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# What is the average size of a round table?

Last Updated: 5th March, 2020

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The average round dining table size for eight is 72 inches in diameter (6ft; 183cm), although anywhere from 54–60 inches (5ft; 137–152cm) can fit six to eight people. Depending on the design, it is possible to squeeze seven to nine seats on round tables measuring anywhere from 5–7 ft.

In respect to this, what is a standard size round table?

Round table sizes. Diameter is the key measurement for a round table. You can seat four people at a table that is between 36" and 44" in diameter; four to six people will fit at a table that's 44" to 54" in diameter, and your table should be 54" in diameter or larger to fit six to eight diners.

Furthermore, how much space do you need for a 60 inch round table? You want to have 24″ of aisle between tables. To compensate for chairs, round tables should be set 54 inches apart, and rectangle tables should be set 60 inches apart.

Simply so, how big is a round table that seats 4?

Choosing the Right Dining Table Size

Size (Diameter): Oval & Rectangular Will Comfortably Seat: Round & Square Will Comfortably Seat:
4 feet (48 inches) 4 people 4 people
5 feet (60 inches) 6 people 6 people
6 feet (72 inches) 6 people 6 people
8 feet (96 inches) 8 people Not a typical size

What is the diameter of a round table?

-A table's DIAMETER, which is only used for measuring round tables, can be found by measuring across the top of the table (end to end) -- from the widest part of the table. The round table pictured above has a diameter of 72 inches.

Professional

## Does a round table save space?

In most cases the answer is yes because a round table offers the same usable table space with less of a footprint compared to rectangular tables of equal size. Take away the annoying corners and the fact that people are not sitting shoulder to shoulder and you have in a round table a better fit for the available space.

Professional

## How do I measure a round table?

Measure side to side across top-center of the table top. Measure from the ground to the top of the table. *We recommend a cover 1-2 inches shorter than the furniture for breathability. Measure side to side across top-center of the table top.

Professional

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

A round table is perfect for when you want to encourage conversation around the dining table. The same is true for square tables; however, square tables take up more space than round ones. And for the same number of diners, it's better to opt for a rectangular one, as it offers more seating areas.

Explainer

## How big is a round table for 10?

Resources › Choosing the Right Linen Size
Table Size Mid Length Floor Length
48" Round (seats 6) 90" Round 108" Round
60" Round (seats 8) 90" Round 108" Round 72" x 72" 120" Round
72" Round (seats 10) 108" Round 132" Round
30" Square 60" x 60" 72" x 72"

Explainer

## How big is a round table for 8?

A round table for eight people must be 192 inches in circumference -- 24 inches times 8 -- or 62 inches in diameter (circumference divided by pi, or 3.14, equals diameter).

Explainer

8

Pundit

## How big is a round table that seats 6?

You will need at least 48 to 60 inches in diameter (4–5ft; 122–152cm) to seat six at a round table, working best with a pedestal base. It is possible to create a tight 6-seater round dining table with a diameter of 44–54 inches, but aiming for 54–60 inches is a more comfortable fit and may even squeeze in eight.

Pundit

72 Inches

Pundit

## Can you seat 10 at a 60 inch round table?

The 60 inch, or 150 centimeter, round banquet table, seating 8 or 10 people, is possibly the worst invention in the history of the hospitality industry. If you're having roundtable discussions, on the other hand, a 60” or 72” round table is great.

Pundit

## How many people can sit at a 60 inch round table?

Seating Planner
Seating Capacity for Tables
Table Size Number of People
72 inch Round (6') Seats 10 – 12 Adults
60 inch Round (5') Seats 8 – 10 Adults
48 inch Round (4') Seats 6 – 8 Adults

Pundit

## What shape table is best for a small space?

An oval table is very similar to a rectangular shape table, but visually it uses up less space because of the rounded corners. Therefore, oval tables are a great fit for a narrow or smaller size room. Many oval tables also come with leaves to extend their capacity.

Teacher

## How big is a 4 person round table?

Round tables for six people should have an overall table diameter between 4'-4'6” | 122-137 cm.

Teacher

## How many can sit at a 40 round table?

Provide at least 24 inches of space behind each chair when someone is sitting in it.
Shape Dimensions Seating Capacity
Round 40-inch diameter Four
Round 56-inch diameter Eight
Square 38-inch square Four
Rectangular 60 x 36 inches Six

Teacher

## How do you measure a round table for a glass top?

Place the tip of a measuring tape on the center of the table vertically. Stretch the measuring tape straight across to the opposite side. Use this measurement as the diameter and size for a round table top. Use this measurement as the size of a square tabletop or the width of a rectangular tabletop.

Teacher

10 square feet

Reviewer

Reviewer

## How much space do you need for a 42 inch round table?

Clearances and Walkways
While recommendations vary, a clearance of 36 to 42 inches from table edge to a wall or other furniture allows adequate space for seating plus a walkway behind the diners.

Reviewer

## What shape rug should go under a round table?

36” Round / Square table – minimum 6' round / square / octagon – My recommendation: 7' or larger. 42” Round / Square table – minimum 6'6” round / square / octagon – My recommendation: 7'6” or larger. 50” Round / Square table – minimum 7'2” round / square / octagon – My recommendation: 8' or larger.

Reviewer

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

As far as the shape, look to the shape of your room for direction. In a square room you can use either a round or square table. In a rectangular room, a rectangular or oval table works best. If you happen to have a large rectangular room, you also can do something very different and use two round tables.

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