kitchen-diner

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kitchen-diner

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kitchen-dinette

n
a kitchen that has an area intended to be used for eating meals, usually because there is no dining room elsewhere
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As a nation, we've come to love kitchen-diners - a perfect sociable space for entertaining guests, or for all the family to be together, even if they're doing different things.
Separate dining rooms also tend to only be used on 'special' formal occasions, and tend to lie empty the rest of the year, but a kitchen-diner will be used every day, making the best use of your home's potential.
The trend these days for is for big kitchen-diners/family rooms, but if your home has the bathroom at the end of the kitchen (a common problem in small, period houses), it stops you from having a kitchen-diner with good access to and views of the garden and it's also, of course, inconvenient to have the bathroom so far from the bedrooms.
Knocking two reception rooms into one is commonly done, as is taking out a wall between the kitchen and an adjoining room to create a large kitchen-diner.