Definitely the most common shape (because most dining rooms are **rectangular**), rectangular dining tables are great because they can seat a large number of guests for large-scale entertaining. Their linear shape also allows for ample room to walk around the table.

Just so, How much room do you need for a round table?

Space Between Large Round Tables

For banquet style setup using large round tables you should leave a space of **60″ minimum**. This is 2 x 18″ for the seats, and 24″ room in between the chairs.

Is Round table better than square? In general, **round tables are perfect for small dining corners**. On the other hand, rectangular tables have a flexible advantage. It can be placed against the wall to save space or pulled out to accommodate an extra guest. You get even more versatility with extendable tables.

Similarly, Can you 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.

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

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

## How do you measure for a round dining table?

A 42-48”-diameter round table seats 4. A 60” round table seats 6-8.

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** HOW TO CALCULATE THE RIGHT SIZE TABLE: **

- Measure the length and width of your dining space.
- Subtract 6 feet from both the length + width of the space to allow a 3′ clearance on all sides.
- The result is the maximum recommended size for your dining table.

## How big of a room do I need 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?

Round Dining Tables

A 48″ round table can seat 4-6 people comfortably. A 60″ round table can seat **between 6-8 people comfortably**.

## How do I choose the right size dining table?

**Measure the length and width of your dining space**. Subtract 6 feet from both the length + width of the space to allow a 3′ clearance on all sides. The result is the maximum recommended size for your dining table. For example, if you have a 12′ x 9½’ space, the maximum size for your table would be 72” x 40”.

## How big is a round table that seats 5?

**48″ Round** Dining Table. For a formal meal, a 48″ round table will seat 5 people comfortably. For a casual meal, you can sit 6 people around the table.

## What size table cloth do I need for a 6 ft table?

6 ft or 72 inch rectangular tables – **90 inch x 132 inch rectangle** tablecloths or 6 ft rectangular spandex table covers. 8 ft or 96 inch rectangular tables – 90 inch x 156 inch rectangle tablecloths or 8 ft rectangular spandex table covers.

## How many chairs can you fit around a 72 round table?

Seating Capacity by Occupant

That seating capacity could change considerably depending on what size of person will be seated at the table. In general, seating capacity can be broken down as follows: 46/48-inch round tables can seat 6, 60-inch round tables can seat 8, and 72-inch round tables can **seat 10**.

## How much room do I need for a 72 round table?

So let’s break this down into inches. The circumference of a 72-inch table is about 226 inches. In general, to sit comfortably most people need **about 24 inches** of table space.

## What is the diameter of a round table?

How to Pick a Table

Type of Table | Height | Length |
---|---|---|

Dining, round | 28″-30″ |
(40″ min. diameter) |

End | 18″-24″ | 24″-28″ |

Hallway/entry | 34″-36″ | 36″-72″ |

Night | 16″-25″ | 18″-28″ |

## How many round tables do you need for 50 guests?

The math is pretty simple here if you want to just go with the blind rule of 1 table per 10 guests. That’s **5 cocktail tables for 50 guests** and 6 tables for 60 guests.

## How many can you seat at a 6 foot rectangular table?

How Many People Can Sit at a 6 Foot Table? 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.

## How do you measure a round table?

If you have a Round table, **you should measure straight across the middle**. If you have a Square table, just measure one of the sides, end to end. (All sides on a square are equal.) If you have a Rectangle table, measure the length from end to end and width from end to end.

## How do you measure a round dining 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.

## Can you fit 6 chairs around a 48 table?

A 48″ round table can **seat 4-6 people comfortably**.

## Can a square tablecloth be used on a round table?

Tablecloth Sizes for Round Tables

60” table – Use either a 120” round tablecloth that reaches the floor or a **90” square tablecloth** over a round tablecloth. 48” table – Use either a 108” round tablecloth that touches the floor or a 54” square tablecloth that sits over a round tablecloth.

## What size table cloth do I need for a round table that seats 8?

60 inch round table: Seats 8 People: **90 inch cloth (15 inch drop)** 60 inch round table: 120 inch cloth (30 inch full drop) 72 inch round table: Seats 10 People: 120 inch cloth (24 inch drop) 72 inch round table: 132 inch cloth (30 inch full drop)