11 Kitchen Tables with Benches for the Roomiest Dining Setup

published Apr 1, 2024
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Ask any small-space dweller and they’ll say the same thing: Small-space living forces you to get creative with how you furnish a space. And for those who like to entertain with a nice meal, the challenge can get even more complicated. So, what are you to do when you love to gather around the table with friends and family for dinner, but you’re low on space? Enter the beloved table and bench dining set.  

The Best Kitchen Tables with Benches

These stylish table set ups, sometimes referred to as bench tables, are a great solution for those who want ample seating around the dining table but aren’t able to sacrifice too much space. Plus, what’s better than cozying up next family and friends during a good meal? Below, we rounded up 10 of our favorite kitchen tables with benches, perfect for every style and budget. Here’s to gathering around good food with the ones you love.  

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For those with a love for mid-century design, the Aryani dining set is sure to tick all the boxes. This set is dripping in MCM glamor thanks to its warm walnut wood hue, flared tapered legs, and cushioned, scooped back seating. To top it off, it also features a self-storing butterfly leaf that’ll instantly bump seating from four to six come your next big gettogether.

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Bed Bath & Beyond
was $967.99

Some styles come and go, but one that’s not going anywhere anytime soon? Farmhouse decor. This Abrihome dining set is Farmhouse encapsulated, with its buttermilk and walnut hues, black hardware, cool gray cushions. We also love that it comes with a storage drawer in the center of the table, making it easy to keep extra napkins, silverware, and more dining essentials close by.

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This Linzy dining set is a modern dream. Made of solid wood, its clean-line design is perfect for those who like to keep their furniture minimal. Coming in seven gorgeous wood finishes, we love how easily the included benches store beneath the table when not in use, making it an especially small-space friendly find.

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was $169.99

Love the industrial look? Say hello to the Pickell dining set. Featuring a blend of rustic wood and black steel elements, this table is simple yet striking. We love that this sets’ bench not only tucks under the table with ease, but also comes with an open shelf for extra storage. And it’s under $150? What’s not to love!

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was $1167.34

When you think of bench tables, you may think you have to settle on a square or rectangle silhouette. If you have your heart set on a round setup, check out this dining set from Simplie Fun. Its curved bench proves that bench seating comes in every style imaginable and its retro-inspired look is sure to be a welcome addition to any dining space.

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was $199.99

At just $90, this Aiho dining set is the most affordable pick on this list. But don’t let the price scare you off, it’s also one of Walmart’s best-selling kitchen tables with benches. Coming in three chic finishes, this pick is another thoughtfully designed streamlined pick with two benches that easily store beneath the table after use.

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Bed Bath & Beyond
was $599.99

Have a corner in your kitchen you’re looking to turn into a dining space? Then you’re going to want to opt for a corner kitchen setup like the Knox nook set. Adding a touch of casual country cool to your kitchen, this solid pine wood set features an L-shaped seat and a bench for plenty of seating, alongside a matching rectangular table.

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was $239.99

For a pick that really maximizes your space, this Costway dining set is hard to beat. The set comes with two benches, but the pièce de résistance is the dining table that comes with a built-in wine rack, glass storage, and an extra storage shelf perfect for extra linens or servingware.

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How charming is this small-space set? Another Farmhouse set, this LUMISOL find is a great find for those with limited on square footage who still want to get in on the bench table trend. And how cozy do those cushioned seats look?

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was $133.00

This next one’s another great find for those looking for a pick with some serious storage. Not only does this Gizoon dining set come with an open storage shelf beneath the bench, it also has one underneath the table itself making it easier than ever to keep everything you need for your next soiree within reach.

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Bed Bath & Beyond
was $393.99

One more time for the MCM lovers. The Judith dining set is a great option for those who like the mid-century look as well as having a mix of both traditional and bench seating. We also find it hard not to immediately fall head over heels for the gorgeous walnut hue of this set!