There's nothing quite like eating a delicious meal outside when the weather starts to warm up, and the sun casts a beautiful evening glow over your backyard. Spring and summer are amazing times for outdoor entertaining, and having an outdoor dining set makes that entertaining so much easier. There's something special about having a full dining set prepared for you and your guests outside so that you don't have to give up the beauty of the outdoors and eat your meal inside.
Outdoor Dining Tables
Outdoor dining spaces add a special spark to your patio or backyard area for even the most seemingly mundane moments in life. Starting your morning with a cup of coffee and a book in the early morning dawn at your outdoor dining table would be an incredible way to start the day. Or, if you work from home, sitting outside at your dining set and soaking up some of the beautiful sun rays while you work can only help to improve your mood.
Whether you want to purchase an outdoor dining set to entertain or you simply want to enjoy it for yourself, know that you're making a great style choice and will have plenty of benefits from this for years to come.
Styles of Outdoor Tables
Depending on what you're planning to use your dining set for, you might consider a different style of outdoor table. There are several popular styles of outdoor tables, so finding one that best suits your lifestyle and decor ideas should be a piece of cake.
The most popular style of outdoor table is the classic dining table. If you plan to host dinner parties or enjoy eating your dinner outside under the warm spring and summer sun, then having a full dining table in your backyard is exactly what you're looking for.
Full outdoor dining sets tend to have the most variety when you're choosing styles and finishes that you like. For example, if you are hosting a more intimate, smaller party, a 83-inch Outdoor Dining Table Black Concrete Contemporary could easily become a 12 person outdoor dining set.
It is understandable that a black concrete table may not suit the preferences of everyone, particularly for those residing in regions where sitting on dark surfaces during summers may result in discomfort. An alternative option that may better complement your dining set is the 86-inch Teak Wood Rectangle Dining Table Top for Indoor or Outdoor Use, owing to its lighter hue. Nonetheless, the ultimate decision rests on individual tastes and preferences.
Outdoor dining sets can come in a variety of sizes and styles, with bistro tables being a popular option for more intimate gatherings of one or two individuals. While bistro tables may not be the optimal choice for larger entertaining spaces, they can be an excellent fit for smaller, more intimate settings. If you're considering a bistro table for your outdoor dining set, there are many stunning options available that can suit your taste and style preferences.
This beautiful Outdoor Cafe Table Grey Contemporary is a stunning addition to any backyard or patio space. Constructed from durable terrazzo material, this table offers both an attractive aesthetic and resilient functionality. The light color scheme of this terrazzo outdoor dining table renders it a suitable match for various outdoor decor styles, further enhancing its appeal. Additionally, its compact size lends itself well to intimate conversations while optimizing space utilization. Consider acquiring this exquisite terrazzo outdoor dining table to elevate your outdoor dining experiences.
An outdoor dining set comprising a bar table is a popular furnishing choice in bar settings due to its taller height that is well-suited for outdoor entertainment. This type of table is strategically placed around a backyard, offering guests a surface to lean against while enjoying their drinks. The height of the bar table also enables the use of bar stools or countertop stools, providing additional seating options for your outdoor space. Overall, a dining set for the outdoors that includes a bar table is an excellent investment to enhance the ambiance and functionality of your outdoor area.
For those who appreciate the aesthetic appeal of wood finishes, we recommend the 36-inch Gray Teak Outdoor Dining Table, which is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. This gray teak outdoor dining table's table's wood finish complements various backyard and patio decor styles. However, if you prefer a more conventional bar table style, the 35.5-inch Outdoor Counter Height Table Grey Contemporary table is an excellent alternative that offers guests additional table space while enhancing the patio's ambiance.
How to Choose the Best Table for Your Space
Selecting the appropriate furniture for your residence, whether it pertains to augmenting your living quarters or outdoor entertainment area, can prove to be a challenging task. This decision entails contemplation of several pivotal factors, including but not limited to the selection of materials, lifestyle considerations, spatial constraints, maintenance requirements, and additional criteria.
