Placemats - Our Pick of the Best

Looking for placemats? From classic seagrass to bright and cheerful designs, we’ve picked a selection of our favourite placemats

Looking for new placemats? Choose from pretty and practical designs for your kitchen, or create stylish place settings when you have friends over for dinner. Add a luxurious feel to your dining table with placemats in gorgeous colours to give each place setting an elegant look that’s perfect for special occasions. Look for designs that will protect your table from marks or heat from hot serving dishes. And for everyday use you might want to add some bright and cheery mats to your breakfast table for a touch of vibrant colour in your kitchen. Take a look at our selection of the best new designs.

Colourful rectangular placemats with curved edges have a fantastic fox motifs

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Scion Mr Fox Placemats


Dimensions: H28.9 W28.9 cm
Sold as set: Set of four
Material: Made from cork

These charming rectangular placemats with curved edges have a fantastic fox motif in a variety of colours.

I'm a huge fan of Scion's colourful fabrics and accessories and just love the Mr Fox design – these are perfect for the breakfast table.

Scion Mr Fox Placemats, £25, John Lewis

House of Fraser Marinette Saint-Tropez Maldives Linen Placemats multicoloured with a design of colourful cora

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Marinette Saint-Tropez Maldives Placemats


Dimensions: H37 W51 cm
Sold as set: Set of six
Material: Linen/cotton mix

These placemats have a beautiful multicoloured design of colourful coral that will brighten up your table setting.

Marinette Saint-Tropez Maldives Placemats, £60, House of Fraser

BHS Felt Placemats in Lime

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Felt Placemats


Dimensions: 38cm diameter
Colour: Lime.
Sold as set: Set of two
Material: Felt polyester

Add a splash colour and fun to your table with these chic felt placemats.

Felt Placemats, £6, BHS

Garden Trading Seagrass woven Placemats on a dark grey table with white and blue napkins

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Seagrass Placemats


Dimensions: 38cm diameter
Sold as set: Set of four

Add those finishing touches to your table with this set of four seagrass placemats. Natural and beautifully woven, each placemat has a contrasting edge.

Seagrass Placemats, £25, Garden Trading

Habitat Geometric Patterned Round Placemat in black, white, green and yellow

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Geometric Patterned Round Placemat


Dimensions: 25cm diameter
Sold as set: Sold individually
Materials: Compact laminate

With a bold palette and a graphic design, this placemat looks fabulous when combined with classic white china. Each piece has a bold geometric design on one side and a smart willow wood reverse. 

Geometric Patterned Round Placemat, £8, Habitat

Laura Ashley Multicoloured Rockpool Cork-back Placemats

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Rockpool Cork-back Placemats


Dimensions: H24 W24 cm
Colour: Multicoloured
Sold as set: Set of four
Material: Cork back

This set of cork-back placemats features a playful seaside print that will add a quirky touch to your table.

Rockpool Cork-back Placemats, £18, Laura Ashley

Not on the High Street Nom Living Salmon Pink Striped Bamboo Placemats

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Nom Living Striped Bamboo Placemat


Dimensions: 30.5 W40.5 cm
Colour: Salmon Pink Stripe
Sold as set: Set of two. Also available in sets of four or six, and in five colours
Material: Made from natural split bamboo

These beautifully handcrafted placemats are made from split bamboo with a unique striped design.

These bamboo placemats are available in gorgeous colour combinations and will make stylish dining table place settings.

Nom Living Striped Bamboo Placemats, £8, Not on the High Street

Homebase Owl themed taupe Cork backed Placemats

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Owl Placemats


Dimensions: H21.5 W29 cm
Colour: Taupe
Sold as set: Set of four
Material: Cork backed

A stylish addition to any kitchen or living room, these owl place mats are perfect for everyday use.

Owl Placemats, £5, Homebase

Amara Avenida Home Animaux Elephant Purple Square Placemats

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Avenida Home Animaux Elephant Placemat


Dimensions: 24cm square
Sold as set: Sold individually

Bring quirky style to the dinner table with this delightful placemat. The design has an elephant motif with flower detailing on a vibrant purple background. Made from eucalyptus board, it has a durable melamine coating and there are more unusual animal designs available in the collection.

Avenida Home Animaux Elephant Placemat, £12, Amara

Dunelm Indigo Bazaar cork-back with a white symmetrical floral design on a dark blue backgrounded Placemats

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Indigo Bazaar Placemats


Dimensions: H21 W29 cm
Colour: Blue
Sold as set: 4

These cork-backed placemats are decorated with a white symmetrical floral design on a dark blue background, adding an elegant and eye catching appearance to your dinner table.

Indigo Bazaar Placemats, £5, Dunelm