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Check out how a kitchen buffet adds charm to the kitchen and provides for more storage space as well. Get to know the versatile functional aspects of kitchen buffet furniture. Traditional, antique, wood or contemporary kitchen buffet, there is an array of patterns and designs to suit varied home furnishings.


Kitchen buffet tables, kitchen buffet storage can be used in many new, creative ways for they have a number of uses aside from a storage cabinet. At the end, you will be convinced that a kitchen island can counter space constraints and will be raring to shop for kitchen buffet that perfectly blends with personalized home décor.


Kitchen buffet furniture

Kitchen buffet furniture is not merely a kitchen or dining room furniture. Then, what exactly is kitchen buffet furniture? Kitchen buffet furniture has surface space on top, with or without cabinets or drawers. In the kitchen or dining room, the surface space is useful to prepare food and then line up the dishes, buffet style. The cabinets or drawers are used to store fine china, kitchen appliances or other kitchen accessories.


But kitchen buffet furniture has characteristic features to transcend usage in kitchen and the dining room. Besides the size and shape, the display and storage space with shelves, single or double doors, drawers and cabinets make this possible. Look at the varied uses of kitchen buffet furniture.


  • In the kitchen to store fine china, silverware and baking pans.

  • In the kitchen, to place kitchen appliances.

  • In the dining room to serve food from.

  • In the dining room, to display beverages or desserts

  • In the dining room to store silverware and serve ware.

  • In the kitchen space for cookbooks and table linens.

  • In the living room to display prized possessions.

  • To display beautiful accent pieces.

  • In the living room, appropriate for working and writing.

  • In the kid's room, to store board games.

  • In the garage, to store car accessories.

Kitchen buffet table

It would be appropriate to consider a kitchen buffet table as a supplementary dining table. There can be situations when the dining table is insufficient to place different varieties of dishes. Kitchen buffet table in the dining room is a buffer dining table to place dessert items, drinks etc. Kitchen buffet table usually has 1-3 drawers for storage. The drawers or cabinets can be used to store items such as silverware, table linen, glassware, napkin rings or placemats. Besides, a kitchen buffet table can be an ideal place to lay out a small meal for an afternoon snack.


Kitchen buffet tables are available in varied shapes, styles and designs. Space provision, existing furniture décor, varied utility purposes, all these require consideration. There are round-style tables and long tables. Also, there are kitchen buffet tables with slots or pigeonholes built into it making it convenient to store wine or other bottled condiments. The surface of kitchen buffet tables has ample space to place coffee maker and teapots. You can even consider placing appliances such as toaster, microwave oven and juicer on the surface of the kitchen buffet table.


Further more, kitchen buffet tables can serve as accent furniture in the living room. It is indeed possible to find matching kitchen buffet tables that co-ordinate with your existing décor. For instance, a skillfully painted kitchen buffet table with hand painted glass insets and a full mirror back panel makes for a distinctive furnishing piece anywhere in the home. The drawers and cabinets can serve as storage space for things such as board games, writing pads and other small things.


During the festive season, a kitchen buffet table in the living room makes for a perfect surface for decorations. Mount candles on candle stands, place Santa with elves, or place a few fresh boughs around the candles or put a nativity scene.


Kitchen buffet island

Think of its diverse uses in homes. It serves as a food preparation counter, a baking center, an informal buffet spot; it's a kitchen buffet storage space with ample room for kitchen appliances. It could well be used as a gathering place, a place where a family gathers to eat a quick meal, a place where kids talk to mom while she cooks or a place for couples to discuss important matters. It can be turned into a bar or into a kitchen buffet table.


Before shopping for kitchen Buffet Island, it helps to be equipped with this information.


  • Most kitchen buffet islands are longer and wider.

  • The style is either traditional, contemporary or country style.

  • Kitchen buffet islands are available in varied sizes.

  • It is important to allow a minimum space of three feet all around kitchen buffet island for walking space.

  • The counter top is usually Granite. Other suitable options are solid surfaces, laminates and ceramic tile.

  • It could be with drawers, with several shelves, or a combination of both.

  • They are usually made of hardwood like cherry or are made of bamboo. Ivory top and forge-iron base are expensive.

  • It could be a flat surface island or a multi-level.

  • It can be custom-built or can be a pre-assembled type with or without wheels.

  • Kitchen buffet islands with wheels are more suitable for smaller kitchens and facilitate repositioning anywhere and anytime.

  • Kitchen buffed islands with wheels can serve as a buffet table in the dining room, in the backyard or even in the garden while entertaining guests, the buffet style.

  • It can be simple with open sturdy legs or designed with decorative legs.

  • Kitchen Buffet Islands have the basic minimal i.e. the counter and storage space and more elaborate with sinks, granite counters, a cook top, cabinets for storage, Rustic Furniture,lighting oven, a trash compactor and even a small refrigerator.

  • Multi-level kitchen buffet islands have eating areas,wine racks, cook book shelves etc.

  • Faucets, pendant decorative lighting, and provision for televisions are possible in custom designed Kitchen buffet islands.

How to choose kitchen buffet

There are so many choices and styles to choose from. Likewise, kitchen shape, size and in-built provisions already provided aren't the same. Every kitchen is different and needs different kitchen buffet furniture. Some homework prior to shopping will help. If not it can become a daunting experience. Here is help to make kitchen buffet shopping easy and satisfying.


  • Examine the purpose of buying a kitchen buffet.

  • Decide how it would be used.

  • Determine specific kitchen buffet requirements at home.

  • Determine size of the kitchen or room where you plan to keep.

  • Check if space is available or to be created.

  • Move or dispose unwanted furniture.

  • Take into account existing décor, theme and colors.

  • Consider various kitchen buffet materials.

  • Set a budget or price range.

  • Visit various shops. Compare prices and quality.

  • Look for sale on the Internet.

  • Select kitchen buffet that will be in harmony with overall theme.


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