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Marble Table Tops

Marble table tops have been around since the first tables, reserved for the kings, queens, emperors and pharaohs of the past; they can now be found along every high street taking prime position in restaurants, cafes and bars and there is good reason for this: Marble may look expensive, but it’s relatively affordable in comparison to other natural stone (and over its lifespan) Easy to clean, it’s a durable material and has a high level of resistance to scratching and chipping Heat resistant properties mean marble is more resistant to... Read More

Poseur Tables

Pronounced ‘Po-zur’, a poseur table is simply a taller table. Designed to be used whilst standing or in conjunction with bar stools to create an elevated seating arrangement. They are commonly found in bars, restaurants, coffee shops, bistros and offer somewhere for people to place their drinks while chatting and socialising. Often used in conference and event spaces they are ideal for creating a relaxed networking environment. Available in many styles, materials and finishes, there is a poseur table to suit any style and environment. Here we break down some... Read More

Bistro Tables & Chairs: Styles & Options For The Contract Market

From humble beginnings in the small Parisian restaurants, to their use in trendy and modern venues, the bistro table is a firm staple for contract dining furniture. A perfect option for cafes, restaurants and bars looking for smaller more cost effective dining tables that offer practical and flexible options all while maintaining stylish details and diner comfort, the Bistro table isn’t going anywhere and will still be used in years to come.


5 minutes with… Hannah Paxton

Each month, we will be sitting down and spending 5 minutes with a member of the Hill Cross team, gain a bit of insight as to what there role is within the company and to launch, we are starting with our very own Hannah Paxton… 


Hill Cross Sponsor 3Stories Eat Set

If you were at the Sleep + Eat event at the Olympia in London in November, you may have spotted an interactive Eat Set installation By 3Stories.  We were proud to be one of the sponsors of this experience that allowed users to explore the future of dining through VR… and it was one of the main highlights of the show.     3Stories challenged visitors with two Eat Set installations at Sleep + Eat – one in physical form, and one created using virtual reality.   In their VR... Read More