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WordPress Themes for Food & Recipes

Looking for the beautiful food oriented WordPress themes to create your food-related website. You need a WordPress food theme that lets you create beautiful food website, with a user-experience that compels the visitors to spend more time on your website.

Here are some of the WordPress theme for food blogs, recipes, and restaurant websites. They are flexible, easy to use and highly customizable. With thesemultipurpose food WordPress themes, you can create

The themes here are Professional and personal food blogging themes. You can use these WordPress food themes to create your own website in minutes. No need to hire programmers or a technical help to get your website created. With these themes, you can create and manage your own food blog, recipe website, restaurant site, or a food directory website.

Besides, these themes come with all the easy and intuitive options. Only a few visits to your site’s backend and you’ll become familiar with its features and tools. Besides ease of use, there are many other features of these Food and recipes WordPress themes. Below listed are a few of them.

Responsive and Mobile Friendly WordPress Food Themes

Responsive and mobile friendly websites are a key to the good user experience. Both your visitors and Google, love a responsive web design.

When running a personal blog for food and recipes, you can’t afford to disappoint your mobile users. And so, all our recipe website templates are designed to be responsive. These interesting food blog themes perform well regardless of the screen size and resolution.

To see a live example of how your website created with our WordPress Food theme will look on the mobile device, you can check the theme demos on mobile devices. The mobile view of these themes ensures clarity, swift navigation, and lossless view.

Highly customizable Food themes & templates for WordPress blogs

A food website can be made as interesting as possible by customizing it. The WordPress food themes listed here come with intuitive customization options. So you can create beautiful food website without changing a line of code.

Add and manage the food categories on your recipe blog

For an organized food blog, you need the capability to add and manage the blog categories. The food categories make your website user-friendly and easy to search.

For example: If you are creating a recipe website, you might need many categories. Food categories like Italian recipes, cakes, and desserts, pasta and noodles, Chinese food, Indian food, Chicken recipes, etc.

Our Recipe and Food WordPress themes are crafted to let you organize your posts. Easily create categories and subcategories.

Besides, you get a widget through which you can show a list of food categories for faster navigation. The users can choose the category they want and look for the recipes of their interest.

What kind of food websites can you create with your WordPress food themes?

A food website is a kind of umbrella term for many different kinds of website. Even though they might look same, the purpose of various food sites differs from one another. Listed below:

Food/Cuisine directory theme

A food directory website can be of two types:

  • A restaurant directory (A directory for all the food points at a particular location)
  • A recipe directory website with front end recipe submission

A restaurant directory can be a location-based directory website that lists all the restaurants of a particular place. The restaurants here are can be posted under different categories. If you want to create such a restaurant directory, you can pick one of our customizable and flexible Directory WordPress themes. Alternately, you can use this directory software to create your WordPress food website.

Food recipe directory themes with front-end submissions

You can even create a recipe archive where guest users can make their submissions. They can submit their recipes through a submission form. Such a recipe portal is bound to have high traffic and a flawless recipe management system.

These food themes come with advanced recipe management features where you can mention ingredients for a recipe, upload pictures, videos and text for your recipe.

You can create one of your own recipe submission portal using one of our directory themes. All the directory themes are flexible enough to be used as recipe site WordPress themes.

A simple recipe website/ recipe blog

When you want to start blogging, you wouldn’t want anyone else to manage your blogs for you. So what you need is a manageable and DIY style WordPress blog theme to showcase your food recipes. With such a food theme, you can create and maintain your website on your own. Here you need a simpler WordPress food blog theme for your website.

Choose any of the food website templates for WordPress listed here and get started on your site in minutes. All of these food themes are flexible and easy to use. They enable you to create and manage your own recipe blog without any help from others.

Front-end Recipe submission for a food directory

If you want to create a recipe directory or a food directory website, you can go for our directory theme. The Cuisine directory theme lets you create a custom post type with custom fields. So you can create a post type called “Recipe” with the fields that you want.

This is all you need to do for an online recipe archive with front-end submission. Create the payment packages or allow free posting. The choice is yours. While creating directory websites can be tricky, the cuisine food directory WordPress template lets you create and manage everything rather easily.

Check out our directory WordPress themes here

A website for your restaurant/cafe/bistro

Create a website for your restaurant for your impression on the internet. These themes can help you create simple restaurant websites. On a restaurant website, you can display information type of food they serve, blog, etc.

But sometimes you may want to create a professional website for your cafe or restaurant. Then you must check our list of the restaurant WordPress themes. These themes are specially designed with table booking features.

You can use these food themes for your restaurant website because they are flexible and very easy to use. With the easy customization options, you can change how your website looks and what it delivers.

