Hurrah! Wayfair's dining sale is perfectly timed for pre-Christmas prep

Fab dining sets, colourful crockey, fancy sideboards... the Wayfair dining sale is full of must-buy bargains. Here are our favourites

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Revamping your dining room on a budget this autumn? The Wayfair sale has some brilliant savings across the board on their dining room furniture and accessories at the moment. Whether you're investing in a whole new dining set or just want some colourful crockery to brighten up these rainy days, we've picked out the best buys from the sale – all you need is your wallet and a finger to click 'add to basket'...

1. Wayfair's best dining sets

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Best for classic style: Lombardy dining set | Was £1,037.38, now £629.99

For an elegant dining set that works in almost any scheme, this timeless design is perfect. The high-back wooden chairs are upholstered with linen to add natural texture, and the table has chunky legs and a Welsh oak top for a sturdy yet classic design.

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Best for big families: Calantha extendable dining set | Was £989.99, now £739.99

We love a table and bench set here at Real Homes – what better way to combine country and industrial chic? This set has a table that extends from 140cm to 180cm, so there's no need to worry about space when the in-laws come round for Sunday lunch. Plus, the reclaimed solid pine top gives you eco credentials, too – we're all about upcycling after all.

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Best for small kitchens: Isabelle round dining set | Was £385.99, now £319.99

If you struggle to fit a rectangular table into your small kitchen-diner, look to a smaller round style for a breakfast-table feel. This one has a table made from solid rubberwood with an elegant ivory base, and chairs that wouldn't look out of place at a fancy country home – check out the faux-suede upholstery.

2. Wayfair's best dining chairs

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Best for understated glamour: Caitlin upholstered chair, set of two | Was £159.99, now £135.99

Feeling fancy? There are few things more glamorous in life than blush pink velvet chairs, and these could be yours for under £140 for two. Worried the wooden legs will scratch your floor? The subtle anti-scratch feet will take care of that. Just proves that glamour can still be practical.

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Best for Mid-century style: Greenhouse chair | Was £149.99, now £99.30

For fans of classic mid-century schemes, these upholstered dining chairs have a beautiful curved design and slim tapered legs in a nod to the ever-popular trend. Finished off with wood arms and covered in black fabric, this chair will look smart alongside a sleek walnut table.

3. Wayfair's best bar stools

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Best for practicality: Breakfast swivel bar stool | Was £32.99, now £29.99

First off, can we take a minute to appreciate the price of this bar stool, even without the discount? As well as being a total bargain, this bar stool is made from a neutral rubberwood perfect for any scheme, and its rounded top make it perfect for spaces where little kids might be running around.

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Best for Scandi style: Heston bar stool | Was £47.99, now £33.99

With hairpin legs set to remain top of the trend list next year, we're fawning after these cool Nordic-style bar stools. With a pale wood top and delicate (but still sturdy) legs, these could be the perfect subtle addition to your kitchen island or, perhaps, home bar (fancy!).

4. Wayfair's best dining tables

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Best for a centrepiece: Trimble folding table | Was £225.99, now £187.99

If you want a statement dining table, you'll need to look for interesting shapes and stand-out materials. Just like this folding table, actually. Check out the V-shaped legs and on-trend marble-look finish. As a bonus, the tabletop is covered with scratch-resistant acrylic, which means that as well as being a style centrepiece, it's also the perfect homework table for kids.

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Best for minimalists: Apollonia table | Was £175.99, now £149.99

For sleek, Scandi style, look no further than this dining table. It combines a natural-looking oak veneer, curved tabletop and intricate frame to create a table that's the ideal centrepiece for any contemporary dining room with a minimalist feel. 

5. Wayfair's best sideboards

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Best for colour pop: Holden sideboard | Was £245.99, now £179.99

We love this sideboard. Not only was it made with our favourite Scandi design in mind – ash wood, conical feet, sleek handleless doors – but the natural wood texture is contrasted with blocks of colour for a very contemporary finish. It's a low, wide design perfect for anyone who loves mid-century sideboards but wants a modern touch.

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Best for storage: Acord sideboard | Was £168.46, now £152.99

With three handy drawers and two cupboards with shelves, this sleek handleless sideboard is perfect for storing crockery and other dinnerware, tablecloths, cutlery and place settings. True minimalists will love the no-frills white design, too – just dress with a houseplant or two to add a pop of greenery.

6. Wayfair's best lighting

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Best ceiling light: Hanson 1-Light | Was £59.99, now £29.99

Exposed bulbs are a great way to add contemporary flair to a space. This ceiling light has an antique brass finished and curved design that gives a nod to traditional pendant lights, so it works brilliantly with any home design, whether you're super-modern or prefer classic styles.

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Best floor lamp: Broderick tripod lamp | Was £133.99, now £104.99

Add industrial chic to your dining scheme with this tripod floor lamp. The wood and black matte metal base toughen up a Scandi theme or add a contemporary edge to a traditional room. The light-diffusing drum shade is perfect for creating low-level ambient light for dinner parties or cosy evenings in eating comfort food, too.

8. Wayfair's best tableware

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Best dinnerware set: Mediterran 16 piece set | Now £88.99

Autumn doesn't mean you have to ditch the colour when it comes to your home. Add a splash of colour to your table with this Mediterranean-inspired dinnerware. For less than £90, you'll get cups, small and large plates and multi-purpose bowls, so you can serve up a stylish feast in an instant.

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Best cutlery: Tower 16 piece cutlery set | Now £24.99

Love rose gold? Love marble even more? Then you'll adore this on-trend cutlery set, which combines both for the perfect stylish finish. It adds an elegant touch to a dinner table and lifts a Scandi scheme with the metallic rose gold finish.

9. Wayfair's best dining room rugs

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Best colourful rug: Beausejour Moroccan rug | Was £85.99, now £65.99

Move away from that La Redoute-style Scandi rug and head to Wayfair instead for this Berber design. The strong colours and asymmetrical pattern make it the perfect pick for boho schemes – or tie it in with teak mid-century style furniture for a twist on a classic trend.

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Best family-friendly rug: Justine grey/blue rug | Was £79.99, now £57.99

This stylish grey and blue rug adds subtle pattern to your dining scheme, but that's not all: thanks to its soft, stain-resistant and dirt-repellent pile, it's also a win-win for a family home where muddy feet or sticky . On-trend and practical – that's what we like to hear!