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8 Best Folding Coffee Tables for Small Spaces

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Folding coffee tables are pretty genius. You can save room in your tiny studio apartment, or living room where you just don’t want a permanent coffee table.

Then when you have guests over, boom, pull out the folding coffee table, add on a few books and decorations, and it’s the perfect furniture piece to bring the room together.

There are a lot of different ways to fold a coffee table – more than we imagined. You have everything from the standard split down the middle folding table, all the way to some wacky origami collapsing contraption (scroll to the bottom to see what we mean!).

These mini coffee tables mostly come in wood, but there are a few variations like the faux leather ottoman one below that also folds. The shapes are typically rectangular, but you’ll find one oval table that’s perfect to break up any hard geometric shapes in the room that need a bit of curvature added. The 2-tier metal side table is pretty cool, with the bottom shelf good for storage or items not in use.

Buying one of these tables as a gift for a loved one? It’s not a bad idea if they need to save space and you want to get them a unique gift.

You may also want to check out our nesting coffee tables post to get the same space-saving features in a different method.

Let’s dive in to the details of some of our favorites!

1. EMOOR Wooden Folding Coffee Table

  • Perfect size for small space or minimal life. The legs can be easily folded, to store when not in use, or to carry on your...
  • The top board is constructed of engineered wood with natural wood veneer, and sits on solid rubber wood legs. (Due to using...
  • No assembly required. All four legs can be easily folded, pulling the stopper at each joint. The thickness is only 4 in...
  • [Dimensions] W31xD18xH14in (W80xD45xH35cm) * When folded: 4in (H10cm), Weight: 15.4lb (7kg), Weight Capacity: 44lb (20kg)
  • [Materials] Top plate: Wood decorative fiber board with natural wood veneer, Legs: Solid rubber wood, Surface processing:...

The EMOOR Wooden Folding Coffee Table is the perfect coffee table for a small space or a compact room. You can choose from four different table sizes. This one is honestly pretty small, and more for one person. But if you need something just bigger than a tray table and don’t mind it being ultra-low, this could work! It slides right under the couch pretty easily as well.

Reviewers really love this folding coffee table. It is very sturdy, easy to use, and it is very sturdy.

The table’s dimensions are 35.04 x 20.87 x 4.96 inches. It weighs 17.36 pounds. The material used is wood.

If you’re looking for a simple and convenient foldable coffee table, then this is for you!

View EMOOR Wooden Folding Coffee Table on Amazon

2. EMOOR Wood Folding Oval Coffee Table

  • Natural wood with beautiful woody texture. Small and Good quality. Ash, Walnut, Cherry. Chose the best one for your room!
  • Small folding table can maximize your room space. Good for a single life, dormitory life, camping, and for children room...
  • When you don’t use, you can store in the closet, under the sofa, even in the small space between the wall and furniture...
  • Size: 35x17x14 in. (90x43x34cm) Weight: 12 lbs. (5.5kg)
  • [Materials] Top board: Veneer (Lacquer-finished) Legs: Natural wood (Lacquer-finished)

The EMOOR Wood Folding Oval Coffee Table is a compact folding coffee table that has a gorgeous natural woody texture. You can choose from three different colors.

This is another pretty small one, so click through the pictures to make sure you’re ok with sitting on the ground with this.

Reviewers absolutely love this cute coffee table. They mentioned that the table is perfect for their needs. A small living room or a tiny apartment, this table works great.

The table’s dimensions are 37.05 x 18.07 x 5.02 inches. It weighs 12 pounds. The materials used are walnut and wood.

If you’re looking for an adorable and practical coffee table, then this is a great option for you!

View EMOOR Wood Folding Oval Coffee Table on Amazon

3. EMOOR Wooden Folding Barrel Coffee Table

  • Perfect size for small space or minimal life. The legs can be easily folded, to store when not in use, or to carry on your...
  • The top board is constructed of engineered wood with natural wood veneer, and sits on solid rubber wood legs. (Due to using...
  • No assembly required. Legs can be folded inward, just pulling the stopper at each joint. The shelf under the table is...
  • [Dimensions] W35xD18xH13in (W90xD45xH34cm) * When folded: 4in (H10cm), Weight: 12lb (5.5kg), Weight Capacity: 44lb (20kg)
  • [Materials] Top plate: Wood decorative fiber board with natural wood veneer, Legs: Solid rubber wood, Surface processing:...

The EMOOR Wooden Folding Barrel Shaped Coffee Table is another charming coffee table from Emoor.

The table’s dimensions are 38.4 x 20.7 x 5 inches. It weighs 18.81 pounds. The material used us engineered wood with natural wood veneer.

