Kitchen island ideas with seating – 15 built-in seating ideas for your kitchen island

As you’ll see from the striking kitchen island ideas with seating below, creating built-in seating for your modern kitchen island or breakfast bar is as eye-catching as it is practical and space-saving.

Whether you have a separate dining space or not, informal seating that is integral to the kitchen will always be used. Meals can be served immediately, you can chat to family and friends while you are preparing food and it’s a good place to chill with a coffee. And there are lots of variations – comfortable banquette seating, upholstered stools, wooden, rattan or metal stools, stools that fit underneath the kitchen worktop – the choice is huge.