With summer rapidly approaching, we are all looking for ways to enjoy the good life, including utilising our outdoor spaces to their full entertaining potential. It doesn’t matter what space you have available, there are many ways to make the most of the sunshine with your partner.

It is important to have great quality outdoor furniture when entertaining. Whatever your space allows for, comfort is key. Below are our top picks for the finest outdoor furniture that will make use of space intelligently whilst offering you and your partner the perfect opportunity to relax and celebrate the sunshine.

Pembroke rattan sofa - Abigail Ahern | Summer Dining Inspiration

Pembroke rattan sofa – Abigail Ahern | Summer Dining Inspiration

Pembroke rattan sofa – Abigail Ahern

If space outside is limited, be sure to include a rattan sofa. This simple, traditional style of outdoor seating is crafted for comfort and would suit both garden and conservatory use. It’s also a wonderfully flexible furniture choice – perfect for both dining and relaxing. Should your space be a little larger, why not combine this with a coffee table to create your ideal summertime living space.

Available to purchase at abigailahern.com for £475

http://abigailahern.com

Girona Coffee Table - OKA Direct | Summer Dining Inspiration

Girona Coffee Table – OKA Direct | Summer Dining Inspiration

Girona Coffee Table – OKA Direct

OKA’s Girona coffee table is the ideal centrepiece around which to create a relaxed and intimate outdoor social space. The durable basket weave structure is supported by a rust-resistant frame, making this the perfect year-round feature furniture. If you and your partner are looking to create something of a Mediterranean style in your outdoor space, combine the table with a matching seating arrangement, or accessorise with potted plants and herbs.

Available to purchase at OKA Direct for £345

https://www.okadirect.com/girona-coffee-table.aspx?vid=xot032ntl-0

OKA Orseno Outdoor Table Set | Summer Dining Inspiration

OKA Orseno Outdoor Table Set | Summer Dining Inspiration

OKA Orseno Outdoor Table Set

When entertaining, it’s important to have a nice space in which to dine outside. This fantastic weather-resistant set will ensure that, however you choose to spend your time – whether it be a romantic dinner or just sitting back and relaxing – it’ll be an elegant and comfortable experience.

Available to purchase at OKA Direct  for £3750.00

https://www.okadirect.com/orseno-outdoor-table-set-rattan.aspx 

Mocha Rattan Garden Day Bed - Quatropi | Summer Dining Inspiration

Mocha Rattan Garden Day Bed – Quatropi | Summer Dining Inspiration

Mocha Rattan Garden Day Bed – Quatropi

After an evening of outdoor summer dining, there’s no need to head inside to relax. Curl up in this luxury circular day bed – a great addition to any garden. Easy to manoeuvre, this is a weather-resistant, all-year-round piece that requires little or no maintenance. Combining usability and comfort, it’s the perfect option to make the most of your outdoor space together.

Available to purchase at Quatropi for £599

http://www.quatropi.com

 

Mocha Rattan Garden Day Bed - Quatropi | Summer Dining Inspiration

Mocha Rattan Garden Day Bed – Quatropi | Summer Dining Inspiration

 Alexander Rose Monte Carlo Swing Seat – Hayes Garden Direct

For something a little different, how about enjoying the sunshine together in this fabulous basket weave swing seat? Insensitive to UV rays and extreme weather conditions, the swing seat combines an attractive modern aesthetic with all-purpose practicality. Perfect for whiling away long summer afternoons in the garden together.

Available from Hayes Garden Direct for £1255.50

https://www.hayesgardenworld.co.uk/product/alexander-rose-monte-carlo-swing-seat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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