If you love cooking and spending time in your kitchen, then you’ve probably been dreaming of the perfect pantry. If you’ve got a smaller kitchen then you may not have the space for a built-in pantry cupboard, but thankfully, there is another option. Today we’re sharing some beautifully made freestanding kitchen pantry cabinet ideas to help you create a stylish and practical pantry in your own kitchen. A pantry is more than just a cupboard. It provides the perfect cool dark place to keep food fresh, and also serves as a place to store appliances and other kitchen items you don’t want out on display. From small pantry cupboards that double as additional kitchen surface space, to larger floor-to-ceiling pantry cupboards, there’s something here to suit every taste and budget.
13 Recommendations and 148 Ideas
Old Fashioned Free Standing Pantry
Perfect For: The corner of a kitchen that’s in need of additional storage and a spot to keep your microwave or other small appliances
What We Like: The upper cabinets with glass panels make an inspired spot to safely showcase your favorite dishes and glassware
Made with a traditional flair, this white free standing pantry is made out of durable manufactured wood and stands 71 inches tall. It contains lots of storage space including a bottom two-door cabinet, a spacious drawer and a large open shelf. There’s also an upper cupboard with framed tempered glass doors with interior shelving. All of the cabinet and drawer handles are a classic vintage bar style.
Add this modern farmhouse-style free standing pantry into your kitchen with all-white cabinetry and patterned tile backsplash for a cohesive look. With the large open storage shelf, you could transform this pantry into your own little coffee bar. Set up your coffee machine and showcase all of your most loved mugs in the framed glass cabinet.
What Users Say:
This turned out great! It was exactly what I needed for the space I have available in my kitchen. It adds some much-needed storage space and looks great.
Modern Kitchen Pantry Cabinet
Perfect For: A contemporary kitchen that’s lacking in counter and cupboard space
What We Like: All of the interior shelving is adjustable so you can customize things to how you like to store your kitchenware
Ideal for any neutral-toned dining space, this modern kitchen pantry cabinet is made out of hardwearing engineered wood and painted in a gray finish. The upper portion of the pantry contains an open central storage space as well as a glass-paned cabinet with two small cubby-style shelves beside it. The bottom of the unit contains a spacious drawer with two matte black metal half-moon handles and a lower two-door cabinet with adjustable shelves.
Perfect for storing small appliances, this modern kitchen pantry cabinet contains a small cable management hole on the back panel for convenience. This unit also comes with anti-tipping hardware that can mount to the wall in order to keep your freestanding pantry secure and stable.
What Users Say:
I love this cabinet. The gray color is nice and looks as pictured. It works perfectly in our small kitchen and adds needed storage.
Dark Cherry Free Standing Kitchen Pantry
Perfect For: A spacious kitchen with an empty corner space
What We Like: It’s made in a variety of finishes including white and dark brown
Not So Good For: A smaller kitchen space as this is a wider unit
Measuring 37 inches wide, this free standing kitchen pantry is designed for the utmost in storage space with two counter-height open storage compartments. One part of the upper cabinet contains a flipper-style door with a handy cupboard with shelving beside it. The bottom portion of this pantry houses three drawers as well as a two-door cabinet with plenty of room for food, table linens and dishware.
Utilize this free standing kitchen pantry in your renovated basement suite to create a charming kitchenette space. Place a mini fridge beside it with a microwave and small toaster oven sitting on the open storage counter space. All of your food items can be kept in the bottom cupboard with your dishware and glasses in the upper cabinet.
What Users Say:
I love this pantry! It has lots of extra storage and looks great. Good quality and it was easy to assemble.
Narrow Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet
A narrow pantry cabinet is the perfect solution for anyone short on space in their kitchen. The narrow size means it will fit into most spaces, whilst still providing plenty of storage for dried and canned foods, plates and bowls, appliances, and any other items you would like to store in your pantry. A classic white design will fit in with most traditional and farmhouse kitchen styles and will help you keep your kitchen looking clean and tidy by giving you a space to store anything you don’t want on display.
