Gone are the days when people visit the restaurant directly without knowing about the restaurant. Food lovers these days like to know more about the restaurant before they make a visit. They like to know more about food menus, special recipes, food prices, restaurant environment, services offered, openings hours & days and so on. Now, in order to deliver all these information to potential restaurant customers having an online presence is really important. So, you may want to build a custom website for restaurant but wait this can prove to be very expensive. What I would suggest you is, try these awesome responsive free restaurant WordPress themes that I am going to list in this article. Without investing a cent, I guarantee you that you can create a restaurant website which looks as if thousands of dollar was invested upon it. 🙂 I am not kidding, just visit the below themes and you will know it for yourself.
Again this is hand-held devices era, simply put, era where mobile phone is one of the basic needs of life. In my opinion, mobile devices have made us all people crazy but that’s a totally different topic that I may discuss some another day. 😛 People will indeed be searching for restaurants more often in a mobile. So, if you are a restaurant owner make sure your site is responsive so every pages in your website is displayed beautiful in a well aligned manner. Make sure all information is readable and view-able in mobile. Good news is that all restaurant based WordPress templates that I have listed below are responsive as well.
If you have a good restaurant website then it is likely the website will bring the potential customers right to your restaurant table in front of you. He/she will eat the food that you offer and you will make more money. Sounds interesting? Okay then let’s do it. Trying to make online presence for your website can really be tough but if you select nice WordPress theme then this should not be so hard. Believe me! So here it begins.. the list of awesome, amazing, clean, free restaurant WordPress themes.
FoodHunt theme comes with big full screen image slider. Add a mouth watering recipe image that your restaurant prepares, image of your restaurant’s pleasant environment, stock of your food ingredient or anything that you like. It’s your website what to keep right upfront in the home page is your choice, I am just giving you the idea. 🙂
FoodHunt supports almost everything that you need to run a successful Restaurant business. Origin story, Services, Staffs, Blog, Gallery, Contact page, there are options to setup everything of these. You can show all of these right in the home page. On top of this, FoodHunt beautifully integrates with RestaurantPress plugin and help you to create different types of menu sets. You can configure menu sets like Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian, sets for Appetizers, Dinner, Launch, Starters, Main Course anything you like. It is all made simple and beautiful.
Flash is a free multipurpose WordPress theme suitable for food and restaurant websites as well as various business sites. Flash is probably the most powerful free theme you have ever seen that comes with a companion plugin named Flash Toolkit and page builder support. Flash Toolkit plugin includes easy to use drag and drop widgets which let you create limitless layouts, variations instantly. The free version of theme offers four beautiful demos – default business layout, one-page, food and restaurant and construction.
As you can see in the Flash food demo, you can create a ravishing restaurant website using the theme. Stunning sliders, custom logo, food menu, advanced portfolio display, blog section etc. are some of the features which you may want to have in your hotel/ restaurant website and that’s all in the Flash theme. Furthermore, it is super-easy to use so that anyone can build professional-looking websites using this theme.
Dyad is by Automattic. So, as for the coding standards and security is concerned, themes by Automattic are the best ones in the world in this matter. Moving to the design, the demo speaks for itself. It is very clean, amazing and well thought of. Actually, I am blown away by this theme’s design, using just the default posts that WordPress offers anybody could create such a wonderful restaurant WordPress theme.
Dyad is minimal and hassle free. The beautiful aspects of Dyad are: it is well balanced and super clean, makes beautiful use of typography and white spaces, and you can highlight some of your posts as slider. Dyad displays words and images in perfect balance: a post’s featured image and text excerpt get equal billing on the main blog page, while single posts and pages size and position images dynamically, depending on the screen size. The homepage shows a series of Featured Content with a large Featured Image.
Yet another amazing Restaurant theme by Automattic. Canapé is a refined theme designed for restaurants and food-related businesses seeking a classic, elegant look. Showcase your food and drink menu, while integrating the OpenTable widget to offer easy online reservations.
The Canapé theme’s front page template presents a targeted welcome page for your visitors, offering full-width featured images, a featured menu items section, and three widget areas.
The Canapé theme is responsive, providing an adapted and delightful reading experience across all devices, giving viewers easy access to the most important information about your business. You will want to start by placing a featured image and persuasive message on your home page, and building your menu of dishes or products.
Bistro is the child theme of Sydney theme. In case, you don’t what a child theme means please visit this article to learn more on this. Sydney is one of the most popular, powerful, complete, beautiful theme of our time. The Bistro theme is built over this solid Sydney theme. So, brings all the goodies of it’s parent theme and on top of that enhances the theme to bring out a theme that is best suited for Restaurant owners.
Bistro has built-in support for the Restaurant plugin so you can easily create your menus. The theme is cross browser compatible and support Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE9+ and Opera.
Receptar is simple, modern, responsive, high-DPI, fully customizable, stylish restaurant WordPress theme. It features split-screen book-like design inspired by a modern cook book with emphasize on beautiful imagery and typography.
