A lot of restaurants have terrible websites. There, I said it.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. This day and age, you don’t need to have a boring, static website with a menu on a PDF file. (Seriously, that’s the absolute worst!)
With one of these outstanding WordPress restaurant themes, you can have a modern, professional site that gives a wonderful first impression, gives your potential customers all the info they need to find your place of business.
The restaurant business is a tough racket, so the absolute last thing you want to do during the process of starting up a new cafe, diner, restaurant, BBQ joint, coffee shop, dessert shop or any other sort of food service company, is to spend weeks, maybe even months, crafting a website that fits with the look and feel of what you want in a website. These pre-made WordPress restaurant themes give you the design and functionality you’re looking for in a website. We’ve found a bunch of themes that will make it easy to get an online presence quickly, without having to learn how to code, which lets you give your diners the very best experience you can. We’ve found an assortment of incredible restaurant themes that we know you’ll love. We think you’ll love this collection of themes.
(Seriously, don’t put your menu on a PDF.)
Augustan is a classic, classy restaurant theme for WordPress by Theme of the Crop. They are a dedicated team of theme makers and WordPress developers who have created a handful of highly specialized WordPress restaurant themes that you should absolutely consider for your website. If you want a clean, classic layout, plenty of attractive options for building a food menu, a responsive design and an easy to manage set of customization tools, a Theme of the Crop theme like Augustan could be a great choice.
Traditional and elegant, classy and professional, Augustan lets you set your new website up quickly, allowing you to add content, add a food menu, customize colors, upload your font and more. It’s everything you need to make a totally professional, custom look for your site. The built in reservation system lets you take online reservations, it even allows for email notifications to remind people of their reservation time. Food and drink menus, a business profile for building your local SEO, event organizer, reviews and testimonials and it works with Yoast SEO for really helping build traffic.
This is Aperitive, a delightful and tasty looking WordPress restaurant theme from Themes Kingdom. Creating an unforgettable dining experience, that’s what your goal is at your restaurant. Creating an unforgettable browsing experience, that’s the goal of Aperitive and I think they’ve gotten the job done. With a sleek, simple and modern layout, Aperitive gives you the visual impact, the clear-cut navigation and the features to build an amazing site for your restaurant. Aperitive has a dedicated food menu page that makes it simple to list all of your offerings, as well as a reservations plugin so your customers can reserve a table with just a few clicks. The sidebar remains hidden until your customers open it up, which creates a slim, attractive layout that’s easy to get around in. Aperitive offers an attractive blog too, so you can update people on your latest news and offerings. Colors, typography, that stuff is all customizable and like with all new WordPress themes, Aperitive is responsive. I think you’ll really enjoy this theme.
Ultra is a premium quality WordPress theme with drag and drop page builder included and one of the 60 or so demo sites that are packaged with this theme is a high quality restaurant template, you can see the screenshot above. Ultra makes it easy to create a website that looks great, with any sort of content you want it to have. Ultra is completely responsive, so it loads up perfectly even on mobile devices. That’s a nice feature to have for a restaurant website, since so many people will likely access your site on their mobile devices. With Ultra’s restaurant demo, you can import dummy content, then switch out images, text, addresses and hours of operation to have your site online quickly. Themify.me created Ultra to be among the most flexible themes on the market and I believe they’ve done a fantastic job of it. What do you say, is this a theme you enjoy?
This is Café Pro, which is basically a combination of a couple of StudioPress’ most popular WordPress, Genesis Framework child themes. Combining the Foodie theme with the Parallax theme, Café Pro is a perfect choice for nearly any kind of café, bakery, restaurant or coffee shop. Café Pro offers an amazing, simple style with cool parallax effect to grab your reader’s attention. Use one of the four home page widget areas to add contact information, your restaurant’s location and hours of operation too. There are several custom page templates included and you can customize your site’s header as well. Café Pro is like all Genesis Framework child themes from StudioPress, in that it’s SEO friendly, loads fast, is purely responsive and is constantly updated to work right with the latest version of WordPress.
CSSIgniter is getting into the restaurant site design game and I think they’ve got a real winner with Carbone. This modern, flexible and elegant theme is great for any sort of restaurant, bar, cafe or other food and beverage related site. With any restaurant, the website is a critical part of your success, since so many people will want to find out about your menu, location and hours, lone before they set foot in your establishment. Carbone gives a great first impression. There’s a live theme customizer to allow you to make all sorts of changes and see what they’ll look like even before you hit ‘update’. Build landing pages using any page builder, such as Visual Composer or Site Origin’s page builder plugin. There’s a simple reservation form for integration with services like Open table and Carbone is SEO optimized too. There are a couple different menu styles, even a blog to keep customers updated on the latest news.
