Comfortable Bar Stools

Buy the best comfortable bar stools selected and recommended by interior designers. By Emily Hilton.

Love a high top table, but not high top table stools because they are just so uncomfortable. Then you need one of our comfortable bar stools. Padded, unholstered and available in a huge number of possibilities, comfortable bar stools will allow you to sit in luxury, and keep the legs from falling asleep. With foot support bar, and many models with armrests, get one, two , or more, today.

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

$236.99 $289.99

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

Wade Logan®

$236.99 $289.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing kitchen counters, bars, or dining areas

What We Like: The 360° swivel feature and ergonomic design

This swivel counter and bar stool boasts a modern, sleek stainless steel design and adds a touch of sophistication to any kitchen counter or bar area. The curved back with slanted armrests, open lumbar support, and foam-padded faux leather upholstery provide comfort, style, and functionality. The 360° swivel capability allows you to effortlessly change directions for maximum mobility, making it perfect for dining or entertaining spaces.

Designer Advice

To make the most of this versatile stool, pair it with a matching stainless steel bar-height table or a kitchen island for a consistent and stylish look that complements any contemporary space.

Height Adjustable Swivel Stool with Back Support

Height Adjustable Swivel Stool with Back Support

$132.99 $197.99

Height Adjustable Swivel Stool with Back Support

Foundry Select

$132.99 $197.99

Description

Perfect For: Kitchen islands, pub-height dining tables, and home bars

What We Like: Versatility in height adjustment and stylish retro design

This height adjustable swivel stool is a fantastic addition to kitchen islands, pub-height dining tables, and home bars. With its gas lift system, the seat height easily adjusts between 31" and 40" to suit various counter and bar heights. Upholstered in retro faux leather, the stool features a low, wrap-around back with an open backrest and a cozy, padded seat. To ensure stability and comfort, the powder-coated pedestal ends in a wide base and includes a convenient footrest.

Designer Advice

For an easy-care solution, simply wipe the stool with a damp cloth to clean. Pair it with a matching set to enhance the vintage and mid-century atmosphere in your kitchen, dining room or home bar.

2-Piece Velvet Upholstered Stool Set

2-Piece Velvet Upholstered Stool Set

$184.99 $450

2-Piece Velvet Upholstered Stool Set

Mercury Row®

$184.99 $450

Description

Perfect For: Adding modern style to your kitchen island or dining table

What We Like: The chic channel tufting and sleek cantilever base design

Elevate your dining area with this 2-piece velvet upholstered stool set featuring chic channel tufting and a clean-lined design. The sturdy black powder-coated steel frame provides excellent stability, while the foam-padded back and seat ensure optimum comfort. Select from a range of jewel-toned velvet upholstery options to match your decor. These stools come with practical plastic glides to protect your floors and a built-in stretcher bar for added foot support, making them perfect for enjoying meals or happy hour drinks.

Designer Advice

Create an inviting seating area by coordinating these stools with a modern glass or marble-top dining table, and consider adding decorative throw pillows in complementary colors to further enhance a luxurious dining experience.

Diamond-Tufted Velvet Bar and Counter Stool

Diamond-Tufted Velvet Bar and Counter Stool

$186 $465

Diamond-Tufted Velvet Bar and Counter Stool

Joss & Main

$186 $465

Description

Perfect For: Glamorous home bars and kitchen islands

What We Like: Luxurious upholstery without the high-maintenance of traditional velvet

Amp up your kitchen island or home bar with this stunning diamond-tufted stool, featuring a wide, comfortably padded seat and elegant polyester velvet upholstery. The tapered black-finished metal legs add a modern touch, while the footrest ensures extra comfort. This easy-to-maintain stool is available in either a 26" counter or 30" bar height, and arrives fully assembled, allowing for instant glamour in your space.

Designer Advice

Pair these stools with a sleek marble countertop and pendant lighting for a sophisticated and inviting entertainment area.

