A cocktail much similar to a coffee table which is positioned on the sides of chair or sofa where you can easily put the glasses. Some people use these tables to keep magazines or newspapers in an arranged manner. A good cocktail table can be kept very easily in any part of the room and due to its generic style can be easily blended with any decor of the room.
While buying a cocktail table you should consider the height of the table according to the chair or the sitting furniture near to which you will be keeping the table. Usually these tables are of short height and have fat legs but too low table can make the guest uncomfortable to keep things over it. So choose the height wisely.
Cocktail tables are essential because sofa without a cocktail table can create inconvenience for the guest because in absence of the table they have to finish the drink early before sitting over the sofa or else they can stand while drinking it. Now you understood the importance of Cocktail table but confused which material to choose .Usually natural fiber are preferred the most such as wood and other than it you can buy tables made up of glass which are little bit expensive in comparison to the wooden ones. So you can choose the material depending on your budget too. Glass tables are easy to clean and does not require much maintenance and remain new for several years only.