A high back dining bench is the kind of seating solution you’ll feel grateful for over and over again whenever you enjoy a longer meal or catchup: it’s super comfy and makes it easier to maintain a correct posture. Plus, as it’s a bit more flexible than chairs, you can sometimes squeeze in an additional guest or kid, if needed. As for styles and designs, we’ve found a varied selection of ideas that we bet you’ll fall in love with.
24 Recommendations and 145 Ideas
Wingback Bench with Contrast Design
Perfect For: Enhancing traditional, farmhouse, or cottage interiors
What We Like: Timeless wingback design and comfortable seating for two
This elegant wingback bench boasts a sophisticated style that complements any living room, bedroom, or entryway. Made of solid and engineered wood, it features foam fill and beige polyester upholstery with black legs, creating a striking contrast. The bench showcases a wingback design, curved legs, button-tufted back, and nailhead trim, adding classic appeal. Seating two comfortably, it's perfect for accent seating or changing out of winter layers.
To accentuate the bench's classic charm, place it against a neutral or patterned accent wall and include complementary throw pillows for added comfort and style.
Rustic Pine Wood Bench with Church Pew Silhouette
Perfect For: Enhancing traditional and farmhouse décor
What We Like: The worn finish adding vintage charm and organic appeal
This rustic pine wood bench showcases a sophisticated style with a rugged twist, featuring a natural finish and a church pew silhouette. The bench includes a curved panel back, recessed arms, and trestle-style legs. Measuring 67.75'' in length and accommodating up to 750 lbs and two people, it's a versatile choice for hallways or additional seating at your dining table.
Pair this rustic bench with a wooden farmhouse table or place it in a cozy entryway, adorned with soft cushions and decorative throw pillows for added comfort and visual appeal.
European-Inspired Grand Scale Mirror
Perfect For: Creating an elegant and timeless living space
What We Like: Warm antique finishes and artistic distressing
The McReynolds mirror blends European influences to create a truly unique and stylish statement piece. It features warm antique finishes and artistic distressing, along with a grand scale that makes it a centerpiece for any living space. This exquisite mirror is designed to be a generational piece, passed down through families and cherished for years to come.
Pair this mirror with vintage-inspired furniture and subtle, neutral tones to enhance its sophistication and create an inviting, timeless environment.
Rustic Pine Factory Dining Bench
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Industrial-style dining rooms with a touch of vintage charm
What We Like: Comfortable web suspension seats
This Rustic Pine Factory Dining Bench embraces the aesthetics of early 20th-century factory furniture and is crafted from solid pine wood. The bench showcases saw marks, dents, pits, and knots, giving it an authentic, rough-hewn look. The rustic pine finish effectively highlights the wood's natural imperfections. Designed for optimal dining comfort, the bench features full web suspension seats, ideal for long and enjoyable meals with family and friends.
Pair this rustic dining bench with a matching solid wood table and other industrial-style furnishings to give your dining area a coherent and inviting feel.
Upholstered Acacia Bench with Warm Brown Tone
Perfect For: Cozy dining or entryway spaces
What We Like: The comfortable upholstered seat and classic design
Inspired by the heartland, this upholstered bench showcases the organic beauty of acacia veneers with a warm brown tone. The classic design features an upholstered seat, providing comfort for family gatherings and conversations around the table. With its acorn brown color palette, this bench brings both personality and class to your home. Easy to assemble and maintain, you can quickly set it up and enjoy it without any hassles.
Pair the bench with a matching acacia dining table or complement it with other warm-toned wooden furniture, accentuating the natural elegance of your home.
Upholstered high back dining bench in a versatile color
This dining bench with a tufted back is available in a lighter beige and darker gray finish, both versatile enough to match most palettes while complementing the rustic oak legs.
There’s no denying that, while it requires a little more maintenance than wooden options, an upholstered back is the most comfortable choice: as long as you dust it regularly and act promptly in the event of food spillages, you can really spoil yourself by introducing one into your dining room.
