Small Outdoor Bar

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Small outdoor bars give you a spot to entertain guests outside that won’t take up too much room on your patio, deck or garden area. Also, any patio bar ideas really give you the opportunity to add a sense of personality as well as purpose to an outdoor area in a really fun and social way. Our design experts have put together a list of the best outdoor bar ideas for small spaces currently available.

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Teak and Metal Small Outdoor Bar Set
Loya Outdoor Bar Set
Loya Outdoor Bar Set
Loya Outdoor Bar Set
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Loya Outdoor Bar Set
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Loya Outdoor Bar Set
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Teak and Metal Small Outdoor Bar Set

Union Rustic

Complete with two matching bar stools, this 40-inch outdoor bar sits on four triangulated dark metal legs with a solid piece of acacia wood in a light teak color as the bar top. The matching bar stools are designed in a similar fashion and feature a comfy mini back panel.

Designer Advice:

Place this small outdoor bar by your pool for a spot to grab a few drinks in between dips in the water. Also, if you’re someone that is conscious of making sustainable purchases, this small patio bar is made using eco-friendly materials. 

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Gray Wash Wood Small Outdoor Bar
Hammonds Home Bar
Hammonds Home Bar
Hammonds Home Bar
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Hammonds Home Bar
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Hammonds Home Bar
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Gray Wash Wood Small Outdoor Bar

Millwood Pines

Rustic and fun, this grey wash solid wood wrap-around style outdoor mini bar features a slatted look along the front and sides with a sturdy top panel. The interior features numerous shelves for all the liquor and bar service storage that you need.

$599.99

Designer Advice:

For those looking for more small outdoor bar ideas, this wood small patio bar is also available in a natural color as well as black, if you want to go for a darker look. The manufacturers also suggest that you use this mini outdoor bar in a covered area to avoid any damage to the wood. 

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Wicker Outdoor Mini Bar Set
Powe Outdoor 3-Piece Bar Set
Powe Outdoor 3-Piece Bar Set
Powe Outdoor 3-Piece Bar Set
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Powe Outdoor 3-Piece Bar Set
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Powe Outdoor 3-Piece Bar Set
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Wicker Outdoor Mini Bar Set

Canora Grey

Elegant and sophisticated, this brown premium resin wicker small outdoor bar comes with two backless bar stools with cream cushioning. The interior panel provides two large shelves, which gives ample room for drink storage outdoors.

Designer Advice:

This rattan mini outdoor bar was crafted to keep up its dark color over time as the wicker is anti-fading and anti-UV as well as waterproof, which makes it the ideal choice for outdoor elements. 

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Black and White Contemporary Small Patio Bar
Lilyanna Bar Counter
Lilyanna Bar Counter
Lilyanna Bar Counter
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Lilyanna Bar Counter
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Lilyanna Bar Counter
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Black and White Contemporary Small Patio Bar

Arlmont & Co.

For those that appreciate a modern and fun look, this cool black and white mini outdoor bar is super lightweight and the black front and side panel is a bar skirt you snap into place. It’s completely portable as well with an interior shelf for storage. 

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Antique Bronze Metal Mini Outdoor Bar
Carterville Three Posts™ Bar Counter Metal with Metal Outer Material
Carterville Three Posts™ Bar Counter Metal with Metal Outer Material
Carterville Three Posts™ Bar Counter Metal with Metal Outer Material
Carterville Three Posts™ Bar Counter Metal with Metal Outer Material
Carterville Three Posts™ Bar Counter Metal with Metal Outer Material

Antique Bronze Metal Mini Outdoor Bar

Three Posts™

Crafted out of cast aluminium, this antique bronze small outdoor bar features a classic curved lattice pattern on both the frame and bar top. It contains a footrest along the bottom, an interior shelf and is able to fold up to bring inside during the colder months. 

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Light Gray Wicker Small Outdoor Bar

Light Gray Wicker Small Outdoor Bar

If you’re hosting a BBQ get-together and are looking for some outdoor bar ideas, this grey woven resin wicker on a steel frame is a great option. For wine enthusiasts, there’s even a pull-out wine bottle storage unit and a built-in glass rack. 

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Foldable Light Wood Small Patio Bar

Foldable Light Wood Small Patio Bar

Crafted out of natural hardwoods in a teak color, this portable outdoor mini bar is really unique as it has the ability to fold up into a tall mini table when not in use. It features a closely slatted wood look with a curved spacious bar top. 

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Stainless Steel Outdoor Mini Bar
Outdoor Kitchen Series Free Standing Bar Center
Outdoor Kitchen Series Free Standing Bar Center
Outdoor Kitchen Series Free Standing Bar Center
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Outdoor Kitchen Series Free Standing Bar Center
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Stainless Steel Outdoor Mini Bar

Veradek

Ideal for those that appreciate a streamlined look, this small outdoor bar is crafted out of corrosion-resistant aluminium with a food-safe brushed stainless steel bar top. The entire thing is water and scratch resistant with two spacious shelves for drink and food storage. 

