The breakfast bar is a magnificent compliment to the hectic modern lifestyle… a perfectly convenient place to dish out daily means with speed and ease.

Most new home designs have them but why 4 in a row? Where else do we sit 4 people in a row, facing the same direction? It’s done in diners in America but usually for singles so they don’t feel forced to interact with one another. Why is this set up so popular in the family home?

IMG_5578Yes, it looks pretty but is it functional? We prefer two seats on either end where you can have coffee with a friend, do homework with kids or have a family dinner. Not only is it pretty and convenient but also allows you to comfortably interact with one another.


At Manasons, you won’t find the popular ‘4 in a row’. Instead, you will generally see a breakfast bar that can truly be used as a dining area.