Best Outdoor Furniture 2018
If you’re looking for truly excellent outdoor furniture, as rare as it is, you’ve come to the right place. Even though it’s quite a hard task to find patio furniture that doesn’t disappoint, I’ve gathered a list of the best ones that I’ve used over all my years as a professional and I’m sure they’ll positively impress you in every way. If you’re interested in more patio furniture reviews (complete lists with comparison tables and in-depth analysis) then be sure to read the full articles of each type, I’ll include a link to them below every product.
There are quite a few sets and pieces so I’ll create a handy index for you below. Simply click whichever type of outdoor furniture you’re interested in and it’ll instantly take you there.
These are the best patio furniture sets on the market.
Offering you a stunningly elegant design, durable weatherproof construction and enough room to fit up to 8 people, this beauty will ensure that no matter what you do – be it dining or simply conversing – you’ll be doing it in style and comfort.
✔ 9 Pieces
✔ Classy Patterned Design
✔ Weatherproof Cast Aluminum
✔ Extension, Umbrella Hole and Cushioning Included
Read the full list here: Best Patio Dining Sets
Hitting all the marks of an excellent bistro set – traditional French design, rustproof bodies and classy patterns – this beauty blows the competition out of the water while still maintaining an affordable price. Getting a fresh European vibe in your patio has never been easier.
✔ 3 Pieces
✔ Chairs Swivel 360º
✔ Traditional French Design
✔ Weatherproof Cast Aluminum
Read the full list here: Best Bistro Sets
Sectional Sofa Set
Ohana 7-Piece Outdoor Patio Furniture Sectional Conversation Set, Black Wicker with Sunbrella Beige Cushions
Finding the perfect sectional sofa set, especially for outdoor use, is an extremely hard task but Ohana makes it easy. It combines gorgeous design, sturdy rustproof frames, unmatched comfort and mind blowing beauty and presents it in an attractively priced 7 piece set, making it one of the best sectionals to ever hit the market.
✔ 7 Pieces
✔ Incredible Value
✔ Gorgeous Modern Design
✔ Sunbrella Cushioning + Various Colors
✔ Weatherproof Aluminum Frames + Resin Wicker Bodies
Read the full list here: Best Outdoor Sectional Sofa Sets
These are the best outdoor furniture pieces you can get.
It’s rustproof, sturdy, features intricately detailed patterns and exudes elegance – what more could you want from an outdoor table? As a bonus it also has an umbrella hole – making it easy to get some extra shade – and it’s incredibly inexpensive for the quality it delivers. A true winner.
✔ Seats Up to 6 People
✔ Umbrella Hole Included
✔ Beautiful Design & Detailing
✔ Weatherproof Cast Aluminum
✔ Outstanding Bang for the Buck
Read the full list here: Best Outdoor Tables
When you want to have a nice outdoor meal with the family, nothing beats a good old picnic table. Highwood’s “Liberty” gives you the perfect mix of old and new by combining a traditional design with modern composite materials. The result is a good looking and completely weatherproof picnic table that’ll last a lifetime.
✔ Seats Up to 6 People
✔ Classic Design Looks Great
✔ Weatherproof Composite Body
✔ 12 Year Warranty + Lasts a Lifetime
Read the full list here: Best Picnic Tables
Even though I’ve had many outdoor dining chairs before, only a very select few have been as outstandingly fantastic as the Bellevue ones. From the sleek and smart design to the beautiful materials and unmatched craftsmanship, these will revolutionize your outdoors. They’re available as both armchair rockers (pictured) and as armless side chairs, making the perfect full set.
✔ Luxurious Visuals
✔ Incredibly Comfortable
✔ Stunning Design & Colors
✔ Weatherproof Aluminum and Textile
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Read the full list here: Best Outdoor Chairs
Timeless and essential, garden benches are a pillar of any outdoor space and some of the best garden furniture you can get. This excellent teak beauty by Amazonia will do the job just perfectly – from the naturally gorgeous and weatherproof teak body to the classic design, top notch construction and insanely low price, this is one of the best by far.
