You can find second-hand tables sometimes for as little as about $50 (or less!), although investing a few hundred dollars might give you more enduring quality. If you prefer a designer piece made from top-quality wood, it could cost thousands of dollars.
Yes. A round dining table takes up less space because it doesn't have the corners like square or rectangular ones do. This improves the flow around the table, with the drawback being less surface area for your needs.
A dining table rug should include space for the chairs when they are pulled away from the table to seat guests, otherwise the chair legs can catch on the edge of the rug. Generally, add 60-80 cm to each side of the table.
An eight-seater rectangular table should be around 210-240 cm long, seating three people on each side and one at either end. A round table should be approximately 160 cm in diameter to seat eight guests comfortably.
The standard height for a dining room table is 74 cm. Most dining room chairs are about 45 cm high, and if your chairs have arms, it‚Äôs advisable to check whether they will fit underneath your desired table.