Best Lighting For a Kitchen

Correct lighting is vital to a functioning kitchen. The kitchen is considered as the heart of the home, it is used for a variety of different things such as cooking, hosting parties, socialising, homework and even relaxation. With so much going on in one room, it can be difficult to know what lighting to go for and what will work for everyone. This is where we can help… we are here to explore all your options, so if you are designing your home or just fancied changing up the lighting, we have got you covered.

Types of Lighting For The Kitchen?

Deciding what you need from the lighting is probably the best place to start as this will then give you the best starting point.

Kitchen Counter And Cabinet Lighting

Lighting isn’t just for the ceiling it can be really handy to have lighting under the kitchen cabinets, this can help with visibility when sorting things out on the counter. These lights are neatly tucked under the cabinets and give direct light exactly where you need it.

Kitchen Fitted With a Range of Lights

          Tube lighting

Light up the whole kitchen with tube lighting, additionally they are well-known as batten lighting. These types of lights are not as stylish as some lighting options, but they are more about performance. Most of the time you would not even see these lights as they are hidden away under your cupboards or counters.


Spotlights are decorative as well as effective. Spotlights are one of the most versatile lighting options you can choose. You could choose to use spotlights either in the ceiling or you can use them under the cabinet.

Pendant Lights

Make a style statement with lighting! These lights usually hang down from the ceiling of a kitchen. The lights are often hung over a table or island to draw the focus to this part of the kitchen and make it the main feature of the kitchen. These lights can be a real showstopper in regards to lighting and you will find that many people will often comment on them. This style of lighting is stylish and effective. They will often give your room a touch of class & elegance.

LED Flush Mount

The LED flush mount lights are a popular option for kitchen lights as they can be fixed into the ceiling. As the name suggests, these fit in flush with the ceiling giving a beautiful, neat appearance. This type of lighting has many benefits to most of the homes as it needs less cleaning. It is recommended for small kitchens or those with low ceilings.

The light can be installed easily and produces light that is very impressive. It leaves no dark corners in the kitchen and its design is sleek, they will suit almost all kitchen styles.

We hope that this blog has helped you with choosing your lighting in your kitchen. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01604 981252 or alternatively head over to our contact page to fill in our contact form.