Why settle for back porch gatherings or a solo chair on the lawn when you can break open a bottle like the pros and at a fraction of the cost at that?
An outdoor bar is the ideal way to entertain in style, and in the comfort and intimacy of your own home. Whether it’s a standalone feature or part of a complete kitchen, an outdoor bar can make your backyard a destination and reason to entertain.
With all the modern conveniences of an interior, upscale bar, plus the added benefit of your own unique touch, these outside bar ideas are truly the best of both boozy worlds. Now is the perfect time to start planning your own personal pub and spreading the word. By the time summer rolls around you may just find your backyard bar the designated hotspot.
OPEN KITCHEN BAR
If your kitchen looks out on your deck or patio area, this open bar concept might work for you. It connects your patio and kitchen with a restaurant-like bar opening that makes it easy to serve drinks and food from inside the kitchen.
ROLL IN BAR CART
A full, built-in outdoor bar is nice to have, but it’s not always feasible. Bar carts are perfect for tight outdoor spaces, and they’re mobile too. Stock one for smaller crowds or go with more for larger gatherings.
This outdoor bar features a live-edge wood-plank bar countertop. Reclaimed wood and corrugated tin below the counter, on the front gives the bar, establishes a distinctly rustic vibe for backyard bar designs.
This is certainly something that you can DIY. Outdoor cedar bar includes stainless steel ice bucket, bottle opener, towel bar, led lighting, and ample storage. Something simple for a great gathering time.
Features dining table, kitchen, bar and lounge this is a generously proportioned deck that provides plenty of places for hanging out and appreciating views of the water.
MULTIPLE BAR ZONES
An outdoor bar can include many more spaces than just the countertop and fridge. Expansive outdoor spaces may encourage people to spill over to different spots for more relaxed, intimate conversation.
Even in small, budget-smart outdoor bars, a built-in may make more sense, especially if your entertaining area serves multiple purposes. A fridge works well for this outdoor bar with space for your drinks.
SET OUT A SERVING TRAY
Keep it even simpler by loading up a serving tray with drinks. You can easily take it from group to group, or use multiple trays to help organize drinks on a larger table.
KITCHEN AND BAR COMBO
This impressive structure is the perfect place to host a summer cookout. By combining a bar counter and chairs and the grilling station, everyone can visit while the food is sizzling.
Make the most of those warm, sunny summer days with a fun and functional outdoor bar. You can build a permanent structure or opt for a simple pop-up. Whatever you choose, you’ll have the perfect place to entertain family and friends when the summer comes.