Include an island. If you have the space an island unit is great for providing extra cupboard space and can include built-in wine storage as here, or appliances. This curved version allows more room to manoeuvre
HGTV Tips for Turning Your Small Kitchen Into an Eat-In One Banquettes needn't be L-shaped to save space. The configuration of this kitchen by designer Marika Meyer better lent itself to a restaurant-style booth with benches facing each other, providing seating for four without blocking the window. Storage above and below the benches makes the most of this small space.