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15 of the best Christmas table decorations and centrepieces 2020

Make your festive mealtimes sparkle with our selection of stunning Christmas table decorations to suit all budgets

Pure linen Christmas placemats by Helen Round

Let’s be honest: the festive season is all about the food and Christmas dinner is the main event! It’s also a great opportunity to show off your creative flair by assembling elegant Christmas centrepieces with co-ordinating tablecloths, napkins and place settings.


We’ve gathered together a range of cosy Christmas dinner table decorations to help kick off your get-togethers, from stylish candleholders to quirky retro Christmas trees.

Read on to discover some new Christmas table decoration ideas, and then add the finishing touch with our guide to the best Christmas napkins on the market this year.

And when you’ve sorted your perfect Christmas table, why not check out our guide to the best Christmas tree toppers!

Sophie Allport Home for Christmas side plates
© Sophie Allport

Sophie Allport’s frosty Christmas tableware designs show wholesome family scenes set against a wintry backdrop. These sweet little side plates will soon become firm favourites and you’ll be able to bring them out year after year!

Mini trees on a log from Dobbies
© Dobbies

This pair of snow-topped trees from Dobbies is surprisingly realistic! Why not buy a couple to create a winter woodland mood?

Ivory slim candles and holder from Lights4fun
© Lights4fun

If you’re a fan of simple Christmas table decorations then this practical candle holder offers a great way to bring a quick minimalist look to your table décor. The best part? You can easily take this candle holder to the next level by surrounding it with a homemade Christmas table wreath.

Pure linen Christmas placemats
© Helen Round

These beautiful linen placemats are hand-printed by Cornish textile designer and print maker Helen Round. Her festive design was inspired by twists of classical winter foliage and will make a perfect addition to your Christmas table setting.

Wooden Christmas tree set from Rocket and Fox
© Rocket and Fox

Bring some folksy charm to your home with this trio of wooden Christmas trees. These look great when clustered together on your table or scattered around among the tableware. Add some fake snow or paper snowflakes to create a mini woodland scene.

Grey felt Christmas tree
© Rockett St George

Keep your knives and forks neat and tidy with these soft felt cutlery holders. They’re a quick way to add a little style to your Christmas dining table with minimal effort and come in packs of five.

Lacquer bowls from Dupere Design
© Dupere Design

These shimmering metallic bowls from Dupere Design are a stylish way to serve nuts or after dinner mints on the big day – if you have room, of course!

Cosmic Gold glass 10 LED Christmas tree

Make a statement with this light-up gold miniature Christmas tree from Habitat, guaranteed to make a striking Christmas centrepiece for your dining table.

Rockett St George Christmas tableware
© Rockett St George

Add some glamour to the festivities with this gorgeous Christmas collection in shades of mustard, blue, brown and gold from Rockett St George. Prices range from £7 for a side plate to £28 for the gold leaf plate.

John Lewis electroplated glasses by John Lewis
© John Lewis

The new electroplated glass range from John Lewis makes us dream of starry skies and chilly winter evenings. Dress your table in blues and greys to make the colours truly shine.

Marquis & Dawe driving home for Christmas decoration
© Marquis & Dawe

This vintage car centrepiece topped with a Christmas tree will add a quirky note to your dinner table. They also have a white car version available for £16.

Geese set of four plates from Annabel James
© Annabel James

These enchanting geese side plates are a great way to add a splash of colour to your Christmas table. The starry midnight blue border is edged with 22kt gold detailing.

Poinsettia Floral Arrangement in Pot

A floral centrepiece is a classic choice for the Christmas table, but vibrant red poinsettias aren’t to all tastes. If you prefer something a little more pared-back, this cream and green display from Wayfair is a great option – and its generous sprinkling of glitter means you won’t miss out on the celebratory vibes!

Light up brush trees forest from Cox & Cox
© Cox & Cox

Bring an enchanted forest vibe to your table with this charming Christmas table centrepiece from Cox & Cox. The perfect complement for a minimalist Scandi-scheme!

Eucalyptus & White Berry Christmas Garland Micro Light Bundle

This elegant eucalyptus and white berry garland would look so glamorous running down the middle of your Christmas table. And the little lights woven through the garland are a festive finishing touch!