Small Dining Room: +110 Creative Decor Ideas

Designing a small dining room requires creativity to take advantage of as much space as possible without losing its charm and character. Another point to be noted is the choice of the style you want to print in the environment.

It is worth remembering that each person has a different need to be met, and this needs to be the starting point of the project, after all, it is no use having a beautiful dining room that does not serve the residents.

As today it is increasingly common for this environment to be incorporated into other social areas of the house, such as the living room and balcony, it is necessary to think about the project as a whole, so that the decoration has a beautiful effect and is able to integrate the spaces and determine the function of each of them.

Below, we’ve chosen several projects ranging from simple too sophisticated for you to be inspired.

Small Dining Room Models

The room model can define the direction of the project, whether in L, with an open-plan kitchen or an integrated living room, the important thing is to define the style and the needs to be met by the space.

Image 1: Open kitchen with dining room. The blue iron chairs make the atmosphere relaxed and modern.

small dining room burnt cement

Image 2: This small dining room is modern thanks to the metallic pendant and the glass table. Neutral colors give a cozy feeling.

small dining room with neutral sofa.

Image 3: German corner with white paneling and round table, modernity came through the frames and cushions.

small dining room with German corner

Image 4: Modern and simple, this room bets on a wooden bench with Eames cushions and chairs.

small dining room with long wooden bench

Image 5: This project bet on a square table to accommodate more people, the neutral color palette makes the environment sophisticated.

small white dining room with modern pendant

Image 6: Relaxed, this dining room has gained sophistication with the golden pendant and burnt cement wall.

burnt cement wall with white porcelain and chairs

Image 7: Classic, this dining room chose an oval table to accommodate more people and chairs upholstered in linen.

oval table with white upholstered chairs

Image 8: Likewise, this project bet on an oval table to follow the length of the sofa, the straw chairs contrast with the blue.

dining room with rattan chairs.

Image 9: Another example of a small dining room, here the integration of environments takes place through the burnt cement wall.

living integrated with burnt cement wall.

Image 10: Small but very cool, this room has colorful tiles and a modern table with white chairs.

skull tiles and brown pendant.


Simplicity is always a sure bet when it’s not clear what style you want to imprint on the environment, but simple doesn’t mean no personality. Below we choose simple environments, but with a lot of charm.

Image 11: Simple and neutral, this environment invested in wall adhesive and mirrored joinery to give space to the place. Different chairs bring modernity.

small dining room with wooden floor

Image 12: Another example of a project with a neutral base, the frames and plates bring personality to the environment.

small dining room with dishes on the wall.

Image 13: The charm in this project came through the rose gold pendants in contrast to the blue of the pillows and tiles.

dining room with simple German corner.

Image 14: Sophisticated and simple, this project with sofa and industrial pendants gained space to accommodate more people at the table.

small dining salt with upholstered German corner.

Picture 15: White dining room with wooden chairs in the same tone as the floor and black moldings.

small dining room with wooden floor.

Image 16: Modern and minimalist, the highlight of this dining room is the black wall, the metal pendant gives an industrial touch.

small room with black wall.

Image 17: Equally simple, this project bet on a gray wall to be the point of interest, the wood brings warmth and lightness to the room.

small dining room with gray wall.

Image 18: With wire-frame chairs and white walls, this simple project gained charm with the large white floor lamp.

dining room with wire-frame chairs

Image 19: Next to the balcony, this dining room gained natural light and simplicity, the pendants in different formats leave the environment unpretentious.

dining room with cane chair.

Image 20: Illuminated, this room gained character with its bold pendant and caramel upholstery.

small dining room with modern pendant


The concept of modern is very broad, but if you want to print this style in your decor, bet on modern finishes, geometric, very gray and pendants with a retro and industrial footprint.

Image 21: The octave blue tile and the recessed ceiling contrast with the yellow chairs and light wood.

octave tiles and yellow chairs.

Image 22: Stripped, this dining room integrated with the kitchen gained an industrial feel with the table’s pendant and wired base.

black table with wireframe base.

Picture 23: Small dining room with a tiled wall and cane chairs, the white pendant gave the room modernity.

dining room with black and white tiles.

