A butcher block kitchen island is a functional and versatile device to expand functionality in a basic kitchen or make a house party much more fun. From hanging wine racks to extra shelves and removable wheels, there’s little these islands can’t do for you. Check out these ten kitchen islands with butcher blocks that come in various sizes, shapes, and styles to fit any kitchen space and decor.
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Classic Kitchen Island with Wooden Top
Perfect For: Enhancing kitchen functionality and storage
What We Like: Locking wheels for easy mobility
Improve your kitchen's functionality with this versatile classic kitchen island featuring a solid rubberwood top in a light, natural stain. The simple rectangular design and four straight square legs with locking wheels ensure both stability and flexibility. Benefit from a solid lower shelf, a slatted middle shelf for dinnerware display or small appliance storage, and two drawers for stowing away silverware and accessories, all within this compact yet stylish kitchen island.
Maximize the island's functionality by adding a few bar stools for casual dining, and use the wooden top as extra prep space when cooking.
Rolling Kitchen Island with Wine Racks
Perfect For: Enhancing kitchen organization and functionality
What We Like: Versatile storage options and mobility
This rolling kitchen island provides a practical solution for kitchens and dining spaces of all sizes. It features a variety of storage options, including a drawer, two cabinets, and 9-bottle wine racks, giving you ample space for your kitchen essentials. The rubberwood countertop offers a durable surface for meal preparation or entertaining guests. Equipped with four 360° swivel casters for easy maneuverability, two of which come with brakes for safety, this compact island doubles as a coffee bar table or microwave stand.
Position this island near your main cooking area for a convenient extra workspace, and use it as a stylish coffee station during gatherings or as a mobile serving table during parties.
Kitchen Cart With Butcher Block Top
This kitchen island with butcher block top features one solid maple top, two stainless steel wine racks, and two stainless steel towel bars. It has removable commercial-grade locking casters and holds up to 500 pounds.
We love the versatility of this kitchen cart. It can hold all your wine bottles, and you can use the top as a butcher block. The cart can easily be moved around the house during parties or put in a corner by locking the wheels or removing them completely.
Prep & Serving Cart with Storage
Perfect For: Small kitchens and limited spaces
What We Like: Its multifunctional design and mobility
Maximize your kitchen space with this prep & serving cart, designed to fit limited spaces and movable to wherever you need it. Equipped with a double-door cabinet, open shelf, spice rack, and towel rack, there is ample room for storing utensils, dishware, and supplies. The solid rubberwood tabletop serves as a robust workspace for food preparation, while its easy-roll wheels with brakes ensure functionality and stability. Made of MDF panels, this cart offers both sturdy construction and easy cleaning.
Pair it with matching wood and metal accents in your kitchen for a cohesive look and add some colorful decorative items to bring a touch of personality to your space.
4-Tier Kitchen Cart with Butcher Block Countertop
Perfect For: Making the most of limited kitchen space
What We Like: Integrated wine rack and plenty of storage options
This 4-tier kitchen cart offers a versatile storage solution, featuring a brown-finish butcher block countertop, a wine rack for four bottles, two slatted shelves, and a spacious drawer. The solid rubberwood base contrasts beautifully with the countertop, creating a traditional look. Three brushed nickel hooks and a stainless-steel towel rack add convenience, while the 360-degree swivel caster wheels (two locking) make this cart easily movable. Hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson and measuring (L) 24.75 in. x (W) 16.5 in. x (H) 34.5 in., this kitchen island maximizes functionality in a compact design.
Place this kitchen cart near your cooking area for easy access to frequently-used utensils or ingredients, and consider adding a colorful dish towel to the towel rack for a pop of color.
