# How much space do you need for a 60 round table and chairs?

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##### Asked by: Amy Daniels

You will want to have **at least 24 inches between the table and walls** for people to feel relaxed and have enough room to comfortably move around. Keep in mind that if you need more of a walkway between the table and the walls that 38 inches is a better number to shoot for.

## How big should a room be for a 60 inch round table?

Use **12 sq ft per person** for 60 in round tables with 8 per table or any other round table.

## How many chairs fit around a 60 inch round table?

A 60” Round Table can comfortably seat 8 guests. Reducing the seating to 6 will give your guests more space. Many rental companies will state that a 60” Round Table can accommodate 8-10 guests. Although this is true, **10 chairs** would be rather tight.

## How much space do I need around a round table?

The general rule of thumb is to allow **24 inches** of space for every person gathered around your table. Most side chairs range between 16” wide and 24” wide, with arm chairs being as wide as 30”.

## What size round table fits in a 10×10 room?

For a room that’s 10 feet by 10 feet, you’ll want a round table with a **maximum diameter of 48 inches**.

## Is 60 inch round table too big?

And don’t worry if you have a couple extra unexpected dinner guests; **a 60-inch round table can easily accommodate 6 people and as many as 8 or 9 people as well**.

## How much room do I need for a round dining table?

Dining Table Clearance. No matter what shape your table is, leave **at least 30 inches (76cm) between the edge of the table and an obstruction (wall or sideboard – or anything else) to allow people to take their seats**. With 30 inches it will still be very tight if people get up in the middle of the meal.

## Can 10 people fit at a 60 round table?

How many people can sit at a 60 inch round table? **8-10 people can fit at a 60″ round table**. If you seat 10, everyone will not be able to slide their chairs under the table. If you have formal place settings, you definitely can’t fit more than 8.

## How big does a round table need to be to seat 6?

What big is a circular table for 6 people? Round tables for six people should have an overall table diameter **between 4′-4’6” | 122-137 cm**.

## How many does a 6ft round table seat?

8-10 people

If you have a 6 foot round table (72 inches), you can seat **8-10 people** at the table. If it is a 30 inch by 72 inch rectangular table, 6-8 seats will fit around the table, with 3 chairs on either side and 1 chair at either end.

## Can you put a round table in a rectangular room?

The Shape Factor

Similarly, **round dining tables won’t look good in a rectangular room**! This is particularly apparent if the area is distinctly elongated and the table is especially large, because the sides of the room would look uncomfortably narrower than the space on the other ends.

## Do round or rectangular tables take up more space?

Space Saving

If you have a small house or dining room, bear in mind that **round tables take up less space**. They have a smaller surface area than their rectangular counterparts so will fit into tighter spaces much more easily.

## How much space do you need between dining table and wall?

36″

Distance between the walls and the dining room table: Ideally, provide **at least 36″** between the dining table and any walls or other furniture on all sides to allow seats to slide out easily.

## How far across is a 60 round table?

You can seat 8 to 10 guests at this size table. Dimensions: **60″ Diameter x 30″ H**.

## What size room do you need for a 48 round table?

Hence a 48-inch diameter round table actually needs a space of **10 square feet**.

## How big does a round table need to be to seat 6?

What big is a circular table for 6 people? Round tables for six people should have an overall table diameter **between 4′-4’6” | 122-137 cm**.

## How much space do you need for a 6 seater dining table?

Rectangular and Oval Dining

People 2 | No Shared area 2′ x 2’6″ (61 x 76cm) | Minimum Size (with shared area) 2′ x 3′ (61 x 91cm) |
---|---|---|

4 | 4′ x 2’6″ (122 x 76cm) | 4′ x 3′ (122 x 91cm) |

6 | 6′ x 2’6″ (183 x 76cm) |
6’6″ x 3′ (198 x 91cm) |

8 | 8′ x 2’6″ (244 x 76cm) | 8’6″ x 3′ (259 x 91cm) |

10 | 10′ x 2’6″ (305 x 76cm) | 10’6″ x 3′ (320 x 91cm) |

## Do round or rectangular tables take up more space?

Space Saving

If you have a small house or dining room, bear in mind that **round tables take up less space**. They have a smaller surface area than their rectangular counterparts so will fit into tighter spaces much more easily.

## How much space do you need between dining table and wall?

36″

Distance between the walls and the dining room table: Ideally, provide **at least 36″** between the dining table and any walls or other furniture on all sides to allow seats to slide out easily.

## How can I make a small dining room look bigger?

**Have a browse and be inspired…**

- Keep it light. …
- Choose an extendable table. …
- Draw the eye up to make the space feel taller. …
- Make the most of a corner. …
- Use visual tricks and curves to enhance space. …
- Pick a circular table for a small dining room. …
- Make it open-plan. …
- Consider banquette seating.

## Does a round dining table take up less space?

Because there are no corners, **a round dining table generally has a smaller footprint than a square or rectangle making it suitable for smaller spaces**. They also tend to fit more people around when you have additional guests.

## What is the cantaloupe rule?

Soto follows what she calls the cantaloupe rule: “**Decorative accents that are smaller than a cantaloupe cramp a room**.” Opt for a single, statement-making piece instead. Photo by iStockphoto. Media Platforms Design Team.

## Does a round table make a room look bigger?

This will give more room to walk but it removes those bulky edges. These types of tables (circular tables) work incredibly well in small spaces and this **can make your dining room appear bigger**.

## Can you put a round table in a square room?

**A round table works well in small rooms and smaller square shaped rooms**. It creates a cozy and intimate setting, so it’s the best shape for a small group of people. A large round table, however, can make guests feel very far away from each other.

## Where do you put a round table?

Round tables take up less floor space than square ones in small rooms, but only when you use them **in the middle of the room**, such as beside the sofa or as a coffee table. If you want to put a decorative table against a wall in a small room, opt for a semicircular one instead.

## Can I put a round table on a rectangle rug?

Round dining tables look great with round or square rugs. **Rectangular and oval dining tables work well with rectangular rugs**. Square dining tables tend to work best with square rugs, though a round rug could work for a more playful feel.

## What shape rug looks best under a round table?

Table and Rug Shapes. Traditionally, the shape of your rug will complement the shape of your table. That means your best bet will be to place a **round rug** under a round table, or a long, rectangular rug under a long, rectangular table.

## Should a round dining table be on a round rug?

**A round table centered on a round rug is visually balanced**, but a round rug works even if your table is square. Just make sure the round rug is large enough so that the shapes don’t clash.

## Can you put a square tablecloth on a round table?

If you have a round table, you can definitely use a round tablecloth, but **it is also completely possible to use a square tablecloth on a round table as long as you get the measurements right**. To ensure you get the right tablecloth size, measure through the center point of your table to get the diameter.

## What size tablecloth do I need for a 60 round table?

For a round table, measure the diameter of your table and add twice the desired drop. For example a 60-inch round table with a 15-inch drop would require a **90-inch** round tablecloth.

## Do you put placemats on a tablecloth?

Place your dinnerware settings directly on the tablecloth. However, there is no set rule here, and **some people use placemats on top of the cloth**. If this is the case, use cloth mats with a cloth tablecloth. Place delicately patterned placemats on solid-color tablecloths, and solid mats on patterned tablecloths.