C&G’s Guide to Dining Room Tables

To find the perfect dining table for your household, take a seat with C&G’s Guide to Dining Room Tables.

Whether you’re sharing food, drinks or stories, a dining table provides a close, intimate setting for conversation to take place. A household staple, the dining room table is an investment piece that should be well-crafted, robust and in good proportions to suit most rooms. In today’s blog, Chisholm & Gamon suggest the best tables for your dining room.

  1. Round

Suitable for compact spaces, a round dining table makes it easier for guests to move around the room. Round tables also provide flexible seating arrangements.

  1. Square

The most popular table shape, rectangle dining tables work best in long and narrow dining areas. They can also be pushed up against a wall in small spaces and added to another table to accommodate for additional seating.

  1. Wood

For a sturdy table that will last through years of dinner parties, a table made from hardwoods like mahogany, walnut or oak is best suited. Low maintenance and easy to vanish for a new finish, plywoods or composite woods are also highly durable and can be easily moved around the room.

  1. Glass

A glass top dining table can brighten compact or dark spaces. Easy to clean, glass dining tops are very durable with modern versions resistant to scratches and heat.

  1. Marble

A marble dining top is considered an investment piece and ultimate showstopper. With timeless appeal, marble is also fashionable however needs maintenance to avoid cracks or stains. Tip: Try covering with tablecloth or placemats to avoid marking the table.

  1. Refurnished

For tables with rich character and ornament designs, refurnished tables can offer both comfort and style. A French colonial table with featured turned legs or English country table can add rustic or farmhouse appeal to a dining room.

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