The rule of thumb for restaurant tables is that they should be 24 to 30 inches apart.
When you're figuring how many tables and chairs you can install, keep that in mind.
Even if your tea is top quality, adding food could make the difference between success and failure.
However, it also adds to your space requirements: more storage and, if you're doing any cooking, a small kitchen.
Once you calculate how many people you can fit at a time, you'll have an idea of how much revenue you can generate in a day.
Don't forget to budget space for an office and for storage of supplies.
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It might take market research – visiting and studying local tea shops, talking to tea lovers – to figure what can work.
If you have a local population of serious tea lovers, you might be able to get by offering tea alone.