If you’re looking for a rustic yet elegant folding coffee table, then this is a perfect option for you!

View EMOOR Wooden Folding Barrel Shaped Coffee Table on Amazon

4. Otto & Ben Foldable Coffee Table

  • MULTI-FUNCTIONAL: use it as a ottoman, coffee table, bench, foot stool, accent furniture
  • SMART LIFT TOP: lid that swings open on either side, so you don't have to clear the top every time you open it
  • EASY SET UP & FOLD AWAY: designed to fold into a flat board and can be stored inside the lid. Super easy setup: simply...
  • PERFECT FOR SPACE SAVING NEEDS: spacious hidden storage space for loose odds and ends
  • STURDY CONSTRUCTION: constructed with Medium-Density Fiberboard for stability

The Otto & Ben Foldable Coffee Table is a gorgeous multi-functional foldable coffee table that could also work as an ottoman. So if you’re looking for multiple uses, this one is awesome. The ottoman area is hollow and can store other items inside. We actually have a whole post dedicated to ottoman coffee tables if you want to see even more!

A lot of reviewers really love this coffee table. It is easy to assemble and it looks really good.

A few reviewers complained that the table isn’t very sturdy. There are also a few reviewers who complained that the product broke very easily. So keep that in mind – the price is good, but it’s not going to be the highest quality possible.

Them table’s dimensions are 30.7 x 7.1 x 15.7 inches. It weighs 26.2 pounds. The materials used are fiberboard and faux leather.

If you’re looking for a cool leather foldable coffee table then this is for you! (You’re so unique!)

View Otto & Ben Foldable Coffee Table on Amazon

5. FUNME Black Folding Coffee Table

  • Material : The 2-tier end table is made of metal,and the surface of the metal is black coatin, smooth touch,the color is...
  • Size:Black side table dimensions is 15” Dx20” H.In order to facilitate transportation, we use disassembly method,and you...
  • Design Advantage:Foldable design,space-saving.Easy tray movement and flexible use.Edge protection design to prevent objects...
  • Occasion:This coffee side table suitable for living room,dining room,guest room, balcony atc.And you can use it as side table...
  • Easy to Clean:When there is dust on the coffee table,just use the wet cloth to clean.Please do not use alcohol directly to...

The FUNME Black Folding Table is a luxurious coffee table that is practical and easy to store. You can choose from two different colors.

A lot of reviewers really like this coffee table. It works for any type of styled room.

A few reviewers complained that the table isn’t very sturdy. They complained that the table is a bit rickety and wobbly.

The table’s dimensions are 15.75 x 15.75 x 20.28 inches. It weighs 6.09 pounds. The material used is metal.

If you’re looking for a gorgeous metal coffee table, then this is a great option for you!

View FUNME Black Folding Table on Amazon

6. Spiderlegs Folding Coffee Table

  • Folds like a suitcase
  • Hand Crafted in USA
  • Sets up in seconds
  • Original Locking Hardware

The Spiderlegs Folding Coffee Table is a cool coffee table with a rustic design. This table folds easily like a suitcase. You can choose from four different colors.

This one is sure to divide people. Some will love its industrial design and the fact that it folds into a box, other will think it’s really ugly. Decide for yourself.

Reviewers absolutely love this coffee table. It’s unique, it has a cool design, and it can be stored easily without hassle. Reviewers love that it’s portable, and perfect for a motorhome. Might not be the best for a picnic, but definitely good to keep in the car.

Some complained that the hinges can be dangerous because of the way the metal folds. Best not to have around kids.

The table’s dimensions are 28 x 14 x 18 inches. It weighs 12 pounds. The material used is wood.

If you’re looking for an interesting foldable coffee table that collapses to a small box, then this is a perfect option for you!

View Spiderlegs Folding Coffee Table on Amazon

7. Rising Table

Dutch designer Robert van Embricqs has created the Rising Table. The concept of the table is a part of the Rising…furniture formula which finds its roots in the Rising Chair we featured here before. The design is based on a rather simple idea of starting with a flat surface that is capable of transforming into a piece of stylishly designed furniture.

This one is just so cool. It’s like a piece of art, no matter what stage it’s in, very origami-like.

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8. Innovative Transformable Table Grand Central

Grand Central is an innovative transformable table that folds out like an origami flower from a space-saving occasional table to the central piece of the room. Designed by Swedish designers Sanna Lindstrom and Sigrid Strogren, the tabletop is divided into 22 pieces that fold out beautifully to become the surface area of a circular table and when not needed folds back to save space. Check out the pictures.

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