Restoration Hardware vs. CB2

Restoration Hardware

Our Verdict

3.5 / 5 STARS

Restoration Hardware is a luxury furniture brand that offers exclusive membership perks as well as restaurant and cruise experiences.

Made In: ★★★☆☆

Sustainability: ☆☆☆☆☆

Starting Sofa Price: ★★★★☆

See in-person?: ★★★★★

Upholstery: ★★★☆☆

Customization: ★★☆☆☆

Comfort: ☆☆☆☆☆

Modularity: ★★★★★

Lead Times: ★★★★★

Financing: ★★★★☆

Shipping & Delivery: ★★★★★

Assembly: ★★★★★

Return Policy: ★★★★★

Home Trial: ★★★☆☆

Warranty: ★★☆☆☆
Our Verdict
2.5 / 5 STARS

Love them for their wide offering of both classics and trendy styles at a fairly reasonable price point. Expect long lead times and impersonal service but you’re buying the brand and the look you want.

Made In: ★★★☆☆

Sustainability: ★☆☆☆☆

Starting Sofa Price: ★★★★★

See in-person?: ★★★★★

Upholstery: ★★★☆☆

Customization: ★☆☆☆☆

Comfort: ★★★☆☆

Modularity: ★★★★☆

Lead Times: ★★★☆☆

Financing: ☆☆☆☆☆

Shipping & Delivery: ★★★☆☆

Assembly: ★★★★☆

Return Policy: ★★★☆☆

Home Trial: ☆☆☆☆☆

Warranty: ☆☆☆☆☆

Company Details


Made In

Some sofas made in the US and others made other countries around the world.


"These are products of lasting value, classic design and imbued all with a brand that speaks to superb taste and a free spirited individuality."


Living, dining, bed, bath, lighting, textiles, rugs, windows, hardware, decor, art, outdoor

Value Props

• Wide variety of categories
• Wide variety of sofas
• "The World's Most Comfortable Sofa"
• Design galleries and restaurants
• Some custom options

Made In

both USA & Asia


"We are Modern Together, helping to make lifebrighter, more creative, more inviting."


Furniture, Decor & Mirrors, Holidays, Lighting, Gifts, Pillows & Throws, Rugs, Kitchen & Dining, Bedding, Bath, Outdoor

Value Props

• Collaborations
• Ideas and inspiration
• Free Design services


RH does not claim to have any sustainability practices.

Committed to responsible forestry. Look for FSC-Certified to find collections crafted with wood that's sustainably sourced.

The Sofas

Pros & Cons

• Free Swatches
• Membership perks
• RH Credit Card
• Wide variety of options

• Not sustainable
• Fabrics are not stain or liquid resistant
• Most items not made in the US
• Not many custom options

Free Swatches
• Very unique styles and silhouettes, something for everyone
• Release new looks often
• "Build our own Sectional" tool

• Not many reviews, but reviews that are left are generally positive
• Can get expensive quick
• Free Swatches - also a con since you can only order swatches per product, there isn't a list of all swatches to order from.

3-Seater Sofa Starting at Price





Their Perennials Performance Linen fabric is the best for durability and care.
But none of their fabrics are stain resistant, liquid-resistant, pet-friendly or commercial grade.

Other Options:

The Cloud Collection is their most customizable. You can customize the seat depth, fabric, and configuration.


Total # of Swatches: 25+ [not all fabrics available on all sofas.]

# of Upholstery Types: Fabrics, velvets, boucle, leather, etc, but only a few colors per type, hard to tell since there isn't a list showing all

Other Options:


No custom cushion options.

No comfort options. Materials used varies depending on sofa collection.


They have 12 modular collections.

"Build our own Sectional" tool - visual way to build your configuration so it's super clear what you can make based on the individual pieces you opt for

Special Features

Lighting, rugs, windows, décor, art, ottomans

• AR

Ordering & Policies

Lead Times

5-7 days if in stock.

Shipping & Delivery

In stock items ship within days and delivered with white glove service.


White Glove Delivery and Assembly

Return Policy

30 day returns
Items not eligible for returns: special orders, items that have been installed, personalized items.
Delivery fees are non-refundable (with the exception of manufacturer defects or transit damage.)


Only mattresses have a 10-year limited warranty.
Their other items do not have a warranty.

Lead Times

If in stock, ships quickly. If out of stock, estimates range. A lot are estimated at 4 months out, but if it's custom made then it can be 7+ months.

Shipping & Delivery

• Standard Delivery: $4.95 to 10% of merchandise total based on merchandise total
• Basic freight: $89-159 depending on merchandise total
• Local in-home delivery: $79-$299 depending on distance from shipping point. Items delivered to room of choice & packaging removed
• Long distance in-home delivery: $299 if 100 miles within CB2's shipping points. Items delivered to room of choice & packaging removed

Fees based on location & size of items


Assembly varies from simple add legs, to more involved on items that ship almost flat pack

Return Policy

Return Policy:
To return Basic Freight items, call CB2 or contact the store where the original purchase was made within 7 days of delivery; returns will only be accepted if the return is completed within 30 days of delivery. The item will be inspected upon return, and a refund amount will be determined based on its condition. Custom order upholstery items can't be returned or exchanged.

Home Trial: none



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