A dining room is all about its table and chairs, which means matching (or mis-matching) them perfectly is essential. Whether your dining room edges on the rustic, monochrome, Scandinavian or minimalist, we’ve put together 42 great combinations that show how the right dining furniture can be your décor’s best friend. Get four Kartell Masters around a table in the same hue, elongating the space of a kitchen-come-dining. Set a smooth white block around four Scandinavian chairs, with a handy table extension allowing two more. Get creative and cost-efficient in your dining, by taking a peek at our best original and replica dining table and chairs.
Table: Merax Black Rectangular Table Chairs: Kartell Masters Chair Replicas
Designing for a kitchen-come-dining? Match your dining chairs and table to the shade of your kitchen. This simple, black rectangular table makes a charcoal bench seem longer, whilst drawing in the eye with a neon yellow fruit bowl. Four Kartell Masters chairs add subtle flair in similar materials.
Table: Dessa Rectangular White Dining Table (Similar) Chairs: Kartell Masters Chair Replicas
Reverse the look in bright white. A similar table in polypropylene-coated metal joins with three Kartell Masters to match the cabinets in this kitchen. Light-wooden flooring and a warmer wood for the benches complete the scene, which is artfully scattered with stone and black vases.
Modern Dining Table With Benches: Go back to school with a set of wooden benches. This pretty trio stands out with its black iron frame against a cluster of monochrome prints. A posy of peonies and potted fern at the back inject a dose of nature.
Table: Modway Satellite Dining Table Chairs: Modway Drift Dining Chair
Make patterns in your dining with table and chair legs as your feature. Bentwood-top chairs and a classic round table find common ground with their matching hairpin legs, a mid-century modern staple. A simple fruit bowl in white subtly centres the scene.
Compact 4 Seat Dining Set: Not sure you have room to hosts friends at dinner? Never fear – a dining set with storage is here. This four-seater set in laminated plywood boasts taupe seating on the top and hidden storage beneath. Affix an aluminium pendant over the top as a fixture.
Eames-Style Dining Table: Design legend Ray Eames knew what made furniture beautiful, yet functional. This Eiffel-leg table replica gives substance to style with its four matching chairs. Set it upon white for a minimalist vibe.
White Extendable Modern Dining Table: Not sure if you’re having two or six to dinner? Try out this extendable table for size. Growing from 160 to 205cm long and back again, it’s a solid companion for moulded plastic chairs – or you can buy the ones pictured here.
Modern Compact 5 Piece Dining Set: Pair scooped plywood and chrome for dining decor less ordinary. This come-one-come-all set of dining chairs are muted enough to let other hues do the talking. Sit them beside a wood-cabinet kitchen.
Table: Kubo Dining Table (Similar) Chairs: Eames Molded Plastic Armchair Replica, Panton S Chair Replica
Make a more solid impact with a thick-legged dining table. The block colouring and squared edges of this inner-city apartment are complemented by this pine table’s presence. Accentuate its form with more rounded seating, such as the Eames plastic armchair and Panton S styles shown here.
Table: Modway Cyclone round wood top dining table Chairs: Modway Stack dining chair
Get fancy with an intricately-detailed leg. This rounded number, originally based on the famed Cyclone table by Isamu Noguchi, uses chrome-plated steel with a cast-iron foot ring. Black print frames and muted-hue chairs match it well.
Table: Ikea Drop Leaf Table Chairs: Ikea PS 2012 Chairs
Need your dining table to do more than just extend? This find, carved from bamboo, seats two, three and even four people by lifting its two flaps, ladybird-style. Pair it with deliberately mis-matching black chairs to make it modern.
Modern Natural Oak Dining Set: You can’t beat oak for a classic dining table. This four-seater brings a feeling of home with white padded seats, a sprig of wild flowers and a base on a rug.
5 Piece Modern Glass Top Dining Table: To celebrate a city view, go for glass. This metal-inner, wood-coated leg table and chairs fight the termites from your carpet whilst reflecting sun from your window.
