Get outside and enjoy the summer with one of these great outdoor tables or dining sets.
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No wonder the big retail trend of the moment is garden furniturefrom outdoor heatersfor umbrellas, to homes. The days are getting longer and the weather suggests summer. Sure, having a warm, well-shaded garden is great – but then you need a place to sit and have a drink, or better yet, an extended meal. Enter, outdoor furniture – which is also flying out of warehouses.
The downside is that many outdoor furniture sets and tables have started to sell out as people look to turn their gardens into an outdoor paradise.
Here we’ve rounded up some of the most stylish and durable outdoor furniture still in stock, so you can prepare for a long, beautiful summer in your garden.
Made Jala Garden Dining Set, Acacia Wood and Black
Crafted from acacia wood and featuring Nordic flair, this dining set is the height of sophistication. The woven seats on the chairs (stackable) look great and are comfortable to sit on.
With four or six seats, depending on your needs, it is a spacious table ideal for an evening meal. Easy to assemble too, although you will need to buy a cover to protect it from the weather.
Main characteristics: Height (cm) 75 Width (cm) 161 Depth (cm) 90 Weight (kg) 12.4
Lois garden sofa
Rattan is all the rage this season, and this durable seat from M&S combines the style of a rattan seat with the sturdiness of a metal base. Some assembly is required, but it’s moments work.
M&S offers a ten year guarantee on the life of this garden sofa, so you can buy with confidence.
Main characteristics: Seat height: 42 cm Height: 82.5 cm Width: 145 cm Depth: 65 cm
Copacabana garden coffee table in rattan-like resin and glass
If the space in your garden is more compact, this resin and glass garden table is elegant, but is just the right size for enjoying a drink on the terrace. The glass top is tempered, so a hot cup of coffee won’t crack it.
Key specs: Dimensions (cm): Height50 x Width52 x Depth52 Weight (kg): 5
Marlow 6 Seater Garden Table and Chairs
For larger spaces, this dining table set is the stuff of outdoor barbecue dreams. Six chairs mean you’ll have room for all your guests. The table is covered in tempered glass for long-lasting use, while the cushions are also weather resistant.
Finished with an eco-friendly weatherproof coating, for ease of use (you won’t have to carry it inside when it rains). Armless chairs are stackable for easy storage.
Main characteristics: Table: H76 x W170 x D90 cm Chairs: H88 x W57 x D58.2 cm
Seat height: 47 cm Side chairs: H88 x W48.5 x D58.2 cm
Swara Garden 4 Seater Round Dining Set, Natural Poly Rattan and Glass
This is an elegant and timeless piece of furniture from Made, which searches factories around the world for great furniture.
Mix of polyrattan and glass, the only assembly required is to attach the legs. We love the look of this dining set – perfect for enjoying a coffee and reading the paper in the morning sun.
Main characteristics: Height (cm) 74/ 86 Width (cm) 100/49 Depth (cm) 100/ 59 Weight (kg) 15.2
Marta Rattan 4-Seater Sofa Set
If you want patio furniture designed for basking in the sun, this sofa set will provide you with hours of comfort. Along with two loveseats and a coffee table, the sofa features thick overstuffed cushions.
With a five-year protection plan, the rattan design means it will only look better when the weather wears it down.
Key Features: Sofa 62cm H x 145cm W x 75cm D
Table 30cm H x 60cm W x 60cm L
Total product weight 45 kg
8 Seater Table Alexander Rose Pine Gleneagles
This 8-seater table is beautiful and has eco credentials to make you proud.
Crafted from sustainably sourced pine, it’s ideal for outdoor entertaining and ensures your party can enjoy everyone’s company.
There is also space for a parasol, so you can take advantage of it when the weather really starts to bake.
Main characteristics: Width: 188 cm Depth: 188 cm Height: 77 cm
Charles Taylor 6 Seater Wooden Picnic Table
There’s nothing more nostalgic than a picnic sitting at a real picnic table. It is fully assembled and finished by hand.
Made in Britain from FSC timber and Scandinavian redwood. With rustproof galvanized zinc bolts, which are also weather resistant, it’s built to last.
It comes with a 20 year warranty against wood rot.
Main characteristics: Width 150 cm Height 74 cm Depth 133 cm
Cox & Cox Ravenna Rectangular Dining Room
This simple and classic dining set would be perfect in a country garden – or would add a touch of elegance to a townhouse. Made from acacia wood with a washed finish and an elegant slatted design.
With a large rectangular table and two benches with plush gray cushions, this is what you need for family dinners. For added convenience, the simple bench tucks under the table when not in use.
Main characteristics: Table: Total: Height 75 x Weight 177 x Depth 102 cm
Bench (x2): Total: Height 52 x Weight 132 x Depth 40cm