Bedside tables are undoubtedly a must-have piece of furniture. Whether you're sleeping solo or with a partner, they're very handy for storing your bedside essentials without taking up much space.
Ideal for optimising storage of your phone charger, new book, hand cream or alarm clock, they're also an opportunity to play with colour, design and aesthetics.
There's plenty of choice in the beside table aisle too, so we've done the hard work for you and compiled the very best.
Our shopping guide spans affordable, mid-range and high-end options from brands including John Lewis, Ikea, Dunelm, The White Company and more.
Starting from £27.99, enjoy browsing through an array of styles for the minimalist, maximalist and everything in between.
The best bedside tables for storing your nighttime essentials in style
Holt Small Bedside Table | £69 from Marks & Spencer
This contemporary style is a stunning storage solution. It has an industrial feel with a wood-effect drawer that sits on metal legs and is perfect for stowing away an eye mask and new book.
Georgi 1 Drawer Bedside Table | £99 from Dunelm
If you're a fan of the Scandi minimalist interiors trend, this ticks every box. Simple, smart and oh so chic, we love the attention to detail, from the ribbed drawer, matte gold finish handles and legs and rounded edges.
Ajka Manufactured Wood Bedside Table | £46.99 from Wayfair
A floating bedside table is an easy way to optimise storage space without taking up room on the floor, making this ideal for smaller bedrooms. With a shelf and a drawer, there's ample space for your bedside items.
Rise Bedside Table | £249 from John Lewis
Combining a classic oak and pine wood finish with a modern round design, this Nordic-inspired piece of furniture is a great option for both a neutral and colourful room. The tray-edge on the shelf is a handy addition to stop items rolling off.
Oviedo Manufactured Wood Bedside Table | £27.99 from Wayfair
Fuss-free and less than £30, this Wayfair wooden table is perfect for students or anyone trying to furnish a smaller space. It'll take you less than 30 minutes to assemble.
Novani 2-Drawer Birch Bedside Table | £235 from Laredoute
This super stylish design is well loved by Laredoute shoppers. One wrote: "I am really impressed with how stylish they look but also how good the quality is. They are quite heavy and luxurious feeling. They were really easy to put together too! Just put the legs on and the drawer handle!"
Hairpin Side Table | £249 from John Lewis
One for the minimalists, this compact table has a retro feel and a natural wooden design. Rich in colour, it's a blend of American oak veneers and wood with steel legs.
New Boys Gosling Yellow Mango Wood Bedside Table | £235 from Oliver Bonas
Invite the sunshine in with this colourful wooden style. Made from darkly-stained mango wood, it's has a contemporary finish with a retro feel. Our favourite feature? The gold brass and crackle-glazed ceramic drawer handles.
Optical Inlay Bedside Table | £598 from Anthropologie
Bold, bright and beautiful, this blue number is eye catching, but due to its small size, won't overwhelm a room. Inspired by Art Deco, it offers a vintage charm and is made from durable mango wood, resin and polished brass.
Hauga Bedside table, white | £50 from Ikea
You can't go wrong with Ikea when it comes to the furniture basics. This white bedside table is perfect for storing books thanks to the high sides, but will also come in handy at making sure water glasses or lamps don't roll off the side.
Pentney Side Table | £275 from The White Company
This hand carved table is made from teak wood and is perfect if you're shopping with something simple in mind. Spacious enough to fit a glass of water and your phone, it's a chic, minimal style that won't take up much space in a small room.
Telford 1 Drawer Bedside Chest | £35 from Very
Dip your toes into the modern industrial aesthetic with this wood and metal mix. It's made with a grained wood-effect finish and a straight-lined frame, and finished with smooth metal runners so the drawer will close with minimum noise.