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Recommended Tables & Chairs Seating Capacity Space Planning Restaurants and Banquet

Planning the floor plan of your restaurant is one of the most important things that you can do. Below we provide some tips:

Tips for Round Tables:

  • Each person should have about 2’ of the table circumference (calculate by multiplying the diameter by the mathematical statistic of Pi or about 3.14)
  • Tables should be 54” apart, allowing for 24” of aisle or service space
  • Drop leaf tables may provide greater flexibility than regular rounds

24” Round Table: Seats 2 people comfortably for dinner

30” Round Table: Seats 3 people comfortably for dinner or 4 people comfortably

36” Round Table: Seats 3-4 people comfortably.

42”Round Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for dinner or 5 people for smaller fares.

48” Round Table: Seats 4-5 people comfortably for dinner.

60” Round Table: Seats 8 people comfortably for dinner.

72” Round Table: Seats 10 people comfortably for dinner, and in many banquet functions can go up to as many as 12 people if necessary.

 

How Many Chairs Fit at the Square or Rectangle Table?

Recommended Tables & Chairs Seating Capacity Space Planning Restaurants and Banquet

Planning the floor plan of your restaurant is one of the most important things that you can do. Below we provide some tips:

Each person should have about 2’ of the table perimeter (calculated by doubling the sum of the width and depth )

• Tables should be 60” apart, allowing for 24” of aisle or service space

• In smaller spaces, when tables are placed diagonally, corners should be 24” apart and may allow more tables depending on your room layout and dimensions

• Square tables tend to be more flexible and easier to move and rearrange, while many restaurants use varying sizes of rectangular tables to create aesthetically appealing spaces that can also seat many varying party sizes

• For rectangle-shaped tables, we prefer using 5” X 22” table bases

Square and Rectangle Tables:

24” x 24” Table: Seats 2 people comfortably for smaller fares.

24” x 30” Table: Seats 2 people comfortably for dinner.

30” x 30” Table: Seats 2 people comfortably for dinners and 4 people comfortably for smaller fares.

36” x 36” Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for dinner.

24” x 42” Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for smaller fares.

24” x 48” Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for smaller fares.

42” x 42” Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for dinner and up to 8 people for smaller fares.

30” x 60” Table: Seats 6 people comfortably for dinner.

30” x 42” Table: Seats 4 people comfortably for dinner.

30” x 72” Table: Seats 6 people comfortably for dinner.

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