Small kitchen island ideas for compact and awkward spaces

grey kitchen with small kitchen island
(Image credit: Benchmarx Kitchens)

Take a peek at our round up of small kitchen island ideas — proof, if it were needed, that it is not only larger kitchens can offer the space for what is fast becoming a kitchen staple.

If you are still thinking that only those with sizeable kitchens can consider kitchen island ideas as part of their layout then it really is time to reconsider. The kitchen island comes in all shapes and sizes and in styles that are specifically designed to fit in well with compact spaces.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.