Image 24: Reduced in size, this project was highlighted with a neutral base and chairs in yellow and black.

small dining room with yellow and black chair.

Image 25: White walls make a perfect background for rose gold pendants and black accessories.

small dining room with German corner in black and white.

Image 26: Wooden table with an iron base, different chairs and simple pendants make up this modern and relaxed project.

simple beggars and industrial table

Image 27: Compact but with a lot of character, this dining room has lots of plants and natural wood.

small black dining room with plants.

Image 28: The green table and the gray wall make a beautiful contrast, the natural leather rug matches the wooden chairs and ceiling.

small dining room with green table

Image 29: With soft colors and hollow panel, this environment was stripped and cheerful with the colored chairs.

dining room with cobogó panel.

Image 30: Gold and soft colors, this environment gained sophistication with the Persian style rug and the floor lamp.

upholstered rug and floor lamp.

Small dining room tables

Choosing a table for a small dining room is decisive for the entire project, the right table can optimize space and bring personality, the wrong table can put an entire idea to waste.

Image 31: Navy blue and white are always a classic, natural fiber and black balance the environment.

dining room with natural fiber German corner

Image 32: Colorful and fun, this small dining room has a sofa by the window and a round table with a dark wood top.

colorful dining room

Image 33: Clean, this project with neutral colors bet on a beautiful glass luster and indirect lighting on the wood panel.

glass chandelier and square table

Image 34: With a brick wall and a burnt cement wall, this environment was cool and current.

industrial room with burnt cement and bricks

Image 35: Light walls and wooden floor bring comfort and light to the environment.

German corner with round table

Picture 36: Cozy room with upholstery, rustic wooden shelves and white table. The gray background leaves the current environment.

saarinen table and german corner

Image 37: Cool and young, this dining room bet on a red pendant and chalkboard wall to match straw stools.

chalkboard wall with dining bench.

Image 38: The mirror brought amplitude to the integration of spaces, the square table can accommodate more people for meals.

square black glass table.

Image 39: Jovial and with modern decor, this room bet on a gray graphite base and burnt cement floor to compose with the colored objects.

burnt cement floor and gray wall.

Image 40: This modern and fun project bet on a large green blackboard wall and iron chair, the highlight was the yellow pendants.

yellow beggars and blackboard wall

Round table

Very democratic, the round table is the model that favors reduced spaces, offers greater circulation and is able to accommodate more people at the same time. Below we have selected good projects made with this table model.

Image 41: With a neutral palette of gray and white, this project opted for a round table and upholstered chairs.

small room with chairs and emes

Picture 42: This German corner opted for a country style with the plaid sofa and wooden chandelier.

black and white checkered rustic german corner.

Image 43: Very modern decor with neutral color palette and beautiful copper diamond pendant.

integrated dining and living room

Image 44: The blue velvet chairs break the neutrality of white and wood, the glass pendants bring modernity.

blue chairs and glass pendants

Image 45: The dark green as a base highlighted the gold of the chairs and table, the glass chandelier leaves the current environment.

small dining room green and white with gold.

Image 46: The snow-white walls and ceiling highlight the pink tones of the chairs and the engraving on the wall, the result is an elegant and simple environment.

pink chairs and white table

Image 47: This dining room used the joinery to accommodate a wine cellar and a cabinet beside a large mirror on the wall.

small dining room with wine cellar.

Picture 48: The lead gray wall left the modern room and highlighted the gilt-framed mirror.

small dining room with golden mirror on the wall.

Image 49: Dining room integrated with the kitchen, the marble makes everything more sophisticated and elegant.

Marble wall pediment and brown chairs.

Image 50: This environment with rustic furniture, with a wooden ceiling and floor, gained modernity with the iron chairs and the black chandelier.

dining room with kitchen and black chandelier.

Square table

The square table has become very popular for being able to accommodate more people and have a more modern look, but it is a model that needs to be well thought out, as it requires more space.

Image 51: The mirror on the entire wall makes the room spacious and modern, the square table fits perfectly into the space.

square white lacquer table with upholstered chairs

Image 52: The square table with glass top makes the environment lighter, as the space is small, the neutral colors favored the project.

small dining room with glass table.

