If you’re lucky enough to have some outdoor space — even a little bit — you may be in the market for a cafe table. Why? A cafe table can make the tiniest outdoor space a destination for open-air meals.
Smaller than a dining table, but capable of holding at least two place settings, a cafe table is ideal for balconies, pint-size terraces and intimate garden nooks.
“Smaller cafe tables are great additions to extend the residential living space, if you want to bring that living room or dining room outdoors,” said Samuel Jimenez, the senior associate and studio director at J. Mendoza Gardens, in New York.
There is one caveat if you live in a vertical city like New York: It’s important to think about wind, Mr. Jimenez cautioned, because lightweight cafe tables “tend to be a bit like sails.”