15 Best console tables for your home
- By: Ashley Saunders
- August 2020
Quite likely the most versatile piece of furniture, the console table is an unsung hero. Finding the best console table for home doesn’t have to involve much research as we’ve rounded up our favourite 15.
Console tables have several uses within a home, that you might not realise, to begin with, but remove them and you’ll feel that something is missing.
You can use the best console table in your hallway design to create interest in an often used but awkward size space. They’re ideal for styling with fresh flowers, family photos and a small lamp on top and baskets below for shoes. Find one that has draws and you’ll also have space to store keys.
In your living room, a console table can be positioned behind the sofa and used for two lamps and family photos. You could even use the bottom section for flowers, books or has space for the pets!
Console tables are a superb addition to any dining room. You could use one instead of a china cabinet, especially if the room is small and large pieces are likely to overwhelm the space. When dining, the top can be used for food, drink or even dessert or fresh flowers, the rest of the time.
As you can see, the best console table can be functional yet stylish and has multiple uses around the home. Here are 15 of the best console tables available.
Cox & Cox grey topped console table
For a rustic, country house vibe, nothing is quite as elegant as the Cox & Cox grey topped console table. The acacia wood frame is pleasing to the eye as it displays numerous markings and grain patterns, making each console table unique.
The deep grey cement fibre top adds a hint of an industrial character without feeling overly cold. The interplay between these materials creates a unique piece of furniture that’s ideal for your hallway, living room or dining room.
Measuring 95 cm (w) by 34 cm (d) by 75 cm (h), this console table arrives assembled and ready to be styled with candles, coffee table books and fresh flowers.
Loire French 2 drawer console table
If you love classic French furniture, then you’ll likely want to add the Loire French 2 drawer console table to your home. Made from solid mango wood and finished in a grey wash stain, giving it an antiqued look.
Arriving part assembled, once the legs are bolted on and with the draws in, it measures 90 cm (w) by 30 cm (d) by 82 cm (h). Featuring two draws, this console table is ideal for any hallway, dining room or bedroom, to name a few. Its antique inspired design will look fantastic in most settings and it is built to last.
Gillmore console table with large tray top
Go bold or go home! We can’t think of a better bold option than the Gillmore console table with large tray top. With its combination of material, sleek design and wow factor, it will impress you and guest even with a glance!
Measuring 123 cm (w) by 42 cm (d) by 77 cm (h), the satin brass frame is topped with a combination top of weathered oak and satin brass tray. This console table would be great as a mini bar in a lounge or diner or even as a writing desk. It does arrive unassembled but is quite easy to put together.
Cox & Cox industrial display console table
If you want to create a feature in your hallway or living room, then the Cox & Cox industrial display console table could be ideal. Crafted from iron and mango wood, it measures 120 cm (w) by 35 cm (d) by 76 cm (h).
The frame comprising of several open sections, making it ideal for displaying a variety of items, from books to decorative objects. The generous tabletop surface allows for a feature table lamp, ornaments and other such statement pieces.
The industrial feel of the iron frame is softened by the characterful mango wood shelves. This console table will add a contemporary touch to your interior without feeling too cold.
AINPECCA console table
Drawing inspiration from nature, the AINPECCA console table blends stainless steel and glass to effortlessly crate a contemporary console table worthy of modern living.
Designed for the dining room, but equally suited for the whole home, this table measures 120 cm (w) by 40 cm (d) 78 cm (h). The stainless steel frame is finished in a rose gold tone. The toughened light grey glass top is designed to withstand years of use while being safe.
This contemporary designed console table requires assembly and comes with installation instructions and fittings. Once built, it will add elegance to any interior design scheme.
HOOBRO Console table with storage shelf
Mixing aged wood panels with a black metal frame, this HOOBRO console table with Storage Shelf is rustic and earthy. Ideal for tight space as it measures 120 cm (w) by 22 cm (d) by 75 cm (h). But don’t be fooled, it offers plenty of storage space.
The quality chipboard shelves are arranged with 58 cm between them and the top can hold up to 20 kg, with the lower shelf able to hold up to 10kg. While the sturdy iron structure is finished in a black powder-coat and ensure stability.
As a rustic piece, you can easily use it throughout the home including in the entryway for storing keys, shoes and hats. You could use it under a window as a stand to set plants, scented candles and family photo.
Arriving flat-packed, within a few easy steps, it assembles thanks to the detailed instructions and numbered parts.
Axdwfd console table
The Axdwfd console table is defined by its iconic design and superior material choices. The wrought iron frame is finished in a gold tone and the white marble top create an interesting interplay of colours.
These materials ensure longevity while being easy to clean and able to bear a sizeable amount of weight. It measures 85 cm (w) by 30 cm (d) by 80 (d) cm.
Featuring adjustable legs, even on uneven ground, you can balance it with ease ensuring it’s solid. As a stylish piece, it is ideal as a practical porch table for corridors, living rooms and entrances. You could decorate it with books, table lamps, photos or ornaments.
