20 Best Chippendale Dining Chairs You’ll Love

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best Chinoiserie Chippendale dining chairs in white, gray, blue and black! They are perfect for any dining room regardless of style.

The timeless Chippendale chair was created by acclaimed London cabinet designer, Thomas Chippendale in the 18th century, and is beloved to this day. While I adore the classic style, my obsession with the Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale Chair, (or the “chinoiserie style” in general) has been going strong for decades. Like many of you, I love watching “The Golden Girls” reruns. Not only do Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia bring me joy, but their Palm Beach home and those fabulous white Chippendale dining chairs (around their glass kitchen table) do too!

In 2008 I started my first blog when the recession started and many were looking to DIY vintage furniture. Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale chairs (and Chippendale dining chairs) were all the rage and were taking social media and lifestyle publications by storm. I searched high and low for the perfect white bamboo Chippendale chair on Craigslist, estate sales, and yard sales, but had no luck! Thankfully today Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs are available online at your favorite retailers!

Over the last year or so, I’ve followed many entertainers and event planners on social media, and excited to see that Chippendale dining chairs are making a comeback, come in a variety of colors and are better than ever! They really make a statement around a round or rectangular dining table and are the perfect addition to any tablescape! While Chippendale dining chairs are perfect for the Palm Beach inspired abode, they’re also a must for the coastal, classic, tropical, and contemporary coastal lover! With the “coastal grandmother” interior design trend more popular than ever now is a great time to invest in a set of Chippendale dining chairs that you and your family will adore for years to come.

Without further ado, here are 22 of the best and most gorgeous Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs in a variety of styles, colors, and price ranges!

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Updated February 3, 2023

White Chippendale Dining Chairs

It doesn’t get any better than the beautiful bestselling and fully customizable Williams Sonoma Home Chippendale Bistro Chairs! They will look magnificent around your bistro table in your kitchen, or luxurious dining table in your dining room!

The beautiful birch framed Chippendale dining chairs are available in two different finishes including white and navy blue. The oak framed Chippendale dining chairs are made of durable oak. Both materials are very strong and will ensure your new dining chairs are favorites for years to come!

I love that they come with a padded seat, so you don’t have to purchase a separate seat cushion! There are six different shades of fabric or leather upholstery to choose from, which is fantastic. They will look great in your traditional home, modern traditional abode, or beach cottage to name a few for years to come.

Now is a great time to save on this beautiful set of two Birch Lane Coleburn Cross Back Side Chairs! They are a modern take on the traditional lattice back Chippendale dining chair! I love everything about them – from the modern square back to the beautiful design, classic details and upholstered seat cushion. 

This gorgeous set of dining chairs is crafted of rattan and has a cotton/polyester upholstered seat cushion. The seat height is 19”, which is the standard and perfect for most dining tables. They are available in three gorgeous colors including white, gray and navy blue!

One of the many great things about this gorgeous pair of side chairs is that they will arrive fully assembled with fast and free delivery! Reviewers have shared how much they love the gorgeous design, how sturdy and comfortable they are!

Don’t miss out on saving a bundle during Wayfair’s sale happening now for a limited time! They will look phenomenal in your dining room and will also provide extra seating in your living room when hosting guests throughout the year, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season!

This beautiful white Worlds Away Bristol Linen Cross Back Arm Chair (with a linen upholstered seat) will be the perfect addition to any living room or dining room! A set of two Chinese Chippendale armchairs will make the perfect head of the table chairs, or you can purchase a set of four (or more) for your round or rectangular dining table!

It is made of durable solid oak wood, which is one of the sturdiest hardwoods and will ensure your beautiful new dining chair is a favorite for years to come. The monochromatic seat cushion is upholstered in lovely linen, which is durable and easy to clean! The seat height is 18.5″, which is the standard and perfect for any dining table!

One thing is for sure, this gorgeous lattice back chair will make a statement in your dining room, and will also make a great accent chair in your living room, classic home office, or tropical inspired bedroom.

Now is a great time to save on this magnificent cross back dining chair with arms (or a set of dining chairs) as it is currently on sale with free delivery! Don’t miss out on this incredible deal.

How dreamy is this solid mahogany wood Bayou Breeze Hilal Linen Cross Back Side Chair in white? It is hand carved and looks as though it’s made of bamboo! I love that this chair has a removable linen seat cushion, which will definitely come in handy when you have to spot clean it or if you’d like to reupholster it in a different color or print.

This beautiful chair also comes in the colors silver or gold and they are just as fab! A set of these gorgeous Chinoiserie Chippendale dining chairs will look great around your dining table and will make a statement every time you host a family member’s birthday party, a holiday celebration, Thanksgiving, or Christmas dinner and that’s just the beginning!

Reviewers have shared that they love how gorgeous, sturdy and comfortable these beautiful dining chairs are. The best part is they are currently on sale at 36% off with free shipping!

