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What Are The Best Natural Stone Countertop Materials For Bars & Restaurants?

The interiors of bars and restaurants are usually designed using natural stones as they are known to create the right ambience and withstand the traffic that these establishments undergo. The surfaces of restaurants and bars should standup to wayward knife, abrasions, spills, pigmented liquids, citrus and acids on a daily basis. Fortunately, there are some natural stone options perfect for various applications in a restaurant and bar.


Scoring a 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness, granite will not get scratched or etched with everyday use. Being resistant to heat, its surface will not melt or blister when exposed to heat. For tabletops that need to stand up to hot plates, granite stone is a must.


Though marble rates a 3 on the Mohs hardness scale, it has been cherished for its luxury and refinement. With its striking veins, stunning texture and limitless colour options, marble captures the attention and creates a sophisticated aesthetic when used as a backsplash behind the bar or as a host stand.


Rated around 7 to 8 on the Mohs hardness scale, quartzite can add a classy elegance to any space. It is resistant to scratching and will not etch when exposed to citrus juices or vinegar.  Its granite like durability and marble like appearance makes it ideal for bartops and tabletops in restaurants.

Super White Dolomite:

Rated at 3.5 to 4 on Mohs hardness scale, Super White Dolomite is a durable and strong material than marble. Being resistant to wear and tear, great usability and visually aesthetic, dolomite has become an increasingly popular material choice for restaurants, pubs and bars.

If you are looking for a natural stone supplier in Melbourne, offering all these variants under one roof, look no further than Baasar Stones. We have all these four types of natural stones in the form of slabs and benchtops in different colors, patterns, sizes and specifications for you to choose from. For any assistance with picking up the right natural stone material for your restaurant or bar, call (03) 9357 7780 and talk to us today.