How to Size Your Dining Table to add a Glass Table Top

by Nancy Hessler-Spruill

4/12/2023 2:34:33 PM

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To size your dining table to add a glass table top will depend on a few important factors you should consider:

  1. Room Size: The first thing to consider is the size of the room where the dining table will be placed. You need to ensure that there is enough space to accommodate both the dining table and the glass table. Measure the room dimensions and make sure that you leave enough space for people to move around comfortably.

  2. The shape of the Room: The shape of the room is also an important factor to consider when sizing your dining table. If the room is rectangular, then a rectangular or oval dining table may be the best fit. If the room is square, then a square or round dining table may be a better option.

  3. Size of the Dining Table: The size of the dining table will depend on the number of people you plan to seat. A good rule of thumb is to allow at least 24 inches of table width per person. So, if you plan to seat six people, you will need a table that is at least 72 inches long (6 x 24 inches).

  4. Size of the Glass Table: The size of the glass table will depend on the size of the dining table. You want to make sure that the glass table is proportional to the dining table, so it doesn't look too small or too large. A good rule of thumb is to choose a glass table that is about two-thirds the size of the dining table.

  5. Style: The style of the dining table and glass table should also be considered. You want to choose pieces that complement each other in terms of style, color, and material. For example, if you have a modern-style dining table, you may want to choose a glass table with clean lines and a minimalist design.

Round Glass Tables Top Sizes:

  • 4 people = 36" - 50"
  • 5 people = 42" - 54"
  • 6 people = 46" - 66"
  • 7 people = 60" - 66"
  • 8 people = 66" - 72"
  • 10 people = 66"

Oval Glass Tables Top Sizes


  • 6 people = 36" x 60" - 42" x 72"
  • 8 people = 36" x 72" - 44" x 84"
  • 10 people = 44" x 84"
  • 12-14 people = 48" x 96"

Square and Rectangular Glass Table Top Sizes

  • 4 people = 36" - 48"
  • 6 people = 48" - 54"
  • 8 people = 48" - 60"
  • 12 people = 60"


By considering these factors, you should be able to choose the right size dining table to add a glass table to your dining room. 

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