Welcome to our traditional dining room photo gallery showcasing multiple dining room ideas of all types. Filter by style, size and many features.
Thanks for visiting our traditional dining rooms photo gallery where you can search for lots of dining room design ideas. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week.
Related: All Traditional-style homes
This is a white dining room with a white ceiling and walls paired with white wingback chairs surrounding the glass-top round dining table. The highlight here is the magnificent chandelier that stands out against the white ceiling.
The wooden dining table matches the elegance of the hardwood flooring that makes the clear plastic chairs stand out. Across from these chairs is a built-in L-shaped bench with cushions as white as the ceiling and walls.
The hardwood flooring is topped with a white patterned area rug that complements the white ceiling and its elegant finish. This is illuminated by the chandelier that matches the wall-mounted lamps on the white walls.
This is an informal dining room by the kitchen. It has a glass-top table surrounded by beige cushioned Parsons chairs that fit well with the beige flooring and white ceiling that has a white pendant light over the table.
The long redwood table and matching wooden dining chairs blend in with the hardwood flooring while the two cushioned chairs at the opposite ends of the table are white. This is complemented by light gray striped walls.
This is a simple informal dining room that shares its hardwood flooring with the kitchen. It has a circular wooden table surrounded by iron chairs with seat cushions that match the white walls.
The elegant white coffered ceiling is adorned with a peculiar sun-like pendant light hanging over the long glass-top table that is surrounded by light gray cushioned chairs. This is paired with a light gray area rug that stands out against the white fireplace.
This is an informal dining area beside the huge kitchen with the same hardwood flooring and white shiplap ceiling. It has a modern white round table surrounded by modern armchairs that stand out against the white French glass doors.
This is a charming formal dining room that has chic floral wallpaper with a salmon pink background that complements the white tray ceiling and white marble flooring. The glass-top dining table is surrounded by beige chairs.
The elegant wooden dining table is paired with wooden dining chairs with black seat cushions that stand out against the white ceiling and French windows that illuminate the brown patterned area rug over the hardwood flooring.
The light gray ceiling has a dome in the middle that supports a white crystal pendant light that illuminates the long wooden table and the white leather dining chairs surrounding it. An elegant light gray area rug tops the hardwood flooring.
This informal dining room beside the kitchen is placed in an alcove of beige walls with rows of windows and a white ceiling that has a ceiling fan with lights over the glass-top table and beige wingback chairs.
There is a large mirror mounted on the white wall that blends in with the white coffered ceiling. This is a nice background for the glass-top table and surrounding white leather chairs that are illuminated by French windows.
A delightful blue-green painting mounted on the white wall bring a dash of vibrancy to the white brightness of this dining room that has a coffered ceiling and tall windows that light up the wooden table and white dining chairs.
The emphasis of this dining room is the brilliant crystal chandelier that brings forth warm light over the polished wooden table and its white leather dining chairs.
This formal dining room has uniform beige elements on the walls, ceiling and leather cushioned dining chairs as well as the beige area rug over the hardwood flooring. This aesthetic brings the emphasis on the elegant dark wooden table.
This is a dining area beside the stairs and French glass doors that offer a nice view of the garden outside. The glass-top table is flanked by white leather chairs that are a perfect match for the white-tiled flooring topped with a chandelier.
The brilliant modern chandelier provides a modern contrast for the traditional long wooden table that pairs with the hardwood flooring and dining room cabinet by the light gray wall that matches the light gray ceiling.
This dining room has a row of windows with colored shutters that stand out against the white wainscoting of the light gray walls that match the cushioned chairs of the glass-top table.
This informal dining area beside the kitchen has black cushioned chairs paired with a dark table with a glass top that mirrors the huge glass sliding doors that open to the backyard.
The wooden table contrasts the light gray cushioned dining chairs that match the tiled floors and gray walls that are adorned with a majestic Mount Everest painting.
A wonderful painting of the sea mounted on the white wall gazes down on the black-top table with matching leather cushioned chairs with the same dark iron legs. This dining set is a perfect match for the modern chandelier over the table.
This is an elegant and traditional formal dining room that has hardwood flooring contrasted by the light hues of the cushioned dining chairs surrounding the white dining table that matches the white cabinet by the white wall. The long table is topped with a couple of thin white chandeliers hanging from the white coffered ceiling.
The elegant wooden table is matched with equally elegant wooden chairs that are illuminated by a brilliant white chandelier hanging from the maroon dome of the beige ceiling. This is complemented by a navy blue patterned area rug.
The walls are filled with a mural of a lush green landscape and given a background of sky blue hue that extends to the ceiling that hangs a crystal chandelier over the dark wooden table and matching chairs.
This small dining room has a colorful patterned area rug that makes the beige cushioned dining chairs stand out. These chairs have a subtle floral design that complements the intricate chandelier over the round wooden table.
The walls of this formal ding room is dominated by the polished wooden finish reflected by the table and chairs. The spaces in between reveal green floral wallpaper that makes the crystal chandelier stand out.
The painting on the beige wall by the wooden table and brown leather chairs reflect the view presented by the tall windows at the head of the table. Things in natural light that brightens up the beige ceiling and beige area rug.
This lovely dining room has a heavy dark wooden dining table that perfectly blends in with the hardwood flooring. This contrasts the white ceiling has exposed beams.
This dining area shares the white great room with the living room area that has the same beige ceiling and white-tiled flooring. The black elements of the round ding table and surrounding oval-backed chairs are a good contrast to the elegant beige walls and pillar in the middle of the room.
