Traditional dining room pictures

Traditional dining rooms give you a multi-functional space to eat, entertain and work. Browse our pick of the best traditional schemes for dining room spaces, whatever your budget. If these dining room designs aren’t for you, check out our pick of the best schemes for modern dining rooms and country dining rooms – there’s inspiration for all dining styles.

  • New England outdoor dining area

    Relax this summer in this New England style with an aged wooden table and chairs and classic blue and white accessories like TG Green’s crockery. An enamel teapot, mug and jug from Garden Trading and napkins from The Pier complete the lazy summer look.

    Crockery
    TG Green

    Teapot, mug, jug
    Garden Trading

    Napkins
    The Pier

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    CPW Furniture (01797-225 014)

  • Swedish-style dining room

    Chandeliers are now as much a decorative statement as a source of light. Choose from unadorned sculptural shapes in wrought iron by Porta Romana to elaborate pieces with theatrical crystal droplets from Marston & Langinger. Painted chairs from the Swedish Chair and a cool, pale colour scheme finish the Scandinavian look.

    Vintage rose glass chandelier
    Valerie Wade

    Oakleaf wrought-iron chandelier in silver finish
    Porta Romana

    Celestria beaded glass chandelier
    Marston & Langinger

    Chairs
    The Swedish Chair

    Vase
    The General Trading Company

  • Classic dining room

    Soft lilac hues on fabric and glassware lend a contemporary feel to a classic dining room, with the damask pattern of a Volga Linen tablecloth adding a timeless elegance. Use glassware such as these Heather goblets from John Lewis to highlight colour accents.

    Chair
    The Dining Chair Company

    Tablecloth
    The Volga Linen Company

    Bottles
    William Yeoward

    Goblets
    John Lewis

  • Classic dining room

    Texture and splashes of bold colour in this dining room add rich highlights to a pale colour palette. The antique dining table from Ann May is dressed with a pristine white tablecloth, softened by sparkling china and matching glassware with a hint of colour, while the wine-coloured seat pads from Zoffany add warmth. White linen curtains from Nordic Style introduce further colour and sophistication and the walls are painted in a Farrow & Ball water-based eggshell.

    Table and chairs
    Ann May (020) 7731 0862
    Fabrics
    Zoffany

    Paint
    Farrow & Ball

    Dinner plates , side plates
    Nordic Style

    Purple goblets
    India Jane

  • Open-plan traditional dining room

    Rich walls painted in Rose by Morris & Co together with wooden furniture and flooring give this open-plan, traditional dining area a warm, homely feel. The hand-carved dining table is bathed in light from the lead windows, while the cream paintwork keeps the feel of the room light and welcoming.

    Paint
    Morris & Co

  • Traditional formal dining room

    Wood and neutral fabrics set the tone for this formal dining room, with subtle patterns adding warmth and texture.

    Similar table and chairs
    Pat Renson Interiors

  • Formal dining room with dresser unit

    A large dresser unit provides all the storage necessary for this formal dining room. A stained black door adds contrast to the neutral decor.

    Similar dresser unit
    India Jane

  • Traditional dining room

    Warm shades of yellow and red give this dining room a sense of grandeur. Ruby-topped glasses from Laura Ashley echo the colour accent of the curtains, tableware and chair covers, while the rich fabric pelmet makes a feature of the French windows.

    Glasses
    Laura Ashley

  • Georgian-style dining room

    Decorative curtains and a formal table create a traditional dining area in this large Georgian living room. The polished dark wood antique table and chairs are placed next to French windows to take advantage of the garden views beyond. Grand curtains frame the dual aspect windows, which flood the space with light. Effective use of colour and pattern helps to ground the high-ceilinged room.

    Paint
    Paint & Paper Library

  • Light traditional dining room

    A mix of distressed furniture and antiques gives this fresh and light dining room an aged look.

