Our Havana Live Edge 2.4m Dining Table

When it comes to furnishing a home, the dining table is an essential piece of furniture that serves as the hub of family life and entertaining.

It's important to choose a dining table that not only looks good, but is also functional and fits the size and style of your home.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right dining table:

  1. Consider the size and layout of your space: The size of your dining table should be proportional to the size of your dining room or kitchen. Measure the space and allow for at least 90cm of space around the table for chairs and movement. If you have a small space, consider a round or square table, which can fit into corners and make the most of the available space. If you have a large space, you have more flexibility to choose a larger, rectangular table.

    Our Baja Cocoa Round Dining Table

  2. Consider the number of people you will be seating: Think about how many people you typically seat at your dining table and choose a size accordingly. A small table may be sufficient for everyday meals with a family of four, but you'll need a larger table if you entertain frequently or have a larger family.

    Our Mojave Extending Dining Table

  3. An extending dining table is a type of table that can be expanded to accommodate more guests when necessary. These tables often come with one or more removable leaves that can be added to the main tabletop, increasing the length of the table to create additional seating space.

    One of the main advantages of an extending dining table is that it allows you to accommodate more guests without taking up additional space in your home. When the leaves are not in use, the table can be stored in its smaller size, making it a more practical choice for those living in smaller homes or apartments.

    Overall, an extending dining table is a practical and convenient choice for those who frequently entertain or have a growing family. With its ability to accommodate more guests and its space-saving design, an extending dining table can be a great addition to any home.

    Our Urban Elegance Extending Dining Table

  4. Think about the shape and style of the table: The shape and style of the table should match the overall aesthetic of your home. If you have a formal dining room, a traditional, formal dining table may be a good choice. If you have a more casual, contemporary style, a modern, rectangular table may be a better fit.

    Our Floyd 2m & 2.4m Wood/Glass Dining Table

  5. Consider the material: Dining tables are made from a variety of materials, including wood, glass, metal, and marble. Wood is a classic choice that can be dressed up or down, depending on the style of the table. Glass tables are a good choice for smaller spaces, as they can make the room feel more open and airy. Metal tables are modern and industrial, while marble tables are elegant and sophisticated.

    Our Barrington Marble & Metal Dining Table

  6. Consider the function: Think about how you will use your dining table. Will it be used for everyday meals, or just for special occasions? Will you be using it for large dinner parties or for more intimate gatherings? The function of your table will help determine the size, shape, and style that will work best for your needs.

    Our Elena 2 Drawer Dining Table

  7. Consider the cost: Dining tables can range in price from a few hundred dollars to several thousand, depending on the size, material, and style. Determine your budget and try to find a table that fits within it. Keep in mind that a higher-quality table may be a more cost-effective choice in the long run, as it will likely last longer and require less maintenance.

    Our Willow Round Dining Table

By considering the size and layout of your space, the number of people you will be seating, the shape and style of the table, the material, the function, and the cost, you can choose the right dining table for your home.

Explore Hickory's vast collection of beautiful dining tables, fixed, extending, rectangular, round, wood, glass... we have them all;

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