Stylish and undeniably chic, French bistro bar stools are a great way to incorporate sophisticated Parisian style. Whether you’re looking to update your kitchen island or add a little extra something to your bar area, bistro bar stools are fresh and versatile. Characterized by open back frames and laidback distressed detailing, they vary in color, shape, and style. No matter your preference, you’re sure to find a new favorite from the French bistro bar stools our design experts have chosen.
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Unique French Bistro Bar Stool
One Allium Way®
Available with either a gray or brown frame, this stool has a unique intertwined back design. Measuring thirty-nine inches tall, it is made of wood and features a subtly distressed finish. Best of all, it arrives fully assembled.
The medium height of this chair will easily slot under most standard bars or kitchen islands. Moreover, the cushioned seat will offer comfort, whereas the high back will give you support when sitting. As the finish is pre-faded, you can match the gray or brown color options with a variety of décor schemes, especially farmhouse or coastal.
Light French Bistro Counter Stool
Kelly Clarkson Home
Crafted with an antique white solid wood frame, this counter stool has a circular seat. Additionally, it features a swivel function. The seat is upholstered in foam-filled linen fabric with a brushed brown finish. It measures twenty-six inches tall.
Low Back Parisian Bistro Counter Stools
Sand & Stable™
Accentuated by a traditional cross-back design, this set of two stools is perfect for a Parisian-style bar. Characterized by a low back and padded cushion seat, each stool has a deliberately distressed finish. Their weight capacity is 250lbs individually.
Due to the lower back of these stools, you might not be able to slot them under an island. Because of this, we wouldn’t recommend them if you are trying to save space. Other than this potential issue, the low back gives the stools a charming and blasé appearance. The cream color scheme is also extremely versatile.
Modern Bistro Counter Stools
You can choose from seven different finish options with this set of two stools. Whether you choose antique gray or oak, their solid wood construction is modern and on-trend. The cross-back design adds a small touch of tradition.
Rattan Parisian Bar Stool
Featuring a streamlined armless design, this stool measures twenty-six inches tall. Its pattered seat is woven with plastic for even more durability. Additionally, it has a full back, meaning you won’t get achy even when sitting for a while.
The tropical vibe of this stool combines Parisian chic with sunny island paradises. Plus, the frame and cushion options allow you to match it to any existing décor. We think this stool would make a stunning addition to a covered outside bar area. The rattan frame will create a free-flowing boho ambiance all year round.
Iron Bistro Counter Stool
This counter stool has a cool industrial look due to being crafted from iron. Narrow in size, it has a sleek gold finish that will elevate any kitchen island. The back has an open and airy look and features X-detail.
Round Back Parisian Counter Stool
Kelly Clarkson Home
Coming in either vintage gray or white, this stool has two size options, too. The back is made up of four interlocking circles for an unusual look. Made from solid and engineered wood, its seat is round and filled with foam.
This stool takes inspiration from royal designs such as King Louis chairs. Elegant and regal, it won’t look too old-fashioned in your kitchen due to the padded polyester upholstery and swivel feature. Accentuate its French country look by sticking to warm neutral colors like taupe and beige. If you prefer more color, light blue would look stunning.
Bold French Bistro Bar Chair
Made from solid wood, this stool measures twenty-four inches tall. Wrapped with matching wicker, it has a convenient footrest and a full-back design for your comfort. You can choose from a blue, black, or gray chevron pattern. It comes fully assembled.
Pretty traditional barstools of round wooden rods and flat slats. A stool has sleek straight legs, flat footrests, curved stretchers, a semi-oval seat and a squarish back with a bowed frame. Covers and frame bindings are of blue and white fabric.
Neat contemporary kitchen utilizes dark wood on floors and white with cream tone on walls. Light colored marble top kitchen island has a navy base - which is quite unique - and is surrounded by cute rattan stools of French design.
Add these French bistro stools to your interior and enjoy the slightly distressed wooden finish and the design that is sure to withstand heavy weight and keep you comfortable during mealtimes with your family.
A characteristic Parisian bistro counter stool, particularly popular from the 1930s to the 1950s in all bistros and cafes. Handcrafted by master furniture builders and weavers, measures 20" x 20" x 40" high.
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Using this French kitchen island with a set of 3 barstools, you can really transform your contemporary kitchen. The island is made of wood and bathed in a white finish, while the barstools feature a sturdy wicker design combined with antique appearance.
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With these french bistro bar stools your home bar will look immensely more stylish, while the piece itself allows for achieving ultimate comfort with the footrest and ample back support to keep you relaxed.
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This industrial 26-inch height barstool has a very durable frame that is crafted from metal and covered in a light blue finish. The chair also features a square wooden seat, crisscrossed metal stretchers, a square footrest, and angled legs with non-marring feet.
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