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Lounge In Style: Crafting Your Dream Garden Table Oasis

by Lorean
Garden Table

You envision an outdoor sanctuary—a space to sip morning coffee amidst blooming flowerbeds or host family dinners under twinkling string lights. Now time to ask, what furniture can bring this garden paradise to life? The possibilities spread before you. Rectangular tables? Circular? Wood or metal frames? Size for two or twenty? Choosing the ideal garden table anchors your refuge. Unlike rickety lawn folding furniture, let’s explore perfect patio partners guaranteed to entertain guests, showcase meals, and curate relaxation. Learn what characterises resilient materials worthy of supporting one-of-a-kind celebrations outside.

1. What are the practical uses of a Garden Table?

Here are some of the most practical uses and benefits of a garden table: 

Outdoor Dining: The most common use is for outdoor meals and entertaining. Garden tables also provide a space to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or casual snacks outside. The table allows for placing plates, utensils, serving dishes, decorations etc.

Crafting/ Activities: The flat table surface creates additional working room for hobbies, craft projects, board games and puzzles, and other outdoor activities. Having a dedicated spot makes these pastimes easier.

Work Space: These tables can be utilized as a workstation for laptops or reading/writing when trying to get fresh air. The stability allows spreading out papers, tablets, mobiles or work materials.

Potting/Gardening: The height of most patio tables makes an ideal stand for potting plants, arranging flowers, or staging gardening containers and bags of soil/fertilizers while working. The surface contains a mess.

Entertaining Guests:  Hosting visitors outside is easier with a table available for placing food, drinks, and party accessories. It facilitates mingling by creating a gathering place in the yard or patio.

Display Stage: The table-top becomes a pedestal for exhibiting garden pots, sculptures, flower arrangements or other outdoor decor one wishes to showcase without bending down or the ground hiding things.

So whether you’re eating, working, gardening, or relaxing with friends, a sturdy multi-purpose garden table facilitates outdoor living.

2. The best Garden Tables collections are available at Idealo

1. Siena Garden Sincro 200/260x100cm anthracite/washed grey (C31057)

Siena Garden Sincro 200260x100cm anthracitewashed grey (C31057)

Siena Garden Sincro 200260x100cm anthracitewashed grey (C31057)

Make a sleek contemporary statement by gathering 10 or more guests around Siena Garden’s Sincro dining table, extending over 9 feet long when fully expanded to comfortably host large festive crowds either for special occasions or casual family meals al fresco. The durable powder-coated aluminium frame offers lightweight corrosion resistance that promises to withstand seasons of use outside while the easy-to-clean wood-look slats made of anti-stain synthetic WPC material ensure any inadvertent spills simply wipe away, enabling this table to maintain its elegantly modern style for years of warm-weather entertaining to come.

2. Niehoff Nexor garden table Ø140cm steel/teak recycled brown

With its smooth, simple lines and premium recycled teak wood surface ethically sourced from sustainability-managed forests, Niehoff’s circular 140cm Nexor table balances environmental values with enduring beauty destined to be passed down for generations beyond its 5-year warranty as the reclaimed wood’s unique charm, complexion, and character only increase with age. Set atop a sturdy steel base and oval extension leaf ready to welcome another bench when more guests arrive, Nexor’s heirloom builds quality promises this garden jewel will serve patio gatherings or quiet reading nooks while investing in responsible materials and masterful craftsmanship that imports charming coastal vibes.

3. Royal Catering bar table 80cm foldable round (RC-BIS80)

Royal Catering bar table 80cm foldable round (RC-BIS80)

Royal Catering bar table 80cm foldable round (RC-BIS80)

Make festive happy hour vibes spring to life anywhere by unfolding Royal Catering’s clever collapsible round bar table in seconds when friends stop by thanks to the smart powder-coated steel frame integrating a space-saving foldable design perfect for tight balconies and small patios. The quality tempered glass top can be quickly lifted off the rust-resistant base when it’s time to store this convenience essential away, ever ready to enable the next pop-up cocktail party or cafe ambience wherever needed with no fuss.

4. Nardi Rio extendable table 210/280x100cm aluminium/plastic

Spread nearly 10 feet wide with Nardi’s extending leaf-shaped Rio table to comfortably seat feasts for dinner parties of 10 or more in the garden with plenty of elbow room. Made in Italy stainless aluminium legs deliver benchmark stability while a weather-resistant laminate tabletop promises groups can linger over meals al fresco carefree – no need to panic if a glass spills thanks to surfaces that simply wipe clean and won’t absorb stains. This collection’s lightweight portability options and conversion from intimate to generously spacious make Rio ready to serve every occasion.

5. VCM Folding Table 130x65cm (916061)

VCM Folding Table 130x65cm (916061)

VCM Folding Table 130x65cm (916061)

VCM’s clever pre-treated steel folding portal table offers grab-and-go versatility for impromptu outdoor barbecuing, family game nights or weekend fundraisers thanks to integrated side handles on the frame allowing swift mobility to relocate spontaneous events anywhere required. Once lifted into place, conveniently stored woodgrain melamine interior surfaces able to withstand light showers and yard debris will stand ready to hold buffet platters, iced lemonades, colourful tablescapes or raise rows of glittering candles flames under starry skies before packing away just as neatly post-party with minimal fuss or storage.



Now reality matches your garden goals thanks to a spectacular garden table anchoring festive gatherings or quiet reading nooks alike. Bask under blue skies and golden sunbeams, assured your outdoor furniture centrepiece promises stability come rain or shine. Spend countless hours mingling and musing from this steadfast platform built to withstand seasons of memory-making to come. 

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How big should a garden table be?
The best size for a garden table depends on your space and hosting needs. Allow at least 2 feet of clearance on all sides for seating. For a small patio or balcony, a bistro table around 32 inches wide can fit two. Bigger gatherings need a 4-6 feet table.
How do you clean garden tables?
Use a soft brush and mild detergent mixed with warm water. For tougher grime, try baking soda paste. Use a soft cloth to gently scrub then rinse clean before drying entirely. Maintain waterproofing with protectants.
What are garden tables made of?
Common garden table materials include wood (acacia, eucalyptus), metal (aluminium, steel) or a combination. Weather-resistant woods work well but may need protective stains. Metal resisting corrosion and rust is durable outdoors.

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