Servers, Sideboards & Buffets
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People with larger dining rooms will be able to fit a larger buffet or sideboard into their floor plan. Buffets usually give you drawers and doors as well, for storing linens and flatware, when they are not being used. You may also find servers with wine racks, and extra drawers or doors for tableware.
Not only is a server a beautiful furnishing, but it's quite useful in your dining room. When you have large groups of people eating, you can place the serving platters and bowls on the buffet, so that the table is not cluttered. This makes it easier to serve, and also leaves the table more open for after-dinner coffee.
Most people are happy to have the extra storage room that dining room servers provide. Your room will look and feel more elegant with a buffet in it, and the beauty of your furniture will make the room more inviting for guests.
If you have a small dining room, or a general open-plan dining area without defined walls, you can still use buffets as storage and serving pieces. Buffets can be used in other rooms, as well, but they are most commonly found in dining rooms.
Using a dining server is very helpful whenever you entertain guests. The pieces are quite functional, and also lovely additions to the dining rooms where they are used. They have different sizes, as well. A buffet hutch gives you cabinet space below and a hutch area for displaying your fine china, when you're not using it.
A buffet-type cabinet will give you storage room for extra linens, glasses and dishes, while also providing you with the serving-worthy table-top, which comes in so handy at larger meals. The extra space is very welcome for serving dishes.
Some dining servers resemble tables, and these don't take up as much room in your home. Likewise, they give you less place for storage. But they're a valid idea if you have a small room. Table-type servers usually have several drawers for smaller pieces, and they also work as a serving table when you have a large party of guests.
Measure the area where you will be placing your dining room server, so that you know what size you'll be able to use effectively. You don't want your room to look cluttered, but a buffet is a very useful furnishing. You'll be able to select from many pieces that will suit your home and its decor Most buffets are wood, and you may find them in traditional styles, or designs that are more contemporary in their appearance. Dining room servers are elegant furnishings that are also useful in your home.