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Overhang on counter seating

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Drinaballerina Wed 21-Feb-18 17:39:46

Just as its says - if you have an island/breakfast bar with seating what's the overhang on the counter. We were thinking 35 cm but wondering if that's a bit much!

BubblesBuddy Wed 21-Feb-18 18:01:12

Current one is 250mm. We find we can sit and eat comfortably with that.

wowfudge Wed 21-Feb-18 18:21:55

Ours is 35 and that makes it comfortable to eat at as well as just sit at.

QuitMoaning Wed 21-Feb-18 18:59:10

Mine is 30cm and seems perfect. Could cope with a bit more or less either way but not too much.

sdaisy26 Wed 21-Feb-18 20:58:14

We're going for 30 with ours.

whitemarble Wed 21-Feb-18 21:04:56

I'm having mine done at the moment, the builder said 30 is standard but the size of the worktop etc means I'm going for 34, it looks fine.

johnd2 Wed 21-Feb-18 21:08:53

300mm let's you use a standard 900 depth worktop but we went for quartz so ours was more like 400, partly because of a pillar but it's nice to have more work top space.
We have a sink on the island, if it's a plain space then it'd be less of an issue

wowfudge Wed 21-Feb-18 22:19:33

Our sink is on the island too, but the island is L shaped and the seating is away from it.

marmite157 Fri 23-Feb-18 23:24:59

30cm here too, I have 30cm at each end too so I can have lots of people sit smile

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