Round Dining Table Seating Recommendations

By Bailiegh Basham · December 3, 2015

Round Dining Table Seating Recommendations

Seating Capacities for Round Amish Dining Tables

While shopping for your handcrafted dining table and chairs, one of the first things to consider is the size you will need. Your round dining table dimensions, measured in the form of overall diameter, depend on how many people you want to seat, and the degree of comfort you're looking for.

When it comes to dining seating arrangements there are, of course, no black and white rules, but we've come up with some recommendations for your dining needs. This is broken down into "formal dining" vs "family dining." Family dining includes an event such as a holiday gathering or dinner party where your guests may sit in closer proximity than your everyday setup.

As a rule of thumb, you will gain two diners per 12” increase in diameter, but sometimes it helps to see this displayed in diagram form: