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70 Long Narrow Kitchen Ideas (Photos)

Long and narrow isn't actually the perfect shape for a kitchen. Yet, since we can't generally have what we wish for, we have to discover ways of working. How to make an ideal long narrow kitchen design? With careful planning and creativity, the design can work as an efficient and streamlined kitchen. Here's a gallery of creative idea for solving the problem of narrow kitchen.

The white ceiling of this long and narrow kitchen hangs a stainless steel vent over the cooking area. This is housed into the long kitchen island with brown cabinetry and modern handles.

The bright cabinetry of this long and narrow kitchen goes well with the stainless steel appliances that are complemented by the hardwood flooring. The kitchen island on the left is topped with a row of lantern-like pendant lights.

Here you can see the long and narrow kitchen from the vantage of the dining area beside it. This kitchen has a matte black tone to its cabinetry that makes it stand out against the white ceiling and the hardwood flooring that matches the backsplash.

The bright white kitchen island is complemented by its gray modern stools for the breakfast bar. On the other side of this is the cooking area.

This long and narrow galley-style kitchen has modern cabinetry to house the stainless steel appliances. These are all illuminated by the glass wall on the far side.

This is a modern kitchen with long and narrow design. It has a large black kitchen island contrasted by the white countertop. This matches with the surrounding white walls and ceiling of the great room.

This is a modern kitchen with a long black kitchen island that gives it a long and narrow design. The edge of the island extends to a modern built-in table paired with black stools.

This long and narrow kitchen has black countertops to contrast the white cabinetry that is further brightened by the large wall of frosted glass in the hallway beside the kitchen.

This is a long and narrow kitchen with a tall ceiling to make up for the small floor space. It has a long kitchen island paired with orange stools for the breakfast bar.

This long and narrow kitchen has a long kitchen island topped with spherical glass pendant lights from a wooden ceiling that matches the hardwood flooring.

This long kitchen with a gorgeous center island with barstool lit by stunning pendant lights. It also has white walls with wall decors.

This long kitchen with a gorgeous center island with barstool lit by stunning pendant lights. It also has white walls with wall decors.

This kitchen has a long center island with barstool brightens by gorgeous pendant lights. It also has a hardwood flooring white drawers.

This kitchen has a long center island with barstool brightens by gorgeous pendant lights. It also has a hardwood flooring white drawers.

Long and narrow l-shaped kitchen recently redesigned with white cabinets, yellow emphasize wall, stainless steel appliances, and wood flooring.

Long and narrow l-shaped kitchen recently redesigned with white cabinets, yellow emphasize wall, stainless steel appliances, and wood flooring.

This is a long and narrow kitchen that has dark hardwood flooring to complement the bright white walls, cabinetry, and ceiling with a single exposed beam above the row of windows.

This is simple long and narrow kitchen with white modern cabinetry. The sink area is topped with a row of brilliant glass windows that present a nice view of the tall <a class=

This is a simple long and narrow kitchen with white modern cabinetry. The sink area is topped with a row of brilliant glass windows that present a nice view of the tall trees outside.

This is a simple and homey kitchen with a narrow and long setup. It has a dark hardwood flooring that contrasts the bright cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and the white ceiling above that hangs pendant lights over the white countertop of the kitchen peninsula.

This is the lovely long and narrow kitchen with an intimate informal dining area at the far end. This kitchen has dark flooring tiles to match the dark modern appliances that stand out against the wooden cabinetry and the white ceiling.

This is a modern narrow and long kitchen with metallic gray cabinetry that matches well with stainless steel appliances. These are complemented by the dark hardwood flooring and the large glass wall that looks over the staircase.

This narrow and long kitchen has lovely gray cabinetry on both sides that pair quite well with the stainless steel appliances. The side of the stove and faucet has a large glass wall that gives the kitchen a sense of being bigger than it actually is.

This kitchen with black cabinets and this kitchen is lightened by recessed ceiling lights and gray granite countertop.

This kitchen with black cabinets and this kitchen is lightened by recessed ceiling lights and gray granite countertop.

Stainless steel appliances mix in with the silver lower cabinets in this kitchen with white backsplash tiles and dull wood upper cupboards lit by recessed roof lights.