See my selection of retro style dining room furniture ideas full of sixties flavour. Get your dinner party swinging with these mid-century modern style dining tables, retro dining chairs, sixties sideboard and storage shelf options. If you love pared-back wooden furniture with clean and simple lines, then you’ll adore these retro style dining room furniture ideas.
Retro Style Dining Room Furniture Ideas
The West Elm Jensen Dining Table has a retro flavour. Made from solid oak with a dark stain, the A-frame base supports a glass tabletop. This is a great choice because you get the retro vibe but without going too heavy on the wood. Add mid-century modern dining chairs to complete the look. The table measures 77cm high, 193cm wide and 91cm in depth. You can comfortably seat six people around for a home-cooked meal. Current price £599. Buy from John Lewis & Partners. Product code: 83608401.
You’ll just go all gooey over the Moooi Zio Dining Table. Crafted from solid oak and designed by Marcel Wanders, this is a choice centrepiece for any discerning dining room. With a curved tabletop and rounded splayed legs, it’s perfectly pared back to deliver a contemporary piece with a nod of nostalgia. It comes in a choice of cinnamon or white colour options. Three sizes are available which are all 75cm high. The lengths are 19cm, 250cm and 310cm with the width ranging from 90cm for the small up to 100cm for the medium and large. Current price is £3052-4243. Buy from Houseology. Product code: MO3968.
Picture yourself seated at the Pacini e Cappellini Novecento Dining Table. This Italian design draws on the sophisticated styles of the mid-century modern era. With a beautiful ash veneer barrel-shaped top resting upon solid ash legs, this piece is elegant and graceful. Stain choices are natural ash, cherry, wenge, walnut and matt white. Measurements are 75cm high, 220cm length and 110cm wide. Current price is £2362 (small size). Buy from Houseology. Product code: PU0411.
On the more contemporary side is this & Tradition In Between Table SK4. If you prefer a round dining table, this minimalist Scandi design might tempt you. It’s made from oak and the base has a curved and sleek base. It seats four to six people. Measurements are 73cm high and 120cm in diameter. Buy from Houseology. Current price £1099. Product code: TR0310.
& Tradition In Between Table SK4 from Houseology
Treat yourself to the West Elm John Vogel Dining Chairs. John Vogel is a South African furniture designer who has collaborated with West Elm to produce these stunning seats. The sculpted rounded backrest has a mid-century modern vibe paired with John’s signature webbed hand-woven seating. Measurements are 78cm high, 53cm wide and 55cm in depth. Current price £299. Buy from John Lewis & Partners. Product code 83618401.
Another seating option is this Fez Vintage Dining Room Chair. It has been designed by Dutchbone, a Dutch furniture brand who create stylish and classic pieces. This chair is simple and super comfortable which is ideal for keeping your dinner guests content. The shape has the fifties feel which is upholstered in vintage brown PU leather. This is paired with a black coated metal frame for support. Measurements are 86cm high, 60cm wide, 57cm in-depth with a seat height of 47cm. Current price £225. Buy from Cuckooland. Product code: Not listed.
Retro Style Dining Room Furniture Storage
In terms of storage, you might want to include the West Elm Mid Century Small Sideboard. It has three drawers plus a cabinet with a door so you get plenty of room to house your cutlery and tableware inside. The slim angled legs, bevelled edges and streamline shape offer a sophisticated sixties silhouette. It even has cable tidies at the back to keep table lamp wires out of view. Measurements are 68.58cm high, 101.6cm wide and 48.26cm in depth. Current price is £599. Buy from John Lewis & Partners. Product code: 86258403.
Or perhaps you’d prefer this FSC wooden West Elm Mid Century Wide Bookshelf. This offers three shelves plus a drawer. You can place this piece in the dining room, living room or your home office. It features slim legs with bevelled edges so is full of retro appeal. The bookshelf is ideal if you have limited floor space. Measurements are 179cm high, 96cm wide and 37.5cm in depth. Current price is £599. Buy from John Lewis & Partners. Product code: 81608401.
Buy Retro Style Dining Room Furniture
If you fancy furnishing your dining room with these pieces, they are available via the following online stores.
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