Put your best foot forward on a cool kitchen floor mat
A kitchen floor mat can work for you on so many levels, and we’re not just talking ground level. Whether you’re looking to hide an ugly floor, create a non-slip work area or just protect your little tootsies from cold hard flooring, a decent kitchen floor mat can make a real difference. We have found a dozen delectable designs offering a wide variety of textures, colours, shapes and sizes that will suit all styles and budgets.
Leebei Flower Vine Kitchen Mat
With an eye-catching, floral, geometric design, this set of two matching mats would look great in a designer kitchen. On the practical side, it boasts non-slip latex rubber backing and absorbs water quickly.
£18 at Amazon
Oval Braided Indian Jute Mat
Hand-loomed in India on a flat weave loom and made from sustainable materials, this is an excellent option for anyone who prefers a more natural feel under their feet. Available in 60 by 90cm and 120cm by 180cm sizes.
From £22 at Amazon
Get your stripes
Rug Superstore Multi Mat
Non-slip, thanks to its rubber backing and machine washable at 30 degrees, this colourful floor covering is available in five sizes, the smallest being 40cm by 67cm and the largest 80cm by 150cm.
From £7 at Amazon
TrendMakers Barrier Mat
It isn’t pretty, but it’s pretty practical. This dirt absorbing barrier mat is a large, heavyweight non-slip option measuring 120cm by 180cm. Durable and long-lasting, the mat has a 7mm thick pile and is stain resistant.
£26 at Amazon
iDesign Bamboo Floor Mat
This water-repellent mat is made from bamboo, so offers a warm, natural and eco-friendly surface. It’s available in a wide variety of sizes. The bamboo is backed by a textured, non-slip lining.
From £7 at Amazon
Thee Non-Slip Kitchen Mat
This two-piece set of cat-themed mats measures 40cm by 60cm and 40cm by 120cm. Ideal for feline fans, it’s not cat hair-resistant, but it is non-slip and made of easy-to-clean polyester.
£19 at Amazon
Long and narrow
William Armes Kilkis Washable Kitchen Rug
This measures a generous 67cm by 180cm making it perfect for galley-style kitchens. It boasts a latex slip-resistant backing and is safe to go in the washing machine at 30 degrees.
£21 at Amazon
Don’t feel floored
If you’re just looking for a kitchen floor rug for aesthetic reasons, or because you want to disguise an unattractive floor, the Leebei Flower Vine Kitchen Mat with its contemporary floral, geometric design is a strong option to consider for stylish kitchens.
Anyone who prefers more natural materials in their home and under their feet could look at the iDesign Bamboo Floor Mat or the hand-woven Oval Braided Indian Jute Mat that’s available in different sizes to suit your space.