Receptar is truly a piece of art and flawless. Once you setup featured image for all your posts, the theme will look breathtakingly majestic. You will love your site for how professional and beautiful it will look. The menu icon is placed at the top-side of the screen giving a full image to make direct and awesome impression on your visitors. Menu icon is followed by social icons that will help you connect with your social profiles. This can indeed prove to be a game changer to uplift your restaurant business.
Supports Beaver Builder page builder and Jetpack plugin, Schema.org markup, Theme Hook Alliance action hooks, translation-ready code, front page slideshow, customizable colors, and other cool features. The theme is compatible with Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9+ browsers.
One of the highlighted features of Brasserie is, it integrates beautifully with WooCommerce to setup an online stores that helps to sell the delicious recipes. About the design, Brasserie has striking design, clean layout, mobile friendly and makes great use of white space. Brasserie comes with great support too.
Brasserie is a full-width, fully responsive and highly customizable free restaurant WordPress Theme. Add your own logo, header, google fonts, featured areas, social media links and much more. This versatile theme also has several different layouts, unlimited colors, google font options. Brasserie looks great on devices of all sizes.
Kale is a gorgeous and feature-packed awesome free food blog WordPress theme. The theme has nice category grid layout. So, by dividing you different food items into different food category like Dinners, Deserts, Drinks etc. you can easily display them in a super clean and attractive manner. More layouts are supported for the category which adds to the flexibility of the theme.
Kale comes with lots of amazing features and is integrated with many plugins, this certainly can be the restaurant theme that you are looking for.
Leeway is awesome WordPress theme that actually is for small magazine and blog sites. However, due to its simplicity and flexibility it can be an awesome choice for your restaurant site.
Leeway includes two navigation menus, social icons, a full-width featured post slideshow and a flexible Magazine Homepage template which you can use to showcase your restaurant recipes in a beautiful organized layout. All settings are easy to configure in the Customizer and you can see the changes happening in real time before even you push theme live.
Restaurant Lite is a free restaurant WordPress theme which can make any types of Restaurant owners happy, can be used for restaurant, hotel, cafe, coffee shops, lodge, business, corporate and commercial websites. Restaurant Lite is compatible with NextGen gallery if someone would like to showcase menu items and gallery of food and other restaurant views etc in gallery section. The theme is mobile friendly.
Running a coffee shop? If yes, then this is the theme for you, don’t look any further. Running a bakery or a restaurant? Pique will serve these sites equally well. And if you are one of those one-page scrolling website lover and the parallax background image effect, Pique has all of this. The beautiful design with background image for each section with some transparency is certain to make your site stand out in the crowd.
Foodeez is free Restaurant WordPress Theme for Hotels and Food Business. Foodeez Lite is fully responsive WordPress theme, exclusively designed for hotel, restaurant, top cook, chefs, café or coffee bar. Foodeez will amaze your visitors with wonderful display of your recipes, culinary skills and delicious food with an impression. It has full width background image with floating navigation. Interestingly, the parallax section gives your buyers the magical and tempting feel of your cuisines or accommodations on offer. The theme also has reservation form through which your customers can place bookings.
Foodeez is designed to provide a classy, elegant theme for the hospitality industry and to fill in the void for best restaurant and gourmet theme. Every restaurant or hotel desires to showcase it’s cuisines and ambiance in a beautiful manner and Foodeez does all for them. The Amazing Parallax section allows you to showcase your Super-Specialty Signature Dishes or your Dish of the Day. If you’re a chef, a cook, cuisine guru, food expert, food fanatic, blogger, nutrition expert, diet planner, dietitian, recipe sharer, Fine Dining Lover, or just a food enthusiast, who want to share the love of food, then this theme is just perfect for you. The blog page is clean and designed to amplify gourmet senses.
A simple, clean theme for a popular café or bar blog website, with easy-to-digest looks and sumptious post lists that combine readability with classic style. Great for giving your cafe or bar a lighter way to interact with your customers before they even arrive!
Perfetta WordPress theme is perfect for food websites, restaurants or other intimate locations that like to stand out from the crowd and offer a lightweight, speedy and friendly site-experience for your visitors that’s sure to leave them hungry for more!
Installation is as easy as it comes. Sometimes, websites don’t need to be over-the-top and packed with features; sometimes simplicity is what you need. Perfetta strips away the fat and offers a blog-style layout in a clean, sophisticated layout and design with smooth reveal animations for an intriguing content view. If you want your visitors to focus on your content, then this is for you.
Gourmet is responsive and eye-catching WordPress restaurant theme that can be used for any food-related website – pizzeria, bar, bistro, fast food eatery or restaurant. It comes with beautiful WordPress slideshow with emphasize on the most important things in restaurant business.
The responsive layout of theme looks great on every device. Theme has great selection of modern Google fonts, options for links, copyright, logo and image background uploader. Also you can display your social profiles and mail simply inserting link in special field (facebook, twitter, skype, google plus and others). It has a lot of custom widget areas to show content.