Image 53: The feeling of grandeur of this environment comes from the mirrors, the wooden counter accommodates decorative objects and a wine cellar.

dining room with wooden cellar.

Image 54: This project gained elegance in its integration with a neutral color palette and planned lighting for each environment.

large square lacquer table and pendant

Image 55: Small room gained depth with the mirror and neutral color palette.

small room integrated with mirror

Image 56: With a recessed ceiling and crystal chandelier, this room is elegant and sophisticated.

square lacquer table with gray chairs.

Image 57: The modern pendant is the main attraction of this white dining room integrated with the decorated living room.

modern led chandelier in a white room

Image 58: Another example of a dining room integrated with an American kitchen. The mirror amplifies the environment and the glass table makes the environment light.

dining room with open kitchen

Picture 59: Neutral dining room with mirrors and lowered ceiling, German corner accommodates more people and optimizes space.

white german corner with square table

Image 60: This project gave all the emphasis to the square dining table, the joinery project created spaces to accommodate the decorative objects.

white square table with mirror behind

Rectangular table

The most common of the models can also be the most versatile, whether in glass, wood or metal, this model fits well in smaller spaces and can accommodate benches, chairs and beanbags well.

Image 61: In burgundy lacquer, the table with differentiated legs is the highlight of this project full of personality. The wooden floor is the place for meals.

dining room with red table.

Image 62: With a modern table with a minimalist design, this dining room is youthful and modern.

industrial table with blue chairs and emes

Image 63: Super modern, this room has exposed brick walls, burnt cement floor and industrial pendant.

small industrial dining room

Image 64: Simple and elegant, this dining room integrated with the American planned kitchen bet on a palette of black, white and gray. The result is a timeless environment.

dining room with wooden floor and spot lighting.

Image 65: Wooden panels and mirrors left the room spacious and bright, the discreet pendant offers a touch of sophistication without burdening the environment.

wood panel with mirror for dining room

Image 66: Colorful and young, this project opted for a white base and dark wood table. The lighting project is the differential in this environment.

spot lighting in a small room

Image 67: Discreet, this environment integrates the American kitchen with the dining room through a light and neutral color palette.

gray dining room with fish scale wood floor.

Image 68: The large mirror behind the sofa makes everything wider, the colored chairs bring joy to this modern project.

dining room with yellow chairs.

Image 69: Entirely white, this environment gained modernity with the pendants and the rustic wooden bench.

small dining room with rustic wooden bench

Image 70: For a modern and sober composition, black is always a great bet, in this project, it appears on the wall and furniture.

tolix chairs with wired pendants.

Small dining room with mirror

The mirror is a great ally when creating wider, chic and modern environments. Whether on the entire wall, round, square or baste, mirrors are classic and timeless and investing in them is always the right bet.

Image 71: Using mirrors behind the dining table is already a classic, but here, the mirrors were divided into three and framed, creating a cozy and more modern atmosphere.

table with mirrors in the back and golden and white chandelier

Image 72: With reduced space, this project used a table leaning against the wall with a mirror above it, instead of a pendant, it used a floor lamp.

neutral and simple small dining room.

Image 73: Another way to use mirrors is leaning them on the wall, here the baste model was used, combining with the mirrored pendants.

bisote mirror in the dining room

Image 74: Original, this design with a very simple footprint, opted for a large round mirror to compose with the glass table.

round mirror in dining room

Image 75: Colorful and modern, this dining room bets on a large mirror and yellow pendants.

yellow pendants and red chairs in the dining room

Image 76: Integrated and neutral project that favored the large buffet in turquoise blue lacquer, which matches the details of the sofa.

turquoise lacquer counter in dining room

Image 77: Small but very cozy, this room has gained style with white pendants and a mirror with a shelf on top.

small dining room with German corner and mirror

Image 78: Simple and neutral, this environment gained personality with the crystal chandelier and the large arrangement of orchids.

white integrated dining room with crystal chandelier.

Image 79: In this project, the solution to take advantage of the space was to create a German corner that serves to divide the environments.

german corner with bench

Image 80: Bold, this dining room chose a red lacquer table and fun pendant, the sobriety comes from the mirror and the burnt cement wall.

round table in red lacquer with colored pendants.

