The best sofas of 2023 by comfort, style and budget

See our list of the best comfy sofas on a budget in 2023 and find out from our experts the perfect styles that will suit your home.

Shopping for a new sofa can be a big decision. Naturally you want a comfy sofa, but it also needs to look good, be built to last, and come at the right price. And as the cost-of-living crisis hits, getting the most out of your budget is just as important as getting the right sofa. With so many choices available, where do you begin?

To help you get started, we spoke to Rebecca Snowden, Interior Style Advisor at Furniture And Choice, for the best sofas in 2023.

“Finding a budget sofa shouldn’t mean compromising on style or comfort,” says Rebecca. “From modern designs to classic Chesterfields, these stylish sofas are our bestsellers and popular among our customers for offering fantastic value for money.”

After you’ve checked out Rebecca’s list below, browse our wide range of sofas (and order free swatches if any of them catch your eye) or shop the look in our Room Ideas for inspiration.

1. Stylish Kansas Light Grey Leather 3 Seater Sofa

A stylish and comfortable light grey leather 3 seater sofa
Kansas 3 Seater Sofa

“With its clean, contemporary design and comfy padded cushions, the Kansas Light Grey Leather 3 Seater Sofa is a favourite among Furniture And Choice customers,” says Rebecca. “This stylish sofa comes in timeless neutral colours (like grey, black, white and brown) that fit perfectly in a modern home.” Our customers with pets and children also love how this comfortable sofa is durable and easy to clean.

2. Kenton Dark Grey Dotted Cord Fabric 3+2 Seater Sofa Set

A comfy and compact 3+2 seater sofa set in dark grey dotted cord fabric
Kenton 3+2 Seater Sofa Set

If you’re looking for a compact sofa that looks and feels great, and won’t break the bank – the Kenton 3+2 Seater Sofa Set might be for you. “The Kenton has a timeless, versatile look that suits most interior styles,” says Rebecca. “And with soft dotted cord fabric and deep cushioned seats, this very comfy sofa adds plenty of cosiness to a small living room.” A budget sofa that offers fantastic value at £899.98 for a 3+2 seater sofa set, the Kenton is also available in soft, durable faux leather.

3. Modern Baltimore Dove Grey Plush Fabric 2 Seater Sofa

A modern, stylish grey plush fabric sofa in a clean, minimalist design
Baltimore 2 Seater Sofa

The Baltimore Dove Grey 2 Seater Sofa is a modern, stylish sofa that adds a designer look to your space. “With a clean, minimalist design and soft upholstery - it looks good and feels even better,” says Rebecca. “Our customers love how the seat cushions are firm yet comfortable, and stay perfectly in shape without any plumping.”

4. Classic Hampton Grey Velvet 3 Seater Chesterfield Sofa

A stylish Chesterfield sofa in grey velvet for a luxe look on a budget
Hampton 3 Seater Sofa

“Our Hampton Grey Velvet 3 Seater Chesterfield Sofa stands out beautifully in any living room,” comments Rebecca. “A classic Chesterfield design featuring a buttoned backrest and elegant scroll arms, this stylish sofa brings a luxe look at an affordable price.” Starting at £749.99 for a 2-seater, the Hampton sofa range is available in velvet, fabric or leather and a wide range of colours.

5. Relaxing Sorrento Recliner Corner Sofa

A comfortable recliner corner sofa with 2 reclining seats in chic ivory leather
Sorrento Recliner Corner Sofa

The Sorrento Recliner Corner Sofa is one of our most popular reclining sofas and offers great value for money. “With 2 reclining seats and plump back cushions, this comfortable sofa is ideal for movie nights with the whole family,” says Rebecca. The chic ivory upholstery has a warm and inviting look that works well in any contemporary home. With prices starting from £449.99, the Sorrento is also available as an armchair, 2 seater and 3 seater and in multiple colours to match any colour scheme.

6. Scandi style Harlow Light Grey Fabric 3 Seater Sofa

A stylish Scandi inspired sofa with button back detailing and solid hardwood legs
Harlow 3 Seater Sofa

“Our customers love how the Harlow Light Grey Sofa adds style to their living room,” says Rebecca. “With its clean Scandi-inspired design, this stylish sofa is modern and sophisticated, with smart button-back detailing and tapered solid hardwood legs.” A great looking sofa at a fantastic price point – the Harlow comes in multiple sizes and is also available in dark grey. Choose from fabric, velvet, plush or leather upholstery.

7. Comfy Bromley Black Leather 3 Seater Sofa

A stylish, comfy budget sofa in soft black leather upholstery
Bromley 3 Seater Sofa

Popular for its comfort and timeless design, the Bromley brings a cosy vibe to your living room. “The Bromley Black Leather Sofa is an instant classic,” says Rebecca. “Our customers say it’s well built and great value for money.” With pocket sprung seats and soft durable upholstery, this comfy sofa will be a favourite spot at home.

8. Cosy Austin Small Slate Grey Plush Fabric 3 Seater Sofa

A compact dark grey plush fabric sofa that works best for small homes
Austin 3 Seater Sofa

“A compact sofa that’s big on style and comfort – the Austin Slate Grey Sofa is one of our best sofas for small homes,” says Rebecca. “Our customers love how smart it looks and the supportive yet comfy cushions that keep their shape.” With pocket sprung seats, high backs and padded armrests, this comfortable sofa was made for lounging. An all-rounder budget sofa available as a 2-seater, 3-seater and 3+2 seater sofa set.

9. Ultra-comfy Cassie Charcoal Fabric L Shape Corner Sofa

A comfortable dark grey L shape corner sofa for lounging or curling up in
Cassie Corner Sofa

“Many of our customers tell us that the Cassie Sofa is the comfiest sofa they’ve sat on,” says Rebecca. “With deep seats, soft cushions and plump arms – this might just be the most comfortable sofa for lounging or curling up in.” Choose from cosy upholstery like sumptuous jumbo cord or soft fabric, or a casual linen-look fabric. Available in timeless neutral colours, the Cassie’s laid back design fits in with most interior styles.

10. Laid back Vancouver Light Grey Leather 2 Seater Recliner Sofa

A comfortable 2 seater reclining sofa in light grey leather
Vancouver 2 Seater Recliner Sofa

The Vancouver 2 Seater Recliner takes relaxation to the next level. “Our customers love how comfortable the Vancouver feels - with its soft upholstery, cushioned seats and easy manual reclining action,” says Rebecca. And in contemporary light grey, this comfy sofa fits right into any modern living room. Starting at £849.99, choose from a 2 or 3 seater, or opt for a sofa set for a complete look.

We hope our list helps you find the best sofa for your home. Shop our comfy sofas today, with free delivery and free returns on all orders. In-stock sofas are ready to ship within 3-5 working days. You might also find our Sofa Guide helpful for buying advice and sofa care. Once your sofa has been delivered, show us how you’ve transformed your home by sharing it on Instagram and tagging us @furnitureandchoice.

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