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Kitchen Gift ideas this Christmas!

Kitchen Gift ideas this Christmas!

It’s Christmas! Well, it’s nearly here. While it’s still not the 25th, as the days go on it’s going to turn into a mass panic of online ordering a mobbed shopping centres as we all search for that perfect gift. It’s best to start early, as we’ve all left our Christmas shopping to the last minute at least once before...

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Create a Kitchen Design with Character

Create a Kitchen Design with Character

  As we’ve mentioned countless times on this blog, throughout your life you’re going to be spending A LOT of time in the kitchen. Whether it’s making that first cup of coffee to wake you up on a cold Monday morning, hiding by the snacks at a party you didn’t want to be at, or having dinner with family and...

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Warming Winter Recipes

Warming Winter Recipes

  It’s that time of year again. As we wrap up tightly and try to avoid that one guy in the office with the flu, it can be tough to keep a smile on our faces in the cold. However, if there’s one thing that can cheer anyone up, it’s good food, so winter makes the perfect time to test...

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Winter Kitchen Trends

Winter Kitchen Trends

Halloween has been and gone, and while for many it’s still too early to talk about Christmas, there’s one thing no one can deny. Winter has arrived. With the evenings now crisp and dark, frost soon to be the bane of every car owner in existence and the sounds of fireworks fading in the distance, there are a number of...

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Trick Or Treat? 5 Fun Halloween Recipes!

Trick Or Treat? 5 Fun Halloween Recipes!

As the nights grow colder and the smell of pumpkin spice permeates the Essex air, something spooky is lurking just around the corner… Yes, Tuesday marks the ultimate day of fright, Halloween, and, much like any other holiday, it gives the perfect excuse to get creative in the kitchen. Ready to discover some spooooky treats?     Frightfully Tasty Halloween...

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Rustic Kitchen Charms

Rustic Kitchen Charms

Year after year our lives seem to be getting more hectic, with the harsh lights of our computer / phone screens almost permanently  on. With workloads getting heavier and heavier we often find ourselves yearning for respite. Perhaps a trip to the countryside? Luckily, nowadays there are ways to enjoy the charms of the countryside while living a busy inner-city...

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Kitchen Stats For Your Redesign

Kitchen Stats For Your Redesign

Having a redesign of your Essex kitchen can seem like a big and scary undertaking, especially when it comes to making all those decisions. While many know they want a new design, it can be daunting deciding where to begin, so we’ve gathered together a few kitchen design statistics from this year to help you see what’s popular and hopefully...

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Let There Be Light (A Brighter Kitchen Design)

Let There Be Light (A Brighter Kitchen Design)

The nights might be getting darker, but that doesn’t mean your kitchen design has to be! Last week we talked about all the benefits of darker kitchens, but for those of you who are partial to brighter colours, there are just as many ways to incorporate soft, light shades into your design as well. There’s a reason whites and creams...

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Come to the Dark Side- A Darker Kitchen Design

Come to the Dark Side- A Darker Kitchen Design

The kitchen can be the light of many people’s homes, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick to brighter colours. As with all design choices, it’s ultimately your personal preference, and if you have a love for darker hues, there are a number of ways to incorporate bold, dark colours into your kitchen!   Cabinets and Countertops If you’re...

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Jump on the Copper Kitchen Trend

Jump on the Copper Kitchen Trend

Kitchen trends come and go, but one design staple that has been around for years now (and doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon) is a copper kitchen design. First used for decoration by the Romans, this soft, shimmering metal can be incorporated in so many different elements of your kitchen design and can make a wonderful accent to...

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Bespoke Kitchen Advantages

Bespoke Kitchen Advantages

Of course we were going to talk about the advantages of a bespoke kitchen eventually, and while we might be biased, we really can’t emphasise enough all the benefits that having a custom design can bring to your Essex kitchen!   Quality   One thing you can be assured of with a bespoke kitchen design is quality. All our bespoke...

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Bakes for Bake Off

Bakes for Bake Off

As you are no doubt painfully aware, the Great British Bake Off has returned, to the joy as well as the apprehension of many. But if there’s one thing that the last few episodes have shown it’s that, despite how annoying the ad breaks are, the move to Channel 4 hasn’t destroyed any of the baking magic we’ve come to...

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Finding Your Perfect Kitchen Style

Finding Your Perfect Kitchen Style

When redesigning, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what kind of kitchen style you think not only will suit your space the best as well as being a true representation of your own personality. It’s important to choose what direction you’re going in before you can even start thinking about colour choice or the types of unit you want!...

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Kitchen Gadget Needs

Kitchen Gadget Needs

Living in an era of 3D printed prosthetic limbs, smart toilets and bladeless fans, you really can’t deny that we’re living in the future. Over the past few decades technology has soared, not only bringing us closer together as a species, but making our lives a heck of a lot more convenient! Of course the kitchen is included in this......

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Caffeinated Kitchen Design Essentials

Caffeinated Kitchen Design Essentials

Whether you like to start your morning with a quick espresso shot, down ten cups of tea per day, or are partial to a late-night latte, many of us find ourselves indulging in some kind of hot beverage on a daily basis. With taking tea being such a national pastime in this country and many of us unable to function...

