A good interior design can do as much for a cafe, restaurant or bar as good food, drinks and service can. We made this list of establishments to show you some of the best bar, cafe and restaurant designs in the world, and most of them have even won awards for their interiors.

Creating an amazing bar design is anything but simple. There are thousands of factors to juggle – What will your restaurant, bar or cafe’s style be like? How can you make the interior as beautiful and decorative as possible without disrupting the staff’s workflow? Will safety regulations even allow your grand designs to take form? And if you plan to open your own business, these examples will surely inspire you.

When you think about just how much goes into the design of the modern restaurant interior, you’ll gain a whole new appreciation for these wondrously designed interior spaces. Scroll down to see our picks of the best design ideas below.

H.R. Giger Museum Bar,Gruyères, Switzerland


Designed by: H.R. Giger

Truth Cafe, Cape Town, South Africa


Designed by: Haldane Martin

The Jane Restaurant In A Renovated Church, Antwerp, Belgium

Designed by: Piet Boon

Bicycle Bar, Bucharest, Romania


Designed by: Open Space Design

Logomo Cafè, Turku, Finland

Designed by: Tobias Rehberger

Joben Bistro, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Designed by: 6 Sense

What Happens When Restaurant, New York, USA

Designed by: Elle Kunnos de Voss of the Metrics

Cafe Ki, Tokyo – Japan

Designed by: id

Ammo Restaurant, Hong Kong, China


Designed by: Joyce Wang

Bangalore Express Restaurant, London, Great Britain

Designed by: Outline

Le Pain Frances Restaurant, Gothenburg, Sweden


Designed by: Stylt

The Design Bar, Stockholm, Sweden

Designed by: Jens Fager

Electric Bar, Paris, France

Designed by: Mathieu Lehanneur

Auriga Restaurant, Mumbai, India

Designed by: Sanjay Puri Architects

Blue Frog Lounge, Mumbai, India

Designed by: Serie

Chocolate Bar, Opole, Poland

Designed by: Bro.Kat.

Pakta Restaurant, Barcelona, Spain

Designed by: El Equipo Creativo

Rocambolesc Cafe, Girona, Spain

Designed by: Sandra Tarruella

Ozone Bar, Hong Kong, China

Designed by: Wonderwall