Restaurant Ceiling Inspiration: Elevate Your Restaurant Fitout Design

by | Jul 3, 2023 | CAFE FITOUTS

When it comes to creating a memorable dining experience, every detail counts.

And one often overlooked detail is the restaurant ceiling. The ceiling can set the tone for the entire space, creating a sense of ambiance and adding to the overall aesthetic. From intricate designs to unique materials, restaurant ceilings have the power to elevate the dining experience and leave a lasting impression on customers.

So, let’s checkout some unique ceiling designs from around the world and take your restaurant fitout project to the next level!

Create a Dramatic Effect with a Statement Ceiling.

If you want to make a bold statement with your restaurant fitout design, consider creating a dramatic effect with a statement ceiling. A statement ceiling can instantly elevate the ambiance of your restaurant and leave a lasting impression on your customers. There are many ways to achieve a dramatic effect with your ceiling design. Check out The Ikibana Restaurant in Barcelona, with a wooden interlaced statement ceiling.


Ikibana Restaurant

Another example of a statement ceiling is Liteco Project’s restaurant fitout for Steam King. Here, fabric hangs from the ceiling, creating intimacy and interest,

Incorporate Unique Lighting Fixtures.

One way to enhance your restaurant fitout design is to incorporate unique lighting fixtures into your ceiling design. Lighting can greatly impact the ambiance of a space and can create a memorable dining experience for your customers. Consider using statement pendant lights, chandeliers, or even custom-designed fixtures to add a touch of elegance and uniqueness to your restaurant’s ceiling. Whether you want to create a romantic and intimate atmosphere or a vibrant and energetic vibe, the right lighting fixtures can help you achieve your desired ambiance.

Check out Liteco Projects use of lights in their fitout for Toastie in Sydney – adding a touch of fun to the ceiling.


Add Greenery to your Ceiling.

Adding a touch of green has become a huge trend in interior design and adding greenery to your ceiling takes this one step further. Check out Liteco Projects use of greenery in the ceiling in the Sambandha restaurant in Auburn, Sydney.

Hanging garden

Make the most of a false ceiling.

A false ceiling is an essential element in any interior design. It is helpful for soundproofing, hiding wires and pipes and is safety against fire and for thermal insulation. But it can also be used a design feature.

Check out the ceiling of Costa Navarino in Greece, The Barbouni beach bar restaurant’s canopy ceiling has become ubiquitous on Instagram, largely due to their ceiling. When the wind blows the the roof whistles and moves in the breeze, a feature designed to reflect the surroundings.

Design by K-Studio | Photograph by Yiorgos Kordakis

Incorporating Cultural Elements in Restaurant Ceilings.

You can use bold colours or patterns, install unique lighting fixtures, or incorporate architectural elements such as exposed beams or vaulted ceilings. The key is to choose a design that complements the overall theme and style of your restaurant while also creating a visually stunning focal point.

A good example of incorporating cultural elements into a restaurant ceiling is seen in The Noodle Rack, a noodle venue in Changsha, a major city in south-central China. This is the first restaurant of a chain to be expanded across China and the design team wanted to create a strong identity by recreating an oversized noodle rack for the The Noodle Rack’s centrepiece.


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The design studio integrated the tradition of noodle making in its design, by ingeniously recreating an oversized noodle rack for the The Noodle Rack’s centrepiece.

Another example of cultural elements is the ceiling in The Pakta restaurant in Barcelona. The restaurant offers a fusion of Japanese-Peruvian cuisine – and this theme is extended with references to traditional wooden Peruvian looms in the ceiling and walls.

Pakta barcelona

Project by El Equipo Creativo.

Whether you’re going for a modern, industrial look or a more traditional, elegant atmosphere, a statement ceiling can add that wow factor to your restaurant fitout design.

Contact Liteco Projects

If you are planning on reworking your space, contact Liteco Projects Sydney. We can offer inspiration and advice for your restaurant fitout, whatever direction you are considering.


Talk to Liteco Projects about your next fitout.
Contact us on 02 8068 1755


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