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Counter Height vs Standard Height vs Bar Height Tables

Standard Height vs Counter Height vs Bar Height Tables Comparison Guide

Standard Height vs Counter Height vs Bar Height Tables Comparision Image

Standard Height Tables: 28"- 30"

A Standard Height Table measures between 28"- 30" Tall. Standard Height Tables are more common and therefore available in more sizes, designs and finishes than counter height tables. Most people find standard height tables are more comfortable to sit at because their feet touch the ground while they are seated. They are also a better height for disabled people, as a counter height table is too tall for a person who sits in a wheelchair.

Standard Height Chairs: 18"- 20". Standard height chair seating measures between 18"- 20" high.

Counter Height Tables: 34"- 36"

A Counter Height Table measures between 34"- 36" Tall. Counter Height Tables are considered more casual, and make it easier to converse with others standing in the room. They give the illusion of taking up less space than a lower table and can work well in small areas.

Counter Height Stools: 24"- 28". Counter height stools seating measures between 24"- 28" high.

Bar Height Tables: 40" - 42"

A Bar Height Table (or Pub Height) measures between 40" - 42" Tall. Therefore, the bar stools are in the 28"- 30" range. Bar height furniture is most commonly used with home bars but can also be found in some pub sets and counter set-ups. These tables often be mistaken for Counter Height Tables and vice-a-versa. The advantages of a Bar Height Table are the same as Counter Height Table but even more-so. They are extremely causal, as the difference between standing and sitting is even more blurred. They are tall and thin, and can fit in places where no traditional table could. Bar Height tables are perfect for creating casual seating in a relaxed atmosphere.

Bar Height Stools: 28"- 30". Bar height stools seating measures between 28"- 30" high.

Additional Reading: Additional Reading at ehow.com: Counter-Height Table Versus Standard-Height Table

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