Caffeine buzz: 10 coffee table ideas for your cosy home

Whether you’re a coffee drinker or not, there’s something about a coffee table that really finishes a room off.

If you’re a fan of practical and understated or a conversation piece, and whether you use it as a dumping ground for newspapers or for serving coffee, there’s a style of coffee table to suit every use and budget. Here are a few of our favourites.

1. Rouen coffee table, Alison at Home

Rouen coffee table from Alison at Home

Part of a range of French-inspired furniturre, this generously sized table includes two drawers finished with teardrop handles. It is hand-carved from solid, sustainably sourced mango wood in a classic French style and features cabriole legs. £295 from Alison at Home.

2. Tua coffee table, PUJI

Tua teak coffee table from PUJI

This unusual solid wood coffee table has been meticulously pieced together from more than 100 pieces of teak. The table sits on castors so it can be easily moved from one place to another, and has attractive metal detailing to give it a vintage, industrial feel. This would be a real talking point in your living room. £315, available from PUJI.

3. Milligan retro multi drawer coffee table, Atkin and Thyme

Milligan low multi drawer coffee table

This quirky low-rise mango wood coffee table which will add an individual touch. The four drawers can be opened from each side and have contrasting handles. £369, available from Atkin and Thyme.

4. Iron trunk coffee table, Vincent and Barn

Iron trunk coffee table from Vincent and Barn

If your coffee table needs to combine practicality with style, this iron trunk version will give you valuable additional storage space, a sturdy surface and an unusual item of furniture, all in one. Great value too, at £185 from Vincent and Barn.

5. Range round oak and brass coffee table, Josie Morris

Range round coffee table from MADE

With a retro, Scandinavian feel, this coffee table is perfect for mixing and matching with vintage pieces. It has three legs, each one accented with a brass cuff to set off the rustic oak. £249, available from MADE.

6. Walnut Bajot table, Boutique Camping

Walnut Bajot table from Boutique Camping

A handcrafted piece of furniture at an unbelievable price, this low walnut Bajot table would work well in a small or dark room, as it doesn’t take up much room and isn’t tall enough to block light. £39, available from Boutique Camping.

7. Classic solid oak coffee table with drawers, Hampshire Furniture

Classic wooden coffee table with drawers from Hampshire Furniture

If you like a classic look, how about this solid oak coffee table? Scratch-resistant and long-lasting, it has four large drawers for useful storage, a large open shelf, two-tone steel handles and a satin lacquer finish. it would make a practical choice for a family home, and costs £329 from Hampshire Furniture.

8. Copper round coffee table, Zuiver

Round copper coffee table with a mirrored top

Here’s something a bit unusual. This stylish copper mirrored round coffee table is an original design from the Netherlands, and will add a focal point to your living room. Available in two sizes, prices start from £180 from 4Living.

9. Amelia flower coffee table, Artisanti

Floral painted wooden coffee table with drawers

Sign up for some flower power with this lovely vintage-style floral patterned table. Topped with a smooth, painted top with carved edge detailing, it has solid, integrated legs for stability and a deep storage drawer. Was £279, now £250 from Artisanti.

10. Six drawer coffee table, Melody Maison

Grey painted coffee table with drawers from Melody Maison

This coffee table is part of the Portsmouth Grey range. Made from solid wood, it’s painted grey/green with a dark wood top and has six drawers (three on each side) for storage. A large, practical centrepiece for bigger rooms. £309.95 from Melody Maison.

By Sara Walker


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