sets tend to last longer and are quite popular for setting up intimate spaces that will eventually bring in regular customers.
Bar tables tend to fall in one of three groups, according to their height:
- Dining tables: They are usually around 29’ in height. Such tables allow average-sized chairs (of 18’) to fit perfectly while offering adequate leg room
- Counter high tables: They are around 36’ and offer a formal look compared to dining tables. However, they are still great for eating and sitting, and are perfect for establishments looking for the diner feel
- Bar high tables: These tables tend to be about 42’ high (at times getting to about four feet) and usually attached to bar or pub fixtures like walls or poles for a place where your customers can set drinks while they stand. They are relatively narrow and have optional stools
An important consideration, when looking at bar tables Brisbane options available, is the amount of space required between tables. For a long counter, the capacity is about 2 feet per person. For pub tables, you need to factor in squeeze-through space for your wait staff and customers. In heavy traffic areas, such as near the kitchen entrance, leave about three feet to avoid problems.
Size and Shape
Another critical space requirement that should be taken into consideration is the shape and size of your pub or bar tabletop. Frequently, movable bar tables Syndey installations are between two to four feet. For drinking establishments, the two feet table is standard and creates an intimate feel if used separately. Such tables are also perfect for creating date spots where you expect lots of couples.
The shape of the tables will also make a huge difference in terms of flexibility in your establishment. While square tables offer the greatest flexibility, round ones make the passing space easier to negotiate and can fit customers into smaller spaces.
Outdoor Vs. Indoor
Outdoor tables sets should be able to withstand the weather. If buying wooden tables ensure that they are properly treated since some of them can fade in the sun.
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