When designed properly, a kitchen can become the very beating heart of a family home. Such a design requires that a kitchen become a place where the family can gather, either to keep one another company while cooking or simply to share a quick bite from the refrigerator before heading out for the day. One thing that can turn any kitchen into a wonderful place where this sort of thing is possible is a kitchen nook.
Typically a kitchen nook will be just that: a nook. However there are other ways to incorporate the nook concept into a kitchen that doesn’t have an alcove that can be used for a table and benches. Below, we’ve collected 23 amazing examples of kitchens with built-in nooks. Some of these examples hew closely to the standard design, where as others do things that are quite innovative. If you’ve been thinking of adding a nook to your own kitchen, but have been unsure how to do so, then you’re sure to find plenty of inspiration here.
So, come take a look at these absolutely awesome kitchen nooks! We think you’re going to be impressed by what you find, and that you just might be able to find a design that you can copy for your own home.
With skylights overhead and gorgeous blue surrounding, this kitchen nook is nothing short of charming.
Check out how the breakfast nook in this beautiful rustic kitchen is actually an extension of the cabinetry.
Note the placement of this kitchen nook, which provides guests with a wonderful place to sit while dinner is cooking.