Have you been feeling a bit in the dark as to how to create a black modern dining room that doesn’t appear too dingy? Black decor can look suave and seductive but it’s not always easy to hit that target of sophistication, with many black interior schemes coming across as decidedly dull. Fear not. This collection of 33 dining rooms show how to use a black colour scheme in a way that will wow your dinner guests. From stunning black dining table and chair combinations with complementing flooring ideas, to contrasting colour accents and amazing statement dining pendant lighting, you can find everything you’re looking for right here.
Gallery for 33 Black Dining Rooms That Your Dinner Guests Will Adore
Baseboard lighting creates an intriguing glow behind this simple black round dining table. | Visualizer: Igor Sirotov.
White ceiling beams brighten this rustic black dining room that holds a square dining table and black Wishbone chair set. | Visualizer: Federico Ciavarella.
Rich green and red upholstered dining chairs pull out the colours of the artwork against this black dining room feature wall. | Visualizer: Mohamed Ayman.
A swing arm wall lamp lights this black, white, wood and green scheme. | Visualizer: VM Rendering.
Paint with light by adding LED strip lighting to open fronted cabinets. | Visualizer: Dzhemesyuk & Yurov Design.
These orb shades float like two full moons in a night sky. | Visualizer: KUOO Architects.
Glass fronted kitchen cabinets are complemented by a black glass dining table. | Visualizer: Dasha Chevrole.
This black 7 piece dining set matches with a monochrome kitchen. Copper pots and pans add a warm sheen to the scene. | Visualizer: Dasha Chevrole.
An area rug provides a dark island for a black dining table and chairs within a white kitchen scheme. The black marble dining table matches the kitchen backsplash and pulls dark and light elements of the room together. | Visualizer: Ibrahim Ethem Kisacik.
A black counter height dining set fits centre stage in a kitchen. | Visualizer: Taner Candan.
Black metal dining chairs add trendy industrial style. | Visualizer: Evgeny Zjuba.
You could restrict your black dining room decor to just a single wall, a partial dividing wall or a volume of built-in storage. | Visualizer: Phil Ryan.
A tiny pendant light takes a back seat to chunky black dining chairs. | Visualizer: Double Aye.
Use modern fruit bowls to bring a big pop of colour to a small black dining table, like this Menu Dropp bowl. The Merax Black Rectangular table is available Merax Black Rectangular here, and the Kartell Masters Chair Replicas here. | Designer: Kasia Orwat.
When playing it safe with the colour spectrum, branch out with the furniture design. You can get Kartell Masters Chair Replicas here. | Visualizer: Zrobym.
A spiky black chandelier demands attention above a curvaceous Panton S Chair set. | Visualizer: Lyubimova Kate.
This black and white dining room has areas of wood tone to add visual warmth. Display shelves hold decorative items that bring personality to the monochrome room. | Visualizer: Boom Project.
This formal dining area uses a combination of black and wood tone to match the decorative shelving unit in the attached lounge. | Visualizer: Design Rocks.
A collection of paper lanterns provide an extensive ceiling feature that stretches the full length of the table. | Visualizer: Focus.
This black dining table set is camouflaged against black walls and black curtains. Terracotta pots and a wooden floor bring earthy accents to the room. These black wood dining chairs are the Muuto Nerd chair. | Visualizer: Anton Siriak.
Black velvet dining chairs create a sumptuous look. The floor lamp provides a dining table light without the need to have an electrician hang a ceiling pendant. | Visualizer: Zinaida Baklanova.
The black dining table chairs are almost lost against a solid black kitchen, but three yellow pendant lights and a light wood tabletop brightly mark out the eating zone. You can get the Black Eames chairs here, and the Acapulco chair here. | Visualizer: Polina Poludkina.
White wirework pendants stand out against a black and dark green decor scheme, whilst still allowing some of the darkness to show through. The wood and black leather dining room chairs match the kitchen units and backsplash combo. You can get similar dining chairs here. | Visualizer: Mykhailo Voronovskyi.
The unusual dining room pendant lights that catch the eye in this black kitchen diner are Satellite Cluster pendants. | Visualizer: SAYM Architects & Ab-Architects.
Two of the black dining chairs in this set have been replaced with a raw wooden version of the same design. A couple of lush green indoor plants breathe life into the darkness. | Visualizer: Zinaida Baklanova.
Four light rattan chairs provide light relief in this dark interior, along with a light wood herringbone floor. The black walls are covered in slats to create additional light and shade. | Visualizer: Doan Nguyen.
This modern dining room is decked out with the stylish Muuto Cover Chair and a black dining room table that is fitted between a partial dividing wall and a kitchen island. | 6 |.
Globe pendant lights reflect over the white surface of this black dining table. A set of eight bottle green chairs provide subtle colour against black walls. A white herringbone pattern floor lifts the scheme. | Visualizer: Roman Kasyan.
This dark dining room scheme uses an enormous piece of art to add light and texture to the room, along with some overhead sparkle from a chandelier. | Visualizer: Stanislav Ananev.
Traditional ceiling coving, decorative columns and wainscotting with garland carvings add beauty to a solid black painted wall. A gold dining pendant light and the golden glow of lighting from a cabinet of wine glasses add a flash of glamour. The wooden table picks up the golden tones whilst the black dining bench and chairs share the shadows. | Visualizer: Vittorio Bonapace.
This modern black dining table has been teamed with bright yellow modern dining chairs. The jolting combination looks superb against the shadowy backdrop. | Visualizer: KUOO Architects.
Our first black dining room scheme is attached to an open plan black kitchen. The kitchen is topped with a white countertop, and the black dining room chairs are tipped with white to match. The modern chandelier featuring small black shades lined with white is the Match by Vibia. All of these white accents are just enough to give an outline to each shape within the dark kitchen diner. | Visualizer: Georgios Tataridis.