# Should I get a 7ft or 8ft pool table?

## Should I get a 7ft or 8ft pool table?

Generally speaking, 8′ tables (8′ x 4′) are considered ‘professional’ size, whereas 7′ tables (7′ x 3’6”) are considered ‘bar’ size. Most pool table buyers will opt for the larger size if they have the space available, as the larger table provides a better playing experience.

## How much room do you need around an 8 foot pool table?

8 foot table – 13.6 x 17 feet minimum room size (162″ x 204″) Oversize 8 foot table – 13.6 x 17.6 feet minimum room size (162″ x 210″) 9 foot table – 14 x 18 feet minimum room size (168″ x 216″)

**What size room is needed for a 7 foot pool table?**

How Much Space Do You Have?

Table Size | Room Size Required (with 58″ Cues) | Room Size Required (with 48″ Cues) |
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7-Foot Table 3′ 5” x 7′ See 7-foot tables | 13′ 6″ x 16′ 8″ | 12′ 8″ x 15′ 10″ |

8-Foot Table 4′ x 8′ See 8-foot tables | 13′ 11″ x 17′ 4″ | 13′ 1″ x 16′ 6″ |

9-Foot Table 4′ 5” x 9′ See 9-foot tables | 14′ 6” x 18′ 4” | 13′ 8” x 17′ 6” |

**How much room do you need for a 6 foot pool table?**

English Pool Tables

36″ Cue (92cm) | 48″ Cue (122cm) | |
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6′ Table | 11’6″ x 8’11” / 350 x 273cm | 13’6″ x 10’11” 410 x 333cm |

7′ Table | 12’3″ x 9’3″ / 373 x 281.5cm | 14’2″ x 11’2″ 433 x 341.5cm |

8′ Table | 13’2″ x 9’8″ / 401 x 295.5cm | 15’2″ x 11’8″ 461 x 355.5cm |

### What size room do you need for a 7ft pool table?

13 x 16 feet

7 foot table – 13 x 16 feet minimum room size (156″ x 192″)

### Is my room big enough for a pool table?

Clearance around a pool table. At the minimum, there should be 5 feet of clear space around the table. For tables measuring 4½ feet by 9 feet, the ideal space would be 14½ feet by 19 feet for their respective sides. Bar tables measuring 4 feet by 8 feet, need at least 14 feet by 18 feet of floor space.