Adjustable Height Barstool with Quilted Design

Adjustable Height Barstool with Quilted Design

$75.99 $331

Adjustable Height Barstool with Quilted Design

Zipcode Design™

$75.99 $331

Description

Perfect For: Adding stylish seating to kitchen counters or home bars

What We Like: Versatile height adjustment and easy-to-clean upholstery

Upgrade your seating with this adjustable height barstool that epitomizes comfort and style. The plush quilted design pairs wonderfully with a broad variety of home decor, while the height-adjustable, 360-degree swivel seat transitions seamlessly from counter to bar height. The chrome footrest ensures comfort and the easy-to-clean upholstery offers convenience for regular use. Available in a wide range of colors, this contemporary stool offers a custom touch to any space.

Designer Advice

Choose a vinyl upholstery color that complements your existing interiors, and make sure to take advantage of the adjustable seat height to perfectly accommodate your counter or bar area.

Black Leather Bar Stool

Black Leather Bar Stool

$114.99 $219.99

Black Leather Bar Stool

Ebern Designs

$114.99 $219.99

Description

If you are looking for one of the most comfortable counter stools around, this wonderful set is a great place to start. It features a fully padded back support along with an eye-catching geometric pattern in midnight black.

Made from manufactured wood and iron, these chairs are primarily designed for indoor use and will suit a breakfast bar or kitchen island in an open-plan kitchen. The height is easily adjustable making them suitable for bars and counters of a variety of different heights.

Pros:

●    Adjustable height and swivel

●    Suitable for commercial use

●    Easy to assemble

Cons:

●    The low back is not comfortable for all

Quirky Wooden Comfortable Counter Stools

Quirky Wooden Comfortable Counter Stools

$64.99 $104.99

Quirky Wooden Comfortable Counter Stools

Three Posts™

$64.99 $104.99

Description

If you are looking for a natural wood look for your kitchen, den, or games room these workbench-style chairs are worth considering. Made from solid wood, but available in several colors including plain oak, antique berry, and frost grey.

A saddle seat is what makes these barstools so comfortable, as it contours naturally to the shape of your body. The clean look of the natural wood finish is easy to mix and match with existing furniture and will go particularly well in a farmhouse design scheme.

Pros:

●    Ideal size for countertop dining and drinking

●    Easy to transport

●    Manufactured from good quality rubberwood.

Cons:

●    Not height adjustable.

Set of 2 Modern Bar Stools

Set of 2 Modern Bar Stools

$107.99 $194.69

Set of 2 Modern Bar Stools

Hashtag Home

$107.99 $194.69

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing your contemporary entertaining space

What We Like: Durable polypropylene seats and urban-style design

These sleek and adaptable set of 2 bar stools bring a touch of modern elegance to your home. Each stool features a high-quality, thick polypropylene seat that is both stylish and durable. Lightweight and versatile, these stools are perfect for hosting guests as well as daily usage during breakfast. The urban-style design complements any decor, while the included floor protectors provide stability and prevent damage to your flooring.

Designer Advice

For a cohesive and contemporary look, pair these stools with a chic glass-top counter-height table and choose coordinating colors for your tableware and accessories.

Counter & Bar Stool with Ash Gray Wood Legs

Counter & Bar Stool with Ash Gray Wood Legs

$69.99 $188

Counter & Bar Stool with Ash Gray Wood Legs

Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®

$69.99 $188

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing various kitchen styles with its casual design

What We Like: The versatility in seat covers offered

Meet our Counter & Bar Stool, a perfect blend of classy and casual design that complements a variety of kitchen styles. It features on-trend ash gray wood legs paired with a seat available in various covers - from stylish fabric to durable faux leather. The stool boasts individually placed nailheads and a linen-like upholstered or faux leather saddle seat, while a footrest ensures comfort and stability.

Designer Advice

Upgrade your kitchen sitting area with these stools, and consider matching the seat covers to other elements in your kitchen for a cohesive look. To maintain them effortlessly, use a handheld vacuum on low settings for easy seat dusting/cleaning.

