Whether its a festive feast or a dinner with friends, hosting a meal can cause a logistical headache. This is especially true if your dining setup doesn’t have the space or features you need for everyone who’ll be visiting.
For those purchasing a dining table set, paying via interest free credit could be a good way to spread the cost. Paying in interest free instalments rather than all at once could help you with budgeting over this period – while laying a table with room for everyone.
Round dining table sets
Round dining table sets are often best suited to square-shaped rooms, or those with curved walls. That’s to help make a real feature of the space, while ensuring everyone can access all sides of the table. Round dining tables are great for social occasions, with everyone feeling involved as you’re all facing each other.
Rectangular dining table sets
Often more suitable for oblong-shaped rooms or narrower spaces, rectangular dining table sets are a great year-round option. That’s because they can be moved to one side if not needed, helping free-up space for other occasions.
A dining set isn’t just for Christmas!
When thinking about a new dining table set, or dining table and chair set, be practical. You have to meet the needs of your household all year round, not just during the holidays. You’ll want it to fit into the space you have as best as possible so that it can be used when you have people round. But it’s also important to ensure it doesn’t take over the room when used daily.
We’ve put together our best picks from DivideBuy partner retailer, Maple Furniture, sure to spruce up your dining setup – whatever the occasion.
For a smaller gathering, how about the classic and robust Oxford 5’ Dining Table Set with 4 chairs, available from £41.58 per month?
This traditional waxed pine dining table and chair set is hard-wearing. This makes it perfect for busy households, with a classic style suiting a wide range of different décor and styles.
With the four chairs complemented by brown faux leather seating pads and chunky legs, this classic dining centrepiece is ideally suited for everyday use. However, you can also dress this stylishly for special occasions, such as festive meals and cosy dinner parties.
Looking for some seasonal inspiration?
If your style is more minimalist and you love the look of wood and contemporary materials together, another great option for smaller spaces is the Alva Dining Table Set with 4 chairs.
With a sleek profile and modern look, this dining table and chairs set is elegant and simple. It’s also the perfect fit for smaller dining areas where space is at a premium.
Time to sort the spare room?
If you want to make a real design statement with your festive diners this year, as well as having more space for your guests and whatever you’re serving them, you might like the striking Cherrytree Dining Table Set with 6 chairs, from £99.58 per month.
The beautiful oak effect table seamlessly combines with its gleaming chrome base. The look is complemented perfectly by the elegant contemporary brown faux leather seats.
With its blend of curves and lines, this truly is a striking dining set. It’s also able to comfortably seat at least six people for all kinds of occasions.
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This one’s for those looking for a luxurious dining set that fits perfectly into a grand space. The Ophelia Dining Table Set with 6 chairs is available from £219.58 per month.
With sumptuous soft touch brushed velvet dining chairs to complement the high-shine marble effect tabletop, this set is a stand-out feature for any dining room. Stainless steel and chrome detailing are contemporary features that blend perfectly with the soft embellished seating. That all means a high-end finish to this beautiful dining furniture.