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When you hear the words "bar stool," what probably comes to mind is . . . a bar! But bar stools can be used for so much more.
Any restaurant that has a countertop needs bar- or counter-height seating, as do many casual dining establishments where space is at a premium.
Bar stools can also be used at breakfast bars, pubs, and window-side dining areas where your patrons can grab a seat after picking up their favorite foods. Homeowners, you can equip your home bar or kitchen counter with bar stools that make sitting for a pancake breakfast or a few cocktails a comfortable experience. Bar stools make it easy to fit in right where the action is, so pull up a seat, relax, and shop for the best stools at Outdoor Restaurant Seating!
The home kitchen is the area of the home where food and activity abound; therefore the kitchen brings out the best in people and their home. Counter-height kitchen chairs are perfect for giving meals a little lift. These let your guests or family keep you company so you don’t miss out on their lives while you’re preparing the meal.
Adding a home bar to the kitchen or next to it, independent of the dining table, with bar stools included. The mood this creates for your home is casual yet classy, and is sure to be a winning combination in any home.
Bar stools use space economically, they are ideal for both sitting and standing situations, and are surprisingly comfortable. It is often easier to get on and off stools, and backless stools can be pushed under the counter when not in use.
Bar stools are popular in pool parlors and game rooms because they provide a bird's-eye view of the action. They also provide a bit of privacy so individuals can sit alone without taking up an entire table or facing across from a stranger.
Be sure to take a look at as many different bar stool options as possible beforehand -- you will be surprised at how many different kinds of bar stools we carry! If you have an outdoor dining area, pub, bar, club, home bar, kitchen counter, classroom, lab, collaborative work space, gazebo, poolside, cafe, porch, balcony, game room or anything we haven't thought of, we have the right seating for you!
What style of bar stool is best for my counter or bar?
Look around your kitchen or bar and decide if you want your new stools to stand out or blend in with the color, style, and materials already present. For placement in a narrow hallway or next to a kitchen island, backless bar stools are a great choice, because they can be tucked out of the way under the counter overhang. There are as many bar stool options as there are venues: metal, wood, padded, slat back, mesh back, batyline, backless, swivel, non-swivel, arms, armless, stackable, footring, no footring, synthetic teak, synthetic wicker, brass foot rest, and many assorted colors and materials.
Don’t be afraid to mix and match, either. Metal bar stools can add contrast to a venue that is predominantly wood, and wooden bar stools can bring a bit of nature inside a modern, high gloss dining area. Wooden bar stools may not seem particularly edgy or sophisticated, but there is a certain class and appeal about sturdy, natural, solid wood. Wood's rich tones and timeless simplicity can accent your current decor or add subdued color to your dining area.
Customer type is a consideration when ordering bar stools from Outdoor Restaurant Seating. Swivel stools are ideal for busy, crowded venues; backed stools work well for longer sitting durations; and weight-appropriate materials are important. Our seating experts can help you decide what best fits your venue and budget. The new business trend of establishing collaborative workspaces where workers can brainstorm and socialize requires casual, comfortable, reliable seating, that often includes bar-height tables and seats.
How do I choose the right height for my bar stools?
The last thing you want is a stool that has you cramming your legs under the counter, so pay close attention to the height of the area you’ll be sitting at.
You should also keep in mind the horizontal space around your bar stool. Six inches between each stool is optimal for socializing and eating, but if your dream bar or kitchen has swivel bar stools or stools with arms, you’ll want to add just a bit more space.
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