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Hosting family and friends for a special occasion means we often have to invest in some foldable chairs for easy storage, or ensure we have enough comfortable seats for everyone to sit on – and for the latter, seat pads and chair cushions can really come in handy. Patio Rectangular Table Cover
Whether you have an eclectic mix of chairs and stools that could do with some cushioning, or have bench-style seating that isn’t always the most pleasant to sit on for long periods of time, we’ve handpicked 15 of the best seat pads and chair cushions to shop right now.
Seat pads are not just for giving dining chairs extra padding either – add one to your work-from-home office chair to make time spent at your desk feel that bit more pleasurable.
Looking for some inspiration? Shop our favourite seat pads and chair cushions below…
Stripes always look chic in a dining space and we really like the combination of cream and ochre yellow in this set of two cotton chair pads. These are suitable for both indoor and outdoor.
One trend that we still can't get enough of is the tufted style; perfect for tapping into tactile textures. This seat cushion allows you to achieve a cosy look and feel in your dining space, with quilt knots to keep it in place.
A great choice for making bench seating much more comfortable, we love the classic light grey colour of this chair pad cushion from Wayfair. Made from velvet but with a linen look, it's also available in a range of lengths to fit even the longest of bench seats.
We love the all-over geometric, diamond pattern print that covers this set of two seat pads. It's a great way to introduce both pattern and colour into your space. The ties will keep these seat pads securely fastened to dining chairs.
This coral cotton velvet chair pad looks lovely and is perfect for adding comfort to a kitchen or dining room. It looks gorgeously plump and the pads have ties (which are also removable) to secure to a single chair.
If you're on a budget and looking for the most affordable seat cushion out there, let us introduce you to H&M Home's £3.99 round cushions, which are also great quality. Perfect for fans of all things neutral, it's available in grey, beige, greige and white colourways.
Add some personality to your dining space with these fun and quirky matchbox-style seat pads from Graham & Green. We particularly adore the Palm Springs and Vegas options but if you're someone who loves to adorn their home in decor that reminds them of some of their favourite trips and travels, these could be ideal for you.
We always appreciate a reversible product, as you're essentially getting two different looks for the price of one, and this delightful set gives you the best of both worlds. On one side you'll find an evergreen eucalyptus print, and on the other you have a lovely striped design in accompanying shades of green and yellow.
These non-slip, handmade sheepskin seat pads are perfect for bench seating, bar stools, and smaller dining chairs, and are so cosy and soft to the touch. Whether you prefer the ivory or grey shade, these add a touch of elegance to any seating setup.
Great for indoor and outdoor seating, these seat pads from The White Company are great for dinner parties, garden parties and everything in between. The pure cotton covers are removable, so if you do happen to spill some drinks or get some food on them, you can pop it in the washing machine.
Give existing dining chairs a luxe and opulent update with these velvet seat pads from SO'HOME at La Redoute. The mellow yellow hue won't look out of place over the winter months whilst also being ideal for using all year round.
For real comfort or anyone who experiences aches or pains from sitting in one position for too long, here's a memory foam seat cushion as an option. Also ideal for taking with you on long car journeys, it's available in navy blue, white, red and black.
Great for more neutral interiors, this textured seat pad from John Lewis & Partner's ANYDAY range is a great price and fits a variety of different dining chairs. It's also available in different colourways, including blue and grey shades, along with a bright and cheery yellow.
If you have little ones who can struggle to see up onto the dining table, this booster seat cushion is a great idea. The tartan fabric will add a spot of interest to your dining table all year round.
Sectional Couch Covers Wooden or plastic dining chairs aren't the most comfortable to sit on at the best of times, so if you're looking for a bit more support when it comes to your back, as well as your bottom, try this padded seat cushion.