Outside Bars

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Outside bars are specially designed and coated with layers that protect them from outdoor elements like sun, rain and snow. You can use them at home on backyard patios or at formal events and banquets. From enclosed bars with storage areas to open home bars with shelves, we have a variety of outdoor bar options for you to choose from.

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Outside Bar With Trash Compartment
Crugers Bar Counter with Steel Frame and Wicker
Crugers Bar Counter with Steel Frame and Wicker
Crugers Bar Counter with Steel Frame and Wicker
Crugers Bar Counter with Steel Frame and Wicker
Crugers Bar Counter with Steel Frame and Wicker

Outside Bar With Trash Compartment

Birch Lane™

Made of steel and wicker, this semi-enclosed outdoor bar comes with a built-in wine glass holder and a wine rack. Hidden inside is a storage area for trash or recycling.

Designer Advice:

Home bars with built-in trash compartments are huge smell savers. On hot summer days around the pool, you won’t have to worry about smells drifting in the air and spoiling the moment. Built-in trash areas in bars give a cleaner appeal and are less attractive to critters and insects too.

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Outdoor Enclosed Bar

Outdoor Enclosed Bar

This outdoor bar made of cedarwood looks like cabinets you would find inside your kitchen. It features two drawers, four cabinets, and a middle section that can hold a small or mid-sized cooler.

Designer Advice:

If you find an outdoor home bar that can be closed completely, it’s a treasure indeed. An enclosed outside bar gives you the freedom to store liquor bottles and glasses year-round. If you live in a windy place, owning an outdoor bar that you can completely close is beneficial.

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Cart style Backyard Outdoor Bar
Anthonyville Bar Serving Cart
Anthonyville Bar Serving Cart
Anthonyville Bar Serving Cart
Anthonyville Bar Serving Cart
Anthonyville Bar Serving Cart

Cart style Backyard Outdoor Bar

Mercury Row®

This gorgeous outside bar cart is resistant to weather, water, mildew, rust, and stains. It features a tempered glass top, two rotating wheels, two handles, and a few open compartments to hold bottles and ice.

Designer Advice:

Outside home bar carts are easy to move from beside the house to next to your outdoor pool. Outdoor bars with wheels are ideal for elderly folks. The best bar carts for outside are ones with two wheels instead of four because they stay in place when the wind picks up.

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Portable Outside Bar With Umbrella
Walsh 5 Piece Patio Tiki Bar
Walsh 5 Piece Patio Tiki Bar
Walsh 5 Piece Patio Tiki Bar
Walsh 5 Piece Patio Tiki Bar
Walsh 5 Piece Patio Tiki Bar

Portable Outside Bar With Umbrella

Bayou Breeze

This L-shaped outdoor bar comes in five pieces: a bar, a drop-in cooler, an umbrella, a travel bag, and one ice bin. The fabric that wraps around the bar can be changed to make them more versatile.

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Round Outdoor Bar Set
Kimonte Bar Set with Wicker Outer Material
Kimonte Bar Set with Wicker Outer Material
Kimonte Bar Set with Wicker Outer Material
Kimonte Bar Set with Wicker Outer Material
Kimonte Bar Set with Wicker Outer Material

Round Outdoor Bar Set

Lark Manor™

Oval-shaped home bar sets are unique and offer a safe bar option for homes with small children. This one is designed to look like a wine barrel, and it features a stylish metal footrest.

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Weatherproof Outdoor Bar With Roof
Home Bar Counter
Home Bar Counter
Home Bar Counter
Home Bar Counter
Home Bar Counter

Weatherproof Outdoor Bar With Roof

Rowlinson

You can stand in this fully enclosable shack-like home bar. It comes with a sturdy mineral-felt roof, two opening hatches, and a door that can be locked and positioned on either side of the bar.

Designer Advice:

Outside home bars with roofs are fantastic bar options for long term use. They are built strong and great for large backyards; however, they cannot be moved easily. This type of outdoor bar may not be the best option for you if you plan on moving homes anytime soon.

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Catering style Outside Bar
Vela Catering Bar
Vela Catering Bar
Vela Catering Bar
Vela Catering Bar
Vela Catering Bar

Catering style Outside Bar

Vondom

Blocky built, this outdoor home bar is built to host numerous parties. The countertop is made of plastic making this home bar light weight and heat-resistant.

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Folding Outside Home Bar
Broseley Teak Home Bar

Folding Outside Home Bar

Arlmont & Co.

This outdoor teak bar is expandable for a wider working space and can be closed to save space when you aren’t using it. It is weather-resistant, includes a table leaf, and comes with a curved top.

$2499.99 $2870

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Home Outdoor Bar With Sink
Safari Bar Table
Safari Bar Table
Safari Bar Table
Safari Bar Table

Home Outdoor Bar With Sink

Anderson Teak

This extensive outside home bar is equipped with a wash basin. It comes with eight drawers, three open shelves, and a cabinet for all of your storage needs.

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Outdoor Bar With Roof
Margaritaville One Particular Harbour Surf Shack Home Bar with Solid Wood Outer Material
Margaritaville One Particular Harbour Surf Shack Home Bar with Solid Wood Outer Material
Margaritaville One Particular Harbour Surf Shack Home Bar with Solid Wood Outer Material
Margaritaville One Particular Harbour Surf Shack Home Bar with Solid Wood Outer Material
Margaritaville One Particular Harbour Surf Shack Home Bar with Solid Wood Outer Material

Outdoor Bar With Roof

Rio Brands

This coastal outside bar in bright blue and white is weather-resistant. It features a slanted tin roof, a built-in bottle opener, a shelf, and a footrest.

