Coffee tables with storage 2022: 23 styles to declutter your lounge

These coffee tables with storage will banish living room clutter for good

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Our selection of coffee tables with storage will open up a world of opportunities for organizing your living space more efficiently. Coffee tables are great: they bring the whole living room interior together, they look good, but – unless they have some kind of storage, they occupy a lot of space without doing anything for that clutter problem you've been meaning to resolve.

The best coffee tables at least have a shelf or a magazine rack, but some of the options in this selection have so much storage that they could well replace your drawer chest or linen cupboard.

We've found some pieces that go over and above the duties, they're set out for. Discover rotatable tops, charming wicker basket drawers, luxury lift-top models, and lots to hide remote, wires, phone chargers and the rest.

These living room coffee tables with storage are a stand-out feature in themselves and their multifunctional purpose will save you spending on additional furniture that'll take up floor space.  

23 coffee tables with storage for decluttering your space

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1. Corbin Rectangular Coffee Table

Coffee table: H20 x W26.5 x L44" | This is the coffee table to solve all your living room storage needs. The back half has a lift-top construction that opens access to a roomy storage compartment, while the front half has six drawers that make organizing smaller items easy. It's made from quality materials, too – a mixture of solid poplar and engineered wood. 

A rectangular coffee table with storage drawers and crates and a natural finish

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2. Dawson Rectangular Cocktail Table

Coffee table: H18.5 x W28 x L: 49" | A modern, rustic masterpiece, the pull-out bottom drawers of this coffee table take inspiration from fruit storage crates. There are also additional pull-out drawers at the top and a lifting top that gives you access to the top storage compartment. Made from kiln-dried hardwood. 

A rectangular white coffee table with storage drawers

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3. Chawanda 4 Legs Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: H17.7 x L41.7 x D23.6'' | This handsome farmhouse-style coffee table has a pleasant surprise on top of its spacious four-drawer storage. At the back of the table, there is additional shelf storage for displaying books or knick-knacks. We like the sturdy melamine finish which makes this piece pretty much indestructible. 

Brass and glass shelved coffee table by Williams Sonoma

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4. Williams Sonoma Tribeca Coffee Table

Table: L52 x W32 x H17 in | Color options: 2
With an Art-Deco inspired open shelf design, this Tribeca Coffee table with its cantilevered structure is the perfect place to store and display your pretty possessions. With four inset shelves of clear tempered glass, create an open, airy look in a contemporary living room. Choose between polished nickel or bronze.

A rectangular woven rattan cofee table with storage

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5. Marquardt Small Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: H18' x L47 x D30'' | A characterful investment piece, this storage coffee table has a solid mahogany base and a hand-woven abaca body. Perfect for traditional interiors, or as a statement in a more modern home. It's nice and deep, so will fit all your blankets. 

A storage coffee table with side benches and dark wood finish

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6. Lawson Rectangular Coffee Table w/ 2 Storage Benches

Coffee table: H20 x W28 x L48" | A brilliant multitasker, this coffee table can also work as a home office desk, while its compact seats will accommodate guests. What we really like, though, is that the benches also have hidden storage – just lift the seats.

A chest style coffee table with metal detailing and lift top mechanism

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7. Cainhoe Lift Top Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: H18.75 x L38.75 x D21.25'' | We just can't stop admiring this marvelous design that looks like a treasure chest – just look at that metal stud detailing. The top is made from high-quality solid and manufactured woods, while the bottom is made from tough MDF, which means this table can handle up to 100 pounds in weight. A beautiful storage piece that will never go out of fashion. 

A coffee table in mid-century style with half open and half closed storage

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8. Sled Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: H18 x L42 x D22'' | Not sure if you want a drawer or open shelving? Why not have both, with this sleek mid-century style coffee table that conceals half of its ample storage behind a neat slatted door. The materials are high-quality MDF, manufactured wood, and steel. 

