10 Best Kitchen and Dining Tables for Small Spaces
These dining tables for small spaces are the perfect solution for apartments and small homes.
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What to Know About Tables for Small Spaces
Some homes lack designated dining rooms, which often means putting a table in the kitchen or one end of the living room. A traditional eight-person dining table will not work, but don’t worry — there are plenty of tables for small spaces that will fit just fine! Plus, check out these multitasking furniture pieces you need for small rooms.
Before you buy, measure the area where you plan to place the table and account for the room needed for chairs on all sides. Your average dining chair is about 19 to 20 inches deep, but you can save space by incorporating stools or other small seats. Check out these fun dining room wall décor ideas
Best Basic: LERHAMN Table
For a simple dining table solution that will fit into small spaces, the LERHAMN Table comes at an affordable price. It’s available in two finishes, including a black-brown and white with a natural top. The top is a 29-inch square that’s easy to tuck into a corner of your kitchen. The table can sit two or three people, and it has a clear-lacquered surface that’s easy to wipe clean.
Best Bar: Haskall Breakfast Bar
For a compact bar-style dining table, consider the Haskall Breakfast Bar, which includes two matching stools. The table is just over 47 inches long and 19-1/2 inches wide, and it features a mango wood top and black metal legs for an industrial appearance.
What’s really cool about this set are the built-in brackets underneath the tabletop, allowing you to hang the stools out of the way when they’re not in use.
Best With Drop Leaf: Andover Mills Brookhurst Dining Table
Drop leaves are a useful feature in tight spaces, minimizing a table’s footprint when not in use. The Andover Mills Brookhurst Dining Table includes not just one but two folding leaves, shrinking its width from 36 inches to just 18 inches to save precious space in your kitchen. The table comes in various finishes, allowing you to match your decor. Plus, here are the best dining room colors this year.
Most Versatile: Hallie Folding Dining Table
If you’re looking for a table that can be arranged several ways, the EQ3 Hallie Folding Dining Table is as versatile as they come.
When fully collapsed, it takes up just 12 inches of space. With both leaves extended it measures 59 inches wide and can seat up to seven people. Each leaf can be set up independently, allowing you to use one or both, and the unit has a convenient storage drawer in the center.
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Best Convertible: Latitude Run Washam Convertible Dining Table
Versatility is key in small spaces. The Latitude Run Washam Dining Table has a convenient convertible design that will help you save space. When collapsed, the table is just under 18 in. wide, but it can be extended to a width of 35-1/2 inches when you have guests over. Plus, the table has a built-in lower shelf where you can stash kitchen or dining essentials.
Best Mid-Century: Project 62 Emmond Round Dining Table
For those with a mid-century modern aesthetic, the Project 62 Emmond Round Dining Table will fit right into your home. The round table runs 42-inches in diameter, and it features a natural brown or black wooden base paired with a white top. The table can seat up to four people at a time. Its simple silhouette is perfect for a mid-century home.
Best Transitional: Powell Company Table
This three-piece bar set has a lovely transitional appearance, thanks to the scroll accents on the base and its curved bar stools. The Powell Company Table comes with a 36-inch-tall high-top table that’s just 42 inches in diameter — compact enough to tuck into a corner.
Best Modern: Coavas Kitchen Dining Table
The Coavas Kitchen Dining Table is a sleek, modern option that will fit in even the smallest homes. The circular table has a 31-1/2-in. white tabletop supported by wooden legs and crossed metal bars. It also features adjustable height foot pads to ensure the surface is level, even if your floors aren’t.
Best Farmhouse: Shayne Round Drop Leaf Kitchen Table
The Shayne Drop Leaf Kitchen Table has a rustic farmhouse appearance with that antique white color you’re sure to love. The round table covers 54 inches in diameter when its two drop leaves are extended, but only 26 inches when the flaps are folded down. Plus, this table has two spacious lower shelves where you can store dinner plates, table linens and other dining essentials.
Best Splurge: CB2 Vex Marble Table
If you’re willing to spend big on a small dining table, the Vex Marble Table would make a stately addition to your home. The top half of this beautiful, round 44-inch diameter table is made from a stunning piece of white marble with black and taupe grains swirling throughout. It rests on a marble and cast aluminum base with a brass finish, making it a gorgeous modern piece for any dining space.
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