Choosing a Round Coffee Table

Round Coffee Table Buying Guide

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Advantages of Round Coffee Tables

Round coffee tables are stylish and chic. They are an ideal choice if you have kids or pets as they don’t have sharp edges.

Circular tables are also a great choice if you have a smaller space, as they are generally a bit smaller (as they have the edges “chopped off”) and they allow you more flexibility with seating.


From a social standpoint, round coffee tables are great for gathering around, and from a style perspective, the round curves add an intriguing element of decor.


Round coffee tables also work well with L-shaped sectionals or sofa/loveseat combos.


Be sure to check out my full guide – The Ultimate Coffee Table Buying Guide for advice in selecting the right size, dimensions and style for your coffee table.


Traditional and transitional round coffee tables

Winsome Wood Concord round coffee table. This classic wood table is round has a small drawer. There is an open bottom shelf for storage as well.

  • 30 x 30 x 18 inches
  • Matching end tables and console available


Modern and Contemporary round coffee tables

Winsom wood coffee table – espresso. This is a basic black (espresso) and glass coffee table that’s round and has a shelf underneath for placement of books/magazine and TV remotes. The espresso color goes with most decor and the glass table top gives your space more light.

  • 30 x 30 x 18 inches
  • Matching end tables available as well as console table



Unique coffee tables that are round

I love this round and unique coffee table. It can functional as a regular round table and you have the option of rotating the sections for additional space and visual intrigue. I also love the contemporary color and linear design. It’s actually an oval, but also comes in a square option and other colors.

  • 23.75″L x 31.50″W x 13″H
  • Made with solid wood
  • Rotating top feature
  • Minor assembly required, (tools and instructions included)


Glass Round Coffee Tables

Glass coffee tables certainly give your space a more open and airy feel, making your space look larger. Glass is easier to clean and maintain. And, they are modern and up-to-date.

Sauder soft modern round coffee table – glass/black rim. This is probably one of the most affordable coffee tables you’ll find and it’s very versatile. It’s fairly large, too and light as well (in weight)

  • Safety tempered glass
  • 36 x 36 x 16.5 inches
  • Matching end tables available


Wood Round Coffee Tables

Furniture of America Zoe Round Coffee Table. This also has a lower level to store items on or rest your feet. This has a Vintage walnut finish (uses Medium fiber board. This has a 4 footed base with a raised lower shelf for extra storage.

  • 35″ diameter x 15″ height
  • Lower shelf dimensions are 20″ in diameter and 9″ in height


Ottoman Round Coffee Tables

Ottoman Coffee Tables are great, because they serve multiple purposes. First, they function as a standard coffee table. Second, they can double for extra seating. And third, many have removable tops, so you can use them for storage – for blankets, books, remote controls, etc. But do check that the one you are selecting has a removable top (as not all do).

Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort – Modern Round shoe ottoman coffee table. This ottoman coffee table comes in a rich espresso and has a removable lid for storage. This ottoman actually has 12 compartments for storage and organization.

  • 22″ in diameter and 16″ in height
  • Available in other colors, including ivory


Be sure to check out my full guide – The Ultimate Coffee Table Buying Guide for advice in selecting the right size, dimensions and style for your coffee table.

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