With more and more families taking the art of cooking seriously, kitchens are rapidly becoming the central hub of the home. When the kids return from school at night, they well often gather around the center island, all as the parents whirl about the kitchen putting together a healthy and nutritious meal. Likewise, before everyone heads off to his or her respective destination in the morning, a quick meal in the kitchen is almost always in order!
However, in these hustle-bustle times of ours, it can sometimes be difficult to turn these daily interactions with the ones we love into something intimate and familial. Sitting at the kitchen counter is all well and good, but wouldn’t it be better if there was a dedicated space? That’s why more and more homeowners these days are choosing to incorporate breakfast nooks as part of their kitchens’ designs. And, those who have done so couldn’t be happier! They’re finding that their breakfast nooks are becoming their very favorite places in their homes.
Do you think that your home’s kitchen could benefit from a breakfast nook? There’s almost no doubt that it could, which is why we’ve collected the following 24 examples. So, come check them out, and see if you can get some ideas for how you can install a breakfast nook in your home. We promise you won’t regret it!
1. Let The Be Light
A breakfast nook should be a place where you can enjoy the morning sunshine. This kitchen’s breakfast nook provides just that.
2. Blending In
This wonderful kitchen breakfast nook does an excellent job of blending in with the dark hardwood floors.
3. Tucked In
Those of you who would like a cozy breakfast nook for their kitchens will find a lot to love in this design.
4. High Backs
The high backs of the benches in this stunning kitchen breakfast nook really set the tone for the space surrounding.
5. Craftsman Beauty
It’s amazing how this wonderful kitchen manages to complete its Craftsman vibe with a wonderful nook.
6. The Brightness
Just check out this bright and cheery breakfast nook! We love the wrought iron chairs set against the built-in bench.
7. Pass Through
Depending upon your kitchen’s size and arrangement, you may wish to set up a pass through to your breakfast nook like this example does.
8. Contemporary Comfort
The monochromatic color scheme of this kitchen’s breakfast nook will appeal to fans of contemporary styling.
Here, you have a built-in breakfast nook that combines a simple fabric pattern with bright yellow walls to tremendous effect.
10. White Love
This beautiful white kitchen features a built-in breakfast nook that features tufted grey leather. Lovely!
11. Clean Luxury
The thing that defines this kitchen is the beautiful hardwood floors, which is why it’s so nice that the built-in breakfast nook is understated.
12. Curved Out
If you’re willing to put in the time (and budget) you could do a beautiful curved bench breakfast nook like this!
13. Blue-n Away
The greyish blue color scheme of this kitchen is beautifully extended into the built-in breakfast nook.
14. High Top
If you want a kitchen that’s more geared toward entertaining but still includes a breakfast nook, you could do a high-top table like this!
15. Around The Corner
In an open-concept living space, you may wish to build in your breakfast nook as an extension of your kitchen cabinetry.
16. Keeping it Simple
There’s something to be said for using some nice furniture pieces like this to create a simple breakfast nook in a small kitchen space.
17. Plenty of Seating
Check out how much seating this beautiful kitchen offers between its island and the breakfast nook beyond.
18. Long Bench
Check out how the long bench at the back of this kitchen has been converted into a cozy breakfast nook with a simple table and a couple of chairs.
19. Bigger Is Better?
Those who believe that bigger is better when it comes to luxury kitchens will find a lot to love in the enormous breakfast nook here.
20. Island Love
Check out how the breakfast nook in this wonderful kitchen has been built into the center island.
21. Floral Charm
Need something that has some down-home charm? Then take note of the fabric and patterns used in this charming breakfast nook.
22. Regal Nook
The deep blue stain of the cabinets is continued onto the breakfast nook of this kitchen, imparting the space a certain level of regality.
23. Contemporary Elegance
Although minimal and understand, there’s an undeniable elegance to the breakfast nook in this contemporary kitchen.
24. Neat Touch
The sky is the limit when it comes to installing a breakfast nook in your kitchen, so be sure to consider some unique design solutions!