Café Design & Fitouts Sydney

Enhance your cafe with exceptional fitouts

Elevate your cafe’s ambience with our custom fitouts

Are you opening a cafe or coffee shop in Sydney? Fitout Ideas are experts in the hospitality sector, building outstanding food interiors that turn your vision into reality. 

If you are looking for an experienced team of designers and builders who can help with your dream cafe design and fitout, look no further.

Our team of experienced inhouse designers and project managers work closely with you to understand your specific needs. Working collaboratively allows us to carefully craft a space that is both functional and comfortable, enhances the customer experience and reflects your overall design aesthetic.


Innovative Design Solutions

Our inhouse design approach combines functionality and aesthetic appeal to deliver coffee shop fitouts that are not only visually appealing but also highly practical. We produce high-quality solutions designed with aspects of your layout, business strategy and menu in mind.

We also stay up-to-date with the latest trends and industry best practices to ensure your cafe stands out in the market.

Project Management Of Your Cafe Fitout Journey

From the initial consultation to the final installation, we manage every aspect of your cafe fitout project. Our project management team and skilled tradesmen coordinate with all stakeholders, ensuring a smooth and efficient process that minimises downtime and disruption to your business.

Here are some of the ways we can help with cafe fitout journeys:

  • End of lease refurbishment 
  • Brand new cafes
  • Shopping centre kiosks
  • Takeovers of an existing café
  • Renovation to existing stores


Quality Craftsmanship

We take pride in our focus on quality and pay close attention to the detail of the requirements for your cafe fitout. Our team work only with high quality materials and skilled tradesmen to create fitouts that last. 

Ready to craft your dream cafe? Let’s create your perfect space!

Frequently Asked Questions About Cafe Fitouts

What is a cafe fitout?

A cafe fitout refers to the process of designing and furnishing a cafe space to create a welcoming and functional environment for customers. It involves everything from the layout and interior design to the installation of equipment, furniture, and fixtures necessary for running a cafe business.

Cafe fitouts typically include elements such as, Interior Design, Layout Planning, Equipment Installation, Furniture and Fixtures, Branding and Signage. In addition to Utilities and Infrastructure ensuring that the cafe has proper plumbing, electrical wiring, and ventilation systems to support the operation of kitchen equipment and maintain a comfortable environment for customers.

How much does a cafe fitout cost?

The cost of a cafe fitout can fluctuate significantly due to various factors that influence the project's scope and complexity. These factors include the size and layout of the space, the type of business, the quality of materials and finishes chosen, any specialised equipment or fixtures required, as well as labour and installation expenses.

Typically, a basic cafe fitout for a small retail space could start at around $80,000, while larger or more specialised establishments could require investments upwards of $150,000.

It is crucial to understand that each shop fitout is unique and all require different things. It is essential to consider your specific needs and vision for the space. Engaging with experienced shop fitters can offer valuable insights and allow for a more tailored assessment of your project requirements. We can provide detailed cost breakdowns and work with you to develop a plan that meets your budget while delivering the desired look, feel and outcome for your business.

How long does a cafe fitout take?

The duration depends on the project's scope and size. On average, it can take 4 to 7 weeks. If required, Fitout Ideas has a day team and night team. This means that depending on circumstances, we can accelerate the project to ensure we meet the tight deadlines of most store openings.

Why do I need an interior designer for my new fitout?

Working with a designer ensures a well-coordinated and visually appealing space. They create detailed plans and 3D visualisations, saving you money, optimising the use of your space and guaranteeing a satisfying outcome. Another important point to add when designing with Fitout Ideas is that we design to your desired budget and can deliver something amazing within your budget.

Do I need council approvals for my fitout?

Yes, some changes and alterations to any space may require council or certifier approvals. Please check the regulations in your area. 

What is custom joinery in a fitout?

Joinery refers to custom-made woodwork, such as cabinets, front counters, custom banquette seating, furniture and decorative shelving. Joinery is an integral part of any fitout, providing functional and aesthetic solutions. This is where the WOW factor of your store is created. Having inhouse joinery manufacturing means we can deliver you notable and distinctive features at a fraction of the cost of others. Having inhouse joinery allows us to better utilise your budget and keep the overall costs for the project down.