Sackler Comfortable Bar Chair

Sackler Comfortable Bar Chair

$65.99 $103.95

Sackler Comfortable Bar Chair

Three Posts™

$65.99 $103.95

Description

This antique-looking countertop stool will add a vintage feel to your kitchen, dining room, games room, or chill-out space.

Made from solid rubberwood with upholstery that is offset with nailhead trim, the convenient footrest will ensure you feel comfortable and secure while enjoying a meal or drinks. The size is convenient for a kitchen island or countertop and will coordinate well with mosaic tiles or a marble surface finish.

Pros:

●    It’s very easy to assemble

●    Range of colors available

●    Hold up to 275 lbs. weight.

Cons:

●    The height cannot be adjusted.

Velvet Counter Stools with Golden Metal Legs

Velvet Counter Stools with Golden Metal Legs

$89.99 $146.89

Velvet Counter Stools with Golden Metal Legs

Mercer41

$89.99 $146.89

Description

Perfect For: Adding glam charm to your kitchen, home bar, or dining room

What We Like: Luxurious velvet upholstery and sleek golden legs

These counter stools feature luxurious velvet upholstery seats and golden metal legs, offering a glamorous charm without compromising on comfort. The rounded seats are well padded with thick elastic foam, providing strong body support and a firm sitting experience. Sturdy metal legs and a circular footrest ensure stable and secure seating, while the stylish design makes these chairs perfect for various settings. The stools can hold up to 136 kg/300 lb, suitable for both home and commercial use.

Designer Advice

Pair these velvet counter stools with a chic marble or glass-top bar table, and use gold-accented decor to complete the glamourous look of your entertaining space.

Adjustable Metal Bar Stool with Low-Back Seat

Adjustable Metal Bar Stool with Low-Back Seat

Adjustable Metal Bar Stool with Low-Back Seat

Wade Logan®

Description

Perfect For: Kitchen islands and pub tables

What We Like: Versatile height adjustment feature

This adjustable metal bar stool is a stylish and comfortable seating solution for your kitchen island or a pub table. The pedestal base allows you to effortlessly change the height from 25'' to 34'' to fit various surfaces. The curved low-back seat showcases a wood grain finished frame, enhanced with black faux leather upholstery and tufted accents for a modern yet cozy appeal. Its minimalist design makes it a perfect fit for any contemporary setting.

Designer Advice

Pair this bar stool with a sleek and clean-lined table or island, and add some colorful cushions or throws to make the seating area more inviting and personalized.

Sleek Counter Stool with Stylish Design

Sleek Counter Stool with Stylish Design

Sleek Counter Stool with Stylish Design

Williston Forge

Description

Perfect For: Homeowners seeking versatile and convenient seating solutions

What We Like: Effortless portability and chic appearance

This sleek counter stool offers an elegant blend of style and functionality, fitting perfectly in any room of your home. Its sensible seating arrangement makes it ideal for countertops, bar ensembles, and compact spaces. With its lightweight and easy-to-carry design, the stool can be seamlessly moved from room to room, ensuring your guests have a comfortable spot to unwind. The stool's fashionable look not only complements your home decor, but also serves as an eye-catching focal point.

Designer Advice

Place a couple of these stools next to your kitchen island or breakfast bar to create a cozy and inviting dining area. Add some colorful cushions for added comfort and style.

Plush Kitchen Stool with Metal Frame

Plush Kitchen Stool with Metal Frame

Plush Kitchen Stool with Metal Frame

Willa Arlo™ Interiors

Description

Perfect For: Comfy and stylish kitchen seating

What We Like: Soft short plush upholstery and built-in footrest

This plush kitchen stool offers a cozy and sophisticated seating option, featuring soft short plush upholstery and sponge-padded seats that are smooth to the touch. The sturdy metal frame provides long-lasting support for up to 250 lbs., ensuring stability and comfort. With a built-in footrest, you'll enjoy a variety of sitting positions and added stability. All necessary screws, tools, and assembly manuals are included, making the setup process a breeze – usually completed within just 20 minutes.

