Pool Table Room Size Guide information

Pool Table Room Size Guide

When you come to buy a pool or snooker table, it's important that you pick the right size snooker or pool table for your room to make sure you have the correct playing space needed. Most games or dining rooms will have obstructions like fireplaces or furniture that may restrict play. Whatever size your room is, there are avenues to cater for your room size - In many cases, we can get around these by using a shorter length cue going as small as 3' or 3' 6". For the ideal playing space, however, our guide is here to help.

Our room size pool table guide provides the ideal minimum room size for each standard table dimensionsdependant on the cue that you use. We also provide playing area dimensions so you can more accurately determine the size of snooker or pool table that you want to order. Take a look at our guide below for more information, or feel free to get in touch for further advice.

Cue Sizes

  • 4' 10" (58" or 147cm) – Full Size
  • 4' 4" (52" or 132cm)
  • 4' (48" or 122cm)
  • 3' 6" (42" or 107cm)
  • 3' (36" or 91cm)

Snooker Table Room Size Guide

Snooker Table Room Size - The nearer your table is to full size the closer the likeness to the professional game. The size of a snooker table perfect for your home or venue will depend on how realistic you want play to be. Our guide to room size for snooker tables covers six different standard sizes including full size and the playing area, as well as the minimum room dimensions according to cue sizes.

 

Snooker Table
Size & Playing Area
Minimum Room Dimensions
Full Size Cue 58"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 52"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 48"
12' (full) 12' x 6' 22' x 16' 21' x 15' 20' x 14'
10' 10' x 5' 20' x 15' 19' x 14' 18' x 13'
9' 9' x 4½' 19' x 14½' 18' x 13½' 17' x 12½'
8' 8' x 4' 18' x 14' 17' x 13' 16' x 12'
7' 7' x 3½' 17' x 13½' 16' x 12½' 15' x 11½'
6' 6' x 3' 16' x 13' 15' x 12' 14' x 11'

Pool Table Room Size Guide

UK Pool Table Room Size - 90% of pool tables supplied in the UK are 7' x 4' overall size - giving you a playing area of 6' x 3', this is the size you would play on in a pub. We have included additional room size pool table options to ensure you order the right size for your chosen space. Full-size pool table dimensions are preferable for a professional-feeling game, but we can create bespoke UK pool tables in several different sizes to cater to space requirements. We also offer pool dining tables that double up as a pool table, and dining table to maximise space. Pick your size below, take a look at our range, or contact us for more information.

 

UK Pool
Size & Playing Area
Minimum Room Dimensions
Full Size Cue 58"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 52"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 48"
8' 84" x 42"     17' x 13' 6"     16' x 12' 6"     15' x 11' 6"
7' 72' x 36" 16' x 13' 15' x 12' 14' x 11'
6' 63" x 32" 15' 3" x 12' 8" 14' 3" x 11' 8" 13' 3" x 10' 8"


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American Pool Table Room Size - The most popular size table is 8' x 4' for home use with the standard 58" cue. All of our American pool table dimensions are designed to match standard sizes, with minimum room dimensions calculated according to cue sizes to ensure you have the room you need to play. If you are looking to order an 8' Pro American pool table size, please note that this is larger than a standard 8' table, and will require more room space. You can see the dimensions needed, below.

 

USA Pool
Size & Playing Area
Minimum Room Dimensions
Full Size Cue 58"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 52"
Minimum Room Dimensions
Cue 48"
9' 100" x 50" 18' x 13' 10" 17' x 12' 10" 16' 4" x 12' 2"
8' pro 92" x 46" 17' 4" x 13' 6" 16' 4" x 12' 6" 15' 8" x 11' 10"
8' 88" x 44" 17' x 13' 4" 16' x 12' 4" 15' 4" x 11' 8"
7' 78" x 39" 16' 2" x 12' 11" 15' 2" x 11' 11" 14' 6" x 11' 3"


Explore our American Pool Tables range.

 

If you are still unsure on the sizing you need for a pool or snooker table, want to know more about snooker or pool table dimensions or want to place your bespoke order with us, get in touch with us today on 01268 777293 to speak to one of our friendly experts.


 

Please note that all the above measurements are approximate.

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