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How to attach a table-top to a table base

How to attach a table-top to a table base

Contract tables are usually purchased in two parts: the table top and the table base are bought separately. This makes it easier for business owners to mix the two parts for the table that suits their needs, and also makes it easier to repair or refresh tables without...

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Where and How to Sell Restaurant Furniture

Where and How to Sell Restaurant Furniture

You’ve got your eye on a new set of chairs and tables. You know they will make your seating area even more beautiful and comfortable for your customers.  But before you can get them delivered, there is one big question: what to do about the old furniture? ...

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How to start a successful bar

How to start a successful bar

Of course, when planning and designing the bar, one of the first things that springs to mind is the bar furniture. Let’s face it, there are hundreds of different bars out there so what will make yours stand out? I mean, no one wants to be seen hanging out in a fusty...

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Guide to Plastic Rattan Garden Furniture

Guide to Plastic Rattan Garden Furniture

Most of us can’t wait for the summer months to start, and we look forward to taking our drinks and food out into the beer garden or onto the restaurant patio with glee.  Then we get outside and we battle with uncomfortable, rusty metal furniture, with misshapen...

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How To Clean A Bar – Bar Cleaning Checklist

How To Clean A Bar – Bar Cleaning Checklist

Looking to get your bar cleaning in check? Not only are there a huge number of benefits to keeping your pub or bar sanitary and clean, but you are also required by law to keep your bar clean to not pose a public health risk.  The cleanliness of your bar will have...

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What is Crib 5?

What is Crib 5?

Crib 5 Header What does Crib 5 stand for? Nothing! Crib means crib, referring to a wooden testing tool for checking whether different materials can withstand the heat from the test without igniting. In other words, how flame retardant the material is. The 5 is a...

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Where to buy restaurant furniture?

Where to buy restaurant furniture?

Find out the methods restaurant owners and managers use to stock their establishments with high-quality contract-grade tables and chairs. What kind of furniture do they need to buy? When we are talking about contract furniture we are discussing all the sort of chairs,...

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Tabilo and Business Sustainability: Doing What We Can

Tabilo and Business Sustainability: Doing What We Can

From high-end bistros to tiny, family-run cafes, we are lucky to be able to supply great products across the spectrum of society. But we think we can do more.  Global problems, from climate change to poverty, affect us all. We can’t solve them alone, but we can...

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8 Mistakes In Arranging Restaurant Furniture

8 Mistakes In Arranging Restaurant Furniture

Tabilo has been supplying furniture to restaurants and cafes for years, and we’ve seen plenty of mistakes made by owners. Whether it is overcrowding rooms with as many tables as they can squeeze in, or buying furniture in the wrong shape or of lesser quality, there...

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Giving a Modern Twist to a Classic Contract Furniture design

Giving a Modern Twist to a Classic Contract Furniture design

Classics are classics. They work. They’ve worked for years upon years, that’s how you get the moniker of being Classic’ after all. Fact. But to the switched on, vibrant, social media driven youth of today the word classic can just invoke images of dusty old people...

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Why your cafe needs wireless charging tables ASAP

Why your cafe needs wireless charging tables ASAP

Your cafe is a place for people to relax and meet up. Convenience and comfort are key.  In the modern world, almost nothing is more inconvenient and irritating than finding that your mobile phone is out of charge.  When they arrive, your customers want to be...

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Watercoolers from AquAid

Watercoolers from AquAid

Here, at Tabilo, we are aware that keeping our team hydrated will aid them to perform at their very best throughout the work day. As a result, we decided to invest in watercoolers from AquAid. Our unique relationship with AquAid has also given our company the...

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Seven Tips to Improve Your Pub or Cafe’s Outdoor Seating

Seven Tips to Improve Your Pub or Cafe’s Outdoor Seating

The sun is out and lockdowns are lifting. The customers of your restaurant, cafe or bar want to take advantage of your outdoor seating area or beer garden. You’re more than happy to oblige: the more seats filled, the better.  But arranging an outdoor setting for...

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How to make your café or restaurant menu more profitable

How to make your café or restaurant menu more profitable

A menu is one of the most important sales tools in the arsenal of a café or restaurant owner, especially when in a window or shop door, it is a quick decision from a potential customer and ultimately if someone will dine in your establishment or not. To make the most...

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How to look after your table tops, and what to avoid

How to look after your table tops, and what to avoid

Caring for your furniture correctly is one of, if not the, most important factor when thinking about longevity of your furniture, and ultimately a long-term cost to yourselves. First of all, you must know what surface you are cleaning as there is not a...

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What makes a good faux leather?

What makes a good faux leather?

If you are anything like me, when it comes to choosing good quality faux leather, the excessive amounts of facts, certifications, rules, figures, tests and regulations being thrown at you is somewhat overwhelming, when all you simply require is a good quality faux...

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How many people can you sit around a table?

How many people can you sit around a table?

This is a question we get asked for time and time again, so we thought we would spend some time to provide some answers for you. There are several things to consider, but here are some general rules of thumb when considering how many people to sit around a table....

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SM France

SM France

Tabilo is proud to announce we are now selling SM France tops from stock. SM is a 30 year in the making company well known around the world with a wide range of quality, classy finishes and constantly renewed design products. Today their ambition is reflected in a...

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What is sitting too much doing to us?

What is sitting too much doing to us?

The standing desk craze that you keep hearing about is actually based on a substantial body of work from the researcher Dr. James Levine of the Mayo Clinic who has a statistic to share: in the US, the average person spends more than half of our waking hour sitting...

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MDF or MFC?

MDF or MFC?

We quite often get asked by customers what the difference between our MFC and laminate (MDF) table tops is, so below is a bit of an explanation that will hopefully explain this. Premium laminate is high quality heavy grade suitable for contract use. Manufactured in...

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