When the weather is warm and comfortable there is nothing more satisfying than eating outside. With these outdoor you can prepare and enjoy your meal under the warm sun or the glittering stars. You’ll find designs for every style from shabby chic to rustic to outdoor glam.
27 ideas for your outdoor kitchen
If you have the space in your backyard, check out the outdoor kitchen designs with bars, seating, storage and grills. For smaller spaces, try one of the projects with just a sink and prep counter for you to mix drinks or to give your food the finishing touches. If you are concerned about protecting your new project from the elements, this list offers outdoor
1. Barbecue Grill and Prep Station
A dark wood pergola gives classic clay brick design and class. This kitchen has a southwestern flair with orange tones that mimic the desert, and stainless steel that offers a striking contrast. Darker red tile makes the countertops, and if you notice brightly colored tiles give an unexpected bang of color. Add an outdoor sink and grill plate and you have a complete kitchen set up.
2. DIY Corrugated Iron Outdoor Bar
Did you ever hear that rain bounces off a tin roof? This outdoor kitchen takes away that peaceful feeling and creates a casual outdoor space with the corrugated tin box for visual interest and beautiful sounds in stormy weather. Keep things fussy with oak accents including countertops, as well as a number of outdoor lights over the top.
3. Rustic outdoor kitchen design with grill and dishwasher
Shabby chic kitchens are still a classic, and this shabby chic inspired outdoor kitchen is no different. It uses whitewashed bricks for a soothing, aged look and neutral gray accents on the counter. Have you noticed the brick floor? It fits well with the masonry under the bar.
4. Outdoor Food Prep Station for small spaces
This minimalist outdoor kitchen is a little effort but high style. A ceramic smoker grill and a glass water dispenser are the focus of simple, open shelves in a soft greyish brown. Keep the decorations to a minimum so that the graphic shapes of the grill and water dispenser stand out and it does no harm to add a touch of plant life.
5. Outdoor kitchen decor with clay pizza oven
This is another southwestern cuisine, but this time with every favorite dish: the pizza oven. Adobe adds warmth and gives the stainless steel appliances a subtle golden glow. The oven is big enough for several pizzas and wood storage below. Close the kitchen with Adobe Eves to get it done.
6. Food prep station with pergola
An open pergola encloses this fully equipped kitchen and gives it a formal atmosphere. Bright wooden beams are a natural complement to the cream-colored base and dark worktops. Stainless steel appliances are a luxurious addition to these simple colors, and the overall decor is well-balanced and a little traditional.
7. Rustic wood kitchen with stone background
Gray wood gives this kitchen a farmhouse feel. Decorations are minimal, but with a few small shelves in the rock wall, you have a few places to add some beloved accessories. Open shelves on either side of the traditional barn door-style cabinetry adds visual interest and balance without being cluttered. A wonderful tin roof completes the look.
8. DIY Food Prep Station with box shelf
If you already have the grill in place, but need an area for preparation and staging, use boxes for a simple set of shelves. Smaller boxes can hold plates and dishes until the guests are ready. You can use the interior for eating essentials and the top for some plants.
9. Patio kitchen with bar, sink and mini fridge
This facility is a large outdoor dining area. It gives you an extra deep worktop for preparing and serving. Guests can sit with the chef while the food is being prepared. The counter is a formal granite counter on the neutral stone masonry. On the other side of the grill, the chef has access to a sink and a mini fridge.
10. Built-in deck countertop with storage shelves
In another minimalist design, open shelves provide visual interest plus tons of storage space for all your outdoor gear. Neutral whitewash complements a bright cherry top and does not obstruct the view behind it. It is perfect for stacking wood for the smoker and an outdoor pool completes the amenities.
11. Stylish outdoor kitchen with bar
Guests love an interior that opens to the outside. You can provide access to the kitchen during parties with this open bar style space. A long bar extends from the inside to the outside and is fitted with classic French windows. The room is decorated with wooden shingles that make it cozy and homely.
12. DIY Wood and Stone Food Prep Station
Outdoor kitchens do not have to be expensive. In this room, wood and simple bricks complement the small space and provide preparation areas and a base for the barbecue. Warm wood tones give the room a cozy atmosphere. Latches on the back complete the look with extra hanging storage space for utensils and cups.
13. Outdoor kitchen with built-in grill and sink
Stone is a classic outdoor kitchen, and this simple brickwork provides a built-in base for the grill, sink, and mini-fridge. The table complements the color of the stone and encloses the entire space as an outdoor dining area with plenty of seating. It is well balanced and warm.
