Your home’s dining room is a place where people gather. If you’re an insular family, then perhaps it’s just you, your children, and perhaps your parents. Otherwise, it’s a place where your family dines, and where you invite all of your friends and relations to dine with you.
Having an inviting, comfortable and attractive dining room is simply essential if you’re leading this kind of life. However, many will skimp when it comes to dining room design. This is a mistake, especially if they’re subconsciously privileging the “modern” dining room designs of today.
If you want a dining space where you, your family, and your guests can all enjoy themselves in maximum comfort and intimacy, then you want to go rustic. The rustic style reminds all people of the days gone by, and it makes them feel at ease.
Are you of a like mind? Then have we got a treat for you!
Here, we’ve collected 24 absolutely stunning examples of rustic dining room designs. Some are rustic to the core, and others actually manage to blend the rustic with the modern. This all means that no matter what style of home you have, you can find inspiration for a rustic (or sort of rustic) dining room in your home!
This perfectly unpretentious living room design is as inviting as it is charming and quaint.
With a beautiful and thick wood table and bench at its center, this rustic dining room still manages to ooze refinement.
With smooth and contoured wooden chairs, this rustic dining room makes bold choices that pay off.
Although rustic at first blush, this dining room still manages a touch of the contemporary with its square lines.
5. Old World
The high-back leather chairs around this circular dining room table call back to the old world.
6. Washed Out
The washed out white of this stunning rustic living room only complements the fun choices that were made with the benches.
With a simple, long dining room table as its focal point, this rustic design manages its panache through the bold chairs.
8. Just a Touch
The antler-shaped candelabras add just a touch of the rustic to this otherwise relatively modern dining room design.
With unassuming but still elegant chairs and a dining room table, this design recalls the colonial period in America.
Made out of reclaimed wood, the antique wood of this rustic dining room’s table is something to behold.
11. Easy Does It
If you’re looking to craft a cabin-like feel in your dining room, this one should provide you with plenty of inspiration!
12. Both Worlds
This dining room design does an excellent job of bridging the modern world with the one that came before it.
13. Dark Intimacy
Though dark, this stunning rustic dining room design offers a perfectly intimate locale to enjoy dinner with friends and relations.
Here we see a stunning and classic example of rustic, French country design, which lends this dining room an airy feel.
Sitting over a cowhide rug, the dark woods of this rustic dining room’s tables and chairs are perfectly unpretentious.
Simple wall adornments can do a lot when trying to craft a thoroughly rustic look for your dining room.
The wrought iron chandelier hanging low over the table is a beautiful touch in this rustic dining room design.
This rustic dining room design proves that being “old school” doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice on luxury touches.
As seen earlier and seen to great effect here, rustic does not always mean dark colors and choices.
When it comes to a dining room table and chairs, there are few better choices than reclaimed wood for a rustic design.
The beautiful candelabra on the table adds just enough to this simplistic dining room design to make it compelling.
Although angular with its lines, this rustic dining room design offers plenty of comfort for guests.
This elegantly feminine rustic dining room design has a lightness to it that’s hard not to enjoy.
24. Two Tone
The two-tone chairs around this rustic dining room table lend just the right amount of drama to this room.