A console table will be both a beautiful and useful addition to your home, and serve many functions from somewhere to put your keys to providing extra storage. These tables are sometimes called sofa tables because they are placed behind a sofa, or a hall table.whether you're after something traditional or a style that's modern and minimalist. Because they don't take up much space, console tables are the ideal addition to your hallway - perfect for storing odds and ends so you can enjoy a clutter-free entrance to your home. And of course, they serve a decorative function too. Our chunky oak console tables are a classic choice and the natural wood will make your hallway appear warm and welcoming - or how about a white console table to brighten up the space? Whatever you have in mind, you're sure to find it here.
Where To Place Your Console Table?
The most popular place is the hallway; a stylish feature to the entrance of your home. Dress the floor with a colourful large rug and maybe some feature hallway wallpaper. For more inspiration look at these hallway ideas. Another place is the living room where you can put it behind the sofa, ideally it should be the same height or slightly lower than the sofa back. In the dining room they can be used as a side table especially if you don 't have much space. If your hallway needs brightening up, place a mirror behind the console, and add a table lamp. The light that reflects as a result with flood the room and make it look spacious.
Why not browse our selection of occasional tables as well? These are wonderfully versatile and they're a really great way to add some extra character to a room - whether they're placed in your bedroom next to your bed, or by the sofa in your living room. They make the ideal spot for a table top reading lamp too, so you can get settled down and enjoy a good book.
What Can I Use a Console Table For?
Use this extra space to display your decorative items such as vases, photo frames and ornaments, adding a touch of your own personality to the room. It can also be used as handy storage used to store keys and mail, books and games and a console with drawers in the dining room can store cutlery and placemats.
Perhaps you also need a coffee table too? Shop our full range for plenty of stylish options which will make the ideal centrepiece for the sofa suite in your living room. They're a must when it comes to having friends over for tea or coffee - and you'll find an array of practical designs featuring helpful additional storage space too. And how about our nesting tables? You can slot these neatly away when they're not in use, so they're perfect for when you have quite a few guests and could do with some extra tables for food and drinks!
Finding a Side For Your 'Bits'n'Bobs'
If you prefer a minimalist style and clean lines a console table with a glass top will give your home a contemporary feel. Do you often find you have more things than surface space? Hide all the little 'bits' like the post and your keys in a sideboard to give you extra living space. For those lovely family heirlooms and bits that you want to display, a glass display cabinet will do that perfectly.