Rustic Breakfast Nook Bench with Storage
Kelly Clarkson Home
Perfect For: Maximizing corner spaces in living rooms or kitchens
What We Like: Ample seating and hidden storage compartments
Add a touch of rustic elegance to your living room or kitchen with the solid pine wood breakfast nook bench. This charming piece comfortably seats five with a generous 61.9'' wide stretch on each side. The French white finish, classic panel molding, and swooped detailing evoke a French country feel. Two hideaway chests inconspicuously store linens, shoes, or other items, maximizing your space usage. Hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson.
Pair the bench with a round or square breakfast table to create a cozy nook. Complete the look by surrounding the table with coordinating colors in tablecloths, placemats or other decor accents.
Black Slatted Dining Bench with Upholstered Seat
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Extra seating around the dining table or in the entryway
What We Like: Sleek black finish and comfortable cushioned seat
Upgrade your dining space or entryway with this versatile black slatted dining bench. Crafted from a blend of solid and engineered wood, this armless bench features a classic black finish that effortlessly complements any decor. The slatted back design and straight legs offer a traditional silhouette, while the foam-filled polyester seat adds comfort and support. Measuring 40.5" in width, this bench can easily accommodate two people, making it a functional and stylish choice for your home.
Pair it with a rustic walnut finish dining table and coordinating chairs to achieve an inviting and cohesive look in your dining area or kitchen.
Rustic Upholstered Bench with Slatted Back
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Enhancing dining room or entryway spaces
What We Like: The charming combination of farmhouse style and comfort
This rustic upholstered bench effortlessly elevates your dining room table or entryway with its open, slatted back design and tapered wooden legs. The foam-filled seat offers a comfortable and supported seating experience, while the upholstered finish adds a delightful touch of texture. Its versatile design seamlessly blends functionality and farmhouse-inspired appeal, making it an excellent addition to various home decors.
Pair the bench with a matching wooden dining table or a complementing console table in the entryway, and accessorize with cozy throw pillows or a textured blanket to enhance its warmth and attractiveness.
Elegant Wingback Settee Bench
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Enhancing the master suite or entryway
What We Like: The combination of dramatic button tufts and linen upholstery
This elegant wingback settee bench features a solid rubberwood and manufactured wood frame, standing on six stylish legs with a mix of tapered and flared back finishes. The luxurious wingback seat is wrapped in linen upholstery and adorned with dramatic button tufts along the back, elevating the aesthetic. This versatile piece can enhance your master suite, entryway, or any living space in need of a sophisticated touch.
Dress it up with cozy pillows and throws in complementary colors to create a comfortable and inviting seating area for you and your guests.
Coastal Farmhouse Entryway Bench
Sand & Stable™
Perfect For: Enhancing the entryway or bedroom with a rustic touch
What We Like: The classic ladder back design with a distressed whitewashed finish
This bench infuses your space with a coastal farmhouse charm while providing functionality. Made from a combination of solid and engineered wood, the top showcases the natural wood grain patterns and color variation. The full ladder back design gives ample support, while the distressed whitewashed finish adds a vintage-inspired appeal. It's perfect for easing your morning routine or setting up in a screened porch for relaxed evenings.
Pair it with a matching distressed wooden coat rack and soft-hued cushions to create a cozy, welcoming entryway that embodies the coastal farmhouse aesthetic.
Versatile Banquette with Elegant Striped Upholstery
Perfect For: Adding a touch of classic style and extra seating to any room
What We Like: The stylish combination of fabric textures and colors
This versatile banquette combines a comfortable coconut metal seat, a Sorrell back with Avignon charcoal, and Macarena cream stripes, ensuring it will blend seamlessly into any interior. Its classic elegance makes it suitable for various rooms in your home – from the living room to the hallway, or even as extra seating in your bedroom. The banquette is not only aesthetically pleasing; it is also a practical choice when you need additional seating for guests or family gatherings.