14. Country Chic outdoor kitchen with cupboards
This is a country with a modern touch. The dark wood interior gives it a glamorous touch, but the barn-style lamps and handles on the cable housings add a touch of country-style touch. Blonde wooden worktops provide balance and minimal decoration, apart from a little planting, keep things clean.
15. DIY reclaimed wood outdoor bar
Old wood has such a personality. The use of reclaimed wood for the countertop and the floor gives a visual interest, while the different wood tones complement each other. The wrap-around counter offers guests plenty of room to talk to the chef without overcrowding the preparation area. Simple Raffia bar stools complete the casual look.
16. Outdoor kitchen and pool bar
If you’re doing a complete outdoor recreation, go for a swim with this luxurious poolside kitchen. The bar is a pleasantly curved design that mimics the lagoon-style pool. Warm stone keeps things pleasant with the two-ply strip. A red umbrella completes the look and provides valuable shade for summer days.
17th Patio kitchen and living room
Outdoor living rooms are the best places to spend summer nights. A huge vaulted pergola helps to define this outdoor space and make it feel like a real space. Add an outdoor couch and a coffee table opposite the grill so the cook can be part of the gathering. A fireplace adds beauty and comfort as a finishing touch.
18. Outdoor kitchen with retractable canopy
A retractable awning provides shade on bright days, but opens on clear nights to the stars. This room is a more traditional style with clean dark wood and white countertops. Brick brings heat to the kitchen and stainless steel brings a bit of luxury. Finish the look with formal accessories.
19th Rustic Patio Kitchen and Bar
This rustic room is its own separate living area. An expansive patio and roof with reclaimed wood and a corrugated iron roof provide ample outdoor space for parties and gatherings. Guests can relax by the dressing room or in the seating area next to the fireplace. The look is complete with cute vintage appliances like the Olive Fifty style refrigerator and a closet.
20. DIY wooden pallet sink and prep station
Imitate your childhood clay kitchen by using pallets to create a simple counter and food preparation station. It is a rustic shot of exterior installations, but unfinished, light wood gives the room lightness. It’s casual and fun. It offers plenty of storage space for great accessories and the small shelf at the top contains a few things like spices.
21. Outdoor bar with retractable windows
This is another indoor / outdoor space. On fine days, the windows open out and give guests space to relax near the barbecue. When it gets cold or windy, lower the windows and you still have your barbecue. The room has a rustic edge and uses natural woods and a neutral stone worktop.
22nd slate and stone outdoor kitchen decor
Slate is a luxurious look for this outdoor area. It creates a focal point above the grill and sinks with a stone arch for visual interest. On each side there is plenty of worktop for preparing food, and on the one hand, a deep green smoker completes the formal design. Emphasize the design with deep green potted plants.
23. Stone bar with grill and fire pit
This room uses formal stones to define the BBQ area and offers guests a fire pit to warm up after a dip in the pool. The masonry is a simple geometric design that emphasizes the roughly cut stone slabs. Both the stainless steel grill and the oak roof are solid additions to the formal plan. Keep the room clear of clutter so you can enjoy the workmanship.
24. Shabby Chic Outdoor Prep Station with sink
This shabby, chic room uses old wood in whitewashed colors to create a clean, yet sweet ambience. Open shelves can accommodate your vintage dishes, but the lower shelves are hidden in French blinds. Just below is a warehouse for wood. Put hanging storage on the shelves for your utensils and group like accessories together for a whimsical feel.
25. Food Prep Station with wood storage
If you use a lot of wood during the year, build a storage space from ceiling to ceiling. This dark wood preparation station is a modern country kitchen design. Wood storage on both sides are surrounded by wire mesh so you can see the shapes of the wood. The countertop and shelves are blond wood for contrast against the dark shadows. Finish the look with a chandelier made of preserving jars.
26. Externally with built-in grill
This masonry is a luxurious garden-style outdoor kitchen. The BBQ area is almost completely enclosed with the counter and stone pillars at both ends offer formal architectural interest. Dark Stone is a beautiful, vibrant design that emphasizes the flower gardens and greenery. It is a southern backyard living space.
27. Full patio kitchen with island
A complete patio kitchen offers a BBQ, sink, fridge, dishwasher and smoker in one area. Formal masonry gives the room a visual interest, and granite counters add a touch of gourmet. Relax outside on the flat-screen TV above the focus area. Glue the raised edge over the lower part with a rhombus detail, and recessed lights add the finishing touch.