Granite improves any kitchen. Anyone who says otherwise, clearly has never had a granite countertop. These beautiful granite kitchen islands with seating are a lovely addition to any eating space, and offer an extra bit of counter for bigger meal needs. The breakfast nook style seating area is on the opposite side of the island from the cooking area, giving you the choice to have people watch you cook.
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Kitchen Island with Granite Countertop
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Increasing storage and prep space in the heart of your home
What We Like: Locking caster wheels for easy positioning
This versatile kitchen island is crafted from solid wood and features a durable granite countertop, providing ample space for chopping, cleaning, and serving. Two drawers and four doors offer storage for cutlery and other essential tools, while a built-in rack keeps spices and towels within arm's reach. Locking caster wheels allow easy positioning and flexibility when you need to move or reorganize your kitchen space.
Opt for matching kitchen cabinets or complementary colors to elevate the island's aesthetic and ensure seamless integration into your existing kitchen design.
Granite kitchen island with additional perks
As well as the most common features, some granite top kitchen islands with seating include extra bonuses, so don’t feel like you have to settle for a generic model.
For example, if you could do with organizing your spices, you could find one with a rack-style side.
Or, if you won’t use the dining side of things often enough to justify a larger model, even a flip-down surface.
White, large kitchen island with seating
Sand & Stable™
A white granite kitchen island with seating is a clever strategic choice in dimmer or busy kitchens: it will make them appear wider and brighter than they would with dark kitchen furniture.
Plus, while especially popular with shabby chic interiors, white can work with several styles: you just need to add a signature element from yours.
For example, x-shaped features will immediately scream ‘traditional decor’.
Majestic granite kitchen island with seating
Can’t resist a dramatic effect? As well as a stylish dark finish, consider looking for a granite kitchen island with seating that includes the most ornate details.
For example, this could involve decorative drawers or handles, a carved design, or even some stools with harmonious lines in their legs.
Traditional large kitchen island with seating
Neutral colors are popular staples in the palettes of the most typical traditional homes, and especially black.
However, while it’s undeniably stylish, keep in mind that a black granite kitchen island with seating might feel a bit heavy if your kitchen is fairly small or you already have lots of dark furniture.
For the most balanced results, introduce it only in larger kitchens that already rely on lighter colors. This will also help your granite top kitchen island with seating stand out.
Similar granite kitchen islands with different seating options
Sand & Stable™
Sometimes, you might fall in love with the look of a specific granite kitchen island but almost forget about the seating. Don’t!
Not only will it contribute to the final look, but it’ll translate into more or less available space in your kitchen.
As you’ve seen in the previous model, backless stools are the most space-saving alternative because they can be pushed right underneath the top surface whenever you’re not using them.
Planning on sitting down by your kitchen island for longer periods of time? Then it might be worth checking if you can fit some comfier chairs with backrests.
Simple but decorative granite kitchen island with seating
If you’d like an attention-grabbing granite kitchen island with seating but are worried about introducing yet another color to your palette, we have a practical solution.
Choose a monochrome design that relies on a recognizable pattern or decorative element, just like this white model with noticeable slatted sides and doors.
Farmhouse kitchen island granite top with seating
The countryside will always hold an idyllic charm for us. Is it the same for you? Then reinforce it in your interiors by choosing a rustic-looking kitchen island with seating that includes wooden elements and a light palette (e.g. white or cream).
Some bonus points if yours includes other farmhouse features like inset cabinet doors, slatted designs, or a rod to hang up your most traditional-looking pots and pans.
Cozy kitchen island granite top with seating & a wooden element
Your new granite kitchen island with seating can turn it into one of the coziest and most inviting nooks in your entire home.
Obviously, the best material to achieve this charming familiar result is wood, especially in a light, natural finish.
Wait, but I’m after granite!
We hear you: that’s why we think you’ll love models like this one, with a wooden surface but a granite section for food prep.
Large kitchen island with seating and storage (open design)
Are you in love with the idea of introducing a granite kitchen island with seating but your room would end up feeling a bit heavy and crammed? Don’t worry. We have the perfect solution: an open design that results in a breezier visual flow…and additional storage space.
You’ll just have to purchase some chairs separately and bring them out only when you’re actually planning on dining there (foldable or stackable models will save you even more floor space).
