How much space is needed for banquette seating?

Banquette seating is continuing its dominance in the interior design of both hospitality venues and private homes. The myriad of design options and space-saving qualities make it popular with savvy homeowners and interior designers.

If you’re giving your interiors a facelift and are considering installing banquette seating, one of the main questions you’ll have is about space – do you have enough of it?

Here, we explore how much space is needed for banquette seating.

What is banquette seating

Let’s start with the basics: what is banquette seating? Banquette seating is a form of fixed bespoke seating. It can take the form of a booth, bench or long-form seating, often fitted against a wall.

Banquette seating is completely bespoke, so it is tailored to the size of your home or venue exactly.

How much space is needed?

How much space you need for banquette seating depends on the size of banquette you’d like. Banquettes can range in size from a small two-seater to a wall-length stretch. It’s not just the length of seating you need to consider – you also need to factor in the width of the seating, including the backrest, seat area and any additional fittings, like armrests, legs and capping.

At Craftwood, we carry out site visits to collate accurate measurements of your venue before we begin the manufacturing process.

Can banquette seating save space?

One of the many benefits of banquette seating is that it can save space in your home or venue. Banquettes can seat more guests than traditional table and chairs, so you can actually seat more people in the same space with banquette seating.

Because they are made-to-measure, banquettes utilise every curve of your building.

For larger spaces, banquettes can also be used to separate different areas of a room without dividers or walls.

Find out if your venue is suitable for banquette seating

If you’d like to install banquette seating in your venue, contact the Craftwood team to discuss your requirements. Our experts will assess your venue and recommend the optimal size seating to make the most of your space.