Retro will never go out of fashion. It's a popular choice in interior design for this reason - we're constantly finding new ways to fuse vintage aesthetics with modern styles.


If you're craving that mid-century feel in your bedroom, check out our selection of the best retro bedside tables below. We've found nightstands for a range of budgets that will certainly complement a number of different interior styles.

Best retro bedside tables to buy in 2023

Home Source Genoa Retro Wooden Side Table

Home Source Retro Wooden Side Table

If you're looking for a spacious bedside table, this is the one for you! Larger than the average bedside unit at 65 x 45 x 30cm, Home Source's Genoa cabinet is nonetheless compact enough to sit comfortably beside a bed.

Made of solid wood with lacquered sides for additional protection, the unit consists of an open shelf and two amply-sized drawers, sitting atop sturdy black powder-coated metal legs with a distinctive Mid-century modern hairpin shape. We love the retro patterning and cut-out drawer pulls, full of funky 1960s charm.

Rattan Storage Bedside Table

Rattan Storage Bedside Table

This rattan-faced bedside table from John Lewis, shown here in black, gives off gorgeous Mid-Century modern vibes - check out those swooping lines in the frame! The flat front pulls out to reveal a concealed drawer large enough for all your bedside knick-knacks. Made of study solid oak, it's sure to become a favourite piece for years to come.

Topdeal Bedside Table

Topdeal Bedside Table

The striking detail of this bedside table is the drawer designed to look like a vintage leather suitcase. If you're looking to add something a bit different to your bedroom, the contrast between the fir wood table and the vintage drawer is sure to attract attention.

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Corrigan Studio Maddison 2 Drawer Bedside Table

Maddison 2 Drawer Bedside Table

If you're looking for an eye-catching piece of bedroom furniture, look no further than this strikingly colourful bedside table. It's made from manufactured wood and the design can beautifully complement modern and vintage styles. The drawers feature rope handles and soft close gliding mechanisms.

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Corrigan Studio Kira Bedside Table

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Available in four colours - blue, green, red and yellow - the Kira bedside table from Corrigan Studio can bring some rich colour to your interior. Made from manufactured wood with a UV coating, you can rely on this for storing any of your bedroom belongings. The rope handles are a nice touch and will definitely add something different to your room.

Lora 2-Drawer Retro Bedside Table

Lora Bedside Table

The Lora bedside table from La Redoute shows that retro never goes out of style. Designed to look like a retro piece adapted to modern times, the nightstand combines a neat contemporary style with a vintage feel into this two-toned piece of furniture. The contrast between the oak-veneered drawer front and the lacquered front drawer demonstrates how well retro styles match with modern aesthetics.

COSTWAY Bedside Table

COSTWAY Industrial Bedside Table

Designed in an industrial mid-century style with a modern twist, this is a perfect night stand if you're looking for a retro piece of furniture that will blend with contemporary interiors. Made from pine and engineered wood material with a rustic brown grain effect and non-slip feet, this is a lightweight, affordable and easy to assemble option.


The angled wooden legs provide that distinct retro look, along with the throwback handle detailing on the fabric storage drawer. While we love this as a bedside table, it would be equally at home as a sofa end table or a hall table.


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