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5 places to eat at home that aren't the dining table

Eating together at the dining table is nice, but sometimes it can be practical or even a bit special to eat somewhere else. Why not enjoy a tasty meal while watching a tasty series, or how about breakfast in bed? It’s your home. You decide.

Breakfast served on a white KLIPSK bed tray on a bed made with ÄNGSLILJA bed linen, with more food on a trolley.
Breakfast served on a white KLIPSK bed tray on a bed made with ÄNGSLILJA bed linen, with more food on a trolley.

An island dinner, no plane ticket required

A kitchen island offers extra workspace and storage space but it can also be a great place to eat. Dress it up with a runner and your favourite tableware and you’re good to go.

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Two people by a kitchen island with a VARDAGEN tablecloth and glasses, food on plates and an ARV BRÖLLOP glass serving stand.
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Because everyone deserves breakfast in bed

The soft, bouncy qualities of a mattress make it comfortable to sleep on, but treacherous to eat on. A tray like this acts as a stable little table and even has space for your phone or tablet.

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A black NISSAFORS trolley with breakfast items, next to a full breakfast tray placed on a bed made with ÄNGSLILJA bed linen.
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Your waiter on wheels

A trolley loaded with food, cutlery and dinnerware lets you eat wherever you like without having to traipse back and forth to the kitchen.

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A black RÅSKOG trolley with food and dining accessories stands by an INGO pine table. Above the table hangs a JAKOBSBYN lamp.
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For when your arms aren’t resting

An armrest on a sofa is a useful thing, providing support for idle elbows. But at least some of the time, your arms are busy transporting food and drink to your face. An armrest tray will turn your sofa into a dining table and make life easier for your arms while they’re actually working.

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Food on a white IKEA 365+ serving plate placed on a black RÖDEBY tray on the armrest of a light-grey KIVIK two-seat sofa.
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Dinner in the kids’ room

The kids' room is a great place for a snack or meal, even for Mum and Dad, so why not let the littlies act the hosts? Setting the table with kid-friendly cutlery and tableware will make sure everyone enjoys their munchies.

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A pastel room with pink MAMMUT children’s chairs around a white MAMMUT children’s table set with colourful snacks.
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