So many of our clients have made huge savings on linen hire and cleaning (table cloths) by purchasing nice new hardwood timber table tops! A capital expenditure that sometimes pay themselves off in 12 months

 

The many benefits of Timber Table Tops

So many of our clients have made huge savings on linen hire and cleaning (table cloths) by purchasing nice new hardwood timber table tops! A capital expenditure that sometimes pay themselves off in 12 months Before you run out to buy or rent a bunch of restaurant tablecloths, consider these drawbacks;

 

They’re not as sturdy as tabletops

Sure, you can replace them, but rips, stains, and holes will eventually render them useless much sooner than that serviceable tabletop.

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Tablecloths require a great deal more upkeep than tabletops

You can just wipe down a tabletop between diner’s, but tablecloths have to be laundered, pressed, folded, and stored.

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Then there’s the ambiance factor

Tablecloths can send the wrong impression to customers who might be put off by a “fancy” restaurant when all they want is a burger and a beer.

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It really depends on your establishment and the type of customers you hope to attract. And nothing says that you can’t provide both if you have enough floor space. Consider using tablecloths in the dining room and foregoing them at the tables in your bar area if you have one.

Check out our recent supply of timber tables to Ampersand Eatery for a great example of the use of timber table tops without tablecloths.