Minimal Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet
A minimalistic kitchen pantry cupboard in a natural wood finish is the perfect addition to a modern kitchen. The natural wood finish will work with most styles and color schemes, while the minimal design and chic hardware lend themselves well to modern or Scandinavian style interiors. Plenty of shelves provide storage for recipe books, dried foods, and crockery, while a center drawer provides storage for smaller items such as cutlery or table linens.
Farmhouse Style Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet
Sand & Stable™
If you love farmhouse-style kitchens, then a freestanding pantry cabinet with a distressed white painted finish can help you complete the farmhouse look. The distressed finish will give your pantry cupboard an antique feel, making it look like it’s been handed down through generations. Plenty of shelves provide space for you to store plates, glassware, food items, and more, while drawers provide the perfect storage solution for cutlery and utensils.
Traditional Solid Wood Freestanding Pantry Cabinet
A solid wood pantry cabinet is a timeless choice that will look great in both traditional and modern farmhouse kitchens. The natural grain and classic features such as crown molding will help give your kitchen a timeless farmhouse feel. Solid wood pantry cabinets are built to last, so you can think of this as an investment that you can use for years to come, even if you move home.
Freestanding Kitchen Pantry with Hutch Cupboard
Red Barrel Studio®
Choosing a freestanding kitchen pantry cabinet with a hutch cupboard will provide you with plenty of additional storage space in your kitchen. The upper cabinet is ideal for storing glassware and other smaller items, while larger heavier items such as plates or dried foods can be stored in the lower cabinet. An open area in the middle provides the perfect place for a coffee machine or toaster, as well as some additional surface space for preparing food or drinks.
Mid Century Modern Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet
A mid-century modern kitchen pantry cupboard is the perfect way to inject some mid-century style into your kitchen. Simplicity is key when it comes to mid-century modern design, and smooth surfaces, clean lines, and minimal adornments are all key elements to look out for if you’re looking for a pantry in this style.
Traditional Mahogany Freestanding Pantry Cabinet
If you have a traditional kitchen, then you can’t go wrong by choosing a classic Mahogany pantry cupboard. Mahogany wood is strong and will stand the test of time, so you can be sure that a traditional Mahogany pantry cabinet will still be with you for years to come. Using dark polished wood will give your kitchen a classic sophisticated look—perfect for storing wedding china and other important kitchen items.
Black Kitchen Pantry Cabinet With Adjustable Shelves
A black freestanding kitchen pantry cabinet is the ideal way to create a striking look in your kitchen. Try contrasting a black pantry with a white or light-colored kitchen for maximum impact, or go dark and moody with an all-black kitchen. Adjustable shelves are ideal for anyone with a variety of different food and kitchen items to store, as the height of each shelf can easily be changed if required.
Freestanding Corner Kitchen Pantry
Sand & Stable™
If you’re short on space, then choosing a corner pantry is a great option. A corner pantry will provide you with plenty of additional storage without taking up too much space in your kitchen. Corner pantries also benefit from having more of a ‘built-in’ look, as they fit so neatly into the corner space.
Short Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet with Wheels
Red Barrel Studio®
If you don’t need a full-height freestanding pantry cupboard, then a shorter portable kitchen pantry cupboard is a great option. Coming up to roughly the same height as a kitchen countertop, a short pantry cabinet will provide you with additional surface space for food preparation, or the perfect place to put your microwave or coffee machine. Rolling casters mean that the pantry can be positioned almost anywhere in your kitchen, so you can move it to wherever you need it most, and tuck it away in a corner after you’re finished.
Emblyn 73 Kitchen Pantry
Halstead 72" Kitchen Pantry
Crafted from solid and manufactured wood, this traditionally-styled pantry features four spacious shelves and one central drawer. Full extension glides on the drawer allows for simplified access to every corner, whereas tip over restraining device inhibits it from falling. Rub-through purposeful distressing type with the beadboard wood paneling introduces a charming antique cottage vibe. It's advisable to polish your pantry every six months with furniture polish to maintain its sparkle.