✔ Gorgeous Teak Wood
✔ Ridiculously Low Price
✔ Classically Beautiful Design
✔ Lasts a Lifetime of Outdoor Use
Read the full list here: Best Garden Benches
Relaxing while smoothly swinging is popular for a reason, the weightlessness and fun edge that it provides makes the whole experience much more soothing and peaceful. Abba Patio took the classic concept and pushed it to new heights, delivering a comfortable and stunningly well-built patio swing that not only swings like a charm and looks fantastic but also provides shade while doing it.
✔ Fantastic Visuals
✔ Smooth, Shaded Swinging
✔ Comfortably Seats 3 People
✔ Outstanding Construction Quality
Read the full list here: Best Patio Swings
If you want the joy of a patio swing but prefer it without a built-in stand, then this is the choice for you. While there are many options out there, Polywood’s Vineyard model manages to standout due to its lifetime durability, vibrant colors (more than 7 to choose from) and gorgeous design.
✔ Excellent Value
✔ Beautiful Colors Available
✔ Polywood Composite Body
✔ Lifetime Durability + 20 Year Warranty
Read the full list here: Best Porch Swings
Outdoor Lounge Chairs
Be it for tanning, reading under the sun or simply relaxing by the pool, the “Paolo” outdoor lounge chair set is a superb choice. Featuring wooden bodies, plump cushioning and adjustable backrests (that can be set to flat), these chairs are absolute value powerhouses that’ll impress in both looks and performance all while enduring years of use.
✔ Adjustable Backrest
✔ Fantastically Well Priced
✔ Comfortable Thick Cushioning
✔ Naturally Beautiful & Weatherproof Wood
Read the full list here: Best Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chairs
Outdoor Hanging Egg Chair
If you’re looking for a uniquely enjoyable seating experience then an outdoor swing chair is the way to go. This one by Modway is a rarity – it’s absolutely fantastic all-around and has little to no flaws, making it one of, if not THE, best patio swing chair you can get. It’s comfortable, expertly crafted and screams quality.
✔ Sturdy and Durable
✔ Impressively Comfortable
✔ Safe & Smooth Swinging Motion
✔ High Quality Synthetic Rattan Weave
Read the full list here: Best Hanging Egg Chairs
Fire Pits – Offering hearthy comfort and beautiful dancing flames, nothing beats a firepit when it comes to prolonging outdoor enjoyment with style. With either wood or propane, these beauties will completely revolutionize your patio experience.
Patio Umbrellas – When it gets too hot to handle or too sunny for comfort, patio umbrellas are there to save the day. You can use them as a standalone or coupled with a table, either way you’ll get a nice cool shaded area that lets you enjoy the outdoors no matter how sunny or hot it gets
Deck Boxes – Storing outdoor items with class and convenience is hard but deck boxes make it easy. Giving you beautifully discreet looks and unbeatable practicality, these are a must-have for anyone that has storage needs.
Structures – Gazebos and Pergolas – Big, bold and beautiful. Structures like Gazebos and Pergolas are the strongest and most dramatic additions you can make to your outdoors, they make a big impression and offer you even bigger advantages like instantly turning a place into an oasis of relaxation and an unmatched ambiance of luxury.
Fun – Swing Sets & Playsets – If you’ve got kids and the required space, then these are unmissable. From a simple swing set to the incredible playsets, they’re the stuff that kids’ dreams are made of.
And there it is, the full list of the very best patio furniture you can get of each type. I’ll always keep this list updated although it’ll be extremely hard for other products to kick these excellent ones off their spots.
If you’re wondering, the best place to buy patio furniture is online – in my opinion. Throughout my career I’ve always found the widest variety and best deals on patio furniture in online stores like Amazon, plus getting items shipped to you so easily is an incredible bonus (can’t begin to tell you how much it helps with my clients!).
As always, if you have any questions let me know in the comments below and I’ll answer as quickly as possible. Thank you!