7 Series Kitchen Workstation with End Grain Wood Cutting Board
Perfect For: Enhancing kitchen functionality and organization
What We Like: Professional chef design and generous storage space
Introducing the 7 Series kitchen workstation that offers a larger, end grain wood cutting board surface, expertly designed by professional chefs. This commercial-quality workstation features ample storage, including 2 slat shelves and 2 drawers with high-quality hardware and ball bearing drawer glides. The 7 Series comes with rubber wheels (2x locking) for easy mobility. The optional "chop and drop" system lets you cut ingredients directly into a chef's pan, while the speed rack keeps condiments nearby. Towel bars are available for both sides to maximize customization (Accessories sold separately through www.chrisandchrishome.com website).
With its versatile size, this workstation is perfect for any kitchen. Accessorize with the "chop and drop" system and speed rack for optimum efficiency, and match it with stainless steel appliances to elevate your kitchen's style.
Pro Chef Rubberwood Prep Station
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Avid home cooks and professional chefs
What We Like: The multifunctional chop and drop system
Take your kitchen game to the next level with this all-rubberwood pro chef prep station. The expansive end-grain surface makes food preparation a breeze, while the chop and drop system allows for effortless collection of waste or ingredients. Stay organized with the speed rack, towel bar with locking "S" hooks, and removable wire baskets. The station also features two large drawers, a juice groove, a large bottom slat shelf, and four rubber casters (two lockings) for mobile convenience.
Place the prep station near your main cooking area for easy access, and pair it with high-quality knives to maximize your efficiency and enjoyment during meal preparation.
Boho Kitchen Cart with Sliding Cane Doors
Perfect For: Stylish and practical kitchen or dining room storage
What We Like: Streamlined design and ample storage
Add a touch of boho charm to your kitchen or dining area with this versatile kitchen cart featuring sliding cane doors. Boasting plenty of storage space, this cart is designed with wheels and locking swivel casters for easy movement and secure placement. The sturdy butcher block top is perfect for prepping and plating your favorite dishes, and a convenient towel rack ensures quick cleanup. Ideal for those who value both style and practicality in their kitchen.
Enhance the boho vibe by pairing this cart with earthy color palettes and textural elements, such as woven rugs or decorative baskets.
Round Rolling Kitchen Butcher Block Island
This 77-pound kitchen prep table has an end-grain acacia wood cutting board surface. It is designed by professional chefs, and it features one trash ring, two stainless steel wire basket shelves, three towel bars, nine “S” hooks, and four locking casters.
This is one of our favorite butcher block island ideas. The round shape is simple and flexible, so you can fit the table in any corner or the center of the room. The chop and drop is perfect for those who need an easy way to clean butcher boards after the work is done. It can work well for residential and commercial purposes.
Mobile Towel Bar with Locking Casters
Perfect For: Organizing and maximizing bathroom space
What We Like: The convenience of mobility
This mobile towel bar features locking casters that make it easy to move around and secure in place when needed. The perfect addition to any bathroom, this versatile towel bar provides a convenient solution for hanging towels and other essentials. The sleek design complements a variety of decor styles, making it a practical and attractive accessory for your home. With its sturdy construction, this towel bar is built to last and serve you for years to come.
Position the mobile towel bar near your shower or bathtub for easy access to towels, and consider adding decorative hooks to hang bathroom accessories like robes or loofahs. Enjoy the flexibility and functionality it brings to your bathroom space.
Rustic Solid Wood Kitchen Island
Perfect for country homes, this butcher block kitchen island has removable wheels and can hold up to 200 pounds on its oak butcher block top. It features three fixed wood shelves within its sliding door cabinet.
Chef Prep Table with Butcher Block Top
Perfect For: Amateur and professional chefs seeking an efficient workspace
What We Like: Scratch-resistant surface and included knife block
The Chef Prep Table features a solid end-grain work surface that is easy on knives and highly scratch-resistant. With sturdy square legs and a versatile Boos Block cream finish, it complements any kitchen setup. The included knife block keeps your knives within reach and makes chopping tasks effortless. This table comes with easy assembly and is suitable for commercial use.
