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12+ Examples of Black Kitchen Countertops in Beautiful Homes

Considering black kitchen countertops for your next renovation? Find inspiration in each of these kitchens with gorgeous black counters.

Within minutes of walking into the warehouse, I had chosen our slab. A near-black quartz in a matte finish, it’s exactly what I envisioned for the black kitchen countertops in our home.

4 Photos of Black Kitchen Counters - Text Overlay: 12+ Examples of Kitchens with Black Counters

However, you might not be certain about black countertops. Since counters are a pricey investment, I’m here to help you do some research.

In each of these 12 homes, you’ll see examples of black countertops in:

  • homes with a variety of decorating styles,
  • matte and gloss finishes,
  • high-end kitchen remodels and budget-friendly makeovers,
  • various materials (including quartz, soapstone, granite, and more).

Our Black Kitchen Counters

I chose black countertops for the drama. With gray kitchen cabinets and a white faux brick backsplash, the color palette would be fairly monotone with light counters, too.

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Kitchen Design Plan (Mood Board) Mindful Gray Cabints, Black Quartz Counters, Antique Brass Hardware, Reclaimed Wood Shelves

Plus, we’re decorating a modern cottage which is a mix of old and new. Modern black countertops are striking against traditional cabinets with vintage brass hardware.

Kitchen Cabinets painted Mindful Gray with Black Quartz Counters and Antique Brass Hardware

We’ve lived with our black quartz counters for two years, and it was certainly the right choice for our home.

Kitchens with Black Countertops

Now, let’s take a look at 12 kitchens with black countertops. When you find a kitchen that piques your interest, make sure to click “continue reading.”

That way, you can see more photos of the space and details about the makeover or renovation (there are some incredible before and afters in this bunch!).

So, have you made your decision? I’d love to hear your thoughts about black kitchen counters! Tell me about your kitchen makeover in the comments, below.

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4 Photos of Black Kitchen Counters - Text Overlay: 12+ Examples of Kitchens with Black Counters

Carol J

Friday 20th of August 2021

I really love how black countertops are mixed with greys and whites in the kitchen. It's even better with hints of gold or brass fixtures or lights or other decors like the one in your photo. I don't know for others but it looks chic, modern, and hip.

Lora Green

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Thanks, Carol!

Universal Stone

Monday 8th of March 2021

Black countertops make kitchen look beautiful and classy!