We recommend using a simple theme when you want a simple and straightforward website. So if you want to create an informative website for your restaurant, without the appointment booking feature, you should choose a simple theme from the WordPress Food themes listed above.

SEO friendly Food blog themes

When it comes to a blog website, SEO friendliness is the first thing you must be concerned about. Because the visibility of your website matters a lot in this case.
So when you are interested in starting a food blog,always think about an SEO friendly food blog website. All the WordPress themes for food bloggers here are SEO friendly. They are coded with strict SEO standards to ensure that the website you create performs well on the search engine.
However, if you want more SEO capabilities. If you want more SEO features to optimize your pages, you can use the best SEO plugins. Use the WordPress SEO plugins like Yoast SEO or All-In-One SEO pack to optimize your content.
So you can create an SEO optimized food blog based on WordPress easily with the available tools.

A Social sharing ready food website

With more shares on social media, your recipes can reach more people. Thus, all of our WordPress themes for food and recipes are social sharing ready.

Additionally, you also get a social media widget. You can place this widget in any area of your website, the sidebar, the footer, etc. Here, you just have to key in the link of your social media profiles so that your visitors can follow you.

Widgetized and flexible page layouts

The organization and location of elements on your website have a big impact on its performance. The elements on your web pages have to be logically arranged. They should complement in accordance with the purpose of your food and recipe website.

For example: If the purpose of your food website is to promote your recipe e-book, then you would like to have a banner. The banner can have a Call-to-action that inspires people to download it. Or, if the motive of your food website is just to share recipes, the homepage needs category links.

These recipe WordPress themes come with all the features to let you adjust the screen sections or content block on your recipe blog. You can adjust your homepage and other pages of the website as per your choice.

So you can display the prominent details at the top and put the user attention to the best use. These WordPress recipe themes gives you all the control at your fingertips.

Let them subscribe to your newsletter

All of these WordPress recipe and food blog themes come with a ready to use newsletter module.

You can allow visitors to subscribe to your email newsletter. This is supported by services like MailChimp, Feedburner, Aweber, FeedBlitz, etc.

Moreover, there is a newsletter widget that you can use anywhere on your site as per your need.

Latest post/Popular posts widgets

These beautiful widgets play a very important role in your food blog or recipe websites. The pre-configured, ready to use widgets make your website more user-friendly.

Both of these widgets are available with all of our food WordPress themes. The latest post widget lets show a list of all the latest posts that have been added to your food blog. The number of the latest posts to be shown by the widget can be specified.

The popular post widget lets you choose how you want to decide the popularity of your food blogs. You can choose it based on the number of comments, the number of visits, share, etc.

You can place these widgets in the sidebar to show the popular or the latest recipes on your website. Both of these widgets are a great way to put your sidebar space to the best use. They don’t just add more meaning and utility to your site, but also adds beauty to it.

Food themes compatible with WooCommerce

Create food blogs where you can sell online. Some of the WordPress food blog themes listed here are eCommerce ready.

WooCommerce is a free and user-friendly eCommerce plugin that can turn your normal WordPress website in a fully functional Online store.

This feature is a requirement of the monetized blogs. When you want to sell your recipes, cookbooks, ingredients or appliances. WooCommerce provides you an easy and efficient way to sell your products. You can make money through your WordPress food blog with the WooCommerce options.

WooCommerce has all the capabilities to sell physical as well as downloadable products. So, you can use it to sell digital products as tickets for events related to food, or a recipe eBook, etc.

WooCommerce comes with all the features to support eCommerce. For instance, it lets you manage your online store with the order management system. It has in-built modules to manage taxes and shipping and transactions. In short, WooCommerce has it all to let you create an eCommerce enabled food recipe website.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long can I use these Food WordPress theme?

    You can use this WordPress food template for as long as you want. The support and updates are limited to one year. But you can still use the theme without updates and support.

  • Can I sell my recipe book through these WordPress food themes?

    Yes, you can. You can use WooCommerce to sell your recipe book. Whether it is a recipe ebook or a paperback recipe book, WooCommerce lets you sell both.

  • Where shall I host my recipe/food blog site?
    There are no heavy hosting requirements for your food recipe blogging. They should work well with any kind of hosting package. However, we recommend Bluehost WordPress hosting for hosting your WordPress blogs.


    Can I upload my recipe videos on my WordPress food website?

    Yes, you can upload your recipe videos on your Food blog or embed them from youtube or Vimeo. Besides, you can create beautiful food galleries on your recipe blog too.

  • What version of WordPress can I use these food themes on?

    Our themes are always updated to work with the latest version of WordPress. So, you can use these food WordPress themes with the current or the latest WordPress version.