I am an amateur website-builder. But I am, as far as possible, trying to do it right the first time.

My client is a restaurant and B&B and they want to keep the main navigation as small as possible. So I added just 3 navigation items (assortment / B&B / about), each consisting of drop-down lists.

Now I could make 3 small pages: about (head), contact (sub), opening-hours (sub) or I could just make one page with all the information in different sections. I could than add anchors to those sections and link my drop-down-items to these anchors.

Is there any reason why this is not a good idea?

  • For a restaurant, hours, address, and phone are so important that they should be on every page. They don't take up much room and they can usually be incorporated into the header. Commented Mar 29, 2018 at 14:53

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I've read that Google gives websites a small ranking boost for having a contact page, an about us page and a privacy policy page. It makes your site more official and customer friendly. I think it's better to have all 3 on separate pages for this reason.

You can link to the other 2 pages from each of those pages so that it's easy to navigate. You can also add a way to contact you on the about us page.


Either design should be fine. We are talking a total of 6 lines for Contact and opening-hours section, and About is a variable -- in other words, it's not a lot of content that'll tilt the balance significantly.

That said, for a restaurant, local SEO is more important where you can enter contact info, hours, images etc., and also get verified. It becomes more important if it's a new restaurant.


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