Moravia 72" Kitchen Pantry
Stylishly organize your kitchen items inside this beautiful 72" tall kitchen pantry. Solid wood material is durable and will guarantee a prolonged existence. Decorative X-frame all-around pattern enhances its charm, whereas weathered wood reminiscent of rustic style oozes a cozy, natural feel. Its off-white hue creates a sense of lightness, freshness, and crispness perfect for exhibiting utmost cleanliness levels in the kitchen. Always use a damp cloth when cleaning this beauty.
Avis 60" Kitchen Pantry
Stash away your silverware, packaged foods, and cookbooks in this sturdy freestanding kitchen cabinet. It showcases one tall upper cabinet and a shorter lower cabinet for storing bulky items. A pair of classic recessed wooden cabinet doors open to expose two adjustable shelves, perfect for efficiently stowing variety sized items. Eight decorative hinges infuse some style into this gorgeous piece. There's a need to purchase furniture anchors to reinforce this pantry to the wall, so it doesn't tip over.
Gatley 43.78" Kitchen Pantry
Made with manufactured wood material with a pristine white finish, this 43" H pantry features a bottom cabinet and two open compartments. The open compartments are ideal spots to fit in your microwave and toasters, with the bottom cabinet housing cookware and utensils. Tip-over restraint device prevents it from falling and subsequently, damaging your costly kitchen appliances. This sturdy piece is perfect for small kitchens due to its compact size.
Lenore Storage 71" Kitchen Pantry
Sorens Swanscombe 48" Kitchen Pantry
Create extra storage in your kitchen with this classic 48" tall pantry. Elegant crown molding at the top edge gives this pantry a solid, finished look and amps up its visual allure. Shaker style cabinet door and the vertical wood panels add flair and an air of sophistication. Shelves are removable so you can tweak the cabinet space to fit your personal needs. Switch up the doorknob to match other décor accents in the room for a harmonious look.
Lewisburg 68 Kitchen Pantry
Jazz up the allure of your beautiful kitchen with this country-style freestanding kitchen pantry. In-built microwave shelf lends an ultimate spot to place your microwave away from the countertop, which erases disorder. Glass doors on the top cabinet introduce a breezy twist and help break the monotony of the all-wooden piece, elevating its aesthetical appeal. Proudly display some décor accents or a houseplant on the top cabinet to pique intrigue.
Stahl 72" Kitchen Pantry
Classic and stylish, this traditional-styled 72" tall pantry imparts functionality and appeal to any home. This symmetrical pantry in a neutral hue of black or white will effortlessly blend in with existing décor. Vertical wood paneling around the pantry exudes richness, elegance, and timelessness. A roomy central drawer and six shelves offer extra storage options, which frees up vital counter space for fuss-free food preparation. It can be used in the kitchen, dining, or bathroom as well.
Kidd 42" Kitchen Pantry
Create a statement with this 42" H attractive kitchen pantry. Removable four wheels provide easy transport during cleaning or moving between rooms. Wooden cabinet doors open to reveal two interior shelves ideal for storing packaged food and cereals. Open shelf above the cabinets holds utensils and serving dishes near reach, whereas the top shelf keeps the microwave out of the countertops for a streamlined organized kitchen. This cart affords functional storage solutions to dorm rooms or small spaces.
Bayuga 31" Kitchen Pantry
Distinct and functional, this 31" H kitchen pantry in crisp white finish will be a great addition to your kitchen. Divided cabinet on the left side houses two shelves, while the right side contains three stationary baskets and an expansive drawer. Perch your microwave or any kitchen appliance atop this pantry or use it as a convenient spare work surface. Group like items together on the baskets for easy access. For instance, fruits on the upper basket and fresh produce in the middle.
Blanken 66" Kitchen Pantry
Practicality meets style with this savvy freestanding kitchen pantry. It's crafted with manufactured wood material in white color and silver-finished metal hardware for a sturdy, modern-looking pantry. Double-faced durable melamine laminate gives off a smooth, glossy finish that's elegant, and also protect underlying wood against stains, scratches, and excess heat exposure. It can be painted to align with your theme, although painting voids its warranty.