Designer Advice

Place these plush kitchen stools around a modern kitchen island or breakfast bar to create a welcoming and comfortable dining space that'll impress guests with both functionality and style.

Mid-Century Wooden Barstool with Faux Leather Upholstery

Mid-Century Wooden Barstool with Faux Leather Upholstery

Mid-Century Wooden Barstool with Faux Leather Upholstery

AllModern

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing modern, mid-century, and contemporary dining or kitchen settings

What We Like: Contoured wood back and metal footrest for added style and comfort

This mid-century wooden barstool features a chic and functional design with a contoured wood back and durable faux leather upholstery. The metal footrest adds both comfort and style, while the high-density foam cushion provides all-day seating support. Ideal for various settings such as dining and kitchen areas or even commercial spaces, this versatile piece is available in counter and bar height options, as well as a variety of color combinations. It comes in one easy-to-assemble box, ensuring quick setup and enjoyment.

Designer Advice

To create a cohesive and stylish look, pair these barstools with a wooden dining table or bar in a matching finish and add some eye-catching pendant lights above to complete your space.

Glamourous Plush and Comfy Bar Chair

Glamourous Plush and Comfy Bar Chair

Glamourous Plush and Comfy Bar Chair

Description

There are bar stools and then there is a luxurious bar stool that screams sit and enjoy me. Personally, we are tempted by the latter. This countertop or kitchen island chair is fully upholstered with a plush, textured faux leather fabric which is sure to impress your guests.

The iron frame dazzles thanks to its gold finish – perfect for those who would like some tasteful sparkle in their home. The sophisticated look is also comfortable, as the woven back makes it easy to relax over a drink or meal.

Pros:

●    Counter-height appropriate

●    Faux leather is easy to clean

●    Available in several muted upholstery tones.

Cons:

●    There’s nothing we don’t like!

Cayman Sculpture Comfortable Stool for Kitchen Island

Cayman Sculpture Comfortable Stool for Kitchen Island

Cayman Sculpture Comfortable Stool for Kitchen Island

Description

If form and shape are what you love when it comes to furniture – this beautiful combination of craftsmanship and design is for you. The striking sculptured plywood, made from American walnut veneer, is tapered and graceful with rounded edges creating a seamless and modern look. Timeless white and wood colors finished off with a chrome crossbar are elegant to a fault.

Looks aren’t everything of course, which is why the makers of this bar stool have prioritized comfortable padded seating and a strong backrest to ensure you stay comfy while perched at your kitchen island or countertop.

Pros:

●    Padded seating and backrest

●    Stunning, modern design

●    Easy to put together

Cons:

●    Be aware that the feet could scratch some floor surfaces.

Adjustable Height Comfy Bar Stool

Adjustable Height Comfy Bar Stool

Adjustable Height Comfy Bar Stool

Winston Porter

Description

Design is front and center with these chairs that evoke a stylish and timeless French bistro. Sophisticated and functional – the legs extend so you can adjust the height to your countertop or bar or to accommodate people of different heights.

The seats also swivel 360 degrees, so comfort is fully customizable. These stools can therefore be purchased with a view that they can continue to be used even if your dining areas change.

Pros:

●    Adjustable legs

●    The timeless design will fit into a range of home or business styles

●    Full metal back for added support while seated.

Cons:

●    Less easy to tuck away out of sight due to high back.

Mid-Century Modern Barstool with Low Back

Mid-Century Modern Barstool with Low Back

Mid-Century Modern Barstool with Low Back

Corrigan Studio®

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing your home bar or kitchen counter area with style and comfort

What We Like: 360-degree swivel feature and contoured wood back

This Mid-Century Modern barstool adds a touch of sophistication to your space with its top-quality walnut wood finish and soft, smooth, faux leather upholstery. The 360-degree swivel feature ensures maximum mobility, while the contoured wood back offers posture alignment and unmatched support. Additionally, the plush padded seat with high-density foam ensures all-day comfort. This stylish and functional piece is an excellent addition to your home's existing décor.