$419.99

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Buying Guide

The best small outdoor bar countertop is probably granite: this durable material can stand both the test of time and that of the weather elements. Plus, it’s smooth, easy to maintain, and available in a variety of finishes.

Quartzite is another versatile and durable alternative, but not recommended in the hottest climates as it doesn’t withstand high temperatures.

Other popular options for small outdoor bar countertops are concrete and tiles. If you were hoping for a more traditional-looking wooden countertop, then be sure to choose a model that was treated to withstand the weather.

The dimensions of your small outdoor bar will depend in large part on the amount of room that you have available outside. We recommend that your bar be at least 2x3 feet in size, so you have enough horizontal surface area to make drinks safely - and you have enough room in the shelves underneath to store a good amount of liquor.

If you’re interested in having the type of outdoor bar at which people can sit, a good starting dimension is 2x5 feet, if you have enough room for it.

You can equip your outdoor bar to varying degrees depending on how sophisticated you would like it to be. For instance, a kegerator for example would be nice to have but perhaps not essential for a small outdoor bar. The following items should be high up on your outdoor bar equipment list.

  • Furniture – Outdoor bar furniture such as bar stools and tables create the seating environment for your guests to relax and enjoy their drink.
  • Bar center – A bar center typically includes a sink and faucet, condiment holders, ice bin and even a bottle opener.
  • Refrigerator – Keep your beverages, condiments and food chilled.
  • Ice maker – To avoid running out of ice when entertaining, get a built in or freestanding ice maker.
  • Ice cooler – A place to store your extra ice and keep drinks chilled longer.
  • Plastic ‘glassware’ – The outdoor space will usually have harder flooring made from concrete or pavers. It is also vulnerable to strong winds. Plastic cups, pitchers and carafes are less likely to break if they fall to the ground when compared to glass.

Best Ideas

Pool tiki bar ideas

Very compact outdoor bar with a well-constructed stone base and a polished tiled top. The bar also comes in natural counter height to ensure you are able to use it easily. You get storage compartments underneath for wines and other patio supplies.

Outdoor bar height table

Add more functionality into your backyard with this compact and stunning outdoor bar. Featuring a dark granite countertop, a sturdy stone construction, and several storage cabinets underneath, the piece offers enough elegance to class up your outdoors.

Eucalyptus Patio Serving Cart

Eucalyptus Patio Serving Cart

A wonderful serving cart that will instantly help you get some more functionality on your patio or in the garden with the extra durability of the eucalyptus wood. The two-tier construction offers a lot of space, especially with the removable tray on the top.

Small outdoor bar

Small sized outdoor bar with a durable and natural looking wooden frame. It is available with three stools that feature round, stable bases and round backless seats. All elements of this set are resistant to weather.

Outdoor wall bar

Modern and compact outdoor bar with a stylish pergola at the top, low lying lamps, and up to three low back bar stool for all your guests. The bar is constructed from a combination of stone and concrete. It also comes with a neatly polished granite top for superb class.

Small outdoor bar 2

Stunning outdoor bar with complete grill and refrigerator. The bar is perfect for your outdoor patio and its neat stone construction, coupled with a granite top, should completely transform your entire landscape. It’s the ideal combination of elegant design and top-class functionality.

Redondo 7 Piece Outdoor Bar Set

Redondo 7 Piece Outdoor Bar Set

This is an excellent set of bar on the terrace. The set is made of rattan. It consists of contuaru the bar with shelves and six barstools. The kit is not only practical and convenient, but also very attractive and good looking.

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Round bistro table and chairs

Prepare yourself to see one of the best outdoor small wicker patio dining chair with table. All hand-maded in a black color - round chairs with unique backrests and an oval dining table as well. Fantastic way to spend hours on your patio.

Small outdoor kitchen really looks great has everything you need

Small Outdoor Kitchen. Really looks great-has everything you need so you don't have to leave guests to run back & forth in the house.

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Patio serving table

If you want to have a bar space in your interior but would still like to use your space to the maximum then this compact design will do your home justice with its foldable structure and all-wood material.

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Scrap metal and reclaimed industrial

Made of recycled steel and recycled black oak wood - the outdoor mini bar cart is also a wine rack cabinet and an ideal portable industrial buffet. It has a cabinet on one side, which is finished with a metal mesh, and three useful tops.

Glascow entertaining bar cart

Glascow entertaining bar cart

An interesting rustic style wheeled outdoor bar featuring 2 giant and 2 small wheels of black coated metal. It has an open frame of wood in brown, a rectangular top, a towel rack, a bottom open shelf and 2 smaller ones up with baskets of metal mesh.

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