Choosing the Right Size Tablecloths for Your Wedding Reception

Part of the Wedding Planning For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Nothing’s worse than ill-fitting linen on a table, so always ask to see the linen and ask what the dimensions are. Here’s a guideline on recommended sizes for most common-sized tables (usually 76.2 centimetres or 30 inches high).

Table Diameter Floor-Length Cloth
91 centimetres (3 feet round) 2.75 metres (108 inches) to the floor and trailing
2.28 metres (90 inches) has a 68-centimetre drop
1.52 metres (5 feet round) 3.05 metres (120 inches) to the floor
2.75 metres (108 inches) has a 60-centimetre drop
1.68 metres (5 feet 6 inches round) 3.35 metres (132 inches) to the floor and trailing
3.05 metres (120 inches) has a 68-centimetre drop
2.75 metres (108 inches) has a 53-centimetre drop
1.83 metres (6 feet round) 3.35 metres (132 inches) to the floor
3.05 metres (120 inches) has a 60-centimetre drop
1.83 metres x 76 centimetres (6 feet x 2 feet 6 inches trestle table) 1.83 x 3.66 metres (144 inches x 70 inches) provides a 38-centimetre drop on all sides
2.28 metres x 2.74 metres (108 inches x 90 inches) to the floor
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