Get Your Cafe Ready for Summer – Top Tips

get cafe ready for summerIt’s time to get your cafe ready for summer. It’s now that you should be able to attract more business by offering passers-by and visitors to the area a reason to stop by your café.

First impressions count, so make sure it’s a good one! Ensure that your cafe looks as fresh, clean, and inviting from the outside as it does inside. Windows and paint should be clean and sparkling and wherever possible, try adding some colourful planters or foliage to create a welcoming ambience.

Create an inviting outdoor dining area

Now is the time, if you haven’t already done so, to freshen up your outdoor dining area and get your cafe ready for summer. Give everywhere a good sweep to clear away any debris and dust off your outdoor furniture.

If your furniture looks old and worn, then it’s likely to put off people from using your cafe. Consider investing in some colourful polypropylene chairs and some new tables if necessary. Polypropylene chairs are great for outdoor use and come in a wide variety of styles and colours. Better still, the chairs stack for convenient storage.

Here at Café Solutions, we stock a wide range of outdoor dining furniture to help you get your cafe ready for summer. one popular choice is our Parisian range which includes a variety of comfortable chairs and stools.

Get your cafe ready for summer with new cold drinks 

With so much competition in the food industry, it’s important to make your cafe stand out from the crowd. Customers want cold drinks to quench their thirst when the mercury rises and with the right equipment, you can provide all manner of tempting drinks to beat off the competition.

We stock a variety of drinks machines which are essential in any café when it is hot and sunny.


With a powerful commercial blender, you can grind, chop, puree and blend practically anything. With this super-versatile piece of equipment, you can offer a great variety of smoothies, milkshakes, slush drinks, frappes, cocktails and frozen yoghurts. Easy to clean and maintain, our range of blenders are perfect for the busiest of cafes and restaurants.

Milkshake mixers

With a commercial milkshake mixer, you can deliver thick creamy milkshakes that the whole family will enjoy drinking. Our Roband mixers create extra fluffy milkshakes with minimal ingredients, helping to keep costs down without compromising on quality. How about whipping up a salted caramel milkshake or what about a watermelon milkshake – yes, please!

Jazz up your menu to get your cafe ready for summer

Finally, give some thought to introducing some new food items for summer. How about offering a variety of tapas that couples can share with a long cooling drink? Or serve lighter meal options by way of some innovative and tasty salads.

Don’t forget to highlight any new drinks and food by displaying them outside your cafe on a blackboard.

Hopefully, this has given you some ideas as to how to get your cafe ready for summer, attract new business, and increase your revenue during the summer months.