Perfect Dining Room Furniture Ideas for 2019 UK

Dining rooms are for comfort. Comfort food, good conversation and good friends; so, the modern dining room furniture you choose needs to have warmth and be comfortable for your family and guests to enjoy great social evenings and memorable family occasions.

The perfect 2019 dining room will feature soft warm tones with the feel of natural wood, reclaimed timbers, pale oak and smooth glasslike surfaces, with beautifully upholstered chairs, deep buttoning and curved corners. Shades of bark and berry with accents of silver, pale grey, vanilla, rustic oak and country-style elegance.

How to achieve the perfect dining room

Achieving that country-style kitchen, whether in a town house or new build, is easy with the Cottingham range. Each table has a unique patina from recycled timbers, carefully oiled for a unique finish in a style reminiscent of Brittany or the Loire Valley. The extending tables are a godsend for special occasions and family visits. Set them off against walls painted in soft lilacs and greys with accent accessories in navy blue or shades of plum.

Simple shapes are on-trend

This year's trends have shown a resurgence of Art Nouveau style, and this is reflected in dining chairs with tall rounded backs, like our ENKA dining chairs with unfussy seats and nostalgic fifties' style round wood legs in a painted or oiled finish. These chairs are light to carry and look just as good in the living room or in the bedroom when the visitors have gone.

Accessorise with some modern dining room furniture like the Dexter range. The Dexter Bar Stool is a very comfortable chair, with a circular seat and circle lumbar support that will look great in a home office or teenager's room, until you need it in the dining room when visitors arrive!

For a more luxurious look, try the every-popular Stag Crompton button back dining chairs with vanilla painted wood legs, or the Langham luxury buttoned chairs with polished oak legs that are so easy to relax in, that you won’t want to leave.

Dining room Ideas

Patterns and textures are all understated this year with a hint of ‘Scandi’ for effortless style. Tactile materials such as natural wood, wicker and clay ceramics create sculptural dimensions that set off the clean lines of the furniture. Take a look at the Montecarlo range which does this perfectly. Designed in Italy, this futuristic range features a high gloss finish with silver chrome accents. The extending table has the look of a piece of sculpture and the lumbar support shaped chairs with high backs in pale vanilla, have black accents that blend the vintage shape with its futuristic design.

Bygone Classics are Back

Check out the latest Ercol designs for dining rooms in their signature natural wood, but in sun-drenched shades of pale oak, and neutral greys, for a calming colour palette with harmonious shapes. The elegant lines of the Teramo chair backs will look fresh in any setting, providing a retro-fusion of charm and quality. You just can’t beat those classic shapes which will enhance a country cottage just as easily as a Victorian town house or new-build. The upholstered seats look great in honey shades that enhance the cool painted wood or oiled pale oak finish. Why not add a statement geometric wall hanging or painting to complete the look?


Choosing A Dining Table

A dining table is a very important part of your home. You spend countless hours gathered around one discussing your day & spending quality time with your friends & family, so it is important to think about your needs when buying one!

The first thing to consider when buying your new dining table is its function. How many people do you need to cater for? This will give you a sense of how many seats & therefore the size of table you will need. 

Room size is also important. You need to take in to consideration what other furniture needs to be in the room - for example, a sideboard. 

Many extendable options are available for the occasional flurry of guests!

Verwood Dining Set

Aesthetics is also important. You will probably want to match your new dining table with your existing furniture. If possible, bring a piece of your current furniture into store (such as a drawer from a sideboard) and we can help find a perfect match! 

Royale Dining Set

Another aspect is comfort. Do you prefer seats with or without padding? Padding on a chair back provides an extra level of comfort that is essential for some. 

At Glasswells we want to make sure we ask you all the right questions so you know you've left us knowing you've got the best dining set for your home. Pop in to store today to find your perfect dining room furniture!


Christmas Table Preparation

At Glasswells we are passionate about our tableware, especially Cutlery, Dinner Sets and Glassware. We have a wide range of sets available to match any budget, ensuring that your Christmas dinner this year is extra special.
How you present your table at Christmas is very important, as for most of us its the biggest dinner event of the year at home.
For us, the fresh feel of a brand new set of cutlery or a new dinner set at home is undeniably satisfying, and around Christmas time it gives it that extra special feeling to have a new cutlery set or glassware for our guests to eat at home with us.


Kaleidoscope Eclat 24pc Cutlery Set

One of our favourite sets this year is the Kaleidoscope Eclat 24pc Cutlery Set, which is ideal for the families with young children.
The mix of colours creates a colourful and fun Christmas feel in your home, the vibrant colours serving as an extra talking point for a family with children.



Monsoon Mirage 44 piece Cutlery set

The Monsoon Mirage 44 piece Cutlery set is a large set, perfect for 6 people.
The set comes in a stylish gift box, which makes it an ideal present for someone on Christmas morning.
The steel is made from the finest grade, 18/10 and this luxury product will make every mouthful taste even better for sure.



Cashmere Coupe 12 piece dinner set

A classic white with highest quality bone China makes for a very elegant and special Christmas dinner.
Your china set consists of 4 plates, 4 coupe bowls, and 4 dinner plates, all of which are dishwasher and microwave safe.



Denby Intro 16pc Duck Egg Box Set

The Denby Intro 16pc Duck Egg Box Set includes 4 x Dinner Plates, 4x Side Plates, 4x Soup/Cereal Bowl, and 4 Mugs.
These dinner sets are dishwasher, microwave, freezer and oven safe, perfect for families.
The added texture and colour gives a memorable moment to savour. The set is ideal for a icey cool winter dinner table theme, but also comes in other colour options.