Written by Hugh Metcalf

Cheap armchairs: Best budget buys for under £150

Looking to round out your living room with an accent chair, but on a budget? We’ve rounded up the best quality yet cheap armchairs around to make the task more affordable.

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Whether you’ve got a corner that needs filling or need an extra seat for the family in your living room, a new armchair may always be on the wishlist, but they can set you back a pretty penny.

We’ve scoured the internet for the best cheap armchairs to show that a small budget doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style. Check out some of the best buys from the UK below.

Best value buy.. Turio armchair, £78, B&Q

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If you’re looking for a cheap armchair, but don’t want to sacrifice designer looks, B&Q has just unveiled the answer. Its Turio armchair comes in a velvet-effect fabric in a range of four colours, priced at just £78 – we can’t find a better deal than that!

To make things better, you can also pick up a matching footstool and get a multi-buy discount to bring the price to £100 for both.

Buy the Turio armchair for £78 from B&Q

Best value for classic style.. Remstas armchair, £150, IKEA

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We couldn’t round up stylish but cheap armchairs without including IKEA, but which f their budget-friendly range is our favourite? For a nod to heritage style with its buttoned back and low wingback, the Remstas armchair looks super expensive, while only costing £150. What a steal!

Buy the Remstas armchair for £150 from IKEA

Cheapest scallop armchair.. Hannah chair, £100, B&M Stores

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Those beautiful velvet scalloped armchairs never seem to come cheap, but B&M Stores has just launched their budget alternative to designs that often retail for £400 plus. Available in blush pink with brass legs, you get a lot of statement style for your £100 with this chair.

Best value for every home.. Betsy Armchair, £149.99, Homescapes

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For a simple armchair design that will work in any scheme, try Homescapes great value Betsy armchair. Available in a large range of colours, this simple accent chair design could be a winner if you’re looking for something simple, while keeping costs down.

Buy the Betsy armchair for £149.99 from Homescapes

Best budget buy for homes with access issues.. Habitat Evie armchair in a box, £140, Argos

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If you’re lucky enough to have never struggled to fit some furniture through a narrow doorway or hall then you may not appreciate how handy an armchair in a box is, but for many people, Habitat’s Evie armchair will give them peace of mind that when it arrives, it will actually make it to the right room!

Available in light and dark grey, and with high arms, this armchair definitely feels like value for money.

Buy the Habitat Evie armchair in a box for £140 from Argos

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