The white coffered ceiling supports a white crystal chandelier that contrasts the dark wooden table and dark hardwood flooring that makes the cushioned dining chairs stand out.
This dining room exudes elegance and luxury with its high beige ceiling that hangs down a majestic chandelier over the dark-top dining table and its dining chairs cushioned with colorful patterns.
The floral cushions of the chairs surrounding the wooden table match the floral patterns of the colorful floral area rug over the hardwood flooring. This is then complemented by a floral yellow wallpaper on the walls capping off the chic aesthetic.
This is a spacious dining room with a large white ceiling that contrasts the hardwood flooring and the dark gray rug underneath the wooden table and its black leather chairs.
This dining room has a peculiar modern tubular chandelier that matches the golden legs of the modern dining table. This dining table is surrounded by green leather chairs that contrast the herringbone hardwood flooring.
The blue floral patterned area rug covering most of the hardwood flooring matches with the blue velvet chairs surrounding the white marble top table. This floral blue aesthetic is paired with light gray floral wallpaper covering the walls.
This formal dining room has embraced the white brightness of its white tray ceiling by pairing it with white cushioned dining chairs around the glass-top table over a white woven area rug.
The colorful patterned area rug over the hardwood flooring offers a nice colorful contrast to the dark wood table surrounded by studded wooden chairs that stand out against the salmon pink walls and ceiling.
This is a spacious and simple dining room with a long wooden table surrounded by wooden chairs that pair nicely with the hardwood flooring covered by a green patterned area rug. The highlight of this dining room is the elegant chandelier.
The wooden table is surrounded by blue dining chairs and a couple of high-backed chairs at opposite ends of the table. These chairs stand out against the mostly wooden room with its cabinets and hardwood flooring.
The glass-top dining table is paired with see-through plastic modern chairs over a patterned white area rug that matches the white tray ceiling and its modern chandelier.
There is a beautiful landscape painting over the head of the wooden table that is surrounded by beige velvet chairs. This painting is flanked by a pair of windows with a white frame that stands out against the beige walls.
The brilliant modern chandelier of this minimalist dining room is a nice accent for the wood-top table that is flanked by two backless benches with animal fur for the cushion.
The smooth lines and curves of the elegant wooden dining table are reflected by the hanging pendant light from the white tray ceiling. This is complemented by the subtle patterns of the light green walls filled with windows and glass doors.
This airy dining room has salmon pink walls and a black and white tray ceiling that reflects the backs of the red-cushioned dining chairs surrounding the wooden table.
The rustic wooden table is a nice homey touch to the white walls with white wainscoting and adorned with a rough artwork flanked by two wall-mounted lamps.
The charming green walls of this formal dining room has floral and tree-like patterns that serve as a nice contrast to the pure white ceiling and dark hardwood flooring. This makes the white-top modern table stand out with its surrounding green chairs.
The blue oval-backed chairs surrounding the large wooden table is complemented by the light blue elegantly patterned walls and area rug underneath.
The elegant long wooden dining table has a white patterned table cloth that matches a couple of elegant crystal chandeliers that cast a warm yellow light over the velvet-cushioned sofas on each end of the table.
The long wooden table is nicely paired with a wrought iron chandelier that stands out against the white ceiling the same way the table stands out against the white walls and the white cushioned dining chairs over the light gray rug.
The traditional style feels comfortable like a pair of worn jeans. It isn’t fussy or pretentious. It does seek to shock or startle you. Rather, it’s predictable in a good kind of way. Rooms have balance and symmetry which creates a harmonious mood. Outlandish color schemes or ultra-modern furniture have no place here.
This decor embraces classic furniture and design concepts. You’ll recognize some elements of the rustic and craftsman styles. Wood furnishing and trim are common. You’ll also see natural materials like wicker, cotton, and linen. All add to its inviting nature. Comfort is king with upholstery that makes you want to sink into the chairs for a long stint.
Ready to kick back and put up your feet? Browse our collection of dining rooms in our gallery for more ways to bring comfort to your home.
Bring the Traditional Style Home
The lines in a traditional style dining room are soft in keeping with its sense of comfort. This style is just as much about the furnishing as it is the mood that it creates. The challenge is to avoid making a room feel dated or too cluttered. Some knick-knacks are fine but stay away from going overboard. Follow a similar plan for choosing artwork.
There’s a good reason why the traditional style is the second most popular for dining rooms. It says home in big, bold letters. Neutral color schemes will help a room stay fresh without appearing stodgy or old-fashioned. Conservative choices are best with this decor. Think white, brown, and beige as the main hues. Classic palettes like white and blue work equally well.
Wooden dining room tables and chairs are right at home with this decor. Warm-colored shades like cherry or cedar will add to the inviting feel of a room. You can carry on this theme with hardwood floors in similar finishes. But an area rug underneath the table is perfectly fine, especially if it’s extra soft on the feet. You can even go with something more daring like an Oriental rug.
Lighting and Accessories
Lighting like the furnishings should exude warmth to complement the mood. Look for pieces with metals like bronze or copper to follow this lead. Wall sconces are a welcome touch too. You can opt for more decorative pieces like chandeliers as long as they don’t interfere with the symmetry of the room. You find plenty of inspiration for our traditional dining room design ideas.
Home Stratosphere is an award-winning home and garden online publication that’s a result of our talented researchers and writers who work directly with hundreds of professional interior designers, furniture designers, landscape designers and architects from around the world to create helpful, informative, entertaining and inspiring articles and design galleries.