You’ll Want To Spend Winter Mornings In These Cozy Breakfast Nooks
Perfect for spending Christmas morning gathered around the table in pyjamas or New Year’s brunch with family and friends, here are 20 eat-in kitchens with breakfast nooks to cozy up to during the colder months.
A sunny yellow banquette is a welcome site in the morning, and brings an element of playfulness to the modern walnut cabinetry and a sleek white table in this functional, family-friendly breakfast nook.
This bright and airy corner is the perfect place to spend quiet early hours looking out at the falling snow. The black-framed windows add depth to the minimalist, otherwise all-white space.
An olive green upholstered banquette gives this eclectic kitchen a gastro-pub vibe. The custom seating and long wooden table are ideal for hosting a big family breakfast over the holidays.
Artful upholstered chairs draw you into this cozy alcove, while the built-in window seat offers a plush and comfortable place to enjoy conversation over coffee.
This intimate breakfast nook is a serene space for two. The tabby cat seems to approve of the white wingback chairs and nubby throw blanket. Antique botanical prints round out the design.
In this West Coast home, a built-in banquette offers ample space for family and friends to gather around. A contrasting statement wall, geometric light fixture and statement artwork add drama.
A modern cluster pendant light has pride of place over this breakfast nook’s wood table and upholstered chairs. The simple wreath adds a festive touch for the holiday season.
Unexpected elements, like the ruby red sconce, pink pillow and graphic floor, bring major style to this Manhattan apartment’s small breakfast nook.
A sofa-style olive banquette that hugs the island doubles as a cozy hangout during the colder months. Grey-green panelling and an array of eclectic antique picture frames gives this corner a timeless bistro feel.
This nook is glamorous enough for any New Year’s Day soirée. Add a dash of luxury to your kitchen alcove by opting for shapely upholstered seating and a jewelry-like light fixture.
Oak wood finishes and a petite café table make this charming kitchen feel very of-the-moment, while highlighting the apartment’s historical roots.
This petite dining area is a haven of vintage furniture. Eclectic wallpaper, antique photos and quirky extras give this 1890s New York loft an eccentric feel.
This quiet corner calls for a cup of tea and a book in hand during the cold winter months. “The enclosed feeling makes it much cozier than if I’d just used furniture,” says designer James Davie.
The graphic pattern by Jonathan Adler on this banquette makes the dining area the focal point of this kitchen.
A diner-inspired tufted banquette in a rich cognac hue provides ample seating around this custom-made table, topped with reclaimed hemlock. The white subway tile walls and bistro-like lighting only add to the nook’s charm.
This spacious round table is an ideal gathering spot for adults and children alike. The dining set fits perfectly into the bay window for a sweeping view of the snow-topped trees.
“The banquette has become the ideal spot to eat, hang out, do homework and chat while enjoying the view of the backyard,” says designer Olivia Botrie of the breakfast nook in this stunning sage kitchen. A vintage table adds a dash of country charm to the small space.
It’s no surprise that designer Brian Gluckstein is a fan of breakfast nooks, so the 2017 Princess Margaret Showhome wouldn’t be complete without one. This sleek seating niche offers the best views of the backyard.
This space-saving built-in banquette can easily host a holiday dinner, as well as an intimate brunch for two. The hints of navy, cream and burnt orange tie in the artwork and rich walnut cabinetry.