Algedi 7 Piece Dining Set: Looking for a larger family? This sturdy, light bentwood table seats an impressive seven. The white band around its middle colour-matches its accompanying chairs, each designed with legs in chrome.
Wooden 5 Piece Mid-Century Modern Dining Set: Create a dining room in the mid-century modern style. This French oak five-seater with faux-leather seats lets you nail the look in one. Stand it upon a wooden floor and rectangular mat to accentuate its curves.
Table: Julien Round Walnut Dining Table Chairs: Cherner-Style Chair Replicas
Cherner-style chairs are eating up the home interior scene, and there’s no reason why you can’t have some for your own. Circling a rounded walnut-veneer centre, they’re perfectly complemented by a stone-finish floor, bamboo pendant and wood groove fruit bowl.
Table: Strut Dining Table Chairs: Eames Molded Plastic Chair Replicas
Try something different for your dining. This powder-coated steel table makes a splash in unexpected red, alongside four Eames chair replicas. Do the look justice with a sprig of red florals and simple glassware.
Table: Extendable White Dining Table Chairs: Ghost Chair Replicas
White dining tables are fresh and breezy every mealtime. This simply-alluring combination shows off a white gloss table, which extends from a 17-inch desk to an 118-inch feast, and four ghost chair replicas, which dazzle and delight with their see-through frames. Accentuate the look with a white or grey wall feature and flower-filled glass vase.
Table: Magis Tavolo XZ3 Chairs: Ikea Svenbertil
Seat a small attic space with dining furniture in black. This set, not originally paired together, look a dream with their stencil steel legs and glossy surfaces. Accessories in glass, such as the cluster of hanging pendants and simple vases shown here, keep it contemporary.
Table: AAT20 Chairs: AAC 22, Replica, Fiber Side Chair, J110 Chair, Stackable Hee Dining Chair
Designer Hee Welling uses natural oak plywood to frame the edges of this circular white table, kept interesting with a selection of different, wooden-legged chairs.
Table: Giove Rounded Rectangle Extendable Dining Table Chairs: Frida Upholstered Dining Chair
Go back to the 50’s with this varnished taupe table. Also available in wood, wood-ceramic or wood-glass, its splayed legs work well with this no-fuss painted floor and synthetic seating. Lift up its edges to make its surface smaller.
Table: Astor Dining Table Chairs: Delancey Side Chair
Made from polished steel coated with a white lacquer, this unforgettably sleek table welcomes Delancey chairs to the party. Lift out its middle to extend the table, standing its form on a polished floor to keep the look sophisticated.
Anastasia Contemporary 7 Piece Gray-Themed Dining Set: Mimic the style of the ancients, with a dining table on a pedestal. This cement-finish bottom and glass top table is ringed by six seats in grey faux leather. A background of French panelling and black and white prints brings it into the modern day.
Table: Dulwich extension table Chairs: Eames wire chair with seat pads
Table: Baxton Studio Juliette mid-century modern dining table Chairs: Eames-style wire chair replicas
Mix and match mid-century modern pieces for a dining look that’s fresh. The evolved modern lines of this Matthew Hilton table, paired with the well-known contours of Eames wire chairs, surprise and delight guests with their eclectic feel. Use white walls and a creative clock to complete the scene.
Table: Similar styled one from Restoration Hardware Chairs: AAC 22, Replica, Fiber Side Chair, J104 Chair, AAC 22 With Upholstery
Wood salvaged from century-old buildings in Great Britain created this table by Timothy Oulton, a rectangular-legged twist on the classic circular round. Mix and match it with chairs in similar styles and materials, to prove white and wood need not be boring.
