Bar height tables and stool sets lend themselves beautifully to smaller dining spaces and breakfast areas. Bar Table: A table that is 40 in. to 42 in. high and uses bar stools. Bar stools are 29 to 31" high at the seat. Charleston Forge calls a bar table a "Tall Pub Table", but we use "bar table" for consistency. Find a cafe table. A cafe table is simply a smaller-top dining table for 2 chairs.