Place the banquette against a wall with contrasting colors and add decorative throw pillows to create a cozy, welcoming seating area for your guests to relax and enjoy.
Elegant Artful Dining Bench
Perfect For: Enhancing your dining room's rustic charm
What We Like: Eye-catching X-back lattice design
Embrace a sophisticated and stylish choice with this elegant artful dining bench, perfect for adding a rustic touch to your indoor space. Crafted from pine, it features a striking two-toned finish with an antique white base and a mocha brown seat. The bench boasts X-back lattice bracing and attractive turned feet, making it as comfortable as it is alluring. You'll appreciate the durable finish and floor protectors, ensuring that this piece remains a timeless addition to your dining room.
Pair this bench with a rustic dining table that has a similar mocha brown finish to create a harmonious and inviting dining area. Add decorative cushions for enhanced comfort and style.
Upholstered high back dining bench in an accent hue
As well as versatile charcoal, this high back dining bench is available in bold hues that can breathe some life into your dining room, such as plum, royal blue, aqua green, forest green, and blush pink.
Its velvet upholstery will immediately steal the scene. However, let’s be honest: this luxurious material is also more delicate and stains easily. If little kids sit on this bench during meals, you’ll probably spend the entire time worrying about them spilling something onto it.
Linen high back bench dining set
Available in dark gray or beige and featuring handy footrests, this high back dining bench can sit three adults comfortably or allow you to squeeze in an additional kid whenever needed.
The linen upholstery is a fantastic choice if you’d like to inspire a sophisticated and timeless feel in your dining room. Plus, this material is both sustainable and hypoallergenic.
Corner high back upholstered dining bench with storage
Large household? Say no more: this corner dining bench with back has you covered, as it accommodates up to six people. It also includes some hidden storage, which is always a space-saving plus.
As well as complementing a table that already relies on a few chairs on the other two sides, this bench is handy to carve a separate dining area out of a large kitchen or living room.
Rustic high back bench
This dining bench results in a delightfully charming palette thanks to its white frame in a distressed style and the barley-colored seat. The nailhead trim adds to its attention to details, together with the ornate front legs.
This model is perfect in decors inspired by the countryside, such as farmhouse or French country. Be sure to place a vase of fresh flowers or dried wheat in the middle of the actual table, too.
High back bench dining in a dark finish
This high back dining bench pairs up a black seat with a natural wood finish in either light or dark cherry. Its double-slatted back ensures a comfortable experience while also creating interesting lines.
You can use this dark finish to complement a lighter-colored table. Because it could result in a heavier feel, we only recommend adding it to a table in a darker finish if your dining room is fairly wide and airy.
Wooden high back banquette bench
Perfect for larger households, this high back dining bench for three consists of a white and natural wood design with paneling and a sophisticated European touch.
Because it includes some hidden storage, you can make the most of it for your table cloths and small bits and bobs. You can always add a long cushion on top if you’re worried about feeling uncomfortable after some time.
High back upholstered bench with footrests
Red Barrel Studio®
Available in green or beige with black legs or gray with legs in an oak finish, this counter-height dining bench with back is perfect for taller tables. The footrest will ensure that you’ll always feel comfy even if your soles don’t reach the floor.
Given its versatile colors and design, this bench is especially a natural match in traditional, transitional, and contemporary interiors.
Industrial high back dining bench
Only around 42” in length, this high back dining bench blends a natural wood finish and a dark metal frame in a distressed style that will immediately turn your dining room into an aesthetically pleasing hipster cafe.
Its back only includes two smaller vertical surfaces to sit up against: definitely not the most comfortable model if you were planning on squeezing in three kids or having some wiggle room occasionally.
High back bench seat with an x pattern
This high back dining bench for two combines solid pine and veneer. We love how it creates a beautiful contrast between the white frame and the darker slatted seat.
