Design the Ideal Outdoor Bar for Summer Entertaining

August 14, 2023
Design the Ideal Outdoor Bar for Summer Entertaining

Summer entertaining in the Southern Hemisphere will always be indefinitely tied to the holidays. As most of the world is making fires, cozying up in their warmest pajamas, and engaging in all the winter outdoor activities New Zealand is enjoying the warmth and long days that summer has to offer. The festive tone takes on a palpable effect and puts everyone in the right mood to socialize. Visiting friends, neighbors, and family becomes the popular past time and entertaining guests takes priority. Having an exterior space to host all your summer entertaining activities can bring a sense of joy among guests where communal gatherings make outdoor entertaining something to look forward to. Utilizing outdoor bar furniture in your exterior area creates a welcoming space that encourages guests to gather around. It creates a casual yet sophisticated setting, the perfect tone for summer entertaining.

Let’s take a look at a few styles to dress your space up with an outdoor bar furniture set…


Donald Counter Height TableJack counter height bar chairs for saleReclaimed teak ushers in a gentle tone and relaxed blend of warm hues and textured features for an unparalleled luxury to an exterior space. Reflective of old Amsterdam or 100 year old villas that we love so much in our history, the Donald Outdoor Reclaimed Teak Counter Table and the Jack Outdoor Reclaimed Teak and Wicker Counter Chair takes a refined, rustic approach to home décor. The counter chairs and counter table express references to nature, the undulations in the reclaimed teak and the fibrous wicker works to create an earthy texture. Your guests will feel all the comforts in this discerning and welcoming set.


bar table and chair - Urban and NobleSophisticated design that blends evocative shapes and rich textiles is a daring display of thoughtfully executed craftsmanship. In a modern setting, the Noble Bar Table and Urban Outdoor Bar Stool take a stunningly sleek approach to urban outdoor dining. The long rectilinear shape of the outdoor bar table welcomes guests to take a pause and enjoy the festive summer season. The outdoor bar chairs take an assertive yet sartorial interpretation by mixing materials to create visual interest for your outdoor bar space. Adding ambient outdoor lighting with votive candles or string lights provides a warm luxury that will keep your guests in the right mood.


Teak high top table and black bar stoolsHaving the basics allows you to create a solid foundation for your outdoor dining space that remains timeless and fresh year after year. The Blok Outdoor Teak Bar Table is made from grade-a teak and designed in a classic style that will suit a variety of outdoor settings. They’re compact in size so they’re great for smaller spaces or can be used in multiples, if you have a larger space or have a commercial space these can be a great solution. Contrast the table by pairing it with the Nairobi Outdoor Bar Stool in black. This wicker bar stool is light and airy creating a gentle rhythm between chair and table that make a subtle impact on your space.

Design Warehouse has the best furniture for an outdoor bar to keep your space festive and entertaining for guests. We offer bar stools, bar chairs, bar tables, bar carts, and many other pieces that will compliment your exterior. All bar furniture is sold separately so you can get exactly what you need to suit your space. We have a knowledgeable staff ready to help you choose the piece that are right for you. Visit our Auckland furniture showroom where we have hundreds of styles to choose from, or call us at (0800) 111-112 or email us at to request a quote today.