When people search online for a new restaurant, there are four main things they care about the most:
1. The look of a website
3. The menu
4. Contact information
The Look of a Restaurant Web Design
Your patrons will not only judge you on the interior decoration of your restaurant, they will also judge you on the appearance of your restaurant’s website design. If your website design is out-dated or goes against your restaurant’s brand, your visitors will take notice. The good news is that you can actually avoid this common mistake by hiring a specialist restaurant web design firm from the very beginning. An experienced restaurant web design firm can create a website that will compliment your overall brand image.
Restaurant Web Design Usability
The second thing people will judge you on is usability. Browsing through your restaurant’s website should be a breeze. If you decide to use flash, it should not interfere with your visitors browsing experience. There is nothing more frustrating than having to wait for a website’s flash intro to finish loading.
Include a Menu & Visible Contact Information
The next important item people look for on a restaurant website is the restaurant’s menu. Often, your patrons will want to see your menu before making a final decision on whether or not to visit your restaurant. The moment a visitor enters your restaurant website, they should be able to immediately find your restaurant’s menu.
Your contact information is another important thing they should easily find. Your restaurant’s phone number should be located at the top of your website. Visitors should not have to scroll all the way down to end of a page to find your contact information. On your contact page, you should obviously include the phone number, email (or contact form) and your street address with map and directions.
There are of course many other important aspects of a restaurant website design but these are considered the ‘must-haves’. What it all boils down to is that you can offer the best food in town but if your website doesn’t immediately provide people with what they need, they will go elsewhere.
High Quality Restaurant Web Design
If you need a restaurant web design, feel free to contact Flying Cow Design. We are a full service web design agency that offers an assortment of web design solutions. In addition to restaurant website design, we also provide logo design, brochure design, business card design, letterhead design and much more. Above all, we have rich experience in restaurant web design and this can make the difference between just any design and a winning restaurant website design.
Once your website has been built, we can also help you promote it with our online marketing services. As you probably already know, there is no point in having a good website design if no one can find you online. Online marketing will help you attract people to your restaurant. Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media & Viral Marketing and Pay-Per-Click Management (PPC) are just a handful of online marketing services we provide.
To find out more information about restaurant web design, logo design and online marketing, contact Flying Cow Design today!