Its neutral colors make it particularly easy to match most palettes, but we also recommend this model if your dining room relies on a traditional decor: just look at that cozy x-shaped back!
This bright corner for dining is an excellent way to fill out a small space. Beautifully upholstered bench with high backrest, upholstered chairs, and a simple, classic table will work out during your daily meals.
This beautiful rustic-style bench is a wooden, exceptionally solid construction. A Beautiful drawer located in its base can accommodate various trinkets. Comfortable seat with backrest for comfortable rest.
This vintage bench with high back can bring classic accents into your living room, in no time. Upholstered in a purple fabric, the bench offers wood legs, a soft seat cushion, nicely-profiled wings, and a large back with button-tufting.
Witherby Beige Linen Banquette Bench Sofa Loveseat Accent Chair Furniture Design
This stunning dining bench will complete the look of your elegantly styled interior with its lavish design and accent button tufting, ensuring a look of utmost sophistication, while the piece seats up to two people comfortably.
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Rendezvous High Back Banquette Bench and High Back Chair Circa 21st C. Custom Made. Huge kudos to Renata Miranda of Brazil for introducing me to this store!!!!!!!!
French Country Leon High Back Linen Sofa Dining Bench
Featuring a high back, this charcoal grey bench constitutes an interesting propositon for one's contemporary dining room. Based on a metal chassis, it is a stable, proven consruction.
This kitchen bench has a very high back, making the whole piece the most visible thing in the room. The bench is made of wood, painted in a white color, and has a well-padded seat cushion, and a plenty of hidden space for storage.
A chic modern dining bench for 2 persons. Its frame is of birch wood and has dark grey tapered legs. It features a high square tufted wingback as well as silvery nailhead trims both on wing fronts and an apron. Upholstery is of plain grey linen.
- Vincent Beige Linen Loveseat Bench/ Chair Set - Give your living room a vintage feel with this modern loveseat bench and side chair with light linen upholstery that beautifully contrasts ebony-stained legs. The high-backed set has an eleg
A touch of modernity in the house. This banquette bench is a solid and comfortable product that features a soft seat filled with a CA117 compliant foam. The frame is made of a very durable wood and the white colour looks attractive in any decor.
In the interior arrangement, you can find everything - traditional solutions for the bed, stick to the dining benches. As in the case of this light leather bench with a high backrest - like fabric headboard in white, decorated with brass nails.
Stella 90" High-Back Bench, Canary on OneKingsLane.com. Wouldn't this look great in a long hall or foyer, or even for the long dinning room table.
Owstynn Beige Linen Modern Banquette Bench
An interesting piece of furniture that brings the modern style into the house. It is a white bench. Its neutral colour matches any decor and its wooden frame is made of birch wood, so the highest solidity is a very important feature of this comfortable product.
An impressive 2-person dining bench featuring an exaggerated arched back with stitched aslant side wings and twisted tapered front legs of metal. It has a wooden frame. Rolled arms have decorative front ribbons. Upholstery is in creamy tones.
Dining table in industrial style. Metal base is reinforced with crossed supports and fitted with rectangular top made of wood. It has 8 seating capacity. Suitable for residential and commercial premises.
Korem High-back Dining Bench - I.O. Metro Furniture, Art & Accessories
Stylish loveseat mounted on wheels for easy movement. Wooden frame is upholstered with pleasant to the touch material and finished with decorative quilting on the back. Great as additional seating in the living room, dining room and more.
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Lummi white leather high back loveseat
A touch of class and sophistication in any interior decor. This kind of loveseat features a high, supportive backrest and a soft seat cushion. It is made of wood with a walnut finish. The seat height is 17.25 inches.
not necessarily my colors... but love the idea of the bench with the fabric and the high back... although more difficult to get in and out of...
Elegant set of old-fashioned, dining furniture, which will play its role perfectly in vintage cafe or restaurant. It is composed of table made of mahogany wood and two high backs benches covered with white paint.
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