After all the work you’ve put into your garden it’s important to take a well deserved rest and admire your handiwork. An excellent way to do that while still adding to the space is to invest in a bistro set.
Perfect for drinks in the evenings, leaning back with a good book or watching the birds at play, a bistro set immediately creates a cosy area where you and a loved one can share a private space during the spring and summer months.
We’ve put together our picks of some of the best garden bistro sets below, making sure to include those that not only look great but are easy to set up and maintain as the weather changes.
Best garden bistro set to buy in 2022
Grand Patio Bistro Set
This subtle and stylish set from the Grand Patio store is available in a wide range of colours so you can choose which that best complements your space. From a classic green, their black or white to bolder tones like peacock blue and rose dawn there are plenty of options.
They've been made from a reliable, long-lasting steel with no assembly required which means they can be placed straight into your patio or on your decking with minimal fuss.
Capable of holding up to 140kg, each chair can also be wiped clean with basic soap and water to keep them pristine.
Bonnlo 3 Piece Patio Bistro Set
Made with sturdy steel legs, this robust twin set of chairs comes with a matching table so you can share a coffee, eat an evening meal or rest a book on the tempered glass as you lounge in your green space.
Each chair has a cosy cushion to keep you comfortable over long periods, resting on a sturdy chair base that has been made especially thick to ensure it lasts.
They are also safe to be placed outside in less than ideal weather conditions as they are rust proof. These chairs should be simple to assemble but for an extra charge they can also be pre-made for added convenience.
Sol 27 Round Two Outdoor Bistro Set
This simple bistro set can be easily folded up and down whenever the sun comes out. However it can also be kept outside long term thanks to the weather resistant steel material which will keep it in good shape throughout many relaxing afternoons in summer and spring.
Available in a selection of colours that include white and a vibrant orange, they feature a floral detail on both the chairs and table for an extra flourish.
Classic Rattan Bistro Set in Stone
Formed with comfort in mind, the pair of chairs in this bistro set have a high backing for full support as well as a slightly curved shape to keep you cosy during long afternoons in the sun. They're also fitted with deep-filled cushions to make sure you're nice and snug.
The structure of the furniture is made from a rattan weave that has been double woven to ensure it's especially robust, and sits on a durable aluminium frame.
The table also has a glass surface so you can easily wipe away any spills from morning coffee or evening drinks.
Seoul Bistro Set
Complement your decking with this solid wood bistro set from Sol 27 Outdoor. Easy to store away when not needed, both the pair of chairs and the table itself fold neatly into themselves if you want to free up the space.
There are foam pad cushions attached to the wood grain frames to keep you comfortable, and the entire set is water-resistant so you won't have to worry if the rain starts to come down.
Dudena 3 Piece Garden Set in Acacia Wood
This three piece bistro set pairs acacia wood with a calming green eucalyptus tone to create a relaxing set-up for your garden. The acacia wood that forms the legs have been source controlled and given an oiled teak glaze, and because the material is especially durable it should stave off any fungus and even insects.
This robustness means they can also be kept outside during both hot days and wet weather, but you can also collapse them and store them elsewhere if you'd prefer as they are easy to fold away.
Kettler Café Milano Garden Bistro Set
A contemporary set that's ideal for a modern garden, this twin seat and table space has a compact design which means it's ideal for a smaller area or a quiet corner tucked away.
The frames should be nice and reliable thanks to their power coated aluminium and as they're weatherproof they should last for a considerable length of time. However, when you feel you are ready to dispose of them after many evenings in the sun they can be fully recycled.
Metal Folding Two Seat Bistro Set
If you'd prefer a classic feel then this Old Rectory bistro set may be the best choice for you. It has a dainty design with slender legs and an elegant pattern on both the chairs and table, but will still be sturdy enough to seat you comfortably thanks to the mild steel frame.
An ideal set-up whether you're dining with a friend or bird watching in your garden.
Open Weave 2-Seater Garden Bistro Set
This is an especially sturdy set with each chair capable of supporting up to 20 stone which means you won't have to worry about being too gentle with them.
Made from a combination of synthetic rattan and wood-effect, the steel frames have been powder coated for additional strength. This design is in keeping with the table which sits in the centre at an ideal height so you can reach for drinks or snacks as you sit back and relax.
Andrew Lloyd is a digital writer covering the latest gadgets, appliances and devices across Immediate Media's special interest brands. Whether you’re relaxing at home, exploring a mountainside, or staring into space, he likely has a recommendation for you.
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