15 Best Restaurant WordPress themes
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If you are a restaurant owner or an entrepreneur planning to start a food business, the most important thing you need, to promote your business is a website. These days, if you use WordPress, you no longer need to engage a web designer or developer and pay thousands of dollars to set up a website. You can have a beautiful, professional restaurant website set up in minutes, costing only tens of dollars per month and without having to do any software programming.
In this article, we have curated 15 best selling WordPress themes in the market, base on the software reliability, aesthetic design, ease in customisation and price. Click on the specific theme and you will see the step-by-step guide on how that theme can be easily implemented in minutes.
How to select a good theme?
Which theme you should select depends on your available resource, skills, budget and what you place as top in priority. Gathering from our past decade developing websites for clients, here’s some tips that you may find useful:
1. Every WordPress website needs a domain name (website address) and its files have to be hosted with a hosting company. So if you have limited resource, to simplify things, it is good to choose a reliable hosting company that offers a good selection of ready-made free restaurant prebuilt website templates. It is for this reason that our first set of recommendation #1 is to host your website with either Siteground or Dreamhost. These hosting companies work with some of the best themes in the market to ensure that your theme is fast and designed for search engine optimization.
2. Aesthetic design is important for restaurant websites. It has direct impact on your site’s ability to draw customers to your restaurants. There are many restaurant WordPress theme designs in the market. Some are even free. However, it is important to choose one that works with Website builders such as Divi, Elementor or WP Bakery. In this way, it makes it very easy for you to customise your website base on your own contents.
3. A website is actually your online workforce. If you incorporate digital tools into your website, e.g. table reservation, social media sharing and review, you can achieve a lot more in growing your restaurant business without having to incur manpower cost.
The 15 restaurant themes that we are recommending here are carefully selected based on the above 3 consideration. Hence, whichever you choose, you will still be on the right path to success.
Recommendation #1 – FREE Themes from Hosting Plans
Siteground and Dreamhost are 2 hosting companies that we strongly recommend. Siteground works with Neve theme which is a very fast and light weight WordPress theme that works with Elementor website builder. Dreamhost works with Astra and BoldGrid. Astra is also another light weight and fast theme with over 200 prebuilt websites that you can use for free when you use Dreamhost.
Neve is one of the fastest WordPress theme. It is FREE when you use Siteground hosting. It works with Elementor & Gutenberge and has a good selection of Food Industry templates.
Crio by BoldGrid (Dreamhost)
BoldGrid is a page builder that comes with many prebuilt website templates. It is FREE when you use Dreamhost hosting. It has several very beautiful restaurant templates.
Recommendation #2 – Best Selling Multi-purpose Themes used by professional web designers & agencies
Here’s a trade secret. Want to know what themes are used by professional web designers/agencies? The following are some Super Themes used by them. Although they are not free, their cost starts from as low as $39 for a life-time license. They are packed with powerful features and elements that enable you to design and customise your websites with drag and drop functionalities. You do not need to do any programming to build very sophisticated websites. These themes come with many prebuilt websites that you can install with just 1 click.
Spice & Herbs (Divi)
Divi is the most popular supertheme cum website builder with almost a million users. It has a wide selection of beautifully designed themes for food industry.
Blocksy restaurant theme is one of the latest restaurant design launched in 2023. It is a theme that is well designed with the latest technology for speed and performance.
Rosa 2 (PixelGrade)
Rosa 2 is the improved version of PixelGrade restaurant theme which which is the best selling restaurant theme in the market with 13,000 customers.
The7 is the number 2 best selling WordPress theme in Envato Market with more than 290,000 customers as of 2023. It includes both WP Bakery and Elementor Pro website builder so you can save up on the annual fees for these website builder plugins!
X Theme is one of the top selling WordPress theme in Envato Market that uses its own proprietary Cornerstone page builder that is extremely powerful and easy to use.
Recommendation #3 – 2023 Best Selling Restaurant Themes in Envato Market
The following are the best selling restaurant WordPress themes in the Envato Market. These themes specialises only on restaurants.
Grand Restaurant is the number 1 best selling restaurant theme in the Envato Market.
This is the newest of all these themes. Soul Restaurant is carefully crafted to include 10 features that will make a restaurant website successful.
(Most Page templates)
Launched in 2022, this theme has become one of the best selling restaurant theme in the envato market. It has good documentation and video tutorials.
Conclusion – Editor’s pick
All the above are excellent and beautiful themes that are affordable and easy to implement. As you can see, the prices varies, some are charged per annm while some has life-time license available. So the decision on which to pick depend largely on your budget and taste. If you ask us, our all-time favourite has always been the Elegantthemes Divi because it has a lot of powerful features that reduces workload and optimises manpower resource. However, Divi does not come free with any hosting plan and it cost $249 for a life-time license or $89 per annum. It is a good choice for web designers and business owners who need a powerful theme with lots of flexibilities and features.
Divi Theme (Pizzeria layout pack)