Finding furniture that combines function and beauty in one piece can feel impossible, but nesting tables are at the center of this Venn diagram. Nesting tables are groupings of two or three tables that can be spread out separately around a room or neatly stacked together to free up much-needed space. These tables are ideal for spaces small and large, giving users functionality without monopolizing space.
Use these tables to easily accent a living room, as a coffee table, end table, plant stand or even nightstand as they are versatile, secure and practical. They work well with all types of decor including industrial, mid-century, modern or contemporary and come in multiple color options and design styles.
We have chosen a few great options that run the gamut of tastes and styles. Whichever one is best suited for you, these tables will not only add some functionality to your space, but can be arranged in a way that adds a unique architectural look to any room.
These are the best nesting tables to buy.
1. Coavas Industrial Nesting Tables
The Industrial Nesting Tables by Coavas are a set of three, small, medium and large tables that can be used separately or together. Made from sturdy iron legs and MDF boards with a PVC surface, this espresso table set is secure and has a waterproof finish making liquid spills easy to remove with any damp or dry cloth. These tables are very versatile and can be used as coffee tables, end tables or even a nightstand and can be nested together when not in use or to free up floor space.
Pros: These tables are easy to assemble and come with all the instructions and tools needed.
Cons: As these are not made of real wood, a little extra TLC may be necessary.
2. Carolina Chair and Table Madison Nesting Table
Get three tables for the space of one with the Carolina Chair and Table Madison Nesting Table set. Combining an industrial and rustic look that is sure to match many decors, the tables have blackened metal legs and a rich chestnut finish on top. The three sturdy tables come already assembled, making them ideal for people who don’t want to spend time fighting with their furniture.
Pros: Because of the open fourth side of the tables, the largest table in the set can slide over the top of a bed or couch to give users a table at their fingertips.
Cons: The table tops are not scratch or waterproof and using a coaster is recommended.
3. HOMFA Nesting Coffee End Tables
Perfect for small rooms, the HOMFA Nesting Coffee End Tables give users more tabletop space without crowding corners and walkways. The compact and lightweight tables are made with a clean, white UV painted MDF panel tabletop and bamboo legs for a fresh look that works in bedrooms, living rooms and offices. The smooth table tops can easily be wiped clean after accidental spills. Assembly is fast and easy and the tables arrive with everything users need to put them together.
Pros: The HOMFA tables can be used both indoors and outdoors.
Cons: The HOMFA tables are very short and small and therefore don’t make great nightstands.
4. Lavish Home Storage Nesting Tables
Get two products in one with the Lavish Home Storage Nesting Tables. The metal legs for the tables can be flipped upside down and provide a place to put toys, blankets, or pillows, giving users a table and extra storage in one. The bottom of the basket base can also be on top for an industrial and rustic side table. The durable metal legs and high-quality MDF top feature a wood grain veneer have an impressive 50-pound weight limit for the smaller table and 90-pound weight limit for the larger table.
Pros: The caps under the tabletop lid lock on both the bottom and the top of the basket to provide a secure hold however the nest tables are used.
Cons: The faux wood top easily shows scratches and water rings.
5. Winsome Wood Regalia Accent Table
For a classic look that will fit a traditional decor scheme, we recommend the Winsome Wood Regalia Accent Table. The set of three tables can be used individually or in a row to provide three-tiered tables. The solid Beachwood tables have an attractive walnut finish. Some assembly is required, but these nesting tables arrive with the necessary hardware.
Pros: The Winsome tables are on the heavy side and durable, providing a sturdy and stable place to rest items like books, drinks and picture frames.
Cons: The tables can chip easily, but because of their faux-wood finish, users can lessen the appearance of nicks and scratches with a furniture marker.