Space saving kitchen island with granite top and seating
Small flat? Will your kitchen island also be your dinner table but you just haven’t got as much room as you’d like? We’re going to spill a secret: there’s an even more space-saving solution than stools!
How about this practical model that allows you to place them right underneath the granite top, getting rid of the bulkier central part of traditional kitchen islands’ designs?
I totally want to go and alter furniture for my kitchen. This granite kitchen island with seats and two-tone kitchen cabinets are an impressive suggestion for any kitchen zone.
White quartz countertops
Lucite stools with backrest, gently concealed under a traditional white quartz countertop constitutes a charming, elegant proposition for one's refined interiors. Adding a soft, bright touch to the space, it will enlighten any room.
Opt for a charming kitchen island like this one for your kitchen and enjoy the perfect blend of white finish of its structure with the black tops that are made from durable granite and will prove easy to clean.
A lovely set of two classic barstools that will spice up your indoor bar with a touch of beautiful craftsmanship. Designed of espress-finished hardwood, each barstool includes a round seat, spread legs and sturdy stretchers.
Light coloring pallette with warm wood panels on floor, crisp white cabinetry, diagonal sand beige tile backsplash and simple counter stools give this kitchen a cozy and inviting look with no unnecessary extravagance.
Functional and decorative kitchen element. This granite kitchen island provides a solid top with a sink and it includes a durable wooden frame in dark brown color. This design also includes three rattan bar stools.
Working all elements well with plentiful of warm wood and a strong hint of granite, this kitchen creates homey atmosphere with large, inviting kitchen island in its center, surrounded by traditional bar stools.
A fantabulous improvement for contemporary kitchens, that presents a beautiful combination of a white granite countertop and a white-painted hardwood base. The kitchen island comes with open shelves and beautifully-turned legs.
The large granite kitchen island top with built-in sink is the perfect way to create a glamorous kitchen. The impressive bar stools will allow you to complete the décor. The whole is perfectly matched with bronze furniture and stainless steel elements.
Why not go for something a bit more different with this curved kitchen island that comes with amazing seating and will surely allow you to fit even more people and take excellent care of their comfort.
Kitchen island with square top made of durable granite. Base is made of wood and equipped with cabinet for storing needed items. Traditional form and elegant design for each home.
Luxury kitchen with dark wood cabinets, an island that seats 3, and stainless appliances.
Granite kitchen island with seating like other stone models are resistant to high temperatures, which is extremely important in the kitchen. They are elegantly presented in white, thanks to the gray wiping from the inside. A natural color set.
This granite kitchen island with seating will be a great breakfast spot for the whole family. Its large surface accommodates smoothly 4 stools, corresponding perfectly well to the surrounding woods and panels.
Kitchen island, which with lightness forms on one side - the seat - is a fantastic solution. All together with granite gray worktops!Even wood cabinets have some shade of grey. To add somthing to this modern interior, you can choose wood dining set.
Like the barstools on 2 sides of the island...
Suitable for large kitchens, this rectangle dining table comes with an integrated bookcase, and a built-in sink with stainless steel faucet. Features a white granite top, hardwood column legs, and cherry-finished open shelves.
Bar stool for the kitchen island, bar, restaurant and more. Wooden base is fitted with footrest. Square seat is upholstered with nice touch velvet fabric. Traditional form and elegant design for each place as needed.
The unusual style of the beautiful granite kitchen counters of the island delights and brings to the decor functionality and attractive style. The whole, based on wood, blends beautifully with the traditional style of furniture and bar stools.
This granite kitchen island with seating will be a smooth, contemporary spot to start the day with your family. It distinguishes itself with a refined, modern character.
A perfect combination for contemporary kitchens, this kitchen island with cabintes is beautifully integrated with a large dining table with turned legs. Made of white-finished wood, the whole set features a rectangle marble top with built-in sink and faucet.
The beautiful granite bright top and dark wooden base of the kitchen island with chairs makes the kitchen functional and exceptionally beautiful. Interesting chairs with X-shaped backrests and stylish cabinet handles create an impressive whole.
Think about using granite when planning kitchen design. In modern interiors, it is worth to put on granite countertops made of polished stone, as in the case of this combination with white kitchen cabinets and a granite kitchen island with seating.
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