to leave one's table in a restaurant, nightclub, etc. and visit at other tables
intransitive verbta·ble-hopped, ta·ble-hop·ping, ta·ble-hops Informal
To move around from table to table greeting friends, as in a restaurant or nightclub.
(third-person singular simple present table-hops, present participle table-hopping, simple past and past participle table-hopped)
- (informal) To move from table to table, in a restaurant etc, talking to the people at each one