    Walls in Blue Gray paint
    Farrow & Ball

  • Colour contrasting living-dining room

    Subtle hits of earthly red, orange and green make this neutral living room appear far richer and warmer. The two-tone fabric of the cushions looks great against the simple biscuit and chocolate backdrop. The seating area is clearly defined with a natural rug.

    Subtle hits of earthly red, orange and green make this neutral living room appear far richer and warmer. The two-tone fabric of the cushions looks great against the simple biscuit and chocolate backdrop. The seating area is clearly defined with a natural rug.
    Sofa

    Laura Ashley

    Dining table

    Willis & Gambier

    Cushions

    Marks & Spencer

  • Duck egg dining room

    Natural light pours into this country-style dining room. The large duck egg dresser adds elegance to the scheme and is complimented by matching chinaware. The painted-wood dining table and chairs keeps things light and fresh, while a vase with flowers makes for an attractive centrepiece.

    Natural light pours into this country-style dining room. The large duck egg dresser adds elegance to the scheme and is complimented by matching chinaware. The painted-wood dining table and chairs keeps things light and fresh, while a vase with flowers makes for an attractive centrepiece.
    Paint

    Focus

    Table and chairs

    Maison

    Crockery

    Jasper Conran range at Wedgwood

    Dresser

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  • Cosy living-dining room

    A comfy modular sofa is used to mark out the living zone in this living-dining room. Cushions are piled high for extra comfort and wallpaper is used to create a focal point. Homely accessories and light-wood ensures that the open-plan scheme is cosy. A modular storage and a cream rug is used to define the living space, while handy storage clears clutter.

    A comfy modular sofa is used to mark out the living zone in this living-dining room. Cushions are piled high for extra comfort and wallpaper is used to create a focal point. Homely accessories and light-wood ensures that the open-plan scheme is cosy. A modular storage and a cream rug is used to define the living space, while handy storage clears clutter.
    Sofa

    SofaSofa

    Rug

    Crucial Trading

    Furniture

    Laura Ashley

    Wallpaper

    Jane Churchill

    Cushions

    John Lewis

  • Classic dining room

    For a grand dining room with a relaxed edge, choose furniture and accessories with quirky detail. Here, ornate chairs and table are toned down with distressed paintwork, while the chandelier is made from recyled glasses and a jelly mould. The look is still glamorous, without being intimidating. Bright flowers add a cheerful note.

    For a grand dining room with a relaxed edge, choose furniture and accessories with quirky detail. Here, ornate chairs and table are toned down with distressed paintwork, while the chandelier is made from recyled glasses and a jelly mould. The look is still glamorous, without being intimidating. Bright flowers add a cheerful note.

    Dining table

    Scumble Goosie

    Chandelier

    Madeleine Boulesteix

  • Dramatic dining room

    A large, low-hung chandelier in smoked glass adds a touch of drama in this dining room. Statement floral wallpaper surrounds the French doors and is teamed with glassware in a similar colour. A cake stand holds flowers and candles to create a pretty centrepiece.

    A large, low-hung chandelier in smoked glass adds a touch of drama in this dining room. Statement floral wallpaper surrounds the French doors and is teamed with glassware in a similar colour. A cake stand holds flowers and candles to create a pretty centrepiece.
    Chandelier

    Bhs

    Wallpaper

    Harlequin

    Dining table

    Dwell

    Cake stand

    Heals

    Accessories

    IKEA

  • Opulent dining room

    This glass and bronze chandelier is the centrepiece to an opulent dining room. The striped yellow wallpaper is a fitting backdrop for the various antiques.

    This glass and bronze chandelier is the centrepiece to an opulent dining room. The striped yellow wallpaper is a fitting backdrop for the various antiques.
    Wallpaper

    Osborne & Little

    Similar chairs

    Church Antiques

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  • French country-style dining room

    Keep your dining room natural with dark wooden furniture, stone flooring, antique accessories and lush greenery.

    Keep your dining room natural with dark wooden furniture, stone flooring, antique accessories and lush greenery.
    Similar floor tiles

    Fired Earth

    Dining chairs

    Artisanti

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