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5 Tips For Designing Your Restaurants Website

Restaurants are known for having terrible websites.

It’s probably because they rely on people going to their physical location so they start neglecting their website.

I’ve put together 5 great tips when designing your restaurants website.

Keep It Simple

It’s important to understand why someone would visit your restaurants website. There could be many reasons such as:

  • They would like to see a menu.
  • They would like to make a reservation
  • They are looking for more information regarding your store such as an address, opening times, or a contact number.

Once you have a good understanding, it’s important to make this information as easy as possible to find for your visitor.

Quality Pictures

Good quality photos of your products will help to retain your visitors and will increase the chances of people placing an order with your restaurant.

If you have the budget, hire a photographer that specializes in food. This will enhance the experience of your visitor when viewing the website.

If you don’t have the budget for a photographer, chances are, the camera on your smartphone is good enough!

Ensure when taking pictures that there is good lighting and the food is position the best way possible.


As you may be aware, branding is very important.

If you have a strong brand, you’d want that to come through your website.

Use the same colours, fonts, and style as you would when designing your restaurant.


You’re probably wondering what responsive means regarding your website?

It’s a term used in the web design world which basically means that your website should adjust to whatever device it is being viewed on.

We now browse the internet using many different devices such as our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers.

All these devices have different screen sizes so it’s important for your website to adjust to whatever size screen it’s being viewed on.

Add Social Buttons

If you haven’t yet got your restaurant on Instagram / Facebook, then do that now!

There are no more excuses.

We all know how important Social Media is to all businesses.

Once you have your accounts set up, make it easy for your visitors to navigate to your social accounts by placing social media icons on your website.