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design and build experts.

ifse for Cafés

Our team of award-winning café design specialists unlock the potential in your venue.

Creating an incredible and relaxing coffee experience from beginning to end is the goal.

We apply our passion for interior design trends and fuse this together with our expert knowledge of hospitality and café environments to create a truly unique space that will highlight your delicious menu and keep your guests coming back.

Designing and delivering high street café design concepts for over 30 years

The concept and the story of your restaurant matters. Customers will keep coming back to your restaurant if you create the perfect experience… and that’s where our team can help.

Our designers work with you to define the story and concept of your restaurant and translate these key insights into your restaurant design. Everything is created by our in-house team, and our designers work closely with you to understand every aspect of your operation.


From the very beginning, we work closely with you, your team, and your guests to understand the space and the café design requirements through interviews, workshops, and observations of the existing setup.


Combine the concept with a truly unique and recognisable brand visual identity that will create a destination for your customers. Our in-house branding team are involved from the initial discussions to ensure we capture the right vibe.

Space Planning

Using the latest trends, materials and fittings, our design team will find creative and innovative ways to utilize the space available, whilst taking a practical and workable view of your environment.


After the build process, your restaurant is now ready to become a destination for your colleagues, clients and guests. We work with you throughout the launch period and afterwards with support and maintenance to ensure longevity of finishes and equipment.


With our fully immersive photoreal 3D technology, we bring your café space to life allowing you to understand how the restaurant design will look and feel.

This includes our industry-leading animated video walkthrough technology that utilizes VR technology to place you into the environment in real-time.

Check out our latest visuals

Equipment + Furniture

Our team focus on combining outstanding café design with value engineering principles. The result is a space that fits your budget, your business and the experience you want to create. Benefit from expert knowledge of commercial catering equipment, furniture, fixtures, fittings and materials.

Build + Fit-out

Your project is in experienced hands.
We pride ourselves on our versatile and qualified in-house project management team, who all have the highest industry accreditations. Benefit from a complete package for your project. If your project requires any building works, rest assured ifse can act as your full build and fit out partner to provide any necessary changes in-house with our trusted team of builders.

Explore our recent Café designs

Why you should work with us

An award-winning in-house team

Benefit from teams that are completely focused on your project. Our specialists are all directly employed by ifse, meaning our designers, builders, and managers are personally invested in your project.

Dedicated project manager

Unlike other companies, you wont be chasing us to get updates on your project. We provide you with a dedicated expert project manager who is your single point of contact throughout your project. From day one, the project manager will take case of all aspects of your fit-out.

Experienced in the industry

We know restaurants and all of the detail that often gets overlooked. ifse was established in 1991 and our specialists have, on average, over 25 years experience designing and fitting out all types of restaurants.

Quality matched with speed

Most recently, our team completed four 500 square meter restaurant refurbishment projects in the NEC Exhibition Centre in just six weeks “virtually snag free” and ready for the exhibitions to open with normal catering service.

I saw the Superdrug fit out and the Café area looked really great! Nice job by you guys at IFSE

Nathan Watson. Senior Manager - Morgan Lovell


Looking for inspiration? Why not download our Restaurant Design Concepts PDF that will give you a taste of the restaurant design capabilities of our team.

Our brochure. Download our brochure which can give you more detail about what we do and how we do it. Don’t worry, it’s free!

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