How stunning is this beautiful and highly rated Ballard Designs Dayna Arm Chair? It comes in a multitude of colors including this charming neutral shade called “rubbed white.” It will be the perfect place to sit and relax in the morning with a cup of coffee, or eat dinner with the family in the evening!

This beauty is crafted of durable solid beech wood. I love everything about it – from the “classic fretwork” to the “bamboo-inspired turnings.” It has a lightly padded linen seat cushion, which is easy to remove to spot clean or re-cover! If you’d like to recover your seat cushion, you’ll be pleased to learn that Ballard Designs offers performance fabrics in a variety of colors and prints that will not only be easy to clean, but will complement your dining room furniture or living room furniture beautifully!

This classic and sophisticated dining chair will also make a great accent chair in your living room, home office, master bedroom or guest room! It arrives fully assembled, which is an added bonus.

This beautiful dining chair with arms has fantastic 4.7 out of 5 star reviews with reviewers sharing that it is of great quality, elegant, a fantastic value, beautiful and comfortable!

I’m obsessed with the Kelly Clarkson furniture collection at Wayfair! The brand has so many gorgeous French country and classic furniture essentials to choose from. I love this beautiful Kelly Clarkson Ryman Cotton Cross Back Side Chair, which is available in white, brown, and gray.

It comes in a set of two and will be the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast with the family or have brunch with your besties! The best part is this set of two chairs is currently on sale. Don’t miss out on saving 27% for a limited time!

If you love shopping on Amazon as much as I do, you will be pleased to learn that there are quite a few Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs currently available! First on my list is this luxurious set of two Kouboo Rattan Chippendale Upholstered Dining Armchairs in white.

They are crafted of beautiful rattan and will look amazing next to your buffet in your dining room, around your kitchen table, or in your bedroom to name a few! These gorgeous dining chairs will also make fabulous accent chairs in your home office or living room. You can’t go wrong with these best-selling and extremely popular upholstered dining armchairs, they are sure to garner compliments every time you host friends and family!

It doesn’t get any prettier than this BD Studio II Chippendale Style Bamboo Dining Armchair (in Matte White Lacquer). It is crafted of bamboo, which is a beautiful and sturdy material. This beauty will make the perfect accent chair or dining chair! It is ideal for Sunday night dinner with the family or entertaining friends for years to come!

I love everything about it, especially the luxurious matte white lacquer finish and the monochromatic seat cushion. It will look phenomenal around your round dining table in your tropical inspired dining room! This gorgeous bamboo dining chair will also make a statement in your living room! The best part is it is currently on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out on this incredible deal!

The fabulous bestselling Bayou Breeze Margrett Cotton Cross Back Side Chair is available in white and comes in a set of two. They are crafted of durable rattan, and are as beautiful as they are sturdy! I love everything about them, especially the classic white finish and upholstered seat.

This gorgeous set of monochromatic chairs will look amazing in your entryway, dining room, living room, home office, or bedroom! They have phenomenal near stellar 4.8 out of 5-star reviews and are beloved by many! Reviewers have shared that the rattan side chairs are beautiful, sturdy and of great quality.

If you’re searching for a beautiful and affordable set of two rattan Chippendale dining chairs, you’re in luck! This must have Birch Lane Alturas Cross Back Side Chair comes in a set of two and is available in the colors: white or gray. They will look phenomenal in your Palm Beach dining room or modern coastal abode for years to come!

Not only are they beautiful, but they are of great quality! These stunning dining chairs are crafted of durable rattan and the seat cushions are upholstered in polyester/blend upholstery which are easy to clean. The seat height is 18″, which is perfect for the standard size dining table! One of the many great things about these gorgeous chairs is that they will arrive fully assembled!

They have 4.7 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers sharing that they are sturdy, of excellent quality, beautiful, and comfortable.

My love is strong for the beautiful and luxurious Ballard Designs Dayna Side Chairs! These stunning beechwood framed Chippendale dining chairs come in a set of two and are available in many different colors including white, cornflower blue, and warm gray to name a few! They come with a linen upholstered seat but can be recovered in the solid color or print fabric of your choice.

I love how magnificent they look around a classic round white dining table (in the photo below). They’ll also look amazing around your rectangular coastal-inspired dining table or as an accent chair in your living room.

You will absolutely adore the beautiful and extremely popular Dayna Side Chairs! They have over 595 phenomenal 4.8 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers stating that the chairs are sturdy, beautiful, of great quality; and they love that they arrive fully assembled!

White Chippendale Outdoor Dining Chairs

If you’re searching for a beautiful white outdoor dining chair, you’re in luck! This gorgeous Neiman Marcus Bamboo Dining Chair is made of durable aluminum, which is one of the sturdiest materials available. It is ideal for both your dining room and around your outdoor dining table. In fact, this beauty will also make a fantastic accent chair in your living room or bedroom.