A mahogany-colored lift-top coffee table with storage

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9. Costway lift-top coffee table with storage

Coffee table: H24.6 x W19.4 x L41.1''| This coffee table is like a whole home office in one. Not only does it boast ample shelving space underneath, there is an additional storage compartment directly beneath the lift top. We like the classic clean lines and deep mahogany finish.

A round coffee table with storage in industrial style

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10. Christopher Knight Home Algonac coffee table

Coffee table: H15 x L27 x D27 | A characterful piece that blends industrial and contemporary styles, this coffee table reminds us of a firepit, in the best possible way. We like the bead detailing around its metal body, and the natural wood tabletop prevents the piece from looking too severe. 

A solid wood coffee table with storage bench and 3 storage drawers

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11. Longfellow Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: 19'' H x W26 x L48'' | A sturdy, high-quality piece made from solid acacia wood, the Longfellow has substantial storage drawers and a bottom shelf for magazines or decorative displays. We really like the quality finish and metal details. A farmhouse-style classic. 

A minimalist metal and wood coffee table with magazine rack

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12. Regal Coffee Table

Coffee table: H18.65 x W42 x D23.35" | If you prefer your furniture minimalist, but still want a bit of storage, this elegant and unusual piece is the perfect solution. It has a rack on the side that can be used for magazines, documents, and even your laptop when you're not using it. 

A dark wood coffee table with storage and lift top construction

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13. Jennifer Storage Lift-Top Coffee Table

Coffee table: H19 x W26 x L44'' | If, on the other hand, you want your coffee table to really do the hard work of storing the stuff lying around your living room, we bet this substantial storage coffee table can handle it. We like the rustic detailing on the sides and the dark brown finish. 

Square table on wheels with storage

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14. Halliburton Wheel Coffee Table with Storage

Coffee table: H19.7' x L31.5 x D31.5'' | This clever square design has so many storage options – a drawer, a cabinet with a hinged door, a shelf, and even a handy magazine holding compartment. All you could ever ask for – and it has wheels. A brilliant piece finished in dark wood and suitable for any modern interior.

A curved rectangular coffee table with contrasting black tabletop

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15. Strato coffee table

Coffee table: H17.7 x W47.2 x D23.6" | If you want a coffee table that's both practical and is a true design statement, you could do a lot worse than the gorgeous Strato table. We really like the open storage design – functional and unfussy. The black tabletop adds interest to the mid-century-influenced design. A great investment piece.

A chest-style storage coffee table with lift top construction in white

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16. Carynhurst Coffee Table with Lift Top

Coffee table: H18.25 x W52 x D28" | A charming piece that looks different to anything else you'll find, this treasure chest offers substantial storage, a lift-top design, and a solid pine construction finished in an attractive gray wash. 

A cube-shaped Acacia wood coffee table with rotatable top and drawers

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17. CB2 spin rotating coffee table

Table: W31.5 x D31.5 x H15 | Color options: 1
Like to host a party? Then cut some shapes with this rotating acacia wood coffee table with storage from CB2. With one open shelf and two sliding drawers for concealed storage, this novel but elegant wooden furniture is a fine way to show off and impress your guests. Think of it as a modern Lazy Susan meets Rubix cube (except not as hard to assemble as the latter!)

A farmhouse wooden coffee table with two woven baskets

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18. Mission Style Storage Coffee Table with 2 Woven Baskets

Table: 22 x 40 in | Color options: 6
Give your living room that modern farmhouse feel with this country coffee table with storage, complete with a pair of woven baskets. Available in driftwood, black, espresso, dark walnut, white oak, and reclaimed Barnwood finishes, stow toys, books, and accessories away in the wicker containers and watch your space go from cluttered ranch to beautiful barn. 

A black vintage trunk coffee table with storage

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19. Rochford Black Finish Industrial Travel Trunk

Table: W40 x D20 x H20.25 in | Color options: 1
There's nothing new about using trunks as a way to contain items, but this Rochford Black Finish Industrial Travel Trunk coffee table with storage definitely makes a unique statement. Ideal for industrial or vintage style living rooms, it adds a moody and dramatic aesthetic to the space. Perfect for anyone who wants to jump onto the Dark Academia trend. Use it to store throws, surplus scatter cushions and so much more.

