Cafe Style Shutters

Cafe-style shutters are an elegant, timeless option that offer excellent privacy while still allowing lots of natural light to come into your space.

Benefits of Cafe Style Shutters

  • Create WOW factor with any window
  • Can create either a traditional or contemporary look
  • Look elegant and timeless
  • Increase privacy while still allowing plenty of light into the room
  • Long-lasting - should last between 10-20 years
  • Will enhance your home’s kerb side appeal
  • Our UK-made shutters come with a 10-year product guarantee
  • Backed by our 10-year workmanship guarantee
  • Can protect your furniture and flooring from harmful UV rays that can cause fading
  • Offer excellent light control
  • Can reduce heating bills as they are energy efficient
  • Reduce noise pollution
  • Improve your home security

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Things to Consider about Cafe Style Shutters

  • They are not suitable for all windows
  • They can sometimes reduce the amount of natural light coming into the room, depending on several factors like which way the window is facing, and the height and width of the window
  • Shutter doors swing inwards into the room, so some furniture may be in the way
  • Shutters are expensive when compared to most types of blinds and window coverings
  • They are a permanent fixture and can’t be easily removed
  • While they can be removed, this may be costly as you may need someone to remove them for you, and you may need to redecorate around the window once they have been removed

More Information about Cafe Style Shutters

Café-style shutters are a great addition to any window, the café-style panels can be fitted to any height you wish. Usually, this is halfway up the window.

They are a great alternative to full-height shutters as they can offer the privacy you need, plus the additional light to flood over the top keeping your room bright and airy while adding a touch of elegance to any room.

Transform your windows with our range of elegant café-style plantation shutters. Give your home that added WOW factor. To complete a traditional look or to add to a modern contemporary finish. They will enhance your home’s kerb side appeal.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe-Style Shutters

What Shutter styles are there?

Choose from a range of different styles, colours, and materials to find a shutter that’s right for you and that suits your budget.

All shutters are backed by our 10-year workmanship guarantee

Wooden shutters (estimated 12-week lead time)

Come with a 5-year product warranty, is easy to clean and available for all window types.

Vinyl Shutters UK Made (estimated 3-4 week lead time)

From survey to installation in approximately 3-4 weeks, Durable, easy to clean, 10-year product warranty, limited colour range, suitable for rooms which may have varying levels of moisture, available for most window types.

Vinyl Shutters Imported (estimated 12-week lead time)

Suitable for rooms which may have varying levels of moisture, Durable, easy to clean, 10-year warranty, available for all window types.

MDF shutters (estimated 12-week lead time)

Durable, easy to clean, 3-year warranty, available for all window types.

Urban vinyl shutters (estimated 3-4 week lead time)

10-year warranty, quick turnaround survey to install in approximately 3-4 weeks. At just £195 per square metre, urban vinyl shutters are our best-priced shutters. Limited choice of colours and styles.


Will my shutters be blackout?

No, Cafe-Style shutters allow natural light to come through the top windows, while covering the bottom windows to allow for privacy. Aside from the exposed window, while no light passes through the actual shutter material, there is light bleed from the small gaps between the slats and the doors. These gaps must be there in order for the louvres/doors to open and close freely.


How long will they take to install?

On average, it takes around 1 hour per shutter to install. This is dependent on several factors, such as the size of the blind and access to the window.


How much do Cafe-Style shutters cost?

From £150 – £600 per window (Can be more depending on size and style)

£600-1000 per large window (Can be more depending on size and style)

Patio Doors from £500 – £1500 (Can be more depending on size and style)

How should I care for my Cafe-Style shutters?

Cafe-Style shutters are low maintenance and incredibly easy to clean. To keep them free from dust, clean them using a feather duster or vacuum with an upholstery brush attachment. They can also be wiped down with a dry or damp cloth.


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Measuring up for your quote will only take around 20-30 minutes, but we're happy to stay longer to talk through your options and provide advice if you'd like.

Customer Reviews

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Sharon RoachSharon Roach
11:06 01 Nov 23
I just had night and day blinds fitted and they look amazing!!Tom came out measured up, Karl came out to fit. Great guys, very quick, answered all my questions, efficient and professional. Even staff on the phone very helpful. I had concerns over my porcelain tiles and uneven walls, however, there was no need.I would 💯 recommend this company. See my photos, they speak for themselves!Well done Excell, fabulous job!!
Gareth GriffithsGareth Griffiths
13:40 13 Oct 23
Very efficient professional service
Saira DarrSaira Darr
15:53 09 Oct 23
Tom was great....Great customer service, great blinds...definitely use them again.
Liz SmithLiz Smith
10:50 09 Oct 23
Richard JenningsRichard Jennings
12:37 04 Oct 23
Amazing work from Tom & Carl. Thank you Excell Blinds for brilliant product.
Laura NewettLaura Newett
20:38 05 Aug 23
Just had blinds fitted throughout our house and we couldn’t be happier- they look great! Thank you for the friendly and professional service. Highly recommend!
Sharon HensleySharon Hensley
19:48 25 Jul 23
Had blinds and shutters fitted by Carl at Excell. Really nice guy and a brilliant fitter. He really took his time to make sure the shutters were fitted perfectly onto such awkward windows. Would definitely recommend. Thanks a lot Carl 👍🏻
Clare CornerClare Corner
10:44 04 Jul 23
Had blinds fitted today. The whole experience from start to finish was excellent! Appointment times to suit and Jac in the office kept me fully up to date through the whole process. The fitter Tom was really friendly and knowledgeable and done an amazing job on measuring & fitting.
Although I have a few local blind companies near me I travelled to Excell Blinds as they were recommended by our letting agent. We had to replace all the header rails for the vertical blinds in our rental property and I found them to be quick and very reasonably priced. Would definitely use them for blinds again. Staff were very nice and helpful too
Heather BettsHeather Betts
19:21 24 May 23
From start to finish excellent service. Organised appointment following visit to shop and Tom arrived to measure up and everything explained about fittings and timescales. Arrived within expected time and fitted within two weeks. Tom fitted today and we are really pleased with results. Thank you Excell great job and great service.

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