The Best Website Template for a Restaurant Business
There's yet another one-page landing page template now available in Thrive Architect!
It is designed especially for restaurant / pub businesses, but it can be very easily customized and turned into something completetly different.
For the full experience, don't forget to check out the video found at the top of the page, as well.
Meet the Restaurant Website
Here's what the entire website template looks like:
Making a Reservation
One of the must-haves of a restaurant themed homepage is the ability to allow visitors to make online table reservations.
This landing page comes packed with "Make a Reservation Now" buttons. All you need to do is link them to a tool through which your visitors can make reservations.
However, in our case, we used the Contact Form element in Thrive Architect. We chose this solution because it is the easiest way to allow your visitors to get in touch with you, while only using Thrive Architect.
Obviously, this works only if you have a small business and the number of visitors that are looking to make a reservation is not too high.
Creating the "Reservation Form"
In order to keep this a one-page website, we'll avoid adding new WordPress pages to this step.
Instead, we'll create a Thrive Lightbox and place the Contact Form element inside. In this way, when a visitor will click on the reservation button, a pop-up window with a Contact Form will open up.
So, first things first: Add and publish a Thrive Lightbox (just as you would do with a normal page):
After you have published the Thrive Lightbox, edit it with Thrive Architect and simply add the Contact Form element on it:
Then, make sure the Contact Form design matches the design of the landing page. You can do that by changing the template of the Contact Form:
Afterwards, a crucial step is to customize the fields of the Contact Form, in order to make it a "Reservation Form".
This is what the forms could look like on the editor:
And on the actual redesigned Contact Form:
Then, customize the "Email & After Submit Setup" as well. Here you can show your visitors a success notification. In this message you can tell them you will get back to them either with an email or through phone, to confirm the reservation.
Once you're done editing the Contact Form, you can go ahead, save the Thrive Lightbox and return to your homepage.
Linking the Button to the Thrive Lightbox
The hard part is over.
Select the button, in order to link it to the Lightbox, go on the sidebar and select "Animation & Action" > Popups > Open Thrive Lightbox and select the lightbox you have just saved:
Try it Out!
Do you have a local restaurant business that you want to create a website for? Give this template a try.
Also, if you have other buisnesses that you may want a template for, let us know in the comments below!