Make the most of this prep table by organizing your most-used cooking tools around it and maintaining the butcher block top with regular cleaning using mild soap and water.
Small Kitchen Island with Butcher Block Top
Perfect For: Apartments and condos looking to maximize kitchen functionality
What We Like: The ample storage and versatile towel bar
This compact and stylish kitchen island features a dark wood butcher block top that's perfect for food preparation, serving, or display. The two drawers provide storage to tuck away essentials, while the side-mounted towel bar is great for hanging towels, utensils, or food grabbers. Made from responsibly sourced solid mahogany wood, this farmhouse-inspired table comes in a distressed white and salvage brown finish that complements various decor styles.
Pair it with matching accent furniture, like a small sideboard or tall bookshelf, to create a cohesive and stylish interior design for your home.
Foldable 3-Tier Kitchen Island Cart
Perfect For: Expanding kitchen counter space and entertaining guests
What We Like: Portable butcher block design with quick setup
This foldable 3-tier kitchen island cart offers a highly versatile and sturdy surface for cooking, prepping, and serving. Equipped with commercial-grade stainless steel and wheels, it transforms any space into an efficient workstation. Within seconds, it unfolds to provide extra counter space wherever needed. Its portability makes it ideal for various uses like outdoor grilling setups, buffet stations, or supplementary bar areas.
When not in use, fold it up and tuck it away to save space, or repurpose it as a mobile organizational unit for other household items.
Kitchen Cart with Butcher Block Top
Perfect For: Expanding storage and organization in your kitchen
What We Like: Multiple storage options and easy movement
This versatile kitchen cart offers a butcher block top for easy food prep, a convenient utility drawer, an open shelf, and a cabinet with adjustable shelving. Made from North American hardwood and veneers with a natural oil finish, this durable cart ensures lasting use and style. Featuring satin nickel handles, cabinet knobs, and a handy towel bar, the cart also has four locking casters, allowing effortless movement throughout your space. The eco-friendly design ensures minimal environmental impact.
Regularly oil the butcher block top with mineral oil to maintain its luster and prolong its life. Consider using the open shelf for frequently used items to keep your kitchen organized and efficient.
Wide Butcher Block Island With Seating
This 132-pounds manufactured wood kitchen island with butcher block top and seating can carry 250 pounds. The top features a rubberwood butcher block. There are two cabinets on one side and four drawers on both sides.
This kitchen island is the perfect complement for classic decor themes. The island is sturdy and functional. Its best feature is the two complementing stools to fill the space, allow you to rest, and let you entertain guests in the kitchen. Another benefit is the added storage space on this butcher block kitchen island with seating.
Butcher Block Top Workbench
John Boos & Co
Boost functionality with this kitchen with butcher block island that doubles as a workbench. It requires some assembly but is lightweight at only 84 pounds. It has a weight capacity of 250 pounds and features an NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) - approved maple wood top with a galvanized steel undershelf.
Rectangle Multipurpose Kitchen Cart
This is a solid wood 133-pound kitchen cart that doubles up as a butcher block. With four drawers and two cabinets, there is plenty of storage for your needs and the fold-down table comes handy as an additional surface for drinks and finger food when you invite your friends over.
Extra Storage Butcher Block Kitchen Cart
With a base of solid engineered wood, this rolling kitchen cart is perfect for carrying utensils, wine, fruits, and many others. It comes with two drawers, a cabinet and two exterior shelves so you have a variety of closed and open storage. It supports a weight of 100 pounds while weighing 86 pounds.
Compact Blue Rolling Kitchen Cart
This engineered wood kitchen island with butcher block has removable locking wheels. It stores up to 200 pounds and weighs 73.83 pounds. Available in white and beautiful teal if you want to add a pop of color to your space.
Wide Rolling Kitchen Island
This butcher block island is an attractive and functional addition to your kitchen or tea parties. It is made from solid wood and features four wheels, two shelves, two drawers, and one stainless steel rack. It weighs 78 pounds and can carry up to 60 pounds.