Multi-Tray Marble & Mango Wood table by Rockett St George

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20. Rockett St George Multi-Tray Marble & Mango Wood Coffee Table

Table: H40 x W90 x L45 cm  | Color options: 1
Made from iron, glass, mango wood, and marble, this modern mixed-material coffee table with storage features two contemporary, on-trend trays to display your decorative treasures and trinkets. The perfect balance of light and dark, this uber indulgent table oozes charm and character, as well as functionality and practicality.

Angular black and gold coffee table with storage shelf and round tempered glass top

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21. West Elm Angular coffee table

Table: W22 x D22 x H16.5 in | Color options: 1
Whichever angle you look at it, this Angular coffee table is sure to turn heads. With its round glass top angular pedestal base and a handy shelf for extra storage and display space – it's nothing like we've seen before. Though its charcoal brushed exterior might seem a little harsh, you'll only have to peer inside to be dazzled by its gold interior for glamorous contrast.

Shop Terrain Mesa Teak Coffee Table

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23. Mesa Teak Coffee Table

Table: W46, H18, D23 in | Color options: 1
We all know how expensive coffee tables with storage and garden furniture can be, so kill two birds with one stone with this Mesa Teak indoor/outdoor table, from Terrain. Designed for both alfresco and lounge use, this 2-in-1 multi-functional piece defined by its warm golden color and slatted design, would particularly look great in a Scandi scheme.

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What is the best type of coffee table with storage?

'Work your coffee table extra hard with a two-tiered design,' advises Joanne Quinn, senior interior designer, LuxDeco (opens in new tab).

'Offering additional storage, these are a smart addition for smaller spaces or rooms which don’t have lots of existing storage. (And the great thing is that anything your store in them feels stylishly considered.) Their underneath shelf doubles the surface area of your piece allowing you to display more of your decor items.'

Layer yours up with inspiring coffee table books and chic storage boxes for your not-so-chic essentials – remote controls, matches, etc.'

'[Additionally], coffee tables with trays are the equivalent of dresses with pockets – they’re not essential but they sure do thrill us when we see one.'

'We love the design for its ingenious combination of two made-for-each-other companions and for its encouragement to keep things tidy. Moveable, castor-based designs offer a relaxed, art studio style whilst nailhead trim and shagreen textures can reinvent the design as a smart solution.'

Coffee tables with storage: how to choose the best one

There are several things to consider with storage coffee tables to make sure you're getting the most out of them. 

Firstly, consider the overall size of the item. If it's just too big for your room you won't enjoy using it, and the storage won't redeem it. In a very small space, go for a smaller item – you'll be surprised how even a small ottoman or storage coffee table will help keep things tidier. 

Next, think about the kind of storage you would prefer. Do you want open shelving, drawers, or perhaps a combination of the two? Some coffee tables also have cabinet space, magazine racks or holding compartments, or even dedicated book storage. If your coffee table has open storage, you'll have to make a bit more of an effort at keeping the contents neatly stacked. The joy of coffee tables with concealed storage is that you can just throw stuff in there, but they do tend to be bulkier. 

Finally, if you want a really hardworking piece, consider getting a lift-top coffee table with storage – you'll be able to work at yours as well as store things inside it. 

Christina Chrysostomou
Ecommerce Editor

Bonjour, Yasou, Hello — I'm Christina, ecommerce editor at Real Homes. Along with my super creative colleagues, I create content to help you create a chic home on a budget. I live in a two-bed maisonette with a garage and garden in Essex. Geographically, it's perfect; I've got the forest on my doorstep, and London is just 15 minutes by tube or car. I specialize in small kitchen appliances so that you can prepare food with ease at home. Prior to working for the Future plc family, I've worked on a number of consumer events including the Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, and Good Homes Magazine. With a plethora of experience in digital marketing, editorial, and social media, I have an eye for what should be in your shopping basket.