John Lewis Abacus Small Desk, Oak

Product information

Perfect for smaller spaces, the narrow Abacus desk will tuck neatly into your home office or study and provide a useful work surface without hogging too much of the room. A keyboard tray is also compatible for use with this desk and slots neatly underneath.

For the compatible Abacus keyboard tray click here

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Assembly Required
Self assembly required
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Care instructions
Wipe with damp cloth and dry thoroughly; do not use chemical or abrasive cleaners.
Country of Origin
H74 x W80 x D42cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Furniture Range
Oak veneer
Number of drawers
Oak Furniture Type
Oak Veneer
Under Desk Clearance Information This is the distance between the floor and the underside of the desk's top.


  • UK delivery

    Delivered within 7 working days (may be longer for N Ireland and rural areas)
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  • International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 5 out of 5 by 8 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hits the spot! Well made unit. Good, easy to follow assembly instructions, rigid construction, doesn't wobble in use. Good purchase. PS My Nickname SKRAPS ! 27 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ideal desk for student flat Have bought two of these for rooms in student flat. Difficult to find a desk compact enough for a small area but this is perfect and a very solid piece of furniture. Delighted with the product. 06 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent little desk The desk is lovely, feels very solid, and very good quality. It was was easy to set up with a little help. The only issue (and this is not really an issue just a point to note if buying online) - it is exactly as the title states - small. The photo on the website shows lots of items on it (which gives a feeling of space), however, practically speaking, there is not much space to work on/place extra work on once the laptop is placed on it. However, it is fit for purpose, and as it is small, can be moved around very easily, or fit into any rooms if you have space limitations. The addition of a narrow drawer would have been absolutely perfect! 05 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good quality oak finish desk Lovely small desk ideal for a smaller room. Good quality and easy to put together. 05 June 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Really Lovely Product I have to say that I have been totally overjoyed by my purchase. I have a limited space for a home office and this for me ticked all the boxes for what I was looking for. Brilliant to work at, easy to put together and light enough to move into position... Now to put together the rest of the same range for me home office...Thank you 31 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just The job! A well thought out self assembly product that looks good and met my requirements for a small home office. Easy to assemble although it is quite heavy so best to assemble near to final location. 09 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Spot on! This Abacus small desk is spot on for my laptop in a small study. 01 April 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lovely Desk I wanted a small desk to put next to my existing desk to make an L shape and this was perfect. Although there wasn't any instructions, it was easy to work out and put together. Nice quality and colour and a very good price. Very fast delivery. Thank you. 25 February 2014
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