Kitchen tables also offer a little extra help in the kitchen in times of company. Other than serving as the kiddie table for family holiday meals, kitchen tables can also be a serving station when you have pot lucks or buffet style meals. Your guests can make their way into the kitchen, grab a plate and walk around the kitchen table serving up the goodies they want before taking a seat in the dining room. While some people try to use a dining room buffet for this purpose, this can make the dining room very cramped and make it hard for those seated closest to the buffet to get in and out of their chairs, because there are always people serving up behind them. If the buffet area is on your kitchen tables, that congestion is alleviated. It is also a blessing for you come clean up time. Since kitchen tables are within reach of the sink and dishwasher, cleanup from these meals is quick and easy, giving you more time to enjoy the event.
Kitchen islands can offer everything we want from our modern day kitchens, from generous counter space and storage to seating for family members or guests who want to join the fun. They also give us more opportunities to be creative with our kitchen designs. These 10 great kitchen islands all add something special to their respective spaces and prove that options for creating unique focal points are endless. They do have one thing in common though — they truly make these kitchens feel like the heart of the home.
The Pub Style Table or Counter Height Table A favorite among men for its comfortable height the pub table is rapidly gaining in popularity. Pub style tables are taller than average, standing at 36 or 42 inches. These tables are perfect for casual dining and create a feeling of "dining out" at bar except you can dine-in in the comfort of your own home. No matter what your decorating taste - classic, ornate wood or more modern metals and glass, there is a pub style table with your name on it. Pair your pub kitchen table with the right set of chairs or stools and you have got the perfect place for late night drinks and an early breakfast.