Designer Advice

Pair this barstool with a sleek, glass-top bar or counter-height dining table to create a cozy and inviting entertaining area. Don't forget to add some modern pendant lighting to complete the look.

Upholstered Countertop or Bar Stools

Upholstered Countertop or Bar Stools

Upholstered Countertop or Bar Stools

Description

The simple 1960’s silhouette of these well-made bar chairs gives them a timeless look that will work with most interior styles. These comfortable counter stools will slot seamlessly into a modern kitchen or dining room. The black metal base supports four legs with crossbars for extra support and to rest your feet while you relax.

The low back seat has been upholstered in faux leather which is easy to keep clean and features vintage stitching, while the foam-filled seat pad will make sure you stay comfortable when sitting for long periods of time.

Pros:

●    Faux leather suitable for vegans

●    Extra cushion support

●    Easy to assemble

Cons:

●    Not height adjustable.

Cushioned and Comfortable Bar Stool

Cushioned and Comfortable Bar Stool

Cushioned and Comfortable Bar Stool

Description

A backless bar stool looks great and is easy to store under countertops, but many potential buyers may worry about comfort, especially when trying to enjoy a meal or a long evening. We love this bar chair because it combines the sleek and practical design of a backless chair with a serious commitment to padding.

The plush coral upholstery is stuffed to the max with padding allowing you to sit for hours without discomfort. Stylish black legs offer a complete footrest for additional support.

Pros:

●    Extra padding and soft upholstery

●    Streamlined, sleek design

●    Easy to assemble

Cons:

●    There’s nothing we don’t like.

Classic Comfy Bar Stool

Classic Comfy Bar Stool

Classic Comfy Bar Stool

Williston Forge

Description

If you are a regular visitor to bars and cafes, you will likely have seen the classic industrial-style bar stool in some of your favorite eateries – the shape is everywhere! There’s a good reason for that, despite being relatively lightweight, the iron alloy construction is grounded and resistant to customers slipping.

They can also be stacked, which is obviously useful in a commercial setting but equally in your home if you would like to move them out of the way when not in use.

Pros:

●    Come in a range of beautiful finishes including antique black, silver, and grey.

●    Can be stacked one on top of another

●    Elegant design, but with an industrial look.

Cons:

●    No back, so difficult to sit on for long periods of time.

Swivel Adjustable Height Plastic Bar Chairs

Swivel Adjustable Height Plastic Bar Chairs

Swivel Adjustable Height Plastic Bar Chairs

Ivy Bronx

Description

These super comfortable bar stools are adjustable and have full rotating swivel options, making them comfortable and convenient to use.

One of the benefits of these bar chairs is they are available in a range of vibrant colors to incorporate into your existing décor. Choose from white, orange, lime green, and several other shades. Contemporary and sleek – these bar stools are easy to keep clean thanks to their glossy finish and quality ABS plastic manufacturing.

Pros:

●    Footrest for added comfort

●    Non-slip rubber ring

●    Multiple colors to choose from

Cons:

●    Lighter weight, so balance may be an issue.

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Costigan Velvet 26" Bar Stool

Costigan Velvet 26" Bar Stool

These velvet, full back stools elevate your kitchen with a touch of glamor. Deep tufting, nailhead trim, and rich espresso colored legs are elegant and sturdy. Plastic glides protect your floors and you can choose between five different upholstery colors to get the perfect match for your kitchen.

Saddle Bar Counter Stools

Saddle Bar Counter Stools

This bar stool is an interesting product. It is functional, comfortable and decorative. This element improves the aesthetic and brings the elegance to the kitchen. It provides a good sitting area thanks to its size: 20.5"w x 20"d x 41"h.

Regent Adjustable Height Swivel Bar Stool with Cushion

Regent Adjustable Height Swivel Bar Stool with Cushion

An extraordinary bar stool with a base made of chrome metal featuring a footrest and a seat which swivels 360 degrees. It also has a small handle beneath it that adjusts the height. The whole thing is upholstered in luxurious leather.

