Your accent table's height should be almost the same or a couple of inches lower than your main furniture. A standard couch has an armrest that is 24 inches tall, so consider buying a side table that is at least 22 inches tall.
A console table is a narrow table that stands against a wall or is even clamped to the wall with brackets.
Sofa tables and end tables are often confused with one another, but are distinct in their function and design.
A side table is a smaller table that stands at the side of a main furniture like a couch, sofa or chair in your living room.