Written by Becca Green

5 of the most stylish garden bars on Instagram

Create your own garden bar to host summer BBQs and gatherings.

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If you’re a keen host and love entertaining friends and family, consider creating your own garden bar. Take a look at these stylish designs on Instagram that will no doubt inspire you.

Perfectly pretty

A garden bar doesn’t have to just serve alcohol, look at this amazing herb and plant bar courtesy of @daintydressdiaries. Catherine has used an old bed to create her bar, can you believe it? It’s gorgeous blush pink shade suits the rest of her home and makes it feel beautifully unique.

Palette transformation

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WORLD GIN DAY 🍸 Okay so there’s no way I could miss featuring world gin day on the grid, so here’s our outdoor bar sporting half the collection 🙊 The sun is back ☀️ and tonight we have a couple friends coming over to sit in the garden and take part in @bongosbingo big quiz! Who’s been to a real bongos bingo night?! 🤪 Tell me your Saturday evening plans! . #gardendecor #ginbar #worldginday #ginlover #ginobsessed #homebar #diybar #palettebar #gandt #gardenstyle #gardeninspo #gardensofinstagram #greygarden #outdoorbar #outdoorspace #gardenstyling #solarlantern #mygarden #myhomevibe #lovemygarden #gardeninspiration #mygardentoday #diyproject #homeandgarden #myhouseandhome #myhometrend

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Have a go at making your own bar out of second-hand palettes, just like @athomeat31. Building a garden bar doesn’t have to cost the earth as it’s quite straight forward to build out of reclaimed materials. If you’re a fan of a particular tipple such as gin, dedicate your bar to that specific drink for a quirky feel.

Tiki bar


Transform your garden into a hot holiday destination with a stylish tiki bar. Laurie from @lifeofaninteriorstylist has styled her bar perfectly with fun and quirky accessories as well as tropical-themed outdoor glassware. If this doesn’t inspire you to add colour into your garden we don’t know what will!

Rooftop vibes

How beautiful is this flower-covered garden bar courtesy of @renovating_number_eleven? Mimic the look of a London rooftop bar by covering the roof of your bar with trailing ivy or pretty blooms. Luxe up your garden bar with stylish stools and brass accessories.


If you’re longing for a garden bar for those warm summer nights but don’t quite have the outdoor space, not to worry, you can create your own ‘off-the-wall’ design that works just as well! You can make these bars out of anything (old crates work well) but if you’re not confident in making one yourself, a carpenter could knock you one up in no time.



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