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Small dining room ideas


Your dining table has to deal with a lot. From dinner parties to working from home - it's the master of the multi-functional, so you need one that's as flexible as you are.

See how our favourite extendable dining table styles can work in any space, for any occasion.

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Work up an appetite

Give a new meaning to 'eating al desco'. An extendable table acts as a study space by day, and can be easily pulled out and set for a sophisticated soiree as night falls.

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A space savvy sideboard keeps tableware and cutlery close by and lets you hide office clutter when the working day is done.

Party Pieces

Pull out all the stops for an evening of entertainment with these easy centrepiece ideas.


Blooming lovely

Transform storage jars and cutlery containers into makeshift vases with fake or fresh flowers.

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Light bite

A sparkling mix of lanterns and fairly lights create an impressive table display.

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Piece of cake

A couple of cake stands laden with candles and pretty flowers create a vintage vibe.

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Eats and Crafts

Extendable dining tables take you from making mini-masterpieces to setting the table for supper in seconds. They're designed with families in mind and are easy to wipe clean after any arty accidents.

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Make more of their arty efforts - mount them in frames along with family snaps for a fun and fresh take on the photo wall.

Keep the kids at the table

Easier said than done eh? Here's some handy tips for quality family feasting time.

Image of a paper cut out dining set with colouring crayons.

P-lay the table

Cut out plate and cutlery shapes out of paper and invite little ones to get colouring.

Image of a basket with sign reading 'Devices go here' and mobile phones and tablets in the basket.

Avoid dinner distractions

Stop supper snappers interrupting tea time with a basket for phones and games.

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Image of a child holding a plastic jar with 'Dinner time questions' on the label.

Conversation starter

Would you rather..? Who'd you invite...? Have fun answering questions while dinner is cooking.

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Extend the invite

Weekend brunches and Sunday lunches always seem to draw a crowd. With a versatile table and emergency seating you can always cater for more.

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Tableware looking a bit tired? Treat yourself to crockery and cutlery you'll want to show off.

Top Table

Dine in style with popular dining table types, suitable for any space.

Extendable dining table

Fold away dining table

Small dining sets

Round extendable dining table

Dining table with bench seating

Drop leaf dining table

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