Themefuse’s premium WordPress theme called ‘The Core’ has well over a dozen different demo sites, including this fresh, attractive and professional restaurant demo called Gourmet. If you’d like to give your prospective customers a great first impression and let them know what your restaurant is all about, Gourmet is an excellent choice. Drag and Drop page building give you the flexibility to offer any layout you want, with features that perfectly fit your needs. You can switch up fonts and colors to match your restaurant’s branding, upload your logo and more. No matter what kind of restaurant you have, from fine dining to a food cart, a coffee shop to a hot dog stand, Gourmet is an excellent, flexible choice.
Salt & Pepper
Tesla Themes presents Salt & Pepper, a perfectly crafted theme for restauranteurs, with bold images, easy to customize to fit your branding and enough features to keep you happy. With responsive layout, Salt & Pepper looks fantastic on all sorts of devices, which is very important these days, particularly for a restaurant, since so many potential customers will be looking at your site on their cell phone or tablet. For those who want to share recipes, Salt & Pepper offers a cool recipe filter and also allows you to add images and tutorials for preparing any kind of delightful dish.
For an incredible restaurant website, you need a great looking theme, which is why I recommend Igloo. This theme has everything you need to craft a winning website and it’s easy to use even for beginners. That’s not to say that it lacks the features you’d expect in more expensive website templates, it’s really very powerful and flexible too. Igloo is that perfect balance that allows you to have a great looking site without spending all of your time on building your website. Considering how tough it is to run a restaurant, that’s going to be a big relief for a lot of restauranteurs, bar owners, caterers and more.
Igloo is perfectly responsive so that it looks great on all devices. The layout is unique and can be easily customized to fit your brand, with simple, efficient logo upload, color controls and typography. The food menu builder is simple to use and makes for a solid presentation of everything you have to offer. There are places for main courses, desserts, apps and more. With four unique content types, you have the flexibility to showcase all that you serve and all of the amazing things about your restaurant, from testimonials to menus, sliders and image galleries too. Custom widgets help you manage your social media accounts, helping you stay in touch with your customers. Igloo is even SEO optimized for fantastic performance in the SERPs.
Daily Dish Pro
Daily Dish Pro presents your food and recipes with style and it’s a great looking theme for presenting your restaurant, giving potential customers all the information they need to choose your restaurant for their next meal. Daily Dish Pro is also a full featured food blogging theme with stylish presentation and lots of features that help make your content delicious and enticing as any dish, savory or sweet. The Daily Dish is a Genesis Framework theme, which produces incredibly flexibility in terms of design and features and the perfect code, the constant updates and fluid, mobile friendly responsiveness all prove valuable to any blogger. The key factor here though is a custom recipe plugin that makes your concoctions look incredibly tasty and delicious. The Daily Dish looks great displaying all your content, videos, images, recipes and a whole lot more. The Daily Dish also allows you to craft an awesome online shop with WooCommerce. I love a theme that combines blog with eCommerce and an awesome portfolio, it makes for a very professional presentation.
A delightfully crisp and clean layout helps make The Flavour one of the very best WordPress themes for a restaurant, café, catering business, deli, food truck, food cart or any other kind of food service industry website. No matter what you throw at it, the Flavour can handle it. Bells and whistles? Sue, the Flavour has those. But it’s also simple and clean to look at too, so the design isn’t completely in your face. It’s a great blend of styles that I think you might really like.
The Flavour is ultimately customizable, responsive and retina ready, so it will look great on any device or on a traditional desktop display. Animated sliders, responsive and retina ready layout, a clean and powerful pagebuilder, which is Theme Fuse’s Unyson framework, an open source and free page builder. The Flavour is a gorgeous WordPress restaurant theme for regional or ethnic foods such as Norwegian or perhaps Polish, fast food, fine dining or fast casual, noodle shops, cafeterias or pizza parlors are a good way to have your culinary business stand out from the others out there. All in all, I think the Flavour is a really nice choice for any restaurant.
The Core has 23 demo sites included with your purchase and this is one of them, a simple, straightforward, fullscreen WordPress theme with a great style and features that make it ideal for a bakery or café website, maybe a bistro or deli too? Who knows, it’s your restaurant, what do you want to do with it? There are tons of shortcodes included with Molino, the site is built to load fast and look good on all devices, because it’s responsive. There are three different sliders from which you can choose, you can stay in contact with customers with the integrated contact form and the design is as fresh as anything on the market. I really like ThemeFuse themes and their support has been great.
Vincent markets itself as a pizza shop template, but I don’t see any reason it couldn’t work for nearly any sort of restaurant. Vincent’s got a nice design, though through the inclusion of Visual Composer, you don’t need to be content with any of the pre-made designs that are included, you can create something that precisely fits what you want your site to look like.
Vincent has the contact information up to, right where you want it. (Many sites overlook that factor, but most visitors really just want to see your menu and location/store hours.) This theme is highly visual, with lots of places to put high quality images that really help sell your products. Speaking of selling products, Vincent is WooCommerce ready, so if you want to sell merch or sauces, something like that, you can easily set up an online shop too. Vincent is mobile friendly too, which is increasingly important, since so many folks may be looking for a place to eat while browsing on a handheld device. All in all, Vincent is a really solid option for any kind of restaurant.
Looking for a WordPress theme for a steak house or bar and grill? Well, The Butcher is a fantastic option for any restaurant that wants a bold, masculine style website with clear navigation and outstanding features. The Butcher calls itself a theme that was ‘designed for meat lovers’ and I think they’re right about that. There are four basic premade designs, one called Plucked Chicken, one called Burger Bomb, there’s Street Food and then, of course, the classic layout pictured above. The Butcher is fully responsive with a professional and clean design, coded with the W3C school standards and it rates highly on themecheck.org too. Compatible with Visual Composer and WooCommerce, this theme uses the Redux framework to give you a lot of options for customization.
Pizzaro is a pizza parlor template, though it’s more than that. Fast food restaurants too! Pizzaro has a functional and clean layout and big, bold images. Your images are really going to be incredibly important with this design, so be sure you have some great ones. There’s no hiding bad imagery with Pizzaro’s design. Highly responsive, with online ordering systems, Pizzaro is set to be a solid choice for a restaurant website for quite some time. Using WooCommerce and King Composer, along with WP Store locator plugin, YITH WooCommerce product addons and the Events Calendar plugin, Pizzaro is the premiere site for online food ordering.
CSS Igniter presents Milos, which is a great theme for hotels that also have restaurants on the premises. That’s pretty specific, but sometimes, you need something very specific. This is that time. It’s true though, Milos can be a standalone restaurant template and there’s nothing stopping you from just ignoring all the bits about the hotel or resort and skip right to the good stuff. Milos lets customers book rooms with any external booking service, there’s full restaurant menu management, Milos is beautiful and bold with video and slider support so showing what you have to offer won’t be difficult. A quick note on booking services, basically, all you have to do is embed the booking code into your contact form, so if that’s AirBnB, Expedia or Booking.com, you just paste the code in and you’re set. That’s pretty cool.
Sonex is unique. Sonex is powerful and elegant. Sonex is a multipurpose theme that fits with your business perfectly. It integrates a lot of powerful features that are perfect for a restaurant, so that’s why we’ve added it into this collection, but there are multiple demo sites included that show the range of styles and features you can find in this outstanding multi-purpose WP theme. Sonex is built around Visual Composer for a simple and easy way to create new and different layouts for all your pages and posts. There are fifty pre-built pages and, obviously, there’s no limits to how many more you can add on your own. This theme is an eCommerce monster too, with WooCommerce support to build a fantastic web-store to go along with your restaurant. Under construction page is also included, which is great if you want to get started building the site, but aren’t quite ready to reveal it. If you’re swapping out your old website for a fresh new look, it’s perfect for that. The theme options panel is strong and has a wide variety of options to choose from to make the website look wonderful and truly unique.
Royalty Shop is a clean WordPress theme for restaurants, a splendid and functional work that would be ideal for a steak house, Italian restaurant, BBQ joint, cafe, cake shop or really any sort of restaurant establishment. Royalty Shop is completely responsive, delivering to your target market an ideal reading and learning experience. No matter what device or gadget they choose to access your site, it’s going to look amazing. Royalty Shop was constructed with secure and valid HTML5 and CSS3 coding technology, the very newest stuff around, and it combines to be perfectly aligned with most recent web requirements. This theme’s well structured look is thanks in large part to the effective framework it’s built around: Bootstrap. Simple and safe, Bootstrap makes sure the site looks and behaves exactly as you envision. Royalty Shop also supports the hundreds of fonts that Google has, to offer you a broad choice of font and typography alternatives. It consists of seven custom-made widgets and effective shortcodes to help you create function pages like a handy Slider header, a bold and informative events page and events detail page, to call out additional information like special banquets, events like Valentine’s day and more. There’s a masonry grid style gallery available, four menu grid pages, the product detail page and finally a blog site layout. The theme likewise enables you to add a “Make a Reservation” page to encourage people to make reservation and purchase your product. It is likewise fully incorporated with The Events Calendar plugin to assist you create, arrange and promote your occasion with ease, which is incredibly important.
