Whether you have a modest yard, patio, or balcony, the best outdoor furniture for small spaces will make it look and feel all that more elevated. Don't fall trap into thinking a small space lacks design potential, by simply adding a stylish bistro set or loveseat outdoor sofa, you can completely transform what felt like a patch of grass into something special.
Outdoor furniture for small spaces - quick list
Finding patio furniture that fits your space, budget and your style can be tricky. It's easy for small gardens to be left with standard bistro sets that struggle to bring your interior fair outside. But with lots of interiors, gardening, and shopping expertise, we're here to help you find the best outdoor furniture for your small space.
We've scrolled, read reviews, and assessed products from stores offering space-saving furniture designs, timeless appeal, durability, and value for money, so you can bring your patio furniture ideas to life. From chic bistro sets to enjoy breakfast on the terrace, to savvy foldaway dining tables, you can create a versatile outdoor space, no matter its size.
Best outdoor furniture for small spaces 2024
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Most of this small outdoor furniture selection features in our best outdoor furniture guide too. Every pick is made of quality materials, is comfortable to use, and looks stylish. But it's worth remembering that the best outdoor furniture for you will depend on the size and shape of your space, and how you plan to use it. We've sectioned the best outdoor furniture for small spaces below by type, so you can shop based on your needs.
Best small outdoor furniture sets
Essential for any outdoor space is a place to sit, eat, sleep, and whatever else. Though we understand having a huge table and chair set is not always possible for small balconies or patios, we've sourced some compact patio furniture for you to make the most of your teeny garden.
Make sure the whole family can take a seat with this four-chair patio set. Made of wrought iron, it's durable and look much more expensive than they cost.
Who said a small space can't have a fire pit? Make your tiny patio the perfect social spot by adding this patio set with a built-in fire fit.
Benches are a clever storage solution. You can seat everyone for food and then simply tuck the seat under its table when not in use. Durable and practical!
This space-savvy bistro set is ideal for balconies and small patios. Seat two with a large enough table to dine at when in use and simply tuck the chairs underneath to create a compact tabletop when not.
Simple but effective, this Amazon best-selling dining set is great for getting family and friends together for mealtimes outside, even when you're working with a small patio space. Stack the chairs and keep them outside since they're durable.
Best bistro sets
Bistro sets are the ideal setup for small spaces. Consisting of a small table and two chairs that usually fold away, they make the perfect place to enjoy a morning coffee and croissant or read your book for some downtime.
Could be considered the original bistro set, this simple foldaway chair and table set is made from acacia and poly rattan for a classic yet durable design.
If traditional is your thing, and your small space is somewhat covered in greenery, this aluminum set offers the classic style of wrought-iron furniture at a fraction of the usual cost and weight.
Reminding you of the quaint Parisian bistro you visited a few years back? Oui, this chic wicker design mimics classic French style.
For more contemporary spaces, this clean white wicker set is simple and effective.
Wanting somewhere to rest your legs but don't think you have room? This set of wicker chairs and teeny side table comes with build-in ottomans to keep you at your most comfortable.
Best outdoor dining table for small spaces
From fold-away tables to tiny plinths and coffee stalls, there are outdoor tables in all shapes and sizes. Whether there's enough size to a tablescape or simply enjoy a drink on the terrace, having an outdoor table means you can host to the best of your ability.
This concrete stone table will blend in seamlessly with any outdoor setting. By not standing out, it will make your space feel bigger – and look as if it's not ever there.
This cylinder patio table doubles up as storage for small spaces. Keep all your outdoor cushions, (plastic) glassware or even fill it will easy-access snacks when guests come over.
Show off your hosting still, even if you have a small outdoor space with this stylish console table. Slim and with an underneath shelf you can display any food and drink and let your guests help themselves.
This square table will comfortably seat four, and is suitable to store in your garden thanks to its flippable design. The tabletop folds over so you can keep it neatly against the wall when you don't need it out.
This plastic extendable table is great for when you've got guests coming to stay. You can open up the table to seat ten and fold away for just two as you need.
Best outdoor lounge chair for small spaces
Chilling outside is arguably the best form of relaxation. Nothing beats reading a book, or taking a mid-afternoon nap in a comfy chair while the sun shines down. These smaller loveseat sofas and chairs promote the perfect chilling spot.
You only need one of these for ultimate relaxation. The swivel mechanism lets you view all angles of your garden while relaxing. Oh, and it comes in 24 colors.
This chair with an ottoman is ideal for lounging. Pop your legs up or use it as a convenient side space for magazines or whatever you need close in hand.
These on-trend egg chairs will update any small space. Choose from fun colors and let them do the styling for you, so you can sit back and relax.