I love the bench for extra seating, it could just slide under the table when not needed.
Would want the counter top to have a "lip" to block things from falling into the seating area though...
I usually hate built in dining room sets but this is beautiful! It doesn't look cheesy at all. You could easily pin up the lights and remove the table and bench to use it as an additional seating area for parties and family gatherings.
kitchen booth -- love the leather banquettes + light + windows + colors
corner bench with dining table. this could be perfect as a half wall in our dining room space, and would allow for an open kitchen.
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Dream of mine to have a corner bench dining table/breakfast nook for all my kiddos to sit at :)
For Kitchen Features - Like the drawers under the benches. Would be great to store linens, rarely used kitchen gadgets, etc. The benches look very uncomfortable, though!
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