Comfortable bar chairs

With a stylish, nailhead trim leather upholstery, this wooden bar stool will add a cool, western touch to any interior. It catches the attention with the densely grained wood and wingback design.

Comfortable bar stools

A great pair of accessories for indoor bars and kitchen counters. Each of those fine barstools features a swivel seat, a padded back, and sloping sides with nail head trim - all upholstered in an off-white fabric. The frame is made of wood, and comes with a brass foot-rest.

CorLiving DAB-909-B Tufted Adjustable Bar Stool with Armrests, Black Leatherette, Set of 2

This gorgeous adjustable bar stool with armrests is perfectly designed to match any modern interior design. Black counter and chair leather covering suits excellent to the shiny metallic legs of the set.

Bar stool with backrest

Adding a refined appeal to any kitchen or dining room space, this Madelyn counter stool distinguishes itself with its light grey upholstery, stylishly trimmed and button-tufted to emphasize its elegant character.

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Spend more time at the bar in the clean style

Spend more time at the bar in the clean style and irresistible comfort of leather bar stools (with tip money left over).

Back splash matches well with the rest of the kitchen

Back splash matches well with the rest of the kitchen. Bar stools also seem comfortable with tall backs

Comfortable bar stools

A stool for everyone who loves comfort in a kitchen, home bar, dining room, etc. The frame of this stool is strong and resistant to wear, damage, etc. It is crafted on the basis of wood and it includes a solid footrest.

Comfortable bar stools 1

The beautiful combination of solid wood base and colorful seats makes these bar chairs look phenomenal. The leather cover delights and adds elegance to the whole interior. The perfect solution for any interior.

Luxury leather bar stools 1

These modern bar chairs are upholstered of the soft velvet with many color options to choose. They have got the solid legs with footrest. They add a luxury touch to any interior.

2 Black PU Leather Modern Design Adjustable Swivel Barstools Hydraulic Bar Stool

This modern and elegant barstool would be a perfect solution for every stylish kitchen or pub! Check it out now and enjoy a unique, incredible design in your house together with an extraordinary functionality.

Joveco 360 Degree Swivel Adjustable Saddleback Design Bar Stool - Set of 2 (Brown)

This very modern looking set of two bar stools will complement perfectly contemporary interiors. Stools have a chrome finished, stainless steal base with high adjust mechanism. Rounded seat are fully padded and covered with black leather.

Very tall bar stools

Instead of bar stools get cozy with this tufted bar bench!

Stratton 28" Bar Stool

Stratton 28" Bar Stool

Tapered and splayed wooden legs give these low back, velvet upholstered bar stools an edge. Sold in sets of two, these stools require some assembly. Choose from five different upholstery colors to match the tone of your space. Enjoy the comfortable foam bucket seats and rest your feet on the gold contrasting footrests.

Comfortable counter stools

Contemporary barstool in taupe vinyl. Arched back sports low height, and has been lightly accentuated with diamond tufting on its inner site. The chrome base features classic form, with a footrest and wide footring.

Industrial with the comfort of leather perfect for propping up

Industrial with the comfort of leather... perfect for propping up the 'bar' at 175...

Comfortable bar stools with arms

A high level of comfort in a home bar or kitchen island. It is a stool that features a durable frame and solid legs that provide stability and support. The stool has got an armless construction. Its soft seat is supported by a durable backrest.

Leather valencia bar stools

Leather Valencia Bar Stools

Luxury counter stools

Make a grand impression with these luxury and comfortable bar stools. They have got the classic back and wooden base. The upholstery has the neutral pattern with light color.

Comfy bar chairs

To fancy shmancy for me to wake up to everyday and feel comfortable but I like the color of the walls with dark wood. Warm colors are chill. Correction just get rid of those weird chairs. I can't have a jack and coke and feel right in those things.

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