Cox & Cox aged metal demi console
Blending a slender frame with a smooth, industrialised aluminium top, the Cox & Cox aged metal demi console will look superb in your hallway or living room. If you’re missing a touch of chic luxury, then this might be the ideal table.
Made from iron and aluminium, it’s manufactured for longevity and durability. It measures 100 cm (w) by 42 cm (d) by 76 cm (h) and arrives fully assembled. The subtle interplay of the materials including the antiqued bronze top creates an industrial feel within your home.
GillmoreSPACE small console table with drawer
The GillmoreSPACE small console table with drawer is ideal for tight spaces where you still need extra storage. Featuring a satin brass finish frame, the weathered Oak top provides a subtle contrast and includes a large drawer, which is split into two sections.
Standing at 83.2 cm (w) by 42 cm (d) by 85 cm (h), it’s slim design is ideal for the entranceway, small dining room or even as unique make-up table in the bedroom. It does require some assembly but thankfully it’s just a matter of tightening a few screws.
QISE console table
Highly affordable, the QISE console table offers a compact footprint that perfectly fills blank spaces in entryways, living rooms, dining rooms, dens, a study and more.
Constructed using a wooden frame and legs, it’s designed to be durable and sturdy. Measuring 105 cm (w) by 40 cm (d) by 85 cm (h), this console table features 2 large drawers, which provide plenty of storage space.
The white stained finish is ripe for ageing and antiquing, should you wish to have a more shabby chic console table. That said, the simple design and white finish are timeless, allowing it to seamlessly slot into any interior design.
Artisan Furniture 2 drawer console table
Inspired by retro designs, this Artisan Furniture 2 drawer console table provides ample space for displaying items or for use as a desk. Constructed from 100% solid mango wood, it designed for longevity and is easy to clean.
A high polish finish ensures it appears like a work of art while reflecting natural light. The two sizeable draws are complete with brass inlays, which add further to the character. They provide plenty of discreet storage however you’re using this console table for.
This vintage-inspired piece is fantastic for warming up any space and it measures 90 cm (w) by 35 cm (d) by 76 cm (h). It’ll be equally at home in a modern sleek interior as it will in a country cottage.
Cox & Cox rounded storage console table
If you have more space to play with and need a piece with plenty of storage (both hidden and visible) then consider the Cox & Cox rounded storage console table. It arrives fully assembled, ready to slot into your interior design scheme.
Made from solid pine, it measures 130 (w) cm by 35 (d) cm by 78 cm (d). The central console is finished with a distressed grey painted, while the top features a natural stain finish. This combination creates an antique looking piece ideal for most homes.
The central element features three handy drawers, each with a metal pull, allowing you to store plenty of items. On each side, are two large open shelves, which are perfect for displaying vases, glasses, books or photo frames.
LIFE CARVER wooden console table
LIFE CARVER wooden console table is constructed from MDF shelves and solid wood legs. This creates a durable and stable piece of furniture that’s ideal for the home. The smooth and glossy finish is easily wiped clean with a damp cloth.
Measuring 110 cm (w) by 38 cm (d) by 80 cm (h), it’s a comfortable size. The top shelf can hold up to 70 kg and the bottom shelf up to 15kg. Designed to be attached to a wall to avoid falling or wobbling. It does arrive flat-pack but can be assembled by one person.
This console table is suitable for arranging decorative items on the top shelf such as a vase, photo frame, books, and more. While the lower shelf provides additional space for magazines or delicate small objects. As a highly affordable piece, it will look fantastic anywhere within the home.
QULONG Nordic half moon console table
If you have limited space or want to use a couple of smaller console tables either side of an oversized mirror, then the QULONG Nordic half moon console table might be perfect. The iconic design adds a touch of luxury and elegance.
Constructed from premium wood and metal for durability, it measures 40 cm (w) by 20cm (d) x 50 cm (h) and can hold up to 3.5 kg in weight. While designed as a freestanding piece, it can easily be mounted to the wall, providing further stability.
This elegant table is the ideal decorative accent for a hallway, living room or bedroom while creating a cosy atmosphere to wow your guests. Style it with a stylish lamp, potted plants, photo frames or books.
Cox & Cox walnut and glass console table
Drawing inspiration from the work of Swedish mid-century design pioneers, this Cox & Cox walnut and glass console table updates these designs with a contemporary twist. It will make an instant impact, regardless of how or where you place it.
The chunky iron frame ensures stability, while the inset series of three drawers (each measures 31 cm(w) by 34 cm (d) by 6 cm (h)) are crafted with a beautifully toned and smooth walnut veneered finish. This suspended section creates an additional display surface.
The elegant glass top continues the subtle interplays of materials and forms, creating an iconic piece of design. It’d look suitable at home in a hallway, living room or dining room, especially given its plentiful storage.
It does require some assembly and measures 120 cm (w) by 40 cm (d) by 80 cm (h). The timeless design will inspire you and your guest for years to come.
Is there a best console table?
It’s would be impossible to pick a single best console table. However, our favourites include Cox & Cox aged metal demi console, Loire French 2 drawer console table and Gillmore console table with large tray top.