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Why We Need Extending Dining Tables

Extending dining tables are a great way of encouraging the family to sit around the table in a sociable fashion in order to enjoy a meal together, rather than uncomfortably balancing a tray on front of the TV. Whether you need extending dining tables to seat 12 or contemporary extending dining tables to amplify the essence of modernity, there always one for everyone.

They provide more room to relax around and plenty of surface space on which to neatly arrange accompanying salad or vegetable bowls and condiments. The best part is they can be folded back neatly for everyday use without taking up too much space in the home. Whether wooden, glass-topped or even sculpted from concrete, family dining tables come in every budget range. And here’s some of our favourites right here:


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Under £500

Priced at just £479, these smart, chunky-looking Dorking 4 ft Extending Dining Tables are ideal if you’re planning on a rustic, country kitchen type look. Produced from solid oak and veneers with a hand-applied wax finish the table extends to up to 165 cm. It’s particularly suited for young families since the table’s rounded edges means there’s less opportunity for careering toddlers to hurt themselves.

vale dorking extending dining tables

Under £600

One of the many products from Calligaris, these simple yet stunning Cream Matt Optic White Extending Dining Tables measure 90 cm and extend to 130 cm when its large central folding leaf is deployed. Priced at £541 this table is an immaculately-crafted Italian creation which boasts a smart Scandi or contemporary vibe. The Beach Graphite finish would also suit a masculine or industrial designed interior. 

Calligaris extending dining tables


Under £1000

With its subtle groove bordering and exposed finger joint detailing, the Bosco Small Extending Dining Table from Ercol, priced £896, is a quality dining table with a lovely contemporary twist on the country cottage look. Measuring 125 cm, this beautiful sophisticated solid oak and veneered table, which is finished in clear matt lacquer, extends to up to 175 cm in order to accommodate up to four additional diners. A sturdy and durable table which we are sure will still be around long after the family have grown up and left home.

Ercol Bosco extending dining tables

Under £2,500

You can easily double your potential for a dinner party with the Skovby Extending Oval Dining Table, priced at £2199. This eye-catching and clever dining creation can extend from 174 cm up to 318cm, providing a banqueting table effect and managing to seat up to 12 guests comfortably at the one time. Available in a range of finishes such as oak, beech, mahogany, cherry wood and teak, matching dining chairs complete the elegant and enviable look.

skovby extending dining tables


Under £5,500

Luxury Italian manufacturers Cattelan have produced the stunning and flawless Ikon Drive Dining Table in a choice of either solid Walnut or Burned Oak. Designed by Philip Jackson, the dining table has natural irregular edges and is available in three sizes, the smaller measuring 200 cm with the capacity to extend an additional 50 cm at either end thanks to two hidden leaves. Priced at £5155 for the Burned Oak, the tabletop is solid wood fused with clear tempered glass. A contemporary piece of furniture guaranteed to impress dinner guests before the food has even arrived.


cattelan extending dining tables

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