Royalty Shop is brimming with other important style features that will make your restaurant, cake shop or whatever it is that you have…standout from its rivals. What are they you ask? How about awesome CSS3 animations, jQuery isotope, Lightbox, smooth scroll and more. This theme even supports Contact Form 7 and gives you lovely menu icons. This theme makes it possible to have outstanding SEO with fast loading pages and great code. All major browsers have been tested and work great with this theme, so you can rest easy knowing all of your visitors will have the same, great experience. WooCommerce allows you to accept payments via BACS, Paypal and more, which provides great flexibility and WooCommerce extensions can add even more functionality like affiliates, built in shipping rate checkers, dynamic pricing and more.
Rosa is highly an incredible theme for highlighting the strengths of your restaurant, with a simple to customize set of features and an attractive and sleek design, Rosa looks as tasty as the food on your table.
Rosa makes the most use out of short-codes that have been custom designed, so you’ll be building menus, sections, descriptions and products, as well as price tables. Integrate Rose with OpenTable, so you can let your customers make reservations without having to call in. That saves you time, since the front of the house won’t have to answer the phone every 5 minutes during a rush. If you sell products, like sauces, recipe books, shirts or roasted coffee beans, whatever the product is, you can sell it with WooCommerce in your brand new, smoothly functioning online shop. You’ll develop a dedicated following by making a recipes section to highlight and feature the wonderful dishes you serve up. That helps build a buzz about your space even if those customers never come in to eat, they’ll be talking about the cool looking, well appointed restaurant they saw on the internet.
Rosa possesses an intelligently designed menu, so you can create beautiful, simple navigation that makes sense for your restaurant. Keep the focus where it belongs, on your food. The theme is heavily angled toward gorgeous photographs of your food, so this would be ideal as a food blog theme, a food critic site or something related. With unlimited icons and font options to match the branding of your restaurant and a strong and lovely gallery section, every single dish you serve up will look scrumptious at high resolution.
Sweet Cake WordPress theme is very sweet, fun and creative design that could be perfect for bakeries, ice cream shops, candy shops, restaurants and cake designers, though it’s flexible enough that if you want to, you can change the colors to adapt the theme for any sort of food related business. Sweetcakes could be a perfect theme for food blogs, restaurant bloggers or other sorts of general food related websites. Maybe even your restaurant, bakery, cupcake shop or something else? Who knows, this theme is perfect for exploring what’s possible in the culinary world. Sweet Cake is a well designed, clean and modern theme, with plenty of whitespace, so your content will be perfectly framed, making the central focus of your reader’s attention squarely on your content. The black font on a white background is the simplest, easiest to read design, so the typography won’t distract your readers either.
Sunny Jar is a great restaurant theme aimed at restaurants and cafes that sell smoothies and other all natural, healthy ingredients, delivering a delightful and tasty result on your webpage and in the kitchen. Sunny Jar could work for a bakery, a pastry shop or coffee shop, thanks to it’s trendy style and responsive design. Sunny Jar is WooCommerce ready, offers a lot of features like Essential Grid, Revolution Slider, Visual Composer, PO Composer and a lot more. That WooCommerce plugin is a real powerhouse, allowing you to extend it’s functionality with a wide variety of add-ons that help make it the very best eCommerce shopping cart for WordPress. The design is subtle, smooth and looks great on any platform or browser, because it’s both responsive and Retina ready. Sunny Jar is simple and straightforward to install and update, the day to day management of your website will be relatively easy to deal with, letting you spend more time creating great new recipes and delivering the best customer experience you can to all of your customers and to your online readers as well.
Coffee culture seems to be growing every day. In some places, local coffee shops are popping up on every corner, each brewing up their own blends of the dark elixir. Now, if you’re looking to start up a coffee shop, there’s a brand new theme called FlyCoffee that’s built to be a perfect website for coffee shops, roasters, cafes, bistros, bars and restaurants. FlyCoffee is professionally created, offering a drag and drop page builder, which makes it simple to create a new look for your site if you need to. There’s an optional reservation system, custom sidebars and more to bring out amazing reactions from all your visitor. There’s also a WooCommerce powered shopping page so you can sell products online fast. (It kind of bugs me that they misspelled dessert though)
This is Piquant, a delicious new WordPress restaurant theme with six main variations to choose from. The original recipe home page, a heath food inspired layout, Bar & Grill, BBQ (my favorite) a full screen home page and a general restaurant. Don’t worry though, this theme has enough options that this will work for just about any kind of restaurant, cafe, bar or catering company around. Piquant has a variety of menu styles, you can even give away recipes if you want to do that, it’s compatible with OpenTable, WooCommerce and all the major social networks. From bar and grills, cultural or ethnic foods like Tex Mex or Indian, fast casual, fine dining or fast food, cafeterias or pizza parlors can all benefit from an attractive and well crafted restaurant WordPress theme.
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