## What depth should a breakfast bar be?

# What depth should a breakfast bar be?

## What depth should a breakfast bar be?

A breakfast bar should be 24 inches deep. This depth gives you an appropriate amount of space on your counter without being too big.

## What is the typical depth of a bar top?

Commercial bar tops vary from 20- to 28-inches in width, including a drink rail (or trough) on the server side of the bar. Drink rails are typically 3/4-inch deep by 4-inches wide. The minimum bar top thickness is 1 3/4-inches utilizing a flat grain wood.

**How high is a breakfast bar UK?**

A height of 1100mm works very well for breakfast bars and stools.

### How many chairs can fit at a 6 foot island?

How many bar stools can you fit at a 6 foot island? If you have a 6ft counter top you can fit 3 average size bar stool. If you have a 6ft Kitchen island you can fit 6 average sized bar stools.

### How far can a countertop overhang without support?

Solid Surface countertops can overhang 6 inches without additional support (e.g. plywood decking). 3 cm Quartz (engineered stone) can handle a 14 inch overhangs and 3 cm Granite overhangs should not exceed a 10 inch overhang without additional support.

**How far does a bar top overhang?**

A typical overhang for a comfortable seating area should be around 25-30cm (10-12”), this should leave enough knee room and adequate space between the countertop edge and the person seated. Therefore, as the depth of the overhang increases, so does the comfort and usability of the bar.

#### What is the standard size for a bar?

How High is a Commercial Bar? A commercial bar should be 42” to 45” high. The average person—taking into consideration both males and females—is 5′ 4” tall, which is 64.8”. That makes 42” to 45” of height ideal.

#### How should a breakfast bar fit?

How to Build a Breakfast Shelf

- Find the studs in your wall using a stud finder and mark lines 42 inches up from the floor. Use your level to make sure they’re even.
- Screw your shelf brackets or corbels to the wall at those marks.
- Lay the bar top, centering it over the brackets, and screw in place.

**How much space do you need for bar stools?**

You’ll want to leave enough room between each bar stool so you can sit comfortably without feeling crowded and get up with ease. A good rule of thumb is to leave at least 6 inches between each stool. If your stools swivel or have arms, you should allow at least 8 or 10 inches between them.

## Is a 10 foot island too big?

Making an Island Too Big Another lifesaving guideline: if your kitchen is less than 13 feet wide, we don’t recommend adding an island at all. For a U-shaped kitchen, the opening should be at least 10 feet wide to accommodate an island without causing claustrophobia.

## What is a good size for a kitchen island?

Size and Placement At minimum, an island should be 4 feet long and a little more than 2 feet deep, but it must also have room for people to move and work around it. Unless your kitchen is at least 8 feet deep and more than 12 feet long, don’t even think about an island.

**How much should a counter overhang for stools?**

Stools for raised 42-inch countertops are usually between 28 and 30 inches tall, giving a comfortable 12 to 14 inches of knee room. The recommended counter overhang also varies with the counter height, with experts suggesting 15 to 18 inches for the lower counter and 12 inches for a raised counter.

### What is the standard width of a breakfast bar?

What is the standard width of a breakfast bar? A kitchen eating bar is at the standard bar height of 42 inches (107cm). The standards say each person needs 24 inches (61cm) width and 12 inches (30cm) depth to eat comfortably.

### How big should a kitchen island be for a breakfast bar?

Island or Breakfast bar depth A standard worktop will be around 600mm deep, sometimes 620mm with an overhang. If you wanted to use your island as a breakfast bar you would want to add at least 300mm to the depth to enable you to incorporate bar stools or shallow storage.

**How big should a kitchen worktop be for a breakfast bar?**

A standard worktop will be around 600mm deep, sometimes 620mm with an overhang. If you wanted to use your island as a breakfast bar you would want to add at least 300mm to the depth to enable you to incorporate bar stools or shallow storage.

#### How tall should a breakfast bar stool be?

The 12” difference between the seat height and bar top is common in most applications including breakfast bars where the top is 36” high using a 24” bar stool and table or desk height which is 30” using a 18” chair height. The bar top overhang should be a minimum of 8-1/2” and could be as much as 10” so your knees do not hit the bar front.

What is the standard width of a breakfast bar? A kitchen eating bar is at the standard bar height of 42 inches (107cm). The standards say each person needs 24 inches (61cm) width and 12 inches (30cm) depth to eat comfortably.

#### How tall is a kitchen island with breakfast bar?

A breakfast bar is either a full kitchen island or a countertop overhang with a height that has enough room for the legs and a size that can accommodate ample room for meals. A typical breakfast bar counter has a standard height of 42 inches (107 centimeters) and a depth/countertop overhang of 12 to 16 inches…

The 12” difference between the seat height and bar top is common in most applications including breakfast bars where the top is 36” high using a 24” bar stool and table or desk height which is 30” using a 18” chair height. The bar top overhang should be a minimum of 8-1/2” and could be as much as 10” so your knees do not hit the bar front.

**What are the dimensions of a kitchen eating bar?**

Kitchen Dimensions – Bar Eating. A kitchen eating bar is at the standard bar height of 42 inches (107cm). The standards say each person needs 24 inches (61cm) width and 12 inches (30cm) depth to eat comfortably. Personally I think 12 inches is a little thin. I’d still go for 15 inches (38cm) minimum.