People usually buy dining tables that can accommodate all the members so their family, with one or two seats to spare. A standard size dining table often seats a family of 4-6 people at a time. But if you have unexpected guests, you might not be able to dine along with them due to space restrictions. This is where expandable dining tables come to your rescue.
These space-saving tables work on demand – they are like any other table but you can expand them whenever you need extra dining space. They are perfect for homeowners looking to make the most of the existing space. If you live in an apartment or condo where space may be limited but you want additional dining space, they might turn the trick for you.
We have compiled a list of the best expandable dining tables that will apprise you with the options available in the market.
Adler Magnum by Peter Draenert
This boat-shaped dining table features a lifting mechanism for adding mobility to the integrated top. Users can pull apart the table halves and rotate the inner middle plate upwards. It is offered in different types of wood and stone.
BUY: €6,930 ($7,873)
Transformer Table 3.0
This modern, extendable dining table can accommodate up to 12 people in one go. It is the latest iteration of the original Transformer Table launched back in 2016 through a successful Kickstarter campaign. The table uses a magnetite-grade steel ball-bearing telescopic mechanism that allows users to extend the table from 18 inches to its full size at 118 inches.
MAMAGREEN BAIA Dining Table
This outdoor dining table from Chicago-based MAMAGREEN can be extended to accommodate a large group. You can expand the table to seat up to 12 people. The top effortlessly slides out on both sides to increase the size and can be slid back to save space. It is available in two sizes and there is also a choice for materials.
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Extendable Dining Table by Ozzio Italia
If you are looking for a unique extendable dining table, this one by Ozzio Italia is the right pick for you. With innovative sliding metal guides, the table is not only extendable but is expandable as well. The metal base can be combined with the top and extensions in wood, concrete, or marble glass.
BUY: €3,526 ($4,008)
Goliath Transforming Table by Resource Furniture
It is a console table that extends from a slim 17.75″ deep console table to a variety of lengths up to 116″ long, all thanks to the aluminum telescoping mechanism. It can seat up to 12 people at a time. The table is available in a variety of lacquer and wood veneer finishes.
BUY: On request
Expandable Dining Table by M Collection
This made-in-Denmark wooden dining table features two hidden butterfly leaves to extend its size. These leaves can be unfolded consecutively to make seating for up to 12 people. The table has a sleek top and inset legs. There are two material choices for the table and both boast a contemporary look.
Expanding Round Dining Table by Johnson Furniture
Expandable round tables are rare and this table by UK-based Johnson Furniture is among those rare gems. Made from an 850-years-old brown oak tree, it is an award-winning piece with a unique base inspired by the tattered crown of the ancient tree. There are gaps in the base that provides enough space for knees.
BUY: Starts at £10,000 ($13,626)
Transformable Square Dining Table by LG Lesmo
If you want your dining table to perfectly match your style then, Italian company LG Lesmo may have the best to offer. You have options to choose from various finishes and even ask for other customizations including the seating capacity. The company can make expandable tables with seating for up to 16 people.
BUY: €2080 ($2,364)
OLIVIA Motorized Dining Table by Casabianca Home
This extendable table can be configured into different sizes easily – all thanks to the onboard motorized systems. You just press a button to extend or contract the table. The table features a uniquely shaped top available in different finishes and a base with clean, modern lines. It can accommodate up to 14 people in an XL Extendable configuration.
BUY: Starts at $3,420
Flaye Table by TEAM 7
Designed by Austrian designer Jacob Strobel, this beautiful extendable table is distinguished by the elaborate design of its 3-layer solid wood top. It combines solid wood with leather for a unique look. There are several options to customize the table in different materials and colors. The sophisticated design is achieved through clean curves that blend together harmoniously.