I’m obsessed with the coastal inspired blue cushion with white contrast piping, which gives it a Hollywood regency vibe!

This beautiful outdoor chippendale dining chair is absolutely breathtaking and is currently on sale for a limited time! Now is a great time to save on this stunning outdoor dining chair (or a set of dining chairs) so you can enjoy it this spring, summer, and fall (and for years to come)!

Gray Chippendale Dining Chairs

How gorgeous is this rattan Beachcrest Home Diaz Cross Back Side Chair? I love the modern square back, the classic design and plush seat cushion. It comes in a set of two and is available in a few gorgeous shades including gray, white or sky blue.

These beautiful effortlessly chic chairs will make a statement in any dining room, and will also make the perfect occasional chairs in your coastal living room, or bedroom. One can also be used as a desk chair in your Palm Beach inspired home office! The best part is they arrive fully assembled with free shipping! Did I mention that they’re also on sale and currently 40% off? Even better!

This set has great 4.5 out of 5-star reviews and is beloved by many! Reviewers have shared that they are beautiful, sturdy and comfortable.

As a huge fan of neutrals, I can’t get enough of this sophisticated set of two beechwood framed Ballard Designs Dayna Side Chairs in “warm gray”! They will look amazing around your pedestal dining table and will also make a statement paired with the complementing dining arm chairs.

This gorgeous set of two Chinoiserie-inspired dining chairs also come in a multitude of colors and are ideal for entertaining throughout the year, especially during the holidays! They come with a linen seat cushion, which can be recovered in one of the many performance fabrics currently available on the Ballard Designs website!

These gorgeous side chairs have phenomenal 4.8 out of 5 star reviews and are beloved by many. Reviewers have shared that they look much more expensive than they are, are beautiful and of amazing quality. One thing is for sure these beauties will be adored by you and your family (and friends) for decades to come!

If you love beautiful coastal inspired furniture and Chinese inspired Chippendale chairs as much as I do, you’re in luck! These stunning rattan framed Performance Tina Dining Chairs (with rope joint bindings) come in a set of two.

I’m obsessed with their timeless “old gray” taupe frame and plush two-inch seat cushions, which just happen to be stain resistant. They are coastal elegance at their finest and are sure to make a statement in your dining room or as accent chairs in your living room, bedroom, entryway or home office.

 

Black Chippendale Dining Chairs

Like many of you, I love the ever popular black framed furniture trend that has taken social media by storm! Contrast is one of the hottest interior design trends of 2023, and I absolutely adore it. This fabulous solid wood World Menagerie Asante Linen Side Chair is an absolute must! It’s as gorgeous, as it is durable.

This stunning Chinese inspired Chippendale dining chair comes in five different colors and will complement your dining room furniture beautifully! I love everything about this beautiful hand carved chair, especially the contrasting neutral linen upholstered seat, which really makes a statement and is easy to spot clean. This beauty will look just as fab around your dining room as it will as an accent chair in your living room!

It has great 4.6 out of 5-star reviews with reviewers sharing that it is gorgeous, well made, and sturdy. The best part is it is currently on sale and 42% off with free shipping!

Blue Chippendale Dining Chairs

The fabulous Williams Sonoma Home Chippendale Bistro Side Chair in navy blue will make a statement in any home! I love everything about it, especially the contemporary navy blue frame, and the neutral upholstered seat cushion in “white linen.” It’s ideal for the coastal or contemporary dining room!

This gorgeous show stopping dining chair is crafted of sturdy birch wood, which is a heavy duty hardwood. It comes with a chunky linen upholstered seat, which is wonderful since linen is easy to spot clean. If you’d prefer a different shade/fabric, you’ll be pleased to learn that the crowned seat cushion can be upholstered in various colored performance fabrics or leather!

This luxurious, beautiful and well-built dining chair is sure to be favorite for decades to come.

This breathtaking BD Studio II Fairfield Chippendale Bamboo Dining Chair is a must for the Chinoiserie lover! It stopped me in my tracks as soon as I spotted it. I love the classic design, the durable hardwood frame, and beautiful linen upholstered seat cushion.

It comes in this elegant shade of blue and will make a statement in your dining room for years to come. This gorgeous dining chair will also look amazing paired with your secretary desk in your home office and will provide extra seating in your living room as well!

This magnificent navy blue Worlds Away Bristol Linen Cross Back Arm Chair is made of durable oak wood and has a lovely neutral linen seat! It will make the perfect head of the table chair. A set of four or more dining arm chairs will elevate the look and feel of your pedestal dining table as well! This beauty will also make a fantastic accent chair in your living room, bedroom, or walk-in closet. Like many of you, I love furniture that performs double duty!

With traditional design and antique furniture making a comeback in 2023, you can’t go wrong with this dining chair, which is certain to be a staple in your home for decades to come.

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best Chinoiserie inspired Chippendale dining chairs for the coastal, traditional, tropical, Palm beach and classic dining room!

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