9 Best Outdoor Dining Spaces
The best outdoor entertaining spaces extend your living area outside, creating a room that works just as well as the ones you have inside — and looks just as great, too. Outdoor decorating is a chance to experiment with style elements that are beyond your comfort zone for indoors. Take a chance with a new color or material — if it doesn’t work, just change it up next summer. Here are 10 dreamy entertaining spaces designed for intimate lantern-lit dinners. Get the inspiration you need for a Sunday brunch by the pool or dinner on the beach!
A simple brass-legged dining table with wooden benches gives this indoor-outdoor space a glamorous vibe. The warm brass is picked up in the coffee table, and fur throws add a hit of cozy texture.
A cotton-linen tablecloth and curvy chairs give this dining area the elegant feel of an interior space. A group of Adirondack chairs provide a spot for post-dinner lounging.
The stunning pool is the main feature in this California terrace. A sleek steel dining table and chairs are outfitted in neutral tones to keep all the attention on the soothing blue waters of the pool.
This seaside dining spot is pure romance. The zinc-topped table is paired with wicker chairs for a boho eclectic look, while strings of lights twinkle into the night.
A crisp white tablecloth is the perfect canvas for bold, black and white plates that pick up on the graphic, cushioned seating. It’s an elegant, yet approachable look.
Neutral tones and textures create a whimsical vibe in this indoor-outdoor dining spot in Maui. The rustic-wood table and long, linen drapes complement the lush greenery that surrounds the space.
This outdoor terrace creates a sense of occasion in a smaller space. It’s all about the mix: mid-century modern furniture, myrtle topiaries in classic urns and trailing ivy trellis creates a timeless look.
Fresh green wicker chairs pair perfectly with this unfinished wooden dining table — and tone nicely with the darker green of the arched windows.
Colorful dishware and simple striped cushions complement the chic black, white and grey palette in this urban backyard. Lush greenery makes it feel like an intimate retreat.