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Buying Guide

You can store the same things in an outside home bar as you can an indoor one. Many outdoor home bars contain refrigerators, which allow storage of anything that needs to remain cold, such as beer, sodas, and other mixers. Alternatively, if they are unopened, you can store them in a darkened cabinet and place them in the refrigerator hours before guests arrive.

Store hard liquor outside as the various weather elements won’t cause damage or deterioration. However, for those containing dairy, like Irish Cream, keep refrigerated or indoors.

If you plan to store wine outdoors, it needs to be placed in a dark area and at a proper angle to prevent oxidation. A good option is to install a wine cooler in your outdoor bar if you find you and your guests often prefer white wine.

Drink mixes can go bad, so store them in cabinets away from direct sunlight and avoid extreme heat. Drink garnishes, such as salt, sugar, and bottled cherries or olives, keep well outdoors. Just be sure to store them in airtight containers to avoid attracting bugs and animals.

In addition, you can store sealed snacks, serving ware, and glasses of various sizes in drawers or cabinets with glass doors to avoid dust buildup. Avoid keeping anything on open shelves long-term as the exposure leaves them vulnerable to damage.

Outdoor bars can be weatherproofed by applying a weather-resistant finish. The type of finish you use depends on the material of the bar. Look for finishes that don’t contain harsh chemicals since you will be preparing food and drinks on these surfaces.

Most outside home bars are made of wood. Examine your bar first and fill in any cracks or open ends with an epoxy sealer. Next, apply a coat of stain or other water seal finish. If you plan to paint all or some parts of your outdoor bar, use a primer, then add a paint designed for outdoor surfaces.

If your bar is made of wicker, add two coats of paint or stain. Next, consider adding a layer of spray marine varnish to protect it from moisture. Wicker can easily trap moisture which leads to damage.  

For metal outdoor bars, treat with a specialized metal spray primer, then paint as necessary.

Every outside home bar needs a couple of essentials to guarantee a fun and entertaining time with your family and friends.

If your home bar doesn’t already come with a refrigerator, you’ll need an outdoor cooler to keep all your ingredients and beverages fresh for when it’s hot out. Don’t forget about ice makers too!

An adequate seating arrangement is also a must-have. This way, everyone can enjoy their food and drinks without feeling uncomfortable on a hard seat. Opt for stools with cushions and high backs for maximum comfort. If you often host large gatherings, have at least 6 stools so that no one gets left behind.

Of course, an outside home bar isn’t complete without its accessories. Always keep your cocktail shakers, towels, glasses, straws, and bottle openers within reach when preparing drinks. Include some decor and lighting into the mix to elevate the look of your home bar.

Best Ideas

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Own center, an oasis for relaxation - all constructed of wood, little hut equipped with a bar, shelves and seating. Covered, so the rains are not terrible to anyone. Easy solution for the entertainment outside bar for your home, on your lawn.

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A cool traditional backyard house. It has a rectangular dais, walls, porch posts and a gable roof structure made of solid wood with a natural finish. Roof plating is of corrugated brown metal panels. It has glazed windows and a door.

Cherry Tiernan Home Bar

Cherry Tiernan Home Bar

A bar table with a footrest. The whole construction is made of cherry wood. Stools are being sold separately. Its traditional design makes it look very antique and rare. It also features smooth tops with a clean edge. It perfectly matches luxurious interiors.

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Entertain your guests in cottage delight with this farmhouse-inspired home bar. Made from wood, the bar features a natural finish and comes with three matching stools, each standing on sturdy metal frames finished in an industrial glossy black shade for the perfect accent.

Craftsman style exterior

Craftsman style exterior

Bar cabinet designed for mounting on the wall. It is completely made of wood. Handy accent for each place. Suitable for residential and commercial use.

Grady Home Bar with Wine Storage

Grady Home Bar with Wine Storage

It is a home bar with wine storage that is available in two finishes: cherry and oak. It is great for storing your bottles of alcohol and glasses. It looks very elegant and it is perfect for your home parties.

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Your outdoor bar/table area doesn’t have to be expensive to look great. Stacked cinder blocks make sturdy table legs, while two-inch by four-inch pressure treated boards, mitered at the corners, make an attractive table topper. Fasten together on the underside.

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Bar for deck! OMG - I never thought this would work- but check this thing out. I just got this wooden elements, stick them all togehter and look what I have. Cool outside bar furniture, ideal for garden or backyard parties!

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Friends by the pool and you in your backyard serve them wonderful drinks - straight from your outside home bar. Its base is made of brick. It also includes an overlay metal panel, with containers and pockets for alcohol and accessories.

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An outside bar, which will ideally fit into the patio or backyard space, creating a serving station for you and your friends. Enjoy the sunny, summer days, relishing your favorite drink.

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Home Styles Riviera Outdoor Woven Bar

Enjoy holiday mood with this uptown woven bar with a drop of tropical fun in its looks! The bar has arched wooden top and its sides on aluminium frame are wrapped in durable woven wicker (synthetic, yet fully recyclable).

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Outdoor bar for home applications. This element includes some racks and shelves for different drinks, glasses and other important bar accessories. Its frame is durable and resistant to outdoor factors.