There is no quick fix to decide on the perfect indoor braai as it is rather a subjective reflection of character, personality and overall choice. However, once determining whether there is space for your braai room, it is also best to determine what type of braai will best suit the home.
After all who wouldn't want to have access to this fun way of cooking any day of the week regardless of the weather conditions? This healthy and functional form of cooking is not only a means to eat, but will also be an entertainment centre of the home where fun and laughter can be enjoyed together with family and friends.
Of course there is a definite link between a braai space, a dining room and the kitchen, with these three spaces being committed to socialising, entertaining and, obviously, dining. So, to inspire you with some braai room ideas, let’s see some tips and ideas to make your braai space a tad more stylish, functional, and welcoming.
It's important to decide on or build on extra space for an indoor braai such as this one. It makes it that much easier to allocate space for all the braai essentials and stock up well in advance or even opt to add in some extra entertainment for those sport match weekends.
The architect here did everything right by ensuring that the basics were covered, but made a plan for optional extras to be added in. The marble countertops are easy to clean and maintain, while a high rise seating area makes this a family friendly option too. With enough storage space for all the braai essentials.
The stunning decor of the grill wall makes for an even more appealing experience, while the colours used provide a homely atmosphere. The addition of the TV ensures that guests and grillers alike will enjoy the game while sharing a meal with the team.
As indoor space would go, the requirement includes a roof too. This example of an indoor braai shows a simple wooden roof, understated yet classic and not at all over the top. If you are going for an indoor braai with practicality and budget in mind this might be the perfect choice for you.
When it comes to indoor braai ideas, this indoor space is perfect for a rainy day when you have to cancel an outdoor picnic on account of bad weather. The trouble of planning a get-together and sourcing all the items has already been done, so call everyone over and still have a good time.
The braai design leaves space below for storage of wood, charcoal or the tools and instruments required for a good old-fashioned quality braai. It makes for a wonderful, attractive addition to your home and will ensure that lived in family feel which home owners generally long for.
Floored for it
An indoor braai area requires thought and vision, but it also needs a floor. The options are limitless with stone, tile, bricks or even wood to be considered. Each has its own drawbacks and if done properly will probably make your fantasy amazing!
The choice of natural wooden flooring here has an outdoor appeal while remaining undercover and provides a natural appeal. The contemporary colour of the wooden floor makes this built-on after thought a masterpiece in design and decor, the floor includes a bricked space just below the braai in case of sparks, which is a stylish safety precaution too.
The inclusion of a wooden seating area matches the surrounding decor of wooden flooring and door, while the roof is sort of mirrored in effect, while allowing in a steady flow of natural light. The black metal grill area and the similar storage space allows the natural wood to be a focus of the indoor braai, while the dash of greenery makes it a fantastic design element.
This design and colour theme provide a totally different approach to the modern indoor braai area, it's all white look and feel was translated from the actually living space into the braai, making it something excitingly new and just brilliant to see and experience. This example is modern minimalist across all platforms!
While the choices of actually braai areas are limitless and the possibilities endless, it is highly imperative that the owner make a choice that they will be happy with for a long period of time without getting bored or frustrated. Built-in braai ideas and designs can even be an exciting project for the family!
Indoor braais can be similar to this in build and come in a variety of colours or they can be gas fired and include a smoker for that extra added flavour. Whatever the choice, just make sure to take all safety precautions in case of fire.