You cant keep a good thing in the past. Retro kitchens are making a HUGE comeback. The bright colors, unusual surfaces, the hairstyles (ok maybe not!). But it cannot be denied that more and more people are looking to reinvigorate the feel of the 1940’s 50’s and 60’s in their homes today.
What better place for this retro revolution than the kitchen? It’s the room of the house that you can get a little bit creative with more so than others.
So what was possibly the most iconic part of a old school kitchen? Obviously the retro dining table and chairs. So here are 54 of the best retro kitchen and dining tables that we have ever seen to ignite your creativity.
This light blue table with the classic bar stool chairs in deep red brings back some good memories!
How on earth did these super cool retro stools ever go out fashion?
Not all retro dining tables were trying to look futuritic – this kitsch combination of colours is stunning,
The chome and silver sidings that were a staple of 1950’s design are making a huge comeback.
What a quaint and beautiful room. Breakfast at this table would be an absolute delight.
This white retro dining tables table with chrome siding, and blue chairs is just dreamy. How awesome does the white pinstripe on the seats look!
The smoked glass and brown combination is something i never thought i would see making a comeback…
Its the bright retro colours that are just so appealing to people, in a day and age that neutral has become almost standard.
Just look at the red studs on the white backing of these chairs! They almost look like playing cards!
Just look at this beauty! note the turqoise lines in the chrome edging of this retro kitchen table. I can hear sinatra now.
It was not always chrome siding on tables – in the 1950’s color was everywhere. This red and white retro kitchen table and chairs reminds me of strawberries and cream.
This table with the checkerboard floor creates the classic black white and red comination – that works amazingly well with the bare stone walls of this kitchen.
“What shall we make the covers of our dining room chairs look like – oh i know, green zebra print – that should do it!”
Ok this one isn’t actually retro, but it is certanily a modern take on a retro idea.. But i mainly included it for the clock and wallpaper – HOW AWESOME IS TAHT!
Chic and quaint, what an absolute joyous use of a vintage enamel kitchen table.
They really didnt hold back in the 1950’s – in a post war world the more extravagant something could be – the better it was.
Another classic red white and chrome combination. What i would give to have this table in my room
Perspex teardrop chairs on a white ufo style dining table – what more can i say.
This is the kind of thing that could quite easily add a retro feel to a kitchen without going too far – it could quite easily fit in with more modern decor.
The flowers on the top of this 50’s dining table are to die for.
Now we are talking! The black pinstripe on the cushions of these chairs gives the floral pink pattern a real contrast. Pink is not usually my favorite color – but this is adorable.
The studs in all of these retro dining room chairs are not actually always a design choice – it was the easiest way to cover these chairs with the minimum amount of cost.
It sounds silly but this white and yellow retro kitchen table reallt brightens the room. The pale blue paint on the walls is a perfect combination – getting that retro feel wihtout going too crazy.
Another red, white, and checkerboard floor comibation.
Now we are talking retro! Chrome table edge, white top, and checkboard floor (with monochrome chairs!) It is like walking into an optical illusion. The pink and white walls really pull this daring decor choice off.
Lets not forget about the accessories. Multi coloured bowls, plates and knifes are a must for any retro family.
Dinner for two at this table, you can almost picture yourself in the 50’s
A yellow retro kitchen table with matching chairs – Why on earth don’t they make these anymore!?
White and blue is a color comibation that i did not come across often when researching these retro dining tables. Which is a shame because it really does create an understated yet eye catching look – that could easily brighten up an otherwise neutral kitchen.
I dont even know where to start commenting on this dining room.
Plastic meal trays! If you are going to go full retro – imagine how fun a dinner party would be serving up food on these!
Metallic green is just a dream/
Yet another red white and checkerboard table combination.
The light green of these charis really blends well with the ceramic wall tiles.
Just look at how well this round retro kitchen table and its red chairs blends with the white oven.
A perfect example of how a retro dining table can blend in with an otherwise plain kitchen to create a stunning effect.
The monocrhome look witll never go out of fashion
How idillic does this kitchen look. This is the effect many try and recreate – matching the paint of the walls to the colour of the dining table is quite a commitment – but it has clearly paid off.
So there you have it – 54 of the best retro dining tables to give you inspiration for your own home. Do you have a retro dining table – leave a comment with a picture below!