7 Polished Kitchen Peninsulas

This indispensable surface gets stylish

For small kitchens, an island can eat up a lot of square footage. Peninsulas, on the other hand, butt up against a wall and can fit as few as a couple of barstools to many. Some are pure surfaces, while others offer storage. Here, seven peninsula ideas to elevate your cook space.

Simple L-shaped

kitchen peninsula, tile floor, pendant lighting, white cabinetry

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Mixed Materials

kitchen peninsula, light fixture, tile floor, apron-front sink, dark green cabinetry

(Image Credit: Kavitharia)

Peek of Green

kitchen peninsula, pendant lighting, white cabinetry, gold hardware

(Image Credit: The Crafted Life)

Modern Rustic

kitchen peninsula, dark hardwood, stainless steel appliances, upper cabinetry

(Image Credit: Tamsin Johnson)

Moody U-shaped

kitchen peninsula, dark cabinetry, subway tile, backsplash, light wood floor

(Image Credit: The Everygirl)

Minimalist Perch

kitchen peninsula, bar seating, subway tile, backsplash, white cabinetry

(Image Credit: Domino)

Light and Airy

kitchen peninsula, light wood flooring, bar seating, two-tone cabinetry

(Image Credit: Studio McGee)

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