It is always advisable to follow Vastu
guidelines while building a restaurant. Certain rules
have been laid down for every structure and the same
holds true for the restaurants as well. Vastu becomes
all the more important while planning a restaurant, as
it’s important to prevent it from running into
losses because of any problem with its planning. You
will invite troubles, if you do no plan your
restaurant or any building to be used for commercial
purposes according to Vastu Shashtra.
brings you some very useful guidelines to keep in
mind, while building a restaurant. Go through them and
know the right Vasthu to flourish in the restaurant
Vastu Tips For Restaurants
Ground floor would be apt for the reception
and restaurant purposes.
It is always better to have the main entrance
of a restaurant in east, north or northeast directions. If it
is to be planned in the west, it should be towards northwest,
but not in the southwest corner on any condition.
The storeroom for a restaurant should be
built in the southwest.
Installation of AC plant should be preferably
in the southeast.
Generator, transformer and other electrical
installations should also be placed in the southeast corner.
Washbasin area should be in the northeast.
Washbasins should never be kept in the center of the
restaurant, even for the sake of convenience.
Landscaping and fountains or artificial water
falls can be constructed in the northeast, north or east of
the entire site.
According to Vastu experts, kitchen is
considered to be the most sensitive region for the restaurant
business. If the placement of the kitchen cannot be done in
the southeast direction (the best), it should be placed in the
There must be adequate provision for light,
ventilation and a large open space for the kitchen.
Large open ground, lawn and space for
organizing conferences etc. should be maintained in the open.
The wall color should be mild and soothing to
the eyes. Glossy or dark colors should not be used. Soothing
colors will positively affect the temperament and behavior of
the customer. The happy and satisfied customer is a potential
advertiser for a restaurant. Nothing else works like the 'word
The staff at reception counter should not
face south or west direction. They should, rather, face north
or east direction. This will help give them a positive
attitude, which will lead to good rapport with customers.
Restaurants should not have a round top, as
it brings in losses.