In this guide we’ll look at the best garden picnic tables for the UK market.
We’ve compared design, build quality, durability and cost
to give you our top recommendations.
What Is The Best Garden Picnic Table?
More Detailed Garden Picnic Table Reviews
YEWS Compact Rounded Garden Picnic Table and Benches Set Review
The YEWS Compact Rounded Garden Picnic Table is a quality piece of furniture that looks really stylish and offers versatile seating.
This set include a table and two separate benches. This makes it quite versatile as you can move the benches around as required. The versatility of this seating is great for families as the bench can easily be used with a high chair or wheelchair. The table also features a parasol hole.
This table is sturdily built from pressure treated 4” x 2” timber. The dimensions of the table are H73cm x W 70 cm x L 120cm. The picnic table comes semi-assembled and all fixings are supplied. It is easy to put together with a 10mm spanner or socket wrench and takes about 45 minutes to complete. The bolts have cover caps for additional protection and safety as well as to give a nice finished look. The benches tuck under the table for easy, space-saving storage in the winter months.
Once constructed this table and bench set looks really stylish and will make a lovely addition to the garden.
Wooden Garden Picnic Table Review
This Wooden Garden Picnic Table is the best garden picnic table if you are looking for a sturdy table with a traditional design at a reasonable price.
This traditional garden picnic table seats up to six people and has a nice large table – ideal for family meals and entertaining. The table also features a parasol hole so you can provide shade when required. The overall dimensions of the picnic table are W 150cm x L 150cm x H 70 cm.
The table is built from pressure treated timber and comes with a 15-year anti-rot guarantee. The timber used is FSC sourced and is sturdy and durable. It comes flat packed and some minimal assembly is required. This is easy to do as all holes are predrilled and the table comes with all fixings required and full instructions.
Once constructed this bench looks really lovely and has a nice stable feel. With proper care, it should give many years of use.
This is the best wooden garden picnic table if you are looking for a durable, good looking bench at a reasonable price.
BrackenStyle 8 Seater Wooden Round Picnic Table Review
This BrackenStyle 8 Seater Wooden Round Picnic Table is the ideal choice if you are looking for a really sturdy picnic table that will stand the test of time. It also has a beautiful design that will make a great feature in the garden.
This beautifully crafted picnic table has a lovely design with a round table and curved benches that are stable and comfortable. The table features four large seats that are attached to the table and can seat eight people in total. The table features a parasol hole in the centre so you can add some shade in the summer months. The design and construction mean this picnic table is suitable for commercial use making this the best beer garden picnic table. The dimensions of the table are 215cm x 215cm x 72 cm.
The table is constructed from FSC approved quality pine and is pressure treated to protect against rot. All the fixings are heavy-duty and hardwearing so this table will give many years of use. The table comes flat packed and will take a few hours to put together, but once completed you will have a sturdy and beautiful table that will last for many years.
This is a superb quality picnic table that will last for years and is suitable for beer and tea gardens as well as home use.
Britoniture 6 Seater Wooden Round Picnic Table Review
This Britoniture 6 Seater Wooden Round Picnic Table seats six people, is made from solid pine and offers good value for money.
This round picnic table with integral bench seats is ideal for smaller spaces as it is quite compact and neat. The table top has a diameter of 90cm. The table is sturdily constructed from 30mm thick Scandinavian pine timbers and the table and benches have a smooth finish and nice warm colour. The table has a parasol hole at the centre. The picnic bench comes flat packed and is a little tricky to assemble, but once completed it looks really nice and will make a nice feature in any garden.
This picnic bench offers good value for money for a sturdy product that looks very nice.
WestWood Garden Patio 8 Seater Review
The WestWood Garden Patio 8 Seater is made of high quality, durable wood. It has a 110cm diameter table and looks really lovely.
This round picnic table seat up to eight and has a nice large table making it ideal for outdoor dining. The table has a parasol hole so you can add some shade on hot, sunny days. The table is sturdily constructed and the seats and table are nicely finished in a warm brown colour. The bench comes flat packed and is fairly easy to put together with two people.
This product offers good value for a large picnic table that looks very nice in the garden.
Garden Picnic Table Buyer’s Guide
Garden picnic tables come in a range of styles and designs from the traditional rectangular table to round styles. Most picnic benches come with attached seats. This makes the table and benches nice and sturdy. This style of bench is ideal for commercial use as chairs don’t get moved around. Other styles come with separate benches and this adds some versatility as the benches can be moved around as required. This style of bench is ideal if you need to use a high chair or wheelchair with your table. Some styles have benches that tuck under the table which makes them easier to cover or store in winter.
Picnic tables are quite big due to their design so you should measure your space and check the product dimensions carefully before ordering. If you have a large garden or want the best pub picnic table then choose the largest, most sturdy table available. For smaller spaces, there are smaller designs available. In a small space, a round table often looks nice and is easier to move around without catching yourself on sharp corners.
The best garden picnic tables are made from pressure treated timber that will withstand years of being outside. They are also made of thick durable timbers which makes for a sturdy design that lasts and doesn’t easily tip.
Stained pine picnic tables are cheaper to buy and will still last well. However, you will need to treat them each year to protect them from the elements and help them resist rot. It’s always a good idea to cover your picnic table with a waterproof cover over winter to protect it from the worst of the rain and snow.
Look for smooth wood that has been well finished so you don’t catch clothes or get splinters from the wood. If your stained pine picnic table has some rough areas it is well worth giving it a sand and an extra coat of preservative or stain to get a really nice finish that is safe and will last.
You should make sure the picnic table you choose has a parasol hole so you can protect yourself and your family from harmful sun. Alternatively, you can buy a cantilevered parasol or put an awning or gazebo over the table during the sunny weather.
It is lovely to eat outside in the summer months and garden picnic tables offer a practical, sturdy, economical and stylish way to do this. I would recommend the Wooden Garden Picnic Table as it offers great value for money and is really well built from pressure treated timber with a 15-year anti-rot guarantee.