English Pool Tables
English Pool Tables
In the uk pool tables play a major role in any game room especially English Pool tables which are available in various sizes but are generally, and more widely used in the 7ft pool table option, as these are used in professional competitions and leagues all over the country, and being smaller than their American Pool colleagues makes them a lot more attractive to people for home or Games Room use as they can fit in a space that a larger American Pool table cannot fit in, English Pool Tables are available in other sizes like 6ft pool table, 7ft pool table, or even an 8ft pool table, Have a look at our Room Size Guide to check and make sure the table you choose is suitable and will fit in the room of your choice, without restricting your playing ability.
English Pool tables have a smaller playing surface than American Pool Tables and generally use the smaller 2" Pool Balls, the pockets of an English Pool table are also smaller than the American counterpart, and they have a shaped mouth to the pocket for a much more challenging game, the cushions of the English Pool table are very distinctive in shape and have a large flatter surface than the American table, this allows for the ball to be played slower on the table as it is smaller, this then brings us to the cloth that is used on the playing surface, which is a napped cloth, which also slows down the play by adding friction to the game, generally the most common cloth for English Pool tables is the green, but most tables now are offered in various colours to make the table more desirable in the modern home or Games Room, as with all Pool tables the other option you ave to consider id the cue, these are available in a number of sizes, weight and shapes, but not all cues are suitable for every game, cues are different for English Pool, Ameriacn Pool and Snooker.
There are some different types of games you can play on your English Pool Table and we have included some links to these games on our Pool Tables category page.