33 Chic and Elegant Kitchen Tables
Create a gathering spot for memorable meals with these stylish options.
From country flair to cool and contemporary, we’ve got every style covered.
On Shelter Island in New York, architect Cary Tamarkin and designer Suzanne Shaker created the perfect modern beach house. In the dining area, a Saarinen tulip table is surrounded by Hans Wegner chairs, which add a sculptural element to the clean-lined space. ($2,126, knoll.com)
Architect Heidi Stôrmer designed a breakfast room also featuring Eero Saarinen’s dining table. ($2,126, knoll.com) The iconic table contrasts the traditional feel of the nook.
The curves of the iconic Saarinen table counter the straight lines in the first apartment of design blogger Sarah Rose. ($2,126, knoll.com)
Designed by Myra Hoefer Design, this dining room features a table by Astier de Villatte. The grain of the wood echoes the rustic beams overhead.
Pale gray armchairs offer an elegant neutral counterpoint to Hickory Chair’s detailed Gustav table.”The breakfast room is definitely a morning room,” designer Michael Smith says of this traditional Upper East Side home. It’s light and airy, with gorgeous views.
Don’t overlook table leaves! In a 1920s home, same Gustav table occupies the powder blue breakfast room but extends to seat six for dinners.
It’s the perfect option for those short on space, as the tall table takes up minimal space. Take your morning coffee with a view at a table by Janus et Cie.
A bright yellow wall and an even brighter citron table from HB Home brought a 1940s kitchen to life.
A glass-topped Silverado dining table by CB2 offers lots of legroom above the wraparound banquette in this sunny nook.
A rectangular elm table from Hammertown offers plenty of room for guests in a Connecticut house decorated by Dana Simpson and Joan Osofsky.
In the breakfast area of a Corona del Mar house, a chandelier hangs above a Stuart table by Richard Mulligan, creating a defined dining area.
Transparent elements help maximize light, creating a spacious feel. Balanced on Plexiglas cylinders, the breakfast table from Oomph appears to floating in a glossy white kitchen designed by Louise Brooks.
Inspired by French cafés, designer Stephen Shubel designed zinc-top tables for the breakfast room in a California country home.
Designer Michelle Adams chose a 19th-century Swedish pine trestle table for her 1920s-era home.
Designer Annie Selke decorated this Chatham beach house with kitchen chairs and a table by Annie Selke Home.
Chris Barrett designed the 1950s-style dining room table and chairs; she caned the chairs and made a see-through table base to give the furniture a “beachy” feel.
Wicker chairs surround a custom farm table from Mecox Gardens, accented by cheerful yellow shades and pillows.
This Spanish Colonial Revival kitchen’s 1850s English refectory table has a character-filled surface that echoes the wood beams above.
Originally a living room, this modern farmhouse kitchen has an atypical look. “I dreamed of a house where you really do cook and eat and live in one room,” says architect Ruard Veltman. The 11-foot-long teak table is by Verellen.
A custom table topped with White Zeus Extreme Silestone creates the sleek Swedish vibe in this minimal kitchen
“It’s a classic farmhouse kitchen, but the colors are idiosyncratic, personal, and much more vibrant than the standard white or gray,” designer Kari McCabe says of a house in New England. For extra color, the legs of the 19th-century American table are painted a soft blue.
The breakfast area of a Scandinavian kitchen features a vintage table and chairs from Antiqvm.
In this traditional mountain home designed by Ruard Veltman, a custom-made table abuts the kitchen island to create more prep space and encourage sit-down meals.
In a Los Angeles house, the kitchen has a cozy atmosphere in keeping with the 1939 house. A yellow tones of the19th-century English farm table play off the colorful rug.
Designer Suzanne Kasler reinvented the eat-in kitchen by mixing formal Louis XV-style dining chairs with a 19th-century French farm table.
Robbin and Hillary Hayne designed the generous dining table, made of 12-foot-long walnut planks.
Chris Barrett found the tall 1860s Czech table, with beautifully turned legs at J.F. Chen. It works perfectly in a space that was “too small for a dining table and too big to have nothing,” Barrett says, serving as both breakfast island and buffet for dining on the terrace.
“I love the idea of something old, and this antique zinc table looks as if it could have been dragged in from the garden,” says tastemaker Ken Fulk about the 2015 kitchen of the year.
A graphic island, made from fallen oak and a hand-carved cherry log painted white, sets an adventurous tone for this 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment.