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When family and friends gather to celebrate, every element of your dining room decor should be worthy of these precious moments. Not only is this true for your table and chairs, but your sideboards and buffets tables, too. With function and beauty as an imperative, the Bassett collection of fine dining room sideboards, and hutches are designed to be beautiful and functional.

With our incomparable selection of dining room furniture, buffet tables, and accessories, you’ll have no trouble finding the ideal sideboard for your dining room space. Shop from buffets and servers in a myriad of styles and sizes. Whether your style preferences lean toward wood or glass, chic or rustic, you’ll find the perfect piece for your decor here at Bassett Furniture.

What are sideboards and buffet tables used for?

Typically a sideboard or buffet table is placed in a kitchen or dining room to provide extra space to serve food or store plates and dinnerware. However, it doesn't just stop there. Many people use sideboards and related furniture to display things or as a storage solution for their home.

What the difference between a buffet table and a sideboard?

Usually, sideboards have shorter legs than a buffet table. And while both a sideboard and a buffet table have doors and cabinets, some sideboards will have no doors and might function like a narrow table rather than a dedicated storage area. It's most common to see buffet tables in the dining room, while sideboards can find themselves at home anywhere from the kitchen to the living room and are used for storage when not being used to serve food.

Where should you place your sideboard or buffet table?

Where you place your buffet or sideboard all depends on what role it will be playing. If you need it to store plates or wine, the dining room may be the best location. However, if your plan is to store memorabilia and family heirlooms, you may often find sideboards in the living room or den.

What style sideboard or buffet should you get?

The style of sideboard or buffet table you should get highly depends on your current decorations and the style of your space. If you're having trouble, our design consultants can help you pick the perfect style for your space. However, something to keep in mind is that beyond just the style or form, it's also important to consider the function the piece will serve. For example, the size you need can become more important than the style you want if you have limited space.

Buffet and Server Table Materials

The type of material you pick for your buffet or server table matters as much as the color or pattern. Not only does the material you choose have a huge impact on your table's overall looks, but also, maybe more importantly it changes how your buffet table feels. For example, a metal trimmed or finished table would have a colder and more modern feel when compared to something like wood or stone which can project a warmer feel.

Faux Shagreen

Metal

Solid Hardwood

Stone

Wood

Buffet and Server Colors

The easiest way to pick a buffet or server table color while simultaneously creating an amazing space is to mix and match colors. When picking the color or finish for your buffet table, consider how it will add the current colors in your kitchen or dining room. Don’t be afraid to be bold when picking a server table finish or color. Oftentimes the best color combinations lie across from each other on the color wheel. If you need help picking a color or finish for your table, book your own personal appointment or stop by any local store to see our complete selection of hundreds of designer fabrics, colors, and materials. Whether you need to ask a question or need a complete dream room done right, we’re here to help.

Black

Blue

Brown

Gray

Ivory

Natural

Red

White

Wood/Natural

 

How Do You Pick A Buffet Or Server Table Size?

When choosing a buffet or server table for your dining room or kitchen, it’s important to make sure it pairs well with your other furniture pieces in terms of both style and size. For example, for a server table, most often they stand a bit higher than the dining room or kitchen table. So it’s important to take note of your other furniture dimensions when picking a buffet table, even if to ensure there is room for foot-traffic between everything.

 

Table Depth

Average tables have depths of around 20 to 22 inches. To ensure that you have a comfortable amount of space for foot traffic, ensure you have a spacing of at least 24 inches between other furniture pieces.

10-15 Inches

15-20 Inches

20-25 Inches

25-30 Inches

Length

The average buffet table has a length of sixty inches, which is much suitable for a dining room table of the same measurements. This is a good rule of thumb when thinking about which length to buy. Depending on the number of guests you plan to have, can range up to 85 inches in length.

35-40 Inches

45-50 Inches

50-55 Inches

55-60 Inches

60-65 Inches

65-70 Inches

70-75 Inches

75-80 Inches

80-85 Inches

Height

If you want a perfect height for a buffet to offer you a comfortable food serving area, then 36 inches is the average. Although most buffet tables measure between 34-38 inches and depending on the need can go as high 85 inches.

25-30 Inches

30-35 Inches

35-40 Inches

40-45 Inches

65-70 Inches

80-85 Inches

Stop by Our Showroom

Browse our showroom floor and take in the latest pieces our designers have acquired for the Bassett collection. Select from a myriad of sideboards, servers, and dining room furniture. Should you feel particularly inspired, consider speaking with one of our design consultants. Custom design your very own piece and add your unique flair to your dining room. At Bassett, the options and possibilities are truly endless.

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