Table: Dulwich extension table Chairs: Eames-style molded plywood chair
Table: Baxton Studio Juliette mid-century modern dining table Chairs: Eames-style molded plywood dining chair replica
Get the whole family together. Walnut from Latvia constructed this long and lean dining table, another design by Matthew Hilton. Accompanied by Eames-style walnut chairs, its tapered edges and more-leg-room splays look just gorgeous underneath potted succulents.
Seat a table for four that looks like the Jetsons’. The famed Saarinen Tulip style spreads across four chairs and a table in this marble-topped design. Stand this set close to your kitchen, for an easy way to keep an eye on your toast.
Pair your Saarinen Tulip table with chairs in a homely feel. Four Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs add wooden frames and rope seating to this interior, providing warmth with woollen throws and a bright Turkish rug. The table’s marble top adds to the feeling of opulence.
Looking for something Scandinavian? Using the Saarinen Tulip as a base, this décor adds to the look with Eames molded plastic chairs and a woven circular rug. Illuminated by a copper cone, the look is fresh, modern, and practical enough for everyday.
Monochrome is the word for this industrial-style dining. A Saarinen Tulip table is paired with four Magis Chair One designs in black, adding geometric flair to thin wooden panelling, exposed brick and extractor fans. A series of white vases in different forms find flair.
Table: Otago Dining Table Chairs: Wegner-Style Wishbone Chair Replicas
Rather be in a resort? This Otago Oak, tree trunk-shaped table provides a hint of the tropical beside hemp rope seats and potted ferns. Natural monochrome photography and a circular woven rug complete the look.
Table: Modern White Round Dining Table Chairs: Grey Upholstered Dining Chair
Like the Otago table’s shape, but not its finish? Make it contemporary in polished white lacquer. Two grey upholstered chairs atop a sea of geometrics make it a modern scene.
Get a dining set in the Muuto design. Classically Scandinavian, these Danish designers frame long, white tables in aluminium, carve oak into curved chairs, and unfold pendants in silicone. Pair them with a white and bright interior and mix and match chair colours to let their genius shine.
Table: Aurand Dining Table Chairs: Wegner-Style Wishbone Chair Replicas
Bring white and wood together for simplistic dining. This elongated table looks perfect beside white-painted wooden chairs in the Wegner style. A crumpled offering of oranges adds a dash of colour.
Table: Muuto Split Dining Table Chairs: Muuto Nerd Chair, Cheaper Replica
Designed by Staffan Holm, this classic Scandinavian-style table lays low beside pastel-painted oak chairs. A polished concrete floor and simple white décor let its bubblegum hues take centre stage.
Go Scandinavian and minimalist at the same time. This oak Muuto Split table splays its legs amongst four cubby-style chairs, as a concrete pendant demarcates the space. Light wooden floors and white walls keep it minimalist.
Contrast square edges with chairs of a curve. The white lacquered finish of this straight-legged, long-lined dining table meets the dreamy flowing backs and hemp-weave seats of three Wegners. A cork stool to the side and light kitchen behind bat in turn for each party.
Be industrial yet theatrical in your dining room design. This workingman’s concrete table packs a punch beside even bolder fabric chairs in red. Stencil chair legs help tie the hues in.
Want your dining room to make a mid-century modern splash? This Saarinen Tulip table and six avocado Platner chairs are staples of the look. As guests are wined and dined on a surface of marble, they’ll kick their feet across 50’s innovations in metal.
Want the full set? With gold, splayed metal legs, a glass top and black-upholstered cushions, this mid-century modern scene sure does look regal. Buy the originals for snobbery, the replicas to get a taste of everyday fine dining.
A modern dining room set for 6 can be seated with Platners, too. These seats sit around a wooden extension table crossed over at its bottom, matching the room’s décor in lines in the wood-panelled ceiling, curtain folds and chair legs. A striking lightbulb chandelier draws in visitors.
Need a modern dining room set for 8? This Brazilian table with stainless steel legs finds favour in black, stitched leather case seats. For an alternative, white-hued look, the Eiffel Base Eames-Style Molded Plastic Chairs would also work a treat.