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Why Choose a Bespoke Kitchen?

Why Choose a Bespoke Kitchen?

As we’ve mentioned numerous time on this blog, the kitchen really is the heart of our home thanks to the amount of time we all spend in there. Whether it’s hosting a party, warming that fifth cup of coffee in the middle of the night to get through assignments, or just making a favourite meal to share with friends and family,...

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Shaker Kitchen: Shake up your style

Shaker Kitchen: Shake up your style

If you’ve been browsing kitchen styles then you’ve probably come across the term Shaker Kitchen, and for good reason! This style takes its name from the eighteenth century religious group and is well renowned for the simplicity and versatility of its furniture. The main goal of a Shaker kitchen is that every feature should serve a purpose and thanks to...

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Five Kitchen Design Tips to Banish the Blues

Five Kitchen Design Tips to Banish the Blues

Even though we’re in the height of summer, we can still find ourselves feeling a little down in the dumps from time to time because, hey… we’re only human. When selecting a kitchen design, it’s important to remember that the style chosen can greatly impact the overall mood of a room and since it’s a space many of us are going...

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The Right Light for your Essex Kitchen

The Right Light for your Essex Kitchen

There’s a reason photographers are obsessed with lighting when taking pictures. Of course, having enough light in your kitchen design is crucial (how else will anyone see all the amazing design choices you made), but the way that it’s used can seriously change the look of your Essex Kitchen. Besides the fact that brighter spots can highlight certain aspects of...

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Adding Greenery to your Essex Kitchen Design

Adding Greenery to your Essex Kitchen Design

With fair weather still (sometimes) rolling through our country, it’s time to let the summery vibes reflect in your kitchen design as well. With gardens blooming all over the country, have you thought about adding some plants of your own to your kitchen? There are a number of simple ways you can add some greenery to your space and really...

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Testimonials

To Roman Kitchens,

Honestly, we can’t say a bad word about roman kitchens. They’re professional, courteous and have innovative and modern ideas.

They are very reasonably priced,
they have it all – quality value service!

Mr & Mrs Priest

Dear Everyone at Roman Kitchens,

We used Roman kitchens for design and installation of new kitchen. Expert honest advice from start, even some tips to save money and some handy advice on design.

The kitchen installation was on time, with no mess and excellent quality – we still have comments on how good it looks nearly 5 years since being installed!

We couldn’t recommend this kitchen company enough; we would definitely use again.

Rob & Kate

Dear All,

Joanne at Roman kitchens was excellent. She was able to provide some excellent ideas re: the design to suit our needs as a family, pointing out good things that work well from experience and also highlighting any issues we may have with ideas we came up with. Her design was the only one I didn’t want to change!

She was very accommodating re: borrowing samples but also didn’t put any pressure on, which was nice!

Once we decided to go ahead the dates were made to suit us taking into consideration that we had young children. All issues were dealt with quickly and hassle free. Would definitely recommend.

Mr & Mrs Grigg

Dear Roman Kitchens,

The quality of the furniture is superb & the installation team were extremely tidy and professional.

A great company to work with and we would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a new kitchen.

Mr & Mrs Duggan

Dear Joanne,

When my partner and I decided to have our kitchen and utility room refitted we had a reasonable idea of how we wanted it to be laid out and the style we were looking for. Joanne at Roman Kitchens helped us to refine our ideas and pointed out, with clear knowledge and experience of other designs she had worked on, what would work and what would not. Having computer generated graphics was a major help in being able to visualise what the finished kitchen would look like – and it is just like the graphics illustrated it would be! 


Joanne also assisted us in choosing our new appliances. I see that our oven is used in the Great British Bake-off but I doubt it will really help me produce better cakes, though. 


Throughout the project Joanne kept us informed; the breakdown and refit was completed within 3 weeks, bar some minor snags (you have to expect some snags), which have been thoroughly resolved promptly and efficiently. The disruption to our household was kept to a minimum and the standard of work is high. 

Our kitchen is now complete and dressed and we are thrilled with it. 


We would certainly recommend Roman Kitchens for their quality, design and professionalism.

Angela McMillan

Dear Roman Kitchens,

Very professional yet friendly service. Jo really listened to my ideas and designed and supplied a kitchen that matched our needs and budget.

Although we actually employed a builder to fit the kitchen, the team at Roman Kitchens maintained a real interest in the project until it was complete. George visited us on a number of occasions to advise our builder (with no additional cost to us).

Everything supplied was of the highest quality and a year later my kitchen still looks fantastic. We would thoroughly recommend this company.

Janet Mansbridge

Dear Joanne,

Wow we are so pleased with our new kitchen, in fact it is fabulous. Joanne, it was a pleasure coming in to see you and plan our kitchen. You came up with lots of great ideas that work brilliantly. We will miss popping in for a chat and cup of tea. Josh & Kira loved using your pens for drawing. Geoff is an absolute asset, he was always polite and extremely hard working and it was great to see someone taking such pride in their work. Thank you…

Sarah, Pete, Josh & Kira

To Roman Kitchens,

We are thrilled with our new kitchen. It is absolutely fab! The whole process from planning through to installation was painless, totally professional and faultless. Thank you…

Mandy & Peter