35 Exquisite Breakfast Nook Ideas


Designing a cozy corner to get your bearings in the morning? An informal table to enjoy a meal? These breakfast nook ideas fit well in classic, contemporary, country, or retro themed homes. They include different materials for your tastes and a range of sizes to fit your space and layout.

High-Back Sofas

A high back sofa or a room divider is an elegant method of separating the kitchen from the eating area. Hang a fluorescent pendulum light over the table and paint the walls a different color in this section of the room.

Small breakfast nook table with high back sofa in white

Rounded Sofa Seating for Corner Breakfast Nook

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Earthy shade high back sofa and chair with wooden table for a formal looking breakfast nook

L-sofa for Stylish Breakfast Nook

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Cool Breakfast Nook With Curved Banquette Bench And Round Table

Modern Corner Breakfast Nook

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High Backed Banquettes

Fleur-de-Lis Backed Bench for Window Breakfast Nook

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Amish Pedestal Table Traditional Corner Nook Set

Corner Bench Breakfast Nook

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Space Saving Kitchen Breakfast Nook Ideas

With limited space, you need to make the most of your kitchen area. Look for opportunities to substitute counter space for a table or incorporate counters and islands as temporary eating surfaces.

Glass breakfast nook table with sofa at kitchen corner

Sofa Under Cabinets

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Narrow breakfast nook in marble with black stools

Intentional Counter Eating Surface with Stools

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Breakfast Nook Decoration Ideas

Breakfast Nook against Counter

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Small Kitchen Design With Breakfast Area

Extended Counter Space for Breakfast Seating

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Tiny kitchen island is the prefect breakfast nook

Shaped Table against Kitchen Island

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Window Nooks

Wake up with breakfast and natural sunlight sitting in your window nook. Add to the appeal with fresh flowers or potted plants that can grow in the sunshine all year long.

Breakfast nook with wooden furniture setting in natural light space

Corner Window Nook in Dark Wood

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White themed breakfast nook with loads of natural lighting

Small Table and Chairs in White and Natural Wood Finish for a Cheery Window Nook

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Beautiful Breakfast Nook With Fresh Flowers And Ample Lighting

Vinyl Breakfast Nook with Fresh Flowers and Natural Light

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Eco Friendly Design Of Breakfast Nooks With Wooden Chairs And Wooden Table

Light Wood Window Nook with Red Cushions

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Green Brekfast Nook With Fresh Flowers

Wraparound Window Nook with Potted Flowers

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Stylish Designs and Curves

You might want to use more formal designs for your main dining table, but you can be a little more free with your breakfast nook. Go for a retro diner style kitchen and breakfast nook or create an elegant but informal sitting area.

Colorful curvy breakfast nook with small glass table

Retro Diner Nook with Glass Table and Colorful, Curvy Vinyl Chairs and Booth

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Curvy breeakfast nook with high end black leather sofas and wooden table

Leather and Dark Wood Sitting Area

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Colorful Breakfast Nook Decorating Ideas With Half Curved Table And Fuschia Benches And Purple Window Seat

Stylish and Colorful Window Nook

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Charming Breakfast Nook With Settee

Classy Window Nook with Curved Settee

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Modern Breakfast Nook With Storage

Stylized Children’s Breakfast Nook

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Cozy Breakfast Nook With Dining Chair And Oval Table

Elegant Window Nook in White, Brown, and Red

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Warm and Cozy Colors

When you want a comfortable, inviting place to sit, use the warm colors of red, orange, or brown. Wood finishes with autumn colors create a cozy ambiance.

Adorable breakfast nook in warm color tone

Wood Breakfast Nook with Red Accents

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Gorgeous breakfast nook with red wooden sofa and chair and wooden table

Natural Wood with Red and White Cushions

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Warm Breakfast Nook With Marble Topped Island Brown Leather Barstools

Brown Stools, Wooden Island, and Brown-flecked Marble Top

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Navy Blue Breakfast Nook

Tree Section Table with Brown, Navy, and White Décor

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More Space Saving Examples

Your table only needs to be as big as you need it for each person eating at the same time. Chairs and benches can be folded or scooted under the table to save space when not in use.

Cozy breakfast nook with round table and yellow chairs

Two-person Window Nook

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Small breakfast nook table with four chair seating arrangement

Round Window Nook with Four Chair Seating Arrangement

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Luxury Kitchen Nook Ideas for Small Space

Compact Corner Nook

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Rustic Sedona Breakfast Nook Set Design With Lacquered Teak Wood Corner Bench

Corner Window Nook with Slide-under Bench

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Breakfast Nook White Gloss Round Wooden Table

Wall Nook with Space-saving Round Table and Push-under Chairs

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Custom Artwork Décor

Your breakfast nook design doesn’t stop with selecting the table and seats. Personalize the space with the photos and artwork that you most like to look at. For more elegant decorating ideas, try geometric wallpaper designs or chair rail and trim framing the area.

Soothing breakfast nook with open shelving and wall art

Corner Breakfast Nook with Family Artwork

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Banquette Breakfast Nook With Beautiful Artwork

Abstract Wall Art for a Modern Chic Breakfast Nook

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Beautiful Artwork Wall Decor Idea With Awesome Breakfast Nook Bench Plus White Chairs

Scenic Wall Art for Corner Nook

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Comfy Cozy Kitchen Seating_Breakfast Table

Color Coordinating Wall Art

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Transitional Gray Breakfast Nook With Banquette Seating

Children’s Finger Paintings Add Color to Neutral Window Nook

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Try one of these breakfast nook ideas and decorate the area with your favorite artwork for the perfect, informal seating area. You’ll love the casual atmosphere of your convenient breakfast nook.

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