21 Amazing Creative Christmas Dining Table Ideas

Posted: by December 14th, 2016

So you are hosting this year’s Christmas dinner, and you feel the pressure.  One of the tasks every good host takes care of is making sure that the atmosphere in the Dining Room for Christmas is absolutely spot on and your table is looking super festive. So, if you are in need of some much needed inspiration and aren’t sure where to start, this collection of amazing Christmas dining table ideas will be sure to give you some ideas in the run up to the big day.  We’ve compiled some of the images we feel are the most inspiring from elsewhere on the web, feel free to use as your go to source this Christmas.

1) Scandi Christmas Dining

Scandinavian Christmas Dining Table With Candles Wood and Dark Colour Scheme

Christmas Place setting with slate Stars and Baby's breath floral arrangement and candles

White, Black and Silver with Fir cones and Baby’s breath gives a classic Scandinavian feel to your Christmas dining.

Opulent Grey and Silver / Champagne Christmas Baubles and Glassware

Or you can go with more Chrome and silver tones.

2) Natural Touches

Maybe your dining room is more traditional, the introduction of wood and textures into your place settings doesn’t get any better than this idea, which looks like someone has taken a slice of Christmas tree and used it as wooden place mats. Gorgeous.

Natural Place Setting with Place setting of wood slice placemats

Christmas Table Ideas Red and Green Holly and Ivy

Simple glassware with Holly and Ivy tastefully inserted.

Natural Christmas Centerpiece Long and Low Steals the Show

A very simple arrangement placed in a long window box with Candles.

3) Traditional Arrangement

Traditional Rooms deserve a traditional Christmas dining table arrangement. Greens and Reds are a must.

Traditional Christmas Dining With Greens and Reds

Traditional Christmas Dining Table with Tartan Napkins and Floral arrangement

Candles and Traditional Berry Centerpiece Christmas Table

Get the look

  1. Christmas Table Runner, M&S
  2. Gold Star Table Cloth – The tablecloth shop
  3. Tartan Table Cloth – (Matching Napkins) M&S
  4. Tartan Crackers, M&S
  5. Red Felt Star Coasters – Werktat
  6. Santa Claus Seat Covers – Ebay

4) Opulent Christmas Dining Table Styling


via Viva Decor

This traditional Gold and White design from Chic Party Ideas is both spectacular and fun – with tinsel, gold baubles and candles, it delivers a sophisticated and opulent look.


Evening Meals just need the lights turned off and Christmas tree and candles does the rest. This tablet setting from Wilko (who have loads of lovely Christmas stuff in at the moment) perfectly reflects a rich and opulent dining experience.


All wrapped up for Christmas – a fun idea from Home Decor Ideas, to use wrapping paper and gold baubles on starter plates.





Get the look:

  1. Golden Reindeer – Amazon
  2. Cosy Chair Throws – Ikea £3 each
  3. Golden Hessian Bows – Heartily Felt Crafts
  4. Gold Champagne Baubles – B&Q
  5. Party Packs Gold Christmas Crackers.
  6. Bead Placemats – House of Fraser

5) Colourful Christmas Dining Table

If your home is more contemporary, then you may want to look into injecting a more youthful, and colourful dining experience. Contrasting stark white interior decor with splashes of colourful Christmas decoration can really make an impact.


This colourful Christmas Dining Table from a pretty life in the Suburbs perfectly showcases the concept. Don’t be scared of colour.


Christmas in Cali – Despite a warm climate this colourful place setting with texture still inspires a Christmas feel.


Come across any other creative Christmas Dining table settings? We’d love to see them. Drop us a link in the comments below.


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