Chandeliers and Pendants for Small Dining Room

No dining room project is complete without a beautiful pendant or chandelier, whether glass, metal, natural fiber or wood, they are responsible for setting the tone of the room and providing the right lighting.

Image 81: Modern and minimalist, this white room has a 3D joinery panel that accommodates the mirror, which brings amplitude to the project.

elegant and chic white dining room

Image 82: Current project, with a barn door and a rustic wooden table, the pendant leaves a modern environment.

room with barn door

Image 83: With straight lines and neutral colors, this project gained style with the exposed concrete beam and wooden furniture.

glass and wood pendant in small dining room.

Image 84: In this project, without a doubt, the highlight is the metal chandelier in rose gold, the straw chairs are elegant and neutral.

rose gold metal pendant in white room

Image 85: Minimalist and young, this project has burnt cement floors and copper chandeliers, the white walls further highlighting the chairs and black elements.

modern dining room with wire-frame chair.

Image 86: Classically styled, this iron chandelier matches the rustic decor of this dining room.

rustic dining room

Image 87: Discreet, this room has an original and retro chandelier that blends in nicely with the dark furniture.

small dining room with retro chandelier.

Image 88: Classic dining room with upholstered chairs and metal chandelier. Modernity comes with the red barn door.

dining room with red door.

Image 89: Cozy, this room has a large bench with a chest of drawers underneath and chairs with a straw seat.

dining room with kitchen and straw chairs.

Image 90: German corner with modern chandelier and round table, the boo style predominates in the prints on the pillows.

White boho chic dining room with German corner

Kitchen combined with small dining room

Very common in today’s apartments, the dining room integrated into the kitchen and often to the living room, requires good planning so that all environments are harmonious.

Image 91: In this project, the table was designed to integrate with the kitchen island, the result was a wider and better used space.

dining table with island and American kitchen.

Image 92: The square table leaning against the stone bench gives a feeling of space integration.

neutral dining room with square table

Image 93: In this project, the kitchen does not have an island to separate the environments and the integration takes place through the floor.

dining room with metal pendant and open kitchen

Image 94: Modern, this kitchen and dining room has smart woodwork and neutral colors.

kitchen with pantry and sliding door

Image 95: The highlight of this environment is the blue floor that integrates all the environments, the wood integrates the environments.

Image 96: Brushed steel pendants and wooden table make the environment cool and modern.

table with stool in a small dining room

Image 97: Imposing joinery that incorporates the island and creates ample space for meals.

kitchen and dining room with wood panel

Image 98: The modern black chandelier with yellow lamps is responsible for the modernity of this neutral environment.

spider chandelier with island in the kitchen

Image 99: Black and white always look modern and classic together, in this project there is no separation between kitchen and dining room

black and white dining room with pendants

Image 100: The glass table makes the environment lighter, the pendants on the bench give personality to the environment and combine with the electros.

Small dining room integrated with living room

Integrating the dining room and the living room always requires a good project that unifies the environments and makes the decoration cohesive, but that is also capable of defining the use of each of these spaces.

Image 101: With a narrower and longer floor plan, this environment integrated the kitchen, living room and dining room in a single space.

living room integrated with living room and kitchen

Image 102: The space reserved for the dining room was demarcated by the green buffet and the copper chandelier.

modern dining room

Image 103: Small, this environment took advantage of the lateral space to accommodate the table and upholstered chairs.

small dining room with open plan kitchen.

Image 104: Neutral colors and dark wood flooring, the joinery integrates the TV panel with the dining room table.

dining room integrated with living room and kitchen

Image 105: Wire-frame chairs and round table optimize the space of this small dining room.

integrated living and dining

Image 106: Simple and neutral, this project chose a round table and white chairs for the dining room.

round table and white chairs and tables

Image 107: The chain pendant is the highlight of this neutral and simple design.

room with German corner and industrial pendant.

Image 108: With wooden floors and the same slopes, this dining room integrates well with the living room.

basic neutral living and dining room.

Image 109: The solution for this small space was a round table and a mirror on the wall, the integration of spaces is made by the color palette.

room with mirror and wallpaper

Image 110: Fun, this design has a high shelf and a German corner to make better use of the space.

modern room with black table and chairs