Drawers are useful things and tables are a perfect place for them, tucked away in an otherwise redundant space below your plate. It's not easy to find a dining table with a drawer in it, however. Manufacturers would much rather you bought a table and an extra piece of furniture for drawer space. Nevertheless, seek and you shall find.
Cuckooland is a Don't Cramp Our Style favourite, it has lots of fantastic multifunctional furniture for small homes. Its Vox 4 You dining table is available in white or oak effect and in two sizes, a 100cm square or 200cm x 100cm and you can add optional storage drawers; perfect for cutlery, napkins and colouring books. It also has a cubby hole in the middle of the table where you can put herbs, vases of flowers or condiments and, when not in use, this can be covered to create a flat table surface.
Gateleg dining table with drawer
If you're looking for a dining table with drawers that can be shrunk down and pushed against the wall as a console table when not in use, Noa & Nani's Gustav Folding dining table with drawer is perfect. It's available in white and grey and it's priced super reasonably too. We don't list prices on this site, because they fluctuate and we don't want to be seen as out of date, but click through to see what a bargain it is.
Designed by Danish furniture designer, Isabel Ahm, for Warm Nordic, the Runa Dining table, featured above from Nest, contains a drawer suitable for cutlery, napkins or tablemats. What's more, it is so well hidden the uninformed would not know that it is even there. Available in Walnut, Smoked Oak or Teak Oiled Oak, this is a statement piece that will never go out of fashion.
If you really are asking a lot and want a dining table with drawers, drop leaves and wheels, then the Meeveil mobile folding dining table with drawer is for you. As well as a drawer, it comes with two open storage shelves and with both leaves extended it can comfortably seat six.
Dining table with drawer and chair storage
You don't get much more functional than this Wooden Kitchen Table Set from Amazon, shown above. Not only does it include a roomy cutlery drawer, it has two wide drop-down leaves and it conceals four smart fold-up dining chairs within its base too. Plus, it's on wheels, so you can roll it into another room or slip it behind a door when it's not required. An ideal dining table for a small studio flat.
Traditional dining table with drawer
Traditional dining tables with drawers tend to come in the farmhouse kitchen-table style. The Halifax Painted Kitchen Breakfast table set, shown above, from White Tree Furniture is a little mini take on this theme. Its two upholstered stools tuck neatly away beneath the unit when they're not in use and, as well as a cutlery drawer, it also has two hanging hooks to hold a tea-towel and apron.