Choosing the Right Size
Before embarking on your shopping journey for an outdoor dining set, it is important to ascertain the dimensions of the designated placement area. This initial step is crucial in ensuring that the outdoor dining set is a good fit for the intended location. Neglecting to obtain accurate measurements could potentially result in an unsuitable purchase of an outdoor dining set, including a table that does not fit the space as intended.
When selecting a dining table and chairs, it is also important to consider ample clearance around the table, particularly if you are working with a limited patio area. It is recommended to allocate approximately three feet of space around the table to ensure ease of movement and comfortable seating for your guests.
To properly accommodate various types of outdoor furniture seating, it is crucial to factor in their respective dimensions in your measurements. Merely ensuring that your outdoor dining set and additional seating arrangements physically fit within your allocated space may prove insufficient if they do not effectively serve their intended purpose.
There are plenty of materials that are used in creating outdoor tables and seating, so understanding which one is best for you is important to find the right dining set. Popular materials for outdoor furniture include wood, metal, wicker, plastic, and concrete.
When considering outdoor furniture options, various factors may influence your decision, including the local climate, required furniture dimensions, and ease of maintenance. A potential choice could be a terrazzo outdoor dining table, which presents durability and visual appeal. Alternatively, you may opt for a glass outdoor dining set like the Amber Rectangular Outdoor Glass Dining Table Set for 6 Persons based on its ease of cleaning.
Knowing Your Needs and Lifestyle
When selecting outdoor furniture, an important consideration is one's lifestyle. It is important to determine the intended use of the outdoor seating, such as hosting friends and family for meals or for personal time. An outdoor dining set may be the optimal choice for those who wish to entertain guests, while a small bistro table may be suitable for individual use. Families with children may prefer a lower table, while couples may find a bar table height more appropriate. Overall, identifying one's intended use for outdoor furniture is crucial in selecting the appropriate outdoor dining set or other outdoor seating options.
Match Your Decor
When considering the addition of an outdoor table to your existing furniture, it is important to strike a harmonious balance between the new and the old. While an exact match is not necessary, you want to ensure that there are no jarring clashes with your current decor. For instance, if your outdoor patio set comprises white wicker pieces, selecting a contemporary concrete bar table would create a mismatch. However, if your outdoor furniture features dark wood with metal fittings, a contemporary concrete bar table could be a complementary addition.
It is advisable to opt for a selection that resonates with your personal taste, yet still accords with your established aesthetic sensibilities. Achieving a coordinated look is crucial to avoid any regretful post-purchase sentiments.
Be Willing to Invest in Good Quality
An outdoor dining set is subjected to more rigorous environmental conditions than its indoor counterparts due to its exposure to the elements. Exposure to sunlight, precipitation, and harsh weather patterns like hurricanes, snowstorms, and rain may cause deterioration and degradation. Opting for inferior quality furniture could result in premature failure and a shortened lifespan when exposed to these circumstances. It is therefore essential to invest in high-quality outdoor dining sets that are designed to withstand such environmental pressures to ensure durability and longevity.
When making a decision to acquire outdoor furniture, it is crucial to prioritize investing in furniture of superior quality. This will guarantee that with proper maintenance and care, the furniture will have the ability to withstand various elements that may adversely affect lesser quality furniture. Notably, LOOMLAN's luxury furniture stands out as a wise investment due to its exceptional quality. The additional expenditure is justified by the assurance of acquiring remarkable products.
At LOOMLAN, we take great pride in offering an extensive range of premium outdoor dining sets that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. Our collection features a diverse array of options, including the exquisite terrazzo outdoor dining table and a 12 person outdoor dining set, to name a few.
We understand the significance of having a perfect outdoor space for hosting social events, gathering with family and friends, or simply unwinding amidst the beauty of nature. Our luxury outdoor dining sets cater to all your needs and come in a range of sizes, colors, styles, and materials, providing you with a broad selection to choose from to transform your patio or backyard into a dreamy oasis.
Whether you're looking for an extravagant dining table to accommodate your guests or a cozy spot to enjoy your morning coffee, we have you covered. LOOMLAN invites you to explore our impressive outdoor table collection to discover the perfect addition to your outdoor living space!