Take outdoor entertaining to a whole new level by bringing the entire cooking experience outside. From wood-burning pizza ovens to herb gardens and more, set your sights on these gorgeous outdoor kitchens, and get inspired to design something similar for your own backyard.
In this Miami beach home, a wall of lush greenery adds major impact opposite the outdoor kitchen, which comes fully equipped with a fridge, sink, oven, barbecue grill and mini herb garden.
It comes as no surprise that Gwyneth Paltrow’s home in the Hamptons boasts the ultimate party-ready outdoor space. The kitchen is decked out with state-of-the-art features, including a pizza oven, sink, and refrigerated drawers.
Photographer: Courtesy of Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Source: House & Home May 2015
An indoor-outdoor kitchen is the dream. In this Surry Hills house, the kitchen counter extends all the way out to the courtyard, making the transition between inside and outside almost seamless.
This kitchen was built on wheels so it can easily be moved if needed. The seven-foot-high chalkboard backing surrounding the window of the home’s actual kitchen is a playful touch.
In this industrial-style outdoor kitchen, storage space is key. Handy hooks and a display shelf house pots and pans while a six-inch-long cooking surface doubles as a prep and dining area.
Photographer: Nancy Tong
Source: House and Home March 2007
Designer: Kitchen Design: Guy Gibeault, Landscape architecture: Iain Souter of Aldershot Landscape Contractors
A rooftop patio is the ultimate spot to dine alfresco — and to cook, evidently. This one overlooks the water and has been disguised with the home’s brick motif.
This large outdoor kitchen comes complete with a generous outdoor dining area and tons of pretty plants to liven up the predominately wood aesthetic.
Photographer: Lori Cannava
The side of this home was narrow and long, so the homeowners decided to build a kitchen to utilize the space. It features a barbecue grill, a sink and a wood-burning pizza oven.
Perched under a pergola, this spacious outdoor kitchen and dining area was designed for hosting sit-down dinner parties.
Photographer: Virginia Macdonald
Source: House & Home April 2009
Designer: Mark Hartley Landscape Architects
In this outdoor entertaining space, designer Lisa Moody wanted to create a comfortable lounging, dining and cooking area. The kitchen comes complete with limestone countertops, a bar fridge and barbecue.
Photographer: Janis Nicolay
Source: House and Home June 2014
Designer: Lisa Moody, Grapevine Furniture & Design