Take note of some cozy details that will make the dinner more relaxing for you and your guests. For instance, if you are the one who will be serving, choose an appropriate seat from where you can easily leave the table. Allocate at least 15 cm of space between chairs in order to leave your guests enough room for maneuvering and opt for a round table in case you have space limitations. Don’t worry if you have to complete the seating with spare chairs of a different style. As long as the are comfy, they will be just fine.
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