(Closed) 60 inch round tables-people per table

posted 8 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: 60 inch table should have...

    8 guests

    10 guests

  • Post # 3
    3954 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    8 (maybe 9) with charger plates. 10 would be tight but would fit without charger plates.

    Post # 4
    4539 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Definitely 8. I would only put 10 people at a 72″ table

    Post # 5
    938 posts
    Busy bee

    We use these at work for large seated dinners.  8 is the most I would seat at one comfortably. I actually prefer 6 or 7. I would never try to fit 10.

    Post # 6
    9896 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We had 60 inch tables – 8 is perfect.  Any more than that and it’ll get really tight.  We had a few tables with seven, and those guests said it was super roomy and comfortable!

    Post # 8
    6593 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @asagirl:  8 fit comfortably.  10 would be tight, really tight if you have any larger guests.  If you want to cut down on the number of tables, do 8 ft rectangular tables which will comfortably seat 10 (4 on each side and 1 on each end.)

    Post # 9
    57 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    We had 60″ tables and we fit 10 per table.

    Post # 10
    6533 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Ours are the same and 8 is the norm, but if a group of 9 needs to sit together I’m not too worried. If you HAD to do a couple tables of 10 apparently that’s fine (my venue has done it) but it’s obviously more squishy. Aim for 8.

    Post # 11
    2247 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    We’ll be having 9-10 at all of our round 60″tables . Our coordinator told us that they seat anywhere from 8-12 at these tables, altough they do not recommend 12 they can do it, but 10 is the norm. We will need every spot we can get lol I figure they will only be there for a bit eating then most people will get up move around, go outside etc


    Post # 12
    1465 posts
    Bumble bee

    You can “fit 9 or 10 at those tables but it is NOT comfortable.  My last year end conference before I retired, the planners put 10 at a 60” table.  When we did the after action report the next morning (what went well, what didn’t go well) the overwhelming majority of attendees complained about how uncomfortable and cramped the tables were.  And they were!  It was awful.

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