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Entertain Outdoors with these Garden Bar Ideas

These garden bar ideas take a backyard from boring to cozy and inviting. The beautiful landscape surrounding these bars make this a great space to host a gathering for friends and family.

What is a Garden Bar?

You might be wondering what is a garden bar. A garden bar is simply put as an outdoor bar surrounded by a garden.

Imagine an outdoor bar with lots greenery, floral, a firepit, bright string lights, music, and most importantly a cocktail.

outdoor bar decor

Outdoor Bar Decor:

Here are outdoor bar decor ideas to turn your backyard into the perfect entertaining space.

Rustic Garden Bar

This rustic bar might be small, but it is stocked with everything you need to host a party.

Building mini fridge on the exterior of the bar is a nice touch because it allows guests to easily help themselves to a chilled beverage.

garden bar
Photo: Instagram @beachcustomcreations

Shed Bars

A small shed is a great idea for entertaining and storing bar stools and outdoor decor when not in use.

Simply close the shutters or the door then move the stools inside to keep your outdoor bar safe from bad weather.

bar shed
Photo: Instagram @shiregardenbuildings

Giving an outdated shed with new siding and paint will make a big difference. Either leave the wood natural or stain it to match your personal style.

Installing bright white subway tile on the inside with pops of black throughout will create a modern farmhouse feel.

The surrounding foliage, string lights, simple design make this a modern farmhouse garden bar.

garden bar
Photo: Instagram @corner.farmhouse

Poolside Bar

Adding soft lighting and hanging plants can make a simple poolside bar feel like a fancy resort. Even if your backyard is small, bringing in a few of these elements will go a long way with the design.

Poolside Bar
Photo: Instagram @oxygenjunglevillas

Yellow Bar and Matching Yellow Bar Stools

Instead of your typical wood bar the design of this bar was inspired by a sunflower. The yellow bar and matching yellow bar stools stand out against the surrounding green bushes.

Beautiful hanging yellow floral and lemons help tie in the theme of this fun garden bar.

yellow bar
Photo: Instagram @vlazesurface

Tiki Bar

This tiki garden bar will have you sipping Mai Tai in the early afternoon. A tiki bar will make all of your guests feel like they are in vacation mode.

tiki bar
Photo: Instagram @penelope_loves_vintage

Patio Bar

Take a break from the sun by adding a roof or pergola to provide shade over your patio bar.

patio bar
Photo: Instagram @bluestaffyboulder

Brick Bar

This brick bar is a custom bar that is still in the works, but you can already see that it will be an amazing patio bar.

brick bar
Photo: Instagram @lincolnskitchensandgranite

Backyard Bars

We hope you feel inspired to building your own garden bar after looking through these ideas.

If you don’t quite have the greenery or the right lighting, don’t worry because you might enjoy these other backyard bar ideas.

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