20 Oct 2020
It’s important to establish what a ‘Bistro’ is before we begin to discuss Bistro Furniture. With a lot of fancy names going around, I’m sure a lot of people don’t really know the difference between a Café, Bistro and Brasserie.
Kasturi Shinde who studied at Dr. Shamarao Kalmadi Junior College (2019) described a Bistro as the following, against the other ‘eateries’:
“Cafe: A cafe is a coffeehouse that serves a variety of coffees. A simple menu is also served to accompany the coffee beverages such as pies, cakes, ice cream, muffins, pastries, a few variety of sandwiches etc. Most of the food items severed here are quite inexpensive.
Bistro: A bistro is a small French-style restaurant serving simple meals with modest setting. While a cafe usually doesn't change its menu, a bistro has different menus for lunch and dinner. The menu might be written with a chalk to reflect their daily catch or in-season specialties. Bistros offer more choices than a cafe, including freshly baked bread, fresh seafood and a variety of casseroles.
Brasserie: The word 'brasserie', literally, means brewery. This kind of restaurant brews their own beer. They serve single dishes and other meals. They have more variety of eatables than cafe but aren't as fancy as bistros. The menu is printed and is same all over the week.”
Pub Stuff cover a wide range of styles and designs throughout our furniture range, so we have several items fitting for Bistro Furniture and perfect for this setting. Supplying two different kinds of ‘dark’ wood colours, Dark Walnut and Vintage, both wood colours would fit this setting best out of our furniture range.
With this is mind, our 900mm by 900mm size table tops would be a perfect fit, paired with our metal Milan and Verona bases for that ‘French-style’. Our Cambridge stackable dining chairs with a metal cross back alongside these tables would create this look immediately, with the added benefit of them being able to be stacked away. They can therefore be used outside (weather permitting) and stacked inside.