Dining Room should be towards the West as it is ruled by Saturn and it is in the way of Bhooteshwara, the symbolic representation of the hungry.
Construction should be done in such a manner that the dining room and kitchen both are on the same floor, lying adjacent to each other.
If the Kitchen is on the ground floor, the dining hall should not be on the upper floor as carrying the food crossing the stairs is not considered proper.
Square or rectangle shape dining table is perfect for the room. Dining table should not be sticking to the wall. Most of us nowadays like to go for the stylish round or oval dining tables. But according to Vaastu shastra this should be avoided.
The placing of the chairs should be such that the head of the family should face east while eating. The rest of the family members can face east, north or west, but avoid facing south. Keep the number of dining chairs always even or there can be dispute in the family.
The most suitable wall colors for the room are the shades of pink and orange.
The dining hall should have a door in the east, the north or the west. There should be no arches.
The door of the dining room and the main entrance door of the house should not be facing each other directly.
If you want to place a fridge in the dining room, then southeast direction would be just apt. Other electronic items like television, microwave oven should also be placed in southeast.
If you want to make provision for the fitting of washbasin in your dining room, then the right place would be either eastern or northern corner.
Nature portraits and paintings in the dining room makes the atmosphere happy.
There should not be any attached toilet in the dining room.
Lights create positive energy. The décor of dining room should be arranged according to the mood and taste of the family. Lighting should create easy and relaxed environment. Candles and lamps give special effects to any meal. Ceiling lights should fall vertically and mainly focus on the surface of dining table. Scenery and paintings give positive effect in dining room.
Window should be placed in north or east side as compared to south or west side. If the house is located in north direction, the entrance should be in north direction. If the house is located in east direction, the face of entrance should be in the east.
If the room is located in south direction, the face of entrance should be in the South and if it is in north direction, the entrance should be in the north.Main entrance door and dining room door should not face directly to each other.