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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = kitchen
Montague Burton Residences Kitchen.jpg
A public kitchen to use by everyone or customers/guests. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: in use

Public kitchen. May be run as a local amenity by a campsite, part of a refugee camp or social facility. (Not for kitchen-shop!)


If possible use an area area for a kitchen building and add a node node building=entrance to the entrance on the outline. (This is helpful for blind navigation users). Add this area building=yes/hut/... and amenity=kitchen.
If the kitchen is not a separate building, place a node node centrally at the location of the kitchen amenities and tag it amenity=kitchen.

Tags to use in combination

Standard combination tags:

  • name=* for the name of the kitchen (if it has a name)
  • building=yes/cabin/... If the whole building is a kitchen.
  • operator=*
  • opening_hours=* if not anytime opend
  • drinking_water=* kitchen provides drinking water (hot/cold see under additional tags)
  • bin=* a waste basket in the kitchen
  • cooker=yes/no if a cooker (kitchen stove) is present
  • microwave=yes/no if a microwave oven is present
  • fridge=yes/icebox/no Presence of a Refrigerator / with icebox / no fridge
  • fee=yes/no
  • capacity=<Number> How many people can here working?
  • table=yes/no Is there a table?
  • seats=<Number> Number of seats (if table with seats in the kitchen)
  • supervised=yes/no/interval (whether the kitchen are staffed with a cleaner; these kitchens are usually tidier, and the cleaner might expect a tip)
  • wheelchair=yes/no/limited
  • centralkey=*

Ideas for "access" tags:

Ideas for additional tags:

Kitchens inside places

Camping sites often have little kitchens for customers, usually in a central services building.



Please add a photo of symbol illustrating a kitchen, preferably a specifically public kitchen anywhere in the world.


See also