Simple Butcher Block Top Kitchen Cart
Catskill Craftsmen, Inc.
This fold-away yellow birch butcher block center island is perfect for tiny kitchens. It holds up to 300 pounds on its dual drop leaf butcher block top and weighs only 35 pounds. It’s easy to carry with conveniently placed handles.
High-quality kitchen island featuring a compact and highly functional design. First, the island is fitted with a butcher’s block at the top, neatly glossed, and sealed for long-lasting service. It’s then finished with a sky blue base, fitted with dozens of storage drawers and cabinets for your kitchen.
Spalted Pecan Face Grain Island Top
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country kitchen islands with seating two standard kitcen cabinets faux painted, leg knobs place on bottom and a butcher block placed on top! LOVE IT!
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If you are looking for ways to add some style and functionality to your kitchens, this kitchen island with butcher block shall attract you. Now you comfortably cook, eat and clean, all at your fingertips.
Kitchen island in rustic style. Construction is made of wood in two shades. Rectangular top has large usable surface. Functional design for each home.
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Well-built and extremely functional kitchen island with a butcher’s block at the top. The island also offers a beautiful two-tone finish with its light brown top and touches of light blue at the bottom. It offers several storage compartments including cabinets and drawers.
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New Visions by Lane Kitchen Island with Butcher Block Top
It is a high quality kitchen island with wheels that assure mobility. The frame is made of wood with a black color. It includes a storage compartment, wine storage space and two shelves. Its butcher block top is very solid.
Signature Kitchen Island with Butcher Block Top
Beautiful antique Irish style kitchen table having a base of wood with a distressed white finish and a thick rectangular wooden top slab in brown tones. It has turned tapered legs, a drawer under the top and a bottom shelf.
Berkley Kitchen Island with Wood Top I
This product is a very solid, stable and attractive kitchen island that offers wooden top. It includes wheels for enhanced mobility. It also includes storage drawers and compartments that are very spacious.
Sunset Selections Kitchen Island with Butcher Block
Kitchen island with built in wheels for easy movement. The construction is made of wood. Includes 4 drawers and 2 shelves for storage. It has the best recommendations from satisfied customers.
Foldable kitchen cart with four locking wheels and patented precision hinges folding mechanism. Base of the cart is made of solid and durable wood. It provides a lot of open storage space thanks to two shelves.
Calgary Kitchen Island with Butcher Block Top
When a kitchen island can boast all of the following features, it's dangerously close to perfection. Tiny lockable wheels, crisp white base with 3 tiers, drawer, cabinet and side towel rack, all this surmounted by a heavy duty butcher block top.
Durable kitchen island made of wood. It includes storage drawers and shelves that are very practical. The top area is made of wood in traditional light brown finish. Lower shelves provide practical space for kitchen accessories.
Well-built kitchen island featuring a sturdy wooden design and a functional butcher block countertop. The island is finished with a sky blue shade at the bottom to match up to the natural wood grain at the top. Several cabinets, each accentuated with metallic pulls, are also included.
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Stunning farmhouse-inspired kitchen island with a thick butcher’s block for the ultimate functionality. The island also comes with nice counter height, a distressed sky blue base, and two strong metal legs for incredible strength. It’s a great choice for minimalist kitchens.
Modern kitchen island featuring a neatly glossed butcher’s block countertop and a pearl base for incredible two-tone style. The island also comes with intricately designed pillars on one side for impeccable style. A myriad of drawers and storage cabinets are also included in this design for epic functionality.
An aesthetic large traditional kitchen island of wooden materials finished in white but a thick long rectangular top in browns. It has 3 turned legs on a side having undertop niches for barstools. It's equipped with door cabinets and drawers, too.
Not sure how I feel about the butcher block area on the island, but I love the white cabinetry and the gray marble slabs - Brazilian Arabescato Quartzite