The best camping tables 2018: from picnic tables to convenient foldaways

Whether it’s for the annual family camping trip or a festival with your mates, we’ve put together a list of the best camping tables for dining out in the field

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Camping tables are a convenient camping accessory to have; there’s something civilised about sitting around a dining table, and having somewhere to put your drinks and food so they don’t get knocked over by rampaging kids is pretty cool, too. 

While some have the capacity to sit up to six people, others make a handy prep area for prospective BBQ food, so the camping table market certainly has something to cater for every need. 

The bigger the camping table, the better, and when the table folds up into a convenient carry case, too, we’re going to put it at the top of the list. With space for six people to sit around it, the Eurohike Family Picnic Table gets our vote for the top camping table, although there are plenty of less sizeable ones out there that can do the job just as well. 

Aside from the size of the table, consider whether you may need storage space – the Trespass Camping Table with Storage features two zipped cubbies for dry food. Also consider folding capacity and weight for easy transportation. 

The best camping table

1. Eurohike Family Picnic Table

Make family dinners a thing on holiday with this sizable picnic table

Specifications
Material: Aluminium
Weight: 12.5kg
Includes: Table, 2 benches, 2 stools
Reasons to buy
+Includes seats and benches+Sturdy on uneven ground

Folding down into a handy carry case, this family picnic table is easy to transport to and from the campsite. With two stools and two benches included, there’s enough space for up to six people to sit around it, ensuring you can all sit together at meal times. 

To prevent the table from rocking around while you’re all attempting to eat, the feet of the tables and chairs feature a corkscrew design, allowing you to adapt the table to the uneven terrain. 

Regatta Cena Table

2. Regatta Cena Table

A sturdy camping table with adjustable legs for a comfortable height

Specifications
Material: Aluminium and fibreboard
Weight: 8kg
Sits: 6 people
Includes: Folding table
Reasons to buy
+Lightweight yet durable+Folds into itself

If you’re looking for a trusty camping table that will last for many camping trips to come, you can’t really go wrong with this one from Regatta. While it doesn’t come with any chairs, it features adjustable legs so you can ensure that the table is at the right height for your existing camping furniture. It’s lightweight, and it folds into itself for easy transportation from the car to your pitch. 

Trespass Camping Table with Storage

3. Trespass Camping Table with Storage

With storage for dry foods and camping necessities, this is handy table to have

Specifications
Material: MDF, Polyester, Aluminium
Weight: 9.3kg
Includes: Table with two compartments
Reasons to buy
+2 cubby compartments+Sits 4 to 6 people

With a removable compartment for dry food and utensil storage, this camping table certainly makes the ideal prep area. Without the compartments, the table can be used for eating by four to six people. 

The camping table features adjustable legs, which allows you to set it at a height in line with your existing fold-up chairs, and it’s completely foldable with a convenient handle for carrying.

Coleman Packaway Table

4. Coleman Packaway Table

For a touch of comfort in the outdoors, take a look at this padded picnic table

Specifications
Material: Aluminium, Polyester, PVC
Weight: 8.4kg
Includes: Table with two benches
Reasons to buy
+Folds into compact carry case+Machine washable seat covers

The ideal table for families of four or a group of friends, this sturdy picnic table and benches folds down into one compact carry case for easy transportation. 

If you’re looking for that extra touch of comfort, the benches feature removable padded seat covers, which are machine washable – great after coming back from a particularly muddy trip!

Vango All Weather Table

5. Vango All Weather Table

Incredibly sturdy and virtually weather proof, this is the ideal camping table for the British summer

Specifications
Material: Aluminium
Weight: 7.3kg
Includes: Table with adjustable legs
Reasons to buy
+Lightweight+Stable on uneven terrain

Made from lightweight aluminium so it’s easy to carry, and featuring a waterproof top for resistance against the great British summer, this camping table is ideal for the avid camper. 

Its legs are easily adjustable to you can ensure it's the right height, whether you’re all sat on a picnic blanket or camping chairs. One of its most attractive features is the ‘BigFoot’ design, which ensures stability on uneven terrain. 

Trekology Portable Camping Table

6. Trekology Portable Camping Table

Lightweight, compact and easy to put together, this is the ultimate portable table

Specifications
Material: Aluminium
Weight: 7.3kg
Includes: Table with adjustable legs
Reasons to buy
+Small and compact+Easy to transport

While only petite in size, this small aluminium table promises to be completely resistant to the great British weather. It’s ultra lightweight for carrying and the legs and tabletop separate for easy transportation. 

With Trekology suggesting it’s small enough and light enough to bungee to the back of a canoe, this is the best camping table for adventurers looking to make the most of their time in the outdoors. 

Yellowstone Lightweight Camping Table

7. Yellowstone Lightweight Camping Table

If you like the idea of an ultra lightweight table, try this one for size

Specifications
Material: Aluminium
Weight: 0.9kg
Includes: Table
Reasons to buy
+Comes with a carry bag+Affordable

Weighing in at just 0.9kg, this lightweight camping table is the lightest on our list. Featuring sturdy legs and two height positions for sitting on chairs or the ground, this is a convenient table for casual dining.

Coming in its own carry bag, it’s ideal for festivals where you can’t drive your car up to your pitch, and the price, too, is certainly attractive when you don’t have much spare cash lying around.