John Lewis The Basics Dexter Office Desk

Product information

This simple and contemporary desk combines ample work space with a neat and compact shape. It’s made from sturdy MDF and melamine and will fit perfectly into your home study or office.

With John Lewis quality at reassuringly low prices, our The Basics range has everything your home needs for the day to day.

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Assembly Required
Self assembly required
John Lewis
Country of Origin
H76 x W120 x D60cm
Furniture Range
MDF and Melamine
Number of drawers
Under Desk Clearance Information This is the distance between the floor and the underside of the desk's top.
Weight Information Unpackaged weight


  • 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 4.5 out of 5 by 33 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent student desk I recently bought 4 of these for a houseful of students - they are very easy to assemble, attractive and sturdy, and excellent value for money. I would also recommend the bookcases in this range. 17 November 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Good value but not very sturdy The first one arrived with a broken piece and was returned. The second one required me to drill 3 holes that were missing on the top piece. I expect better from John Lewis. 10 November 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very sturdy product Very happy with the table, as is my son. A good size and very sturdy. 21 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 Excellent value really pleased with this desk.It was easy to assemble and is great value for money. 13 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Basic office desk Easy to assemble and for the price you can't really go wrong. It looks smart as well. 13 October 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Second Faulty Desk I have three of these desks at my business - but I have had to send two back because the pre drilled holes were either not there or non-existant.. Extremely frustrating when you're in the middle of assembling! Not what you expect of John Lewis. A five star product if you don't get a faulty one. 06 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good Solid Desk This desk was easy to put up, took about 45 minutes alone would have been quicker with 2 people. Solid build quality with a gorgeous finish that gives the product a premium look. The build quality is excellent, all the pieces fit together flush and the desk sits solidly with no wobble. As a student I would recommend this product, it may be cheap but quality is not sacrificed. 17 September 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dexter Office Desk Excellent choice for my son who is starting university. Delivered promptly by friendly delivery personnel. Easy to construct and very robust. I have now purchased three of these and have been very pleased with the quality. 08 September 2015
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